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Northwest Missouri State University


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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

 

2016-2017 Academic Year (Fall 2016-Summer 2017)
Admission-Based Awards: Missouri Resident 

For 2015-16 Awards click here

Freshmen Transfers
President's (competitive) $8,000 President's (competitive) $8,000
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
 

2016-2017: Out-of-State Awards
Admission-Based: Non-Missouri Resident

Freshmen Transfers
President's (competitive) $8,000 President's (competitive) $8,000
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 $6,320 American Dream Grant varies*
Green and White Advantage $3,160 Bearcat Grant varies*
Northwest Grant varies*
† Estimate: based on 30 credits for the fall '15 spring '16 * based upon need and academic criteria on an individual basis