Freshmen scholarships are awarded based on a combination of ACT or SAT scores and cumulative high school grade point average. Admitted students are automatically considered for academic scholarships. Information for the 2017-2018 scholarship program is below.

For complete details, read the Terms and Conditions

Value

Tuition and general fees for 30 credit hours per academic year and community style room with a 15-meal plan. The 2016-2017 value is $14,450 for Missouri residents or $19,835 for non-Missouri residents.

Eligibility

Students must achieve a:

  • 33+ ACT composite score or 1440+ SAT (Critical Reading + Math) tests taken prior to March 2016 or 1490+ SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) tests taken March 2016 or beyond
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.9 on a 4.0 scale
Renewal

Renewable each year up to a maximum of four consecutive academic years. To renew, you must maintain a 3.5 cumulative grade point average in courses taken at Southeast and complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year at Southeast. Southeast summer hours taken in the same academic year may be used to meet renewal criteria.
Calculate your GPA to determine if you need to enroll in summer classes.

How to Apply

Complete the Application for Admission.

Deadline

Apply for admission by December 1.

For complete details, read the Terms and Conditions

Value

Tuition for 30 credit hours per academic year. The 2016-2017 value is $5,979 for Missouri residents or $11,364 for non-Missouri residents.

Eligibility

Students must achieve a:

  • 27+ ACT composite score or 1210+ SAT (Critical Reading + Math) tests taken prior to March 2016 or 1280+ SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) tests taken March 2016 or beyond
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale

Renewal

Renewable each year up to a maximum of four consecutive academic years. To renew, you must maintain a 3.5 cumulative grade point average in courses taken at Southeast and complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year at Southeast. Southeast summer hours taken in the same academic year may be used to meet renewal criteria.
Calculate your GPA to determine if you need to enroll in summer classes.

How to Apply

Complete the Application for Admission.

Deadline

Apply for admission by December 1.

For complete details, read the Terms and Conditions

Value

$4,000 applied toward tuition ($2,000 per semester)

Eligibility

Students must achieve a:

  • 27+ ACT composite score or 1210+ SAT (Critical Reading + Math) tests taken prior to March 2016 or 1280+ SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) tests taken March 2016 or beyond
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

Renewal

Renewable each year up to a maximum of four consecutive academic years. To renew, you must maintain a 3.5 cumulative grade point average in courses taken at Southeast and complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year at Southeast. Southeast summer hours taken in the same academic year may be used to meet renewal criteria.
Calculate your GPA to determine if you need to enroll in summer classes.

How to Apply

Complete the Application for Admission.

Deadline

Apply for admission by December 1.

For complete details, read the Terms and Conditions

Value

$2,000 applied toward tuition ($1,000 per semester)

Eligibility

Students must achieve either a:

  • 24+ ACT composite score or 1090+ SAT (Critical Reading + Math) tests taken prior to March 2016 or 1160+ SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) tests taken March 2016 or beyond
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

OR

  • 23+ ACT composite score or 1050+ SAT (Critical Reading + Math) tests taken prior to March 2016 or 1130+ SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) tests taken March 2016 or beyond
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale
Renewal

Renewable each year up to a maximum of four consecutive academic years. To renew, you must maintain a 3.5 cumulative grade point average in courses taken at Southeast and complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year at Southeast. Southeast summer hours taken in the same academic year may be used to meet renewal criteria.
Calculate your GPA to determine if you need to enroll in summer classes.

How to Apply

Complete the Application for Admission.

Deadline

Apply for admission by March 1.

For complete details, read the Terms and Conditions

Value

The scholarship value is the difference between out-of-state tuition and in-state tuition. The 2016-2017 value is $5,385 for 30 credit hours. It may be combined with ONE of the following scholarships: a $4,000 President's Scholarship, a $2,000 University Scholarship, or an $1000 Residence Life Leadership Scholarship.

Eligibility

Students must achieve either a:

  • 21+ ACT composite score or 980+ SAT (Critical Reading + Math) tests taken prior to March 2016 or 1060+ SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) tests taken March 2016 or beyond
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Reside in a Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) state including Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin or in a neighboring state of Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee
Renewal

Renewable each year up to a maximum of four consecutive academic years. To renew, you must maintain a 2.75 cumulative grade point average in courses taken at Southeast and complete a minimum of 24 credit hours per academic year at Southeast. Southeast summer hours taken in the same academic year may be used to meet renewal criteria.
Calculate your GPA to determine if you need to enroll in summer classes.

How to Apply

Complete the Application for Admission.

Deadline

Apply for admission by March 1.

For complete details, read the Terms and Conditions

Value

Recipients will pay the in-state tuition rate. The 2016-2017 value is $5,385 for 30 credit hours. It may be combined with ONE of the following scholarships: a $4,000 President's Scholarship, a $2,000 University Scholarship, or an $1000 Residence Life Leadership Scholarship.

Eligibility

Students must achieve either a:

  • 21+ ACT composite score or 980+ SAT (Critical Reading + Math) tests taken prior to March 2016 or 1060+ SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) tests taken March 2016 or beyond
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Note: Available to Out-of-State Residents Only
Renewal

Renewable each year up to a maximum of four consecutive academic years. To renew, you must maintain a 2.75 cumulative grade point average in courses taken at Southeast and complete a minimum of 24 credit hours per academic year at Southeast. Southeast summer hours taken in the same academic year may be used to meet renewal criteria.
Calculate your GPA to determine if you need to enroll in summer classes.

How to Apply

Complete the Application for Admission including the information about the parent or grandparent who graduated from Southeast.

Deadline

Apply for admission by March 1.

For complete details, read the Terms and Conditions

Value

$1000 applied toward residence hall fees.  May be combined with ONE of the following scholarships: a $4,000 Presidents' Scholarship, a $2,000 University Scholarship or the Midwest Achievement Award.

Eligibility

Students must achieve either a:

  • 18+ ACT composite score or 860+ SAT (Critical Reading + Math) tests taken prior to March 2016 or 940+ SAT (Evidence-based Reading & Writing + Math) tests taken March 2016 or beyond
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Will live in a University residence hall
  • Complete the optional scholarship questions on the online application for admission to demonstrate student involvement in multiple school or community activities for at least three years of high school.  The following activities, with the scholarship's required ACT and GPA, earn automatic qualification for the scholarship: Boys' State, Girls' State, HOBY, Missouri Renaissance program, Missouri A+ program completion, Eagle Scout or Girl Scout Gold Award.  Submit documentation of participation to: Student Financial Services, Southeast Missouri State University, One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.
Renewal

Renewable each year up to a maximum of four consecutive academic years while living in Southeast residence halls. To renew, you must maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average in courses taken at Southeast and complete a minimum of 24 credit hours per academic year at Southeast. Southeast summer hours taken in the same academic year may be used to meet renewal criteria.
Calculate your GPA to determine if you need to enroll in summer classes.

How to Apply

Complete the Application for Admission including the Activities and Awards section.

Deadline

Apply by March 1.

Contact

573.651.2253
sfs@semo.edu
Academic Hall Room 019
Student Financial Services
One University Plaza, MS 3740
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701