Students with a composite ACT score of 27 (1260 SAT) and an exceptional GPA may submit an application to receive this scholarship. This scholarship is valued at up to $7,500 per year and also includes the cost of a room on the Academic Achievement Floor in Vaselakos Hall. A separate application is required and will detail the applicant’s grades, ACT score, details about extracurricular activities and community service. Applicants are also required to submit one essay and may be required to attend a personal interview or campus visit. Recipients must pursue General Studies Honors, be an active member in a Missouri Western club or organization, maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and successfully complete a minimum of 24 credit hours during the academic year for renewal. This scholarship is renewable for up to 8 semesters.
Application Deadline: Feb. 1
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

Apply for the Golden Griffon Scholarship

The notification is approximately the third week of February. Both those who are receiving the Golden Griffon Scholarship offer and those who are not will be notified.

Yes, you may edit your application up to the submission deadline (February 1st).

Golden Griffon Scholarship recipients are required to pursue General Studies Honors, participate in an MWSU club or organization and maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA. If feasible, recipients are expected to live on the Academic Achievement Floor in Vaselakos Hall if accepting the housing portion of the scholarship.