Show-Me Scholars

  • Bachelor
  • $2,000 awarded one time only

This program is supported by Peggy and Andrew Cherng and the Panda Charitable Foundation.

Show-Me 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 Cherng Scholars.

University of Missouri - Columbia
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University of Missouri - Columbia

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

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Students will receive $2,000 for their first year only.


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.