KU Fellowships


FellowshipDescriptionApplication Deadline
Madison and Lila Self Graduate FellowshipA merit-based program made up of an interdisciplinary group of doctoral students that come from 21 different eligible academic fields.Department nomination required
Madison and Lila Self Memorial Scholarship$10,000 merit-based scholarship 3/24/2021
Chancellor's Doctoral FellowshipThis prestigious fellowship recognizes students who exemplify the Chancellor’s values for doctoral education, including academic excellence, research productivity, an ability to communicate the value of their research to a broad audience, and a vision for leadership within the Fellow’s field of study.Department nomination required
Bernadette Gray-Little Doctoral FellowshipThe Fellowship will provide financial support to outstanding students in the first year of their doctoral programs at the University.Department nomination required
University Graduate Fellowship (UGF)Fellows are appointed as Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs), and receive up to nine hours of tuition, course, and technology fees sponsored each semester.Department nomination required
Doctoral Student Research FundSupport doctoral students in carrying out research that advances progress towards degree. 9/28/2020
Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel FundHelp support graduate students presenting their research or the disciplinary equivalent at a meeting of a learned or professional society. Applications will be processed on a routine basis, first-come/first-served until funds are exhausted.
Graduate Student Emergency FundThis fund exists to provide financial assistance to students who have an immediate, unexpected expense due to circumstances beyond their control.N/A
University Women's Club ScholarshipHelps to financially assist academically meritorious undergraduate and graduate women students at The University of Kansas.2/1/2021
Warhawk Family of ScholarshipsTo make college more accessible and affordable for military-affiliated students. 
Military Family ScholarshipTo recognize and financially assist spouses and dependents of current military and prior-service veterans.