• ACADEMICS

    • NHS SCHOLARSHIP (National Honor Society):
      NHS seniors in good standing of an active chapter are eligible to apply.

      AWARD
      :  575 Semifinalists will receive $3,200, 24 Finalists will receive $5,625, and the National Winner will receive $25,000.
      DEADLINE:  December 7, 2019 
      WEBSITE:  https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/
      Updated 8/30/19

    • OppU ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP:
      High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident
      Students must submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

      AWARD
      :  $2,500
      DEADLINE:  December 31, March 31, June 30, and September 30
      WEBSITEhttps://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
      Updated 11/13/19

    • TUSKEGEE AIRMEN HUGH J. WHITE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP:
      High school seniors; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident
      Scholarship awards are based on four criteria: 1) academic performance, 2) financial need, 3) two themed essays, and 4) timely submission of the completed application. 

      AWARD
      :  $1,500
      DEADLINE:  Completed application must be received no later than January 27, 2020
      WEBSITEhttps://tuskegeeairmenstl.com/406/scholarship-applications/
      Updated 11/14/19

    ATHLETICS

    • MCCONNELL & ASSOCIATED TENNIS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  
      McConnell & Associates awards one male and one female graduating high school seniors from the St. Louis metro area with a one-time $1,000 scholarship.  Criteria used for selection includes participation in tennis, academics, and essay.

      AWARD
      :  $1,000 (2)
      DEADLINE:  2020 TBD
      WEBSITE:  http://mcconnellassociates.org/scholarships/
      Updated 9/3/19


     CHARACTER/LEADERSHIP

    • AES ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP:
      Available to all high school seniors.  Engineering study is not required.  Scholarships are intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study.  Students must answer one of the essay questions posted on the website below.  Awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

      AWARD:
       $500
      DEADLINE:  October 6, 2019
      WEBSITE:  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
      Updated 08/30/19

    • B.DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP: 
      Available to all high school juniors and seniors. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.

      To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:
      Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

      AWARD:
        $1,000
      DEADLINE:  May 22, 2020
      SUBMISSION:  S
      ubmissions must be sent by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com
      Updated 10/29/19

    • COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM
      The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 

      AWARD: $20,000
      DEADLINE: October 31, 2019
      WEBSITE: https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
      Updated 9/11/19

    • ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS:  
      Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for a Most Valuable Student Scholarship.  Applicants should be active in their school and community, recognized as leaders by their peers, and at or near the top of their classes.  Students must take the ACT or SAT before 10/27/19. For the chance to receive an extra $1,500, students may turn in scholarship applications to the Afton, MO lodge.

      AWARD
      :  $4,000 - $50,000 ($1,000 - $12,500 per year)
      DEADLINE: November 15, 2019
      WEBSITE:  http://www.elks.org/scholars/
      Updated 08/30/19

    • GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: 
      Awarded to students who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home.  Eligible students should demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.  Students should have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrated need, and plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate school in the fall.

      AWARD
      :  Up to $40,000
      DEADLINE:  January 5, 2020 **APPLICATION OPENS IN DECEMBER**
      WEBSITE:  https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/
      Updated 9/3/19


    • THE GREATER ST. LOUIS MOTHERS OF TWINS CLUB, INC CONTINUING EDUCATION AWARD: 
      Two (2) scholarships for multiple-birth students seeking initial enrollment in accredited post high school education or training. The applicants must reside within the St. Louis, MO-IL metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) which includes the City of St Louis; the Missouri counties of Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis, Warren, Washington, or Crawford; or, the Southern Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair (the Metro East). Numerous factors will be considered in the selection of award recipients, including academic achievement, leadership and citizenship,  as well as the applicant's essay and recommendations.

      AWARD:  TBD
      DEADLINE:  February 21, 2020 
      WEBSITE:  www.stlmotc.org
      Updated 10/17/19

     

    • MASFAP Who's Making A Difference Scholarship (The Missouri Association of Student Financial Aid Personnel):
      The Missouri Association of Student Financial Aid Personnel (MASFAP) is dedicated to serving students and opening avenues to access the benefits of higher education and advocating for the maintenance of high ethical standards in the financial aid profession. Through early awareness and outreach we strive to help students to achieve and fulfill their dreams of a post- secondary education. We want to know who is making a difference and inspiring you to fulfill your dreams of a post-secondary education! Share your inspiring story with us and be considered for a one-time $1,000 scholarship.

       AWARD: $1,000
       DEADLINE: November 17, 2019
       WEBSITE: https://stlouisgraduates.academicworks.com/opportunities/3002

       Updated 10/14/19


     COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS PROGRAM:
    Program is based exclusively on volunteer community service.  Applicants must have engaged in a volunteer activity during the 12 months prior to the application date.  Judging is based on initiative, effort, impact, and personal growth.  Apply online.

    AWARD
    :  $1,000 up to $5,000 (national level)
    DEADLINE:  November 5, 2020
    WEBSITE:  https://spirit.prudential.com/
    Updated 08/30/19

    •  ROTARY CLUB FOUR WAY CONTEST:

      Open to grades 9-12.  Applicants must submit a 500 word essay, 60-180 second-long song, or a 60-180 second-long video presentation based on 4 questions describing how the life principles may have influenced their life already and how they will influence their life in the future.

      AWARD
      :  $300
      DEADLINE:  February 17, 2020 / **APPLICATION NOT CURRENTLY OPEN**
      WEBSITE:  http://www.webstergrovesrotary.org/
      Updated 9/3/19

     CULTURAL

       HISPANIC HERITAGE YOUTH AWARDS:

    • To be eligible students must:
      A) Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2020)
      B) Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
      C) Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021
      D) Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
      E) If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
      F) Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA

      AWARD
      : Up to $15,000
      DEADLINE:  October 15, 2019 
      WEBSITEhttps://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2019/forms/welcome.php
      Updated 9/11/19

    ECONOMICS

    Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program : 

    • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
      A) Be a high school senior, undergraduate student, or graduate student.
      B) Have an interest in economics. Note that you do not have to plan on majoring in economics.

      AWARD
      :  $2,000 
      DEADLINE:  September 30, 2019
      WEBSITE: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14472/money_metals_exchange_scholarship_program_scholarship.php
      Updated 09/11/19

      FINANCIAL NEED

    • HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP: 
      Exhibit integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.  Critical financial need is required.  Be involved in extracurricular and community service activities and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

      AWARD
      :  $10,000 (state-level) up to $25,000 (national level)
      DEADLINE:  October 25, 2019
      WEBSITE:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/
      Updated 08/30/19
    • WESTLAKE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
      The James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Foundation is a program administered by Scholarship America.  Eligible applicants must be (1) a Missouri resident (2) graduating senior planning to enroll in a four year college or university OR students completing one or two full years at a Missouri community college and transferring to a four year college or university at the sophomore or junior level (3) maintain a 2.5 or above GPA and have a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less. 

      AWARD
      :  Varies
      DEADLINE:  February 1, 2020
      WEBSITE:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/westlake/
      Updated 9/20/18


    • DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION SCHOLARSHIPS:
      All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.  DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.  Awards are based on academic merit, commitment to the field of study and financial need.  A wide variety of scholarships are available.  

      AWARD:
       Varies
      DEADLINE:  February 15, 2020
      WEBSITE:  https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-info
      Updated 8/30/19

    • NOTRE DAME CLUB OF ST. LOUIS SCHOLARSHIP
      The Notre Dame Club of St. Louis will award one or more four-year scholarships to the University of Notre Dame for St. Louis area high school seniors. Financial need is a prerequisite. Applicants should have a sincere desire to attend Notre Dame, a strong academic background, broad interests as demonstrated by participation in extracurricular activities and work experience during high school. 

      AWARD:
        $3,000 - $12,000
      DEADLINE:  April 8, 2020
      WEBSITE:  http://stlouis.undclub.org/s/1210/clubs-classes/2col-grid4.aspx?sid=1210&gid=518&pgid=1469
      Updated 10/29/2019

     


     GENERAL

    • GENM SCHOLARSHIP
      To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Currently be in high school, college, or university. B) Be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline.

      AWARD:
      $5,000
      DEADLINE:
      September 30, 2019
      WEBSITE:
      https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16080/genm_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php
    • CAPSTONE SCHOLARSHIP
      To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
      A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
      B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

      AWARD: $1,000
      DEADLINE: September 30, 2019
      WEBSITE: 
      https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15371/capstone_scholarship_scholarship.php

    • SIGNS.COM "DESIGN YOUR SUCCESS" SCHOLARSHIP:
      Write a 1,200-1,500 word essay on how you plan to design your success in life. This is a broad topic.  Interpret on a personal level and make the essay personally unique.  Essays will be assessed using grading rubric shown on website.

      AWARD
      :  $2,000
      DEADLINE:  March 31
      WEBSITE:  https://www.signs.com/scholarships/design-your-success/
      Updated 08/30/19


    • AMERICAN COLLEGE FOUNDATION VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP:  
      Current 9th-12th graders are eligible to apply.  Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels are encouraged to apply.  A 500-word essay on "Why College is Important to Me" is required.  In the event an underclassman is an award recipient, the monies will be held by the ACF until the student completes high school and begins their higher education; at which time the awarded amount will be distributed.

      AWARD
      :  $1,000 - $5,000 (multiple)
      DEADLINE:  May 1, 2020
      WEBSITE:  https://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx
      Updated 08/30/19


    INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

    • NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST:  
      Sponsored by the American Foreign Service Association in partnership with the U.S. Institute of Peace, Semester at Sea, and the National Student Leadership Conference.  High School students grades 9-12 whose parents are not in the Foreign Service are eligible to participate.  A 1,000-1,250 word essay answering questions as outlined on the website is required.

      AWARD:
       $2,500 (winner) and $1,250 to runner-up
      DEADLINE:  March 15 / ** APPLICATION OPEN IN SEPTEMBER**
      WEBSITE:  http://www.afsa.org/essay-contest
      Updated 9/3/19


     LGBTQ

    • LEAGUE FOUNDATION LGBTQ SCHOLARSHIPS:  The LEAGUE Foundation provides financial resources for America’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer high school seniors entering their first year of institutions of higher learning.  The scholarship application opens annually in January and closes in April with awards distributed in the summer of each year.

      AWARD:  Varies
      DEADLINE: April 30, 2020 / **APPLICATION OPENS IN JANUARY **
      WEBSITE:  https://www.leaguefoundation.org/
      Updated 9/3/19


     MENTAL HEALTH

    • LOUIS AREA MENSA'S HEALTHY MINDS SCHOLARSHIP:
      Applicants must be in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA enrolling in an accredited undergraduate two or four year institution with a declared major in any of the mental health related fields.  Eligible majors include, but are not limited to Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, and Psychiatric Nursing.  An essay stating why you are pursuing a career in the field of mental health and how you plan on helping others must be submitted along with a completed application form. 

      AWARD:  $1,000
      DEADLINE:  March 15 / **APPLICATION OPEN IN DECEMBER**
      WEBSITE:  http://stlouisareamensa.weebly.com/scholarships.html
      Updated 9/3/19



     MORTUARY SCIENCE

    • NEWCOMER Mortuary Science Scholarship Program:
      A company committed to excellence in funeral service education.  The scholarship is open to all students pursuing a degree in mortuary science who will be enrolled during the 2019-2020 school year, including high school seniors who intend to enroll in a mortuary science course of study.

      AWARD
      : $25,000 (core values of excellence), (6) $3,500, and (8) $500 for the most qualified applicants.
      DEADLINE:  October 25, 2019
      WEBSITE: https://www.NFSGI.com/scholarship
      E-MAIL: scholarships@horatioalger.org
      Updated 08/30/19

    MISSOURI RESIDENTS

    • WESTLAKE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
      The James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Foundation is a program administered by Scholarship America.  Eligible applicants must be (1) a Missouri resident (2) graduating senior planning to enroll in a four year college or university OR students completing one or two full years at a Missouri community college and transferring to a four year college or university at the sophomore or junior level (3) maintain a 2.5 or above GPA and have a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less. 

      AWARD:
       Varies
      DEADLINE:  February 1, 2020 / **APPLICATION OPENS IN DECEMBER **
      WEBSITE:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/westlake/
      Updated 9/3/19


     PATRIOTISM

    • VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST:
      For grades 9-12.  Applicants must record a 3-5 minute essay on an audible CD or flash drive covering a patriotic theme established on the website.

      AWARD:
        $1,000 up to $30,000 (national level)
      DEADLINE:  October 31, 2019
      WEBSITE:  https://www.vfw.org/VOD/
      Updated 08/30/19


    STEM

    • OXYGEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
      To encourage and promote incoming college students interested in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field by providing a one-time monetary scholarship to the applicants who appropriately meet the criteria and as selected by the designated oxyGEN scholarship committee. All applicants who meet the criteria and deadline will be considered, regardless of major or area of study. The number and value of scholarships awarded each year will vary based on the number of quality applicants received and the funds available.

      AWARD
      :  Varies
      DEADLINE:  February 28, 2020 / **APPLICATION NOT CURRENTLY OPEN **
      WEBSITE:  https://ebiznet.sbc.com/oxygen/oxy/scholarship/index.html
      Updated 9/3/19


    TECHNICAL

    • HORATIO ALGER CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
      Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and Be a United States citizen


      AWARD
      :  Up to $2,500 (1,000+ awards)
      DEADLINE:  October 25, 2019
      WEBSITE:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/
      Updated 8/26/19


    VANTAGE CREDIT UNION

    VANTAGE CREDIT UNION QUEST FOR EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: 
    Student must join the Vantage Credit Union.  Financial need is not a criterion, nor is class rank, SAT/ACT score or GPA.  Any high school senior can apply as long as they are a member of the credit union.  Application consists of an essay, resume, and two letters of recommendation.

    AWARD:  $1,000 (10).
    DEADLINE:  January 18, 2020 
    WEBSITE:  https://www.vcu.com
    Updated 9/3/19