UMSL provides a limited number of housing scholarships for first time freshmen who are living in Oak Hall. If you qualify, the offer will automatically be in your financial aid package. Please note that the following scholarships provided by UMSL require scholarship recipients to live in Oak Hall. Housing scholarships are not transferable to any other housing property.

Community Scholarship at Oak Hall

AMOUNT: $4,000 ($2,000 per semester)
CRITERIA: Incoming admitted students with at least a 26 ACT. Students must enroll in and maintain 12 credit hours in both fall and spring semesters and fulfill the 9 month housing contract at Oak Hall. Both application and contract must be onfile before the award will be able to be accepted in MyView.
RENEWAL: May only renew this scholarship for one additional year by completing 24 credit hours at UMSL between the fall and spring semesters.  As well as maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Students can only receive this scholarship for a maximum of two years.



Residential Life New Student Scholarship at Oak Hall

AMOUNT: $2,500 ($1,250 per semester)
CRITERIA: Incoming admitted students with at least a 24 ACT or core GPA of 3.5. Students must enroll in and maintain 12 credit hours in both fall and spring semesters and fulfill the 9 month housing contract at Oak Hall. Both application and contract must be onfile before the award will be able to be accepted in MyView.
RENEWAL: May only renew this scholarship for one additional year by completing 24 credit hours at UMSL between the fall and spring semesters.  As well as maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better. Students can only receive this scholarship for a maximum of two years.



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