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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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  • Patrick L. Newman Mic-O-Say Scholarship
    Deadline: 10/15
    Amount: $1,000
    Description: This program is open to members of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. Must reside in the Heartland Foundation service area.
    How to Apply: www.micosay.org
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  • Patti Johnson Wilson Foundation Scholarship
    Deadline: 03/17
    Amount: $2,000 to $3,000
    Description: Undergraduates majoring in music, engineering, or liberal arts who are working part-time and have at least a 3.5 GPA.
    How to Apply: Contact FAS
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  • Paul Goodman Essay Contest
    Deadline: 05/01
    Amount: $1,000
    Description: Essay contest about pressing political and social issues of our time.
    How to Apply: www.dissentmagazine.org
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  • Pauline and Richard A. Cook Family Scholarship
    Deadline: 03/31
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Recipient must be a resident of north central Kansas, in good standing, preferably from Cloud county, and preferably a sophomore.
    How to Apply: Email Michelle Griffin at michellegriffin@gscf.org OR www.communityfoundationforcloudcounty.org
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  • PEO Sisterhood
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: Female student must be nominated from PEO Chapter.
    How to Apply: Send email to: kayhale@sunflower.com
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  • Percy S. Lorie
    Deadline: 10/01
    Amount: $2,000
    Description: The student must be classified as a sophomore or higher, major in insurance or insurance related field of study and have some insurance-specific work experience.
    How to Apply: http://kansascity.cpcusociety.org
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  • Phi Beta Kappa Walter J. Jensen Fellowship
    Deadline: 10/01
    Amount: $10,000
    Description: Scholarship for a 6-month study in France. Must have earned Baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year institution, and a 3.0 minimum GPA in French language and literature as a major. Under age 40.
    How to Apply: www.pbk.org
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  • Phi Upsilon Omicron
    Deadline: 02/01
    Amount: Various
    Description: Must be Phi Upsilon Omicron member. Variety of scholarships for different academic majors.
    How to Apply: www.phiu.org/
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  • Pi Beta Phi Educational Foundation Women's Scholarship
    Deadline: 03/01 (postmarked)
    Amount: Amount up to in-state tuition
    Description: Renewable scholarship open to any female undergraduates, not limited to sorority members or Kansas residents.
    How to Apply: Contact FAS
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  • Point Foundation
    Deadline: 02/09
    Amount: Various
    Description: Scholarships for LGBT students and supporters.
    How to Apply: www.thepointfoundation.org
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  • Presidential Forum on Renewable Energy Essay Contest
    Deadline: 02/01
    Amount: $10,000
    Description: US citizens between 18 and 24 who are undergraduates can submit an essay about a renewable energy plan for the U.S.
    How to Apply: www.2008energyforum.org
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  • Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis
    Deadline: 05/02
    Amount: $500-$5,000
    Description: Students of journalism, media communications or related field who are residents of the greater St. Louis area.
    How to Apply: www.stlpressclub.org
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  • Public Accounting Association of Kansas
    Deadline: 05/31
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Juniors and seniors majoring in Accounting with a 3.0 GPA.
    How to Apply: www.paak.org
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