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Priority Deadlines: Students who submit their Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) and requested documentation on or before the following priority deadlines, and are eligible to receive benefits, will be held in classes. All documents must be received by the financial aid office no later than:

 

Fall:  July 1 ST

Spring:  December 1 ST

Summer:  May 1 ST

 

After Priority Deadlines: Students who submit their Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) after the above priority deadlines should set up a payment plan with the Business Office to insure that their classes will not be cancelled on the day fees are due.  Students should allow 4-6 weeks for the processing of financial aid applications.

Missouri Student Aid Programs

For more information about the Missouri Student Aid Programs listed, contact the Financial Aid Office or the MDHE Information Service Center at (800) 473-6757 or (573) 751-3940 or www.dhe.mo.gov.

 

Missouri Higher Education Academic Program (Bright Flight)
"Bright Flight" provides scholarship awards in the amount of $2,000 per year to students who have achieved a composite score on the American College Testing Program (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in the top three (3) percent of all Missouri students taking those tests. The student must be enrolled full-time in a Missouri college or university.

 

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/brightflight.html

 

Missouri Returning Heroes’ Education Act
Senate Bill 830

MRHA Q & A

Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program
This grant is for all Missouri students who meet the application deadlines and have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,000 or less. Students must be enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/accessmo.html

 

Public Service Officer or Employee's Child Survivor Grant Program
This program provides tuition grants to public safety officers or Missouri Department of Transportation employees engaged in the construction or maintenance of the state's highways, roads and bridges who were permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. The grant is also available to their children and spouses, as well as the children and spouses who survive such employees who were killed in the line of duty.

 

http://www.dhe.missouri.gov/publicserviceofficer.html

 

Vietnam Veteran Survivor Grant Program
This grant is available to children and spouses of Vietnam veterans whose death was attributed to or caused by exposure to toxic chemicals during the Vietnam conflict.

 

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/vietnamveterans.html

 

Additional Missouri Financial Aid Programs

(www.dhe.mo.gov/otherprograms.shtml )

A+ Schools Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (573) 751-9094

 

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/aplusscholarship.html

 

Important A+ Changes

 

Assistance for Students Who are Visually Impaired or Blind (Readers for the Blind Program)
Administered by Department of Social Services, Family Support Division/ Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, P.O. Box 2320, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (800) 592-6004 or (573) 751-4249

 

http://www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/rsb/


Employment and Training Assistance
Administered by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, P.O. Box 1087, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (800) 877-8698

 

http://www.workforce.mo.gov/


Summer Professional Development Program  (Formerly Environmental Educational Scholarship Program)
Administered by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (573) 751-2518

 

http://www.dnr.mo.gov/hr/Internships.htm


Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Health Care Access and Assessment, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (800) 891-7415 or (573) 751-6219

 

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/LoanRepayment/


Health Professional Nursing Student Loans
Administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Health Care Access and Assessment, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (800) 891-7415 or (573) 751-6219

 

http://health.mo.gov/living/families/primarycare/healthprofloans/index.php


Midwest Student Exchange Program
Reduced out-of-state tuition rate program.

 

http://www.mhec.org/MidwestStudentExchangeProgram


Minority Teaching Scholarship Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (573) 751-1668

 

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/minorityteaching.html


Missouri Educational Assistance Program
Administered by the National Guard Association, 2302 Militia Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101

 

Phone: (573) 638-9500

 

http://www.moguard.com/community.php


MOST - Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan
Administered by the Office of the State Treasurer, P.O. Box 66797, St. Louis, MO 63166-6797

 

Phone: (888) 414-6678

 

http://www.treasurer.mo.gov/Most.aspx


Missouri Teacher Education Scholarship Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (573) 751-1668

 

http://dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/scholarships/


National Farmworker Jobs Program
Administered by Wisconsin-United Migrant Opportunities Milwaukee, WI (414) 389-6000 Independence, MO (816) 836-5887 Monett, MO (417) 236-0791 Kennett, MO (573) 888-5266

 

http://www.doleta.gov/msfw/


Primary Care Resource Initiative for Missouri (PRIMO) Loan Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Health Care Access and Assessment, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (800) 891-7415 or (573) 751-6219

 

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/PRIMO/


Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (573) 751-1668

 

http://dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/scholarships/


Urban Flight and Rural Need Scholarship
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480 , Jefferson City , MO 65102

 

Phone: (573) 751-1191

 

http://dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/scholarships/


Veterans' Education and Training
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Division of Career Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102

 

Phone: (573) 751-3487

 

http://www.dese.mo.gov/divcareered/veterans_ed_index.htm


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 3024 Dupont Circle, Jefferson City, MO 65109

 

Phone: (573) 751-3251 or (573) 751-0881 (TDD)

 

www.vr.dese.mo.gov

 

Provides tuition assistance to students who are enrolled 6-11 credits. To be considered for this award you must be employed and compensated for at least 20 per week. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

 

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/rossbarnett.html


Public Service Officer or Employee's Child Survivor Grant Program
This program provides tuition grants to public safety officers or Missouri Department of Transportation employees engaged in the construction or maintenance of the state's highways, roads and bridges who were permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. The grant is also available to their children and spouses, as well as the children and spouses who survive such employees who were killed in the line of duty.

 

http://www.dhe.missouri.gov/publicserviceofficer.html


Additional Missouri Financial Aid Programs

(www.dhe.mo.gov/otherprograms.shtml )

                

For more information about the Missouri Student Aid Programs listed, contact the Financial Aid Office or the MDHE Information Service Center at (800) 473-6757 or (573) 751-3940 or www.dhe.mo.gov.

 

Missouri Higher Education Academic Program (Bright Flight)

"Bright Flight" provides scholarship awards in the amount of $2,000 per year to students who have achieved a composite score on the American College Testing Program (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in the top three (3) percent of all Missouri students taking those tests. The student must be enrolled full-time in a Missouri college or university.

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/brightflight.html

 

Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship Program

Provides tuition assistance to students who are enrolled 6-11 credits. To be considered for this award you must be employed and compensated for at least 20 per week. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/rossbarnett.html

 

Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program

This grant is for all Missouri students who meet the application deadlines and have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,000 or less. Students must be enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/accessmo.html

 

Public Service Officer or Employee's Child Survivor Grant Program

This program provides tuition grants to public safety officers or Missouri Department of Transportation employees engaged in the construction or maintenance of the state's highways, roads and bridges who were permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. The grant is also available to their children and spouses, as well as the children and spouses who survive such employees who were killed in the line of duty.

http://www.dhe.missouri.gov/publicserviceofficer.html

 

Vietnam Veteran Survivor Grant Program

This grant is available to children and spouses of Vietnam veterans whose death was attributed to or caused by exposure to toxic chemicals during the Vietnam conflict.

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/vietnamveterans.html

 

Additional Missouri Financial Aid Programs
(www.dhe.mo.gov/otherprograms.shtml )

 

A+ Schools Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-9094

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/aplusscholarship.html

 

Assistance for Students Who are Visually Impaired or Blind (Readers for the Blind Program)
Administered by Department of Social Services, Family Support Division/ Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, P.O. Box 2320, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (800) 592-6004 or (573) 751-4249

http://www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/rsb/

 

Employment and Training Assistance
Administered by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, P.O. Box 1087, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (800) 877-8698

http://www.workforce.mo.gov/

 

Summer Professional Development Program  (Formerly Environmental Educational Scholarship Program)
Administered by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources Program, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-2518

http://www.dnr.mo.gov/hr/Internships.htm

 

Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Health Care Access and Assessment, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (800) 891-7415 or (573) 751-6219

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/LoanRepayment/

 

Health Professional Nursing Student Loans
Administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Health Care Access and Assessment, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (800) 891-7415 or (573) 751-6219

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/HealthProfStudentLoans/

 

Midwest Student Exchange Program
Reduced out-of-state tuition rate program.

http://www.mhec.org/MidwestStudentExchangeProgram

 

Minority Teaching Scholarship Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-1668

http://www.dhe.mo.gov/minorityteaching.html

 

Missouri Educational Assistance Program
Administered by the National Guard Association, 2302 Militia Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 638-9500

http://www.moguard.com/community.php

 

MOST - Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan
Administered by the Office of the State Treasurer, P.O. Box 66797, St. Louis, MO 63166-6797
Phone: (888) 414-6678

http://www.treasurer.mo.gov/Most.aspx

 

Missouri Teacher Education Scholarship Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-1668

http://dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/scholarships/

 

National Farmworker Jobs Program
Administered by Wisconsin-United Migrant Opportunities Milwaukee, WI (414) 389-6000 Independence, MO (816) 836-5887 Monett, MO (417) 236-0791 Kennett, MO (573) 888-5266

http://www.doleta.gov/msfw/

 

Primary Care Resource Initiative for Missouri (PRIMO) Loan Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Health Care Access and Assessment, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (800) 891-7415 or (573) 751-6219

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/PRIMO/

 

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-1668

http://dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/scholarships/

 

Urban Flight and Rural Need Scholarship
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480 , Jefferson City , MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-1191

http://dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/scholarships/

 

Veterans' Education and Training
Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Division of Career Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-3487

http://www.dese.mo.gov/divcareered/veterans_ed_index.htm

 

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 3024 Dupont Circle, Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 751-3251 or (573) 751-0881 (TDD)

www.vr.dese.mo.gov
 
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