Personal Financial Planning Scholarships

To fill out a scholarship application, please see the Office of Financial Aid’s website at http://financialaid.missouri.edu. For inquiries regarding a particular scholarship listed on this page, please visit the College of Human Environmental Sciences (HES) Development Office located in 122 Gwynn Hall or call (573) 882-7514.

Undergraduate Scholarships

This scholarship will be awarded annually to:

  • An undergraduate Personal Financial Planning major or Finance major within the CFP® Board registered joint program for students majoring in finance and pursuing a minor in Personal Financial Planning or
  • Graduate MBA (Finance concentration) students enrolled in the PFP certificate program who intends to take the CFP exam in the year following the year of the award.
  • Secondary consideration will be given to graduate students in the CFP® Board registered MS program in Personal Financial Planning.

When awarded to a student enrolled at the junior level or higher, the student must have maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. Demonstrated financial need will not be a requirement, and the scholarship is not renewable.

This endowment provides scholarships, fellowships and program and faculty enhancements.

A $1,000 annual scholarship was established to attract Finance majors to minor in the Personal Financial Planning department as part of the CFP® Board Registered degree program.

This fund will provide scholarship awards to Missouri-resident undergraduates in the Department of Personal Financial Planning or the Department of Textile and Apparel Management and their successors in the College of HES. It is to be awarded alternately between the departments. Preference will be given to incoming freshmen or transfer students holding an AA degree. For the purposes of this need-based scholarship program, the recipient will be in the high need category for financial aid, with preference given to Pell eligible students or students with an Estimated Family contribution (EFC) closet to Zero and the student must have financial need as defined by federal financial aid regulations.

A $1,000 annual scholarship was established to attract Agricultural Economics majors to minor in Personal Financial Planning as part of the CFP® Board Registered degree program.

One or more annual scholarship awards shall be given to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in the College of Human Environmental Sciences and majoring in Personal Financial Planning. Award shall be a minimum of $500 to $1000 depending on availability of funds. Recipient must be in good standing and have a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Preference shall be given to non-traditional, female students. Additional preference shall be given to students with a demonstrated financial need. If there are no eligible undergraduate students, award may be given to a graduate student who meets the remaining criteria.

This fund supports activities and programs in the Office for Financial Success and advance the field of personal financial planning. Scholarship awards may be made to undergraduates and graduates.

One or more annual awards shall be given to students enrolled in the Department of Personal Financial Planning in the College of Human Environmental Sciences. Funds may be awarded as scholarships and/or to support student travel and participation in professional conferences.

This fellowship is awarded to a student in Personal Financial Planning.

Recipient will be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student in the Department of Personal Financial Planning. Preference will be given to a student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average and who participated in the Office of Financial Success. Demonstrated financial need will not be a requirement. The scholarship may be renewed. Selection of recipient shall be made by the Chair of the Department of Personal Planning or by a committee or persons authorized to act on behalf of the Chair. Awards shall be made in accordance with established rules and regulations within the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Advancement will send a yearly reminders for the scholarship payments.

Annual $500 award to meritorious undergraduate students in the Personal Financial Planning Department.

This scholarship will provide awards to undergraduate or graduate students in the College of HES who are enrolled in the personal financial planning or financial management services degree program, or pursuing a minor in personal financial planning. The selected recipient will exhibit academic merit and good leadership skills. The recipient will be offered, and strongly encouraged to accept, an internship with the firm during the year in which they receive the award.

Annual revenues from counseling activities in the Office for Financial Success will be used to provide scholarships to deserving students, both graduate and undergraduate. Priority will be given to scholarship to allow them to attend professional meetings.

Annual revenues from activities in the Office for Financial Success and other miscellaneous departmental revenue will be used to provide scholarships to deserving students, both graduate and undergraduate. Priority will be given to scholarship to allow them to attend professional meetings.

The fund shall provide support for the Department of Personal Financial Planning in the College of Human Environmental Sciences/ Personal Financial Planning. The fund shall provide support for the Department of Personal Financial Planning in the College of Human Environmental Sciences/ Personal Financial Planning. Funds to Support: Use of the fund would be unrestricted for the Department of Personal Financial Planning for such expenditures as: undergraduate or graduate awards.

This scholarship was established to provide annual scholarship awards to a student in the College of HES in the Department of Personal Financial Planning. The recipients shall have attained senior standing, or the scholarship may be made to a particularly worthy student entering the junior year. Selected recipients shall be making satisfactory academic progress, possess leadership potential and have a demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students who are contributing financially while attending college and who are from a rural or farm background in Missouri. If more than one student meets the criteria and the preferences for the scholarship, students with the surname of “Sims” or “McCollom” shall receive the scholarship.

The fund shall provide one or more scholarship awards to students enrolled in Department of Personal Financial Planning.

  • Academic Achievement: Selection shall be based upon academic achievement.
  • Residency: Preference shall be given to residents of Missouri.
  • Other: Scholarship support for students enrolled in the Department of Personal Financial Planning in the College of Human Environmental Sciences.
  • Selection of recipients and pertinent details, including number and amount of awards shall be made by the Director of the Departm ent of Personal Financial Planning, or by a committee or persons authorized to act on behalf of the Director.

Graduate Scholarships

See complete list of Graduate Fellowship and Scholarship Awards.