Application Information

Eligibility

Eligible students as defined by the scholarship criteria must apply online. Applicants who are eligible as spouses or children of class members can likewise apply, but they must provide the below documentation:

  • If you are a spouse you must submit a copy of a marriage certificate and a notarized attestation of marriage
  • If you are a natural child you must submit a copy of your valid birth certificate
  • If you are an adopted child you must submit a copy of the adoption decree
  • Send documenting information to the name and address below
  • You may fax documenting information to the name and address below

Award Amounts

For the academic year 2014-2015 scholarships will be a maximum $650.00, and in no event shall the amount of the scholarship exceed the amount of educational fees or tuition charged by the University to said scholarship recipient.

Deadlines

02/14/14

Application deadline (all applications must be dated received by 11:59 pm Friday, February 14, 2014 for Summer 2014 Semester and Fall 2014 Semesters.)*

02/28/14

All supporting documentation must be postmarked by February 28, 2014.

03/14/14

Financial Aid Directors from all four (4) campuses will be notified by email the confirmed applicants for their individual campuses.

08/15/14

Application deadline for Spring 2015 Semester ONLY (all applications must be dated received by 11:59 pm Friday, August 15, 2014 for Spring 2015 Semester).*

09/1/14

All supporting documentation must be postmarked by September 1, 2014.

Please note:

* Additional deadline for applying online for the TSS has been provided.  The August 15th deadline is for the Spring 2015 Semester only.

Notification of Award

Confirming emails will be sent once the application has been processed and confirmed.

Appeal Process

Award appeals must be filed by April 30, 2014 to the address below.

Contact Information

For questions, appeals and other information, please contact:

Nilufer Joseph

Director of Financial Services
118 University Hall
1100 Carrie Francke Drive
Columbia, MO  65211-3020
Telephone: (573) 882-3611
Fax: (573) 882-6595
E-mail: josephn@umsystem.edu

Reviewed 2014-07-17.