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Graduate Program Scholarships
**To Apply for ANY UCM scholarship (not including industry-specific), please click here to fill out 1 application, then select for which scholarships you are applying.
UCM Foundation Scholarships & Financial Services
This is a list of current student scholarships available through the UCM Foundation within the School of Technology. The contributions to establish these scholarships have come from industry, businesses, alumni, faculty, and friends. We are pleased to provide these opportunities for financial assistance to our students. For further details about scholarships refer to General Regulations for Scholarships for Current UCM Students or contact Dede Beneke by phone at (660) 543-4765, email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for most UCM Foundation Scholarship applications is March 1st. Other scholarships may be available from other sources. Refer to your degree program web page for a link to industry scholarships.
Scholarships from the School of Graduate and Extended Studies include:
Graduate Student Achievement Award: This award waives $500 of the recipient's Fall and Spring fees. The award is based on high academic achievement and leadership qualities. Students who receive a full-time Graduate Assistantship are not eligible for a Graduate Student Achievement Award.
Graduate Non-Resident Scholarship: Covers the non-resident fees for graduate study at Central Missouri for all students enrolling no later than the fourth semester following graduation from an undergraduate program at Central; the student must have earned a minimum of 60 hours at Central Missouri with a 3.0 or higher UCM GPA; renewable for six semesters if student maintains a graduate GPA of 3.4 or higher. Deadline: Open.
Warren C. Lovinger Graduate Student Scholarship: This award has been given annually since 1980 in honor of Dr. Warren C. Lovinger, past president of Central Missouri. Applicants must have received an undergraduate degree from Central and have been admitted to a graduate program at UCM. Students must have at least 16 credit hours remaining on their graduate program to be eligible for this award.
President's Diversity Scholarship: The award includes a graduate assistantship with scholarship covering up to 10 graduate hours for each of the fall and spring semesters and a $7,500 stipend for the academic year.
The Reid Hemphill Outstanding Graduate Student Award: This cash award is given to the university's outstanding graduate student. The award was funded and established by Dr. Reid Hemphill, Central Missouri's first Graduate Dean. Nominations are made by faculty members to their deans. The deans of UCM's colleges then nominate one student from the college for the award. The recipient is selected by the Graduate Council.
Information for all scholarships are available in the Graduate Studies Office, Ward Edwards 1800, email email@example.com or call 660-543-4621.