Scholarships

Culver-Stockton reviews the individual academic profile of each admitted student and awards a renewable merit scholarship for the fall semester.

FIRST-YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS

Pillars for Excellence Scholarship (for full details, visit our Pillars Full-Tuition Scholarship page)

Trustee's ScholarshipPresident's ScholarshipHilltop ScholarshipWildcat ScholarshipPromise Scholarship
4.00 GPA & Above  3.65 - 3.99 GPA 3.00 - 3.64 GPA 2.60 - 2.99 GPA 2.59 GPA & Below
$14,500 $13,000 $10,500 $8,500 $7,500

Eligibility: Awarded based upon academic credentials and renewable provided the student remains in good academic standing.

TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS

Dean's ScholarshipFaculty ScholarshipTransfer Scholarship
3.50 GPA & Above  3.00 - 3.499 GPA 2.30 - 2.99 GPA
$10,000 $8,000 $7,000

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship may be available to transfer students who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Eligibility: Admitted students are nominated with a minimum 3.50 college GPA. The scholarship is renewable provided the student remains in good academic standing.

Partners in Education Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship may be available in participation with community colleges. 

Partners in Nursing Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship may be available to transfer nursing majors.

Nursing students may receive financial aid scholarships from Culver-Stockton College during their freshman and sophomore years. During that time, they are also eligible to participate in the Travel Study Grant program. Once a nursing student is accepted as a junior by the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing, then Blessing-Rieman determines their financial aid for their junior and senior years. At that point, the student is no longer eligible for the Travel Study grant through Culver-Stockton College.

ADDITIONAL AWARDS AND GRANTS

A+ Scholarship (First-Year Students Only): $1,500 scholarship may be available for students who participate in the Missouri A+ Program. 

Fine Arts Scholarship: All students skilled in the areas of music, art and theatre are encourage to audition, regardless of intended major. Eligibility: Students must participate in an audition/evaluation exhibiting their talent to C-SC faculty.

Athletic Scholarships: Athletic awards are available to students with outstanding athletic ability or potential and based on recommendation by the coach of the respective sport. Each award varies and is renewable as participation continues and on recommendation of the sport's coach. Student-athletes are encouraged to participate in other campus programs should they meet the established criteria. All prospective student-athletes should complete an athletic interest form, available from the Admission Office. C-SC is affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and is a member of the Heart of America Athletic Conference.

Disciples Grant: A renewable scholarship of $1,000 may be awarded to students who are members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). A minimum $1,000 scholarship may be awarded based on eligibility and availability of funding. In addition to the $1,000 minimum award, the college may match the church's contribution from a scholarship fund up to an additional $500 (a maximum award from the college of $1,500). Eligibility: Application and signed agreement required.

Legacy Award: If at least one of the student's parents, grandparents or siblings have attended Culver-Stockton College full-time for one semester or more, the student may be eligible for a $1,000 award.

Culver-Stockton Grant: The Culver-Stockton Grant is contingent upon financial need and is determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility: The value of this grant varies and is renewable by demonstrating financial need and academic good standing.

EXTRA CRITERIA

Students may receive only one renewable merit scholarship (Pillars for Excellence, Trustee's, President's, Hilltop, Wildcat, Dean's, Faculty, Transfer or Promise) per year. The college does not increase a student's institutional scholarship once the student matriculates.

Nursing students may receive financial aid scholarships from Culver-Stockton College during their freshman and sophomore years. During that time, they are also eligible to participate in the Travel Study Grant program. Once a nursing student is accepted as a junior by the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing, then Blessing-Rieman determines their financial aid for their junior and senior years. At that point, the student is no longer eligible for the Travel Study grant through Culver-Stockton College.

For more information on any  scholarship, grant or award, contact an admissions counselor.

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