Scholarships and Financial Aid

You have access to exclusive scholarships from our department.

Get rewarded for your excellence in the classroom. You can afford a remarkable education at MSU.

Applying for a department scholarship

Complete the MSU Annual Scholarship Application.

Your financial need often determines if you'll receive a scholarship. This is determined through your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FAFSA.

More options

You may also qualify for scholarships from the College of Business, additional university-wide scholarships or financial aid.

For more information, refer to the office of student financial aid.

Ronald and Carol Bottin Scholarship

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student seeking a degree in either Accounting, Finance, or Management. Incoming freshman will be considered based on high school academic performance and leadership, while current students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference should go to non-traditional, working, single parents.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship can be renewed, but students must reapply to be considered for renewal. 

International Business Scholarship

Selection criteria

There are currently no requirements for this scholarship other than being a part of the International Business Program.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship cannot be renewed. 

Management Faculty Scholarship

Selection criteria

Awarded to a full-time student seeking a major in the Management Department. Current students must have a departmental GPA of 3.0, and students, including transfers, should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Student integrity, personal accountability and intellectual curiosity.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship cannot be renewed. 

Ralph and Carol Williams Management Scholarship

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to a full-time junior or greater majoring in the Management Department with a cumulative GPA of 3.1. Preference for students that are active members in Delta Sigma Pi. Awards made with regard for financial need. Presidential, Board of Governors, and Merit Scholars are not eligible. Students with scholarships equaling more than one-half of tuition are not eligible.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship can be renewed, but students must reapply to be considered for renewal. 

Springfield Area Human Resources Association Scholarship

Value

Number of scholarships and value dependent on the availability of funding, but awards are generally $750 - $1,000.

Application

Complete the MSU Annual Scholarship Application by March 1.

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring or minoring in Human Resource Management. Must be enrolled or have completed MGT 345 or its equivalent. Must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and character. Preference given for those involved in student chapter of Society for Human Resource Management.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship can be renewed, but students must reapply to be considered for renewal. 

Abraham-Miller Scholarship

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to two students, one demonstrating an interest in Human Resources Management and the other to a student demonstrating interest in International Management. Students must have completed MGT 345 and MGT 547 (or their equivalents). If seeking the Human Resource Management portion of the award, student must be a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. All students must be involved on campus, and have financial need.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship cannot be renewed. 

Robert L. Trewatha International Scholarship

Value

Number of scholarships and value dependent on the availability of funding, but awards are generally $250 - $500.

Application

Complete the MSU Annual Scholarship Application by March 1.

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to full-time students majoring or minoring in International Business. Student must be in good academic standing. Preference for those studying abroad. Must submit one-page, single spaced statement about merit and goals.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship can be renewed, but students must reapply to be considered for renewal. 

Robert L. Trewatha Management Scholarship

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in Management in good academic standing with financial need.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship cannot be renewed. 

Society for Human Resources Management Scholarship

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to a member of the Missouri State University Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and demonstrating financial need.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship cannot be renewed. 

Daniel G. Kopp Management Scholarship

Selection criteria

Awarded annually to a full-time student with at least 60 hours at time of awarding or more majoring in the Management Department with a cumulative GPA of 3.25. Student has to have lost at least one parent through death. Must write 300 words or less essay on how they have overcome loss and adversity in order to achieve their education. Awards made with regard for financial need.

Renewal criteria

This scholarship can be renewed, but students must reapply to be considered for renewal.