Sarah Morrison Student Research Award

How to Apply


UMKC School of Medicine students are eligible to submit applications that are available through the Office of Research Administration at the Medical School.

Applications are accepted two times per year.
The deadlines are April 1 and October 1.

All requirements and regulations of the UMKC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee(IACUC) for research involving animals and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for projects involving human subjects must be adhered. The student’s mentor and student are responsible for compliance with these committees’ policies and university and/or affiliate hospital research policies.

Criteria considered will include:

  • Quality of proposed research proposal and outcomes
  • Completion of all application materials
  • Detailed project budget
  • Scholastic achievement, including academic transcripts

Materials required include:

  • Application form
  • Reference form from two (2) university faculty; one of the references should be submitted by your UMKC School of Medicine faculty mentor
  • Current academic transcript
  • Resume/CV
  • Project Budget  (If conducting research at the Children’s Mercy Hospital, contact CMH Research and Grants Administration at 816-701-1343 or cafoster@cmh.edu for assistance with setting up your project budget)

Send Application Materials to:

Office of Research Administration, Rm M4-308
UMKC School of Medicine
2411 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
somresearch@umkc.edu

Application Form

Reference Form 

6 Month Progress Report