First-Year Scholarships

 
 
 

Complete your 2024-2025 FAFSA as soon as possible to ensure you meet any Federal, State, Private, or Morningside requirements. Visit the FAFSA website

OUR INVESTMENT IN YOU

FIRST-YEAR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

At Morningside, we value having people like you as part of our Morningside community, which is why we offer a variety of scholarships and grants that celebrate your strengths and help make your education more affordable.

Note: This information is for students beginning attendance at Morningside in the fall of 2024.

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS**

Academic Scholarships are awarded to full-time, first-time undergraduate students who meet certain minimum High School GPA criteria. Note: this information is for incoming Fall 2024 first-year students.

*Students with a 3.0 or higher after their first academic year at Morningside are also eligible to receive a $1,000 stipend to be applied for Morningside experiential travel or research.

  **Academic awards will be reduced by $3,000 for students who choose to live off-campus prior to earning 91 or more credit hours.  

ACT/SAT INCENTIVE SCHOLARSHIP

Students who choose to take the ACT or SAT and have their scores submitted to Morningside may qualify for an additional scholarship that can be combined with other scholarships and awards.

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

ACCESS TO MSIDE

Access to Mside is our commitment to help streamline paying for college. All new full-time undergraduate students for 2024-2025 will be guaranteed a minimum award package. These packages include all grants and scholarships available through Morningside, as well as federal and state assistance. See the flyer below for details. *Please note this offer is not available for online or transfer students.

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TALENT GRANTS

Receive up to $5,000 per year ($20,000 over four years) for participating in an activity you love. Areas include art, athletics, esports,  theatre,  choral music,  instrumental music, color guard, or writing. You can only earn one talent grant, you must continue your participation in the activity, and you will need to visit campus to audition or meet coaches in order to qualify. To be considered, simply let us know about your talent when you speak to an admission counselor or on your application. If you receive a Talent Grant, you are not eligible for a Monte Grant.

BY THE NUMBERS

100%

of Full-Time, First-Time Traditional Undergraduate students receive Morningside grants and/or scholarships.

24k*

Minimum in grants/scholarships to on campus students.

$45.6

Million in Federal, State, Mside, and Private funding annually.

Contact Us

Questions? We’d love to help. Contact us today.

Morningside University
Office of Student Financial Planning

1501 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51106

712-274-5159

finaid@morningside.edu

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