ATLANTA – November 22, 2016 – The Stamps Family Charitable Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership with the University of Missouri-Columbia, which will accept Stamps Scholarship applications until December 15th. Mizzou is the 44th university to partner with the Stamps Foundation.

Scholarships will be awarded to five exceptional students from Mizzou’s incoming class of 2017, with each scholarship covering the entire cost of attendance for four years. An additional $16,000 enrichment stipend will be awarded for study abroad, research, and other expenditures throughout a Scholar’s undergraduate education. Each subsequent year, five more new freshmen are expected to receive the prestigious award.

To be considered for the Stamps Scholarship, the student must be accepted into both Mizzou and its Honors College. Stamps Scholars are chosen based on exceptional academic, leadership, and service skills, and must have an ACT score of at least 32 and a core academic-based GPA of at least 3.5.

“We’re excited to partner with the University of Missouri-Columbia to support outstanding young leaders as they pursue their dreams,” said Annie Stamps, Vice President of the Stamps Foundation.

Both in and out-of-state students will be considered for the Stamps Scholarship, and must be accepted into the university by December 1st and the Honors College by December 15th. The application for admission can he found here, and the Honors College application is located here.

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The Stamps Scholarship is a nationally prestigious, multi-year merit award that helps exceptional students become meaningful leaders throughout society. Stamps Scholarships are awarded at nearly 40 partner schools across the United States with almost 1,400 current and alumni Scholars.

Stamps Scholars are among the recipients of prestigious academic awards, including Rhodes, Fulbright, Goldwater, Marshall, Schwarzman, Beinecke, Truman and National Science Foundation scholarships.

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About the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation & Stamps Scholars
In 2006 Penny and Roe Stamps created merit scholarships for undergraduates at their alma maters – The University of Michigan and Georgia Tech.  Since then, the Stamps Scholars community has grown into a national network of visionary colleges and universities that partner with the Stamps Foundation to award multi-year scholarships that help driven and talented student leaders achieve their education and life goals. The Stamps Family Charitable Foundation and partner schools evenly share the costs of the awards.

Learn more at http://StampsFoundation.org.

Contact:
Connelly Crowe, Communications Director
connelly@stampsfoundation.org
706-254-7011