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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.

Applies to: 

First-time non-resident freshmen at the University of Kansas prior to the fall 2018 term. 

Medical Center, Kansas City
Policy Statement: 

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.

Exclusions or Special Circumstances: 

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

Approved by: 
Associate Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships
Approved on: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Effective on: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)

K.S.A. 76-719c (as amended July 2009)

Non-resident tuition: Tuition rates equal to out-of-state tuition rates
Resident tuition rates: Tuition rates equal to in-state tuition rates
Fee privilege or special rates: A waiver of out-of-state tuition charges
Tuition Compact: Tuition rate set for a four-year period that is assessed to certain categories of students
Scholarship, Prospective
Change History: 
12/09/2020: Reviewed policy and added Edwards Campus and KU Medical Center.
10/15/2019: Updated and approved.
12/21/2018: Updated policy statement.
07/31/2018: Updated policy statement. 
05/11/2018: Updated policy statement, contacts.
07/01/2016: Updated to remove gendered pronouns.
09/11/2015: Updated and approved.
08/15/2014: Updated and approved.
08/23/2013: Updated and approved.
11/30/2012: Updated and approved.
08/07/2012: Updated and approved.
08/18/2011: Updated and approved.
06/2011: Updated and approved.
08/2010: Updated and approved.
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Financial Categories: 
Student Financial Aid
Tuition & Fees
Student Life Categories: 
Financial Assistance

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