Financial Aid

Missouri Western Scholarships - Nursing and Allied Health

Alan J. Cabiness Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a nursing student with preference given to 3rd and 4th semester students and/or students with involvement in professional activities. A 3.00 GPA is required to qualify and maintain the award.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Buchanan County Medical Society Scholarship
A scholarship-endowment fund was established by the Buchanan County Medical Society to provide one or more scholarships for students enrolled in a nursing program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Dr. Wallace McDonald Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Wallace McDonald by the family of Rose Hirsch. Applicants should be at least juniors majoring in nursing with a grade-point average of 3.0 or better; and have demonstrated financial need.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Nursing (Freshman)
The Department of Nursing will award one scholarship to an incoming freshman who has earned a minimum ACT of 24; is in the top 20% of his/her high school class; and has earned an minimum GPA of 3.20.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Nursing and Allied Health (Continuing Student)
The Department of Nursing will award scholarships to currently enrolled Nursing; Physical Therapy Assistant; HIT; and Health Informatics students.  Applicants must have met the established criteria for early acceptance into these programs.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Gladys Bottorff Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to Nursing majors who have a 2.5 GPA and who demonstrate financial need. Students must maintain 3.0 GPA for renewal.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Glenn and Anita Miller Nursing Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student and accepted into the MWSU Nursing Program and have declared Nursing as his/her major. Preference given to those candidates with special interest in Geriatrics or Pulmonary illnesses. Candidates shall have been deemed by the selection committee to be facing unusual hardship. Candidates shall have a GPA of 3.0.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Hillyard Technical School Scholarship
The Hillyard Technical School Scholarship is available to nursing graduates of Hillyard Technical School who are not receiving assistance from Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Jody S. Bauman Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to a Junior or Senior Nursing major with a 2.5 GPA who is not able to get any other financial aid. Two references are required. May be renewed if criteria is maintained.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

John & Gertrude Latosi Scholarship
The John A. and Gertrude F. Latosi Nursing Scholarship was established in memory of Gertrude F. Latosi; a registered nurse for 41 years; known for her compassionate care of patients. Recipients must be entering their 3rd semester of the nursing program and have earned a 3.5 GPA based on nursing courses taken during their first semester in the program. Three reference letters are required. Financial need is NOT a consideration.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Marsha Cooper Nursing Scholarship
Established in memory of Marsha Cooper; a former member of the faculty in the Department of Nursing. Awarded to a student majoring in nursing who has outstanding achievement and / or scholarship.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Missouri Methodist Nursing Scholarship
The Missouri Methodist Nursing scholarship was endowed in 1986 to honor the memory of the 1942 graduating class of the Missouri Methodist Hospital. Through the efforts of Peggy Cravens Iffert and class members; nurses; friends; local physicians and friends of Missouri Western State University; the endowment has been successful in awarding two scholarships to worthy students each year. Students interested in this scholarship must have completed at least 30 semester hours of college work with a 3. 0 GPA and be an associate degree nurse or an RN wishing to acquire a baccalaureate degree. All applicants will be invited for a personal interview with a representative of the scholarship committee.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Missouri Western Foundation & Heartland Scholarship
Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded jointly by the Heartland Regional Community Foundation and the MWSU Foundation. The criteria for receiving this scholarship will be the following: A minimum of 12 college credits completed, including one lab science, nursing major, a minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average, a statement of interest in professional nursing, a statement of reason for scholarship application, and a statement of prior awards and current scholarships. The recipients will be selected by the MWSU Department of Nursing and a representative of Heartland Health System.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Peggy Cravens Iffert Scholarship
This endowment was created by Peggy Cravens Iffert; RN; after a long and rewarding career in the nursing field. This scholarship was established to provide assistance to students with a demonstrated financial need and interest in pursuing a baccalaureate degree in nursing as full time students. Preference will be given to three year diploma school graduate RN or candidates with a two year associate degree or candidates who have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 30 semester hours of college work with a 3.5 or better GPA. All applicants will be invited to have a personal interview with a representative of the scholarship committee.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Public Health Nursing Scholarship
Scholarships are offered to students enrolled in the nursing program who show financial need.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Randy Bever Memorial Nursing Scholarship
The Randy Bever Memorial Scholarship is available to a junior, senior or graduate, full-time student majoring in nursing. A GPA of 3.0 or above, 2 references, and demonstrated financial need are required.  This scholarship may be renewed.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Riemer Nursing Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student; accepted into the MWSU Nursing Program and be classified as a junior; senior; or graduate level student. Candidates shall have a GPA of 3.0. Financial need shall be a determining factor among qualified candidates.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Robaska Family Scholarship-C Leddy
The Robaska Family Scholarship will be available annually for a full-time (minimum 12 hrs) sophomore; junior; or senior nursing major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above with financial need. Two references are required.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Rudolph & Sara Hofheimer Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a Nursing Major. Financial need will be a consideration.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application