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Chancellor Cartwright announces new financial aid packages for Pell-eligible students

Chancellor Cartwright announces new financial aid packages for Pell-eligible students

By Stephi Smith | Aug. 25, 2017

“The grants use a combination of federal, state, and institutional resources to meet the cost of tuition and fees at Mizzou,” according to a Q&A provided by the News Bureau.

Changes to FAFSA aim to simplify the process

By Megan Smith | Nov. 29, 2016

The Federal Aid Department moved the date of when the FAFSA opens forward and changed the required tax information.

Bright Flight scholarship faces potential reduction for spring semester

By Megan Smith | Nov. 7, 2016

Students could potentially lose $300 in scholarship funds.

Kander hosts college affordability roundtable

By Amos Chen | April 25, 2016

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander estimated student debt totals $1.2 trillion nationwide.

Q&A: FAFSA changes for the 2017-18 award year

By Lily Cusack | Feb. 23, 2016

Student Financial Aid Director Nathan Prewett: “Students are going to be able to fill out their FAFSA a little bit earlier, and they’re going to be able to use tax information that’s already been completed.”

Student Debt Relief Act aims to aid graduate students

Student Debt Relief Act aims to aid graduate students

By Hailey Stolze | Feb. 2, 2016

Of the $1.3 trillion in U.S. student debt, graduate students owe 40 percent of it on average, said Rep. Kip Kendrick, D-Columbia.

Government shutdown will not impact current financial aid

By Elizabeth Wilson | Oct. 6, 2013

Questions about financial aid may go unanswered due to furloughs.

Editorial: Misinformation exacerbates student debt peril

As if we needed more alarming statistics in a post-recession economy, student loan debt has recently surpassed collective credit card debt in the United States. Even more worrisome, student loan debt is projected to top $1 trillion in 2011, partially the result of poor job markets for students after college ...

In Print: Tuition increase sends students in search of financial aid

By Caitlin Swieca | Feb. 4, 2011

The number of students applying for financial aid has increased yearly.