Liz Barton, Director of Scholarships
As the Director of Scholarships for UMKC’s College of Arts and Sciences, Liz supports CAS stewardship efforts by facilitating student involvement with donors and administrators. She is an advocate for scholarships and works to educate both the UMKC and Kansas City communities on the importance of financially helping students achieve their academic goals. She is available to discuss any scholarship related questions you might have.
Liz is a proud UMKC graduate. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts as well as a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration. She has worked as a UMKC academic advisor in both the School of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences. When she is not cheering on her beloved Roos, she enjoys traveling abroad, competing in charity races, playing with her two young children and exploring Kansas City.
Nicole Casady, Scholarships Assistant
Niki supports all scholarship programs in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is available to answer any question you might have regarding scholarships whether you are a current or former UMKC student or a member of the community.
Niki is originally from Unionville, Missouri, but is proud to now call Kansas City home. She holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education and a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Northwest Missouri State University. She is currently working on her Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Media Arts at UMKC. In her spare time she enjoys rereading the Harry Potter series and working on multiple stories she hopes to publish one day.
CAS Scholarship Office
104 Scofield Hall
711 E 51st Street
Kansas City, MO 64110