Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program

The Missouri Department of Higher Education provides the award for the Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program. This scholarship grant is being awarded to the residents of the state of Missouri who are in the undergraduate level and are presently enrolled full time at a college or university also within the state of Missouri.

In order to be eligible for the Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program, the candidate is required to show his or her need for financial assistance and he or she needs to provide an EFC or Expected Family Contribution showing that his or her family makes only $12,000 or less. The amount provided by this scholarship program ranges from $300 up to $4,600 and the amount given to each recipient is dependent on the Expected Family Contribution submitted by the candidate as well as the kind of institution that the student plans to go to.

Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program is given every year and is renewable up to 4 years or until the recipient’s completion of a first bachelor’s degree or can also be until the recipient finishes a 150 semester credit hours so whichever happens first. Also part of the requirement for this scholarship grant is that the candidate must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

The number of awards that will be given for each year are based on the number of qualified applicants as well as the amount of funding available for that given year. Interested candidates may access the application from Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) website.

Amount: $300 up to $4,600
Deadline: 1-Apr
GPA: 2.5
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