MIssouri Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program

This is a scholarship designed to assist academically talented minority and underrepresented individuals pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an environmental course of study that will lead to employment in a field that is clearly environmentally related.

To be eligible for assistance you must meet the requirements for Initial or Renewal students listed below. Renewal students and members of the following severely underrepresented minority ethnic groups have award priority.
•African Americans
•Hispanic or Latino Americans
•Native Americans and Alaska Natives
•Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

Applicants must:
•Be a United States citizen or permanent resident, or otherwise lawfully present in the United States.
•Be a Missouri resident.
•Be a graduate of an accredited high school.
•Meet the following cumulative GPA 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 in a participating Missouri school in one of the following areas of study. ◦Environmental engineering
◦Chemical engineering
◦Civil engineering
◦Mechanical engineering
◦Agricultural engineering
◦Wildlife management
◦Natural resource planning
◦Natural resources or a closely related field
◦Environmental chemistry, or
◦Environmental law enforcement