Launched in November 2013, the Show-Me Scholars program is designed to recruit high-achieving students from Missouri each year to MU. This program is supported by Peggy and Andrew Cherng and the Panda Charitable Foundation.
Award Amount and Expectations
Show-Me Scholars will receive a one-time scholarship of $2,000 their first year on campus. This award is dispersed in two equal installments during the year and only if the student meets the program requirements. Their first semester on campus, students will also be enrolled in a special one credit hour seminar class together with Honors College Cherng Scholars. Show-Me Scholars are expected to remain active members of the Honors College and complete their Honors Certificate.
Incoming freshmen who are Missouri residents and have an ACT superscore score of 29 or SAT score of 1330 are eligible for the Show-Me Scholars Program.
How to Apply
Incoming freshman who are eligible for this scholarship will be recommended based off their Honors College application materials. There is no separate application for this scholarship. If you receive this award you will be notified in early March and it will be included in your financial aid package from the University of Missouri. Please note, your MU and Honors College application muse be submitted by December 1st, but you don’t have to be admitted by that date.
For More Information
If you have any questions regarding this program or application, please contact our Scholarship & Research Coordinator, Ava Drayton, or contact the Honors College at 573-882-3893.