MSA 2019

2020 Missouri Scholars Academy

Sunday, June 7 - Saturday, June 27, 2020 on the campus of the University of Missouri



26 to 27


MSA 2019 Fall Reunion

Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City

News and Profiles


Q&A with Ted Tarkow, MSA Director 1985-2014

Tell me MSA’s origin story. How did MSA come about? I came to Columbia in 1970, and it wasn’t too long after that that I started getting involved with honors college stuff and those kinds of initiatives. In…


From Rogersville to Dublin

Christopher Dade enjoyed growing up in the small town of Rogersville, Mo., once dubbed the “raccoon capital of the world.” In Rogersville, there was a tangible sense of community and a comfort in knowing most everyone, but there…

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MSA: One Big Community

After spending three weeks of summer 2014 in Columbia, Mo., for the Missouri Scholars Academy, Riley Messer said her plan for college was set. “I loved Mark Twain, I loved the campus, I loved the vibe of Columbia, and I…

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