This program is for legal residents of Missouri, who have been in foster care or other residential care under the Department of Social Services, Children's Division, on or after 1) the day they graduated from high school or received a GED; or 2) the day preceding (before) their eighteenth birthday; or 3) the day of their fourteenth birthday, if they were eligible for adoption. To qualify, applicants must have graduated within the previous three years from high school or passed the GED examination. They must have earned 60 credits prior to applying and must now be accepted by or attending a Missouri State College or University. Applicants must apply for other student financial assistance; other than student loans, in compliance with federal financial aid rules, including the federal Pell grant. Recipients of the tuition waiver must complete 100 hours of community service or a public internship within a 12-month period beginning September 1 each year they receive the waiver. Applicants must apply for this program before their 21st birthday.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.