Institutional, Federal, and State Grants

Institutional Grants

Westminster Grant
These grants may be awarded to students who demonstrate financial need. Grants are awarded for one academic year. Renewal is contingent upon current funding levels and the student’s annual submission of an FAFSA application for financial aid, evidence of need, maintaining satisfactory progress toward a degree and remaining in attendance for the full period for which the grant is awarded.

Westminster Out-of-State Grant
Out of state students who demonstrate financial need will be considered for these grants on an annual basis upon receipt of the FAFSA results. Renewal is contingent upon current funding levels and the student’s annual submission of an FAFSA application for financial aid, evidence of need, maintaining satisfactory progress toward a degree and remaining in attendance for the full period for which the grant is awarded.

Federal Grants

Pell Grant
Awarded on an annual basis to students with a qualifying expected family contribution (EFC) as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Students who file the FAFSA by February 15 and are determined to qualify for the Pell Grant will be considered for an SEOG Grant.  This Federal award is made on a first come, first serve basis and does not have to be repaid.
State Grants 

Missouri Grants

Access Missouri Grant
Missouri residents who complete the FAFSA by April 1 have a calculated Expected Family Contribution (EFC) equal to 12000 or less on the Student Aid Report, and are enrolled full-time will be considered for this need-based grant.  Students will also have to maintain a cumulative college gpa of at least 2.50 to be eligible to renew this grant.  Funding is subject to State budget appropriations. 

Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship
To qualify for this merit-based scholarship, residents of Missouri must score in the top 5% of all Missouri students on the ACT or SAT and enroll in an approved Missouri college as a full-time student immediately after graduating from high school.  The FAFSA is not required to be eligible for the Bright Flight Scholarship.  Students have to maintain a cumulative college gpa of at least 2.50 to be eligible for the renewal of this scholarship.  Funding is subject to State budget appropriations.