Scholarships


Degree Specific Scholarships


ART, MUSIC AND THEATRE ESTIMATED AWARD COMMENTS / OTHER CRITERIA
Rose Ann Carr Milsap Music Scholarship $770 This Award is for one student with a major or minor in music. Recipient must be involved in vocal music and in good academic standing.
Frank and Mary Markward Theater Scholarship $1,250 This award will be made annually to a student pursuing a minor in theater arts. Students must be a junior or senior, demonstrate leadership capabilities though the quality participation in theater productions and maintain a 3.00 GPA.
Music Performance Grant Varies For Students with a minor in music. Awarded by Department
Art Performance Grant Varies For Students with a minor in Art. Awarded by Department
Theater Grant Varies Awarded By Theater Department. Student with a minor in theater and active in the production.


BUSINESS ESTIMATED AWARD COMMENTS / OTHER CRITERIA
Dr. Donald J. Breckon Scholarship $890 An International Student with: Eligibility and interest to complete a graduate degree at Park University. First Priority given to a BA degree recipient from Park University. Second priority given to an individual nominated by the Community Church of Christ, the Presbyterian Church, or an Organization committed to improving International relations and/or conditions. Must be willing to return to their countries of origin immediately after graduating.
David Mack Knight Business Administration Scholarship $430 Students must be majoring inBusiness Administration having completed at least two semesters with a 3.00 GPA or higher and demonstrate participation in Park extracurricular activities with evidence of leadership talent. Students with financial need will be given additional consideration.
Mary Louise Snyder Tipton Scholarship $680 Student Must be English, Economics, Business, or Communications/Journalism major with a 3.0 GPA. Student must live on-campus.
Edward Jones Outstanding Business Related Scholarship $1,150 The candidate should be an outstanding student majoring in a business-related field of study. Must be involved in campus activities and achievements reflecting why they were chosen.
James J. Lennon Memorial Scholarship $1,000 In Memory of James J. Lennon to assist undergraduate Economic or Business Administration program majors in earning their higher education degree. Can be Part or Full-Time, maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher and have a family military background. Must submit a letter of application describing financial need, professional and community leadership experience, and professional goals. Available only on our military campuses.


COMPUTER SCIENCE AND MATH ESTIMATED AWARD COMMENTS / OTHER CRITERIA
Kathryn Houghton Groves Scholarship $1,200 Student must be a mathematics or English major and have a 3.35 GPA in major courses and maintain a 3.00 overall GPA. Must be active in campus activities or organizations. The scholarship will be awarded to one student each calendar year.


EDUCATION ESTIMATED AWARD COMMENTS / OTHER CRITERIA
Pat Hutchens McClelland Endowed Scholarship $500 for students pursuing and undergraduate degree in elementary or secondary education. Must have a 3.0 in education courses and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to applicants that plan to teach in urban school districts and who are from ethnic or racial backgrounds that is typically underrepresented in higher education.
Citigroup Outstanding Teacher Scholarship $2,400 The recipient of this scholarship will be required to go into teaching in a public school in Missouri upon graduation. They will be called upon to accompany Park University Officials to yearly events hosted by the Governor of Missouri on education.
Dr. Donald J. Breckon Scholarship $890 An International Student with: Eligibility and interest to complete a graduate degree at Park University. First Priority given to a BA degree recipient from Park University. Second priority given to an individual nominated by the Community Church of Christ, the Presbyterian Church, or an Organization committed to improving International relations and/or conditions. Must be willing to return to their countries of origin immediately after graduating.
Citigroup Foundation Early Childhood Education Scholarship varies The applicant must be degree-seeking in Child and Family Studies or Early Childhood Education with certification (birth - grade 3). Must have financial need and must commit to remaining in the field of early childhood care and education.
William and Anna Finch Graduate Education Scholarship $350 Recipient must have two years classroom teaching experience. Continuously enrolled full-time in Park's Master of Education program. Preference given to those educators re-entering the teaching profession.
Duncan M. Findlay Scholarship Program varies Duncan Findlay was a Professor of Biology at Park and this scholarship is given by his family in his name. Student must be planning to become a teacher, non-traditional students having the highest consideration. Must maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA and preferably be a Jr. or Sr..
Anna Louise Latimer Education Scholarship $360 Students must be an Education major (sophomore or higher) and maintain a 3.00 GPA. Preference will be given to those returning to college to enter the teacher profession. Student must also submit a letter of application describing financial need, professional goals and involvement in the community along with letters of recommendation from two professors.
Malan/Templeton Scholarship $620 Students must have a grade point average of 3.00, and be preparing for a vocation of teaching, medicine or religion. Be a Junior or Senior and demonstrate Financial Need.
Nickie and Don Martin Scholarship $250 Must have least two years of experience as a classroom teacher. Continuously enrolled full-time in Park's Master of Education Program or Master of Special Needs Education. Preference given to those involved with Special Needs Education. Employed in a school that serves students who are educationally at-risk. Maintain a 3.75 GPA while enrolled with no grade below B.
Elmer and Kathryn Martin and Angelo Patri Early Childhood Education Scholarship Varies Must be an Early Childhood educator working on a master's degree. Must have a 3.0 GPA and have Financial Need.
Mary Lucille Rowe Early Childhood Education Scholarship varies Major in Early Childhood Education with a 3.0 GPA with a minimum load of 24 hours per academic year.
Teach Grant (federal) $4,000 per year for students that will teach in a subject shortage area. Must be U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and meet certain academic requirements. Recipients must sign an agreement. For those that do not teach, this grant will covert to a loan.
Urban Flight and Rural Needs Scholarship Program (state) tuition and fees Must be U.S. citizens and Missouri residents, must have 2.5, awarded for a maximum of 4 years, must teach is a Missouri school designated as a shortage area or converts to a loan.
Missouri Minority Teaching Scholarship $2,000 Missouri Resident, Top 15% of class or Top 15% ACT/SAT


ENGLISH, HISTORY AND COMMUNICATION ARTS ESTIMATED AWARD COMMENTS / OTHER CRITERIA
Michael E. Johnson Memorial Scholarship $700 For a full time History or Education major, must have served in the military and received an honorable discharge, requires an essay.
Kathryn Houghton Groves Scholarship $1,200 Student must be a mathematics or English major and have a 3.35 GPA in major courses and maintain a 3.00 overall GPA. Must be active in campus activities or organizations. The scholarship will be awarded to one student each calendar year.
Nicholas Manchion English Scholarship $500 Students must be a declared English major (sophomore status) enrolled full time with a 3.00 GPA. Student must also submit an original poem to be judged by the English Department. March 1 Deadline.
Oleva Morrison Myers Endowed Scholarship $650 O. M. Myers, a 1932 graduate of Park College. The student must be a full-time junior or senior history major in good academic standing. Student must also be involved in student activities or student government.
The Scheib Family Endowed Scholarship $340 Student must be a science or communications major with a 3.25 GPA in major courses and a 3.0 overall GPA. Student must have a minimum of 75 hours and have recommendation from faculty in major.
Mary Louise Snyder Tipton Scholarship $680 Student Must be English, Economics, Business, or Communications/Journalism major with a 3.0 GPA. Student must live on-campus.
CBS Foundation Scholarship $2,500 Awarded to minority students working for a career in broadcasting.
Scripps-Howard Internship $3,500 Internship in Broadcasting


NATURAL SCIENCE, PRE-MED, MED ESTIMATED AWARD COMMENTS / OTHER CRITERIA
Ralph Lusk Scholarship $1,900 For Biology majors. Information regarding this Scholarship can be obtained by the Scholarship Coordinator here at Park University.
Dr. William Pivonka Science Scholarship $1,750 For a junior or senior declared science major with financial need, demonstrating academic excellence, must write essay.
Evelyn Lare Smith Scholarship amount varies For one female chemistry major, 2.5 cum gpa, 3.0 in sciences classes.
Aventis Outstanding Medical Student Scholarship $1,000 The Student must be enrolled in a Medical-related field such as: pre-med, nursing, hospital admin., medical technology radiology, health education, sports medicine. Special consideration given to minority students in their Junior or Senior year.
Lolita Nellans and Guy Wolfe Clardy Natural Science Endowed Scholarship $725 Students must be a junior or senior natural science major with secondary education certification, or professional biology student with interest in environmental or ecology science or veterinary science. Students must also submit a one-page written discussion of environmental issues and maintain a 3.00 GPA.
Dr. John M. Hamilton Scholarship $470 The recipient of this scholarship must be a science major with a preference given to biology majors, have a 3.00 GPA, and a Parkville campus traditional student taking at least nine (9) credit hours each semester.
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship varies Park University has been endowed by the Hearst foundation to provide Scholarships to our qualifying nursing students. Contact our Scholarship Coordinator here at Park University for further information.
Dr. Kenneth MacDonald Endowed Scholarship $320 Students must be full-time, pre-medicine or science major with a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Student must demonstrate self reliance, self-discipline and good work habits. This scholarship is renewable.
Ray L. Edwards Scholarship varies Must be a science major with a 3.0 or better GPA.
Malan/Templeton Scholarship $620 Students must have a grade point average of 3.00, and be preparing for a vocation of teaching, medicine or religion. Be a Junior or Senior and demonstrate Financial Need.
Sarah B. Osborne Scholarship Varies Park College graduate, Sarah B. Osborne, '28, established this scholarship. It is to provide scholarships for needy students in their junior or senior years of study, who preferably shall be interested in medical or scientific study.
The Scheib Family Endowed Scholarship $340 Student must be a science or communications major with a 3.25 GPA in major courses and a 3.0 overall GPA. Student must have a minimum of 75 hours and have recommendation from faculty in major.
Floyd Schafer Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship $380 The Scholarship is established to benefit upper-classmen (Jr. - Sr.) majoring in botany or biology with a 3.00 GPA


OTHER MAJORS AND MINORS ESTIMATED AWARD COMMENTS / OTHER CRITERIA
James Blanck Memorial Scholarship $250 for one semester only For one student enrolled in an Astronomy class and demonstrating financial need.
Dr. Donald J. Breckon Scholarship $890 An International Student with: Eligibility and interest to complete a graduate degree at Park University. First Priority given to a BA degree recipient from Park University. Second priority given to an individual nominated by the Community Church of Christ, the Presbyterian Church, or an Organization committed to improving International relations and/or conditions. Must be willing to return to their countries of origin immediately after graduating.
Paul H. Gault/UMB Endowed Leadership Scholarship varies For graduate students, first priority is to students in the Masters of Public Affairs. Masters of Education and Masters of Business may also apply. Student that received their undergraduate degree from Park University will have additional consideration.
Ida Moore Endowed Scholarship for Social Work $1000 Number of recipients per year varies. Must be accepted into the BSW program and be in good standing. Must be full time and have a minimum 3.0 cum gpa. Must complete additional scholarship application.
Dr. John R. Sanders Memorial Scholarship Varies For one Honors Program Student. Requires an additional scholarship application.
Malan/Templeton Scholarship $620 Students must have a grade point average of 3.00, and be preparing for a vocation of teaching, medicine or religion. Be a Junior or Senior and demonstrate Financial Need.
Marion Tollaksen Fischer Scholarship Varies For one student majoring in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. One of the candidate’s recommendation letters must be from a certified athletic trainer.