MidAmerica Nazarene University provides both need-based and merit-based scholarships and grants.
These awards support the enrollment of full-time students in the traditional program who are seeking their first bachelor’s degree. Scholarships and grants using University funds cannot create a cash refund for students.
Many of our academic departments also offer scholarships. Please inquire during you campus visit if these can apply to you.
MNU Scholarships & Grants
MidAmerica Nazarene University Scholarships and Grants
These awards are based upon student performance on the ACT/SAT examination and high school grade point average. Transfer student awards are based upon cumulative college GPA. Available to new full-time students only these awards are renewed for each year of a student’s full-time MNU enrollment provided minimum academic requirements are met.
Scholarships for both men and women are available in the inter-collegiate sports MNU offers. Scholarship amounts vary based upon perceived ability.
Grant for Pastor's Children
The grant is available to children of active full-time, salaried pastors. Students must be 23 years of age or younger to be eligible. Students must be enrolled full-time in MidAmerica's traditional undergraduate degree program. Students seeking a second undergraduate degree are not eligible. The grant is $1250 per award year ($625 per semester) and cannot exceed 8 semesters.
MNU Need-Based Grant
MNU Need-Based Grants are awarded based on the results from the Free Application for Federal Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). The grant is designed to supplement the financial resources of the student and their family. The grant amount will vary with the financial need of the family. A FAFSA is required each year to renew the grant. The grant can change year to year based on the need of the family.
Fine and Performing Arts Scholarships
A limited number of scholarships are available to students who demonstrate proficiency in fine and performing arts. Auditions are required.
Church Matching Scholarships
Full-time undergraduate students without a bachelor’s degree may be eligible for this scholarship if:
- Their home church has agreed to participate in this program, and
- The student is enrolled at least 12 hours (Full-Time).
Full-time undergraduates enrolled in the traditional program will receive a $1,000 annual award.
Additional Scholarship Resources
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund General College Scholarships
- United Negro College Fund Scholarship Opportunities
- College Scholarships and Grants Available for Veterans
- American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards
- State Farm Grants and Scholarships
- NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships
- UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Scholarships & Fellowships
The MNU School Code is 007032
Contact Student Financial Aid Services
Attn: Student Financial Aid Services
Campus Center Building
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
The MNU School Code is 007032