A Unit of Undergraduate Studies


As of the 2018-2019 academic year, KU is one of a select number of participating institutions in the Beinecke Scholarship Program. 

The Beinecke Scholarship provides personalized mentoring and up to $34,000 towards graduate studies for students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences

Eligible students:

  • have demonstrated superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise during his or her undergraduate career.
  • are current juniors and U.S. citizens or nationals (Junior = in penultimate year of undergraduate study)
  • have a documented history of financial need
  • plan to purse master's or doctoral degrees in arts, humanities, or social sciences

KU may nominate one student per year. Up to 20 students will receive the award nationally.

We will host an informational session in October. Campus deadline is in December. Please check the Dates and Deadlines pages for details.

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