This list provides Scholarships offered to the Butler R-V Students. Click on the links to download the applicaton. Please contact the High School Counseling Office with any questions.
Deadline: November 5, 2019
Students in grades 5-12 may apply.
Applications must be completed by November 5, 2019.
Applications will include a certification page that must be emailed or printed and delivered with instructions to your certifier.
Your application can be certified by your school principal or head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or Affiliate of Points of Light's HandsOn Network.
ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadline: June 12, 2020
The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
This website offers various Accounting Scholarships with varied deadlines.
DEADLINE: UNTIL 10,000 APPLICATIONS ARE SUBMITTED OR DECEMBER 15, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
Must be a US citizen or legal resident.
Must be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US for the entire 2020-21 academic year.
Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.
This is an online application.
B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP
Application Deadline: May 20, 2020
Open to high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
No age restriction.
Include your name and the school you are attending this year and next.
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic, Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
Submit your essay by email to email@example.com.
FOR CURRENT JUNIORS AND SENIORS.
This scholarship is intended to financially support Bates County students who wish to earn college credits by enrolling in dual credit courses.
1. The student must demonstrate financial need. This can be accomplished by:
a. The school counselor verifying that the student qualifies for free/reduced lunch status for the school district.
b. Filling out a worksheet with the student's personal and family financial information.
2. The student must be enrolled in a dual credit course through their high school via an accredited university.
3. The student must fill out the BCYAC Dual Credit Scholarship Application sheet in full, with accurate information. The counselor will then forward the application to the BCYAC.
Amount: The BCYAC will pay a maximum of $250.00 for one dual credit course per student per year. The student is responsible for any remaining balance.
QUARTERLY DEADLINES: JANUARY 1; MARCH 31; JUNE 30; SEPTEMBER 30
This scholarship is for a high school female students who is committed to maintaining personal wellness.
Applicants are asked to share their personal wellness journeys and experiences by completing the short online application. The applicants must submit a 500 word maximum essay on the essay prompt.
DEADLINE: Opens October 15 and closes DECEMBER 15
- Have a strong academic record with a minimum GPA of 2.5
- Be passionate about serving the community, and
- Be a high school senior, Burger King® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.
High school students should be graduating seniors with plans to attend a two- or four-year accredited university, college or vocational-technical school in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico.
If you want to go a step further, the McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore Whopper® Scholarship Award, granting a $50,000 scholarship to three students each year since 2011. The four-year scholarship is intended to help the top students that apply achieve their educational and professional goals, along with serving as a tribute to Jim himself. Here are the details:
- Be a citizen of the US or Canada,
- Have graduated from high school within the last three years or be a full-time student who is a senior at a high school or home school in the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico,
- Students who are applying as a full-time freshman to a four-year accredited, college or university that is located in the US and is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code,
- Students who have a cumulative unweighted grape point average of at least 3.3,
- Students who have a minimum ACT composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1700,
- Students who demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity (such as student government, team sports, fraternal life, etc.) and,
- Students who demonstrate substantial work experience.
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15 FOR FALL ENROLLMENT AND JANUARY 15 FOR SPRING ENROLLMENT
- Must be enrolled full time at Butler High School.
- Must plan to attend trade school, beauty college, technical school, college or other approved post-secondary education.
- Must fill out the application in full, with accurate information.
- Must include two letters of reference (one from a school related source and one from a non-family, community source.)
- Application and letters of reference must be received by September 15 for the fall enrollment and January 15 for the spring enrollment.
- Must turn in completed application and letters of reference to the BHS guidance counseling office.
Deadline: October 31 by 5 p.m. Eastern
Applicants must be:
Current high school (or home schooled) senior attending school in the US.
US Citizen, US National, US Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylee, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees.
Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application.
Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution.
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 17 and April 15 of each year
To apply you must meet the following requirements:
- Be a high school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student;
- Be a US citizen or legal resident;
- Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational/trade school in the US;
- Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.
DEADLINE: December 31
AWARD FREQUENCY: One recipient every six months
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- 16 years of age or over
- Permanent legal US resident
- A detailed and well-written essay response
- Enrollment in a school listed on the US Department of Education website
- Be the first in your family to attend college
DEADLINE: December 31
AWARD FREQUENCY: One recipient every six months
- Permanent legal US resident
- Military affiliation
- At least 16 years old
- Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
- Currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two- or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university or vocational, technical or private career institution in the US.
- Must submit an essay-500 words or less.
DEADLINE: December 1, 2019
- Participate in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12 (Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math/Science is an approved program).
- Graduate from an accredited high school this academic year.
- Earn a minimum 2.4 GPA.
- Demonstrate need for financial assistance.
- Be eligible to receive a federal Pell grant in first year of college.
- Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school.
DEADLINE: Video Submission Deadline 11:59 AM PT OCTOBER 17, 2019
Dr. Pepper is awarding over $1,000,000 in tuition to help students reach their biggest goals.
HOW TO ENTER
1. Create a profile at drpeppertuition.com.
2. Briefly describe your goal - how will you change the world?
3. Upload a video. Help us get to know you and your academic and professional goals, but stay on topic. Tell us how winning this tuition will impact your life. Be passionate. Be creative. Be you.
Must be at least 18 but no older than 24 on 11/30/18.
Dr. Pepper selects finalists to compete during throw-offs at a College Football Conference Championship game.
DEADLINE: SUBMIT BETWEEN MAY 1 AND OCTOBER 31
This Grant program provides financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks, who wish to obtain or further their college education.
- The Elk parent or stepparent must have been a member in good stnading for at least one year at the time of his or her death OR
- Must have been a member in good standing for at least one year before he or she became totally disabled and must continue to be an Elk in good standing when application for assistance is made.
- Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
- Must attend an accredited US college or university as a full-time studetn.
- Be unmarried, under the age of 24 during the academic year in which they are applying.
Deadline: November 5, 2019
Any high school senior who is a citizen of the US is eligible to apply.
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
College students are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must be citizens of the US on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
DEADLINE: January 31, 2020
Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2019 contest.
- Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2016 or a charter member of a Loge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2016 is eligible to apply. The Elk just be a paid-up member through March 31, 2020.
- Applicant must be a high school senior
- Must apply online only.
- If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.
- Applicant must take the ACT by December 31, 2018'
- If selected as a recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Logde during the four years you are receiving the scholarship.
DEADLINE: MARCH 1
The application requires information on school activities, volunteer & work history. It contains two essay questions.
Applicants must be a graduating senior at a Missouri high school, a child or grandchild of an FCS Financial member, and attain a 2.5 or higher GPA, an ACT score of at least 26 or rank in the top 20% of their senior class.
Deadline: November 15, 2019
1. Must be a US citizen.
2. Must attend an eligible public high school.
3. Must be a student in the 2018 high school graduating class.
4. Must have achieved a high school GPA of 3.50 or higher.
5. Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (composite score) or 1,200 on the SAT.
6. Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
7. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.
8. Must complete the FAFSA in 2017 using 2016 tax return information. FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.
9. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
10. Must not have been convicted of a felony.
DEADLINE: POSTMARK ON OR BEFORE MARCH 31
- Must currently be a senior in high school.
- Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above.
- Must plan to pursue a higher education degree in business or finance.
- Must have received no more than 4 disciplinary actions while in high school (e.g., detentions, ISS, OSS, etc.)
- Must submit the completed and signed application by the deadline.
- All information must be typed (no handwritten applications will be accepted) and all additional sheets must be stapled to the application form.
- Applicant should not put his/her name or ANY personal identifying information on the additional sheets.
- Hawthorn Bank customer affiliation is not a requirement for scholarship application.
DEADLINE: October 25, 2019
You can apply for National and State scholarships at this website.
- Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the US;
- Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US;
- Demonstrat critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required);
- Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities;
- Maintain a minimum grade point GPA of 2.0;
- Be a US citizen
HOW TO START A BLOG SCHOLARSHIP
DEADLINE: Applications are accepted year-round. Scholarship is awarded March 31
Any high school senior attending school in America is eligible to apply.
Students should follow the link on HowToStartABlog.com to create a blog about a passion of theirs and on that blog, post a video explaining how they think blogging will impact the future of the digital age and working in America.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 13, 2019
Senior standing-Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2020.
Fall College Enrollment-Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2020.
GPA-Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
Test Scores-Receive a minimum SAT score of 1200 or ACT composite score of 26 or above.
Income-Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000.
DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2020
This contest is open to United States high school students in grades 9-12 attending public, private, parochial, or home schools.
Students are invited to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.
First-place winner received $10,000; second-place $3,000; five finalists receive $1,000 each; and eight semifinalists receive $100 each. More details are available on the website.
DEADLINE: JANUARY 10
- Lost the life of at least one parent (biological or not) to cancer before the age of 22.
- Be a US citizen and live in Kansas or Missouri.
- Attend a 2- or 4-year (minimum) higher education establishment.
- Have an interest in education, arts, environment, math or science.
- Show service involvement in the community, church, school, or other non-curricular activity.
- Indicate financial need.
The scholarship will be at least $2,000, renewable le for up to a total of four years.
DEADLINE: THE 20TH OF EACH MONTH
Must be currently enrolled as a high school student
Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
Must be a citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the U.S. or Canada.
Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others.
Must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.
More details can be found at their website.
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1 - GENERAL APPLICATION DEADLINE
FEBRUARY 11 - ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS DEADLINE
This scholarship is worth up to $5,000. And is renewable up to three years by completing a renewal application.
- Must be a graduating high school senior from Butler High School.
- Must be pursuing a certificate or degree at any accredited technical or vocational school, junior college, college or university.
- Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
You must fill out the general application at the website by February 1 and all additional requirements must be completed by February 11.
DEADLINE: First consideration is given to applications received on or before April 1.
Students planning to go to the Metropolitan Community Colleges (Longview, Penn Valley, Maple Woods, Blue River, Business and Tech Center) can go to MCCKC website and apply for scholarships.
McDonald's College Tuition Reimbursement
McDonald's offers college tuition reimbursement for eligible employees that work at least 15 hours per week. If you wish to join the McDonald's crew you can apply online at mcdonalds.com.
For more information about their tuition reimbursement, visit www.archwaystoopportunity.com. The tuition reimbursement is for up to $2,500.
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2020
- Only one application per student is allowed.
- Must intend to enroll in an accredited educaitonal institution for the 2020-21 academic year.
- Must complete all required information on form.
- Essays must be appicants' original work and no more than 550 words in length.
- Applicant name, address or other identifying information MUST NOT be included in the essay.
- Applications must be submitted online.
DUE: March 31, 2020
This essay contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years old or older and have a letter of acceptance or are currently enrolled in a college/university located withing the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
Must write an essay(500-1,500 words) or video sumission (5 minutes max) answering a list of specific questions.
- How has cancer affected your life?
- How did you overcome this strong adversity?
- How has cancer affected outlook on your life and person or career goals?
- How did this adversity shape who you are today?
- What would this scholarship mean to you? Why is it important?
More infomation is found at the link
MISSOURI BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
DEADLINE: RECEIPT DEADLINE MARCH 31
Must be a Missouri resident.
Must be currently attending a Missouri College, university or accredited tech/trade school or be a graduating high school senior who has been admitted to a Missouri institution of higher learning.
Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a broadcasting or related curriculum which provides training and expertise applicable to a broadcast operation.
Must be a full-time student for every semester the scholarships awarded. Full-time status requires enrollment in at least 12 credit hours.
Must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent , which must be maintained for each semester of the scholarship.
Application must be signed by the school's guidance counselor certifying that you meet the eligibility requirements.
Three letters of recommendation.
An essay (three pages, typed, single spaced). Topics to cover are on the application.
Five copies of the application and attachments.
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1
Scholarship value will be decided by the MCAA Board of Directors.
Applicant will be a Missouri resident.
Applicant must be a US citizen.
Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Biology, Wildlike Management, Forestry, Fisheries, Ecology, Agriculture, Criminal Justice or a field of study closely related to the preceding subjects.
Applicant must be an undergraduate student of an accredited post secondary institution or a high school student entering college.
Must be a enrolled as a full-time student.
Must have a current and a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5.
Applicant must submit a 500 word essay.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1
The Chancellor's Scholarship is a $12,000 a year scholarship for Missouri residents who will graduate high school in 2020. Recipients must demonstrate leadership skills through school and community, and have either a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 or rank in the upper 10 percent of their high school class after six semesters. Students must take the ACT or SAT by October 25, 2019 and have a score of 31 or higher on the ACT.
DEADLINE: JANUARY 1, 2020
Must be a US citizen.
Must be a Missouri resident.
Must attend a MIssouri university/college EXCEPT for the Roberta Casteel Capps Scholarship whose recipients may attend the university/college of their choice.
All scholarships are paid directly to the university/college after enrollment is verified.
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31
Applicant must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States.
We want to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state--from your unique perspective. If it makes sense to hit the open road and be our virtual tour guide, that's great. But there are no limits to what we are looking for: a narrated animation, a slideshow of memorabilia, an illustrated map of the best roadside attractions on the way. This is a chance for you to showcase any place you love in as an original way as possible.
Steps to apply:
1. Create a video (should not exceed 2 minutes).
2. Post online - The video must be hosted on You Tube or Vimeo.
3. Submit by email - Email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Include - your name, address and phone number when you submit.
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1
Applications only accepted online through the MU Annual Scholarship application.
Must first apply for admission to the University and receive your myZou account information.
Complete the Annual Scholarship through myZou. Your username (PawPrint) and password are required for log-in.
The Bates County Mizzou Club offers two annual scholarships through the Mizzou Incoming Alumni Scholarship program.
Scholarship #1 is a $1,000 scholarship renewable for four consecutive years as long as the student remains in "good academic standing" with University requirements.
Scholarship #2 is a one-time $1,000 (minimum) scholarship and the application must be fully completed.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 26
A $1,000 annual scholarship is awarded to a student in each of MSBA's 17 regions. A statewide winner is selected from this group of regional winners and awarded an additional $1,500.
Applicants are judged on the basis of academic achievement and leadership abilities. Need may also be considered.
The essay theme is: In what ways would you change how your School District prepares graduating students for life as young adults?
Butler High School Board of Education will select one applicant to submit for this scholarship. Completed applications must be turned in to Carol in the counseling office by November 26. You can access the application here.
DEADLINE: SCHOLARSHIPS ACCEPTED AUGUST 1, 2019 THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2020
NSDAR offers several scholarships on the National level.
Must be US Citizens.
Must attend or plan to attend an accedited college or university in the US.
All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance.
Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships.
Awards are placed on deposit with the recipient's college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR.
Applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from DAR.
All applications must be submitted using the online application process.
DEADLINE: December 6
How to Apply
- Senior members of an active NHS chapter who are in good standing are eligible to apply for an NHS Scholarship.
- NHS members must create a student account before they can access the NHS Scholarship application.
- The NHS adviser must verify the student's membership before the student can begin the application.
- Verified NHS members may start the NHS Scholarship application beginning October 1.
- All Applications require two recommendations, and certification by the NHS adviser in order to be considered complete. Incomplete applications are not evaluated.
Deadline: May 1, 2020
Application Materials (required)
- A completed application.
- A typed one-page essay about a business you hope to create one day. Specific topics to cover are on the website.
- High school transcript or GED.
- One letter of recommendation from a non-family member.
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15
Students applying must submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing that they have seen. More details are available on the website.
Studying in the fields of business, marketing, computer science, communications or IT are recommended but no required.
DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2020
This is a $1,000 scholarship available to students accpeted to an accredited trade school, coational college, technical school or community college for the study of trade, craft, or labor occupations.
A typed one page essay .
High School transcript.
One letter of recommendation from a non-family member/
A completed application.
DEADLINE: SPRING APPLICATION NOVEMBER 1-JANUARY 31; FALL APPLICATION MAY1-JULY 31
- Must be a legal US resident.
- Eighteen years of age or older.
- Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college.
- Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
Students must answer a question in 300-500 words. The question and more details are on the website.
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Must be enrolled full-time in high school as a senior or be a partptime or full-time student in a college. graduate school, trade school , or coding bootcamp.
Have an overall average GPA of at least 3.0.
Be a citizen or permanent resident of the US.
Upload an unofficial transcript or an enrollment verification document.
Submit a 400 to 600 word essay on the specific prompt listed on the application.
June 30th first application cycle
December 31st second application cycle
- Must be a graduating high school senior who has been accepted to a university, OR must be currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational. or technical institution in the U.S.
- Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
- Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother.
- All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2019
All current classroom teachers in grades K-12 are eligible for nomination. Nominations can be submitted by fellow teachers, supervisors, or other interested individuals (not relatives). Self-nominees are not eligible.
A nomination form must be completed and an essay of 350 words or less, describing why you feel your nominee should be selected.
Each year three exceptional teachers (one elementary, one junior high and one high school) are recognized for their outstanding commitment to teaching Americanism and patriotism to their students.
A $1,000 award for professional development expenses.
A $1,000 award for his/her school.
Two award plaques: one for the teacher, the other for his/her school.
An all-expenses-paid trip to attend a VFW conference to receive their award.
Nomination deadline is October 31, 2019.
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2019
This essay contest is open to students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Students must write an essay between 300-400 typewritten words on the theme What Makes America Great. You may not identify yourself in your essay (including but not limited to, your name, school, city, state, race or national origin.)
Turn in your competed essay and cover page information to the counseling office by the due date.
Deadline: October 31
This is open to students in grades 9-12.
Applicant must be lawful US permanent residents or have applied for permanent residence and intends to become a US citizen.
Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay (audio CD or a flash drive) on an annual patriotic theme. This year's theme is, What Makes America Great. You must record your original 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD or flash drive.
Area students admitted as new freshmen or transfer students to Wichita State University are eligible to apply for the Kansas City Area Scholarship. Applicants must have their permanent mailing address in
- Leavenworth, Douglas, Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas
b. Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in Missouri
Applicants must complete the online scholarship application.
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2019
Go to the website for rules and eligibility.