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
$500 - $1,000 Missouri Society of CPAs Scholarships
Each year the MSCPA’s Educational Foundation awards approximately...
Visitby 02/29/2024
$1,000 Vantage Credit Union Quest For Education Scholarship
Any Vantage Credit Union member who is a graduating high school senior...
Visitby 02/29/2024
$1,000 - $13,000 Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri
The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc. offers three different...
Visitby 03/01/2024
$1,000 Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship Program
The Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship Program is designed for...
Visitby 03/01/2024
$500 - $2,000 Missouri Courage Scholarship
Missouri Courage Scholarship is the first, and largest, state-wide LGBTQ...
Visitby 03/01/2024
$500 - $1,500 Missouri Mayflower Society Scholarship
The Missouri Mayflower Society Scholarship Contest is open to any high...
Visitby 03/01/2024
Varies USDA 1890 National Scholars Program
The USDA 1890 National Scholars Program is aimed at bolstering...
Visitby 03/01/2024
$1,000 renewable Boatman/King Scholarship Foundation
The Boatman/King Scholarship Foundation provides a one year, renewable...
Visitby 03/15/2024
$10,000 Horatio Alger Illinois Scholarship Program
State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states...
Visitby 03/15/2024
$10,000 Horatio Alger Missouri Scholarship Program
State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states...
Visitby 03/15/2024
Varies The St. Louis Community College Foundation
For students attending St. Louis Community College, The STLCC Foundation...
Visitby 03/29/2024
Up to $10,000 Neighbors Bank Scholarship
Neighbors Bank is happy to partner with the Flourish Initiative with the...
Visitby 03/31/2024
Up to $5,000 Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Contest
The Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Contest celebrates stories of...
Visitby 03/31/2024
Up to $5,000 The Next Step
The Next Step offers scholarships to individuals active in a 12-step...
Visitby 04/01/2024
$500 University of Missouri MOST Scholarships
Overview In November of 2006, the University of Missouri announced the...
Visitby 04/01/2024
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...
Visitby 05/15/2024
$2,500 Better Business Bureau - Student of Ethics Award
Better Business Bureau® Serving Eastern & Southwest Missouri & Southern...
Visitby 05/23/2024
Varies St. Charles Community College Foundation
The St. Charles Community College Foundation offers a number of...
Visitby 05/31/2024
$500 Missouri Advanced Placement Incentive Grant
This is a nonrenewable grant designed to encourage high school students...
Visitby 06/01/2024
varies MIssouri Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program
This is a scholarship designed to assist academically talented minority...
Visitby 06/01/2024
Up to $300 Isaac Bruce Foundation Flight 300 Program
The Isaac Bruce Foundation’s Flight 300 Program provides transportation...
Visitby 06/29/2024
$500-$4,000 Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship Program
The Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship Program is funded by the...
Visitby 06/30/2024
Varies Missouri Department of the American Legion
The Missouri Department of the American Legion offers multiple...
Visitby 07/01/2024
up to $2,500 Conference of Women Legislators (Illinois)
The Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) in Illinois seeks to maximize...
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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...
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Up to $2,500 Flourish Initiative - Technical, Trade, Certificate Scholarship
Flourish Initiative’s Technical, Trade, Certificate Scholarship Flourish...
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Varies Great Jobs KC (KC Scholars)
KC Scholars awards scholarships to students who live in the Kansas City...
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Varies Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
The Kansas City Community Foundation offers numerous scholarships for...
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$2,500 Greater St. Louis Art Association
The Greater St. Louis Art Association is offering scholarships to...
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Varies HenRose Cares
HenRose Cares allows students from accredited universities, community...
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$5,000 Missouri Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
The Missouri Education and Training Voucher Program is a...
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$500 - $1,000 Saint Louis Attractions Association Carole Moody Scholarship
The Saint Louis Attractions Association Carole Moody Scholarship is...
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Varies Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for...
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Varies Wartime Veteran’s Survivors Grant Program
These grants are available annually to children and spouses of Veterans...
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varies, $1.000 - $4,000 Greater East St. Louis Community Fund Scholarship Program
The Greater East St. Louis Community Fund scholarships’ focus is to...
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$3,000 Liberty Hospital Foundation - Nursing Scholarships
The Liberty Hospital Foundation annually awards one-time scholarships to...
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Varies Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Omicron Theta Omega Chapter
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Omicron Theta Omega Chapter is...
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Up to $7,500 Flourish Initiative - Traditional Scholarship
Flourish Initiative’s Traditional Scholarship Flourish is an independent...
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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...
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