For more information please contact the Counselor, Mrs. Buckley
2018-2019 Scholarship List (Download)
Elks 2019 Most Valuable Student Scholarship: $4,000-$50,000. Criteria: High School senior and US citizen. Deadline: 11/15/18. See website for application enf.elks.org/mvs
Horatio Alger Scholarship: $6,000-$25,000. Criteria: Financial need. ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), involved in co-curricular and community service activities, GPA of 2.0, US citizen. Deadline: 10/25/18. See website for applications firstname.lastname@example.org
P.E.O. STAR Scholarship: $2,500. Criteria: Female, exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, and community service. GPA of 3.0, US citizen or legal permanent resident and plans to attend an accredited post-secondary school. See scholarship board for the application.
Zip Recruiter Scholarship: $3,000. See website for application https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship
Missouri S&T Chancellor’s Scholarship: $12,000. Criteria: GPA of 3.75& or rank
in top 10% of class, ACT of 31 by Oct. 2018. Deadline 11/1/18. See website for
application and more information. sfa.mst.edu/chancellors
AES Scholarship: Deadline 10/6/18. See website for application
Earl Collins Foundation Scholarship (Kiwanis): $1,000. Criteria: Evidence of motivation in the form of extracurricular activities such as: Leadership, Community Services, Class Offices,Church Activities and Honors received. Deadline: 1/15/19.
See the scholarship board for the application.
The BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship: $1,000. Criteria: GPA 3.5, major of study must support a career in the finance industry. Must be a US resident. Deadline 12/31/18. See website for application https://www.badcredit.org/scholarship/
Central Missouri Electric Cooperative Scholarship: $500. Criteria: 2.75 GPA, minimum ACT score 21. Applicants parents of legal guardians must be current members of the cooperative. Deadline: 4/1/19. See scholarship board for the application.
B. Davis Scholarship: $1,000. Deadline: 5/24/19. See website for criteria and application. http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
American Legion Scholarships
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.
***See Scholarship Board For Applications
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.
M.D. “Jack” Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Fund – Currently 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 In your opinion, what was the most significant world event of 2018/2019?
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.
Direct all questions concerning American Legion scholarships to:
Mr. John Buckwalter, Chair
Education and Scholarship Committee – (660) 627-4713
Completed applications should be mailed no later than April 20, 2019 to:
The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc.
Attn: Education and Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 179
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0179
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarships: Up to $40,000. Deadline: 1/4/19. See website for information and application. REAGANFOUNDATION.ORG/SCHOLARSHIPS
James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship: Awards for Tuition, Fees and Books for one year! Criteria: Must be a Missouri Resident, maintain a 2.5 GPA, family adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less. Deadline: 2/1/19. See website for application https://www.scholarsapply.org/westlake
Sedalia D.A.R.E. Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Must have graduated from the D.A.R.E. Program. Deadline: 3/15/19. See scholarship board for application.
The William H. (Bill) Simon Scholarship: $1,000. Criteria: Must be a registered Catholic in the Jefferson City Diocese and demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA. Deadline: 3/31/19. See scholarship board for application.
American Society of Military Comptrollers: $250-$3000. Criteria: Must be entering a field of study directly related to financial management. Deadline: 3/15/19. See scholarship board for application.
Sedalia, MO Local 103 Firefighter Memorial Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Pettis County resident taking classes to prepare them for a career in the Fire and/or Emergency Medical Services. These classes must be within the state of Missouri. Deadline 4/5/19. See scholarship board for application.
2019 Abbreviation Finder Scholarship: $7,500. Criteria: Demonstrate outstanding achievement, participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. Deadline: 7/1/19. See scholarship website for an application. www.abbreviationfinder.org/the-scholarships/
Central Missouri Ag Scholarship: Award amounts vary. Criteria: Must be seeking a degree in agriculture. Must be a Pettis Co. resident. Deadline: 5/13/19. See scholarship board for application.
Women’s Service League Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Female in the top 30% of her class. Deadline: 4/4/19. See scholarship board for application.
Septagon Construction Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Must be attending a state accredited college institution, majoring in the field of Engineering, Architecture or Construction. Deadline:3/31/19. See the scholarship board for an application.
College Covered Scholarship: $5,000 scholarship given away every month. Deadline: 1/31/20. See website for application: Scholarship.CollegeCovered.com
William A. Schien Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Minimum ACT of 23. Evidence of motivation in the form of a list of extracurricular activities such as:(Leadership, Community Services, Class Offices, Church Activities, Key Club activities and honors received. Deadline: 4/15/19. See the scholarship board for application.
Bothwell Foundation Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Pursuing a degree in a health-care related area of study, be a US citizen and be a resident of Pettis or Benton County.
NAACP Scholarship: $500 Criteria: Student attending a not-for-profit college, university, or technical school. Deadline 4/20/19. See scholarship board for application.
Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Students going into the field of education, but consideration is given to other candidates as well. GPA of 3.0.
Deadline 4/20/19. See scholarship board for application.
Horatio Alger Scholarship: $2,500. Criteria: Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certification program. Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution. Demonstrate financial need (be Pell Grant eligible), be a US citizen. Deadline: 6/15/19. See website for application, application.horatioalger.org
Devon Grose Memorial College Scholarship: $500-$1,000. Criteria: Must have financial need. Deadline: 5/4/19. See scholarship board for application.
McCarthy Toyota College Scholarship: $5,000. Criteria: GPA of 3.75 or higher, Member of NHS and be an A Honor Roll student all of senior year. Must be in good standing with the school. Deadline: 4/13/19. See scholarship board for application.