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Drury University Scholarship Information

What type of student are you?

  • Traditional Day School: Freshman
  • Traditional Day School: Transfer
  • Traditional Day School: International Student
  • Traditional Day School: Current Student
  • College of Continuing & Professional Studies (Evening / Online)
  • Graduate Studies
  • Incoming Freshman Scholarship Information

    Next Steps

    1. Apply and be accepted to the university to automatically be eligible for Drury's academic scholarships. No additional paperwork is necessary. (See chart below for details)
    2. Complete Drury's Supplemental Scholarship Application to maximize your scholarships.
    3. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1, but before the recommended deadline of March 15.
    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. Apply for any additional outside scholarships
    6. Apply for any additional loans if necessary

    2016-2017 Academic Scholarships

    At Drury, we are committed to helping you maximize your financial aid awards and to making the process as simple as possible. We've created the following grid to show you exactly how much your academic scholarship will be at Drury. And the great thing is, after you're accepted to Drury, you're automatically qualified! That means no extra paperwork for you (or your parents).

    Due to NCAA bylaws, some incoming student-athletes who receive an athletic scholarship may not be eligible for the awards below. Please consult your recruiting coach concerning the availability of these scholarships.


    Art Activity Award

    • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
    • Submit portfolio
    • For more information, visit drury.edu/art or call (417) 873-7263

    Athletic Activity Award

    Debate Activity Award

    • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
    • Apply and audition for awards on designated dates
    • For more information, call (417) 873-7391

    Diversity Scholars Program

    • Deadline: February 15
    • Amount: $2,000 to $5,000
    • Awarded annually to graduating high school students who exhibit solid academic performance and extracurricular engagement.
    • How to apply:

    Endowed Scholarships

    Legacy Scholarships

    • Students who are relatives of Drury Alumni, individuals who have completed at least 30 hours of Drury credit after high school graduation, are eligible to receive one of two legacy scholarships.
    • To qualify, students must fill out the Supplemental Scholarship Application at www.drury.edu/ssa
    • The Scarlet Legacy Scholarship is a $2,000 award for those students who have immediate family members, including mother, father, brothers, sisters, step-parents and step-siblings who have attended or are currently attending Drury.
    • The Gray Legacy Scholarship is a $1,000 award for those students who have members of their extended family, including grandparents, step-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins or other relatives outside of their immediate family who have attended or are currently attending Drury.

    Music Activity Award

    Residential Grant
    Students receiving athletic scholarships may not be eligible to receive this award due to NCAA eligibility requirements.
    Residential Grants are awarded based on the results from the student's FAFSA.

    • Deadline: May 1
    • Amounts vary up to $2,000 annually
    • Available to selected students based on need and housing status
    • Recipients must live on campus their first semester as a Drury student, and must maintain campus residency every semester (fall and spring) to retain eligibility for the award.
    • How to apply:
      • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
      • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov

    Theatre Activity Award

    • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
    • Audition on designated dates
  • Incoming Transfer Scholarship Information

    Next Steps

    1. Apply and be accepted to the university to automatically be eligible for Drury's academic scholarships. No additional paperwork is necessary. (See chart below for details)
    2. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1, but before the recommended deadline of March 15.
    3. 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.
    4. Apply for any additional outside scholarships
    5. Apply for any additional loans if necessary

    Academic Scholarship

    At Drury, we are committed to helping you maximize your financial aid awards and to making the process as simple as possible. We've created the following grid to show you exactly how much your academic scholarship will be at Drury. And the great thing is, after you're accepted to Drury, you're automatically qualified! That means no extra paperwork for you (or your parents).

    If you have already completed 30 or more college credit hours, use your college GPA to determine your academic scholarship on the chart below.

    If you have completed less than 30 college credit hours, use your high school GPA to determine your academic scholarship on the chart below.

    Due to NCAA bylaws, some incoming student-athletes who receive an athletic scholarship may not be eligible for the awards below. Please consult your recruiting coach concerning the availability of these scholarships.


    Stackable Scholarships
    In addition to your guaranteed academic scholarship, you might also qualify for various awards and need-based aid from Drury that can be stacked on top of your guaranteed scholarship. These awards are gifts of money that do not need to be repaid after graduation.

    Art Activity Award

    • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
    • Submit portfolio
    • For more information, visit drury.edu/art or call (417) 873-7263

    Athletic Activity Award

    Debate Activity Award

    • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
    • Apply and audition for awards on designated dates
    • For more information, call (417) 873-7391

    Endowed Scholarships

    Legacy Scholarships

    • Students who are relatives of Drury Alumni, individuals who have completed at least 30 hours of Drury credit after high school graduation, are eligible to receive one of two legacy scholarships.
    • To qualify, students must fill out the Supplemental Scholarship Application at www.drury.edu/ssa
    • The Scarlet Legacy Scholarship is a $2,000 award for those students who have immediate family members, including mother, father, brothers, sisters, step-parents and step-siblings who have attended or are currently attending Drury.
    • The Gray Legacy Scholarship is a $1,000 award for those students who have members of their extended family, including grandparents, step-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins or other relatives outside of their immediate family who have attended or are currently attending Drury.

    Music Activity Award

    Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

    • Deadline: July 15
    • $1,000 annual award
    • A minimum of 3.5 GPA and 30 credit hours at a community college are required
    • Renewable with a 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing
    • How to apply:
      • Apply and be accepted to Drury University

    Residential Grant
    Students receiving athletic scholarships may not be eligible to receive this award due to NCAA eligibility requirements.
    Residential Grants are awarded based on the results from the student's FAFSA.

    • Deadline: May 1
    • Amounts vary up to $2,000 annually
    • Available to selected students based on need and housing status
    • Recipients must live on campus their first semester as a Drury student, and must maintain campus residency every semester (fall and spring) to retain eligibility for the award.
    • How to apply:
      • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
      • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov

    Theatre Activity Award

    • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
    • Audition on designated dates
    • For more information, visit drury.edu/theatre or call (417)873-6832

  • Incoming International Scholarship Information

    At Drury, we are committed to helping you maximize your financial aid awards and to making the process as simple as possible. We've created the following grid to show you exactly how much your academic scholarship will be at Drury. And the great thing is, after you're accepted to Drury, you're automatically qualified! That means no extra paperwork for you (or your parents).

    Important Reminders

    • Students must be formally admitted to Drury in order to be considered for any Drury scholarships
    • Scholarships are renewable providing the following criteria are met:
      • The student maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the U.S. Federal Government each year (refer to the individual scholarship listing for requirements)
      • The student has carried a full load each semester (minimum of 12 hours)
    • If the above criteria are met, the award will be renewed at the end of each academic year for a maximum of 4 years (or 5 years for architecture & accounting majors) or upon completion of the bachelor's degree, whichever is first
    • Scholarships are not negotiable
    • Additional Dean's scholarships are not available after a student's arrival
    • Scholarships are first applied to campus housing, then toward the student's tuition balance

    Next Steps

      1. Apply and be accepted to the university to automatically be eligible for Drury's academic international scholarship. No additional paperwork is necessary. (See chart below for details.)

      2. Pay your deposit by July 15.

    Academic Scholarship

        • Deadline: July 15
        • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
        • This scholarship is automatically awarded based on transcript and English proficiency score
        • No separate application needed
        • Pay your deposit by July 15

    First-Year International Student

    International Transfer Student

     

    Due to NCAA bylaws, some incoming student-athletes who receive an athletic scholarship may not be eligible for the awards below. Please consult your recruiting coach concerning the availability of these scholarships.


    Available Scholarships

    Scholarships are for the 2016-2017 academic recruiting year and are subject to change.

    International Baccalaureate Scholarship

        • $14,000 annual award
        • Awarded to students who have completed the requirements and have or will receive an International Baccalaureate diploma
        • This scholarship will replace any Dean's Presidential or Trustee scholarship
        • How to apply
          • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
          • Submit proof of completion of the IB diploma

    Stackable Scholarships
    In addition to your guaranteed academic scholarship, you might also qualify for various awards and need-based aid from Drury that can be stacked on top of your guaranteed scholarship. These awards are gifts of money that do not need to be repaid after graduation.

    Art Activity Award

        • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
        • Submit portfolio
        • For more information, visit drury.edu/art or call (417) 873-7263

    Athletic Activity Award

    Debate Activity Award

        • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
        • Apply and audition for awards on designated dates
        • For more information, call (417) 873-7391

    Endowed Scholarships

    Legacy Scholarships

    • Students who are relatives of Drury Alumni, individuals who have completed at least 30 hours of Drury credit after high school graduation, are eligible to receive one of two legacy scholarships.
    • To qualify, students must fill out the Supplemental Scholarship Application at www.drury.edu/ssa
    • The Scarlet Legacy Scholarship is a $2,000 award for those students who have immediate family members, including mother, father, brothers, sisters, step-parents and step-siblings who have attended or are currently attending Drury.
    • The Gray Legacy Scholarship is a $1,000 award for those students who have members of their extended family, including grandparents, step-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins or other relatives outside of their immediate family who have attended or are currently attending Drury.

    Music Activity Award

    Theatre Activity Award

      • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
      • Audition on designated dates
      • For more information, visit drury.edu/theatre or call (417)873-6832
  • Returning Student Scholarship Information

    Greek Life Scholarships

    New Member Scholarships

    • Award value is $250
    • One-time distribution of funds
    • Award funds assist with Greek Life membership fees
    • Award funds are distributed to Greek chapter financial account in the fall semester following the award announcement
    • One award given each year
    • Review information and submit application

    Ronald A. Neville Outstanding Greek Service Scholarship

    • Award value is $2500
    • One-time distribution of funds
    • Award funds assist with Drury University Tuition & Drury University Fees
    • Award funds are distributed to Drury University Student Account in the fall semester following the award announcement
    • Review information and submit application

    Legacy of Alpha Phi Scholarship

    • Award value is $500
    • One-time distribution of funds
    • Award funds assist with Drury University Tuition & Drury University Fees
    • Award funds are distributed to Drury University Student Account in the fall semester following the award announcement
    • First choice would go to an Alpha Phi relative. Membership documentation must be provided.  If no Alpha Phi relative applies or if membership cannot be documented, then the scholarship would go to any deserving Greek student.
    • Review information and submit application
  • CCPS Scholarship Information

    Information for Springfield evening students, online students, and all satellite campus students


    CCPS Scholarship

    • Deadline: The drop/add date of the relevant term
    • Amounts vary
    • Available to students who have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, are admitted into a degree-seeking program, and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours, minimum 3 hours for summer
    • Scholarships are non-renewable, but students may re-apply
    • How to Apply:

    Archie and Marion Russell Scholarship

    • Deadline: The drop/add date of the relevant term
    • Amounts vary
    • Available to undergraduate or graduate students who have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours, have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and are admitted into a degree-seeking program
    • Scholarships are non-renewable, but students may re-apply
    • How to Apply:

    Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

    • Deadline: The drop/add date of the relevant term
    • Amounts vary
    • Available to students who have a 3.5 cumulative GPA, are admitted into a degree-seeking program, and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours, minimum 3 hours for summer
    • Scholarships are non-renewable, but students may re-apply
    • Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa
    • How to Apply:
  • Graduate Student Scholarship Information

    • Archie and Marion Russell Scholarship
      • Deadline: One week prior to the start of classes
      • Amounts vary
      • Available to undergraduate or graduate students who have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours, have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and are admitted into a degree-seeking program
      • Scholarships are non-renewable, but students may re-apply
      • How to Apply:
    • Apply for any additional outside scholarships
    • Apply for any additional loans if necessary