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 online application found here:

 View the General Scholarship Application

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Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

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