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The A+ Scholarship Program provides funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school, or certain private two-year vocational/technical schools.

Santa Fe High School students are encouraged to participate in the A+ Program. In order to receive scholarship funds, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or lawfully present in the U.S.
  • Enter into a written agreement with your high school prior to graduation.
  • Attend a designated A+ high school for 3 consecutive years immediately prior to graduation.
  • Graduate with an overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Have at least a 95% attendance record overall for grades 9-12.
  • Perform at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring
  • Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the unlawful use of drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Have achieved a score of proficient or advanced on the Algebra I end of course (EOC) exam or a higher level DESE approved end-of-course exam in the field of mathematics.

2018, 2019, and 2020 High School seniors - If you meet all of the eligibility requirements except the end of course exam requirement, you may establish eligibility by achieving a combined ACT math subscore and high school GPA in accordance with the following scale. You may achieve the qualifying score as a high school or post-secondary student. If you achieve the score as a post-secondary student you may be eligible for an award in the same term that you take the test.

ACT Math Score

High School GPA

17 or greaterand2.5 or greater
16and2.8 or greater
15and3.0 or greater

To learn more about the A+ Program, visit the Missouri Department of Higher Education's website at: https://dhewd.mo.gov/ppc/grants/aplusscholarship.php


Although the A+ Scholarship was designed to assist students attending two-year programs, several four-year colleges and universities offer scholarships to students who meet the requirements. 

A+ Forms

To obtain a copy of the A+ Participation Agreement, see Mrs. Hobbs.

To obtain a copy of the A+ Tutoring Contract, see Mrs. Hobbs.

To obtain a copy of the A+ Tutoring Log, see Mrs. Hobbs.

For more information, contact Mrs. Hobbs at the High School at 660-674-2236 or at jenhobbs@santafechiefs.k12.mo.us