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Undergraduate scholarships are awarded on the basis of several factors, such as academic excellence, special talents and financial need.  Awards are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Institutional scholarships require full-time, main campus enrollment, unless otherwise noted, and are only awarded for the fall and spring semesters.

The following scholarships are available to new students starting enrollment in the Fall 2022 semester if they meet the stated requirements. None of these scholarships may be combined with an athletic scholarship offer. You may contact our Admissions Office at (877) 434-1115 if you have questions regarding scholarship information and eligibility. For scholarship information on prior years, please refer to the University Catalog that was in effect at the time you were originally awarded.

FRESHMAN MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

All freshman are eligible for our academic scholarship known as the Spartan Academic Award. Awards will range between $13,000 – $20,000 per year.

Students who have a 30 or higher on their ACT are eligible to apply for the Trustee scholarship, which is a full tuition scholarship. The deadline for the Trustee scholarship
*Deadline of February 4, 2022. Scholarships are by interview only. Contact your admissions counselor.

All amounts are annual and renewable provided that students maintain a 2.0 GPA.

TRANSFER MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

Name Cumulative GPA Yearly Amount
President’s (Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA) 3.5 $13,000
Dean’s (Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA) 3.0-3.49 $11,000
Faculty (Must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA) 2.5-2.99 $10,000
Saint Louis Community College and St. Charles Community College Scholarship* 2.5 $12,000

*Substituted for any transfer scholarship if student has completed 42 hours & attended Saint Louis Community College or Saint Charles Community College.

Additional Scholarships

A+ Scholarship
$500 per year
Available to first-time freshman who qualify for the Missouri A+ program.

Ministerial
Major-$3,000 per year
Minor $1,500 per year

Directed by the Chairman of the Humanities Division. Must file application verifying public commitment to participate in a ministry of preaching, youth, religious education, music or missions. Must be majoring or minoring in one of these areas and enrolled in the CEWL 010/020 course.

Christian Service Award
Up to $2,000 per year
Dependents of/or ministers, missionaries, church officials of the regular payroll, employees of Southern Baptist agencies, staff, faculty or administrators of Christian high schools (30 hour position). Complete Christian Service Scholarship Application.

Denominational Scholarship
Up to $1,000 per year
Members in good standing of a Southern Baptist church. A letter from the church is required yearly. Student must be an active participant in local church activities when available. Complete Denominational Scholarship Application.

Christian High School Graduates
Up to $500 per year, renewable over 4 years.
First-time freshmen who graduated from a Christian high school.

Church Matching
Up to $1,000 per year
Church contributions toward a student’s cost will be matched up to $500 per semester, not to exceed $1,000 per year. Church must submit a church contract provided by the college that verifies contributions are from a specified line item in the church budget. Signature of a church official is required. Complete Church Matching Scholarship Application.

Performance
Variable
Based on selection and participation in athletics, music, theatre, or performance ensembles. Detailed information is available from the respective areas. The Fine Arts division offers a department scholarship to majors in any Music or Theatre degree that can be combined with other institutional scholarships (there is a GPA maintenance requirement of 2.5 each year). Athletic awards may not be combined with any other type of institutional scholarship.

Early College Partnership (ECP) Grant
$500 first year only
This grant of up to $500.00 is available to incoming first-time freshmen who have completed at least six (6) credit hours through programs offered by Missouri Baptist University ECP office. This grant is available for the first year only.

Alumni Dependent Grant
Up to $1,000 per year
Undergraduate students who are the spouse or child of an MBU alumni who received their Baccalaureate Degree from MBU. Must be full-time on the campus indicated on your form. Complete Alumni Concession and Grant Form.

Family Award
Up to $1,000 per year
Students from the same immediate family who are enrolled during the same semester as full-time students. This includes parents, siblings and spouses. Complete Family Award Application.

Missouri Boys State Scholarship
Unlimited available, $1,500 awards per year
In recognition of outstanding achievements of students completing the Missouri Boys State program, MBU will award these students scholarships valued at $1,500 each per academic year.  Applicants must be admitted to the University before applying for the scholarship.  Each scholarship is renewable each year, but the student must maintain a 2.8 GPA or better to be eligible for renewal.

Missouri Girls State Scholarship
Unlimited available, $1,500 per year
In recognition of outstanding achievements of students completing the Missouri Girls State program, MBU will award those students scholarships valued at $1,500 each per academic year.  Applicants must be admitted to the University before applying for the scholarship.  Each scholarship is renewable each year, but the student must maintain a 2.8 GPA or better to be eligible for renewal.

Phi Theta Kappa
$2,000 per year
This scholarship is available to transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa. Students must have completed 24 hours of credit, be in good standing, and present proof of membership.

Senior Adult Concession
Variable
Available to any student 60 years or older. Student may take up to 6 undergraduate credit hours per semester (on any campus, in any semester) at no tuition charge. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other institutional scholarship. Student is responsible for all other fees.

Federal Grants

State Grants

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