Jayhawk Generations Scholarship Policy
This policy outlines the eligibility requirements for the Jayhawk Generations Scholarship, renewal criteria, the length of the scholarship, waiver amounts, and any exceptions to the scholarship. Beginning with the summer/fall 2018 freshmen class, the Jayhawk Generation Scholarship will no longer be offered to incoming freshmen.
First-time non-resident freshmen at the University of Kansas prior to the fall 2018 term.
The Jayhawk Generations Scholarship was established as a partial tuition waiver for first-time freshman who have a parent, step-parent, legal guardian, step-grandparent, grandparent, step-great grandparent and great grandparent and/or legal guardian who graduated from the University of Kansas and who meet certain academic requirements. Beginning with the fall 2018 class, the Jayhawk Generation Scholarship is no longer be awarding to incoming freshmen. Prospective transfer students or graduate students are not eligible for the Jayhawk Generation Scholarship.
Recipients must adhere to scholarship renewal criteria, which are complete 30 KU hours during the academic year, maintain a cumulative 3.25 KU GPA and continue to be assess non-resident tuition rates.
Any student paying non-resident tuition who has been approved for the Jayhawk Generations Scholarship whose tuition status changes to resident because of a residency classification change, fee privileges or special rates will not be eligible for the Jayhawk Generations Scholarship. The Financial Aid & Scholarship office will monitor scholarship recipients on a regular basis and if the student is paying resident tuition rates the scholarship will be revoked effective for the next semester and replaced with a resident scholarship.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
KU Visitor Center
1502 Iowa Street
K.S.A. 76-719c (as amended July 2009)
10/15/2019: Updated and approved.
12/21/2018: Updated policy statement.