Financial Aid

Missouri Western Scholarships - Business

Clifton and Larsen and Allen Accounting Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time junior or senior accounting major. Recipient must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


DeMuth Business Scholarship
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.  Three references are required.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Excellence – Craig School of Business (Continuing Student)
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 Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Excellence – Craig School of Business (Freshman)
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 Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Flossie Neff Owens Trust Scholarship
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. The 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 Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Herbert C. Iffert Business Scholarship
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 credit hours, maintain a GPA of 3.0, be a full-time student, 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 Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


HTA Solutions (Lori England) Accounting Scholarship
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 Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


James Allen and Mary Caroline Stout
This scholarship is available to a full time junior or senior majoring in Business. The applicant must be an active member of Rho Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi and submit a letter of recommendation from an officer of Rho Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


James E. McCarthy Accounting Scholarship
The James E. McCarthy Memorial Accounting Scholarship has been established by family and friends in memory of James “Jim” McCarthy. Jim earned his B.S. in accounting from Missouri Western, obtained his CPA, taught at Missouri Western, and earned his master’s 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. One faculty recommendation is required.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Judith Hausman Textbook Award
This award for textbooks will be presented to either a junior or senior accounting major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipient may be a full-time or part-time student.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


June and Gordon Robaska Family – T Leddy
A scholarship will be available annually for a full-time (minimum 12 hours) accounting or finance major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above with financial need. Two references are required.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Lisa & Tim Bingaman Memorial Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is available to freshmen students demonstrating need with a major of 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 Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


M. Karl Goetz Scholarship
The M. Karl Goetz Scholarship is available to a business major.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Nelle Blum Scholarship (Business)
Established in memory of Nelle Blum, former dean of the St. Joseph Jr. College. This scholarship is a split award for 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 Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Ovid Crouch Memorial Scholarship
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 Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Owens Business Scholarship
Recipients must be declared business major, and have and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00. This scholarship is awarded to a student with minimum 60 hours credit and progressing toward the requirements of the business degree.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Rex Deshon Agri-Business Scholarship
The Rex Deshon Agri-Business Scholarship is available to student on the basis of financial need.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


Robert Fraser Scholarship
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, is a U.S. citizen, has a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and has demonstrated financial need.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application


William C. Vincent Family Endowed Scholarship
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 as long as a GPA of 3.0 is maintained.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application