On this #GivingTuesdayKC, Consider a gift to the Honors College

Are you ready to be a part of #GivingTuesdayKC? It’s a global day of giving, happening right here in Kansas City!

You #eatlocalkc. You #shoplocalkc. Why not give local?

Please consider a gift to the UMKC Honors College! UMKC is Kansas City’s only public research university. Your support will provide merit scholarships for hardworking local college students who need your assistance to pay for their college tuition and books.

Give to the UMKC Honors College this #GivingTuesdayKC.


** In completing the online giving process, be sure to designate your gift to the Honors College.

Thank you in advance for your support !

Why do you support the UMKC Honors College? Post your #unselfie and tag #GivingTuesdayKC to show your support for honors education in Kansas City!

The Honors College Scholarship is Now Available!

Incoming freshman!

The Honors College is pleased to announce a new scholarship available for incoming freshman students. The Honors College Scholarship provides $500 per year for up to five years and is awarded on the basis of the Honors College application. Freshmen who apply to the Honors College by January 15 will be considered for this award.

Visit the Scholarships page for more information about the Honors College Scholarship and other available scholarship opportunities.

Posted by Anthony Gilyard, student assistant of the Honors College.


Honors Course Featured in Unews

The Honors course, Anchor H199: Reacting to the Past: Climate Change in 2009 and Darwin in 1862, taught by Drs. Henrietta Rix Wood and Aaron Reed, was recently featured in the Unews! The course was recognized for its innovation and student-led curriculum. Read the full article here.

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Posted by Anthony Gilyard, student assistant of the Honors College.

Felix Gonzalez Featured in UMKC Today

Capture-1Honors Student Felix Gonzalez was recently featured in an article in UMKC Today!

Gonzalez was featured in an article about the first session of a new community storytelling series called “Focus” that involved five diverse people sharing their stories to help others find confidence and inspiration. To view the article, click here.

Posted by Anthony Gilyard, student assistant of the Honors College.