Scholarships and Financial Aid

Missouri State University offers several scholarships for students who are interested in pre-law. Those scholarships are listed below. Your home department may also offer scholarship opportunities. Check your department's website for more information.

Other aid opportunities

You may also qualify for other University scholarships. The office of financial aid provides information about University scholarships, grants and loans.

Applying for a scholarship

Most scholarships at Missouri State University require the submission of a completed Missouri State scholarship application. Details about additional materials are included in the descriptions below.

Financial need is often considered in the awarding of scholarships, and is determined solely by your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Judge Jack A. Powell Endowed Scholarship Fund

Value

Scholarship amount varies depending on the availability of funding, but awards are usually for $700.

Application

Complete the General and Departmental Scholarship Application by March 1.

Students should indicate an interest in pursuing a Law Degree in the Pre-Professional Section of the Departmental and General Online Scholarship Application.

Selection criteria

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.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship is renewed automatically. If a student receives the scholarship during their junior year, the scholarship is automatically renewed for the student's senior year if they maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Alice Bartee Scholarship

Value

Scholarship amount varies depending on the availability of funding, but awards are usually for $450 - $500.

Application

Complete the General and Departmental Scholarship Application by March 1.

Students should indicate an interest in pursuing a Graduate or Law Degree in the Pre-Professional Section of the Departmental and General Online Scholarship Application.

Selection criteria

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.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship cannot be renewed. 

Horace Haseltine Memorial Scholarship

Value

Scholarship amount varies depending on the availability of funding, but awards are usually for $250 - $300.

Application

Complete the General and Departmental Scholarship Application by March 1.

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to a junior or greater Pre-Law student.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship cannot be renewed.