• NOVEMBER SCHOLARSHIPS

    SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES LISTED HERE ARE BASED ON THE MOST RECENT INFORMATION OUR OFFICE HAS RECEIVED.  CHECK OFFICIAL SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES FOR POSSIBLE CHANGES.

    Deadlines in red, indicate the deadline has passed or the updated information is not available at this time.

    LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP  = designates local scholarship

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  • Varsity Tutors Essay Contest
    Amount: $200
    Criteria: This award is a monthly essay contest. The winner is chosen by which essay receives the most votes. Eligibility is limited to individuals who are at least 16 years of age in their state of legal residence on or before their entry into the Promotion. Such individuals must be a legal resident of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia as of September 01, 2020. Please see official rules for further details. Essay topics are listed on their website.
    Deadline: Monthly (please see their website for exact dates)

  • Amount: $500, plus $100 in research materials
    Criteria: complete a minimum of 24 credit hours by school year end, minimum 2.5 GPA, submit two letters of recommendation, include a record of extracurricular leadership activities, and include examples of their classroom JFK project.  Also, students must submit a 500-word essay titled: "Why the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy Still Matters." 
    Deadline: November 1st (annually)
  • John Spach Grant
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: The applicant must provide a well-written, creative, and original essay and application via an official email to John Spach. The grant applicant will be regarded as eligible provided he is currently a high school senior scholar listed in a reputed and accredited educational institution, college, or university. The grant applicant should currently be a ‘freshman’, or a ‘junior’, or a ‘sophomore’ enrolled in a highly acclaimed and accredited university or college.
    Deadline: November 1, 2021

  • Prudential Spirit of Community Award
    Amount: $1,000, trip to Washington, D.C.
    Criteria: Outstanding acts of community service. Only one student can be selected as school representative for competition. Complete the application online. Students must use Principal, Theresa Wilson twilson@cjr1.org as the certifier. 
    Deadline: (before) November 10, 2021

  • Aspire of Southwest Missouri Scholarship
    Amount: $750
    Criteria: Single head of household and not cohabitating with ex, current spouse, or partner who has sole custody of one or more children under the age of 21, high school or GED graduate, income level at no more than 125% of the current U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) income guidelines poverty level, pursuing a career-oriented course of study (full-time), to ensure a better standard of living for his/her family. Applicants cannot already have earned an undergraduate degree, be a recipient of a Pell Grant or in the process of applying for a Pell Grant. 
    Deadline: November 15th and May 15th (annually)

  • Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $4,000-$50,000
    Criteria: Any graduating senior may apply. The scholarship is based on employment, community service, honors, awards, leadership, and extra-curricular activities.  All applications MUST be completed online. Please make sure your counselor receives a code in order for them to complete their portion on your application. (See Kim in the counseling office with questions).
    Deadline: November 15, 2021

  • James Allen Cox Photography Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria: Applicants must be a high school sophomore or older, submit 5 still photographs. transcript, letters of recommendation, and an essay. Further information can be obtained by visiting their website.
    Deadline: November 15, 2021

  • John Spach Grant
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, an essay is required on a specific topic found on their website.
    Deadline: November 15, 2021

  • Overachievers Student Grant
    Amount: $100,000
    Criteria: Applicant must an individual who goes beyond their everyday jobs and responsibilities to give back to their community and improve the lives of others. Entrants will need to submit 1,000 to 2,500 handwritten words expressing how they or someone they know is overachieving in this way.
    Deadline: November 15, 2021

  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

    Amount: up to $40,000 per year (4) renewable
    Criteria: Applicant must intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college following graduation, minimum GPA of 3.5 or above, SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above and demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. 
    Deadline: November 18, 2021

  • The Zeiger Firm $1,000 Bi-Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest
    Amount: $1,000 
    Criteria: In order to participate in the contest, prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend in the Fall after graduation. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay on the top found on their website.  
    Deadline: November 25 (annually)

  • Bachus and Schanker Scholarships
    Amount: $2,000
    Criteria: Any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university by the time of the award, or full-time student attending a four-year university in the United States who carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA may apply. An essay is required on a specific topic listed on their website.
    Deadline: November 30th (annually)

  • City Pointe Beauty Academy Scholarship
    Amount: $3,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a senior high school student that is graduating mid-term and planning on attending City Pointe Beauty Academy. City Pointee Enrollment Application
    Deadline: November 30, 2021 

  • Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students for the Fall following graduation or Spring following graduation of the academic year. Recipients must also be available to attend the 38th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL.
    Deadline: November 30, 2021

  • Driver Education Initiative Scholarship
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicants must be currently enrolled in high school, university or college as a full-time student for the upcoming school year. An essay is required on a specific topic found on their website.
    Deadline: November 30th (annually)

  • Education Matters Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Must be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application, currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Submit an online written response to the question: "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?" (250 words or less). 
    Deadline: November 30, 2021

  • Griswold Home Care Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor’s, associate’s, graduate, or professional degree at an accredited college or university.
    Deadline: November 30, 2021

  • Seasons Beach Mental Health Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: Applicant must be enrolled in studies dealing with the subject of mental health. An essay is required.
    Deadline: November 30, 2021

  • SWCS Scholarship Show-Me Chapter, Soil and Water Conservation Society
    Amount: $2,000
    Criteria: This scholarship is for students who attend/graduated from an approved program of study in Missouri (as stated in Missouri statute, RSMO 167.031 - includes public, private, and home school). The student need not be a SWCS member. Applicants must be in their senior year of high school, or in a full-time undergraduate academic study. They must major in a conservation or natural resource-related field such as soil science, land use planning, forestry, wildlife management, fisheries, agricultural engineering, hydrology, rural sociology, agronomy, water management, agricultural economics, biology, agricultural education, or related environmental protection or resource management curricula. Applicants must attend, or plan to attend, a college or university that is properly accredited by national or regional accrediting bodies, or their equivalence. Financial need will not be a factor in selection. An essay is required.
    Deadline: November 30, 2020

  • Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicants must be high school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school. The mission of this contest is to raise awareness about the dangers of texting and driving, and create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which raises addresses the severity of the problem. 
    Deadline: November 31, 2021