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First-time Freshman & Transfer Scholarships

Harris-Stowe State University continues to offer the most-affordable bachelor's degrees in the state of Missouri.

84% of Undergraduates receive grant or scholarship aid.

First-Time Freshman Scholarships:

Name

Board of Regents Academic Scholarship

Amount

Full Tuition (On- Campus) per year

3/4 Tuition (Off-Campus) per year

Criteria

Incoming first-time freshmen who score a 23 or greater on the ACT (or SAT equivalent,) rank in the top 5% of high school class and have a High School Grade Point Average range of 3.4 or greater. 

Full-time enrollment at HSSU required for full scholarship consideration.

Renewal

Recipients must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours annually at HSSU between the fall and spring semesters and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater. Renewable for up to 3 additional years.

Name

HSSU Dean’s Scholarship

Amount

1/2 Tuition (On-Campus) per year

1/4 Tuition (Off-Campus) per year

Criteria

Incoming first-time freshmen who score 20 or greater on the ACT (or SAT equivalents,) rank in the top 10% of high school class and have a High School Grade Point Average range of 3.2 or greater.  

 Full-time enrollment at HSSU required for full scholarship consideration.

Renewal

Recipients must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours annually at HSSU between the fall and spring semesters and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Renewable for up to 3 additional years.

Name

HSSU Faculty Scholarship

Amount

¼ Tuition In-state ¼  Tuition out of state (On-campus) per year

 ¼ Tuition In-state ¼  Tuition out of state (Off-campus) per year

Criteria

Incoming first-time freshmen who score a 19 or greater on the ACT (or SAT equivalents) and have a High School Grade Point Average of 2.85 or greater.  Full-time enrollment at HSSU required for full scholarship consideration.

Renewal

Recipients must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours annually at HSSU between the fall and spring semesters and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better. Renewable for up to 3 additional years.

Transfer Scholarship
Students who transfer in with 30 or more transfer hours AND a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher will receive a one-time award of $2,000.00.

The Hornet Rate
The Hornet Rate will be awarded to first-time full-time freshmen who are U.S. Citizens from select counties in Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska and admitted to Harris-Stowe State University beginning fall 2014. Students that qualify for the Hornet rate will be eligible to pay the equivalent of in-state tuition. Students who qualify for the Hornet Rate must be a first-time full-time freshman that meets the freshmen admissions requirements, resides on-campus, and is a U.S. citizen.

Metro Rate
The Metro Rate is for Illinois residents who reside in Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair County. The Metro Rate provides these admitted students, In-State Tuition.

Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
The Midwest Student Exchange Program, or MSEP, is a multi-state tuition reciprocity program. Through the MSEP, public institutions agree to charge students no more than 150% of the in-state resident tuition rate for specific programs. States that are part of MSEP are Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Resident combat veterans can qualify for up to 75 percent tuition discounts. Veterans should work with the certifying official, located in the Office of Financial Aid or call the team at 314-340-3500 for details.

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