Financial Aid

Missouri Western Scholarships - Economics, Political Science and Sociology

Amber C. Ashworth Economics Scholarship
Recipients of this scholarship shall be a junior or senior with a declared major in Economics and a GPA of 3.0 or better. Two references with contact information are required.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Dr. Joseph Ripple Memorial Fund
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Joseph Ripple; a former faculty member in the area of Political Science. A total of $300 per year will be awarded for use towards the purchase of textbooks.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Western Excellence-Economics (Freshman)
$500 Incoming Freshman Economics Scholarship. Award made for the fall semester to an incoming freshman with a high school cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 who enrolls in ECO 260 or 261 for the fall semester and intends to major in Economics.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Economics (New Economics Major)
$1,000 New Economics Major Scholarship. Awarded for the academic year to a newly declared Economics major who has completed at least one of the Principles courses with a grade of B or better.  Major must be declared in the Fall; Spring or Summer of the prior academic year.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Economics (Outstanding Student)
Three awards of $500 each will be made to the students who are selected as outstanding sophomore; junior; and senior Economics majors.  Applications will not be solicited.  All declared majors will be eligible.  Awards will be decided at the beginning of the fall semester based on student’s class standing and GPA in major courses completed up to that point.  In cases where multiple students qualify; each student’s cumulative GPA; number of hours completed in Economics; service to the department and the College; and other relevant circumstances will be considered.  These awards will be announced at the annual Econofest in October.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Political Science and Sociology
The Department of Political Science and Sociology will offer a total of $3,000 in Western Excellence scholarships during each academic year. There will be two to six awards; ranging from $500-$1500 depending on the number of recipients. To qualify for this award you must be a declared Political Science or Sociology major or minor with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Two letters of reference from persons who are familiar with your academic record are required.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Opal Kearby Scholarship Award     
Students majoring in History, Political Science, Social Work or Sociology are eligible to apply for one of these awards.
Application Deadline: Mid-November and mid-April; contact the History and Geography department for specific deadline dates.
Application Procedures:  Opal Kearby Scholarship Application
Contact Information:  History and Geography Department, 816-271-5688, Dr. Jay Lemanski,  816-271-4333, slemanski@missouriwestern.edu

 

Partamian Economics Scholarship
Awarded to students in their junior or senior year interested in the field of Economics. Two scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit and two on the basis of financial need. Two references with contact information are required.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Schuster Economics Scholarship
Awarded to students in their junior or senior year interested in the field of Economics. Two scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit and two on the basis of financial need. Two references with contact information are required.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application