MISSO Fall 2021 Scholarships

DEADLINE:  December 7th, 11:59pm
Requirements for the scholarship:
-Must be involved in one committee
-Attended 1 PM
-Attended 1 workshop
-Attend Banquet
*Eligible to all MISSO members who meet the requirements*


Please email your submissions to [email protected] by no later than December 7th, 11:59 PM. Make sure to put the subject line of the email in this format: Firstname_Lastname_StudentID_Scholarshipnumber.
You can attemp as many of the scholarship as you desire)
DISCLAIMER: Scholarship applicants will be required to attend MISSO Fall 2021 banquet to hear scholarship winners announced. Failure to attend this portion of the virtual banquet forfeits your award money if you are chosen as a scholarship award recipient.

This is a great opportunity to earn some scholarship money that is only restricted to MISSO members, reducing competition. We hope to receive submissions from all eligible participants and can’t wait to see your creativity! Please reach out to [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.

Scholarship 1 ($200)

What are some of your favorite benefits gained out of MISSO this semester? These can include things such as scoring an internship, improving your resume, or even making a new friend. Elaborate on the benefit(s) you identify, and include some ways you think members of future semesters can better benefit through MISSO. 

Max 750 words, double-space

Scholarship 2 ($325)

What are some things you found lacking this semester and the corresponding improvements you believe MISSO should implement next semester to better serve its members?

Max 750 words

Scholarship 3 ($325)

Examine the MISSO MEMBER APP and suggest any improvements you’d like to see made. Format it as a user story (e.g. “as a user when I click on this button, I expect it to do or see XYZ”). Furthermore, you can include ONE new feature you’d like to see added, just make sure to elaborate on the idea thoroughly. Finally, you have to create some sort of media displaying or demoing your improvement(s) and possibly new feature.

Scholarship 4 ($100)

In any easily accessible media format (image, video, gif, etc.), create a meme related to MISSO. The topic can range from your own personal experiences, to MISSO’s overall goal, and anything in between. Be creative and bonus brownie points if it’s not basic!

Scholarship 5 ($250)

Test your interviewing chops with Sri, MISSO’s very own Professional Development Officer! Email yours truly at [email protected] to schedule an interview with me. All questions in the interview will be behavioral with the exception of one new scenario-based question. The interview will be held on Discord and will last between 10 and 20 minutes. Interviewees will be scored based on attire (either business casual or professional), the content of their answers, the delivery of their answers, body language, and etiquette. Make an appointment by December 4, 2021 at 11:59 PM. You can choose to meet up any day up to Tuesday, December 7, 2021.

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