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How to apply

For internal scholarships, you do not need to apply for individual scholarships. Submit the scholarship application for your degree program to the Sinclair School of Nursing Office of Student Affairs. Once your application is received, you will be eligible for any scholarship for which you meet the eligibility criteria.You must also have a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file before you can be considered for any scholarships.

For external scholarships, you will need to apply directly to each individual scholarship by following the directions given by the organization offering the scholarship.

For questions or additional information:

Office of Student Affairs
S235 School of Nursing
Columbia, MO 65211

Phone: 573-882-0277 or 1-800-437-4339

The Sinclair School of Nursing offers a number of nursing-specific scholarships for undergraduate clinical nursing majors and graduate students. Scholarships numbers and amounts (usually $500 to 1,000) vary from year to year. A call for applications and announcement of awards is made each year during the spring semester for the following academic year. MU also offers over 100 general scholarships through the Office of Student Financial Aid to students based on academic achievement and financial need, but other factors such as high school attended and hometown also are considered.

Note: While most of the internal nursing-specific scholarships are limited to students currently enrolled in the clinical nursing and graduate programs, entering freshmen may be eligible for general scholarships through the MU Office of Financial Aid. To be considered for general scholarships, complete the general scholarship online application by December 1.