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Financial Aid – Scholarships

Financial Aid – Scholarships

 

Freshman Scholarships Fall 2021 Entry Term | Transfer Scholarships Fall 2020 Entry Term

Prior Prior Year Financial AidMaryville University is committed to making a top-ranked, private education affordable and accessible. Last year, over $53 million in scholarships and financial aid was awarded to 93 percent of our full-time students. Both merit-based and need-based assistance is available as part of the schools scholarship program.

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 Fall 2021 Entry Term

Scholarship amounts listed below are for students entering Maryville for the Fall 2021 term. The scholarship amounts are subject to change. 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 Date
Saints Scholarship $14,000 annually* GPA>= 3.5 OR
ACT/SAT >= 27/1290***
Dec. 1
Big Red Scholarship $11,000 annually* GPA>= 3.0 OR
ACT/SAT >= 24/1180***
Dec. 1
Maryville Opportunity Award $9,000 annually* GPA>= 2.5 OR
ACT/SAT >= 22/1110***
Dec. 1

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

Freshman Competitive Scholarships (fall entry only)

Competitive Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria Priority Date
Presidential Scholarship* Full Tuition, Room
& Board (double occupancy
in residence hall)
GPA>= 3.75 OR
ACT/SAT >= 27/1290***
Dec. 1
Trustee Scholarship* Full Tuition GPA>= 3.75 OR
ACT/SAT >= 27/1290***
Dec. 1
Multicultural Scholarship* Up to 75% 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
Dec. 1
Dr. Donald M.
Suggs Scholarship*
Full Tuition, Room
& Board (double occupancy
in residence hall)
African American students
from the St. Louis
metropolitan area who have a
GPA>= 3.25 OR
ACT/SAT >= 23/1040***
Dec. 1
Martin T. Lombardi
Scholarship*
50% of Tuition African American students Dec. 1
Tomorrow’s Innovators
Scholarship*
$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.
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.
Dec. 1
Melissa Brickey
Scholarship
Full Tuition 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.
Dec. 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
Jan. 10
Army ROTC
Scholarship
Varies Visit goarmy.com Jan. 10

Club/Participation Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria Priority Date
Cheer
Dance
Mascot
Up to $2,000
annually
Tryouts May 1
eSports Up to $2,000
annually
Tryouts
(Counter Strike-Global
Offensive, League of Legends,
Hearthstone, Heroes of
the Storm & Overwatch)
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 Fall 2020 Entry Term

Scholarship amounts listed below are for students entering Maryville for the Fall 2020 term. The scholarship amounts are subject to change. 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
Transfer 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
Club/Participation Scholarships Amount Minimum Criteria
Cheer
Dance
Mascot
Up to $2,000
annually
Tryouts
eSports Up to $2,000
annually
Tryouts
(Counter Strike-Global
Offensive, League of Legends,
Hearthstone, Heroes of
the Storm & Overwatch)
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.