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    Scholarships 869
    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.


    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.




    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

    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.


    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).




    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.


    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.


    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.




    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.


    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 completes 30 credit hours.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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 majoring (or with an interest in majoring) in Physics, Physics Education, Engineering Physics or Astronomy.


    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 student majoring in Political Science.


    Andrea and Stephen Bough Scholarship for Cristo Rey Kansas City

    $250 scholarships will be awarded to 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 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.


    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 for 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.

    **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.


    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).




    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.

    **2018-2019 academic year an Engineering student needs to be selected.**


    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.


    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 an undergraduate 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.


    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. 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.


    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 majoring 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.




    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.




    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.


    Barbara J. Jones Ameduri Memorial Wildlife Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student who is a member of the Track and Field team. Award should go to a female 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.




    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

    Must be an active member of the Alpha Rho Chapter of the Sigma Pi fraternity. This award is based on academic achievement and leadership qualities within the fraternity. Student must enroll full-time (12 hours) each semester. Scholarship automatically 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 3.5. Financial need will be considered. Scholarship automatically renewed for four additional years as a long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.5, maintains enrollment in 30 credit hours, and maintains financial need.




    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. Student must be enrolled in 12 credit hours.


    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

    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.


    Bettye Jones Award

    Student must be a female recipient of the Jim Ferguson Diversity Enhancement Scholarship that plans to graduate from Missouri State.


    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. 


    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.


    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 four additional year 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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of student(s) selected.
     


    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.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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 must be enrolled in at least 1 summer credit hour.




    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).




    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.


    Bob and Virginia Herb Voice Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Vocal Music with an overall GPA of 2.5. Final awarding will be based on a vocal music audition.




    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. Be sure and fill out the Work Experience portion of this online application.




    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.


    Bonnalie Oetting Campbell Biology Scholarship

    The recipient will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled at Missouri State University and majoring in Biology. The recipient will have a minimum overall GPA of 3.5. Financial need should be taken into consideration, but should not be the determining factor for the award. 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.

    Make sure the student will be enrolled to perform summer field study work at the Bull Shoals Field Station (we may have to nominate a student for the 2016-2017 academic year since this question was not on the application the students filled out.)


    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.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of student(s) selected.


    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.


    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 junior or greater seeking to teach at the elementary or secondary education level in the College of Education with 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.
    Must be enrolled in at least 8 hours each semester.
    Committee is responsible for checking COE GPA.



    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 Applies Science 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.


    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 in coursework in Biology. Awards will be made with regard for financial need.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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 L. (Harless) Stephens Scholarship for Math Teachers

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Mathematics Education with an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference will go to students from Southwest Missouri. 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.


    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. Must be recommended by principal of Central. 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-timejunior 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 students from the state of MO. Must demonstrate leadership and character.


    Cerner Corporation Computer Science Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a junior or senior Computer Science major with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.


    Charles and Cindy Rodgers Scholarship

    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 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.


    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.


    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 male 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.


    Charles R. "Chic" Johnson Memorial Scholarship




    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.




    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 semester 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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    Chemistry Department-Graduate Scholarships

    Awarded annually to a student in their 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.


    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. Preference given to residents of Boone, Cole, Audrain, Callaway, Moniteau, Cooper, Howard, Randolph, Stoddard, and Greene County in MO. 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 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




    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 undergradgate 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 asa


    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 Contest Scholarship

    Undergraduate students that are enrolled as full-time are eligible for the scholarship, but may only receive the award once. 


    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.


    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.




    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.




    CNAS Scholarship for STEM Secondary Education (BSED) Students

    The recipient of this award will be a junior or senior Science and/or Mathematics BSED student within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences. Reipients must have a GPA that will lead toward certification in the State of Missouri. The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed. Those who receive the scholarship as juniors are eligible to re-apply as a senior. 

    The award shall be $100 per year for students who are juniors and $400 per year for seniors.


    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.


    Colin Michael Harris Creative Writing Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in English with a Creative Writing emphasis, with an overall GPA of 3.0.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.


    College of Natural and Applied Sciences Scholarships

    Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate majoring in a program in College of Natural and Applied Science with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5.


    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 graduate or undergraduate student who is an ROTC cadet.


    Computer Information Systems Department Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a major in the CIS Department with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 demonstrating financial need.


    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.




    Conoco Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student that will be a senior majoring in Computer Information Systems with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8.


    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.


    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.




    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    Crystal Evans Pummill Scholarship

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




    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.


    Curt Brown Communications (Media) Scholarship




    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.




    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 greater 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.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of selected student(s).




    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. Student has to have lost at least one parent through death. Must write 300 words or less essay on how they have overcome loss and adversity in order to achieve their education. Awards made with regard for financial need.




    Dannyale Denise Gaines Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing. The student must be active in volunteer work and write a brief essay discussing their involvement. Volunteer work in the medical field will not be considered. Student must also be a member a current member of the Sugar Bears Dance Team.


    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.


    Dave and Rose Heaser Scholarship in Business

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


    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. Student must be a graduate from a Missouri High School. If there is enough funding, a second scholarship of no less than $750 may be awarded.


    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.




    David F. Stanke Memorial Scholarship

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




    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of student(s) selected.




    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.




    David Kerrigan Fly Theatre Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student majoring in Theatre from Southwest, MO, with preference going from 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 freshman from Chadwick High School that demonstrates academic excellence and leadership.




    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.


    Davis, Lynn & Moots, P.C. Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a junior or greater majoring in Accounting with a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0. Must be a graduate of a southwest Missouri high school. Preference for candidates with career goals in public accounting.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of student(s) selected.


    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.




    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.




    Dennis and Phyllis Schmitt Animal Science Graduate Scholarship

    The scholarship will be awarded annually to 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. 


    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.


    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

    Stipends will be awarded annually to rising juniors and/or seniors that are seeking an undergraduate chemistry degree and are planning on pursuing graduate studies. This award is competitive and consideration will be given to undergraduate academic performance, research interest, and potential to pursue graduate studies in chemistry. Recipient must be enrolled in at least one credit hour during the summer term.


    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. Selection will be made in the spring of each year; funds are available for awarding the following fall. The award may be released in full or in part before the start of the excavation in order to be used for the expenses of the excavation.




    Dianne C. Strickland Award

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


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).




    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.


    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. Preference will be for students with financial need.




    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.


    Don Delo Central/Parkview/Glendale High School Education Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a 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.
    Students must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.


    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 a graduate student seeking a degree in the Department of Criminology. Awards will be made based on academic merit and contributions to the department.




    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.




    Don Wessel Management Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student majoring in Management. Preference given to juniors and seniors that are members of the Society of the Advancement of Management.


    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.

    *Award should be the full amount of interest earned (the available balance).


    Donald H. Nicholson Scholarship Award

    Awarded annually to a sophomore or greater majoring in History with an overall GPA of 3.0. Student must be enrolled in 9 hours.


    Doris C Lorz Scholarship Award

    Awarded annually to a junior or greater Chemistry major that has completed 20 hours in Chemistry and has a departmental GPA of 3.8 and an overall GPA of 3.5. Must be enrolled in 15 hours. Consideration will be given to those involved in extracurricular activities.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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 leadership qualities.


    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.




    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.




    Dr. Carl Fronabarger Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a Bachelor of Science in Education in Mathematics. Juniors or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.5. Student must have a desire to pursue a career as a Math Teacher as evidenced in a Personal Statement.  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 and Restaurant Administration Department. Student must have completed 30 hours and have a cumulative GPA of 2.8. Preference should be given to those students that have at least 1 year experience working in the HRA Industry.


    Dr. Don and Linda Overend Jazz Saxophone Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student majoring in Music involved in Jazz Studies demonstrating excellence in Saxophone Performance.




    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. One scholarship should be given from the funds available for award each academic year.


    Dr. Guy B. Webb Touring Scholarship

    Scholarships will be awarded in increments of $300.00.  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.




    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.




    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.


    Dr. James C. Snapp Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time undergradaute student majoring in the College of Business. Consideration will be given to 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.  One scholarship should be awarded in full in the fall and the second in the full in the the spring.


    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 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. Graduate students not eligible.


    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.


    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. 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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.




    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 continues to meet all the requirements.


    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.


    Dr. Neil E. Swanson Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Computer Information Systems that has completed at least 18 credit hours in CIS, has a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, and is involved in extracurricular activities and demonstrates leadership.


    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.




    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 GPA of 3.0.


    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.


    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

    Student must be an entering freshman from from Greenwood Laboratory School. 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 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. Roland Kimball Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student 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.


    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 students seeking a degree within the College of Health and Human Services and properly enrolled at Missouri State University. Recipients must be a junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. The number of scholarships shall be equally distributed between the departments within the College of Health and Human Services. Preference given to first generation college students.

    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 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.


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




    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.




    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 History major who is not Pre-Law and have a GPA of 3.0. Considerations will be made for financial need.




    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.


    Earl Moulder Hotel Administration Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to a junior or greater 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. Consideration will not be made for financial need.


    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 Scholarships currently does not award directly through Scholarship Manager. Instead the system is just being used to promote the scholarship and pull an applicant pool.**

    This is pulled from the Economics Department General Scholarships Fund.


    Ed Huffman Mathematics Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time 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.


    Ed Pinegar Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time 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.


    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. Students must self-identify as having lost a parent, with preference given for students seeking degrees in Finance and General Business in the College of Business.




    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, Vemon, 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.


    Einhellig Family Scholarship

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




    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 a female.




    Emil Lorz Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to juniors or greater majoring in Chemistry with at least 20 hours in Chemistry and a departmental GPA of 3.8 and an overall GPA of 3.5. Must be enrolled in 15 hours.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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. 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.


    Eric Sidney Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student majoring in Art with a Drawing or Painting emphasis. 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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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 3.6 in field of graduate study. Awards made with regard for financial need. Preference given to students that are married with children.




    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.


    Eugene T. Scafe Memorial Scholarship

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

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.


    Excellence in Photography Award

    The recipient(s) of this award will be a student(s) properly enrolled full time at Missouri State Universtiy 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.


    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.




    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.




    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    Fern G. Ayres Education Scholarship

    The recipient of this award will be a non-traditional student properly enrolled pursuing a degree in Elementary or Secondary Education.  The student must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0. Recipient shall have graduated from a high school in either Stone or Taney county or currently reside in Stone or Taney county Missouri. If a student from Stone and Taney County is not eligible, then next preference should be given to a student from southwest Missouri.

    The award is automatically renewed if the student reapplies and continues to meet all criteria.


    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.




    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.




    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.


    Fran and Cliff Whipple Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student enrolled at Missouri State University in good academic standing that demonstrates financial need. Student must be female, with first preference going to Non-traditional students and/or a Native American student.


    Frances Buchholz Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a female majoring in Elementary Education.

    Must go to a student intending to teach in an elementary school.




    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.


    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 accepted in the Master in International Affairs and Administration program enrolled in 6 hours. 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.




    Frank P. Briggs Law Enforcement Career Development Scholarship

    $1,500 scholarships will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a degree 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.




    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 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 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.




    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).


    Friends of Music Scholarship

    Awarded annually based on performance abilities. Experience and academic performance also considered.


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




    Gene Edwards Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student that is a high school graduate from Webster Groves High School in Webster Groves, MO ranking in to the top half of their class, with an overall GPA of 3.2 or an ACT score of 24. First preference for members of Band.




    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.


    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.


    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. Sophomore or greater must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0.


    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.

    It is the responsiblity of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.


    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 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. 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.




    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 D. Wright Scholarships

    The recipients of these five scholarships will be graduate students properly enrolled as a full-time student 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.

    The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewable as long as the recipient reapplies and continues to meet the requirements.


    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.


    Greater Ozarks Building Systems Association Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a junior or senior majoring in a program in Construction Management that shows above average academic performance, strong leadership, character, and potential in construction.


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


    H.D. Harmon Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student 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.


    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.


    Hanover Scholarships for Mathematics

    Awarded annually to a graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education.


    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.


    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. Preference given to females.


    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 2.5. 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.


    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.




    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.




    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).




    Heim Young Aspiring Financial Planner Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate senior seeking a degree in Finance with a Financial Planning Emphasis. The student must be a senior that will take classes in both the Fall and Spring semester. Student must demonstrate leadership on campus and in the community, and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.2.




    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 be enrolled in 12 hours of Political Science or International Relations. Preference given based on financial need.


    Helen Reid Endowed Scholarship




    Helen Spangler Smith Agriculture Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Agriculture demonstrating satisfactory academic performance. Student must be a US Citizen and must demonstrate financial need.




    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.


    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.




    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.


    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.




    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.


    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 junior or greater Pre-Law student.


    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.




    Hotel Nikko San Francisco Hospitality Leaders Scholarship

    Three scholarships, one valued at $7,500 and two valued at $3,750, will be awarded annually to 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.


    Howard Moore Group, Inc. Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Construction Management with 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.


    Howard Pyle Memorial Scholarship

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


    HRA Board of Advisors Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student seeking a degree in the Hospitality and Restaurant Administration Department. Student must have completed 30 hours and have a cumulative GPA of 2.8. Preference should be given to those students that have at least 1 year experience working in the HRA Industry.




    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 that demonstrates financial need. First preference will go to students involved in ROTC.


    Hutchens Industries, Inc. Scholarship

    Scholarship Coordinator/ The Foundation must reach out annually to check in with Hutchens Industries. Scholarship is very spesific and they are waiting for someone to be eligible. We will do an annual contact to see if they are ready to award or not.

    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 outline in this donor agreement.

    A recipient will be chosen each year, so more than one recipient may hold the scholarship in any given year after the first award will be made sometime after the 2018-2019 school year. The donor request that a recipient be selected EACH YEAR!

    The award amount must be tuition, fees, and books. This amount comes from the Office of Student Financial Aid.


    I.W. "Buster" and Emogene Fuge Scholarship

    Awarded annually to full-time incoming freshmen that have graduated from Hartville High School in Hartville, MO. Consideration given based on high school academic performance, leadership, and financial need.


    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.

    Minimum award amount reflects 29 hours of in state tuition and 10% of book costs and maximum award amount reflects 29 hours of out of state tuition and 10% of book costs. Please award accordingly. 




    Inmon Memorial Annual Endowed Scholarship Fund for the College of Business (COB) Oct 31 2016 11:11AM

    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 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.

    Minimum award amount reflects 29 hours of in state tuition and 10% of book costs and maximum award amount reflects 29 hours of out of state tuition and 10% of book costs. Please award accordingly. 




    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.


    Irwin Farms 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.


    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 Irwin's daughter, Kelsey M. Irwin also graduated from Missouri State University in 2014.


    Ivan D. and Georgia York Calton Scholarship




    J. David Lages Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater Economics major with an overall GPA of 3.0.


    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.




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


    Jack Henry & Associates, Inc COB Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to undergraduate students majoring in Computer Information Systems, Finance, or Accounting.  Students must have completed 30 hours of credit and maintained an overall GPA of 3.0.  Student must also submit an essay on their merit.




    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 a GPA of 3.0. Consideration given to students demonstrating outstanding accomplishments through the presentation of a portfolio. All else equal, financial need considered.


    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.




    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 ocming year (summer, fall, and/ or spring). Scholarship mau 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 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 P. Robinson Ecumenical Center Scholarship

    Student must have completed 12 hours, including 3 hours of religious studies, with a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Student must also have completed or be currently enrolled in REL 131 or REL 332. Preference is given to a full-time religious studies major or minor. Recipient must complete 3 hours of religious studies during the academic year.


    James W. Dykes Award in Courage and Determination

    Awarded annually to 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 an essay discussing the adversity they have experienced, and students must submit a letter of recommendation from a COB faculty member.*


    *The donor is in the process of amending his scholarship agreement. The students that are pulled in are the students that should be considered for this award as of March 9th 2017. When reading essays, personal statements, and reviewing personal information please highly consider students who are members of or involved in a faith based ministry.


    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.


    James W. Shannon Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a junior or greater History major demonstrating academic excellence and financial need.




    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 3 hours.




    Jason H. Brown Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student that is a graduate of Gainesville High School or Lutie High School in Ozark County Missouri. Preference will go to students with financial need. Preference will also be given to students that have completed at least one year at Missouri State University. Students must have a cumulative or high school GPA of 3.0. Academic potential and leadership will be considered.




    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, 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 2.2.




    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 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 Kami Gollhofer Scholarship

    A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student enrolled full-time at Missouri State University seeking a degree in the School of Agriculture.  The student must be a graduate of a Missouri high school with a graduating class of 50 students or less.  The student must be a first generation college student and demonstrate financial need.  Preference will be given to students demonstrating self-support through employment.




    Jim and Ruth Craig Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to a student majoring in the College of Education 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 in at least 12 hours and graduates must be enrolled in 6 hours. Awards made with regard for financial need.


    Jim and Vi Pollard Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to a 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.

    Committees are responsible for checking departmental GPAs.


    Jim Bass Field Studies Scholarship

    At least two scholarships will be awarded annually with a value of at least $2,000 each. Additional awards may be given at the discretion of the committee, but awards must be no less than $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.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).


    Jim Downing Mathematics Scholarship

    Student must be a full-time MSU mathematics or mathematics education major with a minimum 2.5 GPA in mathematics.


    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. 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.


    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.


    Joe F. 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.


    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.




    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.




    John David Wiese Scholarship Funded by John 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.




    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.


    John M. Carnahan, III, Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Economics with an overall GPA of 3.2.


    John N. and Kathleen Griesemer Scholarship

    Awarded annually to an incoming freshman or transfer student seeking a degree in the Geography, Geology, and Planning Department. Frehsman will be considered based on their academic credentials, leadership, and aptitute tests, while transfer students must have a transfer GPA of 3.0.


    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 adegree 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 othe rapplicants.


    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.


    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.


    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 junior or greater 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 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 to females, based on financial need, and graduation from a rural MO high school. Scholarship automatically renewedas 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 Hospitality and Restaurant Administration major. 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. Recipients must enroll in at least 12 hours each semester. Preference is given to a student that demonstrates financial need.


    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.

     


    Kant Patel Scholarship in Public Affairs

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior 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.


    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. Consideration will be given to high school and college academic performance, leadership, and financial need.


    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 the 2 Letters of Recommendation for Religious Studies, the student must write a letter detailing their volunteer involvement throughout college, and provide two letters of recommendation to confirm that involvement.




    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.


    Kelly and Julie Stumpe Accounting Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Accounting with a cumulative GPA of 3.2. Preference given to freshmen. Freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2. Special consideration for those demonstrating leadership.


    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.

    Check to ensure departmental GPA is at 3.0.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    Kiefer-Young Scholarship

    Student must be Music major. Scholarships are two 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.




    KPM Scholarship

    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.


    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.




    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 student demonstrating individualism, interest in broad range of Art and Design areas, and a unique approach to solving problems in visual communication.

    It is the responsibilty of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).




    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.


    Lane Elkins Ceramics Scholarship

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


    Larry and Carol Cox Economics Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time Economics major. 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.


    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 at Missouri State University and must register for and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester (Fall and Spring). 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. 

    It is the intent of the Donors that the Foundation distribute a minimum of 2 scholarships each academic year


    Laura Roman Dodd Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a Business Education major 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.




    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.


    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. 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.


    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 graduating from Lebanon High School in Lebanon, MO. Consideration given based on high school academic performance and leadership. Consideration MAY be given to financial need. Preference to incoming freshman.


    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.




    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 females from Southwest Missouri. Awards made with regard to financial need.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.


    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.




    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 graduated from high school outside the service area that are going to be sophomores or greater with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. If a student is not an Agricultural Business major they must have graduated from a high school within the Liberty Bank Service area.




    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

    Eligibility: 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. The Professor of Military Science has the final authority to decide how many scholarship awards will be given, as well as the amount of each scholarship award per academic year.


    Likins-Fowler Scholarship

    A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student that is either a Religious Studies major or minor or has taken a course in Religious Studies. Scholarship must go to a student with disabilities, or from a historically underrepresented group. First preference will go to students that are members of Spectrum. Second preference to a student with financial need.




    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 and must submit an essay on experience in community volunteerism. 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. The scholarship may not be renewed. Recipients will each be annually awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The number of recipients will be determined by the amount in the fund available for distribution.


    Liz Wagner Memorial International Student Scholarship

    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.




    Lonnie and Billie Scott Science and Mathematics Education Scholarship

    A single $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student seeking a Bachelor of Science in Education 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.




    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 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 majoring in 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.


    Louise and Roland Harthcock Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time 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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.




    Lowell K. Fleenor Memorial Music Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student majoring in Music. Preference given to students with interest in string instruments. Students must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester. 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. 



    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/ror 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 sophomore or greater enrolled in at least 9 hours majoring in History with a GPA of 2.5. Preference given based on financial need,


    Madalene Robertson Boritzki Scholarship Award

    Awarded annually to one male and one female undergraduate 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.

    If there is no acceptable application submitted by a male, then no scholarships (male or female) shall be awarded.


    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. Pleaes contact the Theatre Department to arrange an interview.




    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 integrity, personal accountability and intellectual curiosity.


    Manley Real Estate Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a junior or senior Real Estate major or minor with plans to pursue 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.




    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.


    Marie Burgstahler Memorial Scholarship

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    Marie France-Jones Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to an incoming freshman seeking a degree in History. Award will be given based on academic excellence.


    Marie Graves May Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student that has graduated from Buffalo High School in Dallas County Missouri seeking a degree in either English or the College of Natural and Applied Sciences. 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.


    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.




    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.


    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 sophomore or greater seeking a Bachelor of Science in Business Education. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


    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 Coulter Management Department Scholarship

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


    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. When funding is not available for two scholarships, funding should always be used for renewal.


    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 women over 30 years of age returning to school that are not members or affiliate members of educational labor unions. Scholarship automatically renewedas long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.




    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.




    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.


    Mathematics Emeritus Professors Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time Mathematics and 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.


    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.


    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.




    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. It is the intention of the donors that there be no less than 2 recipients per academic year.

    The student will hold the scholarship for one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed for up to 3 additional academic years so long as the student reapplies and continues to meet all eligibility requirements.


    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 or greater 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.


    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 sophomore or greater majoring in music and enrolled as a guitar student with an overall and departmental GPA of 2.5.




    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).


    Melinda Arnold Communication Scholarship

    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 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 provide 2 letters of recommendation (one from a COM faculty member and the other from a community leader.) Made without regard to 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. It is the donor’s intention that this scholarship be awarded to one student annually for $1000. The award may be increased in future years as interest earnings allow.


    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.




    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.




    Mid-Missouri Bank Education Scholarship

    $1,000 will be awarded annually to students properly enrolled at Missouri State University.  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 greater majoring in English with an overall GPA of 3.0. Consideration given based on demonstration of good character. Awards made with financial need.


    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 the assistantship is granted. Preference will be given to beginning graduate students.


    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 a 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.


    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 Seedmen's Association Ron Cowan Memorial Scholarship

    One scholarship will be awarded annually valued at $1,000.  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 scholarship 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 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 junior majoring in a program in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences with a departmental GPA of 3.75 enrolled in at least 15 hours. Awards made with regard to financial need.


    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.




    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.


    Music Department Unrestricted Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Music Department that is either an entering Freshman or a Transfer student. Student must demonstrate excellence in the field of music.




    Myron L. Taylor Professional Writing Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater 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.


    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.




    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. Preference should be given to female 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.

    *Paid in full in the fall.




    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 greater 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 Business Education 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.


    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 of this award will be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student 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 should receive priority before all other applicants. In addition, financial need will be considered.


    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 undergraduate or 6 hours if graduate.


    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.


    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.


    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.




    Ozark Chapter Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Leo Day Scholarship

    $1,500 scholarships will be awarded annually to an incoming freshman 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.




    Patricia K. Scott Endowment

    Awarded annually to an 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. Student must be enrolled in at least 12 hours.


    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 that conceives an original research project on the natural history of the Ozarks and will receive the award during semester that research will be conducted.




    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.


    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.




    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 Scholarship

    Awarded to an undergraduate student seeking a degree in Accountancy that has a 3.0 GPA or higher and demonstrates financial need.


    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).


    Peter Collins Piano Scholarship

    The Recipient of this award will be an outstanding Piano major as selected by the Piano Faculty within the Department of Music at Missouri State University.




    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 with a Retailing emphasis. 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.


    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 two-thirds of all other courses. Undergraduates must be enrolled in 9 hours, graduates must be enrolled in 6 hours.




    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.


    Philosophy Department Scholarships

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater Philosophy major with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.4.




    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.




    Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Science Department Scholarship Fund

    For Departmental/ internal use as they see fit.


    PLS Alumni Scholarship

    Awarded to an undergraduate with a declared major in the Dept. of Political Science at MSU. Must be sophomore level or higher and have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours including 12 hours of poli sci, with a minimum GPA in poli sci 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 greater majoring in Political Science with an overall GPA of 2.5.


    Precious Moments Marketing Research Scholarship

    One $1,000 award will be given annually to an undergraduate student majoring in the Marketing Department with an emphasis in Marketing Research. Students must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA.


    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.


    Presser Foundation Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater recognized by faculty as the most outstanding performer in the Music Department as determined by the faculty.




    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.


    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.




    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.




    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 for 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.


    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.

    *Award 1 scholarship at $2,000 OR 2 scholarships at $1,000 each.


    Ray and Susie Forsythe - Cabool High School Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time incoming Freshman from Cabool High School that demonstrates academic excellence, 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.




    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.


    Renee Clarke Scholarship

    A scholarship of no more than $1,000 awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate international student. Preference for students from the Caribbean. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate a multicultural background.


    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 graduate of Marshfield High School in Marshfield, MO pursuing a career in teaching.


    Reverend John Bettmann Memorial Scholarship

    A total of $1,000 should be awarded annually.  Two scholarships valued at $500 should be awarded annually to student 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.




    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(s) 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.

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


    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 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. AWARDS WILL NOT BE MADE FOR THOSE PURSUING CLINICAL OR COUNSELING FIELDS.




    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 shouldn't be principal criteria. Preference given to those planning on attending graduate school.


    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.


    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.




    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.




    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 Economics Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to a 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.


    Robert and Lynette Foster Political Science Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to a 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.


    Robert Anthony Foster History Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to full-time junior or greater majoring in History with an overall GPA of 2.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given based on financial need.


    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.




    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

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    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.




    Robert E. and Patricia A. Schmidt Foundation Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to a full-time students that are children or grandchildren of Eagle Company (Eagle Communications, Inc. and Eagle Farm and Ranch, LLC.) employees. Awards will be administered as follows. All incoming freshman will receive a $2000 scholarship for their first year. Following, a student with a 2.0 GPA will receive $2,000/yr, a 2.5 GPA will receive $3,000/yr, and a 3.0 GPA will recieve $4,000/yr. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


    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 either a part-time or 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.




    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. .




    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.


    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.


    Robert Henigan Graduate Award

    Student must be a graduate assistant in the English Department.


    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.


    Robert L. Trewatha Management Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Management in good academic standing with financial need.


    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 equal preference given to student demonstrating financial need.




    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.


    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 equal preference given to student demonstrating financial need.


    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.


    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 value of the scholarship is to be set by the Modern and Classical Languages Scholarship Committee, but should not exceed $2,500 per student.

    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. Financial need will be considered.


    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.




    Roma and Edna Durington Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman that has graduated from Buffalo High School in Dallas County Missouri, that demonstrates 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.


    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.




    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. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership.
    Student must be enrolled in 12 credit hours per semester.




    Rose Marie and Martin H. Boone, Jr. Graduate Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a graduate student in the Religious Studies program with an overall GPA of 3.25. Student must be enrolled in 3 hours. Consideration given to undergraduate academic performance and leadership.




    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.




    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

    Awarded annually to students who must have an intent to seek teacher certification and teach Spanish. Student must maintain a departmental GPA of 3.5. Financial need is preferred. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


    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 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.


    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. Scholarship will be automatically renewed 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 sophomore or greater seeking a degree in the College of Education with an overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrating financial need.
    Students must be enrolled in 12 credit hours each semester.


    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.




    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 with regard to financial need.




    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

    Awarded annually to a graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in the Darr School of Agriculture. First preference for students with financial need. Second preference for sophomores with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.




    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.


    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 memer of Future Farms of America (FFA) and must attend the 2018 Annual Salute to Agriculture Event.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.


    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.


    Scholarship in Societal Studies

    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.


    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 Biblical Archaeology Award

    Must either be enrolled in graduate program in the Department of Religious Studies or with a declared Antiquities major as an undergrad that will be participating in an archaeological excavation in the Biblical lands related to Biblical Research. If no one meets these criteria, scholarship may be given to a student with a minor in Religious Studies. Applicants must submit two letters of reference from sources within the department, and a the one-page religious studies personal statement. Must be enrolled in 12 hours as an undergrad, or 3 hours as a grad student. Need is preferred, and GPA may be considered, other criteria equal.




    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.




    Scott and Gayla Moore Economics Scholarship

    Awarded annually to full-time sophomore or greater 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.


    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.


    SEWINGPARTSONLINE.COM Community Design Scholarship

    A single $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded annually to a student seeking an undergraduate degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design and/or Interior Design within the Fashion and Interior Design Department at Missouri State University. The Recipient of this award will demonstrate financial need and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students must submit an essay describing their design point of view/inspiration. Students must also submit a sewing portfolio that includes three images of their sewing work. The portfolio and essay must showcase a sophisticated mainstream style championed by SEWINGPARTSONLINE.COM and must embody the donor organization’s ideals.


    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.




    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, have an overall or high school GPA of 2.25, and demonstrate leadership.


    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.


    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.


    Society Of Manufacturing Engineers Springfield Chapter 321 Merit Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Juniors or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.5 and have completed 15 hours in the department. Preference will be for students involved in a SME Chapter. The student with the top overall GPA should be selected.


    Society of Manufacturing Engineers Springfield Chapter 321 Need-Based Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Mechanical Engineering Technology. The student must have less than 30 hours with current students having an overall GPA of at least 2.0. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership; a letter of recommendation from a high school staff member or involvement in construction or manufacturing activities should be considered. Must have high school GPA of 2.5. Awards based on financial need.




    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

    Awarded annually to a full-time incoming freshman from a Springfield Public High School that played on their high school's Varsity Soccer team but will not be a player on the Missouri State NCAA Soccer Team. Student must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership. Student must provide a short essay describing their experiences playing soccer, including in Youth or Middle School Soccer with Lake Country Youth Soccer. Student must also provide a letter of recommendation from their high school Soccer coach detailing their time on their high school's soccer team.


    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.


    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.


    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. Prefernce for females candidates. Scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


    Springfield Contractors Association Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater. Student must be majoring in the Department of Technology and Construction Management demonstrating extracurricular involvement, leadership, and academic excellence.




    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

    Scholarships valued at $3,000 will be awarded annually.  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.  The student must 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.
     

    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.


    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. Students must be a junior or a senior, and must come from a background that will promote a diverse educational environment, including female students, student from historically underrepresented populations, military veterans, students with disabilities, and non-traditional students. 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.
     
    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.




    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.


    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 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.


    Steven L Schoen Photographic Services Outstanding Student Photographer Award

    This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student photographer in Photographic Services.




    String Project Fund Scholarship

    Awarded annually when funds are available to an incoming freshman string major, with preference going for those involved in the String Project.


    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 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.


    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.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major/departmental GPA of the selected students.


    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.




    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.


    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.


    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.


    The 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.


    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.




    The Dr. Bruce Johnson/Honor Society of Delta Tau Alpha Scholarship

    Awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate 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 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 at the Department's discretion as long as the student maintains a cumulative 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 (incluidng 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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.


    The Marion and Pat Wolf Family Scholarship

    Awards of $1,000 awarded annually to graduate of Strafford High School in Strafford, MO that are enrolled full-time at Missouri State University. Incoming freshman must have a high school GPA of 3.0, and must demonstrate leadership and character. Sophomores or greater must have an overall GPA of 3.5. Preference given to students with financial need.


    The Marvin and Marie Murphree Voice Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater Vocal Music major demonstrating excellence in the area of voice as determined by an audition.




    The Pauline Nugent CCVI Scholarship Fund

    Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Hebrew or Classical Languages.


    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.


    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. 


    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 submit two letters of recommendation from undergraduate professors.




    The Tom Smith Scholarship

    The recipient of this award will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled 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 Fund for Agriculture

    Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Agriculture. Incoming freshmen considered based on high school academic performance and leadership. Sophomores or greater must have an overall and departmental GPA of 3.0. Preference given based on financial need.


    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.
     


    Theodorakos Vuillmott 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 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 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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.




    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. Consideration will be made based on high school academic performance, musical ability, and leadership.




    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.


    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

    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. Be sure and use the General Personal Statement portion of this online application to write your Narrative.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify major GPA of the selected student(s).


    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.


    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.




    Vijay Pillai Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student seeking a degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Physics Technology, Environmental Sciences & Policy, Geology, Informatics, Mathematics, Physics. Financial need will be considered. First preference going to incoming freshman from rural backgrounds. Incoming freshman considered based on high school academic performance and a teacher letter of recommendation. Sophomores or higher must have an overall GPA of 3.25. Preference will be for an incoming freshman to receive the entire award, and to continue to receive that award throughout their college career. The scholarship will be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains a cumulative 3.25 GPA.


    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.


    Violet L. Krischel Scholarship

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


    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.
     




    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 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.


    Virginia Mee Service Above Self Scholarship

    $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to a full-time student with a commitment to community service and volunteerism. Student must submit an essay discussing their volunteer involvement and two letters of recommendation from individual that can attest to the student's volunteer experience. Financial need is preferred. Students selected for the scholarship will be invited to speak to the Springfield Rotary Club.


    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.




    Wallace R. Weber Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a 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.




    Walter O. Cralle Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a student 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.


    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 $1,200.00 cash award (or whatever amount is available if it is below $1,200.00) 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). The selected recipient will receive a single cash award that will help offset the costs of tuition and course fees for a field studies geology course through another university that allows the credits to transfer automatically to Missouri State University.


    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.




    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. 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 sutdents from Polk County, MO. Scholarship is automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.


    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.




    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.


    WEB and AOB Scholarship Award

    Awarded annually to a full-time student seeking a MS in 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.




    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.


    Wilbur Shank Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a senior majoring in the Department of Technology and Construction Management demonstrating academic excellence, leadership, and extracurricular involvement.


    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.

    To find out more information about Residence Life, Housing, and Dining Services Scholarships and other Residence Life, Housing, & Dining Information please go to the following - Wilda F. Looney Residence Life Leadership Scholarship




    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.




    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.
    Students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours a semester.


    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.




    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.


    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. 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.


    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 completes 30 credit hours each year.


    William G. and Retha Stone Baker Scholarship In Honor of the Ava Class of 1925

    Two scholarships should be awarded annually to full-time incoming freshmen from Ava High School that demonstrate academic excellence and leadership.




    William H. Darr Graduate Assistantship in Agriculture

    Awarded as a graduate assistantship to student seeking a Masters degree. First preference to student seeking Masters in Agriculture. Second preference to student currently teaching on the secondary level and returning to seek Masters degree. Must be enrolled in 6 hours and must be in good academic standing in master's level program.


    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.


    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. (Bill) Smith Memorial Baptist Student Union Scholarship

    Awarded annually to full-time student enrolled in 3 hours in Religious Studies Department. Must have completed 12 hours and have overall GPA of 3.0. Must submit two letters of recommendation. Preference given to active members of the Baptist Student Union.


    William R. Brown Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in Philosophy with an overall GPA of 3.4.




    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.




    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.




    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.


    Winnie Lawrence Clark Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time student 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. Preference will go to Female applicants.




    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.


    Woodfin C. Garrett Scholarship

    Awarded annually to a full-time sophomore or greater majoring in Computer Information Systems. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.2 in CIS.


    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.

    It is the responsibility of the committee to verify the major GPA of the selected student(s).