Apply for Peer Mentor Position

Deadline Extended: Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Monday, February 10, 2020.

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is seeking actively involved and committed students to apply to serve as mentors in First Gen Roo, a program for first generation college students. The CAS First Gen Roo Mentor is a scholarship position valued at $1250 for the Fall 2020 semester.

Each mentor will develop ongoing relationships with freshmen, first generation students during their first semester at UMKC during Fall 2020. Mentors will work closely with the First Gen Roo staff to enhance their mentoring skills, assist with program design and implementation.

If you desire to help build a supportive, energetic, and inclusive community that strives to enrich our first generation students’ experiences at UMKC, we encourage you to apply.

Send questions/inquiries to Mia Flynn or Alicen Lundberg at