College of Continuing and Professional Studies Scholarship Application

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(Complete one application for each semester)


  • Students must be accepted in good standing (not admitted on probation nor in default on student loans) to a degree-seeking program, be enrolled in a minimum of six hours of credit, and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher to be considered for the CCPS Scholarship.
  • Scholarships can only be applied to tuition costs and are not refunded to students under any circumstances.
  • Unmet tuition costs must be a minimum of $100 to receive an award.
  • If a student receives a Pell Grant or Access Missouri Grant, those funds will be applied to the student’s account first.
  • Students who do not meet eligibility requirements may submit a one-page appeal letter to the CCPS Financial Aid Committee.
  • Students enrolled in the Law Enforcement Academy and full time cohort students are not eligible for the CCPS Scholarship.
  • Award amounts are determined by the number of credit hours for which students are enrolled.
  • For undergraduate students, a maximum of 12 hours of credit will be considered for fall or spring scholarships, and a maximum of 6 hours of credit will be considered for summer scholarships.
  • For post-baccalaureate students, a maximum of 6 hours of undergraduate level credit hours will be considered for scholarships in any semester.
  • Scholarships are awarded according to the chart below:

Credit Hours CCPS Scholarship
6 $234
7 $271
8 $311
9 $350
10 $388
11 $427
12 $468

By submitting an application for the Archie and Marion Russell Scholarship, I understand and agree to the following terms: (Please check each requirement to acknowledge)