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The U.S. Senator Alan J. and Mrs. Joan Dixon Endowed Scholarship Program

In honor of U.S. Senator Alan J. and Mrs. Joan Dixon, this endowed scholarship program has six unique scholarships. Each scholarship ranges from $1,000-$2,000 per year and has been established to support the higher education of students majoring in the following programs at Lindenwood University-Belleville:

  • Business, qualifying programs: Bachelor of Arts or Science in Business Administration. Bachelor of Arts in Finance, Marketing, Sport Management and Accounting, and Master of Business Administration.
  • Criminal justice, qualifying programs: Bachelor of Arts or Science in Criminal Justice, and Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration.
  • Education, qualifying programs: Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Elementary Education, Master of Arts in Education
  • Liberal Arts, qualifying programs: All the majors on campus qualify for this scholarship.
  • Psychology, qualifying program: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Counseling, qualifying program: Master of Arts in Professional Counseling


  1. Candidate must be a permanent Illinois resident and meet Lindenwood University-Belleville admission standards.
  2. Candidate must apply as a full-time student. Undergraduate semester: 12 credit hours per semester, undergraduate quarter: 9 credit hours per semester, graduate semester or quarter: 9 credit hours per semester. Candidate must remain continuously enrolled earning a degree in the designated major.
  3. Participation in extracurricular activities and/or sports will be one of the criteria for the scholarship award.
  4. Candidate will receive no other institutional aid except as approved by the Dean of Admissions. Candidate should complete a financial aid application in order to assess the eligibility for federal and/or state grants.



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