Scholarship Information from the MU Student Financial Aid Office

The Student Financial Aid Office at the University of Missouri provides general scholarship information including free scholarship searches and information on scholarship scams at the following link:

Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant

The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant is a financial aid program for adults over the age of 25 who have not earned a bachelor’s degree. The grant addresses workforce needs by helping students pursue a certificate, degree or industry-recognized credential in an area designated as high need. Read more about the program, eligibility requirements and approved programs at the following link:

Scholarship information from the College of Education

The College of Education offers a variety of scholarships for students enrolled as education majors, both as undergraduates and graduates. Scholarships are a great way to financially support your education and are awarded to individuals on the basis of any number of criteria, including: financial need, academic achievement, choice of program area, public service, nationality or ethnicity.

Scholarship information from the Sinclair School of Nursing

The Sinclair School of Nursing offers a variety of both internal and external scholarships to students enrolled at the graduate level. Although some are based on an individual's scholarly work, others are awarded based on living in a specific county or an affiliation with special groups. The more information you provide on your Nursing Scholarship Application, the greater number of scholarships you may qualify for.

Senior Citizen Scholars

If you are 65 or older you may be eligible for the Senior Citizen Scholars program at Mizzou. This program allows Seniors to audit a non-credit course on a space available basis for a $25 registration fee (other course fees may apply). You can find more information at the following link:

General Scholarship Information

When considering your options for funding your education, think of every possible avenue available to you. There might be opportunities through your workplace. You may belong to a professional organization or honor society that provides scholarships. Some scholarships are gender or age specific. The examples below will help you to get started on your own search.

MU Educational Assistance for eligible MU employees, their spouses and dependents.