Missouri Higher Education Academic Scholarship (Bright Flight)

Sponsor: Missouri Department of Higher Education

$1,000 - $3,000
amount
Scholarship
award type
Yes
renewable
Continuous
application deadline
Not Reported
available
6534 Awarded, 9212 Applied
Prior Year

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Description

Program encourages top-ranked high school seniors to attend approved Missouri postsecondary schools. Must be a Missouri resident and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Must have a composite score on the ACT or SAT in the top 5 percent of all Missouri students taking those tests. Students with scores in the top 3 percent are eligible for an annual award of up to $3000 (up to $1500 each semester). Students with scores in the top 4% and 5% are eligible for an annual award of up to $1000 (up to $500 each semester). Award amounts, and the availability of the award for students in the 4% and 5%, are subject to change based on the amount of funding allocated for the program in the legislative session.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted to residents of Missouri
  • Restricted to students studying in Missouri

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