Your child may qualify for a MO Scholars ESA Scholarship!

Congratulations! Based on your answers to our survey it looks like your child will likely qualify for a MO Scholars ESA Scholarship!

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Here is what you need to do next:

Now that you know that you will likely qualify for a MO Scholars ESA Scholarship, you need to find the best Educational Assistance Organization (EAO) to submit a scholarship application.

 

Please be aware that if you qualified based on income, EAOs are required to provide scholarships to applicants with IEPs or who are at the 100% Free and Reduced Lunch Rate FIRST, and then, if there is funding left over, to provide scholarships to students at up to 200% of the Free and Reduced Lunch Rate.

Below you will find a list of all of the EAOs serving the St. Joseph area, please pick the one that matches your family's specific needs and click on the link to reach out to the EAO to start the application process. It is very likely the EAO will have you complete an additional prequalification survey before investing time in filling out the actual application

We are also including a list of accredited private schools in the St. Joseph area that MAY be able to accept MO Scholars ESA Scholarships. Before the school can accept MO Scholars ESA Scholarships, they must first be approved by an EAO.

 

If you see a school that you are interested in, you should reach out to the school and see what their admissions process is and find out if they have been approved by one of the EAOs in your region.

Need Help?

The Children's Education Alliance of Missouri has regional coordinators across the state ready to help families interested in the MO Scholars ESA Scholarship program.

For help in the St. Joseph area, please contact:

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EAOs serving your area
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The Missouri District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

The Missouri District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod will provide MOScholars scholarships for students attending Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) schools across the state. The organization will also serve home school students.

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Bright Futures Fund

The Bright Futures Fund will partner with schools within the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City and St. Joseph to provide MOScholars scholarships. The organization will serve home school students meeting the organization’s requirements.

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Herzog Tomorrow Foundation

The Herzog Tomorrow Foundation will primarily partner with K-12 Christian schools across the state, but will partner with secular and schools of other faiths as needed.

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Children’s Tuition Fund Missouri

ACSI Children’s Tuition Fund will primarily partner with Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) member schools across the state to provide MOScholars scholarships. The organization may partner with non-member and home schools as requested and needed.

Private schools in your area

Below is a list of some of the accredited private schools in your area. This list is provided so that families can consider all potential educational options in their region, but there is no guarantee that the schools on this list will have open seats, or that they will accept MO Scholars or ESA Scholarships. If you are interested in sending your child to one of these schools, we encourage you to reach out to the school to find out more about the admissions process and what kind of financial aid, including MO Scholars ESA Scholarships, they can provide you.

ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL

2614 Seneca St, St Joseph, MO 64507, USA

816-232-4911

Grades served: 

PK - 08

Type of school:

CATHOLIC

ST JOSEPH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

5401 Gene Field Rd, St Joseph, MO 64506, USA

816-279-1555

Grades served: 

PK - 12

Type of school:

CHRISTIAN-NONDENOMINATIONAL

ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL

4715 Frederick Ave, St Joseph, MO 64506, USA

816-279-1118

Grades served: 

PK - 08

Type of school:

LUTHERAN

ST JAMES SCHOOL

120 Michigan St, St Joseph, MO 64504, USA

816-238-0281

Grades served: 

PK - 08

Type of school:

CATHOLIC

ST JOSEPHS SCHOOL

518 N 11th St, St Joseph, MO 64501, USA

816-232-8486

Grades served: 

K - 08

Type of school:

CATHOLIC