SBC Scholarships

A variety of scholarships are available to UMKC School of Biological and Chemical Sciences students thanks to gifts from UMKC alumni, the Kansas City community and other generous donors. As a current SBC student, you may be eligible for scholarship awards.

Students must fill out the Continuing Scholarship Application by March 1 to be considered.

Please note, the Douglas Law Book Scholarship has a separate application process.

K.L. Cheng Undergraduate Scholarship in Chemistry

Award Amount: varies
Qualifications: Undergraduate student majoring in chemistry who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement

Clemens Scholarship for Undergraduate Chemistry

Award Amount: varies
Qualifications: Full-time undergraduate student who has declared a major in chemistry. Preference is given to students with a cumulative UMKC GPA of 3.0 or above.

Dr. and Mrs. Jean New Graduate Chemistry Scholarship

Award Amount: varies
Qualifications: Must be a full-time Ph.D. student

Dr. Yanching and Mrs. Sandy Jean New Undergraduate Chemistry Scholarship

Award Amount: varies
Qualifications: Undergraduate student majoring in chemistry.

James and Neoma Kilway Scholarship in Chemistry

Award Amount: varies
Qualifications: Full-time undergraduate student majoring in chemistry. Preference is given to students with a GPA of 3.0 or above who demonstrates financial need.

Dr. Aida Nureddin Scholarship in Chemistry

Award Amount: varies
Qualifications: Students studying chemistry in good academic standing

Mr. and Mrs. Fong Wu Cheng Scholarship

Award Amount: varies
Qualifications: Graduate student in chemistry (excluding non-thesis MS) who demonstrates the ability or potential in chemical research.
How to Apply: Applicants must submit a letter of nomination from a faculty member in the Chemistry Department, a complete set of transcripts, a curriculum vitae and any other supporting documents, such as publications. Make sure the saved file names include your first and last name and the name of the scholarship.  Email them to umkcasscholarships@umkc.edu.

Dr. Charles J. Wurrey and Jill DeWitt Scholarship

Award Amount: varies
Qualifications: Undergraduate student majoring in chemistry who demonstrates financial need. Preference is given to applicants who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above.