Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program

Missouri Department of Higher Education

The scholarship was established to provide support to academically talented minorities and underrepresented individuals whose pursuing a bachelor or masters degree in environmental related course of study.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Be a graduate of an accredited high school or currently enrolled undergraduate.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Maintained a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale while in high school, or Have a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale if currently enrolled in college;Be enrolled full-time at a participating Missouri school;
  • Residence:
    Be a Missouri resident, permanent resident or otherwise lawfully present in the United States.
  • Citizenship:
    Be a United States citizen
  • Major/Career:
    Environmental engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Agricultural engineering, Biology, Geology, Wildlife management, Natural resource planning, Natural resources or a closely related field, Environmental chemistry, or Environmental law enforcement
  • Ethnicity:
    African Americans, Hispanic or Latino Americans, Native Americans and Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders
  • Other Benefits:
    The scholarship can be renewable

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    A one-page essay explaining your environmentally-related education and career goals
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a counselor, principal, and/or college advisor
  • Other Materials:
    ACT or SAT scores

Contact Information

  • Phone: (800) 473-6757