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!

2022 Myron Sildon Scholarship Winners
Zach Mayer

Nichole Stewart

Zach Mayer received his undergraduate degree from The University of Missouri - Columbia and will be graduating from The University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Law in May of 2022. During this time, he has been involved in the Estates & Trusts Society, the Business Law Association, and was a member of the Law Review Staff for Volume 91 where he has a forthcoming publication. Zach currently is interning at Siegfried Bingham where he will continue to learn more about wills, trusts, and estates. Congratulations, Zach!

Nichole Stewart received her undergraduate degree from Truman State University and is currently pursuing her J.D. at The University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Law. During this time, she serves as a member of the Oliver Club and the Estates & Trusts Society which have been instrumental in providing support and opportunities for her. Nichole's currently interns at Compass Minerals and works at Withers, Brant, Igoe and Mullennix. Congratulations, Nichole!