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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

The application window for 2020-21 academic year scholarship awards closed on Feb. 18, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). 

How To Apply

  1. Complete the online KU School of Education Scholarships application here;
  2. Upload a PDF copy of your resume/CV here
  3. (Graduate students only) Email a PDF copy of the faculty recommendation form  to; and
  4. Complete the FAFSA or ISNAW (optional, but highly recommended).

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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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