A Conversation with Brian Stuhlman, Director of Programing at MSA

Brian Stuhlman came to the Missouri Scholars Academy its first year in Mark Twain Hall, 1993.

2022 Scholar Fee Reduced!

We are happy to announce that the 2022 Scholar Fee had been reduced! The reduction will be applied to all scholars, and fees can be paid for by scholars or their school districts.

COVID-19 Couldn’t Stop the Missouri Scholars Academy

The official colors for the 2021 MSA program were Zoom Blue and Rust. An accurate selection, considering that 2021 was the second year that the Missouri Scholars Academy went virtual due to the pandemic. Offering 23 classes to 240 scholars for two weeks in June, MSA moved online again, but this time they were ready…

Missouri Scholars Academy 2022 Session: In Person!

Boomba Hey we have something to say! It's official. The 2022 session of Missouri Scholars Academy will be up and running in person June 12th- July 2nd!

MSA 2021 Goes Virtual

Due to COVID-19, MSA will not be offering an in-person Academy this summer. We are incredibly disappointed, but don't lose heart, friends: there will be a 2021 Virtual Academy! Will it be the same as a "regular" Academy? Nope. But it will be as cool, as nerdy, and as intellectually engaging as we can make…

MSA announces donation campaign to combat future $1500 scholar fee

Leadership scrambled to create an all-virtual MSA after the COVID-19 pandemic struck in March, 2020. Staffed solely with volunteers, the makeshift virtual academy was free to all students, but a ragtag bunch of volunteers will not be enough to create future, in-person or virtual academies. It is still unclear whether or not an in-person academy…

2021 Academy Nominations are Open!

Nominations for the 2021 Missouri Scholars Academy are officially open! Nominations are due Friday, February 5th, 2021 by 5pm.  There are a couple changes to the nomination/selection process this year; Aptitude test scores (ACT, SAT, PreACT, etc) as well as I.Q. test scores are not required for 2021 nominations. You can read more about this…

Race, Place and Identity in Missouri: a Journey

Stephanie Hasty, a ‘92 MSA scholar, had been teaching for 20 years when she decided to apply to the Missouri Scholars Academy again, this time as an instructor. Hasty wanted to teach a course about Race, Place and Identity in Missouri, a comprehensive look at “who we are, and how we got there,” for scholars.…

MSA Launches First-Ever Merch Store

Anyone lost their MSA shirt? Maybe you wish you could wear your MSA shirt every. single. day. Or maybe you’re a person who loves options. Whatever category you fall into, MSA is here for you! Missouri Scholars Academy is proud to announce that we are launching our very first, never before seen, it’s-about-time online merch…

MSA 2020 Cancellation

It is with a very heavy heart that we must announce the cancellation of MSA’s June Academy in accordance with the University of Missouri’s cancellation of all in-person classes and residential summer programs.