Student Support Services offers its members several financial aid
opportunities. Applications are typically available at the beginning of
the Spring trimester. Students will be informed by their mentors when
applications are available. Applications can be obtained through the
Student Support Services office, and will be posted here as they become
Basic eligibility for the scholarships are listed below. Awards for
the second semester are contingent upon meeting certain criteria during
the first semester that the scholarship is awarded. These scholarships,
including the number of recipients and award amount, are based on the
availability of funds.
Scholarship applications, along with all required supplemental
paperwork, must be submitted to the SSS office by February 15.
Preference shall be given to a displaced homemaker, as defined by the State of Missouri: An individual whose principal job has been homemaking, who has lost his or her main source of income because of divorce, separation, death or disability of a spouse, or loss of eligibility for public assistance, and who has not been employed on a full-time basis of 40 hours/week for at least three years. Note: If no applicants meets the criteria, selection committee shall have discretion to award the scholarship to a similarly worthy student who is overcoming barriers to receive an education.
Minimum enrollment in nine credit hours.
Show progress toward the completion of pertinent degree requirements.