• FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

    Federal Pell Grant

    • Must complete the FAFSA each year
    • For Undergraduates who do not have a bachelor's degree
    • Based on Financial Need
    • Maximum of $6,195.00 for the 2019-2020 school year

    Federal Stafford Direct Loan

    Subsizided

    • Must complete the FAFSA each year
    • A first year student may borrow a maximum of $3,500.00
    • All loans must be repaid

    Unsubsidized

    • Must follow the same criteria as Federal Pell Grant
    • An Independent student may borrow an additional $6,000.00 (if qualified)
    • A Dependent student may borrow an additional $3,500.00 (if qualified)
    • All loans must be repaid

    PLUS Loan (Parent Loan for undergraduate Students)

    • A parent may borrow for their child up to the cost of education minus all other financial aid
    • Parent must agree to a credit check
    • All loans must be repair

     

    STATE ASSISTANCE

    A+ Scholarship

    This program provides scholarships funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school.

    • Enroll and attend full-time at a participating public community college or vocational/technical school
    • Be seeking a degree or certificate at the school
    • Not be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity
    • Make a good faith effort to secure all available federal financial aid by completing the FAFSA
    • Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the school

    Access Missouri Grant

    This is a need-based program designed to provide students with a simplified financial aid process, provide predictable, portable awards, and increase access to a student's school of choice. Need is determined by the student's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as calculated through the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    • Have a FAFSA on file before February 1st
    • Have any corrections made by July 31st (school choices may be added until September 30th)
    • Be a U.S. Citizen of permanent resident and a Missouri resident
    • Be an undergraduate enrolled full-time at a participating Missouri school
    • Have an EFC of 12,000 or less
    • Not be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity

     

    OTHER FUNDING / SCHOLARSHIPS

    WIOA (Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act)

    Veteran's Education Benefits

    Vocational Rehabiliation

    Central Ozarks Voiture 460

    Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship