Fee grants and military waivers

The University of Kansas has established a grant, based on availability of funds, to cover the admission application fee for economically disadvantaged students and a fee waiver for U.S. veterans and active duty military.

Fee grant

Eligibility requirements

To receive a fee grant, you must meet only one of the following:

  • receive an ACT/SAT fee waiver or
  • participate in the Federal Free/Reduced Lunch Program or
  • be selected as a Kauffman Scholar or
  • participate in a Federal Trio program or any of these programs:
    • Educational Opportunity Center
    • LULAC
    • Student Support Services
    • Talent Search
    • Upward Bound
    • Upward Bound Math & Science
  • participate in one of the following programs:
    • 20/20 Leadership Program
    • Expanding College Opportunities Program
    • GEAR UP
    • Project Discovery

How to apply

When filling out your KU admission application, let us know you are participating in one of the above eligible programs and then select the "Request Fee Waiver" option on the payment page. This option will only be available if you are participating in an eligible program.

If you are filling out a paper application, let us know which of the above eligible programs you participate in.

Military fee waiver

Eligibility requirements

If you are a U.S. veteran or active duty member of the U.S. Armed Services, you are eligible for a military fee waiver. Please note this waiver only covers the application fee. For more information on benefits, contact the Lt. Gen. William K. Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center.

 

How to apply

When filling out your KU admission application, let us know you are a veteran or active duty military member. Then, select the "Request Fee Waiver" option on the payment page. This option will only be available if you previously listed your military experience.

To verify your veteran or military status, submit a copy of one of the following forms:

  • a copy of your orders
  • AARTS
  • SMARTS
  • DD214

Send forms either by email to processing@ku.edu, fax to 785-864-5017, or mail to this address:

Office of Admissions
KU Visitor Center
1502 Iowa St.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7598

Application Deadlines

for Spring 2018

Must apply by January 9, 2018

 

for Summer 2018

Must apply by May 29, 2018

 

for Fall 2018

Must apply by August 13, 2018

 

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