Citizen Scholar Award

About the award

The Citizen Scholar Award is the highest award available to Missouri State University students. Since the award’s inception in 2007, 95 exceptional students have been recognized for their stellar achievements with academics, community engagement and leadership.

Current Cohort

Each year, six winners are selected by Board of Governor members in recognition for their outstanding accomplishments and strength of character.

Learn More About the 2023-2024 Citizen Scholars

Citizen Scholar Statue
The Citizen Scholar Statue represents the University's public affairs mission.