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MU announces new scholarship

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The University of Missouri-Columbia announced a new scholarship on Friday.

Chancellor Brady Deaton also said that some MU scholarships will increase for first-time students enrolling for the Fall 2014 semester.

Chancellor’s Award (new scholarship)

  • Awarded to students in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating classes
  • Composite score of 31 or higher on ACT or combined critical reading and math SAT score of 1360 or higher
  • Must graduate from an accredited high school
  • Missouri resident
  • Scholarship is worth $6,500

Curators Award

  • Awarded to students in the top 5 percent of their high school graduating classes
  • Composite score of 28 or higher on ACT or combined critical reading and math SAT score of 1250 or higher
  • Missouri resident
  • Must graduate from an accredited high school
  • Scholarship is worth $4,500 (previous value was $3,500)

Mark Twain Non-resident Scholarship

  • Awarded to students in the top 50 percent of their high school graduating classes
  • Composite score of 27 or higher on ACT or combined critical reading and math SAT score of 1220 or higher
  • Out-of-state student
  • Must graduate from an accredited high school
  • Scholarship ranges from $5,000 to $10,000 (previous range was $2,000 to $5,500)

“The focus of this new scholarship plan is to continue to attract high-ability students to our great university,” said Ann Korschgen, vice provost for enrollment management. “We hope that this new scholarship package will demonstrate our commitment to helping those who have shown great potential in high school and who are committed to attending MU for a quality education that will enable them to succeed in our global economy.”

For more details, visit MU Student Financial Aid.

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