Scholarships

About Park Scholarships

Welcome to Park University's Scholarship Search. Within these pages there is everything you need to educate yourself on locating the right scholarship for you.

Start your search by reading the Park University's Scholarship Information Guide, which contains important points on selecting a scholarship which is right for you. Then, proceed to the our different scholarships categories for more information.

The Scholarships displayed here are awarded by Park University's Student Financial Services. They are institutionally funded by the University or funds entrusted to the University by individuals, alumni, and companies who have need of well educated individuals in specific fields of industry.

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Endowed Scholarship Opportunities

First time prospective students to the Parkville Daytime campus are eligible to apply for Endowed Scholarships. In order to be considered for Endowed Scholarships, students must be admitted to Park University for the 2017-2018 academic year and complete the below online application. Endowed Scholarships can be stacked with academic and athletic scholarships. There is no GPA or ACT requirement to be considered for Endowed Scholarships. The scholarship application is open from March 1-April 15.

Continuing students should complete a different Endowed Scholarship Application on MyPark. New admits may also complete the endowed scholarship application on MyPark. The 17-18 application can be accessed on the first page of the student tab in the upper right area in the My Student Financial Tools box under New Tools. Deadline February 1, 2017.

Freshman Academic Scholarships

Scholarship awards for new high school graduates planning to enroll for the first time in August 2017. Review for eligibility and awarding begins immediately upon receipt of the student’s Park University Application for Admission and sixth-semester high school transcript through November 15, 2016.

Competitive Freshman Scholarship Application Process

Review for eligibility to attend Scholarship Interview Day is based upon:

  • Receipt of the student’s Park University Application, 6th semester transcripts and completion of the scholarship application (including submission of all required materials) by November 15, 2016.
  • Candidates must submit two examples of a research-based writing project. Examples include papers submitted to meet class assignments, an independent project or a project submitted for any type of academic competition. One of the two writing projects should be scientific-based and the other may be based in any other subject, as long as research is featured.
  • Candidates may also submit a third example of a creative nature, but that is not required.
  • Each example must be clearly labeled with the candidate’s name and the name of the high school attended (or the phrase “home-schooled”).
  • Portfolio submissions should be submitted using the electronic application as Microsoft Word documents (Word 97 or later) or as Adobe PDFs.
  • Attendance at Honors Scholarship Interview Day on Saturday, December 3, 2016 is required for competitive scholarship candidates. Scholarship Day includes a multistage interview with the Scholarship Committee, an Honors Academy information session for parents and students, a formal lunch with Honors Academy faculty and current students, campus tour and interactive program with fellow candidates.
  • The recipients of a competitive award must agree to represent Park University in media, in written testimonies and/or at least two events per year, including Founders Day.
  • Competitive scholarships will be awarded no later than February 1, 2017.

Transfer Student Academic Scholarships

Scholarship awards for students who have previously earned at least 24 transferable college credit hours from an accredited U.S. institution, or a foreign institution whose primary language of instruction is English. Due to high demand, limited funding is available. Transfer students are encouraged to complete the online application for admission as soon as possible in order to be considered.

For more information, contact Student Financial Services at:
Park University Student Financial Services
8700 N.W. River Park Dr., Parkville, MO 64152
Monday to Friday: 8.30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone : (816) 584-6290
E-mail: scholarships@park.edu

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