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General Scholarships

Each year, more than 8,100 students receive privately funded scholarships from KU Endowment funds.

KU general scholarships support incoming freshmen and students transferring to KU from community colleges.

School or department-specific scholarships benefit students in KU’s schools, departments or programs such as Study Abroad and the debate team.

Scholarships for residents of scholarship halls assist the academically talented students living in one of KU’s 12 cooperative residences.

To hear testimonials from scholarship recipients visit our video gallery.

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Whitney Escalante

Scholarship Development & Team Lead 785-832-7463