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Scholarships 900
2000 Senior Class Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman with a high school GPA of 3.0 that demonstrates leadership and financial need.


2007 Senior Class Leadership Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time senior with an overall GPA of 3.0. Consideration given based on leadership qualities and campus involvement.


44th Engineering Battalion Memorial Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled as a full-time student at Missouri State University. A single scholarship valued at $1,000 or two scholarships valued at $500 will be awarded annually to students who are currently accepted and/or participating in an ROTC commissioning program. In accordance with the donor's wishes, preference will be given to students who are:
1. First generation higher education attendee.
2. United States citizens.
3. Permanent residents of the United States.
4. Currently serving or have served in some branch of the United States Military
Service.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply and be considered with all other applicants.


AACE International Scholarship

Awarded annually to a deserving undergraduate student seeking a degree in the Technology and Construction Management Department. This scholarship is not renewable.


Abraham-Miller Scholarship

Awarded annually to two students, one demonstrating an interest in Human Resources Management and the other to a student demonstrating interest in International Management. Students must have completed MGT 345 and MGT 547 (or their equivalents). If seeking the Human Resource Management portion of the award, student must be a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. All students must be involved on campus, and have financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.




Accounting Club Scholarship

Awarded annually to members of Accounting Club / IMA student chapter that are actively involved in the chapter. Student must have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.75 and completed or be presently enrolled in ACC 301. Recipients must be enrolled full-time. Student must submit a personal statement of roughly 1,000 words on their future academic and career goals and what they plan to do with their degree.




Adams Public Service Internship

Awarded anually to a full time undergraduate student enrolled at Missouri State University, majoring in the Department of Communication. Student must obtain a non-paid internship with a non-profit or government organization. Student must submit the required internship application forms found here - http://careercenter.missouristate.edu/InternshipandJobSearch.htm - to the Department of Communication.

This internship is not renewable.


Agriculture Alumni Scholarship

Student must be an undergraduate majoring in the Darr School of Agriculture. Consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential and leadership qualities. Student must be enrolled full-time. Awarded with regard to financial need. Generally, an equal number of awards is given out at each grade level (i.e. freshman, sophomore, junior, senior).

This scholarship is not renewable.




Agriculture Department Scholarships

Funds for use up to the discretion of the college.


Aileen and Keith Ford Endowed Scholarship Fund

Given to a first-year Missouri State graduate student that got their undergraduate degree at Missouri State University. The award will be based on performance at the undergraduate level of study, academic potential to successfully complete the program in which the applicant is enrolled, leadership qualities, personal maturity, and motivation. The scholarship recipient must be enrolled in at least 9 hours each semester, and the scholarship is not renewable.


Al and Margaret Hemphill Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate Sociology major that can demonstrate a record of community service and volunteer work through an essay explaining their commitment to volunteerism and community service. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and must have completed at least 12 credit hours at Missouri State University. Preference will be given to students possessing remaining need after all other gift aid is considered. This scholarship may not be renewed.


Al-Babtain Library Arabic Culture/Language Scholarship

Awarded to a student with plans on enrolling in an intensive Arabic Language Program in a country in the Middle East. Scholarship may be used for paying tuition, travel, housing, living expenses, etc. Preference given to applicantss with career objectives of working in the area of Middle East Studies, working for the State Department, the Dept. of Defense, the CIA, the FBI, and other fed. agencies. Preference also given to applicants that have never traveled to the Middle East.  This scholarship is not renewable.


Albert Evans Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student demonstrating financial need and strong academic performance. All else equal award should be decided based on academic performance as demonstrated by cumulative GPA.


Albert L. Verweire Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time senior flute student majoring in Music. Must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and/or a departmental GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Alex Cramer Memorial Scholarship

Student must be Mathematics major for the purpose of teaching mathematics. Student must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA in mathematics.


Alice Bartee Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time senior majoring in Political Science with the highest overall GPA that is planning to enroll in graduate school or law school. This scholarship is not renewable.


Alice Graves Lind Memorial Scholarship

Awarded in alternate years to entering freshmen from a Springfield, MO Public High School ranking in the top 15% of their class. Must demonstrate character and financial need. Renewable sophomore year with 3.0 GPA. Scholarship automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and remains a full-time student with 12 credit hours per semester.


Alma Lee Woodall Memorial Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior that is an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, must demonstrate leadership, and must demonstrate financial need.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may not be renewed.


Always A Bear Alumni Scholarship

A single scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman properly enrolled at Missouri State University. The student must have a high school GPA of 3.5. The student must be from Odessa High School in Odessa, MO or Lebanon High School in Lebanon, MO. Preference should be given to students from Odessa. Students must submit a personal statement. Presidential Scholars may not be considered.




American Family Insurance Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring or minoring in Insurance or Risk Management with a desire to pursue a career in the field. Completion of one insurance and risk management course & continued current enrollment in advanced insurance & risk management courses. Preference given to those with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 that demonstrate leadership and character.

The scholarship is renewable; however, the student must reapply.


American National Property and Casualty Companies Actuarial/Insurance Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Mathematics major with Actuarial Mathematics option and Insurance minor OR Insurance/Risk Management major with Mathematics minor and Actuarial Science emphasis. Preference given to students that have completed one or more national examinations leading to a professional insurance designation. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate leadership and character.

Recipient must reapply to renew.


Ammon D. Schaeffer and Mildred Lampe Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a Nursing major. Juniors or seniors receiving the award must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 and a GPA in the Nursing Department of 3.0. Must be enrolled in 6 hours. Financial need required.


AmWINS Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full time as a junior or senior at Missouri State University, with a declared major in Risk Management and Insurance and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

The scholarship may be renewed but the student must reapply.


Andereck Family Scholarship

Awarded to incoming freshmen or undergraduate students properly enrolled at MSU and majoring (or with an interest in majoring) in Physics, Physics Education, Engineering Physics or Astronomy. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Andersen Accounting Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student seeking a graduate degree in Accounting.




Andrea and Stephen Bough Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Political Science. The scholarship may be renewed if the student meets all the requirements and reapplys.


Andrea and Stephen Bough Scholarship for Cristo Rey Kansas City

$250 scholarships will be awarded to all incoming freshman that have graduated from the Cristo Rey Kansas City School.




Andrew Garton Communication Leadership Scholarship

A single scholarship valued at $1,000 or two scholarships valued at $500 will be awarded annually to students seeking degrees in the Department of Communication (both Bachelor and Masters Degrees) at Missouri State University. Students must be first-generation higher education attendees. Students should be selected based on demonstrated ability to apply skills they have gained in pursuit of their degree to leadership roles in their extracurricular involvement that help improve the life and future of the campus community. Preference should be given to students with financial need.

The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply for full consideration with all other applicants.


Ann Kampeter Endowed Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State Universtiy. The student must be in good standing and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and must demonstrate financial need. Preference shall be given to a student who: 1. graduated from Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City, MO 2. Graduated from a high school located in Boone, Cole, or Callaway Counties 3. is a first generation higher education attendee.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but they must reapply for the scholarship.


Ann Page Theatre Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in Theatre. Awarded with regard for financial need.


Anna B. Jefferson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student demostrating financial need that is in good academic standing.


Anna L. Blair Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in a Foreign Language. Preference given to United States citizens. Consideration will be made based on first academic excellence and second financial need.


Anna Lee Dugan Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Elementary Education. Juniors and seniors must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Awards made with regard to financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Anson Elliott Scholarship for Agricultural Leadership

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Agriculture that can demonstrate exceptional leadership ability through involvement and resume. Academic performance will also be considered. ​Awards will be made without regard for financial need.

This scholarship is not renewable.

**Sometimes awarded out of cycle.


Arbuckle Leadership Awards Endowed Fund

Must be enrolled at the sophomore level or higher student seeking a degree in the Psychology Department or a student admitted to the master's program within the department of Psychology. Award may be made considering any of the following areas: research, peer advisement, service to Psychology Club, Missouri State University, or the Springfield Community. Applicant must provide 2 letters of support. For research, the letter should be written by faculty/supervisor of research. Also, letters can be submitted by Psychology Advisor Coordinator, or the sponsor of PsiChi or Psychology Club or from a person who has supervised the applicant's service at MIssouri State University or in the Springfield community.


Armin F. and Vivian M. Gimbel Achievement Award

Two awards will be given to outstanding graduating seniors with a declared major in the Technology and Construction Management Department.  Preference will be given to scholarship, leadership and character. This scholarship is awarded out of cycle after the committee selects the recipients in the spring. This scholarship is not renewable.


Arne Johnson Agriculture Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Agriculture with an Animal Science or Horticulture emphasis. Sophomores or greater must have a GPA of 3.0 in their major (Animal Science or Horticulture). Awards will be made without regard for financial need.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal but must reapply.


Art and Design Scholarships- Internal Only

Available to any Art and Design major at the discretion of the scholarship selection committee.


Asher-Tearney Legacy Scholarship for Education and Engineering

Awarded annually to an undergraduate preparing for a career in engineering or education having graduated from a SWMO high school. Preference for those demonstrating financial need.


Ashley C. Dudenhoeffer Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be a student properly enrolled at Missouri State Universoty, seeking a degree in the College of Business. Recipients must have a Cumualtive GPA of 3.4 or higher. The Recipient must demonstrate service or leadership to their community or school via an essay share these experiences and how they've affected their future aspirations. It is the donor's intention to establish this scholarship to be awarded to graduates of Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City, Missouri who will be attending Missouri State University. 

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed up to two academic years as long as the recipient reapplies and continues to meet all the requirements. 


Association of Black Collegians Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student with 12 hours or more complete with an overall GPA of 2.5 that is an active member of the Association of Black Collegians.

This scholarship is not renewable.


Association of Clothing and Textiles Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student majoring in Clothing, Textiles, and Merchandising that has completed at least 32 hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Association of Government Accountants - Ozark Chapter Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time freshman, sophomore, or junior Accounting major. Student must have an ACT score of at least 27 or an SAT score of 1220. Student must have a GPA of 3.25.

**THIS AWARD IS BEING PROMOTED THROUGH SCHOLARSHIP MANAGER, BUT IS NOT BEING AWARDED THROUGH THIS SYSTEM. Contact the Accounting Department for further information.**


Athletic Training Student Scholarship

Awarded annually to an athletic training student enrolled at Missouri State University. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement based upon GPA, leadership, volunteer activities and service, as well as professional development.




Aubry F. and Leta E. Chastain Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student from Southwest Missouri seeking a degree in Elementary or Secondary Education in the College of Education. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Undergraduates must be enrolled full-time, while graduates must be enrolled in at least three hours per semester. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


B. Frank and Ora Dale Ryan Gillette Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student that has graduated from Ash Grove High School and is enrolled at Missouri State University full-time. Scholarship is automatically renewable for one additional year as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


B.G. and Marie Williams MSU-Lebanon Elementary Education Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at the Missouri State University- Lebanon campus. Recipient must be an OTC-Lebanon transfer student and be enrolled through Missouri State University fuIl-time and in good academic standing. Recipient must be seeking an Elementary Education degree. Financial need is preferred.

Recipient may be renewed as long as they reapply and are reconsidered with all other applicants.


B.H. Armstrong Design Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student that will be a senior in the upcoming academic year. The student must be pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Design and they must have completed their candidacy review in their sophomore year and presented their portfolio in their junior year. Award given based on most improvement from sophomore to junior year and junior to their upcoming senior year.

This is a one-time award and may not be renewed.




Bailey Family Construction Management Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled in the Technology and Construction Management Department of the College of Business at Missouri State University. The recipient must have worked, or is currently working, in the construction field, whether as an intern, summer employment, part-time, full-time, etc. The recipient must write an essay explaining why they have chosen to seek a degree within the Technology and Construction Management Department. Preference will be given to a student who has NOT come to the University directly from high school, but instead has been in the work force, full-time, for at least one (1) year.

Preference will also be given to a student that is still currently working in the construction field, whether intern, summer employment, part-time or full-time status. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility criteria. If the recipient graduates and enters the Masters of Science in Project Management at Missouri State University, the scholarship shall continue to be renewed until the student graduates from that program, so long as all other eligibility criteria is met.




Baker Insurance Chair Scholarship (William G. and Retha Stone Baker)

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring or minoring in Insurance and Risk Management with a desire to pursue a career in the field with a cumulative GPA of 2.75. Preference will go to those with under 56 hours. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance. Preference given to members of professional insurance organizations, such as Gamma Iota Sigma. Must submit letters of recommendation detailing their leadership and character.

The scholarship is non-renewable. 




Ballinger-Colon-Compton Award

Awarded annually to a sophomore or greater majoring in Spanish that has an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.5 in Spanish. Must demonstrate Spanish proficiency. First priority to a junior pursuing a teaching degree that has submitted a proposal for study or travel in a Spanish-speaking country. Second priority to a sophomore that has submitted a proposal for study or travel in a Spanish-speaking country. Awards made with regard to financial need.

 


Banks Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate majoring in the Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Sciences. For incoming freshmen consideration will be given to high school academic performance and leadership. For sophomores or greater student must have overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.
 


Barbara J. Jones Ameduri Memorial Wildlife Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student who is a member of the Women's Track and Field team. Award should go to a student that helps promote diversity on campus. Preference to students majoring in the conservation or wildlife study field. Third preference for students with financial need.


Barry Lewis Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Accounting with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Graduate students must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.4.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but they must reapply and will be considered will all other applicants.




Basil & Joann Boritzki Endowment Scholarship

Two awards of equal value will be awarded to a male and a female. Awards should be made in increments of $1,000. Awards should go to full-time graduate students that have an intention to enter the teaching field in a public institution. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75.


Basil Boritzki Endowment - Scholarship for Academic Achievement

This award is for an active member of the Alpha Rho Chapter of the Sigma Pi fraternity. Recipients must be enrolled full-time at the sophomore level or higher with a GPA of at least 2.80. Recipients will be chosen based on academic achievement, leadership qualities and participation within the fraternity, and participation is student activities on campus.

Scholarship may be renewed at the scholarship selection committee's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Be Strong Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing. The student must have suffered a major / catastrophic personal injury in an accident and/or have lost a parent, spouse, child or sibling in an accident. Student must attest to that experience through a written essay.


Ben and Janis Fuqua Agriculture Scholarship

No more than $1,000 will be awarded annually, either as a single $1,000 scholarship or two $500 scholarships to full-time students seeking degrees in the Darr School of Agriculture. Preference will be given to students seeking degrees in Environmental Plant Sciences or Natural Resources. Sophomores or greater must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Financial need is required.


Ben Parnell Endowed Scholarship for International Studies

$1,000 scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to an international student from Mongolia properly enrolled at Missouri State University.The student must hold a cumulative, transfer, or high school GPA of 3.0.
 
Due to the limited nature of the likely pool of eligible students annually, if circumstances necessitate, the Associate Vice President of International Programs in conjunction with the Extended Campus Scholarship Selection Committee may nominate a student that meets all the aforementioned requirements to receive the scholarship, rather than scholarship selection committee selecting from a pool of applying students.


Ben Soto Costume Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Design, Technology, & Management within the Theatre and Dance Department. Student must have an overall GPA of 2.5.


Benjamin Charles Kruse Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time freshman majoring in Agriculture. Consideration will be based on high school academic performance and leadership.




Benjamin G. Rader History Scholarship

Awarded annually to a History major that is full-time and and must be an undergrad. Incoming freshman will be given consideration based on college potential, while those at the sophomore level or higher must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0. Financial need will be considered. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Bernice Gabriel Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman that graduated from a Missouri High School in the Top 3% of their class with a 28 on their ACT or the SAT equivilant (1200). Current students must have an overall GPA of 3.25. Preference will be given to those with financial need. Scholarship automatically renewed for four additional years as a long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and maintains enrollment as a full-time student with 12 credit hours per semester.




Bernice Jackson Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in the College of Education with a desire to pursue a career as a teacher, administrator, counselor, or librarian. Freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Award made with regard for financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Berquist and Bourhis Engaged Scholar Award

Awarded annually to a graduate student in the Department of Communication that demonstrates excellence in their studies and illustrates how teaching, service, and research can support education and the common good. The selected recipient must be actively engaged and involved in applied communication research.


Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship

~ This award is selected by and awarded by Beta Alpha Psi ~

The recipient(s) of this award shall be a student properly enrolled at Missouri State University who is a member of the Theta Pi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. To be eligible, the member must have had an active candidacy and a consecutive active first semester of membership. The decision of who is to receive the award is to be based on how the individuals impacted the chapter and others through service, professional meetings, competitions, and other chapter organizational activities. If current Officers or Board Members are eligible for the award, they will not be allowed to participate in the decision process.

This scholarship is not renewable.

 


Bettye Jones Award

Student must be a recipient of the Jim Ferguson Diversity Enhancement Scholarship that plans to graduate from Missouri State. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.


Bill and Janet Williams MSU-Lebanon Elementary Education Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at the Missouri State University- Lebanon campus. Recipient must be an OTC-Lebanon transfer student and be enrolled through Missouri State University full-time and in good academic standing. Recipient must be seeking an Elementary Education degree. Financial need is preferred.

Recipient may be renewed as long as they reapply and are reconsidered with all other applicants.


Bill and Maret Cheek Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Geography or Planning, with preference going to Planning students. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.25. Preference also given to students involved in professional organizations. All else equal, financial need may be considered. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Bill and Virginia Ralls Darr Graduate Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded annually to students seeking a graduate degree at Missouri State University that are in good academic standing. Students must have graduated from Southern Reynolds County R-II High School in Ellington, MO. Scholarship automatically renewed for two additional years as a long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Bill and Virginia Ralls Darr Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is a graduate of Southern Reynolds County R-II High School in Ellington, MO. Undergraduate and graduates eligible. Consideration given to high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Scholarship is automatically renewable for three additional years for a total of four years maximum as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Bill J. and Helen L. Bass Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time junior or greater seeking a degree in Accountancy that graduated from a high school in Greene or Christian Counties in Missouri. Student must have a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.5. Preference given to members of the Missouri State University Honors College.


Bill Lacy Sigma Pi Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater that is a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. Student must have an overall GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate leadership and volunteerism.

This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Bill Snyder Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Journalism major demonstrating academic excellence. Student must submit a letter of recommendation from a member of the Journalism Department faculty.


Biology Alumni Scholarship

Awarded to a Biology major that has completed 60 hours toward a BA or BS degree in Biology and at least 15 hours of Biology (including BIO 235) with a minimum 3.0 GPA in Biology and must enroll for at least 12 hours.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Biology Board of Advisors Summer Research Fellowship

Awarded annually to a rising junior, senior or graduate student seeking a degree in the Department of Biology. The student must demonstrate an interest in pursuing graduate studies.

Student will receive award in the summer semester, so they must be enrolled in at least 1 summer credit hour.  This award may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Biology Education Scholarship

Student must have completed 60 hours toward a B.S.Ed., and at least 15 hours of Biology (including BIO 235) with a minimum 3.0 GPA in Biology. The student must have been admitted into Teacher Education program and enroll for 12 hours. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Biomedical Sciences Department Founders Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student admitted to a degree program within the Biomedical Sciences Department. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5, and be an active member of the Student Society of Cell and Molecular Biology. The student must have at least 9 hours of BMS and/or CHM classes completed at Missouri State University (which will be confirmed independently of the Scholarship Manager system by the Scholarship Selection Committee). Student must have a documented interest in biomedical sciences, and submit a 250 word essay on how a BMS scholarship will help them achieve their goals in the field.


BKD Graduate Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in the Master of Accountancy program or MBA with an Accounting Concentration. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Must demonstrate leadership.




BKD LLP Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Junior or Senior Accounting major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




BKD Wealth Advisors Aspiring Chartered Financial Analyst Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Finance or seeking an M.B.A with an intention to take the CFA Level 1 Exam in December of the year of award or June of the following year. Undergraduates must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Graduates must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.5 and a graduate GPA of 3.7.

The scholarship is not renewable.


Bob and Virginia Herb Voice Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Vocal Music with an overall GPA of 2.5. Final awarding will be based on a vocal music audition. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Bob Comer Memorial Scholarship Award

Awarded annually undergraduate or graduate student. First preference for student that is a member of the box office staff for Tent Theatre. Second preference for a student that is a member of the box office staff during the regular academic year. 

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.

 




Bob Weekley Memorial Scholarship

The recipient of the award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full-time and in good academic standing. The student must be a graduate of a high school in Crawford or Gasconade counties.  The scholarship may be automatically renewable as long as the student continues to meet all criteria.


Boeing Software Engineering Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Computer Science. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.2 and a departmental GPA of 3.2. Must be member of Missouri State University Chapter of Association of Computing Machinery. Preference given to United States Citizens.  This scholarship is not renewable.
 


Bonnalie Oetting Campbell Biology Scholarship

The recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University and majoring in Biology. The recipient will have a minimum overall GPA of 3.5. Preference will be given to those with financial need. The recipient must have completed or be currently enrolled in cellular biology or physiology. The award is automatically renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the requirements of the award.


Bonnalie Oetting Campbell Summer Research Award

The recipient will be an undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University, majoring in Biology, and enrolled to perform summer field study work at the Bull Shoals Field Station. The award is renewable, but the student must reapply each year.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.


Brad Ferguson Costume Assistant Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student that has worked in the Theatre Department's Costume Shop, and has a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




Bradley Family Fund

A scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University in good academic standing. The recipient of this award must be a Missouri resident who is seeking a degree that will allow him or her to pursue a K-12 teaching career in Missouri. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Brent Carter Edwards Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an athletic training student enrolled at Missouri State University. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement based upon GPA, leadership, volunteer activities and service, as well as professional development.




Brent J. Bowman Endowed Book Scholarship for the School of Accountancy

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Accountancy with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given to sophomores or greater. Awards made with regard for financial need.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply and be considered with all other candidates.


BRIC Study Abroad Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student seeking a degree in the College of Business that plans on studying abroad in the academic year of awarding in either Brazil, Russia, India, or China.

This scholarship is good for one academic semester and may not be renewed.


Bridge the World Scholarship for International Students

Awarded annually to an undergraduate international student. First preference for freshmen or sophomores demonstrating financial need. Incoming freshmen consideration based on high school academic performance, leadership, and an ACT score of 22 (or its SAT equivalent). Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0.


Bryan Scot Schowengerdt Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a sophomore or higher with an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference given to residents of Missouri from Bates County. Students must be a Psychology majors. Financial need is considered. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


BSW Student Association Scholarship

Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a Bachelor of Social Work degree in the School of Social Work within the College of Health and Human Services at Missouri State University. The student must demonstrate active participation in the BSW Student Association. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students must submit an essay discussing social justice and describe an incident in their life where they have addressed an issue of social justice, discuss their personal and professional goals and how those goals address social justice issues, and discuss what major contribution they hope to make in the field of social work. Student must demonstrate significant extracurricular volunteer and community services experience within the past 4 years. Preference will be given to students that submit a letter of recommendation from a Social Work Faculty Member.


Builders' Association Foundation Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Industrial Management/Construction Major. Award is made with regard for financial need. Student must demonstrate character and leadership.

**THIS AWARD IS BEING PROMOTED THROUGH SCHOLARSHIP MANAGER, BUT IS NOT BEING AWARDED THROUGH THIS SYSTEM. Contact the Technology and Construction Management Department for further information.**


Burnell Joe Sumners Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student planning to teach at the elementary or secondary education level in the College of Education. When awarded to a junior or higher, the student must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a COE GPA of 3.0. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. Awards will be made with regard for financial need.
 


Byrne Blackwood Scenic Design Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student pursuing a career in Scenic Design professionally or in education. Must have completed 30 hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5. Preference given based on contributions to scenic design at Missouri State University. Must submit statement of long range goals, resume of work and/or portfolio.




C. Donald Ainsworth Scholarship sponsored by Safety National

The Recipient of this award will be a full-time undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University as a Risk Management and lnsurance major. The recipient should have a minimum GPA of 2.75, should be from the St. Louis area, should submit an essay expressing interest in a career in Property & Casualty Insurance, be involved in extracurricular activities and provide personal financial support of their education.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but student must reapply.


C. Louis and Thelma Ferrell Van Buren Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater enrolled in College of Natural and Applied Sciences with an overall GPA of 3.0. Awards will be made with regard to financial need and consideration given to students involved in extracurricular activities.
Students may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but they must reapply with other candidates and continue to meet all criteria.


C. R. Wehr, Jr. Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student with regard to financial need. Student must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership. Incoming freshman must have a high school GPA of 2.5 and current students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5.


C. Wallace Walter Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student enrolled in at least 15 hours. Consideration given to high school academic performance and leadership. Juniors or higher must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Awards made with regard for financial need.




Carla Hinton Memorial Biology Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Biology. Sophomores or greater must have a 3.0 GPA in coursework in Biology. Awards will be made with regard for financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Carol D. Jones Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student that demonstrates financial need. First preference will be given to Ozarks Technical Community College transfer and first generation college students.


Carol J. Miller Legal Environment Scholarship

This award will be up for selection for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The recipient shall:
1. Be a full-time undergraduate junior or senior level student or graduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University
2. Have a 3.30 or higher cumulative GPA at Missouri State University
3. Successfully complete at least one legal environment course (e.g. LAW 231, LAW 335, LAW 537, or LAW 637) with a B or higher (as verified by the scholarship selection committee)
4. Submit an essay describing the student's commitment to environmental sustainability, including how he/she plans to include environmental sustainability within his/her career objectives and personal activities
5. Submit at least one letter of recommendation

It is permissible with the donor that the scholarship remain unawarded during any given academic year in which no student qualifies based on the evaluation criteria listed above.

First preference given to a student who has completed an environmental regulation course (LAW 537 or LAW 637), provided that students enrolled in LAW 537 or LAW 637 at the time of application may apply, but must provide proof of completion of the course with a B or higher prior to receiving the scholarship (as verified by the scholarship selection committee).

Second preference shall be given to a student pursuing a Legal Studies in Business Minor (or the successor to this minor should it ever be renamed) who intends to pursue a legal career that included advocavy for the environmental sustainability.

Third preference shall be given to other business student(s) who intend to promote environmentally sustainable business practices.
 


Carol L. (Harless) Stephens Scholarship for Math Teachers

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater working towards a BSED in Mathematics with a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference will go to students from Southwest Missouri. Awards will be made with regard for financial need.
Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Carr Foundation / MBA Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student in the M.B.A. program. Awards made with regard for financial need.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Catherine Rainey Vocal Endowment

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. The student must be in good academic standing and seeking a Music Performance degree/vocal performance track within the Department of Music. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Centennial Legacy Leadership Scholarship

Will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student who is a child, stepchild, grandchild, or step-grandchild of Missouri State University graduates. When awarded to an incoming freshman, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential as indicated by aptitude tests, to school and community involvement, and to leadership qualities as attested to by teachers and community leaders. This requires that each applicant submit at least 1 letter of recommendation attesting to community involvement or high school involvement. When awarded to a student enrolled at the sophomore level or higher, the student must show evidence of continued campus involvement and have maintained an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Must be enrolled 12 hours each semester, and award will be made without regard for financial need.


Central High School Academic Scholarship

Awarded annually to students in the Top 20% of their graduating class from Central High School in Springfield, MO.  Special consideration given to overall high school performance, college potential and leadership qualities. Recipient must be recommended by the principal of Central. Student also must be enrolled as a full-time student.  Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Century Bank of the Ozarks Banking Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Finance with an emphasis in Banking with a cumulative GPA of 3.2. First preference for students from Ozark or Douglas Counties in MO. Second preference for students from the 24 County Area served by Missouri State University. Third preference for MSU-West Plains graduates transferring to the MSU College of Business. Must demonstrate leadership and character.


Cerner Corporation Computer Science Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Computer Science major with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.  This scholarship is not renewable.


Charles and Cindy Rodgers Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be a current undergraduate student or incoming freshman properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University and is a resident of the state of Missouri. The Recipient must show financial need and have declared a major within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences. The Recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 if an existing undergraduate student or a high school cumulative GPA of 3.5 if an incoming freshman.
The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student my reapply and be considered with all other applicants.


Charles and Cindy Rodgers Scholarship for the College of Business

The Recipient of this award will be a current undergraduate student or incoming freshman properly enrolled for at least 12 credit hours at Missouri State University that is a resident of the state of Missouri.  The Recipient must show financial need and have declared a major within the College of Business.  The Recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 if an existing undergraduate student or a high school cumulative GPA of 3.5 if an incoming freshman.

 


Charles and Lisa Slavens Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student with an overall GPA of 3.0. Student must be a former United States Marine or the child of an active or former United States Marine.


Charles and Patricia Stufflebeam Agricultural Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater or transfer student majoring in Agriculture with an overall departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given to those majoring in Animal Science.

Students may be considered for renewal, but must reapply.


Charles Biglieni Memorial Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded annually valued at $500 each.  The Recipient of this award will be student seeking a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.  The student must have an academic focus and career interest in cattle and beef production.  The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and preference should be given to those students involved in Missouri State University’s Cattlemen’s Association.


Charles Horn Award

Student must be a recipient of the Jim Ferguson Diversity Enhancement Scholarship graduating from Missouri State. Students should be sure and fill out the General Essay portion of this online application to discuss their academic and career goals and plans. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.


Charles R. "Chic" Johnson Memorial Scholarship

No donor agreement on file.


Charles R. Marshall, Jr. and Robert Ferber Scholarship

Starting in 2020, awards will be made annually in the amount of $1000.00. When funds are available the scholarship should provide awards to two (2) undergraduate students that are properly enrolled at Missouri State University and are currently active in a social fraternity or sorority on campus. Those students should demonstrate a high level of involvement in their fraternity or sorority through a required fraternity and sorority resume. In addition, eligible applicants must have a cumulative 2.0 GPA, and all eligible applicants must submit up to four letters of recommendation, each from a different organization, that attests to their involvement with volunteer activity with the organization. Documented volunteer work must have taken place within the last twelve months of the submitted application.




Charlotte C. Hardin Scholarship

Starting in 2019 or when the endowment is reached, scholarships will be awarded annually to a student properly enrolled at Missouri State University that is a United States citizen.  If the student is an incoming freshman they must have maintained a high school GPA of at least 2.5.  All other students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Special consideration should be given for students who are members of groups that are underrepresented at Missouri State University, such as black Americans.




Chemistry Department Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to Chemistry major. Must be full-time chemistry major with 75 or more credit hours earned as of the end of the academic year in which applying; Must have minimum GPA of 3.0 in chemistry and overall, including transfer work, and a minimum of 19 hours completed in chemistry as of the end of semester in which applying; must be active in student organizations.

This is a one-time award. Recipients may be considered for renewal with all other applicants.


Chemistry Department-Graduate Scholarships

Awarded annually to a student in their second, third, or fourth semester in the Chemistry graduate program with a GPA of 3.0. Must have made significant research progress towards thesis confirmed by Research Advisor.

This is a one-time award.


Child/Family Development Laboratory Scholarship

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student that works in the Childhood and Family Development Lab and seeking a degree in the Childhood Education and Family Studies Department.


Childhood Education and Family Studies-Scholarships

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student that is seeking a degree in the Childhood Education and Family Studies Department.


Chinese Students and Scholars Association Scholarship

The Recipients of this award will be either undergraduate or graduate Chinese students properly enrolled at Missouri State University with a minimum GPA of 2.75. The recipients will be actively involved in at least one student organization, preferably the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA).

The students will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarships may not be renewed. Two recipients will each be annually awarded a $500 scholarship.


Chris Sifford Memorial Scholarship

One $3,000 award will be provided annually to full-time sophomore or above with an overall GPA of 3.0. The student must be studying in the Department of Communication. Preference given to residents of Boone, Cole, Audrain, Callaway, Moniteau, Cooper, Howard, Randolph, Stoddard, and Greene County in MO. Awards will be made without regard for financial aid.

This scholarship is automatically renewable for up to 2 additional years as long as the student continues to meet the eligibility requirements.


Christian Robert Hirsch Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater that is a member of Alpha Gamma Sigma agriculture fraternity. Consideration based on academic performance and leadership.




Christina S. Drale Graduate Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student seeking a degree in Communication or Mass Media. Incoming graduates must have an overall GPA of 3.5 for their last 60 hours in undergraduate work. Current graduates must have an overall GPA of 3.5.




Christine Elizabeth Pearl Memorial Scholarship

No donor agreement on file


Chyrel Love Miller Dance Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student seeking a degree in Theatre and Dance Department. Selected based on audition and/or participation in a dance performance production.


Clarence E McElroy Endowed Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University in the College of Business. The recipient must be in good standing and have maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.
Preference shall be given in this priority:
1. Graduates of Central High School in Springfield, Missouri
2. Graduates of any high school in Springfield, Missouri.
3. A first generation higher education attendee.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but they must go through the application process in order to be awarded the scholarship again.


Class of 1935 Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman that demonstrates academic excellence and leadership.


Class of 1950 Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student. Preference for juniors and seniors. Juniors or greater must have a departmental GPA of 2.75. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership.


Class of 1960 Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student. Incoming freshman will be considered based on demonstrated academic excellence and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 2.5.


Class of 1975 Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student. Incoming freshman will be considered based on demonstrated academic excellence and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Scholarship will be awarded with regard to financial need.


Class of 1999 Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with regard for financial need. Incoming freshmen will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0.


Claude T. Smith Composition Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University seeking a degree in the Department of Music. This scholarship may not be renewed.


Cleo and Mona Casady Leadership Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in the College of Business that has a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Student must submit a resume of their extracurricular involvement, and must exhibit outstanding communication skills, leadership, and team participation.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may not be renewed.


Clessie Nelson Oswald Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student with regard for financial need. Consideration given for students that have been a MO resident for at least 10 years and graduated from a high school in Greene, Christian, Webster, Polk, Dallas, Dade, and Lawrence Counties in MO. Incoming freshmen considered based on leadership qualities and must have a GPA of 3.0. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.25.


Clif and Gail Smart First Generation Student Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. The recipient will be a first generation higher education attendee, enrolled full-time at MSU. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may not be renewed.


Clint Overstreet Memorial Award

Student must be a graduating senior with an overall GPA of at least 3.4, and graduating with a BFA in theatre and dance. Student must demonstrate versatility as a theatre professional and active involvement in theatre and dance activities in the department as well as outside. Student CAN'T be an officer in UTD.

Because this scholarship is for graduating seniors, it will be awarded in full in the semester of selection.




Clinton and Leta Reed Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior with an overall GPA of 3.0. Award based on financial need.


Clyde and Judy Paul Mathematics Education Award

The Award will be given annually to a graduating senior pursuing a degree in a Mathematics program that will result in an initial Missouri certificate to teach mathematics at the high school level. The student must have completed all requirements for admission to and completion of the Teacher Education Program. Selection will be based on observed (by mathematics faculty) performance in the college classroom; field experiences as documented by mathematics faculty and other properly certified instructors; documented service activities; and personal characteristics favorable for teacher success that have demonstrated the recipient’s potential to become an outstanding teacher. The recipient(s) must be a senior graduating at the end of the spring and/or summer semester that has completed a minimum of 60 hours, including a minimum of 15 hours of mathematics courses while enrolled at the Missouri State University Springfield campus. The recipient(s) must have completed at least one of the following courses: MTH 409 or MTH 410.

This is a one-time award to be paid out the semester they are selected.




CNAS Scholarship for STEM Secondary Education Students

The recipient of this award will be a junior, senior, or graduate Science and/or Mathematics Secondary Education student within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences. Recipients must have a GPA that will lead toward certification in the State of Missouri.

The scholarship shall be renewable as long as criteria is still met. Those who receive the scholarship as juniors are eligible to reapply as a senior and those who receive as a senior are eligible to reapply as a graduate student.


Coach and Mrs. Andy J. McDonald Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student that is a Physical Education major. For incoming freshmen consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and leadership. When awarded to a sophomore or higher, the student must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.25 and a GPA of 3.25 in physical education.
 


COB Culturally Diverse Student Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate COB major. One scholarship should go to a culturally diverse student. Based on that first preference should go to entering freshmen, second preference should go to lower-division students, and third preference should go to upper-division students. Student must show promise for academic success, and student must have financial need.




COB Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate COB major. Scholarships should go to a non-traditional student. Based on that, first preference should go to entering freshman, second preference should go to lower-division students, and third preference should go to upper-division students. Student must show promise for academic success, and student must have financial need.




COB Transfer Student Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate COB major that has completed 60 hours at a junior or community college and was enrolled full-time in the semester prior at a junior or community college. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2. Student must be a US Citizen with preference going to students from Missouri. Financial need required.




Cody R. Uber Memorial Scholarship

A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to an incoming, first year freshman seeking a degree in the School of Agriculture.  First preference will be given to students seeking a BS in Agricultural Business, with secondary preference given to students seeking a BS in Animal Science.  Eligible applicants should demonstrate strong work ethic and character, that was demonstrated by Cody Uber during his life.

This scholarship is not renewable. 



Colin Michael Harris Creative Writing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student sophomore or greater majoring in English with a Creative Writing emphasis, with an overall GPA of 3.0. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


College of Business-Upper Division Scholarships

Awarded annually to undergraduate students with 50 hours or more, majoring in a program in COB, showing an outstanding academic record and financial need.


College of Health and Human Services Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in the College of Health and Human Services. Student must have been enrolled in the major for at least 1 semester and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


College of Humanities and Public Affairs Scholarship Fund

Awarded to a full-time sophomore or greater with a declared major or minor in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs. Must have an overall GPA of 3.0.  This scholarship is not renewable.


College of Natural and Applied Sciences Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate majoring in a program in College of Natural and Applied Sciences with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5.
Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Columbia Hospital South Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student enrolled in at least 6 hours that is majoring in Nursing. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.


Columbia Hospital South Auxiliary Social Work Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student enrolled in at least 6 hours that is seeking a Masters Degree in Social Work. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.




Command Sergeant Major Billy Dean Perry Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student who is an ROTC cadet.  The scholarship may be renewed; however, the recipient must reapply.


Computer Information Systems Department Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a major in the ITC Department with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 demonstrating financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Computer Science Department Scholarships

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student seeking a degree in the Computer Science Department.  This scholarship is not renewable.




Conoco Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student that will be a senior majoring in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity department with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8. This scholarhsip is not renewable.


Construction Management Advisory Board Scholarship

The Recipient of this award shall be an undergraduate student, properly enrolled at Missouri State University with a declared major in Construction Management in the College of Business. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, a sophomore or greater by credit hour and active in one or more construction student organizations.

Preference will be given to those who demonstrate leadership potential in the construction industry and complete an essay detailing how they intend to stay involved with the program after graduation. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must continue to reapply for consideration each year.


CPCU Society of St. Louis Insurance Scholarships

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student seeking a degree in Insurance and Risk Management that has completed 30 credit hours and has a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may not be renewed.




Craig E. Arnett Memorial Agricultural Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Agriculture with an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given to those planning careers in ranch management, members of the cattleman's organization or college Farm Bureau or local Farm Bureau, those who have shown cattle at a fair, worked on a ranch or farm, or can prove they own their own registered cattle.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply.
 


Craig E. Arnett Memorial Equestrian Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Agriculture with an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given to those planning careers in horse training or equine specialties. Must be current member of the American Quarter Horse Association or Missouri State University Equestrian Team. Must own an officially registered horse.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


CreAsian Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled as a full-time student at Missouri State University with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Proof of financial need must be provided.


Crime and Society Scholarship Fund

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student seeking a degree in the Criminology Field. This scholarship is not renewable.


Criminology and Criminal Justice Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the Criminology Department. Sophomores or greater must be in good academic standing. Awards made with regard for financial need. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply for full consideration.


Crossland Construction Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate majoring in the Department of Technology and Construction Management with a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

This scholarship may not be renewed.


Crystal Evans Pummill Scholarship

Awarded annually to the full-time senior Dietetics major with the highest overall GPA of applicants.

This scholarship may not be renewed.




Curl Scholarship in Political Science

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater Political Science major with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.5 in Political Science. Awards will be made in regard to financial need, and preference will be given to students from rural or small towns in Southwest Missouri. This scholarship is not renewable. 


Curt Brown Communications (Media) Scholarship

No donor agreement on file


Cynthia Green Libby Oboe Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be a full-time undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Students must play the oboe as their primary instrument. Current students must be taking at least one credit hour of private lessons. When awarded to an incoming freshman, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential as indicated by aptitude tests, and to a personal audition. When awarded to a current student the student must have maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Awards will be made with regard to financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Cynthia R. Black Webster County Leadership Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that has graduated from Marshfield High School that has an overall GPA of 2.7. Student must demonstrate leadership and volunteerism. First preference should go to transfer students from a Junior Community College. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


D. E. Miller Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship will be awarded annually to full-time incoming freshmen students with consideration for high school performance, leadership qualities, and college potential. Student must have maintained an overall high school GPA of 3.2. Scholarship will be awarded to students not eligible for financial aid, but that demonstrate significant need through a written essay.


D. Kent Smith Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time junior or senior majoring in Geology with a minimum of 25 hours complete of required courses for Geology degree. Must have a GPA of 3.0 in these degree courses and overall. Preference given to students with no other scholarships. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Dale and Lynn Wasson Award for Excellence in Economics

Available each semester to a graduating senior majoring in Economics with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.25 in Economics.  The student should be enrolled in full-time during their last semester or fewer if fewer hours are sufficient to graduate.

This scholarship will be awarded in full during the recipient's last semester.




Dan Cook Scholarship

No Hard Requirements Defined


Daniel G. Kopp Management Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with at least 60 hours at time of awarding or more majoring in the Management Department with a cumulative GPA of 3.25. Awards made with regard for financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Darlene Johnson Endowed Psychology Research Scholarship Fund

One scholarship awarded each year to an undergraduate sophomore or greater Psychology major with an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students involved in psychology research presented at the Great Plains Psychology Conference, the CHHS Student Research Symposium, or other psychology conferences. Second scholarship awarded to undergraduate Psychology major or master's Psychology student, with an overall GPA of 3.5, and with documented proof of psychology research activity including at least 1 APA style paper ready for or that has been submitted. Both awards require a letter of support from faculty research supervisor and statement of educational and career goals. Renewal dependent upon proof of continued research efforts.


Darr Family Broadcast Journalism Scholarship

Awarded annually to a Broadcast Journalism major. Incoming freshman must demonstrate high school academic excellence and leadership, and current students must have an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. First preference should be given to incoming freshman. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Daucey Hill Martin Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to the Outstanding Freshmen Piano Major that year. Awarded during the student's sophomore year. Renewed automatically at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Dave and Arlette Elliott Scholarship in Business

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a major in the College of Business. Preference given to students with financial need. Preference also given to students with retail work experience.

The student will hold the scholarship for one acadmeic year. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student will have to reapply each year.


David & Betty Fraley Endowed Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. The recipient must be in good standing and have maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5; must demonstrate financial need; and be from Jasper, Barton, Dade, Lawrence or Newton County in Missouri. Preference will be given to a student from Jasper County. It is a preference of the donor to support a student who was employed throughout the academic year while attending high school and college. 
The recipient will be majoring in a program within the College of Business. If no applicant is found, the donor whould then like to support a student majoring in in a program within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences.
Preference shall be given to a first generation student.


David and Donna Henderson Endowed Fund for the School of Accountancy

The recipient of this scholarship will be a student in the School of Accountancy. 
This is a one-time award.


David B. and Sandra D. Byrd Masters of Accountancy Scholarship

A scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student in the Masters of Accountancy program with a cumulative GPA and MACC GPA of 3.0. If there is enough funding, a second scholarship of no less than $750 may be awarded.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply.


David Caudle Organ Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is an Organist (regardless of major). Must be enrolled in Organ 152, 252, 352, or 452 or their equivalents. Music majors must have an overall GPA of 2.5. All other majors must have an overall GPA of 2.0. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




David F. Stanke Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Agriculture with an Animal Studies emphasis.

This scholarship is not renewable.




David H. Covey Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Accounting with a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0. Financial need will be considered.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply.




David Harrell & Mabel Jackson Northrip Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student from rural Greene and Webster Counties in MO with regard for financial need. First preference given to graduates from Logan-Rogersville High School in Rogersville, MO. Consideration given based on high school academic performance, leaderships, and an ACT score of 20. Scholarship automatically renewed for three additional years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


David Kerrigan Fly Tent Theatre Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student participating in Missouri State University's Tent Theatre. Awarded selected according to the needs of Tent Theatre as determined by the Head of the Department of Theatre and Dance in consultation with the Managing Director.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




David Kerrigan Fly Theatre Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student majoring in Theatre from Southwest, MO, with preference going to residents of Monett, MO, Barry County or Lawrence County. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and if awarded to an incoming freshman student must have maintained a 3.0 in their last 2.5 years in high school.


David L. Dollar Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater with a major in Public Relations or Communication. Must be MO residents. Must have an overall GPA of 3.25. Preference given based on demonstrated financial need.

Scholarship automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


David M. and Betty F. Ellsworth Scholarship: Chadwick High School

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman from Chadwick High School that demonstrates academic excellence and leadership.  Consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and to leadership qualities.  This scholarship is not renewable.




Dawin Emanuel Vocal Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater Vocal Music Major, with an overall GPA of 2.5. Final awarding will be based on a vocal music audition. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply and re-audition.




Debate Scholarship

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student that is or will be a member of the Debate team.


Debbie Gregory Memorial Assistive Technology Award

Awarded to student enrolled in Speech Language Pathology graduate program. Award will be for expenses related to approved assistive technology conferences. One page letter outlining experience/interest in field of assistive technology and speaking to professional goals in assistive technology required.

Awards will be made without regard for financial need.

This award is not renewable.




Dennis and Phyllis Schmitt Animal Science Graduate Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduate student seeking a Master of Natural and Applied Science with a primary emphasis in Animal Science. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. The student should be
enrolled full-time at the time of scholarship selection, but does not need to be enrolled full-time in order to receive the scholarship. 

This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply for full consideration with all other applicants.


Dennis and Sherry Cook Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipient will be a sophomore, junior or senior pursuing a degree in Marketing. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to qualify. The student must demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship may be renewed for a maximum of three years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress to meet all eligibility requirements.


Dennis M. and Janice K. Grisham Scholarship

Awarded annually to an upperclassman seeking a degree in the School of Agriculture. Preference will be given to Animal Sciece majors. Student must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference for students with financial need.

This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Dennis Warning Memorial Award

Awarded annually to a student that has made outstanding contributions to the Department of Theatre and Dance. Selected by the faculty of the department.


Department of Chemistry Board of Advisors Summer Research Fellowship

Awarded annually to a rising junior, senior, or graduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University within the Department of Chemistry. In addition, the student must possess a demonstrated interest in pursuing graduate studies in chemistry, be enrolled in at least one hour during the summer term, and have a declared chemistry major.

The student will hold the scholarship for one summer term. The award may be renewed, but student must reapply for consideration with all other applicants.


DeVries Family Religious Studies Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate sophomore or greater Religious Studies major or minor with an overall GPA of 3.0. Students must be accepted for the University sponsored Middle East or Mediterranean region excavations. This scholarship is not renewable. 




Dianne C. Strickland Award

Awarded annually to a junior or senior majoring in Art History with strong academic performance.

This scholarship will be payable for the semester in which the student is chosen. This is a one-time award and may not be renewed.


Dick and Pauline Tuter Memorial Scholarship

A single scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in Child and Family Development or a graduate student who already received such a degree. Must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. First priority to undergraduates graduating from a high school in McDonald or Newton County in MO. Second priority to undergraduates graduating from a high school in Southwest Missouri. Third priority to graduate students that graduated from high school in Southwest Missouri. Awards made with regard for financial need.




Digital Film Production Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Digital Film Production major. Student must have completed at least 30 hours of credit and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.


Dollie Jones Bittenbender Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman from Pleasant Hope High School that demonstrates academic excellence and leadership. Award will be given to the applicant with the highest high school GPA.  This scholarship may not be renewed.


Don and Vicki Stanton Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Communication major with an emphasis in Socio-Political Communication with an overall GPA of 3.0. 

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.




Don Calame Student Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in the College of Business. Consideration given to students demonstrating leadership, character, and academic excellence. Award made with regard for financial need.

This scholarship may be renewed, but the recipient must reapply and be reconsidered.


Don Delo Central/Parkview/Glendale High School Education Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in the College of Education with a desire to pursue a career in teaching (except Physical Education). Must be a graduate from Central, Parkview or Glendale High Schools in Springfield, MO. Must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Preference for those not receiving other institution or federal scholarships. Awards made with regard for financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Don Delo Parkview High School Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman from Parkview High School in Springfield, MO with a high school GPA of 2.25. Awards made with regard for financial need.


Don Ivie Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to undergraduate students properly enrolled in the Department of Criminology. Awards will be made based on academic merit and contributions to the department.  This scholarship may not be renewed.




Don Kinne Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student with regard for financial need. Preference for graduates from JC Penney High School in Hamilton, MO. Second preference for students graduating from high schools in Hamilton, MO and in Caldwell County in MO.


Don M. and Judy Gibson Endowed Scholarship Fund




Don S. and Rosemary Witt Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time juniors or greater majoring in Music specializing in Keyboard. Student must have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Selection will be made with regard to financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Donald D. Landon Public Affairs Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior with at least 60 credit hours that has a declared major in the Sociology or Anthropology with an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students with financial need and demonstrating a record of service, leadership and public affairs through a one-page letter explaining their commitment to public service. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Donald H. Nicholson Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in History with an overall GPA of 3.0.  This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must continue to meet scholarship criteria and must reapply.


Doris C Lorz Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior enrolled as a major in the Department of Chemistry that has completed 20 hours in Chemistry and has a departmental GPA of 3.8 and an overall GPA of 3.5. Preference will be given to those involved in extracurricular activities.

The scholarship recipient may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Douglas Dent Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be a student (undergraduate or graduate) properly enrolled full time at Missouri State University with a declared major in the College of Business. They must have a 3.0 minimum GPA, be a United States military veteran or the child of a United States military veteran, and have demonstrated financial need. They must not be an immediate family member of Douglas Dent (as determined in good faith by the University office of Student Financial Aid).

First preference will be given to applicants who have lost a parent. Secondary preference will be given to those applicants that are first generation College students and/or have an interest in or passion for golf.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may not be renewed.




Douglas W. Darr Leadership Scholarship

Five scholarships awarded annually to full-time students majoring in Agriculture. First preference should be given to freshmen. Second preference should be given to previous recipients of the award. Third preference should be given to other students meeting criteria. For freshmen consideration should be given to high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have a departmental GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate leadership qualities.

This scholarship may be renewed, but each student must reapply and continue to meet all criteria.


Dove Award for Highly Involved Chinese Students

The Recipient of this award will be a student from the People’s Republic of China properly enrolled at Missouri State University that participates in Missouri State University’s Chinese Student Leadership Program.  The recipient will be the individual that volunteers the most hours within the past year in the Chinese Student Leadership Program, as indicated by the official volunteer event forms for the program managed by the Office of China Programs.

This award may not be renewed.




Doyle Kemper Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior in the Department of Technology and Construction Management demonstrating academic excellence and involvement on campus or in the community. This scholarship is not renewable.




Dr. and Mrs. Thielmann Chemistry Education - Undergraduate Research Award

The Recipient(s) of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Up to two $400 scholarships will be awarded to the top undergraduates pursuing a degree in chemistry education. Students must have completed at least 9 hours of chemistry coursework and have at least a 3.0 Cumulative GPA. 

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed but students must reapply and be considered with all other applicants.


Dr. Bart Kuhns DNAP Fund

The recipient of this award shall be: a non-traditional student properly enrolled in the School of Anesthesia, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice ("DNAP") program, at Missouri State University.  A non-traditional student being defined as a working, married, parent or 22+ years of age.  Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be eligible, and must provide a one-page essay of how this award will be beneficial during their second semester of this program (financial need essay).

The award is to be made for use in their second semester (Fall) in the DNAP program.  The scholarship may not be renewed.


Dr. Carl Fronabarger Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Mathematics and have a desire to pursue a career as a Math Teacher. Juniors or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5. Preference will be given for students with financial need. 
Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Dr. Carl Riegel Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student seeking a degree in the Hospitality Leadership Department. Preference should be given to a veteran or the child of a veteran. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Dr. Don and Linda Overend Jazz Saxophone Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Music involved in Jazz Studies demonstrating excellence in Saxophone Performance. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Dr. Earle and Dalene Doman Leadership Scholarship

A scholarship of at least $1,000 will be awarded annually to an incoming freshman properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. Consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential and leadership qualities. The student will hold the schiarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed but the student must reapply, be engaged on campus, must continue to be enrolled full-time and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher. The same student may receive the scholarship for a maximum of 4 academic years.
 


Dr. Eric Shade Memorial Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled as a Computer Science major at Missouri State University. Recipient must have an overall GPA great than or equal to 3.5. Recipient must have a membership in the Association for Computing Machinery. Preference should be given to a lower classman. Recipient must have been a member of the Association for Computing Machinery team the previous November. Should a team from Missouri State not have competed in the Association for Computing Machinery competition the previous November than scholarship selection committee may select a recipient meeting all other requirements who has shown interest in programming languages.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed and preference is given to the student receiving the scholarship the previous year, but the student must reapply and continue to meet all criteria. 


Dr. Guy B. Webb Touring Scholarship

The Recipient(s) of this award must be a student properly enrolled full-time as a sophomore or greater (including Graduate level students) and the student must maintain a 3.0 GPA in their degree program with no less than a 2.5 cumulative GPA.  The student must display good scholarship, excellent personal character, excellent musical ability, and have been accepted into a Missouri State University touring choir. Auditions are required to be considered for this scholarship unless waved at the discretion of the Director of the Choral Program. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Dr. J.N. Smith/FCS Financial Scholarship

No more than 3 scholarships will be awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Agriculture with an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference given to those majoring in Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Finance and Management, and Agricultural Enterprise Management. Preference given to those who have completed or are enrolled in AGB 394.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but they must reapply.




Dr. James C. and Mary Lee Snapp Graduate Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student in the College of Business with an undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.0. Consideration will be given to students performing academically at a level consistent with capacity and circumstances, self-support through work, and financial need.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply.


Dr. James C. Snapp Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in the College of Business. Consideration will be given to students who demonstrate leadership. Awards made with regard for financial need.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Dr. Jim Baker China Study Away Scholarship

Two $600 scholarships will be awarded annually to an undergraduate or gradaute student participating in a university-approved Study in China Program. Student must be in good academic standing. 

This scholarship may be renewed but students must reapply and be considered with all other eligible applicants.


Dr. Jim Layton Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time seniors or graduate students seeking a MS in Reading, undergraduate or graduate degree in Early Childhood, Middle School, Elementary or Special Education.


Dr. John B. Prater Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics or Computer Science that have completed or enrolled in the first calculus course. For freshmen consideration should be given to high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have maintained a high enough GPA to allow progress toward a degree. Awards will be made with a preference for financial need.
Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Dr. John H. Keiser Endowed Scholarship in Public Affairs and Environmental Studies

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences with an overall GPA of 3.25 and a GPA of 3.5 in their field of study. Student must be seeking a career related to the natural environment. Awarded based on financial need.
Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Dr. John S Bowdidge Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater with at least 30 credit hours completed majoring in the Finanace and General Business Department. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and financial need. Preference given to non-traditional student or a student with an interest in international business.




Dr. Joseph L. Johnston Endowed Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. To be awarded to a student who is on track to graduate within the coming academic year with plans to begin medical school the next fall. Recipient must be in good academic standing and must submit a resume of their experience in the health-care field that provides significant exposure to practicing physicians.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may not be renewed.


Dr. Joyce J. Waldron Family and Consumer Sciences Education Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Family and Consumer Science Education with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 and a GPA of 3.0 in their field of study. Graduate students may only be awarded if there are no qualified undergraduate applicants. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply to be considered with all other applicants. 
 


Dr. Katherine Lederer Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student majoring in a program in the English Department. For incoming freshmen consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and leadership. When awarded to a sophomore or higher, the student must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to African-Americans or other culturally diverse students. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Dr. Larry L. George Scholarships in the Honors College

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student that is properly enrolled in the Missouri State Honors College. This scholarship is made with regard to financial need.


Dr. Leonila Pangilinan Rivera/Student Council for Exceptional Children Fund

Awarded annually to full-time student seeking a degree in Special Education that is a member of Student Council of Exceptional Children or has plans to be a member. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5.

Awards made with regard for financial need.

This scholarship is not renewable.


Dr. Lloyd R. Young Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time junior with at least 60 credit hours or a senior with at least 90 credit hours. Student must be majoring in Sociology or Anthropology with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Student must submit a one-page letter explaining their commitment to public service. Student must demonstrate financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Dr. Lonnie and Billie Scott Science and Mathematics Education Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a Bachelor of Science in Education (mathematics) or a pathway toward secondary education licensure for science education (BS + MAT) in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences.  The recipient of the award should demonstrate excellence in academics while also being an active member of the community.  Preference should be given to students graduating from Forsyth High School in Forsyth, MO.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year.  The scholarship may be renewed but students must reapply for full consideration with all other applicants.




Dr. Mary Anne Andrews Scholarship

The student selected for this scholarship shall be enrolled full time at Missouri State University seeking a degree in Music with a declared major of keyboard performance.

Preference shall be given to student studying organ performance.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed up to three academic years as long as the recipient reapplies.


Dr. Nancy L. Curry Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Physical Education major or Coaching minor. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and preference should go to those demonstrating financial need.




Dr. Neil DiSarno Scholarship

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student seeking a degree in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and demonstrated leadership abilities. Preference will be given to International students.

This scholarship may be renewed, but student must reapply.


Dr. Neil E. Swanson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity department that has completed at least 18 credit hours in ITC, has a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, and is involved in extracurricular activities and demonstrates leadership. This scholarship is not renewable.


Dr. Norman Dobson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a junior or senior or graduate level student majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, material science, industrial management, or biomedical sciences. The student must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0 and a major GPA of 3.75. Student must be enrolled in 12 hours per semester, and recipient will be selected with regard to financial need. Preference will be given to a U.S. veteran or the son or daughter of a U.S. veteran.

Student must reapply for renewal.




Dr. Norman Justus/SWVATA Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Agriculture Education. For freshmen consideration should be given to high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Dr. Orie A. Cheatham Scholarship

Awarded annually to a junior or senior seeking a degree in Accounting or Business Education. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2.

The recipient will hold the scholarship for one academic year. This scholarship may not be renewed.


Dr. Rebecca Swearingen Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student seeking a MSEd in Reading Education enrolled in at least 3 hours. Must submit a letter of application and a resume.


Dr. Richard D. Houk Greenwood Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to an incoming freshman from Greenwood Laboratory School enrolled in at least 12 credit hours at Missouri State University. Consideration given to high school performance, college potential as indicated by aptitude tests, and leadership qualities. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Dr. Robert & Charlotte K Bitter Endowed Scholarship Fund - Physician Assistant Studies

Student must be a graduate student enrolled in the Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies Program. When awarded to an incoming graduate student(s), consideration will be given to performance at the undergraduate level of study, academic potential to successfully complete the program, leadership qualities, as well as to personal maturity, motivation and interpersonal skills. Recipient must be enrolled in 12 hours each semester. Scholarship is automatically renewable for one additional year as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and remains enrolled full-time.




Dr. Robert K. Gilmore Graduate Scholarship in Communications

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student seeking a degree in Communications. Award made with regard to financial need.

Scholarship automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and is enrolled full-time.


Dr. Robert W. and Charlotte K. Bitter Endowed Scholarship Fund (College of Business)

Awarded annually to full-time students majoring in the College of Business. When awarded to incoming freshmen, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and to leadership qualities. When awarded to a student enrolled at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

The scholarship will be automatically renewed for up to three additional years as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5.




Dr. Robert W. and Charlotte K. Bitter Endowed Scholarship Fund (Department of Nursing)

Student must be a nursing major. When awarded to an incoming freshman, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and to leadership qualities. When awarded to a student at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have achieved an overall 2.5 GPA. Scholarship is automatically renewable for up to three additional years as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and remains enrolled full-time.


Dr. Robert W. Martin Research Fellowship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in the Chemistry Department with plans to pursue a graduate degree at Missouri State. Consideration given to academic performance and research interest.

The recipient may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Dr. Roland Kimball Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or higher who is active in the Pre-Dental program. Student must demonstrate potential in the field of Dentistry as demonstrated through a letter of recommendation from a faculty member in CNAS. Student must have an overall GPA of 2.8 and demonstrate financial need.
Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Dr. Sally Hubbard Trust Scholarship

Four $2,500 awards will be given to Pre-Medical undergraduate students who have completed at least 60 credit hours and must be on track to graduate within 4 semesters, not including summer.  Students must have plans to attend medical school. Students must have a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or better and be enrolled full-time.  All students must submit a letter of recommendation from their MSU Pre- Medical faculty advisor. Students will be evaluated on academic record, health-care experience, service, leadership and involvement.


Dr. Wesley and Phyllis Bair Health and Human Services Scholarship

The Recipients of this award will be undergraduate and graduate students seeking a degree within the College of Health and Human Services and properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipients must be a junior, senior, or graduate with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. The number of scholarships shall be equally distributed between the departments within the McQueary College of Health and Human Services. 

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed until graduation as long as the recipients reapply and continue to meet all requirements outlined above.


Dr. Woodrow Sun Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Mathematics. For freshmen, consideration should be given to high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.0.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal, but they must reapply with all other applicants.


Drs. Kathryn L. Hope and George J. Heinz III Scholarship for Nursing Excellence

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater Nursing major with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and a GPA in Nursing courses of 3.5. Must demonstrate academic and clinical excellence, leadership in the field, and be in good standing in the nursing program. Must submit two essays, one explaining their interest in field and career goals, and a second essay in which they discuss their leadership, volunteer, and community involvement.


Duane G. and 'Lyn Meyer Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time entering freshman demonstrating outstanding academic performance based on high school class rank and academic performance. All else equal, preference given based on financial need. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Duane G. Meyer Endowed History Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student in the History Department with a GPA of 3.0 in History. If no graduates meet criteria undergraduate full-time juniors or greater majoring in History with an American History emphasis are eligible. They too must have a GPA of 3.0 in the History. Preference will be given to students with an interest in pursuing a career in museum administration or students that have volunteered or interned for the History Museum of Springfield-Greene County. Scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




E. Howard and Thelma F. Matthews Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater pursuing a B.S.ED. In Mathematics with an overall GPA of 2.5. Awarded with regard for financial need.
Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but they must reapply with all other applicants.




E. R. Smith Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman from Dadeville High School. Student must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and financial need. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




E. Ray Love Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the College of Business whose family income disqualifies them for federal financial aid, but whose need for aid is significant as demonstrated through an essay in which they discuss their financial need. Juniors and seniors will be given preference.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Earl J. and Gertrude Altemiller Nelson Scholarship (In History)

Awarded annually to one full-time junior or senior History major with an overall GPA of 3.0. Considerations will be made for financial need.  This scholarship can be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains academic success.




Earl Lee and Ruth M. Sawyer Memorial Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Secondary or Special Education with an overall GPA of 2.5. Awards made with regard for financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.


Earl Moulder Hotel Administration Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time junior majoring in Hotel Administration with an overall GPA of 3.0. Scholarship automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 


Economics Alumni Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Economics with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.0 in Economics. This scholarship may be renewed, but students must reapply.


Economics Minor Departmental Scholarship

Student must be an economics minor with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA and must have completed 12 or more hours of economics. Two scholarships may be awarded with a value of $500/each. Student is also required to submit the General Personal Statement. This scholarship is not renewable.
 


Ed Huffman Mathematics Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduates, sophomore or greater, majoring in Mathematics (including Pre-Engineering) or Mathematics Education that has a departmental GPA of 2.5 and has completed the first Calculus course required by the major. Priority given to students that do not receive other scholarships covering tuition.
Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Ed Pinegar Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate Agriculture major that has graduated from Willard High School. Incoming freshman will be considered based on their high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 2.5.


Eddie Bass Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater pursuing a Journalism or Mass Media degree with an overall GPA of 3.0. Awards made with regard for financial need.


Edgar A. Albin Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in a program in Art and Design. For incoming freshmen consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and leadership. When awarded to a sophomore or higher, the student must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0 and presented an exceptional portfolio of work. All other criteria equal, financial need will be considered.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Educational Administration Scholarships

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a graduate student seeking a degree in Educational Administration.


Edward Linski Memorial Scholarship

A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University with a declared major in the College of Business. The scholarship will be awarded with regard for financial need and students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. First preference will be given to students who self-identify as having lost a parent. Second preference will be given to students seeking degrees in Finance and General Business in the College of Business.

This scholarship may be renewed, but the recipient must reapply each year for consideration.




Edwards Family Scholarship

Awarded anuually to a student that has graduated from a high school in Greene, Christian, Webster, Wright, Dallas, Polk, Douglas, Laclede, Taney, Barton, Lawrence, Barry, Dade, Newton, Jasper, Ozark, Vernon, McDonald, Stone, or Cedar County in MO. Student must have a high school or cumulative GPA of 3.25 and must have scored at least a 25 on the ACT or a score of equal value on the SAT. First preference should go to those students with seeking a major in the College of Business Administration. Scholarship will be automatically renewed for up to four additional years as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and remains enrolled full-time.


EFCO Corporation Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Construction Management. Freshmen considered based on high school academic performance, and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have a departmental GPA of 3.0. When awarded to a student enrolled at the graduate level, the student must have maintained an overall undergraduate grade point average of at 3.0 and a grade point average of at least 3.0 in an Industrial Management major course work. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply,


Einhellig Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student pursuing a Master's of Science in Plant Science.

This scholarship may be renewed, but thes student must reapply each year.




Elda E. Robins Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in English. For incoming freshmen consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and leadership. Awards made with regard to financial need. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 


Elliott, Robinson & Company Accounting Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student pursuing a degree in Accounting (with preference going to graduate students) that has completed Intermediate Accounting 1, has a 3.0 GPA, and has demonstrated leadership.




Elsie L. Plaster Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman that has an overall GPA of 2.0 and demonstrates leadership and financial need. First preference will go to graduates from Neosho High School, second preference will go to graduates of other Newton County High Schools, and third preference will go to graduates of other Missouri High Schools. Scholarship automatically renewed for three additional years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Emil and Doris C. Lorz Scholarship

Awarded annually to a juniors or seniors majoring in Vocal Music with plans to pursue a career in Opera that have completed 20 hours in the Department of Music and have an overall GPA of 3.5. Consideration of extracurricular activities. Student should also have taken course work in foreign language and theatre and be enrolled in 15 hours. All else equal, preference should be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.


Emil Lorz Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to juniors or seniors majoring within the Chemistry Department with at least 20 hours in Chemistry and a departmental GPA of 3.8 and an overall GPA of 3.5. Must be enrolled full-time.

Recipients may be considered for renewals, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Emily Nelson Moseley Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in the College of Education. Must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a desire to teach Special Education Students. Awards will be made without regard to financial need.

Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Emmy Noether Scholarship

Four scholarships awarded annually to full-time undergraduate and graduate students intending to graduate from Missouri State University. For freshmen consideration should be given to high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.5.


Empo Allen Harmon Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater seeking a degree leading to a career in Early Childhood Education with an overall GPA of 3.0. Awards made with regard for financial need.

The scholarship will be automatically renewed for two additional years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Engineering Program Scholarships

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student seeking a degree in either Electrical or Civil Engineering through the Cooperative Engineering Program. This scholarship is not renewable.


Eric Sidney Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student pursuing a BFA in Art with an emphasis in drawing or painting. Must have passed BFA Candidacy Review. Must have departmental GPA of 3.0. If student has departmental GPA of 2.75 and can demonstrate evidence of overcoming significant educational challenges through an interview or written letter, they may be considered. Awards will be made with regard for financial need.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.
 


Ernst and Young Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate Accounting major. All else equal award should be selected on highest academic performance as indicated by a cumulative and departmental GPA.


Esther H. Scarlett Memorial Ecology Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student in the College of Natural and Applied Science with a program of study emphasizing ecological concerns. Must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and GPA of 3.5 in field of graduate study. Awards made with regard for financial need. Preference given to students that are married with children.
Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.




Eugene Andereck Creative Writing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in English. For incoming freshmen consideration will be given if high school GPA is at least 3.5 with a letter of recommendation from a high school instructor. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference given to incoming freshmen. This scholarship is not renewable.


Eugene T. Scafe Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student majoring within the Chemistry Department with an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. Must have 18 hours in Chemistry completed and an overall mimimum of 60 hours completed. The scholarship will be automatically renewed for up to two additional years as long as the student maintains a cumulative 3.0 GPA.


Evans and Aleene McReynolds Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student. Incoming freshman will be considered based on demonstrated academic excellence and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Financial need will be considered. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Evelyn A. Porter Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student. Incoming freshman will be considered based on demonstrated academic excellence and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Financial need will be considered. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Evelyn Maxwell Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time freshman or transfer student majoring in Mathematics Education. Incoming freshman should be in the top 33% of their class and submit a letter of recommendation from a high school mathematics teacher. Transfer students should have an overall GPA of 2.5.


Evelyn Ruark Leonard STEM Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled in one of the following science based majors: Math, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or Biology. The student must be active within a student professional organization related to STEM. The student must have started an internship or undergraduate research (unless an Engineering major). The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. It may be renewed through graduate school, should the student reapply for consideration with all other applicants.


Excellence in Photography Award

The recipient(s) of this award will be a student(s) properly enrolled full time at Missouri State University with an Art and Design major, emphasis in Photography. The recipeint(s) shall be chosen based on having the best portfolio in photography, as judged by the full time photography faculty. Awards will typically be made during the BFA Senior Exhibition in the Spring Semester.

Preference will be given to graduating seniors in both fall and spring semesters and awards will be disbursed in the semester in which they were selected.

This is a one-time award and may not be renewed.


F.W.A. Bosch Religious Studies Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate with a declared major or minor in Religious Studies. Incoming freshmen will be considered based on academic performance and leadership. Current students must have 15 hours, including 3 in Religious Studies, and an overall GPA of 3.25.  All new applicants also must submit one letter of recommendation. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply each year.




Faculty Scholarship In Communication

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is majoring in the Department of Communication with a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0. Must have a letter of recommendation from a Communication Department faculty member, and must have completed at least 30 hours. Awards will be made with regard to financial need.

This scholarship may be renewed, but students must reapply and continue to meet all criteria.




Fagerlin-Johnson-Moeglin Field Studies Scholarship

At least two scholarships awarded annually - One to Geography or Planning major enrolled in GRY 470 or its equivalent during the Summer session and One to Geology or Earth Science Education major enrolled in GLG 412 or 413 or its equivalent during the Summer session. Preference given based on academic performance with previous three semesters being more heavily weighted.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply. Student must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid. This scholarship is awarded in full in the summer.


Family and Consumer Sciences Education Scholarship

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student that is seeking a degree in Family and Consumer Science. This scholarship is not renewable.


Farmers Cooperative Livestock Marketing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Agriculture with an Animal Science or Agricultural Business emphasis. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given to those who have participated in 4-H or FFA and have graduated from a high school in the following MO Counties: Stone, Taney, Christian, Greene, Lawrence, Dade, Polk, Dallas, Laclede, Webster, Wright, Cedar, Douglas, and Barry.

Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Fashion and Interior Design-Scholarships

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student that is seeking a degree in either Fashion or Interior Design.


Faunlee Harle Endowed Art Scholarship

Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. Recipient must be in good academic standing and pursuing a degree in the Art and Design Department. Preference will be given to a student majoring in Art Education. Preference will also be given to applicants from Ozark county.

The scholarship may be renewed, but students must reapply and be considered with all other applicants.


FCS Financial Agriculture Scholarship

Two scholarships valued at $500 each will be awarded annually to full-time students seeking degrees in the William H. Darr School of Agriculture. Preference should be given to students pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture Business. Students must be a sophomore or greater with at least 24 credit hours completed at the time of the application. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Preference should go towards students that grew up on or are actively involved with a farming operation in Southwest Missouri.

This scholarship may be renewed, but students must reapply for full consideration will all other applicants.


Fern G. Ayres Education Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a non-traditional student properly enrolled full-time pursuing a degree in Elementary or Secondary Education. The student must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0. All other criteria being equal, preference should be given to a student who is from or currently resides in either Stone or Taney county. If a student from Stone and Taney County is not eligible, then next preference should be given to a student from southwest Missouri.
The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply and continue to meet all eligibility requirements.


Financial Management Association (FMA) Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is an active member of Financial Management Association that has been active for at least one semester. Consideration based on participation in Financial Management Association, Leadership potential, additional extracurricular activities, and academic ability.


Fite Brass-Woodwind Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring Music. Consideration given to academic performance and music performance on brass or woodwind instruments. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Florence Baker Bugg Scholarship

Awarded to a prospective or current outstanding Physical Education major or a related field Incoming freshman may be considered. Must be full-time student.




Florence C. Painter Scholarship

Student must be a junior or senior planning to or a student currently pursuing a secondary education degree in Spanish. Applicant must possess an overall GPA of 3.0 or better. Financial need is considered.


Floy T. Burgess Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a senior graduating within 2 semesters of application with a specialization in an area of Family and Consumer Sciences. There must be intent to continue with the profession and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.25. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply to be considered with all other applicants.




Floyd L. and Martha L. Sweeney Scholarship for Real Estate Studies

Scholarships of at least $1,000 will be awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students majoring in the Finance and General Business Department. Student must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA and must demonstrate financial need. First preference will be given to Student Athletes majoring in Finance with a Real Estate option. Second preference will be given to students majoring in Finance with a Real Estate option. Third preference will be given to students seeking a degree in Finance and General Business. Preference will also be given to students that are junior or seniors and are from the state of Missouri.


Floyd M. and Bertha E. Holt Scholarship

Awarded annually to a senior with an overall GPA of 2.5 demonstrating financial need. Consideration for student's character and desire to complete their degree. Please discuss your desire to complete your degree and your future plans in the Career and Academic Goals Essay.


Foundation For AIS Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is actively involved in the Association of International Students. Preference given to those students that can demonstrate leadership and strong academic performance.


Foundation for Immunotoxicology Award

Two awards presented annually two full-time students - one to Biology major and one to a Chemistry major. Both must have completed 12 hours in their major and have an overall GPA of 3.5. Applicants must be nominated by faculty within the Department of Biology and the Department of Chemistry. Student must provide a personal statement discussing merits and future goals. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Fran and Cliff Whipple Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student enrolled at Missouri State University in good academic standing that demonstrates financial need. First preference should go to non-traditional students. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.


Frances Buchholz Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student majoring in Elementary Education, intending to teach in an elementary school. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.

This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.
 




Frances Smith Family Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University with the following specifications:
1. Student shall be majoring in English.
2. Consideration will be given to a student enrolled at the sophomore level or higher, maintaining an overall glade point average of at least 2.5.
3. Preference given to those with financial need.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be
renewed.


Frank Dinka Comparative Politics Scholarship in the Department of Political Science

Awarded annually to full-time junior or greater majoring in Political Science with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.2 in Political Science. Applicant must be enrolled in at least 12 hours of Political Science or Comparative Politics courses at time of application. Preference will be given based on financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.


Frank F. Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in Teaching with an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrating financial need.


Frank Mazzella Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student(s) accepted in the Master in International Affairs and Administration program enrolled full-time. Must have undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students with an emphasis in International Relations and Administration or Comparative Political Systems and to students with financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Frank P. Briggs Law Enforcement Career Development Scholarship

$1,500 scholarships will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student properly enrolled in Criminology/Criminal Justice. The student must be a full-time active duty law enforcement officer holding the rank of Sergeant or below. The student must submit a letter of recommendation from a fellow officer. Students receiving tuition reimbursements from their law enforcement agency are not eligible.  The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply and be considered with all eligible applicants and continue to meet the above criteria.




Frankie and S.D. Sims Memorial Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in the MSN - Nurse Educator Program or the Nurse Educator - Post Graduate Program at Missouri State University. The student must have a GPA of at least 3.5.


Fred and Diane May Planning Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate degree-seeking student majoring in Community and Regional Planning and properly enrolled at Missouri State University.  Recipients must have at time of application, and maintain, at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.  Preference will be given to students who are members of the Missouri Association of Planning Students or the American Planning Association, and who have demonstrated financial need.  The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply annually.


Fred and Marty Marty Greek Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is a member of the Missouri State University social Fraternity and Sorority Life community that has completed 30 hours and has an overall GPA of 3.0. Consideration given to Fraternity and Sorority Life community involvement, campus involvement, academic performance and a written essay.




Fred Esser Leadership Scholarship

The Recipient of this award at Missouri State University may be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior. Student must be a full-time student and have a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students that demonstrate financial need and are in a leadership role on campus. Preference will also be given to Wheaton High School graduates and College of Education students.
The students will hold the scholarship for one academic year. Scholarship may be renewed if there are no new qualified applicants. If there is a new qualified applicant, it shall be awarded to that applicant.


Fred J. Mertz Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Logistics and Transportation emphasis. Must demonstrate a meritorious character, leadership, and a desire to attain their goals. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Preference given to family members or friends of Prime, Inc. employees and for those with financial need.




Frederic N. Gates Memorial Restricted Current Scholarship Fund

The Recipient of this award will be a graduate student properly enrolled and in good academic standing at Missouri State University as a degree seeking student in the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies.

The student may reapply to receive this award in future academic years as long as they continue to meet eligibility requirements.


Frederick G. Kieferndorf Fine Arts Travel Award

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Art and Design demonstrating excellence in drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics metal/jewelry, or digital imagery. Selection based on portfolio and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Award for a student to travel to view and exhibition or museum that has significance to their work and development.

Recipient may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Friends of Music Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time music major based on performance abilities. Experience and academic performance also considered. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


G. Clair Plank, CLU, ChFC, MSFS Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater Insurance and Risk Management major. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75. Preference for student who has completed one insurance and risk management course and who has continued current enrollment in advanced insurance or risk management courses. Preference should be given to members of Gamma Iota Sigma. Preference also given to those that have earned insurance designations.


Garland and Lavella Reynolds Endowment Fund

When awarded to an incoming freshman majoring in either Horticulture or Music, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and leadership qualities. When awarded to a student at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have maintained an overall GPA of 2.75. When awarded to a student enrolled at the graduate level, the student must have maintained an overall GPA of at least 3.5. Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester if an undergraduate and 6 hours each semester if a graduate student.


Gary A. Mitchell Scholarship

The Recipient of this award can be an incoming freshman student, based on high school academic performance (GPA 2.5+) and leadership experience or an undergraduate with a GPA of 2.5+ properly enrolled at Missouri State University. The recipient must complete an essay discussing why they are choosing this career, including their academic goals and submit their volenteer experiences working with organizations that work with high risk children.

The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply to be considered with all other applicants.

Bio about Gary Mitchell: 
Gary Allen Mitchell was a lifelong educator and alumni of Missouri State University. He spent most of his career with the Billings and Republic School Districts. Throughout his career, he served in several different capacities - classroom teacher, counselor, and high school principal. Outside the classroom, Gary coached several sports, including baseball, softball, basketball, and football. Throughout the years, Gary impacted the lives of hundreds of student athletes, stressing fundamentals and hard work.
Gary loved sports, especially baseball and golf. He played college baseball for Missouri State University (formerly Southwest Missouri State) and was an integral part of the 1978 team that went to the College World Series. After his playing days were over, he became an umpire. He umpired hundreds of college games, including several Regionals and a World Series. Gary passed away in 2011, at the age of 55, following a long, hard fought battle with cancer.


Gary Ward SMAT Alumni Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to an athletic training student enrolled at Missouri State University. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement based upon GPA, leadership, volunteer activities and service, as well as professional development.




Gayle Ashley Horticulture Club Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with over 20 hours complete, an overall GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 2.75 in their area of study. First preference will be for students majoring in Horticulture and active in Horticulture Club, Second to student minoring in Horticulture and active in Horticulture Club, Third to students majoring in Horticulture, Fourth to students minoring in Horticulture, and Fifth to students pursuing only an undergraduate degree. Awards will be made with regard to financial need.

This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.
 




Genevieve Roy Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming Freshman from Stockton High School with a high school GPA of 3.0 that demonstrates leadership and financial need.  Preference will be given to students with financial need who are not receiving other scholarships to help pay their college tuition and expenses.  The student must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.  Consideration will be given to high schol performance and leadership qualities.  The student will hold this scholarship for one academic year.  The scholarship may not be renewed.


George and Martha Bixler First Generation Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a BSEd in English. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 3.0 in English Education. First priority given to first generation college students that can demonstrate financial need. If no first generation college student applicants, then academic performance and financial need can be considered. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 


George and Virginia Gleason Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in English with an overall GPA of 3.0. Award made with regard for financial need. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 


George Gleason and Elizabeth Mills Scholarship

Awarded annually full-time student majoring in English. For incoming freshmen consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, and leadership. When awarded to a sophomore or higher, the student must have maintained an overall GPA of 2.5. Awards made with regard to financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


George H. Klinkerfuss Musical Endowment

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman majoring in Music. Consideration given to high school performance and aptitude test performance. Primary consideration will be musical aptitude in strings. Renewed annually for up to three additional years at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and reapplies.


George Salmon Memorial Handball Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student based on performance in handball competitions and expressed desire to compete in National Collegiate Handball Tournament. When awarded to a sophomore or greater, student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must continue to compete on the handball team and go through the selection process


George W. and Bernadene B. Oliver Musical Theatre Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Musical Theatre.


George Wise Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Child and Family Development. Juniors or greater must have a departmental GPA of 3.0. Must submit letter stating career plans and philosophy in the field.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed for one additional year.


Gerald "Pete" McCormick Memorial History Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in History at either the undergraduate or graduate level with a departmental GPA of 3.0. First preference will be given to those students that demonstrate an interest in Civil War or Military history through a one page essay describing their experience and interest in the topics. Preference will also be given to those demonstrating financial need.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Gerald Perry Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Biology major. Incoming freshman considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, All current students must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Gerrit J. tenZythoff Religious Studies Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student(s) either accepted into the M.A. in Religious Studies program or to an undergraduate Religious Studies major or minor. Must be enrolled in 6 hours of Religious Studies courses during the academic year in which the award is given. Undergraduate students must have completed 15 hours, including 3 in Religious Studies, and have an overall GPA of 3.25. Must be taking or have completed REL 330 or REL 340 or REL 350, or comparable courses. Preference given to pre-seminary students. Graduate students must have a GPA of 3.5 in their program or an undergraduate GPA of 3.2. This scholarship is renewable, but the student needs to reapply.




Gertrude Altemiller Nelson Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences. Consideration will be given to high school academic performance and leadership quality. Consideration will be given to those individuals with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and those students with financial need. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 


Gertrude and Earl Anderson and Daughters Award

Awarded annually to a graduating senior or recent graduate that has been accepted into a program to pursue a Masters degree in Library Science at any ALA accredited university. Financial need is required. Preference for students that submit at least three letters of recommendation from library professionals, such as supervisors or professors. Preference is also given to students that submit an essay discussing their financial need and an essay discussing their academic and career plans. Scholarship can be renewed automatically as long as the student reapplys and continues to maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Gladys C. Harmon Scholarship

Awarded annually to a junior or greater Nursing major with an overall GPA of 3.0. Applicants must be enrolled in at least 6 hours. Scholarship can be renewed automatically for students making satisfactory academic progress. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Glendal E. and Alice Wright Scholarships

The recipients should be full-time graduate students at Missouri State University seeking a Master's degree in Public Administration (MPA) or a Master's degree in Global Studies (MGS), within the cognate field of Public Administration. Preference will be given to international students from transition/conflict countries. For example, the countries of Africa, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, the Balkan area, and former Soviet Union would be appropriate. Preference shall also be given to students who do not hold the position of a Graduate Assistant at Missouri State University. The scholarship is to be made without consideration of Grade Point Average or Financial Need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Glenn E. and Ruth Z. Karls Agriculture Scholarship

Awarded to agriculture majors based on academic excellence and leadership. Student must also have been involved in FFA.


Grace Gardener Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad

Awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time that plans to participate in a Study Away program. The student must demonstrate financial need because of their plans to study abroad, potential to benefit highly from studying abroad, and leadership.


Grant Wistrom Revival 98 Agriculture Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipients must be pursuing a degree in Environmental Plant Science. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher to qualify.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may not be renewed.


Greater Springfield Board of Realtors Career Development Award

Awarded annually to a Senior Finance major with a Real Estate option with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Student must demonstrate self-support through employment, leadership, and character.


Greene County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Awarded annually to undergraduate Agriculture students in recognition of their outstanding performance in Collegiate Farm Bureau.


Greg and Paula Boone Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with 25% of awards to go to incoming freshmen and all others to go to other undergraduates. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Guy Callaway, Sr. Outstanding Junior Premedical Student Scholarship

$1500 awards given annually to the top junior applicant with plans to graduate and attend medical school within two years. Must be enrolled in and completed a combined 60 credit hours, and must be on track to graduate within four semesters (not including summer semesters). The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. All students must submit a resume of their experience in the health-care field that provides significant exposure to practicing physicians (i.e. shadowing, internships, employment, etc.). Students must also submit a resume of their other extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to students that submit a letter of recommendation from their MSU faculty advisor. Ultimately, all students will be evaluated based on academic record, health-care experience, and service and involvement. Leadership will also be required.


Guy Callaway, Sr. Outstanding Senior Premedical Student Scholarship

$1500 awards given annually to the top senior applicant with plans to graduate in the coming academic year and attend medical school the following fall. Must have 60 credit hours completed, and must be on track to graduate within four semesters (not including summer semesters). The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. Students on track to graduate by the end of the current academic year (generally seniors). All students must submit a resume of their experience in the health-care field that provides significant exposure to practicing physicians (i.e. shadowing, internships, employment, etc.). Students must also submit a resume of their other extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to students that submit a letter of recommendation from their MSU faculty advisor. Ultimately, all students will be evaluated based on academic record, health-care experience, and service and involvement. Leadership will also be required.


H. Clarence Lawson Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a student properly enrolled at Missouri State University, seeking a degree in the College of Education. Recipients must have a Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. The recipient must demonstrate service or leadership to their community or school via an essay sharing these experiences and how they have affected their future aspirations. Preference shall be given to graduates from the following Missouri High Schools: Eldon, Jefferson City, and Helias Catholic High School.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed up to two academic years as long as the recipient reapplies and continues to meet all the requirements.


H. Lewis Miller Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time incoming freshmen majoring in Agriculture. Consideration given to high school academic performance and leadership. Preference given to those who have participated in FFA.

This scholarship is not renewable.


H.D. Harmon Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student(s) enrolled as a sophomore or greater majoring in History (even years) or Political Science (odd years) with an overall GPA of 3.0. Awarded with regard to financial need. This scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Hammond Scholarship for the Visually Impaired

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a visually impaired student with preference for those students with strong academic credentials and financial need.

This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Hanover Scholarships for Mathematics

Awarded annually to a graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education.
The recipient may be considered for renewal, but they must reapply with all other applicants.


Hardy and Betty Baker Scholarship

Awarded annually to student graduated from Crane High School in Crane, MO or a high school in Springfield, MO. First preference will always go to Crane students. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5, but incoming freshman can also be selected. Awards made with regard for financial need. Student must be seeking a degree in the College of Education.
Students must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Harley William Bowler Memorial Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. The recipient will be actively participating in Missouri State University's ROTC program with a declared minor in Military Science. Applicants shall have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be classified as a junior or senior.
Preference shall be given to those applicants who plan active duty service post-graduation.

Recipient will be considered for renewal of the scholarhsip, but must demonstrate continued academic progess as well as continue to meet all other criteria. Renewal approval is at the discretion of the PMS.


Harriett H. Ford Memorial Scholarship in Chemistry

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman who has completed an AP or IB Chemistry course or has won a science fair competition with a Chemistry related project. Must have overall high school GPA of 3.2. Must submit letter from high school chemistry teacher attesting to student's interest and commitment to Chemistry and confirming they meet the requirements. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.

This scholarship is not renewable.


Harry and Marion James Scholarship

Award annually to a full-time student majoring in Agronomy with an emphasis in Soil Science. Juniors or higher must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Awards will be made with regard to financial need.

Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.
 




Harry J. Siceluff Memorial Award

Awarded annually to a graduating senior showing promise of becoming an outstanding educator. This scholarship is not renewable.


Hartman Trombone Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater Trombone Music major with an overall GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.
 




Harvey Michael Memorial Athletic Trainer Scholarship

Scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate or graduate Athletic Training student that is a sophomore or greater and shows great promise in the field.




Havel Family Memorial Choral Studies Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipient must be seeking a degree in Music Performance/Vocal Performance within the Department of Music. Consideration given to a student who 1) is most qualified to receive the scholarship pursuant to their vocal talent and 2) has demonstrated a financial need.

This scholarship may be renewed, but student must reapply for full consideration with all other applicants.


Heartland Regional Council of the IMA Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with at least one year remaining that is seeking a degree in Accounting with a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.25. Student must be a member and be in good standing with MSU Student Chapter of IMA. Student must have an expressed interest in a career in Management Accounting, and must have completed or be enrolled in ACC 311 or its equivalent. All else equal, financial need will be considered.




Heinlein International Affairs Scholarship in the Department of Political Science

Awarded annually to full-time junior or greater majoring in the Department of Political Science with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.2. Must have completed or be enrolled in 12 hours of Political Science or International Relations. Preference given based on financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.


Helen Reid Endowed Scholarship




Helen Spangler Smith Scholarship for Education Majors

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Education demonstrating satisfactory academic performance. Student must be a US Citizen and must demonstrate financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Henrietta Keller Music Education Scholarship Endowment

Awarded annually to a full-time student either majoring in Music Education or seeking a Masters degree in Music. Undergraduates must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and Graduates must have an overall GPA of 3.0. First preference should go to Graduate students. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Henry and Grace Carr Farm Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman, current student and a transfer student majoring in in Agriculture. Student must be involved in 4-H or FFA.

This scholarship is not renewable.


Herbert J. Arkebauer NSSLHA Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time first or second year graduate student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department. Consideration will be given to financial need and leadership.

This scholarship is renewable, but the recipient must reapply.




Heyboer Flute Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a(n) undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. The recipient shall perform a live or video audition. The recipient shall participate in the Music Department, including but not limited to, activities, ensembles, clubs, and service to the Music Department. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Hickok Family Foundation Scholarship

A single $2,500 scholarship will be awarded annually.  The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University seeking a degree in Computer Science.  The student must be from the Kansas City Metropolitan Area and have participated in Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City.  The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

The scholarship is automatically renewable to be received a maximum of 4 years as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




Holly Lane Hunt and Heather L. Hunt-McNamara Legacy Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman from Kickapoo High School in Springfield, MO.




Holt V. Spicer Communications Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Communications with an overall GPA of 3.0.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


Hom Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater (with at least 45 hours) majoring in Psychology with an overall GPA of 3.0. The student must be accepted into the Study Away Program with plans to Study Abroad in the coming year. Consideration based on academic performance, leadership, and involvement in MSU Psychology Club.




Home Builders Association of Springfield Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Industrial Management/Construction Major. Student must demonstrate character and leadership. 
**THIS AWARD IS BEING PROMOTED THROUGH SCHOLARSHIP MANAGER, BUT IS NOT BEING AWARDED THROUGH THIS SYSTEM. Contact the Technology and Construction Management Department for further information.**


Homer and Dorothy Mace Kesterson Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student that is seeking a degree in English, Foreign Languages, Biology, Mathematics, or Educational Administration. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5.


Horace Haseltine Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Pre-Law student. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Horatio and Lynne Farrar Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Music. Consideration will be given to high school performance and academic performance. Renewed automatically at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 




Hospitality and Restaurant Administration-Scholarships

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student seeking a degree in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Hotel Nikko San Francisco Hospitality Leaders Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time juniors or seniors seeking degrees in the Hospitality and Restaurant Administration Department. Rather than applying, candidates for consideration will be nominated by the HRA Faculty. Those nominations will be based on students most likely to succeed if they were to seek careers at the Hotel Nikko - San Francisco.  Preference should be given to students graduating in December each year and ready to work at Hotel Nikko the following January/February. Second preference would be for students graduating in May, but able to finish up their course work via online courses in order to start at Hotel Nikko immediately in May or June (Still allowing for students to start in January/February while continuing studies remotely.) Third would be students graduating in May and having the ability to start the first week of June. 
Students selected to receive this scholarship are not required, but will be incited and receive first preference to participate in a Manager-In-Training (MIT) Program with the Hotel Nikko - San Francisco following graduation. Students will interview with members of the Hotel Nikko - San Francisco Management Team to ensure a successful placement. Through successful completion of the Hotel Nikko - San Francisco MIT, students will be offered an interview opportunity for management positions at Hotel Nikko properties, including the San Francisco location, and could be offered an additional signing bonus by the Hotel Nikko if a management of MIT position is available and offered.
The award may be renewed, but the student must reapply or be re-nominated for full consideration. This scholarship will be paid in full in the fall.


Howard Moore Group, Inc. Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Construction Management. When student is a sophomore or greater, they must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 


Howard Orms Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate or sophomore or greater majoring in Theatre and Dance with potential and desire to be a stage director. Must have completed THE 430 or its equivalent. Must have overall GPA of 2.5.


Howard Petefish Award

Awarded annually full-time student majoring in Physics. Award given at end of student's junior year. Must have overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5. This scholarship is not renewable.


Howard Pyle Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman majoring in Agriculture with a preference for those with an interest in Horticulture.


HSP Board of Advisors Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student seeking a degree in the Hospitality Leadership Department. Student must have completed 30 hours. Preference should be given to those students that have at least 1 year experience working in the hospitality industry. This scholarship may be renewed, buth the student must reapply.




Hurtado Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student seeking a major in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences with an overall GPA of 2.0. First preference will go to students involved in ROTC and applicants who would not qualify for other scholarships based on GPA or standardized tests alone. Consideration will be given to academic performance, future potential, and leadership skills.
Scholarship is for one year, but the student may be considered for renewal if they reapply for consideration with all other applicants.


Hutchens Industries, Inc. Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled in 12 hours at Missouri State University, who has transferred from Ozarks Technical Community College. The recipient(s) must have a completed a 42-hour transfer block at OTC or hold an associate degree of arts or an associate degree of applied science from OTC or another institution provided the degree or block meets Missouri State University's academic requirements, prior to transferring to MSU. The recipient(s) must have and maintain a minim 3.0 GPA. Additionally, recipients of this scholarship must be children of current employees of Hutchins Industries, Inc. and must have demonstrated financial need.

The scholarship will be renewed but the student must continue to meet all criteria.


Indian Students Association Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student member of the Indian Students Association with an overall GPA of 3.25. Students receiving other scholarships or graduate assistantships are ineligible.


Inmon Memorial Annual Endowed Scholarship Fund for the College of Business (COB)

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in the College of Business with a cumulative GPA of 3.2. Must show self-support through work. Must show patriotism for the United States. Must be a US citizen with preference going to MO residents. Preference given to students with Financial Need.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

 




Inmon Memorial Annual Endowed Scholarship Fund for the College of Education (COE)

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in the Counseling Program. Student must be a United States citizen that honors the flag when the opportunity presents itself. Student must support themselves beyond their studies. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2. Preference for Missouri Residents and for students with financial need.

Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Insurance Association of the Ozarks Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring or minoring in Insurance or Risk Management. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25.


International Business Scholarship

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a part of the International Business Program. This scholarship is not renewable.


Irwin Farm Scholarship

One scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student properly enrolled at Missouri State University seeking a degree in the William H. Darr College of Agriculture. Students must have graduated from a high school located in Vernon or Barton County in Missouri. Incoming freshman must have maintained a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher, and current students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Preference should be given to those students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business. Preference should be given to students that have been active in high school FFA or 4H programs. Top preference should be given to graduates of Bronaugh High School.

This scholarship may not be renewed.


The scholarship is established by Mr. and Mrs. Irwin in recognition of the longstanding relationship they have had with Missouri State University and the William H. Darr School of Agriculture.  Mr. Irwin, a 1974 graduate of the School of Agriculture, went on to a successful career with FCS Financial in part due to the education he received at Missouri State University.  Mr. Irwin is originally from Vernon County in Southwest Missouri, and the family have lived in the area and now operate Irwin Farms near Bronaugh, MO. The Irwins' daughter, Kelsey M. Irwin also graduated from Missouri State University in 2014.


Ivan D. and Georgia York Calton Scholarship




J. Barry & Kelly Watts Scholarship

The recipient of this award must be a full-time student properly enrolled at Missouri State University and have completed 60 hours of undergraduate coursework. The recipient must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA to be eligible. The recipient must be seeking an Agriculture Business degree. The recipient must have demonstrated leadership in their background and provide a personal statement in the application process. Preference will be given to students participating in a university affiliated campus ministry organization.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year and may not be renewed.


J. David Lages Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater Economics major with an overall GPA of 3.0.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


J. W. Terrill, a Marsh & McLennan Agency Scholarship

The recipient of the award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University seeking a major or minor in Risk Management and Insurance with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Membership in Gamma Iota Sigma is preferred. 

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the recipient must reapply.


J.C. and Sarah Edna Young Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with a declared major in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs. When awarded to incoming freshmen consideration will be given to high school academic performance and leadership. Current students must be a sophomore or greater with an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students seeking degrees in Economics, Political Science, or Military Science.  Preference will be for students that are graduates from high schools in Wright or Texas Counties in MO, if none meet requirements preference then given to graduates of any MO high schools. Students required to submit one page paper outlining their experience in service and leadership. Awarded with regard for financial need.  Students must reapply to be considered for renewal.




Jack F. Moore/IBEW, 11th District Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman at Missouri State University that is a child of an IBEW member within the 11th District (ND, SD, IA, NE, and MO).


Jack Gordon Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an agriculture major that has graduated from a Stone County High School, with first preference going to Galena High School graduates.


Jack Knight Endowed Scholarship


The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student in good academic standing. They must be enrolled full-time and be seeking a major within the Philosophy department.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. It may be renewed, but the student must reapply and be considered with all other candidates.


Jack R. Hadsall & David L. Hadler, (Hadsall/Hadler) Energy Insurance Mutual Risk Management Insurance Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded annually at a minimum of $1,400 in accordance with the annual available earnings from the principal. The student must be a full-time student pursuing a major in Risk Management and Insurance. The student must be a junior or senior and have completed at least one Risk Management/Insurance course and be currently enrolled in or have completed an advanced Risk Management/Insurance class. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Additionally, the student must have an expressed interest in holding an internship in the energy industry during the academic year in with they are receiving this scholarship.

The recipient of this scholarship will be given the opportunity, if desired and if available, to hold an internship within the year in which they receive the scholarship with a member of the Energy Industry within the area. The recipient is not required to hold the internship, but will be given first preference if they do opt to pursue the opportunity. Student must use the internship (if desired) for academic credit as approved or determined by the Department of Finance and General Business.




Jacqueline Snyders Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore, junior or non-graduating senior majoring in the Art and Design Department with an overall GPA of 3.0. Consideration given to students demonstrating outstanding accomplishments through the presentation of a portfolio. All else equal, financial need considered.

Recipient may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Jacquelyn Ledbetter-Freshman Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman. Consideration given to high school academic performance and leadership, and must have taken one or more Family and Consumer Sciences courses in high school. This scholarship is not renewable.




James B. Anderson Business Leader Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student seeking a degree in the College of Business with intentions to study abroad within the coming year (summer, fall, and/ or spring).

The student will hold this scholarship for one academic year. This scholarship may not be renewed.


James E. Bane Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman. Student must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5.


James K. Bass Scholarship for Geology Field Studies

At least two scholarships will be awarded annually with a value of at least $2,000 each. Awards will be given to undergraduate students majoring in Geology that will be enrolled in a required Field Studies Course. Students must submit a Personal Statement explaining their motivation and interest in the field of Geology. Preference will be given to need. Students must be enrolled in at least one summer credit to receive this award. This scholarship is not renewable and will be paid in full in the summer.


James L. Richardson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore, junior or non-graduating senior majoring in the Art and Design Department with a GPA of 3.0. Consideration given to students demonstrating outstanding accomplishments through the presentation of a portfolio. All else equal, financial need considered.




James P. and Margaret S. Landreth Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time agriculture major with regard to financial need. Incoming freshman will be considered based on their high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 3.0.


James W. Dykes Award in Courage and Determination

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipient shall be a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in the College of Business that demonstrates exceptional courage and determination in overcoming adversity to achieve their education. Candidates must submit the overcoming difficulties essay, discussing the adversity they have experienced. Preference will be given to students with a declared Entertainment Management Major and/or students involved in a faith-based ministry or student organization.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship can be renewed but students must reapply and be considered with all other qualified applicants.


James W. Gardner, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student that is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Preference will be given to non-traditional students. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


James W. Shannon Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to one full-time junior or senior History major demonstrating academic excellence with a 3.0 GPA and financial need.  This scholarship is not renewable.




James Woodward German Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or junior majoring or minoring in German with an overall GPA of 3.0. and a GPA of 3.5 in German.


Jane A. Meyer Organ Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate or sophomore or greater majoring in Music with an overall GPA of 2.5. Student must be studying organ as a secondary area and must have adequate keyboard skills. Must have overall GPA of 2.5, and preference will be given to students with written recommendation from a member of music faculty, undergraduates must be full-time, and graduates must be enrolled in at least 3 hours. This scholarship is not renewable.




Jane Hoogestraat Memorial Scholarship

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JE Dunn Construction Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate junior or senior student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. Recipients must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. The recipient must also be seeking a degree within the Technology and Construction Management Department.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but all students must reapply and be considered with all other candidates.


Jean Freeman Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to incoming freshmen with an overall high school GPA of 2.0. Must be graduating from a Southwest Missouri High School with preference given to minority students. Consideration also given to character and citizenship. Must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed for up to three additional years as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.20.




Jean Jones Johnston Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Theatre or Dance major. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5. First priority will be for students from the Hartville or Mansfield, MO areas. Award made with regard for financial need. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Jeffrey Lee Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is a junior and is an active member of Delta Sigma Pi with a cumulative GPA of 3.2. 




Jennifer L. Stewart Memorial Psychology Scholarship

One scholarship with a value of $1,500.00 will be awarded to a graduate student seeking a master’s degree in psychology, with preference given to students pursuing a clinical psychology track. The student must be taking at least six graduate credit hours each semester. Applicants must complete a personal statement of career objectives in the field of psychology, and preference should be given to those students with career interests in children and/or young adults. Students must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25 in at least 20 credit hours of psychology or have a graduate GPA in psychology of at least 3.25. Preference should be given to those students demonstrating financial need. Preference should also be given to those students without a graduate assistantship except in cases of extreme financial need.


Jerry Fortner Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student demostrating financial need that is in good academic standing.


Jessie M. Ross Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is not qualified for any other scholarships. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Jim and Ruth Craig Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a student sophomore or higher majoring in the College of Education and planning a career in education as a teacher or counselor in K-12. Must be a graduate from a SWMO high school and have an overall GPA of 2.5. Undergraduates must be enrolled full-time and graduates must be enrolled in 6 hours. Awards made with regard for financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.


Jim and Vi Pollard Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a major in the College of Education with Financial Need. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have a departmental GPA of 2.5. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Jim Bremer Design Scholarship

Award annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Graphic Design with an overall GPA of 2.75 and GPA of 3.25 in Graphic Design. Awards made with regard for financial need. If awarded to an incoming freshman, the decision will be based on high school performance and interview.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Jim Downing Mathematics Scholarship

Student must be a full-time MSU mathematics or mathematics education major with a minimum 2.5 GPA in mathematics.
Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply for consideration with all other applicants.


Jim Ferguson Diversity Enhancement Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to full-time incoming freshmen students that will promote a diverse educational environment with consideration given based on high school leadership and citizenship. First preference will be given to graduates from Springfield, MO high schools. Second preference given to graduates from Greene or Christian County MO high schools. Third consideration given to students graduating from high schools in the state of MO. Fourth consideration given to graduates from high schools outside of MO. Must have written recommendation from a high school counselor and must submit an essay detailing their contribution to diversity. Awards will be made with regard for financial need.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed for up to four additional years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Jimmie Linegar Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a son or daughter of a member of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Troop D in Springfield, MO.


JMS Charitable Foundation Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipients must have at time of application, and maintain, at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA. Preference will be given to first-generation college students with strong community involvement who have demonstrated financial need. Each applicant must complete a Community Service and Volunteerism essay as part of the General and Departmental Scholarship Application. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but recipients must re-apply annually. The number of awards and award amounts may vary, depending on annual funding of the scholarship.

Seven (7) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded. For future academic years, scholarships will be awarded in $5,000 increments.
 


Jo Anne B. Booher Scholarship

Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference goes to a student member of the Missouri Association of Family and Consumer Sciences or American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply and be considered with all other applicants.


Joe and Jan Carroll Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a junior with at least 56 hours majoring in the College of Business. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and must be a graduate from a high school in the 24-county area served by Missouri State University. Student's leadership potential, and likelihood for making contributions to society and the business world will be considered.


Joe Crosswhite Mathematics Education Middle School Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Middle School Education with a Mathematics emphasis with an overall and Missouri State GPA of 2.75 and a GPA of 3.0 in area of study. Must have been admitted without condition to the Missouri State Teacher Education Program, have completed Foundations of Mathematics, and one of the following: Foundations of Geometry for Teacher or Foundations of Probability and Statistics for Teachers. Preference given for financial need.


John A. Jackson Zeta Chi Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate that is a member of Zeta Chi Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. The student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and submit a 1 to 2 page essay on community service.

The scholarship may be renewed but the student must reapply each year.




John and Fredna Mahaffey - Operation Education Program

Student must be a disabled veteran since September 11, 2001, which was caused by a service-connected injury that resulted in a physical disability. Must meet academic and eligibility requirements for admission to MSU as a degree-seeking student that is enrolled as a full-time undergraduate. Scholarship will provide assistance for costs not covered by Voc Rehab and the Montgomery GI Bill.


John and Janice Catau Family Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a(n) undergraduate student properly enrolled as a full-time student as Missouri State University. A single scholarship valued at $1,000 or two scholarships valued at $500 will be awarded annually to students who have transferred from another university or community college to Missouri State University, who has completed a minimum of 30 or more credit hours, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will also be given to a first generation higher education attendee. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply for full consideration with all other applicants.


John and Karen Prescott Composition Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Music major enrolled in a composition course. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Must submit an original composition for review. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




John Bourhis Excellence in Teaching and Research Awards

The recipients(s) of this award will be a graduate student or graduate student teaching assistant properly enrolled at Missouri State University in the Department of Communications. 

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The award may go to a student who has previously received the award if the selection committee chooses.


John David Wiese Scholarship Funded by Jon and Jo Baker

The recipient of this award will be an incoming freshman or current undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State seeking a degree within the College Business. Incoming applicants must have an ACT score of 19 or better and a high school GPA of no less than 2.8. Current students must have a 2.75 GPA in their college course work. A 2.75 or better must be maintained for this scholarship. Financial need is required and the student who has the greatest need after expected family contribution is preferred. Students must submit two letters of recommendation and must also complete a financial need essay. Award not to exceed $7500 per year and shall not be awarded if no student meets the criteria. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed but the student must reapply and be considered with all other applicants.




John E. and Mary Jo Patton Insurance Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student majoring or minoring in Insurance and Risk Management with a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Preference given to those that are eligible for advanced insurance courses. Preference given to students active in professional insurance organizations. Must demonstrate leadership and character. Preference given to members of professional insurance organizations such as Gamma Iota Sigma.


John E. Patton Outstanding Student Leadership Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time senior majoring in Insurance and Risk Management with a departmental GPA of 3.0. Must show leadership demonstrated on campus or in the community.


John J. Brinkmann Marketing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Marketing major with a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.2.


John Klineline Memorial Tent Theatre Internship

Awarded as an internship with Tent Theatre to a deserving performer or technician who is a member of the company of the summer production. Consideration based on past performance as determined by staff of Tent Theatre. Please be sure and mention all past involvement with Missouri State University Theatre in this online application in organizational, theatre, volunteer, and leadership involvement.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




John L. and Rita M. Bangs Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time undergraduate or graduate students seeking degrees in the College of Business. Students must not be receiving the Presidential Scholarship at Missouri State University and preference should go to students seeking degrees in Computer Information Systems or Marketing.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


John M. Carnahan, III, Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Economics with an overall GPA of 3.2.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


John N. and Kathleen Griesemer Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman or transfer student enrolled full-time seeking a degree in the Geography, Geology, and Planning Department. Freshmen will be considered based on their academic credentials, leadership, and aptitute tests, while transfer students must have a transfer GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is not renewable.


John Parker and, his wife, Mildred Coats Parker Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that earned at least 50% of the amount of the scholarship through personal employment in the prior calendar year. Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. Preference given to graduates of Mountain Grove High School in Mountain Grove, MO.


John R. & Terry Wilkinson Music Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled part-time or full-time at Missouri State Universtiy. The student must be in good academic standing and seeking a degree within the Department of Music. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply and be considered with all other applicants. 


John Schatz Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Agriculture. The award will go to a Horticulture major, and if no Horticulture major can be awarded the award may go to an Agronomy students. Financial need will be considered.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5.


John W. and Nancy R. Cunniff Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students majoring in the College of Business. Student must have Financial Need. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have a major GPA of 2.5, but have a GPA no greater than 3.5.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


John W. Northrip Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Physics with an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is not renewable.


Joseph Cantlin Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to student making outstanding contributions to the Department of Theatre and Dance as selected by the faculty.




Joseph N. Boyce / Wall Street Journal Public Affairs Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student with at least 60 hours completed at time of application, that has been enrolled at Missouri State for at least 4 consecutive semesters. Student must be in good academic standing. First preference going to students that demonstrate leadership, volunteerism, community involvement, and other characteristics consistent with the Public Affairs Mission. Students must submit an essay on their merit as well as an essay in regards to the role of citizenship in a democracy, and must submit two letters of recommendation from individuals that can attest to the student embodying public affairs.


Journalism Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Journalism major that has completed at least 15 hours of credit and has a cumulative GPA of 3.0


Judge Jack A. Powell Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a student pursuing a career in law leading to a PHD or JD. Consideration will be given to a full-time junior or senior with an overall GPA of 3.0 that demonstrates leadership, is involved in extracurricular activities, and is likely to make a worthwhile contribution to society and the legal community. Scholarship is automatically renewable for one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




Judith A. Glass Memorial Scholarship

A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to students properly enrolled at Missouri State University seeking degrees in the Finance and General Business Department within the College of Business. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and preference should be given to those students from the Kansas City Metro Area.


Judy Breeding Accounting Scholarship

The student of this award will be a sophomore or above properly enrolled as a full-time student at Missouri State University with a major within the School of Accountancy.
The recipient will:
1. be working toward their masters in Accounting
2. have maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
3. be enrolled in Intermediate Accounting 1 (ACC 301) and received at least a 3.0 GPA or above
4. demonstate financial need
5. demonstrate academic promise
6. planning on an accounting career
7. This scholarship is intended to enhance diversity within the accounting profession by encouraging female students and/or other students from diverse backgrounds to pursue professional careers in accounting. Accordingly, recipients must have a demonstrated interest in and commitment to promoting an educational environment that is diverse and inclusive of individuals irrespective of their gender, race/ethnicity, veteran's status, disability, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.

This scholarship is non-renewable.


Judy Owens Geisler Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in History. Consideration given to students that have completed 24 hours with an overall GPA of 3.0 that are involved in Public Affairs activities. Preference given based on financial need, and graduation from a rural MO high school. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and is enrolled full-time. 


Julia J. Jones Endowed Scholarship

Should be awarded to the student applying with the greatest overall financial need.


Justice Jeweler's Food and Wine Fund

Student must be a full-time student majoring in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration. Consideration will be given to students who demonstrate potential for college success. When awarded to a student enrolled at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have achieved an overall GPA of 2.5. Preference is given to a student that demonstrates financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Kansas City Area Healthcare Engineers Scholarship

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to Juniors or Seniors seeking a Bachelor of Science in Facility Management with the Healthcare track option.  Students must submit a personal statement outlining their merit and career goals.  Candidates should be selected based on their likelihood of attaining a successful career as a facility manager in a healthcare setting.  Preference will be given to students from or with an interest in pursuing a career in the Kansas City or Topeka, KS Metropolitan Areas. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.

 


Kant Patel Scholarship in Public Affairs

Awarded annually to full-time juniors or greater majoring in Public Administration or Political Science with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA in their major of 3.3. Student must have completed at least 12 hours in their major. Student should have demonstrated commitment to public affairs or show potential for such a commitment.  Scholarships may be renewed, but students must reapply.


Karen and Bruno Schmidt Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in a program within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences demonstrating leadership qualities and financial need. For incoming freshman, consideration will be given to high school performance and college potential. For continuing students, academic performance will be considered. 

Students may be considered for renewal if they reapply and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.


Karen Horny Library Student Employee Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a student in good academic standing at Missouri State University that has worked for two semesters as a Library Student Employee. Must submit a letter of recommendation from their Library Supervisor.

It is the preference of the donor that the scholarship be awarded to a different student each year, but if a new qualified student is not obtainable, the scholarship may be awarded to a qualified student who has previously been awarded the scholarship.


Karen Toburen SMAT Senior Achievement Award

Awarded annually to an athletic training student enrolled at Missouri State University. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement based upon GPA, leadership, volunteer activities and service, as well as professional development.




Kathleen Turner Performance Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student majoring in Theatre and Dance that has completed 75 hours or more with an overall GPA of 3.0. Must be active in Department and have commitment to continue professionally. Must present a 10 minute audition scene of two pieces of contrasting nature selected from both modern and period dramas, be interviewed, and consideration will be made of body of work and cooperation. Covers all tuition and out-of-state fees are waived by University if awarded to out-of-state student. Please contact the Theatre and Dance Department to coordinate and determine preferences on auditions and interviews. Please be prepared to provide your resume of theatre experience at those interviews and auditions.


Kathryn and James Golding Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Accounting major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference will go to those that are currently working at least part-time. Award must go to a student from Southwest Missouri, with first preference going to students from Barry, Lawrence, or Newton Counties. All else equal, financial need may be considered.


Kathy J. Pulley Religious Studies Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Religious Studies. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.2. In addition to the required Religious Studies personal statement and letter of recommendation for Religious Studies, the student must write a letter detailing their volunteer involvement throughout college, and provide one letter of recommendation to confirm that involvement.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Keever Trust Scholarship

$4,000 will be awarded annually to no less than two individuals seeking degrees within the College of Humanities and Public Affairs with cumulative GPAs of 2.5 or higher. Recipients must be enrolled full-time.


Kenneth A. Soxman Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior majoring in Physics with a departmental GPA of 3.0. A desire to teach high school physics is strongly prefered. This sholarship is not renewable.
 


Kenneth C. Thomson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Geology major. Consideration of academic performance in the Geology field with greater weight for course taken in the previous three semesters. Preference for those expressing interest in caves and karst terrain through completion of GLG 350 or its equivalent or GLG 499 or its equivalent. Preference also given to those not receiving scholarships from the same department. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Kenneth E. and Jane A. Meyer Scholarship

Four scholarships of equal amount will be awarded annually to full-time students seeking a degree in the College of Business. Students must be from Lawrence or Bates Counties in MO. Incoming freshmen must be in top 1/4th of their class, must show academic excellence and leadership. All others must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Character, leadership, and academic performance strongly considered.

This scholarship may be renewed, but students must continue to meet all criteria and must reapply each year for consideration.


Kent and Pam Hedgpeth Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student with an overall GPA of 3.0, that was involved in extracurricular activities in high school and has plans to pursue a career in education (elementary, secondary, coach, counselor, etc.). Student must have attended a rural southwest Missouri high school with less than 1,000 students total in K-12 in the district. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply and be considered with all other applicants.


Kiefer-Young Scholarship

Student must be Music major. Scholarships are to be awarded proportionally; for every two piano scholarships there should be one organ scholarship each year. Student must be enrolled full-time. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Kim Knight Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student majoring in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration. Sophomores or greater must have an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. Awards made with regard for financial need. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Kinesiology Department Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater seeking a degree in the Kinesiology Department with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




Koch Discovery Scholarship Program

The recipient of this award will be a full-time undergraduate student properly enrolled at the University majoring in Accounting, Finance, or Supply Chain Management, or majoring/minoring in an Information Technology related degree. Recipients must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above. Recipients must be a United States resident. Recipients may not have prior acceptance of an employment offer from a Koch company. Dependents of family members currently employed by Koch Industries, Inc. and/or affiliates are not eligible. Past recipients of scholarships from Koch Industries, Inc. and/or affiliates are not eligible.

This scholarship may not be renewed.


KPM Scholarships

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Accounting that has completed Intermediate Accounting 1, has a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and has demonstrated leadership.

This scholarship may not be renewed.


KPMG Scholarship

Awarded annually to a senior majoring in Accounting with a cumulative GPA of 3.2.


Kris Sutliff Scholarship in Professional Writing

Awarded annually to a graduate student in Professional Writing Track of Masters in Writing. Must be enrolled in 6 hours and have a departmental GPA of 3.5. Must submit letter discussing merit and future goals. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Kristin Moseler Memorial Art and Design Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time junior or greater seeking a BFA in Design with an overall GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 3.0 in the BFA in Design program. To be awarded to a student demonstrating strong individualism, interest in broad range of Art and Design areas, and a unique approach to solving problems in visual communication.

This scholarship may not be renewed.




LAD Scholarship Fund

Two awards given annually to a full-time incoming freshman. One award to 1st Place Prose Winner in LAD Language Fair. Second award to 1st Place Poetry Winner in LAD Language Fair. This scholarship is not renewable.


Lane Elkins Ceramics Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Ceramics major in good standing.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Larry and Carol Cox Economics Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time students majoring in Economics. Consideration for incoming freshmen based on academic performance and leadership. Consideration for students enrolled at sophomore level or greater based on good academic standing. Awards made in regard to financial need. Scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply. 


Larry and Marilyn Pemberton Endowed Fund

Student must be a graduate student seeking a degree in the Kinesiology Department(Health Promotion, Secondary Education - Physical Education, and Sports Management) with a cumulative GPA of 3.8. Final decision should be based on faculty members on the selection committee that have reviewed research efforts by the student and determined them to be above average.


Larry and Meredith Bass Memorial Scholarship

A single $250 scholarship will be awarded annually to a student properly enrolled at Missouri State University seeking a degree in the Psychology Department. The student must be a sophomore or greater with a cumulative and departmental GPA of at least 3.3. Students must have a desire to seek a PsyD or PHD in Psychology, and must attest to such an interest in a written personal statement. All else equal, preference will be given to students with financial need.


Larry D. and Glenna C. (Hanks) Frazier Endowed Scholarship Fund

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. The recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Consideration will be given based on incoming auditions by the applicant. Recipient must be willing to enroll and perform in the ensembles to which he/she is assigned, and must perform all scheduled performances of the assigned large ensemble, both on and off campus. Recipient must agree to maintain a professional attitude and a cooperative spirit at all times when representing the Music Department. Consideration will be given based on high school leadership and citizenship qualities as well as participation in extracurricular activities. This scholarship may be automatically renewed for three (3) additional years.


Laura Roman Dodd Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student in the management department that has completed at least 15 hours in their major, and holds a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 3.0 in their major. Student must be involved in campus activities and preference should be for students with financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.

 




Laurabeth Windham Scholarship

Awarded annually to a second year graduate student seeking a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology who has completed at least one semester of study that has an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 4.0 in clinical practicum. In addition, interested students will be judged on accumulated evaluations of clinical skills in the student’s record, midterm documentation of clinic performance during the semester of application submitted as part of the application, a personal essay (1000 word max) submitted as part of the application, and a letter of support from a clinical faculty member or academic faculty who has provided clinical supervision who is not on the selection committee.

Awards will be made without regard for financial need.

 


Lawrence E. and Crystal Pummill Scholarship

Three scholarships will be awarded annually to full-time students, with one award going to the entering freshmen that received 1st Place in either individual or team competitions in the Lawrence E. Pummill Math Relays and two awards being given to a sophomore or greater majoring in Mathematics. Preference will be given to those preparing to teach mathematics.
Freshmen award will also be based on high school academic performance and leadership qualities. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5. All awards made with regard to financial need.
The freshman award is not renewable. The other previous scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Lea Landon Gerontology/Nursing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater Gerontology major with an overall GPA of 3.0. If no Gerontology major meets these criteria a Nursing major meeting the criteria may be considered. Preference will be given for records of service, leadership and public affairs as demonstrated by a one-page letter explaining applicant’s commitment to the field. Preference for financial need. Also must include two letters of recommendation, one must be from a faculty member.




Lebanon Alumni Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student who is an incoming freshaman that graduated from Lebanon High School in Lebanon, MO. Consideration given based on high school academic performance and leadership. Consideration MAY be given to financial need. 

Recipients may reapply for consideration provided they are in good academic standing and continue to meet the criteria for the scholarship.


Lee and Wanda Holden Scholarship

$1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to full-time juniors or seniors seeking degrees in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs in either the History or Political Science Departments.  Preference will be given to students from Birch Tree, MO or Mountain View, MO.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, and preference will be given to students with financial need. Recipients must exhibit potential for a career in public service and recognize the responsibility to give back; qualities consistent with the legacy of Dr. David Heinlein, who was dedicated to public affairs long before it became the official mission of the University, and the legacy of Dr. Alice Bartee, who served as a model and mentor for students interested in serving the public good.  Evidence of this commitment will be outlined in an essay discussing the student's commitment to service.  This scholarship is not renewable.




Lee H. Morris Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student majoring in English with a Literature Option (BSED will also be considered). Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.25 in English. All else equal, preference given to students from Southwest Missouri. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment. Awards made with regard to financial need.

This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.
 


Leggett & Platt Accounting Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in the School of Accountancy with a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students with intent to pursue a career in industry.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply.


Leo and Carolyn Mirts Johnson Scholarship Fund

The Recipient(s) of this award will be an undergraduate student(s) properly enrolled at Missouri State University seeking a degree in general business or accounting. Recipient(s) must be full-time and in good academic standing. Student(s) must also be from either Douglas County, MO, or Callaway County, MO. Student(s) must demonstrate financial need.
 


Leo Huff Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time History major, with consideration being made based on academic performance and leadership qualities in high school and/or college.  This scholarship can be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Leslie Irene Coger Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student majoring in Theatre and Dance. Student must have completed 50 hours and have an overall GPA of 3.20. Student must have made contributions to all activities in department, but special consideration for students participating in activities in Performance Studies.


Leslie R. Fite Concert Band Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Music major that is a brass or woodwind player. Academic performance will also be considered. This scholarship may be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Lester E. Cox Band Scholarship

The Recipient(s) of this award will be an undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipient(s) must be active in the Missouri State bands program and band ensembles. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year.  The scholarship may be renewed but students must reapply and continue to meet all criteria.


Liberty Bank Agricultural Business Scholarship

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in the Darr School of Agriculture. First preference will be for Agricultural Business Majors that graduated from high school within the Liberty Bank Service area, demonstrate financial need and work part-time. Second preference will be for students that have completed at least one year of college with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Third preference will go to a student is not an Agricultural Business major, but they must have graduated from a high school within the Liberty Bank Service area.

This scholarship may be renewd, but the student(s) must reapply.




License Plate Gift Fund

Student must be an entering freshmen and rank in the upper 20% of their class with a minimum ACT of 26. Financial need is required.


Lieutenant Tim O'Neill Endowment

The recipient(s) of this scholarship award will be students enrolled as full-time students at Missouri State University AND who are full-time students fully participating in and actively pursuing an ROTC contract. First preference and primary consideration will be given to veterans of the United State Marine Corps. For those receiving the scholarship award at the sophomore level or higher, preference will be given to those who have a college cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipient(s) MUST be United states citizens. Awards will be made without preference given to financial need. The scholarship will NOT be limited to assistance with tuition and fees only.

Recipients will be considered for renewal of the scholarship award, but must reapply each year for consideration and demonstrate continued academic progress toward a cumulative goal of a 3.0 GPA, as well as continue to meet all other criteria.


Liliana Sanchez Memorial Minority Social Work Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student seeking a Masters in Social Work (MSW) enrolled in at least 6 hours. Must submit a one page statement outlining commitment to the field of social work as well as their experience in and dedication to community volunteer work. Preference given to first generation college students and to MSW students attending the Joplin campus.


Lillian (Selvidge) and James Lusk (Truck) McCall Endowed Scholarship

Two awards given annually to undergraduate students with preference going to juniors and seniors. One award must be given to a resident of Greene or Webster Counties in MO. One award must be given to a resident of Butler or Wayne Counties in MO.


Lillian and Julius Fisher Memorial Scholarship in Gerontology

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater Gerontology major maintaining an overall GPA of 3.25. Must submit a personal statement introducing themselves to the scholarship committee as well as an essay of no more than 1,000 words discussing their volunteer and campus activities, service in gerontology and the community, leadership, and a brief description of experiences that have enhanced career goals. Also must include two letters of recommendation, one must be from a faculty member.




Lisa Reece Memorial AScend OTC Transfer Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate Ozarks Technical College transfer student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Preference should be given to students that completed an Associate of Science in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Math or Computer Science at Ozarks Technical College. The recipient should be enrolled in one of the following science based majors within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences: Math, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or Biology. Involvement in activities will be considered, but not required. Recipient should have a minimum GPA of 2.75. A letter of recommendation from an OTC Associate of Science faculty or advisor will be taken into consideration. 

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year and may not be renewed.


Liz Wagner Memorial Scholarship for International Students

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate international student with an “F-1” OR “J-1” student visa status. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75. Preference will be given to students of junior level or higher. The student must describe his or her career goals in a personal statement, and have a faculty or staff member provide a letter endorsing the student’s application.




Louie Moore Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a junior or senior majoring in an area of specialization dealing with the mentally handicapped or developmentally challenged. Student must be a resident of the state of MO. Preference given to seniors.


Louis and Bertha Oxenhandler Memorial Handball Fund

The fund shall be used for expenses related to the operation of the Handball Team, including scholarships. The designated coach of the team shall be responsible for determining how the funds will be used to best advance the goals of the program. Funds may be expended at a maximum amount of $1500.


Louis Henry and Seryl Ethel Fisher Community Service Scholarship

Selected in the fall of every year for awarding in the Spring, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Gerontology or Psychology with an overall GPA of 2.75. Student must submit a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words that includes merits in scholarship, campus activities, service in gerontology and the community, leadership, and a brief description of experiences that have enhanced career goals. Preference given to students involved in community service. .


Louis O. and Minnie M. Smith Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student in the department of Mathematics with an expressed interest in a career in teaching Mathematics. Awards will be made with regard for financial need.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Louis Y. and Frances Muchnick Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time incoming freshman that was member of Missouri State University String Fling. Consideration given to high school academic performance and leadership. The student should have a minimum high school GPA of at least 3.0. This scholarship is not renewable.


Louise and Roland Harthcock Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in the Department of Chemistry and on the Women's Intercollegiate Softball Team, with a recipient from Chemistry and a recipient from Softball. Incoming freshmen must be in the top 25% of their class and demonstrate leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. and Chemistry majors must have a departmental GPA of 3.25.

This is a one-time award and may not be renewed.


Lowell Fleenor Memorial Tent Theatre Scholarship

Awarded annually to a performer in Tent Theatre based on outstanding performance ability as shown through auditions. Preference given to vocal or instrumental performers. Please contact the Theatre and Dance Department to determine their preference on auditions. Be sure and fill out the Musical Instrument section of this online application to indicate whether your performance in a Tent Theatre production. Please note - voice can be considered an instrument for this scholarship.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Lowell K. Fleenor Memorial Music Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Music. Preference given to students with interest in string instruments. Awards will be made with regard for financial need. Students may be considered for renewal, but must reapply.

  • When given to an incoming freshman, first preference given to graduates of a West Plains, MO high school. Second preference to graduates of Houston, MO high school. Third preference given to graduates of a Salem, MO high school. Consideration to incoming freshman based on high school performance and leadership.
  • Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. 



Lt. Fred Wolter International Exchange Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded annually valued at full cost-of-attendance or maximum awardable amount, whichever is less. One scholarship should be awarded to an international student from Turkey properly enrolled at Missouri State University, with preference for students from a Turkish International Partner Institution. One scholarship should be awarded annually to an international student form the Palestinian Territories properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Students should be selected based on nomination from the Associate Vice President of International Programs and other members of the International Programs Office.

This award may be renewed, but the student must reapply or be re-nominated for full consideration with all other applying and/or eligible students.


Lucille Strawson Abegglen Scholarship for the Arts

Awarded to undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time that has helped increase awareness of the fine arts through audience building.  Audience building should be demonstrated through involvement in the fine arts, volunteerism in the community, and/or by bringing diverse groups together.




Lucy E. Smith Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that has graduated from Greenfield High School. Incoming freshman must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 2.0. Award made with regard to financial need. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Lyons-Andre Athletic Trainer Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an athletic training student enrolled at Missouri State University. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement based upon GPA, leadership, volunteer activities and service, as well as professional development.


Mabel Friend Study Club Award

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in History with a GPA of 2.5. Preference given based on financial need.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Madalene Robertson Boritzki Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to two undergraduate students that are sophomores or greater with an overall GPA of 2.5 that intend to pursue a career teaching in US K-12 public schools. Must be enrolled in 12 hours. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.


Madeleine Hooper Travel Fund Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in a European Language or Chinese, with preference going to students studying French . Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or a departmental GPA of 3.0. Student must demonstrate a curiosity and adaptability to other cultures through previous international travel. Student must also submit a letter of recommendation from an individual that can attest to the student's international experience. Student must also demonstrate leadership within their area of study.

 


Maggie Wilcox Tent Theatre Stage Manager Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a sophomore or greater Stage Manager of Missouri State University's Tent Theatre with an overall GPA of 2.5 planning a career in Theatre. Awarded as an internship. Must submit resume and must be available for interviews. Be sure and fill out the General Essay portion of this online application to discuss academic and career goals. Please list specific involvement with Tent Theatre in the Theatre Involvement, Organizations, and Leadership Positions portion of this online application. Please contact the Theatre Department to arrange an interview.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Mahala Denney Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman with a high school GPA of 2.5 demonstrating character, citizenship and leadership. Preference given to graduates from Seymour High School in Seymour, MO, with second preference going to other students graduating from the 24 county Missouri State University service area. Scholarship will be automatically renewed for up to three additional years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Management Faculty Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student seeking a major in the Management Department. Current students must have a departmental GPA of 3.0, and students, including transfers, should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Student will be selected based on integrity, personal accountability and intellectual curiosity. This scholarship is not renewable.
 


Manley Real Estate Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student having enrolled as a Finance major, with the interested and potential of pursuing a career in real estate. Must have part-time employment and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Student must demonstrate leadership and character.


Margaret Corbin Vogel Voice Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Vocal Music. Incoming freshmen considered based on academic performance and vocal abilities. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Maria Content Wise Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student based on high school academic performance and leadership. Preference given to NON-Music majors showing good piano skills.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Maria M. Michalczyk Excellence in Typography Award

The recipienct of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. The recipient of this award must be a junior or senior majoring in Fine Arts in Design who has maintained a 3.0 GPA within the Design major, and a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Both Graphic Design and Illustration majors are eligible. The purpose of this award is to recognize the student with the best portfolio in typography. Design faculty nominate students for this award, along with a request from those students to submit their Typographic Portfolios.

The student will hold the award for one academic year. The award may be renewed if additional outstanding work in the area of typography has been completed since the previous award, and if there are no other candidates of equal or better accomplishment who have not yet received this award.


Additional criteria: Keen sensibilities to subtle spatial relationships critical to legibility and readability; painstaking attention to typogrpahic detail; outstanding ability in organizing text and using grid systems; outstanding ability in identifying potential of typographic form through experimentation; successful integration or juxtaposition of words and images into a unified form. The successful drawing and design of typefaces may also be considered.


Marie Burgstahler Memorial Scholarship

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Marie France-Jones Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman enrolled full-time seeking a degree in History. Award will be given based on academic excellence.  This scholarship is not renewable.


Marie Graves May Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that has graduated from Buffalo High School in Dallas County Missouri. Student must have lived on a farmstead for at least 3 of their 4 high school years and must discuss that in their personal statement.

Recipients can be considered for renewal as long as they reapply with all other applicants.


Marilyn R. Daniel Equine Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Agriculture, specifically Animal Studies with an emphasis in Equine Studies. Consideration for incoming freshmen based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. First preference given to those demonstrating financial need.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply.




Marion and Pat Wolf Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman from Strafford High School in Strafford, MO that is enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. Incoming freshmen must have a high school GPA of 3.0, and must demonstrate leadership and character.  Preference given to students with financial need.  The scholarship may be renewed for one additional year, but student must reapply and meet the renewal criteria including maintaining a 3.0 GPA their sophomore year. 


Mark McQueary Philomathean Award

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University who is studying a foreign language that is not their native language and who is seeking a degree within the Modern and Classical Languages Department. This award shall be given to a senior level student enrolled full time with demonstrated academic excellence of no less than a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. This scholarship may not be renewed.


Marketing Department Scholarships

Awarded to a student majoring in the Marketing Department. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Active member of professional business student organizations. Potential for success and contribution to department, college, and university.


Marketing Employers Scholarship

Student must be a senior or graduate student pursuing marketing degree. Student selected with regards to leadership and strong work ethic. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Marlyn Graff Rhoades Memorial Scholarship (COB)

Awarded annually to a student with at least 56 hours seeking a degree in the College of Business with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Must be a high school graduate from the 24-county area served by Missouri State University. Consideration will also be given to leadership potential, and the likelihood of students making a worthwhile contribution to society and the world of business.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Marlyn Graff Rhoades Memorial Scholarship (COED)

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student with at least 56 hours seeking a degree in Elementary Education in the College of Education with an overall GPA of 3.0. Must be a high school graduate from the 24-county area served by Missouri State University. This scholarship may be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.


MarooNation St. Louis Student Scholarship

The recipients of this award will be students properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. Students must have graduated high school from the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.  Consideration will be given to academic performance, college potential, leadership qualities and evidence of a commitment to the Public Affairs Mission of Missouri State University.  Financial need is required.  Students must submit a Personal Statement discussion their future goals and merits.




Martin Luther King Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an Incoming Freshman from a Springfield Public High School. Student must explain in the Multicultural Impact Essay their leadership and contribution to the African-American community, and provide a letter of recommendation confirming their involvement.


Martin-Stevenson Science Scholarship

Awarded to a senior science major (not Mathematics) awarded at end of junior year based on outstanding scholastic achievement and financial need. Ineligible if receiving Board of Governor's or Presidential Scholarship.


Mary and Irene Francka Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity Department. When awarded to a student at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and must demonstrate having financial need. The donor wishes that students from Polk county would have first preference. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Mary C. Schulte Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate student pursuing the Industrial/organizational Psychology Track in the Masters in Psychology program. Preference given for financial need, non-traditional students, and single parents.


Mary Jean Price Walls Multicultural Scholarship

Awarded annually to two full-time students when funding is available - an incoming freshman and a student already enrolled at Missouri State. All applicants must come from a multicultural background and submit the Multicultural Impact Essay discussing their multicultural background and leadership. Incoming freshman must have a high school GPA of 3.0. Current students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and write the Mary Jean Walls Price essay on one of the two given topics. 

Students may reapply for consideration, but renewal is not guaranteed.


Mary Margaret Long Hickman History Scholarship

Awarded annually to a History major enrolled in 6 hours. Award will be made with regard to financial need. Preference given to non-traditional students returning to school that are not members or affiliate members of educational labor unions. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.




Mary Rose Sweeney Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in the English Department.


Math Is Fundamental Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student seeking a Masters in the Department of Mathematics. Academic standing considered and financial need considered but not imperative.
This is a one-time award, and may not be renewed.




Mathematics Department Scholarships

Awarded annually to a full-time Mathematics and Mathematics Education major. Sophomores or greater must have a departmental GPA of 3.0.
Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Mathematics Emeritus Professors Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Mathematics or Mathematics Education major. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have a departmental GPA of 3.0.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Mathematics Freshman Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman with a declared major in Mathematics or Mathematics Education eligible to take Calculus 1 or higher.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Mauny Mesecher Tent Summer Theatre Internship

Awarded annually as an internship for Tent Theatre to a performer or technician who is member of company of a summer production. Consideration based on performance in theatrical productions as determined by Tent Theatre staff.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Max and Fern DeForest Scholarship

The Recipients of this award will be undergraduate students properly enrolled full time at Missouri State University with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Recipients with demonstrated financial need are preferred. Recipients must be a current member of the Missouri State University Pride Band. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Maxwell Research Award

Student must be an undergraduate psychology or gerontology major. During the time of the award, the student can be enrolled in graduate courses. The student must conceive and conduct an original research project while enrolled at the undergraduate level. The student shall submit an APA style article reviewing their research to the committee for consideration. The research must be completed during 15 months prior to the award being made. Recipients need not be enrolled full time.


Mayme C. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time sophomore, junior, or non-graduating senior majoring in Art and Design with an overall GPA of 3.0. Consideration given to those demonstrating outstanding accomplishments by a portfolio presentation. Awards made with regard to financial need.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Media, Journalism and Film Department Scholarship

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student that is seeking a degree in the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film.


Mel Bay Guitar Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time stduents majoring in music and enrolled as a guitar student with an overall and departmental GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Mel Foster Computer Science Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Computer Science who has completed less than 46 hours. Special consideration for freshmen that have completed at least CSC 131 (or its equivalent) and at most CSC 232 (or its equivalent).  This scholarship is not renewable.


Melinda Arnold Communication Scholarship

Student must be a communication major at the junior level or higher. Must have maintained cumulative 3.0 GPA and a COM GPA of 3.5. Preference given to students with a public relations emphasis, and undergraduates must be enrolled in 12 hours a semester, while grads must be enrolled in 6. Must show evidence of leadership and service by providing examples of community involvement relating to his/her major as well as providing 2 letters of recommendation (one from a COM faculty member and the other from a community leader.)

Awards will be made without regard to financial need.

This scholarhsip is renewable, but recipient(s) must reapply.


Mercy Sports Medicine & Athletic Training Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be a current student properly enrolled at Missouri State University in the Department of Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated a high level of achievement based upon leadership, volunteer activities, service, professional development, and great potential within athletic training. Preference should be given to a student demonstrating financial need.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed but students must reapply and be considered with all other applicants


Merrick/Weger Family Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University.  The recipient will be a full time student, with at least a 3.0 grade point average, and preference given for a student with financial need.


Metropolitan National Bank Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Nursing with a departmental and overall GPA of 3.5. Student must have graduated high school from Barton, Dade, Greene, Webster, Christian, Stone or Taney County. Consideration will be given to those with demonstrated academic excellence and leadership. Preference given to financial need. Scholarship is automatically renewable for up to one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.5.


Metropolitan National Bank Endowed Physician Assistant Studies Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate student seeking a degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Student must have completed at least 15 hours in the program. Student must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership and have graduated high school from Barton, Dade, Greene, Webster, Christian, Stone or Taney County. Preference given to financial need. Applicants must submit a one page essay discussing their career goals, experience, interest, and commitment to health care. Scholarship is automatically renewable for one additional year as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and remains enrolled full-time.




MFA, Inc. Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Agriculture major that demonstrates academic excellence.


Michael K. Carlie Make A Difference Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student who has completed at least 60 hours of university-level course work including at least 12 completed credit hours in Missouri State University’s Criminology and Criminal Justice major. The applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA in that major.

At least two letters of recommendation shall accompany the application. The letters should come from individuals who can best assess the applicant’s contribution to working with and making a difference in the lives of children-in-need. The applicant shall provide evidence that he or she has a record of sustained assistance to children-in-need by making a positive difference in their lives. All levels of applicant’s involvement will be considered from assisting children-in-need as an individual, assisting as a member of a larger organization benefiting children-in-need or assisting in a leadership position in a similar organization.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed if the student meets all requirements, but the student must reapply each year he or she would like to be considered for the scholarship.


Michael Quinn, PhD., Memorial Tent Theatre Internship

Awarded annually as an internship for Tent Theatre to a performer or technician who is member of company of a summer production. Consideration based on performance in theatrical productions as determined by Tent Theatre staff.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Mickey Talbot Summer Theatre Performance Scholarship

Awarded annually to a performer in Missouri State University's Tent Theatre. Final awarding will be based on an audition.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Mid-Missouri Bank Education Scholarship

Students must be maintaining satisfactory academic progress and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Student must have financial need, and must have been permanent residents of southwest Missouri during their senior year in high school, graduating from a high school in the southwest Missouri region.




Mike and Barbara Ingram Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student that has graduated from Parkview High School and demonstrates financial need. Incoming freshman must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Students must not be receiving any other merit or athletic scholarships.




Mike McElhaney / Shakespeare Award

Awarded annually to full-time student deserving of recognition of excellence in the study of Shakespeare. Student can either be in the creative field of research field and must have an overall GPA of 2.5.


Mildred Bailey Evans Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to students with financial need that are enrolled as Physical Education majors with an interest in Elementary Education.


Mildred Durr Wilcox and Roy T. Wilcox Endowed Scholarship Fund

Student must be a nursing major selected with regards to academic scholarship, leadership, character, and potential for professional advancement. Scholarship is automatically renewable for up to one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5.


Mildred Henderson Ewing Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a junior or senior majoring in English with an overall GPA of 3.0. Consideration given based on demonstration of good character. Awards made with financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Milton D. Rafferty Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Geography or Planning with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.25.


Milton Topping Memorial Fund

Student must be enrolled in the Biology graduate program and submit a typed proposal describing the research to be conducted if the summer assistantship is granted. Preference will be given to beginning graduate students.  This scholarship is not renewable.


Minrose Lucas Quinn Media Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time junior or greater majoring in Media Journalism and Film with an overall GPA of 3.0 planning a career in radio, television, broadcasting, or film.


Missouri Concrete Association (MCA) Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate sophomore or greater Construction Management major or a student seeking a degree in an area of study that would benefit his/her success in a potential career in the ready mixed concrete and/or related field, with a 3.0 departmental GPA. This scholarship is not renewable.


Missouri Employers Mutual Scholarship for Risk Management and Insurance

Awarded annually to a full-time Junior or Senior majoring in Insurance and Risk Management with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Awards made with regard for financial need. In the case no applicants meet requirements, consideration will be made for Insurance and Risk Management minors meeting the same criteria.


Missouri Farm Bureau Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate majoring in Agriculture that is or has a family member that is currently a member of the Missouri Farm Bureau. First preference given to students with financial need. Preference given to sophomores or greater. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have a departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference to members of the Collegiate Farm Bureau Chapter.




Missouri Insurance Education Foundation Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Finance with an Insurance emphasis or minor. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Preference given based on financial need. It is preferred that the Missouri Insurance Education Foundation be allowed to assist in the review of candidates. Their role will be solely to review candidates and narrow the pool of applicants. They will not be involved in the actual selection of the recipient.




Missouri Motor Carriers Association Logistics and Transportation Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student with or seeking an Internship or employment in the trucking industry. Student must be seeking a Logistics and Supply Chain Management Major, demonstrate leadership and character. 


Missouri Seedmen's Association Ron Cowan Memorial Scholarship

Three scholarships, two will be awarded annually valued at $1,000 each and one at $1,500.  The Recipient of this award will be an incoming junior or senior enrolled full-time at Missouri State University that is seeking a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business or Agronomy. The student should demonstrate excellence in academic performance, leadership, and character.  Students receiving the University’s Presidential Scholarship or Board of Governors Scholarship (or any future iteration of such awards) shall not be considered.

 
The recipient(s) of this scholarships will be invited and strongly encouraged to attend the Missouri Seedsmen’s Association Annual Banquet held in conjunction with the Missouri Seedsmen’s Association Annual Meeting.  That event is generally held in the fall of each year at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.  In addition, the scholarship recipient will be encouraged to invite to the Annual Banquet a Missouri State University faculty member of their choice – a favorite professor or a faculty member they feel has most influenced their decision to pursue a career in agriculture – to represent the University.
                                               
This scholarship was established in remembrance of their esteemed former member and leader, Ronald Dean Cowan.  Ron, a native of Rolla, was deeply committed to the seed and agricultural industry in Missouri, helping steer his family’s seed business in throughout his career.  He was a devoted husband, father, and friend, and was passionate about serving others. 
 


Missouri State Alumni - St. Louis Leadership Scholarship Fund

Student must be from the St. Louis area, including residents of St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties. When awarded to an incoming freshman, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential, leadership qualities and evidence of strong motivation. When awarded to a transfer student, the student must have achieved an overall 2.75 GPA. Preference will be given to a student with at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale who scored a 26 or higher on the ACT. Recipient must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester. Financial need is considered.


Missouri State University Agriculture Alumni Association Student Support Fund

The Dean of the William H. Darr College of Agriculture shall use the funds to provide assistance to a student(s) who are in financial need and require additional financial support to achieve academic success as deemed necessary within the William H. Darr College of Agriculture. It is the intention of the Agriculture Alumni Association for this fund to also be available for students who are confronted with unforeseen personal circumstances on an as needed basis determined by the Dean and in consultation with faculty. The primary use of these funds shall be scholarship support to encourage and enable students to achieve a Missouri State education. All other expenditures shall be considered secondary.
 


Missouri State University Dames Scholarship (Vi Pollard Memorial)

Awarded annually to a student in good academic standing demonstrating financial need.


Missouri State University General Scholarship Support Fund

Awarded annually to incoming freshmen have a GPA of at least 3.0, but a GPA no higher than 3.69. The student must have financial need, and must submit the Personal Statement.


MO PRIMA Risk Management Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring or minoring in Insurance. Must demonstrate leadership, be involved in extracurricular activities, and submit a letter of recommendation from faculty within the FGB Department.




Mollie Autry Molnar Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Music that has been nominated by Music Department faculty. Consideration based on scholarship, musicianship, and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Renewed automatically at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains a cumulative 3.0 GPA and is enrolled full-time.




Monsanto Company Science and Mathematics Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences with a departmental GPA of 3.75. Awards will be made with regard to financial need.

Students may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.
 


Morton-Wilson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student based on high school academic performance and leadership. Must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Moyer Family Religious Studies Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate or undergraduate sophomores or greater enrolled in Religious Studies program. Minors in Religious Studies also eligible. Must have overall GPA of 3.25 and graduate students must have a GPA of 3.50 in Grad coursework. Must complete 6 hours of religious studies coursework during year. Must submit two letters of recommendation from the Religious Studies Department and submit the Religious Studies Personal Statement. Preference given to students that have completed or are enrolled in two Biblical Studies courses.  This scholarship is not renewable.




Mrs. Adedute Oladehin Memorial Scholarship

A student is to be selected that has completed their first year in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program, for awarding the final two years of the program. The student must have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Student should demonstrate financial need, leadership, professional behavior, community service, and involvement in activities related to physical therapy. Student must submit an essay discussing their community involvement. The scholarship shall be $2,500 annually. No exceptions. When the full $2,500 is not available, the scholarship will not be awarded. Scholarship is automatically renewable for one additional year as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


MSU Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a full-time undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipient must have cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, be a student assistant in the MSU Libraries, and demonstrate financial need. The donor requires that when awarding this scholarship, consideration be given to students who promote a diverse educational environment on the campus or be from groups that are historically underrepresented at Missouri State and are from the St. Louis or Kansas City metropolitan areas. The scholarship will be held for one academic year. The scholarship may be automatically renewed up to 4 years as long as the recipient continues to meet all the requirements.


Murphree Family Vocal Performance Scholarship

The recipient of this award shall be an full-time undergraduate student seeking a major in vocal performance and in good academic standing. The initial awarding of this scholarship should be given to an incoming freshman or sophomore.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed for one year, but not beyond the recipient's second academic year at Missouri State University, as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements and maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




Myron L. Taylor Professional Writing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Professional Writing with an overall GPA of 3.0. All else equal, financial need may be considered. Students must submit a letter of merit about future goals. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Myrtle P. Teter Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student seeking a degree in either the College of Education or the Psychology Department with an overall GPA of 3.0. Student must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


N. Meredith Rich Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student majoring in Music. Students with at least 54 hours must have an overall GPA of 3.0, demonstrate campus and community involvement and leadership. Must have strong interest in pursuing career in music or music education. Awards made with regard to financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.




Nancy Lumpee Pate Endowed Fund

Scholarships will be awarded annually to students seeking degrees in the Art + Design Department. Awards will be made with regard for financial need. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Napier Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Musical Theatre, Violin Performance, or Cello Performance major. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Awards made with regard to financial need. Renewed automatically at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Nate Deniz Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time and in good academic standing that is an active member of the Delta Chi fraternity. Preference will be given to majors in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration.


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – Springfield Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring or minoring in Insurance. Must demonstrate academic excellence. Preference given to those interested in a career in life insurance.


Neosha & John Mackey Qingdao University Student Scholarship Fund

Four scholarships of equal value will be awarded annually to undergraduate and graduate students studying at Missouri State University from Qingdao University. Students must not be an official Exchange Student with expenses paid. Two undergraduate recipients and two graduate recipients will be selected at random.

This scholarship may not be renewed.




Nick Hostler Memorial Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a current undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. Recipients must be a current member of the MSU Cheer Squad, meet all MSU cheer eligibility requirements and academic standards and hold themselves to a high standard of positive representation of Missouri State University and the MSU Cheer Squad. Preference will be given to applicants seeking a degree within the College of Education. Letters of recommendation are required from: MSU Cheer Squad coach and an academic advisor/representative of academic area of study.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed but student must reapply and be considered with all other candidates.


Noel Allan Conrad Scholarship

A scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded annually, to a student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. The student must be seeking a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising and Design. If a current student, the student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and if the student is an incoming freshman they must have a high school GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to those students with financial need.
The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply for full consideration with all other applicants.
 


Non-Traditional Student Assist Fund

Awarded annually to a non-traditional student that is also a single mother.


Nora Spurlock Parker Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with an overall GPA of 3.0 that is a graduate from Mountain Grove High School in Mountain Grove, MO that demonstrates financial need. Scholarship is automatically renewable for up to one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




Norma and Tom McClellan Music Education Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Vocal Music Education with an overall GPA of 3.0. Renewed automatically at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. If awarded to a junior the scholarship may be renewed for two additional years; if awarded to a senior the scholarship may be renewed for an additional year. 




Norma Barker Lee Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the management department that has completed at least 24 hours and has a cumulative GPA of 3.2. The student must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 


Norman M. Spiva Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman with a high school GPA of 3.0 that demonstrates leadership and financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Nursing Education Scholarship

Awarded to a student seeking a BS in Nursing enrolled in at least 6 hours. Consideration for scholarship, leadership, character, and potential for professional advancement. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0.


O. Franklin Kenworthy Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in a program in the College of Arts and Letters. Must demonstrate exceptional performance in their academic field and be in good academic standing. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Office Concepts of Missouri-Steven W. Moore Sr. and Shanda L. Moore Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate sophomore or greater majoring or minoring in Marketing. Preference given to married students, students enrolled in or having completed an internship, and student graduating from high schools in MO, AR, TN, KY, IL, IA, NE, KS, OK, or IN.


Olivia N. Bischler Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this award will be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student(s) seeking a degree in the Political Science Department at Missouri State University. When awarded to an incoming freshman consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential as indicated by aptitude tests and leadership qualities. When awarded to sophomores or greater the student must be in good academic standing (i.e. never been placed on probation or suspension for academic or disciplinary reasons). In addition, the student should have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and a GPA of 2.5 or higher in their major. Students that promote cultural diversity at the Missouri State University campus will receive priority before all other applicants. In addition, financial need will be considered. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student(s) must reapply.


One-room Schoolhouse Scholarship

Awarded annually to a sophomore or greater seeking a degree in the College of Education with an overall GPA of 2.5. Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours if an undergraduate or 6 hours if graduate. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Opal J. Hooper and Leon Hooper Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate full-time student demonstrating financial need, leadership, and academic excellence.


Opera Workshop Scholarship

Selection based on audition to an outstanding participant in Opera Workshop. Please contact the Music Department to set-up audition. This scholarship is not renewable.


Ora Dale Ryan Gillette Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman from a Springfield Public High School. Student must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Oreen M. Ruedi Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student enrolled full-time seeking a Bachelor of Social Work degree in the School of Social Work within the College of Health and Human Services at Missouri State University. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students must submit an essay discussing social justice and describe an incident in their life where they have addressed an issue of social justice, discuss their personal and professional goals and how those goals address social justice issues, and discuss what major contribution they hope to make in the field of social work. Student must participate in extracurricular volunteer and community services activities. Students must have financial need. Preference will be given to students that submit either a letter of recommendation from a Social Work Faculty Member or from an individual that can attest to their involvement in volunteer activities. Recipient must have financial need.


Orin R Robinson Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior seeking a degree in the Technology and Construction Management Department. The student must have a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0. The student must have financial need and demonstrate leadership. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Ozark Chapter Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Leo Day Scholarship

$1,500 scholarships will be awarded annually to an incoming freshman properly enrolled full-time that is a US citizen majoring in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Pre-Engineering, or any other future degree option available through the Engineering Program.  The student must have a high school GPA of at least 3.0 and must submit a personal statement discussing their career goals and merit.  

Preference will be given to students submitting at least two letters of recommendation from high school instructors, advisors, or administrators.  Preference should also be given to applicants with a parent or grandparent that is a current or life member of the Ozark Chapter Missouri Society of Professional Engineers.

High school GPA, ACT score, curricular and extracurricular involvement, and high school class rank will also be considered.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year.  The scholarship is automatically renewable for a second year as long as the student maintains enrollment in the Engineering Program.


Ozark Chapter Society of CPCU Scholarship

Awarded annually to a junior or senior Insurance major or minor. Completion of one insurance and risk management course and continued current enrollment in advanced insurance and risk management courses.




Pasta Express Hospitality and Restaurant Administration Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration with a departmental GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Patricia K. Scott Endowment

Awarded annually to an full-time undergraduate majoring in the College of Education that has graduate from a high school in Greene County MO. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Paul D. and Marian F. Minick Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with a high school GPA of 3.0, graduating in the Top 15% of their class. Current studenst must also have an overall GPA of 3.0. Students must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and remains enrolled full-time.


Paul L. & Alice W. Redfearn Undergraduate Research Award

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Anthropology, Biology, Geography, or another area of Natural History. Student can be enrolled in graduate courses. Student must conceive an original research project on the natural history of the Ozarks.
The award will be made for the semester/school year in which the research will be conducted.
This is a one-time award.




Paula Kindrick Hartsfield Family and Consumer Sciences Education Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. For freshmen consideration should be given to high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship but must reapply each year and must continue to meet all criteria.


Pearl Yeadon Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Music major that is a classical voice student and has demonstrated an interest in Opera through a written essay and an audition. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance, musical ability, and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 3.0. This scholarship may be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and continues to meet all other criteria.




Pearl Yocham Memorial Scholarship




Peggy Ammons Nursing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in Nursing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Student must demonstrate a commitment to community service and demonstrate financial need.


Peggy Bane Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time incoming freshmen with consideration given based on high school academic performance and leadership. Must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5.


Peggy Pearl Child Development Lab Fund

A single scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded annually based on the selection of the Director of the Child Development Lab with approval of the Dean of the College of Education. The student selected for the award should be a student worker or intern in the Child Development Lab.




Pendleton Family Foundation Accounting Scholarship

Awarded to a full time undergraduate student seeking a degree in Accountancy that has a 3.0 GPA or higher and demonstrates financial need.

This scholarship may be renewed but the recipient must reapply and continue to meet all criteria.


Pepsi-Cola Public Affairs Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student with at least 45 hours completed that has been enrolled for consecutive semesters at Missouri State University with an overall GPA of 3.25. Preference for students demonstrating a record of service, leadership and qualities consistent with the goal of the public affairs mission as proven through an essay and a letter of recommendation.


Pete Sanderson Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Computer Science major that has completed less than 46 hours. Special consideration for freshmen that have completed at least CSC 131 (or its equivalent) and at most CSC 232 (or its equivalent).  This scholarship is not renewable.


Peter Collins Piano Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an outstanding full-time sophomore or greater Piano major as selected by the Piano Faculty within the Department of Music at Missouri State University. The student needs to have an overall GPA of at least 2.5 and a minimum GPA of at least 3.0 in their major. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Peter D. Minick Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior seeking a degree in the College of Arts and Letters or the College of Humanities and Public Affairs. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.


Pettijohn Excellence in Retailing Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in Marketing. Sophomores or greater must have a cumulative and Marketing GPA of 3.0.
 




Pettijohn Excellence in Sales and Sales Management Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in Marketing with a Sales emphasis. Sophomores or greater must have a cumulative and Marketing GPA of 3.0.
 




Phi Alpha Theta Centennial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student in the History Department with a GPA of 3.50 and must be enrolled full-time. Must submit one-page statement of qualification, goals, and need. Preference given based on greatest need. Graduate assistants not eligible.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Phi Alpha Theta Scholarship

Awarded annually to member of Theta Mu Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. Must have completed 12 hours of History courses with History GPA of 3.2 and a GPA of 3.0 in all other courses.  Must also be enrolled full-time.  This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Scholarship

Awarded annually to a member of the Missouri State University Chapter of Phi Eta Sigma that has at least 30 hours. Must submit two letters of recommendation from Missouri State University faculty, staff, or coaches.


Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship / Award

Awarded annually juniors and seniors in good academic standing, demonstrating character and positive contributions to society. Must be a member of Phi Kappa Phi. Must submit a letter of recommendation from a Missouri State University faculty member. Preference will be given to those enrolled full-time. Financial need considered if all else equal.


Phillips Petroleum Accounting Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student majoring in Accounting or Computer Information Systems.


Philosophy Department Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Philosophy with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75 and a minimum departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to first generation students and students from smaller communities.

This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Physical Therapy Faculty Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time physical therapy student that demonstrates positive leadership qualities, professional behavior, and involvement in activities related to the profession. Student must be a second year student with a GPA of 3.30 or higher.




Physician Assistant Studies Department-Scholarships

Awarded to a graduate student in the first two years of the physician assistant training program, having completed at least one semester of the program and maintained a GPA of 3.0 in the program. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest in practicing primary care medicine in underserved areas of MO after graduation.


Physics and Astronomy Department and Friends Scholarship

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student seeking a degree in either Physics, Engineering Physics, Physics Education, or a minor in Astronomy. This scholarship is not renewable.




Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Science Department Scholarship Fund

For Departmental/ internal use as they see fit.


PLS Alumni Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate student(s) with a declared major in the Department of Political Science at MSU. Must be sophomore level or higher and have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours including 12 hours of political science, with a minimum GPA in political science of 3.5. Must be enrolled 12 hours a semester, and student must reapply to renew.




Political Science Book Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time junior or senior(s) majoring in Political Science with an overall GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is not renewable.


Pre-engineering/Engineering Physics Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate majoring in the Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Science Department. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.75 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given to student demonstrating hands-on engineering aptitude. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Printmaking Scholarship

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student that is seeking a degree in Printmaking in the Art Department.

Scholarship may be renewed, but recipient must reapply with all other applicants.


Professional Performance Award

Awarded annually to a full-time senior performance student majoring in a program in the Department of Theatre and Dance intending a career in performance. Must demonstrate ability to translate author's words into an audience response, an adaptable voice and body to any performance, ability to bring any character to life, proven ability in departmental productions, ability to perform in various periods of drama, ability to fully understand a character, a sense of basic business and audition processes in the profession, and a dedication to art in humanity.

Because this scholarship is for graduating seniors, it will be awarded in full in the semester of selection.




Psychology Department Scholarship

Awarded to students who are majoring in Psychology. Students must have a Psychology GPA and overall GPA of at least 3.25, include a personal statement, and have two (or more) letters of recommendation. Preference will be given to those who include a writing sample. The same recipient can receive repeated funding from this award.




Quail Forever Gateway Chapter Scholarship

A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student seeking a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Conservation Management that supports hunting as a responsible conservation method as demonstrated through a brief written statement.

This scholarship may not be renewed.




Raikos Scholarships

Between 1 and 4 awards will be given annually ranging in size from $2,500 - $20,000. Scholarships will be awarded annually to a student properly enrolled in the College of Business. The student may be a graduate or undergraduate student. Students must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA and must have graduated from a high school in Missouri within 100 miles of Springfield, MO.


Ralph and Carol Williams Management Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in the Management Department with a cumulative GPA of 3.1. Preference for students that are active members in Delta Sigma Pi. Awards made with regard to financial need. Presidential, Board of Governors, and Merit Scholars are not eligible. Students with scholarships equaling more than one-half of tuition are not eligible. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply. 


Ralph and Elva Harmon Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater pursuing a major in the College of Arts and Letters or the College of Humanities and Public Affairs. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.


Ralph L. Schoonover and Ethel H. Schoonover Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student. Incoming freshman will be considered based on demonstrated academic excellence and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 3.5. Financial need will be considered.


Ravindra (Robin) and Alka Amonker Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior with at least 60 credit hours majoring in Sociology or Anthropology. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference given to students demonstrating a record of service, leadership and qualities consistent with the goal of Missouri State University's public affairs mission as shown through a one page letter explaining experience and commitment to service and volunteering. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Ray and Susie Forsythe - Cabool High School Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming Freshman from Cabool High School that demonstrates academic excellence with a minimum high school GPA of 3.5, leadership and volunteerism. Preference should go to students seeking a degree in the College of Business. Scholarship is automatically renewable for up to three additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and remains enrolled full-time.  




Ray and Susie Forsythe - COB Scholarship

Two scholarships of equal amount will be awarded annually to a student that has completed at least 56 hours and is seeking a degree in the College of Business. The student should have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and first preference should go to those students graduating from a Springfield, MO Public High School. Student should demonstrate leadership. Preference for Missouri State University varsity athletes.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed for one additional year.


Ray Edwards / IBEW, 11th District Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman at Missouri State University that is a child of an IBEW member within the 11th District (ND, SD, IA, NE, and MO).


Reading, Foundations, and Technology Scholarships

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student seeking a degree in the Department of Reading, Foundations, and Technology within the College of Education.


Reba S. Sims Physical Education Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Physical Education with an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to those students that have been involved in MSU or area athletic programs as an assistant coach, student manager, or officiater. Awards will be made with regard to financial need.


Rebecca Susan Finley Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior student that is either a member of the military, a veteran, a member of the ROTC, or has had a parent that was a member of the military die in combat. The student must be a US citizen. The student must be seeking a degree in civil or electrical engineering, engineering physics, nursing, or related medical support fields. The student must write an essay on their academic and career goals. The student must submit letters of recommendation from a professional engineer, nurse or health care professional, an engineering, nursing, or or related medical support fields professor or advisor, or a professor of military science. First preference will go to engineering students and student active or veterans in the military or ROTC. Second preference will go to individuals with parents killed in combat, nursing, and related medical support field students.  The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply for full consideration with all other applicants.




Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater seeking a degree in the Recreation, Sport and Park Administration program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Retha S. Baker - Baker Chair of Insurance Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or less Insurance and Risk Management major. Incoming freshman must have a high school GPA of 2.75, and current students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75. Transfer Students with less than 80 hours will also be considered, but must meet the same GPA requirements. Preference should be given to members of Gamma Iota Sigma. First preference should be given to incoming freshman. If no eligible candidates arise, upper-division Insurance majors may also be considered.




Retha Stone Baker Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is a graduate of Marshfield High School in Marshfield, MO pursuing a career in teaching.  This scholarship is not renewable.


Reverend John Bettmann Memorial Scholarship

Two scholarships valued at $500 will be awarded annually to students properly enrolled at Missouri State University – one to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in Sociology, and the second to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in Philosophy.  In order to be eligible students should maintain academic excellence as demonstrated through a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.  Students should be of junior or senior status while receiving the scholarship.  Students should demonstrate a commitment to community service and volunteerism as demonstrated through an essay and resume describing their involvement and commitment to such activities.  Preference shall be given to students with financial need, but it is not required.  This scholarship may be renewed, but student must reapply for full consideration with other applicants.




Rex and Sharon Hunt Family Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University from Reeds Springs, Missouri, with first preference going to incoming freshmen. The scholarship will be renewed automatically as long as the student remains an undergraduate and maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Rich and Cindy Miller Scholarship

Scholarship will be awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate students properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University seeking a degree within the Department of Computer Science. Eligible candidates must be in good academic standing. Demonstrated financial need is preferred as recipients who are first generation college students.  Student must be enrolled full-time both regular semesters (fall, spring) to receive the full award for the academic year, and successfully complete at least one Computer Science course toward their degree each semester.

The recipient will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but student must reapply. 


Rich and Linda Pollard Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Music with financial need. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance, musical ability, and leadership, while current students must have a departmental GPA of 2.5. Renewed automatically at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Richard and Debra Adams Scholarship

The recipient of this award must be a full-time student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Student must be seeking a degree in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs. Preference will be given to students with financial need and first-generation students.

This scholarship may be renewed as long as the recipient continues to meet all criteria.


Richard and Evelyn Nichols University Child Care Center Employee Scholarship

Preference will be given to applicants pursuing a career in an early childhood field. Recipient must be employed by the University Child Care Center at the time of application and award. Preference is given to full-time employees of the University Child Care Center. When awarded to an incoming freshman, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential as indicated by aptitude tests, and to the leadership qualities. When awarded to a student enrolled at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have maintained an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants at or above sophomore level. Recipients must be enrolled in at least 1 hour each semester.

Award will be made without regard for financial need. Half of the award will be available for the fall semester and half will be available for the spring semester. Evidence to University Child Care Center Board Scholarship Committee of satisfactory completion of at least one credit hour for fall is needed before the spring award will be dispersed.
 




Richard and Virginia Wilkinson Psychology Scholarship/Award

Awarded to full-time students who aspire to admission into a Ph.D. program in Psychology. First preference will be given to senior, with second priority to juniors, and third preference going to a student in the Master of Science in Psychology program. 




Richard G. Sullivan Endowed Scholarship for Ag Business

The recipient of this award will be a junior or senior student properly enrolled as a full-time student at Missouri State University getting their degree from the College of Agriculture. The recipient will:
1. be working toward a degree in Ag Business
2. have maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
3. be working at least 20 hours a week
4. demonstrate initiative toward their high education goals, both financially and academically.

This scholarship is renewable, but the recipient must reapply each year.


Richard Haswell Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time senior majoring in English with an overall GPA of 3.5. Financial need may be considered but won't be the principal criteria. Preference given to those planning on attending graduate school. This scholarship is not renewable.


Richard L. Stovall Graduate Scholarship in Communication

Awarded annually to a graduate student in the Communication Department enrolled in at least 6 hours.




Richard M. Turner Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time freshman majoring in English with an overall GPA of 2.49 and a departmental GPA of 2.99. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. This scholarship is not renewable.


Richard P. Wellock Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Music. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5, demonstrate musical ability and leadership. Awards made with regard to financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Scholarship - Ozark Area Chapter

Awarded annually to a junior or senior that is an Insurance and Risk Management major or Insurance minor that demonstrates academic excellence and has completed or is enrolled in risk management or insurance courses.




Risk/Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Ozarks Chapter Annual Scholarship

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior pursuing a career in the risk management insurance field, demonstrated by a major or minor in insurance and risk management. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Student must have completed at least one insurance and risk management course or be currently enrolled in such a course. Student must be a member of the local RIMS Ozarks Area Chapter.




Rob R. Freeman Delta Alpha Pi Scholarship

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student that is a member of  Delta Alpha Pi. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.1 or higher. First preference should go to an undergraduate student. If there is no member of Delta Alpha Pi that applies, the recipient should be an individual that uses the Disability Resource Center as selected by the Center's Director.

The scholarship may be renewed for one additional year but the student must reapply and continue to meet all above criteria.




Robert and Alice Scott Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student enrolled in the Master of Music program with a Conducting or Music Education concentration. Preference given to students pursuing careers as educators of instrumental music. Renewed automatically for one additional year at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Robert and Edith I. Garst Scholarship (Baker Chair of Insurance)

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring or minoring in Insurance and Risk Management and seeking a career in those fields. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75. Preference given to those enrolled or those that have completed an advanced insurance and risk management course. Must demonstrate leadership and character. Preference for those in professional insurance organizations, such as Gamma Iota Sigma.


Robert and Lynette Foster Business Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this award(s) will be a student(s) properly enrolled at Missouri State University in the College of Business, with first preference to those who have declared majors in Technology and Construction Management or Finance and General Business. Applicants shall have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants with financial need BUT who may not necessarily qualify for need based on the FAFSA. To be considered, applicants must complete the financial need essay when applying for Foundation scholarships. Additionally, first preference will be given to students who graduated from a Missouri high school who meet the aforementioned criteria.

Recipients will be considered for renewal of the scholarship award, but must reapply each year for consideration and demonstrate continued academic progress toward a cumulative goal of a 3.0 GPA, as well as continue to meet all other criteria.


Robert and Lynette Foster Economics Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Economics. Student must have a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference should be given to the student with the greatest financial need.  The recipient(s) may be considered for renewal, but they must reapply.


Robert and Lynette Foster Military Science Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this award(s) will be a full-time student(s) properly enrolled at Missouri State University seeking a minor in the Military Science program, with first preference given to those who have declared majors in Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Mathematics, Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical), or Computer Science (Technology). Applicants shall have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants with financial need, with preference to those with the greatest financial need. Additionally, first preference will be given to students who graduated from a Missouri high school who meet the aforementioned criteria.  Recipients will be considered for renewal of the scholarship award but must reapply each year for consideration and demonstrate continued academic progress toward a cumulative goal of a 3.0 GPA, as well as continue to meet all other criteria.


Robert and Lynette Foster Political Science Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Political Science. Student must have a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference should be given to the student with the greatest financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the recipient(s) must reapply.


Robert Anthony Foster History Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to full-time junior or senior majoring in History with an overall GPA of 2.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given based on financial need.  This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Robert Anthony Foster Philosophy Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to full-time junior or greater majoring in Philosophy with an overall GPA of 2.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given based on financial need.  Recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.




Robert B. Noble Award for Excellence in Advertising

Awarded to the Oustanding Advertising student in the Marketing Department. Preference will be given to academic performance and involvement in Advertising Team and/or Club activities.


Robert B. Noble Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership and sophomores or greater having an overall GPA of 2.5 First preference for dependents of Noble Company employees. Preference given to students seeking degrees in Advertising, Culinary Arts, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, or Communications. All else equal, financial need may be considered.




Robert Beckett Scholarship

No Donor Agreement On File


Robert Bradley Student Travel Fund

Student must be a major pursuing a degree in dance, theatre, or musical theatre. Undergraduate or graduate students may apply, but must be enrolled in 12 or 6 hours, respectively.


Robert Clinton Cope, III Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student taking Music classes or participating in a musical ensemble or other musical organization. Members of Phi Mu Alpha not eligible. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Student must participate in a musical audition, and then will be interviewed by a panel composed of the advisor for and members of Phi Mu Alpha. Student must attend the Music Awards banquet in the Spring and must make themselves available after the event to meet with Phi Mu Alpha and the Cope Family. This scholarship is not renewable.




Robert E. Low Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Junior or Senior Logistics major with a minimum 3.30 cumulative grade point average. Preference is given to a student planning a career in transportation and logistics.


Robert E. Smith History Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time History major with a demonstrated interest in European Military History. Overall GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0 is required.  This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Robert F. Thomson Jr. Memorial Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is an Animal Science major that has an interest in Dairy Farming.


Robert Gilmore Tent Theatre Founders Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Theatre and interested in directing. Sophomores or greater must have an overall and departmental GPA of 2.5. Awards made with regard for financial need. 

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Robert H. Henigan Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman majoring in English with a Literature focus with an overall GPA of 2.49 and a GPA in English of 2.99. Consideration made based on high school academic performance and leadership. If all else equal, financial need will be deciding factor. This scholarship is not renewable.


Robert Hardie Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in the Economic Department with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.0 in Economics.  Scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Robert Henigan Graduate Award

Student must be a graduate assistant in the English Department. This scholarship is not renewable and will be awarded in the semester the recipient is selected.


Robert L. Sanditz, CLU, Insurance Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student seeking a degree or a minor in Insurance and plans to pursue a career in the field. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Preference given to sophomores or greater that are eligible to take advance insurance courses. Preference given to those who are active in a professional insurance organization, such as Gamma Iota Sigma. Must demonstrate leadership and character.


Robert L. Trewatha International Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time students majoring or minoring in International Business. Student must be in good academic standing. Preference for those studying abroad. Must submit one-page, single spaced statement about merit and goals. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Robert L. Trewatha Management Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Management in good academic standing with financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.


Robert Lee "Bob" Kindrick Outstanding Student Award for Agricultural Industry Study

For Internal Use Only. To Be Selected In Spring.

The Recipients of this award will be the top performing two students properly enrolled at Missouri State University, with a declared major in Agriculture and enrolled in the Agricultural Industry Study class. (This includes concurrent enrollment in AGB 494 for 1 credit hour; completion of 60 hours including 6 hours in agricultural business; and permission of instructor.)

This award is not renewable.


Robert Lee Scott Memorial Scholarship

Upperclassmen with less than 110 credit hours must have scored at least a 28 on their ACT or the SAT equivilant (1200). Student must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.


Robert Lloyd Ernst Chemistry Graduate Summer Assistantship

Awarded as the equivalent of a regular summer teaching assistant stipend to a graduate student in the Chemistry Department. Preference given to student that can complete Masters degree with this additional summer funding. Preference given to a student whose graduate advisor lacks funding for summer assistantship. If all qualifications are equal, preference will be given to student demonstrating financial need.

The student will recieve this award in the summer semester, so they must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer. This is a one time award and is not renewable.




Robert M. and Edith I. Garst Endowed Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5. Preference given to students graduating from Marshfield High School in Marshfield, MO. Second preference given to residents of Marshfield, MO or Webster County, MO.  This scholarship is renewable, but the recipient must reapply and maintain a 2.5 GPA.


Robert S. Christie Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student in the Chemistry Department that has worked in the chemical stockroom or in the research laboratory. If all qualifications are equal, preference is to be given to a student demonstrating financial need.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Roberta Cope Turner Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a degree from the College of Business that graduated from a Class 1 or 2 High School in Missouri. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


Roger Dowdy Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be a sophomore, junior, or senior majoring or minoring in Spanish who is properly enrolled at Missouri State University. The student must have maintained an overall GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0 The student may (but does not have to) use this scholarship for travel to a foreign country provided he/she is enrolled in a University sponsored study away Spanish program or for a Spanish internship. If used for travel, the student must demonstrate an interest and adaptability to other cultures by obtaining a letter of recommendation from a third party via the scholarship application. The student must be enrolled full-time preceding travel. The scholarship may also be used for pursuit of an academic major/minor in Spanish on campus. Should the student opt to switch from a minor to a major or vice versa, the scholarship is still valid. 

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship will be renewed automatically for three years. Student must maintain satisfactory academic progress, be continuously enrolled full-time for the duration of the award, excluding summers, and be majoring or minoring in Spanish for the scholarship to renew. If the student is not enrolled for a semester, the scholarship does not carry over to the next academic year and previous award recipeints are not eligible.


Roger G. Killian Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring or minoring in Construction that demonstrates leadership and character. Student must demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.


Roger Jinks Memorial Tent Theatre Internship

Awarded as an internship with Tent Theatre to a deserving performer or technician who is a member of the company of the summer production. Consideration based on past performance as determined by staff of Tent Theatre.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Roma and Edna Durington Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time students that have graduated from Buffalo High School in Dallas County Missouri.  Must demonstrate financial need, academic excellence (with at least a 2.5 High School GPA), and leadership. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress with a cumulative GPA of 2.5.


Ronald and Carol Bottin Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student seeking a degree in either Accounting, Finance, or Management. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference should go to non-traditional, working, single parents.

This scholarship may be renewed, but recipient(s) must reapply.




Ronald L. Coulter Outstanding Marketing Research Student Award

Awarded annually to an upper division marketing major with marketing research option, that has a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and is an active member of student professional business organizations.


Rosalie Covert Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in education that graduated from Lockwood High School in Lockwood, MO and has the intention of becoming a teacher. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. This scholarship is not renewable.
 




Rose Marie and Martin H. Boone, Jr. Graduate Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student(s) in the Religious Studies program with an overall GPA of 3.25. Student must be enrolled full-time. Consideration given to undergraduate academic performance and leadership. This scholarship is not renewable.




Rose Marie and Martin H. Boone, Jr. Religious Studies Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate Religious Studies major or minor. For incoming freshmen consideration will be given to academic performance and leadership. Returning students must have completed at least 15 hours including 3 hours of Religious Studies courses and an overall GPA of 3.25. Must submit the religious studies personal statement discussing merit and future goals, and one letter of recommendation. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Rosemary L. Frankeberger Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with an overall GPA of 3.0 that demonstrates financial need.


Rosemond Owens Clapp Scholarship Honoring Dr. Rex Edward Ballinger

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student, properly enrolled at Missouri State University, either double majoring in Spanish and Education or a student seeking a BSEd in Spanish. Preference will go to students with expressed intent to go into a teaching career. The student must have maintained an overall GPA of at least 3.5 in Spanish to qualify. Demonstrated financial need is preferred, but not required.


Rotary Club of Springfield

Recipient must be a Greene County resident, must be a full-time student who has completed at least sixty (60) hours of academic work (thirty (30) hours for OTC students), must have demonstrated excellence in his/her academic work, and must show financial need. The recipient must demonstrate a commitment to service through his/her vocation, reflecting the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self”. The applicant must include a resume in his/her application packet.


Roy T. and Mildred Durr Wilcox Scholarship in Communications

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior seeking an undergraduate degree in the Communications Department. Award made with regard to financial need.

Scholarship automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and is enrolled full-time as an undergraduate.


Roy T. and Mildred Durr Wilcox Scholarship in the College of Business

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior seeking an undergraduate degree in the College of Business. Award made with regard to financial need. 

This scholarship will be renewed automatically for one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5..


Roy T. and Mildred Durr Wilcox Scholarship in the College of Health and Human Services

Awarded annually to a junior or senior seeking an undergraduate degree in the College of Health and Human Services. Award made with regard to financial need. Scholarship automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and is enrolled in full-time.


Ruby Stecker Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater seeking a degree in the College of Education with an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrating financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.
 


Russell G. Barnekow, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an outstanding graduate student in Biology. Must have an overall undergraduate and departmental GPA of 3.6. Awards made with regard to financial need. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




Russell Keeling Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate with at least 12 hours majoring in the Department of Communication with an overall GPA of 2.5. Must submit a 500-1000 word essay demonstrating commitment to of using one's education for good citizenship.

Awards made without regard to financial need.

This scholarship is not renewable.




Ruth McKenney Scholarship

Eligibility: A single scholarship valued at no more than $1000 will be awarded in any given year to a student seeking BFA in Theatre and Dance with a focus in either Design/ Technology/ Stage Management or Acting.  The student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Awarding of the scholarship should alternate between a student with a focus in Design/Technology/Stage Management and a student with a focus in Acting.




Ruth N. Dowling Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled as a Journalism major. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Ryan and Faith Giedd Scholarship

  


S&H Farm Supply, Inc. Scholarship

The recipient of this award must be a full-time undergraduate student with a major in agriculture. First consideration will be given to students with financial need, who also hold a job. Preference for students at the sohpomore level or greater. When awarded to freshmen, consideration will be given to high school performance and leadership qualities. When awarded to a student at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have maintained an overall departmental GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship may not be renewed.




S. Strong Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time to a student majoring in the Technology and Construction Management Department. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have a departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference should go to incoming freshman. This scholarship will be paid in full in the fall. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Salute to Agriculture Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this award shall be an undergraduate student(s) properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University seeking a degree within the William H. Darr College of Agriculture. Recipient(s) must have a high school GPA no less than a 3.0, be an active member of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) and must attend the 2018 Annual Salute to Agriculture Event.

This scholarship may not be renewed.


Sam and Adele Huber Memorial Scholarship in Theatre

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate with at least 30 hours majoring in Theatre with an overall GPA of 2.5. Financial need will be primary consideration. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Sandra K. Schoen Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Child Development with career goals to work with abused children. Sophomores or greater must have an overall and departmental GPA of 2.5. Must submit a letter outlining interests and career goals in the field.

Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Sandra M. Sullentrup Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is an active member of Delta Sigma Pi that has demonstrated leadership in the organization and in the community. Preference for CIS majors that are juniors. Financial need is not required, but preferred.

The scholarship is not renewable.


Sarah Bickel Leadership Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior with an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. Students are required to submit 2 letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a current, full-time faculty member at Missouri State University and another from a someone that can attest to the student's commitment to public affairs. Students must demonstrate leadership and provide a detailed list of their extracurricular involvement, volunteer work, and employment.


School of Accountancy Scholarship

Awarded annually to a junior or senior Accounting major or a student in the MACC program, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Schyler Elizabeth Strong Award for International Study

The scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to a full-time student(s) enrolled at Missouri State University. Applicants shall submit two letters of reference from professional sources (e.g. instructor, church official, etc.), one of which must come from an instructor in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs, and a one-page personal statement outlining their relevant experiences at Missouri State University, career goals, academic and
extracurricular plans, and personal and professional gains they hope to achieve from the experience of working at a archaeological excavation or an experience studying internationally. This scholarship is not renewable.  The scholarship will be awarded with first consideration to an undergraduate student in the following order of preference:

  1. A student majoring in Religious Studies and participating in a licensed archaeological excavation in lsrael, Jordan, the area of the ancient Near East, or the Mediterranean Area (e.g, ltaly, Greece, Crete, etc.). 
  2. A student minoring in Religious Studies and participating in a licensed archaeological excavation in lsrael, Jordan, the area of the ancient Near East, or the Mediterranean Area (e.g, ltaly, Greece, Crete, etc.). 
  3. A student majoring in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs and participating in a licensed archaeological excavation in lsrael, Jordan, the area of the ancient Near East, or the Mediterranean Area (e.g, ltaly, Greece, Crete, etc,).
  4. A student majoring in Religious Studies and participating in an lnternational Study Away Program, which may include a short-term program.
  5. A student minoring in Religious Studies and participating in an lnternational Study Away Program, which may include a short-term program.
  6. A student majoring in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs and participating in an International Study Away Program, which may include a short-term program.



Scot Heminger Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student that has been enrolled as a full-time student for previous two semesters that is participating in Tent Theatre. Consideration based on performance in Missouri State University theatrical productions determined by Tent Theatre staff.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Scott and Gayla Moore Economics Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in Economics with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Must submit a one-page personal statement outlining interest in field and career goals. Preference given based on financial need.  Scholarship is renewable, but student must reapply.


Sechler Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that has graduated from a Springfield, MO Public High School that demonstrates financial need. Incoming freshman must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 2.5.


Servi-Tech Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or junior majoring in Agriculture with a special interest in Production Agriculture. Must be in good standing. Overall academic performance considered, but departmental performance and difficulty of courses taken in department more heavily weighted. Work experience considered. Financial need considered but not major criterion.


Shirley J. Frye Cummins Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduating Physical Education major for post-graduate study in Physical Education or a similar field at any institution. Must have an overall GPA of 2.75 and a GPA of 2.90 in Physical Education. Involvement in campus and community activities required. Must demonstrate financial need.

It is the responsiblity of the committee to verify the major GPA of selected student(s).




Sigma Chi Founders Fund Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student that is a member or is the relative of a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Student must be enrolled full-time, an overall or high school GPA of 2.25 and demonstrate leadership.

The scholarship recipien(s) may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


Sigma Kappa Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to deserving members of the Sigma Kappa Sorority. Students must demonstrate leadership in Sigma Kappa and the greater Missouri State community.


Sigma Pi Scholastic and Leadership Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater that is a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. Student must have an overall GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate leadership and volunteerism.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


Smith-Glynn-Callaway Medical Foundation Premedical Scholarships

The scholarship selection committee shall award no less than ten $1000 awards to students with plans to eventually attend medical school. Must have completed and be enrolled in a total of 60 credit hours, and must be on track to graduate within four semesters (not including summer semesters). The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. All students must submit a resume of their experience in the health-care field that provides significant exposure to practicing physicians (i.e. shadowing, internships, employment, etc.). Students must also submit a resume of their other extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to those students that submit a letter of recommendation from their MSU faculty advisor. Ultimately, all students will be evaluated based on academic record, health-care experience, and service and involvement.


SMSU Nurses Association Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student enrolled in the BS in Nursing program taking at least 6 hours with an overall GPA of 3.0. Leadership qualities and financial need required. Preference given to students in Missouri State University Nursing Association.


Social Work Scholarships - General Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater seeking a degree in the Social Work program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Society for Human Resources Management Scholarship

Awarded annually to a member of the Missouri State University Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and demonstrating financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.


Southwest Chapter MSCPA Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate Accounting major. All else equal award should be selected on highest academic performance as indicated by cumulative and departmental GPA.


Special Education Department Scholarships

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student seeking a degree in the Department of Special Education.


Spectrum Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is a member of Spectrum (formerly BiGALA). Consideration based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0.




Spence Jackson Memorial Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. Recipient must be a student in good academic standing seeking a degree in Political Science who has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students from a single parent home.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year.  The scholarship may not be renewed.


Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Scholarships

There are no requirements for this scholarship other than being a student in the Athletic Training Program.


Sports Shake / Lake Country Youth Soccer Scholarship

Recipients must be enrolled at Missouri State University full-time; have actively participated in Lake Country Soccer program(s) and/or participated in high school soccer in Springfield, MO or nearby cities; demonstrated positive sportsmanship; submitted a written statement outlining participation in Lake Country Soccer programs; have a letter of recommendation from a past or present soccer coach; must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher while attending MSU.


Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship (For Students from the United States and the Republic of China)

Awarded annually to a Missouri State Student planning to study abroad in China or to a student from the People's Republic of China that wishes to study at Missouri State University. Juniors or greater must be in good academic standing.

This scholarship is not renewable.


Springfield Area Human Resources Association Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring or minoring in Human Resource Management. Must be enrolled or have completed MGT 345 or its equivalent. Must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and character. Preference given for those involved in student chapter of Society for Human Resource Management. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Springfield Business & Professional Women's Club Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior at Missouri State with an overall GPA of 3.0 demonstrating financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.


Springfield Contractors Association Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or junior. Student must be majoring in the Department of Technology and Construction Management demonstrating extracurricular involvement, leadership, academic excellence and financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.




Springfield Medical Foundation Scholarship

Awarded annually to a junior or senior in the medical technology or nursing programs. Preference for scholarship and financial need.


Springfield-Branson National Airport Logistics and Transportation Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time junior or greater majoring in Logistics and Transportation emphasis. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.




St. Louis Chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring or minoring in Insurance and Risk Management with an interest in pursuing a career in the field. Student must have completed one insurance and risk management course & continued current enrollment in advanced insurance & risk management courses. Preference given to students with evidence of leadership and strong character with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




Staff Senate Scholarship

Two awards can given annually. Scholarships can be given to a current staff (non-faculty) members of Missouri State University that have been employed by the University for at least 1 year that is currently enrolled and making satisfactory progress towards a degree, or scholarships can be given to full-time students that are dependents of a Missouri State University staff (non-faculty) member that has been employed by the University for at least 1 year. All applicants must submit a FAFSA. Applicants should demonstrate academic performance, leadership, service, and financial need.


Stan and Paulette Moore International Music Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this scholarship must be an international student(s) conditionally admitted to or seeking a Master’s degree in the Department of Music at Missouri State University.  It is the donor's preference that the recipient play a woodwind instrument.  The student must also be enrolled in the English for Musicians Program within the English Language Institute at Missouri State University.

This scholarship may not be renewed. The full amount of the scholarship will be awarded in the semester the student is selected.

Stan and Paulette Moore, residents of Lebanon, MO, spent several of their young adult years living overseas as a military family and have many international friends from a variety of different countries.  Their interest in international students has been further developed over the years as a result of their daughter’s experience teaching English overseas and to international students at Missouri State University and other higher education institutions.  Both Mr. and Mrs. Moore are avid music lovers as well, and wish to contribute to the success of Missouri State University’s music department by attracting talented international woodwind players to campus to further their education.




Stanlie H. and Belva Ross Spangler Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time agriculture major with regard to financial need. Incoming freshman will be considered based on their high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


State Farm-Baker Chair of Insurance Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student either majoring or minoring in Insurance and Risk Management that plans to pursue a career in the field. Student must demonstrate leadership and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75. Preference should be given to those in Gamma Iota Sigma.


State Street Corporation Scholarship

Scholarships valued at no more than $1,500 and no less than $500 will be awarded annually. At least three scholarships should be awarded annually. The recipient(s) of this scholarship will be students seeking Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degrees in Accounting, Agricultural Business, Economics, Finance, or Mathematics at Missouri State University. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2, and preference should be given to those students from the Kansas City Metro Area.
 
This scholarship may be renewed, but the recipient must reapply each year for full consideration with all other applicants.

State Street Corporation, known as State Street, is an American worldwide financial services holding company. State Street was founded in 1792 and is the second oldest financial institution in the United States of America. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, but has a major operational center located in Kansas City, MO that actively recruits from Missouri State University.  State Street has a commitment to supporting higher education and helping create the next generation of financial leaders in the global economy.  Additionally, State Street has a commitment to expanding and promoting diversity in the financial sphere, and believes that inclusion and diversity are strategic imperatives.
 
 


Stephen Emanuel Tent Theatre Internship

Awarded annually as an internship student participating as a performer in Tent Theatre. Consideration based on performance in Missouri State University theatrical productions determined by Tent Theatre staff.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Steve Ache Family Endowed Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full time at Missouri State University. When awarded to a current student, the recipient must have maintained  a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. The recipient must demonstrate that they are an active participant in their university or school, whether through clubs, student organizations, athletic teams, or other extracurricular activities. The recipient must write an essay explaining what they have done to help their community and what they have learned from their service to the community. It is the intent of the donor that the student have logged hours in service to their community.

Preference shall be givem, in the order below, to:
1. Graduates of a Belleville area high school in Belleville, Illinois
2. Graduates of any high school in St Clair County, Illinois
3. A first generation higher education attendee
4. A student that demonstrates financial need


Steve and Nancy Campbell Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded annually to students properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University, with a preference for those students seeking degrees within the College of Humanities and Public Affairs. Students must have graduated from a Missouri high school, must have financial need, and must have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.5. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must apply for full consideration with all other applicants.


Steve and Nancy Jensen Biology Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Biology major with preference going to those students with an interest in invertebrate biology. Must have an overall GPA of 3.25. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Steve and Peggy Foucart Scholarship Fund

A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. The student must be a graduate of a southwest Missouri high school with demonstrated financial need as a preference. Incoming freshman will be considered based on acceptance to the University while current students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. First preference will be given to graduates from Central High School in Springfield, MO. Fifth year seniors are ineligible for this scholarship. The scholarship is automatically renewable and can be received for up to 4 years through a student's senior year.


Steven J. Bengfort Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with at least two semesters left before graduation, that is an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi and has been for at least one semester. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 and demonstrate leadership through AKP involvement. Must submit the Bengfort Essay on brotherhood and integrity as part of this application.

This scholarship may not be renewed.


Steven L Schoen Photographic Services Outstanding Student Photographer Award

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student photographer and student videographer in the Office of Visual Media.




String Project Fund Scholarship

Awarded annually when funds are available to a properly enrolled incoming freshman string major, with preference going for those involved in the String Project. This scholarship is not renewable.


Student Alumni Association Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student in good standing with the Student Alumni Association (S.A.A) organization at Missouri State. Applicant must provide a one-page letter discussing what most substantial skills being in SAA has helped them develop and how those skills will enhance their future and how they plan to remain connected to the university after graduation. Student must have a GPA of 2.5.




Student Scholarships Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time student.


Susan Sims-Giddens and Edwin Giddens Scholarship

Awarded annnually to students enrolled in the Nursing BSN Completion program at Missouri State. Student must have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Susi Ettinger Scholarship

Awarded annually to sophomore or junior at time of selection majoring in Art and Design with an overall GPA of 3.0 demonstrating outstanding accomplishments in visual arts studies. Awarded with regard for financial need.

Recipient may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Tammy M. Gardner Memorial Travel Award

The award will be made annually to a graduate student seeking a degree in English to support travel to a State or National conference where the student is presenting a scholarly paper. This scholarship is not renewable and will be awarded in the semester the recipient is selected.


Technology and Construction Management Department Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the Technology and Construction Management Department. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Graduate level students must maintain overall GPA of 3.0. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


Ted & Sol Rosen and Elizabeth & Emilian Furtak Tent Theatre Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student participating in Missouri State University's Tent Theatre. Awarded selected according to the needs of Tent Theatre as determined by the Head of the Department of Theatre and Dance in consultation with the Managing Director of Tent Theatre.

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.




Ted Smith Endowment Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time student majoring in the Department of Technology and Construction Management with a Construction Management emphasis. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference given to residents of Southwest Missouri and to those with employment experience in the relevant fields. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Terry Lynn Washam Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is a high school graduate from a Lawrence County MO high school. Consideration based on high school academic performance and leadership. Must demonstrate financial need.  Scholarship may be renewed if student maintains satisfactory academic performances and reapplies.


The Bill and Margo Armstrong Award for Excellence

Awarded annually to a graduating senior majoring in Art and Design with either an Image Production or Graphic Design emphasis. Student must demonstrate an understanding of the environmental impact of their work, creativity, self-discipline, and an interest in the role of designers in society. 

If the recipient is graduating in the semester of selection, the full amount will be awarded in that semester. This is a one-time award and may not be renewed. 


The Carroll & Eleanor Lewis Composition Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a student majoring in music composition with an emphasis in Band or Jazz Band composition/arranging. The student must also be a member of the Missouri State Pride, Concert, or Jazz Bands. The studet must have maintained a 2.5 GPA. This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.




The CNAS Multicultural Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University in a program leading to a CNAS degree with an overall grade point avera ge of 2.75 or above. It is preferred that the recipient serve on the CNAS Student Diversity and Inclusion Committee.


The Crabtree Family Nurse Anesthetist Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be a full-time student properly enrolled at Missouri State University in the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice program. The recipient must have an overall GPA greater than or equal to 3.4. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship shall be automatically renewed as long as the student remains eligible.
 

 




The David O. and Susan B. Belcher Graduate Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student in the College of Arts and Letters that has an overall GPA of 3.5 and demonstrates financial need. This scholarship is not renewable. The graduate student need not be enrolled full-time.


The Dr. Bruce Johnson/Honor Society of Delta Tau Alpha Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Agriculture with a preference for members of Delta Tau Alpha. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 and the student must have completed at least 60 credits hours.
 


The Guy and Barbara Webb Choral Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Music Education. Must have an overall or high school GPA of 2.0, and must have been accepted to be a part of one of Missouri State University's auditioned choirs. The scholarship is not renewable.




The Hisa K. Firestone and Barbara Firestone Eads Memorial Scholarship for String Education Majors

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate Music Education major that plays the Violin with at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference should be given to incoming freshman and those with financial need.  Scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply and meet all requirements including maintaining a 3.0 GPA.




The Honors Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time senior with an overall GPA of 3.4 that demonstrates leadership through elected positions within organizations and involvement in public affairs through extracurricular involvement. 60 credit hours must be from Missouri State University.


The Hugh C. and Faith A. Yorty Award for Excellence in the Field of Painting and Drawing

A single $600.00 award will be given in full each Spring. The Recipient of the award will be an undergraduate junior or senior (including graduating seniors) that has maintained a 3.5 GPA within the Art + Design Department and a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The student must be a Painting and/or Drawing major and have completed at least 15 credit hours in those courses. Preference will be given to applicants that submit at least one letter of recommendation from Painting, Drawing, and/or Art History faculty at Missouri State University.

This is a one-time award and may not be renewed.


The Kunkel Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in the sciences. First preference will go to students with financial need, particularly those with EFCs and grant aid less than total cost of attendance. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Student should demonstrate academic excellence, character, and leadership.
This is a one-time award.


The Pauline Nugent CCVI Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Hebrew or Classical Languages.


The Phyllis Bair Scholarship in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training

The fund will provide no more than two awards annually. The recipient(s) of the award(s) shall be an undergraduate junior or senior or a graduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University and majoring in sports medicine and athletic training.

The student(s) will hold the schoarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed until graduation as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements.


The Robert W. and Charlotte Bitter Graduate Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking an MBA or MACC and a cumulative GPA of 3.3.

This scholarship is not renewable.


The Sandra Westphal Memorial Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student who is a member of the company for the current season of Tent Theatre. The fund is to be awarded to a student who is in good academic standing and enrolled in the 1 credit hour for Tent Theatre. Preference given to undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Missouri State University and working in a technical aspect of Tent Theatre productions. The recipient will hold the scholarship for on season of Tent Theatre. The scholarship may be renewed as long as the student reapplies and funding is available. 

Students must be enrolled in at least one hour over the summer to receive aid in the summer semester.


The Strong Family Graduate Scholars Endowment Fund

Awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time and admitted to a graduate program in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs with an overall GPA of 3.25. Student must have submitted two letters of recommendation from undergraduate professors.  This scholarship is not renewable.




The Tom H. and Doris L. Miller Scholarship

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. The recipient must be a graduate from Lebanon High School in Lebanon, MO with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in high school.  Preference will be given to a student who has a displayed background in a field related to the College of Arts and Letters (ex: theater, dance, fine arts including vocal or instrumental music, speech, debate, English, journalism, international languages, or other activities related to art or writing or other forms of communication).  Preference will also be given to first-generation students.  A demonstrated financial need is also preferred. This scholarship is renewable if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA or above.


The Tom Smith Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University as a Hospitality Leadership major with a minimum of 60 credit hours. Preferences should be given to a student who is employed at Highland Springs Country Club and/or have at least one year of experience working in the hospitality industry. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.


The W. Anson Elliott Family Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this award shall be an undergraduate(s) student properly enrolled full-time at Missouri State University seeking a degree within the William H. Darr College of Agriculture. The student must be of junior or senior level.  The recipient(s) must have shown academic progress in regards to their GPA from one academic year to the next. This will be verified by the Agriculture Scholarship Selection Committee.

This scholarship may not be renewed.



The Wesley Bair Scholarship in Physical Education

The fund will provide one award annually. The recipient of this award will be a junior or senior properly enrolled at Missouri State University, majoring in Physical Education and pursing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education (B.S. Ed.).

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year if a senior or two academic years if a junior.


The Wesley Bair Scholarship in Recreation

The fund will provide one award annually. The recipient of this award will be a junior or senior student properly enrolled at Missouri State University and majoring in Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration.

The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year if a senior or two academic years if a junior.


The Whitlock Company Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior Accounting major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


Thelma Elizabeth (Grotemat) Finley Memorial Scholarship

Award shall go to a Missouri State University student that is a full-time junior or senior, currently seeking a degree in civil or electrical engineering as part of the Cooperative Engineering Program offered at Missouri State or a student on the Pre-Engineering track that is seeking a degree in Engineering Physics at Missouri State University. Student must be a United States citizen. The student must submit two letters of recommendation, coming from a professional engineer, an engineering professor, a professor of military science, or a military supervisor. In addition, the student must submit an essay discussing their career and academic goals and plans of no more than 1,000 words.

First preference will go toward student(s) that meet the above criteria and are serving in a branch of the United State military services, accepted and/or participating in a ROTC commissioning program, or a veteran(s) of the United State military services.

Second preference for awarding shall go toward student that meet the above criteria with a parent that served in the United State military and was killed in combat.

This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.
 


Theodorakos Vuillemott Sports Agriculture Scholarship

Scholarships valued at least at $500 each will be awarded annually to students properly enrolled at Missouri State University that are seeking a degree in the William H. Darr School of Agriculture.  The students must be a member of an NCAA Intercollegiate Athletic Team at Missouri State University and must meet the minimum academic standards set forth by the NCAA.

This scholarship may be renewed but recipients must reapply for full consideration with all other applicants.

This fund was established to honor the School of Agriculture, which always encourages and supports its students to ensure academic progress and success.  In particular, the fund seeks to recognize Dr. Vernon Renner and Dr. J.N. Smith within the School of Agriculture for their incredible support, advisement, guidance, and friendship to their students.  In addition, the fund is established to honor the Missouri State University Athletics Program, Aldo Sebben, Coach “Diamond” Jim Mentis, Cornell Spornick, and Bob Vuillmott. These educators, mentors, and coaches took a poor kid from Portage, Indiana and gave him a chance, saving him from a life of changing light bulbs in the Gary, Indiana steel mills.




Thomas and Betty O'Sullivan / Tandy Corporation Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing. Financial need is required, with first preference going to descendents of ex-O'Sullivan or Tandy Corporation employees and second preference going towards Lamar High School graduates. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




Thomas Cave Endowed Astronomy Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this scholarship will be an undergraduate student(s) properly enrolled at Missouri State University, with a declared major in Physics with the Astronomy and Astrophysics option. Recipients of the scholarship will be enrolled at the sophomore level or higher and must have completed an introductory course in astronomy (AST 113, 114, or 115) prior to selections of the scholarship award. Recipients should also have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Physics, Astronomy, or Material Science courses. Scholarship awards will be made with first preference for those students with demonstrated financial need.
 
Scholarship recipient may be considered for renewal, but must reapply each year.


Thomas E. Allen Scholarship (Baseball Book)




Thomas Frase Resident Assistant Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate or graduate student properly enrolled as a full-time student at Missouri State University and will be a Resident Assistant at a Missouri State University housing facility during the awarding of the scholarship. The recipient must be in good academic standing with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and must demonstrate how they balance work and school via an essay. It is the donor's preference that the recipient demonstrate financial need.
This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to be eligible, but they must reapply and be considered with other applicants.


Thomas Fullerton Memorial Fund

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or junior majoring or minoring in French. First priority to French majors pursuing a teaching degree with a desire to travel to study French culture. Second priority to a student majoring or minoring in French with a desire to travel to study French Culture. Third priority to a student majoring or minoring in French. Must have demonstrated proficiency in French and have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.4. Awards made with regard for financial need.

 


Thomas S. Kinsey Art Education Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Art Education. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.


Thomas Shiflett Scholarship

Student must be a full-time mathematics major for the purpose of teaching mathematics. Student must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA in mathematics.


Thurman Family Scholarship

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate full-time student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipient will be majoring in Physics and must have completed at least three credit hours of Physics courses at Missouri State University above the level of the first introductory calculus-based Physics course. Recipient must have an overall GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 and a GPA in the major greater than or equal to 3.0. Financial need is preferred, but not required.  The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply each year for consideration.


Todd Morriss Grant for Needy Students

Awarded annually to a student demonstrating financial need based on eligibility for Federal Title IV aid. Must have 24 hours and an overall GPA of 2.5. Preference given to full-time students.


Tolerance Advocacy Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student with at least 24 hours demonstrating a commitment to tolerance at Missouri State University through participation in organizations or events that promote respect for individuals from diverse backgrounds. Students should discuss their impact on such events or the mulitcultural community in an essay. Must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference given to students that have received the Multicultural Leadership Scholarship but are no longer eligible.

This scholarship is renewable, but recipients must reapply.




Tom Chaney Memorial Scholarship Established by Mother, Rosemary Sullivan Chaney Bane, for Graduates of Clever High School

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman from Clever High School, with first preference going to those majoring in Music or Music Education. Second preference to those enrolled in at least one course per semester in the music department. Consideration will be made based on high school academic performance, musical ability, and leadership. This scholarship is not renewable.




Tom Chaney Memorial Scholarship Established by Mother, Rosemary Sullivan Chaney Bane, for Music Majors

Awarded annually to a full-time Music Education or Music Performance major with an overall GPA of 3.0. Final awarding will be based on an audition. Preference will be for a qualified former or current recipient of the Tom Chaney memorial Scholarship Established by Mother, Rosemary Sullivan Chaney Bane for Graduates of Clever High School. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply, reaudition, and continue to meet all criteria.


Tom Dickson Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Print Journalism with an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0.


Tom Edwards/Sigma Nu Endowed Educational Scholarship Award

A scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student that is a member and in good standing with the Missouri State University Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity. Must submit a written narrative describing involvement with fraternity. 


Tom Stombaugh Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Biology with an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0 and 15 hours of Biology courses including BIO 235 or its equivalent. Preference given to student planning a career in medicine. This scholarship is not renewable.  


Traveling Men's Booster Club Scholarship

Must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.


Tribute Memorial Scholarship Fund

 


Truckmovers.com Logistics and Supply Chain Management Scholarship

A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a student seeking a BS in Logisitcs and Supply Chain Management.  Student must be a junior or a senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher




Trudy Martin Annin Scholarship Fund

The Recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University. The Donor desires that when awarding this scholarship, special consideration should be given for a student who is pursuing a teaching degree in Elementary Education. Preference should be given to a student who attended Springfield, Missouri public schools. Recipient should have a GPA of 2.5 or above. This scholarship is not renewable.


Turner Family Scholarship

The recipient(s) of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University in the College of Business, preferably with a declared major in Finance and General Business or in Accounting. First preference shall be given to applicants from Mansfield, Missouri. Should there be no qualified students applicants from Mansfield, second preference shall be given to qualified applicants from Greene, Christian, Taney, Webster, or Wright counties in Missouri (with no preference from qualified student applicants within those counties). Scholarship awards shall be given to students enrolled at Missouri State University at the sophomore level or higher who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25. Awards will be made with regard to financial need. Consideration shall also be given to students who have demonstrated academic excellence, as well as leadership qualities and community service, representing a commitment to the University’s Public Affairs mission.

Recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship but must reapply each year and must continue to meet all criteria.


Uncle Tom Watkins Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an Agriculture major that has been involved in 4-H or FFA and comes from Southwest Missouri.




V.A. Dobyns Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student NOT seeking a major related to Engineering, Medicine, or Business Administration. Incoming freshmen must have a GPA of 3.0 for their final two years of high school and have demonstrated leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Must demonstrate financial need. Preference given to residents of MO or OK. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student continues to meet all criteria.


Vencil J. Bixler Professional Insurance Scholarship/Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is seeking a major or minor in the field of Insurance and Risk Management or an MBA with an emphasis in the field. Student should have completed the basic insurance courses and enrolled in two additional courses in the field. Must be person of demonstrable integrity and leadership that has sat and passed one of the following: CLU, ChFC, CPCU, or CFP. Undergraduates must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and graduates must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2. Preferably will go to an active member of Gamma Iota Sigma.




Vernon Renner Scholarship

Up to five scholarships ($750 each) will be awarded annually to full-time sophomores or greater majoring in Agriculture with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Two awards should be given to agronomy majors with an interest in soil conservation or soil science. A third award should be given to either an agronomy major or a wildlife conservation major. The final two awards should be given based on leadership and involvement in the School of Agriculture, but students must be juniors or seniors.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.




Vincent E. Kurtz Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time sophomore or junior majoring in Geology with at least 12 hours complete in degree program. Must have an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given to students not receiving any other departmental scholarships. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Violet L. Krischel Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in the English Department. This scholarship is not renewable.


Virgil D. Rich Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled full-time at Missouri State University majoring in the College of Business who has a strong interest in business education.

Consideration will be given to students who have completed a minimum of 54 hours, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, are involed in campus and community activities and leadership, and show strong interest in pursuing a career in business or teaching in a field related to business.

Awards will be made with regard to financial need.

This scholarship is not renewable.
 




Virginia C. Bussey Scholarship in Music and Musical Theatre (Music)

Scholarships valued at no less than $1,000 will be awarded annually to students seeking majors in either Music or Musical Theatre. Incoming Freshman will be considered based on high school involvement, college potential, and talent. Students enrolled at the sophomore level or higher must have an departmental GPA of 2.5. Students must audition for consideration. 




Virginia C. Bussey Scholarship in Music and Musical Theatre (Theatre and Dance)

Scholarships valued at no less than $1,000 will be awarded annually to students seeking majors in Musical Theatre. Incoming Freshman will be considered based on high school involvement, college potential, and talent. Students enrolled at the sophomore level or higher must have an departmental GPA of 2.5. Students must be enrolled as full-time undergraduates. Students must audition for consideration.
 




Virginia J. Craig Debate Scholarship Endowment

Student must show promise for achievement in a prominent national debate program.


W. H. Jr. and Earlene Coleman Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student pursuing a career in insurance. Juniors or greater must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0. First preference to students from the six-county greater Kansas City area. All else equal, preference given based on financial need.


Wallace R. Weber Biology Scholarship

Awarded annually to one student that is full-time and majoring in either Biology or Botany. First preference will go to a graduate Botany student, second preference will go to an undergraduate Botany student, and third preference will go to an undergraduate Biology major. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Wallace R. Weber Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Botany or Biology. First preference to graduate student in Botany program. Second preference to undergraduate majoring in Botany. Third preference given to undergraduate majoring in Biology. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Walter O. Cralle Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student(s) seeking a major in Sociology, Social Work or Anthropology or minoring in Anthropology that has at least 60 credit hours. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.5. Student must submit two letters of recommendation from faculty members within one of the applicable departments, and the required Walter O. Cralle Memorial Scholarship Essay. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Wanda Gorczynski Latin Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or junior majoring or minoring in Latin with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5.




Warren C. and Vivian M. Rauch Memorial Award

One award will be provided to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in Geology that is enrolled to take a summer field studies geology course (GLG 412 or 413). Student must be enrolled in at least one credit hour in the summer to receive this award. This scholarship is not renewable and will be awarded in full in the summer.


Washington DC Area Alumni Chapter Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman with consideration based on high school academic performance and leadership. Students should be from a high school in the Washington D.C. Area Alumni Chapter service area. Second preference is for children or grandchildren of Missouri State Alumni residing in the Washington D.C. Area Alumni Chapter service area. Third preference for all other students. Must write a personal statement on merit and goals.


Wayne Allee Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman that is a graduate from Camden County R-II High School in Stoutland, MO. Awards given based on high school academic performance and leadership.  This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply and meet necessary criteria.




Wayne and Melba Miller Band Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that is a member of the Missouri State University bands. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance, musical ability, and leadership, while current students must be in good academic standing. When awarded to students of sophomore level or higher, the student must maintain a 2.0 GPA. Renewed automatically at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. 


Wayne and Melba Miller Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student that demonstrates financial need. Consideration will be given based on academic performance and leadership. First preference will be given to students from Fair Play High School in Missouri, with second preference going to other students from Polk County, MO. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.


Wayne C. Bartee Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time History major with an emphasis on non-US History. Student must have taken at least 3 non-US History courses and maintained a GPA of 3.0. Preference for students with financial need.  This scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply.

 




WD Blackmon Creative Writing Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a major in English with a Creative Writing emphasis in good academic standing. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


WEB and AOB Memorial Scholarship Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a MS in the Department of Chemistry with an overall GPA of 3.0. Student must submit a one page summary of their thesis project, and preference should go to those students with a project related to organic, medicinal, or environmental chemistry.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.




White River Valley Electric Trust Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that demonstrated financial need and academic excellence that is a resident of the White River Valley Electric Cooperative service territory. If five years or less out of high school must submit two letters of recommendation from high school counselors or teachers. If out of high school for greater than five years may submit two letters of recommendation from non-family employers or others.

The scholarship may be renewed, but the student(s) must reapply.


Wilbur Shank Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a senior majoring in the Department of Technology and Construction Management demonstrating academic excellence, leadership, extracurricular involvement and financial need. This scholarship is not renewable.


Wilda F. Looney Residence Life Leadership Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student who currently and will for the coming year reside in a Missouri State University Residence Life facility. The student must have an overall GPA of 2.75 and must have at least 12 credit hours at Missouri State University. The scholarship requires the online submission of two letters of recommendation, including one from a current Missouri State University Residence Life Staff Member. In addition, students must submit the Residence Life Annual Essay, a resume of residence life activities and involvement, and a general resume of campus and outside involvement, as well as volunteer work. This scholarship does not require need so students interested in only this award need not submit a FAFSA.

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Wildlife Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a degree in Agriculture or Biology. Graduate students must have undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.5 in their degree program. Undergraduates must have an overall GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Wiley and Virginia Woodring Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the College of Education with career plans to teach. Awards made with regard for financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.
 


Wilfred Adler Piano Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Music with potential for being a piano performer or teacher. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.
 




William and June Ross Holman Cultural Study Abroad Award

Student must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in a field in the Modern and Classical Languages Department who has no previous international travel experiences. Student must have maintained an overall GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 3.0 in their major language. Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours the semester preceding travel and must be traveling to a foreign country for an internship or to pursue a study program. Financial need is considered.
 




William Bedford Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time freshman majoring in English. Consideration given based on high school academic performance and leadership. Preference given to those students residing in Howell County MO. This scholarship is not renewable.


William D. Perry Scholarship in Marketing

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Marketing.


William Duke Hiett Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman that is a graduate of Houston High School in Houston, MO and will be enrolled full-time. Must demonstrate financial need. Consideration based on high school academic performance and leadership. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


William E. Albertson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduate student enrolled in at least 3 hours seeking a Masters in Education. Consideration based on academic performance. Must have one year experience teaching and a teaching certificate. Preference given to non-traditional students. Awards made with regard for financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply to be considered with all other applicants.


William Elmer Ryan Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an incoming freshman from a Springfield, MO high school that ranks in the top 15% of their class, demonstrating good character and financial need. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and remains a full-time student with 12 credit hours per semester.


William G. and Retha Stone Baker Scholarship In Honor of the Ava Class of 1925

Scholarships should be awarded annually to full-time incoming freshmen from Ava High School that demonstrate academic excellence and leadership. This scholarship is not renewable.




William H. Darr Graduate Assistantship in Agriculture

Awarded as a graduate assistantship to student seeking a Masters degree. First preference to student seeking a Masters in Agriculture. Second preference will be given to student currently teaching Agriculture on the secondary level and returning to seek another Masters degree. Must be enrolled in 6 hours and must be in good academic standing in master's level program. Awards will be made with regard for financial need.


William J. Husa Chemistry Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Chemistry with an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference should be given to those with a demonstrated interest in a Chemistry Research that have taken or are enrolled in CHM 399 or 499.

Recipient may be considered for renewal, but must reapply will all other applicants.


William K. Berry Strafford High School Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student that has graduated from Strafford High School in Strafford, MO that is in the US legally. First preference will be for those seeking a degree in the Darr School of Agriculture. Preference also given to students living on a farm with an ongoing farming operation. Consideration based on high school GPA of 3.0 and leadership. Only minor consideration for financial need. Scholarship is automatically renewable for up to four additional years as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.




William K. Parmley Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Accounting major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 that has completed Intermediate Accounting 1 and has demonstrated leadership.


William R. Brown Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Philosophy with an overall GPA of 3.4.  Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.




William T. and Shirley G. McQueary Pride Band Scholarship Fund

Awarded annually to full-time students that are members of the Missouri State Pride Band. This scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the students maintain satisfactory academic progress and continue to be recommended for such scholarships by the Director of Bands.




William T. Carrington Memorial Debating Scholarship

Awarded annually to an outstanding senior Debater.


William T. White String Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time Music major that is a string player. Undergraduates must have an overall GPA of 2.5, while graduates must have an overall GPA of 3.0.

One award must be given to a Violinist. First preference should go to string students majoring in Music. Second preference should go to string students not majoring in music.

Final awarding will be based on an audition. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.




Williams Family Scholarship for Lineworkers

The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at the Missouri State University- Lebanon campus. Recipient must be an OTC-Lebanon transfer student and be enrolled through Missouri State University full-time and in good academic standing. It is the donor's intent that this be awarded in the amount of $500 per recipient. Upon selection, recipients must provide verification to substantiate their status as an active lineworker.

This scholarship may be renewed for one additional academic year as long as the student continues to meet the scholarship criteria.


Winkler Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student demonstrating a physical disability. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have an overall GPA of 3.0.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.


Winnie Lawrence Clark Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater seeking a degree in English BSEd or Speech or Theatre Education that has an overall GPA of 2.75. Preference will be given to non-traditional students and single parents. Awards made with regard for financial need. The scholarship will be automatically renewed for one additional year as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


Women in Religious Studies Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time sophomore or greater seeking an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or minor in religious studies. Student must have an overall GPA of 2.8 and a departmental GPA of 3.25. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment.

This scholarship is not renewable.




Women in Science Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate majoring in a program in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences. Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.5 in their field of study. Serious consideration will be given to all ways in which potential recipients might contribute to a diverse educational environment. Preference is given to sophomores.

Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply with all other applicants.

 


Woodfin C. Garrett Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity department. When awarded to a student enrolled at a sophomore or greater, the student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.2 in ITC. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply.


Worth Robert Miller Honors College Scholarship

The Recipient of this scholarship will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University in the Honors College. Preference shall be given to students who are majoring in history, minoring in history, have financial need, and have not previously received this scholarship.


Wyman and Sue Grindstaff Chemical Education Scholarship

Awarded annually to full-time undergraduate majoring in Chemistry with a minimum of 14 hours Chemistry courses complete. Sophomores or higher must have a departmental GPA of 2.75. Preference given to students demonstrating interest in Chemical Education. All else equal, preference given to students demonstrating financial need.

Recipients may be considered for renewal, but must reapply with all other applicants.