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 10.3.19

  • SEPTEMBER

    P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) STAR Scholarship
    AMOUNT: $2,500
    DEADLINE: September 1, 2019 - November 1, 2019

    A woman is eligible to be recommended for the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship provided she:

    • Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success
    • Has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year
    • Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada
    • Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation
    • Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter (contact your school counselor for local chapter contact information)

    Visit http://www.peointernational.org/star-eligibility-requirements for more details about the application process.

     

    OCTOBER

    DR. PEPPER TUITION GIVEAWAY

    DEADLINE: October 17, 2019
    AMOUNT: Varies up to $100,000 in tuition

    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).

    Apply Here: https://www.drpeppertuition.com/program-details

     

    HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP 
    AMOUNT: varies at National and State level
    DEADLINE: October 25, 2019

    Apply Here: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/
     

    As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who've faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who've exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, in addition to having critical financial need.

     

    THE COCA COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
    DEADLINE:  Oct 31, 2019 5:00 PM
    AMOUNT:  Varies

    Applicants must be:

    • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or seled DoD schools) who will graduate during the 19-20 academic school year
    • US Citizens, US Nationals, US Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on guidelines utilized by US Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
    • Will receive high school diploma during current academic year
    • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution

    Apply Here: https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/?SFMC_cid=EM206130-&rid=47758906

    GREATER KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

    Visit https://gkccf.academicworks.com/ to create a profile and view local scholarships. Eligibility requirements and application deadlines vary, so make your profile early for maximum scholarship matches. 

     

    NOVEMBER

    BLUE KC SCHOLARSHIP                   .                     
    DEADLINE:  
    November 1, 2019
    AMOUNT:  
    $10,000 each year ($40,000 total)

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) established The Blue KC Scholarship in Honor of Danette K. Wilson in May 2019.

    The $10,000 scholarship will be awarded annually for five years to a student pursuing a business or healthcare degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

    Danette K. Wilson dedicated more than three decades of services to Blue KC, including nearly five years as the company’s first woman President and Chief Executive Officer. Danette is a devoted alumna of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and upon her retirement in May 2019, Blue KC proudly established the scholarship in her name to support future leaders in business and healthcare.

    Blue KC Scholarship Application

    Blue KC Scholarship Flyer

     

    RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS                   .                     
    DEADLINE:  November 1, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $10,000 each year ($40,000 total)

    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.  RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.

    Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline.  Since the Program’s inception in 1996, more than 300 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars.

    Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship MUST be graduating high school seniors at the time of their application. For more on scholarship conditions click here: Ron Brown Scholarship Conditions. The final application deadline is January 9th each year. 

    Apply Here: https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/application-timeline

     

    NORTHLAND KC ELKS - MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP - 5 scholarships awarded
    DUE:  Nov 5, 2019/Nov 15, 2019* See below                                                                                                   
    AMOUNT: $1,000-$4,000
    During the past five years, Elks Local and State Scholarships have been awarded to Northland high school seniors who have attended the following high schools:  North Kansas City, Oak Park, Staley, Winnetonka, Park Hill, Park Hill South, St. Pius, Liberty, and Platte County R-III.  Seniors who apply will be competing for five local scholarships (4 = $1,000 each, 1 = $4,000).  In addition, applicants will also be in the running for 500 national scholarships.  Requirements:  HS Senior, completed application, recommendation and forms.  All applications, information, and materials are on the Elks Foundation Scholarship Page.
    IMPORTANT:  There are two application submissions, one for the NATIONAL Scholarships (submitted online) and one for the LOCAL (mailed or delivered in person).  There are different deadlines for each.  For more information, please download an informational letter from the Northland Elks HERE.
    • Completed online scholarship packets for the NATIONAL scholarships must be be submitted no later than November 5, 2019.
    • To be considered for the LOCAL scholarship assistance, student scholarship packets must be printed and mailed or delivered to the Kansas City Northland Elks Lodge, 7010 North Cherry, Gladstone, MO  64119, by November 15, 2019

     

    BLACK ACHIEVERS OF GREATER KC

    DEADLINE: November 8, 2019
    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 13, 2019
    AMOUNT: Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school

    The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.

    Apply Here: https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/

     

    "WHY DOES EDUCATION MATTER TO YOU" SCHOLARSHIP  Grades 9-12

    DEADLINE:  NOV 30, 2019
    AMOUNT:  $5,000
    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

     

     

    These scholarship deadlines have passed.

    Please apply next year!

    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 
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    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 
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    ?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

    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!

     


    ?
    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 


     

     

     

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