For a complete listing of scholarships available at Missouri Western, please visit the financial aid website.

Military Science / ROTC Scholarship

Scholarships are available each semester for enrolled ROTC students. The awards are for one semester with the possibility of renewal with the recommendation of the ROTC staff. Selection depends upon enrollment in military science courses. Please contact the Department of Military Science for application procedures.
Application Deadline: Priority February 1
Application Procedures: Contact the Military Science Department for Application Procedures

Harold “Pete” and Betty Burchett ROTC Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Harold “Pete” Burchett to support current cadets participating in the ROTC program at Missouri Western. Applicants must be full time students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are in good standing with the university and are a participating cadet in the Army ROTC program. One letter of recommendation is required from an ROTC Commander. Preference will be given to applicants who completed a Junior ROTC program in St. Joseph MO.
Application Deadline: Priority February 1
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

B-Fit CrossFit Veteran’s Scholarship

This scholarship was established to provide assistance to veterans. The recipient must be a full-time student in good standing with the university. They must have a minimum GPA fo 2.5 and be a veteran.
Application Deadline: February 1
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

DAR Veteran’s Scholarship

This scholarship was established for military veterans/guardsmen/reservists. Please download the application for a complete list of requirements.
Application Deadline: February 1
Application Procedures: Complete the DAR Veterans Scholarship Application (pdf)

VFW Scholarships

The VFW has three programs for student veterans

  • Help a Hero Scholarship
  • Student Veteran Information Program
  • VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Program

Information about each program can be found here: https://www.vfw.org/assistance/student-veterans-support