Multicultural Leadership Scholarship
$5,000 per year. Total potential value over four years: $20,000. Non-Missouri residents will also receive a full waiver of non-resident fees.
In addition to receiving the scholarship, recipients will participate in the Missouri State Inclusive Excellence program.
Complete the Missouri State Multicultural Leadership Scholarship Application and apply for admission by December 1.
Rank in the upper one-half of their class (or 3.00 grade point average on a 4.00 scale) at the end of the sixth semester and have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations.
The Multicultural Leadership Scholarship Selection Committee will review applicants and select candidates to be invited to campus for interviews to be held on the Missouri State campus. Recipients will be selected following the interview process.
Students selected to interview for the Multicultural Leadership Scholarship will also be considered for the Multicultural Leadership Recognition Award. Prospective education majors will also be considered for the Diversity in Education Scholarship.
Complete 24 Missouri State credit hours each academic year with a 2.75 cumulative Missouri State grade point average and maintain satisfactory participation in the Inclusive Excellence program.
Multicultural Leadership Scholarship recipients who graduate in four years or less, meet renewal criteria their fourth year, and begin a Missouri State graduate program the semester following their graduation may receive this scholarship for their first year of graduate study (unless they receive a graduate assistantship).