At Missouri Western, we understand how important it is for you to receive a high-quality education at an affordable price. That’s why we’re proud to offer the third lowest tuition in Missouri, over 230 scholarships and a special tuition waiver for qualified out-of-state students (Griffon Rate Waiver).


You can apply for more than 230 competitive scholarships using a single application. These scholarships include the Golden Griffon, Missouri Western A+, Alumni Legacy, Griffon Scholar, Phi Theta Kappa, Excellence Awards and scholarships offered by the Missouri Western Foundation. Deadline: February 1 


  1. Go to the scholarship application page
  2. Create a scholarship account 
    (we recommend you use your Missouri Western login & password)
  3. Complete the application process


Missouri Western will determine your eligibility and award automatic scholarships based on your prior academic achievements. No application is required. If you qualify, your award will be included in your acceptance letter. Your scholarship may be adjusted to a higher level if you improve your ACT or GPA prior to the first day of class (if funds are still available). These scholarships include the President’s, Governors’ and Deans’. (Refer to the charts below for info). Deadline: Must be admitted by July 1

* Higher amount covers cost of on-campus housing; not stackable with President’s scholarship
† Stackable with all scholarships
‡ Students can only receive one of the following scholarships: President’s, Governors’, Deans’
§ Must indicate participation in the A+ program on application for admission. A+ stamp must be present on final high school transcript. Students from Andrew and Buchanan County will receive an additional $500/yr.
Please note: Students must be admitted by July 1 to be considered for scholarships.

* Must be a member of the MCCA/PTK All-State Academic Team.
† Students can only receive one transfer scholarship.
Please note: Students must have fewer than 100 earned credit hours to be eligible for a transfer scholarship.