• ACADEMICS

    • 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, 2019 
      WEBSITE:  https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/
      Updated 8/30/19

    • OppU ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP:
      High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident
      Students must submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

      AWARD
      :  $2,500
      DEADLINE:  December 31, March 31, June 30, and September 30
      WEBSITEhttps://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
      Updated 11/13/19

    • TUSKEGEE AIRMEN HUGH J. WHITE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP:
      High school seniors; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident
      Scholarship awards are based on four criteria: 1) academic performance, 2) financial need, 3) two themed essays, and 4) timely submission of the completed application. 

      AWARD
      :  $1,500
      DEADLINE:  Completed application must be received no later than January 27, 2020
      WEBSITEhttps://tuskegeeairmenstl.com/406/scholarship-applications/
      Updated 11/14/19

    AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS

    • OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY - UPSILON OMEGA CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP:  

      The purpose of the Upsilon Omega Chapter Scholarship is to provide assistance to African American high school seniors from the St. Louis Metropolitan area pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited 4-year college or university. Since 1995, the Upsilon Omega chapter, in conjunction with Upsilon Omega Foundation, has provided scholarships to hundreds of students, totaling approximately $250,000.

      Eligibility Criteria
      - High School Senior
      - African American
      - Cumulative 2.5 GPA
      - Planning to attend a 4-year university as a full time student (enrolled in at least 12 credit hours)
      - Resident of the St. Louis Metropolitan area (St. Louis City MO, St. Louis County MO, St. Charles County MO, Madison County IL, St. Clair County IL)

      Scholarship finalists will be required to attend an in-person interview on April 11, 2020.

      Award recipients or their representatives are strongly encouraged to attend the Upsilon Omega “Rhapsody In Black” Scholarship Luncheon in June 2020.

      Recipients will be required to provide proof of enrollment before funds are disbursed.

      Questions? Contact Dr. Jarret Smith jarretsmith1228@sbcglobal.net 

      AWARD:  $1,000
      DEADLINE:  3/7/2020
      WEBSITEUpsilon Omega Scholarship
      Updated 1/31/20


    ATHLETICS

    • 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:  2020 TBD
      WEBSITE:  http://mcconnellassociates.org/scholarships/
      Updated 9/3/19


     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


    • 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, 2020 
      WEBSITE:  https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/
      Updated 9/3/19


    • GREATER ST. LOUIS MOTHERS OF TWINS CLUB, INC CONTINUING EDUCATION AWARD: 
      Two (2) scholarships for multiple-birth students seeking initial enrollment in accredited post high school education or training. The applicants must reside within the St. Louis, MO-IL metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) which includes the City of St Louis; the Missouri counties of Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis, Warren, Washington, or Crawford; or, the Southern Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair (the Metro East). Numerous factors will be considered in the selection of award recipients, including academic achievement, leadership and citizenship,  as well as the applicant's essay and recommendations.

      AWARD:  TBD
      DEADLINE:  February 21, 2020 
      WEBSITE:  www.stlmotc.org
      Updated 10/17/19


     COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    • EARL COLLINS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP, MISSOURI-ARKANSAS DISTRICT KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL:
      Applicants must be applying for entrance to an accredited institution of higher learning, i.e., a Junior or Community College or University. Applications will be judged on the basis of scholarship, college academic readiness, achievement, volunteerism, honors, educational objective, letters of recommendation, financial need, kiwanis family bonus. 

      AWARD:  
      $1,000
      DEADLINE: 
      January 15, 2020
      APPLICATION:
      Earl Collins Foundation Scholarship
      Updated 12/5/19

    • 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 5, 2020
      WEBSITE:  https://spirit.prudential.com/
      Updated 08/30/19
    •  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, 2020 / **APPLICATION NOT CURRENTLY OPEN**
      WEBSITE:  http://www.webstergrovesrotary.org/
      Updated 9/3/19


       FINANCIAL NEED

    • 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, 2020
      WEBSITE:  https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-info
      Updated 8/30/19

    • 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

    FOR WOMEN

    2020 KPMG FUTURE LEADERS PROGRAM:  

    The KPMG Future Leaders Program is a charitable initiative focused on developing future generations of women leaders. Funded by proceeds from the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, the KPMG Future Leaders Program annually awards twenty-two top female high school seniors the opportunity to enhance their personal growth through college scholarships, a leadership development retreat, mentorship, and an introduction to golf. The program’s main purpose is to help these young women continue to build a strong foundation and instill the confidence and leadership ability they need to succeed in college and ultimately in their long-term careers.

    Applicants meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
     Be enrolled as a high school senior female student (traditional or homeschool), progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school at the end of the 2019-2020 school year, and planning to enroll in a 4-year undergraduate program at a college or university no later than the 2020 fall semester following the completion of high school.
     Be a citizen of the United States, or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident.
     Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher.
     Demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership ability.
     Display an interest in a business academic or a STEM track.
     Exhibit strong community involvement.
     Letter of recommendation from a community organization or school be attached to the applicant’s application for review. This person must speak to your character and leadership ability.
     Provide a statement of financial need in the essay section of the applicant’s application (household income NOT to exceed $75,000 per year).
     Applicant will also need to provide a copy of their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application or Student Aid Report (SAR) as part of the Federal Pell Grant Program or University financial aid application form or a reward letter to either program.
     Must be available to attend the three-day KPMG Future Leaders Retreat from July 21-23, 2020 at KPMG's Lakehouse Learning and Innovation Center in Orlando, FL.

    AWARD: 

    • An annual scholarship of $10,000 per year for 4 years of college
    • A three-day leadership retreat the summer before their freshman year of college at KPMG’s new state-of-the-art KPMG Lakehouse Learning and Innovation Center in Orlando, FL. The retreat focuses on leadership training, career development, college transition and golf instruction.
    • A pairing with a mentor for one year; the mentor being a female executive that attended the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit.  


    DEADLINE:  January 31, 2020 
    WEBSITEhttps://womensleadership.kpmg.us/charitable.html
    Updated 12/3/19


     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

    • JAMES L. AND NELLIE M. WESTLAKE SCHOLARSHIP:  
      • Be Missouri students
      • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
      • Be a graduating senior at a Missouri high school or completed one or two full years at a Missouri community college with sufficient credits to permit transfer to an accredited 4-year college at the sophomore or junior level
      • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited four-year college for the entire 2020-2021 academic year
      • Demonstrate financial need

        AWARD
        :  Full cost of tuition + $2,000 to cover the cost of fees, books and supplies
        DEADLINE:  February 1, 2020
        WEBSITEhttps://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/westlake/?utm_source=MDRe1&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Westlake2020
        Updated 12/3/19

    • 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



    MISSOURI RESIDENTS

    • 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 family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less. 

      AWARD:
       Varies
      DEADLINE:  February 1, 2020 
      WEBSITE:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/westlake/
      Updated 9/3/19

     


    RACIAL EQUITY

    • PRINCETON PRIZE IN RACE RELATIONS:
      recognizes and rewards high school students who, through their volunteer activities, have undertaken significant efforts to advance racial equity and understanding in their schools or communities. Prize recipients receive an award of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Symposium on Race at Princeton University. They and recipients of Certificates of Recognition are also honored at regional ceremonies and, if possible, at their schools.

      2020 Scholarship Criteria:

      • Applications are evaluated on each of the three following criteria. The work you have done toward racial equity and understanding is much more important than the quality of your writing.

        1. The significance of your activity and how it advances racial equity, understanding and mutual respect among members of your school or community.

        2. Your role in the activity.

        3. The scope and impact of your activity on your school or community.

      • There are two parts of the application — one for you and one for your sponsor. Your sponsor must be a teacher, advisor, community or religious leader, or other responsible adult, who is not related to you, and who oversaw your project or who has directly witnessed your project's outcome. They must be familiar with the work you are presenting for the Prize. Each part of the application can be completed separately online — OR — downloaded, printed and mailed. Both parts of the application are due by January 31, 2020.


      AWARD
      :  $1,000
      DEADLINE:  January 31
      WEBSITE:  https://pprize.princeton.edu/
      Updated 1/13/20

    STEM

    • 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.

      2020 Scholarship Criteria:

      • Applicants must submit a 3-5 minute video on a STEM topic of their choice
      • Applicants are eligible regardless of major or area of study
      • Applicant must enroll in an accredited (2-year or 4-year) undergraduate program within the U.S. for the 2020-2021 year
      • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident


      AWARD
      :  Varies
      DEADLINE:  February 28, 2020
      WEBSITE:  https://ebiznet.sbc.com/oxygen/oxy/scholarship/index.html
      Updated 9/3/19

    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

    • 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


    VANTAGE C

    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, 2020 
    WEBSITE:  https://www.vcu.com
    Updated 9/3/19