HSE/GED Scholarships

High School Equivalency/GED Scholarships

Students applying for the HiSET/GED Scholarship must reside in the OTC service area. 

All the necessary information and forms to apply can be accessed at the Institutional Scholarship page.

Contact Financial Aid for more detailed information at (417) 447-6999.

Interested students will be required to submit a copy of their HiSET/GED scores along with a completed copy of the OTC Institutional Scholarship application.

Number offered per year  30
Value  Renewable for up to four (4) semesters

$1,000 per semester full-time award
Award based on credit hours enrolled not to exceed tuition & fees:

*12+ hours    =   $1,000
* 9-11 hours   =   $750
* 6-8 hours     =   $500
* 1-5 hours     =   $250

Qualifications Completed GED/High School Equivalency Certification 2900 or higher
(if taken before 2014) or 75 or higher (if taken after 2014).
30 highest scores of those who apply will be awarded
Seeking a degree at OTC
Renewal Criteria Renewable for 3rd and 4th semester for students who maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher at OTC
Deadline Fall         June 1st   
Spring    November 1st 
Application Institutional Scholarship Application