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Financial Aid Process

What type of student are you?

  • Traditional Residential College
  • College of Continuing & Professional Studies
  • Graduate Studies
  • Financial Aid Process: Traditional Residential College

    1. Apply to Drury University. You must be admitted to the University and in good academic standing before any aid can be awarded.

    2. Complete the FAFSA your senior year as soon as possible after January 1, but before the recommended deadline of March 15.

    3. If you were selected for FAFSA verification (a certain number of students are randomly selected each year), you'll need to submit additional forms before funds can be released to your account.

    4. Receive your personal financial aid award packet in March. Discuss your scholarships and financial aid awards with your Drury admission counselor to have all of your questions answered.

    5. Accept and/or decline any part of your award via MyDrury. Students will receive an email when their financial aid award letters are available.

    6. If you wish to apply for an additional student loan, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (417)873-7312. You can also view the maximum amount of student loan money for which you are eligible.

    7. First-time borrowers are required to complete financial aid Entrance Counseling.

    8. Complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) for the Department of Education.

    TRADITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

    PRIORITY DEADLINE
    December 1

    SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE
    January 10

    Important Reminders

    • Students must be accepted to Drury University prior to applying for any scholarship
    • Scholarship applications must be received in the Drury University Office of Admission by the deadline. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that all materials are received by the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.
    • Drury scholarships can be combined, up to the cost of tuition, unless otherwise noted.
    • Scholarships are renewable providing the following criteria are met:
      • The student maintains the required cumulative GPA of 3.0 each year
      • The student is enrolled full-time each fall and spring semester (minimum 12 hours)
    • Scholarships are renewable for a maximum of 4 years (or 5 years if required for the student's degree program), or until completion of the Bachelor's degree, whichever comes first.

    SPRING SEMESTER SCHOLARSHIP POLICY

    Students who enroll in the spring semester are placed on a waiting list and scholarships are not credited to a student's account until the following fall semester. A student must achieve the minimum GPA required for renewal during the spring semester in order to receive the funds the following fall. Policy regarding spring semester scholarships is subject to change without notice if funds become unavailable.

  • Financial Aid Application Process: College of Continuing Professional Studies (CCPS)

    1. Apply to Drury University. You must be admitted to the University and in good academic standing before any aid can be awarded.
    2. Complete the FAFSA your senior year as soon as possible after January 1, but before the recommended deadline of March 15.
    3. If you were selected for FAFSA verification (a certain number of students are randomly selected each year), you'll need to submit additional forms before funds can be released to your account.
    4. Accept and/or decline any part of your award via MyDrury. Students will receive an email when their financial aid award letters are available.
    5. If you wish to apply for an additional student loan, complete Drury's Loan Application. You can also view the maximum amount of student loan money for which you are eligible.
    6. First-time borrowers are required to complete financial aid Entrance Counseling.
    7. Complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) for the Department of Education.
  • Financial Aid Application Process: Graduate Students

    1. Apply to Drury University. You must be admitted to the University and in good academic standing before any aid can be awarded.
    2. Complete the FAFSA your senior year as soon as possible after January 1, but before the recommended deadline of March 15.
    3. If you were selected for FAFSA verification (a certain number of students are randomly selected each year), you'll need to submit additional forms before funds can be released to your account.
    4. Accept and/or decline any part of your award via MyDrury. Students will receive an email when their financial aid award letters are available.
    5. If you wish to apply for an additional student loan, complete Drury's Loan Application. You can also view the maximum amount of student loan money for which you are eligible.
    6. First-time borrowers are required to complete financial aid Entrance Counseling.
    7. Complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) for the Department of Education.