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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

Visit KU Financial Aid & Scholarships for information about the financial aid and scholarships available through the University of Kansas.

KU School of Pharmacy Scholarships

The KU School of Pharmacy awards more than $500,000 annually in scholarships and grants to current and incoming Pharm.D. students.

Eligibility requirements for scholarships at the KU School of Pharmacy:

  • Must be admitted to the KU School of Pharmacy
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Must have and maintain a GPA of 2.5

To Apply for KU School of Pharmacy Scholarships



Scholarship Awards

  • Students selected for scholarships will be notified via email by August 2021.
  • Awards are made for the full academic year with 50 percent of the award applied to each semester (50% fall, 50% spring).
  • Those who receive endowment scholarships are required to send a thank you letter to the donor.


Questions About FAFSA and Institutional Student Need Analysis Worksheet

For questions about the FAFSA, Institutional Student Need Analysis Worksheet, loan eligibility, program costs or additional assistance, contact Kevin Foster, the KU Financial Aid & Scholarships liason to KU School of Pharmacy, at kevin.foster@ku.edu or 785-864-0936.

Questions About School of Pharmacy Scholarships Application

For questions about the KU School of Pharmacy Scholarships Application, including changes after submission, contact Sandy Urish at surish@ku.edu or 785-864-4882.

Coronavirus Update

You Can Still Reach Us

Academic Support Services

Academic support services typically accessed via the Dean’s office are still available by appointment via phone/Skype/Zoom. Please contact KU School of Pharmacy Student Services at rxstudentservices@ku.edu.

Prospective Students
(future freshmen or transfers)

KU is offering limited on-campus visits. Learn more at Visiting KU. The School of Pharmacy offers phone appointments for pre-pharmacy guidance. Please contact Admissions Representative Chris Claussen at rxadmissions@ku.edu.

Pre-Pharmacy Students

Pre-pharmacy students seeking guidance may still schedule phone appointments. Please contact Admissions Representative Chris Claussen at rxadmissions@ku.edu.

2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU