Neighbors Bank Scholarship in Partnership with the Flourish Initiative

Scholarship Application & Information

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Eligibility

Pursuing a Trade/Technical/Certificate, Associate’s, or Bachelor’s Degree

Current Missouri resident of Macon, Monroe, or Shelby County

A 2021 household family income of $44,560 or less

U.S. citizen by date of award (August 1, 2022)

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Application Information

Eligibility

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to Missouri residents of Macon, Monroe, or Shelby County with a 2021
household family income for $44,560 or less. Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Pursuing a Trade/Technical/Certificate, Associate’s, or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Current Missouri resident of Macon, Monroe, or Shelby County
  • Have a 2021 household family income of $44,560 or less. Proof of income will be required
    before fund distribution.
  • U.S. citizen by date of award
  • First generation & non-traditional students are strongly encouraged to apply!
Application Timeline

Application Timeline

  • The Fall 2022 Application will open June 20th , 2022
  • The application period is open from June 20th at 9:00am until July 15th at 5:00pm CST. You must
    complete the online application and upload all required documents by July 15th at 5:00pm. All
    applicants will be notified of selection by the end of July.
  • Applicants will be required to submit proof of 2021 income prior to scholarship disbursement.
About the Application

About the Application

You must provide these documents with your application:

  • Personal & Demographic Questions
  • Education Questions
  • Financial Questions
  • 3 Short Answer Prompts
  • References Information:
    • Please have one professional reference (i.e. teacher, professor, employee supervisor,
      club/organization leader) complete a recommendation form on your behalf
    • Reference contact information is needed in order to receive the recommendation form.
      Links to the form will not be sent until the scholarship application has been submitted.
    • Recommendation forms must be submitted by Tuesday, July 19 th at 5:00pm CST.
    • Reference will have an option to attach a letter of recommendation to their form.
  • Document Upload

Once you complete the application, please hit ‘submit’ at the bottom of the screen. After you submit your application, congrats! You’ll be redirected to a confirmation screen.

Disbursement Information

Disbursement Information

We will review each student individually and develop a scholarship award on a case-by-case basis. Scholarship amounts will vary with the max allotted amount being $10,000. This scholarship will be paid as a one-time payment in Fall 2022 directly to the school and will cover tuition expenses.

Recipient Expectations

Recipient Expectations

All scholarship recipients must agree to the following:

  • Provide proof of a 2021 household family income of $44,560 or less
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or equivalent satisfactory status in programs without GPA
  • Sign media release and enrollment release form
  • Provide school or program’s financial aid/bursar/cashier’s office for the scholarship to be
    applied directly to tuition or program cost
  • Respond to scholarship staff communication in a timely manner
  • Understand that the scholarship will not cover prior student loan balance or outstanding
    balance. The scholarship will not be paid toward prior student loan balances.
  • If selected as a recipient, proof of enrollment must be sent prior to payment being sent to the
    program/institution.
Other Details

Other Details

  • This scholarship cannot be used to pay off student loans
  • This scholarship cannot be used to pay a prior student balance

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