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​​​​​​​Deadlines and application information for upcoming scholarship opportunities.
Apply or contact school of interest EARLY!

**Scholarship Titles in RED BOLD are semi-local or local scholarships that a mid-mo student has a greater chance of receiving**

​Title​Deadline​Amount​Application Information​​
Abbott & Fenner Business ConsultantsEnd of each month$2,000Sweepstakes.  Apply at Abbott & Fenner.  Monthly winner determined by a random drawing.
AES Engineers10/6$500You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay and answer questions on site. Apply at AES. Schools include SFCC, Mo S&​T, MACC, MSU, Wm. Woods, Wm. Jewell, Rockhurst, SLU & UMSL.
AFA Scholarship2/19$3,200Cooper County resident, senior, enrolling in accredited college of agriculture, majoring in agriculture production, agri-business or related area. Based on community involvement, leadership skills, GPA 3.0. Must attend AFA Leaders Conference in November.  Submit application online.  In addition, please request one academic/school letter of recommendation, two personal/professional letters of recommendation, an official transcript and documentation of your ACT/SAT score to be sent by mail Edward Jones Attn: Lance Reynolds P.O. Box 111 Boonville, MO 65233.
​Amco Ranger Scholarship​
​MissourI students involved in community service can apply at
American Legion-Charles Bacon4/20$500 (2)Must provide proof as descendent of veteran; must be in American Legion or a descendent of a member. Must attend college in MO. See MO Legion for application
American Legion-Erman Taylor4/20$500 (2)Must provide proof as descendent and the discharge papers of a veteran; submit essay on specified topic. Must be majoring in Education. See MO Legion for application
American Legion-Jack Murphy4/20$750 renewMust provide proof as descendent of veteran & be in top 40% of class. Must be training to be a Registered Nurse. See MO Legion for application
American Legion-Joseph Frank4/20$500 (5)Must provide proof as descendent of veteran: attend Boys or Girls State. See MO Legion for application
American Legion-Lillie Lois Ford4/20$1,000 (2)Must provide proof as descendent of veteran; must attend Boys or Girls State or Cadet Patrol Academy. Visit MO Legion for application
Army Emergency Relief5/1VariesGiven to Army dependents. Visit AERHQ to print off application and for more information
ASA Secure Optimal Yield Scholarship11/23

$5,000/year $2,500/semester Tuition/fees/books

Visit Soy Growers for more information.
Automotive Service Association of Missouri/Kansas12/20$1,000 (4)Please visit ASA-Midwest for more information.
AXA Achievement Scholarships12/15Several $10,000 to $15,000Visit AXA
AYN Rand Institute Essay Contest​3/25$50 to $10,000Visit AYN for more information
Baker University, Baldwin City, KS1/15VariesApplications and all pertinent documents for admission received by 1/15 will be given priority consideration for admission, scholarships, and financial aid. Foundation & academic scholarships are awarded to new students. Visit Baker or email for more info.
Barbizon Modeling and Acting Contest​$100,000For more information call visit Barbizon
Betty Broemmelsick Memorial Scholarship-Soil & Water Conservation Society11/30VariesMissouri senior majoring conservation or natural resource related field. Application is available at SWCS.
BigSun Scholarship6/17$500All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. Please visit our website BigSun to learn how to apply.
Boonville Ready Mix2/5 Determined by GPA, community service, need and work experience.  Complete local scholarship application and additional essay.
Buena Vista University ScholarshipsVariesSee BVU for more information or call 800-383-9600
Burger King Scholars Program12/15$1,000 (700)One senior is nominated from each school. GPA of 2.5 or higher, work an average of at least 15 hours per week for 40 weeks per year, demonstrates participation in community service and/or co-curricular activities, demonstrates financial need. Visit Burger King for guidelines & application form for student
Central Methodist University, Fayette, MOVariesVisit CMU
Central MO Chapter-Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters4/13$500 (3)Parent must be employed in insurance industry in Boone County or Jefferson City; requires essay. See Guidance Counselor for application or visit CPCU Society
Coca-Cola Scholars10/31$10,000 to $20,000Based on academics & service; Must apply online at Coca-Cola then click on "Scholarship Foundation: scroll all the way down and click on "here".
CollegeSTEPS Program Scholarship (Sweepstakes)$1,000Student must register online at Wells Fargo to win a scholarship
Columbia CollegeVariesVisit CC or call 800-231-2391, ext 7352 for more information. Apply early to be eligible for 10 most prestigious awards. See website for scholarship days. Columbia College Scholarship Days provide an opportunity for new freshman applicants to compete for 1 of 10 most prestigious scholarships.
Co-Mo Cares Trust "Operation Round Up"5/1 Click here for information.  Application available April 1 - May 1.
​Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship
​$1,000 (5)
​Application Information: Will be awarded to high school seniors or undergraduates in different natural resources areas.  Preference will be given to those demonstrating financial need. Apply at
Cooper County Farm Bureau2/5$250 (2)Must be a member of Farm Bureau; use local scholarship application
Cooper County Health Improvement Corporation Scholarship2/5$500 (3)Classroom achievement, pursuing a license, certification or degree in field of healthcare; reputation for good citizenship, acceptance into school, desire to return to Cooper County upon completion. Use local scholarship application. Application in Guidance Office.
DAR Daniel Boone Scholarship1/30 Students must rank in top 10% of class, be a Mo. citizen, complete a 500 word essay, have 2 letters of recommendation. If interested, please see counselor for application.
Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship Fund4/30$1,000For students impacted by MS directly or as a family member. Based on financial need, academics, essay, 2 letters of recommendation. Click here to apply.
ELKS National Foundation Legacy Awards1/29$4,000Any child or grandchild of a living ELKS member can click here to apply.
Environmental Education Scholarship Program6/1$1,000/semesterVisit Department of Natural Resources for more information
ESA Foundation Scholarships2/1VariesMinimum GPA of 3.0 or top 25% or ACT of 22 or above. Application requires letters of recommendation and essay. For qualifications, information, and application visit ESA
Farm Credit Services3/1$1,000Must be a Farm Credit Services customer. Apply at FCS
Hagan Scholarship11/15$10,000Must have a 3.50 GPA and 23 or higher on the ACT.  Must exhibit financial need and required to work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to start of college.
Hannah Cole Daughter of American Revolution4/2$250-$300Cooper county high school student who can provide evidence tracing ancestry to revolutionary war.  Use local scholarship application.
Insurance companies and organizationsVariesDetails and links can be found at
John Dennis Scholarship-MO Sheriff Association1/31$1,000 (16)Seniors pursuing career in criminal justice and GPA of 2.0. See counselor or contact the Missouri Sheriff's Association & Training Academy, 6605 Business 50 West, Jefferson City, MO 65109, 573-635-5925 ext 10 or email
KC Association Equipment Distributors Scholarship2/28(4) $1,000Must be majoring in mechanical or heavy equipment repair. Application available on website.
KFC Colonel's Scholars3/17VariesMust have a 2.75 GPA and be pursuing a 4 year degree. The online application is available 2/1 to 3/17 at KFC
Leap MSCPA1/31$500Missouri seniors majoring in accounting. Based on academics, leadership and essay. Apply at LEAP then click on "High School" on top then click on "Scholarship" or call 877-855-5327.
LeTendre Education Fund Scholars Program10/2Scholarship funds for homeless students. Download application at LeTendre
Lincoln University, Jefferson City12/15VariesVisit Lincoln or email Lincoln University @ for more information or call 573-681-6156
State Tech College Tutition Waivers & ScholarshipsVariesVariesScholarships for variety of majors, info & application at State Tech
Longview Community CollegeVariesCall 816-672-2000 or visit website.
Maryville UniversityVariesContact Maryville U or call 314-529-9360
Masonic Merit Scholarship3/31Selection based on scholastic performance, brief essay, and financial information
McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship1/31VariesVisit McKelvey. Missouri students click on "Entrepreneurial Scholarship" at the bottom of the screen or call 1-800-523-0009 for more information
Merrell University of Beauty Arts & Science4/15$500Must be attending Merrell University. Must be in upper 50% of class. Requires 2 letters of recommendation & interview with admissions. Application in Guidance Office.
MFA Monsanto's Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship Program2/1$1,500 (100)Applicants must be planning to major in agriculture education. Apply here.
Mid-America Mensa Scholarships1/15VariesEssay required. Visit MENSA
​Missouri Association of Rural Education

​ For graduating students of MARE member school districts who are planning to pursue a degree in education ​
Missouri Bankers Foundation3/30$500Entering banking related field; requires essay and letters of recommendation. Apply at MO Bankers
Missouri Corn Growers Association2/12$1000 (7)Scholarships will be awarded to graduating HS Seniors and College Juniors interested in pursuing a career in agronomy or ag-related fields. Download applications at MO Corn or call 1-800-827-4181 to request an application
Missouri Gaming Association (MGA) 2008 Project 21 Scholarship Program3/1$1,500 (2)
$1,000 (4)
Visit MGA. The program is intended to raise awareness among underage individuals that gaming under the age of 21 is illegal. Students submit in 3 categories: article, poster, video
Missouri Insurance Education Foundation3/31$1,500 (4)Scholarships to deserving Missouri High School students who will be attending Missouri colleges or universities and with an interest of pursuing an insurance, risk management or actuarial science course of study. Application in Guidance Office
Missouri Jaycees Senate Scholarship1/15$250 (2)The Missouri JCI Senate will choose two nominees to represent Missouri for the JCI Senate Foundation scholarships. Each of these two nominees will receive a $250 scholarship from the Missouri JCI Senate. These are available to Missouri residents only. Click here for more information and to fill out application.
Missouri PTA Scholarship Program-4 Awards Given2/1$500 per year to max of $2,000One applicant per high school. Student must be enrolled in MO college, major in education, and teach in public education. Application in Guidance Office. Enquire in the counselors' office by 2/1 if you would like to be nominated
Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation Scholarships12/1$1,000 (10)See Guidance Counselor for application or visit MORTA
Missouri Society of Professional Engineers1/1$1,500Apply at MSPE click on "Educational Foundation" and "To Provide Scholarships". Additional questions, call 888-666-4861
Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Foundation$1,500Students interested in engineering major. Application in Guidance Office.
Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors3/31$1,000MSPS trying to locate students who are interested in a career as a land surveyor. Applications in Guidance Office
​Missouri Soil and Water Conservation Society Show Me Chapter
​Essay contest for students wishing to major in conservation or natural resources.  Information can be found at
Missouri University of Science & Technology (Formerly UMR)
12/1VariesVisit MO S&T
Missouri Valley College, MarshallVariesVisit Mo Valley or call 660-831-4114
Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph3/1VariesVisit MO Western
Missouri Women's Golf Education AssociationVariesFemale residing in the State of Missouri, letter of recommendation for one high school teacher, coach or golf professional, high school transcript, and brief account of golf achievements. Visit MO Women's Golf for more information.
Mizzou Credit Union4/29$2,000 (2)Family must be member of credit union; requires essay, bio sketch, FAFSA copy
MO Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (Clark Fork Insurance)2/26$500Student must attend college in Missouri. Application in Guidance Office
MO Minority Teaching Program2/15$3,000 renewableClick here for more information. Students must have a completed application, including an essay, resume, and three references submitted to MDHE. If you have any questions please contact the following: Connie Bestgen 800-473-6757, option 4 or Amy Haller 573-526-7958 Kelli Reed 573-751-2444 or
MO S&T Chancellor's Scholarship11/1Combined $12,000Visit MO S&T
MO Teacher Ed Program & Urban Flight & Rural Needs Scholarship2/15$2,000Required to teach in MO school for 5 years. Application in guidance office or at DESE. See website for criteria of each scholarship.
Mo. Cattlemen's Foundation9/30$1,000Applicant must be a Missouri resident and a current paid member of the Missouri Junior Cattlemen’s Association or the parent/legal guardian must be a current paid member of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association.  Applicant must be a high school senior or a full-time college student and have a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or better. Applicant must have been a full-time student (high school or college) the previous year and not have reached their 23rd birthday by January 1, 2016.  Emphasis will be given to these degree programs: Agribusiness Management, Agriculture Economics, Agriculture Education, Agriculture Journalism, Agriculture Systems Management, Animal Science, General Agriculture, Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition and Plant Science.    Clic​k here to apply.​
MSPE Educational Scholarship1/31$1,500Scholarship for senior majoring in engineering. Apply at MSPE, click on "Educational Foundation" on left and then "Scholarships" at bottom of page
​MU Annual Scholarship Application​12/15​Varies​Students must first apply for admissions and receive MyZou Accont to apply for scholarships.
MU-Columbia Alpha Gamma Sigma4/15$500Scholarship given to MALE seniors who are attending MU-Columbia. See counselor for application or contact Tyler Haden at
Nathan Williams Diversity Scholarship/Internship4/6$2,000/yrScholarship/Internship available through Boone County National Bank. Available to minority students attending college in Mid-MO. Application and information available in Guidance Office
National Defense Transportation Association3/1$2,000 (3)Degree program related to business, transportation logistics, physical distribution; requires essay and letter of recommendation
National Farmers Farm Kids for College Scholarship3/12$1,000See Counselor for application. Call Eunice Fisher for questions 573-565-2004. Applications submitted to National Farmers, 528 Billy Sunday Road, Ste 100, Ames, Iowa 50010 800-247-2110
National Wild Turkey Federation Conservation Scholarship1/1$250Hunting license required and must be a JAKES member. Can join the JAKES program for $5 fee & students may sign up online at NWTF. 1 nominee per school.
NFIB Free Enterprise Scholars3/28$1,000 (300)Visit NFIB. Essay and demonstrated entrepreneurial achievement.
Normans Jewelry & Bridal Shoppe Scholarship$500You must register in person at Normans, 116 West Commercial Street, Lebanon, MO. No purchase necessary.
Northwest Mo State University, MaryvilleVariesVisit NWMSU for more information. Theater & Speech applications and audition information or call 660-562-1279
​Nursing Scholarships
​Go to for information and application links for scholarships in many areas of nursing.​
Orphan Foundation of America Scholarships

3/31Visit Orphan for more information
Outstanding Students of America10/10VariesFor qualifications & applications visit Outstanding Students of America or call 205-344-6322
Ozark Technical Community CollegeVariesVisit OTCC
​Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri​4/1​$2,500​Application Information:  Non-renewable scholarship for sons or daughters of those who fit within the following categories: (1) Those have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responder (police/fire) (2) Those honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service.  Click to apply:  ​PatriotRidersScholarship.pdf
Pilot Grove Coop/Monsanto3/31$1,500 (5)Qualified cooper county high school, member of FFA or HH, farm family, 18 ACT
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship4/15Up to $1,500Must score 30 or above on ACT & have a high GPA. Application in guidance office or at DESE
Ron Brown Scholar Program$10,000African American Seniors pursuing full time college. Visit Ron Brown then click on "Application Information"
SAE Engineering Scholarship Program12/1$1,000 to $10,000Must be majoring in engineering or related field. Download applications at SAE
Sallie Mae Fund's Scholarship ProgramVariesVisit Sallie Mae for more information
Sam Walton Community Scholarship1/14$1,000Visit COMMUNITY
Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Award3/9$7,500Visit Body by Milk. Judging of the nominees will be based on 5 criteria: academic performance, athletic excellence, leadership, community service and milk experience
Scholarship Award in Vision and Medicine4/10$1,000 to
For Underrepresented minority or economically disadvantaged students going in to medicine. Get criteria and apply at MU Health
Scholarship Management Services2/28VariesApplications are only available at SMS
Scholarship Program for Cheerleaders2/15Visit Cheerleader or contact Lucy Wiesend 734-946-1200
Silas H. Rhodes at School of Visual Arts (Out of State)2/1VariesReview of applicant's creativity & academic accomplishments. For info & application call 212-592-2000 or ARTS then click on "Admissions" at the top, then click on "Types of Aid Available" on the right
Society of Women Engineers ScholarshipsVariesVisit SWE to apply. Questions regarding scholarships can be sent to
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau12/15VariesVisit SEMO
State Fair Community College, Sedalia3/1VariesApply at State Fair in early December or call 660-530-5800 ext 218​
​State Tech College Tutition Waivers & Scholarships​Varies​Varies​Scholarships for variety of majors, info & application at State Tech
Stephens College, ColumbiaVariesVisit Stephens
BTEC, BoonvillePractical Nursing Program (LPN) information. Contact Carlena at the BTEC Office for an application packet or call (660) 882-5306. BTEC
The Art Institutes National ScholarshipsVariesCriteria & scholarship list at Art Institute. Click on "Admissions" at the top, then click on "Financial Aid" on the left, then click on "Scholarships"
Truman State University, Kirksville, MOVariesVisit Truman State or call 800-892-7792
UMC Alumni Scholars2/1$500 to $5,000Info and application online at MU then click on "Programs & Scholarships" on left, then click on "Alumni Scholars Program" in center or call 1-800-372-6822
UMC College of Business (Sam M. Walton & Robert J. Trulaske & Ponder Minority)3/1$6,675Renewable business scholarships; apply online at MU then click on "Students" then on "Scholarships & Financial Aid" on left
UMC Curators12/1$3,500/yrRequires 28 ACT and top 5%. Renewable. Must submit admission application by December 1st.
UMC Departmental & General Scholarships12/1VariesSubmit MU application by 12/1. Contact department for seperate application, if necessary. Visit MU
UMC Excellence Award12/1$2,000/yrRequires 27 ACT and top 25%. Renewable. Must submit admission application by December 1st.
UMC George C. Brooks Minority Scholarship2/1$7,500/yrVisit MU
UMC MusicVariesMusic admissions and scholarships. Phone: 573-882-2604. Go to Music Missouri & then click on "Financial Aid" on left.
UMKC Music/Dance Auditions KCVariesVarious scholarships available w/audition and/or portfolio submission. Visit UMKC then click on "Conservatory, Scholarships, Assistantships, & Fellowships". For more info call 816-235-1000. Audition dates listed online.
UMKC ScholarshipsVariesFor information on all freshman competitive & automatic scholarships, visit UMKC
UMKC Trustees' Scholars Program11/15Tuition & room & boardMust complete admissions & scholarship application by 11/15. Must meet 2 of the 3 criteria: Top 5% of class, 3.5 GPA in core curriculum, or 30 ACT Score. Download application at UMKC
University of Central Missouri, WarrensburgVariesVisit UCM
University of Missouri-Columbia12/1VariesVisit MU for scholarship information
University of MO-St. LouisVariesVisit UMSL for a list of automatic & freshman scholarships
US Jr. Chamber International Senate Foundation1/5$1,000Apply at MO Senate or contact Debra Rothweiler 573-406-5388 or email for more information. Reference letters needed to start early on this one.
US Jr. Chamber International Senate Foundation1/5$1,000Info & application are online at MO Senate. Send questions to
USBank Internet Scholarship2/28(40) $1,000High school seniors planning to attend 2 or 4 year colleges full time. Recipients selected through random drawing process. Apply at US Bank
UT Dallas McDermott Scholars12/1Full ExpensesVisit Mc​Dermott or call 973-883-4610
VFW Veterans Tribute11/1VariesVisit VFW then click on "Program" at the top, then click on "VFW Scholarship Programs" on the left. For more info: call 816-968-1117 or 816-756-3390
VFW-Voice of Democracy Audio Essay11/11st Place $30,000Visit VFW then click on "Program and Services" at the top, then click on "VFW Scholarship Programs" on the left. For more info: call 816-968-1117 or 816-756-3390
Washington University-Danforth Scholars10/15Full/Partial TuitionNomination applications are in guidance office or email: for more information
Wendy's High School Heisman Award10/3VariesParticipate in 1 sport and must have leadership qualities and maintain a B average. For more information click here.
West Central School Administrators Association3/1$500Education major preferred; emphasis on financial need & school involvement. Need school administrator recommendation
Westminster College, FultonVariesVisit Westminster or call 1-800-475-3361 or 573-592-5251. Scholarship awards are based on ACT/SAT scores and GPA. The Triple S Visionary Scholarship is $15,000, renewable for all four years.
William Woods University, Fulton3/1VariesVisit William Woods or call 1-800-995-3159 ext 4221 or email for more information