Scholarships

Check this page regularly for new scholarship updates. Scholarships are listed in order of due date--not by date in which they were received by the counseling office. 


Walgreens Expressions Challenge Students  grades 9-12 are welcome to express what matters to them through three different categories: Creative Writing, Visual Arts and Media Arts.  There are no minimum GPA requirements to participate. Students are free to choose a topic that matters to them, but potential suggestions include self esteem, gender identity, mental health, relationships, gun violence and more. Potential awards range from $200-$2000. For more information and to enter the challenge, visit https://expressionschallenge.com/the-challenge/. Deadline is 12/15.

UMSL Opportunity Scholars Program Students selected for the OSP will receive a scholarship that covers tuition, fees, books, laptop, and room and board. To qualify, students must be from the STL metro area and have a 3.5 GPA and 26 ACT. OSP recipients will receive automatic admission into the Pierre Laclede Honors Program at UMSL. Preference is given to first generation students majoring in the STEM fields. Qualifying students may apply between 10/1 and 12/15. For more information, visit the following website: http://www.umsl.edu/~honors/Opportunity%20Scholars/

Vantage Credit Union Question for Education Scholarship: 
Vantage Credit Union is dedicated to helping students reach their educational goals through higher education.  Vantage Credit Union awards twenty $1,000 scholarships to young members who qualify. Any Vantage Credit Union member who is a graduating high school senior and a primary account holder may apply for the QFE scholarship. If you're not a member, you may open an account (establish a $5 General Share) and become eligible to apply. For more information about this scholarship and how to apply visit the following website: https://www.vcu.com/education/quest-for-education-scholarship. Deadline to apply is 1/10/2020.
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Earl Collins Foundation Scholarship: Kiwanis Club of Meramec Valley Community is pleased to announce the availability of $1000 scholarships for seniors gradating in 2020. The scholarships are funded by the Earl Collins Foundation of the Missouri-Arkansas District of Kiwanis International. Strong candidates should have a 3.3+ GPA and 23+ ACT; financial need is considered (income less than $150k); and community service​ record should be shown. Bonus points are given to Kiwanis Key Club/Key Leaders. Hard copy applications can be downloaded here or picked up from Mrs. Diaz (or from the bookshelf right outside her office in the counseling office). ​​Deadline to have all materials turned into the Kiwanis Club of Meramec Valley Community is 1/15/20. Please no​te, however, that two letters of recommendation are required. Please give your designated recommender ample time before the deadline to work on his/her letter. 

US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study.  To access the application, please visit the following site: https://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship. Please note that application materials must be postmarked no later than 1/24/2020 to Wendy Cox at 16509 Winter Leaf Drive, Wildwood, MO, 63011.

EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program was established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking an HVAC technical education. Up to 20 eligible students will be awarded a $2500 scholarship to pursue an HVAC degree or certificate at an accredited community college, technical/vocational school, or approved technical institute during the 2020-2021 academic year. For more information on the scholarship requirements and to access the application, visit the following website: https://egiafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarship. Deadline to apply is 1/30/20.

Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards Legacy Awards provide 300 $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. Applications are online at https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm. Deadline is January 31, 2020 at 11:59 a.m., Central Time.  

18​​th Annual National Co-Op Scholarship Program Seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA who are considering Clarkson U, Drexel, RIT, U Toledo, Wentworth Inst of Technology, U Cincinnati, SUNY-Oswego, Johnson & Wales U, and Merrimack College can check out this great program that will award merit scholarships this year totaling $4.2 million. Interested students can get more information and apply by 2/15/20 (there are some earlier and later deadlines for a few of the partner institutions) online at https://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html

National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Scott/St. Louis Chapter Scholarship The purpose of the NDTA Scott/St. Louis Chapter scholarship program is to promote careers in Business, Transportation Logistics, and Physical Distribution.  Although all students may apply, preference will be given to students pursuing these and related courses of study. The Scott / St. Louis Chapter of the NDTA intends to award a minimum of two (2) scholarships of $3,000 each and four (4) scholarships of $2,000 each for recipients enrolled in an accredited bachelors or graduate degree program in 2020. An additional award of $1500 is set-aside for students enrolled in a two-year associate degree or trade certification program. Scholarships are open to any high school student that meets the eligibility criteria. One of the $3,000 awards is set aside for immediate family members of active members of the Scott / St. Louis Chapter of the NDTA.  ​​​​Applications can be downloaded here or picked up picked up from Mrs. Diaz (or from the bookshelf right outside her office in the counseling office). Applications must be postmarked most later than 3/1/20. Please allow your recommenders ample time to meet this deadline.