External Opportunities

This list of external scholarships is provided as a resource to students to assist with the complex task of finding valuable regional scholarships opportunities. Missouri students can search by entering their county name in the search bar below. Illinois students can search by entering “Illinois” in the search bar.
Please be aware that you cannot apply to these scholarships directly using Scholarship Central.

Opportunities Table
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Varies Daughters Of The American Revolution Scholarship - Missouri State Society
The Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution offers a number of scholarships for Missouri students. Specific scholarships are...
The Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution offers a...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$2.000, renewable Kelly Lynn Lutz Scholarship
Open to students who have lost the life of at least one parent to cancer before the age of 22, be a US citizen, Missouri or Kansas resident, attend...
Open to students who have lost the life of at least one parent to cancer...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2021
  • Award: $2.000, renewable
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$1,000 Kiwanis Earl Collins Scholarship Foundation
These scholarships are for Missouri and Arkansas graduating high school seniors who plan to attend schools of higher education. Applicants must...
These scholarships are for Missouri and Arkansas graduating high school...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,000 renewable 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...
To provide financial support to students enrolled at an accredited...
  • Deadline: 01/22/2021
  • Award: $2,000 renewable
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$1,000 Vantage Credit Union Quest For Education Scholarship
Any Vantage Credit Union member who is a graduating high school senior may apply for this scholarship. Each applicant must have a Vantage Credit...
Any Vantage Credit Union member who is a graduating high school senior...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies, up to $3,000 Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri Scholarship
Welcome Junior, Senior or Graduate College students majoring in one of the plant sciences and planning a career related to gardening, landscape...
Welcome Junior, Senior or Graduate College students majoring in one of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies, up to $3,000
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$500 Missouri Conservation Agents Association Scholarship
Open to Missouri residents pursuing a degree in biology, wildlife management, forestry, fisheries, ecology, agriculture, criminal justice, or a...
Open to Missouri residents pursuing a degree in biology, wildlife...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $500
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Varies Missouri Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Scholarships
Missouri FBLA is pleased to offer scholarships that reward students for not only their academic achievement but also for their involvement in FBLA...
Missouri FBLA is pleased to offer scholarships that reward students for...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 The Andrew D. Keithley Memorial Scholarship
The Andrew D. Keithley Memorial Scholarship is open to current seniors at Lafayette High School in Wildwood, MO. To be eligible to apply for the...
The Andrew D. Keithley Memorial Scholarship is open to current seniors...
  • Deadline: 02/20/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Affton Education Foundation Scholarships
The Foundation awards up to six $2,500 renewable college scholarships to qualifying Affton High graduates each year, funding them from gifts and...
The Foundation awards up to six $2,500 renewable college scholarships to...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 St. Louis Area Mensa Healthy Minds Scholarship
Recognizing that mental health is a vitally important community issue, St. Louis Area Mensa has established the St. Louis Area Mensa Healthy Minds...
Recognizing that mental health is a vitally important community issue,...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 renewable Boatman/King Scholarship Foundation
The Boatman/King Scholarship Foundation provides a one year, renewable $1,000.00 scholarship to two hard working students who attended the St....
The Boatman/King Scholarship Foundation provides a one year, renewable...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000 renewable
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$1,000 - $13,000 Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri
The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc. offers three different scholarships to Missouri high school students. These scholarships are...
The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc. offers three different...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000 - $13,000
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$1,250 Together Foundation Community Scholarship
The Together Foundation is offering one (1) scholarship of $1,250 to residents who live or work in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles...
The Together Foundation is offering one (1) scholarship of $1,250 to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,250
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Varies The St. Louis Community College Foundation
For students attending St. Louis Community College, The STLCC Foundation offers a wide variety of unique scholarship opportunities.
For students attending St. Louis Community College, The STLCC Foundation...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Missouri Broadcasters Association Scholarship
The members of the Missouri Broadcasters Association are committed to encouraging the highest standards of broadcasting. The MBA Scholarship Fund...
The members of the Missouri Broadcasters Association are committed to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies St. Charles Community College Foundation
The St. Charles Community College Foundation offers a number of scholarships for students who attend the college.
The St. Charles Community College Foundation offers a number of...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $5,000 The Next Step
The Next Step offers scholarships to individuals active in a 12-step recovery program. Applicants can be pursuing undergraduate or graduate...
The Next Step offers scholarships to individuals active in a 12-step...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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$500 University of Missouri MOST Scholarships
Overview In November of 2006, the University of Missouri announced the MOST Scholarship Program. 80 scholarships of $500 per year will be awarded...
Overview In November of 2006, the University of Missouri announced the...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $500
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$2,500 St. Louis Area Hotel Association Scholarship Program
Open to individuals studying within the hospitality field. Enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior at a four-year institution Enrolled...
Open to individuals studying within the hospitality field. Enrolled as a...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000-$2,000 Missouri Council of the Blind Scholarship Program
Open to all legally blind Missouri residents enrolled in or under consideration for admission to post-secondary training programs, technical school...
Open to all legally blind Missouri residents enrolled in or under...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000-$2,000
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Varies Kids' Chance of Missouri Scholarship for Children of Missouri's Seriously Injured Workers
This scholarship is available to children of workers who were seriously injured or died in a work-related accident covered and compensated by...
This scholarship is available to children of workers who were seriously...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$500 Missouri Advanced Placement Incentive Grant
This is a nonrenewable grant designed to encourage high school students to take and score well on Advanced Placement tests in mathematics and...
This is a nonrenewable grant designed to encourage high school students...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: $500
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varies MIssouri Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program
This is a scholarship designed to assist academically talented minority and underrepresented individuals pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree...
This is a scholarship designed to assist academically talented minority...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: varies
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$500 - Full Tuition SEMO Educational Access Partnership Programs
The Office of Academic Support Centers (ASC) is designed to enhance the quality of educational experiences for students from underrepresented...
The Office of Academic Support Centers (ASC) is designed to enhance the...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: $500 - Full Tuition
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$500-$4,000 Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship Program
The Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship Program is funded by the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois. The scholarships recognize scholastic...
The Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship Program is funded by the...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $500-$4,000
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$15,000 Dr. Donald Suggs Scholarship - University of Missouri
The Dr. Donald Suggs Scholarship is designed to enhance recruitment and retention of academically talented undergraduate students from ethnic...
The Dr. Donald Suggs Scholarship is designed to enhance recruitment and...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $15,000
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up to $2,500 Conference of Women Legislators (Illinois)
The Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) in Illinois seeks to maximize educational opportunities for all income levels by offering tuition...
The Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) in Illinois seeks to maximize...
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  • Award: up to $2,500
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Varies DHEWD Public Service Officer or Employee's Child Survivor Grant
This program provides tuition assistance to certain public employees and their families if the employee is killed or permanently and totally...
This program provides tuition assistance to certain public employees and...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
The Kansas City Community Foundation offers numerous scholarships for students who live in the Kansas City area.
The Kansas City Community Foundation offers numerous scholarships for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Healthcare Industry Training & Education (HITE)
The Missouri Healthcare Industry Training and Education (HITE) program provides eligible low-income individuals the opportunity to receive training...
The Missouri Healthcare Industry Training and Education (HITE) program...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies KC Scholars
KC Scholars awards scholarships to students who live in the Kansas City area. The Traditional scholarship is open to high school juniors. The...
KC Scholars awards scholarships to students who live in the Kansas City...
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  • Award: Varies
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$5,000 Missouri Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
The Missouri Education and Training Voucher Program is a federally-funded, state-administered program designed to help youth who were in foster...
The Missouri Education and Training Voucher Program is a...
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  • Award: $5,000
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Varies Wartime Veteran’s Survivors Grant Program
These grants are available annually to children and spouses of Veterans whose deaths or injuries were: a result of combat action or were attributed...
These grants are available annually to children and spouses of Veterans...
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  • Award: Varies
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$3,000 Liberty Hospital Foundation - Nursing Scholarships
The Liberty Hospital Foundation annually awards one-time scholarships to elite, local high school seniors who wish to pursue a career in nursing....
The Liberty Hospital Foundation annually awards one-time scholarships to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
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$500 - $2,000 Missouri Courage Scholarship
Missouri Courage Scholarship is the first, and largest, state-wide LGBTQ scholarship organization in Missouri. We fund scholarships for Missourians...
Missouri Courage Scholarship is the first, and largest, state-wide LGBTQ...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
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