This application is open to 2024 volunteer staff members of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri held at LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY from June 22-June 29, 2024.

The “Spirit of Service” Missouri Boys State Trust/Vogel Family Grant is a one-time grant in aid valued at up to $5,000. There are five (5) grants available to volunteer staff members from the 2024 MBS session. This scholarship, funded by the Vogel Family of St. Charles, MO, was named in honor of Adam and Drew Vogel who were past participants in the Missouri Boys State program.

The MBS Trust Scholarship Committee will review the applications and determine the awardees during the week of Missouri Boys State at Lindenwood University. The grants will be awarded at the Final Assembly at Missouri Boys State on Saturday morning, June 29th. The recipients must be a current Missouri Boys State volunteer staff member in good standing at the time of the award.

Contact Mike Stewart, mike.stewart@moboysstate.org

Missouri Boys State Memorial Trust
Supplemental Questions
  1. What year did you participate at Missouri Boys State and what city were you in and what position(s) did you hold?
  2. Who was your city counselor(s) when you participated at Missouri Boys State?
  3. What position do you currently hold on staff and how many years have you served?
  4. If not currently in college, list high school activities (sports, clubs, offices, etc.). If you are currently in college, skip to question 7.
    • 1. Activity
    • 2. Describe involvement (position, office, award, letter, recognition)
    • 3. Years in which you participated
  5. Where do you plan to attend college? Include school and city.
  6. How do you plan to pay for college?
  7. If currently attending college, answer the following questions.
    • 1. How many hours have you completed?
    • 2. How are you currently paying for college?
  8. List all college activities, honors, or awards that you have received, including the name, date, and type of recognition.
    • 1. Activity
    • 2. Describe involvement (position, office, award, letter, recognition)
    • 3. Years
  9. Please list any financial awards you have earned at the time of this application. These may include scholarships, tuition waivers, Pell Grant, Access Missouri, and institutional/grant aid.
    • 1. Amount
    • 2. Is it renewable?
    • 3. Name
  10. What do you think is your ONE greatest strength?
  11. What do you think is your ONE greatest weakness?
  12. What does it mean to you to be serving as a member of the MBS counseling staff?
  13. What do you want to accomplish as a Missouri Boys State staff member?
  14. What are your primary goals in life and what do you expect to achieve in college?
  15. APPLICANT SIGNATURE: By entering my full name below, I authorize Missouri Boys State staff and representatives of the various scholarship committees to examine, verify and discuss my academic, financial and other personal information as provided in this application. I certify that all answers are accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge, and that all information in the application and essays are my own work.
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