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    INFINITE SCHOLARS PROGRAM: The Infinite Scholars Program and Radio One Saint Louis are hosting their 17th annual Spring Scholarship Fair for the graduating class of 2019 Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the JC Penney Building on the campus of University of St Louis from 9:00 PA to 12:00 PM. Students are encourage to bring multiple copies of their transcripts with ACT/SAT scores, two letters of recommendation, an essay titled "Why I Want To Go To College", and a resume as some colleges will be accepting students and awarding scholarships on site. The program is free and open to all.
    Register online at www.infinitescholar.org
    updated 02/01/2019

    WENDY’S HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP:  Minimum 3.0 GPA. Participate in at least one of the 43 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school.  Exhibit leadership skills and serve as a role model for underclassmen.
    AWARD:  $1,000 up to $10,000 for national winners
    DEADLINE:  October 17
    WEBSITE:  https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/
    updated 08/30/18

    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
    WEBSITE:  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
    updated 08/30/18

    AWARD: $35,000
    DEADLINE: October 15
    WEBSITE: www.davidson.edu/bryan
    updated 09/04/2018

    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:  $6,000 (state-level) up to $25,000 (national level)
    DEADLINE:  October 25
    WEBSITE:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/
    updated 08/30/18

    NEWCOMER Mortuary Science Scholarship Pogram: A company committed to excellance in furnal service education.  The scholarship is open to all students pusuring a degree in motuary science who will be enrolled during the 2018-2019 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 26
    WEBSITE: https://www.NFSGI.com/scholarship
    Email: scholarships@horatioalger.org
    updated 08/30/18

    MASFAP WHO'S MAKING A DIFFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP:  The Missouri Association of Financial Aid Personnel is offerering a scholarship to a graduating senior from a MO high school planning to attend a 2 or 4 year institution or a vocational-technical school in MO.  A 300 word (maximum) essay describing someone in your life who is encouraging you and inspiring you to make a difference and fulfill your post-secondary education dreams is required.  A selfie of you and the person making a difference (JPEG format) along with the essay should be sent to earlyawarenesscommittee@gmail.com.  The application found here also needs to be completed.  Please see Mrs. Cashel in the Counseling Center with questions or e-mail earlyawarenesscommittee@gmail.com.
    AWARD:  $1,000
    DEADLINE:  October 31
    WEBSITE:  http://www.masfap.org/index.html
    updated 08/30/18

    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
    WEBSITE:  https://www.vfw.org/VOD/
    updated 08/30/18

    WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY DISTINGUISHED SCHOLASHIP INVITATIONAL:  The DSI is one of he premie scholarship competitions in the country.
    AWARD: (3) $64,000 scholarships
    DEADLINE: November 1
    WEBSITE: wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions
    updated 08/30/18

    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 6
    WEBSITE:  https://spirit.prudential.com/
    updated 08/30/18

    DAVIDSON COLLEGE ~ JOHN M. BELK SCHOLARSHIP: Davidson College invites your nominations for the John M. Belk Scholarship
    AWARD: valued at $65,819 in 2018-2019 and special study stipends up to $3000 per stipend to persue international study and other enrichment opportunities
    DEADLINE: November 9 (nomination materials) www.davidson.edu/belk
    DEADLINE: December 3 (nominees must submit their completed admissions application)
    WEBSITE: www.davidson.edu/belk
    updated 09/13/18

    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 10/27/18.
    AWARD:  $4,000 - $50,000 ($1,000 - $12,500 per year)
    DEADLINE:  November 15
    WEBSITE:  http://www.elks.org/scholars/
    updated 08/30/18

    SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO (SAIC): Early Action and Priority Merit Scholarship
    DEADLINE: November 15
    WEBSITE: saic.edu/ugapp
    updated 09/07/18

    SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDS:  Enter your art or writing masterpiece for the opportunity to receive recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships.  With 29 categories of art and writing, the Scholastic Awards have many opportunities to share your vision and have your voice heard.
    AWARD:  Varies
    DEADLINE:  December 5 (Art) & January 4 (Writing)
    WEBSITE:  http://blog.artandwriting.org/2016/08/23/be-seen-be-heard-be-original/
    updated 9/20/18

    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
    WEBSITE:  https://www.nhs.us
    updated 9/20/18

    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
    WEBSITE:  https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/
    updated 9/20/18

    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.
    WEBSITE:  https://www.vcu.com
    updated 11/29/18

    SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO (SAIC): Final Merit Scholarship for First-Time Freshmen
    DEADLINE: January 15
    Website: saic.edu/ugapp
    updated 09/07/18

    EARL COLLINS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP:  Offered through Missouri-Arkansas District, Kiwanis International.  Selection based on ACT/SAT, GPA, volunteerism, honors, and financial need.  See Mrs. Cashel in the Counseling Center for an application.
    AWARD:  $1,000
    DEADLINE:  January 15
    updated 11/29/18

    NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, INC:  Requirements include 3.0 GPA, essay requirement on subject "The Tuskegee Airmen:, a personal essay.

    AWARD: $1500.00 to one student and one $500.00 scholarship


    See Mrs. Cashel in the Counseling Centr for application.

    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 a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less. 
    AWARD:  Varies
    DEADLINE:  February 1
    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
    WEBSITE:  https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-info
    updated 8/30/18




    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
    WEBSITE:  http://www.webstergrovesrotary.org/
    updated 1/11/17

    HACEMOS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  For students of Hispanic heritage OR those who are dependents of an active HACEMOS member. 3.0+ GPA required.  Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, financial need, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.
    AWARD:  $1,500 (2-year institution); $2,500 (4-year institution)
    DEADLINE:  February 28
    WEBSITE:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/hacemos/
    updated 2/13/17

    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
    WEBSITE:  https://ebiznet.sbc.com/oxygen/oxy/scholarship/index.html
    updated 2/5/18

    REGIONS RIDING FORWARD SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST:  Regions will award $5,000 scholarships to 15 high school seniors who live in states with Regions branches and will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2018-2019 academic school year. Applicants are to submit an essay addressing how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life and discuss the contributions of the individual who has served to inspire and motivate you.
    AWARD:  $5,000 (15)
    DEADLINE:  February 28
    WEBSITE:  https://www.regions.com/promo/black-history-scholarship
    updated 1/23/18

    ROYAL VAGABONDS FOUNDATION:  Royal Vagabonds started in the early 1930s as a social club for young men of color who wanted to participate in higher forms of social activities unavailable to them at the time. Eventually the related charitable organization was formed and today the foundation provides support to inner-city schools, youth programs and scholarships throughout the St. Louis area.  A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.
    AWARD:  Varies
    DEADLINE:  March 8
    WEBSITE:  http://www.royalvagabondfoundation.org/
    updated 08/30/18

    WOMEN LEGISLATORS OF MISSOURI:  The Women Legislators of Missouri created the senior scholarship program to provide financial assistance to female students on the basis of leadership, academics and community service. Candidates must fill out an application and are required to submit a 500-word essay answering the question, “If you were a state legislator, what would you hope to accomplish and why?”.   The group selects one student from each of Missouri’s congressional districts to receive the $500 award.
    AWARD:  $500 (8)
    DEADLINE:  March 9
    WEBSITE:  http://house.mo.gov/downloads/wlsa2017.pdf
    updated 2/13/17

    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
    WEBSITE:  http://www.afsa.org/essay-contest
    updated 10/28/16

    ST. 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.  Application forms are available from Mrs. Cashel in the Counseling Center or can be downloaded from the website below.
    AWARD:  $1,000
    DEADLINE:  March 15
    WEBSITE:  http://stlouisareamensa.weebly.com/scholarships.html
    updated 11/6/17

    SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO (SAIC): Final Merit Scholarship for Transfer Students
    DEADLINE: March 15
    WEBSITE: saic.edu/ugapp
    updated 09/07/18

    MCDONALD'S ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP:  The McDonald’s Academic Excellence Award Scholarship is a one-time, $3,000 scholarship that, in partnership with the UNCF, is awarded to college-bound St. Louis and Metro East high school seniors.  McDonald’s values education and offers scholarships to empower area youth and provide resources to help them attend college.   Scholarship recipients must provide proof of volunteer service hours implemented over the 2016/2017 school year.
    AWARD:  $3,000
    DEADLINE:  March 28
    WEBSITE:  http://mcdonaldsstl.com/community/academic-excellence-awards/
    updated 3/3/17

    FIDM National Scholarship Comptetition:  For students interested in the global industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Graphics, Interior Design, Social Media, and Entertainment. FIDM awards more than 28 scholarships, including eight full one-year scholarships worth $31,500 each.
    DEADLINE: March 29
    WEBSITE: http://fidm.edu/en/admissions/financial+aid/scholarships/National+Scholarship+Competition/
    updated 09/06/18 

    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 08/30/18

    PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS OF MISSOURI SCHOLARSHIP:  One scholarship given to a student who qualifies within the following categories:  (1) a son or daughter of one who has given their life in the line of duty including both military and first responders  (2) a son or daughter of an honorably discharged veteran who have passed after their term of service (3) a son or daughter of a veteran or first responder disabled in the line of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized.  See Mrs. Cashel in the Counseling Center for application or download here.
    AWARD:  $2,500
    DEADLINE:  April 1
    WEBSITE:  None listed
    updated 8/25/17

    EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR/AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP:  Must be an active member of a Boy Scout Troop chartered to an American Legion post or be the son or grandson of a Legionnaire, at least 15 years of age, and have received a religious emblem.
    AWARD:  $10,000 for the Eagle Scout of the Year and 3 runners-up receive $2,500
    DEADLINE:  April 9
    WEBSITE: http://www.legion.org/scholarships/eaglescout
    updated 08/30/18

    CARL FRICKS SPORTSMANSHIP SCHOLARSHIP:  The Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarship is presented annually to graduating high school seniors from the St. Louis metro area who embody outstanding sportsmanship.  The scholarship recognizes individuals who exemplify honesty, integrity, civility, selflessness, kindness, compassion and class in athletic competition.  Candidates are evaluated strictly on their approach, character and respect for others on the playing field.  Athletic performance (wins and other stats) does not factor in the selection – making the scholarship unique.
    AWARD:  Up to $10,000
    DEADLINE:  April 10
    WEBSITE:  http://sportsmanship.org/stl-programs/sportsmanship-scholarship/
    updated 3/3/17

    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:  April 10
    WEBSITE:  http://mcconnellassociates.org/scholarships/
    updated 3/7/17

    ROYAL BANKS (LUBIN-GREEN-COHEN-KIEM) SCHOLARSHIP:  Must rank in upper 25% of class.  Academic rank, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community involvement are considerations.
    AWARD:  $1,000 (3)
    DEADLINE:  April 14
    WEBSITE:  https://www.royalbanksofmo.com/about/community-involvement/corporate-citizens.aspx
    updated 3/1/17

    STUDENT-VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  Complete an online survey about colleges in your area and you could win one of 13 scholarships from Student Insights. High school seniors of all academic levels and financial backgrounds are eligible for awards that range from $500 to $4,000. Scholarships are awarded to students selected randomly. The application survey takes from 15 to 25 minutes.
    AWARD:  $4,000 (1), $1,000 (2); $500 (10)
    DEADLINE:  April 22
    WEBSITE:  http://www.student-view.com/
    updated 1/24/17

    PI CHAPTER OF DELTA KAPPA GAMMA GRANT:  Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional society for women educators, will be awarding grants-in-aid to female students who plan to pursue a college degree preparing for a career in education.  The grants range from $1,000 to $2,000 depending on the chapter's resources, applicant need, and the number of applicants.  Please see Mrs. Dempsey or Mrs. Cashel in the Counseling Center for an application.
    AWARD:  $1,000 - $2,000
    DEADLINE:  April 24
    WEBSITE:  None listed
    updated 2/10/17

    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
    WEBSITE:  https://www.leaguefoundation.org/
    updated 2/13/17

    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
    WEBSITE:  https://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx
    updated 08/30/18

    MISSOURI S&T BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP:  Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is offering the Balanced Man Scholarship to outstanding young men entering Missouri University of Science & Technology.  It recognizes students who exhibit balance and all-around excellence.  Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible for the scholarship.
    AWARD:  $4,000 (5)
    DEADLINE:  May 1
    WEBSITE:  https://www.sigepmst.org/scholarship
    updated 12/20/17

    WANDA EVERETT BDPA SCHOLARSHIP:  The objective of the Wanda Everett BDPA Scholarship is to award $2,500 to an outstanding student in the St. Louis metropolitan area that has an interest in pursuing or continuing 4-year academic program related to Information Technology.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.
    AWARD:  $2,500
    DEADLINE:  May 16
    WEBSITE:  http://www.betf.org/scholarships/wanda-everett.shtml
    updated 4/19/17

    B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP:  Scholarship offered by the creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website.  Applicants are required to write an essay of less than 1,000 words on topic that is listed on website.  Website can also be used to search for other scholarship opportunities.
    AWARD:  $1,000
    DEADLINE:  May 24
    WEBSITE:  http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm 
    updated 08/30/18

    HORATIO ALGER CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree.  Applicants must be enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2017, demonstrate financial need (applicants must be Pell Grant eligible), and demonstrate perseverance in overcoming adversity.
    AWARD:  Up to $2,500 (1,000+ awards)
    DEADLINE:  June 15
    WEBSITE:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/
    updated 08/30/18