DPAS offers two scholarships exclusively for their majors and minors:

Pan-African Studies Scholarship

  • Awarded annually to a Pan-African Studies major and minor based on their financial need.  Additionally, applicants are asked to submit a well-written essay explaining why they chose Pan-African Studies as a major/minor program of study. 
    • Applications are due in October.
    • Award amounts vary, contact the Pan-African Studies main office for details.

Kim Todd-White Scholarship 

Kim Todd-White was a 1968 graduate of KSU and taught in English and Pan-African Studies for over 20 years. 

  • Applications are accepted annually from any Pan-African Studies major or minor.
    • Award amount $1,200 
    • Preference is given to students with a GPA of 2.8 or higher. 
    • Scholarship can be applied to any of the following costs associated with tuition: room and board, fees, books, and supplies, and travel expenses.
    • Applications due during Fall semester usually in mid-October or early November.
    • Must submit a well-written essay in response to the following: why you became a Pan-African Studies major/minor, how you have funded your education, what you intend to do once you graduate.

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