The Multicultural Scholars Program in School of Professional Studies is personalized to provide students with the necessary supports and opportunities for academic, social and emotional growth. The program strives to engage students through purposeful interactions with faculty, staff, students and industry while being actively involved at KU. MSP offers students access to resources and tools that will support their academic success, and provide them the ability to use engineering to impact others and change the world.
SPS Services & Requirements
Students receive an annual scholarship of $2,000 minimally. There are opportunities for additional funding for study abroad and professional development.
One-on-one meetings with program staff. These meetings are a time to focus on:
- Academic feedback and planning
- Academic advising
- Time and crisis management
- Financial aid, internship, and job opportunities
- Career exploration
The main focus of the MSP is on academics, yet the program also includes activities throughout each semester to support students academically and socially. Events include:
Networking with students, family, faculty, and business representatives
Connecting with various campus partners to better understand available resources
Engaged learning opportunities including service learning and leadership development