Emily Waggoner has come a long way since being diagnosed with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa as a high school freshman. Now, Waggoner is concluding her junior year at Mizzou, a year highlighted by her selection as a Truman Scholar.
On the day before Spring Break, Jessica Anania was summoned to the office of MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin. A few days earlier Anania had interviewed for the Mark Twain Fellowship and she thought the meeting with Loftin was to answer follow-up questions before the final selection was made. However, upon arriving at Loftin’s office, the chancellor congratulated her on being the award’s recipient.
The University of Missouri nominated four students—the maximum permitted—for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and all four received recognition from the Goldwater Foundation.
Having received the Marshall Scholarship while attending Bucknell University, biological sciences professor Sarah Bush understands what goes into earning a fellowship. That’s why when she was asked to be part of a panel to help applicants prepare to interview for fellowships like the Marshall Scholarship, it was an easy decision.
Throughout 2015, the U.S. Department of State will celebrate 75 years of international exchange programs. The U.S. Department of State administers exchange programs for more than 50,000 participants each year. Shortly after World War I, the United States realized that fostering mutual understanding among different cultures could have a greater impact than weapons. This insight led to the U.S. Department of State forming a Division of Cultural Relations, and the first exchange program visitor arrived in the United States from Ecuador in 1940.
Monday, August 31, 5:00pm
The campus deadline to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is Monday, August 31. Contact the Fellowships Office as soon as possible if you are interested in applying for a Fulbright grant.
Summer & Fall 2015
Fulbright U.S. Student Program applications are now open! Learn how to prepare an outstanding application through these guidelines and tips.
August 31, 2015
The campus deadline for Rhodes, Marshall, Gates Cambridge, and Churchill scholarships is Monday, August 31.
August 31, 2015
The Mitchell Scholarship supports one year of postgraduate study at any institution in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
The 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF) application deadlines will be available in late summer of 2015. Contact the Fellowships Office as soon as possible to discuss applying for an NSF GRF.