J. L. Cleland GLBTQIA+ 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 GLBTQIA+ 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

Application will go live on October 1 and closes on January 31.

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

How to apply

The application for this scholarship can be found at ku.academicworks.com

Pay Your Deposit

Aerial view of KU campusPaying your enrollment deposit acts as your official acceptance of KU’s admission offer. You can pay it online or by check and once your deposit is received, you can register for Orientation.

Pay Your Deposit