Curators’ Scholar Award

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshmen students from Missouri graduating from a Missouri high school
  • Top 5% high school class ranking and ACT score of 28 or above
  • Not available for medicine, conservatory, pharmacy or law
  • Cannot be combined with Chancellor’s Scholarship or Metro KC High School Award
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$3,500

How to Apply

Apply for admission by January 15

Option to Renew

  • 3.25 cumulative UMKC GPA for up to 5 years of undergraduate study
  • Full time enrollment (12+ UMKC credits per semester)
  • Complete and earn 24 UMKC credits per year

Curators’ Honor Award

Qualifications

  • Receive Curators’ Scholar Award
  • January 15 Admission Application deadline
  • Full time enrollment (12+ UMKC credits per semester)

Max Amount

Varies

How to Apply

Automatic

Option to Renew

  • Full time enrollment (12+ UMKC credits per semester)
  • Complete and earn 24 UMKC credits per year
  • 3.25 cumulative UMKC GPA

Chancellor’s Scholar Award

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshmen students graduating from a high school who are residents of Missouri or the Kansas counties of Atchison, Douglas, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Osage, Shawnee, or Wyandotte
  • Top 10% of high school class or ACT composite score of 23 or above
  • Cannot be combined with Curators’ Scholarships or Metro KC High School Award
  • Not available for medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, conservatory or law
  • Home-school and GED students may also qualify if a first-time college student
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$2,500

How to Apply

Apply for admission by January 15

Option to Renew

  • 3.0 cumulative UMKC GPA for up to 5 years of undergraduate study
  • Full time enrollment (12+ UMKC credits per semester)
  • Complete and earn 24 UMKC credits per year

Metro Kansas City High School Award

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshmen students who are graduates of one of the following high schools: Alta Vista Charter High School, Central Academy, East High School, F.L. Schlagle High School, Hogan Preparatory High School, J.C. Harmon High School, Lincoln College Prep Academy, Northeast High School, Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, Piper High School, Southeast Hight School, Southwest Early College Campus, Sumner Academy of Arts & Science, Success Academy, Turner High School, University Academy Charter School, Washington High School, Wyandotte High School.
  • Not available for medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, conservatory or law
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$1,000

How to Apply

Apply for admission by January 15

Option to Renew

  • 2.5 cumulative UMKC GPA for up to 5 years of undergraduate study
  • Full time enrollment (12+ UMKC credits per semester)
  • Complete and earn 24 UMKC credits per year

Chancellor’s Historically Underrepresented Minority Nonresident Award

Qualifications

  • Newly enrolled non-Missouri resident students who identify themselves on the UMKC admission application as African American, Hispanic or Native American
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

Nonresident tuition differential

How to Apply

Automatically awarded based on Admission Application for students that indicate African American, Hispanic, or Native American

Option to Renew

Undergraduate Students:

  • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative UMKC GPA
  • Complete and Earn 24 UMKC credit hours each year

Graduate Students:

  • Maintain a 3.0 cumulative UMKC GPA
  • Complete and Earn 18 UMKC credit hours each year

Omaha, NE / Lincoln, NE / Wichita, KS / Chicago, IL Metropolitan and Texas Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshman graduating from a high school in the Omaha or Lincoln, NE / Wichita, KS / Chicago, IL Metropolitan area or the state of Texas
  • Top 10% of graduating class or ACT composite score of 23 or better
  • Commitment to live on campus
  • Full time enrollment (12+ UMKC credits per semester)
  • Not available for medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, law or conservatory
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$1,000 plus nonresident tuition differential

How to Apply

Apply for admission by January 15 for following fall semester

Option to Renew

  • 3.0 undergraduate cumulative UMKC GPA
  • Full time enrollment (12+ UMKC credits per semester)
  • Complete and earn 24 UMKC credits per year
  • Continue to live on campus during the first two years of the scholarship

Bright Flight

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshmen students from Missouri
  • Composite score in top 3% of Missouri students taking ACT or SAT
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$2,500 Estimated Amount

How to Apply

Automatically awarded by the State of Missouri Missouri Department of Higher Ed

Option to Renew

Renewable with 2.5 cumulative GPA for up to 5 years of undergraduate study