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UCM Military-Affiliated Scholarships

 A complete list of scholarships can be found in the UCM Scholarship Finder.

Goodman Memorial Scholarship

The Goodman Memorial Scholarship is available through the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation for current or former military service members. This scholarship is made possible by way of a gift from Mrs. Alethea Goodman of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, and Ms. Tara Goodman of Tallahassee, Florida, in memory of their son and brother, J. Darin Goodman, 93.


HOAPF Dependent Educational Assistance (DEA) Scholarship

The Heart of America Patriot Foundation (HOAPF) is providing a scholarship through the UCM Alumni Foundation to establish the HOAPF Dependent Educational Assistance (DEA) Scholarship. HOAPF DEA scholars will receive renewable scholarships of no less than $1,000. These scholarships will help fulfill unmet needs of DEA- qualified spouses and children of veterans who sacrificed so much for our country.

Mike Carter Award

Mike Carter established an unparalleled 50 year record of outstanding service to the University of Central Missouri as a teacher, mentor and role-model. A longstanding and faithful supporter of the United States of America’s military services, he had a noteworthy record of service in the University’s and Warrensburg communitys efforts to support and assist Whiteman AFB and its personnel. Amongst many service groups, Mike served on the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, the Warrensburg-Whiteman Military Affairs Committee, The Whiteman Base Community Council and the Whiteman Base Command Council Board of Directors. He proved to be a faithful, invaluable resource and ally to his University, his community and to Whiteman AFB and its personnel. His tireless efforts enhanced the relationship between UCM, his community and Whiteman AFB immeasurably.
The Mike Carter Award is available through the UCM Alumni Foundation for current and former military students who are pursuing their degree at the University of Central Missouri. The ideal applicant will be involved in their local community, or campus community and show support of those initiatives which enhance the relationship between the University of Central Missouri and the United States military.


Military and Veterans Services Scholarship

The Military and Veterans Services Scholarship is funded by the Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation to honor the memory and military service of Spencer C. Duncan. Army Spc. Spencer C. Duncan of Olathe, KS was killed in action on 6 Aug., 2011 while serving with the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, U.S. Army Reserve, New Century, KS. The Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation was created to honor the brave men and women who have given and who continue to give of themselves to ensure freedom for the people of the United States. The Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Project is dedicated to supporting organizations, communities, and individuals who choose to make a difference in the lives of veterans. When the Spencer C. Duncan Foundation board president heard about military connected students exhausting benefits just short of graduation the Spencer C. Duncan Stand In The Gap Scholarship was created. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide tuition dollars to be applied toward degree completion.
The ideal student will be in good academic standing, have two semesters remaining and have exhausted all of their VA benefits. Student applicants must be the primary earner of any veteran’s benefit , transfer of benefit dependent students are not eligible.


UCM Navy V-12 Scholarship

The UCM Navy V-12 Scholarship is available through the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation for a student pursuing a military career or that has a parent or relative associated with the military. This scholarship is made possible by members of the UCM Navy V-12 Program. To apply, a student must: Be serving, previously served or be planning to serve in a branch of the military. If no applicants meet this military service criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to applicants who have a relative (“relative” is defined as immediate family, i.e. parents, siblings, grandparents) that has served or is currently serving in the military. To apply, a student must: possess high standards of character, demonstrated through two letters of reference.


Undergraduate Scholarships 

Graduate Scholarships

Transfer Scholarships


List Of Military Scholarships For Service Members, Spouses And Dependents

Please visit the individual websites for most up to date information on the various scholarships, complete eligibility requirements, and deadlines.

AAAA Scholarship Military Scholarship

American Legion - Legacy Scholarship

AMVETS Children/Grandchildren Scholarships

AMVETS Generation To Scholarship

AMVETS Spouse Scholarship

AMVETS Veteran Scholarships

Army Scholarship Foundation

BSBA Management students: North American Van Lines Military Scholarship 

Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship

Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

Coast Guard Exchange (CGX) Scholarship Program

Col. Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship

Colonel Aaron Burgstein Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Sydell Perlmutter Gold Memorial Scholarship

Earl Jennings Puckett Memorial Scholarship

Fisher House - Scholarships for Military Children

Folded Flag Foundation - College or Technical/Trade School Scholarship

Folded Flag Foundation - The General Montgomery (Monty) C. Meigs Scholarship

Folds of Honor Scholarships

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant

Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

John C. and Blanche Lee Lindsay Memorial Scholarship

Lt. Col. Romeo and Josephine Bass Ferretti Scholarship

Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation - Undergraduate & Associate Degree Scholarship

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation - Career & Technical Education Scholarship

Mike & Gail Donley Spouse Scholarships

Mrs. Patty Shinseki Spouse Scholarship Program

National Military Family Association - Military Spouse Scholarships

NAVPA Scholarship

No Greater Sacrifice

Pat Tillman Foundation

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

“Six Triple Eight” Legacy Scholarship

Subforce Scholarships

Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Scholarship

VAW / VRC Memorial and Merit Scholarship Fund

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

VFW Student Veteran Support Grant

Wings Over America - Maritime Patrol Association Scholarship

Wings Over America - Theodore Roosevelt Association Scholarship

Wings Over America - USS Abraham Lincoln Scholarship

Wings Over America - USS Carl Vinson Scholarship

Wings Over America - USS Gerald R. Ford Scholarship

Wings Over America - USS Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Wings Over America - USS Nimitz Scholarship

Wings Over America - USS Ronald Reagan Scholarship

Wings Over America - USS Theodore Roosevelt Scholarship





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