Missouri is often referred to as the Show Me State. Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Harry S Truman were both born in Missouri. The chief industries of the state include aerospace, transportation equipment, food processing, electrical equipment and agriculture.
The state of Missouri is home to over 130 colleges, universities and trade schools. Some of the more well-known institutions include Missouri State University, University of Missouri, Saint Louis University and Truman State University. There is also a broad range of private schools, church universities, trade schools and junior colleges.
Both public and private scholarships are available in Missouri. Among the state-distributed grants and scholarships, there are funding opportunities for the top academic performers in the state. There are also career specific scholarships for those interested in studying in fields such as education, journalism and healthcare. Private scholarships are available for students pursuing educational instruction in subjects ranging from library science to aviation.
To learn more, follow the links below and explore all the possibilities of college scholarships in Missouri.
The Foundation’s main purpose is to support industry education, as well as offering scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in printing technology/management. Since its inception, the Foundation has provided over $180,000 in scholarships to students in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. Scholarship amounts range from $500 (freshman) to $2,500 (seniors) per year and are based on the student's academic and non-academic accomplishments.
Eligible students must attend an accredited printing management or technology program and have permanent residence in one of the four states (Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri) served by PIA MidAmerica. Students must be pursuing a management or technology degree. Those who are interested in design, photography, or web-based careers will not be considered for the scholarship. The application deadline is March 1st of every year for the school year beginning in the fall.
You MUST be a graduate of an accredited high school in the nine-county area
You MUST be a current resident of Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, or Wyandotte County in Kansas; or Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte, or Ray County in Missouri
You MUST have maintained a non-weighted 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in high school. (Other GPA scales will be converted to its equivalent on a 4.0 scale.) If currently enrolled in college, you must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA in ALL college work
Scholarships are available to support baccalaureate-level study only. You must be able to document that you have a minimum of 24 credit hours to complete towards your bachelors degree. In addition, students in the combined BA/MD or PharmD programs, and those who have not yet completed the 90 undergraduate hours required for the BA/JD program are eligible to receive the scholarship for the undergraduate portion of their study only
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Student Eligibility: Incoming freshmen pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Automotive/Power Technology are eligible. Applicants must meet the following requirements: 25 ACT Composite, a 3.2 GPA, upper 15% of graduating class.
Terms: One $1000 scholarship will be awarded at $500 per year for two years if a 3.5 grade point average is maintained.
Undergraduate, graduate, and high school students enrolled full time during the scholarship application year.
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals).
If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarships.
Qualifications for Scholarship Eligibility:
Will be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Midwestern region states (Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin)
Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Can demonstrate need for financial assistance.
Your category depends on what your status will be during the school year, as follows:
High School Sophomores & Juniors - Scholarships awarded based on achievement (not based on financial need).
High School Seniors with plans to attend college in next school year - The chosen college must be within the Midwestern region. You must include a copy of your acceptance letter.
College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors - The school you are attending must be within the Midwestern region.
College Seniors - You must be planning to attend a graduate or professional school in the Midwestern region. You must submit a letter of acceptance from the graduate or professional school.
Graduate Students - You must be continuing your studies in the next school year at a school within the Midwestern region.
LA Tutors awards a monthly $500 Innovation Scholarship to high school and college students who showcase their creativity and make a positive impact.
The Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Greater Kansas City is offering educational scholarships to female college seniors and graduate students who are sorority members, graduated from high school from one of the Districts in the greater Kansas City area, and are attending Kansas or Missouri Universities or Colleges. The Kansas City area is defined as Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties in Missouri, and Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas.
Applicants must be a college senior or graduate student at the beginning of the NEXT academic year with at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average. Scholarships are limited to NPC Greek sorority members. Past recipients are not
eligible to apply. All sorority women meeting these criteria will be considered.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Applicant must complete financial analysis section of application and exhibit financial need. Resident of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin required. Recipients shall allow Tractor Supply Company to use photographs of themselves and their families in company advertising.AWARD: Approximately one scholarship at $3,000. Not guaranteed.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in any major. One scholarship will be awarded to a member from Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin.AWARD: Three scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agricultural business/farm/food service/landscape/nursery/ranch or wildlife management, communications, economics, finance, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, power & equipment, conservation, plant or soil science, entomology, agricultural computer systems, agricultural public service or general agriculture with a career path in agriculture or agribusiness. Resident of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin required. Must exhibit strong leadership skills.AWARD: Three scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology/breeding/genetics, soil science or soil/water conservation. One scholarship will be awarded to resident of Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Two scholarships each will be awarded to residents of Iowa and Nebraska. Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale required.AWARD: 17 scholarships at $1,500 each, non-renewable
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management or agricultural sales and marketing. Seventeen $1,000 scholarships to a member from Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina; Arkansas, Louisiana or Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; Pennsylvania or New York; Washington, Oregon or Idaho; Ohio; Oklahoma; Alabama, Georgia or Florida; Tennessee; Texas; Wisconsin. In addition, seven scholarships are available to FFA members pursuing a two-year degree in agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management or agricultural sales and marketing to the states of Kansas; Kentucky; Nebraska; Ohio; Oklahoma; Texas; Alabama, Georgia or Florida. Applicants must live on a family farm, exhibit strong leadership skills, financial need and demonstrate interest in managing a farm.AWARD: 24 scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in animal, dairy or poultry science with a preference in poultry. Resident of Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Kansas, South Dakota, North Dakota, Missouri or Illinois (in that order) planning to attend Iowa State University, University of Nebraska, University of Minnesota, the University of Missouri, Kansas State University, University of Illinois (Urbana) or South Dakota State University. Minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale required.AWARD: Two scholarships at $1,500 each, non-renewable
Scholarships only applicable for specific counties within this state
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