Scholarship Basics and Tips from the U.S. Department of Ed
MBU is not affiliated with any of the organizations listed below nor do we necessarily determine eligibility for these scholarships.
Please view the details of the programs you are interested in and contact the organization listed, as MBU does not accept applications for these scholarships.
If you receive an external scholarship, you must report it to the Student Financial Aid Office.
My Scholarship Central is a scholarship search tool for students in Missouri and parts of Illinois & Kansas to find scholarships in their local areas. One agency you will find on My Scholarship Central is the Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation (MOSLF), which currently has applications open for:
NOTE that most scholarships for “Undergrads” are also open to high school seniors, but scholarships indicated for high school seniors are normally only available to graduating high schoolers.
|Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship||Max. Federal Pell Grant||Must complete a FAFSA for the current award year||A Pell-eligible student whose parent or guardian died in the line of duty while performing as a public safety officer and who is less than 24 years of age, or enrolled at the time of the parent’s or guardian’s death||NO||Undergrads||Apply by emailing our office|
|Public Service Officer or Employee’s Child Survivor Grant Program||Up to
|None stated||A public safety officer permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty, or the spouse or child of a public safety officer killed or permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty, full time undergraduate student Missouri resident attending a participating Missouri school, not a religion major||NO||Undergrads||Apply Here|
|Brower Youth Award||$3,000||05/14/22||North American students aged 13 to 22, leaders in environmental work||YES||Undergrads||Apply Here|
|Bryan Cameron Education Foundation Scholarship||4-year, full tuition||05/20/22 Priority Deadline||U.S. citizens in the graduating class of 2023 with a min. GPA of 3.7, showing proven excellence in extracurricular activities||YES||High School Juniors||Apply Here|
|American Heart Association Challenge Scholarship||$1,000||05/30/22||Current high school junior or senior, demonstrating leadership skills at a high school American Heart Challenge event||YES||High School Junior and Seniors||Apply Here|
|Purdy Emerging Leaders Scholarship||Up to $5,000||05/31/22||Missouri residents who are undergrad sophomores, juniors, or seniors attending a Missouri 2- or 4-year college or university for the 22-23 academic year, enrolled full time with a min. GPA of 2.5, and demonstrating continued campus and/or community involvement||YES||Current Undergrads||Apply Here|
|Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation’s Access Extra Scholarship||Up to $2,000||05/31/22||Graduating Missouri resident high school seniors who are enrolled in a Missouri 2- or 4-year college or university for Fall 22, Expected Family Contribution of 12,000 or less, min. GPA of 3.5||YES||High School Seniors||Apply Here|
|The Hispanic Educational, Cultural, and Scholarship Fund Award||$1,000||05/31/22||Available to Hispanic/Latino students that are permanent residents of the Greater St. Louis metro area, accepted to or seeking a degree at an accredited not-for-profit college or university, min. GPA of 3.0, enrolled full-time||YES||Undergrads and Grads||Apply Here|
|The St. Louis Columbian Society, Inc. Scholarship||$1,000||05/31/22||Full-time Hispanic/Latino students pursuing an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and are permanent residents of the greater St. Louis metro area, with a min. GPA of 3.0||YES||Undergrads||Apply Here|
|Hispanic Leaders Group of Greater St. Louis Jamie Torres Legacy Scholarship and the HLG Scholarship||$1,000 each||06/01/22||Hispanic permanent residents of the greater St. Louis metro area, graduating high school seniors, min. GPA of 2.5, admitted or enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S.||YES||High School Seniors||Apply Here|
|Venezuelan Association in Missouri Scholarship||$1,000||06/03/22||Full-time Hispanic/Latino students seeking an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or graduate degree, Missouri resident||YES||Undergrads and Grads||Apply Here|
|National Inventors Hall of Fame Collegiate Inventors Competition||Up to $15,000||06/07/22||Full- or part-time students (alone or as a team) currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university submitting a patentable invention.||YES||Current Undergrads and Grads||Apply Here|
|Viva Brazil STL||Up to $1,000||06/12/22||High school seniors and current college students of Brazilian descent, permanent residents of the greater St. Louis metro area, with a min. GPA of 3.0||YES||Undergrads||Apply Here|
|The Puerto Rican Society Inc. Scholarship||$1,000||06/15/22||Hispanic first-time or current college students pursuing an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or graduate degree with a min. GPA of 3.0, residents of the greater St. Louis metro area||YES||Undergrads and Grads||Apply Here|
|MOACAC Scholarship for Students with Financial Need||$3,000||06/16/22||Missouri residents and graduate of a Missouri high school in 2022, enrolling in a MOACAC-member institution (MBU is one) in 2023, with a min. GPA of 2.5, and demonstrating unmet financial need||YES||High School Seniors||Apply Here|
|R & D Systems Scholarship||$1,500||07/20/22||Students in a science-related field, enrolled or accepted for 22-23 at a U.S. college or university||YES||Undergrads and Grads||Apply Here|
|“Stuck At Prom” Duck Tape ® Scholarship Contest||Up to $10,000||07/20/22||Students creating and wearing prom attire using Duck Tape ® in a submitted photo. Creations no longer must be worn to a prom.||Photo||High School Students||Apply Here|
|The Lincoln Forum Platt Family Essay Contest||Up to $1,500||07/31/22||Full-time, undergraduate students in an American college or university during the Spring 22 semester – not open to high school students||YES||Undergrads only||Apply Here|
|Cascade Healthcare Solutions “Nurses Make a Difference” Scholarship||$1,000||08/01/22||Current nursing students or those accepted to a nursing program with a min. GPA of 3.0 and a legal U.S. resident||YES||Undergrads||Apply Here|
|The National Genealogical Society Rubincam Youth Writing Competition||$500||12/15/22||High school students submitting a biographical narrative||YES||High School Students||Apply Here|