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Scholarships & Grants

Lindenwood University is pleased to offer a number of grants and scholarships to incoming first-year students, transfer students, and continuing students. A student may receive a scholarship because of financial need, academic merits, artistic or athletic talents, or for other criteria set forth by endowed scholarship donors.

Presidential Scholarship

Our Presidential Scholarship recognizes traditional, undergraduate students who exhibit high academic achievement, community service, co-curricular involvement and leadership. An application and in-person interview will be required for eligibility. This scholarship will cover full tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Academic Scholarships

Lindenwood’s academic merit scholarships are awarded at time of admission and are based on a holistic review of a student’s academic profile.  All first-year applicants admitted to the University will be eligible for an academic merit award!

Endowed Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, scholarships are awarded to students of all levels. We have a wide range of criteria, including financial need, majors, academic level, etc. An additional application is required. Amounts range from $500 – $4,000.

Need-Based Grants

Lindenwood University is committed to helping students with high financial need. A FAFSA must be filed to be considered. We have a range of need-based grants from $100 – $9,000.

Fine and Performing Arts Grants

Students participating in performance groups on campus are eligible for Fine and Performing Arts Grants.

NCAA Scholarships

Lindenwood University is a member of the NCAA Division II. Scholarships are available and may be awarded to students participating in one of our NCAA sports at the discretion of the coaches.

Non-NCAA Athletic Scholarships

Students competing in non-NCAA sports are eligible for athletic scholarships at the discretion of the coaching staff.

Outside Scholarships

Diversity Jobs

The Diversity Jobs Scholarship Program is open to all diversity and minority students. awards $3,000 annually to one student per year. Read more information.


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Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Lindenwood University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security and fire safety report is available on the Lindenwood University Office of Public Safety and Security website.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Office of Public Safety & Security on the 4th floor of the Spellmann Campus Center or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (636) 949-4687.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Lindenwood Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Lindenwood; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by Office of Public Safety and Security.

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