Financial Aid

Missouri Western Scholarships - Athletic

Baker Education Trust Scholarship
Recipients of this scholarship must be a student athlete from Northwest Missouri.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Chris Faros Scholarship
A scholarship will be awarded to a senior football player at the beginning of his last academic year. The recipient must be the senior who has the most excellent performance; academically and athletically; for Missouri Western State University based upon the following considerations: Cumulative GPA; Athletic performance per potential; Qualities – desire; dedication; leadership; commitment; humility; personal discipline; industry; character and courage; Professional promise in chosen field of interest.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Francis And Marceline Davis (Athletic)
This award is an alternating annual athletic and English scholarship awarded to declared English major or minors or a student athlete. Recipients must have completed at least 24 hours of coursework at Missouri Western; earned a GPA of 2.5 or above; and demonstrate financial need.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

John J Little Memorial Athletic Scholarship
This scholarship was established by friends and family of John J. Little; an employee and an Alumnus of Missouri Western State University. Eligible applicants must be a Senior or a fifth year student and participate in a Men’s or Women’s Basketball Program. The applicant must have a GPA of at least 2.5. The recipient will be selected by a designated committee. Financial need will be a consideration. Two references are required. May be given for summer classes.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Kiwanis Club Community  Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Kiwanis Club of St. Joseph and will be awarded to a Junior or Senior degree seeking student who shows a strong desire to succeed; a sincere interest in community involvement and does not qualify for any other scholarship or aid. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required and financial need will be a consideration.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Koenig Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time 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 Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Lloyd Thomann Athletic Fund
The Lloyd Thomann Athletic Scholarship is available to an athlete with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Two letters of recommendation are required with one from the applicant’s head coach and the other from an athletic faculty member.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Lt. Kent M. Kiepe Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Lt. Kent M. Kiepe; a graduate of Missouri Western State University. This endowed scholarship is available to a student who demonstrates citizenship and leadership; has demonstrated athletic achievement; has a solid academic performance with a GPA of 3.0; and has financial need.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Max W. and Emma Lee Grooms Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the children of Max W. and Emma Lee Grooms to honor their parents.  It will be awarded to a student athlete who has financial need and has shown satisfactory academic progress. Preference will be given to a fifth year athlete.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

MO Golf Association Scholarship
Golf Student Athlete from the State of Missouri.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Pat Simmons Memorial Men’s Basketball Scholarship
To be awarded to a men’s basketball player who has completed his athletic eligibility and needs a fifth year of study to receive his degree.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Rob Hicklin Memorial Scholarship
The Rob Hicklin Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and family of former Missouri Western football coach Rob Hicklin. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a Missouri Western football player; manager; filmer; or trainer who still need to complete their degree at Missouri Western and has completed their athletic eligibility. The recipient must be a part of the Griffon coaching staff. The money can be used to help the student-athlete finish his/her undergraduate or graduate degree.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Thomas Thies Baseball Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is available to a student who demonstrates participation and leadership in baseball; has a solid academic performance of a 2.5 GPA; and exhibits no use of drugs or alcohol. Financial need is a consideration. Student must provide a recommendation from the athletic director; baseball coach; and faculty member.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Waldren Family Scholarship
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 High School or Grandview High School.  Two references are required.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures

 

Warren L. Riepen Golf Scholarship
Established by friends and family in memory of Warren L. Riepen. Mr. Riepen was a golf professional and was a great supporter of the Missouri Western Golf Team. Student must be a member of the golf team with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and major in engineering or business.  2 references are required.
Application Deadline: Priority March 1st
Application Procedures: Contact the Athletic Department for Application Procedures