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. 


Missouri Patriot Guard Riders Scholarship ​​The Missouri Patriot Guard Scholarship ($2000) is being offered to Missouri students who are sons or daughters of those who fall within the following categories: 1). Those who have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responders (police/fire); 2). Those honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service. 3). Those veterans or first responders disabled in the line of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized. Applications can be downloaded from the website or picked up from the bookshelf outside of Mrs. Diaz's office. The deadline is 4/1/20. However, one written recommendation is required. Please give your recommender ample notice.

National High School Essay Contest
The winner receives $2500, a trip to Washington D.C. to meet a member of the State Department's leadership and a full scholarship for a semester at sea educational voyage. The runner-up receives a $1250 and a full scholarship to attend the International Diplomacy Program of the National Student Leadership Conference. For more information and to apply, visit http://afsa.org/essay-contest. Deadline to apply is 4/6/20.

Pi Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional society for women educators, will again be awarding grants-in-aid to female students who plan to pursue a college degree preparing for a career in education. The grants in the past have ranged from $1000 to $2000.  Applications can be downloaded from the website or picked up from the bookshelf outside of Mrs. Diaz's office. Applications and letters of reference must be postmarked by 4/13/20. 


Royal Banks of Missouri’s Lubin-Green-Cohen-Kiem Scholarship Program Royal Banks of Missouri is happy to announce that the Lubin-Green-Cohen-Kiem Scholarship is now accepting applications! Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to current high school seniors in the St. Louis area. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of: a) Academic rank b) Extra-curricular activities and leadership potential c) Character references and other pertinent factors d) Community involvement. For full eligibility requirements and to download the application, please visit the Royal Banks of Missouri website - https://www.royalbanksofmo.com/about/special-events/. Deadline to apply is 4/15/20.

Graybar Construction Trades Scholarship As a leader committed to helping the industry grow and thrive in the future, Graybar is excited to introduce a new scholarship program for students who wish to pursue a career in the construction trades. To be eligible, the applicant 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; and demonstrate financial need. For more information, and to apply, visit the following website: https://www.graybar150.com/scholarship/. Deadline to apply is 4/15/20.

AGC of Missouri Education Foundation Scholarship Program The AGC of Missouri (AGCMO) Education Foundation offers scholarships to students studying a construction related field through trade or apprenticeship training, or community college or university programs. Last year multiple scholarships in $3000, $2000, or $1000 amounts were awarded.  More information and the college scholarship application and the skilled trade/apprenticeship application can be downloaded from the scholarship website. Due to the COVID-19 virus, they are extending the deadline to April 30, 2020. The date on the forms is April 1, 2020, but forms can be submitted through April 30, 2020. All applications can be submitted via email.

Performance Eyecare Build Your Dream Scholarship Performance Eyecare is a privately owned optometry practice with locations in St. Charles and St. Louis county as well as in Illinois. They are sponsoring a $2,000 scholarship that is open to any local high school senior. It can be used for college, trade school, or a startup business. You can download the application here or pick up a hard copy from the bookshelf outside of Mrs. Diaz's office. Deadline to apply is 5/1/20. 

Scholarship Foundation Interest-Free Student Loan The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis provides student loans that are renewable, interest-free, and available in amounts up to $11,000 per academic year. Students who receive an interest-free loan will have a 12-month grace period following graduation and a five year repayment schedule. The cumulative maximum that The Scholarship Foundation will loan to an individual is $55,000.  Applications are available via St. Louis Graduates Scholarship Central: https://stlouisgraduates.academicworks.com/opportunities/3160. Deadline to apply has been extended to 5/15/20.

BJC Scholars Fund 
The BJC Scholars Fund is intended to serve youth in pursuit of higher education from communities in which BJC hospitals are located. Applicants must be current high school seniors planning to enroll in accredited, nonprofit four-year, in-state public institutions (or any out-of-state school that allows in-state tuition reciprocity). Awarded students will receive a scholarship of up to $10,000 per academic year, which is renewable through graduation or up to ten semesters, provided the student continues to meet eligibility and selection criteria. To be eligible to be considered for this scholarship applicants must: be permanent residents (at the time of application) in communities served by BJC Hospitals (St. Louis City and St. Louis County are included); Have earned a 2.0 GPA; and demonstrate significant financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or similar need calculations. Students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) over $15,000 must have significant and extenuating circumstances to be considered. Students can apply online at St. Louis Graduates Scholarship Central: https://stlouisgraduates.academicworks.com/opportunities/3202. Deadline to apply has been extended to 5/15/20.

Scholarship Foundation of STL Scholarship Extensions Due to the unprecedented times associated with the coronavirus outbreak, the Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis is working to ensure that they continue to meet the needs of students first. As a result, they have extended the application deadline for their interest-free loan and grant programs to May 15, including:

Ava’s Grace Scholarship
BJC Scholars Fund
Centennial Collaboration Scholarship
Deaconess Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Horizon Housing Foundation Scholarship
Insuring Rural Communities Scholarship
Neil Molloy Memorial Scholarship
rootEd Community College Transfer Scholarship
rootEd Undergraduate Scholarship
The Scholarship Foundation’s Interest-Free Loan

All applications and supporting materials are due May 15, 2020 and can be applied for via Scholarship Central at www.myscholarshipcentral.org. You may read more about the full details of the changes to the 2020-21 application cycle here: https://sfstl.org/deadline-extended-may15/.

PB&J Scholarship The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.  Amount is $500-$1000. For more information and to apply, visit http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020. Deadline is 5/31/20.

Scholarships and Contests Database Looking for a database that easily categorizes scholarships? Check out this website that sorts scholarships into the following categories: scholarships for certain majors, grade level, undocumented students, minority students, athletes, gender, LGBTQ students, religious students, students with disabilities, and more! For more information, visit https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/