Weathering the Storm

Rachel Patteson lived in orphanages and foster homes as a child and was homeless during much of her high school years. Now, she prepares to graduate from Mizzou and study in London thanks to the Mark Twain Fellowship.

What is a Fellowship?

Fellowships are nationally competitive grants, scholarships, and similar funding opportunities for students. Typically, fellowships fund study, research, or teaching in the United States or abroad.

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News and Profiles

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Devoted to Mentoring

As a freshman at Mizzou in 2010, Rachel Newman had her future mapped out. An elementary education major, Newman planned to earn her degree, become a fifth-grade teacher and eventually be an elementary school principal. However, her time as an MU student led to a slight change in plans.

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Speaking Up

MU alumna Emily Key, journalism and international studies dual major Clare Roth and journalism major Victor Topouria have earned the Critical Language Scholarship.

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Going International

As commencement nears for Savannah Modesitt and Lydia Wilson, new experiences await them halfway around the world. Next fall, Modesitt and Wilson will immerse themselves into new cultures after earning the David L. Boren Scholarship.

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Striking Gold(water)

As roommates, Luke Guerdan and Evan Teters had lively conversations in the apartment they shared. Oftentimes, those discussions revolved around computer science. They never imagined that both would eventually become Goldwater Scholarship recipients.

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A Mizzou Family

There was a lot for MU senior Christopher Dade to celebrate during the week of Thanksgiving. That week he learned he was a recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.

Siyu Lei

Globetrotting Scholar

After studying at Mizzou, then working in Myanmar, MU alumna Siyu Lei will return to China after earning the Schwarzman Scholarship.

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Nakatani RIES: Research & International Experiences for Students

Application Opens: Nov. 9, 2018

Application Deadline: Jan. 16, 2019