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Northwest Missouri State University


Scholarships

Northwest's goal is to make higher education accessible to as many qualified students as possible. The University awards scholarships to students based on academic ability, financial need or a combination of both need and academic merit.

For more information on how to qualify for these awards and more, click on the appropriate link below.

Freshman Scholarships Transfer Scholarships
Continuing Student Scholarships Graduate Student Scholarships

 

2014-2015 Academic Year (Fall 2014-Summer 2015)
Admission-Based Awards: Missouri Resident 

Freshmen Transfers
President's (competitive) $5,000 President's (competitive) $5,000
Distinguished Scholar $3,500^ Distinguished Scholar $2,500 
Tower Scholarship $2,500^ Academic Scholarship $1,500
Freshman Merit $1,000 Transfer Merit $1,000
A+ Scholarship $1,500
^ initial amounts awarded are different from the renewal amounts
 

2014-2015: Out-of-State Awards
Admission-Based: Non-Missouri Resident

Freshmen Transfers
President's (competitive) $5,000 President's (competitive) $5,000
Distinguished Scholar $3,500^ Distinguished Scholar $2,500 
Tower Scholarship $2,500^ Academic Scholarship $1,500
Freshman Merit $1,000 Transfer Merit $1,000
Out-of-State Awards Need-Based Awards
Bearcat Advantage $6,252 American Dream Grant varies*
Green and White Advantage $3,126 Bearcat Grant varies*
Northwest Grant varies*
† Estimate: based on 30 credits for the fall '13 spring '14 * based upon need and academic criteria on an individual basis