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            September Deadline

            Missouri's Cattlemen Foundation Scholarship

            Due September 30

            1. Applicant must be a Missouri resident and a current paid member of the Missouri Junior Cattlemen’s Association or the parent/legal guardian must be a current paid member of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association.
            2. Applicant must submit three (3) letters of recommendation. Letters should be included with the application.
            3. Applicant must not have previously received a full ($1,000 or above) Missouri’s Cattlemen Foundation Scholarship.
            4. Applicant must be a high school senior or a full-time college student and have a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or better. Applicant must have been a full-time student (high school or college) the previous year and not have reached their 23rd birthday by January 1, 2017. Emphasis will be given to these degree programs: Agribusiness Management, Agriculture Economics, Agriculture Education, Agriculture Journalism, Agriculture Systems Management, Animal Science, General Agriculture, Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition and Plant Science.
            5. Applicant must submit, with the application, the most recent available high school or college transcript to Missouri's Cattlemen Foundation for proof of grade point average and enrollment.
            6. Applicant must demonstrate leadership potential through extracurricular activities and work experiences.
            7. Preference may be given to students who plan to/are attending Missouri colleges and universities. Preference will also be given to those who have a need for financial assistance.
            8. Missouri’s Cattlemen Foundation Scholarship Committee will review applications and all applicants will be notified regarding the committee’s decision by mail on or before November 24th, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be honored during the Missouri Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show on January 5-7, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri.
            9. Unless otherwise noted, all Missouri’s Cattlemen Foundation scholarships will be $1,000.
            10. Scholarships will be payable during the calendar year 2018. To redeem scholarship, recipients must provide Missouri’s Cattlemen Foundation with proof of college enrollment. Funds for scholarships will be sent directly to the recipients’ institutions. In the event a recipient does not use all of the funding, the unused portion shall be returned to Missouri's Cattlemen Foundation.
            11. All scholarship donor agreements presented to the MCF for approval must be consistent with the mission and policy of MCF. The MCF board may grant exceptions to these overall guidelines.

            October Deadline

            Wendy's High School Heisman Award

            Deadline: October 2

            1. Students whose senior year of high school is the 2017–2018 academic year, graduating with the class of 2018.
            2. Students who have at least a “B” grade average (3.0 GPA) during grades 9, 10, and 11.
            3. Students who participate in at least one of 47 Wendy’s High School Heisman recognized sports recognized by theInternational Olympic Committee or the National Federation of State High School Associations.
            4. Students who have participated in volunteer service, community involvement or leadership within his/her school or community.
            AES Engineers Scholarship

            Deadline: October 6 Amount: $500

            • Will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.
            • Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
            • You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
            • Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words --see website for details.
            Horatio Alger Scholarship

            Deadline: October 25 Amount: $5000 - $20,000

            • Student must demonstrate critical financial need (family income must be $55,000 or less)
            • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
            • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
            • The application process is very time consuming--check the website for more details.
            Coca-Cola Scholars Program

            Deadline: October 31 Amount: $10,000 to $20,000

            • Current high school (or home-schoold) seniors attending school in the US
            • US Citizens, US Nationals, US Permanent REsidents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
            • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
            • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution

            November Deadline

            Veterans of Foreign Wars: Voice of Democracy

            Deadline: November 1 Amount: $1000 to $30,000

            • Students in grades 9-12 can enter by submitting the required entry form along with their essay and recording to a local VFW Post

            Prudential Spirit of Community Award (Grades 5 - 12)

            Deadline: November 8 Amount: $1000 to $5000

            • If you've made a difference through volunteering over the past year, you could win $1000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., next May - by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
            • Application must be certified by school principal, or certain other organizational leaders.
            Secure Optimal Yield Scholarship

            Deadline: November 21 Amount: $5000

            • For students planning to major in agriculture. See site for requirements.
            Hagan Scholarship

            Deadline: November 15 Amount: $2000 to $10,000

            1. Must be a resident of an Eligible State.
            2. Must have attended as a junior and senior an Eligible High School.
            3. Must have achieved a high school GPA of 3.50 or higher.
            4. Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or, must have scored 1110 on the SAT (Reading and Math).
            5. Must enroll in a four year college the first semester after high school.
            6. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to start of college.
            7. Must complete the FAFSA in 2014 using 2013 Tax Return Information.
            8. Must provide a complete copy of the FAFSA Student Aid Report (5 or 6 pages.)
            9. FAFSA Expected Family Contribution (EFC) must be less than $7,500.
            10. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
            11. Must not have been convicted of a felony.
            THE AMERICAN LEGION HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

            Deadline: November 30 Amount: $1400 to $5000

            • Each contestant delivers a prepared oration that addresses some aspect of the Constitution of the United States, which must be an original effort.
            Soil and Water Conservation Society Show-Me Chapter Scholarship

            Deadline: November 28 Amount: $2000

            • 3-5 Page Essay must be included with application
            • Applicants must major in a conservation or natural resource-related field such as soil science, land use planning, forestry, wildlife management, fisheries, agricultural engineering, hydrology, rural sociology, agronomy, water management, agricultural economics, biology, agricultural education, or related environmental protection or resource management curricula.
            • Applicants must attend, or plan to attend, a college or university that is properly accredited by national or regional accrediting bodies, or their equivalence.
            • Financial need will not be a factor in selection.

            December Deadline

            Missouri State University Scholarships

            Deadline: December 1 Amount: $1,500 to 12,500/year

            • Must be admitted to Missouri State University
            • Each scholarship has specific requirements
            University of Central Missouri Scholarships

            Deadline: December 1 Amount: varies

            It is highly recommended that applicants be admitted to UCM by December 1

            • Each scholarship has specific requirements
            George C. Brooks Scholarship

            Deadline: December 1 Amount: $7500

            • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
            • Enrollment at MU the first semester after high school graduation
            • Member of an ethnic group that is under-represented at MU (African-American, Hispanic, Native American, & Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander)
            • High school seniors from an accredited high school with a minimum ACT composite score of 25 or 1130 SAT(Critical Reading + Math)
            • Students admitted on probation are not eligible for the Brooks Scholarship
            Elks National Foundation Scholarship

            Deadline: December 4 Amount: $1000 to $15,000

            • Must be a senior
            • Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
            • GPA and ACT scores are major factors.
            • Make sure you follow all directions. Bring your application to Ms. Eidson to proofread!
            • Applications must be turned in to Ms. Eidson by December 1.
            Youth Pork Ambassador Program

            Deadline: December 15 Amount: $1,000

            • The applicant must be a senior in high school up to a sophomore in college as of January 1st of the year they will begin the program.
            • Applicants may apply more than once, but may only be selected as an Ambassador once.
            • Applicant must be involved in the pork industry or the son/daughter of a parent or guardian involved in the pork industry (owner, operator or allied industry).
            • Applicant must be a resident of Missouri.
            • Must have own transportation.
            • Must continue education at a technical school, community college or 4-year university.
            University of Missouri-Columbia Scholarships

            Deadline: December 15, 2016

            • o the University of Missouri-Columbia
            • Each scholarship has specific requirements
            • FAFSA Deadline: March 1
            Burger King Scholars Program

            Deadline: December 15 Amount: $1000 to $25,000

            • Must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA
            • See website for more details.
            AXA Achievement Scholarship

            Deadline: December 15, Amount: $10,000

            • Must be a high school senior planning to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university
            • Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in an activity in school, the community or the workplace
            • Must be recommended by an unrelated adult who can attest to the student's achievement
            Mizzou Alumni Scholars Program

            Deadline: December 15 Amount: $500 to $5000

            Accepted to the University of Missouri

            • Upper 20% of high school graduating class OR 26 or higher on ACT
            • Enroll in a minimum of twelve credit hours per semester
            • Achieve a minimum 2.75 GPA for 12 credit hours during the Fall semester of your freshman year
            Discover Student Loans Scholarship

            Deadline: December 31 Amount: $2500

            • 40 recipients chosen randomly
            The Thiel Foundation Scholarship

            Deadline: December 31

            • If you're under 23 and working on a cool project or complany, we want to hear about it. We'll also consider you for a spot at one of our twice-yearly Summits.
            Imagine America Scholarship

            Deadline: December 31 Amount: $1000

            Only recent high school graduates planning on attending certain career colleges who meet the following recommended guidelines should apply:

            • Likelihood of successful completion of postsecondary education High school grade point average of 2.5 or greater
            • Financial need
            • Demonstrated voluntary community service during senior year

            January Deadline

            GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

            Deadline: January 7 Amount: $10,000/renewable

            • This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home. They are look for students with leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.
            JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

            Deadline: January 5 Amount: $1000

            • Must be a high school senior who plans to continue his or her education at an accredited post-secondary college, university, or vocational school

            Dr. Darrell "Jack" Holley/MUSIC Scholarship

            Deadline: January 22 to Ms. Eidson     Amount: $2000

            • Typed applications with a letter of recommendation must be submitted to Ms. Eidson by January 22. 
            • One applicant from Macks Creek school will be chosen to further submit to the MUSIC scholarship committee. 
            Union Plus Scholarships

            Deadline: January 31

            • Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). Note, grandchildren are not eligible unless the grandchild is a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations) of the union member.
            • At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership must be satisfied by May 31, 2018.
            • Union members do not have to purchase any Union Plus program product or participate in any Union Plus programs to apply for the scholarships and scholarship awards are not based upon participation in a Union Plus program.
            • The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college or university, community college or technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. Awards must be used for the 2018-2019 school year.
            • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
            Missouri Conservation Foundation Scholarships

            Deadline: January 31

            • See website for details.

            February Deadline

            FFA Scholarships

            Deadline: February 1 Amount: Varies

            • Each year the National FFA Organization awards approximately $2 million in scholarships designed to fit the diversity of our applicants. Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student - FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics.
            • Cargill, Dean Foods, Foundation for Environmental Agriculture, Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd., National Mastitis Council and Rose Acre Farms scholarships are available to non-members. Check their guidebook descriptions to see if you qualify. (FFA uses one online application for members and non-members. Applicants will be directed to the appropriate questions based on membership response.)
            Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

            Deadline: February 1

            • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
            • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
            • Show leadership potential
            • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
            • Present evidence of financial need
            • Be a United States citizen
            • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
            • Not possess a degree from a 2- or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship.
            Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Application

            Deadline: February 1 Amount: $1000

            • Must plan to enroll in an accredited Missouri college or university and plan to acquire a degree in agriculture.
            • Must be high school seniors and an active member of 4-H or FFA
            • Must have participated at least once as a 4-H or FFA exhibitor at the Missouri State Fair and cannot have sold livestock in any past Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions Auction.
            JAMES L. AND NELLIE M. WESTLAKE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

            Deadline: February 1, 3pm Central Standard Time Amount: cost of tuition plus approximately $2,000

            • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
            • Family adjusted income of $60,000 or less.

            Mizzou Trulaske

            School of Business Scholarships

            Deadline: February 1 Amount: varies

            • Must apply to Mizzou by December 1 and have FAFSA completed.
            Missouri Corn Scholarship

            Deadline: February 15 Amount: varies

            • Available for high school seniors and college juniors pursuing a degree in agronomy or agriculture related fields of study.

            Missouri Association of Mutual Insurance Companies Scholarship (MAMIC)

            Deadline: Awaiting updated information

            • Applicant must graduate this spring and plans to continue his/her education in an accredited college or university domiciled within the state of Missouri.
            • If you want Ms. Eidson to mail it, return it by February 25
            LEAP Scholarship

            Deadline: February 24 Amount: $1250

            • Must be a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs. (High school student membership is free.)
            • Must enroll in at least 12 college course hours at a Missouri college or university
            • Must intend to pursue a degree in accounting.
            • Based on academic achievement, test scores, demonstrated leadership potential, and educator recommendation
            AUXILIARY TO THE ZACH WHEAT AMERICAN LEGION POST #624 CAREER TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP

            Due: February 28 Amount: $800

            • For students NOT attending a 4-year college or university.
            • Must be a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of a United States Military Veteran.
            • Based on financial need.
            • *Scholarship must be postmarked by February 28.
            AUXILIARY TO THE ZACH WHEAT AMERICAN LEGION POST #624 COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

            Due: February 28* Amount: $1000

            • Must be attending a 4-year college or university next year.
            • Must be a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of a United States Military Veteran.
            • Based on financial need.
            • *Scholarship must be postmarked by February 28.

            FARM KIDS FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

              Deadline: February 28

              • Must be interested in pursuing a career in agriculture.
              • Must have form submitted to the state coordinator by February 28. 

            March Deadline

            Project 21

            Due March 1

            • Must create an article, poster, or video entry on the topic of deterring young people from engaging in underage gambling and/or the ramifications associated with underage gambling that is displayed at the school in February.

            BEN "SKIP" DAUGHERTY SCHOLARSHIP --LOCAL 

            Deadline: March 1

            • Current seniors and former graduates are eligible to apply.
            Missouri State University Boys/Girls State Leadership Award

            Deadline: March 1

            • Must apply for admission, submit the General Scholarship Application, and provide verification of Missouri Boys/Girls State attendance to the Office of Student Financial Aid.

            Rural Missouri High School Senior Scholarship Fund

            Deadline: Postmarked by March 9

            • Criteria for scholarship selection:
            • Academic Achievement
            • Leadership Qualities
            • Interest in Teaching in a Rural School System
            Missouri Banker Foundation Scholarship

            Deadline: March 8

            • Must be a high school senior who has exhibited academic achievement and/or economic need.
            • Should be planning to enroll in a full-time course of study leading to a major in a field related to banking.
            • Must be signed by an officer of a Missouri Bankers Association member bank.
            Missouri Farm Bureau Vocational Scholarships

            Deadline: Varies depending on scholarship

            • Missouri resident and parent(s) or guardians must hold current Farm Bureau membership in Missouri.
            • Enrolled as a full-time student
            • Enrolled for the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
            • Pursuing an associate of applied science degree or certification in a trade related to agriculture. (This includes, but is not limited to heavy equipment operations, electronics, welding, diesel and farm machinery repair.)

            ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS--Local

             Deadline: March 15 Amount: (4) $3300, (1) $1300, (1) $600

            Must return application to Ms. Eidson by March 15.

            OAKSTAR GOOD CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP LOCAL

              Deadline: March 15

              • Must have attended the last four consecutive years in the Macks Creek School system.
              • Must have maintained grades necessary for admission to a post-high school education.
              • Must have actively participated during his or her high school years in two or more community organizations, i.e., church activities, boy scouts, girl scouts, etc.
              • Must have actively participated in two or more school extracurricular activities, i.e., sports, clubs, student government, etc.
              • OakStar employees, immediate family members of Bank of Urbana employees and Directors are not eligible for this scholarship.
              • Due to Ms. Eidson by the end of school on March 15.

            M1 BANK SCHOLARSHIP -- LOCAL

              Deadline: March 15

              • Must return form to Ms. Eidson by the end of school on March 15

            LENA C. CREACH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP--Local

            Deadline: March 15 Amount: $2000

            • Selection of the winner is based on applicant's education plans; participation and leadership in school, church, and community activities; citizenship; financial ability; and academic progress.
            BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship

            Deadline: March 15

            • 3.75 or better unweighted GPA
            • Rank in the 90th percentile on ACT
            • Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program
            Dan and Vicky Hancock Schoalrship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence

            Deadline: March 15

            • 3.5 or better unweighted GPA
            • ACT score of 27 or above
            • Required major: mechanical engineering
            • Preference given to Kettering University students
            Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship

            Deadline: March 15

            • 3.75 GPA
            • Rank in the 90th percentile on ACT
            • Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program
            Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship

            Deadline: March 15

            • 3.5 GPA or better
            • 27 on ACT
            • Financial need as determined by a completed FAFSA form
            • One letter of recommendation
            Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship

            Deadline: March 15

            • 3.75 or better unweighted GPA
            • Rank in the 96th percentile on the ACT
            • Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program
            TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship

            Deadline: March 15

            • 3.25 GPA
            • 27 on the ACT
            • Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program
            Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship

            Deadline: March 15

            • 3.75 or better unweighted GPA
            • 90th percentile on ACT
            • Pursuing an engineering degree through an ABET accredited program
            CAMDEN COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP

            Deadline: March 28 to Ms. Eidson     Amount: $500

            • The applicant must be a resident of Camden County while in high school or a graduate of high school in Camden County.
            • The applicant must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university or community college.
            • Selection will be based on a composite grade of academics, school and community activities, community and industry service, an financial needs.
            • Qualified students must complete an application and return it to Camden County Farm Bureau office at PO Box 1018, Camdenton, Missouri 65020 no later than March 28.
            • Applications will be reviewed by Camden County Farm Bureau Board wich will make final selections. Personal interviews may be required.
            • Applicants must demonstrate a strong interest and intention of entering a career in agriculture or a closely related field.
            • The applicant's character, reputation, and personal life, as evidenced by references, or by inquiry, will be of a high quality, reflecting a high likelihood of success in their academic pursuits.
            • Scholarship funds will be credited to the student's account at the school they attend following completion of the first semester after receiving the scholarship. Approval of such credit requires an overall 2.0 GPA or above. Scholarship recipients must provide a copy of first semester grades to the Camden County Farm Bureau office at the above address.
            • Additional criteria that will be judged are, academic honors and awards, rank in class, and test scores (ACT/SAT).
            • Applicats must include with their applications a minimum or two (2) letters of recommendation from individuals not related to the applicant.
            • Dependents of the Camden County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee are not eligible for scholarship.

            ST. ANTHONY'S SISTERS IN CHRIST SCHOLARSHIP

            Deadline: Postmarked by March 30

            • The scholarship candidate must be an active member of St. Anthony Parish, Camdenton, Missouri.
            • The scholarship candidate may be a home-schooled senior or a graduating senior in high school with a current G.P.A. of 2.5 or greater.
            • The scholarship must be used for a two or four-year degree program or an accredited trade school.
            • MASONIC SCHOLARSHIPS:

              • Deadline March 31
              • Grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
              • Position in class
              • SAT-or equivalent-test score.
              • Involvement in extra-curricular activities.
              • Financial Need.
              • Graduate of a Missouri Accredited High School including Accredited Home School.
              • Selection is made without regard to race, creed, sex or country of origin.
              • Current Recipients need to provide proper notification by letter for continuing their education.
              • Must provide a current official high school/college transcript showing a cumulative 3.0, or higher, grade point average.
              • Must be enrolled as a full time student (12 hours credit per semester or term) at an accredited vocational, junior college, or university in the United States.
              • These scholarships are limited to four consecutive years.
              • (Study Abroad Programs are not accepted.)
              • Student must contact the Grand Lodge Office with any address changes and/or if he/she transfers to another college. (This information is imperative as it may affect the scholarship.

              Infuze Credit Union Scholarship
              Deadline: March 29                         Amount: $2000
              • Students must be an Infuze Credit Union inMotion Club member.
              • Must submit an application form, copy of high school transcript, current ACT score, two letters of recommendation, and an essay.
              • If you want Ms. Eidson to mail it, you must turn it in by March 22nd. It must be received by no later than Friday, March 29.
              MISSOURI INSURANCE EDUCATION FOUNDATION
              • Deadline: March 31              Amount: $1,500
              1. Must be a Missouri resident
              2. Must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award.
              3. Must be a full-time Missouri college/university freshman in the coming academic year with an interest or intent to pursue an insurance, risk management, or actuarial science course of study in an accredited Missouri college or university.
              4. Must demonstrate scholarship--in the complete sense--consistent with capacity and circumstances.

            April Deadlines

            MISS DOGWOOD PAGEANT
            Deadline: April 1
            • Girls ages 16-22 are eligible to apply
            • Must be a resident of Camden, Miller, Morgan, or Laclede County
            • Competitions will include On-State Interview, Swimwear or Fitness Wear, Evening Gown, Optional Talent.
            • Scholarship is $500 minimum.
            ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP LOCAL
            Deadline: April 1 Amount: $500
            • Must return form to Ms. Eidson by the end of school on April 1.

            CHILD ADVOCACY COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP

             --LOCAL--

              DEADLINE: DUE TO MS. EIDSON APRIL 1 AMOUNT: $750
              • Students must have financial need.
              • Students planning to attend tech schools or cosmetology school are encouraged to apply, as well as 2- or 4-year colleges.
              • Turn in to Ms. Eidson by the end of school on April 1--It must get to them by April 5.
                CAMDEN COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL SCHOLARSHIP 
                DEADLINE: APRIL 5
                • Student must be a senior graduating from an accredited public school in Camden County (Camdenton R-III, Climax Springs R-IV, Macks Creek R-V, Stoutland R-II)
                • The student must complete the CCRT&SP Scholarship application
                • The student must be pursuing a four-year degree in eduation.
                • The scholarship amount will fluctuate based on the chapter finances.
                • The student will be selected by the Scholarship Committtee, made up of three memebers appointed by the Chapter Officers.
                • The scholarship will be presented at the school's award assembly.
                • The scholarship check will be presented to the student and parent/guardian at a summer meeting of CCRT&SP.
                • The scholarship check will be made payable to the student after proof of enrollment.

            MACKS CREEK COMMUNITY TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

             LOCAL
            Deadline: April 1 Amount: $250
            • Must be a full-time Macks Creek R-5 senior in the current academic year.
            • Must be a member in good standing of the Macks Creek High School.
            • Must be accepted into an accredited college, university, or tech school.
            • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
            • Preference given to students with an ACT of 20 or higher
            • Preference given to students majoring in education.
            • Check will be mailed to the college, university, or tech school upon verification of enrollment.
            Merrell University of Beauty Arts and Science Scholarship
            • Must be at least 17 years of age at time of enrollment.
            • Must be of good moral character and have demonstrated good citizenship in high school
            • Must be in the upper 50% of high school graduating class.
            • Must indicate an interest in hair designing and have creative, artistic ability or indicate an interest in spa services and skincare.
            • Must consent to an interview with the Director of Admissions prior to scholarship award.
            • Must obtain two letters of recommendation (one from a school official), along with a copy of high school transcript; and
            • Must fill out an application for admission.
            Head Start Scholarship
            • Must live in one of the following counties: Camden, Crawford, Laclede, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Phelps, or Pulaski County
            • Must be a 2019 high school graduate
            • Must have been enrolled in a Head Start program
            Midwest Technical Institute Welding Scholarship Competition
            Date: April 7
            • All participants receive a $500 scholarship
            • First place is a $10,000 scholarship
            • Second place is a $5000 scholarship
            • Third place is a $2500 scholarship

            MACKS CREEK BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

             LOCAL
            Deadline: April 12 Amount: $250
            • Must have participated in athletics or music for at least two years. One of the two years must be the student's senior year
            • Students must submit the application, a resume, and a sealed letter of reference from the coach or sponsor.
            • The Booster Club reserves the right to waive any of the requirements for the scholarship.
            • Paper copies may be received from the high school counselor or electronic copies may be emailed by contacting the counselor or through the counseling web page.
            • Two scholarships will be awarded for the amount of $250 and will be distributed upon the second semester of enrollment. The Booster club will determine the number and amount of scholarships given each year.
            • Students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA their senior year.
            • The scholarship committee will consist of a three member committee from the Booster Club, a MCHS counselor, and a MCHS administrator. The Booster Club reserves the right to make any changes to the committee that it sees fit.
            • Applications must be submitted to the high school counselor by the end of school on April 14. No late applications will be accepted.
            • This scholarship is not based on financial need.
            LendEDU Scholarship
            • must be a current high school senior or a full-time college student
            • Must be a US citizen
            • Must be earning a minimum 2.5 GPA in high school or college.
            Ava's Grace Scholarship
            • The Ava's Grace Scholarship Foundation is a one-of-a-kind non-profit organization with a vision of higher education and work force development for children of incarcerated parents. AGSF's mission is to stop the cycle of incarceration through the gift of higher education.
            • Scholars will be chosen based on financial need, academic potential and strength of character.

            THE AMERICAN LEGION/LILLIE LOIS FORD SCHOLARSHIP FUND
            DEADLINE: APRIL 20 AMOUNT: $1000
            • Student must be a resident of Missouri.
            • Applicants must be under the age of 21, unmarried, and a descendant of a veteran with at least ninety days active service in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard, who received an Honorable Discharge for such service. a photocopy of the veteran's DD214, discharge or separation notice must accompany the scholarship application.
            • One scholarship is given 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.
            • One scholarship 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.
            THE AMERICAN LEGION/M.D. "JACK" MURPHY MEMORIAL NURSES TRAINING FUND
            Deadline: April 20 Amount: $750
            • Student must be a resident of Missouri.
            • Applicants must be under the age of 21, unmarried, and a descendant of a veteran with at least ninety days active service in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard, who received an Honorable Discharge for such service. a photocopy of the veteran's DD214, discharge or separation notice must accompany the scholarship application.
            • Must be training to become a registered nurse.
            • Must have graduated in the top 40% of class or have a "C" or equivalent standing from their last college or university semester.
            The American Legion/Charles L. Bacon Memorial Scholarship
            Deadline: April 20 Amount: $500
            • Must be a current member of the American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, or the Sons of the American Legion, or a descendant of a member of any thereof.
            • Must be unmarried, a resident of Missouri, under the age of 21, and use the scholarship as a full-time student in an accredited college or university.
            The American Legion/Erman W. Taylor Memorial Scholarship
            Deadline: April 20 Amount: $500
            • Must plan to obtain a degree in education
            • Must be a descendant of a veteran who served 90 or more days of active duty in the armed forces and having an honorable discharge
            • Must be a Missouri resident and use the award as a full-time student at an accredited college or university
            • Must provide a copy of the discharge certificate for the veteran on whose the application is made.
            • Must submit an essay of 500 words or less.
            The American Legion/Shane Dean Voyles Memorial Scholarship
            Deadline: April 20 Amount: $500
            • Student must be a resident of Missouri.
            • Applicants must be under the age of 21, unmarried, and a descendant of a veteran with at least ninety days active service in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard, who received an Honorable Discharge for such service. a photocopy of the veteran's DD214, discharge or separation notice must accompany the scholarship application.
            • Each school in the state of Missouri may nominate one student to be considered.
            • The nominee will be selected on athletic, scholastic, and leadership abilities.
            • The nominee should be deeply involved in community and school activities.
            • Must use the award as a full-time student at an accredited college or university.
            AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS SCHOLARSHIP LOCAL
            Deadline: April 24* Amount: $500
            • Preference given to students with financial need
            • Students going to trade school, cosmetology school, etc. encouraged to apply.
            • *Scholarship must be received by May 1st, turn in to Ms. Eidson by April 24th to be mailed.
            MAY DEADLINE
              MARIAH WALTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHI
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              DEADLINE: May 1
              • Available for student/athletes within the Lake of the Ozarks Area who wish to pursue higher education in a field of study that would eventually provide assistance to students who require special needs.
              • Must be turned in to Ms. Eidson by May1.

            June Deadline
            Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
            • Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.