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KU School of Education Scholarships Application Previews

All scholarship applicants will be asked to complete a series of essay or short answer questions and attach a CV or resume. Graduate students will also need a recommendation. To help students prepare, we have provided the following list of requirements and instructions:

In addition to the School of Education scholarships application, it is highly recommended that students complete one of the following financial aid forms:

Window for Application

The window to apply for KU School of Education scholarships is open 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. Late applications will not be accepted under any circumstance.

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 here.
    1. Complete the FAFSA or ISNAW (optional, but highly recommended).

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