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2018 High School Senior

$500 Scholarship

Application Guidelines

The $500 Naismith Hall Senior Scholarship is awarded annually to 1-2 students from each participating high school*.  To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be a 2018 graduating senior who will be attending the University of Kansas as a full-time student during 2018-19 Academic Year.  They must also be signed up to live as a resident at Naismith Hall, a privately owned Residence Hall serving students attending KU.  This scholarship is open to graduating seniors (regardless of academic standing).

It is a one-time award payable to the recipient when he/she arrives on campus for the fall semester.  The scholarship is intended to assist with housing costs for their freshman year at Naismith Hall. It has been established to reward a high school student who is a positive role model and has demonstrated both academic achievement and citizenship through their high school and greater community service efforts.

*To confirm if your high school is a part of our Senior Scholarship Program, email us at info@naismithhall.com.

Applicants for the Naismith Hall Scholarship must submit both of the following:

  • Copy of your “official high school transcript” certified by your high school
  • Cover letter addressing:
    1. Your future academic and career goals at The University of Kansas
    2. How you have served your high school and community through activities/ clubs/ and community service activities

Email all your completed application documents to info@naismithhall.com

All applications must be submitted by APRIL 30, 2018.
Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted.
Only applications including all items requested above will be considered.

Questions?  Contact Brian Haney, General Manager at 785-843-8559 or info@naismithhall.com.

We wish all applicants the best in your academic and career pursuits at The University of Kansas, Lawrence.