Institute for Urban Education

IUE and elementary school student working on a paper mache project in art class.

Renewing financial support

The UMKC School of Education's Institute for Urban Education (IUE) is a program that attracts potential urban teachers by partially funding their education.

The UMKC School of Education's IUE financial scholarships contribute toward tuition for up to four years depending on the number of applicable credit hours held by the student when they begin the IUE program.

  • Students applying to the IUE must apply annually for Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

  • Students seeking multiple scholarships to improve their chances for receiving additional monetary awards should be aware that the IUE scholarship cannot be stacked or combined with any of the following:
         UMKC Trustees Scholarship
         UMKC KC High School Award
         UMKC Undergraduate Award
         UMKC Athletic Scholarship
         Curator's Freshman Award
         Curator's Transfer Award
         Chancellor's Scholar Award
         Chancellor's Transfer Award
         Phi Theta Kappa Award
         Metro KC High School Award


UMKC Admissions

IUE application

Financial Aid and Scholarships






IUE scholarship (priority):
March 1

FAFSA: March 1


FAFSA questions

UMKC Financial Aid and Scholarships
Phone: 816-235-1154
Relay Missouri:  800-735-2966 (TYY)
Fax: 816-235-5511