General Intercollegiate Athletics

General Athletics Needs

Greg and Paula Boone Intercollegiate Athletics Fund

Established Date:  September 30, 1991

Income from the fund will be administered by the director of athletics and shall be used at his/her discretion for special needs other than for scholarships.

John Reed Memorial Intercollegiate Athletics Fund

Established Date:  April 2, 1997

Established By: John W. Reed

Income from the fund will be administered by the director of athletics and shall be used at his/her discretion for special needs other than for scholarships.

Men's Sports

Athletics Scholarships for Men's Sports

Interest made on this fund will be used to provide scholarships for men's sports.

Men's Sports - General

Income from this fund will provide assistance for the general needs of Missouri State University men's sports.

Wagner and Martha Love Athletic Scholarship

Established Date:  March 22, 1994

Established By:  R. Wagner and Martha C. Love

Recipients must be enrolled at Missouri State University and a member of a men's athletic team.  Preference will be given to a student whose family income disqualifies them for federal financial aid but needs aid.  Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.

Renewable:  The scholarship may be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

W.L. "Les" and Jennie McQueary Athletics Scholarship Fund

Established Date:  January 14, 2004

Established By:  Fred M. McQueary

Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled at Missouri State University who are student-athletes and members of one of the following intercollegiate athletics sports: 33-1/3 % Men's Football scholarship(s), 33-1/3% Men's Basketball scholarship(s), 33-1/3% Men's Baseball scholarship(s).  Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester. 

Renewable:  The scholarship may be renewed as long as the students maintain satisfactory academic progress and continue to be a team member of one of the intercollegiate athletics sports listed above and retains the recommendation of his Coach and the Director of Athletics.

Women's Sports

Athletics Scholarships for Women's Sports

Interest made on this fund will be used to provide scholarships for women's sports.

Carolyn Love Sparks Scholarship

Established Date:  March 24, 1994

Established By:  R. Wagner Love and Carolyn Love Sparks

Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled at Missouri State University who is a member of a women's athletic team.  Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.

Renewable:  May be renewed automatically as long as the student(s) maintains satisfactory academic progress.

Dr. Larry L. George Women's Athletics Scholarship

Established By: Dr. Larry L. George

This fund will provide scholarships for any of the women's intercollegiate athletics teams.  Dr. Larry L. George is a former faculty athletic representative and still serves as a professor in the Modern and Classical Languages department here at Missouri State University.

Lucinda A. Love Scholarship

Established Date:  March 24, 1994

Established By:  R. Wagner and Lucinda A. Love

Recipients must be enrolled at Missouri State University and a member of a woman's athletic team.  Preference will be given to a student whose family income disqualifies them for federal financial aid but needs aid.  Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.

Renewable:  The scholarship may be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

Martha Love Cordonnier Scholarship

Established Date:  March 24, 1994

Established By:  R. Wagner Love and Martha Love Cordonnier

Recipients must be enrolled at Missouri State University and a member of a women's athletic team.  Preference will be given to a student whose family income disqualifies them for federal financial aid but needs aid.  Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.

Renewable:  This scholarship may be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

Vermell Patillo Keeslar Memorial Scholarship

Established Date:  December 22, 1993

Established By:  Sarah Overstreet

Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled at Missouri State University who is a member of the women's intercollegiate athletic team(s).  Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.  When awarded to an incoming freshman, consideration will be given to high school performance, college potential as indicated by aptitude tests, and to leadership qualities.  When awarded to a student enrolled at the sophomore level or higher, the student must have maintained an overall grade point average of at least 3.0.

Renewable:  Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal of the scholarship, but must reapply.

Women's Sports - General

Income from this fund will provide assistance for the general needs of Missouri State University women's sports.

Men's and/or Women's Sports

Athletics Scholarships for Men's & Women's Sports

Interest made on this fund will be used to provide scholarships for men's and women's sports.

Bill R. and Juanitha M. Foster Endowed Athletics Scholarship

This endowed fund provides scholarships for members of any Missouri State University intercollegiate athletics team.  It was established by Bill R. and Juanitha M. Foster, who big fans of the Bears athletics.

Bruce and Vicki Johnson Athletics Scholarship Fund

Established Date:  October 18, 2007

Established By:  Bruce and Vicki Johnson

Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled at Missouri State University who is a member of a men's or women's sports team and meets all NCAA eligibility requirements.   They must also be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.  Half of the award will be available for the fall semester and half will be available for the spring semester.

Renewable:  Scholarship will be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and continues to meet all other criteria.

Judge A.P. & Faye Stone Endowed Athletics Scholarship

Established Date:  August 6, 1996

Scholarships will be awarded annually to student(s) at Missouri State University who is a member of an intercollegiate athletics team.  The recipient(s) will be selected by the intercollegiate athletics department in consultation with head coaches.

Renewable:  The scholarship may be renewable automatically as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

Kenneth E. and Jane A. Meyer Athletics Scholarship Fund

Established Date:  July 22, 1996

Established By:  Kenneth and Jane Meyer

Scholarships will be awarded annually to students at Missouri State University who are members of one of the intercollegiate athletics varsity sports listed below.  Income from the fund is to be allocated as follows:               

                                 38%  Lady Bears Basketball Scholarship(s)

                                 38%  Football Scholarship(s)

                                 13%  Baseball Scholarship(s)

                                 11%  Men's Basketball Scholarship(s)

Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.

Renewable:  The scholarship may be renewable automatically as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and continues to be a member of one of the intercollegiate athletics varsity sports listed above.

Nancy and Greg Onstot Endowed Fund for Intercollegiate Athletics

Established Date:  July 20, 2004

Established By:  Nancy and Greg Onstot

Monies from this fund are to be used to provide scholarship support for a male or a female student-athlete.  The Director of Athletics will direct expenditures of available monies in the fund.

T.J. Siebenman Student-Athlete (Male/Female) Scholarship

Established Date:  November 8, 2004 (formerly known as the T. J. Siebenman Men's Track and Field Scholarship and revised December 14, 2006.

Established By:  This endowed scholarship fund was set up by T. J. Siebenman, a 1982 graduate of the university and former track and field athlete.

Scholarships will be awarded annually to a student-athlete(s) enrolled at Missouri State University.  Scholarships will be available to eligible students living in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Franklin County, and Crawford County only.  Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.  There are certain criteria per grade level as well. 

Renewable:  Scholarship may be renewed automatically as long as the student maintains a 3.0 overall GPA and continues to demonstrate leadership development based on the original criteria and as long as the recipient remains a student/athlete.

Wagner and Martha Love Athletic Scholarship Fund

Income from this fund will be used to provide scholarships for students who are members of any Missouri State University intercollegiate athletics team.  The fund was established by Wagner and Martha Love, who are long-time fans of Bears athletics.

William T. and Shirley G. McQueary Athletics Scholarship Fund

Established Date:  September 29, 2006

Established By:  Rick McQueary

This scholarship will be awarded annually to one men's basketball student-athlete and one women's basketball student-athlete enrolled at Missouri State University.  Available income from the fund is to be allocated 50/50.  Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester.

Renewable:  Scholarship recipients may be considered for renewal as long as the student-athlete maintains satisfactory academic progress and continue to be members of the men's and women's basketball team along with being recommended by the two Head Coaches and the Director of Athletics.