First-time freshmen and first-time transfer students are eligible to use this application for most major-specific scholarships (not including any performance-
based scholarships). Students will be able to complete the application on CatPAWS after they have been accepted for admission.
The Standard Scholarship Application will be available until Feb.1, 2016.
*An application for continuing students will be available Jan. 1, 2016.
The FAFSA is the base application for all federal aid as well as some state and institutional financial aid programs. To get started, you'll need:
- 2014 W-2 form(s)
- 2014 tax form(s)
*For students starting in the 2016-17 academic year, the FAFSA will be available to file on Jan. 1, 2016.
Northwest Missouri State University takes pride in serving those who have served our country. Any veteran who wishes to take advantage of their Veteran's educational benefits should contact the Veteran's Affairs Coordinator in the Office of Scholarships and Financial Assistance. The coordinator will assist eligible veterans with the required documentation for receiving the appropriate benefits.