Henry W. Bloch Achievement Scholars


A competitive scholarship eligible to students in the Bloch Launchpad Program.

Bloch Launchpad is designed to help students meet their goals and get a head start into the workplace. The program helps students connect their learning in the classroom with professional development opportunities such as:

  • Bloch Internship Experience
  • Development workshops and career fairs
  • Student organizations and leadership activities
  • Mentorship programs and business seminars


  • Must have completed 40 transferable credit hours before attending UMKC
  • 3.75 transfer credit GPA or above
  • Strong personal statement
  • Cannot be combined with other Launchpad Scholarships

Max Amount

(Includes a $2000 Chancellor’s Transfer Award and a $4000 Launchpad Scholarship)

How to Apply

Complete the Lauchpad Application

Applications must be received by March 15th, 2019 to be guaranteed consideration for admission to the Bloch Launchpad for the fall 2019 term. Applications submitted after the priority deadline are subject to review at the admission committee’s discretion.

Option to Renew

Renewable each year with a 3.25 GPA, appropriate participation in Launchpad programming and progress toward completing your degree from the Bloch School of Management