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Scholarships for Students Transferring to UCM Spring 2014, Summer 2014 or Fall 2014

When you are admitted to UCM as a transfer student, your file will be reviewed to determine if you are eligible for any of the seven types of assistance listed below.

 

Community College Transfer Student Scholarship (3.5 GPA)

COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (3.5 GPA)

(Students transferring from Linn State Technical College are also considered.)

( 3.50 – 4.00 cumulative transfer gpa)

Value: $1000 per semester

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

  • Regularly-admitted to UCM by:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Incoming undergraduate community college transfer student who has never before attended UCM [Credit received from UCM as a non-degree seeking student (visiting high school, visiting college, dual admission, dual credit) will not disqualify one from consideration.]
  • Transfer from an accredited community college or Linn State Technical College and begin attending UCM as a full-time student the Spring 2014, Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semester to pursue his/her first baccalaureate degree
  • At least 24 earned community college semester credit hours (post high school graduation; not dual credit) for all classes completed prior to:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Cumulative transfer grade point average of 3.50 or higher for all classes completed prior to:
    > November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    > May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters

To Apply: Submit the UCM Application for Admission, the application for admission fee, and an official transcript from each college/university attended. Submit all of these items to the UCM Office of Admissions (1401 Ward Edwards Building, Warrensburg, MO 64093) by November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester or May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters. 

Please note: If transferring to UCM Spring 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to November 1, 2013. If transferring to UCM Summer 2014 or Fall 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to May 1, 2014.

No other application is necessary for the Community College Transfer Student Scholarship.  Completing the application for admission process early is strongly encouraged. Recipients of this scholarship will be notified by mail at their home address.

Renewability: The Community College Transfer Student Scholarship may be received for a maximum of six (6) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time undergraduate student at UCM,
  • Successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours per semester at UCM,
  • Remains in good academic standing (not be placed on academic probation), and
  • Maintains a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25


Community College Transfer Student Scholarship

COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

(Students transferring from Linn State Technical College are also considered.)

(3.25 –3.49 cumulative transfer gpa)

Value: $500 per semester

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

  • Regularly-admitted to UCM by:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Incoming undergraduate community college transfer student who has never before attended UCM [Credit received from UCM as a non-degree seeking student (visiting high school, visiting college, dual admission, dual credit) will not disqualify one from consideration.]
  • Transfer from an accredited community college or Linn State Technical College and begin attending UCM as a full-time student the Spring 2014, Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semester to pursue his/her first baccalaureate degree
  • At least 24 earned community college semester credit hours (post high school graduation; not dual credit) for all classes completed prior to:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Cumulative transfer grade point average of 3.25 - 3.49 for all classes completed prior to:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters

To Apply: Submit the UCM Application for Admission, the application for admission fee, and an official transcript from each college/university attended. Submit all of these items to the UCM Office of Admissions (1401 Ward Edwards Building, Warrensburg, MO 64093) by November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester or May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters. 

Please note: If transferring to UCM Spring 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to November 1, 2013. If transferring to UCM Summer 2014 or Fall 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to May 1, 2014.

No other application is necessary for the Community College Transfer Student Scholarship.  Completing the application for admission process early is strongly encouraged. Recipients of this scholarship will be notified by mail at their home address.

Renewability: The Community College Transfer Student Scholarship may be received for a maximum of six (6) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time undergraduate student at UCM,
  • Successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours per semester at UCM,
  • Remains in good academic standing (not be placed on academic probation), and
  • Maintains a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

PHI THETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP

Value: $500 per semester

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

  • Be a recipient of the $1000 per semester Community College Transfer Student Scholarship
  • Be a vital, involved member of Phi Theta Kappa who made tremendous contributions to the success of the chapter (Phi Theta Kappa Advisor will be contacted regarding your level of involvement, PTK leadership positions held, contribution to PTK committee work/projects, etc.)

To Apply: Submit the UCM Application for Admission, (indicating you are a Phi Theta Kappa member) the application for admission fee, and an official transcript from each college/university attended. Submit all of these items to the UCM Office of Admissions (1401 Ward Edwards Building, Warrensburg, MO 64093) by November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester or May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters. 

Please note: If transferring to UCM Spring 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to November 1, 2013. If transferring to UCM Summer 2014 or Fall 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to May 1, 2014.

No other application is necessary for the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.  Completing the application for admission process early is strongly encouraged. Recipients of this scholarship will be notified by mail at their home address.

Renewability: The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship may be received for a maximum of six (6) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time UCM undergraduate student,
  • Successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours per semester at UCM,
  • Remains in good academic standing (not be placed on academic probation), and
  • Maintains a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25


Transfer Student Scholarship

TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

(for students transferring from a 4-year college/university)

Value: $500 per semester

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

  • Regularly-admitted to UCM by:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Incoming undergraduate 4-year college/university transfer student who has never before attended UCM [Credit received from UCM as a non-degree seeking student (visiting high school, visiting college, dual admission, dual credit) will not disqualify one from consideration.]
  • Transfer from an accredited 4-year college/university and begin attending UCM as a full-time student the Spring 2014, Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semester to pursue his/her first baccalaureate degree
  • At least 24 earned semester credit hours (post high school graduation; not dual credit) for all classes completed prior to:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Cumulative transfer grade point average of 3.50 or higher for all classes completed prior to:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters

To Apply: Submit the UCM Application for Admission, the application for admission fee, and an official transcript from each college/university attended. Submit all of these items to the UCM Office of Admissions (1401 Ward Edwards Building, Warrensburg, MO 64093) by November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester or May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters. 

Please note: If transferring to UCM Spring 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to November 1, 2013. If transferring to UCM Summer 2014 or Fall 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to May 1, 2014.

No other application is necessary for the Transfer Student Scholarship.  Completing the application for admission process early is strongly encouraged. Recipients of this scholarship will be notified by mail at their home address.

Renewability: The Transfer Student Scholarship may be received for a maximum of six (6) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time undergraduate student at UCM,
  • Successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours per semester at UCM,
  • Remains in good academic standing (not be placed on academic probation), and
  • Maintains a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25

Midwest Student Exchange Program

MIDWEST STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Value: At University of Central Missouri, non-Missouri residents are charged the in-state tuition rate plus a non-resident fee. The Midwest Student Exchange Program will provide 50% of the non-resident portion of the fees of qualifying students. Students are responsible for the remaining 50% of the non-resident portion of the fees plus the in-state tuition rate.

Eligibility Criteria for Transfer Students: To be considered, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Regularly-admitted to UCM by:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Incoming undergraduate 2-year or 4-year college/university transfer student who has never before attended UCM [Credit received from UCM as a non-degree seeking student (visiting high school, visiting college, dual admission, dual credit) will not disqualify one from consideration.]
  • Transfer from an accredited 2-year or 4-year, public or private college/university and begin attending UCM as a full-time student the Spring 2014, Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semester to pursue his/her first baccalaureate degree
  • At least 24 earned semester credit hours (post high school graduation; not dual credit) for all classes completed prior to:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Cumulative transfer grade point average of 3.50 or higher for all classes completed prior to:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters

  • Legal resident of one of the following participating states: Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wisconsin

Recipients of the Kansas Grant, Second Generation Grant for Transfers, Non-Resident Fee Credit, 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 may not also benefit from the Midwest Student Exchange Program.

To Apply: Submit the UCM Application for Admission, (indicating your county and state of legal residence) the application for admission fee, and an official transcript from each college/university attended. Submit all of these items to the UCM Office of Admissions (1401 Ward Edwards Building, Warrensburg, MO 64093) by November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester or May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters. 

Please note: If transferring to UCM Spring 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to November 1, 2013. If transferring to UCM Summer 2014 or Fall 2014, transcripts must include all grades earned prior to May 1, 2014.

No other application is necessary for the Midwest Student Exchange Program.  Completing the application for admission process early is strongly encouraged. Recipients ot this scholarship will be notified by mail at their home address. Non-resident fees and a credit equal to 50% of the non-resident fees will both appear on the UCM accounts of Midwest Student Exchange Program participants.

Renewability for Transfer Students: Transfer students may benefit from the Midwest Student Exchange Program for a maximum of six (6) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time UCM undergraduate student,
  • Successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours per semester at UCM,
  • Remains in good academic standing (not be placed on academic probation),
  • Maintains a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25, and
  • Maintains legal residency in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wisconsin

Second-Generation Grant for Transfers

SECOND GENERATION GRANT FOR TRANSFERS

Value: Covers up to $1000 per semester of non-resident fees

Eligibility Criteria for Transfer Students: To be considered, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Regularly-admitted to UCM by:
    >November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester, or
    >May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters
  • Incoming undergraduate 2-year or 4-year college/university transfer student who has never before attended UCM [Credit received from UCM as a non-degree seeking student (visiting high school, visiting college, dual admission, dual credit) will not disqualify one from consideration.]
  • Transfer from an accredited 2-year or 4-year, public or private college/university and begin attending UCM as a full-time student the Spring 2014, Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semester to pursue his/her first baccalaureate degree
  • 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

Recipients of the Second Generation Grant for Transfers may not also benefit from the Kansas 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, (indicating you are the child/grandchild of a UCM alumni) the application for admission fee, and an official transcript from each college/university attended. Submit all of these items to the UCM Office of Admissions (1401 Ward Edwards Building, Warrensburg, MO 64093) by November 1, 2013 if transferring to UCM the Spring 2014 semester or May 1, 2014 if transferring to UCM the Summer 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters. 

No other application is necessary for the Second Generation Grant for Transfers. Completing the application for admission process early is strongly encouraged. Recipients ot this scholarship will be notified by mail at their home address. Full non-resident fee charges will appear on the UCM accounts of Second Generation Grant for Transfers recipients. The Second Generation Grant for Transfers will cover up to $1000 per semester of the non-resident fee charges.

Renewability for Transfer Students: The Second Generation Grant for Transfers may be received for a maximum of six (6) semesters of undergraduate study provided the recipient:

  • Maintains status as a full-time UCM undergraduate student,
  • Successfully completes at least 12 undergraduate credit hours per semester at UCM,
  • Remains in good academic standing (not be placed on academic probation),
  • Maintains a minimum cumulative UCM grade-point average of 3.25, and
  • Maintains legal residence status as a non-Missouri resident

 

KANSAS GRANT

Value: 100 % of non-resident fees

Eligibility: Regularly-admitted undergraduate transfer students for Spring 2014 or Summer 2014 whose permanent legal residence is located in one of the following Kansas counties: Atchison, Bourbon, Cherokee, Crawford, Doniphan, Douglas, Geary, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami, Pottawatomie, Riley, Shawnee or Wyandotte.

The Kansas Grant is not initially available to transfer students admitted on academic probation.  These transfer students may receive the Kansas Grant in the future provided they have earned a minimum of 24 hours at UCM during the previous 12 months and their UCM cumulative grade-point average is at least 2.0.

The Kansas Grant can not be combined with the Second Generation Grant for Transfers, 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 (indicating your county and state of legal residence), the application for admission fee, and an official transcript from each college/university attended. No other application is necessary for the Kansas Grant. Non-resident fees and a credit equal to the non-resident fees will both appear on the UCM accounts of Kansas Grant recipients.

Renewability: Automatically renewed for students who maintain legal residence in one of the following Kansas counties: Atchison, Bourbon, Cherokee, Crawford, Doniphan, Douglas, Geary, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami, Pottawatomie, Riley, Shawnee or Wyandotte and are not recipients of other programs that cover all or partial non-resident fees.

CHOOSE RED GRANT for Students from Contiguous States (Effective Fall 2014)

Value: 100 % of non-resident fees

Eligibility: Regularly-admitted undergraduate students for Fall 2014 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: Submit the UCM Application for Admission (indicating state of legal residence), the application for admission fee, and an official transcript from each college/university attended. 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.


15-TO-FINISH SCHOLARSHIP

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



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.

 

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.