Apply Now: $500 Scholarship from UMKC Friends of the Library

This $500 Scholarship is available to any UMKC student. The scholarship winner will be selected based on their written response to the statement: In light of the Friends of the Library celebrating its 50th anniversary, we would like to know How Do You Envision the Future of the Library?

To apply for this $500 Scholarship, please submit the following information to

  • Your name, student ID, e-mail address, street address, and phone number
  • Please indicate your degree program being sought, department and school, current level/year, and expected graduation date
  • 500-1000 word original writing piece addressing the above question


The winner will be announced in April. Payout will be applied toward Fall 2015 tuition and fees. Preferences will be given to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants are advised that all materials become the property of UMKC Friends of the Library upon submittal and may, with appropriate attribution, be quoted in whole or in part for use of promoting the Libraries.

For more information call 816-235-5828 or email Friends of the Library