Purdy Emerging Leaders Scholarship

The Purdy Emerging Leaders Scholarship from the Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation is named after Allan Walker Purdy. This program provides merit-based scholarships to emerging leaders who are outstanding students and who have the need for additional resources for higher education.
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of academic performance, leadership potential, and character. Selected students will be those who have a vision, are eager to make their contribution to the world, and have the work ethic to bring their dreams to fruition. Unmet financial need will also be considered.

Applicants must:

  • Be a Missouri resident and U.S. citizen
  • Attend a Missouri, PUBLIC, four-year university or the State Technical College of Missouri
  • Be a College sophomore, junior or senior for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Have unmet financial need
  • Be a full-time student
  • Generally, have a cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or higher is required

Award recipients will be notified in mid-July.

This summary is not intended as a comprehensive description of the program. For more information, click here.

Questions? Contact Melissa Findley, Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation, at INFO@MOSLF.org

The Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.

Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation
varies, up to $5,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a U.S. Citizen?
  2. Upload your most recent transcript (Spring 2018 if available, or Fall 2017)
  3. What was your cumulative GPA at the end of the last semester?
  4. STUDENT AID REPORT (SAR): Please upload a copy of your Student Aid Report. The SAR is the document resulting from the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA may be filed online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. Once you have completed the FAFSA, upload your SAR here.
  5. Upload the Financial Aid Award letter for the college you plan to attend, if it is available by the application deadline. If you do not have it uploaded, you will be contacted to email the document before an award is considered.
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