Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship Program

State of Missouri
Type Scholarship
Amount -


This scholarship was established for students who are employed while attending school part time. To be eligible, your child must:

  • Be enrolled at least half time but less than full time at a participating Missouri postsecondary school.
  • Be employed and compensated for at least 20 hours per week.
  • Be 18 years of age.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the postsecondary school.
  • Be a Missouri resident and a United States citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
  • Not be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity.

Scholarships can be renewed annually until a student has obtained a baccalaureate degree or completed 150 semester credit hours, whichever comes first.

How much can my child receive?
The maximum annual scholarship amount is the least of the:

  • Actual tuition charged at the school where the child is enrolled part time.
  • Amount of tuition charged to a Missouri undergraduate resident enrolled part time in the same class level at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Demonstrated financial need.


    Other Restrictions

    Eligible non-citizen.


    This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

    More Information

    State of Missouri
    3515 Amazonas Drive
    Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717
    Phone: 573-751-2361