UMSL-Bound Scholarship

Take it step-by-step!


Apply to UMSL today.

You must apply to and be accepted for admission to UMSL by March 1 of your senior year to be considered for this scholarship. Only students who have been accepted to UMSL will be eligible. Apply now at

Please note: Admission to UMSL does not require you to attend.


Complete an ACP UMSL-Bound Scholarship Application packet.

  • Download and complete the UMSL Bound Scholarship Application.
  • Include your high school transcript, class rank, and ACT score.
  • Write an essay of up to 500 words that answers the question:
    "How has your participation in the Advanced Credit Program helped prepare you for your first year at the University of Missouri-St. Louis?"

Ask two people for letters of recommendation.

  • Download the Request for Letter of Recommendation form and instructions.
  • Have two adults submit letters of recommendation for you.
    • One letter MUST be from a teacher, counselor, or principal who can discuss your academic abilities.
    • The other can be from any adult who knows you well, such as a coach, employer, scout leader, etc.

Submit your packet. 
Deadline: February 1, 2015.

Send your completed ACP UMSL-Bound Scholarship packet to:

Dr. Kathleen Burns 
University of Missouri–St. Louis
598 Lucas Hall
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400

Stay on schedule with the Application Calendar.

$3,000 per year while pursing an undergraduate degree. Renewable for three additional years and stackable with other scholarships.

To apply, you must be a high school senior who has successfully completed at least one Advanced Credit course with UMSL—these courses can be taken through the end of your senior year.

To receive this scholarship, you must be a full-time student at UMSL beginning fall semester of your freshman year.