Undergraduate

Undergraduate Funding

Students making excellent progress in their program and coursework wishing to be considered for scholarships should complete an application. Students should apply by March 15 of the preceding academic year.

Departmental Scholarships

Apply for Department of Religious Studies Scholarships

Zelma McIlvain Scholarships
Awards: Two or more scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 each
Eligibility: Preference is given to undergraduate religious studies majors of all levels; graduate students in religious studies are also eligible.

 

St. John’s Episcopal Church Scholarships
Awards: Two or more scholarships of $500 to $1,000 each
Eligibility: Religious studies majors planning to attend divinity school or pursue careers in social work; seniors and graduate students.

 

Starrett-Clark Scholarships
Awards: Two or more scholarships of $400 to $800 each
Eligibility: Preference will be given to religious studies graduate students currently engaged in writing theses; undergraduate majors also eligible.

 

Lynn Taylor Memorial Award
Awards: One annually.
Eligibility: Religious Studies graduating major who shows high academic ability, recognizes the interface of religious studies with other disciplines, and demonstrates leadership and caring for others in activities within and beyond the university. The applicant is to write a letter outlining his or her academic achievements and community leadership and service


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Religious Studies Success Stories

📣S/O to to @SmithHallKU alumnus Nathan Bowman, MA '15, featured by @KUCollege for his work as a @KUTheatre PhD stud… https://t.co/JbAkwLIJoQ