Scholarship Information

Updated for the 2017-2018 school year. Apply now!

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Fred and Peggy Blue Scholarship – To Be Announced
Due Immediately
A local scholarship just for Newburg Seniors. Multiple award offers may be available. Please see Ms. Large for more information and the scholarship application.

MO-SCI Foundation Dr. Planje Scholarships – $2,000 (2)
Due Immediately
Another local scholarship just for Newburg students. Multiple scholarships can be offered and it is available to students attending any school, including technical schools. Please see Ms. Large for more information and the scholarship application.

Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship – $2,000 (2)
Due Immediately
The Shelter Foundation annually awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors in communities where there is a Shelter Mutual Insurance Company agent who participates in the program. This scholarship can be used at any college for the fall. The scholarship will be paid directly to the school.

Charles L. Bacon Memorial Scholarship – $750 (2)
Due April 20
Eligible are individuals who are currently members of The American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, or the Sons of The American Legion, or a descendant of a member of any thereof. Applicants must be unmarried, a resident of Missouri, under the age of 21, and must use the scholarship as a full-time student in an accredited college or university.

Erman W. Taylor Memorial Scholarship – $750 (2)
Due April 20
Two $750.00 awards are given annually to a student planning on obtaining a degree in education, in honor of this Past National Executive Committeeman from Missouri. To be eligible, individuals must: (1) be a descendant of a veteran who served 90 or more days of active duty in the armed forces and having an honorable discharge; (2) be a Missouri resident; (3) use the award as a full-time student at an accredited college or university; (4) provide a copy of the discharge certificate for the veteran on whose the application is made; and (6) submit an essay of 500 words or less on the subject: ‘In your opinion, what was the most significant world event of 2015/2016?’

Joseph J. Frank Scholarship – $750 (5)
Due April 20
Five awards of $750.00 are given annually to individuals who are descendants of a veteran. Applicant must have attended a full session of The American Legion Boys State or The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. Applicants must be unmarried, under the age of 21, a current resident of the state of Missouri and must use the scholarship as a full time student in an accredited college or university.

Lillie Lois Ford Scholarship – $1,000 (2)
Due April 20
Two awards of $1,000 each are given each year. One to a boy who has attended a full session of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri or a full session of the Department’s Cadet Patrol Academy. The second award is given to a girl who has attended a full session of The American Legion Auxiliary’s Girls State program or a full session of the Department’s Cadet Patrol Academy. Candidate must be the descendant of a veteran who has been honorably discharged.

M.D. “Jack” Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Scholarship – $1,000
Due April 20
This award is available to a Missouri boy or girl training to be a Registered Nurse, and may be used in their freshman or subsequent college years. The student must have graduated in the top forty percent of their high school class or have a “C” or equivalent standing from their last college or university semester. Candidate must be the descendant of a veteran who has been honorably discharged.

Richard and Jeanne Cavender Scholarship – $750 (2)
Due April 20
This scholarship is available to the Ozark area. Demonstrate your financial need and complete a small essay on what is public service and what your future goals are. Make sure to get it completed and mailed in ASAP. This is a great opportunity!

The Arch City Granite & Marble, Inc. Scholarship – $1,000
Due April 30
Arch City Granite & Marble, Inc. awards an annual $1,000 scholarship in order to give back to the community. Arch City wants to give a helping hand to a deserving student from a lower income family from Missouri and Illinois. Applications for the scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or college freshman from the state of Missouri or Southern Illinois.

Youth Forward Scholarship – $500 (6)
May 1st
Volunteerism is increasingly important in American society. Indeed, most of today’s High Schools require some type of volunteer work in order to graduate. Colleges and universities as well seek to encourage students to “give back” to their communities. This scholarship seeks to reward a few deserving youth for his or her commitment to the spirit of volunteerism. The application is handled in essay format. To apply, submit an essay of less than 500 words in Microsoft Word format.

B. Davis Scholarship – $1,000
Due May 22
The generosity of our site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site. This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic. Please see the page for further details.

Global Life Equipment Scholarship – $500
Due June 15
Global Life Equipment is offering a scholarship to any student that has a GPA of 2.5 or higher that is planning on attending any post-secondary institution this coming fall. To apply, you must submit a short story about one of the equipment they sell on their page. Please see the above link or click HERE for more information.

BBB Student of Ethics Award – $2,500
June 22
This scholarship is open to juniors graduating in 2019. Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern & Southwest Missouri & Southern Illinois Student of Ethics Award Program recognizes high school students who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history.

ZipRecruiter Scholarship – $3,000
Due June 30
ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student with the most creative entry in our Winter/Spring 2018 Scholarship Promotion. The Grand Prize Winner each semester will receive the $3,000 scholarship. To enter, please write a 500-800 word essay that addresses both the prompts and answer the questions found on their website.

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship – $1,000
Due July 31
The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be give to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered.