Stephens awards more than $9 million in scholarships every year, including funds designated exclusively for transfer students. Nearly all our students receive institutional scholarships or grants.

Students transferring into our undergraduate residential college may be eligible for the following scholarships.


2020/2021 Institutional Scholarships

The following scholarships were offered in Fall 2020/Spring 2021. Scholarship offerings are subject to change for students entering in Fall 2021/Spring 2022. 

Scholarship Name Amount per year Terms Eligibility

Academic Merit Scholarship

starting at $8,000

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Based on GPA; learn of eligibility upon acceptance.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship


Renewable up to 8 semesters

Recipient must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa for a full semester. Requires a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

Susie Legacy Scholarship


Renewable up to 8 semesters

Legacy definition: A relative (i.e. parent, sister, aunt/uncle, grandparent) has graduated from or is currently enrolled in the undergraduate, residential program at Stephens

Stars Athletic Scholarship

Starting at $1,000

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Athletic scholarship awarded by the coach of one of our 6 NAIA athletic teams and/or esports team



  • 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 awards.
  • International students are eligible for all published awards.
  • Academic Merit Scholarships are determined upon acceptance.
  • All Awards and Scholarships are per year, to be divided and applied to the fall/spring terms.


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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