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Scholarships

2017-2018 School Year

 

2017-2018 SCHOLARSHIPS

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE POSTED AS THEY COME IN ON A DIFFERENT LINK!
You can find the list of Local Scholarships under the Counselor tab,  Select Scholarships, then Select Local Scholarships.  If the link does not work, try using a different browser OR copy/paste into a new tab.

Scholarship search engines:  Are listed at the top and bottom of this page!

 

Scholarships that have winners every month!!! Quick and easy to apply, check some of these out.

Apply for Chegg's $1,000 Monthly Scholarship - New winner every month!

Apply for ScholarshipPoints' $10,000 Scholarship - New winner every month!

Apply For Niche's $2,000 "No Essay" College Scholarship - New winner every month!

Additional Scholarship Tools
There are a number of sites you can find additional scholarship information from. Below are just a few that you many choose to utilize when trying to lower your cost to attend college.

Nurse.org is a great resource for students considering a career in nursing. Nursing Resource Center features career guides, directories of nursing organizations and state boards, as well as a fun quiz to help students figure out which specialty they might like to pursue.

Thinking about Northwest Missouri State University? Scholarship deadlines vary through May 1. Northwest offers a variety of scholarship options for incoming students.    Visit http://www.nwmissouri.edu/FINAID/Freshman.htm 

Dan Schall Ministries Scholarship Fund: Individuals going into Christian ministries may apply for a $500 scholarship. Scholarship applications must be requested by mail: Dan Schall Ministries   P.O. Box 272 Zelienople, PA 16063. For more info check out: http://www.danschall.org/scholarships/

Miss Missouri Teen USA Pageant: If you have participated in the Miss Missouri Teen USA Pageant and plan to attend Lindenwood University, you can apply. Visit www.missmissouriusa.com for more information and an application.

 

OTHER COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIP 

SEPTEMBER

Various Due Dates for Farm Bureau's Scholarship Program  - Missouri Farm Bureau Ambassador Scholarship, C.R. Johnston Scholarship, Missouri Farm Bureau Scholarship, MFB for Ag Scholarship, Dodge Scholarship, County Farm Bureau Scholarship, Vocational Scholarship Program     Visit   http://www.mofb.org/PromotionEducation/Scholarships.aspx

Missouri’s Cattlemen Foundation  -  Download and print the scholarship form and return it to the Missouri’s Cattlemen Foundation to be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must be a current paid member of the Missouri Junior Cattlemen's Association or their parent/guardian must be a member of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association  and have a 2.5 GPA. Visit http://mocattle.com/scholarshipprogram.aspx

Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship  -  High school freshmen through Graduate students, Home-schooled students. Covers full tuition and housing for golf caddies that is renewable for up to four years. Each year, more than 800 deserving caddies across the country attend college on a four-year scholarship from the Evans Scholars Foundation. Selected applicants must have a strong caddie record, excellent grades, outstanding character and demonstrated financial need. Visit  https://www.wgaesf.org/site/c.dwJTKiO0JgI8G/b.6021411/k.8F77/Scholarships.htm 

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship  -   High school freshmen through Graduate students, Home-schooled students. High school through college graduates are eligible to apply for this $1,000 award. There is no age limit. You must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. An application and brief, 140-character response about texting while driving is required. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500-1,000 word essay.  Visit  http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/

 

OCTOBER

Washington University, St Louis Danforth Scholars Program: If you are thinking about attending Washington University please notify the counselor immediately (October 1) in order to be nominated for this full or half scholarship!  https://admissions.wustl.edu/Financial_Aid_Scholarships/First_Year_Academic_Scholarships/Pages/Danforth-Scholars-Program.aspx

Multiple Scholarships at: State Technical College of Missouri (Linn State) For general information and application visit: www.statetechmo.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.php

Wendy's High School Heisman  -  Seniors who have a "B" GPA and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport can apply online to be recognized nationally for their achievements and could receive up to $50 in Wendy's gift cards.  Visit http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/

$1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship  -  High sophomores through college seniors, the College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition that recognizes students who are committed to using education to better their life and that of their family and/or community. Applicants must be 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. Applicants must write a 250 word personal statement that answers one of four questions, which will be judged based on content and not writing style.  Visit $1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship  -  Scholarships ranging up to $40,000 per year to a 4-year institution.  Qualifications include:  GPA of 3.5 or above, SAT OR ACT score within the top 15% nationally, participation in advanced courses, commitment to learning, and intellectual curiosity. Visit  http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

Coca Cola Scholarship  -  Seniors in high schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply each year for one of 250 four-year, achievement-based scholarships. Amounts vary.  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, carrying a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. Visit http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/

The Missouri Association of Financial Aid Personnel (MASFAP) $1,000.00 scholarship to a 2018 graduating senior! Scholarship Information:  A check will be issued in the amount of $1,000.00 to the institution the student is attending in Fall 2018 to be applied to the student’s account.  The scholarship can be used for: tuition, institutional fees, room, board, or books.   Who Can Apply:   Any 2018 Graduating Senior from a Missouri High School planning to attend a private or public 2 or 4 year institution, or vocational-technical school in Missouri in fall 2018.  Scholarship Application Requirements:  Fill out the application: https://goo.gl/forms/2HSzR11LbJfYcJpd2     AND   Write an essay (300 word maximum) that describes a person in your life who is inspiring you to fulfill your post-secondary education dreams.  Someone who is encouraging you, inspiring you, and making a difference in your life. It could be (but not limited to) a family friend, a counselor, a teacher, an older sibling or a member of the community. Be sure to include your post-secondary educational goals and how this person is helping you to achieve those goals as well as impacting your life.  Please send the essay to Earlyawarenesscommittee@gmail.com.  Make sure you include your full name and the name of your school with your submission!   AND    Snap a selfie of you and the person making a difference and send it to Earlyawarenesscommittee@gmail.com (make sure it is in JPEG format).  Make sure you include your full name and the name of your school with your submission!   DeadlineOctober 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm

NOVEMBER

Multiple Scholarships at: State Technical College of Missouri (Linn State) For general information and application visit: www.statetechmo.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.ph

Missouri Science & Technology – Chancellor’s Scholarship   Any student with an ACT score of 31 and above and rank in the top 10% of their class or have a 3.75 cumulative GPA that is interested in attending Missouri S&T is eligible for the $12,000/year scholarship.  Must apply for admissions and send a transcript prior to November 1 Chancellor’s scholarship deadline.  Visit     https://mst.academicworks.com/

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program  -  Students in grades 5-12 who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after September 1, 2013 are eligible to compete for $1,000 and a trip to Washington DC.  If you’ve been making a difference through volunteering, Visit https://spirit.prudential.com/awards/how-to-apply%20

Megan Meier Memorial Scholarship  -  The Megan Meier Foundation is currently seeking high school seniors that have made a positive impact in regards to the issues surrounding bullying and cyberbullying in their own school environment and community.  These students promote awareness, education and positive change in response to the issues surrounding bullying and cyberbullying.  Must have 2.5 GPA and application requires a letter of recommendation. Visit      http://www.meganmeierfoundation.org/megan-meier-memorial-scholarship.html

Missouri Dairy Scholars Scholarship Program is established to encourage more young people to pursue careers in agriculture in Missouri.  Subject to annual budget appropriation, the program establishes scholarships for eligible students who meet the established criteria and who are enrolled in an agriculture-related degree program who make a commitment to work in the agriculture industry in Missouri as a condition of receiving the scholarship.  An eligible student must:  Have graduated high school with a minimum 2.5 GPA,    Be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours) at a two or four year college or university in Missouri,  Be pursuing an agriculture-related degree,   Work on a dairy farm or have a dairy-related internship for at least three months (minimum of 400 hours) for each year the student receives the scholarship,   and   Commit to work in the agricultural industry in Missouri for at least two years for every one year the recipient receives the scholarship

Hagan Scholarship Foundation: Up to $10,000 (amounts awarded depend on FAFSA contribution). This scholarship is renewable. First time applicants must attend a 2 day workshop that include food/lodging in Columbia. Workshop is on time management, financial planning, goal setting, achievement, and responsibilities. Minimum GPA 3.25, ACT composite score 23, and commitment to work during college education for 240 hours prior to the academic year. Visit   http://haganscholarships.org/

FuriousGrill Eat Healthy Scholarship   Is offering a $1000 award to one winner student every year.  Requirements:  Be in High School, College or University  AND  Write a 500-1000 words essay on the topic of "We Are What We Eat". Here is a URL Scholarship: http://furiousgrill.com/scholarship/

Fisher & Talwar $1,000 Legal Inspiration Scholarship is now available to students currently pursuing or plan on pursuing a college degree. Qualifying students can apply here: http://www.fishertalwar.com/scholarship/

To qualify for this scholarship: *Must be a U.S. citizen,  *Must be a full-time student who is currently attending (or planning to attend full-time) an accredited institution of higher education,  *Must provide proof of current enrollment or plans to enroll in an accredited institution of higher education. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released (ex. screenshot of grades, picture of acceptance letter, etc.),  *Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

The Show-Me Chapter Scholarship - offers a $2000 scholarship for a high school senior, or undergraduate, planning to major in conservation or a natural resources-related field.  This is an essay contest.  Information can be found at http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship/.   Applications must be postmarked by November 28h (Monday after Thanksgiving).

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award - over the past 2 years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 volunteer hours and maintained a 3.5 GPA or higher.  Visit  http://www.usbbgcommunications.com

Elk's Most Valuable Scholarship   Must apply online!  See flyer here:   To apply visit:    http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/mvs.cfm

 

 

DECEMBER

American's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders is offering students an opportunity to earn a $1,500 scholarship in an ag-relate field of study. Applications will be accepted throughout December. Information and applications are available at:  https://www.americasfarmers.com/

Multiple Scholarships at: State Technical College of Missouri (Linn State) For general information and application visit: www.statetechmo.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.ph

Air force ROTC Scholarship  -  Applying for the Air Force ROTC high school scholarship program does not commit a student to enter the Air Force ROTC. Visit   http://www.afrotc.com/

Thinking Truman State University?  Submit your application, essay and activity list by December 1 for consideration of automatic and/or competitive scholarships!  ACT or SAT scores through the April test date of the senior year will be considered for automatic awards. Improvements in class rank and cumulative GPA will be considered through the final high school transcript.  Visit  http://admissiona.truman.edu/costs/scholarships.asp   OR    http://www.truman.edu/admission-cost/cost-aid/scholarships/

University of Missouri – St Louis Scholarships -  Scholarships range from $7000-$1500.  You must be accepted at UMSL to apply for scholarships prior to the March 1 scholarship application and FAFSA deadline.  For more information visit    http://www.umsl.edu/services/finaid/scholarships/find.html

Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing.  For more information or to apply for The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship visit - https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship

The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in SEO and content marketing. For more information or to apply for The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship visit - https://publicity.ai/?scholarship

Thinking Southeast Missouri State University? (Cape Girardeau) Complete the online college application and essay BEFORE the deadline to take advantage of scholarship opportunities!  For full scholarship opportunities and application process for incoming freshmen visit http://www.semo.edu/sfs/financialaid/

Resolve to Evolve Scholarship  -  Scholarships.com members, the Resolve to Evolve Scholarship is about more than just making resolutions - it's about creating change and furthering our evolution as individuals and a society. To enter, you must write an essay of no more than 5,000 words addressing one of two questions, as well as writing a 1,200 character response that addresses why attending college is important. Applicants must be between the ages 13 and 19. The applicant who submits the overall best essay will receive a $2,000 scholarship. One (1) winner will also be selected from each grade level (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior) and will receive a $1,000 scholarship each. All applicants must be registered members of Scholarships.com in order to qualify. Visit Resolve to Evolve Scholarship.

AXA Achievement Scholarship  -  Eligible students are encouraged to apply for both the Achievement and Community scholarships, but a student may receive only one of these AXA-sponsored scholarships. Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico     Visit    www.axa-achievement.com

University of Missouri-Columbia Freshmen Scholarships -  Must submit college application by Dec. 1st.  Scholarship applications must then be completed by Dec. 15.  To be considered for a variety of scholarships students must be accepted to MU, when you receive your myZou account information, apply for the Annual Scholarship Application. Your FAFSA application must also be submitted by March 1st.   Visit  http://financialaid.missouri.edu/types-of-aid/scholarships/mu-scholarship-application/index.php

Burger King Scholarship  -  Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA. $1,000, $5,000, and $25,000 scholarships available.  Visit     http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

Mizzou Alumni Scholarship - Incoming freshman enrolling for classes in the fall with an ACT score of 26 OR rank in the top 20% of their high school class are eligible to apply.   Visit  http://financialaid.missouri.edu/types-of-aid/scholarships/mu-scholarship-application/index.phpDecember 31   

Soil and Water Conservation Society Scholarship  -  Applicants do not need to be a SWCS member.  Applicants must be Missouri residents from any county or city in the state who are or plan to be enrolled as an undergraduate at a Missouri college or university in the chosen discipline of study.  Preference will be given to individuals with a demonstrated financial need.   Visit     www.moswcs.org/scholarship

Missouri Corn Scholarship - The Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council will be awarding seven deserving students $1,000 scholarships.  High school applicants must be Missouri residents from a Missouri farm or rural area. They must also plan to attend a two-year or four-year Missouri college or university and major in agronomy or agriculture-related field.   Visit   http://mocorn.org/resources/education/scholarships/

Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship  -  CFMO offers 5 - $1000 scholarships to high school seniors or undergraduates in different natural resources areas.  Preference will be given to those demonstrating financial need.  Applications must be submitted by December 31.  Information can be found at on the same website, at http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship/.

Rove Pest Control Scholarship  This scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education. Deadline: December 31   Award Amount: $500  Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/

SeniorAdvisor.com: Future of Assisted Living Scholarship. Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town? Deadline is December 31, 2017. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2018.

ACT Student Champion Award:  The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. Qualifying student must: have overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions, AND  have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale.  Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.  Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application. 

Black Note's Scholarship:  As part of Black Note’s goal of giving back to the community, we award scholarships of $2,000 per student on an ongoing basis. To be considered, students must meet our eligibility requirements, complete an online application and submit an essay that impresses us. You can find more information on our on $2,000 Get a Boost Scholarship page.

American's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders is offering students an opportunity to earn a $1,500 scholarship in an ag-relate field of study. Applications will be accepted throughout December. Information and applications are available at:  https://www.americasfarmers.com/

JANUARY

Multiple Scholarships at: State Technical College of Missouri (Linn State) For general information and application visit: www.statetechmo.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.php

Indian Hills Foundation Scholarship - All Indian Hills Foundation Scholarships, both general fund and named scholarships, are awarded based upon academic achievement, citizenship, character and the ability to benefit from financial assistance.  Visit   http://www.indianhills.edu/finaid/scholarships.html

Gates Millennium Scholars Award - Scholarship amounts vary. Students of African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander or Hispanic American, citizens of US with a 3.3 GPA and demonstrated leadership through community service, extracurricular and meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility are eligible.  Visit   http://www.gmsp.org/

NROTC - Navy and Marines ROTC Scholarship - If interested in participating in the Navy or Marine ROTC programs, you are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.  Applying does not obligate you to anything. http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/apply.html 

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship  -  Applicants must have at least a 4.0, must have a hunting license, must hold a current NWTF membership.  Visit http://www.nwtf.org/resource-library/detail/jakes-scholarship-application  

Mizzou New Music Initiative - Composition scholarships for fall 2015 entering freshman.  Two highly competitive full-tuition scholarships will be awarded to students starting the Bachelor of Music in Composition.  Portfolio submission postmark deadline:  January 15, 2015 and selected applicants will be invited for an on-campus interview and audition on Monday, February 16, 2015.     Visit   http://music.missouri.edu     -    click on Mizzou New Music Initiative.

Washington Cross Foundation  - Scholarships of $500 to $5,000 for students planning careers in government service, for study at the college of the recipient's choice. Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year.   Visit     www.gwcf.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship  -  Individuals who have MS, or have a parent with MS, and will be attending an accredited postsecondary school are eligible to apply for any year of undergraduate study and must be working on completion of their first undergraduate degree. Visit     http://www.nationalmssociety.org/scholarship

The United States JCI Senate Foundation  -  Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Visit    http://www.usjcisenate.org/index.php/scholarship-program

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship - High school seniors who have MS or who have a parent with MS as well a plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school for the first time. Amounts vary between $1,000 and $3,000.  Visit   www.nationalmssociety.org/scholarship

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship - Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. Entrants receiving full four-year scholarships shall be eligible only for one-year special awards. Awards for those entering Armed Forces Colleges are eligible for one-year special awards. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000.   Visit   www.gwcf.org

Healthcare Leaders Scholarships -  for upcoming school year. Late entries will be kept for the following years applicants.  Link to application: http://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/

Robert J. Stuckey Essay Contest - Open to ONLY Missouri High School students (grades 9-12) and only one entry will be accepted from each school. All entries must be turned in to the counselor one week PRIOR to the deadline date! For more information visit: http://library.missouri.edu/giving/stuckey-essay-contest/

SeniorAdvisor.comFuture of Assisted Living Scholarship.Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town? Deadline is December 31, 2017. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2018.  Essay topic and scholarship details can be found on the SeniorAdvisor.com Assisted Living page.  This is an annual scholarship and will be offered every year.

College Raptor, is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity. The $2,500 College Raptor Scholarship encourages students to look past the sticker price of college and help pay for their education.  The application is now available at www.CollegeRaptor.com/2500Scholarship and is open until January 31, 2018. Thank you for your help in promoting this great opportunity to the students and families you serve.

FEBRUARY

James L. & Nellie M WESTLAKE Scholarship Program - Eligibility Requirements and Award amount can be found here:  Westlake Scholarship Program   or visit https:  //www.scholarsapply.org/westlake

Multiple Scholarships at: State Technical College of Missouri (Linn State) For general information and application visit: www.statetechmo.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.php

Indian Hills Foundation Scholarship - All Indian Hills Foundation Scholarships, both general fund and named scholarships, are awarded based upon academic achievement, citizenship, character and the ability to benefit from financial assistance.  Visit   http://www.indianhills.edu/finaid/scholarships.html

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation - A variety of scholarships specific to Missouri residents. Amounts range from $500-$7,500.  Visit    http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants

Peter J. Greve Memorial TKE Alumni of Northwest Missouri State University Scholarship The TKE Alumni of Northwest Missouri State University have established a $1000 scholarship that is available to graduating seniors (male or female). To be eligible, applicants must have maintained a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above from ninth grade through the first semester of their senior year. The applicant must be an accepted entering freshman by Northwest Missouri State University and nominated by a TKE alumnus. No specific major is required.   Visit    http://www.nwtke.com/content/scholarship

Northwest Missouri State University Scholarships - Various scholarships available for incoming freshman attending Northwest.  Visit   http://www.nwmissouri.edu/finaid/Freshman.htm

Hy-Vee Foundations Scholarship  - Applicant must be a high school senior working for Hy-Vee or subsidiary who began employment on or before September 15 or a high school senior son and/or daughter of a full-, regular-, or part-time Hy-Vee or subsidiary employee who has a minimum of six months employment as of September 15.  Applicant must be enrolling in college for the first time.

Visit   http://www.hy-vee.com/company/scholarships/default.aspx

The National Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships - All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. Visit   http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-info

The Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley/MUSIC Scholarship application (click here) is now available. Six $2,000.00 scholarships (nonrenewable) will be awarded to students who graduate in 2017 from high schools in MUSIC member districts. The funding of the scholarships is provided by proceeds from the golf tournament and corporate donations.

The Educational Foundation of the Missouri Society of CPAs (MSCPA) LEAP Scholarship - High school seniors may win college scholarships of $500, which will be awarded based on academic achievement, test scores, demonstrated leadership potential, and educator recommendation. Recipient is based off a points system. Requirements include; High school student member of the Missouri Society of CPAs. High school student membership is FREE. For more information, including how to join visit https://www.mocpa.org/students/scholarships

MOCPA Sponsored Scholarship - All high school accounting, business, and math students can apply for a scholarship sponsored by the Missouri Society of CPAs (MOCPA)High school seniors are eligible to receive $500 toward their college education.  Applicants must be: MOCPA high school student members, which is free of charge and can be obtained online hereRecommended by an educator or school administrator; Missouri residents (or child of a MOCPA member); High school seniors during the 2017-2018 school year; Enrolled in a college/university in Missouri (after high school graduation); and Declared as an accounting major.

Links applicant will need to apply:   Scholarship Application,   Recommendation Form (to be completed by teacher or school administrator),   Complimentary Student Membership Application

Scholarship Details:  High school winners are selected based on a point system, rating their GPA, ACT or SAT, educator recommendation, and leadership potential (honors, awards and activities).  Online applications will be accepted through Feb. 23, 2018.  The 2017-2018 winners will be announced in April 2018 and recognized at a MOCPA event.  

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program - Applicants must be enrolled at a 4-year university; majoring in technology, engineering, business, and interested in a career in the automotive or related industries.    Visit   www.buickachievers.com\

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship -  for High school students.  Link Scholarship page: http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship       Award: $1000  Here is the list of our requirements:

- Applicant must be high school student.
- Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?"

Chariton Valley and Foundation for Rural Services - One $2,500 National Scholarship, four local $500 Scholarships, and one $500 Technology Scholarship.  Scholarships are available to students whose parents/guardians receive their local telephone service from Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation. Applicants must have at least a C average.   Visit   www.cvalley.net

MARCH

Indian Hills Foundation Scholarship - All Indian Hills Foundation Scholarships, both general fund and named scholarships, are awarded based upon academic achievement, citizenship, character and the ability to benefit from financial assistance.  Visit   http://www.indianhills.edu/finaid/scholarships.html

Missouri Gambling Association Project 21 Scholarship Program - 2017 Project 21 Scholarship Program provides students an opportunity to disseminate their message by writing an article or creating a poster or video addressing the issue of underage gambling. Two (2) $1,500.00 first prize scholarships and Four (4) $1,000.00 second prize scholarships will be awarded.  Application:  2018 Project 21 Application

Northeast Missouri Old Threshers Scholarship -Applicants must have family that have been a member of the Northeast Old Threshers for the past two years. One male and one female will be selected based on financial need, academic performance, interest in agriculture, character, and citizenship. Award amount is $250. To apply visit  http://nshelby.k12.mo.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_4872950/File/Migration/Northeast%20Missouri%20Old%20Threshers%20Scholarship.pdf

FCS Financial Scholarship – various application requirements including: relative of a Farm Credit Cooperation (FCS) Financial customer, plan on attending a community college, college or university, satisfactory academic progress, participation in school and community activities, and enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Visit   www.myfcsfinancial.com/scholarships/scholarship-application/

Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc. offers three different scholarships to Missouri high school students. These scholarships are available to students graduating this year from a Missouri high school, seeking to attend an accredited institution or higher education anywhere. Masonic Merit Scholarship A $1,000/year scholarship available to students in any degree program. Ruth Lutes Bachmann Scholarship A $1,000/year scholarship for students seeking a degree in the education or healthcare fields. Samuel Smith Stewart Masonic Scholarship An $8,000/year scholarship available to students in any degree program. Visit   http://www.momason.org/programs

Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors Scholarship -  Applicant must be enrolled as full-time student (12 hour minimum per semester),  be enrolled for the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded, pursuing an associate of applied science degree or certificate in either Diesel Mechanics or Heavy Equipment Repair, and be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 high school cumulative GPA.

National Farmers Farm Kids for College Scholarship - Open to high school seniors who plan to pursue agriculture-related degrees from accredited colleges or universities.  Visit   http://www.nfo.org/scholarships/

School of Economics Scholarship  Scholarship information is available at www.schoolofecon.org.  Any students pursuing a career in a business-related field (e.g., entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer/information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics, and management) should apply.  For Data Sheet & Application click here: Data Sheet & Application

Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) $1,000 scholarships - are available to 9-12th grade student-volunteers through the High School Student-Volunteer Community Service Scholarship Awards initiative.  Visit   https://www.movolunteers.org/awards.htm​

The Missouri Bankers Foundation is pleased to announce the MBF Scholarship Program. The Missouri Bankers Foundation (MBF) provides college scholarships for graduating high school seniors interested in pursuing banking and banking-related careers. 

Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program -  Nomination based! To nominate your students who are young volunteers who have helped make their communities a better place.  Parents may be nominators.  Once at the site, read the official rules and program information.  Scholarships vary in amounts up to the $10,000 national award.

Missouri Women's Golf Association Scholarship - Requirements include female living in Missouri and this award will not be granted to individuals who already have a full collegiate scholarship.   Visit    http://www.mowomensga.org/?q=Scholarship_Application_

Horatio Angler Missouri Scholarship: Applicants need a minimum 2.0 GPA, plan on earning a 4-year degree, family gross income less than $55,000, and involved in extracurricular or community activities. Visit http://application.horatioalger.org/ for more information. The counselor will complete the certification form to confirm the information you submit, PLEASE notify your counselor that you have completed the application AND provide your resume or list or activities completed to insure she can address all activities and leadership.

Charles E Kruse Agricultural Scholarship -  Parents must be an active Farm Bureau member and student must be enrolling in a 4-yr Missouri college with a declared agricultural field major.  For application and guidelines:  Missouri farm Bureau - Charles E. Kruse Scholarship Application & Guidelines  Or visit: http://www.mofb.org/Portals/0/MFBImageContent/HTMLImages/PDFs/CharlieKruseScholarship-fillable.pdf

Student Scholarship for writing an article on “The future of cleaning” and it’s designed for helping meritorious students for a little funding to their education expenses. Here is a brief list of our requirements:

  • This is an open scholarship for all the students of University, College and High school. Every student can take part of this offer.

  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.

  • Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address and the name of your institution you are attending or plan to attend.

  • Must provide your written article (word.doc format preferred) by the deadline of 15th March 2018.

  • Just write a decent informative and guide type article on the topic and submit it for the evaluation.

  • All article submission should be sent to scholarship@vacuumcleanerhub.com

  • Winner Announcement will be 30th March 2018

Scholarship page url:  https://www.vacuumcleanerhub.com/scholarship/

 

Jostens Renaissance Scholarship - Jostens has established a scholarship program to assist students from schools with a Jostens Renaissance Program who plan to continue their education at a college or vocational school.  Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student′s choice. This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards must be postmarked: Visit:  http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/jostensrenaissance/​

Mary S. Burton Envirothon Scholarship - Envirothon is a hands-on science-based natural resource program and competition for high school students. Missouri has seven regional Envirothon competitions each year and one state competition. The organization offers a $250 college scholarship to any high school senior who has participated in the Envirothon at any level. Visit  http://www.moenvirothon.org/MaryBurtScholarship.htm

Missouri Insurance Education Foundation  -  Four $1500 scholarships for a Missouri student planning to pursue a degree in risk management, insurance, or actuarial science. Seeking committed students interested in attending a Missouri college or university.  Visit   http://mief.org/

Missouri Broadcasters Association Scholarship - Students intending to pursue a career in broadcasting are considered for this scholarship. Visit   http://www.mbaweb.org/58-2/

The Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture will award four - $500 scholarships to students pursuing appropriate certification in fields related to and supportive of agriculture. This includes but is not limited to: Heavy Equipment Operation, Welding, and Diesel/Farm Machinery Repair. All applicants or guardian must hold an active membership to Missouri Farm Bureau. For more details see the application:  Missouri Farm Bureau Vocational Scholarship Application & Guidelines

 

APRIL

Indian Hills Foundation Scholarship - All Indian Hills Foundation Scholarships, both general fund and named scholarships, are awarded based upon academic achievement, citizenship, character and the ability to benefit from financial assistance.  Visit   http://www.indianhills.edu/finaid/scholarships.html

Agri-legacy Tomorrow Agriculture Scholarship - Seniors with a 2.5 GPA who plan to study an Ag-related field are eligible to apply for the $1,000 scholarship.  Visit   http://agrilegacy.com/scholarship

AmeriCorps's National Civilian Community Corps - Students between the ages of 18-24 are encouraged to apply for this residential national service program.  Students sign up for a 10 month contract to serve on teams of eight to twelve people and travel to a series of different projects around the nation that address critical needs like natural disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, energy conservation, and urban and rural development.  In exchange for your service, you will receive $5,645 to help pay for college or pay back existing college loans.  Visit    www.nationalservice.gov/nccc       To Apply Visit    my.americorps.gov.

Moberly Area Community College Scholarships - Students planning to attend MACC in the fall of 2015-16 academic year can apply for various scholarships.  Visit   https://www.macc.edu/financial-aid-types/scholarships​

CHS High School Scholarship Program  - Graduating high school seniors pursing a degree in an agricultural-related field at any college or university throughout the United States and Canada are invited to apply for one of 100 $1,000 scholarships. Visit  http://www.chsinc.com/~/media/chs%20inc/files/pdfs/stewardship/2015-2016%20chs%20fdtn%20scholarship%20guidelines.ashx

FFA Scholarship - Any senior student involved in FFA can apply for scholarship. Visit      https://www.ffa.org/scholarships  Application does not open until November 15, 2015

Multiple American Legion Scholarships – American Legion Legacy ScholarshipAmerican Legion Baseball Scholarship, Samsung American Legion Scholarship, National High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest, Eagle Scout of the Year, The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship Fund     Visit    http://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy

Merrell University – Merrell University of Beauty Arts and Science, of Jefferson City and Moberly, are offering a $1,000 cosmetology scholarship towards tuition.   Visit    http://www.merrelluniversity.edu/pages/financialaid.html

Multiple Missouri American Legion Scholarship Program:   Lillie Lois Ford Scholarship - Attended either MO Boys/Girls State or MO Cadet Patrol Academy and a descendant of a veteran who was honorably discharged. M.D. “Jack” Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Fund - Planning a career in nursing and a descendant of a veteran who was honorably discharged. Joseph J. Frank Scholarship - Attended MO Boys/Girls State and be a descendant of a veteran who was honorably discharged. Charles L. Bacon Memorial  - Must be a member of The American Legion Family: Legion Member, Auxiliary Member,  S.A.L. Member, or a members' descendant.  Erman W. Taylor Memorial Scholarship - Must be the descendant of a veteran who was honorably discharged.   Visit        http://www.missourilegion.org/molegion_019.htm

Arch City Granite cares about students success and wants to see them succeed in their post high school education without having to place a large financial burden on their families or themselves. They have come together and formed a scholarship for students in Missouri and Southern Illinois to help pay for their college expenses. You can find more information regarding the scholarship on their scholarship page using this link:  https://www.archcitygranite.com/scholarship/

MAY

Indian Hills Foundation Scholarship - All Indian Hills Foundation Scholarships, both general fund and named scholarships, are awarded based upon academic achievement, citizenship, character and the ability to benefit from financial assistance.  Visit   http://www.indianhills.edu/finaid/scholarships.html

The Pardigm Challenge   - This annual competition will inspire youths to address important social issues. Focus is to prevent injuries and fatalities from home fires - America's #1 disaster threat. All ideas are welcome, including posters, videos, inventions, messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help save lives. Visit The Paradigm Challenge.

U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship - Applicants must attend a 4-year institution participating in U.S. Bank's program. Winners selected through random drawing process. Amount: $1,000   Visit http://www.usbank.com/student-lending/scholarship.html?ecid=EM_1443&WT.mc_id=r1443&original_ref=

Schultz & Myers is pleased to offer the Injury Lawyers Scholarship   This scholarship is available for high school seniors and current college students nationwide who will be attending or currently attending a 4-year college/university or 2-year community college for the Fall of 2018.  Scholarship Requirements: Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, One time award of $1,500,  All applications must be submitted no later than 05/31/18, AND Scholarship specific to students who have been affected by a personal injury.  To view the application and more information about this scholarship you can visit:  https://www.bestinjurylawyer.com/#scholarship-application

 

JUNE/JULY

Indian Hills Foundation Scholarship - All Indian Hills Foundation Scholarships, both general fund and named scholarships, are awarded based upon academic achievement, citizenship, character and the ability to benefit from financial assistance.  Visit   http://www.indianhills.edu/finaid/scholarships.html

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Award value is a  $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any high school senior nationwide. Our Deadline:  July 31st, 2018  Award Amount: $1,000     Application:  https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application

The Lawyers here at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship:

  1. Must have a G.P.A. of 3.0+
  2. Fill out the form with your contact information
  3. Attach school transcript to verify enrollment or submit any document to help us know you are currently enrolled or have been accepted to a college or university in the United States.
  4. Attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome
The deadline for application submissions is July 31, 2018. Qualifying students can apply here:
 

AUGUST

ABODO  Scholarship  To enter all a student needs to do is share what they are bringing from their hometown to college and why it's important to them. Once a year a scholarship for $500 will be awarded. The scholarship is open to any high school students who will be attending college in the Fall semester. ABODO is all about helping students find housing and wants to help students further by offering this scholarship. Please take a look https://www.abodo.com/blog/high-school-scholarship for more information

 

Not finding a Scholarship that fits? Visit any of these site for additional scholarship options:

American Indian College Fund

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Cappex

Chegg Scholarships

College Board

CollegeNET

Fastweb

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

My Scholarship Central

Peterson’s

Sallie Mae’s Free Scholarship Search Tool

Scholarships.com

Scholarship America

Scholarship Monkey

Scholly

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Unigo

United Negro College Fund

 
 

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