Educational Grants


Grants are usually based on financial need, do not need to be repaid, and are generally available from the federal government, state government or the college you are attending. Grants are only available to undergraduate students that are U.S. citizens working toward their first bachelor's degree.

Federal Grants

Federal grants are awarded to undergraduate students who apply with the FAFSA and are considered eligible based on their financial need.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY AMOUNT APPLY DEFERMENT
PELL GRANT   Part- or full-time undergraduates with financial need $574-5,730 Complete FAFSA   Not applicable, no repayment required
SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT (SEOG)   Part- or full-time undergraduates with financial need $200-500   Complete FAFSA by February 1   Not applicable, no repayment required

State Grants

The State of Missouri offers grants to students who are Missouri Residents, and who are attending a college or university in the state. Additional information can be found at www.dhe.mo.gov.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY AMOUNT APPLY DEFERMENT
ACCESS MISSOURI GRANT   Full-time Missouri resident undergraduates with EFC $0 - $12,000 Varies Complete FAFSA by February 1 Not applicable, no repayment required