scholarships http://kbia.org en Three years in the making, MU nursing sees benefits of grant program http://kbia.org/post/three-years-making-mu-nursing-sees-benefits-grant-program <p></p><p>2013 has been the third year for a nursing grant program -- aimed to assist college and university nursing programs in Missouri. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 18:41:52 +0000 Erik Hall 43484 at http://kbia.org Three years in the making, MU nursing sees benefits of grant program MU boosts scholarships for high achievers http://kbia.org/post/mu-boosts-scholarships-high-achievers <p></p><p>The University of Missouri's flagship campus is sweetening the pot for high academic achievers.</p><p>The university announced a new $6,500 scholarship Friday as well as increases to two existing grants that reward academic excellence. The Columbia school calls the changes its most significant scholarship increases in two decades.</p><p>The new Chancellor's Award will go to Missouri residents who graduate in the top 10 percent of their class from an accredited high school and have a composite ACT score of 31 or higher.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:45:34 +0000 Associated Press 40105 at http://kbia.org MU boosts scholarships for high achievers Legislation would help match special needs students with scholarships http://kbia.org/post/legislation-would-help-match-special-needs-students-scholarships <p></p><p>Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that would require education officials to seek grants and donations to help children with special needs such as autism.</p><p>Financial resources could be devoted to scholarships or clinical trials for behavioral interventions. Scholarships could be used to help students attend a public school outside the student's home district or a private school. Fri, 17 May 2013 20:16:35 +0000 Associated Press 33950 at http://kbia.org Legislation would help match special needs students with scholarships Anonymous donors pledge $6.4 million to MU athletics scholarship fund http://kbia.org/post/anonymous-donors-pledge-64-million-mu-athletics-scholarship-fund <p>In a press release Friday, the University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced it’s secured a pledge of $6.4 million over the next ten years toward its Tiger Scholarship fund. The donors asked to remain anonymous. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 17:25:59 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 26279 at http://kbia.org Anonymous donors pledge $6.4 million to MU athletics scholarship fund