CAP-A is available to first-year students with a minimum 2.80 cumulative high school GPA; successful completion of a designated College Access Partnership Program or Scholarship Organization/Foundation; a letter of recommendation from the Partner Program, Foundation or Organization. The annual value of this award ranges from $500-$1,500


This award is automatically renewed. Renewal of the award is contingent upon availability of funds. Renewal is based on the following

  • Minimum 2.75 or higher cumulative Southeast  GPA
  • Completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester and 24 per academic year
  • Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the March 1st priority processing deadline
  • Notify the Educational Access Programs/Academic Support Services of changes to class schedule each semester (ex. Add or drops)
  • Complete the program contract required each semester by the deadline
  • Submitting 8 week grade reports to Educational Access Programs/Academic Support Services by the deadline
  • Complete monthly online contact forms
  • Attend 2 Academic Support Services activities per semester
  • Community service hours and activities

University Center 202
Educational Access Programs
One University Plaza, MS 1850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701