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Northwest Missouri State University


Transfer Scholarships

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Admission-based Transfer Scholarships (No Application Needed)

No separate scholarship application is required. Scholarship level is determined by the transfer GPA and transferable credit hours provided on the college transcript(s) with admission application.

Program in effect for students entering Northwest for the first time in fall 2018. Admission deadline for fall awards is May 1.

Transfer applicants with fewer than 24 transferable hours and meeting the standard admission requirements may be eligible for freshman scholarships. For freshman scholarship criteria, click here.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship (Beginning fall 2018)

Requirements Award Amount
(fall / spring)
Renewal Requirements
  • Student must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa
  • 42 transferable credit hours completed by deadline of application
  • 3.50 cumulative GPA in transfer
  • Accepted for admissions by February 1 - fall award
  • $3,500
  • Minimum 3.50 Northwest cumulative GPA and completion of 24 credit hours per academic year
  • Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years

Transfer Distinguished Scholarship

Requirements Award Amount
(fall / spring)
Renewal Requirements
  • First-time student at Northwest
  • 24 transferable credit hours completed by start date
  • 3.50-4.00 cumulative GPA in transfer
  • $2,500
  • Minimum 3.50 Northwest cumulative GPA and completion of 24 credit hours per academic year
  • Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years

Transfer Academic Scholarship

Requirements Award Amount
(fall / spring)
Renewal Requirements
  • First-time student at Northwest
  • 24 transferable credit hours completed by start date
  • 3.30-3.49 cumulative GPA in transfer
  • $1,500
  • Minimum 3.30 Northwest cumulative GPA and completion of 24 credit hours per academic year
  • Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years

Transfer Merit

Requirements Award Amount
(fall / spring)
Renewal Requirements
  • First-time student at Northwest
  • 24 transferable credit hours completed by start date
  • 3.00-3.29 cumulative GPA in transfer
  • $1,000
  • Renews to the University Scholar program with completion of 24 credit hours per academic year and a Northwest GPA of 3.30 - $500
  • Maximum award:6 trimesters within consecutive academic years

Bearcat Advantage

Requirements Award Amount
(fall / spring)
Renewal Requirements
  • First-time student at Northwest
  • 24 transferable credit hours completed by start date
  • 3.00 cumulative GPA in transfer
  • Non-Missouri resident
  • Estimate: $6,564
    (100% waiver of out-of-state tuition based on 30 credit hours for fall/spring trimesters)
  • 3.00 Northwest cumulative GPA and completion of 24 credit hours per academic year
  • Maximum award: 132 total credit hours earned (including dual credit and transfer hours)

Multicultural Scholarship

Requirements Award Amount
(fall / spring)
Renewal Requirements
  • First-time student at Northwest
  • 24 transferable credit hours completed by start date
  • 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • $1,000
  • 3.00 Northwest cumulative GPA and completion of 24 credit hours per year
  • Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years

ELIGIBILITY: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, U.S. citizen or graduate from eligible high school. For further information, contact the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at 660.562.1317.

Northwest Foundation Scholarships

To search an up-to-date listing of scholarships funded by the Northwest Foundation and view donor profiles, please click here.

University and State Sponsored Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded through University and state programs. Such scholarships include Bright Flight and the Missouri Teacher Education Scholarship among others.

Complete listing of University and State Sponsored Scholarships »

Major-Specific Scholarships

These scholarships are funded by contributions to our Northwest Foundation or by private donors and are specified to designated majors.

 

Read the Northwest financial aid and scholarship disclaimer »