Scholarship Opportunities

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Scholarship Name


Eligibility Requirements 

Contact Information


 SP High School Scholarship
 Created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. At least 13 yrs old, legal resident of US or Puerto Rico

SP High School Scholarships 


The Gates
Selected Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance to earn a bachelor’s degree, 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), or the methodology used by a Scholar’s college or university. Costs covered include tuition, fees, books, and room and board, and may include additional personal costs.   A high school senior From at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American, Pell-eligible, A US citizen, national, or permanent resident, In a good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)

 The Gates Scholarship


Back to School

 All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year. Please note: Not everyone is eligible for this scholarship. Niche sponsored scholarships and sweepstakes are for people with US citizenship or a valid Visa/US passport only.  

Niche Back to School Scholarship
Sallie Mae   $2,000    A parent who currently has a child enrolled as a high school senior located in the U.S. or a student who is currently enrolled as a high school junior or senior who intents to enroll in an accredited college or university located in the U.S.

Sallie Mae Scholarship  
Big Future
$40,000   Must attend a public, private, or home school, located in one of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, or any other U.S. territories and possessions, or are U.S. Citizens or residents who attend a U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (“DoDEA”) school outside of the United States and U.S. territories.
Big Future Scholarship 
Scholars Foundation 

Senior, GPA of 3.0 or higher
Coca-Cola Scholars 

October 18

Heisman High School Scholarship



Must be a senior. GPA of B(3.0) or better. Participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee. Be a leader in school and community.


Big Future Scholarships 


Senior, attending college or university no later than Fall 2023.


Stanton Barton

(4 awards)

Promote diversity in college applicants in our community. Apply award toward any college transition cost that may be encountering, such as college application fees, ACT test fees.

To be eligible, applicants must plan to be a full-time college student in the Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 semester studying in a construction-related program (construction management, engineering, or architecture).

Builder's Association Scholarship 
 John T. Belcher Scholarship   $1000-$1500  The local board of education should select their applicant based on academic achievement and leadership abilities. 500-700 word Essay. Counseling Office  

 November 11 

 Centennial Scholarship Fund


Must pursue a career in education, be a senior, provide two letters of recommendation, maintain a 3.2 or higher GPA, 20 hours of community service, and complete an essay.

 Please see attachments at the bottom of this page.

November 13

Elks Most Valuable Student Competition

(500 awards)

Current high school senior.
Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

 November 16

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

(40 awards) 

High-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the fall of 2023. Applicant must earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above. SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above or ACT composite score of 26 or above.

 November 30

Legal Studies Scholarship


Essay: What compelled you to become a lawyer? Are there any special areas of law that you want to target, and what goals do you want to accomplish as an attorney?

November 30 

 General Scholarship

(3 awards) 

Essay: What degree are you pursuing and why? How will you use your degree/education to serve your community? 

November 30  Big Future Scholarship  $40,000
Senior, attending college or university no later than Fall 2023

December 5 

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships 

(5 awards) 

Applicant must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the US within the last 12 months.

 December 16

Bonhomme Lions Scholarship


Applicant must receive at least one special education service from SSD, submit essay and letter of recommendation.

 December 16

Allison M. Haake Memorial Scholarship 


Applicant must receive at least one special education service from SSD, experience working with children, submit essay and letter of recommendation.

 December 16

James E. Westbury Memorial Board of Education 

(2 awards)

Receive SSD services and show strong leadership skills as
well as a dedication to volunteer and community involvement.



Up to $10,000/year

High School seniors attending an accredited 4 year college. See website for more specific eligibility requirements.


Ron Brown Scholarship 

(50 awards) 

Applicants must be Black/African American, excel academically, exhibit leadership potential and demonstrate financial need. 

 January 11 The Jackie Robinson Foundation Up to $30,000 over 4 years  Leadership potential, community service, financial need, min. ACT score of 21
January 23  Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.  $1,500
(40 awards) 
Graduating seniors based on academic performance, financial need, and submission of an essay.

 January 24

The John Cary Scholarships 


Applicant must receive services from the Special School District of St. Louis County. Student essay, 2 letters of recommendation, financial need, academics, activities and attendance will be reviewed. 

February 1  KPMG Future Leaders Program $10,000 High School senior female, maintain a min. GPA of 3.5 or higher, exceptional academic and leadership ability, interest in business or STEM track.  KPMG Women's Leadership 
February 23   St. Louis Mother of Twins Club $1,000

Numerous factors will be considered in the selection of award recipients, including academic achievement, leadership and citizenship, as well as the applicant's essay and recommendations. 
 March 1 Missouri Courage Scholarship  $500-$2,000  Academic achievement, school involvement, community engagement, diversity, demonstrations of courage, and commitment to enhancing the lives of LGBT+ individuals and other groups that have historically faced discrimination. Application 
 March 3 QFE Scholarship $1,000 (10) Need to be a member of Vantage Credit Union 
March 3    Southwest Area Chamber of Commerce  Varies  Must reside in the Mehlville School District boundaries or attend OHS because of school choice.
 March 3 Missouri Bankers Foundation  $1,000 (7)  Enroll in banking related field of study. Two recommendation letters, transcript. Academic achievement/economic need
 March 11  Missouri Women's Golf Scholarship (MWGER) Varies   Scholarships are given in recognition of overall academic record, community service activities, and leadership. 
March 15  State Tech Scholarships Varies  Just need to complete 1 application and you will be automatically qualified for all of the scholarships for which you meet the criteria. State Tech Scholarships 
 March 16 FEEA Scholarship $1,000-$3,000 Children, step-children, and legal dependents of full- or part-time permanent federal civilian or postal workers employed with the federal government for more than three years 

 March 18 

 St. Louis Area Mensa (SLAM) Scholarship


Applicants must be in good academic standing with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 with a major in any of the mental health related fields and whose hometown is in the St. Louis area.

 March 31 Mehlville-Oakville Foundation   $1,000 Please see the document below for requirement  Counseling Office 
March 31  Heneghan & Associates Scholarship  $500 Enrolled, or in the process of enrolling in either Civil Engineering or Surveying higher-education programs Application is attached below. 
 March 31 Carondelet Sunday Morning Athletic Club  $10,000 (5) Awarded based on athletic involvement, academic success, community involvement and good citizenship. Family income shall not exceed $100,000 (AGI)  Counseling Office

 March 31

The Paige Suter Scholarship 


Graduate from OHS with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must attend a Junior College, College, University or Trade School and begin classes by the fall semester after high school graduation. Must show good citizenship and be involved in the community and be an active volunteer. Must be involved in extracurricular activities.

Application and requirements is attached below.

 March 31 Walgreens Expressions Challenge $2,000
(12 winners)
Submit statement. All entrants will have a chance to compete for the award. The award is solely based upon the number of votes your entry receives.
March 31   The Roger L. Nienkamp St. Louis School Business Partnership Scholarship  $1,500 (3) Be a graduating High School senior. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. Plan to enroll in a university or college, two-year college, business or technical school Fall 2023. 
April 4  Men's College Scholarship  $50,000  -Must be a graduating high school senior in the United States
-Must identify as male
Foundation for Fraternal Excellence 
 April 7  Kiwanis Club Of South County $1,000  GPA 3.25, 2 letters of recommendation and application Counseling Office 
 April 7 Constructive Career Development Initiative  Up to $5,000  Continue education at a four-year college/university or at a degree in the fields of engineering, architecture 7 design, construction/project management, safety management, informational technology related to construction or career technical education trades programs. 
 April 12 St. Louis Chapter of the Association of the United States Army
$1,000-$3,000 A parent who is currently a member of any Active, Guard or Reserve component of the U.S. Army. A parent who served in the U.S. Army, Army National Guard or Army Reserve, i.e. an Army Veteran. A parent who currently works for an Army defense contractor or an Army defense agency. A parent who is a member in good standing of the Association of the United States Army – St. Louis Gateway Chapter. The student is in a High School Army JROTC program.
April 15  Graybar Construction Trades Scholarship  $1,000
Graduating senior, or GED, HISET, TASC. Plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit community college, technical school, trade school, vocational school, or apprenticeship. Minimum GPA 2.5 Graybar Construction Trades 
April 20   Hagan Scholarship Foundation Up to $7,500 Eligibility Requirements 
 April 23 Student View Scholarship Program $500.00(10)
High school seniors who plan to attend a 4-year college, community/junior college or career school. Student-View Scholarship Program 
 April 30 Jewish War Veterans Heritage Post 644 $1,000(2) 
Trade or Undergraduate education
 Please see the documents attached below for applications and eligibility criteria. 
 April 30  oxyGEN Scholarship Minimum of $1,000  Applicants who meet all criteria, including AT&T employees and their family, are eligible to apply. Demonstrate a passion for STEM. Not required to be pursuing a degree in a STEM field. Enroll in an accredited 2 or 4 year undergraduate program. Apply Here 
May 1  The Association of Old Crows (AOC) Gateway Roost $1,000   Applicants submit a 500 word essay on the importance of electronic warfare as demonstrated in the current war in Ukraine. Submittals are due by 1 May 2023. The scholarship is open to any High School Senior who will attend a full-time electrical engineering program in the Fall of 2023 at an accredited university in the United States. Send essay to 
[email protected]
 May 15 The Jill Berni Scholarship Up to $2,500 Applicant must pursue an education in culinary arts, dietetics, food service management or hospitality Application is attached below
 May 12 Mehlville School District    Applicants must plan to attend an eligible two- or four-year partner
college or university and plan to major in the field of education.
Applicants must be a 2023 graduate of Oakville High School or Mehlville High School.
Applicants must complete the Scholarship Application and submit two letters of recommendation from non-family members

 Learn more and apply here!
 June 15  Rich LoRusso Culinary Scholarship $5,000  Applicants must have a serious career interest in the culinary and hospitality industry.  Counseling Office and 
Attached below

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