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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.

Our priority deadline for scholarship consideration is March 1 each year for the upcoming fall term. Make sure to get admitted before that to get full consideration for all scholarships and grants available!

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS (Starting in Fall 2019)

Lindenwood’s academic merit scholarships are awarded at time of admission and are based on a holistic review of a student’s academic profile.  These awards range from $3,000 - $9,000 and are available to freshman and transfer students.

NEED-BASED GRANTS (Starting in Fall 2019)

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.


Students participating in performance groups, such as pep band, choir, and theater, on campus are eligible for Fine and Performing Arts Grants. The grants arrange from $500 - $3,500 and can be stacked with the academic and need based 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 – $2,000.


Students participating in student life sports and other areas of leadership are eligible for Leadership Grants.

NAIA SCHOLARSHIPS (Starting in Fall 2019)

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



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

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Lindenwood University is committed to assisting all members of the Lindenwood community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the 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 located at 2600 West Main St. located in the Senator Alan J. Dixon Center or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (618) 978-9797.

The report(s) contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, policies related to and programs to prevent sexual assault and other crimes, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.  They also contain information about 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 University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

Lindenwood University
2600 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226