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 Joseph Pappas/JPM Music Restricted Band Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in instrumental music or music...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Douglas & Heather Greene Scholarship for Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Elizabeth DeHoff Belcher Education Scholarship
The recipients of this scholarship will be students enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University from Pemiscot County who has been formally...
The recipients of this scholarship will be students enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Shirley Porter Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who graduated from Jackson R-2 High School,...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Mangels Family Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University from Oak Ridge with financial need. Second...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies William W. Shaffer Jr. Endowed Scholarhsip in Business
Eligible students must be majoring in business and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Eligible students must be majoring in business and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alumni Association
Governors matching.
Governors matching.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bob Keathley
For a faculty member of the Bernie School System who is working toward his/her Masters or Specialist degree in the College of Education.
For a faculty member of the Bernie School System who is working toward...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Charles H. Daues
Governors Matching
Governors Matching
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Delmar and Allene Cobble Education
Governors Matching
Governors Matching
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Delmar and Allene Cobble National Merit
Governors Matching
Governors Matching
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Earl G.Gramling
Governors Matching.
Governors Matching.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Elmer P. and Norma Vogel Lind-Business Student
Governors Matching.
Governors Matching.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Elmer P. Lind National Merit in Business
Governors Matching
Governors Matching
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies H.G. Schmitz
Governors Matching.
Governors Matching.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies License to Learn
Governors Matching.
Governors Matching.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Norma Vogel Lind National Merit
Governors Matching.
Governors Matching.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Paul W. and Jean Zimmerman Rau
Governors Matching. Financial Aid will decide on recipient
Governors Matching. Financial Aid will decide on recipient
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert R. and Elzora Kinsolving Hill
Governors matching.
Governors matching.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies US Bank
Governors Matching.
Governors Matching.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Susan & William Shaffer Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to a student attending Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for a student majoring in...
The scholarship will be awarded to a student attending Southeast...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Barbara Hope Kem Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to students, with a preference for those with financial need, who demonstrate exceptional motivation to further their education and pursue...
Awarded to students, with a preference for those with financial need,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bill and Hope Eddleman Scouting
Scholarship recipient must be an incoming Freshman, having received either an Eagle Scout as a Boy Scout or the Gold Award as a Girl Scout, and...
Scholarship recipient must be an incoming Freshman, having received...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bill Emerson Congressional
Open to full-time undergraduates who reside in the Eighth Congressional District and have completed at least one semester of college with a 2.5...
Open to full-time undergraduates who reside in the Eighth Congressional...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Billie O Neal*
Open to students who major in Physical Education, have completed 60 credit hours with a minimum overall 2.5 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in their major...
Open to students who major in Physical Education, have completed 60...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Biokyowa
First preference will be given to children of BioKyowa employees with more than six months of current employment with BioKyowa. Second preference...
First preference will be given to children of BioKyowa employees with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Black River Electric Cooperative
Open to students who are members of the Black River Electric Cooperative (BREC) residing within the nine county service area consisting of parts of...
Open to students who are members of the Black River Electric Cooperative...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Blakemore Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time graduate student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University pursing an MBA with emphasis...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time graduate student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Brady & Halley Barke Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for lineal and collateral...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Brian M. Shamel Memorial
Open to students who are interested in pursuing the research and saving of the bottle nosed dolphin. Scholarship fund can be used by applicants...
Open to students who are interested in pursuing the research and saving...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Brunnworth Family Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship must be nominated by a Big Futures Staff Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri and have been...
The recipient of this scholarship must be nominated by a Big Futures...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies C. D. & Anna E. Butler Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for students who have a...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cape Girardeau County Area Medical Society Merit Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University and have attained junior or senior status with...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cape Girardeau Noon Optimist Club
Scholarship recipient is a student attending Southeast Missouri State University who is high school graduate or GED from Cape Central, Jackson,...
Scholarship recipient is a student attending Southeast Missouri State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cape West Rotary Memorial
Open to undergraduates with a minimum of 30 credit hours completed when scholarship is awarded , have a minimum GPA of 2.75, and have financial...
Open to undergraduates with a minimum of 30 credit hours completed when...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Catapult Creative House Scholarship
Undergraduate students involved in experiential learning opportunities at catapult Creative House.
Undergraduate students involved in experiential learning opportunities...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended