Financial Aid Programs


MISSOURI AID PROGRAMS
  Yearly Amt Requested Forms Other Information
Bright Flight
Missouri Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program
$2,000 College application for Missouri Higher
Education Academic Scholarship Program
Missouri resident; have a composite score on the ACT/SAT in the top 3 percent of all Missouri residents taking the exams; enroll as a first-time, full-time student immediately upon high school graduation. GED recipients eligible.
Renewable.
Missouri Teachers Education Scholarship Program $2,000 (non-renewable)

$1,000 State of MO

$1,000 MVC match
Application for Missouri Teacher Education
Scholarship
Missouri resident; ranked in the top 15 percent of high school class or score in the top 15 percent of the ACT/SAT; a high school senior, a
freshman or sophomore at a four-year Missouri college, and entering a teacher education
program. February 15 filing date.
Charles Gallagher
Financial Assistance
Program (Missouri State Grant)
$1,500 FAFSA U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen with calculated need and Missouri resident. Must be received at
the Federal Processing Center on or before
April 1.
Missouri College
Guarantee Program

$100-$3,750 FAFSA Missouri state resident; high school GPA of 2.5
or higher on a 4.0 scale; score 20 or higher on the ACT, 950 or higher on the SAT; maintain satisfactory academic progress according to standards of the school; be enrolled full-time at a Missouri post secondary school and demonstrate financial need.

Missouri Advantage (renewals only) $2,500 FASFA Upon program or degree completion, the student will have one year of Missouri
Advantage loans forgiven for each full year of employment in a designated high-demand occupational field in Missouri. Not available for students pursuing a degree or certificate in
theology or divinity.
       
FEDERAL GRANTS
Federal Pell Grant $400 - $4,000 FASFA U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen with
calculated need. Note: if a student does not qualify for the Federal Pell Grant, other aid
may still be available.
Federal Supplemental
Educational Opportunity
Grant (FSEOG)


$100- $2,000 FAFSA U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen with
exceptional need. Federal Pell Grant recipients
are given priority. Limited funding available.
       
FEDERAL LOANS
Federal Perkins Loan


.
up to $3,000 FAFSA Five percent interest, payment begins nine
months after graduation or termination of at
least half-time status, based on exceptional
need, student must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Limited funding available
Federal Subsidized
Stafford Student Loan


$2,625
1st yr (0-27 hrs)

$3,500
2nd yr (28-57 hrs)

$5,500
3rd yr+ (58 hrs +)
FAFSA and Federal Stafford Loan
Application.
Need based. FFELP loans are assessed
variable interest rates (adjusted annually).
Repayment of interest and principal begins six months after leaving school. 3% origination fee automatically deducted from loan
proceeds.
Federal Unsubsidized
Stafford Student Loan Dependent undergraduates


$2,625
1st yr (0-27 hrs)

$3,500
2nd yr (28-57 hrs)

$5,500
3rd yr+ (58 hrs +)
FAFSA and Federal Stafford Loan
Application.
Not need-based. Repayment of interest and principal begins six month after leaving school or half-time status. 3% origination fee
automatically deducted from loan proceeds.
Federal Parent Loan to
Undergraduate Students
(FPLUS)


Up to total cost of education
minus other financial aid
(parent borrower)
FAFSA and PLUS Loan application Variable interest rate, payment begins within
60 days after loan disbursement. Not based
on need. 3% origination fee automatically
deducted from loan proceeds.
       
WORK PROGRAMS
Institutional
Work and Learn


up to $1,860 FAFSA Part-time campus-based service opportunities
average 10 hours per week (paid $6.20 per
hour), U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
Resident students only.
Off-campus employment


Varies Varies Part-time employment in the community.