J.C. and Sara Edna Young Scholarship


The J.C. and Sara Edna Young Scholarship



The J.C. and Sara Edna Young Scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time student:

  • with a declared major in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs, with preference given to Economics, Political Science, or Military Science
  • preference is given to but not limited to graduates of Mountain Grove High School or Cabool High School (or other high schools in Wright or Texas Counties of Missouri)
  • for an incoming freshman, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential as indicated by aptitude tests, and to leadership qualities.
  • for a student enrolled at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have maintained an overall GPA of at least 3.00.
  • preference given to students who exhibit a record of service and leadership (such as participation in student government, officer of a service organization, or captain of a varsity athletic team).


Preference will be given to those applicants who demonstrate financial need.

TO APPLY YOU MUST USE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION FOUND AT http://www.missouristate.edu/FinancialAid/scholarships/GeneralScholarships.htm

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