Freshman Talent Scholarship

About: This award is based on completed MU Financial Aid applications submitted by the December 1 priority deadline

Qualifications:

  • Be an incoming first-year freshman
  • Ranked in the top 25% in senior high school class
  • Enroll in the School of Health Professions for both the fall and spring semesters of the freshman year
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA each semester during the scholarship period

Application Materials: This award is based on completed MU Financial Aid applications submitted by the December 1 priority deadline

Total Award Amount: $1750 ($875 for fall semester and $875 for spring semester of freshman year)

Due Date: December 1

Turn in to: This award is based on completed MU Financial Aid applications submitted by the December 1 priority deadline

 

Lois Long Scholarship

About: Awarded to an MU student whose experience at the Adult Day Connection demonstrates the professional qualities of respect and service to others. Additional preference shall be given to a student with documented financial need.

Qualifications:

  • Students need to have two full semesters’ experience at Adult Day Connection
  • Must be a student of the University of Missouri
  • Must be in good academic standing

Application Materials:

Completed Application Form

Essay (prompt found in application)

Separate Scholarship Cover Sheet with name, pawprint, student number, and scholarship name

Total Award Amount: $500 per year

Due Date: March 15

Turn in to: School of Health Professions Office of Student Services-101 Lewis Hall

 

SHP Diversity Scholars

About: Awarded to an undergraduate student in the School of Health Professions, and may be renewable from year to year (students must reapply).

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student in any degree-seeking program
  • Demonstrates strong academic merit (minimum cumulative MU GPA of 3.0)
  • Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need, as reported by the Office of Financial Aid
  • Preference given to students from an underrepresented background in higher education

Application Materials:

  • 250-500 word essay on a topic of the student’s choosing (students must include the essay prompt and their name with the submitted essay):
    • Select one aspect of your background or one characteristic that reflects who you are and describe how that aspect or characteristic will allow you to succeed as a health professions student.
    • Explain a time you stood up for something you passionately supported, and and how that has changed your understanding of your school, community, world, or chosen profession.
  • Separate Scholarship Cover Sheet with name, pawprint, student number, and scholarship name

Total Award Amount: $2000, $1000 for fall semester and $1000 for spring semester. Continuation requires full-time enrollment as a Health Professions student and maintenance of the 3.0 GPA.

Due Date: March 15

Turn in to: School of Health Professions Office of Student Services-101 Lewis Hall

 

Nancy and Bill Laurie Scholarship

About: No application is necessary, recipient is notified by the office of Financial Aid.

Qualifications:

  • Recipient must have graduated from a high school within the state of Missouri
  • Recipient must be enrolled in college full time
  • Recipient must be an SHP student
  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need

Application Materials: No application is necessary, recipient is notified by the office of Financial Aid.

Total Award Amount: $1500

Due Date: Please contact Financial Aid regarding the deadline of this scholarship.

Turn in to: No application is necessary, recipient is notified by the office of Financial Aid.

 

Richard E. and Carol B. Oliver Scholarship

About: Awarded to a first generation college student who is in the professional phase of their program in the School of Health Professions

Qualifications:

  • Must be a first generation college student
  • Must be in professional phase of their program
  • Demonstrated merit (GPA 3.5 or higher)
  • Demonstrated leadership and service in the School of Health Professions

Application Materials:

Total Award Amount: $750 per year

Due Date: March 15

Turn in to: School of Health Professions Office of Student Services-101 Lewis Hall

 

School of Health Professions Service Award

About: Awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate service to the School of Health Professions. Students must also demonstrate financial need and strong academic merit.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Demonstrated academic merit
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated leadership and service in the School of Health Professions

Application Materials:

  • Resume summarizing school, university, and community service activities
  • Cover letter
  • Separate Scholarship Cover Sheet with name, pawprint, student number, and scholarship name

Total Award Amount: $2000 for academic year ($1000 for fall semester and $1000 for spring semester. Spring continuation is contingent on successful completion of the fall semester)

Due Date: March 15

Turn in to: School of Health Professions Office of Student Services-101 Lewis Hall

 

School of Health Professions Alumni Organization Awards (Undergraduate)

About: Awarded to an undergraduate enrolled in the School of Health Professions who has completed at least twenty four hours of MU coursework and has been enrolled at MU at least two semesters. This is awarded to a student who has demonstrated involvement in and service to the School of Health Professions, its programs or services. Preference given to Missouri residents who are members of the Mizzou Alumni Association’s True Tigers. Non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an undergraduate student in the School of Health Professions
  • Must have completed 24 hours of MU coursework
  • Must be enrolled at MU for at least two semesters
  • Minimum cumulative MU GPA of a 3.30
  • Must demonstrate involvement in, and service to the School of Health Professions, its programs or services

Application Materials:

  • Application Packet
  • Current Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay (prompt in application)

Total Award Amount: Minimum amount of $750

Due Date: March 15

Turn in to: 518 Lewis Hall, Columbia, MO 65211

 

School of Health Professions Alumni Organization Awards (Professional Student)

About: Awarded to a student in the professional phase of a School of Health Professions program. This is awarded to a student who has demonstrated involvement in and service to the School of Health Professions, its programs or services. Preference given to Missouri residents who are members of the Mizzou Alumni Association’s True Tigers. Non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an undergraduate student in the School of Health Professions
  • Must be in the professional phase of a School of Health Professions program
  • Minimum cumulative MU GPA of a 3.30
  • Must demonstrate involvement in, and service to the School of Health Professions, its programs or services

Application Materials:

  • Application Packet
  • Current Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay (prompt in application)

Total Award Amount: Minimum amount of $750

Due Date: March 15

Turn in to: 518 Lewis Hall, Columbia, MO 65211