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 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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Bill and Hope Eddleman Scouting
Scholarship recipient must be an incoming Freshmen, 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 Freshmen, having received...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Catapult Creative House Scholarship
Undergraduate students involved in experiential learning opportunities at catapult Creative House.
Undergraduate students involved in experiential learning opportunities...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Catapult student Scholarship
One-time award for a student participating in Catapult Creative House activities selected by the Director of the Greene Entrepreneurial Center.
One-time award for a student participating in Catapult Creative House...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Charles and Mary Ellen Sharp
Open to a Southeast Missouri State University non-traditional undergraduate student over the age of 20 who has maintained an overall GPA of 2.75...
Open to a Southeast Missouri State University non-traditional...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Charles E. & Evelyn R. (Bollinger) Whipple Scholarship Fund
The recipient of this scholarship will be a second year student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University with first preference to a relative...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a second year student enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Charles Tinnie Stubbs
Open to beginning freshmen who are graduates of Scott County Reorganized School District No. R-IV (Kelly School District). Three letters of...
Open to beginning freshmen who are graduates of Scott County Reorganized...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Christopher A Seyer Memorial Scholarship
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Clarence Dalton
Open to Mathematics majors with a 2.75 GPA who are members of the Southeast Missouri State University Track or Basketball team. Proof of...
Open to Mathematics majors with a 2.75 GPA who are members of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dan & Marilyn Glore Endowed Scholarship+
First preference is for a descendant approved by Dan & Marilyn Glore. The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast...
First preference is for a descendant approved by Dan & Marilyn Glore. ...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Darwin Fund
Reimbursement will be given to a graduate or undergraduate student in the Department of Biology with a 3.0 GPA or higher, and will cover tuition...
Reimbursement will be given to a graduate or undergraduate student in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies David Emmons Memorial
Open to students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. First preference will be given to descendants of Dave Emmons. Second preference will be given to...
Open to students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. First preference will be...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Deborah Simmons Fulton Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for descendants of the...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Delta Delta Delta - Leading with Character Scholarship^
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is an initiated member of the Phi...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dewain Earl Brucker Scholarship
Awarded to student majoring in agriculture, veterinary medicine, forestry, animal husbandry, or any other field related to the production,...
Awarded to student majoring in agriculture, veterinary medicine,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Don & Lynne Dozier Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who: • Majoring in Marketing • Maintains at...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dorothy and George Shillig
Applicant must be a degree-seeking student who is an insulin-dependent diabetic. Applicant must provide verification from his or her doctor that he...
Applicant must be a degree-seeking student who is an insulin-dependent...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. Daniel MacLeay Endowed Foreign Language Research Award
The Dr. Daniel MacLeay Endowed Foreign Language & Anthropology Research Award? was established in 2002 by Mrs. Brigitte Bollerslev; its goal is to...
The Dr. Daniel MacLeay Endowed Foreign Language & Anthropology Research...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. A. R. Meyer
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for direct descendants. ...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. Bert Kellerman Scholarship in Marketing
To be eligible to apply, students should be a Marketing major with a 3.0 GPA or higher. GPA, financial need and leadership/involvement will be...
To be eligible to apply, students should be a Marketing major with a 3.0...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. Edward Lawrence Bahn
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is participating in the current Regional Science Fair and is a senior from an approved public,...
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is participating in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. John Hinni
Open to students with financial need determined by the FAFSA. First preference will be given to grandchildren of Dr. John Hinni. Second preference...
Open to students with financial need determined by the FAFSA. First...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. John R. Sharp Memorial
Awarded to an undergraduate in Biology with a minimum 3.0 GPA. A one page essay, to be reviewed by the selection committee is to be submitted with...
Awarded to an undergraduate in Biology with a minimum 3.0 GPA. A one...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Open to full-time beginning students with financial need, verified by FAFSA. Applicants may not have any University Merit Scholarship for the same...
Open to full-time beginning students with financial need, verified by...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. Mary Ann Kellerman Scholarship in Interior Design
To be eligible, students should be majoring in Interior Design and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Grades (50% weight), need (25% weigh), and...
To be eligible, students should be majoring in Interior Design and have...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Dr. Tamara Baldwin Mass Media
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is fully admitted to the mass media...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Vaies Drs. Ivan and Wanda Davenport Endowed Scholarship^
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time undergraduate student with a 3.0 GPA. First preference shall be given to family of Ivan and...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Vaies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Ed and Norine Koch
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who meet the following criteria, in order of...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Edith Dobbins Kanipes Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a first-generation student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in visual and...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a first-generation student...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Edwin W. Cardin Memorial
Will be awarded to an outstanding sophomore after his/her first two semesters in the Air Force ROTC Cadet Corps, and will be activated in the fall...
Will be awarded to an outstanding sophomore after his/her first two...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020