Scholarships and Financial Aid

Missouri State - affordable choice, unbeatable value

  • Extensive scholarships options reward your promise and propel you to success.
  • 78 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid.
  • Our overall costs are lower than state and national averages.

Commonly used forms

You are encouraged to apply for every scholarship you might be eligible to receive. The required steps and materials for each scholarship are included below.


MSU Foundation Scholarships

MSU Foundation Scholarships are made possible through private gifts to the University made by individuals, groups or companies. They are awarded to students each year based on a wide range of criteria: college, major/minor, high school attended, outstanding academic achievement, leadership, financial need, etc.

The Search Tool will allow you to view available scholarships. You may search using keywords or the category search filter option, however you cannot apply for scholarships using the Search Tool.

For more information, including how to apply for all Foundation Scholarship opportunities by the April 1 deadline, please visit the MSU Foundation Scholarships.