Grants are based directly on a student’s financial need and do not require repayment. The federal government is the largest source of need-based grants; other sources include the State of Missouri and the College.
- The federal government offers several types of grants, which vary in amounts awarded. They include Pell Grants and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG).
- Missouri offers state residents the need-based Access Missouri Grant and the merit-based Bright Flight Grant. Missouri residents must complete a 2016-17 FAFSA by April 1, 2016 to be considered for the Access Missouri Grant.