To support talented and deserving candidates in the U.S., the University of Kansas is offering the KU Full-Tuition International Excellence Awards to desirable students pursuing an undergraduate degree at the university.
This academic scholarship is open to first-year international and transfer students who wish to pursue undergraduate studies at the University for the 2021/2022 academic year.
Founded in 1865, the University of Kansas is a public research university with five campuses. KU offers hundreds of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. There are many different major options, as well as several pre-professional programs.
KU also offers its students research, internships, study abroad and other educational enrichment opportunities. KU strives to run the highest quality undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs that are among the best in the world.
Deadline for scholarship: open
The University of Kansas provides a select number of undergraduate students with a full tuition scholarship worth $100,000+ ($25,000+/year).
To apply, international applicants must apply for admission to the University of Kansas. If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you should apply through the KU Office of Admissions.
Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit the following documents:
Official SAT or ACT scores (optional).
Official proof of English proficiency
Resume describing all of your extracurricular activities, leadership, service, and awards
Select three activities from your resume and explain what significance they had for you
A 500-word essay on one of the following topics:
Your personal and academic goals and how you hope to achieve them at KU
Your field of study and your special interests therein
How you plan to use what you learned at KU when you return to your home country
A topic of your choice (you may submit an essay that you have used for another application)
Two letters of recommendation
Language Requirements: Before you apply for the first time, make sure you know what English language skills are required for admission to the university.
Eligible countries: applications are accepted from all over the world
Eligible Course: Undergraduate program is available in any subject offered by the university
Eligible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants:
Must be an international student who intends to pursue a degree in the U.S.
New freshmen and transfer students are eligible to apply
For the KU International Excellence Award, first-year students must have a GPA of at least 3.5-4.0.
Students must also have F or J visa status to be considered.
University: University of Kansas
Department: Not specified
Course Level: Undergraduate degree
Award: Full tuition
Mode of Access: Online
Number of Awards: Limited
Nationality: International students
Accessible in the U.S.