Scholarships and Financial Aid

The physics, astronomy and materials science department offers a number of scholarships, specifically for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in our department. These scholarships are designed to support your studies at Missouri State and reward excellence in both the community and the classroom.

You may also qualify for additional university-wide scholarships or financial aid. The office of financial aid provides information about university scholarships, grants and loans.

A number of graduate assistantships are made available each year to assist students with expenses while studying for advanced degrees at Missouri State University.


MSU Foundation Scholarships

MSU Foundation Scholarships are made possible through private gifts to the University made by individuals, groups or companies. They are awarded to students each year based on a wide range of criteria: college, major/minor, high school attended, outstanding academic achievement, leadership, financial need, etc.

The Search Tool will allow you to view available scholarships. You may search using keywords or the category search filter option, however you cannot apply for scholarships using the Search Tool.

For more information, including how to apply for all Foundation Scholarship opportunities by the April 1 deadline, please visit the MSU Foundation Scholarships.

For more information regarding the scholarships listed above, please contact the physics, astronomy and materials science department.

For general information regarding awards and scholarships, please contact the financial aid office.