Wade served on active duty for 12 years and currently participates in the Missouri National Guard while volunteering in the community.
The fund will cover 25 percent of the annual tuition costs each year for eight Missouri residents; when fully endowed, it will amount to approximately 30 annual scholarships.
“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.
Students could potentially lose $300 in scholarship funds.
Senior Anurag Chandran will head to Beijing for a year to pursue a master’s degree.
Some say recent legislation is a matter of discrimination, not lack of funding.
The veto session will cover topics from the A+ Scholarship to minimum wage and insurance laws. It begins Wednesday at noon and could go as late as Thursday.
The scholarship aims to improve college enrollment rates of high-achieving Missouri students.
The program grants high school students two years of funding at a community college.
The office is in place to help students apply for scholarships and fellowships.
No final decisions have been made regarding an increase.
Pell Grant funding will drop to its lowest level since 1998.
The number of students applying for financial aid has increased yearly.
SPJ Adviser Charles Davis disagrees with the group's decision to retire the award.
Nixon proposed his budget for Fiscal Year 2012 during the address.
Scholarships for minorities have not increased since 2001.
The scholarships were approved in 2005 but forgotten until recently.
University officials expect enrollment to drop in coming years.
The grant will be available to 25 people.