Awards And Scholarships
Departmental Awards & Scholarships
EEB Travel Awards
EEB graduate students are invited to submit to the department written requests for funds to assist with the costs of attending a professional meeting. The typical award will not exceed $300. For more information contact Deanna Pace.
Entomology Summer Scholarships
EEB graduate students with a research focus in entomology are eligible to apply for summer scholarship funds available through the department's entomology endowment. Recipients must enroll for the summer term. For more information contact David Alexander.
Botany Summer Scholarships
EEB graduate student with a research focus in botany are eligible to apply for summer scholarship funds available through the department's botany endowment. Recipients must enroll for the summer term. For more information contact Christopher Haufler
University Awards & Scholarships
New and first year domestic doctoral students may be eligible for KU's Self Graduate Fellowship. This is a four-year award consisting of an annual $29,000 stipend plus tuition and fee sponsorship. Self Fellows also participate in a professional development program. Students are nominated by the department's graduate committees.
KU graduate students who will attend a professional meeting to present a paper are eligible to apply for a $500 travel award available through the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. Students are eligible to receive the award once during their tenure at KU.
KU doctoral students who need financial assistance to carry out research that advance progress toward the degree may apply for the Doctoral Student Research Fund. Priority is given to requests to do on-site research at unique facilities. Other research expenses will be considered, including those for the purchase of supplies and equipment or those to pay research participants or publication fees. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.