Federal Grants

Pell Grant
The Federal Pell Grant is based on “need” determined by FAFSA results. The award amount of this grant varies according to Expected Family Contribution (EFC), enrollment status and attendance. The Pell Grant is only available to undergraduate students. The maximum Federal Pell Grant for the 2021-2022 award year (July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022) will be $6,495. Students must apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online, or with their Apple or Android device.

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
The Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is based on exceptional financial need. FSEOG is awarded on a limited basis. The full-time total award amount for the 2021-2022 academic year is $1,200. The FSEOG grant is only available to undergraduate students working on their first bachelor’s degree.

Post 911 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program
Missouri Baptist University is pleased to offer a tuition-free education to students who qualify for full benefits under the Post 911 GI Bill. Veterans must have served more than 36 cumulative months of active duty since Sept. 10, 2001. To determine eligibility for Post 911 GI Benefits or to apply, visit the VA website. For information on MBU’s Yellow Ribbon Program, which will cover the balance of tuition after Post 911 benefits are applied, call your admissions representative at (877) 434-1115.


Through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program that provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. Learn more about the TEACH Grant here.