Learn about the federal and state aid available based on demonstrated financial need.

Federal Pell Grant – An award based on demonstrated need shown on the FAFSA and funded by the U.S. Department of Education. For 2021-2022, the amount ranged from $672 to $6,495, depending on an EFC between 0 and 5,486.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant – SEOG is awarded based on demonstrated need shown on the FAFSA and funded by the Federal Government in an amount ranging from $100 to $4,000 as determined by the College Financial Aid Office. Priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients with reduction possible if the recipient qualifies for other grant/scholarship awards. The deadline for SEOG awards is Sept. 15.


The FAFSA (free application for federal student aid) opened Dec. 30. Complete the FASA and use Jewell's code, 002524, so we can prepare your financial aid package upon your admission to Jewell.

Jewell Access Grants

Access grants are need-based funds provide to students who demonstrate financial need. Award levels vary based on information provided through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Access grants can be combined with all other forms of Jewell aid. Access grants are determined at the time of packaging and only students who submit a FAFSA to Jewell will qualify. To submit a FAFSA to Jewell be sure to include the College's code, 002524.

State Aid Programs

Access Missouri Grant – Awarded to state residents, based on demonstrated need and funded by the State of Missouri; between $1,500 and $2,850 for 2021-2022. The FAFSA must be received by the Federal Processor on or before February 1 to be considered an on-time application in 2021-2022 (including FSA ID requirements) and the student must have an EFC of 12,000 or less for eligibility. A 2.50 cumulative GPA is required to renew the grant beyond the first year.

Bright Flight Scholarship – Available to graduating high school seniors residing in Missouri who have scored in the top 3% of all Missouri students taking the ACT/SAT (31 ACT in 2021-2022). Funded by the State of Missouri in an amount projected to be $3,000.

Advanced Placement Incentive Grant – This grant provides a $500 non-renewable award to students who receive two scores of three or higher on Advanced Placement exams in the fields of math or science while attending a Missouri public high school. Students who qualify for this incentive program must also receive an Access Missouri Grant or A+ Scholarship program award. Apply at

For more information on aid programs provided to Missouri residents from the State of Missouri, visit