The Missouri State Economics Department offers several cash scholarships and awards to students with strong academic credentials. Students can apply for more than one scholarship, and can apply for a scholarship they won in a previous semester.
Application deadline: March 1st, 2013 (spring semester awards).
How to Access the Application:
- Log into My.Missouristate.edu.
- Click the Profile tab along the top.
- Find the Financial Aid channel.
- Select the General and Department Scholarship Application link and you will be automatically logged into Scholarship Manager.
- Start your application or search through the database of scholarships to find ones for which you might be eligible.
Deadlines and GPA requirements are strictly enforced. The Economics Department reserves the right not to grant specific scholarships or awards if no application is deemed sufficiently meritorious by the Economics Department Scholarship Committee.
Unless otherwise noted, students must be undergraduate economics majors and enrolled full-time (12 hours). Include in your application a brief essay discussing your interests in the field of economics and your career goals. Because there is typically considerable competition for these awards, preference will be given to students who have completed 12 or more hours of economics courses prior to submitting an application. Scholarship amounts vary annually, and values provided below are approximate.
Economics Alumni Scholarship. Student must be enrolled at the sophomore level or higher with an overall GPA of at least 3.00 and a GPA of at least 3.00 in economics courses. $1,200.
Robert Hardie Memorial Scholarship. Student must have an overall GPA of at least 3.00 or a GPA of at least 3.00 in economics courses. $1,000.
J. David Lages Memorial Scholarship. Student must have at least junior standing and a GPA of at least 3.00. $800.
Dale and Lynn Wasson Award for Excellence in Economics. Student must be a graduating senior with a cumulative 3.00 GPA or higher and a GPA of at least 3.25 in economic courses. $1,200.
Larry and Carol Cox Economics Scholarship. Student must be an economics major in good academic standing. $600.
Scott and Gayla Moore Economics Scholarship. Student must have at least sophomore standing, an overall GPA of at least 3.00 and a GPA of at least 3.00 in economics courses. $600.
Economics Minor Scholarship. Student must be an economics minor with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA and must have completed 12 or more hours of economics, including QBA 237 or equivalent. Two scholarships may be awarded. $500.