James E. Schaperkotter Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Category: 
Undergraduate scholarship
Department: 
Political Science

The James E. Schaperkotter Memorial Scholarship is given from funds in memory of Jim Schaperkotter to an eminent student in political science who plans to attend law school. Jim was an exemplary student who was elected senator in the Missouri Student Association three years, chaired the Model United Nations Secretariat, was inducted into both ODK and MU’s Mystical Seven honor societies as well as Phi Beta Kappa, was class marshall, and graduated summa cum laude with a perfect 4.0 GPA in 1966. He earned his juris doctorate at Duke in 1969, returned to Missouri to practice law, and he died of cancer in 1970.