• 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.

  • 2020 LAIRD CONNECTIVITY SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  SEPTEMBER 1

    This is open to US citizens accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States.  The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript.

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  • $1,000 Pureland Supply Scholarship

    Deadline:  May 1, 2020

    Application materials:

    • A typed one-page essay about 1) How your chosen trade or field is important in today's society, and 2) Why this is the trade you want to be in.
    • High School transcript or GED
    • One letter of recommendation from a non-family member
    • A completed application
    • This is an annual scholarship that is available every year.  

     

     

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  • 2019 AMCO RANGER SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  MAY 30, 2020

    Must be a high school seniors or a college freshmen in the State of Missouri.

    This in a one time scholarship.

    Application must be filled out and submitted electronically.

    Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

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  • 2019 EL DABE LAW SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JUNE 30, 2020

    This scholarship requires a 500+ word essay on why having a higher education is important.  We'd like to learn more about you as a student, and how you've persevered and fought to get the ducation you want.  

    The Scholarship can be used for any form of school related expenses.  

    • Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university in the U.S.A.
    • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
    • All applications should be submitted no later than June 30, 2020.
    • This scholarship will be awarded in the 2020 Fall Semester.
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  • 2020 SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY & VIDEO COMPETITION

    DEADLINE:  JUNE 5, 2020

    Truitt Law Firm sponsors an essay & video competition.

    Must be a high school junior or senior, or currently enrolled in two-year or four-year college/university or enrolled in graduate school.

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  • 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: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

    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.

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  • ACCOUNTING DEGREE SCHOLARSHIPS FROM DISCOVER BUSINESS

    DEADLINES: VARIOUS

    This website offers various Accounting Scholarships with varied deadlines.

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  • ADRIAN BANK SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: APRIL 3

    Completed applications need to be returned to the counseling office.

    To be given by the Adrian Bank.  Must be a graduating senior planning to pursue a post-secondary education.

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  • American Legion Charles Bacon Memorial Scholarship
     
    Deadline: Applications should be mailed no later than April 20

    Eligibility:  Be a member or descendant of a member of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, or the Sons of the American Legion; unmarried; resident of Missouri; under the age of 21; be a full-time student at an accredited college.

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  • American Legion Erman W. Taylor Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline:  Application should be mailed no later than April 20.

    Two $750.00 awards given annually to a student planning on obtaining a degree in education.  
    Individual must be a descendant of a veteran who served 90 or more days of active duty in the armed forces and having an honorable discharge; be a Missouri resident; be a full-time student at an accredited college/university; provide a copy of discharge certificate; and submit an essay of 500 words or less on the subject In your opinion, what was the most significant event of the past year?

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  • https://www.missourilegion.org/scholarshipsAmerican Legion Joseph Frank Scholarship


    Deadline:  Must be mailed no later than April 20

    Must be a descendant of a veteran; must have attended a full session of Boys or Girls state; be unmarried; under the age of 21; current Missouri resident; and be a full-time student in an accredited college/university.

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  • American Legion Lillie Lois Ford Scholarship
     
    Deadline:  Must be mailed no later than April 20

    Must have attended a full session of Boys State, Girls State, or Cadet Patrol Academy.
    Two awards of $1,000 each to a boy and girl.

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  • American Legion Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Fund

    Application Deadline: Must be mailed no later than April 20

    Given to a Missouri boy or girl training to be a Registered Nurse; must be in top 40% of high school graduating class or have a "C" or equivalent standing from their last college or university semester.  May be extended for two additional successive semesters.

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  • American Legion Shane Voyles Memorial Scholarship
     
    Deadline: Applications for this scholarship are due in the counseling office no later than April 10 

    One student from each Missouri school may be nominated; selection based on athletic, scholastic and leadership abilities; the nominee should be deeply involved in community and school activities; must use the award as a full time student.

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  • AMERICAN LEGION WILLIAM BASEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
     
    DEADLINE:  JUNE 1

    Must be a current member of The American Legion family.

    Must be accepted as a full time student in the state of Missouri.  A letter from the institution must be attached to the application.

    Must be a resident of the state of Missouri.

    Award must be used the following semester after it is awarded.

    Must attach a copy of current academic records.

    Must provide documentation of projects showing support of community, state and nation.

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  • ARMA LEE AND DARWIN JONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  April 15, 2020

    Arma Lee and Darwin Jones were both avid golfers here in Butler.  They resided off the southwest corner of the golf course just beyond the number four tee box.  They had no children of their own, but they loved every child they knew and were very generous to organizations like the Shriners Hospital for Children and the Ronald McDonald House.  Their family would like to extend their benevolence with two scholarships of $250 each to a senior member of the girls and boys golf teams who are planning to further her/his education at a college or trade school.

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  • ASPIRING ANIMATION SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JUNE 1

    Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who:

    • Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
    • Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
    • Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.

    Applicants must submit an application.  Applicant must submit an original essay on the following topic: "What specific skill do you most want to develop?"

    More details can be found at the application site.

     

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  • 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 awards@studentawardsearch.com.

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  • BADCREDIT.ORG WEALTH WISE SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 31 Annually

    Applicant must meet the following requirements:

    • Minimum GPA of 3.5
    • Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors)
    • Must be US Resident
    • Must send in an official transcipt
    • Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
    • Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
    • Complete an essay for submission (guidelines on website)
    • Original essay and official transcript must be mailed.

    Essay guidelines can be found on the website.

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  • BATES COUNTY CATTLEMEN SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: MAY 1

    Open to seniors or graduates continuing their education.  The applicant must plan to major in an agricultural related field at an accredited college or university offering AA, BS, or BA degrees.  The scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees, and required books during the next semester after receipt of the award.

    Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to one young man and one young woman by the Bates County Cattlemen.

     

     

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  • BATES COUNTY FARM BUREAU

    Application deadline:  APRIL 1 (Must be turned in to the counseling office by 8 a.m.)

    Eligibility:

    Must be a graduating senior who is a child of a current Bates County Farm Bureau member.

    Criteria include, but are not limited to, agriculture background or major along with being active in high school and community.

    Scholarship will be paid to the student and college or university recipient is enrolled in upon proof of enrollment.

    A recent head and shoulders photograph suitable for newspaper coverage must also be attached.

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  • Bates County Youth Advocacy Council Scholarship

    DEADLINE:  April 9

    Two $500 scholarships will be given.

    The student must reside in Bates County, Missouri.
    The student must plan to attend college, trade school, technical school, beauty college, or other approved post-secondary education.
    The student must fill out the BCYAC Scholarship application in full, with accurate information.
    The student must include two letters of reference (one from a school related source and one from a non-family, community source).
    The Student's application and two letters of reference must be received by April 1.
    The student must mail the completed BCYAC Scholarship application and two letters of reference to BCYAC at the following address:
    Bates County Youth Advocacy Council, P.O. Box 466, Butler, MO 64730

    OR scan and email to bcyouthadvocacycouncil@gmail.com. 

    The scholarship is available to students in the following school districts:  Adrian, Archie, Appleton City, Ballard, Butler, Drexel, Hume, Miami, Rich Hill

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  • BCYAC Dual Credit Scholarship 

    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.

     

     

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  • BEAUTY + WELLNESS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

    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.

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  • BETA SIGMA PHI SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  April 1

    Epsilon Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship Criteria:

    1.  Butler High School Graduating Senior Girl.
    2.  GPA of at least 2.5.
    3.  Plan to attend either a 2 year school, trade school, or 4 year college/university.
    4.  Two CLOSED letters of recommendation required.

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  • BETTER HOMES CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

    Application Deadline:  April 1

    Given to a female student.
    Must submit completed application.

     

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  • BigSun Scholarship
     
    Deadline: June 19

    All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in.  Must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. You must include your name and the name of the school that you are attending.  To apply you will need to email a short essay (500-1,000 words) answering the following questions:

    1) How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
    2) Has your participation influenced your career goals?
    3) Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

    Submit essay to athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com. This is a $500 award.

    For more information you can go to http://www.bigsunathletics.com/

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  • BOLD.ORG

    DEADLINE: VARIES

    This is a website that offers scholarship searches.  You can create an account online to browse scholarships being offered.

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  • BRADY COBIN LAW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST

    DEADLINE:  MAY 1, 2020

    This essay is open to high school students as well as students enrolled in two or four year colleges and universities and graduate school programs throughout the US.  Applicants who are 17 years old or younger will need to provide parental consent to enter.

    Students may select one of three essay topics to write an essay of approximately 500 words.  

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  • BUTLER CHRISTIAN MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP
     

    Application deadline: April 1 

    A $500 non-renewable scholarship to a male or female student who meets the following qualifications:

     

    1.      Student must be enrolled in the Butler School system OR is active in a Butler Christian Ministerial Alliance church.

    2.      Student must be involved in school and community

    3.      Student must display positive leadership and Christian character

    4.      Student must have at least a “C” high school grade average

    5.      Student must enter a college, university or trade school in the fall of the same year

     

    Three letters of recommendation, one from teacher or school administrator, one from a pastor or youth pastor, and one from non-school personnel must accompany the application.

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  • BUTLER HS INTERACT CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  APRIL 24

    Student must be a senior and a member of the BHS Interact Club.

    Must have attended nine meeting per school year.

    Must have at least 20 hours of community service.

    Must write a brief summary of your what involvement in Interact has meant to you and what you have learned from your experiences.

     

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  • BUTLER ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  March 15

    The Butler Rotary Club will award scholarships to Bates County High School students who plan to attend a college/university next fall and who best exemplifies the attributes of service to school and community. 

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  • CHEGG SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: VARIES

    This is a scholarship sight you can set up an account with to browse for scholarship matches.

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  • CITIZENS BANK SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2020

    Application must be typed.

    Cover letter must be provided that includes:

    • Where you plan to attend college/technical/trade school.
    • What you plan to study.
    • Your plans after graduation.
    • Why you should be chosen as the recipient.

    Two letter of recommendation needed.

    Completed applications must be emailed to carol.hedrick@butler.k12.mo.us

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  • COLLEGE JumpStart SCHOLARSHIP

    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.
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  • COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    DEADLINE:  VARIES BY SCHOLARSHIP

    College Scholarships is a scholarship search engine for students to explore varies scholarship opportunities. 

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  • CONSERVATION SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 31

    The Conservation Federation of Missouri offers several scholarships.  They can be found by clicking on the link above.

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  • CTA SCHOLARSHIP

    Application deadline: April 1

    Criteria:
    1. Must have a 3.0 GPA.
    2. There are no restrictions to the particular major or field of interest, however an emphasis will be placed on how educating others is part of your occupation or career goal.
    3. Students may use the scholarship to attend either a technical/trade school or a two-year/four-year college or university.
    4. Any graduating senior is eligible to apply.
    5. An office transcript and two letter of recommendation must accompany the completed application.
    6. This is a one time award.

     

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  • DARIN WAINSCOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
     

    DEADLINE:  APRIL 15

    This is a $1,000, non-renewable scholarship that is to be awarded to a senior student at Butler High School annually.  The recipients of this scholarship are to exemplify attributes of selflessness, good character, and strong work ethic.  The recipient is responsible for presenting proof of enrollment towards further education.

    An typed essay on the following prompt is required:  "Darin was the type of person to always put others first.  Describe a situation in which you have placed someone else above yourself."

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  • DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP
     

    Application Deadline:  Due to Carol April 16

    Two $500.00 scholarships will be awarded

    Must be a high school senior in Bates and Cass Counties.

    Must be the son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a veteran eligible for DAV membership.

    Be accepted by a college or university.

    Need 3 letters of recommendation, transcript, recent original photo, essay, copy of veteran discharge papers, and resume.

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  • ELEVATE MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  APRIL 1, 2020

    Eligibility:

    • Must be a current high school or college student.
    • Must have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to you who has experienced mental health challenges.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
    • All GPAs will be considered.
    • All majors are encouraged to apply.
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  • ELEVATE WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  APRIL 1, 2020

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Must be a current high school or college student.
    • Must be a woman.
    • Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident.
    • All GPAs will be considered.
    • All majors are encouraged to apply.
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  • ELK'S EMERGENCY EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

    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.
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  • ESA SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  Applications accepted year-round.

    This website has several scholarships available to Missouri students.  Make sure the state of Residency is Missouri and click on search scholarships to get the list of scholarships and eligibility requirements for each one. 

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  • FASTWEB SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  VARIOUS DEADLINES

    This is a website to search for scholarships related to your interests, etc.

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  • FLEMING COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JUNE 5, 2020

    Open to high school seniors and undergraduate students enrolled in a 2 to 4 year college.

    Each applicant will submit an essay of approximately 500 words or a 2 minute video essay on the topic:

    • At What age did you receive your first smartphone? How do you think it impacts your day-to-day activities and how do you think it impacts you while you're behing the wheel?

     

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  • Frank E. Robertson Memorial Scholarship

    Application deadline: April 3

    1. Applicant must be going into the teaching profession.
    2. A resume of school, church and community activities along with honors and positions of leadership must accompany the application.
    3. A letter of recommendation must also be included.

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  • GILBERT BALDERRAMA MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  RECEIPT DEADLINE JANUARY 30, 2020

    Applicant must be a minority high school senior in a Missouri Public School accepted in a college or university pursuing a college degree.

    Click here for the application.

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  • GLOBAL LIFT EQUIPMENT SCHOLARSHIP
     
    DEADLINE:  JUNE 15

    This is a $500 scholarship.

    You must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US in the fall of 2020.

    You must submit a short story.  Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.

    You must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

    You must be a resident of Canada or the US.

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  • GO GRAD SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  VARIES

    Go to the website and look under resources for various scholarship opportunites.

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  • Greater Kansas City Community Foundation 

    Deadline:  Various

    This Foundation offers a new and improved online scholarship portal.  Students can research scholarship opportunities, bookmark relevant scholarships and apply online.

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  • HAWTHORN BANK SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  POSTMARK ON OR BEFORE MARCH 31

    Criteria:

    • 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.
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  • HORATIO ALGER CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP

     DEADLINE:  April 15, 2020

    The Association will award 1020 scholarships with a maximum award amount of $2,500 depending on the cost of the program and need of the student.

    To be eligible, applicant must fulfill the following criteria:

    • Have completed high school (or earned high school equivalency credential) by Spring.
    • Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to employment.
    • Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution.
    • Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible.
    • Be under the age of 30.
    • be a US citizen.
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  • HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  October 25, 2019

    You can apply for National and State scholarships at this website.

    Criteria:

    • 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

     

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  • 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.

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  • John Byron Corbin Charitable Trust Scholarship

    Deadline:  Applications will be accepted until April 30.  Please have your scholarship turned in to Carol prior to acceptance date.

    Award Amount:  $2,000.00 per school year, renewable each year.

    Applications must include the following.  These will be strictly enforced and any application missing any of the required information will not be considered.

    1.  A fully completed and signed application.

    2. High School Transcript.

    3.  ACT test scores.

    4.  Student Tax Return (Page 1 only of Form 1040). (E-file signature form 8879 is NOT acceptable)

    5.  Parents Tax Return (Page 1 only of Form 1040). (E-file signature form 8879 is NOT acceptable)

    6.  Recommendations from teachers (2).

    7. Add your email address. 

    Paper copies of this application are also available in the counseling office.

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  • KALEE CHANDLER SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  March 30, 2020

    Eligibility:

    • Graduating Senior of Butler High School.
    • Must be applying to a two or four year accredited college, university or technical training school.
    • GPA of 2.0; submit transcript.
    • Participation in community service and school activities.
    • Demonstration of financial need; submit FAFSA-EFC form.
    • Work experience.
    • Essay "Why I deserve the Kalee Chandler Scholarship".
    • Two $500 scholarships available.
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  • KATE E. WALKER SCHOLARSHIP

    Application deadline: April 3

    1. Applicant must be pursuing a teaching career.
    2. A resume of school, church and community activities, including honors and positions of leadership must accompany application.
    3. A letter of recommendation is also needed.

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  • KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  VARIES

    The Knights of Columbus offers several different scholarships through their organization with deadlines that vary.  Check out the list of scholarships on their website.

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  • LATUTORS SCHOLARSHIP

    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.

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  • LUTZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: APRIL 1

    This scholarship is worth up to $5,000.  And is renewable up to three years by completing a renewal application.

    Eligibility:

    • 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.

     

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  • MCCKC SCHOLARSHIPS

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • MESOTHELIOMA SCHOLARSHIP

    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

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  • MILDRED DAWSON LUSK SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  APRIL 2, 2020

    Scholarship is a one-time award to assist recipient pay for higher education expenses.  This includes a 4-year college/university; 2-year community college and then 2 additional years; nursing school or other similar program.  First preference will be given to someone entering a health profession.

    Three letters of recommendation are required.  At least one letter must be from an outside school source.

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  • 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.

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  • MISSOURI CONSERVATION SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 1

    Criteria:

    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.

     

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  • MISSOURI COUNCIL OF THE BLIND SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  VARIES

    Eligibility:

    1. Must be a legally blind Missouri resident enrolled in or under consideration for admission to post-secondary training programs, technical school and certified training institutions.
    2. The definition of legal blindness is as follows:  Visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better corrected eye or a visual field of 20 degrees or less in the better corrected eye.  To be eligible, you must be legally blind in both eyes.
    3. Applicant must submit a completed application and all required supporting materials to be considered for an MCB scholarship.  All application must be typed or computer generated.
    4. Member of the MCB shall receive the full benefits of the scholarship program.  Those who are not members shall receive 50% of the scholarship program.  (An exception to this would be if an applicant is under the age of 18.)
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  • MISSOURI COURAGE SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  MARCH 1, 2020

    Applications will be evaluated on:

    • Academic achievement;
    • School involvement;
    • Community engagement;
    • Diversity;
    • Demonstrations of courage and commitment to enhancing the lives of LGBTQ individuals;
    • Working toward social justice.

    Awards range from $500-$2000.

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  • MISSOURI FARM BUREAU VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    DEADLINE: Various Deadlines

    This website has several different vocational scholarships applications, criteria, and deadlines.

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  • MODERN DAZE HOMEMAKERS Scholarship


    DEADLINE:  APRIL 1

    The Modern Daze Homemakers Club will award two $250 scholarships this year. Applicants must complete the application and turn in to the counselor's office by April 1.

    Please make sure you check all spelling and grammar on your application.  Errors could cause your application to be rejected.

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  • ON MY OWN, INC. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Deadline: APRIL 10


    Must be the child of a disabled parent or be a disabled child themselves.

    Must be seeking a degree to help people with disabilities such as medical, special education, social services, therapy and/or mental health fields.

    $500 per semester towards tuition. Available for up to 10 semesters per student.

    Must be a full time student of the school attended.

    Must be in-state college or vocational technical program or an institution that does not charge out-of-state tuition to Missouri residents.

    Must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

    Available to students beginning college between the ages of 18-25.

    Applicants must reside in one of the following counties: Bates, Cedar, Hickory, St. Clair, or Vernon.

    Must pick one of five topics to write an essay about.

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  • OPAA! KENNETH L. SHORT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
     
    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  APRIL 3

    This is a one year $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to one graduating high school senior from a school district currently served by Opaa! Food Management.

    To be eligible:
    1. Must enroll in an accredited college or university.
    2. Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the food service/hospitality industry.

    Selection criteria includes academic achievement, work experiences, and participation in student, school and community activities.

    Along with the application, the following must be submitted:
    1. A typed statement of less than 500 words as to why you are applying for this scholarship; a description of your high school and community activities; work experiences; and your intended career path.
    2. A letter(s) of recommendation from a high school teacher.
    3. A copy of your high school transcript.

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  • OppU Achievers Scholarship

    DEADLINE:  SEPTEMBER 30, DECEMBER 31, MARCH 31, AND JUNE 30

    To apply, you must submit a short essay online.  This scholarship is awarded four times a year.  You must be a US citizen and have a GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

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  •  

    P.E.O. Scholarship Chapter HV, Butler


    DEADLINE:  DUE IN COUNSELING OFFICE ON APRIL 1

    This is a $1,000 scholarship to be split $500 for the fall semester and $500 for the spring semester.

    Eligibility guidelines:

    The recipient must be a female and the immediate family must be residents of Bates County, Missouri.

    The recipient must be enrolled full-time at Cottey College.  A full-time student is one who carries a minimum of 12 hours per semester.  The recipient must maintain a grade point average of 2.0 for both semesters.

    It is the recipient's responsibility to provide a copy of her enrollment for the Fall and then the Spring as the scholarship is split between the two semesters.

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  • PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS OF MISSOURI


    DEADLINE:  APRIL 1

    The Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri Scholarship is being offered to Missouri students who are sons or daughters of those who fall within the following categories:

    Those who have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responders (police/fire).

    Those honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service.

    Those veterans or first responders disabled in the live of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized.

    These scholarships are non-renewable, and consist of one award in the amount of $2,000 and three awards in the amount of $1,000 each, to e awarded to four deserving Missouri students to help defray cost at any accredited institution of higher learning, including vocational and business schools.

     

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  • PB&J SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  MAY 31, 2020

    This scholarship is for students who have experienced challenges in their life and who have the drive to succeed.

    It is open to all college-bound seniors at Butler High School who plan to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year college in the fall 2020.

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  • ProjectorLamps.com $1,000 Scholarship

    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.
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  • PURELAND SUPPLY SCHOLARSHIP

    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.

    Application materials:

    A typed one page essay .

    High School transcript.

    One letter of recommendation from a non-family member/

    A completed application.

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  • REDFIN SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  SPRING APPLICATION NOVEMBER 1-JANUARY 31; FALL APPLICATION MAY1-JULY 31

    Eligibility

    • 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.

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  • ROSEN & OHR ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JULY 20, 2020 Submissions open January 1, 2020

    Rosen & Ohr is offering a $1,000 scholarship opportunity to the top applicant.  Applicant must write an essay explaining in detail how a serious accident invovling you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life.  This could have been a car crash, a slip-and-fall accident, a work-related injury, or any other serious accident.

     

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  • SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA

     
    DEADLINE:  DEADLINES VARY

    Scholarship America is a website with various scholarship listings.  Students can check the listing of scholarships and eligibility requirements.

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  • SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENT CAREGIVERS

    DEADLINE:  VARIES 

    This website has compiled a list of caregiver scholarships and information.  Scholarships for student-caregivers help east the financial burden faced by these extremely hardworking students.

     

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  • SCHOLARSHIPS.COM

    DEADLINE:  VARIOUS DEADLINES 

    This website has scholarships with various deadlines and award amounts.

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  • SMART SCHOLAR

    Deadlines vary

    This is a website where you can browse for scholarships.  There are scholarships that pertain to majors, ethnicity, sports, character, etc.  Students will be able to search the various scholarships at this website.

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  • STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF MISSOURI SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  MARCH 15 and October 15

    McConnell and Associates awards two $1,000 annual scholarships to individuals pursuing a Certificate or Associate of Applied Science Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or Heavy Equipment Operations at State Technical College of Missouri.  

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be enrolled as a first year full-time (12 hours minimumper semester) student in Civil Engineering Technology or Heavy Equipment Operations.
    • Should reside in the Kansas City Metro area: (Bates County is in this area)
    • Should be a student in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA or GED with 260 minimum score.

    Futher guidelines can be found here.

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  • STUDENT POETRY CONTEST

    DEADLINE:  Applications accepted year round.

    This is open to students in grades 3-12.

    Application can be done online or by mail.

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  • StudentScholarships

    Deadline:  Varies

    This is a website with listing for scholarships and grants.  Some are available for underclassmen.  This is a large listing of scholarships with various criteria.

    Students will need to register to access the scholarship information.

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  • THE HUGGABLE SUPERMOM SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: 

    June 30th first application cycle

    December 31st second application cycle

                      

    Eligibility:

    • 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.

     

     

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  • PUBLICITY.ai SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

    DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 15

    This scholarship is open to any high school or University student in the world.  Students must submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing--the act of producing content to compel your audience to appreciate and share it--that they have seen.  More details are available on the website.

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  • TheBestSchools.org Online College Scholarships

    DEADLINES:  SPRING SEMESTER NOVEMBER 30;  FALL SEMESTER JULY 31

    Three $1,000 scholarships per semester will be awarded.

    Eligibility requirements:

    • Be a U.S. citizen.
    • Be currently enrolled in an accredited, 100% online degree progra or taking at least 80% of their courses online.
    • Provide proof of a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    • Be 18 years of age or older.
    • Must consent to terms and conditions.

     

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  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI SCHOLARSHIPS

    UCM Dual Credit Scholarship (Freshmen beginning Fall 2020)

    $1,000 per year

    Eligibility:

    • Incoming freshman student who has taken at least one dual credit course with UCM.
    • Received at least a 3.0 GPA or higher in all UCM dual credit coursework.
    • Must enroll full-time (12 hours) each semester.
    • Be a US citizen.
    • Be a regularly admitted freshman (not provisionally admitted).
    • File a FAFSA by April 1st of senior year.

    A+ Recognition Scholarship )Freshmen beginning Fall 2020)

    $500 per year

    Eligibility:

    Available only to first-time freshmen with an ACT of 18-36 and minimum 2.50 GPA.

    Students Must apply for admission and the FAFSA by February 1 of their Senior year of high school.

    Students must attend an A+ eligible Missouri high school and indicate A+ on the admission application.

    Actual award will be made upon confirmation of completed A+ requirements (A+ seal on final transcript).

    Renewable for one additional year with a 3.0 GPA and 24 credit hours completed.

    Stackable (can be added to the Red & Black Scholarship.

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  • UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    DEADLINE:  VARIOUS DEADLINES

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  • VARSITY TUTORS SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  VARIES

    Varsity Tutors College Scholarship is a monthly essay contest that students can enter.  The essay topic varies by month.

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  • WALMART DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP
     
    Deadline:  Application (online only) and all supporting documentation must be RECEIVED by April 2

    Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident of the US.

    Must be the dependent of an associate (employee) of any division of Walmart who has been actively employed with Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 2, 2020. 

    Must be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020.

    Must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4-point scale.

    Must enroll for fall 2020 as a freshman/1st year student in a full-time program of study at a two-year or four-year US accredited college or university 

    Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents. (Note: Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus room and board are ineligible.)

    Additional guidelines apply.  See the program guidelines on the website.

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  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY KC AREA SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: Varies

    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

    1. Leavenworth, Douglas, Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas 

    OR

          b. Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in Missouri

    Applicants must complete the online scholarship application.

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  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE: October 15

    To be eligible for competitive scholarships you must apply to Wichita State by October 15, 2019.

    Click here for the competitive scholarship link.

    Click here for other scholarship information.

     

     

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  • WOMEN LEGISLATORS OF MISSOURI SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  MARCH 31, 2020

    Women Legislators of Missouri are encouraging young women set to graduate from high school to apply for a $500 college scholarship. 

    Go to www.myscholarshipcentral.org and follow the directions and click on the blue "apply now" button, set up a password and complete the General Application.  The Women Legislators of Missouri Scholarship will be listed in the "Recommended Opportunities" for all Missouri, female, high school seniors.

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