Presidential Scholarship Application

Application process

The scholarship application consists of three parts:

  1. Address, contact and academic information (test scores, GPA, etc.).
  2. A list of organizations and activities participated in, and awards and honors received.
  3. An essay describing interests, academic goals and career plans.

Based on submitted applications, finalists will be selected to attend on-campus interviews.

How to apply

Be sure to submit a sixth semester transcript showing your cumulative GPA and ACT or SAT score(s) to the Office of Admissions by the December 1 deadline. For detailed eligibility criteria, as well as other scholarship policies and guidelines, please refer to our Scholarships for Freshmen page.

Have questions? Contact Sean Kliethermes, Presidential Scholarship recruitment coordinator, at 417-836-4353 or

Presidential Scholarship Application

We recommend that you review the required information in advance and have all materials ready to submit, as you must complete the application in one sitting. You can fill in each field manually or cut and paste the required information.