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College-Wide Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

HES offers both college-wide and department/school-specific types of aid to full-time (9 credit hours or more) graduate students. Interested students should contact their respective director of graduate studies and visit MU Graduate Studies for more information.

College-Wide Scholarships for Incoming Graduate Students

Two-three Hoffman Fellowships will be awarded for FY2019. All HES departments are eligible; however, recipients must be first-year graduate students, either MA/MS or Ph.D. levels. [Estimated $6,000-$10,000 each]

Open to all graduate students in HES, with priority to descendants of alumni of the Campbell-Harrison House. NOTE: If applicant is a descendent of an alumni of the Campbell-Harrison house, please include description of this relationship with the application. One award expected for FY2019. [Estimated $4,000]

Piper Fellowships are awarded to permit the College of Human Environmental Sciences to compete nationally for the best new doctoral students. Students shall be pursuing a doctoral degree in one of the following areas: Nutritional Sciences, Architectural Studies, Personal Financial Planning, Textile and Apparel Management, and Human Development and Family Studies. Three to four fellowships will be awarded for FY2019. [Estimated $6,000-10,000 each]

NOTE: All applications for graduate awards and fellowships must be submitted by HES units in electronic format to Trish Savage at savaget@missouri.edu in the Office for Research and Graduate Studies, HES, by 12 pm on February 10, 2020. We do not accept applications directly from individual applicants. Any interested students should contact their departmental Director of Graduate Studies. To receive awards, students must be enrolled full-time in masters or doctoral study (nine hours of graded graduate course work per semester).

College-Wide Scholarships for Continuing Graduate Students

Open to all graduate students in HES, with priority to descendants of alumni of the Campbell-Harrison House. NOTE: If applicant is a descendant of an alumni of the Campbell-Harrison house, please include description of this relationship with the application. One award expected for FY2018. [$500 one award]

One annual award shall be made to graduate students in the Departments of Personal Financial Planning, Architectural Studies, Human Development and Family Studies, Nutritional Sciences, or Textile and Apparel Management. Recipients shall be enrolled in the MU Intensive Writing Program or shall have previously completed the same at MU. Preference shall be given to female students. Selection shall be based solely on merit and academic performance. Recipients are expected to gain additional communication skills through writing for the college news magazine, Vanguard, Extension newsletters, scholarship brochures, or other publications, and would receive a byline as the Maxene Harris Communication Fellow. One award expected for FY2018. [Estimated $500]

Scholarships shall be awarded to full-time graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in the College of Human Environmental Sciences. Two fellowships expected for FY2018. [Estimated $500 each]

To provide annual scholarship awards to students in the fields of social science, extension service, home economics, communication, or a combination of any of these with other areas of study. Consideration shall also be given to the financial needs of the students, but not as the determining factor. Two scholarships to be awarded for FY2018. [Estimated $500 each]

NOTE: All applications for continuing graduate awards and fellowships must be submitted by HES units by 5:00 pm on March 20, 2020. We do not accept applications directly from individual applicants. Any interested students should contact their departmental Director of Graduate Studies.

Department/School Specific Graduate Scholarships