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KU School of Education Scholarships Application Previews

Scholarship applicants are asked to complete a series of questions, some of which include essay responses.  To help students prepare, we have provided the following previews of each application – one for undergraduate students and the other for graduate student applicants:

Undergraduate Scholarship Application Example

Graduate Scholarship Application Example

Window for Application

The window to apply for KU School of Education scholarships is opened for roughly 90 days on an annual basis.  Typically, the window will open early December and all applications from students are due in February of the following calendar year.

Application Deadline

To be considered for a 2018-19 academic year scholarship award, your complete scholarship application is due Feb. 22, 2018 at 5:00 p.m..

How To Apply

  1. Complete the online KU School of Education Scholarships Application
  2. Upload your professional resume (or CV) to the SOE Scholarships - File Upload Form
    1. Please note – your KU Online ID is required to access the File Upload Form
  3. Provide one Reference Form completed by any KU School of Education faculty member
    1. Please note – the reference form is required for graduate student applicants only
    2. INSTRUCTIONS: You are advised to download it to your machine first, save and send to the faculty member.
  4. Complete the FAFSA by March 1 (optional, but highly recommended).

Please note: The online scholarship application system does not function correctly when using a Mozilla Firefox internet browser. 
Applicants should consider using Internet Explorer or Google Chrome to complete the application process.

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10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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#1 public program in nation for special education
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Assists public schools and other partners in all 105 Kansas counties
$938,377 in scholarship funds awarded to 420+ students
Research expenditures of $36,804,773 for 2011-12
Research from KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, assists educators, children, and families across the United States
The award-winning special education faculty published 140 refereed articles, 11 books, and 60 chapters in 2015-16
Students with intellectual disabilities are participating in KU undergraduate programs through a grant-funded KU special education program
Researchers on a $3.5 million grant are collecting data on an innovative reading program designed to teach reading to students with the most significant disabilities in seven Kansas school districts
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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