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Northwest Missouri State University



The following are college scholarships that as Upward Bound students, you may be eligible to qualify for:

Name of Scholarship

Application Due Date Description / Qualifications Link
Get Up Get Active Scholarship October 31, 2013 Must be in good standing and submit a short essay on a given topic about the importance of getting active Scholarship Website
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

October 31, 2013

Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Nationwide award competition Apply Online
MU Annual Scholarship Application

December 1, 2013

Fill out one application for multiple scholarship opportunities.  Must be attending the University of Missouri-Columbia. Apply Online
Missouri Conservation Agents Association Scholarship

February 1, 2014

Must pursue a degree in Biology, Wildlife Management, Forestry, Fisheries, Ecology, Agriculture, Criminal Justice, or a related field. Scholarship Website
Farmers Mutual

March 1, 2014

Must attend a college or university in the state of Missouri. Scholarship Website
The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc. March 31, 2014 Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be enrolled as a full time student at an accredited college or university in the United States. Scholarship Website
AXA Achievement Scholarship December 1, 2013 For seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two or four-year college/university.  Must be one of the first 10,000 applications to be considered Scholarship Website
Wendy's High School Heisman October 2, 2013 Minimum of 3.0 GPA, participate in at least one high school sport and demonstrate involvement in community. Scholarship Website
MSTA Kent King Educator Scholarship June 1, 2014 Students elgible are those who plan to attend a college or university with a major in education. Application must be turned into your school counselor. Scholarship Application
MFA Foundation Scholarship March 15, 2014 Must have plans to attend an accredite postsecondary school in any course of study.   Application
Sam Walton Community Scholarship

September 3, 2013

December 2, 2013

Minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be employed atleast part-time six consecutive months prior to deadline. Award based on financial need, academics, and community involvement.  The scholarship access code is:SWCS.   Maryville Store #801 Scholarship Website

Missouri Soil & Water Conservation Society

December 2, 2013

December31, 2013

Must pursue a major in conservation or natural resource-related field at an accredited college or university.
MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship

January 15, 2014

All students are elgible.  A 550 word essay describing your career and academic goals is required Scholarship Website
Elk's Most Valuable Student Scholarship December 6, 2013 All students are eligible.  Scholarships are awarded at the local, state, and national levels. Scholarship Website
Sophia Gokey Scholarship January 2, 2014 For seniors who have been challenged with a significant roadblock or setback.  Must demonstrate accomplishments in community service and have a 2.75 GPA for their 9th, 10th, and 11th grade years.    Scholarship Website
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest January 6, 2014 Nationwide essay contest for scholarship money.  Additional details and requirements are available on the scholarship website. Apply Online
National Honor Society Scholarship January 27, 2014 Seniors who are membrs of National Honor Society are elgible.  see your chapter advisor for more information  Scholarship Website
Anne Frank Outstanding Scholarship Award March 1, 2014 For seniors who have shown leadership in their communities.  This scholarship recognizes students who exemplify the commitment, ideals, and courage that Anne Frank.  Students to qualify must be acepted into a four-year college Scholarship Website
Brandon Goodman Scholarship September 30, 2013 Must have a 2.0 GPA.  Must submit an essay about their academic goals and their contributions to their school and/or community. Scholarship Website
National FFA Scholarship February 1, 2014 All students are elgible, do not have to be a FFA member Scholarship Website
Missouri 4-H Scholarships April 1, 2014 Must be a current or former member of 4-H. Scholarship Website
Buick Achievers Scholarship February 28, 2014 Must pursue a major in Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business-related programs of study Apply Online
St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary March 15, 2014 Must pursue LPN, RN, or other medical career. Application
Northwest District MSTA Scholarship April 1, 2014 Must major in education and teach in Missouri after graduation.  Award based on financial need, activities, and an interview. Contact Upward Bound office for info
Heartland Health Foundation Scholarship
Must be entering health care field or nursing program. Contact Upward Bound office for info
The American Legion Department of Missouri Scholarships April 1, 2014 See each scholarship application for specific criteria.
  • Lillie Loies Ford
  • M.D. Murphy
  • Joseph J. Frank
  • Charles L. Bacon
  • Erman W. Taylor

All Scholarships Webpage

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards November 5, 2013 Must be currently (or within the past year) involved in volunteer activities. Scholarship Website
Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship January 15, 2014 For students planning a career in government. An essay and recommendation is required. Scholarship Website
TRIO Achiever Scholarship March 14, 2014 Seniors who are interested in attending Northwest in fall 2014 are elgible for this scholarship. Scholarship Application