Chancellor’s Scholar Award


  • 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


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