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Scholarship Opportunities

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Students are responsible for all deadlines.  Deadlines may be adjusted at the discretion of the scholarship organization.  Scholarships may be discontinued or modified without prior notice.  Scholarships must be returned to Ms. Ray by deadline for submission.

 The UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship is available to any High School senior nationwide.  The deadline is July 31, 2018. 

Arch City Granite & Marble, Inc. awards an annual $1,000 scholarship in order to give back to the community. Arch City wants to give a helping hand to a deserving student from a lower income family from Missouri and Illinois.  Apply online.  The deadline is April 30, 2018.

Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship is now available. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates: + A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics; + A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.  This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship is now available.  Apply online.  See the brochure for more information.

B. Davis Scholarship is now available.  This scholarship requires an essay.  The $1,000 scholarship has a deadline of May 22, 2018.

The Lawyers at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship: Must have a G.P.A. of 3.0+Fill out the form with your contact information. Attach school transcript to verify enrollment or submit any document to help us know you are currently enrolled or have been accepted to a college or university in the United States. Attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome. The deadline for application submissions is July 31, 2018. 

The Missouri Association of Financial Aid Personnel (MASFAP) is excited to tell you that we are offering a onetime $1,000.00 scholarship to a 2018 graduating senior! Students must have a Gmail account to apply and we highly suggest they use an email that can be accessed after graduation)!! Any 2018 Graduating Senior from a Missouri High School planning to attend a private or public 2 or 4 year institution, or vocational-technical school in Missouri in fall 2018. Fill out the application:   Write an essay (300 word maximum) that describes a person in your life who is inspiring you to fulfill your post-secondary education dreams.  Someone who is encouraging you, inspiring you, and making a difference in your life. It could be (but not limited to) a family friend, a counselor, a teacher, an older sibling or a member of the community. Be sure to include your post-secondary educational goals and how this person is helping you to achieve those goals as well as impacting your life.  Please send the essay to  Make sure you include your full name and the name of your school with your submission!  Snap a selfie of you and the person making a difference and send it to (make sure it is in JPEG format).  Make sure you include your full name and the name of your school with your submission! 

Rove Pest Control Scholarship from Rove Pest Control in Minneapolis is pleased to offer The Rove Pest Control Scholarship application for 2017. This scholarship opportunity is open to high school students and graduates nationwide in the United States of America who have been accepted to a college or university. This award will be presented to a United States student for the following academic year in the amount of $500.00 and will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2018). Although this scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education, special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree in entomology or a related field.  This is an online scholarship application only.

UEW Healthcare Scholarship is now available.  UEW Healthcare is pleased to offer the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be give to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2018 are also welcome to apply. 

Horatio Algers Scholarship Applications are now available.  Students must demonstrate integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, have financial need, a good academic record, and a desire to contribute to society.  You must apply online.

The Missouri Gaming Association is pleased to announce the 2018 Project 21 Scholarship Program.  This is the twenty-second year the scholarships will be awarded.  The goal of the scholarship program is to not only to inform our youth that it is not permissible in Missouri for persons under the age of 21 to gamble in a casino, but also to educate them about the dangers and consequences associated with underage gambling.  The Project 21 Scholarship Program provides Missouri students an opportunity to disseminate their message by writing an article or creating a poster or video addressing the issue of underage gambling.  Two (2) $1,500.00 first prize scholarships and Four (4) $1,000.00 second prize scholarships will be awarded. Any Missouri High School Senior interested in applying for the scholarships must use the criteria outlined in the application.  The article, poster or video entry, completed application and other required documentation as outlined in the application must be received by MARCH 1, 2018. 
Military Dependent Scholarships are available.  Check out the scholarships for children and dependents of veterans.  Deadlines vary.

The Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship is now available. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.

The Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship is now available. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.

The Support Collectors Scholarship is now available.  Apply online.

Ava's Grace Scholarship is now available.  This scholarship is for students who have a parent who is currently incarcerated.  

Schultz & Myers is pleased to offer the Injury Lawyers Scholarship.  We understand a single injury can affect a person's life forever and we'd like to help a student who has been negatively affected by an injury.This scholarship is available for high school seniors and current college students nationwide who will be attending or currently attending a 4-year college/university or 2-year community college for the Fall of 2018.  Requirements include:  Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  One time award of $1,500.  All applications must be submitted no later than 05/31/18.  Scholarship specific to students who have been affected by a personal injury

Local Scholarships

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Scholarships are provided by local organizations, businesses, and families.  Read the instructions CAREFULLY.  You are responsible for checking and meeting eligibility requirements.  Note and verify all deadlines.  Missed deadlines will void your application. ALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND CHANGE AS MANDATED BY THE SPONSOR.  Please make sure the applications is complete, neatly typed or handwritten, and turned in on time.  Please remember to MAKE A COPY of any of the Google forms and use "SAVE AS" to keep all completed applications.  READ THE DIRECTIONS FOR EACH SCHOLARSHIP-some will require you to submit the application directly and some will be turned in to the counselor's office.  If you are not sure, please ask.  If you need letters of recommendation, ASK EARLY!!


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Local Scholarship List

NATIONAL BETA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM is now open.  Deadline for applications is January 25, 2018.  You must apply online.

The Crawford County Foundation has several scholarships available on their website.  Please note the deadlines and eligibility requirements.

The Dr. Darrell "Jack" Holley (MUSIC) Scholarship is now available.  This scholarship is open to ANY graduating senior.  Applications are due in the Counselor's Office by January 31, 2018One senior will be chosen from Bourbon High School and will move on to the next step in the competition.

The James L. & Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship is now available.  You must meet eligibility requirements and the deadline is February 1, 2018.  Apply online.

BJC Scholars Fund is now available.  The BJC Scholars Fund Scholarship 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, two- or four-year, in-state public institutions (or any out-of-state school that allows in-state tuition reciprocity). Applicants may pursue an associate or bachelor’s degree in any field or subject.  Applicants must be permanent residents (at the time of application) in the following communities served by BJC Hospitals: St. Louis City, St. Louis, St. Charles, Boone, Crawford, and St. Francois Counties in Missouri; Madison County and St. Clair County in Illinois. To apply, students must complete this scholarship application AND The Scholarship Foundation Interest-Free Loan Application in Scholarship Central by the deadline of April 17, 2017. To be considered for the BJC Scholars Fund Scholarship, students must also meet all the qualifications of The Scholarship Foundation Interest-Free Loan. Students who are selected to receive the BJC Scholars Fund Scholarship may be given an opportunity to accept or decline an interest-free loan or other grants through The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis.  Applicants will be evaluated on financial need, strength of character, and academic potential. Awarded students will receive a renewable scholarship of up to $10,000 per academic year.

Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship is now available.  This scholarship is available to any senior planning to pursue a field related to banking.  Deadline is March 9, 2018. 

Keeven HVAC Scholarship is now available.  The $2,000 scholarship will be given to a student pursuing an education in Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning.  Please apply online.  If you need a hard copy of the scholarship printed, see the Counselor.  The deadline is March 1, 2018.

Show-Me Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society-Chapter Scholarships-The Show-Me Chapter offers a $2000 scholarship for a high school senior, or undergraduate, planning to major in conservation or a natural resources-related field.  This is an essay contest.  Information can be found at  Please encourage any eligible students to apply.  Applications must be postmarked by November 27th (Monday after Thanksgiving).

Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship-CFMO offers 5 - $1000 scholarships to high school seniors or undergraduates in different natural resources areas.  Preference will be given to those demonstrating financial need.  Applications must be submitted by January 31.  Information can be found at on the same website, at