Grants

A grant is a need-based financial aid award that does not have to be repaid. Need-based aid is financial assistance awarded based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Listed below are grants available at Missouri Valley College.

Federal Pell Grant

  • The Federal Pell Grant is a federally funded, need-based grant for undergraduate students. The current maximum award for a full-time undergraduate student is $5,645 per year. In order to be eligible for Pell, students must complete the FAFSA. This grant is renewable annually as long as the student is meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • For more information on the Federal Pell Grant, visit studentaid.ed.gov.

Federal Supplementary Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

  • FSEOG is a supplemental grant that is awarded to students demonstrating exceptional financial need and who already receive the Pell Grant. The financial aid office at Missouri Valley determines need based on the FAFSA. The current maximum award for a full-time undergraduate student is $2,000 per year. In order to be eligible for FSEOG, students must complete the FAFSA. This grant is renewable annually as long as the student is meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • For more information on FSEOG, visit studentaid.ed.gov.

Access Missouri Grant

  • The Access Missouri Grant is a state funded, need-based grant for undergraduate students. The current maximum award for a full-time, undergraduate student is $2,350 per year. In order to be eligible for the Access Missouri Grant, students must file their FAFSA before April 1st. This grant is renewable annually as long as the student maintains a 2.5 GPA and is meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • For more information on the Access Missouri Grant, visit http://dhe.mo.gov.

Bright Flight Program

  • The Missouri Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program is a merit-based program that encourages top-ranked high school seniors to attend approved Missouri postsecondary schools. The aid is awarded to students who receive a specific ACT score as determined by the Missouri Department of Higher Education. In order to be eligible for the Bright Flight program, students must file their FAFSA. This grant is renewable annually as long as the student maintains a 2.5 GPA and is meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • For more information on the Bright Flight Program, visit http://dhe.mo.gov.