Application Information

Thank you for your interest in the Pat Walker Missouri Public Affairs Academy. High school juniors and seniors from across Missouri will be selected to participate in the virtual Academy, July 12-16, 2021.

Applicants are strongly advised to download and read the Application Instructions prior to starting the application process. 

Completed applications are due May 1, 2021. A completed application includes the following:

Any portions of the application that the applicant is unable to upload can be emailed to

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Academy Director, Alex Johnson at 417-699-0415.

All applicants will be notified by May 5 whether or not they have been selected for the program.