2015-2016 Dean's Scholarship Information

The UMKC High School/College Partnerships' (HSCP) program and the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) Dean's Scholarship provides up to $5,000 annually (this amount is subject to change). Freshman who have applied to UMKC by February 2nd are automatically considered for this scholarship. Renewal requirements will be mailed to HSCP scholarship recipients. These awards are specifically intended for students who are graduating from high school and have successfully completed at least one UMKC course at their high school administrated through the HSCP. The Dean's Scholarship is only available to full-time students seeking degrees at UMKC in the College of Arts and Sciences or exploratory students in the University College.

General Information & Procedures

  • Will be a current UMKC student in the College of Arts & Sciences or the University College.  
    • This scholarship is only available to students pursuing degrees in the College of Arts and Sciences or declared exploratory students in the University College. Therefore, to be eligible, you must indicate a major offered in the College of Arts and Sciences or be a declared exploratory student in the University College.   
  • The College of Arts and Sciences or the University College must be your primary academic unit to receive continuous academic support, renewable for up to four years.
  • Full-time enrollment (12 hours or more for undergraduate); in the Fall semester 2015 and the Spring semester 2016
  • High school GPA of at least 2.75 or a score of 21 or higher on the ACT and be admitted to UMKC as a degree seeking student in good standing
  • Complete and submit a UMKC Admissions Application, including transcript and ACT scores. You must apply for admission and be accepted to UMKC to be considered for this scholarship.

If you plan to join UMKC Debate Program, you must also submit a separate application for the UMKC Debate Team. For additional information about Debate at UMKC please contact HSCP Communication Studies Coordinator and Director of UMKC's Debate Program, Matt Vega if you have additional questions.

Selection Process

Selected recipients will be notified in March 2015. Those who do not receive a scholarship will not be notified.

Questions regarding the application can be directed to:
Phone: 816.235.2414
Email: UMKC A&S Scholarships@umkc.edu 


Important Dates

February 2

UMKC application deadline

March 1

FAFSA Application; priority deadline