Financial Aid

Missouri Western Scholarships - Psychology

Excellence-Psychology (Freshman)
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an incoming student who demonstrates interest in Psychology. The recipient must enroll in PSY101 or PSY200 during the first semester of the award. A minimum ACT score of 24 is required to apply; and preference will be given to students in the Missouri Western Honors program. Financial need will be considered in addition to academic potential and genuine interest in Psychology. Please attach a brief essay discussing your interest in Psychology; and why you should be considered for this scholarship. Please discuss academic potential; and financial need in addition to interest in the discipline.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Psychology (Outstanding Applicant)
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to the overall best applicant to the Psychology Major each year. To be considered; you must be accepted into the Psychology major during the academic year in which you apply. The recipient must complete a major/minor form declaring a major in Psychology and enroll in or complete PSY300 during the first semester of the award.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Psychology (Outstanding Freshman)
This scholarship is awarded to one or two students as either $500 or $1000. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed PSY101 or equivalent. Applicants must have completed 36 or fewer hours. Decision will be made based on performance in PSY101; GPA; overall performance as a freshman; ACT score; and a brief essay. The recipient must enroll in or complete PSY200 during the first semester of the award.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Willis H. McCann Scholarship
This $1,500 scholarship is available to a first- or second-semester senior majoring in psychology who has and maintains a 3.0 GPA; both cumulative and in the major. The award will be made on the basis of financial need and vocational aspirations.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application