Access Missouri is a need-based program designed to be simple to understand, provide predictable, portable awards, and increase access to your school of choice. Your financial eligibility is determined by your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as calculated through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The information below is effective for the 2018-2019 academic year, unless otherwise noted.
Am I eligible?
To be eligible for assistance you must meet the following requirements:
A) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a Missouri resident.
B) Be an undergraduate student enrolled full time at a participating Missouri school. Full-time enrollment is defined as a minimum of:
1) 12 semester hours, or
2) 8 quarter hours, or
3) 6 semester hours for students who are unable to enroll in 12 hours as a result of a disability defined by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
C) Have an EFC of $12,000 or less.
D) Not be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity.
E) Not have received your first bachelor's degree, completed the required hours for a bachelor's degree, or completed 150 semester credit hours.
F) Have a FAFSA on file