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Scholarship Opportunities

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.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT DEADLINE ELIGIBILITY ESSAY AVAILABLE TO APPLY
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

$12,000

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

Student Financial Services receives information regarding scholarship search programs from various organizations. MBU is not affiliated with any of the organizations nor are we responsible for the outcome of the scholarship service. MBU does not endorse any scholarship service that charges a fee.