The James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund

To provide financial support to students enrolled at an accredited college pursuing an undergraduate degree.
Eligibility Criteria
Cumulative 3.0 GPA
Accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university or technical school
Demonstrated financial need
Pursuing an undergraduate degree in the arts and sciences, human services, music or ministry
Commitment to community service through school, community or religious organizations
Preference will be given to applicants from Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas
Adults returning to school in order to increase employability are eligible
Previous recipients are renewed if they continue to meet the scholarship’s criteria and submit the current year’s renewal application
Award Amount
$2,000 annually for up to four years

Scholarships Available
12–15 awards annually

REGION: Missouri – Statewide. Includes all counties: Adair Andrew Atchison Audrain Barry Barton Bates Benton Bollinger Boone Buchanan Butler Caldwell Callaway Camden Cape Girardeau Carroll Carter Cass Cedar Chariton Christian Clark Clay Clinton Cole Cooper Crawford Dade Dallas Daviess DeKalb Dent Douglas Dunklin Franklin Gasconade Gentry Greene Grundy Harrison Henry Hickory Holt Howard Howell Iron Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Knox Laclede Lafayette Lawrence Lewis Lincoln Linn Livingston Macon Madison Maries Marion McDonald Mercer Miller Mississippi Moniteau Monroe Montgomery Morgan New Madrid Newton Nodaway Oregon Osage Ozark Pemiscot Perry Pettis Phelps Pike Platte Polk Pulaski Putnam Ralls Randolph Ray Reynolds Ripley Saint Charles Saint Clair Saint Francois Saint Louis City Saint Louis County Sainte Genevieve Saline Schuyler Scotland Scott Shannon Shelby Stoddard Stone Sullivan Taney Texas Vernon Warren Washington Wayne Webster Worth Wright

$2,000 renewable