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Scholarships & Awards

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences gives out a limited number of scholarships and awards to undergraduate and graduate students. Please click the tabs below for more information.

Scholarships & Awards for Undergraduate Students

Most scholarships at the University of Kansas are awarded to students as part of the admissions process. Incoming students who apply by Nov. 1 will be considered for these scholarships. For more information, visit Financial Aid & Scholarships' Affordability website ».

There are a limited number of scholarships and awards are available from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences for outstanding undergraduates. The scholarships and awards available are subject to vary each year.

  • Applications are open only in the spring semester. Students who are enrolled in a major in the College, or are a pre-major or undecided, will receive e-mail notification early in the spring semester when the applications are available.
  • Award amounts typically range from $500 to $1,000.
  • Applicants will be notified in June after the end of the spring semester with the outcome of their application.

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Awards for Graduate Students

Howard J. Baumgartel Peace and Justice Award

This is an annual award to support a graduate student in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences or the School of Business for thesis or dissertation research whose interests, achievements, and talents are in the peace and justice field.
Details available in this Word document (.doc).

Outstanding Thesis/Research Project Award

The Committee on Graduate Studies within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has established two annual awards for students receiving a master's degree. The awards carry a $500 stipend. Students are nominated for the award by their advisor. Each department may nominate one master's student for each award. Students earning their master's degrees in May 2013, August 2013 and December 2013 are eligible.
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