Grants & Scholarships 19-20

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Undergraduate scholarships are awarded on the basis of 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 merit scholarships are automatic for new students entering in the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters and beyond 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.


Name High School GPA ACT Yearly Amount
Full Trustee* (Must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA) 3.6 30 Full Tuition
Trustee (Must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA) 3.5 27 $14,000
President’s (Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA) 3.4 23 $12,000
Dean’s (Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA) 3.0 20 $10,000
Faculty (Must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA) 2.5 18 $9,000

*Deadline of February 3, 2019. Scholarships are by interview only. Contact your admissions counselor.

All amounts are annual and renewable provided that students meet GPA requirements listed in the catalog.


Name Cumulative GPA Yearly Amount
President’s (Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA) 3.5 $12,000
Dean’s (Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA) 3.0-3.49 $10,000
Faculty (Must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA) 2.5-2.99 $9,000
Saint Louis Community College and St. Charles Community College Scholarship* 2.5 $11,000

*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
$1,000 per year
Available to first-time freshman who qualify for the Missouri A+ program.

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 an 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 Grant
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 $1,000 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.

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.

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

Alumni Dependent Grant
Up to $2,000 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 $2,000 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.

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
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