Funding your Study Abroad Program
KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students. Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment. KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
For additional scholarship opportunities visit: www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities
Drs. Dean T. and Elisabeth Collins Scholarship
Fund created by estate gift from the late Dean and Elisabeth Collins. Awards up to $10,000 for students on semester or $20,000 for year long programs to Germany. Open to all majors but preference for students studying music and particularly opera. Minimum 2.5 GPA requirement.
Scholarship Opportunities for Germany
The State Government of Baden-Württemberg has set up a scholarship foundation providing scholarships to undergraduate and postgraduate German and foreign exchange students. A brief outline of the scholarships can be found under www.bw-stipendium.de. For more details and application forms, contact KU Study Abroad.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
A wide range of scholarships are also available through the German Academic Exchange Service (www.daad.de). Please contact KU Study Abroad for more information.
All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application. Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.
- Academic Plan and Approval Form
- Authorization to Release Student Information
- Financial Aid Questionnaire
- Official Transcript
- Portfolio CD (Statement of Purpose, Portfolio of Design Work, Resume)
- Statement of Purpose
- Student Conduct Verification
- Two General Recommendations
- Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.