This list provides Scholarships offered to the Butler R-V Students. Click on the links to download the application. Please contact the High School Counseling Office with any questions.
Deadline: May 1, 2020
- 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: 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.
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: 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.
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?
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
The scholarship is available to students in the following school districts: Adrian, Archie, Appleton City, Ballard, Butler, Drexel, Hume, Miami, Rich Hill
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: 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/
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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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: 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."
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.
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: 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?
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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: 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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.