Dr. Eva Johnston was the first President of the Columbia, Missouri Branch in October 1907. Born in Boone County, she was the first Dean of Women Students and a Latin professor at the University of Missouri. The Branch Scholarship is given yearly in her honor.
The scholarship is awarded to a female student who is a resident of Missouri and attends either Columbia College, Stephens College, or the University of Missouri – Columbia,
Is 22 years of age or older.
Has completed a minimum of 15 hours of her undergraduate program.
Is enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours.
Has maintained a 2.5 GPA.
The 2016-2017 scholarship will be awarded to a Stephens College student.