Your journey begins here, find academic support, social programming and external scholarships to guide your time as a Jayhawk.
Course-specific, small group tutoring that meets twice per week for 90 minutes each at the same time, in the same place, on the same days each week.
A place for productive talk about writing, with trained peer consultants to help you brainstorm, draft, and revise your projects.
Supplemental Instruction (SI)
Supplemental Instruction (SI) consists of weekly peer-facilitated study sessions for students to review course material outside of the classroom. SI also gives students a chance to meet others in the class, compare notes, discuss important concepts, and review the material in order to enhance class performance.
The Emerging Scholars Program provides research experiences for low-income students their first year at KU and supports their overall transition to college. Students get paid an hourly wage to work 4-7 hours per week as a research assistant and to participate in professional development workshops.
The Hawk Link program is intentionally crafted to support students of color, queer students and undocumented students while they navigate the first two years at the University of Kansas.
Multicultural Scholars Program
The Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP) is an academic enrichment scholarship program designed to support the recruitment and retention of underrepresented, Pell-eligible, and first-generation undergraduate students at KU.
TRIO SES & STEM is more than a program, it is a community! Our dedicated and experienced staff provides a welcoming, supportive, and inspiring place for students who are navigating the challenging environment of the University.
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Cultivating an inclusive campus community through social justice and academic success. The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides support and services for current and prospective students from historically marginalized populations.
Student Involvement Leadership Center
The Student Involvement and Leadership Center (SILC) provides impactful co-curricular experiences through educational, social, and community-building programs and events.
First Nations Student Association
The First Nations Student Association (FNSA) of the University of Kansas is committed to the success of Native students at the University and in the Lawrence community. Throughout the year we discuss issues of concern to students at KU while promoting the education of who Native people are. With FNSA you will find opportunities to network with other students interested in the Native community.
External Native Scholarships & Internships
- Complete the FAFSA
- AISES A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Program
- American Indian College Fund (including Full Circle scholarships)
- American Indian Education Foundation
- American Indian Graduate Center (scholarships and fellowships)
- American Indian Services (undergrad scholarships)
- Association on American Indian Affairs
- Catching the Dream scholarships
- Cobell Scholarships
- Continental Society of Daughters of Indian Wars scholarships (undergrad)
- Daughters of the American Revolution American Indian scholarships
- International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons Native American scholarships
- Jessica Tyner Scholarship Fund (awarded to grad students with a Native connection pursuing a degree in writing or literature)
- Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP) at The George Washington University
- Smithsonian Institution's Native American Awards Program – Community Scholars
- Society for American Archaeology Native American scholarships
- Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship