Important Dates for MSA 2018

Potential scholar nominees are advised to keep these dates in mind. This timeline details when to expect mailings and information about the Academy, as well as important deadlines you will need to follow.

Student nomination materials and faculty and staff applications will be mailed across the state.

Scholar nomination materials must be electronically submitted to the MSA office by 5pm on February 9, 2018.

Notification letters are mailed to nominees who have been selected to MSA 2018. Course packets and miscellaneous information will be posted on the MSA website for incoming scholars.

Scholars will be responsible for downloading, completing, and returning all forms to the MSA office.

Deadline for returning course registration, extra-curricular preferences, teacher nominations, and medical information.

Course registration serves as acceptance of your selection to the Academy. Registration must be postmarked by April 27th if you wish to attend the Academy.

Spring Information Sessions in selected cities across the state and on-line townhall meetings are held in late spring by the Missouri Scholars Academy staff. Information will be posted when dates and locations have been finalized.

Course, room, and roommate assignments are mailed to all incoming scholars. You will be notified of your major and minor classes, your room number in Mark Twain residence hall, your roommate’s name and e-mail address, and your resident assistant’s name.

Resident assistants correspond with scholars to introduce themselves and relay any last minute information.

Move in day. Please plan your arrival at the residence hall according to the schedule sent to you beforehand.

A brief opening ceremony in Jesse Hall will be followed by an orientation session for scholars and parents.

Parents and Family Day. Family members are invited to visit their scholars and share a special day in the life of the Academy.

Morning: Closing ceremony and departure.