KU Awards

Below are the KU students who have received Self Graduate Fellowships or Wounded Warrior Scholarships. Click on he name of each award to be taken to the program's website.

University Awards

The University Awards were established to recognize students who embody service excellence, dedication, or whose academic achievements remain stellar. They are among the most prestigious awards at KU.

2020 2013 2006
2019 2012 2005
2018 2011 2004
2017 2010 2003
2016 2009 2002
2015 2008 2001
2014 2007 2000

Self Graduate Fellowship

The Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship was established at KU in 1989 to identify and recruit exceptional doctoral students who demonstrate leadership, initiative and a passion for achievement. The fellowships are four-year awards to new or first-year doctoral students that cover full tuition and fees, provides $30,500 graduate research assistant support a year for new fellows, a $5,500 professional development award, and includes a unique development program.

Current Self Graduate Fellows

Self Fellows Alumni

Wounded Warrior Scholarship

The Wounded Warrior Scholarship Fund was established by Graduate Military Programs in 2012. Recipients receive up to $10,000 per year and the scholarships are renewable for up to four academic years.

Student Donor Year
Anthony Schmiedeler KU WWS 2013-14
Jennifer Thornton KU WWS 2013-14
Alex Cataudella KU WWS 2014-15
Carol Meza KU WWS 2014-15
Timothy Hornik Bill and Shanthi Eckert 2014-15
Joshua Blake Keener Family Foundation 2015-16
Adam Croft KU WWS 2015-16
Timothy Hornik Bill and Shanthi Eckert 2015-16
Mackenzie Istook Heart of America Patriot Foundation 2015-16
Corey Leach KAMO Adventures 2015-16
Adrian Lujano Heart of America Patriot Foundation 2015-16
Donald Spradling KU WWS 2015-16
Mathew Battiston KU WWS 2016-17
Joshua Blake Keener Family Foundation 2016-17
Luke Dercher KU WWS 2016-17
Arnold Dinh Heart of America Patriot Foundation & Delbert Moore Family 2016-17
Timothy Hornik KU WWS & Bill and Shanthi Eckert 2016-17
Mackenzie Istook Heart of America Patriot Foundation 2016-17
Corey Leach Paul & Donna Peters & KAMO Adventures 2016-17
Adrian Lujano KU WWS 2016-17
Donald Spradling KU WWS 2016-17
Joshua Blake Keener Family Foundation 2017-18
Luke Dercher KU WWS 2017-18
Arnold Dinh Heart of America Patriot Foundation & Delbert Moore Family 2017-18
Jimmy Gentile KU WWS 2017-18
Timothy Hornik Bill and Shanthi Eckert 2017-18
Mackenzie Istook Heart of America Patriot Foundation 2017-18
Corey Leach Paul & Donna Peters & KAMO Adventures 2017-18
Maria Santiago KU WWS 2017-18
Joshua Blake Keener Family Foundation 2018-19
JR Cadwallader KAMO Adventures 2018-19
Brandon Decker KU WWS 2018-19
Luke Dercher KU WWS 2018-19
Arnold Dinh Heart of America Patriot Foundation & Delbert Moore Family 2018-19
Jimmy Gentile KU WWS 2018-19
Timothy Hornik KU WWS & Bill and Shanthi Eckert 2018-19
Mackenzie Istook Heart of America Patriot Foundation 2018-19
Nathan Martin Paul & Donna Peters 2018-19
Maria Santiago KU WWS 2018-19
JR Cadwallader KU WWS 2019-20
Brandon Decker KU WWS 2019-20
Michael Ellis KU WWS 2019-20
Mark Fitzsimmons Delbert Moore Family 2019-20
Kiara Flanagan Paul & Donna Peters 2019-20
Matthew Harbison KU WWS 2019-20
Lynette Kithniji Heart of America Patriot Foundation 2019-20
Dustin Lavery Keener Family Foundation 2019-20
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