Undergraduate Aid - Mizzou Engineering

Scholarships and Aid

Earning a college degree is an important investment in your future. That’s why we award $1.7 million in scholarship funding to help students pay for their education.

Applying for Engineering Scholarships


  • Entering freshmen: Dec. 1 of year prior to starting
  • Returning and transfer students: Jan. 6, 2023

Visit ScholarshipUniverse on the MU Financial Aid site.

  • Submit the MU Financial Aid General Scholarship Application in ScholarshipUniverse to be considered for engineering scholarships for the 2023-24 academic year starting Aug. 1, 2022, with deadlines of Dec. 1, 2022, for entering freshman and Jan. 6, 2023, for continuing and transfer students.
  • If you have financial need, we strongly encourage you to submit/renew the FAFSA.
  • Questions? Contact MU Financial Aid.

Entering Freshmen

Before you can apply for engineering scholarships, you need to apply for admission to Mizzou. At that time, you will receive a MyZou account, which allows you to log in and complete scholarship applications on ScholarshipUniverse.

Scholarships are awarded based on a variety of criteria such as need, merit and special characteristics.

Project Lead the Way

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MU partners with Project Lead the Way (PLTW) to offer scholarships to currernt high school students graduating from certified PLTW high schools. Qualified students may receive a $1,000 renewable scholarship which may be combined with other engineering scholarships. The application deadline is Dec. 1.


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MU partners with FIRST® to offer scholarships to students who have participated on a FIRST Robotics Competition team or FIRST Tech Challenge team for at least one full season in high school. Qualified students will receive a $1,000 renewable scholarship, which may be combined with other engineering scholarships. The application deadline is April 1.

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Multicultural Engineering Program

The Multicultural Engineering program is aimed towards the recruitment and support of engineering students who come from diverse backgrounds with the purpose of fostering an inclusive environment and community in the College of Engineering. This program helps students to succeed throughout their college careers by fostering a holistic support network between students, faculty and staff. Scholarships of $1000 to $5,000 are awarded to new students in engineering each year with funds from generous companies, alumni and friends of the college.

The MEP Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit (GPA and ACT/SAT score) and financial need. They are renewable for three years based on MU academic performance

To qualify for scholarships, incoming freshmen must:
  • Be enrolled as a full-time Mizzou engineering student starting the fall semester after high school graduation
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Complete the MU Financial Aid General Scholarship Application through ScholarshipUniverse by the Dec. 1 deadline and each subsequent year by the January deadline.
MEP Scholarship recipients are required to:
  • Join an engineering student organization within the first year at Mizzou and remain in an organization until graduation with the end goal of holding a leadership position
  • Must be enrolled in the College of Engineering, be in good standing, and must follow a College of Engineering program during each semester in which you receive a scholarship payment
    • A College of Engineering course load is defined as the following:
      • Full-time enrollment
      • At least one required math or statistics course in your program of study
      • At least three credit hours in science or engineering courses, which must count toward your degree program
      • Students who have completed the math requirements for their degree must take two or more science or engineering courses per semester totaling a minimum of six hours
  • Attend no fewer than three MEP workshops/seminars each semester
  • Write a thank-you letter and submit a student profile for your scholarship donor. Attend the fall Scholarship Dinner if your donor attends.

Current Students

To be considered for renewable and departmental scholarships, students must:

  • Complete the MU Financial Aid General Scholarship Application through ScholarshipUniverse each year by the January deadline.
  • Be a sophomore, junior or senior
  • Maintain a minimum MU cumulative 3.5 GPA
  • Take at least one math and one three-credit science or engineering course a semester. If math requirements have been met, students must take two science or engineering courses per semester.

Awards are annual, with half of the funding available for the fall semester and half available for spring semester. Students must submit an application each year.

Campus Resources

The Office of Financial Aid connects students and family with financial aid.

The Office of Cashiers manages billing, collection, cashiering services, refund processing and institutional student loans. View current tuition and fees here.

The Fellowships and Advanced Studies office works with students to find competitive grants, scholarships and other opportunities to fund study, research or teaching in the U.S. or abroad.

Undergraduate Aid Contact Information

Susie Ehney

Campus Location

W1025E Lafferre Hall

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.