Departmental Scholarships

New Student Scholarships

Nominations for new student scholarships are limited to a total of two (2) students per program/department. Nominees must be ranked by the department. For each of the students nominated, please indicate all scholarships for which the student is qualified. Nomination deadline is 5 pm, Monday, January 30th, 2017. Please submit the nominating information through ADMIT (on the tab labeled "GS Scholarship Nomination" in the applicant's record), and include a nomination statement evaluating the student's past and future possible accomplishments of no more than two (2) pages.

The scholarships and awards listed below are for departmental nomination. If you are a student looking for funding, please visit funding opportunities.


Mary Elizabeth and Andrew P. Debicki Scholarship

The Mary Elizabeth and Andrew P. Debicki Scholarship will provide a $5000 stipend to a student in the Humanities. Preference is given to students who will be in their first year of study.


Graduate Studies Diversity Scholarship

The Graduate Studies Diversity Scholarship will provide a $5000 stipend to a limited number of underrepresented graduate students who have been admitted for fall.  Nominees are expected to possess an outstanding academic record. Nominations are to clearly outline how this student is considered underrepresented within the discipline and at KU.


The Dorothy Clark Lettice Scholarship

The Dorothy Clark Lettice Scholarship provides a $5000 stipend to high quality students. The Lettice and Nelson Scholarship can be used to help off-set the costs of ongoing research. Students awarded the Lettice Scholarship will demonstrate high academic ability as evidenced in the nomination packet.  Preference will be given to nominees that are being recruited to a graduate program.


The John H. Nelson Scholarship

The John H. Nelson Scholarship provides a $5000 stipend to high quality students. The Nelson Scholarships can be used to help offset the costs of ongoing research. Students awarded the Nelson Scholarship will demonstrate high academic ability as evidenced in the nomination packet. Preference will be given to nominees that are being recruited to a graduate program.


Dr. Laiten L. and Verna Nye Camien Scholarship

The Laiten L. and Verna Nye Camien Scholarship will provide a $5000 stipend to a doctoral student in the Social Sciences, Education or Foreign Languages with the capability and intention of becoming a professional in that field. The student must have received a graduate degree from the University of Kansas. Preference will be given to nominees that are being recruited to a graduate program.


William T. Belt Scholarship

The William T. Belt Scholarship will provide a $5000 stipend to a limited number of underrepresented domestic graduate students who have been admitted for fall. Nominees are expected to possess an outstanding academic record. Nominations are to clearly outline how the student is considered underrepresented within the discipline and at KU.


Jane Harris Scholarship

The Jane Harris Scholarship will provide a $5000 stipend to a limited number of female domestic graduate students who have been admitted for fall. Nominees are expected to possess an outstanding academic record. Nominations are encouraged within disciplines where women are considered underrepresented within the discipline and at KU.


Fred G. Soxman Memorial Scholarship

The Fred G. Soxman Memorial Scholarship provides a $5000 stipend to a graduate student who has received at least one University of Kansas Athletic Letter for participation in an intercollegiate sport. The student must have received an undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas. Preference will be given to nominees that are being recruited to a graduate program.


Continuing Student Scholarships

Nominations for continuing student scholarships are limited to two (2) per department and must be ranked by the department. Please nominate each student for all scholarships for which they are qualified. Nomination deadline is 5 pm, Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. Fill out the nomination form for Continuing Students.

The scholarships and awards listed below are for departmental nomination. If you are a student looking for funding, please visit funding opportunities.


Dwight Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts Graduate Fellowship

The Eisenhower Institute has invited the University of Kansas to screen nominations for the Dwight Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts Graduate Fellowships, which the institute will award in late April. The fellowships help scholars of exceptional leadership complete work for the doctoral degree in such areas as government, history, economics, business administration, and international affairs. Nominees should be preparing their dissertations. Research topics relating to President Eisenhower, the Eisenhower Administration, and issues that were of major concern to President Eisenhower command special attention. The award carries a stipend of $7,500.


Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Awards
Henry J. Talge Memorial Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award Foundation has invited the University of Kansas to screen nominations for the Henry J. Talge Memorial Scholarship. The foundation announces these awards at their annual banquet each May. The foundation places special emphasis on conflict resolution. Nominees must be KU undergraduate or graduate students pursuing courses of study in the general areas of international relations and diplomacy. In addition, nominees may be either US citizens or foreign nationals and must demonstrate potential for a career in or contribution to international service. US citizens should plan to study abroad during the fellowship period and must be available to participate in at least one Good Neighbor Award Foundation function after they conclude their study abroad program. International students are expected to return to their home countries at the conclusion of their formal studies and should be available to attend at least one Good Neighbor Award Foundation function during their studies at KU. Two non-renewable scholarships of $2,500 are available.

 


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