Finish Line Degree Completion Grant

The Finish Degree Completion Line Grant from Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation (MSLF) is designed to assist Missouri students who have left school and are prevented from re-enrolling and completing a degree or certificate due to an outstanding balance.

This opportunity is offered to students attending participating Missouri public and private 4-year and 2-year institutions and the State Technical College. There are 2 version of this program:

1. Student returns to institution where back balance is held: Grant amounts per student up to $3,000, with MSLF funding half (up to $1,500 per student) and the participating school funding half (up to $1,500).
2. Student enrolls at a participating Missouri institution: MSLF will cover back balances of up to $1,500 at one school so the student can attend an another eligible Missouri school.

Eligible students will be identified by the participating school and must:

  • Be a Missouri resident and U.S. citizen/permanent resident
  • Have a current or last previously known EFC of approximately 12,000 or less
  • Upload a statement from the school’s business office showing the outstanding balance and detailed expenses
  • Have a past due balance for approximately six months or more preventing the student from completing a degree
  • Prepare a degree completion plan with their academic advisor/eligible school
  • Be within approximately 30 credit hours to degree/certificate completion
  • Meet academic progress standards as set by the participating school

The program is administered by the Financial Aid Office in accordance with program rules and applicable laws. Grants are the decision of the MSLF and the participating school.

Questions? Contact:

Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation
up to $1,500
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you have a degree completion plan from the school you plan to attend?
  2. Where is your back balance held?
  3. Do you want to re-enroll at the institution where your back balance is held?
  4. If you answered no to the previous question, where do you want to enroll?
  5. How much is the past due balance that is preventing you from completing your education?
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