C.A.S.E. Scholars Program Overview

Mission:

CASE Scholars program strives to assist underrepresented students in a variety of academic disciplines successfully transition into their  undergraduate journey through fostering mentor relationships and providing learning opportunities that support their academic enrichment, financial literacy, and sense of belonging thus fostering their ability to persist and conquer the challenges they face at the University of Missouri.

Objectives:

This program seeks to support student development by facilitating learning and programming workshops that:

  • help students understand and meet the requirements for entry into their academic discipline
  • build and enhance skills that will contribute to their success inside and outside the classroom
  • introduce students to several offices and resources that will prepare them to effectively manage wellness, academic, and financial concerns
  • guide students to involvement opportunities than can help foster a sense of belonging and social support system

Target:

First year Summer Transition Scholarship and Diversity Award recipients entering MU in the Fall of 2016 will serve as the pilot group for the first year of the program.

Cohort Contacts:

Scholar Experience:

  • Weekly workshops focusing on academic enrichment, financial literacy, and sense of belonging.
  • Networking with faculty and staff from their academic programs
  • Peer mentors that provide guidance and support
  • Socials to build camaraderie within the cohort
  • Study Halls and Tutoring