Education Award The Education Award program is intended principally to assist in professional and personal development of eligible MU staff to help offset higher education fees. Awarded the Spring and Fall semesters of each year. Funds in the amount $250 are given to recipients each round. Proceeds from various SAC fundraisers help fund this award. Available for classes or courses at accredited institutes of higher education. Eligible applicants must be full time (>75% FTE) permanent University of Missouri (Columbia Campus) staff members, non-hospital, without academic appointment and who have successfully completed six months of continuous employment with MU by the application deadline. Current SAC members and Education Award Review Committee members are not eligible to apply while serving their term. Application deadlines for 2020 Due to COVID-19 restrictions, fall semester funding has been suspended November 11th, 5 p.m. for spring semester funding Application deadlines for 2021 June 9th, 5 p.m. for fall semester funding November 10th, 5 p.m. for spring semester funding Application form Education Award Review Committee Roster Would you like to GIVE to the MU Staff Education Award Fund? Check out the Mizzou Give Direct site for more info.