Missouri Scholarships

Scholarships for students Missouri. Some scholarships specifically open to Missouri students, and others give preference to students in Missouri.

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: Varies
Description: Scholarships are open to students in the Greater Kansas City area. Multiple scholarships available, including scholarships for students in K-12 and current college students. See website for details.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: JC Runyon Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. In addition to the nationwide scholarship, there is a scholarship open to females who are Tennessee or Midsouth residents who have been treated for suicidal ideation/attempt.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Missouri, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and South Carolina deadlines have already passed, but all other states have a later deadline – see website for details.

Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship
Sponsor: Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, ,2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are either permanent residents of Kansas or Missouri OR plan to attend a college in Kansas or Missouri. Applicant must have at least a 3.3 GPA AND a 24 on the ACT or 1680 on the SAT.

NEWH | Dallas Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH | Dallas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students attending an accredited college in Northern Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, or Kansas. Applicant must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Ava’s Grace Scholarship
Sponsor: Ava’s Grace Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are children of an incarcerated parent and who reside in Missouri or specific counties in Illinois (see website for details).

Heartland Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Heartland Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students studying health care or nursing. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements. Applicant must live within the Heartland Foundation service region (select counties in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska).

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

American Legion Department of Missouri Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of Missouri
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are residents of Missouri. Applicant must be a member of The American Legion Family, i.e. Legion Member, Auxiliary Member, S.A.L. Member, or a descendant of any member thereof.

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. | Macy’s
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to students facing economic hardship, such as change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, or Texas and enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA.

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