SB 784 – This act modifies the financial assistance amounts provided through the Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program. The financial assistance amounts currently in existence will be applicable for academic year 2010-2011 through academic year 2013-2014. In addition, this act adds new financial assistance amounts for the 2014-2015 academic year and beyond. A student attending an institution classified as part of the public two-year sector will be eligible for $1,250 maximum and $300 minimum. A student attending an institution classified as part of the public four-year sector, including Linn State Technical College, or approved private institutions will be eligible for $2,850 maximum and $1,500 minimum.
This act is substantially similar to provisions contained in CCS/HCS/SCS/SB 733 (2010), SCS/HCS/HB 1473 (2010) and HCS#2/HB 1812 (2010) and is similar to SB 390 (2009) and HB 792 (2009).