The Posse 100 seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue an education in a First Responder career, and a desire to contribute to society. There will be 2 scholarships awarded for $1,000 each.
Women Legislators of Missouri are encouraging young women, set to graduate from high school, to apply for a $500 college scholarship. Each year the group selects one student from each of Missouri's congressional districts to receive the award. Members hope to spread the word about the scholarship opportunity so that female students from all parts of the state will apply.
The Women Legislators of Missouri Caucus created the senior scholarship program to provide financial assistance to students on the basis of leadership, academics and community service. Candidates must fill out an application and are required to submit a 500-word essay answering the question, "If you were a state legislator, what would you hope to accomplish and why?"
A link to download the scholarship is located at here.
Applications must be mailed to: Representative Patricia Pike, Missouri State Capitol , 201 West Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 or submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject WLM Essay Contest. The submission deadline is Thursday, March 9, 2017.
The group will select recipients and then a hold a reception in their honor in the State Capitol later in April. Scholarships will be presented to the recipients in the Missouri House Chamber. For further information, contact 573-751-5388.
Money Smart KC's website has a list of scholarship opportunities/programs and information regarding financial aid. One program is KC Scholars, which is accepting applications from Metropolitan Kansas City adults and high school students. KC Scholars applications open January 2, 2017, applications are due March 3, 2017, and awards announced in May 2017. First recipients – adult learners – will be in college in fall 2017.
The AKA Beta Omega Chapter awards scholarships to high school seniors based on academic achievement, community service, school involvement, extracurricular activities, and financial need. For consideration, the attached application and required documents must be postmarked by Monday, March 20, 2017.