Residence Life Scholarships


Residence Life Scholarship Recipients

Wilda F. Looney & Gary K. Stewart Residence Life
Leadership Scholarship

Rich and Cindy Miller Residence Life Scholarship


Application Procedures for the 2024-2025 Academic Year:

Students must complete the University's annual scholarship application for consideration. Students may apply more than once during their time living on campus. Previous recipients may also apply again. Financial need is not considered for this scholarship. 

Eligible students must:

  • Currently live on campus and live on campus for the following academic year
  • Enroll in at least 12 credit hours each semester during award period
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 and maintain this GPA during the award period
  • Have completed at least 12 credit hours at Missouri State University before applying
  • At least 1 semester of RA or Residence Life GA experience (for Rich and Cindy Miller Residence Life Scholarship only)

Recipients must continue to meet requirements to keep the scholarship throughout the year. 

Application Requirements:

  • Students may access the scholarship application through My Missouri State. Please complete all sections for full consideration.
  • Complete the Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services section of the application. You must submit two letters of recommendation.
    • At least one letter must be from a Residence Life staff member (e.g., Hall Director, Dining Center Manager, RA, etc.)
  • All scholarship applications are due by Apriln 1

Direct Questions to:
Teresa L.A. Frederick
Director of Residence Life, Housing, and Dining Services
Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services, Hammons House #104

An Additional Opportunity:

The Meredith Family CNAS Scholarship which gives preference to RA's (Resident Assistants):

The recipient of this scholarship will be an undergraduate student properly enrolled full time at Missouri State University receiving a degree in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. It is also the donor’s preference that:

  1. The student be a first-generation higher education student 
  2. The student be a Resident Assistant at Missouri State University
  3. Be a Tennessee or Nebraska native

The scholarship may be renewed, but the student must reapply for consideration. For more information on how to apply: MSU Annual Scholarships