Scholarship Applications

Although most scholarships at UMKC School of Law do not require a separate application, there are a few that do. Please see below for the available scholarships for 2021 that require an application. Please also note that the availability of certain scholarships varies from year to year. Scholarships with a March deadline will be awarded in the spring, and scholarships with a summer deadline will be notified in late summer.

If you are a current student, see RooLaw for any scholarship postings or writing competitions. An updated list of scholarship applications for 2022 will open in February. 

 

Harry L. Browne Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Harry L. Browne who devoted his career to labor law, this scholarship recognizes an entering law student who expects to practice employment and labor law. Selection is based on the following criteria:

  • An interest in practicing in the area of employment and labor law
  • Financial need

Instructions

Applications from enrolling first-year students may be submitted after the second seat deposit has been made (i.e. after May 15, in most situations) and should be received by June 1, 2021. To apply online, click the ‘APPLY’ button below and use the electronic submission form. If you have any questions, contact law@umkc.eduThis application has closed.

 

Diverse Student Coalition Endowed Scholarship

The Diverse Student Coalition Scholarship is awarded to one or more incoming students who identify as a member of the a diverse community that is underrepresented in the Kansas City legal community and who have demonstrated financial need. The Scholarship was created by the UMKC Law Diverse Student Coalition to encourage incoming and first year law students who identify as Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and LGBTQ+ to enter, and stay in, the legal profession.

Instructions

Applications should be received by June 1, 2021. To apply online, click the ‘APPLY’ button below and use the electronic submission form. If you have any questions, contact law@umkc.eduThis application has closed.

 

C.R. Krimminger Scholarships

Several C.R. Krimminger Scholarships are awarded each year to students with high financial need, and selection is based on the following criteria:

  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrated high financial need (applicants must have applied for financial aid)
  • Preference may be given to those with physical disabilities

Instructions

Applications from enrolling first-year students may be submitted after the second seat deposit has been made (i.e. after May 15, in most situations) and should be received by June 1, 2021. To apply online, click the ‘APPLY’ button below and use the electronic submission form. If you have any questions, contact law@umkc.eduThis application has closed.

 

Baty Family Scholarship

The Baty Family Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to working with children and families, and is interested in pursuing a degree emphasis in child and family law.

Instructions

Applications should be received by March 18, 2021. To apply online, click the ‘APPLY’ button below and use the electronic submission form. You may also print this application to send by mail if you prefer (Baty Family Scholarship c/o UMKC School of Law, Admissions Office, 500 E. 52nd St., Kansas City, MO 64110). If you have any questions, contact law@umkc.edu. This application has closed.