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KU Edwards Miller Family Scholarship

Policy
Purpose: 

This policy describes the eligibility requirements for the Miller Family Scholarship.

Applies to: 

Prospective/New KU Edwards Campus students.

Campus: 
Edwards
Policy Statement: 

This fund, created by Doug and Susan Miller, shall be used to provide renewable, merit-based scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students admitted to an academic program with the School of Business or School of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus.

Prospective/new undergraduate or graduate students admitted to the School of Business or School of Education and Human Sciences at the Edwards Campus will be eligible to apply for the Miller Family Scholarship. Scholarships are not applicable to summer semester courses.

Miller Family Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

  • Summer and fall starters must submit the online Miller Scholarship application posted in the Financial Aid & Scholarships section of the Edwards Campus website by June 1. For spring semester starters, the deadline to submit the application is December 1.
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in at least nine credit hours of coursework with the School of Business or School of Education and Human Sciences at the Edwards Campus each awarded semester.
  • Graduate students must enroll in at least six credit hours of coursework with the School of Business or School of Education and Human Sciences at the Edwards Campus each awarded semester.
  • Selection criteria will be determined by the strength of student’s application, comprised of essay(s) and their GPA.
  • Scholarships awarded will be based on funding availability.

Miller Family Scholarship Eligibility Requirements for Renewal:

  • Undergraduate students will meet the yearly renewal criteria if they complete 18 credit hours per academic year (fall, spring) of Edwards Campus coursework and maintain at least a 3.5 GPA.
  • Graduate students will meet the yearly renewal criteria if they complete 12 credit hours per academic year (fall, spring) of Edwards Campus coursework and maintain at least a 3.5 GPA.
  • Renewable scholarships will be based on funding availability.
Exclusions or Special Circumstances: 

Students admitted to certificate programs in the School of Business or School of Education and Human Sciences are eligible for the scholarship. Students who were previously enrolled in an Edwards Campus program and are admitted to a different Edwards Campus program are again eligible for the scholarship (if they meet all other eligibility requirements).

Contact: 

Assistant Director of KU Edwards Financial Aid and Scholarships
913-897-8539
kuecservices@ku.edu

Approved by: 
Edwards Campus Student Services Director
Approved on: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Effective on: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Definitions: 

Prospective/New Student: Anyone who is applying for admission to a specific Edwards Campus undergraduate or graduate academic program for the first time.

Keywords: 
Scholarships; Financial Aid
Change History: 

03/31/2022: Updated "School of Education" to "School of Education and Human Sciences." Changed eligibility from "students who have applied for admission by February 1" to "students admitted." Changed eligibility to allow students to apply for the Miller Family Scholarship even if they have already been awarded an Edwards Campus Scholarship or a Johnson County Research Triangle (JCERT) Scholarship. Changed the policy of mailing an application to eligible students, to requiring students to apply for the scholarship by either June 1 or December 1, depending on which semester they are starting their coursework at KU Edwards Campus.
11/12/2020: Policy review and update.
07/11/2018: Policy approved by the KU Edwards Campus Policy & Procedures Committee.

Financial Categories: 
Student Financial Aid
Student Life Categories: 
Financial Assistance

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