Scholarship Donors

Boroujerdi Family Study Abroad ScholarshipThe Boroujerdi Family Study Abroad Scholarship provides study abroad scholarships for in-state, undergraduate students at KU who will be taking Art, History, or Art History courses while abroad.  Eligible study abroad locations include France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. 
Carol Ann Adams Brown Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created with contributions from Carol Ann Adams Brown and Clifton Brown to support undergraduate students on academic year programs which offer cultural and language immersion. Recipients must be taking part in courses instructed in the target language (non-English) abroad.
G. Wayne Burge ScholarshipFund created through the support of G. Wayne Burge, KU alumnus and former participant of the San Jose, Costa Rica study abroad program. Awards are designed to assist students on semester or academic year study abroad programs in Costa Rica or more generally in a Central or South American country. 
Dr. J.A. Burzle ScholarshipFunds provided by family and friends of Dr. Burzle. Dr. Burzle taught German at the University of Kansas for over 30 years and was a strong supporter of international exchange programs. 
Drs. Dean T. And Elizabeth Collins Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created by estate gift from the late Dean T. and Elisabeth Collins.  This scholarship supports student participants in semester or academic year programs in Germany.  All majors are eligible to apply, however a preference is given to students studying music, particularly opera.
Andrew P. Debicki International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created with the generous support of Mary-Elizabeth Debicki, former Director of the KU Study Abroad office and wife of Andrew P. Debicki, former KU faculty member and Dean of the Graduate School and International Programs. Scholarships are for student participants on ISEP reciprocal exchange programs.
Foreign Study ScholarshipFunds provided by the Chancellor's office in support of student participation in study abroad.
Dr. Robert A. Granberg Memorial Scholarship Funds provided by the Granberg family. Dr. Granberg taught at the University of Kansas for many years in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. Scholarships are for students pursuing academic programs in Spain, with preference given to students in the Linguistics or Spanish Departments.
Shirley Cundiff Haines and Jordan L. Haines Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created with support of Shirley Cundiff Haines and the late Jordan Haines to provide scholarship support to students studying the visual arts, literature, architecture, and other areas of the humanities. 
Larry D. and Donna Manning Horner ScholarshipFund created through the generosity of Larry D. Horner and Donna Manning Horner to support undergraduate and graduate students with financial need in their participation in a study abroad program.
Carl C. Krehbiel and L. Neil Slentz German Summer Language Institute ScholarshipFund established by Carl C. Krehbiel to provide support for KU degree-seeking undergraduate students attending one of the German Summer Language Institute programs in Eutin  or Holzkirchen, Germany.
Lynne Hinkel Lipsey Memorial Travel FundFund created through the generosity of the Lipsey family in memory of Lynne Hinkel Lipsey.  This scholarship provides financial support to KU students pursuing cultural immersion opportunities while abroad in a German-speaking country, as well as German-speaking students participating in study abroad opportunities at the University of Kansas.
Mark D. McBride ScholarshipFund established through the generosity of Mark D. McBride to support KU undergraduate students who are graduates of a Kansas high school, have financial need and are majoring in German Studies or Slavic Language & Literatures/REES and who will be studying in the region.
David Lutz, PhD and Ellen Scott McLean Study Away ScholarshipFunds provided with support of David Lutz, PhD and Ellen Scott McLean to support foreign language majors at KU in their participation in study abroad. Recipients must have completed at least 60 credit hours prior to their study abroad term.
Gus Rau Meyer Jr. Memorial ScholarshipFund created in memory of Gus Rau Meyer Jr. who studied abroad in Newcastle, Australia while a student at the University of Kansas. 
Eric Morgenthaler Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created through the generous gift of the late Eric Morgenthaler to support students with academic merit and demonstrated financial need in achieving their study abroad goals. Preference given to Kansas residents.
David C. Oswald Study Abroad ScholarshipFunds provided with support of Mr. David Oswald. 
Christine Pederson Scholarship for Study at the ISSFund created through the generosity of Christine Pederson, KU and ISS alumna, for KU degree-seeking students to participate in the International Summer School at the University of Oslo. 
Joe Petermann Study Abroad Australia Memorial ScholarshipFund created for an out-of-state, male student in his 3rd or 4th year of study at KU. The student must have expressed interest in other cultures and intend to study abroad for a semester in Australia.
Iris C. Pratt Study Abroad ScholarshipEstablished to honor Iris Calderhead Pratt, a graduate of KU in 1910 and a leader in the women's suffrage movement.  This need- based fund assists female KU undergraduate students to study abroad in Japan or East Asia. 
Jean Hardy Robinson Travel AwardCreated through the generous contributions of Jean Hardy Robinson, Ph.D, this fund provides support to students traveling to francophone countries. 
Saricks Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created through the generous support of Chris and Joyce Saricks to provide scholarships to study abroad for undergraduate students within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences who are pursuing foreign language and culture studies.
Hazel Lee Simmons Memorial Study Abroad ScholarshipFunds provided by Altrusa International, Inc. of Lawrence, Kansas for female students who graduated from a Kansas high school (preferably with Douglas County residency). 
Peter Gilles Springer Fellowship for Study in FranceFund created through the contributions of Phyllis Springer Sipahioglu to support outstanding graduate students in French, History, or Political Science who wish to pursue research and/or studies in France. One Fellowship per year is awarded.
Undergraduate Study Abroad ScholarshipFund established with contributions from Tom and Jann Rudkin to support undergraduate students with financial need who are participating in a study abroad program.   
Heather J. Vrabac and Thomas Vrabac Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created with the gift of Heather J. Vrabac and Thomas Vrabac to support students with financial need participating in the summer "Language, Literature, and Culture in Barcelona, Spain' study abroad program.
Joan Fowler Kessler Watkins Women Study Abroad ScholarshipFund established through the contributions of the Hon. Joan Fowler Kessler to support KU residents of Watkins Scholarship Hall who have high academic merit and demonstrated financial need, to study abroad in a country in which English is not the primary language.
Wicker Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created through the generosity of Allan W. Wicker and Edna Elnar-Wicker to support KU degree-seeking undergraduates with financial need or high academic merit to participate in semester-long, single country study abroad programs through SIT Study Abroad. 
Dick and Mary Linna Woods Study Abroad ScholarshipFund created to provide study abroad scholarships for students with academic merit and financial need at KU.