Our Opportunities

Welcome to Southeast Missouri State University’s online scholarship database! Southeast is proud to award approximately 1,500 endowed scholarship opportunities to admitted Southeast students.

  • Automatch Scholarships: All admitted students are automatically considered for these scholarships, and no additional application is needed.
  • Recommended Scholarships: Admitted students who meet the basic criteria for these scholarships will be emailed, encouraging them to apply and supply additional information.

Students who are chosen for a scholarship will be notified through their Southeast email, with most awards announced in April/May for the upcoming academic year.

In addition to scholarships offered by Southeast, some External Scholarships may be viewed under the “Opportunities” heading. These scholarships are not affiliated with Southeast Missouri State University.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Study Abroad - Henry Sessoms
The recipient must be a currently enrolled full-time (12 hours) undergraduate or graduate student at Southeast Missouri State University who wishes...
The recipient must be a currently enrolled full-time (12 hours)...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/08/2019
Varies Study Abroad - Rotary Club of Cape Girardeau
The recipient(s) of this scholarship shall be a graduate of a high school in Cape Girardeau County Missouri who has a GPA of 2.5 or better and is...
The recipient(s) of this scholarship shall be a graduate of a high...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/08/2019
Varies Study Abroad - Tadeusz Ujejski
This scholarship is for an American student studying in the United Kingdom. First preference is given to students enrolled in the fall or spring...
This scholarship is for an American student studying in the United...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/08/2019
Varies Study Abroad - Tom and Betty Fulton
This scholarship will provide international opportunities for students at Southeast Missouri State University. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who...
This scholarship will provide international opportunities for students...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/08/2019
Varies Study Abroad - William and Bernice Heyde
This scholarship shall be divided equally each year into two separate awards as follows: 1) Study abroad applicants 2) International student...
This scholarship shall be divided equally each year into two separate...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/08/2019
Varies A. F. Hendricks
Open to Physics majors with at least 60 credit hours and a 3.5 cumulative GPA. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to Physics majors with at least 60 credit hours and a 3.5...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies A.C.E. Louise M. Gross
Open to senior Elementary Education majors with a minimum 2.4 GPA. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to senior Elementary Education majors with a minimum 2.4 GPA....
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Adam & William Blakemore Hays Memorial
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University and majoring in Accounting, Agri-Business,...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Adele Townsend Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Education. First preference for...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Adene C. Keller
Open to a Music student in voice training. For more information, contact the Music Department at (573) 651-2553.
Open to a Music student in voice training. For more information, contact...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Agriculture Club
The Agriculture Club awards this scholarship for high academic achievement. This award is given to one recruited freshman and one upperclassman....
The Agriculture Club awards this scholarship for high academic...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Agriculture Work-Study
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. The scholarship will be awarded as a...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies AKPsi Zeta Omicron Chapter Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full time senior level student enrolled in the Donald L. Harrison College of Business at Southeast...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full time senior level...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Albert Feldhoff
Open to students from Southeast Missouri with preference being given to employees and /or children of employees in any of the donor’s business...
Open to students from Southeast Missouri with preference being given to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Albert H. and Dorothy E. Macke.
Preference will be given to descendants of Albert and Dorothy Macke. If there is no descendant, the scholarship is available to undergraduate...
Preference will be given to descendants of Albert and Dorothy Macke. If...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Albert J. Weis Memorial-Science
Open to Science and Mathematics majors with a minimum of 42 credit hours completed and a 2.0 GPA. Applicant must have demonstrated financial need...
Open to Science and Mathematics majors with a minimum of 42 credit hours...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alberta Macke Dougan Graduate Scholarship in History
The recipient of this scholarship will be a graduate student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University in History. This scholarship will be...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a graduate student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alberta Macke Dougan Social Studies
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student attending Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Social Studies. They must...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student attending...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Aleen Vogel Wehking
Open to students whose school spirit is demonstrated by involvement in various college activities. Must list activities on application. Deadline is...
Open to students whose school spirit is demonstrated by involvement in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Aleta McDowell Crawford-Home Economics
Open to promising Human Environmental Studies majors. Applicants must complete 45 credit hours with a GPA of 2.5. Criteria include promise of...
Open to promising Human Environmental Studies majors. Applicants must...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alice Grant
To be awarded to student(s) majoring in an English Education curriculum.
To be awarded to student(s) majoring in an English Education curriculum.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alice Kay Mouser Memorial
Recipient will be attending Southeast Missouri State University with a GPA of 3.0 and majoring in Elementary Education. Financial Aid will be...
Recipient will be attending Southeast Missouri State University with a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Allison Jeanette (Wolz) Bruner Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Applied Behavior Analysis living in the Southeast Missouri Service Region – Ste. Genevieve County and South. ...
Awarded to students majoring in Applied Behavior Analysis living in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alma Crites Gardner
Open to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who have been accepted into the University’s Teacher Education program. Preference will be given to...
Open to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who have been accepted into...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alpha Xi Delta for outstanding women, in honor of Patricia Lewis Hartzell
The recipient of this scholarship will be attending or planning to attend Southeast Missouri State University. An essay must also be submitted to...
The recipient of this scholarship will be attending or planning to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alpha Xi Delta Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student who is a Junior or Senior at Southeast Missouri State University with a 3.0 GPA or...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student who is a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alta Crites Lucy Education
Open to freshmen entering teacher education. Must rank at or above the 75th percentile on the University admissions test and upper one-fourth of...
Open to freshmen entering teacher education. Must rank at or above the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alton Bray
Open to transfer students with an Associate of Arts degree from one of the junior colleges that has an articulation agreement with Southeast...
Open to transfer students with an Associate of Arts degree from one of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alumni Association of Business Professionals/Cape Girardeau County
The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, and undergraduate degree in accounting, demonstrated leadership or community service, and have been...
The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, and undergraduate degree...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Amy E. Garrison Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for a fulltime student...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Andy Patel Restricted Scholarship for Hospitality Management
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Hospitality Management...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Angela and Bill Holland Endowed
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for descendants of...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Anita M. Frick-Held and Donald T. Held Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship shall be majoring in Education and either be a Missouri resident or a military veteran who has recently served...
The recipient of this scholarship shall be majoring in Education and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Ann Draughon Matthews Philosophy and Religion Endowment.
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University with a major in the Department of Political...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Ann Parry Restricted Scholarship of Engaged Citizenship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled full-time at Southeast Missouri State University who is a Department of Mass Media...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled full-time...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Ann Parry Restricted Scholarship of Engaged Citizenship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled full-time at Southeast Missouri State University who is a Department of Mass Media...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled full-time...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Ann Porter Gifford Endowed
This scholarship is open to undergraduate students attending the main campus of Southeast Missouri State University seeking a degree in Elementary...
This scholarship is open to undergraduate students attending the main...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Anna C. Draughon and Harris N. Draughon
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University and a high school graduate of Sikeston, MO. ...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Anna C. Draughon-Political Science
Recipient must have financial need with a 3.0 or better GPA majoring and be a major in the Department of Political Science, Philosophy and Religion...
Recipient must have financial need with a 3.0 or better GPA majoring and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Anna Jo Atkinson Wagganer Theatre & Dance Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. Scholarship is talent-based, to be awarded to...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Annette Heller Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University with financial need.
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
$1,000.00 Annie Bell Smoot & Beverly B. Logan Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship shall be first generation, traditional student, who is attending full-time and has completed 30 hours or more....
The recipient of this scholarship shall be first generation, traditional...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Arnet Family Scholarship in Communication Studies
The Arnet Family Scholarship in Communication Studies recognizes students who have made outstanding contributions to communication and debate...
The Arnet Family Scholarship in Communication Studies recognizes...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Arpa Hill Lewis
Open to students from Mississippi County, with first preference to those from East Prairie High School. This scholarship is bases primarily on...
Open to students from Mississippi County, with first preference to those...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Art Faculty
Open to students majoring in Art with financial need. Applicants must submit 10 photographic images of their artwork for review, and a 500-word...
Open to students majoring in Art with financial need. Applicants must...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Aycock Shafer Memorial Restricted
The scholarship recipient must be a Agriculture major attending Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston, Malden, or Kennett campus with a 2.5...
The scholarship recipient must be a Agriculture major attending...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies B. Marie Ruester
Scholarship is open to United States citizens with financial need, verified by FAFSA. Recipient must have a 2.0 high school GPA or a combined score...
Scholarship is open to United States citizens with financial need,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies B.F. and Carrie Woodburn Johnson
Open to Mathematics majors and Elementary Education majors specializing in Mathematics. Applicants must complete at least three courses above...
Open to Mathematics majors and Elementary Education majors specializing...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies B.W. & Hazel Harrison River Campus
Awarded to student(s) majoring in the School of Visual and Performing Arts.
Awarded to student(s) majoring in the School of Visual and Performing Arts.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bank of America College of Business
Open to students in the College of Business with financial need who do not otherwise qualify for University funded merit scholarships. Incoming...
Open to students in the College of Business with financial need who do...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020