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Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships are based on both merit and need. College-based scholarships and some department-based scholarships require applicants to complete the MU Annual Scholarship Application and complete the FASFA documents through Financial Aid. Deadline is February 1.

The amount of the scholarship is dependent upon stock market performance and income generated. Not all scholarships are awarded each year.

Department and college financial awards and scholarships are officially announced at the College of Human Environmental Sciences Honors Convocation held in the fall each year.

Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Numerous awards and scholarships are available through the College of Human Environmental Sciences.
  • Applications for all these awards are due December 15 for Freshmen and February 1 for continuing and transfer students with official announcements of awards made at an annual Scholarship and Honors Convocation in the fall.
  • Information on college awards and scholarships are available at 122 Gwynn Hall, 573-884-9081. A single application form can be used for any awards and scholarships for which the student is qualified.
  • Established by Adeline Hoffman, HES Alumna, to recognize outstanding aesthetic work.
  • One or more annual awards shall be made to undergraduate students enrolled in Architectural Studies.
  • No separate application required.
  • Established by Mrs. Rose to honor her parents, who through hard work and foresight sent their three daughters to the University of Missouri in the 1920's.
  • Awards shall be given each academic year to the student with the best project generated from the interior design studio sequence which includes Design Studio I, II, and III.
  • No separate application is required.
  • Established by Mr. and Mrs. John P. Williams to honor Kate Rogers who had been one of Mrs. Williams favorite professors.
  • One or more annual awards shall be made to full-time junior or senior level students enrolled in the Department of Architectural Studies in the College of Human Environmental Sciences.
  • Selected recipients shall exhibit academic achievement and have a demonstrated financial need.
  • No separate application is required.
  • Initiated by alumna Cynthia Adams Francis honoring her parents Mildred Josephine and James Edward Adams and husband Frank Francis, Jr.
  • One or more annual awards shall be made to undergraduate students enrolled in Architectural Studies.
  • Both merit and need may be considered.
  • No separate application required.
  • Initiated to support research and instruction on sustainable design.
  • Distribution may include student scholarships, student field trip opportunities, gallery exhibitions, etc.
  • Selected by Department Chair
  • No separate application required
  • Initiated to encourage a beginning student in the Architectural Studies undergraduate program.
  • Selected by faculty and based on portfolio review as part of the application for admission to the interior design studio course sequence. Portfolio due during the last week of classes in the fall semester.
  • No separate application required.
  • Established in honor of MU HES Alumni Dorothy Stumpe and her daughter Ruth Tolfe. Ruth has Chaired the department offering this award since 1984.
  • Scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in a Department of Architectural Studies program.
  • Selected recipients shall exhibit academic achievement and have a demonstrated financial need.
  • No separate application required.
  • One or more annual awards shall be made to students in the College of Human Environmental Sciences in the following areas: Architectural Studies, Human Development and Family Studies (a child life major), and Textile and Apparel Management.
  • The award shall be rotated among the three departments.
  • Selected recipients shall be completing their junior year and the award is intended to be available during the senior year.
  • Based on demonstrated financial need.
  • No consideration given to grade point average, preference given to students who participate in extra-curricular activities.
  • No separate application is required.
  • Tracy is an alumus and practicing interior designer who said: "My experiences at MU taught me many things, but the most important is how the time, talent and support of others who are willing to share can shape and change your path in life. That happened for me here at MU and that is why it is so important for me to give back."
  • One or more annual awards shall be made to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in Architectural Studies; selection is based on merit.
  • No separate application required.

Graduate Scholarships

  • Established by Alumna, Marcia Wehrle and Robert Healy and ExxonMobil match.
  • Awarded annually to a full time graduate student(s) in the Architectural Studies Department.
  • The scholarship may be renewed.
  • No separate application required.
  • Announced at the annual presentation of the Marcia Wehrle Healy and Robert N. Healy Interior Design and Architecture Studies Lecture.
  • Professor Emeritus Richard Helmick has matched gifts tendered by alumni and friends to honor his retirement from the College of Human Environmental Sciences.
  • Provide one or more annual awards to entering graduate student enrolling in the Design with Digital Media program.
  • Established in honor of MU HES Alumni Dorothy Stumpe and her daughter Ruth Tolfe. Ruth has Chaired the department offering this award since 1984.
  • Scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in a Department of Architectural Studies program.
  • Selected recipients shall exhibit academic achievement and have a demonstrated financial need.
  • No separate application required.
  • Tracy is an alumus and practicing interior designer who said: "My experiences at MU taught me many things, but the most important is how the time, talent and support of others who are willing to share can shape and change your path in life. That happened for me here at MU and that is why it is so important for me to give back."
  • One or more annual awards shall be made to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in Architectural Studies; selection is based on merit.
  • No separate application required.

Dr. Schwarz with student


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