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    Last Updated 10.27.20



  •  *Scholarships below are posted by due date*

     

    SHOUT IT OUT SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
    AMOUNT:  $1,500
    DETAILS:  Have something on your mind?  Let it out, or better yet SHOUT it out.  Give your thoughts a voice and earn free college money at the same time. Our Shout It Out Scholarship committee wants to know what you have to say.  Whether it's a message for the world or just a quick "hi mom," this is your opportunity to speak up and win money for college.  We're listening!  Let your keyboard be your megaphone, and shout out your message.  This unique scholarship gives you the platform to speak up - and cash in.  The "loudest" applicant will receive the $1,500 Shout It Out Scholarship reward. 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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online written response to the question:
    "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?" (250 words or less).  The Shout It Out Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around December 30, 2020.
    APPLICATION:  CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

    ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: OCTOBER 31, 2020
    AMOUNT:  $2,000
    DETAILS:  Did binge-re-watching "The Walking Dead" get you thinking about what you’d do if the streets were filled with flesh-eating zombies?  Maybe you've envisioned your own post-apocalyptic world overrun with the living dead, forcing you to come up with a zombie survival plan — and quick!  Hone your survival tactics and imagine what your school or college campus might be like in a zombie apocalypse.  Our Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship committee wants to know your plan to avoid the zombies, where you’d hide, and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive. We're giving one successful survivor $2,000 towards his or her college education. Do you think you have what it takes to make the cut?
    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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online written response to the question:
    "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less)
    The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around January 31, 2021.
    APPLICATION:  CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

     

     

    NORTHLAND ELKS LODGE LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: NOVEMBER 15, 2020
    AMOUNT: One $4,000 scholarship & five $1,000 scholarships
    DETAILS: CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION

     

    ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: NOVEMBER 15, 2020
    AMOUNT: RANGING FROM $1,000 PER YEAR TO $12,500 PER YEAR
    DETAILS: The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.

    • Male and female students compete separately.
    • Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
    • The Chicago office of the Elks National Foundation will announce the 500 national winners in late April, 2021. (Many local Lodges, districts and state Elks associations award their own scholarships through this program. These scholarships are not to be confused with the 500 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships.)

    APPLICATION: CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION



    EDUCATION MATTERS SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: NOVEMBER 30, 2020
    AMOUNT:  $5,000
    DETAILS:  As a scholarship seeker, you're probably already well-aware of the importance of an education.  But, what about the naysayers?  Have you come across someone who's tried to talk you out of college, saying that it's not worth it?  While continuing your education takes time, and money, there's a certain value that everyone is hoping to achieve.  Our Education Matters Scholarship is giving you the chance to state why education matters.  Why does education matter to you? What is the value you hope to receive from college? What would you do to convince the college cynics?  Speaking up for education could lead to helping you pay for your own. One applicant will be awarded our $5,000 Education Matters Scholarship.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 2026) 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 Education Matters Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around February 28, 2021.
    APPLICATION:  CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

     

    JOHN T. BELCHER SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE: DECEMBER 1, 2020 – TO YOUR COUNSELOR
    AMOUNT:  $500 (School Winner), $1,000 (Regional Winner), $1,500 (State Winner)
    DETAILS:   The John T. Belcher scholarship is presented on behalf of the Missouri School Board’s Association. They would like to recognize students based on academic performance, extra-curricular activities, leadership and the quality of the essay. Completed applications should be given to your counselor no later than December 1, 2020.

    APPLICATION: CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

     

    WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship
    DUE:  Dec 31, 2020                         
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS:   For female high school students who are interested in a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
    APPLICATION:  CLICK HERE For more information and to apply.  

     

    MISSOURI STATE SOCIETY DAUGHTER OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION (MSSDAR) SCHOLARSHIPS
    DUE:  Jan 1, 2021
    AMOUNT:  Varies (see below)
    DETAILS:  Below is a listing of scholarships which are offered by the Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution. 

    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. Dorothy Poikert Memorial Scholarship - A one-time preferred amount of $500.00 is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in business.
    4. Roberta Casteel 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.

    All applications due to the State Chair postmarked no later than Jan 1, 2021.  Application and information for the above scholarships can be accessed at MSSDAR website

     

    KELLY LUTZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Early January, 2020
    ​AMOUNT:  $1,500-$6,000

    DETAILS:   High school senior planning to attend college who have lost at least one parent (biological or non) to
    cancer, have an interest in education, arts, environment, math, or science; show service involvement in the
    community, church, school, or other non-curricular activity; and demonstrate financial need. Visit for more information:   https://www.kllscholarshipfund.org.

    CLICK HERE for application.

     

    GILBERT BALDERRAMA MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Jan 15, 2021
    AMOUNT:  Unknown
    DETAILS:
      Applicant must be a minority high school senior in a Missouri Public High School who has been accepted to college.  As an attachment, please answer the following question: “Why do you think you deserve to be awarded the scholarship?”  As attachments, include one recent letter of recommendation from either (an) administrator/counselor/teacher or other non-relative.
    APPLICATION: For application and more information CLICK HERE

    SevenDays Essay Competition
    DUE:  Jan 21, 2021
    ​AMOUNT:  $1,000

    DETAILS:   The SevenDays Essay Competition is open to high school seniors who have shown leadership in their communities by creating and/or managing service projects that spread ripples of kindness. Seniors are asked to write an essay describing their projects and provide photos or short videos. Each year, SevenDays awards five $1,000 scholarships.

    APPLICATION:  For more information and to apply, visit the WEBSITE.

     

    MISSOURI JCI SENATE SCHOLARSHIPS
    DUE:  Jan 24, 2021
    ​AMOUNT:  $1,000

    DETAILS:   Each year $1,000 grants will be awarded to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens graduating from U.S. accredited schools, and plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually will be at the discretion of the United States JCI Senate Foundation. They must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study.  The Missouri JCI Senate scholarships are highly selective based on not only academics but also special emphasis for demonstrating leadership aptitude for the future.  
    APPLICATION:  For more information and to apply, visit the WEBSITE.

     


    GREATER KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/GREATER HORIZONS SCHOLARSHIPS
    DUE:  Due dates vary, starting Feb 1, 2021
    AMOUNT:  Various Amounts Available 
    DETAILS: 
      We are excited to announce that the ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP PORTAL will be available Class of 2021 Seniors starting in December.  We encourage students to research these scholarship opportunities, bookmark relevant scholarships and apply online at gkccf.academicworks.com starting in December 2020.  Deadlines vary, and start as early as February 1 Questions?  Contact scholarships@growyourgiving.org or 816.627.3436.

    MISSOURI DECA SCHOLARSHIPS
    DUE:  Feb 1, 2021
    AMOUNT:  $1,000 each
    DETAILS:   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.  
    APPLICATION:  CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION Completed applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2020.  All applicants must be graduating seniors.  

    MISSOURI FBLA SCHOLARSHIPS
    DUE:  Feb 1, 2021
    AMOUNT:  Varies
    DETAILS:  
    Missouri FBLA is pleased to offer scholarships that reward students for not only their academic achievement but also for their involvement in FBLA activities. While the number and the amount may change, the following scholarships are available to outstanding business students who will attend or currently attend a Missouri college or university:  Eligibility requirements and information about the application process can be found on the application form. One application will be used for the following scholarships:

    • JoAnne Newcomer Scholarship
    • Charles A. Newman Scholarship
    • Other scholarships, as available

    Applications are due in the state office by February 1 of each year. Visit the website for more information.

    MISSOURI CONSERVATION AGENTS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Feb 1, 2021
    AMOUNT:  $500
    DETAILS:  Open to Missouri residents pursuing a degree in biology, wildlife management, forestry, fisheries, ecology, agriculture, criminal justice, or a field of study closely related to the preceding subjects.  GPA of at least a 2.5 or higher.  
    APPLICATION:  For application and more information click here

    ZETA ETA NU CIVIC SCHOLARSHIP
    DUE:  Feb 27, 2021
    AMOUNT:  $500.00
    DETAILS:  
    Zeta Eta Nu, a local service sorority, is once again offering a scholarship this year to a local female high school graduate. 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.  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 27, 2021.  Application, transcript and letters of recommendation are to be mailed together in a single packet.  If you have any questions, please contact Cathy Langjahr at 816-868-5228 or csmitty721@sbcglobal.net.   
    APPLICATION:  Application form can be downloaded HERE.

     

    MCC Wolves Scholarship
    DUE:  April 1, 2021
    ​AMOUNT:  Up to $1,500

    DETAILS: Metropolitan Community College has a proud history of promoting excellence in education. The MCC Wolves

    Scholarship is designed to help achieve that goal by recognizing students who demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary for entering higher education.

    General Eligibility:

    • Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of the 27 public high schools in the MCC in-districtservice
    • The high school counselor(s) must recommend the applicant to One recommendation per highschool will be accepted.
    • Applicant must demonstrate college
    • Applicant must be admitted to MCC as a regular degree or certificate seeking
    • Applicant must be a S. citizen or permanent resident.

    Scholarship:

    • Scholarship will be awarded up to $1,500.
    • Must be used for the Fall ($750) and Spring ($750) semesters immediately following the student’s highschool
    • Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, fees and educationally related books and
    • Funds are non-refundable and non-renewable. Funds are applied before Federal Grants (Pell andSEOG) and after all other non-loan funding (i.e., A+, MCC foundation scholarships, externalscholarships, third party, ).
    • Selected students are required to enroll as a full-time
    • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic

     

    CLICK HERE for application materials!