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. Applicants must apply before their 21st birthday and also be currently accepted by or attend a Missouri public college or university. Priority will be given to students who have earned 30 college credits and have a 2.5 or higher GPA prior to applying for MO Reach. See website for additional requirements. 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.
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.