University of Kansas Cheerleading

College Cheerleading Scholarships

KU gives partial scholarships of $650/year (+$100 if 3.0 GPA) to all our cheerleaders (Related: KU Costs & Scholarships.) KU cheerleaders also receive many other benefits in addition to getting a great education, living in an awesome college town, and cheering at the best college basketball games in the country. Our benefits include:

  • $650/year scholarship (+$100 if 3.0 GPA)
  • $500 discount at Naismith Hall if at least 10 squad members live there
  • Free adidas apparel and shoes
  • Two tickets to each home football game
  • Uniforms and warm-ups provided by KU
  • Per diems during travel to away games
  • Access to KU Athletics' trainers, nutritionist, and sport psychologist
  • Access to the KU Athletics weight room (one of the best in the country) and their strength & conditioning staff
  • Team members must fundraise any costs associated with competition at UCA nationals.

To learn more about cheering at KU, see the Why KU and Interested? sections.