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Higher Education Administration, Doctor of Education (Ed.D)

Let us help you afford your degree at KU

You want to make an impact with an advanced degree in educational administration – let us help you afford it. The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office at the University of Kansas is committed to supporting your academic goals. Financing a graduate degree in education can be a challenge, but we are here to serve you in various ways. As a student at the KU School of Education, you may be eligible for many types of financial aid: grants, scholarships, fellowships, loans, graduate assistantships and sponsorship opportunities. Use the resources below to learn more:

Practicing Educator Sponsorship Program >>
In an ever-changing world, educators must stay current with effective teaching practices to ensure their students receive the best education possible. In an effort to help reduce your cost for graduate education, the KU School of Education has initiated a sponsorship program for any Kansas PK-12 educator in a public or private building/district.

MetroKC Tuition Rates
The KU Edwards Campus MetroKC program offers tuition equivalent to in-state rates for Missouri residents who qualify and reside in the Bates, Buchanan, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Henry, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte or Ray counties. No credit hour limit applies. To apply for this special rate, please fill out the MetroKC application.

Scholarships at the KU School of Education >>
As a student enrolled in the KU School of Education, you are eligible to apply for and be awarded scholarships on a competitive basis. All types of students are eligible, including doctoral level graduate students.

Graduate Student Loans >>
Financial aid is funding provided by various agencies to help students meet the costs of attending graduate school. Student loans are considered financial aid because of the special interest rates, with some being subsidized by the federal government. Repayment of most student loans does not begin until after graduation.

Grants at KU >>
Grants and scholarships are often called “gift aid” because they are monies that do not have to be repaid. Grants are often need-based, and can come from the federal government, the State of Kansas, the university and other organizations.

Graduate Assistantships at KU >>
Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) and Graduate Research Assistants (GRA) serve to fill a vital role in KU’s graduate research agenda. As a GTA or GRA, you are eligible for benefits, including tuition and health insurance benefits.

Learn about other funding opportunities at KU. >>

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Kim Huggett
Graduate Student Services Manager

Practicing Educator Cost Savings

New Practicing Educator Sponsorship Program offered to Pre K-12 private or public school district educators interested in graduate studies.