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Scholarships in Missouri

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  • Affton Education Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Arthur Schroeder Teacher Education Scholarship
    The purpose of this scholarship is to award a student “who has exhibited an enthusiasm and passion for teaching and a desire to pursue education with the goal of becoming a teacher.”
  • Black Community Scholarship Fund
    This fund was established by the Black Community Fund Board of Directors to provide scholarship support to African-American students from the Greater Kansas City area seeking educational advancement through a college or university degree or accredited certificate program in areas and fields determined by the Black Community Fund Board of Directors.
  • C&C Group Scholarship
    The C & C Group Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships to children of full-time C&C employees.
  • Chas Hall Memorial Scholarship
    Established in memory of Chas Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wally Hall, to provide college or vocational scholarship to children or legal charges of the employees of the Murphy-Hoffman Company.
  • CRKC Fendler Family Scholarship
    The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide scholarships to graduates of Cristo Rey Kansas City High School who plan to continue their education at Rockhurst University.
  • Ed Stegner Natural Resource Scholarships
    The Foundation’s Ed Stegner Natural Resource Scholarships were established to provide major financial aid to encourage and assist students in five areas of natural resource management: fisheries, forestry, wildlife, parks and recreation and soil and water conservation. Funding for this scholarship program was provided to the Foundation by Ed Stegner of Pilot Grove, Missouri. A Master Conservationist, Stegner is the former executive director of the Conservation Federation of Missouri, and is especially known for his leadership role in the passage of the 1/8th of 1% conservation sales tax to fund the Conservation Department’s expanded program, Design for Conservation.
  • FCS Financial Scholarship
    The scholarship program began in 2004 to support higher education for children or grandchildren of FCSF customers. Each year, up to 35 scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each are provided to eligible Missouri high school seniors.
  • George C. Brooks Scholarship
    This scholarship is for incoming freshmen at the University of Missouri. Applicants must be members of racial or ethnic groups that are underrepresented in relation to the University's goal to achieve educational benefits of a diverse student body.
  • Greater Kansas City Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship
    This scholarship is for sorority women who will be collegiate seniors or graduate students at a Kansas or Missouri school and who attended high school in the **Kansas City metro** (counties include: Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties in Missouri, and Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas).
  • Helen Anita and William E. Evans, Jr., M.D. Scholarship Fund - Vocational Scholarship
    Dr. Bill, as he was affectionately known, practiced family medicine in the Greater Kansas City area all of his working life. He was ably assisted by his devoted wife (Helen) Anita for most of that time. Since Dr. Bill was a disabled veteran, he had occasion to frequent the VA hospital and held a special place in his heart for numerous employees of the hospital. His burning desire was to reward those special people who had administered to him by setting up this program to offer monetary assistance to their children. The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide scholarships to the children of employees at the Kansas City VA Medical Center who plan to attend vocational school.
  • Jaana Megan Langhus Scholarship
    The purpose of the Jaana Megan Langhus Scholarship Fund shall be to provide scholarships to graduates of the Park Hill, Missouri School District.
  • James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship
    The James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Foundation was established in 1981 pursuant to the provisions of the wills of James L. and Nellie M. Westlake for the purpose of assisting Missouri residents in pursuing a college education. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited four-year institution of the student’s choice.
  • Jerry Sharp Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is in memory of Jerry Sharp who promoted motorcycle racing throughout Missouri. These scholarships will be supplemental for students who have already earned athletic and/or academic scholarships. This scholarship is not automatically renewable, however, students may reapply for subsequent years.
  • J. Harold and Mabel Hamil Memorial Scholarship
    The J. Harold and Mabel Hamil Memorial Scholarship program provides annual scholarships to graduating seniors in honor of J. Harold and Mabel Hamil. The scholarships are intended to assist high school students who have excelled in the areas of English/Journalism; Debate/Public Speaking; Political Science; and/or Community Involvement to pursue a college/university education.
  • Kansas City, Missouri Opportunities Scholarship
    “The Port Authority, through development agreements with the operators of certain casino gaming operations, has obtained commitments from those operators to make annual contributions for a period of ten years to fund a scholarship grant program. The result of this agreement is a scholarship fund that will provide scholarships to Kansas City, MO residents who are pursuing educational opportunities at accredited or certified colleges, universities and vocational/technical schools.
  • Kansas City Securities Association Educational Endowment Scholarship
    The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to graduating students in the greater Kansas City area who will be attending an accredited college, university or trade school.
  • Kilgore Family Pancreatic Cancer Scholarship Fund
    The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide post-secondary scholarships to graduating seniors from high schools in the Greater Kansas City area who have personally been affected by pancreatic cancer and who plan to continue their education at a two-year or four-year college or university or at a technical school.
  • Mel Brown Memorial Golf Scholarship
    The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide post-secondary scholarships to graduating seniors from Chillicothe High School, in Chillicothe, Missouri, or Gardner Edgerton High School, in Gardner Kansas, who were members of the golf team and who plan to continue their education at a two-year or four-year college or university or at a technical school.
  • Michael Haseltine Scholarship
    The Michael Haseltine Scholarship Fund was established at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation in memory of Michael Haseltine, former Deputy Director of EITAS (Empowering Individuals Through Advocacy and Support) to honor Michael Haseltine for his ceaseless caring and tireless advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities. The Fund assists residents of Jackson County, Missouri .
  • Minority Natural Resource Scholarship
    The Conservation Foundation’s Minority Natural Resource Scholarship has been established to provide financial aid to encourage and assist minority students who are interested in a career in natural resource management, especially in the fields of Fisheries, Wildlife, Forestry, Parks and Recreation, and Soil or Water Conservation. The Foundation’s goal is ultimately to increase cultural diversity in Missouri’s state and federal natural resource agencies.
  • Missouri Broadcasters Association Scholarship
    The MBA Scholarship Fund was established to financially aid Missouri broadcast students in attaining training and expertise required to become valuable employees in the broadcasting industry.
  • Missouri Courage Scholarship
    Missouri Courage Scholarship is the first, and largest, state-wide LGBTQ scholarship organization in Missouri. We fund scholarships for Missourians pursuing higher education. Our mission is to acknowledge, affirm, and reward students who demonstrate courage and take a stand for social justice.
  • Morning Grange #227 Scholarship
    The Morning Grange #227 Scholarship Fund will benefit students who are planning to attend a college or vocational school who have attended high school in the Olathe, Gardner, and Spring Hill areas.
  • New Theatre Guild Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students at the **University of Kansas, the University of Central Missouri and the University of Missouri - Kansas City**. Applicants must be pursuing education related to the **theatrical arts industry**.
  • North Kansas City High School Class of 1956 Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for a graduating senior of **North Kansas City High School** who is continuing their education at a university, community college, or other training school.
  • Opal M. Huffman Charitable Trust
    Opal M. Huffman, a long time resident of Bates County, Missouri, established the Opal M. Huffman Charitable Trust for the purpose of providing scholarships to residents of Adrian and Butler, Missouri communities.
  • Parkville Fine Arts Association
    The Parkville Fine Arts Association (PFAA) Scholarship Fund provides annual scholarships to graduating seniors of Park Hill School District. The scholarships are intended to assist students who are pursuing higher education in the field of fine arts. Fine arts are defined as music, drama or the visual or performing arts.
  • Pastor Otis L. Cobbins, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
    The Pastor Otis L. Cobbins, Sr. Memorial Scholarship honors a young individual(s) who is furthering their education and exemplifies the attributes of Pastor Cobbins, Sr. These attributes include: honest; integrity; hard working; strong character; love of humanity; servant to community and family; trustworthy; and committed.
  • Project 21 Scholarship
    The goal of this scholarship program is to not only inform our youth that it is not permissible in Missouri for persons under the age of 21 to gamble in a casino, but to also educate them about the dangers and consequences associated with underage gambling.
  • QTS Student Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Richard “Dick” Emmit Blaisdell Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are planning to enroll at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Rosemary Otto Memorial Scholarship
    The Rosemary Otto Memorial Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to qualified graduating seniors from St. Elizabeth R-IV High School, a public school located in St. Elizabeth, Missouri who plan on pursuing a degree or certification at an accredited institute of higher education.
  • Second Chance Scholarship
    The purpose of this scholarship is to help students who have had some adversity in their lives but who desire a second chance at a brighter future by continuing their education at a two-year or four-year college or university (pursuing an associate, undergraduate and/or graduate degree) or at a vocational or technical school. Applicants must be graduating from a high school or be a former high school graduate. Preference may be given to graduates of a high school in the **Kansas City, KS School District or the Kansas City, MO School District**.
  • The Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Virginia Whitsitt Memorial Scholarship
    The Virginia Whitsitt Memorial Scholarship Fund program provides annual scholarships to graduating seniors in honor of Helen Virginia Whitsitt. Scholarship awards are focused on students interested in pursuing a career in teaching and that demonstrate financial need. If qualified applicants are not available, the scholarship may be awarded to teachers who have returned to school for their master’s degree in education.
  • William L. Corporon, MD Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.