Deaton Scholars Program

The Deaton Scholars Program is the student arm of the Deaton Institute. DSP engages undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from every college and discipline at the University of Missouri in the fight against global poverty and hunger.

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About DSP







The Deaton Scholars Program has closed applications for the Spring 2021 cohort. The spring semester program will be primarily held online with opportunities for teams to work online or in person.

As the flagship student arm of the Deaton Institute for University Leadership in International Development, the Deaton Scholars Program is a student-run interdisciplinary program designed to equip you with the tools to make a tangible difference in food insecurity, extreme poverty, and malnutrition in the world around you. Ending hunger in your lifetime is within reach – now, more than ever, we need innovative, young voices at the table.