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Adult Learner Scholarship

The Adult Learner Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $300
Application Deadline: August 17 (fall), January 11 (spring)
Requirements: Applicant must be at least 24 years of age and in the first or second semester of initial college experience or returning to college after an absence of at least three years.

Sponsorship provided by:

Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU)
Student Financial Aid, 901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65804-0095
Phone Number: 417 836 5000 / 800 492 7900

You can find out more by contacting:

Adult Student Services/Evening College Office
Carrington Hall, Room 422

Phone Number: 417 836 6929 / 888 879 7678

You should always carefully examine the latest information on the scholarship. Your best chance of success can be attained by initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, identify the driving force for the Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU) and their reason for offering the Adult Learner Scholarship. Once that is done, verify that there is any likelihood of being awarded the scholarship. Once you believe that you have the possibility of actually being one of the winners of the Adult Learner Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

An important aspect of applying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be time consuming, but take the time to make sure that you fill out the application correctly and completely. It would be awful to miss out because of some minor point.

After filing, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Adult Learner Scholarship confers the award and actually dispenses the resources so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and how it will help you out, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Adult Learner Scholarship. You might find it challenging to find ways to take care of all of your financial needs, and getting the Adult Learner Scholarship can make things much easier. If you are not fortunate to receive the Adult Learner Scholarship, don't give up, there will be alternative scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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