Additional Scholarships

Deadlines and application information for upcoming scholarship opportunities.
Apply or contact school of interest EARLY!

**Scholarship Titles in RED BOLD are semi-local or local scholarships that a mid-mo student has a greater chance of receiving**

Title

Deadline

Amount

Application Information

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants

End of each month

$2,000

Sweepstakes. Apply at Abbott & Fenner. Monthly winner determined by a random drawing.

AES Engineers

10/6

$500

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay and answer questions on site. Apply at AES. Schools include SFCC, Mo S&T, MACC, MSU, Wm. Woods, Wm. Jewell, Rockhurst, SLU & UMSL.

AFA Scholarship

2/19

$3,200

Cooper County resident, senior, enrolling in accredited college of agriculture, majoring in agriculture production, agri-business or related area. Based on community involvement, leadership skills, GPA 3.0. Must attend AFA Leaders Conference in November. Submit application online. In addition, please request one academic/school letter of recommendation, two personal/professional letters of recommendation, an official transcript and documentation of your ACT/SAT score to be sent by mail Edward Jones Attn: Lance Reynolds P.O. Box 111 Boonville, MO 65233.

Amco Ranger Scholarship 5/30 $1,000 MissourI students involved in community service can apply at https://amcoranger.com/amco-ranger-scholarship/

American Legion-Charles Bacon

4/20

$500 (2)

Must provide proof as descendent of veteran; must be in American Legion or a descendent of a member. Must attend college in MO. See MO Legion for application

American Legion-Erman Taylor

4/20

$500 (2)

Must provide proof as descendent and the discharge papers of a veteran; submit essay on specified topic. Must be majoring in Education. See MO Legion for application

American Legion-Jack Murphy

4/20

$750 renew

Must provide proof as descendent of veteran & be in top 40% of class. Must be training to be a Registered Nurse. See MO Legion for application

American Legion-Joseph Frank

4/20

$500 (5)

Must provide proof as descendent of veteran: attend Boys or Girls State. See MO Legion for application

American Legion-Lillie Lois Ford

4/20

$1,000 (2)

Must provide proof as descendent of veteran; must attend Boys or Girls State or Cadet Patrol Academy. Visit MO Legion for application

Army Emergency Relief

5/1

Varies

Given to Army dependents. Visit AERHQ to print off application and for more information

ASA Secure Optimal Yield Scholarship

11/23

$5,000/year $2,500/semester Tuition/fees/books

Visit Soy Growers for more information.

Automotive Service Association of Missouri/Kansas

12/20

$1,000 (4)

Please visit ASA-Midwest for more information.

AXA Achievement Scholarships

12/15

Several $10,000 to $15,000

Visit AXA

AYN Rand Institute Essay Contest

3/25

$50 to $10,000

Visit AYN for more information

Baker University, Baldwin City, KS

1/15

Varies

Applications and all pertinent documents for admission received by 1/15 will be given priority consideration for admission, scholarships, and financial aid. Foundation & academic scholarships are awarded to new students. Visit Baker or email admissions@bakeru.edu for more info.

Barbizon Modeling and Acting Contest

 

$100,000

For more information call visit Barbizon

Betty Broemmelsick Memorial Scholarship-Soil & Water Conservation Society

11/30

Varies

Missouri senior majoring conservation or natural resource related field. Application is available at SWCS.

BigSun Scholarship

6/17

$500

All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. Please visit our website BigSun to learn how to apply.

Boonville Ready Mix

2/5

 

Determined by GPA, community service, need and work experience. Complete local scholarship application and additional essay.

Buena Vista University Scholarships

 

Varies

See BVU for more information or call 800-383-9600

Burger King Scholars Program

12/15

$1,000 (700)

One senior is nominated from each school. GPA of 2.5 or higher, work an average of at least 15 hours per week for 40 weeks per year, demonstrates participation in community service and/or co-curricular activities, demonstrates financial need. Visit Burger King for guidelines & application form for student

Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO

 

Varies

Visit CMU

Central MO Chapter-Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters

4/13

$500 (3)

Parent must be employed in insurance industry in Boone County or Jefferson City; requires essay. See Guidance Counselor for application or visit CPCU Society

Coca-Cola Scholars

10/31

$10,000 to $20,000

Based on academics & service; Must apply online at Coca-Cola then click on "Scholarship Foundation: scroll all the way down and click on "here".

CollegeSTEPS Program Scholarship (Sweepstakes)

 

$1,000

Student must register online at Wells Fargo to win a scholarship

Columbia College

 

Varies

Visit CC or call 800-231-2391, ext 7352 for more information. Apply early to be eligible for 10 most prestigious awards. See website for scholarship days. Columbia College Scholarship Days provide an opportunity for new freshman applicants to compete for 1 of 10 most prestigious scholarships.

Co-Mo Cares Trust "Operation Round Up"

5/1

 

Click here for information. Application available April 1 - May 1.

Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship

1/31

$1,000 (5)

Application Information: Will be awarded to high school seniors or undergraduates in different natural resources areas. Preference will be given to those demonstrating financial need. Apply at http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship/

Cooper County Farm Bureau

2/5

$250 (2)

Must be a member of Farm Bureau; use local scholarship application

Cooper County Health Improvement Corporation Scholarship

2/5

$500 (3)

Classroom achievement, pursuing a license, certification or degree in field of healthcare; reputation for good citizenship, acceptance into school, desire to return to Cooper County upon completion. Use local scholarship application. Application in Guidance Office.

DAR Daniel Boone Scholarship

1/30

 

Students must rank in top 10% of class, be a Mo. citizen, complete a 500 word essay, have 2 letters of recommendation. If interested, please see counselor for application.

Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship Fund

4/30

$1,000

For students impacted by MS directly or as a family member. Based on financial need, academics, essay, 2 letters of recommendation. Click here to apply.

ELKS National Foundation Legacy Awards

1/29

$4,000

Any child or grandchild of a living ELKS member can click here to apply.

Environmental Education Scholarship Program

6/1

$1,000/semester

Visit Department of Natural Resources for more information

ESA Foundation Scholarships

2/1

Varies

Minimum GPA of 3.0 or top 25% or ACT of 22 or above. Application requires letters of recommendation and essay. For qualifications, information, and application visit ESA

Farm Credit Services

3/1

$1,000

Must be a Farm Credit Services customer. Apply at FCS

Hagan Scholarship

11/15

$10,000

Must have a 3.50 GPA and 23 or higher on the ACT. Must exhibit financial need and required to work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to start of college.

Hannah Cole Daughter of American Revolution

4/2

$250-$300

Cooper county high school student who can provide evidence tracing ancestry to revolutionary war. Use local scholarship application.

Insurance companies and organizations

 

Varies

Details and links can be found at http://www.obrella.com/resources/insurance-scholarships/

John Dennis Scholarship-MO Sheriff Association

1/31

$1,000 (16)

Seniors pursuing career in criminal justice and GPA of 2.0. See counselor or contact the Missouri Sheriff's Association & Training Academy, 6605 Business 50 West, Jefferson City, MO 65109, 573-635-5925 ext 10 or email karen@mosheriffs.com

KC Association Equipment Distributors Scholarship

2/28

(4) $1,000

Must be majoring in mechanical or heavy equipment repair. Application available on website.

KFC Colonel's Scholars

3/17

Varies

Must have a 2.75 GPA and be pursuing a 4 year degree. The online application is available 2/1 to 3/17 at KFC

Leap MSCPA

1/31

$500

Missouri seniors majoring in accounting. Based on academics, leadership and essay. Apply at LEAP then click on "High School" on top then click on "Scholarship" or call 877-855-5327.

LeTendre Education Fund Scholars Program

10/2

 

Scholarship funds for homeless students. Download application at LeTendre

Lincoln University, Jefferson City

12/15

Varies

Visit Lincoln or email Lincoln University @ financialaid@lincoln.edu for more information or call 573-681-6156

State Tech College Tutition Waivers & Scholarships

Varies

Varies

Scholarships for variety of majors, info & application at State Tech

Longview Community College

 

Varies

Call 816-672-2000 or visit website.

Maryville University

 

Varies

Contact Maryville U or call 314-529-9360

Masonic Merit Scholarship

3/31

 

Selection based on scholastic performance, brief essay, and financial information

McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship

1/31

Varies

Visit McKelvey. Missouri students click on "Entrepreneurial Scholarship" at the bottom of the screen or call 1-800-523-0009 for more information

Merrell University of Beauty Arts & Science

4/15

$500

Must be attending Merrell University. Must be in upper 50% of class. Requires 2 letters of recommendation & interview with admissions. Application in Guidance Office.

MFA Monsanto's Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship Program

2/1

$1,500 (100)

Applicants must be planning to major in agriculture education. Apply here.

Mid-America Mensa Scholarships

1/15

Varies

Essay required. Visit MENSA

Missouri Association of Rural Education

3/1

$500

For graduating students of MARE member school districts who are planning to pursue a degree in education

Missouri Bankers Foundation

3/30

$500

Entering banking related field; requires essay and letters of recommendation. Apply at MO Bankers

Missouri Corn Growers Association

2/12

$1000 (7)

Scholarships will be awarded to graduating HS Seniors and College Juniors interested in pursuing a career in agronomy or ag-related fields. Download applications at MO Corn or call 1-800-827-4181 to request an application

Missouri Gaming Association (MGA) 2008 Project 21 Scholarship Program

3/1

$1,500 (2)
$1,000 (4)

Visit MGA. The program is intended to raise awareness among underage individuals that gaming under the age of 21 is illegal. Students submit in 3 categories: article, poster, video

Missouri Insurance Education Foundation

3/31

$1,500 (4)

Scholarships to deserving Missouri High School students who will be attending Missouri colleges or universities and with an interest of pursuing an insurance, risk management or actuarial science course of study. Application in Guidance Office

Missouri Jaycees Senate Scholarship

1/15

$250 (2)

The Missouri JCI Senate will choose two nominees to represent Missouri for the JCI Senate Foundation scholarships. Each of these two nominees will receive a $250 scholarship from the Missouri JCI Senate. These are available to Missouri residents only. Click here for more information and to fill out application.

Missouri PTA Scholarship Program-4 Awards Given

2/1

$500 per year to max of $2,000

One applicant per high school. Student must be enrolled in MO college, major in education, and teach in public education. Application in Guidance Office. Enquire in the counselors' office by 2/1 if you would like to be nominated

Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation Scholarships

12/1

$1,000 (10)

See Guidance Counselor for application or visit MORTA

Missouri Society of Professional Engineers

1/1

$1,500

Apply at MSPE click on "Educational Foundation" and "To Provide Scholarships". Additional questions, call 888-666-4861

Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Foundation

$1,500

Students interested in engineering major. Application in Guidance Office.

Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors

3/31

$1,000

MSPS trying to locate students who are interested in a career as a land surveyor. Applications in Guidance Office

Missouri Soil and Water Conservation Society Show Me Chapter

11/27

$2,000

Essay contest for students wishing to major in conservation or natural resources. Information can be found at http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship/

Missouri University of Science & Technology (Formerly UMR)

12/1

Varies

Visit MO S&T

Missouri Valley College, Marshall

 

Varies

Visit Mo Valley or call 660-831-4114

Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph

3/1

Varies

Visit MO Western

Missouri Women's Golf Education Association

 

Varies

Female residing in the State of Missouri, letter of recommendation for one high school teacher, coach or golf professional, high school transcript, and brief account of golf achievements. Visit MO Women's Golf for more information.

Mizzou Credit Union

4/29

$2,000 (2)

Family must be member of credit union; requires essay, bio sketch, FAFSA copy

MO Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (Clark Fork Insurance)

2/26

$500

Student must attend college in Missouri. Application in Guidance Office

MO Minority Teaching Program

2/15

$3,000 renewable

Click here for more information. Students must have a completed application, including an essay, resume, and three references submitted to MDHE. If you have any questions please contact the following: Connie Bestgen 800-473-6757, option 4 or connie.bestgen@dhe.mo.gov. Amy Haller 573-526-7958 oramy.haller@dhe.mo.gov. Kelli Reed 573-751-2444 or kelli.reed@dhe.mo.gov.

MO S&T Chancellor's Scholarship

11/1

Combined $12,000

Visit MO S&T

MO Teacher Ed Program & Urban Flight & Rural Needs Scholarship

2/15

$2,000

Required to teach in MO school for 5 years. Application in guidance office or at DESE. See website for criteria of each scholarship.

Mo. Cattlemen's Foundation

9/30

$1,000

Applicant must be a Missouri resident and a current paid member of the Missouri Junior Cattlemen's Association or the parent/legal guardian must be a current paid member of the Missouri Cattlemen's Association. Applicant must be a high school senior or a full-time college student and have a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or better. Applicant must have been a full-time student (high school or college) the previous year and not have reached their 23rd birthday by January 1, 2016. Emphasis will be given to these degree programs: Agribusiness Management, Agriculture Economics, Agriculture Education, Agriculture Journalism, Agriculture Systems Management, Animal Science, General Agriculture, Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition and Plant Science. Click here to apply.

MSPE Educational Scholarship

1/31

$1,500

Scholarship for senior majoring in engineering. Apply at MSPE, click on "Educational Foundation" on left and then "Scholarships" at bottom of page

MU Annual Scholarship Application

12/15

Varies

Students must first apply for admissions and receive MyZou Accont to apply for scholarships.

MU-Columbia Alpha Gamma Sigma

4/15

$500

Scholarship given to MALE seniors who are attending MU-Columbia. See counselor for application or contact Tyler Haden at tdh338@mizzou.edu

Nathan Williams Diversity Scholarship/Internship

4/6

$2,000/yr

Scholarship/Internship available through Boone County National Bank. Available to minority students attending college in Mid-MO. Application and information available in Guidance Office

National Defense Transportation Association

3/1

$2,000 (3)

Degree program related to business, transportation logistics, physical distribution; requires essay and letter of recommendation

National Farmers Farm Kids for College Scholarship

3/12

$1,000

See Counselor for application. Call Eunice Fisher for questions 573-565-2004. Applications submitted to National Farmers, 528 Billy Sunday Road, Ste 100, Ames, Iowa 50010 800-247-2110

National Wild Turkey Federation Conservation Scholarship

1/1

$250

Hunting license required and must be a JAKES member. Can join the JAKES program for $5 fee & students may sign up online at NWTF. 1 nominee per school.

NFIB Free Enterprise Scholars

3/28

$1,000 (300)

Visit NFIB. Essay and demonstrated entrepreneurial achievement.

Normans Jewelry & Bridal Shoppe Scholarship

 

$500

You must register in person at Normans, 116 West Commercial Street, Lebanon, MO. No purchase necessary.

Northwest Mo State University, Maryville

 

Varies

Visit NWMSU for more information. Theater & Speech applications and audition information or call 660-562-1279

Nursing Scholarships

Varies

Varies

Go to https://bsneducation.com/nursing-scholarships/ for information and application links for scholarships in many areas of nursing.

Orphan Foundation of America Scholarships

3/31

 

Visit Orphan for more information

Outstanding Students of America

10/10

Varies

For qualifications & applications visit Outstanding Students of America or call 205-344-6322

Ozark Technical Community College

 

Varies

Visit OTCC

Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri

4/1

$2,500

Application Information: Non-renewable scholarship for sons or daughters of those who fit within the following categories: (1) Those have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responder (police/fire) (2) Those honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service. Click to apply: PatriotRidersScholarship.pdf

Pilot Grove Coop/Monsanto

3/31

$1,500 (5)

Qualified cooper county high school, member of FFA or HH, farm family, 18 ACT

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

4/15

Up to $1,500

Must score 30 or above on ACT & have a high GPA. Application in guidance office or at DESE

Ron Brown Scholar Program

 

$10,000

African American Seniors pursuing full time college. Visit Ron Brown then click on "Application Information"

SAE Engineering Scholarship Program

12/1

$1,000 to $10,000

Must be majoring in engineering or related field. Download applications at SAE

Sallie Mae Fund's Scholarship Program

 

Varies

Visit Sallie Mae for more information

Sam Walton Community Scholarship

1/14

$1,000

Visit COMMUNITY

Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Award

3/9

$7,500

Visit Body by Milk. Judging of the nominees will be based on 5 criteria: academic performance, athletic excellence, leadership, community service and milk experience

Scholarship Award in Vision and Medicine

4/10

$1,000 to
$2,500

For Underrepresented minority or economically disadvantaged students going in to medicine. Get criteria and apply at MU Health

Scholarship Management Services

2/28

Varies

Applications are only available at SMS

Scholarship Program for Cheerleaders

2/15

 

Visit Cheerleader or contact Lucy Wiesend 734-946-1200

Silas H. Rhodes at School of Visual Arts (Out of State)

2/1

Varies

Review of applicant's creativity & academic accomplishments. For info & application call 212-592-2000 or ARTS then click on "Admissions" at the top, then click on "Types of Aid Available" on the right

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

 

Varies

Visit SWE to apply. Questions regarding scholarships can be sent to scholarshipapplication@swe.org

Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau

12/15

Varies

Visit SEMO

State Fair Community College, Sedalia

3/1

Varies

Apply at State Fair in early December or call 660-530-5800 ext 218

State Tech College Tutition Waivers & Scholarships

Varies

Varies

Scholarships for variety of majors, info & application at State Tech

Stephens College, Columbia

 

Varies

Visit Stephens

BTEC, Boonville

 

 

Practical Nursing Program (LPN) information. Contact Carlena at the BTEC Office for an application packet or call (660) 882-5306. BTEC

The Art Institutes National Scholarships

 

Varies

Criteria & scholarship list at Art Institute. Click on "Admissions" at the top, then click on "Financial Aid" on the left, then click on "Scholarships"

Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

 

Varies

Visit Truman State or call 800-892-7792

UMC Alumni Scholars

2/1

$500 to $5,000

Info and application online at MU then click on "Programs & Scholarships" on left, then click on "Alumni Scholars Program" in center or call 1-800-372-6822

UMC College of Business (Sam M. Walton & Robert J. Trulaske & Ponder Minority)

3/1

$6,675

Renewable business scholarships; apply online at MU then click on "Students" then on "Scholarships & Financial Aid" on left

UMC Curators

12/1

$3,500/yr

Requires 28 ACT and top 5%. Renewable. Must submit admission application by December 1st.

UMC Departmental & General Scholarships

12/1

Varies

Submit MU application by 12/1. Contact department for seperate application, if necessary. Visit MU

UMC Excellence Award

12/1

$2,000/yr

Requires 27 ACT and top 25%. Renewable. Must submit admission application by December 1st.

UMC George C. Brooks Minority Scholarship

2/1

$7,500/yr

Visit MU

UMC Music

 

Varies

Music admissions and scholarships. Phone: 573-882-2604. Go to Music Missouri & then click on "Financial Aid" on left.

UMKC Music/Dance Auditions KC

 

Varies

Various scholarships available w/audition and/or portfolio submission. Visit UMKC then click on "Conservatory, Scholarships, Assistantships, & Fellowships". For more info call 816-235-1000. Audition dates listed online.

UMKC Scholarships

 

Varies

For information on all freshman competitive & automatic scholarships, visit UMKC

UMKC Trustees' Scholars Program

11/15

Tuition & room & board

Must complete admissions & scholarship application by 11/15. Must meet 2 of the 3 criteria: Top 5% of class, 3.5 GPA in core curriculum, or 30 ACT Score. Download application at UMKC

University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg

 

Varies

Visit UCM

University of Missouri-Columbia

12/1

Varies

Visit MU for scholarship information

University of MO-St. Louis

 

Varies

Visit UMSL for a list of automatic & freshman scholarships

US Jr. Chamber International Senate Foundation

1/5

$1,000

Apply at MO Senate or contact Debra Rothweiler 573-406-5388 or email jci65300@yahoo.com for more information. Reference letters needed to start early on this one.

US Jr. Chamber International Senate Foundation

1/5

$1,000

Info & application are online at MO Senate. Send questions to jci65300@yahoo.com

USBank Internet Scholarship

2/28

(40) $1,000

High school seniors planning to attend 2 or 4 year colleges full time. Recipients selected through random drawing process. Apply at US Bank

UT Dallas McDermott Scholars

12/1

Full Expenses

Visit McDermott or call 973-883-4610

VFW Veterans Tribute

11/1

Varies

Visit VFW then click on "Program" at the top, then click on "VFW Scholarship Programs" on the left. For more info: call 816-968-1117 or 816-756-3390

VFW-Voice of Democracy Audio Essay

11/1

1st Place $30,000

Visit VFW then click on "Program and Services" at the top, then click on "VFW Scholarship Programs" on the left. For more info: call 816-968-1117 or 816-756-3390

Washington University-Danforth Scholars

10/15

Full/Partial Tuition

Nomination applications are in guidance office or email: danforthscholars@wustl.edu for more information

Wendy's High School Heisman Award

10/3

Varies

Participate in 1 sport and must have leadership qualities and maintain a B average. For more information click here.

West Central School Administrators Association

3/1

$500

Education major preferred; emphasis on financial need & school involvement. Need school administrator recommendation

Westminster College, Fulton

 

Varies

Visit Westminster or call 1-800-475-3361 or 573-592-5251. Scholarship awards are based on ACT/SAT scores and GPA. The Triple S Visionary Scholarship is $15,000, renewable for all four years.

William Woods University, Fulton

3/1

Varies

Visit William Woods or call 1-800-995-3159 ext 4221 or email admissions@williamwoods.edu for more information