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UCM Scholarships for Freshmen Fall 2014

RED & BLACK SCHOLARSHIP

Value: Based on cumulative high school GPA (6th or 7th semester), and ACT composite score achieved on or before the February 2014 national ACT test (or SAT score earned on or before the January 2014 national SAT test). The UCM Scholarship Eligibility Calculator may be used to estimate the value.

Eligibility: To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Incoming freshman student
  • Admitted to UCM by the December 1, 2013 priority consideration deadline as a regularly-admitted freshman. Red & Black Scholarships are limited in number.  If scholarship funds are still available to award after December 1, 2013, qualifying students will be awarded on a first-come basis (based on date admitted to UCM) until the scholarship funds are depleted. For Fall 2014 qualifying students will be awarded through May 1, 2014.

To Apply: Submit the UCM Application for Admission, high school transcript, ACT composite score, and application for admission fee. No other application is necessary for the Red & Black Scholarship. Completing the application for admission process prior to December 1, 2013 is strongly encouraged. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail at their home address.

Renewability: The Red & Black Scholarship may be received for a maximum of eight (8) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time UCM undergraduate student,
  • Successfully completes a total of 24 or more UCM undergraduate credit hours during the first two semesters of full-time attendance at UCM, and successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours at UCM each semester thereafter; and
  • Achieves a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25 upon completion of the second semester as a full-time student at UCM (and each semester thereafter).

NON-RESIDENT SCHOLAR AWARD

Value: Covers 25%, 50% or 100% of non-resident fees. Percentage is based on cumulative high school GPA (6th or 7th semester), and ACT composite score achieved on or before the February 2014 national ACT test (or SAT score earned on or before the January 2014 national SAT test). The UCM Scholarship Eligibility Calculator may be used to estimate the value.

Eligibility: To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Incoming freshman student

  • Non-resident of Missouri
  • Admitted to UCM by the December 1, 2013 priority consideration deadline as a regularly-admitted freshman. Non-Resident Scholar Awards are limited in number.  If scholarship funds are still available to award after December 1, 2013, qualifying students will be awarded on a first-come basis (based on date admitted to UCM) until the scholarship funds are depleted. For Fall 2014 qualifying students will be awarded through May 1, 2014.

Recipients of the Non-Resident Scholar Award may not also receive the Choose Red Grant, Second Generation Grant, Non-Resident Fee Credit, Midwest Student Exchange Program, non-resident fee portion of the UCM Educational Development Program or other programs that cover all or partial non-resident fees.

To Apply: Submit the UCM Application for Admission, high school transcript, ACT composite score, and application for admission fee. No other application is necessary for the Non-Resident Scholar Award. Completing the application for admission process prior to December 1, 2013 is strongly encouraged. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail at their home address. Full non-resident fee charges and a credit equal to 25%, 50% or 100% of the non-resident fees will both appear on the UCM accounts of Non-Resident Scholar Award recipients.

Renewability: The Non-Resident Scholar Award may be received for a maximum of eight (8) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time UCM undergraduate student,

  • Maintains legal residence status as a non-Missouri resident,
  • Successfully completes a total of 24 or more UCM undergraduate credit hours during the first two semesters of full-time attendance at UCM, and successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours at UCM each semester thereafter; and
  • Achieves a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25 upon completion of the second semester as a full-time student at UCM (and each semester thereafter).

CHOOSE RED GRANT for Students from Contiguous States

Value: 100 % of non-resident fees

Eligibility: Regularly-admitted undergraduate students whose permanent legal residence is located in one of the following states: Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee.

Recipients of the Choose Red Grant may not also receive the Second Generation Grant, Non-Resident Fee Credit, Midwest Student Exchange Program, Non-Resident Scholar Award, non-resident fee portion of the UCM Educational Development Program, or other programs that cover all or partial non-resident fees.

To Apply: Incoming freshmen should submit the UCM Application for Admission (indicating state of legal residence), high school transcript, ACT composite score, and application for admission fee. No other application is necessary for the Choose Red Grant. Non-resident fees and a credit equal to the non-resident fees will both appear on the UCM accounts of Choose Red Grant recipients.

Renewability: Automatically renewed for students who maintain legal residence in one of the following states and are not recipients of other programs that cover all or partial non-resident fees: Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee.

SECOND GENERATION GRANT

Value: 100% of non-resident fees

Eligibility: To be eligible, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Incoming freshman student
  • Non-resident of Missouri
  • Child/grandchild or step-child/step-grandchild of an individual who earned a degree (bachelors, masters, education specialist, or cooperative doctorate) from University of Central Missouri
  • Admitted to UCM by the December 1, 2013 priority consideration deadline as a regularly-admitted freshman. Second Generation Grants are limited in number.  If scholarship funds are still available to award after December 1, 2013, qualifying students will be awarded on a first-come basis (based on date admitted to UCM) until the scholarship funds are depleted. For Fall 2014 qualifying students will be awarded through May 1, 2014.

     

Recipients of the Second Generation Grant may not also receive the Choose Red Grant, Non-Resident Fee Credit, Midwest Student Exchange Program, Non-Resident Scholar Award, non-resident fee portion of the UCM Educational Development Program, or other programs that cover all or partial non-resident fees.

To Apply: Submit the UCM Application for Admission, high school transcript, ACT composite score, and application for admission fee. No other application is necessary for the Second Generation Grant. Completing the application for admission process prior to December 1, 2013 is strongly encouraged. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail at their home address. Non-resident fees and a credit equal to the non-resident fees will both appear on the UCM accounts of Second Generation Grant recipients.

Renewability: The Second Generation Grant may be received for a maximum of eight (8) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time UCM undergraduate student,

  • Maintains legal residence status as a non-Missouri resident,
  • Successfully completes a total of 24 or more UCM undergraduate credit hours during the first two semesters of full-time attendance at UCM, and successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours at UCM each semester thereafter; and
  • Achieves a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25 upon completion of the second semester as a full-time student at UCM (and each semester thereafter).

ALUMNI LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP
(scholarship application required)

Value: amount varies

Eligibility: To be considered, a student must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior or have earned a GED
  • Be the child or grandchild of a UCM alumnus who has earned a two-year, four-year, masters, education specialist or cooperative doctorate degree at UCM
  • Have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities in high school and community activities
  • Possess high standards of character as evidenced by letters of recommendation

The Alumni Legacy Scholarship may be received in addition to other University of Central Missouri funded scholarships.

To Apply: Details regarding the scholarship and the online scholarship application are available at www.ucmo.edu/foundation/scholarships. Alumni Legacy Scholarships are competitive and are limited in number. Apply by March 1, 2014.

Not Renewable: The value will be divided evenly between the Fall and Spring semesters of the recipient’s freshman year.

MISSOURI BOYS STATE/GIRLS STATE SCHOLARSHIP
(scholarship application required)

Value: $1500 one-time scholarship (10 scholarships available for Missouri Boys State participants and 10 scholarships available for Missouri Girls State participants)

Eligibility: To be considered, a student must:

  • Be an incoming freshman

  • Be admitted to UCM as a regularly-admitted freshman (not conditionally-admitted)
  • Successfully complete the June 2013 Missouri American Legion Boys State or Girls State Program. Missouri Boys State or Missouri Girls State personnel will be contacted for verification of successful completion.

The Missouri Boys State/Girls State Scholarship may be received in addition to other University of Central Missouri funded scholarships.

To Apply: Submit the online scholarship application by April 1, 2014. Missouri Boys State/Girls State Scholarships are competitive and are limited to ten for Missouri Boys State participants and ten for Missouri Girls State participants. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail at their home address.

Not Renewable: The $1500 value will be divided evenly between the Fall and Spring semesters of the recipient’s freshman year.


UCM FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
(scholarship application required)


Details of scholarships established by generous friends of the university and the online scholarship application are available by clicking here. Most are due March 1, 2014.

15-TO-FINISH SCHOLARSHIP

Click here for details on the 15-to-Finish Scholarship.

 

UCM ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Contact the Academic Department where you plan to pursue a major to learn of scholarships specific to your field of study. 

 

UCM CHEERLEADER, MULEKICKER or MASCOT SERVICE AWARDS

Click here for details about participation on a UCM Spirit Squad.

 

UCM STUDENT-ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIPS

UCM is a NCAA Division II institution and does provide some athletic financial assistance to prospective student-athletes. Please check the Athletic Department website for contact information for coaching staff of the sport(s) you may be interested in at the collegiate level.

 

Please note: UCM scholarships may be reduced or canceled in the event the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors determines a financial exigency exists or state appropriations are substantially reduced to such an extent that funding is not available - or - if the recipient fraudulently misrepresents any information or engages in serious misconduct warranting substantial disciplinary penalty.