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Chad A. Leat Student Scholarship Fund

Policy
Purpose: 

Provide scholarship Information to students.

Applies to: 

The fund is specifically for undergraduates at the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus who can demonstrate academic success, financial need and a commitment to fostering multiculturalism on campus.

Campus: 
Lawrence
Contents: 

Requirements
Preference
How to Apply

(Applications available during Spring semester of each academic year)

 
Policy Statement: 

Requirements:

  1. Undergraduate student at the University of Kansas
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 from the University of Kansas
  3. Demonstrate financial need. All applicants must have submitted a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to federal processing (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only) OR submit the International Student Needs Analysis Worksheet to the Office of Student Financial Aid (International students only).
  4. Be currently enrolled at KU in the Fall semester and plan to enroll in Spring.
  5. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to fostering multiculturalism on campus where the dignity and rights of all individuals are respected.

Preference Will Be Given to:

  1. Kansas residents
  2. Applicants who demonstrate a commitment to or involvement in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

How to Apply:

  1. Submit the FAFSA to federal processing (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only) OR submit the International Student Needs Analysis Worksheet to the Office of Student Financial Aid (International students only)
  2. Submit the attached application.
  3. Submit a current ARTS form or KU academic transcript with application
  4. Submit a personal statement with application. Statement should be typewritten, double-spaced, 12-point font, and 750 words or less highlighting the following:
    • How have you demonstrated a commitment to fostering a multicultural environment in which the dignity and rights of all individuals are respected?
    • Campus and community leadership contributions and involvement.
  5. Submit a current résumé with application.
  6. FAX or deliver application form, personal statement, ARTS form/transcript, and résumé to the following:

    Student Involvement & Leadership Center
    ATTN: Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity
    1301 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 400 Kansas Union
    Lawrence, KS 66045
    PHONE: 785/864-4861
    FAX: 785/864-4595

Contact: 

Marsha Carrasco Cooper
Director
Student Involvement & Leadership Center
1301 Jayhawk Blvd.- Room 400 Kansas Union
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-4861
marshacc@ku.edu

Approved by: 
Director, Student Involvement and Leadership Center
Approved on: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Effective on: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Keywords: 
Chad A. Leat, financial need, multiculturalism, undergraduate, lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, scholarship, application, fafsa
Review, Approval & Change History: 

07/27/2017: Policy formatting (e.g. bolding, spacing).

07/27/2017: Updated dates. 

Student Life Categories: 
Financial Assistance
Multicultural & Minority Resources

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