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Scholarship Renewal Criteria and Review Process: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Policy
Procedure
Purpose: 

Provide details relating to the renewal criteria of FAS scholarships. Provide details relating to the methodology in which FAS conducts its scholarship review process.

Applies to: 

Freshmen and transfer students with renewable FAS scholarships at the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus.

Campus: 
Lawrence
Policy Statement: 

For FAS scholarship recipients who entered KU as freshmen on and before Summer/Fall 2008. FAS scholarships will expire after four years of undergraduate study or upon earning an undergraduate degree; whichever occurs first. Scholarship review takes place annually. Students must maintain a KU GPA of at least 3.25 and complete 24 KU hours each academic year. If a student meets the renewal criteria, the scholarship will be renewed for the upcoming academic year. If the renewal criterion is not met, the student will be placed on scholarship probation for the upcoming academic year and will continue to receive the FAS scholarship. The scholarship will not be renewed if the student does not meet the criteria during the probationary year. At any time, the scholarship will be reinstated if the student should meet the renewal criteria.

For FAS scholarship recipients who entered KU as freshmen between Summer/Fall 2009 and Summer/Fall 2011. FAS scholarships will expire after four years of undergraduate study or upon earning an undergraduate degree; whichever occurs first. Scholarship review takes place annually. Students must maintain a KU GPA of at least 3.25 and complete 24 KU hours each academic year. If a student meets the renewal criteria, the scholarship will be renewed for the upcoming academic year. If the renewal criterion is not met, the scholarship will be revoked. At any time, the scholarship will be reinstated if the student should meet the renewal criteria.

For FAS scholarship recipients as freshmen who entered KU on or after Summer/Fall 2012 and between Summer/Fall 2014. FAS freshmen scholarships will expire after four years of undergraduate study or upon earning an undergraduate degree; whichever occurs first. FAS transfer scholarships will expire after two years of undergraduate study. Scholarship review takes place each semester. Students must maintain a KU GPA of at least 3.25 and complete 30 KU hours each academic year. If a student meets the renewal criteria, the scholarship will be renewed for the upcoming academic year. If the renewal criterion is not met, the scholarship will be revoked. At any time, the scholarship will be reinstated if the student should meet the renewal criteria.

For FAS scholarship recipients as freshmen who entered KU on or after Summer/Fall 2015. FAS freshmen scholarships will expire after four years of undergraduate study or upon earning an undergraduate degree; whichever occurs first. FAS transfer scholarships will expire after two years of undergraduate study. Scholarship review takes place each semester. Students must maintain a KU GPA of at least 3.4 and complete 30 KU hours each academic year. If a student meets the renewal criteria, the scholarship will be renewed for the upcoming academic year. If the renewal criterion is not met, the scholarship will be revoked. At any time, the scholarship will be reinstated if the student should meet the renewal criteria.

Contact: 

Gail Sherron, Associate Director, Scholarships
Financial Aid and Scholarships
KU Visitor Center
1502 Iowa Street
Lawrence, KS 66045-7576
Phone: (785) 864-5418
Email: gsherron@ku.edu

Approved by: 
Gail Sherron, Brenda Maigaard
Approved on: 
Monday, August 1, 2011
Effective on: 
Monday, August 1, 2011
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Keywords: 
FAS Scholarship Renewal, FAS Scholarship Review Process
Review, Approval & Change History: 

Updated and Approved:

August 18, 2011

August 7, 2012

September 9, 2013

August 18, 2014

September 11, 2015

Academic Categories: 
Enrollment
Financial Categories: 
Student Financial Aid
Tuition & Fees
Student Life Categories: 
Financial Assistance

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