Foundation Scholarship Application
Missouri Southern State University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, students, third parties on campus, and applicants for employment and admissions. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally-protected class, in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University, including, but not limited to, athletics, instruction, grading, the awarding of student financial aid, recruitment, admissions, and housing.

General Foundation Scholarship information:

This application considers you for any one of the approximate 200 scholarships available through the Missouri Southern State University Foundation Scholarship Program.

How to apply:

  1. Must apply or have applied for admission to MSSU.
  2. Must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  3. Transfer students must have academic transcripts on file with Registrar’s Office.

Performance/Departmental scholarships may be combined with a Foundation Scholarship - however the combined awards may not exceed direct institutional costs.
Generally, Foundation scholarship criteria requires the student be enrolled full-time and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Other criteria may be applicable as designated by the donor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to non-merit factors: race, sex, creed, or disability.

Private donors offer numerous scholarships with a variety of criteria. The questions asked within this application help us determine which criterion best suits the student and donor scholarship.

Applications must be received by December 15 of each year for priority consideration.

*• Is this a Renewal Application? (Select Yes if you are a past Foundation Scholarship recipient who is hoping to renew a scholarship received previously.)