The Missourian Award is a prestigious award that acknowledges the most accomplished citizens of Missouri.
To be selected, one must be born in the state of Missouri and must have made an outstanding contribution to the state or nation in one of the following fields: civics, business, arts or politics.

“Missourians are among the top business leaders, educators, statesmen, writers and artists in our country.”

Ralph Slavens
Committee Chairman, Missourian Award

Honorary Chairman

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The Missourian Award

The Missourian Award is a prestigious award that acknowledges the most accomplished citizens of Missouri.

To be selected, one must be born in the state of Missouri, or under exceptional circumstances, a person may qualify by having spent at least fifteen years of their life in the state. Nominees must have made an outstanding contribution to the state or nation in one of the following fields: civics, business, arts or politics.

However, no person from the political field will be considered for this award until they have been out of an elected or appointed position for at least two years.

Proceeds from the Missourian Award Program benefit the American Heart Association.