• 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)

  • 1890 Scholars Program
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Graduating high school senior, GPA of 3.0 or better, have a combined verbal/math score of 1,000 or more on the SAT or a composite score of 21 or more on the ACT. Applicant must apply for admission to one of the 1890 Lang Grant Institutions and study the required disciplines and demonstrate leadership and community service. 
    Deadline: February 1st (annually)

  • Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation (Numerous Scholarships)
    Amount: varies
    Criteria: The ESA Foundation awards numerous scholarships annually, you do not have to be an ESA member to apply for a scholarship, and our application process is online. Applicant must create an account to apply for the scholarships listed. A five dollar processing fee is required with each scholarship application. 
    Deadline: February 1, 2021

  • John Giorgi Grant
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating high school senior registered in a recognized and accredited institution, university, or college.  An essay is required on a specific topic found on their website.
    Deadline: February 1, 2021

  • Jackie Robinson Foundation
    Amount: up to $30,000
    Criteria: High school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. 
    Deadline: February 1, 2021

  • James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Program
    Amount:  Award will cover the cost of tuition, plus approximately $2,000 additional to cover the cost of fees, books, and supplies.
    Criteria: Graduating Missouri high school senior planning to enroll in a four-year college or university, OR Students completing one or two years at a Missouri community college and transferring to a four year college or university at the sophomore or junior level.. Applicant must demonstrate limited financial resources with a minimum GPA of 2.5. 
    Deadline: February 1, 2021 

  • Kansas City Association Equipment
    Amount:$1000
    Criteria: Must be planning on attending as a full time student at a vocational/technical school to pursue a certificate or associates degree in Diesel Mechanics or Heavy Equipment Repair in Fall following graduation, minimum high school GPA of 2.5; Application includes completing an essay and short answer questions and three letters of recommendation. Further information can be found here
    Deadline: February 1, 2021 

  • Steward Scholars Program- University of Central Missouri
    Amount: Full Ride
    Criteria: Applicant must be an incoming, first-time, full-time freshman, (2) have a minimum high school GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale), (3) have a declared major in Computer Information Systems at UCM and (4) complete an application which includes three references, a resume and a statement of career goals. 
    Deadline: February 2, 2021
     

  • Elks Legacy Award
    Amount: $4,000
    Criteria: Any High School Senior who is the child or grandchild of an Elks member.
    Deadline: February 5, 2021

  • Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships 
    Amount: Varies 
    Criteria: Graduating high school seniors, minimum 3.0 GPA, and college applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA. 
    Deadline: February 5, 2021 

  • ExploraVision Awards
    Amount: $10,000 Bond
    Criteria:The ExploraVision competition for K-12 students engages the next generation in real world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. ExploraVision challenges students envision and communicate new technology 20 years in the future through collaborative brainstorming and research of current science and technology. 
    Deadline: February 8, 2021

  • Missouri Corn Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a, plan to attend a two-year or four-year Missouri college or university with area of study in the field of agronomy or related field. The following information must be included with the completed application: High school transcript, one letter of recommendation. 
    Deadline: February 12, 2021 

  • National FFA Scholarship
    Amount: $ varies
    Criteria: Numerous scholarships are available. Some require the applicant to be an FFA member and some do not. All applicants must have an account in FFA.org to access the application. FFA members create an FFA.org account using an Invite code or FFA ID obtained from their FFA advisor. Non-members do not need an Invite code or FFA ID to create a "Community" account.
    Deadline: February 14, 2021 

  • AFA Teens Awareness College Scholarships
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Graduating senior planning to enter an accredited college/university within 12 months of the scholarship deadline. Write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that answers the questions found on their website.
    Deadline: February 15, 2021

  • Evergy-Haines/Weber Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000
    Criteria: minimum ACT of 20, minimum GPA of 3.0, volunteer work, community service, leadership within your community, financial need, and a personal interview. Strong consideration will be given to those candidates who are interested in a possible future career or internship with Evergy, especially students in the following career fields: business, finance, accounting, engineering, human resources, computer technology, communications/marketing or other similar career fields. Scholarship administration and selection is performed by The Ellis Foundation.Must be a Kansas or Missouri resident attending a Kansas or Missouri high school, must be an upcoming graduating high school senior, must enroll and maintain a full-time status in your degree program to receive scholarship award, must maintain a 2.5 GPA in your degree program.
    Deadline: February 15, 2021

  • Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicants must live in a town where Mediacom has service.  Applications must include an essay on leadership along with a transcript and two letters of recommendation. 
    Deadline: February 15, 2021
     

  • The American Council of the Blind Scholarship
    Amount: varies
    Criteria: To be eligible, you must be legally blind in both eyes, maintain a 3.0 gpa, and be involved in you school and local community. 
    Deadline: February 15, 2021

  • The Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation
    Amount: $12, 500 (4 years renewable)
    Criteria: Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses as determined by the Foundation). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the GAR Scholarship application closing date. Students must be graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class, must demonstrate financial need, must be a US citizen or legal resident.
    Deadline: February 16, 2021

  • Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Only open to students attending school in the United States. Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application. Show us how creative you are! The web design can be from past or present.
    Deadline: February 20th (annually)

  • The Vegetarian Resource Group
    Amount: $5,000-$10,000
    Criteria: Applicants must be a graduating U.S. high school student who is graduating in the Spring of 2021 and is promoting vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.
    Deadline: February 20, 2021

  • Self Publishing School Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria:Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship, have at least a 2.5 GPA, not required to have a specific major.
    Deadline: February 21st (annually)

  • Flavorful Futures Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States, a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020, must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale. 
    Deadline: February 22, 2021

  • SPJ/JEA High School Essay Contest
    Amount: $300-$1,000
    Criteria: Open to any Missouri high school student. An essay on the official topic is required.
    Deadline: February 22, 2021 

  • Women’s Cyber Security Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000-$6,000
    Criteria:  Applicant must be a senior in high school, an undergraduate student, graduate or post graduate student, GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale), may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required), pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.”
    Deadline: February 22, 2021

  • ABPA Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: The competition is open to all persons of high school age (at least age 13 and no older than age 19 as of December 31, 2020).  Applicant must write an essay of 700-1200 words on a specific topic that can be found on their website.
    Deadline: February 28, 2021 

  • National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s (NIAAA) Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a Senior, must have achieved at least two (2) of the following: (A) minimum of B+ average; (B) Ranked in the top 25% of class; (C) ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1500 (Math, Reading and Writing) 3. Applicant must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport. Applicant must have earned at least one varsity letter in each of two sports, must complete attached scholar/essay application. To get an application and a complete list of instructions click here. All information must be sent to your state NIAAA representative before the deadline. Click here for Missouri's representative.
    Deadline: February 28, 2021

  • Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: The applicant must be 13 years of age or older, enrolled in a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2024, submit an online response to the topic provided. 
    Deadline: February 28, 2021