**The application deadline for the 2018 year has passed.  Please check back in Spring 2019 for future awards.**

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce several scholarships and awards available to students pursuing a major in the College. We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity by submitting an online application. Brief descriptions of the scholarships and awards can be found below.

  • Betty Wahlstedt Student Memorial Scholarship

For outstanding undergraduates majoring in Psychology, Sociology or Anthropology.

  • Hilden Gibson Scholarship

For outstanding juniors who are studying in the social sciences, preparing to enter their senior year.

  • John Ise Award

For outstanding undergraduates majoring in Economics, Political Science, History, or Sociology.

  • Paul B. Lawson Scholarship

For outstanding juniors preparing to enter their senior year.

  • Van Eekeren Family Scholarship

For undergraduates with GPA between 2.5 and 3.2 and no withdrawals.

  • Veta B. Lear Award

For a freshman who has earned a 4.0 in his/her first semester at KU. This is awarded as a credit to the KU Bookstore.

Additional information can be found here. Applications may be submitted using the online form. All application materials are due by 5 p.m. on March 16, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Schwien at collegeawards@ku.edu.


We look forward to receiving your application!