City Year Scholarships

We're proud to be a university partner of City Year, providing scholarships for qualified AmeriCorps members and alumni and City Year staff. This partnership highlights our shared vision and values.

Who Qualifies?

City Year AmeriCorps members and alumni who have completed at least one year of service and staff members who have been employed by City Year for at least two years who have been admitted to a degree program at UMKC will be considered for a scholarship.

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Enjoy Exclusive Benefits


Discounted tuition

Earn a 50 percent discount on your UMKC undergraduate degree.


Additional scholarships

You can apply for other awards and scholarships.


Application fee waiver

No cost to apply.


Apply now, enroll later

Students who are accepted to UMKC but decide to serve additional time with City Year before starting their studies are eligible for a one-year deferral.

How to Apply

Email City Year for a service verification letter with "University of Missouri-Kansas City: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line. In the email message, include the location of the site where you served and the month and year you graduated from AmeriCorps. City Year will provide a confirmation that you will upload to the scholarship application. Apply!

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