Missouri State University

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Scholarships for Current Students

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Missouri State scholarships are an investment in your future. As a current student, you qualify for a number of scholarships that are based on your academic interests, organizational involvement and more.

Missouri State offers two general types of scholarships for current students:

MSU institutionally funded scholarships

These scholarships are funded by MSU. See below for scholarship criteria, application information and deadlines.

Applying for University funded scholarships

Additional application

University funded scholarships for currently enrolled students require submission of a separate application and supporting materials, such as an essay. Check each scholarship description for application instructions.

Scholarship renewal

Many of the scholarships listed below can be renewed for an additional year. Specific instructions and requirements regarding scholarship renewal are listed in each description below.

Available University funded scholarships for current students

Student Government Association Leadership Scholarship

Value

$2,000 per year for members and in-state tuition for president and vice president 

Number available

Twenty four $2,000 scholarships plus president and vice president scholarships

Application

Complete the Student Government Association Leadership Scholarship application and return it to the office of student financial aid by May 1.

Selection criteria

Student Government Association member must be attending his/her second year or beyond at Missouri State and have a 2.75 or higher grade point average.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship can be renewed, but students must reapply to be considered for renewal. 

Resident Assistant

Value

Housing plus meal plan

Number available

Approximately 100 each year

Application

The application can be found on the Residence Life website.

Selection criteria

At time of application, candidate must have a minimum of 12 completed semester hours at Missouri State and a Missouri State cumulative 2.75 grade point average or higher.

Prior to participation, a newly hired staff member must have a minimum of 24 completed semester hours at Missouri State and a cumulative 2.75 grade point average or higher.

Additional requirements are available on the Residence Life website.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship can be renewed, but students must reapply to be considered for renewal. 

Resident Programming Assistant

Value

Housing

Number available

Varies

Application

The application can be found on the Residence Life website.

Selection criteria

At time of application, candidate must have a minimum of 12 completed semester hours at Missouri State and a Missouri State cumulative 2.75 grade point average or higher. Intersession courses can count toward the requirement, pending verification.

Prior to participation, a newly hired staff member must have a minimum of 24 completed semester hours at Missouri State and a Missouri State cumulative 2.75 grade point average or higher.

Additional requirements are available on the Residence Life website.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship can be renewed, but students must reapply to be considered for renewal.