Scholarship Application Disclosure Statement

Awarding

  1. OTC Institutional Scholarships are fall and spring awards and apply toward tuition and fees, not toward bookstore purchases.
  2. Only award recipients will be notified by OTC. Allow six to eight weeks after the posted deadline for notification of awards.
  3. Withdrawing from all classes will result in the loss of a scholarship.
  4. Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 and  Satisfactory Academic Progress for renewal.
  5. If dropping one or more classes while receiving a scholarship, students may email financialaid@otc.edu to see how dropping a class will affect their award. In most cases, students are not required to return funds; however, future eligibility will be evaluated at the end of the semester to ensure the student is making Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  6. Students receiving outside private scholarships must check with their donor regarding rules and eligibility.
  7. Applicants must be United States Citizens or eligible non-citizens.
  8. Scholarship awards are nontransferable and may affect eligibility for other financial assistance.
  9. A student may receive one OTC Institutional Scholarship per semester.
  10. It is possible to receive an OTC Foundation Scholarship and an OTC Institutional Scholarship during the same semester.
  11. Institutional Scholarships do not include payment for dual enrollment classes.
  12. If a student is receiving financial assistance for tuition and common fees the Missouri A+ Scholarship, the Institutional Scholarship must pay after A+ funding towards miscellaneous fees.

Compliance

Students who submit an application certify the information provided on the application is correct to the best of their knowledge. Falsification of information will automatically disqualify a student from receiving any scholarships. Students agree that if awarded a scholarship, OTC may share their name and scholarship information with the local media, television, radio and/or the OTC website.

OTC prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunity in its admissions, educational programs, activities and employment. This is the case regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status and disabilities that include HIV and AIDS and medical conditions. OTC will allow bona fide occupational qualifications in those instances where age, gender or physical requirements apply to the appropriate and efficient administration of the position. Any person having inquiries concerning OTC’s compliance with these regulations may contact the following Title IX and Section 504 Coordinators. For employment inquiries: Kelli Fleck, (417) 447-2630. For student inquiries: Julia Edwards, (417) 447-8188.