NKCHS Scholarship Page

  • Welcome to the NKCHS Scholarship Page! Please utilize this page to learn about scholarships available to North Kansas City High School students. Most scholarships are only open for seniors, but pay attention, sometimes we receive information about scholarship that are available to younger students as well.

    Last Updated 3.12.19

  • OCTOBER

     

    WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP
    AMOUNT: varies
    DEADLINE: October 17, 2018
    Apply here: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com
     
    Wendy’s provides scholarships to support and honor the nation’s most esteemed high school scholar-athletes who share Wendy’s values of giving back to their communities, treating people with respect, continuing education and excelling on the athletic field. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, participate in one of 47 sports recognized by the committee and serve as a leader and role model.

     

     

    DR. PEPPER TUITION GIVEAWAY
    DEADLINE: October 17, 2018
    AMOUNT: Varies up to $10,000 in tuition
    DETAILS:  Dr. Pepper is looking for students from age 18-24 can enter for a chance to win money for tuition. 1. Create a profile at drpeppertuition.com. 2. Briefly describe your goal-how will you change the world? 3. Upload a video to help up get to know you. (see website for specifics about the video).

     

     

    HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP 
    AMOUNT: varies at National and State level
    DEADLINE: October 25, 2018
    Apply Here:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/
     
    106 scholarships of $25,000 will be awarded.
    The Horatio Alger scholarship is awarded to a high school senior that has displayed integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Student must demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower family income), be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, have a 2.0 GPA and must be a US citizen.

     

     

    THE COCA COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
    DEADLINE:  Oct 31, 2018
    ?AMOUNT:  Various
    DETAILS:  THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 28th class in 2016, the Foundation has provided over 5,700 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $60 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.  The application is open! If you are a current high school senior, you may apply here.  The application deadline is October 31, 2016.  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must be:

    • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools)
    • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
    • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
    • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
    • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school

    To learn more and to start the application process, CLICK HERE

     

    GREATER KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
    In order to apply for these scholarships you’ll have to set up an account. The scholarship application is set up in two steps, starting with the conditional application where students answer a variety of questions about themselves. The system matches them to a list of scholarships they qualify for. Students may then answer a few more questions to apply to those specific opportunities. These are great local scholarships.

    View scholarships here: https://gkccf.academicworks.com/?page=2
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    NOVEMBER

    RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS                   .                     
    DEADLINE:  Nov 1, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $10,000 each year ($40,000 total)
    DETAILS:  The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.  
     Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program provided you meet the following requirements:

    • Must be Black/African American.
    • Must excel academically.
    • Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
    • Must participate in community service activities.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
    • Be a current high school senior at the time of your application.  NOTE: Current college students are not eligible to apply.
    • For more on scholarship conditions click here: Ron Brown Scholarship Conditions  TO APPLY CLICK HERE: ?

     

    PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD
    DEADLINE: November 6, 2018
    ELIGIBLE: Grades 5-12
    2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are open to students in grades 5-12 who have participated in a volunteer activity within the past year. Honors are granted at the local, state and national level. The top honorees from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia receive a cash prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. for four days of special recognition events.
     
     Apply here:  spirit.prudential.com

     

    NORTHLAND KC ELKS SCHOLARSHIP - $8,000 in local scholarships
    DEADLINE: November 15th, 2018 (National Scholarships) & November 27th, 2018 (Local Scholarships)
    AMOUNT: One $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year for 4 years) & four $1,000 scholarships
    Please read the following attachment, with specific instructions to print and deliver your online application.

     

    Elks Scholarship Letter to Students


    Apply here: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

     

    BLACK ACHIEVERS OF GREATER KC

    DEADLINE: November 15th, 2018
    AMOUNT: Several $1,000 Scholarships
    Each year the Black Achievers Society awards scholarships to area high school students. This year they are proud to announce the availability of several $1,000 scholarships for African American graduating seniors with a cumulative 3.7 or higher grade point average. Students must attend a high school in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area to be eligible. 

    Apply here: http://www.blackachieverskc.com/youth/2019/ScholarshipApplication.html

     

     

    JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE:
     November 20th, 2018
    AMOUNT: Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school
    Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

    • Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019.
    • Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019.
    • GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
    • Test Scores – Receive a minimum SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26.
    • Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.

    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation reviews each College Scholarship Program application individually with the assistance of a panel of national education experts. Among the criteria used in the selection process are:

    • Exceptional academic ability and achievement: Strong academic record, academic awards and honors, and substantive assessments by educators providing confidential recommendations. In addition to GPA and college entrance exam scores, we consider participation in available advanced courses, commitment to learning, and intellectual curiosity.
    • Unmet financial need: Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.
    • Persistence: Determination and perseverance in the face of challenges, ability to set and remain focused on goals and to put in the effort needed to meet those goals in the face of obstacles.
    • Leadership: Ability to organize and positively influence others in and out of school (family, religious community, sports, arts, etc.).
    • Service to Others: Purposeful and meaningful commitment to others which may be evidenced by participation in volunteer/community service activities.

    CLICK TO APPLY HERE!

     

     

    JOHN T. BELCHER SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE:
     November 29th, 2018
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    ?Seniors may now apply for the John T. Belcher Scholarship established by the Missouri School Boards’ Association in his memory. Belcher was instrumental in developing innovative financing programs for Missouri school districts. The learning environment for thousands of Missouri’s public school students improved as a result of his work.
     
    A $1,000 annual scholarship is awarded to a student in each of MSBA’s 17 regions. Applicants are judged on the basis of academic performance, extracurricular activities and the quality of an essay. A statewide winner is selected from this group of regional winners and awarded an additional $1,500.
     
    The North Kansas City Schools Board of Education will select one senior’s application to advance to the regional competition. This selection will be based on academic achievement and leadership abilities; need may also be considered. 
     
    **PLEASE RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATION TO YOUR COUNSELOR IN SOUTH CAMPUS BY NOVEMBER 29TH**
    2018-2019 Belcher Scholarship Application MS Word Format
    2018-2019 Belcher Scholarship Application PDF Format
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    "WHY DOES EDUCATION MATTER TO YOU" SCHOLARSHIP  Grades 9-12
    DEADLINE:  NOV 30, 2018
    ?AMOUNT:  $5,000
    ?DETAILS:  Applicants must:

    • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
    • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online written response to the question:
    "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?" (250 words or less). The scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around February 28, 2019.  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND APPLICATION

     

    DECEMBER

     

    **CHECK OUT THE NKC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION PAGE FOR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS!**
    You can filter the scholarships that are available to NKCHS students only, as well as look at scholarships available to all North Kansas City School District students.
    ?https://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     

     

    DELL SCHOLARS PROGRAM (AVID students only)
    DEADLINE: December 1, 2018
    AMOUNT: $20,000 for six years

    The Michael and Susan Dell scholar program is a scholarship program for seniors students currently enrolled in the AVID program. Applicants must have a 2.4 GPA, must demonstrate financial need and complete the FAFSA, plan to enroll full-time in a 4 year college following graduation. Dell Scholars also receive many benefits in addition to financial ones including a laptop, mentoring, financial aid coaching. Apply here:
    https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/

     


     

    AXA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS 
    DUE: Dec 14, 2018                                                                                                   
    AMOUNT:  $2,500-$25,000 
    DETAILS:  The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.  What does it take to become an AXA Achiever?   Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities:  Ambition and drive,  Determination to set and reach goals,  Respect for self, family and community, Ability to succeed in collegeApplicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:

    • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
    • Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year
    • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities 
      • Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness 

    APPLICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION:  http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

     


     

    BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM
    DUE:  Dec 15, 2018                                                                                                 
    AMOUNT:  $1,000-$50,000
    DETAILS:   Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING? Scholars program has awarded $28.3 million in scholarships to more than 26,800 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2017 alone, the Foundation awarded $3 million to more than 2,800 students in North America. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. Primarily funded by the BURGER KING® system and guests through annual fundraising activities, scholarships are awarded in the spring of each year. Our ultimate goal? To provide one $1,000 scholarship for every BURGER KING® restaurant in North America—that’s more than $7 million each year!  FOR MORE INFORMATION AND DETAILS CLICK HERE
     
     
    ROVE PEST CONTROL SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Dec 31, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS:  Rove Pest Control is excited to offer a scholarship to any Class of 2019 graduate seeking a higher education, with special consideration to be given to someone interested in a career in entomology.  Only online applications will be accepted.  The application can be found by clicking HERE.


     
    TOP TEN LIST SCHOLARSHIP  Grades 9-12
    DUE:  Dec 31, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $1,500
    DETAILS:  There are many scholarships and colleges that want to know the number one thing you want people to know about you. Just one? That's it? "But, I'm amazing," you say. We hear you, and we know that it's tough to narrow down your awesomeness into one measly reason.  So, inspired by David Letterman and his top ten lists, we created the Top Ten List Scholarship. With so many awards based on grades and extracurricular activities, this unique scholarship gives you the chance to show us what's truly special and different about you. Get creative, be serious, or tug at our heart strings. Whatever you do, you only have ten reasons to convince us, so make each one count.  Need a number one reason to apply? How about the chance to win a $1,500 scholarship? Our Top Ten List Scholarship can only have one winner, so start narrowing down your own list and apply today.  Applicants must:

    • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
    • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:  "Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship."  The Top Ten List Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around March 31, 2019.  CLICK HERE  FOR APPLICATION DETAILS AND INFORMATION
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    UNIGO $10K SCHOLARSHIP  Grades 9-12
    DUE:  Dec 31, 2018
    ?AMOUNT:  $10,000
    ?DETAILS:  Applicants must

    • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
    • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
    • Submit an online written response to the question:  "Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?" (250 words or less, including spaces)

    CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND APPLICATION

     

    JANUARY

     

    **CHECK OUT THE NKC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION PAGE FOR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS!**
    You can filter the scholarships that are available to NKCHS students only, as well as look at scholarships available to all North Kansas City School District students.
    ?https://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     

     

    MISSOURI STATE SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
    DEADLINE: Postmarked no later than January 1, 2019
    AMOUNT: Varies (several scholarships listed below - please review all)
     
    Visit the MSSDAR website here
     for more information!

    MSSDAR Scholarship - A one-time preferred amount of $2,000.00 is awarded to a student pursuing a degree of his/her choice. This scholarship is offered to a graduating Missouri high school senior who plans to attend an accredited college or university in Missouri.

    Irene and Leeta Wagy Memorial Scholarship - A one-time preferred amount of $1,000.00 is awarded to a woman pursuing a degree in education.

    Dorothy Poikert Memorial Scholarship - A one-time preferred amount of $500.00 is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in business.

    Roberta Capps American History Scholarship - A one-time preferred amount of $1,000.00 is awarded to a student who will have a concentrated study of a minimum of twenty-four credit hours in American History and Government while in college. This scholarship is available to seniors in high school through juniors in college.

    Scholarship Information Sheets & Forms (PDF)


    Special Awards & Scholarships

    Nash Music Scholarship - The Nash Music Scholarship is available to any student who is pursuing a degree in music. Seniors in high school through juniors in college may apply. The student must be an accomplished musician, and maintain an overall GPA of at least 3.0.


    MSSDAR Veteran’s Scholarship - The Missouri DAR Veteran’s Scholarship has been established for military veterans, guardsmen, and reservists to assist them in furthering their education and career goals.

    National Scholarships - There are many other scholarships available through the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). Visit the NSDAR Scholarship web page for more information.


     

    JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST
    ?DUE:  Jan 18, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $100-$20,000
    DETAILS:   Write a 700-1,000 word essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official.  Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official that occurred during or after 1956, the publication date of Profiles in Courage.  The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Information and Topic Guidelines and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information. Essays about past recipients of the Profile in Courage Award  will be disqualified unless they describe an act of political courage other than the act for which the award was given.   Essays must have a minimum of five sources.   For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Award Program at www.jfklibrary.org  For application CLICK HERE
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    ROBERT J. STUCKEY ESSAY CONTEST - For grades 9-12
    DUE:  Jan 22, 2019
    AMOUNT: $250-1,500
    DETAILS:  The contest is open to Missouri High School students (in the 9th through the 12th grades), and only one entry will be accepted from each school. Home-schooled students living in Missouri are also eligible to apply. Each school is to choose the essay to be submitted. 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.? Each essay should have a title and be between 1,200 and 1,500 words in length. Essays should be typed, 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 become the property of the Friends of the University of Missouri Libraries upon receipt.  Only one student essay can be selected to represent  Oak Park HS.  Please turn in all required information by Jan 22, 2019 to the OP Counseling center.  Oak Park 's chosen application will be selected by a scholarship committee and submitted by the Jan 31, 2019 deadline.  CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION
     

     

     

    MNEA 2019 Law Day Essay Contest
    DUE:  January 25,  2019                                                                                                
    AMOUNT: $300, first prize, $200, second prize, $150, third prize
    DETAILS:  To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

    • 700 word essay and attached cover sheet.
    • DO NOT INCLUDE NAME ON ESSAY

    Essay prompt:
    For much of our history, freedoms such as speech and press were seen as fundamental, absolutely essential to effective government, the advancement of society and the enlightenment of individual citizens. Recent months have seen radio personalities deny the occurrence of school shootings, Neo-Nazis take to the streets to put forth their racist agenda and the President of the United States denounce the media as “the enemy of the people.” In view of developments such as these, is it time to rethink, reconsider and revise the protection offered by the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press?
     
    Applicants must complete the attached cover sheet and the submit the essay to the NEA office at 6022 NE Antioch Rd., KCMO 64119,  by the January 25, 2019 deadline.

     

    Application Information (PDF)
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    HUTCHENS/SGA CENTENNIAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: January 30, 2019
    AMOUNT: $2,500/year, potential value of $10,000 over 4 years

    Have you heard about the top leadership program for incoming freshmen at Missouri State University? The Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leadership Scholarship is a four-year leadership development program hosted by MO State Lead. Students will receive $2,500 per year ($1,000 for students who are also receiving either the Provost or Deans Scholarship), which equals a potential value of $10,000 over four years.

    The leadership development program is designed to give the recipients the opportunity to be mentored by upperclassmen, so they can develop their leadership skills in order to excel in campus and community leadership roles.

    Applicants for The Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leadership Scholarship must:
    1) Demonstrate that they have excelled in three of the following four areas: leadership, performing arts, volunteerism, and athletics.
    2) Be in the upper half of their class (or have a GPA of 3.00 or higher) after their sixth semester.
    3) Have an ACT of 20 or higher (or an SAT score of 1030 or higher). Qualifying scores must be earned on tests taken during or before December of the applicants senior year.
    4) Complete at least 27 MSU credit hours per year with a cumulative MSU GPA of 2.75 or higher.
    5) Fulfill the requirements of the leadership development program throughout each semester.

    The Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leaders Scholarship Selection Committee will choose candidates from among the qualified applicants who will be invited to an on-campus interview program.

    To apply, students will need to complete the online application no later than Jan. 30th - https://www.missouristate.edu/FinancialAid/scholarships/CentennialApp.htm

    If you have any questions about the program, contact Laura Backer at LauraBacker@missouristate.edu

     

    GILBERT BALDERRAMA MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP 2019
    DUE:  January 31, 2019
    Gilbert Balderrama served 14 years as a special education classroom instructor in Texas and New Mexico until 1993. In 1994, he enrolled in the NEA Intern Program for Women and Minorities and Missouri NEA hired him to be the UniServ Director for the Southeast Unit. He moved to the St. Louis area and continued his employment with Missouri NEA until his death. Balderrama continued to support and give back to the NEA Intern program by not only teaching courses in the program, but also by mentoring new interns as they progressed from the internship to work. For more than 20 years during his MNEA employment, Balderrama was the staff liaison to the MNEA Human Rights Committee. As a representative from MNEA, Balderrama visited several universities and talked to future educators about teaching and the benefits of being part of MNEA. He had a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas; a Masters in Special Education from Texas University in Denton, Texas; and a degree in Administration from Texas University in Denton, Texas. He also completed special certifications in Special Education-Emotionally Disturbed and Bi-Lingual Education.

    • ?  ELIGIBILITY: Applicant must be a minority high school senior in a Missouri Public School accepted in a college or university pursuing a college degree.
    • ?  APPLICATION DEADLINE: Received or postmarked on or before January 31, 2019.
    • ?  RETURN TO: Missouri NEA, HR Committee, 1810 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101 or fax
      to 573-634-5646 or email to Jeanna.Machon@mnea.org.

    Balderrama Scholarship 2019 (PDF)

     

     FEBRUARY

     

    **CHECK OUT THE NKC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION PAGE FOR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS!**
    You can filter the scholarships that are available to NKCHS students only, as well as look at scholarships available to all North Kansas City School District students.
    ?https://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     

     

    GREATER KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/GREATER HORIZONS SCHOLARSHIPS
    DUE:  Dates vary, starting Feb 1, 2019
    AMOUNT:  Various Amounts Available 
    DETAILS:   We are excited to announce that the ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP PORTAL will be available for the 2019-20 school year starting in December.  We encourage students to research these scholarship opportunities, bookmark relevant scholarships and apply online at gkccf.academicworks.com starting in December 2018.  Deadlines vary, and start as early as February 1.  Questions Contact scholarships@growyourgiving.org or 816.627.3436.

     

     

     

    ELIZABETH SPELMAN HEALTH CAREER SCHOLARSHIP 
    DUE:  Feb 1, 2019 (no later than 3 pm)
    AMOUNT:  $2,000 (12 scholarships available)
    For seniors living in Clay, Platte or Clinton counties, must be entering a college or university in the fall 2019 with a declared major in a health-related curriculum.  The Elizabeth Spelman Health Career Scholarship program was established in 1968 by the late Dr. Arch E. Spelman in memory of his mother and is today underwritten by the auxiliary and medical staff of Saint Luke’s North Hospital. Dr. Spelman was instrumental in the development of the hospital in Smithville, formerly known as Spelman Memorial Hospital, now known as Saint Luke’s North Hospital—Smithville Campus.  Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $2,000 to be applied towards tuition, fees, and/or books.  Twelve scholarships will be awarded.  If you have questions, please call Renita at 816-880-6090 or rmountz@saint-lukes.org.  DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE
     

     

     

    MCDONALD'S HACER SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: February 4, 2019
    AMOUNT: $5,000-$100,000 (30 scholarships available)
    The McDonald’s Hacer scholarship is for Hispanic seniors. Applicants must be a legal U.S. resident, must be younger than 21 years old, must have a 3.0 GPA, must be eligible to attend a two or four year college full time. You must have least one parent of Hispanic heritage. The scholarship is looking for academic achievement, financial need, community involvement, personal qualities and strengths through the interview process. Materials needed include: transcript, personal statement, letters of recommendation, community service projects, FAFSA or 1040. Apply here: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer/eligibility_and_requirements.html

    CHAMBER CHOICE SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: February 13, 2019
    AMOUNT: $500

    • This award is open to high school seniors who are in the Northland school districts which are members of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce

    • There is no limit to number of applications that will be considered.

    • One (1) award will be guaranteed to each high school.

    • Additional awards will be based upon number of scholarships donated and score of scholarships.

    • Nominee shall complete the designated application form (Please fill in all required information for higher judging scores).

    • One (1) additional form shall be submitted from a principal, teacher or counselor.

    • Please forward a digital photograph with nomination form. All submitted photos must be: jpg files; headshot only; filed by the nominee’s last name and uploaded separate from applications

    • The completed nomination form must be submitted to Kim Giddings at kim.giddings@nkcschools.org electronically as a Word document or PDF. Deadline for nominations are due by Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

    Apply Here!

    ONLY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS RECEIVING A SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE INVITED TO ATTEND THE EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION BANQUET ON APRIL 23, 2019
    DINNER IS AT NO CHARGE FOR STUDENT

    WE THE STUDENTS ESSAY CONTEST

    DUE: FEBRUARY 14, 2019

    AMOUNT: VARIES

    What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America? 

    This year we are asking you to dig deep and make your scholarship essay personal. A citizen comes in many shapes and sizes. Some serve their community by voting and participating in political events. Others serve through entrepreneurship or philanthropy. We want to know what you think makes a good citizen in your community. We encourage you to bring emotion, creativity, specific examples (including current events), and well-researched facts into what you write. A good essay will demonstrate how citizenship is not an abstract idea, but is, in fact, action inspired by constitutional principles. We can’t wait to see what citizenship looks like in your community! Apply Here!

     

    FLAVORFUL FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: February 15, 2019
    AMOUNT: $5,000 - 5 scholarships available!
    ?Do you know a student who is not afraid to be themselves? We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. If this sounds like one of your students, tell them to apply today! The application deadline is February 15, 2019 and winners will be announced in Spring 2019. Apply now at flavorfulfutures.com.

    General Requirements
    Visit flavorfulfutures.com for full list of requirements. 

    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
    • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.
    • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (high school/home school seniors).
    • We support applicants in a vocational/trade, 2-year, or 4-year program.

     

    Assistance League of KC Scholarship
    DUE: February 28, 2019
    Assistance League of Kansas City (ALKC) is offering scholarships to academically promising high school seniors who need financial assistance to attend a college, university, or technical school/program summer or fall 2019. We are a not-for-profit organization that has served the unmet needs of children and adults in the Kansas City area for the past 36 years. We are pleased to have the resources to assist worthy high school seniors realize their dream of attending a post-secondary school.
    To be eligible, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, complete the application form, and submit the required documentation. All materials should be sent as digital files to scholarships@alkc.org OR printed copies may be submitted by mail to Scholarship Program, Assistance League of Kansas City, 6101 N. Chestnut, Gladstone, MO 64119.
    Required documentation consists of:
    1. All the questions on this 3-page form answered completely and legibly.
    2. Official transcripts, including ACT or SAT scores
    3. Two letters of recommendation from non-family members – 1 school (such as teachers, 
    counselors, or coaches) and 1 non-school (for example an employer, civic leader, etc.) 4. A copy of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form
    All documents must be received before 11:59 pm on February 28, 2019.

     

    Assistance League Scholarship Application (PDF)

     

    ZETA ETA NU SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: February 28, 2019
    AMOUNT: $500
    Zeta Eta Nu, a local service sorority, is once again offering a scholarship this year to a local high school graduate.  The women of the class of 2019 have until February 28, 2019, to apply for a $500.00 scholarship to the college or university of their choice.   The Alpha chapter of Zeta Eta Nu is a civic service sorority that serves organizations such as Northcare Hospice and Northland Early Education Center, as well as raises money for other organizations in the Northland.  We are pleased to be able to offer a scholarship to a college bound student that has demonstrated an interest and involvement in service activities.  The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:  community service, academic achievements, personal achievements, demonstrated leadership, financial need, and recommendations.  The scholarship recipient will be announced in April of 2019.  All completed applications should be sent to Zeta Eta Nu Scholarship Committee, Cathy Langjahr, 7405 N.W. 75th St., Kansas City, MO 64152.  Applications must be postmarked by February 28, 2019.  Application, transcript and letters of recommendation are to be mailed together in a single packet. Complete application here!

      

    MO NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION EDUCATORS RISING SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: February 28, 2019
    AMOUNT: $500
    Applicants must be a Missouri high school senior planning to attend a college with an education or pre-education program to pursue a career in teaching, and a member of the Educator Rising Association. Applicants must be in the top 20% of their class, and if 18, be a registered voter.
    Application Deadline: Received or postmarked on or before February 28, 2019
    Return to: Missouri NEA, Teaching and Learning, 1810 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO,

    65101 or fax to 573-634-5645 or email to Roxane.Bly@mnea.org.

     

    Educators Rising Scholarship 2019 (PDF)

     

     

    2019 GREATER KC PFLAG/GLSEN SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: February 28, 2019
    AMOUNT: $1,000 – 2 scholarships available!
    Kansas City chapters of PFLAG and GLSEN have joined to support young people in furthering their education. They have established scholarships for graduating high school students in the Greater Kansas City area who identify as LGBTQ+. The organizations will provide two $1000 scholarships for the post-secondary education (college, university, training, trade school) of one LGBTQ+ high school senior in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area of Missouri and Kansas.
    The application includes the completion of one essay, to be submitted by February 28, 2019 no later than 11:59pm (CST). The scholarship recipients will be notified by the end of March, 2019.

    The scholarship application is open to any public or private high school student or homeschooled student graduating in the spring of 2019 and pursuing further education in the next academic year.

     

    Apply Here!

     

    MARCH

    Hispanic Development Fund Scholarship

    Amount: amount varies

    Deadline: 3/1/2019

    To qualify for an HDF Scholarship, students must:

    1. Be of Hispanic Heritage.
    2. Graduating/have graduated from a Greater Kansas City metropolitan area high school or obtain a general equivalency diploma (GED) from a local organization. (The Greater Kansas City metropolitan area is generally defined as Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte, Johnson and Wyandotte counties.)
    3. Attend/have attended a Greater Kansas City metropolitan area high school for the last three years prior to graduation.
    4. Accepted or enrolled in a fully accredited college or university and working toward an associate, bachelor, or graduate degree. (Applicants attending vocational or trade schools are ineligible.)
    5. Enroll or be enrolled as a full-time student. (A minimum 12 credit hours for undergraduate and 9 credit hours for graduate.)

     

    Scholarship applications are evaluated based on the following criteria:

    1. Proven academic merit as reflected in GPA and answer to essay question.
    2. Demonstrated need for financial assistance as exhibited by family's gross income, size of family, and other financial need.
    3. Demonstrated community involvement as reflected in the application.

    Applications are available at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.

    Apply here: https://gkccf.academicworks.com/opportunities?utf8=?&term=hispanic+development+Fund

     

    MISSOURI ASSOCIATION FOR COLLEGE ADMISSION COUNSELING SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 1, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $500-$1,000
    DETAILS:
      Applicant must be attending a 2-year or 4-year university after high school, have a current 2.5 GPA, and have a 500-750 word essay on one of these topics:  1.  The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success.  Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?  2.  In what ways have you championed/embraced diversity and inclusion in your life and how will you apply those values to your college experience?  Hint - type your essay on a word document ahead of time, and copy and paste it into the application.  To apply, please CLICK HERE for the website. 

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - FINISH STRONG SCHOLARSHIP  - 2 Scholarships!
    DUE:  Mar 1, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    ?DETAILS:
      To apply, applicants should have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstration of ability and effort to overcome adversity, and have financial need.  The Darrel Bland Sertoma Club of North Kansas City provides two $1,000 scholarships to district seniors who demonstrate a critical financial need and a commitment to academics and community service.  
    INSTRUCTIONS:  Completed application with essay, official transcript, and 2 letters of recommendation are due in the Staley Counseling Office by Mar 1.  The counselor recommendation form (last page of the application) will need to be left blank - it will be completed between Mar 1-13 by the student's counselor.  The Staley Scholarship Committee will select five applicants to forward on to Jan Lewis and the NKC Schools Education Foundation by the March 13 deadline.  
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE 
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships  

     

    SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  March 1, 2019                                                                                                              
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS:
       For students wanting to major in a business related field.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, have at least a 2.75 GPA, applicant must have attended the school  of economics as a K-6 student (located in Blue Springs), complete Scholarship application, counselors signature on application, essay.  CLICK HERE for application

     

    43rd ANNUAL GLENN MILLER SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
    DUE:  Mar 4, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $1,000-$3,000
    DETAILS:   Clarinda’s Glenn Miller Birthplace Society is offering scholarships of $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000 to instrumentalists. The vocal scholarships will also be $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000. These scholarships, which are awarded without regard to any other award, may be used for any education-related expense. It is not the purpose of this competition to select Glenn Miller look-alikes or sound-alikes, nor is it limited to pop music performance. Rather, in honoring Glenn, we wish to seek out and assist promising young talents in any field of applied music who may be musical leaders of tomorrow.  Applicants must have submitted an audition CD and application postmarked by March 4, 2019.  For more information, and to download an application, please visit the Download Application page under the Scholarship tab.  The scholarship application also includes more information and rules. For more information or an application contact the  Glenn Miller Birthplace Society, 122 West Clark Street, P.O. Box 61, Clarinda, IA, 51632 U.S.A., Phone: (712) 542-2461, Fax: (712) 542-2868 or Email us at gmbs@glennmiller.org    CLICK HERE for application and more information.

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - NKC PTA RB DOOLIN SCHOLARSHIPS  
    DUE:  Mar 6, 2019                                                                                
    AMOUNT:   $750
    DETAILS:  Extracurricular involvement, leadership activities, demonstrated financial need, plan to attend college after high school.  Members of the selection committee consider financial need first, followed by a student’s GPA.  All application materials are to be turned into the Oak Park Counseling Office by March 6.  Final applications, along with the counselor report, will be submitted to the NKC Schools Education Foundation by March 13.   
    ?FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE 
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships 

    ?A.G. BELL ASSOC. FOR THE DEAF & HARD OF HEARING SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 8, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $2,500-$10,000
    DETAILS:   AG Bell is able to offer several scholarships for full-time students who have a pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range, use listening and spoken language, and who are pursuing a bachelors, masters or doctorate (not law or public policy) degree at an accredited mainstream college or university.  Senior applicants must have at least an unweighted 3.25 cumulative GPA.  FOR DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION

     

    MISSOURI BANKERS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
    DUE:  Mar 8, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    ?DETAILS:  
    MBA established the Missouri Bankers Foundation in 1985 to provide funding for college scholarships for high school students planning to pursue banking-related college degrees. The foundation solicits and manages investments and distributes funds to support continuing education for Missouri bankers and students preparing for a career in the banking industry.   Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to five graduating high school seniors from MBA Regions 3 – 7 (one scholarship per region). Willis W. Alexander (1919-1985) was a career banker and a past president of both the American Bankers Association and MBA. Candidates must complete and submit the Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship application.  
    APPLICATION:  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

     

    MISSOURI WOMEN'S GOLF EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 9, 2019
    AMOUNT:  Last year they awarded $13,000 in scholarships to players of all levels!
    DETAILS:
      A female high school senior living in Missouri who has outstanding golf performance which includes her overall high school record and gold achievements.   Applicants will be required to submit transcripts, application, essays, and letters of recommendation.   For more information and application CLICK HERE

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - CAROL L. STOCKTON MUSIC EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 14, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    DETAILS:   This $1,000 scholarship was established in memory of Carol Lynn Stockton, a former music teacher for North Kansas City Schools.  It provides a scholarship for a student who is graduating or has graduated from the district, and is pursuing a degree in music education.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships  

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - JOY H. BROWNE MUSIC EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 14, 2019                                                                                                           
    AMOUNT:  $500  
    Details:  This $500 scholarship was established in memory of Joy Browne, who served as the district’s
    elementary music supervisor from 1971 to 1986. Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in music education.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships  

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - VICKI BAKER SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: Mar 14, 2019                                                                                  
    AMOUNT:  Up to $5,000
    DETAILS:  These scholarships help financially disadvantaged students who have overcome adversity to be successful in school. Applicants must have CRITICAL financial need, at least a 2.0 GPA and plan to graduate from one of the district’s four high schools. The following is due in the Oak Park Counseling Office by Mar 14:  
    Completed application with essays and personal statement, 1 or 2 letters of recommendation, official transcript.   
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships  

     

    CHARLES E. KRUSE SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 15, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    DETAILS:   The Charles E. Kruse Scholarship has been established to honor this outstanding agricultural leader. $1,000 is awarded annually. Application deadline is March 15, 2019.  For your convenience, application can be submitted electronically or may be printed or filled out prior to printing. Please fax or mail to address indicated on the bottom of the application. Complete the application and return it to Missouri Farm Bureau. Recipients must be Missouri residents and they, their parent(s), or guardians must hold a current Farm Bureau membership in Missouri. They must be a high school senior enrolling in a 4-year college or university with a declared major in an agricultural field and enrolled in the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
    APPLICATION:  ELECTRONIC (CLICK HERE) PAPER (DOWNLOAD HERE) -
    FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT THE MISSOURI FARM BUREAU WEBSITE BY CLICKING HERE.
    ?

     

    NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST (grades 9-12)
    DUE:  Mar 15, 2019
    AMOUNT:  up to $2,500
    DETAILS:  The 2018 National High School Essay Contest has begun! This is the 19th year of this prestigious contest, which encourages high school students to think about important international issues and learn about one of America's best kept secrets: The United States Foreign Service.  This year, the spotlight about the growing number of refugees and internally displaced persons around the world. The contest challenges students to imagine themselves as a member of the Foreign Service posted to one of four countries that are directly affected by this crisis, and to propose solutions. Click here for more details on the topic.  AFSA welcomes the continuing support of our fantastic contest partners: The United States Institute of Peace, Semester at Sea, and the National Student Leadership Conference. They make possible the fantastic prizes for our winner and runner-up. The winner receives $2,500, a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet the Secretary of State, and full tuition for a Semester at Sea educational voyage. The runner-up receives $1,250 and full tuition for the NSLC's International Diplomacy summer program.  Eligibility for AFSA’s 2019 National High School Essay Contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas. Students may be attending a public, private, or parochial school. Entries from home-schooled students are also accepted. Previous first-place winners and immediate relatives of directors or staff of the AFSA, the U.S. Institute of Peace, National Student Leadership Conference and Semester at Sea are not eligible to participate. Previous honorable mention recipients are eligible to enter.   CLICK HERE for more information and application details.

     

    VIRGINIA WHITSITT SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 15, 2019
    AMOUNT: $2,000
    DETAILS:  For students graduating from NKC Schools and going into teaching.  The Virginia Whitsitt Memorial Scholarship Fund program provides annual scholarships to graduating seniors in honor of Helen Virginia Whitsitt. The scholarships are focused on students interested in pursuing a career in teaching and demonstrating financial need. While preference may be given to those seeking teaching careers at the elementary level, all applications will be considered.   
    APPLICATION:  CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

     

     

    UNICO NATIONAL - KANSAS CITY CHAPTER, INC 

    DUE:  Mar 18, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $1,000-$8,000
    DETAILS:  These scholarships are for students with Italian-American heritage.  Criteria for selection are based on scholastic 739-1707 (home).   Applications available HERE.    To learn more about UNICOKC visit their website!

     

    NKC - DON AND PAMELA DAVISON ELEMENTARY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 25, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $2,000
    DETAILS: 

    • You must be a graduating senior in the class of 2019 at one of the four high schools within North Kansas City Schools.
    • You must plan to pursue a post-secondary program of study at a two- or four-year institution.
    • You must plan to major in elementary education.
    • You must have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher during high school.

    ?FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships  

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - JO ANNE BAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 26, 2019
    AMOUNT: $500
    DETAILS:   Jo Anne Baker was an essential part of Oakwood Manor Elementary since its annexation by North Kansas City Schools in 1959. She opened the library, and it’s where her own children went to school. For 34 years, she served as an office clerk. She loved her job and the thousands of young people who attended school there over the decades. This memorial scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of North Kansas City Schools who is also a former student at Oakwood Manor Elementary School. 

    • You must have attended Oakwood Manor Elementary School and be a 2019 graduating senior from North Kansas City, Oak Park, Staley or Winnetonka High Schools. 
    • You must plan to pursue a post-secondary program of study at a two- or four-year institution. 
    • You must have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher during high school career. 
    • You must have performed at least 50 hours of community service during high school.

    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships 
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    NKC SCHOOLS SNAKE SATURDAY COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP 
    DUE:  Mar 26, 2019
    AMOUNT:   $2,000
    DETAILS:    This scholarship was established for North Kansas City School District students who have shown a unique dedication to community service and volunteerism. The success of the Snake Saturday Parade and festival is achieved with the tireless help of many volunteers and organizations. This scholarship hopes to reward those students who have shown similar dedication.  Applicants should have at least a 2.5 GPA, 90% attendance, and have involvement in community service.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships  
     

    NKC SCHOOLS - CHRIS BARTHOLOMEW SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 29, 2019                                                                                                         
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    DETAILS:   A $1,000 scholarship is given in memory of Chris Bartholomew, a 2004 graduate of North Kansas City High School. Applicants must participate in a sport and plan to pursue a degree in criminal justice.
    ?FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships 

     

    NKC CONSTRUCTION TEAM CAREER READINESS SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 29, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $750
    DETAILS:   Applicants should have at least a 2.0 GPA, at least a 90% attendance.  This scholarship was established to recognize the importance of Career Readiness and the Construction Trade Skills needed in the 21st Century. Gifts from architects, engineers, contractors and construction firms having a connection to North Kansas City Schools provide funding for this scholarship, which is managed by the North Kansas City Schools Education Foundation. This scholarship will assist a student who plans to pursue a career in any of the following construction trades: plumber, electrician, mason, iron worker, carpenter, draftsman and HVAC technician.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships 

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - CUMMINGS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 29, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS:   Applicants should have at least 95% attendance, a 3.0 GPA, and participated in orchestra at least 2 years.  This scholarship was established by the family of Dr. Tom Cummings, North Kansas City Schools superintendent from 1995-2009. He also served as assistant superintendent for instruction for 10 years. During his tenure, the district earned national recognition for its cutting-edge curriculum, advanced degree programs, innovative technology and fine arts programs. Music has special meaning for the Cummings family. Sons Ben and Daniel were members of the Oak Park High School orchestra, and they played in many string quartets over the years. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been in orchestra.
    ?FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships 
    ?

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS 
    DUE:  Mar 29, 2019                                                                                                   
    AMOUNT: $1,000 each
    DETAILS:   These $1,000 scholarships are for dependents of North Kansas City Schools employees. At least five are awarded annually to graduating seniors who display exemplary involvement in their schools and communities.  Applicants are NOT required to attend North Kansas City Schools.  Student applicant should have at least a 3.0 GPA, and a 95% attendance record.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships  

     

     

    NKC SCHOOLS - JANET STEVENS ART SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 29, 2019                                                                                                          
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    DETAILS:  
      A $1,000 non-renewable scholarship will be given in memory of Janet Stevens, who taught art in
    North Kansas City Schools for more than 30 years. From 1997-2009, she also served as the district’s visual arts coordinator.  Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in art education.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     

    ?NKC SCHOOLS - NORTHLAND FESTIVALS SKILLED TRADES SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 29, 2019                                                                                                   
    AMOUNT: $1,000 each
    DETAILS:   Many floats in the Snake Saturday Parade are constructed by individuals with trade skills.  This $1000 scholarship will assist a student who plans to pursue a career as a carpenter, iron worker, mason, plumber, electrician, draftsman or HVAC technician.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NKC SCHOLARSHIPS: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships 
    ?

     

    ?HAWTHORN BANK SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2019                                                                                                           
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    DETAILS:  Applicants must be a senior in high school, have little or no disciplinary actions, must have at least a 3.0 GPA, extra-curricular and community involvement, good grades.  Applicants must plan to attend college and major in business or finance.  Students will be required to write an essay on a subject listed on the application.
    APPLICATION: DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK HERE

     

    MISSOURI COURAGE SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $500-$3,000
    DETAILS
    :  The 2017 scholarship application is now open for students. The deadline is March 31. Last year the Missouri Courage Scholarship (MCS) awarded more than $10,000 to students from across the state who demonstrated their courage and commitment to LGBTQ+ people in their schools and communities. This year the Missouri Courage Scholarship will award up to $15,000 to qualified students in the form of three awards:

    • Rural Courage Award
    • Missouri Courage Award
    • Trans Courage Award

    Please visit our website to learn more about each of the awards and the requirements for applicants. MCS acknowledges, affirms, and rewards the courage of those graduating seniors who have demonstrated their willingness to work for change in their community to advance the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) people and other historically marginalized groups.
    APPLICATION:   Visit the website for the application and other information

      

    NORTH KANSAS CITY HOSPITAL DONOR COUNCIL POSTER/ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
    DUE: MAR 31, 2019                                                                                                   
    AMOUNT:  1st PLACE-$2,000; 2nd PLACE-$1,000
    DETAILS:  

    • Students will complete a poster and request it be displayed at their school during the month of April, National Organ Donation Month.  The theme of the poster must promote Organ Donation in our community.  A picture of the poster must be submitted to the NKCH Donor Council with the dates it will be displayed.
    • ?Students will write a 500 word essay explaining the theme of their poster and what they can do, as an individual, to promote Organ Donation.
    • Provide verified documentation of 8 volunteer hours completed related to Health Care and/or Donation awareness.
    • Letter of Recommendation from non-family member.

    Entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2019 and submitted to:  North Kansas City Hospital, Robin Gerhardt, Emergency Department, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive, North Kansas City, MO 64116-3281.  CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY FORM AND DETAILS

     

     

     

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    **CHECK OUT THE NKC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION PAGE FOR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS!**
    You can filter the scholarships that are available to NKCHS students only, as well as look at scholarships available to all North Kansas City School District students.
    ?https://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     

    BUFFALO SOLDIER CHAPTER ROCKS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  April 5, 2019
    AMOUNT:  1-$500 2-$350

    DETAILS: The Buffalo Soldier Chapter ROCKS, Incorporated is pleased to announce its Annual Scholarship Selection Process. The scholarship committee will evaluate all applicants based on their academic record, extracurricular activities (within the school and community), honors, academic curriculum, financial need, letters of recommendation, and ability to express themselves in written (essay) communications.  To be eligible, high school senior must:
    1) Be a Kansas/Missouri student (school year 2017-18)
    2) Have a GPA of 2.8 or higher
    3) Attend a 4-year university in the Fall 2018
    ?4) Be of good character and standing with their school.
    Students must complete the application package and mail it to Buffalo Soldier Chapter of the ROCKS, Inc P.O. Box 3122, Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027.  In addition to the application, student must submit an official transcript, two letters of recommendation, a 5x7 photo, and a 500-word essay.  DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

     

    NKC NEA Elaine Nick Educator Scholarship
    DUE: April 6, 2019
    AMOUNT: $300
    This $300.00 scholarship is available to any graduating senior from a North Kansas City School District high school or the child of a NKCNEA member who has a 3.0 GPA and intends to enroll in college for the purpose of receiving a degree in education and pursuing a career in teaching. Along with this application, you need to submit one letter of recommendation from a teacher or employer. All materials must be submitted to the NKC-NEA Office at 6022 N.E. Antioch Road, Suite 3, Gladstone, MO 64119 by 5:00 April 6th.

    NKC NEA Scholarship Application
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    KCB Scholarship

    DUE: April 15,2019

    AMOUNT: $1,000

    KCB Bank encourages entrepreneurship and feels it is an important part of today’s environment anddevelopment.
    Scholarship Criteria:

    1)  Must be a developing entrepreneur
    2)  Must be a graduating student of a Northland high school
    3)  Must show good citizenship
    4)  Must provide a copy of high school transcript and ACT score with application
    5)  Must have at least average scholastic standing

    Click here to apply : KCB Scholarship App

     

     

    ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

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    ?Next Tier - Scholarship Resource

    Visit: www.nexttier.com
    Username: Student ID Number
    Password: nkc and Student Number (example: nkc123456)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    FREE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES:
    www.fastweb.com                               Scholarship search - over 600,000 scholarships
    www.fafsa.ed.gov                                Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    www.collegeboard.com                      Under “Paying for College” click “Scholarships Search”
    www.scholarshipexperts.com            Scholarship Search
    www.collegenet.com                           Click on Mach25 to access scholarship searches
    www.finaid.org                                     Student guide to financial aid
    www.salliemae.com                             Sallie Mae financial aid information
    www.guaranteed-scholarships.com  Alphabetical list of colleges and scholarships offered
    www.weeklyscholarshipalert.com     Register to receive weekly scholarship opportunities
    www.scholarships.com                      Scholarship search
    www.wiredscholar.com                      Scholarship search
    www.discovercolleges.com               Scholarship search
    www.financialaidinfo.org                   Scholarship search
    www.scholarshiphunter.com            Scholarship search
    www.supercollege.com                     Scholarship search
    www.collegescholarships.com         Scholarship Search



     

     

    MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION:

    ?Scholarships and Financial Aid:  www.dhe.mo.gov/ppcindex.html

    Other Missouri Student Aid:  www.dhe.mo.gov/ppc/otherprograms.php

    Missouri Bright Flight:  
    www.dhe.mo.gov/brightflight.html


     

     

     

    ?SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS:

    Gates Millennium Scholarships: www.gmsp.org/nominationmaterials/read.dbm?ID=12

    Xerox Scholarships for Students: www2.xerox.com/go/xrx/about_xerox/about_xerox_detail.jsp

    Sports Scholarships and Internships: www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html

    National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ): www.nabj.org/html/studentsvcs.html

    Saul T. Wilson Scholarship (Veterinary):
    www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/animal_health/content/printable_version/saultwilson.pdf

    Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund: www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/sk_v6.cfm

    Presidential Freedom Scholarships: www.nationalservice.org/scholarships/

    Microsoft Scholarship Program http://www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships/minority.asp

    WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search: www.wiredscholar.com/paying/scholarship search/pay  scholarship search.jsp

    Hope Scholarships & Lifetime Credits: www.ed.gov/inits/hope/

    William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students: www.apsanet.org/PS/grants/aspen3.cfm

    Multiple List of Minority Scholarships: gehon.ir.miami.edu/financial-assistance/Scholarship/black.html

    Guaranteed Scholarships: www.guaranteed-scholarships.com

    BOEING scholarships (some HBCU connects): www.boeing.com/companyoffices/educationrelations/scholarships

    Easley National Scholarship Program: www.naas.org/senior.htm

    Maryland Artists Scholarships: www.maef.org

    Historically Black College & University Scholarships: www.iesabroad.org/info/hbcu.htm

    Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students: www.beanactuary.org/minority/scholarships.htm

    International Student Scholarships & Aid Help: www.iefa.org

    Burger King Scholarship Program: www.bkscholars.csfa.org

    Siemens Westinghouse Competition: www.siemens-foundation.org

    GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds: www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html

    CollegeNet's Scholarship Database: mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index

    Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid: www.aflcioorg/scholarships/scholar.htm

    Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel: www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm

    Scholarship & Financial Aid Help: www.blackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm

    Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group)
    http://www.efg.net/link_scholarship.htm



    40) Scholarships and Fellowships 
    http://www.osc.cuny.edu/sep/links.h tml


    41) Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies http://www.paralegals.org/Choice/2000west.htm


    HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world): www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html


    43) Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities
     http://ccmi.uchicago.edu/schl1.html


    44) INROADS internships 
    http://www.inroads.org/


    45) ACT-SO bEURoeOlympics of the Mind 'A Scholarships
    http://www.naacp.org/work/actso/act-so.shtml


    46) Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships
    http://www.baeo.org/options/privatelyfinanced.jsp


    47) ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
    http://www.sciencenet.emory.edu/undergrad/scholarships.html

    50) The Roothbert Scholarship Fund 
    http://www.roothbertfund.org/schol

    Source: http://www.aamu.edu/Admissions/fincialaid/importantinformation/Pages/Scholarships-for-African-Americans.aspx

     

     

     

    OTHER WEBSITES:    
    www.mystudentedge.com - All NKC District seniors registered and have a free account.  See your counselor if you need help!

     


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    MILITARY SCHOLARSHIPS:
    AIRFORCE:                 www.airforce.com  www.afreserve.com & www.afrotc.com 
    ARMY:                          www.goarmy.com
    COAST GUARD:          www.gocoastguard.com  and www.uscg.mil
    MARINES:                    www.marines.com 
    NAVY:                          www.navy.com  and www.navalreserve.com 


     

     

     

    COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP PAGES:                                                                  
    Avila University (Kansas City, MO) Scholarships
    Central Methodist University (Fayette, MO) Scholarships
    College of the Ozarks (Point Lookout, MO)  Scholarships
    Cottey College (Nevada, MO) Scholarships
    Drury University (Springfield, MO) Scholarships
    Harris-Stowe State University (St. Louis, MO) Scholarships
    Johnson County Community College (Overland Park, KS) Scholarships
    Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS) Scholarships
    Lincoln University (Jefferson City, MO) Scholarships
    Maryville University (St. Louis, MO)  Scholarships
    Missouri Southern State University (Joplin, MO)  Scholarships
    Missouri State University (Springfield, MO)  Scholarships 
    Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla, MO) Scholarships
    Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph, MO)  Scholarships 
    Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO)  Scholarships 
    Park University (Parkville, MO)  Scholarships
    Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, KS)   Scholarships
    Rockhurst University (Kansas City, MO)   Scholarships
    Southeast Missouri State University (Cape Girardeau, MO)  Scholarships 
    Stephens College (Columbia, MO)    Scholarships
    Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)   Scholarships 
    University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, MO)  Scholarships
    University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)  Scholarships
    University of Missouri (Columbia, MO)   Scholarships
    University of Missouri Kansas City  (KC, MO)  Scholarships 
    University of Missouri St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)  Scholarships
    William Jewell College  (Liberty, MO)  Scholarships

     

     

     


             These scholarships have expired.
                    Please apply next year!


    January

    Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship 5 Scholarships!
    DEADLINE: January 31, 2017
    Amount: $1,000
    Eligibility: high school seniors or undergraduates in different natural resources areas.
    Application:
    http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship-and-awards/

    Doodle 4 Google Competition
    https://doodles.google.com/d4g/rules.html

    Care Covers Scholarship
    http://www.carcovers.com/resources/scholarship/

    Artificial Grass Recyclers Scholarship
    https://artificialgrassrecyclers.com/scholarship/

    Cumberland Farms Believe and Achieve Scholarship
    https://www.cumberlandfarms.com/company/doing-good/believe-achieve

    Healthcare Leaders Scholarship
    https://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/

    Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship
    http://www.4feldco.com/scholarship/

    Ron Brown Scholarships Program - 10 Awards!
    DEADLINE: January 9th
    Amount: $40,000
    https://www.ronbrown.org

    Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship- 5 Awards!
    DEADLINE: January 15th
    Amount: $5,000
    http://www.gwcf.org/SchlProgram.html

     


    GREATER KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
    In order to apply for these scholarships you’ll have to set up an account. The scholarship application is set up in two steps, starting with the conditional application where students answer a variety of questions about themselves. The system matches them to a list of scholarships they qualify for. Students may then answer a few more questions to apply to those specific opportunities. These are great local scholarships.

     

    February


    KC Associated Equipment Distributors Scholarship - 4 Awards!
    DEADLINE: February 1
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    The Kansas city Associated equipment distributors awards up to four  annual scholarships in the amount of $1000 to up to four full time students. Both men and women, attending a vocational/ technical school, and pursuing a certificate or associates degree in Diesel Mechanics or Heavy equipment repair, are eligible to apply. The recipients will be chosen based on their interest in entering one of these fields of study, upon completion of their certification or associate's degree. Selection is based on the individual’s general aptitude and personal traits that are conducive to success in these fields of study. To remain eligible the recipient must be enrolled full- time starting the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded. Once a student has completed the first year of school, they may reapply for the scholarship for the second year, but must meet all qualifications.

    http://jhs.joplinschools.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_154468/File/KCAED%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf

     



    AWS National Scholarships 
    DEADLINE: February 15th
    AMOUNT: $2,500 
    AWS offers many different welding scholarships for students pursuing a specific degree at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. A list of the scholarships can be found on www.aws.org. 
    Application: https://www.aws.org/foundation/page/national-scholarships

     



    Miller Electric International WorldSkills Competition Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: February 15
    AMOUNT: $10,000 per year Runner Up: $1,000
    Available to those students who have competed in at the National SkillsUSA competition. They must also advance to the AWS Weld Trials competition at the AWS International Welding and Fabrication Exposition and Convention, which is held on a bi-annual basis.
    Application: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/miller-electric-international-world-skills-competition-scholarship-111_165341.aspx

     

     



    Missouri PTA Scholarship
    DEADLINE: February 16
    AMOUNT: $500
    The Missouri Congress of Parents and Teachers awards Teacher Education Scholarships up to $500.00 per year for the purpose of educating students of outstanding ability and sincerity of purpose who will enter the teaching profession.  Students graduating from an accredited Missouri public high school in a district with at least one PTA unit in good standing, and who are pursuing a Missouri State Teaching Credential, may apply for the scholarships.  Scholarships will be awarded based on character, academic record and volunteerism and may also be awarded based on financial status. The scholarship program is restricted to applicants preparing to teach in Missouri public schools.  Applicants must attend a Missouri junior college, college or university.
    Application: See Below for Download: Missouri PTA Scholarship

     

     


    Stephen R. and Dorothy M. Pratt Scholarship
    DEADLINE: February 16
    AMOUNT: $1,500 (renewable for 4 years)
    The students eligible for assistance must meet the following criteria:
    Be a graduating senior from North Kansas City High School;
    Plan on enrolling in college;
    Must have maintained a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale;
    Demonstrate financial need
    To be considered the student is required to attach:
    Current transcript,
    Letter of recommendation,
    FAFSA Student Aid Report, and
    Financial aid award letters, if applicable.
    Awards are renewable for up to a total of 4 years (8 semesters) provided you continue to meet the criteria. To remain eligible you must maintain a GPA of 3.0 during the first year of college and a 3.5 GPA each year after. You must provide your most recent cumulative transcript to the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation after each grading period to release future payments.

    https://gkccf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1238

     


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    2018 Elizabeth Spelman Health Career Scholarship- 12 Awards!
    DEADLINE: February 20th
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    The Elizabeth Spelman health Career Scholarship program was established in 1968 by the late Dr. arch e  spelman in memory of his mother and is today underwritten by the auxiliary and medical staff of Saint Luke’s North Hospital. Dr, Spelman was instrumental in the development of the hospital in Smithville, formerly known as spelman Memorial Hospital, now known as Saint Luke’s North Hospital- Smithville Campus. 12 Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1000 each to be applied towards tuition, fees, and/or books.
    Application:https://www.saintlukeskc.org/sites/default/files/2018-01/2018_SLH_ESHCS_Application.pdf

     



    Missouri Community Service Commission Scholarship- 9th-12th Graders!
    DEADLINE: February 23
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    Missouri Community Service Commission-Monsanto High School Volunteer Community Service Scholarship Award Nomination. Grades 9-12 The Missouri Community Service Commission offers a scholarship for high school students. It is open to students in grades 9-12 that have inspired others through volunteerism. Two students from each grade level at North Town will be forwarded to the Commission for consideration. There are several components to the scholarship. Complete the application and turn it in by February 23, 2018 to be considered.
    Application: See below for the Download: Missouri Community Service Scholarship

     



    MISSOURI DECA SCHOLARSHIPS  
    DUE:  Feb 28, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $1,000 each

    The Foundation for Missouri DECA provides scholarships for members of Missouri DECA who plan to continue their studies in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, entrepreneurship, business administration, or a related field at an accredited two or four year college or university. The official Missouri DECA Scholarship Application must be used to apply for scholarships for which one is eligible. Students are able to apply for multiple scholarships, if eligible. Please review the requirements for each scholarship. Completed applications must be postmarked by February 28, 2018.  All applicants must be graduating seniors.   CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
     

     


    MISSOURI NEA - EDUCATORS RISING SCHOLARSHIP
    ?DUE:  Feb 28, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $500

    This scholarship was established to encourage and support high school students wishing to become teachers.  Applicants must be a Missouri high school senior planning to attend a college with an education or pre-education program to pursue a career in teaching, and a member of the Educator Rising Association. Applicants must be in the top 20% of their class, and if 18, be a registered voter.  CLICK HERE for the application.  CLICK HERE for other NEA Scholarships.
     

     


    SWEET AND SIMPLE SCHOLARSHIP  (for grades 9-12)
    DUE:  Feb 28, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $1,500
    Big things come in small packages.  And now, those simple gifts can really pay off in our Sweet and Simple Scholarship! Think back to a time when you received a special gift that seemed so unassuming yet made such a strong impact in your life. Was it a present you could open in a box or a humble gesture from a stranger?  Your gift will forever be priceless, but our Sweet and Simple Scholarship can help sweeten that present with a $1,500 award towards your college education. So, for those looking for an easy scholarship, keep it simple - sweet and simple.  Applicants must:

    • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
    • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:  "Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it's the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you."  The Sweet and Simple Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around May 31, 2017.   CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

     


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    GREATER KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 
    In order to apply for these scholarships you’ll have to set up an account. The scholarship application is set up in two steps, starting with the conditional application where students answer a variety of questions about themselves. The system matches them to a list of scholarships they qualify for. Students may then answer a few more questions to apply to those specific opportunities. These are great local scholarships.
    https://gkccf.academicworks.com/?page=2

     

     


    Discover Scholarship- 11 Awards
    DEADLINE: End of school year
    AMOUNT: $10,000
    We’re excited to announce the launch of our 2018 scholarship program. This year, entrants have a chance to win $10,000 to help pay for college! High school seniors, current college students and parents are eligible to enter. No essay is required.
    Application: https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS2

     

    March


    AWS Kansas City Section Scholarships 
    DEADLINE: March 1 or May depending on scholarship 
    AMOUNT: $2,000
    Provided to students planning to attend academic institutions located within the Kansas City AWS Section and who reside in those counties. 
    http://sections.aws.org/kcity/scholar.htm

     



    MOACAC Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: March 1 2018
    AMOUNT: $500-$1000
    The Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) is pleased to offer the Braxton Rethwisch scholarship to high school seniors who exhibit a commitment to learning and have demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement. Open to current High School Seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater
    Applicants must be a Missouri resident 
    Applicants must enroll as a full-time student at a MOACAC member postsecondary institution
    Application: https://stlouisgraduates.academicworks.com/opportunities/2287

     



    Assistance League of Kansas City- 20 Awards 
    DEADLINE: March 1
    AMOUNT: $1000
    Assistance League of Kansas City is offering $1000 scholarships to academically promising high school seniors who need financial assistance to attend college, university, or technical school next fall. We are a not-for-profit that has served the unmet needs of children and adults in the Kansas City area for the past 35 years. We are pleased to have the resources to assist worth high school seniors realize their dream of attending a post-secondary school.
    Application:https://wpsd.net/departments/counseling/high-school-counseling/college-career-planning/scholarships-financial-aid/scholarship-applications/612-assistance-league-of-kansas-city-scholarship/file

     



    AABE WILLIAM GRANT PINKARD SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE:  March 1                                                                                                           
    AMOUNT: $1,000-$3,000

    Candidates for an AABE scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:

    • Have, minimally, an overall “B” unweighted academic average (3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale);
    • Be a graduating high school senior who has applied to one or more accredited colleges/universities;
    • Plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector;
    • Be a member of one of a class or group of individuals who has been historically underrepresented in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines, as described above; and
    • Live in one of the following 15 Counties comprising the Kansas City metropolitan area: Jackson, Clay, Platte, Johnson, Buchanan, Cass, Lafayette, Boone in Missouri and Johnson, Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Douglas, Shawnee, Jefferson and Riley in Kansas.

    For application and more information CLICK HERE
     

     

     


    42nd ANNUAL GLENN MILLER SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
    DEADLINE:  March 1
    AMOUNT:  $1,000-$3,000

    Clarinda’s Glenn Miller Birthplace Society is offering scholarships of $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000 to instrumentalists. The vocal scholarships will also be $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000. These scholarships, which are awarded without regard to any other award, may be used for any education-related expense. It is not the purpose of this competition to select Glenn Miller look-alikes or sound-alikes, nor is it limited to pop music performance. Rather, in honoring Glenn, we wish to seek out and assist promising young talents in any field of applied music who may be musical leaders of tomorrow.  Applicants must have submited an audition CD and application postmarked by March 1, 2018.  For more information, and to download an application, please visit the Download Application page under the Scholarship tab.  The scholarship application also includes more information and rules. The 2018 scholarship finalists will be selected by May and can viewed on the Scholarship Finalists page.  For more information or an application contact the  Glenn Miller Birthplace Society, 122 West Clark Street, P.O. Box 61, Clarinda, IA, 51632 U.S.A., Phone: (712) 542-2461, Fax: (712) 542-2868 or Email us at gmbs@glennmiller.org    CLICK HERE for application and more information.

     

     


     
    ?THE AMERICAN LEGION EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE:  March 1
    AMOUNT:  $2,500-$10,000

    Be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of the American Legion squadron.  (OR) Be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member.  Potential applications should also have received the Eagle Scout Award, be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem. Click HERE to download application.  To visit website, click HERE 

     


     
    FRAME MY FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE:  March 1
    AMOUNT:  Three Prizes: Grand Prize-$5,000; 1st Runner-Up-$1,000; 2nd Runner-Up-$500

    The Frame My Future Scholarship Contest is unlike most of the traditional scholarships, there are no essays to write, no grade or academic requirements—it is all about creativity. Students are challenged to create a visual entry, whether it is a photograph, collage, painting, illustration, poem, short story—any single piece that demonstrates what he/she would like to do in their personal and professional life after college. Entrants are asked to follow the theme: This is how I Frame my Future.   For more rules and information about this contest, visit the main contest page: www.framemyfuture.com 

     


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    PEACE SCHOLARSHIPS
    DEADLINE:  March 1
    AMOUNT:  $250-$500

    You are eligible for this Peace Scholarship if both of these apply: 1) You are a high school senior or college freshman at time of application, AND 2) You can provide evidence of leadership and/or personal initiative in activities or in an organization (including volunteer of paid work) relating to peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament, and/or conflict resolution.  Application and more information: http://www.peacescholarships.org/ 
     

     

     

    KC Scholars - 11th graders 
    DEADLINE: March 2
    AMOUNT: $10,000 per year for up to 5 years
    How do you know if you qualify?
    First step, do the FAFSA Forecaster  (you need your parents help with this)
    Here is the powerpoint to help you do this.
    Application: http://www.kcscholars.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2018-Scholarship-Application-FAFSA4caster-Guide-KCS.pdf
     
    If your FAFSA Forecaster is $12,000 EFC or lower you can apply. 
     
    What you need to apply:
    You must have a 2.5 GPA to apply and have the $12,000 EFC mentioned above.

    1. Go to the KC Scholars website   KCscholars.org
    2. Complete the traditional Scholarship essay
    3. Request that 2 people send recommendation letters on your behalf
    4. Upload a transcript (see Mrs. Johnsen to get your transcript)
    5. Upload ACT scores
    6. Sign participation agreement

     The deadline for all materials for the scholarship is March 2, 2018

     

     



    LIBERTY HOSPITAL BSN SCHOLARSHIPS
    DEADLINE: March 2
    AMOUNT:  $2,500 

    New Liberty Hospital District ("Liberty Hospital") and Liberty Hospital Foundation (“Foundation”) may provide nursing scholarships to high school seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher wishing to study nursing full time in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.  The scholarship for a student wishing to earn the Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing will be a one-time, non-renewable award determined each year by the Liberty Hospital Foundation.  The amount and number of scholarships may vary year to year.  In 2018, the award amount will be $2,500.  To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must (1) be, on March 2, 2018, a high school senior that wishes to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, (2) complete and submit a timely formal application and be available to interview with the Selection Committee.  SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FOUND HERE   

     

     


     
    SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: March 2                                                                                                         
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS:
       For students wanting to major in a business related field.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, have at least a 2.75 GPA, applicant must have attended the school of economics as a K-6 student (located in Blue Springs), complete Scholarship application, counselors signature on application, essay.  CLICK HERE for application

     

     

     
    R.B. Doolin Scholarship- 4 Awards! 
    DEADLINE: March 7
    AMOUNT: $750
    The North Kansas City PTA Council greatly appreciates the effort and encouragement you provide in facilitating the R.B. Doolin Scholarships on behalf of your students.  In 2018, two $750 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors at each of the four North Kansas City School District high schools.  In addition, two $750 NKC Lions Club Scholarships are awarded at North Kansas City High School.
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship- 7 Awards!
    DEADLINE: March 9
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    The Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship Fund is designed to encourage college-level study for young people who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of banking. The Willis W. Alexander Scholarship and the John W. Rogers Memorial Scholarship were established to honor the achievements of Missouri bankers and to help prepare the next generation of Missouri banking leaders. Seven one-time $1,000 scholarships are awarded each year. 

    Application here!

     

     


    A.G. BELL ASSOC. FOR THE DEAF & HARD OF HEARING SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: March 9
    AMOUNT:  $2,500-$10,000

    AG Bell is able to offer several scholarships for full-time students who have a pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range, use listening and spoken language, and who are pursuing a bachelors, masters or doctorate (not law or public policy) degree at an accredited mainstream college or university.  Senior applicants must have at least an unweighted 3.25 cumulative GPA.  FOR DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION

     


     
    WOMEN LEGISLATORS OF MISSOURI SCHOLARSHIP 
    DEADLINE: March 9
    AMOUNT:  $500
    Members of the Women Legislators of Missouri will sponsor a scholarship for graduating high school senior girls in Missouri.  We will award eight scholarships, one from each Missouri U.S. Congressional District.  Students who do not follow the instructions or completely fill out the application may be disqualified.   APPLICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION

     



    Midwest Technical Institute & Delta Technical College HS Scholarship Program
    DEADLINE: March 9?
    Midwest Technical Institute and our sister school, Delta Technical College, are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Midwest Technical Institute and Delta Technical College 2018 High School Scholarship Program (MTI and DTC HS Scholarship) for graduating high school seniors. The program will award up to 23 scholarships for various amounts at each of our campus locations. In total, up to 138 students across MTI and DTC’s campus network will receive approximately $804,000 in MTI and DTC scholarship funds.    
    Apply: https://www.midwesttech.edu/admissions/scholarships/mti-dtc-high-school-scholarship/

     


        
    MISSOURI WOMEN'S GOLF EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: March 10
    AMOUNT:  Last year they awarded $13,000 in scholarships to players of all levels!
    A female high school senior living in Missouri who has outstanding golf performance which includes her overall high school record and gold achievements.   Applicants will be required to submit transcripts, application, essays, and letters of recommendation.   For more information and application CLICK HERE

     


    Sue & Bill Woods Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 14
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    Family and friends established this scholarship in memory of Sue and Bill Woods, longtime Northland residents, business owners and supporters of North Kansas City Schools. Sue was a graduate of North Kansas City High School and a strong advocate of public education. She spent countless hours volunteering when her children attended school in the district. Over the years, she generously contributed to the North Kansas City Schools Education Foundation, which holds the funds for the Sue and Bill Woods Scholarship.  
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Finish Strong Scholarship- 2 Awards! 
    DEADLINE: March 14
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    This scholarship, provided by the Darrel Bland Sertoma Club, was established to provide funds to financially disadvantaged students graduating from one of the district’s high schools.  Additionally, applicants should have faced and overcome some adversity to “Finish Strong”.  This scholarship of $1,000 each will be awarded to at least two seniors attending an accredited college or university.  Scholarship funds must be used for the 2018 fall semester and will be paid directly to the college or university of their choice.
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Vicki Baker Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 15
    AMOUNT: $3,000
    The Vicki Baker Scholarship was established to provide college scholarship funds to a financially disadvantaged students, who have overcome adversity and are graduating from one of the district’s high schools.
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Carol L. Stockton Music Education Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 15
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    This $1,000 scholarship was established in memory of Carol Lynn Stockton, a former music teacher for North Kansas City Schools. It provides a scholarship for a student who is graduating or has graduated from the district, and is pursuing a degree in music 
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     

     


    CHARLES E. KRUSE SCHOLARSHIP 
    DEADLINE:  March 15
    AMOUNT:  $1,000

    The Charles E. Kruse Scholarship has been established to honor this outstanding agricultural leader. $1,000 is awarded annually. Application deadline is March 15, 20168. For your convenience: Application may be printed or filled out prior to printing but can not be electronically submitted. Please fax or mail to address indicated on the bottom of the application. Complete the application and return it to Missouri Farm Bureau. Recipients must be Missouri residents and they, their parent(s), or guardians must hold a current Farm Bureau membership in Missouri. They must be a high school senior enrolling in a 4-year college or university with a declared major in an agricultural field and enrolled in the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded. - See more CLICK HERE

     


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    ?MICROSOFT disABILITY SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE:  March 15
    AMOUNT:  $5,000
    The disAbility Scholarship at Microsoft delivers on the mission of Microsoft’s cross disability employee resource group to empower and enable people with disabilities. This scholarship enables high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the technology industry. In addition, we hope to contribute to increasing the pool of persons living with a disability enrolling in higher education and, in the long term, decrease the unemployment bias for this demographic. This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and have a financial need. The amount of this renewable scholarship to be awarded is $5,000 per year, up to $20,000. The scholarship is paid through the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the disAbility Employee Resource Group (ERG) at Microsoft to the recipient’s school’s Financial Aid Office.  CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION AND OTHER DETAILS

     


     
    NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST (grades 9-12)
    DEADLINE:  March 15
    AMOUNT:  up to $2,500
    The 2018 National High School Essay Contest has begun! This is the 19th year of this prestigious contest, which encourages high school students to think about important international issues and learn about one of America's best kept secrets: The United States Foreign Service.  This year, the spotlight about the growing number of refugees and internally displaced persons around the world. The contest challenges students to imagine themselves as a member of the Foreign Service posted to one of four countries that are directly affected by this crisis, and to propose solutions. Click here for more details on the topic.  AFSA welcomes the continuing support of our fantastic contest partners: The United States Institute of Peace, Semester at Sea, and the National Student Leadership Conference. They make possible the fantastic prizes for our winner and runner-up. The winner receives $2,500, a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet the Secretary of State, and full tuition for a Semester at Sea educational voyage. The runner-up receives $1,250 and full tuition for the NSLC's International Diplomacy summer program.  Eligibility for AFSA’s 2018 National High School Essay Contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas. Students may be attending a public, private, or parochial school. Entries from home-schooled students are also accepted. Previous first-place winners and immediate relatives of directors or staff of the AFSA, the U.S. Institute of Peace, National Student Leadership Conference and Semester at Sea are not eligible to participate. Previous honorable mention recipients are eligible to enter.  Contact Perri Green, AFSA’s Awards Coordinator, at green@afsa.org with questions.  CLICK HERE for more information and application details.
     

     

     

    JOY H. BROWNE MUSIC EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP 
    DEADLINE:  March 15                                                                                                          
    AMOUNT:  $500  
    Details:  
    This $500 scholarship was established in memory of Joy Browne, who served as the district’s
    elementary music supervisor from 1971 to 1986. Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in music education.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE

     



    SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS (SAE)
    DEADLINE:  March 15
    AMOUNT:  $1,000-10,000
    DETAILS: Students must major in engineering or a related science such as math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer science, etc.; meet G.P.A. and ACT/SAT requirements and submit supporting information.  There are many scholarships that are offered through this organization. There is one application for the various scholarships, however, students may have to submit additional supporting documents.  More information as well as a list of scholarships are available online at http://students.sae.org/scholarships/freshman/.

     


     
    PLATTE-CLAY COUNTY COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP  
    DEADLINE: March 20                                                                                                           
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    DETAILS:  
    To apply for this scholarship the applicant must be a member or a PCEC member family and permanently reside within PCEC’s service area.  The applicant must be between the ages of 16 and 25 and be accepted or enrolled in a two or four year accredited college or trade school.  The scholarship will be paid directly to the financial aid office of the school in which the applicant is enrolled and credited to the account of the recipient.  Immediate family members of the Platte-Clay employee group, affiliated companies and the Board of Directors are not eligible to participate in the scholarship awards program.  Download Scholarship Application (pdf)   Application requires a digital photo:  please e-mail to mail@pcec.coop noting that it is part of a scholarship application, including full contact information.  For scholarship information click here

     



    Don and Pamela Davison Elementary Education Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 26
    Amount: $2,000

    DETAILS: This scholarship honors Don and Pamela Davison and their lifelong dedication to education. Don served as an elementary and junior high teacher for many years before opening Topping Elementary School as Principal in 1967. He remained there until his retirement in 1989. Pamela was an elementary teacher for both North Kansas City Schools and the Park Hill School District. In 2002, she retired as Park Hill’s Director of Staff Development. This scholarship is available to a North Kansas City Schools graduate who plans to pursue a degree in elementary education. 
    Application: sthscounseling.weebly.com/uploads/5/1/7/9/5179910/nkc_don-_-pamela-davison-elementary-education-scholarship-2018.pdf

     



    Buddie Butterfield Hornet Golf Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: March 26
    AMOUNT: $500
    Members of the North Kansas City High School boys and girls golf teams are eligible to apply for this $500 scholarship established in memory of Buddie Butterfield, a 1951 graduate. 
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     


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    UNICO- Kansas City Chapter Scholarship - Multiple Awards!
    DEADLINE: March 26, 2018
    AMOUNT: 2 $8,000 scholarships
    Multiple smaller scholarships.
    Each year the UNICO- Kansas City Chapter awards scholarships to metropolitan Kansas City area high school seniors. The two major UNICO Scholarships are four- year scholarship totaling $8000 each awarded to graduate of Italian-American heritage who will be attending  college next fall. Last years UNICO- Kansas City Chapter awarded $50,000 to worthy high school seniors. The criteria for selection by the Scholarship Committee is equally weighted between scholastic achievements, community service, and financial need. Additional scholarships will also be awarded. Please visit the UNICO website, www.unicokc.org, for more information.
    Application: UNICO KC Scholarship 

     

     


    Snake Saturday Scholarship- 2 Awards 
    ?DEADLINE: March 29th
    AMOUNT: $2,000
    This scholarship was established for North Kansas City School District students who have shown a unique dedication to community service and volunteerism. The success of the Snake Saturday parade and festival is achieved with the tireless help of many volunteers and organizations. This scholarship hopes to reward those students who have shown similar dedication.
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     

     


    Blair Family Traditions Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 29 2018
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    Established by Libby and Allen Blair, this scholarship will be awarded to a senior who upholds the traditions set by their children – Amy, Catherine and David, proud graduates of North Kansas City High School. Applicants must exemplify leadership and athleticism through participation in school activities and sports, and show a commitment to the community through volunteerism. They also must plan to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia. 
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Woodson Moore Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 30
    AMOUNT: $500
    This memorial scholarship was established by the family, friends and former colleagues of Woodson Moore, an accounting and business teacher at North Kansas City High School. He retired in 1992 following a 32-year teaching career. The scholarship will assist a North Kansas City High School graduate who plans to pursue a degree in business or education at a college or university.
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    NKCHS Class of 1952 Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: March 30
    AMOUNT: $500
    This scholarship was established in grateful appreciation for the outstanding education received by members of the North Kansas City High School Class of 1052. Gifts from ’52 alumni fund the scholarship, which is managed by the North Kansas City Schools education Foundation.
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Chris Bartholomew Scholarship
    ?DEADLINE: March 30th
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    This scholarship was established in memory of Chris, a 2004 graduate of NKCHS. Chris was a young man with many goals, and one of them was to work as a police officer. However, on May 20, 2007, a senseless act not only cut Chris’ hopes and dreams short--- it cut his life short. To learn more about Chris and his family’s search for justice, visit www.chrisbartholomew.com
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     

     



    Construction Team Career Readiness Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: March 30
    AMOUNT: $500
    This scholarship was established to recognize the importance of Career Readiness and the Construction Trade skills needed in the 21st Century. Gifts from architects, engineers, contractors and construction firms having a connection to NKC Schools provide funding for this scholarship, which is managed by the North Kansas City Schools Education Foundation. This scholarship will assist a student who plans to pursue a career in any of the following construction trades: plumber, electrician, mason, ironworker, carpenter, draftsman and HVAC technician.
    Application: http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Cummings Family Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: March 30
    AMOUNT: $500
    This scholarship was established by the family of Dr. Tom Cummings, North Kansas City Schools superintendent from 1995-2009. He also served as assistant superintendent for instruction for 10 years. During his tenure, the district earned national recognition for its cutting-edge curriculum, advanced degree programs, innovative technology and fine arts programs. Music has a special meaning for the Cummings family. Sons Ben and Daniel were members of the Oak Park HS orchestra, and they played in many string quartets over the years. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been in orchestra.
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Janet Stevens Art Education Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 30th
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    This scholarship was established in memory of Janet Stevens, visual arts coordinator for North Kansas City Schools from 1997 through 2009. Janet began her career as an art educator in 1975 and during her career taught at more than half of the district’s elementary schools. She loved teaching art and had a special connection with students in kindergarten and first grade. This scholarship will assist a student who plans to pursue a degree in art education.
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    JoAnne Baker Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: March 30
    AMOUNT: $500
    Jo Anne Baker was an essential part of Oakwood Manor Elementary since its annexation by North Kansas City Schools in 1959. She opened the library, and it’s where her own children went to school. For 34 years, she served as an office clerk. She loved her job and the thousands of young people who attended school there over the decades. This memorial scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of North Kansas City Schools who is also a former student at Oakwood Manor.  
    Application:http://nkcschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships-for-students/nkc-scholarships

     



    Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Kansas City
    DEADLINE: March 30th 2018
    AMOUNT: $2,000
    The scholarship provides financial assistance to students graduating from non-chartered public high schools in Johnson, Leavenworth or Wyandotte Counties in Kansas, and Jackson, Cass, Clay or Platte Counties in Missouri.
    Students eligible for assistance must meet the following:
    - Must be a graduating senior from a non-chartered public high school in Johnson, Leavenworth or Wyandotte Counties in Kansas, and Jackson, Cass, Clay or Platte Counties in Missouri;
    - Must be planning to pursue a degree in the automotive field;
    - Must have a GPA of 2.75 or above and include transcript with online application;
    - Must have participated in community service and have worked during high school; and
    - Must provide one letter of reference with online application.
    Preference will be given to applicants that have demonstrated financial need; a copy of the FAFSA is required with online application.
    Scholarships will be awarded annually and issued in equal payments in August and December. Those students who receive the award will be eligible to re-apply each year.
    A minimum of $2,000 per year. Students may reapply each year.
    Application: https://gkccf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1381

     



    Gladstone Rotary Club Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: March 30th 2018
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    Application: 
    http://www.gladstonerotary.org/page/scholarship
    All applications and supporting documents should be submitted online. 

     

     


    John Michael Memorial Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 30th
    AMOUNT: $1,000
    Given to a student that will attend a community or technical college. All applications and supporting documents should be submitted online. 
    Application: 
    http://www.gladstonerotary.org/page/scholarship

     



    HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
    DEADLINE: March 30th 
    AMOUNT:   $500-$5,000
    In order to qualify for an HSF scholarship, each applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

    • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
    • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
    • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university or graduate school during Fall of a scholarship cycle (year)
    • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
    • Complete FAFSA
    • Complete state Dream Act financial aid application (if applicable)

    For more information and application - CLICK HERE

     


     
    ODENZA MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: March 30th 
    AMOUNT:  $500
    To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Scholarship you must:  A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2017   B) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30, 2016 deadline.   C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award (current HS students are eligible to apply)   D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.   E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada.  All applications must be received by 11:59pm ET on March 30, 2017. No late applications will be reviewed. FOR APPLICATION AND DET

     


     
    GLADSTONE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP 
    DEADLINE: March 30th 
    AMOUNT:  $1,500
    Two scholarships will be awarded for students graduating from a North KC District HS, or St. Pius X HS.   Applicants should be graduating senior (class of 2017),  applicant should plan to attend a 2 or 4 year post-secondary institution or technical school, have at least a 2.75 GPA.  Special consideration will be given to those students with demonstrated community service, work experience, and financial need.   All applications will be returned to the Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce.
    APPLICATION AND INFORMATION SHEET:  GACC INFORMATION SHEET   GACC APPLICATION

     



    Courage Scholarship
    DEADLINE: March 31st 2018
    Since 2016, MCS has awarded over $25,000 to students who demonstrate courage in the face of adversity and who are dedicated to LGBTQ equality and social justice. The application is open to college-bound seniors graduating from Missouri high schools.

    The application is available at Courage-Scholarship.org and is open until March 31, 2018.
    MCS has three categories of awards:

    • Missouri Courage Award (MCA) is for Missouri students who have demonstrated their commitment and show great potential to work for change in their community that advances the lives of LGBTQ people and other social justice causes. 
    • Rural Courage Award (RCA) is intended for students residing in rural Missouri communities who meet the MCA qualifications. Any applicants from Dent County will be given preference in the selection criteria.
    • Trans Courage Award (TCA) is intended for transgender and non-binary students who meet the MCA qualifications. 

    Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $3,000. Missouri Courage Scholarship also performs outreach and application screening for partner organizations. This year, Pride St. Charles and GLSEN of Greater Kansas City are funding scholarships for students from their respective regions based on 2018 MCS applications.

     



    MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE SCHOLARSHIPS 
    DEADLINE: March 31
    AMOUNT:  $1,500

    Four $1,500 scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who will be full-time students in accredited Missouri colleges or universities and who plan to enroll in insurance, risk management or actuarial science courses. In addition, one $2,500 scholarship and five $2,000 scholarships are awarded to college juniors or seniors majoring in insurance or related courses in a Missouri college or university.  "The MIEF scholarships are a great opportunity for Missouri students to help pay for furthering their education,” said Missouri Insurance Director John M. Huff. "With vast insurance career opportunities, I strongly encourage students to apply."   One of the scholarships, the Judy Bish Scholarship Award, is named in memory of a longtime employee of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents. Additionally, the $2,500 C. Lawrence Leggett Scholarship is awarded to a college junior or senior. Leggett was the longest-serving director of the Department of Insurance and was the last Missouri director to serve as president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (1955) until Director Huff was elected as president of the NAIC last year.  Additional instructions and applications for the scholarships are available on MIEF's website.

     



    GREATER KC OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION (GKCOA) SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2017
    AMOUNT: $250

    DETAILS:  Scholarships are available for current high school seniors involved in at least one of the following sports programs: football, volleyball, girls’ basketball, and/or boys’ basketball.  Students must have a 2.50 GPA or higher and intending to enroll in a college, university or technical school. This is a one-time, $250 scholarship.  FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AND DETAILS CLICK HERE

     


     
    LIGHTHOUSE GUILD SCHOLARSHIPS 
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2018
    AMOUNT:  Varies - up to $10,000
    DETAILS: 
     The scholarships help legally blind young adults make a successful transition to college, support their post-graduate education, and facilitate career development.  Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships of up to $10,000. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. Candidates are not required to demonstrate financial need. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION

     


     
     MISSOURI BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION (MBA) SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2018
    AMOUNT:  Varies
    DETAILS: 
     Open to Missouri residents and must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a broadcast or related curriculum, which provides training and expertise applicable to a broadcast operation.  Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA.   Applications must be obtained from a radio or television station.   For more information about the scholarship CLICK HERE

     


     
    ?MO SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL SURVEYORS -ROBERT V. PIRRIE SCHOLARSHIP 
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2018
    AMOUNT: $1,500
    DETAILS:  
     Students interested in going to college to major in land surveying or a related field, candidates should have outstanding scholastic promise, enrollment/and or participation in activities related to the land surveying field (these might include mathematics, topography, drafting, etc).  Applications: http://www.missourisurveyor.org/scholarship.php     

     

        
     
    SEPTAGON CONSTRUCTION SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS:
      The Shareholders and Employees of Septagon Construction Company work each day to uphold a mission statement that includes “leadership in our industry, and service to our community.” Our goal for this $500 scholarship is to encourage and aid students, who have demonstrated leadership and service, in their pursuit of a professional construction-related degree. The following guidelines will govern our scholarship program:   The recipient will be a graduating high school senior, an enrolled, full-time student at a state accredited institution pursuing a degree or certification in one of the following areas of study:

    • Structural Engineering
    • Civil Engineering o Architecture
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Construction Management
    • Construction Technology
    • Construction-related skilled trade

    Applications must include one written recommendation from an instructor and one written recommendation from an employer or school counselor/advisor. Submit only two written recommendations. Applications must include a brief (150-200 word) typed statement describing educational and professional goals. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Preferred consideration will be given to applicants living within Septagon’s business and employment areas. Application materials must be delivered or postmarked by 5 p.m., March 31, 2018. Applications postmarked after the deadline will not be considered. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail before May 1.  Scholarship payments will be sent directly to the university/college to be applied to the student’s account. Payments will be made by Aug. 15.  CLICK HERE FOR SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
     

     


    SUPERPOWER SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $2,500
    DETAILS: 
     Have you ever wondered where you'd go if you could fly around downtown? Or maybe you daydream of secretly taking over the world - to each his own. For all of those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free college money.  Use your imagination and become the superhero, or perhaps supervillain, you've always wanted to be. Would you live a life in a comic book universe or use your powers here in the real world? We want to know how you would use your super powers for good, or bad, even if it was just for the day.  While we can't give you the ability to walk through walls or read minds, our Superpower Scholarship can help increase your brainpower with $2,500 to use towards education.  Applicants must:

    • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
    • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?"  The Superpower Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around June 30, 2018.  CLICK HERE for application and other information.

     


     
    VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 
    DUE:  Mar 31, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS: 
      Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture awards four $500 scholarships annually to students pursuing a degree or appropriate certification in fields related to and supportive of agriculture. This includes, but is not limited to: 1) Heavy Equipment Operations; 2) Electronics; 3) Welding; and 4) Diesel and Farm Machinery Repair.

    • All applicants or their parents or guardians must hold an active Farm Bureau member, must be enrolled as a full time student, must be enrolled for the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded and must be pursuing an associate of applied science degree or certification in a trade related to agriculture as listed above.  

    APPLICATION:  The application may be printed or filled out prior to printing but can not be electronically submitted. ?

     


     
    HAWTHORN BANK SCHOLARSHIP 
    DEADLINE: March 31, 2018                                                                                                           
    AMOUNT:  $1,000

    Applicants must be a senior in high school, have little or no disciplinary actions, must have at least a 3.0 GPA, extra-curricular and community involvement, good grades.  Applicants must plan to attend college and major in business or finance.  Students will be required to write an essay on a subject listed on the application.
    APPLICATION: DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION HERE
    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK HERE

     



    Discover Scholarship- 11 Awards
    DEADLINE: End of school year
    AMOUNT: $10,000
    We’re excited to announce the launch of our 2018 scholarship program. This year, entrants have a chance to win $10,000 to help pay for college! High school seniors, current college students and parents are eligible to enter. No essay is required.
    Application: https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS2

     



    GREATER KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 
    In order to apply for these scholarships you’ll have to set up an account. The scholarship application is set up in two steps, starting with the conditional application where students answer a variety of questions about themselves. The system matches them to a list of scholarships they qualify for. Students may then answer a few more questions to apply to those specific opportunities. These are great local scholarships.
    https://gkccf.academicworks.com/?page=2

     

    April

     


    Missouri Patriot Guard Riders Scholarship 
    DEADLINE: April 1, 2018
    AMOUNT: $2,5000
    The Missouri Patriot Guard Riders Scholarship is being offered to Missouri students who are sons or daughters of those who fall within the following categories: (1) Those who have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responders (police/fire)
    (2) Those honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service
    (3) Those veterans or first responders disabled in the line of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized. This scholarship is a non-renewable award in the amount of $2,500 to one deserving Missouri student to help defray cost at any accredited institution of higher learning, including vocational and business schools. 
    Application:https://www.plattecountyschooldistrict.com/cms/lib/MO01909184/Centricity/Domain/1343/2018%20APPLICATION%20pdf.pdf

     



    WDS Educational Foundation Scholarship
    DEADLINE: April 1, 2018
    AMOUNT: $2,000
    The WdS Educational Foundation works with Kansas City area school counselors to target students that meet the foundation’s scholarship standards, although all students meeting the criteria are welcome to apply. Every application is considered and reviewed personally by the foundation’s board members. Every finalist receives a partial scholarship (a minimum of $500) and the winners of The WdS Educational Foundation Scholarship receive $2,000 a year over the course of four years to be paid directly to the accredited college or university they decide to attend. While reviewing, the founding members are looking for the following criteria: 
    Student is graduating from a Kansas City area high school this academic year. Those schools include, North Kansas City, Ruskin, and Van Horn.
    Student typically has an ACT score of between 19 and 26.
    Student has admirable character and displays academic promise.
    Student plans to attend a postsecondary school directly after graduating from high school.
    Student has a financial need.
    Application: See Below for Download: WDS Foundation Application

     



    GREATER KC SCHOOL LIBRARIANS' EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  April 2, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS: 
      The Greater Kansas City School Librarian’s Association will be awarding two $500 scholarship to a student who plans to become a teacher.  Any graduating senior in the Greater Kansas City Association of School Librarians’ membership area is eligible (Staley HS is a member). Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and intend to enroll in college to earn a degree in education.  Access the application here.  The completed application accompanied by a cover letter, one letter of recommendation from a teacher, a letter of support from your school librarian, and a statement of support from your parent/guardian must be emailed to: annie.nierman@lsr7.net. Please read the application directions carefully.  If you have any questions, please contact:  Annie Nierman, Library Media Specialist, Lee's Summit School District email:  annie.nierman@lsr7.net.  For more information and application details CLICK HERE

     


     
    MISSOURI UNITED METHODIST FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS  
    ?DUE:  April 2, 2018
    AMOUNT: $1,000-$2,000
    ?DETAILS:
      Each year the Missouri United Methodist Foundation offers scholarship awards through several  college scholarship funds.  Applicants should be a resident of Missouri and a member of a United Methodist Church.  Application materials available online:  CLICK HERE for Application

     


     
    PHI DELTA KAPPA PROSPECTIVE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  April 2, 2018
    AMOUNT:  Varies
    DETAILS: 
     The PDK Educational Foundation awards more than 30 scholarships each year to prospective educators who have a connection to PDK by having a family member or teacher who is a PDK member, or through membership in Educators Rising. All scholarships are available under a single application.  Individuals who meet one of the following criteria may apply directly to PDK International through the online application:  

    • High school senior intending to major in education who is a good standing member of Educators Rising
    • High school senior intending to major in education who is the child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing
    • High school senior intending to major in education who has one of his/her reference letters written by a Kappan in good standing
    • An undergraduate member of PDK who is enrolled in a college education program

    Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2018.   Apply Now!

     


     
    BUFFALO SOLDIER CHAPTER ROCKS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  April 6, 2018
    AMOUNT:  1-$500 2-$350

    DETAILS: The Buffalo Soldier Chapter ROCKS, Incorporated is pleased to announce its Annual Scholarship Selection Process. The scholarship committee will evaluate all applicants based on their academic record, extracurricular activities (within the school and community), honors, academic curriculum, financial need, letters of recommendation, and ability to express themselves in written (essay) communications.  To be eligible, high school senior must:
    1) Be a Kansas/Missouri student (school year 2017-18)
    2) Have a GPA of 2.8 or higher
    3) Attend a 4-year university in the Fall 2018
    ?4) Be of good character and standing with their school.
    Students must complete the application package and mail it to Buffalo Soldier Chapter of the ROCKS, Inc P.O. Box 3122, Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027.  In addition to the application, student must submit an official transcript, two letters of recommendation, a 5x7 photo, and a 500-word essay.  DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

     



    I-35 CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP 
    DUE:  April 6, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS: 
      The Association offers 2 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to high school seniors in the 5 county area which includes, Daviess, DeKalb, Clinton, Caldwell and Clay counties.  Applications are due to the SSC no later than Friday, April 6, 2018.
    FOR APPLICATION: Download Application HERE

     



    Clay County Farm Bureau Scholarship
    DEADLINE: April 6, 2018
    AMOUNT: $500
    Applicant must be a Clay County resident; parents must have been Clay County Farm Bureau members at least 3 years.
    ?Application: Please see below for the PDF download.

     



    Darin Martinez Scholarship
    DEADLINE: April 13, 2018
    AMOUNT: $500
    Details: This scholarship honors the memory of Darin Martinez, an English teacher at North Kansas City High School who was loved by both his students and his colleagues. It will assist a graduating senior who shows strength of character, perseverance, a solid work ethic and the ability to give it his/her all, even in the face of adversity. Darin lost his brave battle with squamous cell carcinoma on December 21, 2017. His wife Emily and sons Miles and Max continue to make their home in North Kansas City, close to the school community that meant so much to him. 
    Application: Please see below for PDF: Darin Martinez Scholarship

     



    National Council of Jewish Women: Greater Kansas City Sections
    DEADLINE: April 15, 2018
    AMOUNT: Varies
    The scholarships are available to all seniors in the greater Kansas City area regardless of race, religion or gender. Selections will be based on grades and ACT scores. The applicant must also demonstrate a financial need. These Scholarships are designed to augment the students’ resources, as they are not large enough to pay the entire cost of college. Along with the application, students need to furnish pages 1 and 2 of both parents most recent Federal Income Tax Form 1040.
    ?Application: Please See Below for PDF application under NCJW Kansas City Scholarship.

     

     


    NKC Rotary Club Scholarship: General Scholarship - 6 Awards
    DEADLINEApril 15, 2018
    Amount: Varies
    Details: Seniors from North Kansas City, Winnetonka, and St. Pius X High School are invited to apply for any of the following 4 scholarships (NKC Rotary General Scholarship, Loyd Thrapp Scholarship, Charles and Betty Willhite, and NKC Rotary Environmental Scholarship.). Only one application form will be required, and the NKC Rotary section committee will award the scholarship from the pool of applicants.
    Application: Please see below for Word Document NKC Rotary Scholarship General App

     



    NKC Rotary Club Scholarship: Vocational/ Trades Scholarship
    DEADLINE: April 15, 2018
    Amount: $1,000
    Details: Seniors from North Kansas City, Winnetonka, and St. Pius X High School are invited to apply for the NKC Rotary Scholarship: Vocational/ Trades Scholarship.
    Application: Please See below for the 

     



    KCB BANK SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  April 15, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $500.00
    DETAILS: 
      KCB Bank is committed to supporting local hometown scholars.  KCB Bank encourages entrepreneurship and feels it is an important part of today's environment and development.  They are awarding three scholarships to Northland high school seniors.   Scholarship applications can found here.   For more information visit their website.


     
     
    WOMENS' RETAIL NETWORK (WRN) SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  April 15, 2018
    AMOUNT:  up to $5,000
    DETAILS:  
    Traditional high school students, non-traditional students, and GM dealership employees pursing academic degrees in automotive management, business, and technical certification in automotive education are encouraged to apply. A limited number of scholarships will be awarded for the 2018 academic year in amounts up to $5,000.  To be considered for a GM Women's Retail Network Drive to Succeed Scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria:

    • Must be female
    • Must possess a high school diploma or GED
    • Must be able to verify enrollment at the beginning of the 2018 fall term
    • Must be a citizen of the United States or have the ability to accept permanent employment in the US without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
    • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or non-traditional educational institution that offers formal programs or certifications in automotive retail and/or automotive service;
      (OR)
    • Currently employed at an automotive dealership and enrolled in an educational institution that offers formal programs or certifications that advance your career within automotive retail.

    For application and more information:   www.gmsac.com

     


     
    ?JOSH WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
    DUE:  April 18, 2018
    AMOUNT:  Several $1,000 awards available
    DETAILS:  
    To Provide scholarships to deserving MSP participants that have participated in fastpitch, baseball, and/or basketball and are a high school graduating senior intending to pursue post-high school courses of study at either college/university or other post-secondary educational institution.  Criteria:  Applicant must be a Kansas or Missouri resident;  applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award; applicant must demonstrate “MSP LOVE” in the complete sense (consistent with capacity and circumstances and/or significant improvement/success in scholarship and community involvement, determined through letters of recommendation); must have played in Midwest Sports Productions tournaments before/currently. FOR APPLICATION -  VISIT THE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

     


     
    THE AMERICAN LEGION DEPT. OF MISSOURI SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS 
    DUE:  April 20, 2018                                                                                                      
    AMOUNT:  See below
    DETAILS:  
    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. APPLICATION
    • 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.  APPLICATION
    • 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.  APPLICATION
    • 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.  APPLICATION
    • 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 2015/2016?"  APPLICATION

    All applications and related information can be found here: http://www.missourilegion.org/molegion_019.htm  Direct all questions concerning scholarships to:    Mr. John Buckwalter, Chair,  Education and Scholarship Committee, PH: (660) 627-4713.  Completed applications should be mailed no later than April 20, 2018 to:  The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc.   Attn: Education and Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 179, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0179
     
    2018 Student-View Scholarship Program - 13 Awards!
    DEADLINE: April 22, 2018
    AMOUNT: 1- $4,000 scholarship
    2-$1,000 scholarships
    10- $500 scholarships
    No minimum SAT/ ACT score or GPA. No essay. No lengthy application forms. No application fees. Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May 2018.ARCH CITY GRANITE & MARBLE, INC SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  April 30, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $1,000
    DETAILS:
      Applications for the scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or college freshman from the state of Missouri or Southern Illinois.  This scholarship is a one-time scholarship worth $1,000.   It will be awarded May 30, 2018.  All applications must be submitted electronically.
    APPLICATION:  Click here to access the scholarship application.

     


     
    SYED FARRUKH SHABBIR, MD SCHOLARSHIP 
    DUE:  April 30, 2018
    AMOUNT:  $250-$500
    DETAILS:  
    1st Place $500 Scholarship and 2nd Place $250 Scholarship for a College Bound Graduating Senior in 2018
    Syed Farrukh Shabbir, M.D. was a founding member of the Crescent Peace Society who passed away in 2006 after spending twenty-seven years of his life serving and supporting our community.  In this memory, the Shabbir family founded the Syed Farrukh Shabbir, M.D. Memorial Scholarship through CPS.  The scholarship is awarded to a college bound graduating senior who has written the most compelling essay about the importance of peace and understanding in a pluralistic world.  The 500-word essay contest is open to any graduating senior from a high school located in the greater Kansas City area.  For more information please download a packet here
    The submission deadline is April 30, 2018.  The winners will be announced in May and invited to attend the annual Crescent Peace Society dinner.  For more information, please contact Mahnaz Shabbir at 816.213.2536, Mahnaz@shabbiradvisors.com. FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION AND DETAILS CLICK HERE

     


     
    Discover Scholarship- 11 Awards!
    DEADLINE: End of school year
    AMOUNT: $10,000
    We’re excited to announce the launch of our 2018 scholarship program. This year, entrants have a chance to win $10,000 to help pay for college! High school seniors, current college students and parents are eligible to enter. No essay is required.
    Application: https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS2

     

     


    GREATER KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 
    In order to apply for these scholarships you’ll have to set up an account. The scholarship application is set up in two steps, starting with the conditional application where students answer a variety of questions about themselves. The system matches them to a list of scholarships they qualify for. Students may then answer a few more questions to apply to those specific opportunities. These are great local scholarships.
    https://gkccf.academicworks.com/?page=2

     

     

     

     

     

     

    May





    Giving Hope & Help - Education is Your Passport Program
    DEADLINE: May 10th, 2018
    Giving Hope & Help-Education Is Your Passport Program is a program to provide educational and financial assistance for Pre-K thru Adult College Students. This portion of the program is designed to benefit low income High School Senior Scholars; providing the scholars with necessary tools needed to get to and through college while mentoring life skills for success and
    offering community service opportunities to meet needs and make a difference.
    Qualifications for the Education Is Your Passport Program:
    High School Senior with a GPA of 2.5+ on a 4.0 Scale

    •  Submit a letter of recommendation from High School Counselor, Educational or Community Organization Leader
    •  Submit a letter of acceptance on official letterhead from an accredited college or university. (a clear copy of the letter is acceptable)
    •  Submit Official High school transcript
    •  Submit proof of LOW INCOME-Attach Household W-2 from previous year or Household W-2 Transcript (Transcripts can be requested at: www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript)

                (Low Income Guidelines attached to application-Direct all inquiries to the IRS.)

    •  Submit a 500-1,000 word Essay on a need(s) in your community and how you plan togive back to meet the needs(s) while in college and beyond to make a difference.

    Awarded High School Scholars will receive:

    • A brand new laptop computer to aid in educational success
    • XL Twin Coordinated Bed-in-a Bag Set for the college dormitory
    • Tote of Toiletries and school supplies based on donations
    • Two $500+ financial scholarship awards will be given: The Alexander Sr. & Cleo McCallop Giving Award and the Neoma Spearman Literacy Award.
    • Volunteer opportunities throughout their college career via the Giving Hope & Help organization and partnerships with educational/community organizations.

    The application is in a PDF format and the information can be saved in the document. This
    method is preferred over handwriting. The completed application can be submitted in two ways:

    1. Scan all documentation and email to: donate@givinghopeandhelp.com
    2. Mail to: Giving Hope & Help PO Box 2446-Lee’s Summit, Missouri- 64063                                                 Attn: Education Is Your Passport Program Scholarship Committee  

    http://givinghopeandhelp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/EIYP-Application-2018-fillable.pdf

     

     

     

     

     

    June

    Missouri Patriot Guard Riders Scholarship- 2 Awards!
    DEADLINE: June 1
    AMOUNT: $500 
    Alpha Gamma Sigma at the University of Missouri - Columbia is awarding two $500 scholarships to incoming male students who will be attending the University of Missouri - Columbia, exhibit leadership potential, and academic achievement. One scholarship is for students pursuing a major in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, and the other is for students of any major. Interviews with applicants will be conducted and winners will be announced during the fall 2018 semester. Students do not need to join Alpha Gamma Sigma to be eligible. 
    Application website: http://agsig.org/scholarship/???

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