2020 Missouri Southern Scholarships

Missouri Southern net price is at $9,011.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Missouri Southern State University. Missouri Southern awards an average of $20,831.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Missouri Southern students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Joplin, then those costs could be even higher.

90% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $5,368.00. Furthermore, 53% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,250.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Missouri Southern State University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Missouri Southern while others are open to Missouri Southern students, though not exclusive to Missouri Southern State University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Missouri Southern State University students?

There are 8 scholarships totaling $29,850.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 8 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Missouri Southern State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Missouri Southern State University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Missouri Southern State University study abroad scholarships, Missouri Southern State University transfer scholarships, and Missouri Southern State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Missouri Southern study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Missouri Southern study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Missouri Southern transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Missouri Southern State University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Missouri Southern transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Missouri Southern transfer scholarships.

Are these Missouri Southern scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.


Missouri Higher Education Academic Scholarship (Bright Flight)

Sponsor by Missouri Department of Higher Education

Applicant must score in the top 3% on the ACT or SAT while in high school and attend an eligible Missouri college.

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$2,000.00 August 1 Apply Now

Jesse Wrench Scholarship

Sponsor by Missouri Archaeological Society Location 901 South National, Springfield, MO

Applicant must create a research project based on some aspect of Missouri archaeology and submit a proposal.

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$1,000.00 August 1 Apply Now

The Tilles Fund Scholarship Award

Sponsor by Tilles Fund Location Clayton, MO

Applicant must be an incoming freshman entering immediately after graduating high school who is a resident of St. Louis or St. Louis County, MO. Applicant must be nominated by the financial aid office at their Missouri college or university.

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$18,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

MLN Scholarship

Sponsor by Missouri League for Nursing, Inc.

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must be a Missouri resident.

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$2,000.00 October 25 Apply Now

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Sponsor by Midwestern Higher Education Compact Location 1300 Second Street, Suite 130, Minneapolis, MN

Applicant must be a non-resident student at a participating MSEP campus. Please visit sponsor's website for specific details pertaining to your state and/or school.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Senator Ronnie DePasco Scholarship

Sponsor by Truman Heartland Community Foundation Location Independence, MO

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Northeast High School or St. Mary's High School who will pursue post-secondary education at an accredited institution in Missouri.

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$1,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

Missouri Southern State University Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program

Sponsor by Missouri Southern State University Location 3950 East Newman Road, Joplin, MO

This need based program assists high school students with college costs. To be eligible applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a Missouri resident, must have filed the FAFSA by April 1, must be a current undergraduate student enrolled full time and have an EFC of $12,000 or...

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$2,850.00 April 1 Apply Now

Missouri Southern State University Bright Flight Program

Sponsor by Missouri Southern State University Location 3950 East Newman Road, Joplin, MO

This merit based program encourages top ranked high school seniors to attend college. To be eligible applicants must be a Missouri resident and a United States citizen or permanent resident, have a composite score on the ACT or SAT in either: the top 3 percent of all Missouri students, or the...

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$3,000.00 August 1 Apply Now