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
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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$500 - $1,000 Illinois Sheriffs' Association
Scholarships of $500 are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding scholastic, extra-curricular and character qualifications. - The...
Scholarships of $500 are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding...
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  • Award: $500 - $1,000
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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...
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  • 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...
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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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