Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund (first-time applicants)

The purpose of the Elizabeth Miller Watkins Scholarship is to assist women students of outstanding scholastic achievement and demonstrated financial need in completing their college education at KU.

Amount: Awards of up to $2,000 per semester will be made to each recipient

Eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. All women enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at the University of Kansas;
  2. 3.0 GPA or higher on 4.0 scale; and
  3. Demonstrated financial need.
  4. Special consideration will be give to women who are the first in their families to attend college.

Recipients who meet ongoing eligibility requirements may apply for renewal annually.

Selection will be based on application contents, a short essay on the life and influence of Elizabeth Watkins, transcripts, and financial information.

Elizabeth Miller Watkins’ biography can be found here.

Please note, excerpts from the applications of individuals selected to be scholarship recipients will be included in the scholarship presentation program and scholarship related publications.

Award
up to $4,000
Deadline
03/01/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you been previously awarded from the scholarship fund named above? If you answered “yes” to this question, please go to the “Elizabeth Miller Watkins Scholarship Renewal” application which is to be completed by individuals who have previously received this scholarship.
  2. Have you completed less than 30 college credit hours after the date of your high school graduation?
  3. If yes, please attach your high school transcript in .pdf format.
    • Please indicate name of high school, city, state and country, dates attended, and GPA.
    • Upload transcript.
  4. Have you attended or are you currently attending a college other than the University of Kansas? If yes, please complete the following section for all colleges attended.
  5. Academic History: Colleges other than University of Kansas
    • A. College 1 - Please include name of college, city, state and country, dates attended, number of hours completed, GPA.
    • B. College 1 transcript in .pdf format
    • C. College 2 - Please include name of college, city, state and country, dates attended, number of hours completed, GPA.
    • D. College 2 transcript in .pdf format
    • E. College 3 - Please include name of college, city, state and country, dates attended, number of hours completed, GPA.
    • F. College 3 transcript in .pdf format
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