Missouri Department of Higher Education/Missouri Higher Education Academic Scholarship (Bright Flight)

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.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000 - $3,000
Number of Awards
Not reported
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
2.5
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
Missouri
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Missouri
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Information Center
Missouri Department of Higher Education
Address
PO Box 1469
City, State, Zip
Jefferson City, MO , 65102-1469
Telephone
(800) 473-6757
E-mail
info@dhe.mo.gov
Website
Website

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