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There are currently 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter W.
A term commonly seen during registration periods. Students hoping to enroll in a full class can opt to be placed on a waitlist. This essentially saves a place in line in case spots open up from registered students dropping or changing plans. Not to be confused with Waitlisted.
Admissions status that is neither an offer nor rejection. Waitlisted students may be accepted to the college or university at a later time. Not to be confused with Waitlist.
Wartime Veteran’s Survivors Grant Program
These grants are available annually to children and spouses of veterans whose deaths or injuries were: a result of combat action or were attributed to an illness that was contracted while serving in combat action, or who became 80 percent disabled as a result of injuries or accidents sustained in combat action since September 11, 2001. The veteran must have been a Missouri resident when first entering the military service or at the time of death or injury. The Missouri Veteran’s Commission determines whether the veteran meets the program’s requirements.