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The Office of Admissions: First-time Freshman & Transfer Scholarships

Harris-Stowe State University Leadership Award
Harris-Stowe State University, through the Office of Admissions, awards a limited number of leadership awards to first-time freshmen and incoming transfer students. These awards may cover six to 12 in-state credit hour fees and admission fees. To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must be eligible for full-time admission to the University and complete a leadership award application. In addition, first-time freshmen and incoming transfer students with less than 24 credit hours must have completed the high school core curriculum as specified by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education. If funds are available, a recipient who remains continuously enrolled may apply to renew this award each semester until he or she has completed the number of credit hours required by his or her degree program, provided the recipient maintains a minimum 2.5 CGPA, continues to make satisfactory academic progress and continues to provide documentation of leadership in extracurricular/community activities.

Jason Anthony Veal Scholarship Fund
The Jason Anthony Veal Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of Jason A. Veal, who was a high school student at Roosevelt High School. To be eligible for this annual scholarship of $1,250, the recipient must be a graduate of Cleveland ROTC High School or Roosevelt High School, must be admitted as a first-time freshman at Harris-Stowe State University, must have the expressed intention of majoring in Teacher Education or Business Administration, must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours per semester, must have a cumulative GPA 2.5 and must demonstrate service to the community.

Des Lee Foundation Scholarship
Des Lee Foundation Scholarship is for a first-time freshman, who has the expressed intention of majoring in Business Administration or related field.  To be eligible for this $1,500 scholarship, the recipient must graduate in the upper 25 percent of his/her high school class and have an ACT of 20 or higher or the equivalent of the two. The scholarship is to cover tuition, fees and books, if possible. If funds are available, a student can receive the scholarship for two semesters as long as a CGPA of 3.0 is maintained and the student makes satisfactory academic progress.

Fox Family Foundation Scholarship
Fox Family Foundation Scholarship is for a first-time freshman who has the expressed intention of majoring in Business Administration or related field.  To be eligible for this $1,500 (per semester)  scholarship, the recipient must graduate in the upper 25 percent of his or her high school class and have an ACT score of 20 or higher, or an equivalent of the two.

The Hornet Rate
The Hornet Rate will be awarded to first-time full-time freshmen who are U.S. Citizens from select counties in Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska and admitted to Harris-Stowe State University beginning fall 2014. Students that qualify for the Hornet rate will be eligible to pay the equivalent of in-state tuition. Students who qualify for the Hornet Rate must be a first-time full-time freshman that meets the freshmen admissions requirements, resides on-campus, and is a U.S. citizen.


Name

Board of Regents Academic Scholarship

Amount

Full Tuition In-state   Full Tuition Out of state (On-campus) per year

¾ Tuition  In-state   ¾ Tuition out of state (Off-campus) per year

Criteria

Incoming first-time freshmen who score a 23 or greater on the ACT (or SAT equivalent) and either rank in the top 5% of high school class or have a High School Grade Point Average range of 3.4 or greater.  Full-time enrollment at HSSU required for full scholarship consideration.

Renewal

Recipients must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours annually at HSSU between the fall and spring semesters and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater. Renewable for up to 3 additional years.

Name

HSSU Dean’s Scholarship

Amount

½  Tuition In-state ½  Tuition out of state (On-campus) per year

¼  Tuition In-state ¼  Tuition out of state (Off-campus) per year

Criteria

Incoming first-time freshmen who score 20 or greater on the ACT (or SAT equivalents) and either rank in the top 10% of high school class or have a High School Grade Point Average range of 3.2 or greater.  .  Full-time enrollment at HSSU required for full scholarship consideration.

Renewal

Recipients must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours annually at HSSU between the fall and spring semesters and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Renewable for up to 3 additional years.

Name

HSSU Faculty Scholarship

Amount

¼ Tuition In-state ¼  Tuition out of state (On-campus) per year

 ¼ Tuition In-state ¼  Tuition out of state (Off-campus) per year

Criteria

Incoming first-time freshmen who score a 19 or greater on the ACT (or SAT equivalents) and have a High School Grade Point Average of 2.85 or greater.  Full-time enrollment at HSSU required for full scholarship consideration.

Renewal

Recipients must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours annually at HSSU between the fall and spring semesters and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better. Renewable for up to 3 additional years.


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