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