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Private Scholarship Applications

The scholarships listed here are from agencies outside KU who requested their scholarships be publicized to our students. These scholarships vary in their qualifications, requirements, and deadlines, so all students are encouraged to pursue the opportunities listed here.

If you do receive a scholarship from any outside agency, you should report these scholarships in Enroll & Pay at sa.ku.edu (Student Center > Accept/Decline Awards, Page 2) or notify FAS by email, mail, or fax. If you report by email , mail, or fax, please indicate the scholarship name, amount, and term (fall/spring/summer) as well as your first and last name initials (please do not include your full name for security reasons), KUID number, permanent address and phone number, and day and month of birth (please do not include year for security reasons).

Need Analysis

Many scholarship applications consider financial need as well as academic performance. This portion of the application, also known as a Need Analysis, must be completed and certified by Financial Aid and Scholarships (FAS). Please print, complete and submit the General Need Analysis Request Form along with information from the donor preferably 2 weeks prior to the scholarship application deadline. If you have questions about Need Analysis, please contact FAS.

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  • L'Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science
    Deadline: 10/31
    Amount: $60,000
    Description: A national awards program that annually recognizes and rewards five U.S.-based women researchers at the beginning of their scientific careers. Award must go towards their post-doctoral research.
    How to Apply: www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience
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  • L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant
    Deadline: 12/15
    Amount: $500
    Description: Undergraduate geoscience students who are AAPG student members. Awards for education-related expenses for geology undergraduates.
    How to Apply: http://students.aapg.org/chaptergrant.cfm
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  • Lagrant Foundation
    Deadline: 02/27
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Minority undergraduate and graduate students in public relations, marketing, or advertising. 2.75 GPA for undergrads and 3.2 GPA for graduate students.
    How to Apply: www.lagrantfoundation.org
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  • Lawrence Community Theatre
    Deadline: 06/15
    Amount: $1,000
    Description: Must volunteer at Lawrence Community Theatre 100+ hours.
    How to Apply: Send email to: lctks@aol.com
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  • Lawrence Community Theatre
    Deadline: 07/30
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Major in aeronautics, theatre arts, or special education. GPA and geographic restrictions.
    How to Apply: Send email to: tomfryenyc@earthlink.net
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  • Leadership Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: $500
    Description: Eligibility will be determined by participation in campus or community activities in leadership roles. Students must demonstrate need by qualifying for financial aid. Students also need to be registered as a student with a disability in Disability Resources at KU.
    How to Apply: Send an email to Melissa Manning in the KU Disability Resource Office.
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  • Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education LIFE Lessons scholarship
    Deadline: 03/14
    Amount: $1,000 to $10,000
    Description: Essay or video competition for college students age 17-24 who have lost a parent or guardian.
    How to Apply: www.lifehappens.org/life-lessons/
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  • Lilly Reintegration Scholarship
    Deadline: 01/23
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Recipients must be diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder and currently receiving medical treatment, including medications and psychiatric follow-up.
    How to Apply: www.reintegration.com
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  • Logan County Conservation District
    Deadline: 05/31
    Amount: $500
    Description: For college juniors and seniors whose voting residence is Logan County.
    How to Apply: Call 785-672-3841 for application information.
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  • Lowell C. Kruse Scholarship
    Deadline: 06/01
    Amount: $10,000
    Description: For first-year graduate students enrolled in at least 9 hours per semester studying areas such as health care administration, early childhood development, non-profit management and educational leadership. Must reside in certain counties in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa or Nebraska.
    How to Apply: www.heartland-health.com
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