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Fellowships

Arthur Mag Graduate Fellowships

In recognition of Arthur Mag's service to the University of Kansas City and UMKC, the Edward F. Swinney Trust has provided a grant for the establishment of Arthur Mag graduate fellowships to support full-time graduate study at UMKC in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Biological Sciences, the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration, and/or the School of Law. One fellowship award worth up to $28,000 is given annually to the most outstanding candidates.

Kemper Minority Graduate Student Fellowships

The UMKC School of Graduate Studies annually awards up to five Minority Graduate Fellowships of $600 per year, applicable to the student's graduate educational fees in a masters program plus non-resident tuition remission. The fellowship is renewable for one additional year provided the student maintains a 3.0 grade point average and the law school certifies the student is in good standing and making normal progress toward the degree. Those eligible for nomination for these fellowships at the law school are minority, U.S. citizen, degree-seeking LL.M. students enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester. Deadline: March 1.

Advanced Tax Fellowship Program

A limited number of graduate tax students will be selected to participate in the Advanced Tax Fellowship Program. Each Fellow is placed with a local law firm to work 10 to 20 hours per week in the firm’s tax department. Fellows are compensated $15 to $20 per hour by the law firm.

Graduate Tax Law Foundation Scholarships

A limited number of cash scholarships are available to full-time students enrolled in either the Combined J.D./LL.M. (Taxation) Program or the LL.M. (Taxation) Program. The cash awards range from $500 to $1,500 per semester and are renewable each semester subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Research Assistant/Nonresident Tuition Remission Scholarships

Several Research Assistant/Nonresident Tuition Remission scholarships are available to full-time students enrolled in either the Combined J.D./LL.M. (Taxation) Program or the LL.M. (Taxation) Program. These Research Assistants work approximately 100 hours per semester, are compensated $1,000 per semester, and receive remission of the non-resident portion of tuition. Thus, applicants accepted into this program pay only Missouri resident tuition.

Financial Aid

For information on Financial Aid, contact the UMKC Office of Financial Aid at 816-235-1154 or visit their web site at http://www.sfa.umkc.edu/site/index.cfm

Fees

For the most recent fee schedule, please contact the Cashier’s Office at 816-235-1365 or visit their web site at http://web2.umkc.edu/adminfinance/finance/cashiers/default.asp

Career Services

The Law School Office of Career Services helps students obtain professional employment by offering services such as career counseling, advice and assistance in resume preparation and interviewing skills and offering programs on career opportunities.

The Graduate Tax Program conducts “Job Fairs” whereby law and accounting firms come on campus to interview our students. To date, the Program has an outstanding placement record for its students.

Graduate Tax Advisory Board

The Graduate Tax Advisory Board consists of leading tax lawyers and accountants in the region. The Board supports the Graduate Tax Program by assisting in recruiting students, placement of students, teaching courses, mentoring students, and numerous other ways.



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