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The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.
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Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
To apply, students must be:
Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.
An ideal candidate will have:
deadline is September 18th, 2018
The 2018 National College Match application is now open! The deadline to apply is September 27, 2018.
The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges.
College Match Scholarships, which are provided by participating colleges, cover the full cost of tuition, room and board, are loan-free, and require no parental contribution.
If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply. QuestBridge's college partners are committed to making college affordable for all students — regardless of financial background — and offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need.
Who Should Apply
How to Apply
Application Deadline: Thursday, September 27, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time
Applying for the Wendy’s High School Heisman is your chance to earn a scholarship toward college, as well as local, state, and national recognition for all that you’ve put into your high school career. If you’ve maintained at least a B average, participate in at least one eligible sport, are a leader in your community and role model at your school, then you’ve got what it takes to be a Wendy’s High School Heisman.
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The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. State scholarships are vauled up to $10,000 each and national scholarships up to $25,000 each.
To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria*:
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The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 30th class in 2018, the Foundation has provided over 6,000 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $66 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. The application is open! Students who will be graduating in the 2018-2019 academic school year may apply here through Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern.
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The SHC Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program
Who Should Apply?
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[Deadline to Apply: November 9, 2018, before 11:59 PM PST]
For more information, please contact Amy Bradley (email@example.com), Director of Youth Leadership and Scholarships.
The Truman Heartland Community Foundation offers a number of different scholarship opportunities for students from Independence. It is known in Eastern Jackson County and surrounding communities as a leader in philanthropy that has been a respected partner in charitable giving for 35 years. Please visit the website listed below to access a variety of applications!
CLICK HERE to visit Scholarship Central for a variety of scholarship opportunities for Missouri residents.
Visit UNIGO.COM to search for colleges, scholarships, and to receive more info about the college admissions process.
CLICK HERE to sign up for scholarship newsletters via studentscholarships.org.
LINK TO SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS
LINK TO SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BLACK STUDENTS
We have updated our Out-of-State Scholarship Grid
We’ve recently made changes to our out-of-state scholarships, which is effective for students starting as freshman in fall 2018. The new scholarships are partial tuition waivers and will vary based on the student’s actual tuition.
Admitted students have already received a letter with their new scholarship amount. If you have students who are interested in KU and have not yet applied, encourage them to apply and we will award to students who apply and meet the criteria.
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The Independence Foundation Scholarship site has been updated and can be accessed by CLICKING HERE. All forms and application materials needed to fill out each of the scholarships are available by CLICKING HERE and are to be filled out electronically and printed. Completed applications should be stapled together.
Click on individual scholarships listed on the Foundation website and READ the directions carefully when filling out applications:
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The Phil Roberts Scholarship will be awarded to several worthy graduates of Eastern Jackson County high schools who would like to pursue a bachelor’s degree with a major in business, science or mathematics. Three applicants may be selected each year with a preference for music or performing arts as a major field of study. The scholarship is for $1,000 per semester or $2,000 per year. The applicant must attend one of the following institutions:
The students will be selected on the following criteria:
This scholarship is not available to students whose parents or relatives are employees or have been employees of the Independence School District or any other school district, except beginning in 2014 and continuing thereafter, Independence School District students, whose parents are not supervisory employees of the District and are employed as bus drivers or food service employees, said students may apply for two Phil Roberts Scholarships available to them.
Please complete and submit all forms to:
Phil Roberts Scholarship
If you have any questions contact Annette Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Failure to complete the application fully or to omit required material may result in not being considered for the scholarship.
Click below for all electronic application forms:
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The Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution MSSDAR is fortunate to offer the following scholarships in the link below. Applicants must be a United States citizen, A Missouri resident and attend a Missouri university or college EXCEPT for the Roberta Casteel Capps Scholarship whose recipients may attend the university or college of their choice. All scholarships are paid directly to the university or college after their enrollment is verified. All applications are due to the State Scholarship Chair postmarked no later than January 1, 2019.
Please contact Donna Hicks Medley the Scholarship Chair with any questions:
Donna Hicks Medley
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The 2019 KC Scholars Scholarship Application opens January 1st!!!
To help you prepare, please refer to the following 2019 application checklists:
The 2018 KC Scholars essay prompts will be posted on the KCS website on January
Digital copies of all the KC Scholars 2018 marketing materials are located on the KC Scholars website under the Marketing Tools tab. This also includes a FAFSA4caster guide and PowerPoint presentations that you can utilize.
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The Bess Wallace Truman Scholarship
The Bess Wallace Truman Scholarship was created by Junior Service League of Independence to honor the memory of First Lady of the United States, Bess Wallace Truman, who was active in many community service organizations in Independence.
APPLY VIA THE TRUMAN HEARTLAND SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
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Visit FAFSA's Website
CLICK HERE for information on the process of filling out your FASFA
CLICK HERE to chat with a financial aid rep with questions on your FASFA