• This list provides Scholarships offered to the Butler R-V Students.  Click on the links to download the applicaton.  Please contact the High School Counseling Office with any questions.

  • $1,000 Healthy Lifestyle Scholarship

    DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 31, 2018

     

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  • US JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  POSTMARK BY JANUARY 11, 2019

    $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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  • 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: 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 world event of 2018/2019?

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  • 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.

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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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  • 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 awards@studentawardsearch.com.

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  • BADCREDIT.ORG WEALTH WISE SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 31, 2018

    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 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.

     

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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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  • 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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  • BRAXTON RETHWISCH SCHOLARSHIP

    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."

     

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  • BRIGHT LIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP
     
    DEADLINE:  Frebruary 15, 2019

    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.

    Eligibility: 
    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.

    Amount: 
    Up to $5,000 per academic year

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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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  • BUSINESS SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  VARIOUS

    This link offers business school scholarships with varied deadlines.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • DR. DARRELL "JACK" HOLLEY/MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

    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.)
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  • ELKS LEGACY AWARD

    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.
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  • ESA 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. 

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  • FARM KIDS FOR COLLEGE

    DEADLINE:  POSTMARK BY FEBRUARY 28

    Scholarship basics:

    • 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.
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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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  • FIELDBOOM ANNUAL $1,500 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE DECEMBER 31, 2018

    Both current students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship.  

    Applicants need to submit one piece of work.  There are no limits on the form of this work.  Examples of work would be a marketing plan, an essay related to business, an overview of an existing industry, etc.  The work will remain the student's property.  It will only be considered for this scholarship and will not be used for any other purpose.

     

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  • FINANCIAL FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP

    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.

     

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  • GE-REAGAN SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  JANUARY 4, 2019

    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.

    Roughly 20 $10,000 renewable scholarships are awarded.

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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 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.

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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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  • HAMMETT, BELLIN & OSWALD LAW & JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  Submit online by MAY 31, 2019

    Requirements:

    • 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.
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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:  VARIOUS DEADLINES

    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 18, 2019

    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 FEBRUARY 1

    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.

    Click here for application.

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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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  • 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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  • Mediacom Scholarship

    Deadline:  Postmark deadline February 15, 2019

     

    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, 2019

    Criteria:

    • Only one application per student is allowed.
    • Must intend to enroll in an accredited educaitonal institution for the 2019-20 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:  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

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  • MBA WILLIS W. ALEXANDER SCHOLARSHIP

    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.

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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 FARM BUREAU VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    DEADLINE: Various Deadlines

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

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  • NATIONAL FFA SCHOLARSHIPS

    DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 1 

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

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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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  • Off to College High School Scholarship

    Deadline:  May 13, 2019

    This is a $500 scholarship toward tuition. 

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  • ON MY OWN, INC. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    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.

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  • OppU Achievers Scholarship

    DEADLINE:  SEPTEMBER 30, DECEMBER 31, MARCH 31, AND JUNE 30

    To apply, you must submit a short response 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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  • 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, 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
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2018 ELKS LEGACY AWARDS

    DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 2

    Eligibility:

    • 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.
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  • THE ELLIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE BY JANUARY 15, 2019

    Scholarship Qualifications:

    • The student must be a high school senior.
    • The student must attend one of our participating colleges-see our website for a complete listing.
    • The student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • The student must have a minimum 20 ACT.
    • We also seriously consider the financial need of each student.

    The scholarship pays $1000 per semester for up to eight consecutive semesters.  The funds can be applied for books, on-compus housing, tuition and college fees.

    CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION.

     

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  • GREAT CLIPS SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE:  January 31, 2019

    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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  • UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    DEADLINE:  VARIOUS DEADLINES

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  • University of Missouri Extension 4-H Scholarships

    Deadlines:  Bates County Application deadline February 1.  Various other deadlines.

    Must be a current 4-H member in your senior year and have completed a minimum of one year of 4-H.

    Click here for application further requirements.

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  • 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.

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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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  • WE THE STUDENTS ESSAY

    DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 5, 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. 

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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 for fall 2018 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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  • ZIPRECRUITER SCHOLARSHIP

    DEADLINE: WINTER/SPRING: JUNE 30;  SUMMER/FALL: DEC. 31

    ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student with the most creative entry.

    To enter, you must write a 500-800 word essay that addresses two prompts.  Describe a job you previously held or hold and describe your ideal post-graduate job.

    You must include the following information in both your responses:

    1. The job title and primary responsibilites of the position.
    2. What steps must a person take to get the position? (Required qualifications, certifications, education, etc.)
    3. Describe a day in the life in the position.
    4. What are the pros and cons of the position.

     

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