Deadline: May 1, 2021
- 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.
Deadline: November 10, 2020
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, 2021
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: email@example.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.
This website offers various Accounting Scholarships with varied deadlines.
Deadline: October 8, 2021
Students must submit an essay of between 500-1000 words in answer to the following questions: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Submit essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
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?"
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.
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: September 15 and January 15 of each year
$1,000 Scholarship given bi-annual.
Prepare a 300+ word essay on What is one traumatic experience you experienced in you life, and how did you overcome it?
Attached to your essay a copy of your resume including current GPA as well as what University or community college you are attending.
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 email@example.com. This is a $500 award.
For more information you can go to http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 18
- Be living in the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico
- Be graduating high school senios (US and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada), or graduating from home school education in the US, Puerto Rico or Canada
- Have a cumulative high school gpa of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent
- Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2020-21 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school i the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico
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 1, 2020
- 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: 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: February 5, 2021
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, 2018 or a charter member of a Loge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2018 is eligible to apply. The Elk just be a paid-up member through March 31, 2021.
- 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.
- 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: DECEMBER 15, 2020
- Be a US citizen.
- Be a current high school senior.
- Plan to enroll full-time n an accredited two- or 4-year college/university.
- Be willing to provide a release to publicize their identities and information about their achievements along with photographs for use in program promotion and information.
DEADLINE: UNTIL 10,000 APPLICATIONS ARE SUBMITTED OR DECEMBER 15, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
The winners of these scholarships are ethically and economically diverse. They also share these qualities:
- Ambition and drive
- Determination to set and reach goals
- Respect for self, family, and community
- Ability to succeed in college
- Applicants must be US Citizens or legal residents.
- Be current high school seniors
- Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the US for the Fall 2021 semester.
- Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.
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: January 8
- Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or University in the Fall of 2021
- Be currently a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team.
- Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade.
- Be a US citizen or US permanent legal resident.
- Foot locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible.
- Embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character.
- Be passionate and committed to empowering the community in which they live.
- Be a confident and enthusiastic leader.
- Display academic excellence.
- Come from a diverse background.
- Are Foot Locker Scholar Athlete material - proactive, highly motivated, inspiring, charismatic, honest, trustworthy, genuine, strong and courageous.
Deadline: November 15, 2020
1. Must be a US citizen.
2. Must attend an eligible public high school.
3. Must have achieved a high school GPA of 3.75 or higher.
4. Must be ranked by the school and in the top 20% of the high school graduating class.
5. Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
6. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.
7. Must complete the FAFSA.
8. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
9. Must not have been convicted of a felony.
10. ACT and SAT scores are not required.
DEADLINE: POSTMARK ON OR BEFORE MARCH 31
Please provide the following information on one or more separate sheets of paper:
- Is your GPA above 3.0? What is your GPA?
- List the colleges or schools to which you have applied or the college or school you plan to attend.
- List the major courses you have taken in high school. (Please do NOT include your transcript.)
- List the activities in which you have participated (include both in-school and out-of-school activities.
- List any honors or awards you have received in high school
- List any work experience (including full-time employment, part-time employment, or volunteer positions).
- What do you plan to major in, and what would be your ideal job and why?
- How do you plan to pay for college and how much will you be expected to pay for?
Compose brief essays (250 words or less) in response to each of the following:
1. What was your biggest achievement during high school and why?
2. What are your goals for the next five years and how will you attain them?
DEADLINE: October 26,2020
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
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2021
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: Postmark by February 1
- be enrolled as full -time student (12 hour minimum per semester).
- be enrolled for the fall semester for the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
- be pursuing an associate of applied science degree or certificate in either Diesel Mechanics or Heavy Equipment Repair.
- be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 high school cumulative GPA or a GED minimum score of 260.
The scholarship is for $1,000 per year ($500 per semester) paid directly to the recipient's school upon verification of full-time enrollment.
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: 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: 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.)
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2020
Applications will be evaluated on:
- Academic achievement;
- School involvement;
- Community engagement;
- Demonstrations of courage and commitment to enhancing the lives of LGBTQ individuals;
- Working toward social justice.
Awards range from $500-$2000.
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: 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: 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.
- 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.
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: 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.
DEADLINES: SPRING SEMESTER NOVEMBER 30; FALL SEMESTER JULY 31
Three $1,000 scholarships per semester will be awarded.
- 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.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI SCHOLARSHIPS
UCM Dual Credit Scholarship (Freshmen beginning Fall 2020)
$1,000 per year
- 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
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.
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.