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Graduate Student Scholarships

Unless stated otherwise, contact the Office of Scholarships & Financial Assistance for applications.

Automatic Renewal Scholarships (No Application Needed)

Bearcat Break

Bearcat Break is an out-of-state graduate tuition adjustment for students from select geographic regions who are degree seeking and enroll at Northwest-Kansas City or the collaborative program at Missouri Southern State University. Graduate students will pay in-state tuition if they take all coursework at the off-campus sites and reside in one of the following counties in Kansas (St. Joseph Area-Doniphan; Kansas City Area-Atchison, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, and Wyandotte; Joplin area-Crawford, Cherokee) or in Oklahoma (Delaware, Craig, and Ottawa). There is no application required for the Bearcat Break. The Bearcat Break does not cover online courses or programs.

Northwest Foundation Scholarships

To search an up-to-date listing of scholarships funded by the Northwest Foundation and view donor profiles, please click here.

Major-Specific Scholarships

These scholarships are funded by contributions to our Northwest Foundation or by private donors and are specified to designated majors.


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