Total Higher Education funding by Missouri Lottery for FY21:
The following Lottery proceeds are used to fund salaries, equipment and library purchases and institution-based student financial aid at each of the public higher education institutions.
$46,842,748 (8% of total state funding)
University of Missouri campuses (Columbia, Kansas City, St. Louis and Rolla)
$21,659,448 (53% of total state funding)
A+ Schools Program
Through this program, students who graduate from a designated A+ School may qualify for state-paid assistance to attend any eligible public community college or technical school in the state.
$11,916,667 (19% of total program funding)
Access Missouri Financial Assistance Fund
The Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program provides scholarships to students based on financial need and academic achievement.
$10,489,991 (5% of total state funding)
This money will be used for distribution to community colleges as provided in Section 163.191, RSMo.
$9,670,119 (8% of total state funding)
Missouri State University, Springfield
$6,050,959 (8% of total state funding)
University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg
$4,935,757 (8% of total state funding)
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau
$4,576,165 (8% of total state funding)
Truman State University, Kirksville
$3,342,740 (8% of total state funding)
Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville
$2,431,511 (8% of total state funding)
Missouri Southern State University, Joplin
$2,394,327 (8% of total state funding)
Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph
$1,814,072 (6% of total state funding)
Lincoln University, Jefferson City
$1,148,979 (8% of total state funding)
Harris-Stowe State University, St. Louis
$120,000 (100% of total state funding)
Veterinary Student Loan Payment Fund
$1,000,000 (33% of total state funding)
Fast-Track Workforce Incentive Grant Fund
Some programs may be subject to budget withholdings.
The Missouri Lottery has contributed more than $7 BILLION to Missouri and public education.