Missouri State University Deans’ Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$8,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15, 2021

Friday
Awarded By:

Missouri State University

Number of Awards & Eligibility: It is MSU's intent to award this scholarship to all qualified students who apply by the deadline; however, MSU reserves the right to limit the number of scholarships based on availability of funding. For this reason, students are encouraged to apply for admission early.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be lawfully present in the United States.
  3. Must enroll as a full-time student in the year he/she graduates from high school.
  4. Must plan to attend Missouri State University (Springfield campus).
  5. Must be ranked in the top 20 percent of his/her class OR have a grade point average of 3.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale after the sixth or seventh semester.
  6. Must have an ACT score of 24 or higher OR an SAT score of 1180 or higher (critical reading and math sections only). ACT or SAT scores taken during or before December of the senior year will be considered.
  7. Must be an incoming freshman. The student must graduate from a high school accredited by a state education agency or a regional accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE).
  8. Must attend a college or university in Missouri.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available to U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend Missouri State University. The student must graduate in the top 20 percent of his/her high school class or have a grade point average of 3.7 or higher AND must have an ACT score of 24 or higher or an SAT score (reading/math) of 1180 or higher.

Application requirements for the Missouri State University Deans’ Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • $35 app. fee
  • Official ACT/SAT scores
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Eligible students will be identified based on their admission application credentials. In determining eligibility, MSU will use the student's class rank, high school grade point average, and ACT or SAT scores when he/she is first admitted. If the student improves on one or more of these indicators by the deadline for a scholarship, his/her scholarship will be upgraded. Students must meet all admission requirements. Students approved for admission as exceptions to the high school core curriculum requirement may not receive scholarships unless approved by the MSU Scholarship Committee. This scholarship can be combined with the Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leaders, Multicultural Leadership Recognition Award, Diversity in Education, Missouri State Advantage, Boys/Girls State, and Missouri State Leadership scholarships up to a combined annual value of $3,500. All scholarships can be combined with privately funded scholarships and Bright Flight scholarships.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually. Non-Missouri residents will also receive a full waiver of non-resident fees. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years if the recipient maintains a grade point average of 3.3 or higher and completes 30 or more credit hours each academic year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $8,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Scholarship information is available online on the Missouri State University (MSU) website. Students must apply for admission to MSU to be considered for this scholarship. A separate scholarship application is not required. Admissions information is available online at www.missouristate.edu/admissions/apply.htm. Students may apply for admission online or by downloading and mailing a paper application. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a $35 application fee; official ACT and/or SAT scores (sent directly to MSU by the testing agency); and official transcripts for high school and any completed college credits. Students must apply for admission by Jan. 15 to be considered for this scholarship.
Contact: -
Address: 901 S. National Ave. Springfield, Missouri 65897

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