Student Veteran Scholarships 2019 -2020
The Student Veteran Scholarship helps exceptional Servicemembers who want to pursue their education at KU after they transition out of their respective Service, with an emphasis on junior enlisted Servicemembers. Michelle Karanu, Omar Williams, Anya Kiser and Joshua Wade are recipients of KU’s Student Veteran Scholarships. These student veterans possess strength in character, academic excellence and exception growth as demonstrated by their military career.
Anya is a senior in the Business School and the recipient of the Andrea Mosher Veteran Scholarship. Anya was born in the Ukraine and came to the US in 2004.
Joshua is currently studying chemistry with a minor in philosophy, and a second major in engineering. He is from a small farm near Paola, KS.
Michelle is originally from Kenya. She joined the Army National Guard in 2015. She is currently serving as a Cadet, in the Simultaneous Military Program with KU’s ROTC program.
Omar is originally from Morrilton, AR, but raised a true Kansan. He is a recipient of the KU Student Veteran Scholarship.