Start your search by reading Park University’s Scholarship Information Guide, which contains important points on selecting a scholarship that 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 Aid. They are institutionally funded by the University or funds entrusted to the University by individuals, alumni, and companies who have the need for educated individuals in specific fields of industry.


First time prospective students to the Parkville Daytime campus and returning students are eligible to apply for Endowed Scholarships. In order to be considered for Endowed Scholarships, students must be admitted to Park University for the 2019-2020 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.

Apply for Scholarships


Scholarship awards for high school graduates planning to enroll for the first time in August. 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.


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

  • Completion of the scholarship application (below), including submission of all required materials, by November 9.
  • Receipt of the student’s Park University Application, 6th semester High School transcripts with no less than a 3.75 cumulative weighted GPA.
  • Receipt of the student’s ACT/SAT scores ≥ 25/1220.
  • Candidates must submit 300–500 word personal statement on what they would like to accomplish with their degree and how Park University will be the ideal place to help them achieve their goals.
  • Each submitted file must be clearly labeled with the candidate’s name and name of the high school attended (or “home-schooled”).
  • All materials should be submitted through the electronic application (below) as Microsoft Word documents (Word 97 or later) or as Adobe PDFs.
  • Attendance at Honors Scholarship Interview Day on Saturday, December 1 is required for competitive scholarship candidates. Scholarship Day includes a multistage interview with the Scholarship Committee, an on-site essay composition, 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.

Competitive Scholarship Application


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.

Student Financial Aid
8700 N.W. River Park Dr., Parkville, MO 64152
Phone : (816) 584-6290


  • Admissions – Available to incoming first-time-freshman and transfer students
  • Athletics
  • Degree Specific
  • Fides et Labor Scholarship
  • Minority, International Women
  • Military Family Scholarship
  • Need-based
  • Not Yet Categorized
  • Nursing
  • Residence Life and Education

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.