Missouri Returning Heroes Education Act Grants

The Missouri Returning Heroes Education Act requires Missouri public postsecondary institutions to limit eligible combat veterans' tuition to $50 per credit hour.


  • U.S. veteran status
  • Active service in an armed combat zone, as designated by the U.S. Department of Defense, for more than 30 days since Sept. 11, 2001
  • Missouri resident at time of entrance into the military
  • Honorable discharge from military service
  • Enrollment in an undergraduate degree-seeking program

Maximum award amount

  • Based on current enrollment and other financial assistance
  • After subtracting all other aid designated for tuition and fees, such as grants and scholarships, any remaining tuition and fees exceeding $50 per credit hour will be waived


  • Must maintain minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average each semester