Fast Track Workforce Incentive GrantSept. 27, 2019—Missouri Western State University is participating in a workforce development grant program offered by the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development.

The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant is designed to ensure, when combined with other governmental financial aid, that tuition and fees are fully covered for eligible students.

The grant program is for students who:

  • Are 25 years or older or have not been enrolled in any school within the last two years
  • Have not earned a bachelor’s degree and are planning to enroll, either part-time or full-time
  • Make no more than $80,000 per year filing jointly, or $40,000 for any other tax status

Grant recipients must live and work in Missouri for three years after graduation.

For more information, including a list of eligible degree programs, visit Missouri Western’s financial aid website.

Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit