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University of Missouri-St. Louis

Scholarships
Freshmen Merit Scholarships
Curator’s Scholarship

Amount
$7,000 - renewable ($3,500 established by the UM Curators and an additional $3,500 matched by UM-St. Louis) $5,000 – renewable

Award/Renewal Criteria
MO resident who ranks in the upper 5% of HS class and scores a 28 or above on the ACT (SAT combinedof at least 1920) and enrolls full-time. To renew, a student must earn 24 credit hours per year and and maintaina minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA.

Chancellor’s Scholarship

Competitive scholarship for incoming Freshmen who rank in the top 10% of HS class and score a 26 or above on the ACT (SAT combined score of at least 1800) and enrolls full-time. To renew, a student must earn 24 credit hours per year and maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Competitive scholarship for incoming Freshmen who rank in the top 25% of HS class and score a 25 or above on the ACT (SAT combined score of at least 1740) and enrolls full-time. To renew, a student must earn 24 credit hours per year and maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Competitive scholarship for incoming Freshmen who rank in the top 25% of HS class and score a 24 or above on the ACT (SAT combined score of at least 1680) and enrolls full-time. To renew, a student must earn 24 credit hours per year and maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Competitive scholarship for incoming Freshmen who rank in the top 35% of HS class and score a 23 or above on the ACT (SAT combined score of at least 1620) and enrolls full-time. To renew, a student must earn 24 credit hours per year and maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

University Scholarship

$2,000 – renewable

Academic Scholarship

$1,500 – renewable

Mark Twain Scholarship

$1,000 – renewable

Freshmen General Scholarships *Margaret Bush Wilson Scholarship

Amount
$2,500 – renewable

Award/Renewal Criteria
Preference given to those students who will pursue a degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, or Computer Science, however, it is not required. Contact the Bridge Program for an application 314.516.5196. Preference given to students who have successfully completed the Bridge Program. Minority or economically disadvantaged students with a major in Math, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or Physics and at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Contact the Bridge Program for an application 314.516.5196. First-time freshmen graduating from public high schools located in Buchanan, Cass, Clay, DeKalb, Jackson, Johnson, or Platte counties with a class rank of 75% or above and an ACT composite of 24 or higher. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA. Minority student who demonstrates high academic achievement in high school, who has financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA, and enrolls full-time. Awarded to an African-American first-time freshmen admitted to UM-St. Louis and pursuing a degree. Recipient(s) must demonstrate academic promise and leadership ability at work, through school, or community activities or organizations. Students must enroll full-time and live in the St. Louis metro area, and demonstrate financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA. Entering freshmen, with a high school GPA of 3.0/4.0 scale, enrolling with at least 12 credit hours. The award is based on financial need, academic merit, and community involvement as demonstrated through volunteerism. Preference given to full- or part-time undergraduate females who demonstrate financial need. Candidates should have graduated in the top 20% of their HS class, or ranked in the top 20% on the ACT or SATwith a minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipients must reside in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Recipients must be first-time freshman, with preference given to those students who participated in the Bridge Program and enroll full-time. Applicants must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in the upper 20% of their high school class. Recipients are to maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA after their freshmen year for renewal. Candidates shall be freshmen enrolled at UM-St. Louis and majoring in either business administration, education, engineering, nursing, mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, or social work. Preference to those students who were wards of the state in residential or foster care, or adolescents in independent living programs. Additionally, recipients must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in the upper 20% of their high school class. Recipients are to maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA after their freshmen year for renewal. U.S. Citizen, physically fit, at least 17 before the scholarship starts. Additional requirements may apply. Contact the ROTC Program for more information at 314.516.7681.

*Monsanto Minority Math/ Science Scholarship

Varies – renewable

Nora Farley Ames and David D. Farley Scholarship INTERCO Scholarship *Marian O. Oldham Scholarship

Varies – renewable

Full educational fees + books 50% of educational - renewable

*Alumni Association President’s Award *Professional Women of Southwestern Bell, Inc. Endowed Scholarship Southwestern Bell Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund for Math and Science
*Dagmar Graham Scholarship

Varies – renewable

Varies – renewable

Varies – renewable

Varies – renewable

Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) 4-year Scholarship Freshmen or Transfer Scholarships John Perry/Staff Association Scholarship

Full educational fees, $900/year

Amount
Varies – nonrenewable

Award/Renewal Criteria
The recipient must be a dependent of a UM-St. Louis employee. The selection will be based on merit and need. The student shall be in the upper half of his/her high school graduating class. Class rank, ACT, SAT, or SCAT scores will be considered. The award shall be available to entering freshmen students on a oneyear non-renewable basis. The student shall be enrolled at UM-St. Louis and pursuing an undergraduate degree. A minimum enrollment of 12 credit hours is required. First-time freshmen, non-MO residents who score at least 24 on the ACT (SAT – 1650), meets regular admission requirements, and enrolls full-time.
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National Access Award

Minimum $5,000/academic Year – renewable

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University of Mi ssou r i -S t. L ou i s

Scholarships

Offi ce of Recruitmen t Se rvices

Scholarships
Honors Scholarships
Pierre Laclede Honors College Academic and Residential Scholarships Chancellor’s Council Honors College Scholarship Macy’s Honors Endowed Scholarship Fund State Awards/Scholarships Missouri Academic Scholarship (Bright Flight) *Missouri Teacher Education Scholarship *Missouri Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Access Missouri Grant *Marguerite Ross Barnett Scholarship
$2,000 – renewable MO residents who rank in the top 3% of the state ACT/SAT and enroll full-time.

Amount
Varies – renewable

Award/Renewal Criteria
Selected by the UM-St. Louis Honors Committee – students of outstanding acdemic promise accepted and enrolled in the Honors College. Contact the Pierre Laclede Honors College at 314.516.6870 for a detailed description of award requirements.

$2,000 – renewable

MO residents in top 15% of HS class, or score in top 15% on ACT/SAT. HS seniors planning to complete teacher training at a 4-year institution. Contact the Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education at 573.751.1668 for an application. The application deadline is in mid-February. MO minority residents in top 25% of HS class, or score at or above 75% on ACT/SAT. HS seniors to complete teacher training at 4-year institution. Contact the Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education at 573.751.1668 for an application. The application deadline is in mid-February. MO residents; students must demonstrate Financial need as determined by the FAFSA and enroll full-time at a participating MO school. Part-time students 18 or older, employed at Least 20 hours a week (not through a Federal Work Study program), minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, and demonstrates financial need as determined by the FAFSA. Students must reapply for the award each year.

$3,000 – renewable

Varies – renewable

Educational fees – renewable

Transfer Scholarships
Chancellor’s Transfer Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Amount
$3,500 – renewable/ non-stackable

Award/Renewal Criteria
A limited number will be awarded to the first eligible students admitted to the University before the deadline. Eligible students will have completed at least 45 credit hours at a MO 2 year institution, have a 3.5 GPA on coursework from a MO 2 year institution, and must be enrolled for full-time status for the upcoming semester. Contact the Office of Transfer Services at 314.516.5162. A limited number will be awarded to the first eligible students admitted to the University before the deadline. Eligible students will have completed at least 45 credit hours at a MO 2 year institution, have a GPA on coursework from a MO 2 year institution of between a 3.25 and 3.49, and must be enrolled for full-time status for the upcoming semester. Contact the Office of Transfer Services at 314.516.5162. Recipients are selected by the University of Missouri-St. Louis based on merit and need. Candidates wil l have earned a minimum of 60 credit hours from a St. Louis area Community College and may only receive the scholarship aid for semesters in which they are enrolled for at least 12 hours. For more information, or to apply, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (314) 516-5526. Eligible students will have completed at least 45 credit hours, have a 3.5 cumulative GPA, and must be enrolled for full-time status for the upcoming semester. Awarded to students who transfer from an area community college with a minimum of 30 credit hours completed and a minimum CGPA of 3.5. Awarded to students transferring from an area community college with a minimum of 30 credit hours completed and a minimum CGPA of 3.5.

University Transfer Scholarship for Academic Achievement

$1,500 – renewable/

University of Missouri-St. Louis Chancellor’s Council Scholarship

Varies – renewable up to 6 semesters

UM-St. Louis Gateway Scholarship Pierre Laclede Honors College Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship College of Business Administration/ Community College Scholarship
*Indicates scholarship that requires an application

$2,000 – renewable/ non-stackable Varies – Renewable up to 60 hours Varies – Renewable up to 60 hours

Additional scholarships and information are on the Web at www.umsl.edu/services/finaid or call 314.516.5526


								
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