Stephens College awards more than $9 million in tuition scholarships every year, with nearly all our students receiving a tuition scholarship.

Upon acceptance to our undergraduate residential college, you will be automatically considered for merit-based tuition scholarships.

 

Institutional Scholarships

The following tuition scholarships are offered in Fall 2021/Spring 2022. Scholarship offerings are subject to change for students entering in Fall 2022/Spring 2023. 

 

Athletic Scholarships

Athletic Player Signing Agreements are based on player eligibility requirements by sport, by roster level and are inclusive of Stephens College merit scholarships. These are separate agreements managed by the Stars Atheltics Program at Stephens College. 

 

Financial Aid Bonuses 

We are pleased to offer the following financial aid bonuses for students entering in 2021/2022.

 

FAFSA Scholarship

File your Federal Application for Federal Student Aid and have it sent to Stephens College for a renewable $1,000 financial aid bonus.

 

Visit Scholarship

Complete an official campus visit (whether virtual or in-person) and receive a one-time $1,000 financial aid bonus. We encourage you to complete your visit by May 1, National College Decision Day. (Students receiving Stars Athletic Tuition Scholarships are not eligible for this award.) 

 

Scholarship Name Amount per year (unless otherwise noted) Terms Eligibility

Academic Merit Scholarship

OR

Stars Athletic Scholarship

Starting at $7,000 up to full tuition

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Learn of eligibility upon acceptance.
Based on GPA/ACT or SAT

OR

Review by the Athletic Director and program staff

International Students are eligible.

FAFSA Scholarship

$1,000

Renewable up to 8 semesters 

File the FAFSA each year by February 1. FAFSA opens October 1 

Stephens Scholars Honors Program Scholarship

$1,000

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Accept invitation to join the Stephens Scholars Program

National Merit Finalist

$5,000

First-year award only

National Merit Scholarship Competition

National Hispanic Recognition

$5,000

First-year award only

National Merit Scholarship Competition

Academic Program Scholarship

$1,000

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Awarded by the Scholarship Committee

Nursing Program Scholarship

Starting at $6,000 and up to $10,000 for a 3-semester year

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Based on GPA and ACT/SAT scores.

The nursing program has 8 continuous semesters (3 years including 2 summers).

 

First-Year Student Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must be classified as First Time in College (FTIC), having earned fewer than 10 college credits after high school graduation.
  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 credits or more per semester).
  • No scholarships can ever total more than tuition (no refund checks).
  • Renewable awards are for a maximum of 8 semesters or as noted.
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA required to maintain and renew tuition awards.
  • International students are eligible for all institutional merit or athletics awards.
  • Academic Merit Tuition Scholarships are determined upon acceptance.
  • All Tuition Awards and Scholarships are per year, to be divided and applied to the fall/spring or fall/spring/summer terms (depending on program structure).
  • First-Year Tuition Awards will be prorated 50% if student begins in spring semester.
  • Some tuition scholarships come with a requirement to live on campus. 
Contact Us

Office of Financial Aid

Campus Box 2124
(573) 876-7106, Ext. 4106 (573) 876-2320 [email protected] Lela Raney Wood Hall 216 Meet the Team

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