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Scholarships


*updated 3/20/17

Scholarships available NOW - See Mrs. Buckley for more information and applications.  Also check the scholarship BOARD outside Coach Fall's Office.



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2016-2017 Opportunities for Scholarships


2016-17 Scholarship Board

 

D.A.R.E. Scholarship: $500.00. Criteria: Graduating senior that has participated and graduated from the Sedalia D.A.R.E. program. Deadline March 15, 2017. See scholarship board for app.


Horatio Ager Scholarship:
Up to $25,000. Criteria: Adjusted gross family income of $55,000 or lower, GPA of 2.0, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, U.S. citizen. Deadline Oct. 25, 2016. See website for app. scholars.horatioalger.org

 

Missouri S&T Chancellors Scholarship: $12,000 (renewable). Criteria: Must demonstrate leadership in the community, GPA of 3.75, score of 31 on the ACT. Deadline Nov. 1. See website for app. apply.mst.edu also scholarships.mst.edu

 

AES Scholarship: Deadline Oct. 6,2016. See website for app. www.aesengineers.com/scholarships

 

You Deserve It Scholarship - $1,000 – 1 Award (Deadline: September 29, 2016) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12809/you_deserve_it_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

Scholastic Art and Writing Scholarships - $10,000 – 75 Awards (Deadline: September 30, 2016) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be in Public, private, parochial, or home-school students in the US, Canada, or American schools abroad enrolled in grades 7–12. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10927/scholastic_art_and_writing_awards_scholarship.php

 

Caption Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: Nov 30, 2016) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be attending college/university no later than the fall of 2017. B) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and be a resident of the United States. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13572/odenza_caption_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: Dec 1, 2016) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2016. B) High School students who are enrolled by September 2016 are considered eligible. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

Points Scholarships - $10,000 – 10 Awards (Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13776/points_scholarships_scholarship.php

 

Got a Spine Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: June 2, 2017) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2016. B) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2016. C) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/2017_college_scholarships.php

 

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: June 15, 2017) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in the US no later than the Fall of 2017. B) Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php

 

Lift Parts Express Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: June 30, 2017) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) A Current Senior in High School or B) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University C) Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2017 Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php


Davis Scholarship-
$1,000. Deadline 5/22/17. See website for application.  http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships

 

Whiteman Spouses’ club Scholarship: Criteria: Must be the dependent of an officer or enlisted military member (active duty, guard/reserve assigned to Whiteman AFB, POW/MIA, retired, or deceased), residing in the local area. Deadline: 1/31/17. See Scholarship board for application.

 

Elks Scholarship: $4,000-$50,000. Criteria: At or near the top of their classes, active in their schools and communities and recognized as leaders by their peers. (financial need will be considered). Deadline 11/30/16. See website for application enf.elks.org/mvs

 

Earl Collins Foundation Scholarship: $1,000. Criteria: Minimum ACT score of 23. Deadline 1/15/17. See Scholarship board for application.

 

The Lead Roster B2B Sales&Marketing Scholarship- https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship $1,000

 

The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship - https://publicity.ai/?scholarship $1,000


SP Scholarship-
$10,000 (10 Awards) Criteria: Plan to enroll in a       College or University in the US. Must be a legal resident of the US or Puerto Rico. Deadline 11/15/16. See website for application. https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13862/ydi_scholarship_scholarship.php


Elks Most Valuable Scholarship
- $50,000 (500 awards). Criteria: Must be a US citizen. Deadline: 11/30/16. See website for application.

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9716/elks_most_valuable_student_competition_scholarship.php

 

Sixt Scholars- $5,000 (5 Awards) Criteria: Must be a high school senior. See website for application. Deadline: 11/30/16.

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10645/sixt_scholars_scholarship.php

 

Andrew Flushe Scholarship- $500 (2 awards). Criteria: Seniors who have been accepted to a college or trade school.

Deadline 11/30/16. See website for application.

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12142/andrew_flushe_scholarship_scholarship.php


Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers
- $2,000 (5 awards). Criteria: Be a high school senior planning to pursue a career in teaching physics in high school. Must be a US citizen. Deadline 12/1/16. See website for application. https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9561/barbara_lotze_scholarships_for_future_teachers_scholarship.php

 

National Space Club Scholarship- $10,000 (1 award) Criteria: Senior with the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited US college to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests. Deadline 12/2/16. See website for application.

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12191/national_space_club_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

Big Sun Scholarship- $500. Criteria: Senior currently involved in some sport at their school. Deadline 6/19/17. See website for application. www.bigsunathletics.com

 

Central Missouri Electric Coop Scholarship- $500. Criteria: Must be a current member of the Central Missouri Electric Cooperative. 75 GPA or better, minimum ACT of 21. Deadline 3/31/17.  See scholarship board for application.

How to Start a Blog Scholarship: $2,500. Seniors 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. Scholarship awarded 3/31/17. Applications are accepted year round. See website for application. http://howtostartablog.com/#scholarship


Wear Action Scholarship:
$500. Seniors write an essay about how fitness gadgets and technology matter and have made a difference in your life. Criteria:  Must be a U.S. citizen, GPA of 3.0, cannot be related to a Wear Action staff. Deadline 2.28.17 11P.M. (PST) See website to apply  http://wearaction.com/scholarship


Westlake Scholarship:
Tuition, fees and books for the 2017-18 academic year! Criteria: MO resident, enrolled in Community or 4 year College, GPA of 2.5, Family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less. Deadline: 2/1/17.  See website for application. https://www.scholarsapply.org/westlake

American Legion 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS

(See Scholarship Board for Applications)


Basic Criteria for Scholarship Awards

The student must be a resident of Missouri. Applicants must be under the age of 21, unmarried and a descendant* of a veteran with at least ninety days active service in the U. S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, who received an Honorable Discharge for such service. A photocopy of the veteran's DD 214, discharge or separation notice must accompany the scholarship application. Any additional requirements for each scholarship are on the reverse side of the application.

 

Lillie Lois Ford Scholarship Fund  - Two awards of $1,000 each are given each year. One to a boy who has attended a full session of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri or a full session of the Department's Cadet Patrol Academy. The second award is given to a girl who has attended a full session of The American Legion Auxiliary's Girls State program or a full session of the Department's Cadet Patrol Academy.

D. "Jack" Murphy Memorial Nurses Training FundCurrently one $1,000 award is given for two successive semesters, and may, by application, be extended for two additional successive semesters.  This award is available to a Missouri boy or girl training to be a Registered Nurse, and may be used in their freshman or subsequent college years.  The student must have graduated in the top forty percent of their high school class or have a "C" or equivalent standing from their last college or university semester.  Scholarships are awarded for one year, payable $375 per semester.

Joseph J. Frank Scholarship – Five awards of $750.00 are given annually to individuals who are descendants of a veteran. Applicant must have attended a full session of The American Legion Boys State or The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. Applicants must be unmarried, under the age of 21, a current resident of the state of Missouri and must use the scholarship as a full time student in an accredited college or university.

Charles L. Bacon Memorial Scholarship  - Two awards of $750.00 are given annually in memory of the first Missourian to serve as National Commander of The American Legion.  Eligible are individuals who are currently members of The American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, or the Sons of The American Legion, or a descendant* of a member of any thereof.  Applicants must be unmarried, a resident of Missouri, under the age of 21, and must use the scholarship as a full-time student in an accredited college or university and.

Erman W. Taylor Memorial Scholarship - Two $750.00 awards are given annually to a student planning on obtaining a degree in education, in honor of this Past National Executive Committeeman from Missouri.  To be eligible, individuals must:  (1) be a descendant* of a veteran who served 90 or more days of active duty in the armed forces and having an honorable discharge; (2) be a Missouri resident; (3) use the award as a full-time student at an accredited college or university; (4) provide a copy of the discharge certificate for the veteran on whose the application is made; and (6) submit an essay of 500 words or less on the subject     I
In your opinion, what was the most significant world event of 2015/2016?
 

Shane Dean Voyles Memorial Scholarship - One $750.00 award will be awarded, annually. (1) Each school in the State of Missouri may nominate one student to be considered for the award. (2) The nominee will be selected on athletic, scholastic and leadership abilities. The nominee should be deeply involved in community and school activities. (4) Must use the award as a full-time student at an accredited college or university.

National Defense Transportation Association Scholarship: 2 awards up to $4,000. Criteria:   Must be a resident of Missouri or Illinois, preference will be given to students planning to major in Business, Transportation Logistics, or Physical Distribution. Deadline: 3/1/17. See scholarship board for application.

AFA Scholarship: $3,200. Criteria: Plans to pursue a four year degree in an agriculture related field of study. Deadline is 3/17/17.   See website for application. http://www.agfuture.org/scholarshipapply17

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship: Up to $1,000. Criteria: Submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Charles E. Kruse Agricultural Scholarship: $1,000. Criteria: Parents must hold a current Farm bureau membership in Missouri. Declared major in an agricultural field. Deadline: 3/15/17. See scholarship board for application.

Mo Farm Bureau Foundation Vocational Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Parents must hold a current Farm bureau membership. Pursue a degree in an agricultural related field. Deadline 3/31/17. See scholarship board for application.

 

*SEVERAL NEW SCHOLARSHIPS THAT CAN BE DOWNLOADED BY GOING TO www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php


State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship:  $5,000. Criteria:  Cumulative GPA of 2.5-3.2, demonstrated financial need , US citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Application available for the month of January.  See website for application statefarm@scholarshipamerica.org


Septagon  Construction Scholarship:  $500.  Criteria: Must be enrolled full time, pursuing a degree in one of the following areas: Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering,Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Technology, construction-related skilled trade. Must be a U.S. citizen.  Deadline: 3/24/17.  See scholarship board for application.

 
Women’s Service League Scholarship: $500.
Criteria:  Female in the top 30 percent of her graduating class. See scholarship board for application.


American Society of Military Comptrollers: $250.
Criteria:  Must be entering a field of study directly related to financial management.  Deadline 3/17.  See scholarship board for application.


Khan Law Scholarship:  $1,000. 
Criteria:  GPA of 3.0 and above and planning to attend a college or university in the U.S.  Deadline 8/1/17.  See website for application.  http://khaninjurylaw.com/scholarship/

 
The Electric Scholarship: 
Criteria: Attending a 4 year university majoring in engineering, mathematics, construction, or electrician.  See website  for application. http://turnitonelectric.com/scholarhip


NAACP Scholarship: $500. 
Criteria: Attending a college, university or technical school 2017-18 school year. Deadline 4/5/17.  See scholarship board for application.

 
Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship:  $500. 
Criteria: GPA of 3.0,preference will be given to students going into the field of education.

Deadline 4/10/17.  See scholarship board for application.


William A.Schien Scholarship:  $500.
Criteria: ACT of 23. Deadline: 4/17/17.  See scholarship board for application.


Aspiring Nurse Scholarship:  $1,000.
Criteria: Seniors pursuing a nursing degree.  Academic excellence particularly in science and math. Deadline: 6/30/17.  See website for application. www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

 
The Future Scholarship: 
Criteria:  Student in good academic standing.  See website for application.  www.burrus.com/scholarship/

 
CGTrader Scholarship: 
$2,000. Criteria: Write an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming lives.  See website for application.  http://wwwcgtrader.com/scholarships


Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship: $1,000. 
Criteria: Students interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college. Deadline 6/1/17.  See website for application http://www.onlinembareport.

 

Dial My Calls Scholarship:  $1,500. 
Criteria:  Submit an essay.  See website for application.  https://www.dialmycalls.com/

 
BRHC  Medical Career Scholarship: $500.
Criteria:  Must be a U.S. citizen and resident of the BRHC market area (Pettis &Benton County).  Must be pursuing a degree in a health-care related field.  See scholarship board for application.

Bryan Jenkins State Farm Scholarship: $250.00 
Criteria: Must be a recipient of the “State Farm Athlete of the Week” award.  A minimum GPA of 2.0 and in good standing with the school.  Seniors will be required to submit an essay on “your plans to utilize your college education to positively impact the world”.  Nominees will be interviewed by Bryan Jenkins.  Nominees will be notified by mid June of interview date and time. Please submit all essays to Mrs. Buckley.

 
McCarthy Toyota Scholarship:  $5,000. 
Criteria:  3.75 GPA, member of NHS and A honor roll student all year, plans to attend college as a full time student fall of 2017.  Deadline 4/26/17.  See scholarship board for applications. Candidates will be interviewed. Please submit completed applications to Mrs. Buckley.