• MARCH 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)

  • ABFSE National Scholarship Program
    Amount: $500- $2,500
    Criteria: Must have completed at least one semester (or quarter) of study in a program in funeral service or mortuary science education. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)

  • ACS Scholars Program
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Criteria: Scholarship is open to African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically related science. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)

  • 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: 
    March 1, 2022

  • AGC of Missouri Education Foundation Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior attending accredited universities, colleges, community colleges, vocational or technical schools, and DOL registered Apprenticeship programs are eligible to apply. Vocational and technical school students MUST be pursuing a program requiring one academic year or more for certification. Only apprentices or students pursuing certification in skilled trades related to construction will be considered for the Skilled Trades /Vo-Tech Scholarship.
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • American Chemical Scholars Program
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Applicants must be a minority student majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related classes, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields.
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year
    Amount: varies
    Criteria: Applicant must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of the American Legion squadron. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)

  • Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria:
    Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are accepted to a four-year engineering degree program at an accredited, degree-granting university in the U.S. by May 1, 2019. Applicant must be planning on obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent degree. 
    Deadline: 
    March 1, 2022 

  • Carl Junction FFA Alumni Scholarship   LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicant must have been a member of the CJHS FFA for four years and maintain a 2.5 gpa. After graduation, applicant must be working towards an agriculture related degree. Applications must be turned into the CJHS counseling office by 3pm.
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Center Scholarship 
    Amount: ($750 per semester, fall & spring, applied to tuition, fees and books)
    Criteria: High school graduates with a minimum 3.5 GPA & will attend the Crowder campus from which the scholarship is awarded. Renewable up to three consecutive semesters with a minimum 3.0 GPA and successful completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons or veterans who served in the Armed Forces during WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon and Grenada, Panama, or Desert Shield/Storm Gulf/War on Terrorism. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)

  • Crowder College Business Scholarship
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicant must be a senior in high school, attend Crowder during the fall semester, must major in a business degree, enrolled as a full-time student, must have a 3.0 gpa. This scholarship is based on merit and is renewable.
    Deadline: March 1 (annually)

  • The David & Dovetta Wilson Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: DDWSF Scholarship Recipients excel academically, engage in civic and religious acts of service, and demonstrate a commitment to use their education to give back to our local, state and national communities. Applicant must be a Graduating senior of a public high school (U.S.) and either a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college or university.
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Dream Big Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Scholarship is open to any student (including international students) 18 years or older currently attending a college or university. Applicant must submit a short online form and essay on their dream job. 
    Deadline: March 1 (annually)

  • Evergy/Haines-Weber Scholarship
    Amount: $3,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning on pursing a degree or certification toward a line worker/electrical power and distribution or in a wind/renewable energy, must apply for financial aid. Applicant must also enroll and maintain a full-time status and 2.5 GPA in s technical/craft program to receive the scholarship.
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • FCS Financial Scholarship Program

    Amount: $1,500 
    Criteria: Child or grandchild of an FCS Financial member, 2.5 gpa, minimum 26 ACT or top 20% of the senior class. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)
  • James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000-$10,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior, the son, daughter or financial dependent of a Teamster member who qualifies (or in the case of retirees, has qualified) as a member in “good standing”, be in the top 15% of his/her high school class, plans to submit excellent SAT or ACT scores, will attend an accredited four-year college or university within the United States or Canada as a full-time student, maintain a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or higher. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022 

  • Janelle Downing Memorial 4-H Scholarship 
    Amount: $1,000 
    Criteria: This scholarship helps present and former Missouri 4-H participants planning to major in veterinary medicine, pre-veterinary medicine, or animal science, minimum 3.0 GPA, preference will be given to University of Missouri College of Agriculture freshmen. An essay is required. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually) 

  • Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars Scholarship
    Amount: $6,600
    Criteria: High-achieving female 10th and 11th graders attending high school in Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Nebraska, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota are encouraged to apply to be Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars. Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars attend summer pre-college programs at eleven partner colleges and universities - Barnard College, Brown University, Cornell University, Emory University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, MIT, Smith College, Stanford University, Washington University in St Louis, University of Chicago, and Yale University. Summer programs range in length from two to eight weeks and are residential. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Microsoft Disability Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000 per year, up to $20,000 total

    Criteria: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors living with a disability who plan to attend an undergraduate program following graduating. Applicant must plan to declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2021

  • Missouri Banker’s Foundation Scholarship
    Amount: $1,00)
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plan to pursue college studies in banking-related degree programs. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Missouri Courage Scholarship (MCS)
    Amount: $500-$2,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be graduating senior from a Missouri high school pursuing a higher education. Applications will be comprehensively evaluated on a variety of metrics including academic achievement, school involvement, community engagement, diversity, demonstrations of courage, and commitment to enhancing the lives of LGBTQ individuals and working toward social justice. Scholarships will be paid directly to the accredited college/university/vocational school of their choice, where they must be enrolled as a full-time student.
    Deadline: March 1(annually)

  • Missouri Mayflower Society Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: Applicant must be a Missouri resident, provide proof of US Citizenship, an essay on a specific topic found on the website is required. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)
    Amount: $1000
    Criteria: Current high school senior, GPA of 3.0 or higher, ACT score of 25 or higher, or SAT score of 1800 or higher, Future study at a four-year college/university in the field of forestry, environmental science, or natural resources. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Netfloor USA Access Flooring Scholarship Program
    Amount: $1,000

    Criteria: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a personal essay and an essay on cable management. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)

  • Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000

    Criteria: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in journalism or communications. Applicant must be of Greek-American descent, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)

  • Pittsburg State University ScholarshipLOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior enrolled full time at Pittsburg State University following graduation.  Applicant must provide proof of enrollment and a resume containing their post high school plans along with their intended major to the CJHS counseling office.
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Project Yellow Light Scholarship Competition – Billboard
    Amount: Up to $2,000

    Criteria: Competition is open to high school juniors and seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must design a billboard advertisement to warn their peers of the dangers of texting and driving. 
    Deadline: March 1 (annually)

  • Regis L. Mullen Accident Injury Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500

    Criteria: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and students already attending college (undergraduate or graduate) who reside in the U.S. and who lost a family member or whose family member they depend on was seriously injured due to another’s negligence. It is also open to a student who were injured or debilitated in an accident or injury caused by someone else and needs assistance to pay for school. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship
    Amount:
    $5,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans to pursue a career in journalism. Applicant must submit three work samples and other application materials.
    Deadline: March 1, 2021 Applications will open February 1st

  • Scholarship for Journalism Diversity
    Amount: $2,000 renewable
    Criteria: The competition is open to high school seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or better who are preparing to enter college and intend to become a journalist who will bring diversity to U.S. journalism.
    Deadline: March 1, 2021 Applications will open February 1st

  • Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
    Amount: Up to $5,000

    Criteria: Scholarship is open to full-time minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or an accounting-related major. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Scout of the Year
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Program is open to members of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism, and love of country. Applicant must be at least 15 years of age and enrolled in high school at the time of selection. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)

  • SEG Scholarship
    Amount: $500-$10,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend college next year or an undergraduate or graduate college student, have above average grades, and Is intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics.
    Deadline: March 1 (annually)

  • SEMA Scholarships
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Criteria: Scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens enrolled in a program of study at an accredited university, college or post-secondary vocational-technical program located within the United States. Applicant must be planning to enter the automotive industry and may be majoring in Accounting/Finance, Auto Body/Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, Business, Communications/PR, Engineering, Graphic Design/Web Design, Industrial Design, Information Technology, Journalism, Manufacturing, Marketing/Sales, Motorsports, Supply Chain/Logistics, or Transportation. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022 

  • STEM Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: High school students graduating in 2020 planning to pursue a STEM program at a 2-year, 4-year or technical college in the Fall following graduation are eligible to apply. Applications will be evaluated on the basis of passion for STEM learning, advancing society through STEM, high school activity involvement and scholarship.
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Welding Education Scholarship
    Amount: Varies
    Criteria: Scholarships are open to students pursuing a bachelor’s or associate degree in welding or a related discipline. 
    Deadline: March 1st (annually)

  • Undergraduate & Associate Degree Scholarship
    Amount: Varies
    Criteria: Scholarship is open to students who are the children of active duty and veterans who are incoming college freshman, currently in college, our pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associates, or certificate. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
    Amount: $10,000
    Criteria: Scholarship contest is open to all high school seniors, college and university students.  Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Applicant must submit a photo, artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. 
    Deadline: March 2, 2022

  • DNA Day Essay Contest
    Amount: Up to $1,000
    Criteria: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to genetics. 
    Deadline: March 3, 2022

  • Blue Line Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: Applicant must be a dependent of a current, retired, fallen, or medically discharged law enforcement officer.
    Deadline: March 4, 2022

  • Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship 
    Amount: $1000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a high school senior who exhibits a commitment to learning and has demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement, cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applicants must enroll as a full-time student at a MOACAC member post-secondary institution. List of member institutions is posted on the application website. 
    Deadline: March 4, 2022 

  • JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
    Amount: $varies
    Criteria: Applicants must have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. All applicants must have been accepted into an accredited college, university, or trade school. 
    Deadline: March 4, 2022

  • Midwest Technical Institute Scholarship
    Amount: Varies
    Criteria: Submit a video up to five minutes in length detailing the applicant’s interest in the mechanical trade or allied health fields, as well as their interest in Midwest Technical Institute. Applicants must complete an in-home or campus interview with an MTI High School Representative and participate in a Financial Aid consultation. 
    Deadline: March 4, 2022

  • DCU Memorial Scholarship Program
    Amount:
     Varies

    Criteria: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be attending college in Fall following graduation. Applicant must submit two references and an essay on why they should receive the scholarship. 
    Deadline: March 4, 2021 2022 ****Applications will be available in December

  • (ISC)2 Undergraduate Scholarships
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who must be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree with a focus on cyber security or information assurance. 
    Deadline: March 7,2022

  • Bridging the Dream Scholarship
    Amount: $10,000
    Criteria: Applicants must be current high school seniors who plan to enroll as a full-time student in the following year at an accredited post-secondary institution or continuous education program, be a US citizen or permanent resident, be Pell Grant-eligible, and be a diverse candidate or be from an underserved community.
    Deadline: March 8, 2021

  • AFA Leader and Academic Scholarships
    Amount: Varies
    Criteria: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students enrolled in an agriculture-related degree programs across the U.S. 
    Deadline: March 9, 2022

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Criteria Scholarship is open to undergraduate students in good academic standing who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant and applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship. 
    Deadline: March 9, 2021

  • Missouri Women’s Golf Association
    Amount: Varies
    Criteria: Applicant must be a high school FEMALE student, Involvement in Golf; MWGA, MSHSAA or other golf organizations, have future goals that pertain to golf: (Coach, Professional, Amateur). 
    Deadline: March 12, 2022  

  • CFO- Betty H. King Scholarship
    Amount: $3,000
    Criteria: A female, who intends to obtain a degree in math, science, engineering, or a discipline in which math/science is a major component, including a teaching degree in math/science, maintained a 3.0 GPA, an ACT of at least a 24, and who has worked and/or participated in community service and/or extracurricular activities. The application must include an essay addressing “Future goals for my degree in math/science or engineering” and one letter of recommendation.  Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022 

  • CFO Gravelin Scholarship 
    Amount: $450.00
    Criteria: Graduating high school senior who has experienced a life-altering circumstance such as but not limited to a major illness, long term hospitalization, home care, traumatic accident or major disaster, GPA of 3.3 or above, submit transcript, ACT Score of 23 or above, students must be applying to a two-or four-year accredited college, university or technical training school, demonstrate financial need; submit FAFSA - EFC. Describe your participation in community service, school activities and work experience, one page essay addressing "What circumstance caused you to apply for this scholarship", One letter of recommendation.   Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022

  • CFO-Gravelin Nursing Scholarship 
    Amount: $450
    Criteria: Must be a graduating high school senior,  pursuing a degree in nursing, or current a college student enrolled in a Nursing Program, GPA of 3.3 or above, ACT Score of 23 or above,  must be applying to or enrolled in a two or four year accredited college, university, or technical training school, majoring in Nursing, financial need, an essay is required.   Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022 

  • CFO-Gunner Lee Thomason Autism Scholarship
    Amount: $650
    Criteria: Graduating High School Senior or current college student who is committed to working directly and preferably exclusively, with autistic persons and their families - either through Education or Health Services; with preference given to applicants from the Truman Lake area.   Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022 

  • CFO- Jim & Shirley Cook Scholarship
    Amount: $750
    Criteria: A graduating High School Senior from Southwest Missouri maintained a 3.0 GPA, financial need; submit FAFSA – EFC. Applicant must have worked and/or participated in community service and/or extracurricular activities (at least one extracurricular activity during senior year required), preference for students with FFA leadership or GO CAPS program participant and must enroll in a technical, two-or four-year accredited institution. Two letters of recommendation are required.  Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022

  • CFO Shelby Estep Memorial FFA Scholarship 
    Amount: $650.00
    Criteria: Graduating high school senior, must be applying to a two or four year accredited college, university or technical training school, demonstrate financial need; submit FAFSA - EFC, describe your participation in FFA, one page essay addressing "What have you learned through your leadership involvement in FFA, and how does this affect your future".  Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022

  • CFO Southwest Cattlemen's Association Scholarship
    Amount: $3,000
    Criteria: Graduating high school senior as well as a paid member of the Southwest Missouri Cattlemen's Association or a child of a paid member, GPA of 2.5 or above, submit transcript, students must be applying to or attending a two or four year accredited college, university or technical training school, majoring in agriculture. Describe your participation in community service, school activities and work experience, one page essay addressing "Describe why you have chosen your field of study, future goals and how you can have a positive impact on the beef industry", three letters of recommendation, describe your involvement in the Southwest Cattlemen's Association MCA, CBA activities and events. This scholarship will only be paid after recipient completes one semester at an accredited college/university.  Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022

  • CFO Southwest Missouri Resource Conservation and Development Scholarship
    Use the code: Public, then enter Jasper in the search bar
    Amount: $2,500.00
    Criteria: Graduating High School Senior, GPA of 2.5 or above; submit transcript, ACT Score of 21 or above. Students must be applying to a two-or four-year accredited college, university or technical training school, majoring in Agriculture, Natural Resources or related field as aligned with the Southwest Missouri Resource Conservation & Development Councils mission. Describe your participation in community service, school activities and work experience, one page essay addressing "What this scholarship means to you in pursuing your goals". Two letters of recommendation, one must be from school personnel. Please see Kim in the counseling office with any questions.  Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022

  • CFO-STRAUS: Henry J. & Lucille J. Straus Scholarship
    Amount: (14) $6,000 
    Criteria: Graduating senior with a minimum 3.2 GPA, ACT of 24 or above, financial need; submit FAFSA/EFC form, letter of recommendation required attesting to your character and non-discriminatory actions toward others of varying ethnic/religious/political affiliations and backgrounds, extracurricular activities, both school and community non-profits; qualities of potential leadership, sincerity and integrity and a full-time attendance at private college. An essay is required.  Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022 

  • CFO- Thomas Halbert Scholarship
    Amount: $1,350
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who will be applying to or enrolled in a two-or four-year accredited college, university or technical training school in Springfield, MO, majoring in Nursing, demonstrate financial need, describe your participation in community service, school activities and work experience. An essay is required.  Instructions on how to apply.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022 

  • Schilling Scholarship
    Amount: $3,000
    Criteria: GPA of 3.0 or above; submit transcript, must be applying to a four year accredited college/university, demonstrate financial need; submit FAFSA – EFC, One page essay addressing "Why have you chosen agricultural as your field of study", Renewable for additional three years; providing you maintain 3.0 GPA and enrolled in 12 credit hours and pursuing an agricultural degree.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022

  • Schilling Technical Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000
    Criteria: GPA of 2.5 or above; submit transcript, must be applying to an accredited two year school or vocational school, demonstrate financial need; submit FAFSA – EFC, one page essay addressing "Why have you chosen the field of study you are pursuing", renewable for additional year; providing you maintain 2.5 GPA and enrolled in 12 credit hours.
    Deadline: March 13, 2022

  • National High School Essay Contest
    Amount: Varies
    Criteria: Any High School Student (9-12). Parent cannot be a member of the Foreign Service. An essay is required. 
    Deadline: March 14, 2022

  • 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: March 15, 2022

  • Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled and formally accepted students at any accredited U.S. community college, undergraduate or graduate program. Applicant must possess a history of raising alcohol addiction awareness as demonstrated by volunteer, educational, or professional experience. 
    Deadline: March 15, 2021

  • American Legion-Shane D. Voyles Memorial Scholarship 
    Amount: $750
    Criteria:  Each school in the State of Missouri may nominate one student to be considered for the award. The nominee will be selected on individual financial needs, participation in athletics, and participation on school activities/clubs, volunteer work, exceptional leadership qualities, high moral standards, and extreme patriotism, must be attending as a full-time student at an accredited college or university following graduation. Applicants must turn a resume into the CJHS counseling office along with an information sheet attached
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • Be the Boss Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000
    Criteria: Any female high-school or college student, who wants to start her own online business. 
    Deadline:
    March 15th annually

  • Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship
    Amount: $20,000
    Criteria; Be a high school senior accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent, low income household, the primary focus will be on first generation collegians.
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation
    Amount: $4,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a senior enrolling at a U.S. accredited college/university the year following graduation, must have a gpa of 3.7 or above, and a minimum SAT score of 1800 or a minimum ACT of 27.   
    Deadline: March 15, 2021 

  • BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500 renewable
    Criteria: U.S. resident, 3.75 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale (required), rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores, pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program
    Deadline: March 15th (annually)  

  • Catching the Dream Scholarship (Accounting Degree)
    Amount: $500-$5,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be ¼ or more degree American Indian, and an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe, enrolled fulltime in a college or university seeking a BA or higher.  
    Deadline: March 15th (annually)

  • Charles Kruse Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior currently enrolled in a college or university, must be a child of a current Farm Bureau member in Missouri.  
    Deadline: March 15th (annually)

  • Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence
    Amount: $5,500
    Criteria:  Applicant must be a U.S. Resident, enrolled in a college/university following graduation, majoring mechanical engineering, 3.5 for high school applicants, must have a total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above. 
    DeadlineMarch 15th (annually)

  • Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria:  Applicant must be graduating senior, pursing an engineering degree at an ABET accredited program college or university, 3.5 or better for high school applicants, SAT/ACT requirement: Applicant must have a Total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above, financial need as determined by a completed FAFSA form, and one letter of recommendation. 
    Deadline: March 15th (annually)

  • The Masonic Scholarship
    Amount: $4,000- $52,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior. Type an essay of 300 to 500 words stating why you are applying for this scholarship and what are your future goals.  Items to accompany your essay individually separate from the essay include: a list of prior school activities, awards, offices held, and honors (high school and college), list of all community and volunteer activities within the community, short list of any extenuating circumstances you may have,  list of newspaper publications to which you would like to have a news release sent if you are selected for a scholarship. Please include address, telephone number, FAX, and email.
    Deadline: March 15, 2021

  • Flavorful Futures Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Any High School Student who is a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States, 2.5 high school GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, must enroll for Fall following high school graduation as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade or vocational school. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education, and must not be a relative or dependent child of an employee of Talking Rain or any of its retail customers
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • Flavorful Futures Go Green Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States. Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022. Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (high school/home schooled seniors). Must intend to pursue a degree related to environmental studies Proof of involvement in sustainable initiatives and projects (volunteering work, job, etc.) Must enroll for Fall 2021 as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade, or vocational school. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education. Must not be a relative or dependent child of an employee of Talking Rain or any of its retail customers.
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • Fred M. Young Engineering Scholarship
    Amount: $4,000
    Criteria: 3.75 or better GPA, rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores, pursuing an engineering degree through an ABET accredited program. 
    Deadline: March 15th (annually)

  • Horatio Alger National Scholarships
    Amount: $25,000
    Criteria: Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution), demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required), be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and, be a United States citizen
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • Horatio Alger State Scholarship
    Amount: $10,000
    Criteria: Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution), demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required), be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and be a United States citizen.
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • Horatio Alger Targeted Scholarship
    Amount: $10,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a high school senior, critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is required), integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, United States citizen.
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • Leoboost Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior currently enrolled at one of the accredited and reputed US colleges or universities. The students applying for the scholarship will need to write an engaging and informative essay of about, 800 words on the subject found on their website.
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • The UCT Heaston Scholarship
    Amount: $3,000-$6,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior, show evidence of hard work to overcome obstacles, academic success and extracurricular success in high school, commitment to community service. Top consideration will be given to students wishing to pursue an education degree to teach special needs students. Students must be enrolled and entering a college program in the coming academic year. 
    Deadline: March 15th (annually)  Applications must include required documents and be RECEIVED (not postmarked) at the UCT home office by March 15.

     

  • John Wright Memorial Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Applicants must be high school seniors entering college or community college, or returning college students seeking a first bachelor’s degree or associate degree while attending an accredited US college or university, minimum 3.0 gpa, an essay is required.  All applicants must plan to enter the commercial arboriculture industry. Please follow the application process. 
    Deadline: March 15, 2022

  • Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: The Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce (CJACC) awards two $500 scholarships annually tograduating Carl Junction High School seniors. The one-time award is paid directly to each studentto be applied to future educational expenses. Selection criteria include academic performance,involvement in activities, school and community service, leadership, and future educational andcareer goals. The scholarship is open to any student pursuing post-secondary education, includingtrade or technical training, junior college, or a four-year degree. Preference will be given to students affiliated with the CJACC if multiple students are deemed to be deserving of the award.

    Deadline: 
    March 18, 2022

  • Ruth Lutes Bachmann Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Plan to pursue higher education in nursing or school teaching. Applicant must be a graduating senior with a minimum 3.0 gpa, 18 or above ACT, SAT-or equivalent-test score, involvement in extra-curricular school activities, financial need, enrolled in a degree program as a full-time student (12 hours credit per semester or term) at an accredited college or university in the United States. An essay is required.
    Deadline: March 15, 2021 

  • Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000-$3,000
    Criteria: Graduating high school senior, community college and 4-year university students who are Leukemia/Lymphoma patients and/or are children of non-surviving Leukemia/Lymphoma patients. Student must enroll as a full-time student, minimum GPA of 3.0, and have financial need. 
    Deadline: March 16, 2022  

  • Sparkling Ice Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria: Applicant us be a graduating senior, US citizen, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  
    Deadline: March 16, 2021 

  • Morelli Scholarship
    Amount: Up to $2,500
    Criteria: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students diagnosed or presumed to have a learning challenge who are interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). 
    Deadline: March 17, 2021

  • Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior.  The selection criteria include academic performance, involvement in activities, school and community service leadership, and future educational and career goals.  The scholarship is open to any student pursing post-secondary education, including trade or technical training, junior college, or a four-year degree. Preference will be given to students affiliated with the CJACC.
    Deadline: March 18, 2022

  • Peter R. Marsh Foundation Scholarship
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicant must be attending high school in the United States and provides community service without pay. Service must be for altruistic reasons only, marked by unselfish concern for the welfare of others, independent, voluntary, and beneficial to citizens of the greater community outside their school without monetary or material reward, or personal gain including favor, advancement, or recognition, and devoid of any imposed requirement to serve, discrimination, matters of social disagreement or conflict, or service related to social, political, and governmental ideologies and practices. Applicants must submit a resume to the CJHS counseling office listing their community services provided and a brief a essay as to why you feel you are deserving of this scholarship.
    Deadline: March 18, 2022

  • Create Real Impact Scholarship
    Amount: $500-$1500
    Criteria: Create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION to the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving. 
    Deadline: March 22, 2022 

  • Mike Wallace Memorial Scholarship 
    Amount: $10,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior enrolled full time at a college/university. This scholarship is restricted to students studying Performing Arts, Photojournalism/Photography, Journalism, Music, Communications, TV/Radio Broadcasting, or Filmmaking/Video. 
    Deadline: March 22, 2021

  • Quest Bridge
    Amount: Full four-year scholarship
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior that has excelled in high school (student who typically earns A's in the most challenging courses available) despite facing financial difficulties, has a strong personal character, and comes from a household earning less than $65,000 annually.
    Deadline: March 24, 2021

  • Dr. Craig A. Hayes, Jr. Health Profession Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $500 (1) non-renewable
    Criteria: Applicant must be a Carl Junction High School senior who will enroll in an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution in the fall after graduation, U.S. citizen, and desire to pursue an education and career in the healthcare field and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. The applicant must write a 500-word essay explaining their interest and goals in healthcare. Your complete application with attached essay should be turned into the CJHS counseling office on or before the deadline.
    Deadline: March 25, 2022  (KEEP IN MIND, THIS IS THE LAST DAY OF SPRING BREAK.  Please have your applications turned in BEFORE spring break.)

  • FEEA Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000-$5,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be related to a full or part-time permanent civilian federal or postal employee which include children, or legal dependents under the age of 25, Blacks in Government (BIG) federal employee members may also sponsor a grandchild, spouses, children, or grandchildren of members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE). Applicants with a NARFE sponsor must be high school seniors only; undergraduate students are not eligible. 
    Deadline: March 25, 2021 

  • Missouri Credit Union Scholarship
    Amount: 2,500
    Criteria: Applicants must be graduating seniors that have been accepted into a college or university following graduation, who are members of Missouri Credit Union or whose parents are members, display financial need, scholastic achievement, and extracurricular activity. 
    Deadline: March 26, 2021

  • Carl Junction Cultivators Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $250
    Criteria: Applicant must be enrolled in/pursuing an earth, ecology, agricultural or horticulture related field. A resume indicating your future plans should be turned into the CJHS counseling office. Your resume must be turned into the counseling office by 3pm.
    Deadline: March 27, 2020 

     The Carl Junction Cultivators Scholarship will not be available for the 19-20 school year.

     

  • Amount: $500
    Criteria: Applicant must be a female student who is leading a healthy lifestyle.  Write a 500-word essay on your experience maintaining health and wellness while enrolled in college. 
    Deadline: March 31st (annually)
  • Carl Junction Athletic Booster Club LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $1,000 (4)
    Criteria: Athletic Participation – Applicant must be a senior at Carl Junction High School in good standing and have participated on an athletic team. 2. Academics – Applicant must be in good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA and have enough credit hours to graduate in May of the application year. 3. Higher Education – Applicant must plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning within 6 months of graduation from Carl Junction High School.
    Deadline: March 31, 2022

  • Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship
    Amount: $1,200
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior accepted into college following graduation, majoring in a science field, and pursing advanced education, an essay is required. 
    Deadline: March 31, 2021 

  • Faster than the Click of a Button
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria:  Applicant must be at least 13 years of age. Be 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 that can be sound on the website.  
    Deadline: March 31, 2021 

  • Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria: Graduating senior, minimum 3.0 gpa, essay required. This scholarship is based on extracurricular activities, community service. 
    Deadline: March 31st (annually) 

  • Amount: $1,000  (Agriculture and Non-Agriculture)
    Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior, planning to attend a post-secondary school in the Fall of the current year; be a member of Farm Bureau, pursing a degree in agriculture or vocational training; financial need, community involvement and academic achievement. 
    Deadline: March 31, 2021  *Students MUST submit applications to the Jasper County Farm Bureau office by 4 p.m. on the deadline date. 
  • Light House Guild Scholars

    Amount: $10,000
    Criteria: Provide proof of legal blindness, documentation of academic achievement, 3 letters of recommendation, and two personal statements on a select topic.  Information on the personal statement topics can be found by clicking the title.
    Deadline: March 31, 2021 
  • Mesothelioma Scholarship
    Amount: $4,000
    Criteria: Applicant's life has has been impacted by cancer. Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program. This scholarship is offered nationwide to united states citizens. Students must be in academic “good standing” and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.
    Deadline: March 31, 2022

  • Missouri Broadcasters Association
    Amount: Varies
    Criteria: Any High School Senior who plans on majoring in a field related to broadcasting, must have a GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
    Deadline: March 31 (annually) 

  • National Federation of the Blind of Missouri Scholarship 
    Amount: $3,000-$12,000
    Criteria: Must be in both eyes, be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution in the fall of the year of application (one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time), and participate in the entire NFB National Convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities (finalists will receive assistance to attend the national convention).
    Deadline: March 31, 2021 

  • OppU Achiever’s Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria: Applicant must be a current full-time high school student with a minimum gpa of 3.0, write an essay on a prompted question.  
    Deadline: March 31st (annually)

  • Paul Mills Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Graduating seniors who are pursuing an undergraduate education in a financial service related field. This may include finance, accounting, insurance or risk management, actuarial sciences, and related fields of business. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into an undergraduate college or university program, be pursuing a course of study in a financial service field, demonstrate financial need by submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or similar documentation of financial need. 
    Deadline: March 31st (annually)

  • Plumbersstock Scholarship
    Amount: $500-$2000
    Criteria: Applicant must intend to study at colleges and trade schools to become plumbers, HVAC technicians or sprinkler and irrigation specialists (or other related fields, like construction management). 
    Deadline: March 31, 2021

  • Shelter Insurance Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior. The scholarship is based on school activities, leadership roles, financial need, educational plans, ACT/SAT scores and class rank. Details are available by clicking here. Applications must be filled out online, printed and turned into the CJHS counseling office by 3pm. 
    Deadline: March 31, 2022

     

     

  • Sleepopolis Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicant must be a current high school (or home-schooled) senior attending school in the United States OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, U.S. citizens, anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high school diploma / GED. Planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution and currently carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA. A short video is required. See the website for details.
    Deadline: March 31st (annually)

  • Super Power Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500
    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:
    "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?". 
    Deadline: March 31, 2022 

  • Upsolve Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria: Applicant must be currently attending university or college or set to attend following high school graduation, apply via email and provide their name, university or college, major, and expected graduation month and year, must be in good standing with their current or prospective institution and a two-page essay on your ideas for a more equitable legal system.
    Deadline:  March 31, 2021

  • Writers of the Future Scholarship
    Amount: $5000
    Criteria: This scholarship is an opportunity for new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. Entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length. Poetry, or works intended for children will not be considered. 
    Deadline: March 31st (annually)