2009-2010 FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE by TanerauLatimer

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                                                                                      Lawrence, KS 66045-7535                                                                    *
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2009-2010 FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE
All award ranges and terms are subject to change by federal, state, and/or institutional guidelines.
Scholarships: Awards in this category generally do not have to be repaid. Meritorious achievement is required.
Name                                    Terms                     Available to                               Minimum Enrollment        How to apply
                                                                  KS resident undergraduates working on                                File the 2009-2010 Kansas Student Aid Application (KSAA)
State of Kansas Scholarship             No repayment              a first degree who are designated state 12 credit hours              (www.kansasregents.org) by May 1, 2009; pay appropriate fee. File the 2009-
                                                                  scholars; limited funding                                            2010 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
                                                                  KS resident undergraduate minority
                                                                                                                                       File the 2009-2010 KSAA (www.kansasregents.org) by May 1, 2009; pay
Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship      No repayment              students working on a first degree;        12 credit hours
                                                                                                                                       appropriate fee. File the 2009-2010 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
                                                                  limited funding
                                                                  KS resident undergraduates and
                                        Requires commitment to                                                                         File the 2009-2010 KSAA (www.kansasregents.org) by May 1, 2009; pay
Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship                                graduates seeking initial teacher          12 credit hours
                                        teach in Kansas                                                                                appropriate fee. File the 2009-2010 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
                                                                  certification; limited funding
Incoming Freshman Scholarships                                                                                                         Apply for admission & scholarships (www.admissions.ku.edu) by December 1,
                                        No repayment              Incoming Freshmen attending KU             12 credit hours
(Merit & Merit plus Need)                                                                                                              2008
                                                                                                                                       Apply for admission & scholarships (www.admissions.ku.edu) by March 1,
Transfer Student Scholarships           No repayment              First year transfer students attending KU 12 credit hours
                                                                                                                                       2009

Departmental Scholarships               No repayment              Current students attending KU              Varies by department      Visit www.scholarships.ku.edu; deadlines vary by department

                                                                  All students attending or planning to
Outside Scholarships                    Varies by donor                                                      Varies by donor           Visit www.scholarships.ku.edu; deadlines vary by donor
                                                                  attend KU
Grants: Awards in this category generally do not have to be repaid. Financial need is required.
Name                                    Terms                     Available to                               Minimum Enrollment        How to apply
                                                                  Undergraduates working on a first          Award varies according to
Federal Pell Grant                      No repayment                                                                                   File the 2009-2010 FAFSA
                                                                  degree                                     enrollment
                                                                  Pell eligible undergraduates in their first
Academic Competitiveness Grant          No repayment              two years of study who completed a          12 credit hours          File the 2009-2010 FAFSA and meet general eligibility requirements
                                                                  rigorous secondary course of study
National Science and Mathematics                                  Pell eligible undergraduates in their third
Access to Retain Talent (SMART)         No repayment              and fourth years of study with a 3.0 KU 12 credit hours              File the 2009-2010 FAFSA and meet general eligibility requirements
Grant                                                             GPA in designated majors
Federal Supplemental Educational                                  Pell eligible undergraduates working on
                                        No repayment                                                      6 credit hours               File the 2009-2010 FAFSA by the March 1, 2009 priority date
Opportunity (SEOG) Grant*                                         a first degree
Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Grant   No repayment              Undergraduates and graduates               12 credit hours           File the 2009-2010 FAFSA and a need-analysis form available from the tribe
                                                                  KS resident undergraduates working on
Kansas Comprehensive Grant*             No repayment                                                    12 credit hours                File the 2009-2010 FAFSA by the March 1, 2009 priority date
                                                                  a first degree
KU Tuition Grant*                       No repayment              Undergraduates and graduates               6 credit hours            File the 2009-2010 FAFSA by the March 1, 2009 priority date
                                                                  Undergraduates and graduates seeking
                                                                                                       6 credit hours at the
KU Edwards Campus Tuition Grant*        No repayment              a degree in an Edwards Campus degree                                 File the 2009-2010 FAFSA by the March 1, 2009 priority date
                                                                                                       Edwards Campus
                                                                  program
                                                                  International students who have                                      Complete and submit the 2009-2010 International Student Needs Analysis
KU International Student Tuition Grant* No repayment                                                         6 credit hours
                                                                  completed a full academic year at KU                                 Worksheet available in the OSFA by the March 1, 2009 priority date
Teacher Education Assistance for                                 Undergraduate and graduate students                                   File the 2009-2010 FAFSA and answer “Yes” to the question that asks if you
                                        No repayment if you meet                                             Award varies according to
College and Higher Education                                     planning to begin a career in teaching;                               are “planning on completing coursework, now or in the future, necessary for
                                        service obligation                                                   enrollment
(TEACH) Grant                                                    eligibility determined by the OSFA                                    you to become an elementary or secondary school teacher”
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Continued on Reverse
Work-Study: Awards are earned through employment either on-campus or in the community and are paid in the form of a regular paycheck. You are responsible for finding your own job. For
additional information about on-campus jobs contact the University Career Center at (785) 864-3624 or search for jobs online at https://jobs.ku.edu.
Name                                            Terms                                Available to                                   Minimum Enrollment               How to apply
                                                Work at an hourly rate up
                                                to 30 hours/week at a job
Federal Work-Study*                             on campus. Community         Undergraduates and graduates                           6 credit hours                   File the 2009-2010 FAFSA by the March 1, 2009 priority date
                                                service positions available;
                                                financial need is required.
                                                Work in a career-related             Kansas residents, undergraduates and
Kansas Career Work-Study                                                                                                            6 credit hours                   Contact University Career Center at ucc@ku.edu
                                                position off-campus                  graduates
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC): Awards are considered scholarships; however, service in the Armed Forces is required.
Name                                            Terms                                Available to                                   Minimum Enrollment               How to apply
                                                                          nd
                                                Commissioned as a 2            Lt.
Air Force ROTC                                                                       Undergraduate students                         12 credit hours                  Contact Air Force ROTC at www.ku.edu/~afrotc/
                                                upon graduation

                                                                                                                                    Undergraduates: 12 credit
                                                Commissioned as a 2nd Lt.
Army ROTC                                                                 Undergraduates and graduates                              hours; Graduates: 6 credit Contact Army ROTC at www.armyrotc.ku.edu/
                                                upon graduation
                                                                                                                                    hours
                                                Requires commitment to                                                              15 credit hours, with one
                                                U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine                                                            course being Navy Lab
                                                                                                                                                                     Contact the Naval ROTC at www.ku.edu/~kunrotc. Current undergraduates
Naval ROTC                                      Corps of at least eight              Undergraduate students                         each term
                                                                                                                                                                     may download forms from www.ku.edu/~kunrotc/resources/forms.htm.
                                                years, four years must be                                                           (12 credit hours with
                                                active duty                                                                         permission)
Loans: The borrower must repay awards in this category even if the student does not complete his/her academic program.
Name                                            Terms                                Available to                                   Minimum Enrollment               How to apply
                                                No interest until                                                                   6 credit hours; if you drop
                                                repayment begins 9                                                                  below 6 credit hours, your
Federal Perkins Student Loan*                                                        Undergraduates and graduates                                               File the 2009-2010 FAFSA by the March 1, 2009 priority date
                                                months after leaving                                                                repayment schedule will
                                                school; then 5% interest                                                            begin
Federal Health Professions Student              No interest until 1 year             Pharmacy students only (must include
                                                                                                                                                                     File the 2009-2010 FAFSA by the March 1, 2009 priority date. Parents’
Loan (HPSL)* and Federal Loan for               after leaving school; then           parent information on FAFSA,                   6 credit hours
                                                                                                                                                                     financial information is required for all applicants.
Disadvantaged Students (LDS)*                   5% interest                          regardless of dependency status)
                                                Interest fixed at 6% for
                                                undergraduates (6.8% for                                                            6 credit hours; if you drop
                                                graduates) and no accrual                                                           below 6 credit hours, your
Federal Subsidized Student Loans†                                          Undergraduate and graduates                                                          File the 2009-2010 FAFSA
                                                while in school; repayment                                                          repayment schedule will
                                                begins 6 months after                                                               begin
                                                leaving school
                                                Interest fixed at 6.8% and
                                                                                                                                    6 credit hours; if you drop
                                                accrues while in school;
                                                                                                                                    below 6 credit hours, your
Federal Unsubsidized Student Loans              repayment begins 6         Undergraduates and graduates                                                         File the 2009-2010 FAFSA
                                                                                                                                    repayment schedule will
                                                months after leaving
                                                                                                                                    begin
                                                school
                                                Interest fixed at 7.9%;                                                                                              File the 2009-2010 FAFSA and complete the PLUS Loan Request Form
Federal Parent Loan for
                                                repayment begins 60 days Parents of dependent students                              6 credit hours                   available in the OSFA
Undergraduates (PLUS)
                                                after the last disbursement
                                                                                                                                    6 credit hours; if you drop
                                                Interest fixed at 7.9%;
                                                                                                                                    below 6 credit hours, your File the 2009-2010 FAFSA and complete the Graduate PLUS Loan Request
Federal Graduate PLUS Loan                      Repayment begins 60                  Graduate students
                                                                                                                                    repayment schedule will     Form available in the OSFA
                                                days after leaving school
                                                                                                                                    begin
                                                Interest fixed at 5%;                                                               Undergraduates: 6 credit
                                                                                     Undergraduates, graduates, and                                            Applications available online from Kansas University Endowment Association
KU Endowment Loan                               repayment begins 4                                                                  hours; Graduates: 1 credit
                                                                                     international students                                                    at www.kuendowment.org
                                                months after leaving KU                                                             hour
                                                                    Undergraduates, graduates, and                                          Information about loan programs available at www.financialaid.ku.edu > Forms
Private/Alternative Loans                       Varies by lender                                               Varies by lender
                                                                    international students                                                  and Information Sheets > Alternative Loans
† Subsidized loan interest rates will be reduced in subsequent years for undergraduates only: 5.6% for loans first disbursed July 1, 2009 to June 30,, 2010; 4.5% for loans first disbursed July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011
The OSFA is providing the above information as a courtesy. Outside of maintaining the OSFA website, the OSFA does not promote, validate, or maintain the websites listed. URL addresses and website contents frequently change. The URL addresses listed were
accessible as of July 2008. A website appearing here does not necessarily imply that the University of Kansas or the OSFA agrees with the material contained on or linked to the websites. Deadlines and requirements are subject to change. Contact the OSFA for the
most up-to-date information.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7/23/08 jcb

								
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