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  • Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship
    Amount: $40,000 and paid internship at Amazon
    Criteria: Applicant must be a high school senior with financial need who is planning to earn a bachelor’s degree in a computer science-related field of study from an accredited 4-year college or from a 2-year college intending to transfer to a 4-year college. Minimum 2.3 GPA required.
    Deadline: January 20, 2023

  • American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarships
    Amount: $25,000
    Criteria: Complete a single application to determine your eligibility for available scholarship funding. Eligibility of applicants is based on the individual criteria and requirements provided for each scholarship offered. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need and Quarter Horse involvement, as well as an applicant’s outstanding leadership and communication skills. The grading scale for selection of each scholarship will vary dependent upon the criteria established by that scholarship's donor. Various scholarships are offered through the general program, which currently includes scholarship opportunities for students to complete either their undergraduate or graduate level degree. Whether students are involved through their AQHA state affiliate, 4-H, FFA or local play-days, we provide scholarship opportunities for the student’s educational development. Students may enroll in a college degree plan of their choice and achieve the personal advancement needed to enter their desired professional employment field.  
    Deadline: January 15, 2023  

  • APIA Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500-$20,000
    Criteria: Be able to describe their ethnicity, heritage, or ancestry in relation to the countries, territories, or lands in Asia or the Pacific Islands. Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Must have applied for federal financial aid, for the 2023-2024 academic year, using the Free Application for the Federal Student Aid (FASFA) by mid-April 2023. Be enrolling or continuing enrollment as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in Fall 2023. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED
    Deadline: January 19, 2023

  • Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria:  Scholarships are awarded to female North American citizens, with a passion for a career or advancement in the automotive, mobility, and related industries. While AWAF members and family members are encouraged to apply for scholarships, we encourage applicants who are not affiliated with the organization to apply as well. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants should be previously accepted into or enrolled in an accredited collegiate program, with a 3.0 or higher GPA.
    Deadline: January 10, 2023

  • Amount: $500
    Criteria: Graduating high school senior, US citizen or permanent resident, must identify as female. All majors and GPAs are considered.
    Deadline: January 1st, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th (annually)
  • Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria: Minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA; must be a permanent legal U.S. resident; must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States. This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations. Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay designing their ideal future and what the student plans to do in order to achieve that dream.
    Deadline: January 1st & June 30th (annually)

  • Daughters of the American Revolution National Scholarships 
    Amount: varies 
    Criteria: Over 26 scholarships are offered through the National Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The scholarship application portal is not to be used when applying for the the DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contests.
    Deadline: January 31, 2023 (2022-23 application not yet posted)

  • Ed Stegner Natural Resources Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: The Foundation’s Ed Stegner Natural Resource Scholarship was established to provide major financial aid to encourage and assist students in five areas of natural resource management: Fisheries, Forestry, Wildlife, Parks and Recreation and Soil and Water conservation. Applicants must be Missouri residents from any county or city in the state who are or plan to be enrolled as an undergraduate at a Missouri college or university in the chosen discipline of study.  Preference will be given to individuals with a demonstrated financial need.  
    Deadline: January 31, 2023

  • Jackie Robinson Foundation
    Amount: up to $35,000
    Criteria: To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must be a graduating, minority high school senior; be a United States citizen; present evidence of financial need; demonstrate a record of academic excellence; demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to community service; submit an official SAT and/or ACT test exam score from junior or senior year*; plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year college within the United States or affiliated with a United States-based college or university; have not accrued more than 25% of credits needed to graduate from college. 
    Deadline: January 11, 2023

  • Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship Fund  LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $2,500 renewable for 4 years
    Criteria: Lost the life of at least one parent (biological or not) to cancer before the age of 22. Be a US citizen and live in Kansas or Missouri. Attend a 2- or 4-year (minimum) higher education establishment. Have an interest in education, arts, environment, math, or science. Show service involvement in the community, church, school, or other non-curricular activity. Indicate financial need. Submit the completed application, including personal essay and reference. Submit a copy of the parent’s death certificate. Submit a current picture of yourself and a family picture that includes the deceased parent.
    Deadline: January 10, 2023

  • Love Your Career Scholarship (Jones T-shirts)
    Amount: $1,000 awarded twice per year
    Criteria: Any student who will be enrolled in a college or university in the United States at the time of the next deadline.  Essay required.
    Deadline: September 10 AND January 10  

  • Amount: $500-$10,000
    Criteria: Planning to attend an accredited educational institution. Essay of fewer than 550 words. Describe your life, academic, career and/or vocational goals and how you plan to achieve them.
    Deadline: January 15, 2023
  • Missouri United School Insurance Council - Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley MUSIC Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 
    Amount: $2,000
    Criteria: Only one application from CJHS will be submitted to the awarding organization, to be determined by the Carl Junction R-1 School Board.  Scholarship is based on academics, school activities, leadership, community service, and essay. Applications must be typed and submitted to Mrs. Kristy Jones (hard copy or emailed to krijones@cjr1.org), postsecondary advisor, along with one letter of recommendation from an administrator, counselor, or teacher. Do not obtain principal or superintendent signature. The deadline date on the application does not reflect our deadline date of January 13, 2023. 
    Deadline: January 13, 2023

  • National FFA Scholarships
    Amount: $500 to $10,000
    Criteria: Numerous scholarships are available, most of which require FFA membership. The 2023 scholarship application will be available through the FFA online scholarship portal on November 1, 2022. 
    Deadline: January 12, 2023

  • Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: Awarded to a graduating high school senior who plans to continue their education at an accredited post-secondary college, university, or vocational school. Mail application to Wendy Cox at 16509 Winter Leaf Drive, Wildwood, MO 63011. 
    Deadline: postmark by January 13, 2023
  • Union Plus Scholarship
    Amount: $500-$4,000
    Criteria: Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations).  At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one-year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2023. The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.  Awards must be used for the 2023 - 2024 school year.
    Deadline: January 31, 2023

  • Amount: $500-$5,000
    Criteria: Competition open to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and are planning careers in government service.
    Deadline: postmark by January 15, 2023