Scholarships Merit-based
University of Missouri - Columbia

Cherng Scholars

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Any
Disciplines
2000 USD
Grant
United States
Location
01 Dec 2024
Application deadline

About

Launched in the 2017-18 school year, the Cherng Scholars program is supported by Peggy and Andrew Cherng and the Panda Charitable Foundation at University of Missouri - Columbia.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

$2,000 for the first year only

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • other

Description

Recognizing the academic achievements of out-of-state incoming freshmen, the program’s goal is to create a selective and cohesive group of scholarship recipients.

Cherng Scholars will receive a one-time scholarship of $2,000 their first year on campus. This award is dispersed in two equal installments during the year and only if the student meets the program requirements. 

Their first semester on campus, students will also be enrolled in a special one credit hour seminar class together with Honors College Show-Me Scholars. Cherng Scholars are expected to remain active members of the Honors College and complete their Honors Certificate.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Students will receive $2000 in their first year.

Eligibility

  • Incoming freshmen who are non-Missouri residents and have an ACT composite score of 29 or SAT score of 1330 are eligible for the Cherng Scholars Program.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

United States

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

01 Dec 2024

Incoming freshman who are eligible for this scholarship will be recommended based off their Honors College application materials.

There is no separate application for this scholarship. If you receive this award you will be notified in early March and it will be included in your financial aid package from the University of Missouri. Please note, your MU and Honors College application must be submitted by December 1st, but you don’t have to be admitted by that date.

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