Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant

The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant is a financial aid program for adults that addresses workforce needs by helping adults pursue a certificate, degree, or industry-recognized credential in an area designated as high need. More than 635 program areas have been designated as eligible.

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FastTrack Details

Am I Eligible?

  • Individuals who are 25 or older or individuals who have not been enrolled in any school within the last two years can participate.
  • The program will serve students who have not yet earned a bachelor’s degree and are planning to enroll part time or full time.
  • Individuals who make no more than $40,000 per year, filing single, or not more than $80,000 filing jointly.

How Do I Apply?

Application Process

Missouri Department of Higher Education &Workforce Development

Attn: Fast Track
P.O. Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102

  • You must complete the FAFSA each year you are enrolled (or are planning to enroll) in college. Individuals interested in receiving Fast Track for the 2021-2022 academic year will need to complete the 2021-22 FAFSA, using tax information from 2019.

The department receives electronic FAFSA records for Missouri residents directly from the federal government. The department cannot process your application until you have a FAFSA on file.

Qualifying Programs

Short-Term Professional Development and Continuing Education Courses