How to Apply

If you are an admitted high school or transfer student who meets the qualifications for UMKC Professional Career Escalators, you will be invited to apply through your UMKC status page.

UMKC Professional Career Escalators Fall 2023 Deadline

The deadline to apply for Fall 2023 has been extended to April 15th

Who Can Apply?

  • High school and transfer students admitted to UMKC
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • 60+ credit hours for transfer students

How Do I Apply?

If you qualify, you will be prompted to apply through your UMKC status page. You will need to submit these application materials by March1.

1. A three-to-five-minute video essay in which you discuss these topics

  • A challenge you faced and how you overcame it
  • How you’ve engaged with your community, or how Career Escalators would help you to do that in the future
  • How you think the UMKC Professional Career Escalators program can help you reach your career goals

2. A letter of recommendation

  • Send the reference link to a person not in your family
  • Your reference must be able to tell us about your interest in the program

Questions about the application? 

Contact the program.