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Northwest Missouri State University


Paying for College - Student Resource Guide

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

Application Available Application
Due Date
Description / Qualifications Link

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation


Oct. 31, 2015

Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Nationwide award competition Apply Online

MU Annual Scholarship Application


Dec. 15, 2015

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

Missouri Conservation Agents Association Scholarship


Feb. 1, 2016

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

MO Assoc. of Mutual Insurance


March 1, 2016

Must attend a college or university in the state of Missouri. Scholarship Website

The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc.

Open March 31, 2016 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

Wendy's High School Heisman

Open Oct. 5, 2015 @ 5:00 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

Open June 1, 2016 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

TRIO Achiever Scholarship

Open March 13, 2016 Seniors who are intersted in attending Northwest Missouri State University in the fall of 2014 are elgible to apply.   Scholarship Application

MFA Foundation Scholarship

Open March 15, 2016 Must have plans to attend an accredite postsecondary school in any course of study.   Application

Missouri Soil & Water Conservation Society


Monday after Thanksgiving

Dec. 31, 2015

Must pursue a major in conservation or natural resource-related field at an accredited college or university.

MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship


Jan. 15, 2016

All students are elgible.  A 550 word essay describing your career and academic goals is required Scholarship Website

Elk's Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Open Dec. 4, 2015 All students are eligible.  Scholarships are awarded at the local, state, and national levels. Scholarship Website

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Open Jan. 6, 2016 Nationwide essay contest for scholarship money.  Additional details and requirements are available on the scholarship website. Apply Online

National Honor Society Scholarship 

Fall of 2015 Jan. 26, 2016 Seniors who are members of National Honor Society are elgible.  see your chapter advisor for more information Scholarship Website

National FFA Scholarships

Nov. 15, 2015 Feb. 1, 2016 Students do NOT have to be an FFA member to apply.   Apply Online

Missouri 4-H Scholarships

Jan. 1, 2016 April 1, 2016 Must be a current or former member of 4-H. Scholarship Website

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Early 2016
Must pursue a major in Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business-related programs of study Apply Online

Coca-Cola Community College

Open Dec. 1, 2015 Nominated by designated nominator; outstanding achievement; demonstrate significant campus/and or community leadership and service

The American Legion Department of Missouri Scholarships


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

Open Nov. 3, 2015 Must be currently (or within the past year) involved in volunteer activities. Scholarship Website

U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program

Open in early 2016. May 29, 2016 Forty $1,000 scholarships awared in a random drawing Apply Online

Stokes Educational Scholarship

Open Oct. 31, 2015 Computer/Electrical Engineer; Computer Science; Cryptanalysis; Information Assurance; Signals Analysis; Business Management; Finance & Accounting

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Open Jan. 15, 2016 For students planning a career in government. An essay and recommendation is required. Scholarship Website

Voice of Democracy

Open Nov. 1, 2015

To provide students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to express them-selves in regard to democratic ideas and principles. 2015-16 Theme is "My Vision For America".