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Scholarships

New Traditions Institutional Scholarship applications are available on-line at as part of the online MACC Institutional Scholarship application within the Financial Aid tab in the ‘Services’ menu, in the New Traditions office, Career Center Room C-02, or the Career and Placement Center, Room C-21; the Financial Aid office on the Moberly Campus; and from the Off-Campus Site Coordinators.

The application deadline for MACC Institutional Scholarships is April 1 for the following fall semester. Applications for private New Traditions scholarships and Displaced Homemaker Fee Waivers can be made during the first month of the semesters in which they are awarded.

Most New Traditions Scholarships are awarded according to a prioritized needs assessment. A formula is used that calculates points based on demographic criteria including age, marital status, family situation, family size, income, source of income, and employment history. Recipients must be enrolled at Moberly Area Community College in a degree-seeking program and be in good academic standing. They must also meet at least one of the following criteria:


• Displaced Homemaker
• Nontraditional Student
• Limited English Proficiency
• Dislocated Worker
• Girls and Women aged 15-25
• Single Parent
• Economically Disadvantaged
• Disability
• Returning Adult Student

 

Displaced Homemaker Fee Waivers:

- Widowed, divorced, or disabled spouse
- Un- or under-employed, or experiencing re-entry into employment
- In need of vocational skills/training in order to support self and/or family
Must be enrolled in a vocational program, making satisfactory academic progress (GPA 2.5 or higher). Only covers unmet need for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. The recipient cannot be overawarded from another funding source, e.g. Pell Grant, GAMM. Renewable depending on availability of funds. This comes from a DESE allocation specifically for this purpose.

 

Institutional Scholarships:

Enrolled in at least 9 college-level credit hours in a career and technical program (developmental classes do not count). $500 per semester. Renewable for one consecutive semesters if a 2.5 GPA is maintained. Maximum of five awarded annually.

 

Private Scholarships:

New Traditions Advisory Committee
Recipients must meet New Traditions eligibility criteria and make satisfactory academic progress (GPA 2.5 or better)

Business Women of Missouri - Huntsville Chapter
Recipient must meet New Traditions eligibility criteria and must have attended Westran High School or be a resident of Huntsville.

GE Express Financial Services
Returning adult student who meets New Traditions’ eligibility criteria

Missouri Association for Family and Community Education
Returning adult woman student who meets New Traditions' eligibility criteria and resides in Randolph County

Carolee Hazlet Scholarship
Recipient must meet New Traditions Scholarship eligibility criteria

VFW Ladies Auxiliary to Post 2654
Recipient must meet New Traditions Scholarship eligibility criteria and reside in Randolph County - Preference given to veterans

PEO-Chapter K J
Recipient must meet New Traditions Scholarship eligibility criteria and reside in Randolph County

Beta Sigma Phi-Preceptor Laureate Eta
Recipient must meet New Traditions Scholarship eligibility criteria and reside in Randolph County.

Ruth Lawrence Memorial Scholarship
Returning adult student who meets New Traditions' eligibility criteria.

Kimberlee Enochs Keithley Memorial Scholarship
Returning adult student who meets New Traditions' eligibility criteria.