2020 Truman Scholarships

Truman net price is at $12,586.00 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 Truman State University. Truman awards an average of $22,656.00 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, Truman 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 Kirksville, then those costs could be even higher.

99% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $8,778.00. Furthermore, 23% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,548.00.

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

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

There are 19 scholarships totaling $44,850.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 19 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Truman State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Truman 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 Truman State University study abroad scholarships, Truman State University transfer scholarships, and Truman State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Truman study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Truman 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 Truman transfer students?

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

Are these Truman 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.

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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

President's Leadership Scholarship

Sponsor by Truman State University Location 100 East Normal, Kirksville, MO

Applicant must have an exceptional record of leadership in classroom and community and/or co-curricular activities while demonstrating outstanding academic achievement.

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- January 15 Apply Now

Combined-Ability Scholarship

Sponsor by Truman State University Location 100 East Normal, Kirksville, MO

Selection and award amounts are based on the percentile of standardized test scores, high school GPA, and high school class rank. Recipient is automatically considered and notified of their scholarship in their official acceptance letter from the University. Applicant with a 170 combined ability or higher will receive an award ranging...

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$3,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

Truman Leadership Scholarship

Sponsor by Truman State University Location 100 East Normal, Kirksville, MO

Applicant must be a high school senior from Missouri with a record of exceptional academic and co-curricular accomplishments, highlighted by captivating leadership potential. Top candidates demonstrate energetic leadership in the classroom, school, and community - generally illustrating class rank, GPA, and ACT/SAT scores that place them at the pinnacle of their...

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- January 15 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

Neighboring States Scholarship

Sponsor by Truman State University Location 100 East Normal, Kirksville, MO

Applicant must be a high school senior from states contiguous to Missouri who have earned at least a 3.75 high school GPA and a minimum 30 ACT (or equivalent SAT critical reading and math).

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- January 15 Apply Now

International Baccalaureate Scholarship

Sponsor by Truman State University Location 100 East Normal, Kirksville, MO

Applicant must be a high school senior who completes the IB Diploma Programme. For initial consideration, IB Diploma Candidate status must be noted on the applicant's high school transcript. Verification of the IB Diploma completion will be confirmed with the official final high school transcript.

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- January 15 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

Carnegie Dartlet $10,000 Scholarship

Sponsor by Carnegie Dartlet Location Scholarship Program, Westford, MA

Applicant must register on CollegeXpress or have requested college information from one of our magazines (including but not limited to Private Colleges & Universities, Public Colleges & Universities, and Graduate Colleges & Universities) or one of our websites (including but not limited to collegexpress.com, privatecolleges.com, acuinfo.com, and gradcu.com). Applicant must be...

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$10,000.00 May 1 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

Bulldog Legacy Scholarship

Sponsor by Truman State University Location 100 East Normal, Kirksville, MO

Applicant must be an admitted freshman whose parent(s) and/or step-parent(s) graduated from the university. Missouri residents will receive $1,000 per academic year, non-Missouri residents will receive $2,000 per academic year.

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$2,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

A+ Recognition Scholarship

Sponsor by Truman State University Location 100 East Normal, Kirksville, MO

Applicant must be accepted the the university and have successfully completed Missouri's A+ Program. Applicant must have a minimum 23 ACT score (or equivalent combined SAT Reasoning critical reading and math score) and a minimum 3.25 high school GPA. Verification of A+ certification is required on official final high school transcript....

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- January 15 Apply Now