Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship for Seniors, Kent King Scholarship

In honor of Kent King, the Missouri State Teachers Foundation awards up to 4 non-renewable $500.00 scholarships each year.

 To be eligible you must

  • Be a full-time student at a college or university in preparation for the teaching profession
  • Qualify as a senior
  • Must have met the requirements to be admitted to professional standing in the Department of Teacher Education and Certification
  • Write a one page typed essay explaining your reasons for becoming a teacher and how you plan to accomplish this financially
  • Present a one to two page (no longer) resume listing extracurricular activities, community involvement, and any honors you have received
  • Include your most recent semester transcript
  • Two one-page typed letters of recommendation
  • Application deadline TBA 
  • One application from this campus will be submitted to MSTF Kent King Educator Scholarship Committee.


Priest Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • You may be asked for a short interview off campus at a business location. This interview will last approximately ten minutes and will be hosted by a committee of two or three retired educators.
  • The main consideration will be given to those students interested in physical science and mathematics education. 
  • FAFSA is required
  • Financial need will be considered.
  • Please attach a copy of your transcript to the application.
  • Applications must be received electronically. 
  • Visit Academic Works at to apply for other campus and external scholarship opportunities 


Stephen A. Douglass Teacher Education Scholarship

  • The scholarship will be awarded annually and dispersed in two equal installments.  The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the amount of money available.  Recipients may apply for the scholarship in subsequent years.
  • Visit Academic Works at to apply for other campus and external scholarship opportunities