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    2019-2020 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 15th
    Lafayette students only, 18 ACT and GPA of 3.0 or higher, lettered in any varsity level sport; two page essay. 
    Open Application



    Parent must be an employee.

    Parent must pick up application at Altec.

    American Legion -
    Jack Murphy (Nursing)

    April 20th 

    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 -
    Lillie Lois

    April 20th


    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.

    Open Application

    American Legion -
    Erman Taylor

    April 20th

    Major in education, financial need, descendant of a veteran.

    Open Application

    American Legion -
    Shane Voyles

    April 20th

    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

    Open Application

    American Legion -
    Charles Bacon

    April 20th

    Descendant of a veteran or a member of the American Legion family.

    Open Application

    Avenue City

    March 15th

    For students who attended Avenue City Elementary school. Must be active in school/community activities.

    Open Application

    AXA Achievement

    Dec. 14th

    Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities

    Apply online

    Bachman, Dena

    April 1st

    Attended Lafayette as a junior and senior, 2.75 gpa or higher after 7 semesters. Lafayette students only.

    Open Application

    Brett Baltezor Memorial Scholarship

    March 1st

    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

    Belcher (School Board Association)

    Nov. 1st

    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 

    April 1st

    Going into the field of education, 3.0 GPA or higher, lettered in either football, volleyball, basketball or track & served on student council.

    Open Application

    Burger King Scholarship

    Oct. 15
    Dec. 15

    High school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. Apply Online

    Calloway, Deverne

     May 15

    Disadvantaged students. Open Application

    Campbell, Hubert Charitable Trust

    March 1st

    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

    Coca Cola

    Oct. 31st

    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

    Cotillion 2019-1920

    Oct. 1st

    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

    Daughters of the American Revolution - State

      Jan. 1

    See qualifiers on website.

    Open Application
    Financial form

    Daughters of the American Revolution - JROTC

    Feb. 1st

    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
    Kiwanis/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. 5th

    Most Valuable Student - Community service, leadership, employment, financial need, US citizen.

    Apply Online
    Bob Tietz Memorial Fairview Golf Scholarship
    April 1st
    • Eligibility:
    • 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

    Hamlin, Ken
    (East Side Rotary)

    April 22nd

    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
    Heisman Oct. 31st 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. Apply online

    Hillyard Technical
    All Scholarships  

    March 30th  All Scholarships are describe on the attached application. See Hillyard Counselor

    Hillyard Inc.

    April 1st 100 hours of community service.  Lafayette students only. Open Application


    Hirsch, Florence Financial Sheet Only; Application is on Scholarling

    March 1st This scholarship applicatioin is on Scholar-link but this financial form must be filled out, printed, and scanned onto your computer.
    Open Application

    Horatio Alger

    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

    King, William Tobin

    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.  Requires at least 18 ACT.
         Open application

    Alyssa Faith Koch Memorial Nursing Scholarship

    March 1st ACT of 20 and a 3.0 gpa,
    pursuing nursing. Lafayette students only.
    Open Application


    March 1st For Lafayette Students --- List activities you have participated in during high school and cover letter
    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

    MASC/MSAE- Leadership

      Student Council leadership      Open Application
      Mattress Nerd  April 1st

    No GPA or ACT requirements


      Apply Online

    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

    MFA Scholarship

    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 Assoc of Student Financial Aid Professionals

    Nov. 7th Open to any 2020 graduating Senior from a Missouri High School planning to attend a public or private 2- or 4-year institution or vocational technical school in Missouri in fall 2020. 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.

    Online Application

    Missouri Western Golden Griffin

    Feb. 1st



    MSPE Northwest Chapter  (Engineering)

    Jan. 31st

    This scholarship is provided for graduating high school seniors who have an interest in engineering.

    Open Application

    MU Alumni

    Dec. 1st

    Rank in upper 25% of class

    Online Application

    North American Savings Bank

    April 1st

    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. Requires at least 18 ACT

    Open Application

    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.

    Open Application

    Northend Association

    April 1st

    2.5 GPA
    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
    Portman, Pat - Memorial March 1st

    Lafayette students only.  Participated in at least one high school sponsored sport per academic year and who has demonstrated good citizenship during his/her high school career.  Requires at least 18 ACT.

    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 March 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. Requires at least 18 ACT.

    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 is renewable for 4 years of college. 
    (Exact same application as KING/Cotillion.) Requires 18 ACT.

    Open Application - pdf

    Open Application - Word

    Dr George Richmand Memorial / 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
    US Bank Scholarship Oct. 26th High schoolseniors planning to enroll or a current college freshman, 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, Calla Feb. 15th St Joseph student with GPA of 2.5 and ACT of 20.  Student must show financial need.  An essay explaining need for this scholarship must accompany completed application. Open Application

    Walmart Associate

    March 1st

    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.

    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.

    Open Application