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: DECEMBER 31, 2021
Must be a US citizen 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.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2021
All US Citizens are eligible to apply.
Must provide proof of attendance to a US School.
Submit a one-page personal statement discussing work experience, internships, or volunteer activities you may have participated in relating to coding or STEM and what are your goals and plans for the future.
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
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.
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?
American 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.
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.
American Legion Shane Voyles Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: Applications for this scholarship are due in the counseling office no later than April 13.
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.
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?"
B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP
Application Deadline: May 22, 2021
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. 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.
DEADLINE: MARCH 1
Open to all students, including:
- Students under 18 (provided they have obtained parental consent).
- Current students actively enrolled in or applying to an accerdited beauty-related program, such as cosmetology school or esthetician school, or another eligible beauty and wellness degree program.
- Part-time students in such programs.
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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a $500 award.
For more information you can go to http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
BRIGHT LIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP
DEADLINE: May 1, 2021
The purpose of the Bright Lights Scholarship is to provide college scholarships to
students whose parents are servant leaders in their communities, including law
enforcement officers, fire fighters, and clergy.
The students eligible for assistance must meet the following requirements:
Be the son or daughter of a law enforcement officer, fire fighter or clergy;
Be enrolled or will enroll as a full-time student at a two-year or four-year college or university; and
Demonstrate financial need.
Scholarship assistance will generally be disbursed in equal payments prior to each semester or
trimester of the upcoming academic year, as long as the recipient provides proof of full-time
enrollment and a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.75. Payments will be made payable to
the school on behalf of the student. Scholarship assistance may be used for tuition, fees,
textbooks or required course-related materials.
Previous scholarship applicants and recipients may reapply each year to be considered for scholarship aid.
Up to $2,000 per academic year
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: JUNE 1, 2021
- 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.
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.
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 following graduation.
- 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.
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: Essay submission opens February 1, 2021 and closes July 20, 2021
This essay contest is open to high school students and undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted or currently enrolled in a college or university located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. U.S. territories are excluded.
Essay details can be found on the website along with the application.
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: DUE IN COUNSELING OFFICE BY APRIL 23
One applicant per school district may be submitted. A student essay is required on one of two questions. A brief paragraph is sufficient.
Essay questions are:
1. I am interested in the career field I have chosen because?
2. Of the activities I have listed, I feel the most important one is:
A Principal, Counselor and Teacher(s) recommendation letters are required explaining why he/she feels the nominee is worthy of the scholarship. Financial information (income tax documentation, financial aid, etc. are required. A high school transcript with ACT scores must be included.
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: DUE IN COUNSELING OFFICE MAY 1
The following information must be attached to the application:
A. A one-page typed essay explaining your reasons for becoming a teacher any how you plan to accomplish that financially.
B. A typed resume not to exceed 2 pages listing extracurricular activities, community involvement and any honors you have received.
C. Two one-page typed letters of recommendation.
D. A seventh semester transcript.
DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED JANUARY 1 TO MARCH 1 EACH YEAR. (YOU MUST APPLY EACH YEAR)
The Primo student loan program is a competitive state program that awards forgivable loans to students pursuing health care training leading to Missouri licensure.
The four components of PRIMO are
- student loans,
- health professional loan repayment and
- health care delivery systems.
- A Missouri Resident
- Full-Time Student: Enrolled in a participating institutin in a formal course of instruction leading to one of the following degrees/licensures:
- a bachelor of science degree leading to a doctor of dentistry, or a doctor of allopathic; or osteopathic medicine;
- a degree as a doctor of allopathic or osteopathic medicine;
- as a doctor of dentistry: or
- a degree leading to licensure aas a registered dental hygienist.
More details are available on the PRIMO website.
DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2021
This is a $1,000 scholarship available to students accpeted to an accredited trade school, vocational 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: 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: 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.
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.