First-Time Freshman Scholarships & Deadlines

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).

Choose ONE row with your HIGHEST ACHIEVEMENT:

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


STACKABLE AWARDS
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.

RESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: May 1
  • $2,000 annual award
  • Available to students who choose to live on Drury's campus

How to Apply:

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
  • Submit your housing contract and deposit

EDWARD JONES MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP
Students receiving athletic scholarships are not eligible to receive this award due to NCAA eligibility requirements.

  • Deadline: January 10
  • Amounts vary
  • Available to students who represent an ethnic minority
  • Recipients will earn a minor in Entrepreneurship
  • Can be combined with other awards, up to the cost of tuition
  • Available only to students who are United States citizens

How to Apply:

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
  • Indicate minority status on the application for admission
  • Apply online at drury.edu/ejm

ACTIVITY AWARDS

  • Deadlines vary by award
  • Students must apply and be admitted to Drury University to apply for or receive any Activity Award

Art Award (majors only)

  • Submit portfolio
  • For more information, visit drury.edu/art or call (417) 873-7263

Athletic Award

  • Scholarships vary by athletic program
  • For more information, visit drurypanthers.com or call (417) 873-7265

Debate Award

  • Must apply and audition for awards on designated dates
  • For more information, call (417) 873-7524

Music Award

Theatre Award

  • Audition on designated dates
  • For more information, visit drury.edu/theatre or call (417) 873-6832

ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS
Drury University has numerous endowed and annually funded scholarships which are gifts of money that do not need to be repaid. Many of these scholarships are available to students who have achieved a certain level of academic excellence, and/or are majoring in a particular academic discipline, or are in pursuit of a particular profession or career as their life's work.

How to Apply:

  • Apply to Drury University
  • Complete Drury's Endowed Scholarship Questionnaire at drury.edu/esq

DRURY GRANT
Drury grants are awards offered by Drury University based on a family's financial need. They are awards that do not need to be repaid and can be used to help cover the costs of tuition, fees and housing charges.

How to Apply:

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov
  • Students who qualify for a Drury Grant will be notified in their financial aid packet