Diversity and Outreach


The University of Missouri provides many different platforms to provide students with the resources they may need, regardless of the college they are associated with. The University of Missouri also offers many resources for you to learn, engage and develop your cultural competencies. Below are just a handful of our partners as well as links to a few of the vital programs, centers and resources provided by the University.

Pursuit of Excellence in Engineering Diversity and Inclusion Awards

The University of Missouri – College of Engineering Pursuit of Excellence in Engineering Diversity and Inclusion awards recognize outstanding students, faculty, and staff who have shown significant contributions toward forwarding diversity and inclusion in the College of Engineering. This award acknowledges advocates, allies, and champions of diversity who, through their passion and commitment, have steered the community towards a bolder, brighter, and more inclusive future.

Nominations are closed until the next round of awards in Fall of 2019.

1907 Women in Engineering Awards

The 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering was established in 2016 as a means to recognize students, faculty, staff, and alumnae who have made significant contributions to the College of Engineering and the engineering field in academic achievement, leadership, and service.

Nominations are closed until the next round of awards in Fall of 2019.

Additional Engineering Scholarships are available.

Multicultural Engineering Program Success Award

The MEP Success Award is designed to provide incoming first year masters, and Ph.D. students with the opportunity to take part in professional development or research conferences. Awardees will receive a $3,000 supplemental fellowship for one year. Students awarded a fellowship will be recognized at the Pursuit of Excellence Banquet and will be invited to participate in community and professional activities sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Outreach Initiatives.

Criteria Summary:

  • Accepted first year engineering doctoral students
  • Member of a group historically underrepresented in engineering in higher education (African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, or other Hispanic, as well as women)
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

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