Curators’ Scholar Award

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshmen students graduating from a high school who are residents of Missouri
  • ACT composite score of 28 or above
  • High School Core GPA of 3.75 or above
  • Not available for medicine, pharmacy or law
  • Cannot be combined with Chancellor’s Award, Provost’s Award or Metro KC High School Award
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$5,000 (NEW! Starting with Fall 2019 Incoming Class)

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

Academic Excellence Award

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshmen students graduating from a high school who are residents of Kansas
  • ACT composite score of 28 or above
  • High School Core GPA of 3.75 or above
  • Not available for medicine, pharmacy or law
  • Cannot be combined with Curators’ Scholar Award, Chancellor’s Award, Provost’s Award or Metro KC High School Award
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$5,000 (NEW! Starting with Fall 2019 Incoming Class)

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

Chancellor’s Award

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshmen students graduating from a high school who are residents of Missouri or Kansas
  • ACT composite score of 25 or above
  • High School Core GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Cannot be combined with Curators’ Scholar Award, Provost’s Award, or Metro KC High School Award
  • Not available for medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or law
  • Home-school and GED students may also qualify if a first-time college student
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$3,500 (NEW! Starting with Fall 2019 Incoming Class)

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

Provost’s Award

Qualifications

  • Incoming freshmen students graduating from a high school who are residents of Missouri or Kansas
  • ACT composite score of 22 or above
  • High School Core GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Cannot be combined with Curators’ Scholar Award, Chancellor’s Award, or Metro KC High School Award
  • Not available for medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or law
  • Home-school and GED students may also qualify if a first-time college student
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$2,000 (NEW! Starting with Fall 2019 Incoming Class)

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, pharmacy, or law
  • Cannot be combined with Curators’ Scholar Award, Chancellor’s Award, Provost’s Award or Academic Excellence Award
  • 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

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