ASH Scholars

  • Bachelor
  • $2,000 for one academic year only

Each ASH Scholars program consists of 10-12 students who work closely with a faculty member on an established research project. There are four current ASH Projects:

Documenting Luyia (Linguistics & English)Close Relationships (Psychological Sciences)Art of Death (Psychological Sciences, Visual Studies, Museum of Art & Archaeology)Minority-Focused News as a Locus of Empowerment (Communications)

Scholars are awarded a scholarship of $2,000 for the year. This award is dispersed in four equal installments during the year if the student maintains good standing in the program requirements. Selected students work on their research project approximately eight hours per week during the academic year.

University of Missouri - Columbia
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University of Missouri - Columbia

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  • Any student, regardless of class year or major, is eligible to apply as long as you are in good standing at MU. Although the proposed project will be based on artistry, social sciences, and/or humanities, student participants need not be limited to majoring in these areas.

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Students will receive a scholarship of $2,000 for the current academic year.


To apply for this scholarship, log into ScholarshipUniverse using your MU assigned username and password and search “ASH Scholarship”.

Please note that program selections will be made contingent on funding. Funding decisions will be determined by July 1. Each research team has funding for about 10 students but some of those spots will be filled with returning students. Exact numbers will be determined by the faculty during the summer.