Donald Glen Barr Scholarship

The Donald Glen Barr Scholarship program was established with a gift from the estate of Donald Glen Barr, a life-long resident of Kahoka, Missouri. The scholarship is intended to provide financial support and a vote of confidence to Clark County R-1 students who are working to improve themselves and their community through postsecondary education.

Recipients may apply for renewal of the award for three additional undergraduate years.

Eligibility
To apply applicants must:

  • be a graduating senior Clark County R-1 High School in Kahoka, Missouri
  • plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit, accredited two or four-year college, university or technical school in the United States
  • demonstrate unmet financial need

Selection Criteria
Recipients will be selected by the St. Louis Community Foundation based on the student’s academic record, the quality of the essay and letter(s) of recommendation, determination of financial need, and consideration of unusual circumstances. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”

Notification
Application status will be changed from submitted to either offered or denied in June. Applicants can view their status by logging in to their Scholarship Central account. Award checks will be mailed in early August to the college the scholarship recipient will attend. Information about renewal applications will come from the St. Louis Community Foundation.

Questions? Contact Ellen Vietor, Scholarship Manager at the St. Louis Community Foundation at scholarships@stlgives.org or (314) 880-4960.

Eligibility, financial need, and award amount for this scholarship program will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation. This scholarship program, as a component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Donor
Donald Glen Barr
Award
up to $1,500, renewable
Deadline
04/15/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered for this scholarship, your Scholarship Central General Application MUST include your last semester (Fall) transcript with grades and GPA. If you previously uploaded an earlier transcript, please upload a new transcript to your General Application and change your answer to the GPA question. If your college choice has changed, please update that on the General Application as well.
  2. List any extracurricular school activities, including the activity, the time involved, dates of involvement, and position(s) held:
  3. List any community activities, including the activity, the time involved, dates of involvement, and position(s) held:
  4. List any work or volunteer involvement, including the activity, the time involved, dates of involvement, and position(s) held:
  5. ESSAY: Tell us about your gifts and talents and how education will help you further develop those gifts and talents. How will you use your gifts and talents to make a difference in your career? This essay is your opportunity to tell the scholarship application review committee about yourself. (500 words or less)
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