- Category: General Interest
- Published: Friday, June 14 2013 08:00
- Written by News Service
Mission Economic Development Authority (MEDA) in partnership with South Texas College (STC) invites permanent residents of the City of Mission who are interested in furthering their education to apply for the MEDA scholarship by June 28. The MEDA scholarship is specific to residents who have lived in Mission for two or more consecutive years, have earned a high school diploma or GED and would like to obtain a certificate, associate or bachelor’s degree from STC.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, a copy of Permanent Residency Card must be provided. In addition, applicants must have earned 12 college credit hours prior to applying for the MEDA scholarship, must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and must maintain a 2.5 GPA at the end of each semester. The MEDA scholarship is available for full or part-time students. Full time is considered 12 credit hours and part-time is 6 credit hours. Applicants are not allowed to drop, withdrawal or fail courses. The scholarship is available for undergraduate students.