It’s never too early to explore any scholarship opportunities that exist for students attending UMKC’s School of Nursing and Health Studies (SoNHS). Start early and read guidelines carefully. Make an initial visit to the UMKC Financial Aid and Scholarships site ( ) and use the links below to explore specialized SoNHS scholarships.


UMKC Scholarships

UMKC Financial Aid and Scholarships
UMKC Competitive Currently-Enrolled Student Scholarships

The following list of scholarship opportunities are not within the responsibilities of UMKC or the School of Nursing and Health Studies. The information provided is not all inclusive and are suggestions for students to explore.

Local Scholarships

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Kansas City Chapter Scholarship
The Research Foundation MSN Nursing Scholarship
Dr. Risdon Memorial Development Award
Soroptimist’s Live Your Dream Awards
Philippine Nurses Association of Greater Kansas City Scholarship (PDF)
Heartland foundation


State Scholarships

Missouri League for Nursing Scholarship
M.D. “Jack” Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Fund


National Scholarships
MAYO clinical Summer III Externship
F.A. Davis Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship
AAUW Dissertation Fellowship/Research Fellowship
The American Nurse Practitioner Foundation Program Scholarship