Student Housing Scholarships

Student Housing awards more than $200,000 in scholarship funds to returning residents annually. Individual scholarship amounts range from $900 to $6000.  To be considered you must:

  1. live on campus this year
  2. sign your contract to live on campus next year by March 1
  3. submit the scholarship application by March 1
  4. complete the FASFA for scholarships that consider financial need by March 1

Select the community you live in now for more details on the various scholarships for which you might be eligible and for information on how to apply. The application deadline for all student housing scholarships is March 1. To begin the application process, following the following link:

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Learn more about scholarships available for returning residents in your community.



If you are interested in supporting a KU Student Housing scholarship, contact the KU Endowment Association.


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More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, traditional rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
New Oswald and Self Residence Halls open in August
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities