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International Student Scholarships

All international applicants are considered for financial aid awards. However, international applicants who submit their admissions applications before the April 1 deadline for fall entry or the October 1 deadline for spring entry are given priority for scholarship consideration. Scholarship applications (if required) must be received one month prior to the start of the semester you intend to enroll, or UCM Foundation Scholarships are typically due March 1 for the following academic year.





Undergraduate First Year International Award

All new full-time and degree-seeking undergraduate students granted regular or conditional admission. Scholarship application not required.

1 semester non-renewable


Second Generation Grant Must be the grandchild, child or legal stepchild of a UCM alumnus. This is available only to entering freshmen eligible for regular admission. It is renewable upon condition of full-time enrollment. Student must have and maintain a minimum grade-point-average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. An eligible applicant must include a written request for Second Generation Grant consideration with admission materials. Be sure to include the name of the UCM alumn parent or grandparent, the degree earned and the approximate year of the alumn's graduation. Scholarship application not required. Renewable up to 8 semesters Non-resident portion of tuition.

Graduate Assistantship

A graduate assistantship may be awarded to entering or current UCM students.  The majority, however, are awarded to current graduate students.  Graduate assistantship selections are determined by each individual department.  A minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.70 (4 point scale) and 3.00 graduate GPA (if applicable) is required.  Applicants must be accepted into a specific academic program.

Download the application form.


Full graduate tuition plus a stipend of $3,750 per semester.

Graduate Non-Resident Scholarship

University of Central Missouri graduates holding a UCM bachelor's degree.  Scholarship applications are available in our Graduate School Office.  Applicants need to have secured graduate admission into a specific academic program and present a UCM transcript showing a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and have completed a minimum of 60 undergraduate semester hours at UCM.  The Graduate Non-Resident Scholarship may be received for a maximum of six semesters as long as a minimum UCM graduate GPA of 3.4 is maintained.

For an application, please email


Non-resident portion of graduate tuition

Academic Departmental Scholarships

Current UCM undergraduate students. Specific eligibility criteria and value of awards are determined by specific academic department awarding scholarship. Please visit this listing of available departmental scholarships and application details.




Please visit this page for UCM Foundation scholarships.