Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship

The Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship is a need-based scholarship for students who are attending school part-time while working.  The student must be 18 years old and demonstrate financial need.  The eligibility will be determined by a participating  institution (pdf).



  • Have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file by August 1.
  • Be enrolled at least half time, but less than full time (6-11 credit hours), at a participating Missouri postsecondary school (pdf).
  • Be employed and compensated for at least 20 hours per week.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be a Missouri resident and a United States citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Not be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity.
  • Not have not received your first bachelor's degree or completed 150 semester credit hours.
  • Not be employed under the Title IV College Work Study program.