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Scholarships

Freshman Scholarships | Transfer Scholarships

Prior Prior Year Financial AidMaryville University is committed to making a top-ranked, private education affordable and accessible. Last year, over $99 million in scholarships and financial aid was awarded to 94 percent of our full-time students. Both merit-based and need-based assistance is available.

There are many scholarships sponsored by companies, fraternal organizations, churches, professional groups and employment affiliates. Spend some time researching potential funding sources through links in the Financial Aid menu or direct access at:

Freshman Scholarships

Students who apply for admission as freshmen and meet the stated requirements for the automatic scholarships will be awarded the appropriate scholarship. GPA is cumulative and calculated based on a 4.0 scale. We do not use the writing section of the ACT and SAT when considering scholarships.

Automatic Scholarships

Freshman Automatic Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria Priority Deadline
Barat Scholarship $14,000 annually* GPA>= 3.5 OR ACT/SAT >= 27/1290*** December 1
Duchesne Scholarship $12,000 annually* GPA>= 3.0 OR ACT/SAT >= 24/1180*** December 1
Mouton Scholarship $10,000 annually* GPA>= 2.5 OR ACT/SAT >= 22/1110*** December 1

*May be used for up to 10 consecutive undergraduate full time semesters excluding summer

Freshman Competitive Scholarships

Competitive Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria Priority Deadline
Presidential Scholarship* Full Tuition, Room & Board
(double occupancy in residence hall)
GPA>= 3.75 OR ACT/SAT >= 27/1290*** December 1
Trustee Scholarship* Full Tuition GPA>= 3.75 OR ACT/SAT >= 27/1290*** December 1
Multicultural Scholarship* Up to 75% of Tuition Students who demonstrate solid high school academic preparation, exceptional leadership qualities, and a commitment to actively contribute to building an inclusive campus culture at Maryville December 1
Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship* Full Tuition, Room & Board (double occupancy in residence hall) African-American students from the St. Louis metropolitan who have a GPA>=3.25 OR ACT/SAT >=23/1040*** December 1
Martin T. Lombardi Scholarship* 50% of Tuition African-American students December 1
Tomorrow’s Innovators Scholarships $3,000 annually GPA>=3.0
St. Louis area students who demonstrate innovation on projects, leadership and/or activities. Must be nominated by a high school teacher, counselor, principal or homeschool educator.
December 1
Melissa Brickey Scholarship Tuition & Up to $8,000 in funding for on-campus housing Graduate of De La Salle Middle School (St. Louis, MO) and/or one of the public or private high schools within the boundaries of Saint Louis City. December 1
Design & Visual Art Scholarships** $500 – $5,000 annually Submission of a portfolio for review March 1
FIRST Robotics Scholarship $3,000 annually Participation on a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team or a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) team. January 10
Army ROTC Scholarship Varies Visit goarmy.com January 10
Club/Participation Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria Priority Deadline
Cheer
Dance
Mascot
Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts May 1
eSports Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts (League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm & Overwatch) May 1
Ice Hockey (Men’s) Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts May 1
Pep Band Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts May 1
Rugby (Men’s & Women’s) Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts May 1
STUNT Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts May 1

*Selected students who meet the minimum criteria for the Presidential, Trustee and Multicultural Scholarships (including the Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship and Martin T. Lombardi Scholarship) are invited to compete for the appropriate scholarship at University Scholars Weekend.
**Students must be admitted to one of the Design & Visual Art programs and submit a portfolio for review. Students exhibiting outstanding artistic talent and meeting the minimum requirements for the Design & Visual Art scholarship will be considered for the scholarship.
***The SAT score reflects the new SAT (As of March 2016 Test Date)

Transfer Scholarships

Transfer applicants who apply for admission and meet the stated requirements for the automatic scholarships will be awarded the appropriate scholarship. GPA is cumulative and calculated based on a 4.0 scale.

Transfer Automatic Scholarships

Transfer Automatic Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria
Barat Transfer Scholarship $5,500 annually GPA>= 3.5
Duchesne Transfer Scholarship $3,500 annually GPA>= 3.0
Mouton Transfer Scholarship $2,000 annually GPA>= 2.5
Phi Theta Kappa Award $1,500 annually Transfer GPA>= 3.0 AND 24 transferable credit hours AND member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
St. Louis Bright Futures Scholarship $3,000 – $10,000 annually GPA>= 3.0
African American students who have completed an Associate in Arts Degree (in selected majors****) or an Associate of Arts in Teaching degree from one of the St. Louis Community Colleges or St. Charles Community College. Must be admitted by March 15 and file the FAFSA by April 1.

Transfer Competitive Scholarships

Competitive Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria
Design & Visual Art Scholarship***** $500 – $5,000 annually. Students must submit a portfolio for review. Portfolio Review
Club/Participation Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria
Cheer
Dance
Mascot
Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts
eSports Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts (League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm & Overwatch)
Ice Hockey (Men’s) Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts
Pep Band Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts
Rugby (Men’s & Women’s) Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts
STUNT Up to $2,000 annually Tryouts
****Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Business Administration, Financial Services, International Business, Management & Leadership, Marketing, Sport Business Management, Psychology, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Middle Level Education.
*****Students must be admitted to one of the Design & Visual Art programs and submit a portfolio for review. Students exhibiting outstanding artistic talent and meeting the minimum requirements for the Design & Visual Art Scholarship will be considered for this scholarship.