Craig School of Business

Scholarships

Realizing Opportunities

Missouri Western State University is able to provide scholarships to over 86 percent of students who qualify. You will have many opportunities to apply for scholarships both through the university and the Craig School of Business. Missouri Western continuing shares scholarship information and also offers you a way to keep track of the statuses of your applications, find out when applications are due and more.

As a student of the Craig School of Business, there are unique scholarships available to you, including one for the Global Viewpoint program. CSB donors have pledged more than $10,000 in scholarships for students enrolling in Global Viewpoint (GV), Spring 2014. For details, contact Craig School of Business Office 816.271.4338.

For further resources and contact information, view the links provided to find out what scholarship opportunities are available to aid you in your college experience.

A.B. DeMuth Business Award Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Foundation

The A.B. DeMuth Business Award Scholarship is available to full-time sophomore, junior, or senior declared Business majors who graduated from high schools in Buchanan, Andrew, and Holt Counties. Qualified applicants must demonstrate financial need and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements and submit three letters of references (including faculty advisor) using the online reference request process.

Contact Information: Steven L. Craig School of Business, Tom Williamson, williamson@missouriwestern.edu, 816/271-5918

A.B. DeMuth Business Award Scholarship in Honor of Lyman M. Fulkerson

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Foundation

The A.B. DeMuth Business Award, in honor of Lyman M. Fulkerson is available to full-time sophomore, junior, or senior declared Business majors who graduated from high schools in Buchanan, Andrew, and Holt Counties. Qualified applicants must demonstrate financial need and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements and submit three letters of references (including faculty advisor) using the online reference request process.

Contact Information: Steven L. Craig School of Business, Tom Williamson, williamson@missouriwestern.edu, 816/271-5918

Clifton, Gunderson & Co. Accounting Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

This scholarship will be awarded to a Junior or Senior Accounting major who is a U.S.

citizen involved in campus and community activities. Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA overall and a 3.0 GPA in accounting courses.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

Flossie Neff-Owens Trust Scholarship – Optimist Club of St. Joseph

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Foundation

Awarded to a student from Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb or Platte counties. The applicant must be an incoming junior or incoming senior business major with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. This scholarship is valued at $2,000 paid at $1,000 per semester. Scholarship will be awarded based on academic performance and involvement in community service. Financial need will be a consideration if all other criteria are equal. Scholarship is renewable once if all requirements are maintained.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

Herbert C. Iffert Business Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

This endowment was created by Herbert C. Iffert, a graduate of the St. Joseph Junior College and the University of Kansas. He retired from St. Joseph Light & Power Co. as Vice President of Finance with an excess of 40 years of service. The applicant must have at least 60 hours, maintain a GPA of 3.0 and major in business. Preference will be given to accounting majors. Financial need should become a consideration if all other criteria are equal. Involvement in campus and community activities should also be considered. The recipient will be selected by a Business Department Scholarship Committee.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

Herbert E. Owens Agriculture-Business Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

For Agriculture-Business majors who will have accumulated 60 hours by the end of the spring semester and who have a GPA of 3.00. This scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the donor.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

HTA Solutions (Lori England) Accounting Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

The HTA Solutions Scholarship is provided to students majoring in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.5. The scholarship is renewable if the recipient maintains a 3.5 GPA. Two letters of reference are required and financial need will be a consideration.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements and submit two letters of reference online.

Contact Information: Foundation Office, 816/271-5647

Institute of Management Accountants, Pony Express Chapter

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

Only accounting majors who are also Student Members of the Institute of Management Accountants may apply for the three scholarships—1st place $250, 2nd place $150 and 3rd place $100. GPA and leadership potential are criteria considered.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

James E. McCarthy Memorial Accounting Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Foundation

The James E. McCarthy Memorial Accounting Scholarship has been established by family and friends in memory of James “Jim” McCarthy. Jim earned his BS in Accounting from Missouri Western, obtained his CPA, taught at Missouri Western, and earned his Masters in Accounting from UMKC. He established a private accounting practice in Gower, Missouri. The scholarship criteria includes: Full time Junior or Senior Accounting major with a minimum GPA of 3.0. All things being equal, consideration will be given to those students with financial need. 1 faculty recommendation is required.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

Contact Information: Steven L. Craig School of Business, Tom Williamson, williamson@missouriwestern.edu, 816/271-5918

John Sublett Logan Business Fellowship Program

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

The John Sublett Logan Business Fellowship Program provides scholarships to senior students who are completing their undergraduate program and intend to pursue graduate degrees in accounting, business, economics or law. They must have completed a minimum of 90 hours, have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and be accepted by a graduate school. This scholarship is renewable.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

Contact Information: Foundation Office, 816/271-5647

John Sublett Logan Business Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

The John Sublett Logan Business Undergraduate Scholarship provides assistance to full-time, junior and senior students who intend to pursue graduate degrees in Accounting, Business, Economics, or Legal Studies. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 60 hours, have a minimum GPA of 3.20, earned a composite ACT of 23 or above, participate in community service, be a declared major in Business, Legal Studies, Accounting, or Economics, and reside in Buchanan, Platte, Andrew, Clay, or Clinton county in Missouri.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

Contact Information: Foundation Office, 816/271-5647

Judith Hausman Textbook Award

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

This award for textbooks will be presented to either a junior or senior accounting major with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. Recipient may be a full-time or part-time student.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

Koenig Family Scholarship in Memory of Sydney Koenig

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

This scholarship is awarded to full-time sophomore or junior student athletes majoring in a business field. First preference, as an athlete, is given to football players and first preference in major is Finance, then Economics, then General Business. Two references are required. Financial need will be the determining factor when applicants are otherwise qualified. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to qualify.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements and submit two letters of reference online.

Contact Information: Athletic Department, 816/271-5623

Lisa & Tim Bingaman Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

This endowed scholarship is available to freshman students demonstrating need with interest in business or marketing. Candidates for these awards must be in the top 25% of their high school class and be residents of Buchanan County.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

Nelle Blum Scholarship-Business

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Foundation

Established in memory of Nelle Blum, former dean of the St. Joseph Jr. College. This scholarship is awarded to degree-seeking students in Business or Education who have completed 60 credit hours, have a GPA of 3.0 and have demonstrated financial need.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

Contact Information: Foundation Office, 816/271-5647

Ovid Crouch Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

Applicant must be degree-seeking and have declared a major in the Department of Business; must have completed 60 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

Robaska Family Scholarship in Memory of Thomas Patrick Leddy

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

A $750 Scholarship will be available annually for a full-time (minimum 12 hrs) Accounting or Finance major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above with financial need. Two references are required.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements and submit two letters of references online.

 

Robert Fraser Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

This scholarship is to be awarded to a degree-seeking student with a declared business major, who has a minimum classification of sophomore, is a graduate of a public high school in the greater St. Joseph area, a U.S. citizen, has a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and demonstrated financial need.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

 

Waldren Family Scholarship

Missouri Western Foundation

Deadline: March 1st

The Waldren Family Scholarship given in memory of Joan Banks-Waldren. Must be a full-time student, preference given to student athlete (preferably a football player) majoring in Business, Accounting or Finance. If no student athletes qualify, then preference shall be given to a student majoring in Business, Accounting or Finance. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and 2.5 to maintain for second semester. Preference also given to student from KC metropolitan area with special preference given to graduates from Hickman Mills or Grandview High Schools. Financial need shall be the determining factor among qualified candidates. Candidate must submit a minimum of 2 references.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements and submit two letters of reference online.

Contact Information: Foundation Office, 816/271-5647

William C. Vincent Family Endowed Scholarship

Missouri Western Foundation

Deadline: March 1st

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, incoming freshmen student. Preference shall be given to graduates of Central High School majoring in business. This scholarship is renewable.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.

Contact Information: Foundation Office, 816/271-5647

Western Excellence Award – Business

Deadline: Priority March 1st

Missouri Western Department Aid Program

This scholarship is divided between current declared Business majors and one incoming Freshman intending to major in Business. Current degree seeking applicants are required to have completed a minimum of 45 credit hours and have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application requirements.