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Merit-Plus-Need Scholarship

The Merit-Plus-Need Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by University of Kansas.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $500, Maximum: $2500
Application Deadline: 15-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA. Selection is based upon GPA, strength of school curriculum, standardized test scores, extracurricular activities, and community service.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

University of Kansas
KU Visitor Center, 1502 Iowa Street
Lawrence, KS 66045
Email Address:
Phone Number: 785 864 3911

You can find out more by contacting:

Gail Sherron
Associate Director

Email Address:
Phone Number: 785 864 5418
Fax Number: 785 864 5006

You should always investigate any material provided for the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal comes from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. At the outset figure out the potential motivations of the University of Kansas and what they hope to achieve with the Merit-Plus-Need Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that there is a reasonable chance of being awarded the scholarship. Once you believe that you have a decent shot of actually being a recipient of the Merit-Plus-Need Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

An important part in the process of trying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be time consuming and boring, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application accurately. Pay careful attention so that you won't miss out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Merit-Plus-Need Scholarship actually dispenses any funds in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and what assistance it will provide, you might have to follow certain conditions on how you can use the Merit-Plus-Need Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to handle the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the Merit-Plus-Need Scholarship to help with your financial aid can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the Merit-Plus-Need Scholarship, continue looking, there will be alternative scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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