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 Bank of America Restricted Scholarship
Will be awarded to low to middle income students attending Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeua County and/or attending Southeast...
Will be awarded to low to middle income students attending Southeast...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Barbara Ann Bean Goodman Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is a graduate of Scott City High School in...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Barry & Michelle Aycock Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship recipient must be an Agriculture major attending Southeast Missouri State University – Sikeston, Malden, or Kennett campus with a...
The scholarship recipient must be an Agriculture major attending...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Beatrice and Russell Johnson
Open to graduate students in the College of Education who are pursing a Masters in Exceptional Child. Both academic performance and financial need...
Open to graduate students in the College of Education who are pursing a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Beatrice Dempster-School of Business
Open to Business majors with a 3.0 GPA who have completed 45 credit hours. Financial need is a consideration. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to Business majors with a 3.0 GPA who have completed 45 credit...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies BEC/Student Ambassador
The recipients of this scholarship will be students enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who are attending Malden High School or...
The recipients of this scholarship will be students enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bee S. Limbaugh Memorial
Open to students with musical ability, moral character, and demonstrated financial need, verified by FAFSA. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to students with musical ability, moral character, and demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Below Family Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is in good academic standing with financial...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bertie Ora Cleino Memorial
Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been accepted into the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education, maintains a 3.0 GPA,...
Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been accepted into the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bettie Talbert Endowed Alpha Delta Pi Pledge Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is a member of the Alpha Delta Pi...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time student enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Betty Berry Glenn-Science
Open to Science majors from Stoddard, Wayne, Bollinger, Carter, Butler, Ripley, Dunklin, Pemiscot, New Madrid, Mississippi, Scott, Cape Girardeau,...
Open to Science majors from Stoddard, Wayne, Bollinger, Carter, Butler,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Betty Cooper Hearnes Music Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who participates int he Department of Music...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Betty Z. Mothershead Memorial Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is an Agribusiness major qualifying to...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Beussink Family Restricted Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for a student graduating...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Beverly J. Christensen Memorial
Open to freshmen who rank in the upper one-third of their graduating class and exhibit financial need. Scholarship is renewable up to 8 semesters...
Open to freshmen who rank in the upper one-third of their graduating...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill and Angela Holland Theatre & Dance Scholarship
All scholarship recipients must be BFA in Theatre; BA in Theatre; BFA in Dance; or BA in Dance majors. First preference is given to BFA in Theatre,...
All scholarship recipients must be BFA in Theatre; BA in Theatre; BFA in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill and Pat Limbaugh Atchley
Open to graduates of Cape Central High School with average scholastic abilities and financial need. Scholarship is renewable with application. ...
Open to graduates of Cape Central High School with average scholastic...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill and Shirley Shemwell Virdon
First preference is for scholarship award to a graduate of Neelyville High School majoring in English or Spanish with second preference for a...
First preference is for scholarship award to a graduate of Neelyville...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill and Shirley Shemwell Virdon/Athletic
First preference is for scholarship award to student athlete on baseball team. Second preference is for a student athlete.
First preference is for scholarship award to student athlete on baseball...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill Ewing Memorial Endowed
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University graduating from Cape Girardeau Central High...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill Ferrell
Open to student majoring in Criminal Justice or Pre-Law. Student has to be from Scott County and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Deadline in March 1st.
Open to student majoring in Criminal Justice or Pre-Law. Student has to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill Shelby Family and Broadway Music Co, Inc.
Open to students from Pemiscot County, Missouri. Scholarship is based on academic performance and financial need, verified by FAFSA. Deadline is...
Open to students from Pemiscot County, Missouri. Scholarship is based on...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill Sims-Athletic
Open to Southeast Missouri State University athletes with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to Southeast Missouri State University athletes with a minimum GPA...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies BKD Endowed in Accounting
The recipient of this scholarship will be a junior or senior student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Accounting. The...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a junior or senior student...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Blanche Cline Merwin
Open to financially needy women with a minimum of 96 credit hours completed who plan to teach and who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate...
Open to financially needy women with a minimum of 96 credit hours...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Blanche Diepenbrock Fund
The recipient will be a Southeast Missouri State University student with the greater financial need verified by a FAFSA and not met by other...
The recipient will be a Southeast Missouri State University student with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Blanche T. Kohlfeld
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in the College of Education with a 3.0...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bob Ralph for Sikeston Area Higher Education Center
Recipient must be enrolled as a non-traditional, full-time student at SAHEC (9 hours or more) with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Student may be married or...
Recipient must be enrolled as a non-traditional, full-time student at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bobby Christman Sigma Phi Epsilon Memorial Scholarship
Recipients of this scholarship will be members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. They must be...
Recipients of this scholarship will be members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bollinger-Mayfield
First preference will be given to Elementary Education majors with a minimum of 3.0 GPA, from the Marble Hill area, with financial need. Second...
First preference will be given to Elementary Education majors with a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Brandon and Miriam Mehrle Endowed
Open to students majoring in music or participating in any Southeast Missouri State University musical ensemble with financial need as verified by...
Open to students majoring in music or participating in any Southeast...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Brenda and Bob Pigg Endowed
Fund will be awarded to a graduating senior from Herculaneum, Desoto, St. Pius X (in Festus, Mo), Jefferson, St. Francois, or Ste. Genevieve High...
Fund will be awarded to a graduating senior from Herculaneum, Desoto,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bruce K. Edwards
Open to students who participate in a sport while majoring in a Business field. Financial need is based on the FAFSA information. Deadline is March...
Open to students who participate in a sport while majoring in a Business...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bruening, Dr. James T. Memorial Sholarship
Will be awarded to student(s) in Junior year of undergraduate studies at time the application is submitted or graduate student(s) in the College of...
Will be awarded to student(s) in Junior year of undergraduate studies at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
$500.00 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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Burch Family Fund
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Agriculture. Academic performance...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Burchell Grant Allied Health Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University with aspirations to enter an Allied Health...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Burwell Fox Memorial Education
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University seeking a degree in education and middle school...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies C. C. Eddleman Memorial Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a freshman student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Criminal Justice with a...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a freshman student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Calvin Chapman
Open to education majors with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to education majors with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Deadline is March 1st.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020