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Scholarship Information

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What type of student are you?

Traditional Day School College: Freshman

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. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1. Missouri residents should file before the February 1 deadline for the AccessMO Grant.
  3. January 10 is the last day to send updated transcripts and test scores to increase your academic scholarship.
  4. Receive your personal financial aid award packet in early February. 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

Academic Scholarships

Use Our Scholarship Calculator

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 this calculator 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).

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

Breech School of Business Scholarship

Diversity Scholars Program

  • Drury University is committed to inclusion and racial justice.  This scholarship is designed to increase educational opportunities for racial and ethnic minorities, with supportive enrichment programming to ensure students are successfully integrated into campus life.  Through guided campus involvement, service, and leadership, these students contribute to a dynamic and diverse student body.
  • The scholarship is awarded to graduating high school students who exhibit solid academic performance and extracurricular engagement. Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1.
  • The scholarship is designed to contribute to the ethnic, socio-economic, and cultural diversity of the Drury University student body.

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 complete the Drury University application and be admitted into the university.
  • 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.

Marching Band/Color Guard Activity Award

Meador Center Local Community Engagement Scholarship

Meador Center Pre-Law Scholarship

Meador Center Study Abroad Scholarship

Meador Scholar Award

Music Activity Award

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
  • Audition on designated dates
  • For more information, visit the Music Activity Grants page or call (417) 873-7296

Theatre Activity Award

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
  • Audition on designated dates
  • For more information, visit the Theatre Activity Grants page or call (417) 873-7296

Video Production Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 20th
  • Amount: $2,000 to $3,000
  • Qualifying applicants will have prior video experience but participation in a high school video production program is not required.
  • How to apply:

 

Traditional Day School College: Transfer

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 October 1.
  3. Receive your personal financial aid award packet in early February. 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.

Transfer Scholarship Grid for incoming

 Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Academic Year

Transfer GPA 3.6+ $15,000/ year
Transfer GPA 3.3-3.59 $13,000/ year
Transfer GPA 3.0-3.29 $11,000/ year
Transfer GPA 2.5-2.99 $8,000/ year

* If only one semester out of HS, use FTIC grid
** for International transfers from domestic institutions

Transfer Scholarship Grid for incoming

 Fall 2021 – Spring 2022 Academic Year

Transfer GPA 3.6+ $16,000/ year
Transfer GPA 3.3-3.59 $14,000/ year
Transfer GPA 3.0-3.29 $12,000/ year
Transfer GPA 2.5-2.99 $10,000/ year

* If only one semester out of HS, use FTIC grid
** for International transfers from domestic institutions

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

Endowed Scholarships

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University

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.
  • 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.

Marching Band/Color Guard Activity Award

Meador Center Local Community Engagement Scholarship

Meador Center Pre-Law Scholarship

Meador Center Study Abroad Scholarship

Meador Scholar Award

Music Activity Award

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
  • Audition on designated dates
  • For more information, visit the Music Activity Grants page or call (417) 873-7296

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

Theatre Activity Award

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
  • Audition on designated dates
  • For more information, visit the Theatre Activity Grants page or call (417) 873-7296

Traditional Day School: International Student

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 maintains 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 scholarships are not available after a student’s arrival
  • Scholarships are first applied to tuition, then toward the student’s housing

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.)

Academic Scholarship

        • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
        • This scholarship is automatically awarded based on transcript and English proficiency score
        • No separate application needed
        • International Student

International Scholarship Grid for incoming Fall 2021- Spring 2022 Academic Year

High School GPA Only 1 Test Required Value
 GPA 3.5+ Duolingo 115
TOEFL 90
IELTS 7.0
SAT/ACT 1220/29
$20,000
per year
GPA 3.0+ Duolingo 105
TOEFL 80
IELTS 6.5
SAT/ACT 1110/25
$16,000
per year
GPA 3.0+ Duolingo 95
TOEFL 70
IELTS 6.0
SAT/ACT 1030/23
$12,000
per year
 GPA 3.0+ Duolingo 90
TOEFL 62
IELTS 5.5
SAT/ACT 1000/21
$10,000
per year
International Baccalaureate
Diploma
  $20,000
per year

* for FTIC and transfers attending foreign universities

International Scholarship Grid for incoming Fall 2020- Spring 2021 Academic Year

High School GPA Only 1 Test Required Value
GPA 3.5+ Duolingo 115
TOEFL 90
IELTS 7.0
SAT/ACT 1220/29
$20,000
per year
GPA 3.0+ Duolingo 105
TOEFL 80
IELTS 6.5
SAT/ACT 110/25
$15,000
per year
GPA 3.0+ Duolingo 95
TOEFL 70
IELTS 6.0
SAT/ACT 1030/23
$11,000
per year
GPA 3.0+ Duolingo 90
TOEFL 62
IELTS 5.5
SAT/ACT 1000/21
$8,000
per year
International Baccalaureate
Diploma
  $20,000
per year

* for FTIC and transfers attending foreign universities
* NCAA athletes have to take the Toefl, SAT, ACT, or IELTS
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 2020-2021 academic recruiting year and are subject to change.

International Baccalaureate Scholarship

      • $17,000 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

      • Apply and be accepted to Drury University

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.
  • 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.

Marching Band/Color Guard Activity Award

Meador Center Local Community Engagement Scholarship

Meador Center Pre-Law Scholarship

Meador Center Study Abroad Scholarship

Meador Scholar Award

Music Activity Award

      • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
      • Audition on designated dates
      • For more information, visit the Music Activity Grants page or call (417) 873-7296

Theatre Activity Award

  • Apply and be accepted to Drury University
  • Audition on designated dates
  • For more information, visit the Theatre Activity Grants page or call (417) 873-7296

 

Traditional Day School: Current Student

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

Meador Center Scholarships

Meador Center Local Community Engagement Scholarship

Meador Center Pre-Law Scholarship

Meador Center Study Abroad Scholarship

Meador Scholar Award

 

Drury GO Student

Scholarships are a form of financial aid that does not have to be paid back so they are a great way to fund your education. Drury GO offers a number of scholarships that you may qualify for.

To be eligible for any of our scholarships, you must do the following in addition to any scholarship specific application requirements:

  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Be admitted and in good academic standing
  • Apply before the drop/add date for the applicable term
  • Use only one scholarship each term

Badge to Bachelor’s Scholarship

  • Renewable each semester
  • Eligibility criteria:
    • Candidates must apply each term
    • Available in fall, spring, summer
    • Available to new, transfer and returning degree-seeking students

Drury GO Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Non-renewable
  • Eligibility criteria:
    • Available to new, transfer and returning (readmitted) degree-seeking students
    • Must be registered for a minimum of 9 credit hours at the time scholarship is applied
  • Scholarship applied in the first semester at Drury

Pathway Scholarship

  • Amount: $250
  • Eligibility criteria: 
    • Available to students beginning their second semester or beyond. Must be registered for Fall semesters by July 1, 2020.
    • Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
    • Admitted and degree-seeking. 
    • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours.
    • Have a FAFSA application on file by July 1 and be Pell grant eligible. 
  • No need to apply. This scholarship will be automatically granted if you meet all requirements.

Corporate Bookstore Scholarships

  • Amount: Up to $250 per semester
  • Renewable each semester with proof of employment
  • Eligibility criteria:
    • Must be employed by one of the following companies:
      • Chase, Communication Solutions
      • Emerson
      • Lakeland Behavioral Health
      • McDonalds
      • Texas County Memorial Hospital
      • Waffle House
    • Must be admitted and degree-seeking
  • How to apply: Fill out this online application

Archie & Marion Russell Scholarship

  • Amount: Varies
  • Not automatically renewable but you may reapply
  • Eligibility criteria:
    • Available to undergraduate or graduate students who have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours
    • Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Must be admitted and degree-seeking
  • How to Apply:

MOEMA/Drury Scholarship

  • Amount: $500 per semester
  • Not automatically renewable but you may reapply each semester
  • Eligibility criteria; 
    • Available to students pursuing a degree in Emergency Management
    • Must be admitted and degree-seeking
    • Current GPA (high school, transfer, or Drury) must be 2.75 or higher
    • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours (3 in the summer)
    • Must submit a 250-word typed essay about why you are pursuing a degree in emergency management, in addition to the application
    • Must be a member of the Missouri Emergency Management Association (MOEMA)
  • How to apply: 

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Application

  • Amount: Varies
  • Not automatically renewable but you may reapply each semester
  • Eligibility criteria: 
    • Must provide proof of membership to Phi Theta Kappa
    • Must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA
    • Must be admitted and degree-seeking
    • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours
  • How to Apply:

Drury GO also partners with the following institutions to offer a 10% tuition discount: 

  • CoxHealth (employees only)
  • Northwest Arkansas Community College (employees and students)

**Scholarships will be non-stackable in the same semester.

Graduate Student