Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Scholarship Programs

Multicultural Scholars Program

The Multicultural Scholars Program is a competitive scholarship program for incoming freshman. Prospective students are able to compete for the scholarship at the annual University Scholars event held in February. Recipients of the scholarship receive a 50 percent tuition discount for four years.

Multicultural Deans Award

The Multicultural Deans Award provides additional support to students who show strong qualities of leadership and appreciation of diversity for Maryville’s goal of creating an inclusive campus environment.

Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship

The Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship serves undergraduate, academically strong students from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education. The scholarship honors the continuing legacy of Dr. Donald M. Suggs, retired oral surgeon, publisher of The St. Louis American, and longtime philanthropist and community leader.

With 100 percent of tuition, and all room and board expenses covered, the Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship is valued at more than $143,000 over four years, and is renewable over four years. Minimum qualifications include 23 ACT score and 3.25 GPA.

St. Louis Bright Futures Scholarship                                                                                                            

$3000 – $10,000 annually

Minimum Criteria

  • African American
  • Completed Associates of Art (AA) or Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) from StLCC or StCCC prior to attendance
  •  3.0 Cum GPA
  • Deadline for admission: March 15th
  • FAFSA must be filed by April 1
  • Demonstrated Need
  • Major Specific: Accounting, Accounting Systems & Forensics, Business Administration, Financial Services, International Business, Internet Marketing, Management & Leadership, Marketing, Sport Business Management, Psychology, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Early Childhood Education (AAT), Elementary Education (AAT), Middle Level Education (AAT).