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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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  • Online MBA Scholarship
    Deadline: 09/01
    Amount: $500
    Description: Students currently enrolled in an MBA program or undergraduate business related program. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident and have at least 30 credits completed.
    How to Apply: www.onlinemba.com
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  • Online Nursing Scholarship
    Deadline: 09/01
    Amount: $500
    Description: Students currently enrolled in a nursing or related health care administration degree program. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident and have at least 30 credits completed.
    How to Apply: www.onlinenursingprograms.net
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  • Open Society Institute's Global Supplementary Grant Program
    Deadline: 04/01
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Partial funding available for students from certain countries in Eastern and Central Europe, the former Soviet Union and Mongolia to pursue doctoral studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
    How to Apply: www.soros.org
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  • Organization of Chinese Americans
    Deadline: 04/18
    Amount: $2,000
    Description: Asian Pacific Americans who are high school seniors ready to enter college in the following year. Must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0.
    How to Apply: www.ocanatl.org
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  • Orphan Foundation of America
    Deadline: 03/31
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Applicants must be undergraduates under the age of 25. Must have been in foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care or upon the death of their parents after their 16th birthday OR have lost both parents to death before the age of 18 and not been subsequently adopted or taken into legal guardianship.
    How to Apply: http://orphan.org/index.php?id=30
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