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Department of Career and Technology Education

Grinstead 120
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4452
Dr. Odin Jurkowski, Chair


Graduate Scholarship List

For more information, or to obtain application forms, contact:The Graduate School, 1800 Ward Edwards Building, 660-543-4621 
Forms are available online at

Graduate School Scholarships

Graduate School Achievement Award (Deadline: March 1)
All graduate majors.  Award is $300 summer, $500 each Fall/Spring. Eligibility Criteria:

  • Undergraduate degree awarded before scholarship funded.
  • Admitted to The Graduate School.
  • 3.5 undergraduate GPA and 3.5 GPA on any graduate work completed; or if undergrad GPA below 3.5, student must have completed 9 hours graduate work with 3.66 GPA.
  • Summer recipients must be enrolled in minimum 6 grad hours; Fall/Spring minimum 9 grad hours.
  • Full-time graduate assistants are ineligible for the award; part-time GA's are eligible for the award.


Lovinger Graduate Scholarship (Deadline: March 1)
Undergraduate degree from UCM, all graduate majors. Estimated award $1,000.
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Received undergraduate degree from UCM, with minimum 60 hours completed at UCM.
  • 3.75 minimum graduate GPA


Non-Resident Graduate Scholarship (Deadline:Continuous)
Undergraduate degree from UCM, all graduate majors. Eligibility Criteria:

  • Received undergraduate degree from UCM, with minimum 60 hours completed at UCM.
  • 3.0 minimum GPA.


President's Diversity Scholarship  (Deadline: March 1)
All graduate majors.  Award includes a graduate assistantship. Eligibility Criteria:

  • Award of a Graduate Assistantship which includes a stipend of $7,500 plus a scholarship covering up to 10 graduate credit hours per semester.
  • 2.50 minimum undergrad GPA or 3.0 graduate GPA in at least 9 hours.


Reid Hemphill Outstanding Graduate Student   (Deadline: March 1)
Nominated by graduate advisor.  Estimated award $1,000. Eligibility Criteria:

  • Graduate student in good standing at UCM and in their final year of studies. 
  • 3.75 minimum graduate GPA.

Foundation Scholarships

David Cogswell Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: April 1/Nov. 1)
Disabled graduate students. Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student with a disability.
  • 2.0 minimum GPA.


Edwards Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: March 1)
All graduate majors.

Kempfer Scholarship (Deadline: March 1)
International graduate students with Teacher Education major. Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be an international student and citizen of a Central American country (secondary preference is an international student who is a citizen of a Latin American country).
    • 3.1 minimum GPA in major.


Ranson Scholarship in Reading (Deadline: March 1)
Undergraduate degree from UCM.

William G. and Margaret Douglas Talley Scholarship (Deadline: March 1)
High School graduates of Johnson or Henry County, MO. Eligibility Criteria:

  • Graduate of a high school in Johnson or Henry Counties in Missouri.


Wake Island Defenders Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: March 1)
Descendent of Wake Island Defenders, UCM ROTC,  or History graduate majors
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Preference to descendents of Wake Island Defenders,
    UCM ROTC, or History major.

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