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Eligibility Requirements for KU School of Education Scholarships

As a student at the University of Kansas, you may apply for a KU School of Education scholarship if you are:

  • A graduate student who has begun coursework in your program
  • Entering a Graduate Licensure Program (GLP)
  • An undergraduate student admitted to a professional program at the School of Education 
  • A Pre-Education student who has applied to a professional program at the School of Education
  • An undergraduate transfer student who has applied to a professional program at the School

Though the KU School of Education scholarships are open and available to all types of students enrolled within the School, certain circumstances restrict eligibility.  As a student, you will be ineligible for scholarships awarded by the KU School of Education if:

  • You have not completed your scholarship application in its entirety
  • You are not admitted to a professional program at the KU School of Education
  • You are a newly admitted graduate student who will not begin coursework with the KU School of Education until after the due date of scholarship application
  • You are a student enrolled in a fully-online degree program offered by the KU School of Education.
  • You are a graduate student who has exceeded 18 hours of dissertation credits and no longer need to be enrolled full time.

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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
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44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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