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2018-2019 Scholarship Applications Online
*For use only by Lafayette High School students. Forms may change during the school year. If the form changes after the students have turned in their scholarship project to the College 101 instructors, the instructors will contact the students who have turned in scholarships to them and help them change the information over to the new form. If this site is used outside of College 101 -- please check back on the website before submitting your scholarship to see if the form has changed.
Scholarship Due Date Description Link Aces for Aiden April 23rd A scholarship in honor of Aiden McVicker. A scholarship for a student interesting in either teaching, or in the medical field. Open Application Adams, Mason March 15thLafayette graduate, GPA of 3.0 or higher, lettered in any varsity level sport; two page essay. Lafayette students only. Open Application
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 application at Altec.
American Legion -
Jack Murphy (Nursing)
Awarded to a student in
training for a degree in nursing, and a dependent of a veteran of the US military branch. Must graduate in top 40% of class and have a 2.0 average in college courses.
Open Application American Legion - Frank April 20th Family member that is a veteran. Open Application
American Legion -
Two award given each year
to a boy or girl who has attended a full session of Boys/Girls State or Cadet Patrol Academy. Must be a dependent of a veteran of US military branch.
American Legion -
Major in education, financial need, descendant of a veteran.
American Legion -
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 -
Descendant of a veteran or a member of the American Legion family.
For students who attended Avenue City Elementary school. Must be active in school/community activities.
Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
Attended Lafayette as a junior and senior, 2.75 gpa or higher after 7 semesters. Lafayette students only.
Brett Baltezor Memorial Scholarship
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.
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. Do no fill this out unless you are instructed to do so.
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.
Students must share their involvement in school and community, have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and have been involved with Lafayette athletics.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black or African American and current high school seniors at the time of their application.
Burger King Scholarship
High school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. Apply Online
Disadvantaged students. Open Application
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. Open Application
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. Apply Online
The Cotillion for Achievement is a Scholastic Benefit Organization formed for the purpose of recognizing and awarding collegiate/post secondary scholarships to outstanding high school seniors attending school in Andrew and Buchanan Counties. These scholarships are based on the student's achievements as well as extracurricular activities and community participation while exhibiting high moral and ethical standards. Twenty final candidates will be chosen from among the applicants with an equal number of males and females. From this group of finalists, one young man and one young woman will each receive a $1,800 scholarship. Each remaining finalist will receive a $700 scholarship. Open Application - pdf
Daughters of the American Revolution - State
See qualifiers on website.
Daughters of the American Revolution - JROTC
Must be participating in JROTC, 3.0 or higher, demonstrated the qualities of patriotism, leadership, and love of country. A citizen of the U.S. and recommended by the JROTC unit commander. Open Application DECA Scholarships Jan. 20th
15 different scholarships:
Don DeBolt, Finish Line, Applegate, KMart, Marrriott, Men's Warehouse, NAPA, NTHS, Otis Spunkmeyer, Publix, Safeway, Sears, TJ Maxx, Walgreens, Western Region
Online Applications Delta Kappa Gamma March 1st
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
Open Application Earl Collins Jan. 15th Top 25% of class, GPA of 3.25 or better OR 23 ACT, Volunteerism, Honors, Educational objective, Letters of rec, and Financial need Open Application Elks Nov. 15th
Most Valuable Student - Community service, leadership, employment, financial need, US citizen.
Apply Online Fairview Golf April 1st
- Applicant must be a high school senior accepted into an accredited college/university
- Must have a 2.5 GPA
- Applicant must have played a minimum two years on a high school golf team
- Applicant must demonstrate good moral character
- Applicant must have 2 letters of recommendations from teachers, advisors, employers, minister
- Applicant must submit a 250-word essay about how golf has influenced your life, explain your work ethic, the character traits that best describe you, and your college and career goals.
Open Application Firefighter's Auxiliary April 1st 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. Open Application Fraternal Order of Police - Local Lodge 3 April 1st Child or stepchild of an FOP member. Open Application Fraternal Order of Police - State Level April 1st Child or stepchild of an FOP member. Open Application
(East Side Rotary)
For students interested in pursuing CTE pathway or attending Missouri Western.
2.0 GPA. Essay required.
Open Application Hash, Georgie March 1st Involved with student assistance. Lafayette students only. Open Application
March 30th All Scholarships are describe on the attached application. See Hillyard Counselor
April 1st 100 hours of community service. Lafayette students only. Open Application
Hirsch, Florence Financial
March 1st This scholarship applicatioin is on Scholar-link but this financial form must be filled out, printed, and given to Ms Guthery to scan onto your server. Open Application
Oct. 25th Demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Fill out only if ininstructed to do so. Apply Online
Huff, Christopher Memorial
March 1st Involved in school activities, at least a 2.75 GPA. Lafayette Students only. Open Application
Feb. 8th HyVee employees Apply Online
JCI Senate Foundation
Jan. 11th Student government Apply Online
Feb. 1st Member of JROTC See JROTC Dept.
June 1st 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 student's tax statements Amounts range from $400 to $2500. Open application
Alyssa Faith Koch Memorial Nursing Scholarship
March 1st ACT of 20 and a 3.0 gpa,
pursuing nursing. Lafayette students only.
March 1st For Lafayette Students --- 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. Open Application
Lunch Ladies Scholarship
3rd Week of March The Pony Express School Food Service Association is offering The Lunch Ladies Scholarship starting this year. This will be a scholarship for students entering the Dietary, Culinary, or Hotel/Restaurant Managing fields. There will be three $500 scholarships, with the preference being that one scholarship should go to each of the three schools. It will be due to Roy Swope at BHS by the 3rd Friday in March. Open Application
Student Council leadership Open Application
Coach Meinert Memorial Scholarship
March 1st 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. Lafayette students only. Open Application
March 15th Financial need Open Application
Military Children Program
Feb. 22nd 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. Apply online
Missouri Association of Financial Aid Personnel
Oct. 31st Open to any 2019 graduating senior from a Missouri high school planning to attend a private or public 2 or 4 year institution, or vocational-technical school in Missouri in fall 2019. Apply online Missouri Conservation Feb. 1st
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.
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 need. Applicants are required to have a 2.0 GPA or greater. Applicants should be active in extra-curricular activities.
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
Complete General Scholarship Application Online
The scholarship is open to all JROTC students with a 3.0 or better GPA. Applicants are required to write a one-page essay.
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
North American Savings Bank
We are offering a scholarship to High School seniors 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.
National Education Association
The students eligible shall be a graduating senior at a St. Joseph School District high school (Benton, Central, or Lafayette).
The student must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.
Consideration will be given to community and school activities.
Preference will be given to students who have a 90% or higher cumulative attendance.
Involved in school organizations
20 documented community service hours
Open Application Northwest Financial Women March 1st
To be eligible for the scholarship, interested applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Must be a female;
- Must be a graduating high school senior;
- Must attend school or live within the Missouri counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Nodaway, Platte, or Worth;
- Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- The application must be free of spelling/grammatical errors;
- Must plan on attending an accredited school or university;
- Must plan to obtain a business or finance degree.
- Applicants must complete the application and submit it along with a copy of their transcript and a letter of recommendation from a mentor/professional with a good knowledge of the applicant’s character. The scholarship funds will be awarded directly to the recipient’s school or university. Should the recipient fail to attend an accredited school or university, they will forfeit the scholarship money.
Open Application Phi Delta Kappa Feb. 20th
Based on ACT score, class rank, one letter of recommendation, and three 100 word essays. Future
Open Application Portman, Pat - Memorial March 1st
Participated in at least one high school sponsored sport per academic year and who has demonstrated good citizenship during his/her high school career. Lafayette students only.
Open Application PTA Character and Spiritual Leader May 8th
The St. Joseph PTA Council established this scholarship. The amount of this scholarship is $1,000.00. This scholarship is for a one-year term to the student. You must currently be a junior in SJSD, member of your high school PTSA, have a 2.0 GPA,and have one letter of recommendation from a school personality (teacher, principal, counselor. If you receive this scholarship, you must attend bi-monthly meetings of the St. Joseph PTA Council and Founder's Day Dinner and be prepared with a "motivational thought" at these meetings.
Open Application PTSA Feb. 1st
For students who are members of PTSA, who show financial need and have been active in Lafayette activities. $250 award. Must have been a member for two years. Lafayette students only.
Open Application Rotary #32 April 1st
One student from each high school chosen to receive a $1000 scholarship to be used at a Missouri college/university. Students should demonstrate financial need and academic performance.
Open Application SAE Engineering Jan. 15th
Through generous contributions from various individuals, corporations and universities, SAE International is proud to award scholarship money to both undergraduate and graduate engineering students. SAE scholarships assist in developing the future engineering workforce by helping students achieve their dreams of becoming an engineer.
Online Application Saint Joseph Soccer June 15th
Been a member of the youth soccer program for a minimum of 5 years and be participating in the soccer program through playing, coaching, refereeing, etc.
Open Application Scholar/Athlete Scholarship Feb. 1st
The Scholar/Athlete award is based on participation in sports, honors received in those sports as well as academic honors received in the classroom.
Open Application Stark, Doris March 1st
Degree in music, 2.75 GPA minimum. Lafayette students only.
Open Application Steven, Cecile Scholarship March 15th
A trust fund set up to assist students who have financial need.
Any senior can apply and the scholarship (up to $3500 yearly) is
renewable for 4 years of college.
(Exact same application as KING/Cotillion.)
Open Application - pdf
Sunrise Optimist March 31st
Open to all graduating seniors in Andrew and Buchanan counties. To be used at MWSU. Three Letters of recommendation are most important.
The grant is for a total of $1,000.00, split into two payments of $500.00. A copy of final grades for the first semester must be submitted before the second semester amount is given.
Open Application Thompson-Clizer, Natalie April 1st
To assist ANDREW COUNTY residents in financial need.
Open Application Tip Top Tux March 1st
No specific requirements.
Apply Online University of Missouri- Kansas City Competitive Scholarships Dec. 1st
- Curators' Scholar Award
- Chancellor's Scholar Award
- UMKC Undergraduate Award
- Metro Kansas City, Mo High School Award
- Bright Flight
- Chancellor's Minority Non-Resident Award
Online Applications US Bank Scholarship Oct. 26th
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.
Apply Online Varner Scholarship March 1st
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
Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation Scholarship is a $13,000 scholarship paid out over four years. Applications must be dependents of Walmart and
Sam's Club associates, have at least a 22 ACT score and prove financial need.
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.
Online Application Westlake Scholarship Feb. 1st
Student should rank in top
10% of senior class and demonstrate significant financial need. Students must display strong character and be actively involved with the school and community.
Not available until Dec. Wheeler Memorial March 1st
A graduating senior with an interest in art or gardening. Lafayette students only.