J. L. Cleland GLBT Non-discrimination Scholarship

The Cleland Scholarship is a nonrenewable scholarship for a student who has experienced discrimination, bullying, and/or violence based on support for GLBT persons. It is available to eligible freshmen who enroll at any time, and it can be combined with any other renewable KU scholarships.

Scholarship amount


Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must submit an essay and apply by Jan. 5.

Award preference will be given to incoming freshmen from rural Kansas high schools who intend to major in education.

How to apply

Mail the form below and an essay demonstrating your commitment to fostering nondiscrimination toward GLBT persons and/or your commitment to and involvement in the GLBT community.

Application and Instructions

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Application Deadlines

for Fall 2018

Must apply by August 13, 2018


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