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  Missouri Resident Out of State ACT   SAT* (CR+Math)   SAT* (ERW+Math)  GPA**
GOVERNOR’S Tuition and general fees for 30 hours, community-style room, and 15-classic meal plan (based on 2016-2017 fees) $14,450 $19,835 33+ or 1440+ or 1490+ and 3.9+
REGENTS’ Tuition for 30 hours (based on 2016-2017 fees) $5,979 $11,364 27+ or 1210+ or 1280+ and 3.6+
PRESIDENT’S $4,000 $4,000 27+ or 1210+ or 1280+ and 3.3+
UNIVERSITY $2,000 $2,000 24+ or 1090+ or 1160+ and 3.5+
23+ or 1050+ or 1130+ and 3.7+

*SAT based on test date: SAT (Critical Reading + Math) = tests taken prior to March 2016; SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) = tests taken March 2016 or beyond
**Cumulative GPA of 3.9 on a 4.0 scale

Eligibility:

Academic scholarships are awarded at the time of admission to beginning freshmen who meet the test score and GPA requirements indicated in the chart. No separate application is required.

Renewal:

Renewable for three academic years for a maximum of four consecutive academic years with a Southeast cumulative 3.5 GPA and a minimum of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours).

Regional Campus Value:

Academic scholarship values are reduced when students enroll at a regional campus. GOVERNOR’S – Reduced to actual tuition, general, tech/maintenance fee charges. (Housing & meals component of scholarship is forfeited.) REGENTS’ – Reduced to actual tuition charges. PRESIDENT’S – $4,000 reduced to $2,500. UNIVERSITY – $2,000 reduced to $1,300.

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Cost Comparison
Cost for 30 credit hours per year, based on fees in effect during fall 2016 semester for full-time undergraduate students.
  Missouri Resident MAA Recipient Non-Missouri Resident
Tuition $5979.00 $11,364.00 $11,364.00
General Fees $1,011.00 $1,011.00 $1,011.00
Textbook Rental $259.40 $259.40 $259.40
Room and Meal Plan $7,310.00 $7,310.00 $7,310.00
Residence Hall Fees
(Internet, Cable TV)
$150.00 $150.00 $150.00
MAA   $5,385.00  
Estimated 2016-2017 Cost $14,709.40 $14,709.40 $20,094.40
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$5,385

(Difference between out-of-state tuition and in-state tuition) May be combined with President’s, University, or Residence Life Leadership

Eligibility:

Awarded to students in the Midwest Student Exchange Program states and border states in red on map. No separate application is required.

  • Beginning Freshmen: 21+ Composite ACT or 980+ SAT (CR+M) or 1060+ SAT (ERW+m) and 3.0 cumulative high school GPA
  • New Transfers: Students from an accredited college or university (two or four-year) with 24 transferable credit hours with a 3.0 cumulative GPA

Renewal:

Renewable for three academic years for a maximum of four consecutive academic years, 128 credit hours including transfer, or completion of course work for a bachelor’s degree, whichever occurs first, along with a Southeast cumulative 2.75 GPA and a minimum of 24 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours).

Deadlines:

December 1
Early admission consideration and deadline for Governor’s, Regents’ and President’s Scholarships

March 1
Deadline for University, MAA, Residence Life Leadership, and endowed/sponsored scholarships

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Transfer Scholarships

Outstanding Community College Scholarship - $3,000 (May be combined with MAA)

Eligibility:
Community college presidents in the Southeast service region may nominate two students for fall semester. Nominees must have 24+ transferable credit hours with a 3.5 cumulative GPA. Contact your financial aid office to determine your school’s eligibility.

Students must be transferring from one of the following: East Central College, Jefferson College, Mineral Area College, St. Charles CC, St. Louis CC (Florrisant/Forest Park/Meramec/Wildwood), Three Rivers College or Shawnee Community College (Illinois).

Community College Scholarship - $1,500 (May be combined with Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship or MAA)

Eligibility:
Transfer from a regionally accredited two-year college and have 24+ transferable credit hours with a 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship - $500 (May be combined with Community College Scholarship or MAA)

Eligibility:
Phi Theta Kappa membership, 24+ transferable credit hours with a 3.5 cumulative GPA. Send a copy of membership card, certificate, or recommendation letter from advisor to Student Financial Services.

Renewal for Transfer Scholarships:
Renewable for one additional academic year for a maximum of two consecutive academic years with a Southeast cumulative 3.5 GPA and a minimum of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year, including summer hours.

Deadlines for Transfer Scholarships March 1 - Fall and Nov. 1 - Spring

Residence Life Leadership Scholarship

$1,000 applied to residence hall fees. May be combined with President’s, University, or MAA

Eligibility:

  • Beginning freshman who lives in a residence hall
  • 18 composite ACT or 860+ SAT (CR+M) or 940+ SAT (ERW+M)
  • 3.0 cumulative high school GPA AND
  • Completes the optional activities and awards section on the online application for admission.

Applicants involved in multiple school or community activities for at least three years of high school are considered. This scholarship is automatically awarded with these documented recognitions: Boys State, Girls State, HOBY, Missouri Renaissance program participant, Missouri A+ high school graduate, Eagle Scout, or Girl Scout Gold Award.

Renewal:
Renewable for three additional academic years after initial award for a maximum of four consecutive academic years or first bachelor’s degree, providing the student lives in a residence hall, is enrolled full time (fall and spring), and completes 24 Southeast credit hours per academic year with a 3.25 cumulative GPA in courses taken at Southeast.

School of Visual and Performing Arts

Varies up to $1,500

Eligibility:
Available to beginning freshmen with a 21+ ACT and 3.0 cumulative GPA after six semesters and to community college students with 24 transferable hours and a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

  • Art, music, theatre, or dance major
  • Audition and/or portfolio may be required

Art: (573) 651-2143
Music: (573) 651-2141
Theatre & Dance: (573) 651-2149

Renewal:
3.0 cumulative Southeast GPA, completion of 30 Southeast hours per academic year, and approval of department chairperson.

Endowed / Sponsored Scholarships

Submit the FAFSA by February 15 for need-based consideration. Apply online by March 1.
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Air Force ROTC Housing Scholarship

Varies up to $3,000

Eligibility:
This scholarship is awarded to those who meet the following criteria.

  • Will reside in a University residence hall
  • Is an active participant in the Air Force ROTC program
  • Is enrolled in AS199, AS299, AS399, or AS499

Renewal:

Renewable for seven semesters for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters or first bachelor’s degree. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 semester GPA in Southeast courses (excluding dual credit) and complete a minimum of 12 Southeast credit hours per semester. Must continue to satisfy 1 through 3 above.
semo.edu/takecommand

Show Me Gold Housing Scholarship

Varies up to $3,000

Eligibility:
This scholarship is awarded to those who meet the following criteria.

  • Will reside in a University residence hall
  • Is an active participant in the Show Me GOLD program
  • Is enrolled in NG001

Renewal:

Renewable for seven semesters for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters or first bachelor’s degree. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 semester GPA in Southeast courses (excluding dual credit) and complete a minimum of 12 Southeast credit hours per semester. Must continue to satisfy 1 through 3 above.
semo.edu/takecommand

College Access Partnerships: (573) 986-6135
Art: (573) 651-2143
Theatre & Dance: (573) 651-2149
Southeast Marching Band: (573) 651-2141
Music Ensemble: (573) 651-2141
Speech and Debate: (573) 651-2241
Cheerleading: (618) 697-0491 (Start at $200. Audition is required.)
Sundancers: (573) 270-9270 (Start at $200. Audition is required.)

Applies to All Awards

  1. Refer to the official award letter for complete award and renewal criteria.
  2. Scholarship recipients must sign and return scholarship award agreements to receive payment for the scholarship award.
  3. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 hours per semester) to receive payment for the scholarship award. 
  4. The total amount of aid received from federal, state, institutional and other sources may not exceed the University established cost of attendance. Therefore, scholarship award amounts may be subject to reduction.
  5. Scholarships are available to students who attend secondary or postsecondary schools accredited by a recognized agency such as the state departments of education or North Central Association.
  6. Dual credit work is not included when calculating renewal eligibility.
  7. Students who do not meet scholarship renewal criteria for the upcoming academic year may request reinstatement of the scholarship after completing the subsequent fall, spring and/or summer semester without scholarship. Student must minimally complete both the same number of hours and attain the Southeast cumulative GPA that was initially required for scholarship renewal in order to be eligible for reinstatement.

Beginning Freshmen

Eligibility

  1. Academic scholarships are awarded to regularly admitted beginning freshmen at the time of admission (no separate application required) and are for fall and spring semesters only, unless otherwise stated.
    • Note: Governor's, Regents', and Presidents - The early admission consideration and scholarship guarantee deadline is December 1 (of senior year of high school). The December national ACT/SAT test dates are the final dates used for eligibility consideration.
    • Note: University, Midwest Achievement Award, and Residence Life Leadership - The early admission consideration and scholarship guarantee deadline is March 1 (of senior year of high school). The February national ACT/SAT test dates are the final dates used for eligibility consideration.
  2. Cumulative GPA requirements are based on a 4.0 scale at the end of six or seven semesters. Eighth semester grades are not considered for scholarship eligibility.

Value

  1. The Governor’s Scholarship pays tuition and general fees for the equivalent of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year (15 hours per fall and spring semesters). In addition, the Governor’s Scholarship covers a community-style (double occupancy) room if the student resides in an on-campus residence hall and a classic 15-meal plan. For those not residing on-campus, the housing portion will be forfeited but the meal plan benefit may be utilized, if requested.
  2. The Regents’ Scholarship pays tuition for the equivalent of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year (15 hours per fall and spring semesters).
  3. The full value of the President’s ($4,000), University ($2,000), and Midwest Achievement Award (difference between out-of-state tuition and in-state tuition for billed hours) is applied toward tuition.
  4. Students receive the highest award for which they qualify. Awards are adjusted as new official test scores are received.
  5. Academic scholarship values are reduced when a student enrolls at a Southeast regional campus.
    • Governor's - Will be reduced to actual tuition, general, tech/maintenance fee charges (housing & meal component of scholarship is forfeited)
    • Regents' - Will be reduced to actual tuition charges
    • President's - $4,000 is reduced to $2,500
    • University - $2,000 is reduced to $1,300

Renewal

  1. Academic Scholarships (Governor’s Regents’, President’s, University) are renewable for 3 additional academic years for a maximum of 4 consecutive academic years with a Southeast cumulative 3.5 GPA and a minimum of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours).
  2. The Midwest Achievement Award is renewable for 3 additional academic years for a maximum of 4 consecutive academic years with a Southeast cumulative 2.75 GPA and a minimum of 24 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours).
  3. Transfer and Dual Credit GPA and hours are not included when calculating renewal eligibility.

Transfer Students

Eligibility

  1. Outstanding Community College Scholarships are awarded, at the time of admission, to regularly admitted transfer students who attended a community college in the University’s designated service region and have been nominated by their Community College president. Each college may nominate a maximum of two students per year. Eligible colleges are: East Central College, Jefferson College, Mineral Area College, St. Charles CC, St. Louis CC (Florissant/Forest Park/Meramec/Wildwood), Three Rivers College, and Shawnee Community College (Illinois).
    • Note: The admission and scholarship deadline is March 1 (fall admits) and November 1 (spring admits).
  2. Community College Scholarships are awarded, at the time of admission, to regularly admitted transfer students (no separate application required).
    • Note: The admission and scholarship deadline is March 1 (fall admits) and November 1 (spring admits).
  3. Cumulative GPA requirements are based on a 4.0 scale.
  4. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 hours per semester) to receive payment for the scholarship award.  
  5. Outstanding Community College Scholarship, Community College Scholarship, and Phi Theta Kappa eligibility is based on college course work completed directly following high school graduation and is available to students who have not attended a four-year institution. 

Value

  1. The full value of the Outstanding Community College ($3,000), Community College Scholarship ($1,500), Phi Theta Kappa ($500), and Midwest Achievement Award (difference between out-of-state tuition and in-state tuition for billed hours) is applied toward tuition.
  2. Students receive the highest award for which they qualify.
  3. Outstanding Community College Scholarships may be combined with the Midwest Achievement Award and/or Verified Military Residency, but cannot be combined with Phi Theta Kappa.
  4. Community College Scholarships may be combined with Phi Theta Kappa, the Midwest Achievement Award, and/or Verified Military Residency.

Renewal

  1. Community College Scholarships are renewable for 1 additional academic year for a maximum of 2 consecutive academic years with a Southeast cumulative 3.5 GPA and a minimum of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours). Transfer and Dual Credit GPA and hours are not included when calculating renewal eligibility.
  2. Scholarship reinstatement is not available for students who do not meet the renewal criteria.
  3. The Midwest Achievement Award is renewable each year for a maximum of three consecutive academic years, 128 credit hours (including transfer), or completion of course work for a bachelor’s degree, whichever occurs first, providing students maintain a Southeast cumulative 2.75 GPA and complete a minimum of 24 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours).

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Scholarship Terms and Conditions 2016-2017
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