Scholarships are education funds that don’t have to be repaid. You may qualify for scholarships based on merit, need and special characteristics.

UMKC Scholarships

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For low- and modest-income students and adults from the KC area

Awards from private sources such as banks, institutions and organizations

For residents of Missouri

Not a Missouri Resident?

In-state and discounted tuition

If you're from Kansas or the Midwest you may be eligible for a lower non-resident tuition rate.

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Nonresident scholarships

Students who are not Missouri, Kansas or Midwestern residents may receive scholarships and awards that reduce tuition and fees to resident amounts. Some scholarships are awarded automatically, and some may require a separate application.

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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

UMKC gives out many scholarships based on financial needFile your FAFSA by the February 1 priority deadline.

UMKC FAFSA Code: 002518

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