• 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.

  • US JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  POSTMARK BY JANUARY 24, 2020

    $1,000 scholarship grants are awarded to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary institutions.

     

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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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  • $1,000 Healthy Lifestyle Scholarship

    DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 31, 2019

     

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  UNTIL 10,000 APPLICATIONS ARE SUBMITTED OR DECEMBER 15, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

    Must be a US citizen or legal resident.

    Must be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US for the entire 2020-21 academic year.

    Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

    This is an online application.

     

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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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  • 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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  •  BigRentz Engineering Scholarship

    Deadline: December 9, 2019

    BigRentz is a technology-enabling, equipment rental logistics company.  They will award $5,000 to hlep cover educational expenses for a student currently pursuing (or who is planning to pursue) an engineering degree.  Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    Essay Submission:

    1. Essay must be 750-1500 words in length and include a title page with all of the following:
    • Your name
    • Contact information (phone, email, mailing address)
    • The name, address, and contact details of your school.
    • Your current grade level (e.g., Junior, Senior)
    • Engineering discipline that you are currently studying (or plan to study).
    • Essay Topic: Embarking in a skilled trade requires hard work and dedication.  Describe someone in your life that has inspired you with their strong work ethic, and how that has influenced you in choosing a career requiring a skilled trade.

    All scholarship applicants are required to complete a survey to be eligible for the award.  

    Once your essay is ready, email the essay and title page in a PDF format to scholarships@bigrentz.com.  Make your subject line "Trade School Scholarship Application for Firstname Lastname".  Please name your FDF file as "Lastname_Firstname_Eng".

     

     

     

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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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  • Bryon L. Schaller Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline:  March 15

    Eligibility:

    a) GPA of 2.5 or better in high school;

    b) The school must be approved by the federal government for student aid;

    c) The recipient must maintain full time student status as defined by the attending institution;

    d) The recipient must be pursuing an undergraduate degree or attending a vocational or trade school, and

    e) The recipient must have strong citizenship, leadership qualities and community service.

    Scholarship amount: Minimum $500 per year (1/2 paid each semester paid to school and student)

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  • BURGER KING® SCHOLARS

    DEADLINE:  Opens October 15 and closes DECEMBER 15

    Requirements include:

    • Have a strong academic record with a minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Be passionate about serving the community, and
    • Be a high school senior, Burger King® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.

    High school students should be graduating seniors with plans to attend a two- or four-year accredited university, college or vocational-technical school in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico.

    If you want to go a step further, the McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore Whopper® Scholarship Award, granting a $50,000 scholarship to three students each year since 2011.  The four-year scholarship is intended to help the top students that apply achieve their educational and professional goals, along with serving as a tribute to Jim himself.  Here are the details:

    • Be a citizen of the US or Canada,
    • Have graduated from high school within the last three years or be a full-time student who is a senior at a high school or home school in the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico,
    • Students who are applying as a full-time freshman to a four-year accredited, college or university that is located in the US and is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code,
    • Students who have a cumulative unweighted grape point average  of at least 3.3,
    • Students who have a minimum ACT composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1700,
    • Students who demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity (such as student government, team sports, fraternal life, etc.) and,
    • Students who demonstrate substantial work experience.

     

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  • BUTLER EDUCATION FOUNDATION DUAL-CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  SEPTEMBER 15 FOR FALL ENROLLMENT AND JANUARY 15 FOR SPRING ENROLLMENT

    Qualifications:

    • Must be enrolled full time at Butler High School.
    • Must plan to attend trade school, beauty college, technical school, college or other approved post-secondary education.
    • Must fill out the application in full, with accurate information.
    • Must include two letters of reference (one from a school related source and one from a non-family, community source.)
    • Application and letters of reference must be received by September 15 for the fall enrollment and January 15 for the spring enrollment.
    • Must turn in completed application and letters of reference to the BHS guidance counseling office.
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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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  • CHURCH'S CHICKEN SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 15

    This is a one-time $1,000 award.

    • Applicant must be living in one of following thirteen states: AL, AR, AZ, FL, GA, IL, LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, TN, TX.
    • Be gratuating high school seniors or be graduating from home school education in the US.
    • Plan to enroll part-time or full-time, without interruption, for the entire upcoming academic year at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S.
    • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
    • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal U.S. resident.

     

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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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  • COURSE HERO 2019 RISE UP SCHOLARSHIP FOR FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS

    DEADLINE:  December 31

    AWARD FREQUENCY:  One recipient every six months

    Eligibility:

    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • 16 years of age or over
    • Permanent legal US resident
    • A detailed and well-written essay response
    • Enrollment in a school listed on the US Department of Education website
    • Be the first in your family to attend college
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  • COURSE HERO 2019 VETERAN SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  December 31

    AWARD FREQUENCY: One recipient every six months

    Criteria:

    • Permanent legal US resident
    • Military affiliation
    • At least 16 years old
    • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
    • Currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two- or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university or vocational, technical or private career institution in the US.
    • Must submit an essay-500 words or less.

     

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  • DialMyCalls.com Fall 2019 Scholarship

    DEADLINE: JANUARY 8, 2020

    • Currently enrolled as a high schoolsenior OR in an accredited 2 or 4 year college.
    • You are a legal resident of the USA.
    • You are not currently incarcerated.
    • Your most recent GPA is 2.0 or above.
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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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  • DR. DARRELL "JACK" HOLLEY/MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  APPLICATIONS DUE IN COUNSELING OFFICE BY FEBRUARY 7 

    • Only one application from each high school is to be submitted.
    • Applications must be typed.  No handwritten applications will be considered.
    • An official transcript including ACT scores must accompany application.
    • A letter of recommendation from a district administrator, counselor, or teacher.  (Only one letter may be submitted.)
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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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  • ELKS LEGACY AWARD

    DEADLINE:  January 31, 2020

    Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members.  The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2019 contest.

     

    • Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2016 or a charter member of a Loge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2016 is eligible to apply.  The Elk just be a paid-up member through March 31, 2020.  
    • Applicant must be a high school senior
    • Must apply online only.  
    • If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.
    • Applicant must take the ACT by December 31, 2018'
    • If selected as a recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Logde during the four years you are receiving the scholarship.
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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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  • FCS SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  MARCH 1

    The application requires information on school activities, volunteer & work history.  It contains two essay questions.

    Applicants must be a graduating senior at a Missouri high school, a child or grandchild of an FCS Financial member, and attain a 2.5 or higher GPA, an ACT score of at least 26 or rank in the top 20% of their senior class.

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  • FFA SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 15 

    There are scholarships available to FFA and non-FFA members.

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  • FOOT LOCKER SCHOLAR ATHLETES

    DEADLINE:  January 3

    ELIGIBILITY:

    • Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or University in the Fall of 2019.
    • 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.

    Judging Criteria:

    • 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.
    • Be Foot Locker Scholar Athlete material.
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  • GE-REAGAN SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 3, 2020

    This scholarship program is for high school seniors who demonstrate: 

    • Leadership
    • Drive
    • Integrity
    • Citizenship

    Must be citizen of the United States.

    Demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average)

    Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a backelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-20 academic year.

    Numerous $10,000 renewable scholarships are awarded.

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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 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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  • JAMES & NELLIE WESTLAKE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 1

    Applicant must:

    • Be Missouri residents,
    • Be graduating seniors at Missouri high schools who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university, OR have completed one or two full years at a Missouri community college with sufficient credits to permit transfer to an accredited four-year college/university at the sophomore or junior level, respectively.
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Demonstrate limited financial resources with an expected family contribution of $7,000 or less per year and a family adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less.
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    JFK ESSAY CONTEST  

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 17, 2020

    This contest is open to United States high school students in grades 9-12 attending public, private, parochial, or home schools.

    Students are invited to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.

    First-place winner received $10,000; second-place $3,000; five finalists receive $1,000 each; and eight semifinalists receive $100 each.  More details are available on the website.

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  • KCAED SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  Postmark by February 3

    Applicant MUST:

    • 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.

     

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  • KLL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 10

    Qualifications:

    • Lost the life of at least one parent (biological or not) to cancer before the age of 22.
    • Be a US citizen and live in Kansas or Missouri.
    • Attend a 2- or 4-year (minimum) higher education establishment.
    • Have an interest in education, arts, environment, math or science.
    • Show service involvement in the community, church, school, or other non-curricular activity.
    • Indicate financial need.

    The scholarship will be at least $2,000, renewable le for up to a total of four years.

     

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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:  FEBRUARY 1 - GENERAL APPLICATION DEADLINE 

    FEBRUARY 11 - ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS DEADLINE

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

    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.

    You must fill out the general application at the website by February 1 and all additional requirements must be completed by February 11.

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  • MASONIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF MISSOURI, INC.
     
    Application Deadline: March 15

    CRITERIA FOR ALL MASONIC SCHOLARSHIPS

    Grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).

    ACT, SAT-or equivalent-test score. (Scores considered 18-36)

    Involvement in extra-curricular activities.

    Financial Need.

    Graduates of one of Missouri’s Public High Schools, Private High Schools or Students of the

    Accredited Home School Program.

    Conditioned on enrollment as a full time student (12 hours credit per semester or term) at an accredited college or university in the United States.

    Selection is made without regard to race, creed, sex or country of origin.

    CRITERIA FOR CONTINUING ALL MASONIC SCHOLARSHIPS

    Must provide a current official college transcript showing a cumulative 3.0, or higher, grade point average. However, the Board retains the option to review each application on a case by case basis.

    Conditioned on enrollment as a full time student (12 hours credit per semester or term) at an accredited college or university in the United States.

    These scholarships are for a limit of 4 consecutive years.

    Must be in residence (this means Study Abroad Programs are not accepted).

    Student must contact the Grand Lodge Office with any address changes.

    Student must contact the Grand Lodge Office if he/she transfers to another college. (This information is imperative as it may affect the Scholarship.

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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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  • Mediacom Scholarship

    Deadline:  Postmark deadline February 15, 2020

     

    Eligibility:

    1.  Must be legal residents of a community served by Mediacom.

    2.  Awardees may attending any accredited two or four year college, university, technical or vocational school within the US.

    3.  Must intend to pursue a course of study at a qualified post- secondary institution.

    4.  Must commence post-secondary education in the first academic year following their senior year of high school.

    Read through the application instructions before completing the application.

    This is a $1,000 scholarship.

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  • MENSA SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 15, 2020

    Criteria:

    • Only one application per student is allowed.
    • Must intend to enroll in an accredited educaitonal institution for the 2020-21 academic year.
    • Must complete all required information on form.
    • Essays must be appicants' original work and no more than 550 words in length.
    • Applicant name, address or other identifying information MUST NOT be included in the essay.
    • Applications must be submitted online.
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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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  • MBA WILLIS W. ALEXANDER SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  MARCH 6

    The MBA Alexander scholarship fund will award seven graduating high school seniors from MBA Region 3-7 (one scholarship per region).  Willis W. Alexander was a career banker and a past president of both the American Bankers Association and MBA.

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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 FARM BUREAU VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    DEADLINE: Various Deadlines

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

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  • MSSDAR

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 1, 2020 

    Criteria:

    Must be a US citizen.

    Must be a Missouri resident.

    Must attend a MIssouri university/college EXCEPT for the Roberta Casteel Capps Scholarship whose recipients may attend the university/college of their choice.

    All scholarships are paid directly to the university/college after enrollment is verified. 

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  • MISSOURI TOUR GUIDE SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 31

    Applicant must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States.

    Promt:

    We want to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state--from your unique perspective.  If it makes sense to hit the open road and be our virtual tour guide, that's great.  But there are no limits to what we are looking for: a narrated animation, a slideshow of memorabilia, an illustrated map of the best roadside attractions on the way.  This is a chance for you to showcase any place you love in as an original way as possible.

    Steps to apply:

    1. Create a video (should not exceed 2 minutes).

    2. Post online - The video must be hosted on You Tube or Vimeo.

    3. Submit by email - Email your submission to scholarships@thezebra.com.

    4. Include - your name, address and phone number when you submit.

     

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  • MISSOURI WOMEN'S GOLF EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: POSTMARK DEADLINE IS THE SECOND SATURDAY OF MARCH (MARCH 14)

    • Applicant must be a female residing in the state of Missouri.
    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Complete the scholarship application form
    • Provide two letters of recommendation (one from a high school golf coach or outside junior program director or golf instructor and one from a high school teacher, counselor, or principal)
    • Submit a statement of involvement in golf;
    • Submit a statement of involvement in community and school activities,
    • Submit a statement of your future field of study and educational path to success,
    • Submit a statement of your future goals pertaining to golf: College, Professional, Coach, Amateur, etc.
    • Written by the applicant, submit a 1/2 page essay (typed and double spaced on What qualities make me an excellent candidate for this scholarship?
    • Submit a short statement of financial need in paying for your continuing education.
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  • NATIONAL SOCIETY OF DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

    DEADLINE:  SCHOLARSHIPS ACCEPTED AUGUST 1, 2019 THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2020

    NSDAR offers several scholarships on the National level.

    Criteria:

    Must be US Citizens.

    Must attend or plan to attend an accedited college or university in the US.

    All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance.

    Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships.

    Awards are placed on deposit with the recipient's college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR.

    Applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from DAR.

    All applications must be submitted using the online application process.

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  • NWTF DR. JAMES EARL KENNAMER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 1

    Criteria:

    • Must be a graduating senior with a 3.0 on 4.0 scale or equivalent.
    • Must be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher learning.
    • Must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting sports.  A copy of current hunting license is required.
    • must hold a current NWTF membership.
    • Must be involved in school activities.
    • Must demonstrate ability as a leader among peers.
    • Must demonstrate community leadership and/or invovlement.
    • Must submit an essay exhibiting dedication to conservaiton.
    • Three letter of recommendation must be attached to the aplication.

    Scholarship levels:

    • Most local scholarship winners will receive a minimum of $250.
    • Most state/provincial scholarship winners will receive a minimum of $1,000.
    • The national winner will receive up to $10,000.

     

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  • Opal M. Huffman Scholarship

    Deadline:  March 15

    Eligibility:

    -The recipient must be under the age of twenty five.
    -The recipient must have a high school diploma or GED.
    -Scholarships may be awarded for post secondary education; including but not limited to: universities, college, junior colleges, and trade/technical schools.

    $2,500 for the fall semester, may be renewed for $1,000 for the spring semester if all criteria are met.

    See website for renewal eligibility.

     

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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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  • PARNALL LAW SCHOLARSHIP

    APPLICATION PERIOD:  JANUARY 1 THROUGH MARCH 17, 2020

    This scholarship contest is open to high school, college, or university students nationwide.

    Must be a US resident.

    Entries must be submitted between January 1 and March 17, 2020.

    Essay Topic: Create a "Distracted Driving Family Plan". 

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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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  • PUBLICITY.AI SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 15

    Students applying must submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing that they have seen.  More details are available on the website.

    Studying in the fields of business, marketing, computer science, communications or IT are recommended but no required.

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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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  • Robert J. Stuckey Essay

    DeadlinePostmark deadline January 31, 2020 (Since we can only submit one essay from our school, completed essay must be turned in to Carol by January 15, 2020)

    This contest is open to Missouri High School students in grades 9-12.  First place-$1,500; second place-$750; teachers of the first and second place winners also receive monetary prizes of $250.00.

    Criteria for judging:

    1. Originality of thought
    2. Content
    3. Skill in organizing and presenting ideas and in marshaling        evidence
    4. Grammar, spelling and composition

    TO APPLY:

    Each essay should have a title and be between 1,200 and 1,500 words in length, typed and double-spaced on one side of paper.  Initials of the student should be in the upper right hand corner of each page.  A 3"x 5" card with student's name, gender, address, telephone number, name of school, school address and teacher's full name should be clipped to the upper left corner of the manuscript.

    Essays should not have been submitted to any previous contest or have been previously published. Common topics for essays are literary analyses, accounts of personal experiences and fictional short stories. Essays which review a single book are not acceptable.

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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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  • SuperMoney's Financial Literacy Scholarship

    Deadline:  December 31, 2019

    Must be enrolled full-time in high school as a senior or be a partptime or full-time student in a college. graduate school, trade school , or coding bootcamp.

    Have an overall average GPA of at least 3.0.

    Be a citizen or permanent resident of the US.

    Upload an unofficial transcript or an enrollment verification document.

    Submit a 400 to 600 word essay on the specific prompt listed on the application.

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  • GREAT CLIPS SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  January 31, 2020

    Great Clips provides over $100,000 in scholarships and professional tools to cosmetology students each year.  The scholarship award and tools are valued between $250-$1,500. 

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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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  • 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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