| Aces for Aiden|| April 23rd|| A scholarship in the memory Aiden McVicker. A scholarship for a student interesting in either teaching, or in the medical field.|| Open Application|
|Adams, Mason||April 1st|
Lafayette graduate, GPA of 3.0 or higher, lettered in any varsity level sport; two page essay.
Has participated in high school band.
Alpha Delta Kappa
Be a graduating senior planning a degree in education, rank in the upper 25% of the class, ACT 20, and have participated in a variety of school and community activities.
Parent must be an employee.
Parent must pick up
American Business Women's Association - Pony Express Chapter
| April 15th||For senior girls planning a degree in a professional area. An essay and three letters of recommendation are required|
American Family Insurance Scholarship
|March 21st|| $500 award to one senior ho has been ranked in the top of the class, show leadership and community service. Any senior can apply, one|
student will be chosen to receive money
American Legion - Jack Murphy (Nursing)
Awarded to a student in
|American Legion - Frank|| April 20th|| Family member that is a veteran.||Open Application|
American Legion -
Two award given each year
American Legion -- Erman Taylor
Major in education, financial
American Legion -- Shane Voyles
Based on the individuals financial need, participation in athletics, participation in school activities/clubs, volunteer work, exceptional leadership qualities, high moral standards and extreme patriotism; descendant of veteran
American Legion -- Charles Bacon
Descendant of a veteran or a member of the American Legion family,
Andrew County Extension
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a needy Andrew County resident to continue his/her professional development through enrollment in undergraduate college courses
| Angus Association ||Aug of year entering college|| |
Applicants must have at one time been a National Junior Angus Association member and must currently be a Junior, Regular or Life member of the American Angus Association.
The applicant must be a graduating high school senior or must be enrolled in a junior college, four-year college/university or other accredited institution of higher education for the fall term in which the scholarship is to be awarded. Applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA (accumulative) to be eligible.
| Open Application|
For students who attended Avenue City Elementary school. Must be active in school/community activities
| AXA Achievement || Dec 1st ||Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities|| Online Application|
| AXA Community|| Feb 1st||The details of your outstanding achievement. Read through the online application's essay questions and carefully consider your responses. Be sure to fully capture and articulate what makes your achievement truly outstanding. You may wish to use word processing software to write and edit your responses. If you copy and paste your responses into the appropriate application fields, review the pasted text carefully for any character shifting or replacements that may have occurred. Also, place the cursor into the pasted text to activate the application's character counter function. Essays cannot exceed character limits.|| Online Application|
Attended Lafayette as a junior and senior, 2.75 gpa or higher after 7 semesters.
| Brett Baltezor Memorial Scholarship|| March 30th|| A memorial scholarship in the name of Brett Baltezor. For any student who is seeking a fine art endeavor in college. Does not require a major in music or drama, just participation in the fine arts during their college years.|| Open Application|
Barton, Elmer Scholarship
Student must be a graduating senior from a St. Joseph Public School, minimum GPA of 2.0,
Belcher (School Board Association)
Each school district may choose one senior to enter the $1000 scholarship competition based on academics, need, essay and extra-curricular activities.
Best Buy Online
Demonstrate academic achievements, volunteer efforts and work experience
Blakley, Jim Memorial Scholarship
Going into the field of education, 3.0 GPA or higher, lettered in either football, volleyball, basketball or track & served on student council.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black or African American and current high
| Buick Achievers|| Feb 28th|| || Go to website to apply|
Burger King Scholarship
High school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. Not available on their website until November 15th.
Employees of Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad children.
Campbell, Hubert Charitable Trust
Scholarship available to graduating high school senior interested in pursuing a career in engineering, medicine, mathematics education or science education. Must have a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), have a minimum composite score of 26 on the ACT with a sub score of 25 or better in math and 25 or better in English.
Carter, Bill LGBT
This scholarship is open to LGBT youth and the children of LGBT parents, residing in certain counties at the time of application: Missouri Counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Harrison, Holt, Nodaway, Platte and Worth; Kansas Counties of Atchison, Brown and Doniphan. Enrolled in a trade or technical school.
Chapin Memorial MS
Nov 1-April 30th
Recipients will be chosen on the basis of financial need, academic standing and the impact with which multiple sclerosis has affected their lives
Must be a high school student 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.
Rank in upper 5% of class, score at approx. 90th percentile (national norms) on ACT or SAT, demonstrate financial need
Collins, Earl (Kiwanis)
Applicant must score at least 23 on the American College Test (ACT) Achievement, Volunteerism, Honors, financial need.
CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
Preference for this award will be given to a student seeking a career in construction from either Savannah High, or a St. Joseph school. Selection will be made by a committee made up of the Building & Trades Instructor, an Administrator, counselor and a member of the Consolver family or their designate
Cooper, Jerre Scholarship
Awarded to student who is planning a major in elementary education.
Based on the student's achievements as well as extracurricular activities and community participation while exhibiting high moral and ethical standards
Daughters of the American Revolution
Participating in average of 3.0 or higher and has demonstrated the qualities of patriotism, leadership, and love of country. A citizen of the United States of America and a resident of Missouri.
15 different scholarships
Delta Kappa Gamma
For a senior girl who is planning a major in education, graduating in the top 25% of class, has financial need and been involved in school and community activities
GBLT -- Beginning in 2007, the Endowment will award at least one 4-year scholarship of up to $10,000
Discover Scholarship Program
Any current high school junior who: Has at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale for 9th and 10th grades Demonstrates accomplishments in community service and leadership and has faced a significant roadblock or challenge Up to 10
Most Valuable Student - Community service, leadership, employment, financial need, US citizen.
|ESA||Variety|| This is a website that shows several different scholarships for Missouri residents. Qualifications are shown on the website, along with amounts.|| Go to Website|
Fairview Women's Golf
Scholarship from Fairview
Farm Bureau Agriculture
Students from Buchanan
Applicant must be majoring in, or intend to major in, one of the following areas of journalism at an accredited institution: news reporting (print or broadcast), news editing, news photography, magazine publishing, journalism education, community news, online news reporting, or any other area in which the main purpose of the curriculum is to train students in the dissemination of news and publishing.
Major m agriculture, environmental studies, animal science, or other related agronomy and engineering fields at a two- or four- year college, trade school, technical institute or other post-secondary education program
This scholarship was established to benefit the children, step-children and grandchildren of an auxiliary member, or member firefighter of the St. Joseph Firefighters Local #77 (active or retired), or an active Auxiliary member, themselves. $250 scholarship amount
| Fraternal Order of Police - Local Lodge 3|
Child or stepchild of an FOP member.
| Fraternal Order of Police - State Level|| April 1st||Child or stepchild of an FOP member.|| Open Application|
The 2012 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) scholarship application is now available. GMS will select 1,000 talented students to receive a good -through -graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.
An applicant must be a son or daughter or grandchild of a full-time (at least 30 hours per week) employee of a Consumer Specialty Products Association member company in good standing at the time the award is granted. The award is open to all graduating high school seniors or honorably discharged men and women who entered the military immediately following high school.
Grace (William & Ann) Scholarship
Financial need and academic achievement.
Hart, Michael Jr. Memorial
2.5 GPA or higher and must
Involved with student
For seniors who attended Headstart as a child in Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton or DeKalb county, $500 scholarship
Full-time employee or the spouse, son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a current full-time employee of a REMSA member company
| Hillyard Technical All Scholarships || March 30th || All Scholarships are describe on the attached application|| Open Application|
100 hours of community
Hispanic College Fund Scholarship
Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident residing in the 50 states or Puerto Rico.
Demonstrated integrity and
Huff, Christopher Memorial
Involved in school activities, at least a 2.75 gpa
Jackson, Lois (Eastern Star)
A member of a Masonic Youth Organization known as The Order of DeMolay, International Order of Job's Daughters, The Order of Rainbow for Girls, or a son or daughter of a member of The Order of the Eastern Star up to the age of 21.
JCI Senate Foundation
Academic record, scholastic achievement, leadership, community service and citizenship, character, and
Member of JROTC
Kappa Delta Chi
High school GPA of 2.75 or higher, enroll at a public, in-state college/university, pursue a bachelor’s degree, be a US citizen. See website for online application
Kids Chance Program of
This scholarship is available to children of workers who were seriously injured or died in a work-related accident covered and compensated by workers' compensation. A serious injury is one that led to a paid settlement or judicial award and is verified with information from the Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation.
For senior who are planning to attend college and are still in need of finances. Application is detailed and will require a copy of the last two years of parents and your own tax statements Amounts range from $400 to $2500
King, Martin Luther
Students who have made a positive difference in our community through service. Must be nominated by a ACA member (Am Correctional Association).
For students who plan a degree in ministry or desire to study for full-time Christian education,
Established by Dr. Paul Knepper in memory of his mother, Betty Knepper to a graduating senior of a public St. Joseph school who will be majoring in a medical field. Applicants must have a 20 ACT or higher, rank in the top 25% of their high school class
|Knights of Columbus || February 15th|| Four (4) LUKE E. HART MEMORIAL Scholarships. The recipients MUST attend one of the branches of the University of Missouri - Columbia, St. Louis, Rolla, or Kansas City. If fewer than four qualified applicants apply, then these scholarships may be awarded as specified for Missouri State Scholarships.|
Three (3) MISSOURI STATE Scholarships. The recipients may attend any accredited University, College, or Technical School; beyond High School Level.
To be eligible for the Hart and Missouri State scholarships, the applicant MUST be:
A member of the Knights of Columbus; OR The son, daughter, or wife of a member of the Knights of Columbus; OR The son, daughter, or wife of a deceased member of the Knights of Columbus; OR A Squire or Columbus Girl in good standing, attested to by the Chief Counselor and GK; OR A minor child whose LEGAL GUARDIAN is a member of the Knights of Columbus.
| Open Application|
|Knights of Columbus (more) ||February 15th|| One (1) CARDINAL BERNARD F. LAW Scholarship. The recipient may attend any accredited seminary of their choice studying for a vocation to the religious life.|
Two (2) VOCATION Scholarships. The recipients may attend any accredited seminary or college of their choice to study for a vocation to the religious life. If no applications are received from applicants desiring to study for a vocation to the priesthood or to serve in a religious community, then these scholarships may be awarded to other applicants with preference given to those attending Catholic institutions.
One (1) Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship. The recipient must be a member of a Ladies Auxiliary of a Council or Assembly within the State of Missouri.
| Open Application|
GBLT and Community involvement
LEAP Accounting Scholarship
The Educational Foundation of the Missouri Society of CPAs (MSCPA) provides scholarships so high-achieving students have the opportunity to pursue fulfilling careers as CPAs.
Liebling Grant Scholarship
This Trust is intended to assist graduates of such accredited St. Joseph Public High Schools for the purposes of financing and furthering their post-secondary education at accredited college, universities and vocational schools. Financial need and will continue post secondary ed at colleges, universities or tech schools may apply. Children of St. Joseph public or private
Established by Robert F. Limle to recognize a graduating senior from LHS who desires to pursue a degree in the area of nursing
Submit a letter stating your intentions of why you believe you should receive this scholarship, list activities you have participated in during high school and where you plan to attend college, what major you will have.
| Lions Baseball Field|| April 13th|| A $200 scholarship for one male and one female that have participated in the Lafayette baseball program and Lafayette softball program.|| Open Application|
|Scott Marriott Memorial Scholarship|| April 30th|| Two $500 scholarships will be awarded. One for a Lafayette football player and one for an education major.|| Open Application|
Student Council leadership
3.0 on an unweighted scale. Available to students who show financial need. Does require an essay and financial information
This Trust is founded by, operated under the auspices of or closely related to some establishment church. Priority is directed to be given to residents of St. Joseph, Missouri only after all the requirements of qualified applicants residing in St. Joseph are satisfied. St. Joseph students who plan on pursuing a medical career, demonstrate financial need, and have a strong GPA and ACT score. Students attending MWSU will be given preference. Children of St. Joseph public or private school employees, and children of US Bank employees are NOT Eligible
|Coach Meinert Memorial Scholarship|| April 27th|| A senior that has maintained a 2.5 gpa, participated in at least one high school sponsored sport or sanctioned extra-curricular activity for a minimum of two years and who has demonstrated exceptional character and sportsmanship during his/her high school career.|| Open Application|
Training for emergency medical
Mic o Say (Newman)
The applicant may be any Camp Geiger Tribesman of Mic-O-Say who is currently active in the program and registered with the Boy Scouts of America. The applicant must be planning to pursue a formal program of higher education. For more information please visit their website.
The Midwest Artist association would like to invite area high school seniors to apply for the
Military Children Program
Scholarships for Military Children Program was created to recognize the contributions by military families to the readiness of the fighting force and celebrate the role of the commissary in the military community.
|Milk|| March 19||To apply for this scholarship, students must fill out and submit the application. As part of the application, students will be asked to write a 250 word essay on a subject of the sponsor’s choice. Winners in each region will be notified in May, and will be invited to an awards ceremony and induction to the Milk House Hall of Fame at the end of June.|| Online application|
Missouri Bankers Foundation
The Missouri Bankers Foundation solicits and manages investments and distributes funds to support continuing education for Missouri bankers and those preparing for a career in the banking industry. All contributions are deductible as allowed by law.
Recommended by a Missouri
The applicant must have a current and a cumulative minimum grade point average of 2.5 to be eligible for the scholarship. The applicant must submit a transcript along with the application. The applicant must submit a 50 word essay telling why they would like the scholarship.
| Missouri Insurance|| March 31st|| MUST BE INTERESTED IN AN INSURANCE CAREER............Must be a Missouri resident, enrolling as a full time freshmen student in the coming academic year; must demonstrate scholarship. Need a typed application, letter of application addressed to the committee, letter of recommendation and a transcript.|| Open Application|
$500 scholarship for one senior who plans a degree in education. Based on character, scholastic record, aptitude for teaching, sincerity and financial need.
You must take the ACT (or SAT) test by Oct. 22, and receive a score of 30 or better
Missouri Sheriffs' Association
Applicants must be in good standing with his/her school must have a good reference from his/her school counselor. Applicants need to demonstrate financial nee, applicants are required to have a 2.0 GPA or greater, applicants should be active in extra-curricular activities
Missouri State Board of Education
Please see application for
Missouri Teacher Education
Major in education
Missouri Western Art
Submit art portfolio
Missouri Western Automatic Scholarships
Must complete application online and print off one stop page showing application completed.
Missouri Western Golden Griffin
A composite ACT score of 27 or above; ranking in the top 10% of the high school class or an overall GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) for all high school coursework; and evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities and community service
Missouri Western Sunrise Optimist
Missouri Women's Golf
The scholarship is open to all students with a 3.0 or better GPA. Applicants are required to write a one-page essay. JROTC.
| Morgan, William D. || March 1st|| |
This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating St. Joseph School District student to attend a
college or university of his/her choice. The scholarship is open to all students with a 3.0 or better GPA.
Applicants are required to write a one-page essay. To apply for this scholarship, complete the application
form and attach a one-page essay about your most significant accomplishment and how that relates to
your career plans.
| Open Application|
MSPE Northwest Chapter (Engineering)
This scholarship is provided for graduating high school seniors who have an interest in engineering.
Rank in upper 25% of class
MU Automatic Scholarships
Must fill out and print out online application to turn in to us.
|MU Freshmen Business || Dec 1st||Students attending MU majoring in business.|| Online application|
Seeking a business degree
MU Sam Walton
Awarded to student who are planning to attend the University of Missouri - Columbia and major in finance, management or marketing. Must show academic achievement and financial need.
NAACP membership required.
National Federation of the Blind
For students who are
The National President's scholarships are awarded to children of veterans who serve in the Armed Forces during the eligibility dates for The American Legion. One $2,500 scholarship, one $2,000 scholarship, and one $1,500 in scholarship money will be awarded in each division.
North American Savings Bank
We are offering a scholarship to a High School senior who meets the following guidelines. This student should be a promising student who otherwise would not be able to afford a college education, but has the desire and potential to better himself/herself.
Involved in school activities, at least a 3.0 gpa, going into business
Any Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent that is a member of NWMASA is eligible to nominate their son or daughter (step son or step daughter) for this scholarship if they are planning to further their future
Northwest Missouri State University Accounting
Awarded to two first semester freshmen majoring in accounting who will be attending Northwest as full-time students
Northwest Missouri State University Booth
Majoring in business
Northwest Missouri State University Brown, Everett
Awarded annually to the son or daughter of a teacher of administrator for NW District of MSTA for attendance at NWMSU. Preference will be given to those ranked in the top 1/3 of the class.
Northwest Missouri State University Teacher
Must graduate with a degree in education or the scholarship is considered a loan.
18 weeks of residency at
Member of a veteran's family, pursuing a degree in nursing.
Paul Memorial Trust Scholarship
For seniors who plan a degree in the medical field, this includes, physical therapy, medicine, nursing, chiropractic, radiology, etc. It is renewable for four years. Your parents may not be employees of US BANK or school district
Exhibits excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success. Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0
Phi Delta Kappa
Based on ACT score, class rank, one letter of recommendation, and three 100 word essays. Future
Pirrie, Robert V –
Majoring in land surveying
Portman, Pat - Memorial
Participated in at least one high school sponsored sport per academic year and who has demonstrated good citizenship during his/her high school career
ACT of 20 and a 3.0 gpa,
Describe an individual's community service activity or an individual's significant leadership in a group activity that has taken place during the previous year. Be completed and submitted to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by November 1, and be certified by the principal of a middle level or high school or the head of an officially designated local organization. These individuals should review
PTA Character and Spiritual Leader
The St. Joseph PTA Council established this scholarship. The amount of this scholarship is $500.00. This scholarship is for a one-year term to the student. You must be a graduating senior in SJSD, member of your high school PTSA for 2011-12, have a 2.0 GPA,
For students who are members of PTSA, who show financial need and have been active in Lafayette
|Ronald Reagan Foundation Scholarship|| Jan 11th|| Reagan Foundation Scholars candidates must: |
•demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, at home, at the workplace, and within the community;
•be nominated by an eligible community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization;
•be recommended by an authority figure, such as a student activity advisor, community service coordinator, coach, employer, teacher, counselor or religious leader;
•demonstrate strong academic performance (3.0 or greater GPA or equivalent);
•demonstrate financial need;
•be a citizen of the United States of America;
•graduate from high school in Winter 2011 or Spring 2012; and
•use scholarship funds for student tuition, room, and board while pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited U.S. college or university in Fall 2012.
| Online Application|
One student from each high school chosen to receive a $1000 scholarship to be used at a Missouri college/university. Students should
Through generous contributions from various individuals, corporations and universities, SAE International is proud to award scholarship money to both undergraduate and graduate
Saint Joseph Soccer
Been a member of the youth
Students must plan to attend college in MO, have at least
Awarded to a student who is planning to go into the field business or related field, requires an autobiography and a letter of recommendation. Amount - $500
| Sertoma - Eastside || Students interested in audiology. || See Mrs. Benitz|
Soil & Water
The Soil and Water Conservation Society has three opportunities at the international level for scholarships. Many other opportunities for scholarships are available through individual chapters and information for those scholarships can be found on the individual chapter websites.
Degree in music, 2.75 gpa
Steven, Cecile Scholarship 2013
A trust fund set up to assist students who have financial need.
Above a 3.0 GPA and lots of community or school service. An essay is required.
Tip Top Tux
No specific requirements.
University of Missouri Kansas City Bloch (business)
Seeking a degree in business.
University of Missouri Kansas
Seeking a degree in music or music education.
University of Missouri
University of Missouri Kansas Competitive Scholarships
US Bank Scholarship
High school seniors planning to enroll or a current college freshmen, sophomore or junior at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program.
For students who have a
Recipients will be St. Joseph students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and ACT of at least 20. Student must show some financial need.
Administered by the Walmart
|If you’ve maintained at least a B average, if you participate in at least one sport, if you are a leader in your community and role model at your school, and have met our student eligibility requirements, then you’ve got what it takes to be a Wendy’s High School Heisman|| |
Student should rank in top
Parent working at Wire Rope.