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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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  • Western Kansas Manufacturers Association Scholarship
    Deadline: 00/00
    Amount: $700
    Description: Awarded to an incoming freshman student at the University of Kansas. Student must be enrolling in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, Pre-Engineering or Pre-Business Administration. Student must also be a resident of the area either along U.S. Highway 281 and west of it and also a graduate of a high school in the same area.
    How to Apply: WKMA-ScholarshipApplication
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  • Wichita Amigos de SER Scholarship Program
    Deadline: 02/28 (postmarked)
    Amount: $500-$1,000
    Description: Undergraduate Hispanic students.
    How to Apply: Contact FAS
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  • Wichita Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction
    Deadline: 03/11
    Amount: $1,000 to $2,000
    Description: Applicants must be enrolled full-time and have at least one term of study remaining in a construction-related field.
    How to Apply: Contact FAS
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  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation - Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship - Undergraduate
    Deadline: 02/09
    Amount: Various
    Description: Sophomores interested in becoming Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Applicants must have a 3.2 GPA.
    How to Apply: www.woodrow.org
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  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation - Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship - Graduate
    Deadline: 02/07
    Amount: Various
    Description: Graduating seniors or recent graduates interested in becoming Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State. Applicants must have a 3.2 GPA from their undergraduate program and begin their master's degree program in fall 2010.
    How to Apply: www.woodrow.org
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  • WorldNomads.com Travel Scholarship
    Deadline: 08/01
    Amount: Trip to Amazon
    Description: Compile a 3 minute video documentary about "Local Encounters" and win a trip to the Amazon to shoot a documentary about the experience.
    How to Apply: http://journals.worldnomads.com
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  • WyzAnt College Scholarship
    Deadline: 05/01
    Amount: $1,000 to $3,000
    Description: Write an essay about the most important teacher, tutor, or coach in your life.
    How to Apply: www.wyzant.com/Scholarships
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