College of
Arts and Sciences

Future Student Scholarships

A variety of scholarships are available to help new UMKC College of Arts and Sciences students pay for college thanks to gifts from UMKC alumni, the Kansas City community and other generous donors.

College of Arts and Sciences Department Scholarships

As a new student at the College of Arts and Sciences, you're automatically eligible for CAS scholarship awards as part of your application for admission. However, these scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Incoming Freshman Student Scholarships

Future Roo Scholarship

  • Eligibility - Incoming freshman with a primary major in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students must have a high school core GPA of 2.75 or above. 
  • Deadline - Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis beginning August 1
  • Academic year amount - $700

CAS Diversity Scholarship

  • Eligibility - Incoming freshman students from Missouri or Kansas; underrepresented minorities or LGBTQIA+.
  • Deadline - May 1
  • Academic year amount - $500

Albert Gerecht Scholarship

  • Eligibility - First-time college students only with high school GPA of 3.5 or higher who have been admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Deadline - December 1

Transfer Student Scholarships

Future Roo Scholarship

  • Eligibility - Incoming transfer students with a primary major in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students must have a transfer GPA of 2.75 or above and 40 transferable credit hours.
  • Deadline - Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis beginning August 1
  • Academic year amount - $700

CAS Diversity Scholarship

  • Eligibility - Incoming transfer students who are residents of Missouri or Kansas; underrepresented minorities or LGBTQIA+.
  • Deadline - May 1
  • Academic year amount - $500