Sildon Scholarship

Myron E. Sildon Scholarship

Established by the Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium in the honor of Myron E. Sildon, the founder of the organization, this scholarship is for a rising 3L or LLM student who has demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a career in the area of Estate Planning and Taxation.

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Use: The Scholarship Fund will be used to award scholarships each fall semester, commencing in 2018, to deserving UMKC School of Law students or LL.M. students who have demonstrated a notable interest in tax and/or estate planning.

Tax Deduction: All contributions are tax deductible.

Donations: checks are payable to: UMKC School of Law – Myron E. Sildon Scholarship Fund, c/o UMKC CLE, 4825 Troost Ave., Ste 211, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Online credit card donation link:

Questions: If you have any questions, contact Daniel McCarroll at or call 816-235-1648.

Remember that every donation makes a difference, regardless of its size. Thank you in advance for your support!

2020 Myron Sildon Scholarship Winner

Brianna Kappelman received her J.D. from The University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Law in December of 2019. During that time, she served as a Managing Editor of the UMKC Law Review, Vice President of the Estates & Trusts Society, and worked in the UMKC Tax Clinic. 
Brianna is now working as a Tax Research Analyst in the Tax Institute at H&R Block. Additionally, she is pursuing her LL.M. in Taxation, and is excited to graduate in December of 2020. Congratulations, Brianna!