College is an investment in you. Choosing Mizzou means we'll help you navigate your options to pay for college and provide a life-changing return on your investment through academic opportunities and career readiness. That starts with automatic scholarships that you'll be evaluated for just by applying. Continue to our Scholarships and Financial Aid pages to explore other available resources.
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Scholarships are education funds that don't have to be repaid. Scholarship eligibility is based on merit, need and special characteristics.
There are several different types of financial aid that can help you fund your college education.
Apply to Mizzou
When you apply to Mizzou, you’ll be evaluated for automatic scholarships. After applying, you can log in to your application status page to get updates on further aid options.Apply Now
Check your application status page about once a week after applying. Here, you’ll be prompted to apply for competitive scholarships you are eligible for. You’ll also find a link to ScholarshipUniverse, which is our database of general and departmental scholarships. You’ll answer a series of matching questions to find applications for even more scholarships, including departmental scholarships at Mizzou and funds from external sources.
Apply to Mizzou by Nov. 15 to give yourself enough time to meet the scholarships application deadline of Dec. 1.Check your app status
File your FAFSA
Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFAS) by Mizzou’s Feb. 7 priority deadline to get the most out of grant, need-based scholarships, and loan options. We recommend filling this out each year, no matter your financial circumstances. You’ll get FAFSA reminders on your app status page as well.More about the FAFSA
As an out-of-state student, you could save thousands of dollars each academic year by establishing Missouri residency and receiving in-state tuition rates. Gaining residency is a straightforward process that takes one year.