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 Clayton and Mamie Hartsfield Memorial^
1) The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. 2) Recipient must have achieved a 3.0 or...
1) The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Clifford F. and Mary Kathryn Rudesill Memorial Art Scholarship
First preference is for a Southeast Missouri State University student pursing a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Fine Arts or a Bachelor of Science...
First preference is for a Southeast Missouri State University student...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Clyde and Pauline Hanebrink*
Open to students that are majoring in Elementary Education. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to students that are majoring in Elementary Education. Deadline is...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Col. Donald Burggrabe Endowed Performing Arts
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 College of Business Endowed
Students must be a business major (BSBA), with an overall GPA of 2.5 or greater and a GPA of 2.5 or greater in business.
Students must be a business major (BSBA), with an overall GPA of 2.5 or...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Constance Rowe French
This award is for study in a French-speaking country for the summer after the sophomore year, either semester of the junior year, or for the summer...
This award is for study in a French-speaking country for the summer...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Cora Arelene Mabrey Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University from Ripley County, Missouri, and an Education...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Crader Family
First preference for scholarship awards will be residents of Bollinger County with a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need verified by...
First preference for scholarship awards will be residents of Bollinger...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dale Pruett Memorial Scholarship for Hospitality Management
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Hospitality Management.
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dale W. and Sonya L. Margeum Chemistry Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dale White Memorial*
Open to graduates from Richland High School with a 2.5 GPA. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to graduates from Richland High School with a 2.5 GPA. Deadline is...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dalton "Rusty" B. Curtis, Jr. Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student attending Southeast Missouri State University majoring in History, Historic...
The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student attending...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Daniel O. Dunavan-Percussion
Scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding percussion student. Music Dept. scholarship rules apply and recipient will be selected by audition by...
Scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding percussion student. Music...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Darlene and Eric Dunning International
The purpose of this one-time award is to provide international opportunities for full-time students at Southeast. Open to students who are United...
The purpose of this one-time award is to provide international...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies David E. Hoche Memorial
Open to students who have completed their freshmen year in college, are majoring in Accounting, and graduated from Cape Central High School. Must...
Open to students who have completed their freshmen year in college, are...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies David Green-Clarinet*
This scholarship is open to students working on a BME, BM, or BS Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Music. The applicant...
This scholarship is open to students working on a BME, BM, or BS Degree...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies David M. Barton Endowed*
Scholarship recipient must be a fulltime student with a major within the Department of Agriculture. To be considered for scholarship renewal, the...
Scholarship recipient must be a fulltime student with a major within the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies DCF Art
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University and a U.S. Citizen and a permanent resident of...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Delmar and Allene Cobble Education
This scholarship is to be awarded to a student with a 3.0 GPA, with first preference to a student pursuing an education degree.
This scholarship is to be awarded to a student with a 3.0 GPA, with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Delta Chi Galbreth Leadership Scholarship^
The recipient of this· scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University and an associate or initiated brother of the...
The recipient of this· scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dennis Seyer-Tech Theatre
Student must be a junior or senior status and a theatre major with an aptitude in technical production and/or design and must have a presence in...
Student must be a junior or senior status and a theatre major with an...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dick & Mary Gettinger
First preference is for a student from Ste. Genevieve County majoring in the Harrison College of Business & Computing, the College of Science,...
First preference is for a student from Ste. Genevieve County majoring in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dominic Hooper Memorial Scholarship^
The recipient of this scholarship will be a Freshman enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is a graduate of Scott City High School...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a Freshman enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Don and Barbara Webb Sponsored Webb Family*
Contact Sikeston Area Higher Education Center for scholarship application information at (573) 472-3210.
Contact Sikeston Area Higher Education Center for scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Don C. Bedell Excellence Award
Open to students majoring in Business with a 3.0 GPA. Incoming freshman applicants must rank in the top 20% of their high school class. Deadline is...
Open to students majoring in Business with a 3.0 GPA. Incoming freshman...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Don Crader Family Restricted
First preference for scholarship awards will be residents of Bollinger County with a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need verified by...
First preference for scholarship awards will be residents of Bollinger...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Don McNeely Acting
Open to students enrolled in a course of study leading to a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Performing Arts degree with an Option in...
Open to students enrolled in a course of study leading to a Bachelor of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Donald (Diz) Anderson-Student Athlete
Open to members of the Southeast Missouri State University football team. Applicant must maintain good academic standing. For more information,...
Open to members of the Southeast Missouri State University football...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Donald B. and Rubye E. Kraft
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University.
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Donald G. LaFerla Endowed for Health Sciences+
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University with a minimum 3.5 GPA, pursuing a degree in a...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Donald K. Ford
Open to Percussion majors who exhibit financial need and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to those interested in jazz. Awarding...
Open to Percussion majors who exhibit financial need and have a minimum...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Donald L. Harrison Academic Achievement
Student must be admitted to the Harrison College of Business. Scholarship will be awarded based on academic performance. This scholarship is...
Student must be admitted to the Harrison College of Business....
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dorothy and Wedel Nilsen Literary Prize for first Novel, Writer in Residence Program Endowment*
This fund to help support writers is established by Wedel Nilsen in memory of his beloved wife, Dorothy Nilsen. The purpose of this fund is for 1)...
This fund to help support writers is established by Wedel Nilsen in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dorothy Kies Penzel
Open to full-time undergraduate students majoring in Dietetics, with at least 40 hours and a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Open to full-time undergraduate students majoring in Dietetics, with at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dorothy Laws Miles*
Awarded to a mathematics major with a 3.0 GPA. Financial need is not a requirement.
Awarded to a mathematics major with a 3.0 GPA. Financial need is not a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dorothy Lee Nilsen*
The student must be in good standing in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Must have a GPA of 2.25 or better. Second preference will be...
The student must be in good standing in the Bachelor of Science in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dorothy Seabaugh Knehans-Art
Open to students majoring in Art. Deadline is March 1st.
Open to students majoring in Art. Deadline is March 1st.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Douglas & Heather Greene Scholarship for Entrepreneurial Studies
Awarded to students pursuing an entrepreneurial studies major or minor and maintaining an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher. At least 25% of the...
Awarded to students pursuing an entrepreneurial studies major or minor...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Douglas & Heather Greene Scholarship for Fashion Merchandising
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled in Fashion Merchandising studies seeking a career in retail and wholesale fashion...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled in Fashion...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Douglas and Heather Greene Scholarship for Senior Showcase
The recipients of this scholarship will be students enrolled in the Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance and first preference...
The recipients of this scholarship will be students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Douglas Greene Excellence
The award is given to the outstanding student of entrepreneurship represented by strong academic performance and active and effective involvement...
The award is given to the outstanding student of entrepreneurship...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Doyle A. Dumas Choral
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University selected for the University Choir or a transfer...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. & Mrs. Jerry D. Caulder Scholar
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. First preference is for a graduate of Gideon...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Alberta and Neil Dougan History Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time, non-traditional student (minimum 30 years of age) enrolled at Southeast Missouri State...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time, non-traditional...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Ann & Archie Sprengel Endowed Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is currently in or has been accepted into...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Arthur Geldbach Endowed Physics Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University and a Physics major with at least a 3.0 GPA.
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Bernard S. DuBray Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University and a graduate of the Fort Zumwalt School...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Bruce Domazlicky Endowed
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University with a declared major in economics or finance...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Clifford Talbert, Jr., Endowed Medical Scholarship+
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time Southeast student with declared major in pre-medicine/biomedical science and completing a...
The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time Southeast student...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Dale & Marsha Haskell Endowed
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University who is an English education major
The recipient of this scholarship will be a student enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020