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
Award Name Actions
$1,000 - $10,000 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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $10,000
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Not specified 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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Not specified
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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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$0.00 The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and Journalism Foundation Scholarships
Open to sophomore, junior, senior or graduate students from the bi-state St. Louis area who are pursuing degrees in media-related or communications...
Open to sophomore, junior, senior or graduate students from the bi-state...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $0.00
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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: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $500
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$5,000 St. Louis Sports Commission Associates’ The Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarship
The Sportsmanship Scholarship is presented annually to a graduating high school senior from the St. Louis region who exemplifies outstanding...
The Sportsmanship Scholarship is presented annually to a graduating high...
  • Deadline: 04/16/2019
  • Award: $5,000
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Varies, Up to $15,000 St. Elizabeth Health Foundation Scholarship Program
St. Elizabeth Health Foundation is dedicated to addressing health care needs in St. Clair County and Madison County, Illinois by sponsoring health...
St. Elizabeth Health Foundation is dedicated to addressing health care...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2019
  • Award: Varies, Up to $15,000
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Not specified The Scott-St. Louis Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
Open to students within the St. Louis or Metro East area, acceptance to or attending an accredited college or university. Applicants must be...
Open to students within the St. Louis or Metro East area, acceptance to...
  • Deadline: 04/19/2019
  • Award: Not specified
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$750 Missouri Department of The American Legion - Charles L. Bacon Memorial Scholarship
Open to members of The American Legion Family, i.e., Legion Member, Auxiliary Member, S.A.L. Member, or a descendant of any member thereof as...
Open to members of The American Legion Family, i.e., Legion Member,...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2019
  • Award: $750
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$1,000 Missouri Department of The American Legion - Commanders Scholarship
Applicant must have served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or Coast Guard for a minimum of 90 days and received an Honorable Discharge....
Applicant must have served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$750 Missouri Department of The American Legion - Erman W. Taylor Memorial Scholarship
Open to students who are the descendant of a veteran having served 90 days on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard...
Open to students who are the descendant of a veteran having served 90...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2019
  • Award: $750
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$1,000 Missouri Department of The American Legion - Lillie Lois Ford Scholarship
Open to students who attended a full session of Missouri Boys / Girls State or Missouri Cadet Patrol Academy.. Applicant must be the descendant of...
Open to students who attended a full session of Missouri Boys / Girls...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$1000 Missouri Department of The American Legion - M.D. "Jack" Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Scholarship
Open to students planning a career as a Registered Nurse who are the descendent of a veteran having served 90 days on active duty in the Army, Air...
Open to students planning a career as a Registered Nurse who are the...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2019
  • Award: $1000
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$750 Missouri Department of The American Legion - Shane Dean Voyles Memorial Scholarship
Each High School in the state of Missouri may submit only one application for this award. Applicant must be selected by the faculty of the High...
Each High School in the state of Missouri may submit only one...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2019
  • Award: $750
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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: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Varies
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Not specified 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: 05/01/2019
  • Award: Not specified
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$2500 Better Business Bureau - Student of Ethics Award
The Better Business Bureau serving E. Missouri & S. Illinois Student of Ethics Award Program recognizes juniors in high school who personify high...
The Better Business Bureau serving E. Missouri & S. Illinois Student...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2019
  • Award: $2500
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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: 06/01/2019
  • Award: $500
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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: 06/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 ITALIAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MIDWEST
Open to full time students who are residents of the State of Illinois, of Italian ancestry, and between the last year of high school and the last...
Open to full time students who are residents of the State of Illinois,...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$0.00 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...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
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Tuition charged for 6-9 credit hours while enrolled part-time Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship
Open to Missouri residents who are at least 18 years old, enrolled at least half time, but less than full time (6-11 credit hours), employed and...
Open to Missouri residents who are at least 18 years old, enrolled at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Tuition charged for 6-9 credit hours while enrolled part-time
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varies MDHE - 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...
  • Deadline:
  • 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...
  • Deadline:
  • 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...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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$2,000-$5,000 William Pablo Feraldo Memorial Fund
Open to male applicants who have graduated or will graduate from an accredited secondary school.
Open to male applicants who have graduated or will graduate from an...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000-$5,000
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Varies, up to $3000 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies, up to $3000
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