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: June 1, 2019
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: June 1, 2019
- 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: JULY 20, 2019
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: MAY 1, 2019
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.
ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadline: June 14, 2019
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 world event of 2018/2019?
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 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, 2019
Arma Lee and Darwin Jones were both avid golfer 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 24, 2019
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 email@example.com.
Application deadline: APRIL 1 (Must be turned in to the counseling office by 2 p.m.)
Must be a graduating senior of a current Bates County Farm Bureau member.
Criteria include, but are not limited to, agriculture background or major along with being active in high school and community.
Scholarship will be paid to the student and college or university recipient is enrolled in upon proof of enrollment.
A recent head and shoulders photograph suitable for newspaper coverage must also be attached.
Bates Co. Masonic Lodge #254 Scholarship
Deadline: March 15
Click here for application.
Applicant must complete and application and provide a brief paragraph on your career goals and why you should receive this scholarship.
A list of school and/or community extra-curricular activities in which you have participated and any office held must also be attached.
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 for 2/3 the tuition and enrollment fees for one dual credit course per student per year. The student is responsible for the remaining balance.
Community Service Option: If the student has significant financial need, he/she may complete ten hours of community service in exchange for the remaining 1/3 cost, paid for by BCYAC. The community service must be verified by the student's high school counselor.
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: April 1
Epsilon Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship Criteria:
1. Butler High School Graduating Senior Girl.
2. GPA of at least 2.5.
3. Plan to attend either a 2 year school, trade school, or 4 year college/university.
4. Two CLOSED letters of recommendation required.
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: MARCH 1
Scholarship eligibility criteria:
- Open to current high school seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater
- Applicant must be a Missoui resident.
- Applicant must enroll as a full-time student at a MOACAC member post-secondary institution. (See scholarship application).
- If selected and recipient does not enroll in a MOACAC institution, the scholarship will be revoked and awarded to another applicant.
Students should complete the application on the website.
- Read eligibility criteria. Click the "sign up" button to create an account or click the orange "sign in" button if you already have a Scholarship Central account.
- Once logged in, complete the General Application. This is a profile used to pair students with available scholarship opportunities.
- Find Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship under "recommended opportunities," and click "apply."
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 $5,000 per academic year
Deadline: March 15
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)
BUSINESS SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
This link offers business school scholarships with varied deadlines.
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: March 15
This scholarship is awarded to a Butler High School graduate for post secondary education with emphasis given to technical training.
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.
Application deadline: April 1
1. Must have a 3.0 GPA.
2. There are no restrictions to the particular major or field of interest, however an emphasis will be placed on how educating others is part of your occupation or career goal.
3. Students may use the scholarship to attend either a technical/trade school or a two-year/four-year college or university.
4. Any graduating senior is eligible to apply.
5. An office transcript and two letter of recommendation must accompany the completed application.
6. This is a one time award.
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 15
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: APPLICATIONS DUE IN COUNSELING OFFICE BY FEBRUARY 8
- 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.)
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2019
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, 2019.
- 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.
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2018 (for early bird scholarships) and FEBRUARY 1, 2019
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.
DEADLINE: POSTMARK BY FEBRUARY 28
- Open to high school seniors who plan to pursue agriculture-related degrees.
- Must pursue degrees from accredited college or universities.
- Three national scholarship winners announced in the spring of each year.
- Winners receive $1,000 each disbursed directly to the college or university.
- Non-renewable freshman scholarship.
- Provide two brief essays, two letters of reference, official transcript, GPA and ACT/SAT scores and a recent photo.
DEADLINE: MARCH 1
The application requires information on school activities, volunteer & work history. It contains two essay questions.
Applicants must be a graduating senior at a Missouri high school, a child or grandchild of an FCS Financial member, and attain a 2.5 or higher GPA, an ACT score of at least 26 or rank in the top 20% of their senior class.
DEADLINE: JULY 31 ANNUALLY
This $1,000 scholarship is offered to future and current college students majoring in Business, accounting, Finance, Mathematics, management, and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry.
Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay.
To qualify you must meet the following requirements:
- Minimum GPA of 3.5
- Majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the person finance industry.
- Must be a US resident.
- Must send in an official transcript.
- 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.
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 2018.
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 1
This is a one time, $500 scholarship available to an outstanding Student Ambassador who helped promote the Graduate for Mas/Get Schooled program at Butler High School.
Two essays are required:
Essay 1 (250-500 words) - typed:
What did you do at BHS to help create awareness for the Graduate for Mas challenge? What worked best? What obstacles did you face?
Essay 2 (250-500 words) - typed:
What skills and ideas can you take away from being a student ambassador that will help you in the future? Think about college, career, community involvement and other leadership positions...
Return the application and essays to the counselor by April 1.
DEADLINE: Submit online by MAY 31, 2019
- Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a college/university during the 2019-20 school year.
- Proof of enrollment to an accredited college/university.
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- $750 award amount.
- Attach school transcript to verify enrollment.
- Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
DEADLINE: POSTMARK ON OR BEFORE MARCH 31
- 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.
DEADLINE: VARIOUS DEADLINES
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: FEBRUARY 1
- 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.
DEADLINE: March 30, 2019
- Graduating Senior of Butler High School.
- GPA of 2.0; submit transcript.
- Participation in community service and school activities.
- Demonstration of financial need; submit FAFSA-EFC form.
- Work experience.
- Essay "Why I deserve the Kalee Chandler Scholarship".
- Scholarship amount is dependent upon amount available to spend.
DEADLINE: POSTMARK FEBRUARY 1
- be enrolled as full -time student (12 hour minimum per semester).
- be enrolled for the fall semester for the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
- be pursuing an associate of applied science degree or certificate in either Diesel Mechanics or Heavy Equipment Repair.
- be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 high school cumulative GPA or a GED minimum score of 260.
The scholarship is for $1,000 per year ($500 per semester) paid directly to the recipient's school upon verification of full-time enrollment.
Click here for application.
Louis and Alice Gehm Medical Scholarship
Deadline: March 15, 2019 (We will not be in school on March 15 so applications will be due in the counseling office by noon on March 13)
Click here for application.
Applicant must be a spring graduate from any Bates County School and plan to continue his/her education in the medical/health field at a college, university, or educational institution. Medical field could include: physician, nurse, therapist, or technician. Student must have a 3.5 GPA or better at the end of 7 semesters of high school.
This is a $1000 scholarship. Each semester, upon proof of a qualifying GPA of 3.0 for the current semester, the recipient is eligible for an additional $500 renewable for up to 7 additional semesters.
Deadline: March 20
- Applicant must be going into education;
- Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA;
- Provide proof of enrollment to receive first semester payment of $500;
- Must maintain a 2.5 GPA in college to receive second semester payment of $500. Proof of enrollment must also be submitted.
- Must include a resume.
- One letter of recommendation required.
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.
- 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.
MASONIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF MISSOURI, INC.
Application Deadline: March 31
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.
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.
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.
Deadline: Postmark deadline February 15, 2019
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.
DUE: JULY 1, 2019
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
DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2019
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: MARCH 8
The MBA Alexander scholarship fund will award five 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.
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.
MISSOURI NU CHAPTER OF ALPHA DELTA KAPPA ESTHER GILBREATH SCHOLARSHIP
DEADLINE: MARCH 1
- $300 gift scholarship granted to a senior girl chosen from an area high school to provide incentive for the individual to meet qualifications as a teacher.
- Recipient must plan to be enrolled full time in an accredited college.
- The scholarship must be used during the academic year immediately following high school graduation.
DEADLINE: POSTMARK DEADLINE IS THE SECOND SATURDAY OF MARCH (MARCH 9)
- 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.
Application DEADLINE: APRIL 11
The Modern Daze Homemakers Club will award two $250 scholarships this year. Applicants must complete the application and turn in to the counselor's office by April 11.
Please make sure you check all spelling and grammar on your application. Errors could cause your application to be rejected.
Deadline: APRIL 14
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.
Deadline: March 15
-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.
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2019
This is a $1,000 award to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Applicant must submit an essay of no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health.
- Must be a U.S. citizen,
- Enroll or accepted in an accredited college/university and plan to continue education,
- Consent to a talent release and be willing to provie phoograph,
Additional rules and selection criteria are on website.
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: Postmark deadline January 31, 2019 (Since we can only submit one essay from our school, completed essay must be turned in to Carol by January 24, 2019)
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
3. Skill in organizing and presenting ideas and in marshaling evidence
4. Grammar, spelling and composition
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.
Deadline: March 18
This scholarship was established in honor and memory of Ronnie Hough and the dedication he had for wrestling and his family.
It will be awarded to one senior who has wrestled at least one year in high school and is furthering their education in any way.
This is a $250 scholarship. The recipient will receive a check made payable to them once they turn in their grades for their first semester and their schedule for their second semester.
Requires a 250 words or less essay on how wrestling has helped prepare you for your life after high school.
DEADLINE: March 29, 2019
a) be graduating from a high school in Bates County, Missouri;
b) have at least a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA;
c) demonstrate financial need; and
d) be enrolling in a four-year college or university to pursue a degree in either the educational or medical fields.
Extracurricular activities and community service may also be considered.
DEADLINE: MARCH 29, 2019
- This is a $2,000 scholarship awarded to a high school senior.
- The scholarship will be paid directly to the college to apply to the tuition, fees, room and board of the student. Recipients are free to select any accredited college or university and any course of study to pursue leading to an academic degree.
- A local selection committee of three to five persons will consider applicants' scholastic achievement, participation and leadershi in school and community activities, citizenship and moral character, and educational goals.
- Recipient must accept the scholarship by enrolling in a college or university by the September following his/her high school graduation.
- Children of any Shelter Insurance Agent or employee are NOT eligible recipients of scholarship.
Shippy Criminal Justice Scholarship
Deadline: March 15 (We will not be in session on March 15 so applications will be due in the counseling office by noon on March 13)
Click here for application.
Applicant must be a spring graduate from a Bates County School.
Applicant must intend to pursue his/her education in the Criminal Justice field at an accredited college, university, or educational institution.
Applicant must have cumulative 3.0 GPA or better at the end of 7 semesters of high school.
Recipient must provide a copy of first semester college schedule as proof of enrollment to receive $250 first semester payment and proof of 3.0 GPA and second semester enrollment before the second payment of $250 is made.
DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2019
This is a one-time award of $500 given to a current high school senior or previous graduate, employed by Sonic for three (3) consecutive month, to be applied to a secondary education program. Scholarship check will be made payable to the recipient.
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 2
- 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, 2015 or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2015 is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2018. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
- Applicant must be a high school senior.
- Applicant must apply online only.
- If applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.
- Applicants must take the SAT or the ACT by December 31, 2017.
- Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student qualifies for more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level.
- Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, college, or universities.
- If you are selected as a 2018 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship.
VARSITY BRANDS SCHOOL SPIRIT AWARDS
Contest starts January 9, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. January 22, 2019
Entries must include:
- One 500 word essay demonstrating why the nominee is deserving of this award.
- One letter of recommendation from a school principal, administrator or community leader
- Two phots of the nominee and their work
- Optional: links to additional media (including but not limited to press releases, videos, photos, articles, etc.)
There are 25 different areas that a nomination may be submitted.
See the complete list of official rules at the website.
WALMART DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: Application (online only) and all supporting documentation must be RECEIVED by April 2
Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident of the US.
Must be the dependent of an associate (employee) of any division of Walmart who has been actively employed with Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 2, 2019, .
Must be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2018.
Must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4-point scale.
Must enroll for fall 2019 as a freshman/1st year student in a full-time program of study at a two-year or four-year US accredited college or university
Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents. (Note: Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus room and board are ineligible.)
Additional guidelines apply. See the program guidelines on the website.
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 14, 2019
This is an essay contest focusing on the principles of the Constitution and their relevance today.
The Contest is open to all US citizens or legal residents who are students no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period.
Further guidelines can be found at the online application site.
WEST CENTRAL RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
DEADLINE: DUE IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE BY FEBRUARY 25
This a one-year non-renewable scholarship of at least $500 to be awarded to a senior student in the West Central Retired School Personnel Association district who is choosing the teaching profession as a career goal.
To be eligible the student:
Must be enrolled in a Missouri Public School;
Must have a minimum of a 3.0 average at the end of seven (7) semesters;
Display outstanding character, citizenship, and invovlement in school activities;
Must be accepted and enrolled at an approved teacher training college;
Must attach to the application his/her transcript and two (2) letters of recommendations;
Applications are available in the counseling office.
Area students admitted as new freshmen or transfer students to Wichita State University for fall 2018 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.