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Contests

Each year, International Studies & Programs hosts a series of contests for students for academic scholarships. 

Fall 2017
United Nations Day Contest - Deadline: Friday, October 13, 2017

  • Three categories, three scholarship prizes in each category
  • The three categories are essay, web design and artwork
  • Scholarships: 1st place - $2,000; 2nd place - $1,000; 3rd place - $500

Spring 2018
International Photo Contest - Deadline: April 20, 2018

  • All entries must be original photographs taken outside the United States
  • Contest is open to current UMSL students, faculty & staff
  • Scholarships awarded to students; faculty and staff receive honorable mentions
  • The top 30 entries will be exhibited online
  • Scholarships: 1st place - $200; 2nd place - $150; 3rd place - $100