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Scholarships & Grants

Lindenwood University is pleased to offer grants and scholarships to incoming first-year students, transfer students, as well as our continuing students.  These opportunities support Lindenwood’s mission while also distinguishing student achievement. 


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 and transfer applicants admitted to the University will be reviewed for an academic merit award at time of admission.  Academic merit is renewable for students who remain in good academic standing.


The Sibley Scholarship is Lindenwood’s premier scholarship for exemplary student leaders. This competitive scholarship recognizes students who exhibit high academic achievement, community service, co-curricular involvement and leadership. Learn more about the Sibley Scholarship.


Lindenwood’s Inclusive Leadership Scholarship recognizes and supports students in making a successful transition into their undergraduate journey. Recipients of this scholarship will participate in the PILLAR Program (Promoting Inclusive Learning Leadership and Retention), which has a 4-year curriculum and is executed by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Learn more about the Inclusive Leadership Scholarship.


Lindenwood University is committed to helping students with high financial need. In order to be considered, a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be on file with the University. Upon receipt of the completed FAFSA, applicants will be assessed for need by our Student Financial Services office.


Lindenwood University Legacy Grant encourages a family tradition of enrollment and recognizes those traditions through this grant.  Eligibility is dependent on at least one direct lineage to a parent, grandparent or legal guardian who graduated from Lindenwood. The Legacy Grant will go into effect for new students beginning fall 2021.


Lindenwood University Sibling Grant provides additional financial support to families with more than one child enrolled at Lindenwood University simultaneously. Eligibility will be assessed each academic year.


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


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 our athletic coaches.


Students competing in Student Life Sports are eligible for athletic scholarships at the discretion of our athletic coaches.


Lindenwood is proud to honor members of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) international honor society of two-year colleges. Transfer students who have joined PTK are eligible to receive a $1,000 stackable scholarship as a full-time student.

Outside Scholarships

Scholarship Central

Scholarship Central connects Missouri students and students who live in the St. Louis Metro area to financial resources for college. Getting started is easy, Learn more about Scholarship Central.

Diversity Jobs

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


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There are many scholarships sponsored by companies, fraternal organizations, churches, professional groups, employment affiliates that may assist you in your education. Spend some time researching these and other potential funding sources:

Scholarship America

Scholarship America works directly with students, parents, colleges, businesses and communities to help students fulfill their college dreams. Since it was founded in 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $4.2 billion to more than 2.5 million students. Learn more about Scholarship America.

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 for the St. Charles campus 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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