Apply Now: $1,000 Scholarship from UMKC Friends of the Library

This $1,000 Scholarship is available to any UMKC student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree seeking program.

The scholarship winner will be selected based on their written response to the following question:

With the rapid proliferation of so many alternative information sources, what role must the University Libraries play in higher, continuing, and community education?

To apply, please submit the following to fol@umkc.edu:

  • Your name, student ID, e-mail address, and phone number
  • Please indicate your degree being sought, department, and expected graduation date
  • 500-1000 word original point-of-view writing piece addressing the above question


Deadline for entry is Friday, March 24th, 2017*


For more information call 816-235-5828 or email fol@umkc.edu

*The winner will be announced in April. Payout will be applied toward Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 tuition and fees. Applicants are advised that all materials become the property of UMKC Friends of the Library and the UMKC University Libraries upon submittal, and may be quoted in whole or in part for use of promoting UMKC Libraries.