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  • American Chemical Society Scholars Program
    Amount: $1,000-$5,000
    CriteriaU.S. citizens or a legal permanent U.S. residents (please inquire via email if you have questions regarding asylum or DACA status); African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian (please see below for more details); Graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors; Those intending to major or are already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND planning to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well; Full-time students at a high school or an accredited college, university, or community college; Those demonstrating high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher).
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year
    Amount: $2,500-$10,000
    Criteria: Be either a registered active member of a Boy Scouts of America unit that is chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American Legion squadron; OR be a registered active member of any chartered Boy Scouts of America unit and have a parent or grandparent possessing up-to-date membership in The American Legion or Sons of The American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary.
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • American Legion-Shane D. Voyles Memorial Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $750
    Criteria:  Each school in the State of Missouri may nominate one student to be considered for the award. Applicant must be selected by the faculty of the high school he/she is attending based on the individual's financial need, participation in athletics, participation in school activities/clubs, volunteer work, exceptional leadership qualities, high moral standards and extreme patriotism. 
    Deadline: Application submitted via email or hard copy to Mrs. Kristy Jones, CJHS postsecondary advisor, by March 17, 2023. Deadline listed on application does NOT reflect this timeline. A committee will determine the student whose application is submitted to the scholarship competition on behalf of CJHS.

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

  • 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)
  • Beauty Schools Directory
    Amount: $2,500 
    Criteria: Scholarship is awarded twice per year and may be used for all education expenses. Recipient must be United States resident currently enrolled in an eligible beauty and wellness industry program or planning to enroll in an eligible program within the next year.
    Deadline: September 1, 2022, AND March 1, 2022

  • Blue Line ScholarshipLOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $1500
    Criteria:  Applicants must be a relative of a Law Enforcement Officer (current, retired, medically discharged, or fallen), must provide proof of a 3.0 GPA or greater, and must graduate in Spring 2023. Return completed applications via email or post mail. Email: bluelinescholarship@gmail.com Post Mail: SPD Wives; 2620 E Battlefield; Springfield, Missouri 65807. 
    Deadline: March 18, 2023

  • Gary Stubblefield Memorial Scholarship (formerly Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship) Carl Junction High School Logo
    Two $500 scholarships annually to graduating Carl Junction High School seniors. The one-time award is paid directly to each student to be applied to future educational expenses. 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 pursuing 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 if multiple students are deemed to be deserving of the award. To complete the application electronically, copy the document (File → Make a copy). Blanks will expand as you need more room to answer questions.  Completed applications must be submitted to the CJACC at 205 N Main St, PO Box 301, Carl Junction MO, or admin@carljunctioncc.com.
    March 17, 2023

  • Carl Junction Athletic Booster Club Carl Junction High School Logo 
    Amount: $1,000 (4)
    Criteria: 1. 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. Submit application to Mrs. Kristy Jones, CJHS Postsecondary Advisor, via hard copy or email (krijones@cjr1.org).
    Deadline: March 31, 2023

  • Carl Junction FFA Alumni Scholarship  Carl Junction High School Logo
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Active member of the Carl Junction FFA; 2.5 first-semester college GPA; working toward an agricultural-related degree. Scholarship money will be awarded after the first semester transcript is received. Submit applications to Mrs. Kristy Jones, CJHS postsecondary advisor, via hard copy or email (krijones@cjr1.org).
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Catching the Dream Scholarships
    Amount: varies
    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 15, 2023 (summer session) or April 30, 2023 (fall semester)

  • Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship
    Amount: $5,000
    Criteria:Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion: 
    April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918, & any time after December 7, 1941.
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Digital Federal Credit Union Memorial Scholarship Program

    Criteria: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall following graduation. Recipients chosen by an impartial panel of college educators who base their decisions on scholastic achievement, community involvement, leadership skills, character and integrity, recommendation letters, as well as an essay submitted by the student. 
    Deadline: March 3, 2023

  • Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship
    Amount: $1,200
    Criteria: Applicants are required to be high school seniors to graduate students in university, majoring in a science field and pursuing advanced education. 
    Deadline: March 31, 2023

  • Dr. Craig A. Hayes, Jr. Health Profession Scholarship Carl Junction High School Logo
    Amount: $500
    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 in via e-mail or hard copy to Mrs. Kristy Jones, CJHS Postsecondary Advisor.
    Deadline: March 17, 2023

  • Driver Education Initiative Scholarship
    Amount: $500 awarded three times annually
    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.
    Deadline: March 31, August 1, and November 30th (annually)  

  • FCS Financial Scholarship Program LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 
    Amount: $1,500 
    Criteria: Applicants must be Missouri high school seniors, child or grandchild of an FCS Financial member. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000-$7,500
    Criteria: Full- or part-time permanent civilian federal or postal employees; children or legal dependents of full- or part-time permanent federal civilian or postal employees; dependents must be under the age of 25 and a current dependent of their sponsor; spouses of full- or part-time permanent civilian federal or postal employees; grandchildren of Blacks in Government (BIG) federal employee members, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) members, or Professional Managers Association (PMA) members. e. Children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of current members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE). NARFE applicants must be high school seniors only. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
    Deadline: March 16, 2023

  • Foundation for Financial Service Professionals Paul Mills Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate education in a financial service related field. This may include finance, accounting, insurance or risk management, actuarial sciences, and personal financial planning. Applicants for Paul S. Mills Scholarships must: be a United States citizen or legal resident living in one of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia or U.S. Territories; be a full or part-time student enrolled in an undergraduate college or university program in the U.S. who has completed the equivalent of one year of credits toward his/her degree; be pursuing a course of study in a financial service field; demonstrate financial need by submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Student Aid Report (SAR).
    Deadline: March 31, 2023

  • Horatio Alger Targeted Scholarships
    Amount: varies
    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, 2023

  • James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000-$10,000
    Criteria:  Applicants must
    be a current high school senior who plans to enroll as full-time undergraduate at a four-year college/university within the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada in fall 2023; be a dependent son, daughter or financial dependent of a Teamster member in good-standing (includes BLET, BMWED, and GCC); be in the top 20% of your high school class; submit excellent ACT or SAT scores (U.S. applicants only); not be planning to attend a military school.
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Amount: $1,000  
    Criteria: Applicant must live within the vicinity of Jasper County; must have senior documentation and be planning to attend an accredited college, university, community college, or technical school; must be a Jasper County Farm Bureau member or the applicant's immediate family must be a member; and should be pursuing a degree in Agriculture or acceptable allied areas of study or appropriate Non-Agricultural training. Applicants may apply either for an Agricultural or Non-Agricultural scholarship--but not both. The applicant  must specify their choice on the application form. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their leadership, community involvement as well as above average academic ability;and must be able to demonstrate financial need. For consideration, applicants must use the Jasper County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application Form V2015.2 See specific criteria here.
    Deadline: Your completed application and all associated documentation must be delivered to/or postmarked no later than 4:00pm on March 31, 2023.  Late applications will not be accepted. All correspondence should be directed to: Jasper County Farm Bureau, Scholarship Committee, 106 E. 4th Street, Carthage, MO. 64836.
  • 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 associates degree while attending an accredited US college or university. All applicants must plan to enter the commercial arboriculture industry.  3.0 minimum GPA.
    Deadline: March 15, 2023

  • Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation
    Amount: Not specified
    Criteria: Applicants should have demonstrated outstanding personal achievements, academic merit, leadership qualities and/or community service. Special consideration will be noted for applicants: who have parents that are United States veterans or are currently in the U.S. military; with a demonstrated financial need; or with parents who did not attend college. Minimum 3.7 GPA.
    Deadline: TBA

  • Light House Guild Scholars
    Amount: varies
    Criteria: Provide proof of legal blindness, documentation of academic achievement, 3 letters of recommendation, and personal statement.  
    Deadline: March 31, 2023

  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
    Amount: $2,500-$10,000
    Criteria:  All applicants must be the child of a Marine or a Navy Corpsman, Chaplain or Religious Programs specialist attached to a Marine unit, have a cumulative GPA of 2.00, and have an adjusted gross income at or below the financial eligibility threshold determined by the Foundation on an annual basis. For the 2023-2024 application, the threshold is $112,000 for tax year 2021. 
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: varies
    Criteria: Scholarships are available to students graduating this year from a Missouri high school, seeking to attend an accredited institution of higher education anywhere.
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Mesothelioma Scholarship
    Amount: $4,000
    Criteria: The following individuals are eligible for the Mesothelioma.com Scholarship: Those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma); those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled, or is currently fighting, cancer (not limited to mesothelioma). Minimum GPA 3.2.
    Deadline: March 31, 2023

  • Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000-$5,000
    Criteria: Graduating high school senior, community college and 4 year university students who are Leukemia/Lymphoma patients or survivors and/or are children of non-surviving Leukemia/Lymphoma patients may apply. Siblings may not apply. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
    Deadline: March 17, 2023

  • Mid-West Fertilizer Scholarship
    Amount: $500 (ten scholarships)
    Criteria: High school senior or college student, child or grandchild of Mid-West Fertilizer customer or employee, enrolled at a post-secondary institution immediately following high school graduation or entering second, third or fourth year of college in Fall 2023.
    Deadline: March 15, 2023

  • Missouri 4-H Foundation Scholarships LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $500-$2,500
    Criteria: A committee determines scholarship selection based on the following score system, unless otherwise defined by the scholarship donor: 4-H achievement, financial need, work/career goals. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Missouri Association of Mutual Insurance Companies LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 
    Amount: $1000
    Criteria: Candidate must be a graduating high school senior living in Missouri, attending a Missouri high school, and have successful admission to a college, university, community college, or vocational school in Missouri.
    Deadline: March 15, 2023

  • Missouri Banker’s Foundation Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $1,000
    Criteria: The Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship Program is designed for graduating Missouri high school seniors who plan to pursue college studies in banking-related degree programs.  
    Deadline: TBA

  • Missouri Courage Scholarship (MCS) LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Amount: $500-$2,000
    Criteria: Our scholarship is open to Missouri students seeking higher education who have worked to advance the dignity and equality of the LGBTQ community, the lives of people of color, religious minorities, women, immigrants, people with disabilities, or other social justice causes.
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Missouri Credit Union Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 
    Amount: $2,500
    Criteria: Applicants must be graduating seniors who 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 31, 2023

  • Missouri Farm Bureau Scholarships and Grants LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 

    Criteria: Recipients must be Missouri residents, and they, their parent(s), or guardians must hold current Missouri Farm Bureau membership. They must also be a high school senior enrolling in a 4-year college or university with a declared major in an agricultural field and enrolled in the fall semester of hte year in which the scholarship is awarded.
    Deadline: March 15, 2023

  • National Federation of the Blind Scholarships
    Amount: $8,000
    Criteria: Must be legally blind (PDF) in both eyes. Must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico. Must be 18 years of age by July 1, 2023. Must be 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). Must participate in person 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, 2023

  • Peter R. Marsh Foundation's Silent Servant Scholarship Carl Junction High School Logo
    Amount: $500
    Criteria: CJHS may nominate two students for this award. The Student Nominee’s past and current public service activities are for altruistic reasons only, marked by unselfish concern for the welfare of others; independent, voluntary and beneficial to the citizens of the greater community outside their school; without monetary or material reward or personal gain including favor, advancement or recognition; devoid of any imposed requirement to serve, discrimination, matters of social conflict or difference, or service related to social, political and governmental ideologies, activities and practices. Before completing a Scholarship Nomination, all applicants should read the Scholarship Award Reviews and the Frequently Asked Questions posted on this website as well as the Foundation’s Facebook page. Applicants must submit a resume to Mrs. Jones, CJHS postsecondary advisor, listing their community services provided, along with a brief essay addressing reasons they are deserving of the award. A committee will then determine nominees.
    Deadline: March 17, 2023

  • PlumbersStock Scholarship
    Amount: $500-$2000
    Criteria: Applicants 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, 2023

  • Shelter Insurance Scholarship LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 
    : $1,500

    Criteria: Scholarship is based on school activities, leadership roles, financial need, educational plans, ACT/SAT scores and class rank. 
    Deadline: March 31, 2023

  • Society of Automobile Engineers Scholarships
    Amount: varies by scholarship
    Criteria: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate field in engineering. See individual scholarship requirements listed.
    Deadline: March 15th, 2023 

  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarship
    Amount: $500-$10,000
    Criteria: SEG Scholarships are based on merit. To qualify, you must be a high school senior planning to attend college next year or an undergraduate or graduate college student; have above average grades; and intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics.
    Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Tzu Chi USA Scholars
    Amount: $1,500
    Criteria: Scholars program is available to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled (or planning to enroll) full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university. Scholarship selection will be based on financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. 
    Deadline: March 31, 2023