A+ Scholarship Program
Students who qualify under the A+ Scholarship Program are eligible for tuition money to any Missouri public community college, vocational school or technical school, upon graduation from high school for a period of 48 months after high school; completion of 105% of the hours required for the program; or receipt of an associate's degree.Several colleges and universities in Missouri also offer scholarships to students who qualify for the A+ program. Please check with schools to which you are applying to see if you qualify.
WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO PARTICIPATE???
To maintain eligibility while attending a Missouri public community college or vocational/technical school, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Attend an A+ Designated High School for 3 consecutive years prior to graduation
- Graduate from an A+ High School with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5
- Average 95% attendance during four years of high school
- Perform 50 hours of unpaid school-based tutoring of which up to 25% may include job shadowing
- Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the unlawful use of drugs or alcohol
- Achieve a score of proficient or advanced on the Algebra I EOC exam or the equivalent level on a higher level DESE approved EOC, or a qualifying score, as established annually by the coordinating board for higher education, on the COMPASS exam or the mathematics component of the ACT Test
- Attempt to secure federal funds which do not need to be repaid by completing the FAFSA form during the senior year
- 18 year old males register for selective service
COMMUNITY COLLEGES USED WITH THE A+ SCHOOLS PROGRAM
Contact Phone #
A+ Contact Information
Crowder College601 LacledeNeosho, MO 64850
East Central College1964 Prairie Dell RoadUnion, MO 63084
Jefferson College1000 Viking DriveHillsboro, MO 63050
State Technical CollegeOne Technology DriveLinn, MO 65051
Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods2601 NE Barry RoadKansas City, MO 64156
Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley3201 SW TrafficwayKansas City, MO 64111
Metropolitan Community College-Longview500 SW Longview RoadLee Summit MO 64081-2105www.mcckc.edu
Metropolitan Community College-Blue River20301 E 78 HighwayIndependence MO 64057
Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Campus1775 Universal AvenueKansas City, MO 64120
MCC-Business & Technology
Mineral Area College5270 Flat River RoadPO Box 1000Park Hills, MO 63601-1000
Admissions: 573-518-2218Financial Aid: 573-518-2133
Missouri State University-West Plains128 GarfieldWest Plains MO 65775
Moberly Area Community College101 College AvenueMoberly, MO 65270-1304
Amy Hager660-263-4100 Ext 11237
North Central Missouri College1301 Main StreetTrenton, MO 64683
660-359-3948 ext. 1513
Ozarks Technical Community College1001 E. Chestnut ExpySpringfield, MO 65802
St. Charles Community College4601 Mid Rivers Mall DriveCottleville, MO 63376
Kirsten PerschbacherFinancial Assistance & Counselor II636-922-8269
St. Louis Community College-Forest Park5600 Oakland AvenueSt. Louis Mo 63110
Financial Aid: 314-644-9979
St. Louis Community College at Meramec11333 Big Bend RoadSt. Louis MO 63122-5799
Financial Aid: 314-984-7650
St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley3400 Pershall RoadSt. Louis MO 63135
Financial Aid: 314-513-4231
St. Louis Community College at Wildwood2645 Generations DriveWildwood, MO 63040
Financial Aid: 636-422-2025
State Fair Community College3201 West 16th StreetSedalia MO 65301
660-530-5800Toll Free877-311-7322Financial Aid: 660-530-5834
Three Rivers Community College2080 Three Rivers Blvd.Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Financial Aid: 573-840-9175
A+ SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES TO 4-YEAR UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES
The following four-year colleges/universities offer A+ Scholarships not funded by the State of Missouri. These scholarships are competitive and the A+ Senior needs to apply for these early. Please contact the college or check the internet for more information. Deadlines, and scholarship details may change, please check the website for updates.
The list below may be incomplete, contact individual colleges to inquire about A+ Scholarships and awards. All awards are based upon meeting requirements of the A+ program. Updated August 2014
$500 annually awarded to full time, first year students who successfully complete the A+ Program. http://www.avila.edu/financialaid/scholarships.asp
Central Methodist College
Any student who has completed the A+ program is eligible for ½ tuition scholarship.
Awarded up to $2500 to new freshman, who have completed the Missouri A+ program
They offer a $1500 scholarship for students who participate in the A+ program. For more information contact admissions
The scholarship is within the dean’s scholarship. See admissions for details. http://www.drury.edu/multinl/story.cfm?ID=27856&NLID=97
This $1,000 renewable scholarship is offered for selected students who have completed the Missouri A+ Schools Program. A scholarship committee may select up to 20 applicants to receive this award. It is renewable with a 3.0 Cumulative GPA. Application deadline is March 1. http://www.evangel.edu/financial/scholarships/
Any student attending an A+ high school who completes the Missouri requirements for that program may be eligible for $1,000 in additional scholarship funds. http://www.fontbonne.edu/admissions/undergraduate/firsttimefreshmen/payingforschool/scholarships/
Missouri State University
This $500 per year renewable scholarship is offered to 100 students. To qualify you must meet A+ Program requirements, apply for admission by January 15, and apply for the A+ Recognition Scholarship Application.
$1000 scholarship to the first 50 students who have completed the Missouri A+ Schools Program.
Call school for details 573-681-5000
Missouri Southern State University
$1000 per academic year (limit of 100) to A+ qualifier enrolled full time. The scholarship cannot be combined with other MSSU academic scholarships. It is renewable up to eight semesters with a 3.0 GPA.
Missouri Western State University
This competitive scholarship is awarded to students competitively who elect to enroll in a four-year degree program and who have a 3.00 GPA. This scholarship is renewable for 4 semesters with a 3.25 GPA. Complete the General Scholarship Application.
Missouri Valley College
Any student who has completed the A+ program is eligible for ½ tuition scholarship. The student must be a first year entering resident student that meets admission requirements.
Northwest Missouri State
A limited number of scholarships are available for $1500 to an A+ qualifier. Students will need to have a minimum score of a 21 on the ACT. Contact admission for questions. It is renewable for one year by completing 24 credit hours with a GPA of 3.30. http://www.nwmissouri.edu/FinAid/Freshman.htm
$5000 tuition off for any A+ qualifier (Must provide a letter of eligibility from HS) who has a 3.25 GPA or 24 on the ACT and completes the scholarship application. It is renewable for a maximum of four years with a GPA of 3.25 and the student must complete 24 credit hours each academic year (Fall and Spring).
Southeast MO State
See website for details.
Awarded $1000 yearly to students who demonstration completion of the A+ Program.
Truman State University
Students are awarded $500 scholarship each year. Call admissions for details.
Any A+ qualifier is awarded $1000-$2000 who has a 21 on the ACT. The student must complete an application. Deadline March 1
William Woods University
$1000 automatically awarded upon A+ completion requirements. http://www.williamwoods.edu/admissions/docs/scholarship_documents/merit_scholarships.pdfFor more information, contact Mr. Brown in the Counseling Office.