•  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???

    • 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
    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.
     

    COMMUNITY COLLEGES USED WITH THE A+ SCHOOLS PROGRAM 

     
     

    College Name

    Contact Phone #

    A+ Contact Information

    Crowder College

    601 Laclede
    Neosho, MO 64850

    417-451-3223

    Toll-Free
    1-866-258-7788

    A+ Coordinator

    417-455-5572

    East Central College

    1964 Prairie Dell Road
    Union, MO 63084

    636-584-6500

    Heather Kleekamp

    636-584-6574

    Jefferson College

    1000 Viking Drive
    Hillsboro, MO 63050

    636-797-3000636-942-3000

    636-481-3239

     

    State Technical College

    One Technology Drive
    Linn, MO 65051

    573-897-5192

    573-897-5145

     

    Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods

    2601 NE Barry Road
    Kansas City, MO 64156

    816-604-1000

    MCC-Maple Woods

     

    Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley

    3201 SW Trafficway
    Kansas City, MO 64111

    816-604-1000

    MCC-Penn Valley

    Metropolitan Community College-Longview

    500 SW Longview Road
    Lee Summit MO 64081-2105www.mcckc.edu

    816-604-1000

    MCC-Longview

    Metropolitan Community College-Blue River20301 E 78 Highway

    Independence MO 64057

    816-604-1000

     

     

    MCC-Blue River

    Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Campus

    1775 Universal Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64120

    816-604-1000

    MCC-Business & Technology

    Mineral Area College

    5270 Flat River Road
    PO Box 1000
    Park Hills, MO 63601-1000

    573-431-4593

    Admissions: 573-518-2218

    Financial Aid: 573-518-2133

     

    Missouri State University-West Plains

    128 Garfield
    West Plains MO 65775

    417-255-7955

    Toll Free
    888-466-7897

    wpadmissions@missouristate.edu

     

     

    Moberly Area Community College

    101 College Avenue
    Moberly, MO 65270-1304

    660-263-4100

    Toll Free
    800-622-2070

    Amy Hager

    660-263-4100 Ext 11237

     

    North Central Missouri College

    1301 Main Street
    Trenton, MO 64683

    660-359-3948

    Toll-Free
    800-880-6180

    660-359-3948 ext. 1513

     

    Ozarks Technical Community College

    1001 E. Chestnut Expy
    Springfield, MO 65802

    417-447-7500

    Linda Johns

    417-447-6931

    St. Charles Community College

    4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
    Cottleville, MO 63376

    636-922-8000

    Kirsten Perschbacher

    Financial Assistance & Counselor II
    636-922-8269

    St. Louis Community College-Forest Park

    5600 Oakland Avenue
    St. Louis Mo 63110

    314-644-9100

     Financial Aid: 314-644-9979

    St. Louis Community College at Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Road
    St. Louis MO 63122-5799

    314-984-7500

     

    Financial Aid: 314-984-7650

    St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley

    3400 Pershall Road
    St. Louis MO 63135

    314-513-4200

    Financial Aid: 314-513-4231

    St. Louis Community College at Wildwood

    2645 Generations Drive
    Wildwood, MO 63040

    636-422-2000

    Financial Aid: 636-422-2025

    State Fair Community College

    3201 West 16th Street
    Sedalia MO 65301

    660-530-5800

    Toll Free
    877-311-7322

    admissions@sfccmo.edu

    Financial Aid: 660-530-5834

    Three Rivers Community College

    2080 Three Rivers Blvd.
    Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

    877-879-8722

    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

     

    Avila University

    $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.

    http://www.centralmethodist.edu/finaid/scholarships.php

    Columbia College

    Awarded up to $2500 to new freshman, who have completed the Missouri A+ program

    http://www.ccis.edu/offices/financialaid/scholarshipfinder/FreshmanScholarships-categorized.asp

    Culver Stockton

    They offer a $1500 scholarship for students who participate in the A+ program.  For more information contact admissions

    http://www.culver.edu/enrollment/finaid/scholarships/freshman.asp

    Drury University

    The scholarship is within the dean’s scholarship.  See admissions for details.  http://www.drury.edu/multinl/story.cfm?ID=27856&NLID=97

    Evangel University

    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/

    Fontbonne University

    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.

    http://www.missouristate.edu/assets/financialaid/APlusRecognitionApp.pdf

    Lincoln University

    $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.

    http://www.mssu.edu/financial-aid/forms/A-plus-scholarship.pdf

    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.

    https://www.missouriwestern.edu/admissions/scholarships/

    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.

     http://www.moval.edu/financial_aid/scholarships.php 

    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

    Park University

    $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.

    http://www.semo.edu/sfs/financialaid/scholarships/a_plus.html

    Stephens College

    Awarded $1000 yearly to students who demonstration completion of the A+ Program.

    http://www.stephens.edu/admission/payforcollege/finaid/

    Truman State University

    Students are awarded $500 scholarship each year.  Call admissions for details.

    http://admissions.truman.edu/costs/scholarships.asp

    Webster University

    Any A+ qualifier is awarded $1000-$2000 who has a 21 on the ACT. The student must complete an application. Deadline March 1

    http://www.webster.edu/financialaid/scholarships.html

    William Woods University

    $1000 automatically awarded upon A+ completion requirements.  http://www.williamwoods.edu/admissions/docs/scholarship_documents/merit_scholarships.pdf

     

     
    For more information, contact Mr. Brown in the Counseling Office.