Tuition Waiver Scholarship
The Center's new Tuition Waiver Scholarship provides FREE TUITION for the following 3-credit Tibetan and Uyghur language courses to ANYONE, including non-KU students and members of the general public, interested in learning these languages. TIB 101 and UYGHUR 101 are prerequisites for TIB 201 and UYGHUR 201 respectively.
- Tibetan: TIB 101 Elementary Tibetan & TIB 201 Intermediate Tibetan
- Uyghur: UYGR 101 Elementary Uyghur & UYGR 201 Intermediate Uyghur
All courses are offered in a synchronous hybrid format (online or in-person).
*While the scholarship pays for tuition, students are responsible for the University of Kansas application fee ($40 domestic; $85 international) and student fees ($285.30) when they enroll for the course.
APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2023 COURSES CLOSE: May 15, 2023
How to Apply
You will need to fill out an online application (bottom of the page) that includes a one-page single-spaced statement of interest, a C.V. or resume, and transcripts (non-KU students) or a current KU Degree Progress Report. Your statement of interest should
- addresses why you are interested in learning the Tibetan or Uyghur language and
- explains how this language scholarship will benefit you and enhance your research, academic, and career development and/or life goals.
The scholarship committee will begin reviewing applications immediately after the deadline. Applicants will be notified whether they have received a scholarship by the end of May 2023.
If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Ayako Mizumura, firstname.lastname@example.org.