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     CHARACTER/LEADERSHIP

    • 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

       FINANCIAL NEED

    • 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

     


    FOR MEN

    • SIGMA PHI EPSILON BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP:  
      The Sigma Phi Epsilon Missouri Eta Chapter will be awarding $2,000 in scholarships to all male students who are incoming to Missouri State University called the Balanced Man Scholarship.
      The Balanced Man Scholarship rewards students who have shown academic excellence, leadership skills, and a commitment to their health and well-being. At the Missouri State Chapter, SigEp believes that recognizing students who demonstrate balance and all-around excellence is one way to promote this important idea. We are committed to helping our members develop the skills they need to succeed in the classroom, their future job, and everyday life. Additionally, every person should understand that joining the organization is NOT a requirement to be eligible to apply or win this scholarship.
      The scholarship will be awarded to three applicants who exemplify the organization’s values (virtue, diligence, and brotherly love) by being a balanced man in their everyday lives. The awards will be presented at the Balanced Man Scholarship Banquet on September 13, 2020, at Missouri State University.

      AWARD:
        $2,000 
      DEADLINE:  August 23, 2020
      WEBSITE: https://missouristate.sigep.org/bms
      Updated 1/6/2020

    GENERAL

    • 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, 2020
      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

    • STUDENT-VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  
      The 2020 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $12,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. Simply complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May, 2020.

      AWARD
      • (1) $5,000
      • (2) $1,000
      • (10) $500

    DEADLINE:  April 22, 2020
    WEBSITEhttps://student-view.com
    Updated 01/22/20

    • PB&J SCHOLARSHIP:  
      The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced challenges in their life and who have the drive to succeed. For the first time, this scholarship is being opened to Webster Groves High School

      AWARD
      : $500 - $1,000

    DEADLINE:  May 31, 2020
    WEBSITE:  http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020
    Updated 02/04/20

     


    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, 2020
      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

    • ST. LOUIS AREA MENSA'S HEALTHY MINDS SCHOLARSHIP:
      Applicants must be in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA. High school seniors must have been admitted to any accredited two year or four year institution who plan on pursuing any mental health related field. 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. Essays must be typed, double spaced with one inch margins and on one side of the paper only. Word count must be between 250 and 500. Punctuation, spelling, and grammar will be taken into consideration and will affect the judges' decision.

      AWARD:  $1,000
      DEADLINE:  March 14, 2020 
      WEBSITE:  http://stlouisareamensa.weebly.com/scholarships.html
      Updated 11/26/19


    TOGETHER CREDIT UNION

    • TOGETHER CREDIT UNION VINCE JACKNEWITZ SCHOLARSHIP:
      The Credit Union will award six (6) $1500 scholarships to members and four (4) to employees’ family members or co-op employees who are eligible high school seniors.
      (If you apply for this Together Credit Union Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship, you cannot apply for the Together Foundation Community Scholarship).

      Eligible member applicants for must be: 
      1. A member of Together Credit Union (Applicant must be primary owner of the account; parent/family member account does not qualify.)
      2. A graduating high school senior
      3. Accepted as a freshman at an accredited college or university

      Eligible Credit Union employee family member applicants for must be:
      1. A member of Together Credit Union (Applicant must be primary owner of the account; parent/family member account does not qualify.) 
      2. A graduating high school senior
      3. Accepted as a freshman at an accredited college or university
      4. An immediate family member of a Together Credit Union employee or co-op employee that are eligible high school seniors. 
      Entry must be uploaded no later than March 31st, 2020.
      Winning members will be notified no later than May 15th 2020.

      AWARD
      :  $1,500
      DEADLINE:  March 31, 2020
      WEBSITETogether Credit Union Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship
      Updated 1/7/20

     

    • TOGETHER FOUNDATION COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP:
      The Together Foundation is offering one (1) scholarship of $1,250 to residents who live or work in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, and Jefferson County, MO or live or work in Madison County, IL and St. Clair County, IL The application is for the 2020-2021 academic year and applications will be accepted until March 31st.

      Qualifications
      Open to ages 15 to 23
      Planning to enroll in a university or college, two-year college, business or technical/trade school Fall 2020.

      Note If you apply for this Together Foundation Community Scholarship, you cannot apply for the Together Credit Union Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship

      AWARD:  $1,250
      DEADLINE:  March 31, 2020
      WEBSITETogether Foundation Community Scholarship
      Updated 1/7/20

    TRADE SCHOOLS

    • AGCMO SCHOLARSHIP:
      The AGC of Missouri (AGCMO) Education Foundation, in partnership with the Young Executives Club (YEC) and the Construction Leadership Council (CLC), awards scholarships to deserving students training in a construction related field. Our goal is to encourage people to enter the construction field and make the training process a little easier. In 2019 a total of $51,000 was distributed between 24 students, in $1,000, $2,000, or $3,000 amounts.

      Scholarship eligibility is open to graduating high school seniors and college students attending accredited universities, colleges, community colleges, vocational or technical schools, and Department of Labor registered Apprenticeship programs. The scholarships are merit-based, with a focus on work experience/history, education, and extra-curricular activities.
      Applicants must complete the correct AGCMO Education Foundation application for their program, provide official high school or college transcripts, provide two letters of recommendation, complete an essay on their desire to work in the construction industry and be willing to submit to a personal interview.
    • AWARD:  Up to $1,000, $2,000 or $3,000
      DEADLINE:  April 1, 2020
      WEBSITEhttps://www.agcmo.org/WCM/Nav_Items/Education/Scholarship_Opportunities.aspx
      Updated 3/9/20

    • GRAYBAR CONSTRUCTION TRADES SCHOLARSHIP:
      Graybar is excited to introduce a new scholarship program for students who wish to pursue a career in the construction trades. With increasing labor shortages, jobs in the construction trades are in high demand. Many offer competitive pay, good benefits and opportunities for career growth, without the need to invest in a four-year degree. 
      • To be eligible students must:
        • Be a graduating high school senior or have recently earned a high school equivalency diploma (GED, HiSET, TASC)
        • Plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit community college, technical school, trade school, vocational school or apprenticeship program in the United States of America
        • Intend to complete an associate degree, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or certificate program leading to work in the construction trades (electrical, HVAC, plumbing, pipefitting, welding)
        • Have achieved a minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, 456 on the GED, or 60 on the HiSET (at least an 8 on each subtest) or equivalent scores on a state-sanctioned test
        • Demonstrate financial need

    AWARD:  Up to $1,000/year, it may be renewed for a second year for a total of $2,000. Graybar will award up to 50 scholarships.
    DEADLINE:  April 15, 2020
    WEBSITEhttps://poweringtrades.com
    Updated 1/6/20