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Charles Gallagher Student Financial Assistance Program

Amount: $1,500;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Renewable;
Deadline: April 1.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Missouri
Other Comments: Applicants must be pursuing a full time education at a post secondary institution in Missouri. Please visit the website listed for a complete description of eligibility requirements.
Contact: To apply fill out the Federal FAFSA form. You may obtain a copy of the application from your HS guidance counselor’s office, local library or via the online FAFSA website.
Website:
http://www.dhe.mo.gov/accessmo.shtml


Missouri College Guarantee Program

Amount: Varies;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on financial need and Academic Merit;
Deadline: April 1.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Missouri
Other Comments: Applicants must be pursuing a full time education at a post-secondary institution in Missouri. Students should have a high school GPA of 2.5 or better, score of 20 or better on the ACT or a score of 950 or better on the SAT. Please visit the website listed for more eligibility requirements as well as a list of participating schools.
Contact: To apply fill out the Federal FAFSA form. You may obtain a copy of the application from your HS guidance counselor’s office, local library or via the online FAFSA website.
Website:
http://www.dhe.mo.gov/accessmo.shtml

Public Service Officer or Employee’s Child Survivor Grant Program

Amount: Tuition;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on entitlement;
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Missouri
Other Comments: This program provides tuition grants to dependent children and spouses of 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 killed or permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. Please visit the website listed for more eligibility requirements as well as a list of participating schools.
Contact: You can download an application for this grant through the website listed below.
Website:
http://www.dhe.mo.gov/publicserviceofficer.shtml

Vietnam Veteran’ Survivor Grant Program

Amount: Tuition;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on entitlement;
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Missouri
Other Comments: 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. Please visit the website listed for more eligibility requirements as well as a list of participating schools.
Contact: You can download an application for this grant through the website listed below.
Website:
http://www.dhe.mo.gov/vietnamveterans.shtml

Missouri Higher Education Academic “Bright Flight” Scholarship Program

Amount: $2,000 per year;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on Academic Merit; Renewable;
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors; Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Missouri
Other Comments: Students composite scores for the ACT and SAT must be in the top three percent of Missouri’s Percentile. Students must be pursuing a full time undergrad degree for the first time. Please visit the website listed for more eligibility requirements as well as a list of participating schools.
Contact: Students do not apply for this scholarship. The MDHE will receive students’ approved Missouri college or university choices from their ACT or SAT assessment records along with their ACT and SAT composite score(s). Eligible students will be contacted by the MDHE.
Website:
http://www.dhe.mo.gov/brightflight.shtml


Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship Program

Amount: Tuition;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on Financial Need; Renewable;
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors; Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Missouri
Other Comments: This scholarship was established for students who are employed while attending school part time. Please visit the website listed for more eligibility requirements as well as a list of participating schools.
Contact: You can download an application for this grant through the website listed below.
Website:
http://www.dhe.mo.gov/rossbarnett.shtml

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