Student Veteran Scholarships 2017 -2018
Michelle Karanu, Omar Williams and Anya Kiser are the first recipients of KU’s new Student Veteran Scholarships.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. 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. Anya was born in the Ukraine and came to the US in 2004. She enlisted in the Navy in 2012.
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.