Chancellor’s Nonresident Award

Qualifications

  • Newly enrolled nonresident undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking students
  • Not available for conservatory, dentistry, law, medicine, or pharmacy students
  • Full time enrollment
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

Nonresident tuition differential

How to Apply

Requires academic department approval

Option to Renew

Undergraduate Students:

  • Maintain a 3.0 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

Herbert and Maxine Christensen Scholarship

Qualifications

  •  Currently enrolled, full time, degree-seeking student
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

Varies

How to Apply

Currently-Enrolled Competitive Application

Gold Star Mothers Memorial Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled, full time students
  • Veterans or their descendants
  • Preference to junior, senior or graduate students
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

Varies

How to Apply

Currently-Enrolled Competitive Application

Islamic Education Services Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Enrolled full time at UMKC
  • Must demonstrate potential for success in their program of study
  • Preference to students demonstrating financial need
  • Preference to students who have engaged in extensive study of Islam
  • Preference to students who are able to demonstrate involvement in community service
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$500 – $1,500

How to Apply

Islamic Education Services Scholarship Application

James and Charlotte Lipscomb Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Full time, currently enrolled UMKC student
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

Varies

How to Apply

Currently-Enrolled Competitive Application

Mohiuddin Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Enrolled full time at UMKC
  • Must demonstrate potential for success in their program of study
  • Preference to students demonstrating financial need
  • Preference to students who have engaged in extensive study of Islam
  • Preference to students who are able to demonstrate involvement in community service
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$500 – $1,500

How to Apply

Mohiuddin Scholarship

Muslim Students’ Association Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Enrolled full time at UMKC
  • Must demonstrate potential for success in their program of study
  • Preference to students demonstrating financial need
  • Preference to students who have engaged in extensive study of Islam
  • Preference to students who are able to demonstrate involvement in community service
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

$500 – $1,500

How to Apply

Muslim Students’ Association Scholarship Application

LaVerne Noyes Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled, full time student
  • Direct blood descendants of World War I veterans
  • Bloodline documentation required
  • Completion of the FAFSA by February 1, demonstrating financial need
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

Varies

How to Apply

Currently-Enrolled Competitive Application

Stein-Oppenheimer Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate student beyond the usual college age who have family responsibilities
  • Full time enrollment (12+ UMKC credits per semester)
  • 3.0 cumulative UMKC GPA
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

Varies

How to Apply

Currently-Enrolled Competitive Application

Tillman Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Veteran and active-duty military service members
  • Honorably discharged of pre- and/or post-9/11 service (from all branches of the U.S. Military, including National Guard and Reserve)
  • Current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members, including surviving spouses
  • All applicants must plan to be enrolled full-time in a degree program (bachelor’s degree, graduate or post-graduate)

Max Amount

Varies

How to Apply

Pat Tillman Foundation Application

UMKC Friends of the Library Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Current UMKC student
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Selection is based on written response to the statement found in the application

Max Amount

$1,000

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following to fol@umkc.edu:

  • Your name, student ID, e-mail address, and phone number
  • Please indicate your degree being sought, department, and expected graduation date
  • 500-1000 word original point-of-view writing piece addressing the question:
  • With the rapid proliferation of so many alternative information sources, what role must the University Libraries play in higher, continuing, and community education?

UMKC Hispanic Matching Scholarship

Qualifications

  • Any student who receives the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Scholarship
  • Apply directly to the Hispanic Development Fund
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Max Amount

Varies: UMKC matches the amount from Greater Kansas City Hispanic Scholarship with UMKC grant or scholarship funds (not to exceed educational fees)

How to Apply

Apply online