Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be received by the federal processor by March 31 in order to be considered for the Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program, Supplemental Grant or Federal Work-Study Program. Application for Pell Grant, Stafford Loan, PLUS Loan and Unsubsidized Stafford Loan can be made after this date; however, late applicants should be prepared to pay fees with other resources.

School Code

The Missouri State-West Plains school code is 031060.

Scholarship Application

To apply for scholarships you must first be admitted to the University. If you haven't been admitted you should apply now!

If you have applied and are awaiting your admission decision, complete the paper application available in our Scholarship and Financial Aid Handbook or contact the financial aid office at (417) 255-7243 to request a paper copy.

Scholarship Application Process

To apply for scholarships complete the scholarship application. You may continue to make changes to your application until the March 31st priority deadline. Be sure to print your confirmation page and keep it for your records.

  1. Enter My Grizzly Den portal
    (For help on how to enter My Grizzly Den call (417) 255-7995 or contact us at
  2. Click on the "My Enrollment" tab
  3. Select the scholarship application link in the Student Resources channel
  4. Choose the aid year for which you want to apply
  5. Complete the application and when finished click "Apply" or your application will not be submitted

The information provided contains estimates of scholarship values, selection criteria, and the number available. Missouri State University-West Plains reserves the right to change any of these without notice.

For more information contact:

Office of Financial Aid
Missouri State University-West Plains
128 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 255-7243

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In addition, in accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to Brenda Polyard, (, Affirmative Action Liaison, Missouri State University-West Plains, 128 Garfield Ave., West Plains, MO 65775, (417) 255-7966