Scholarships

Welcome to Savannah High School scholarship page!  Scholarships will be listed in order of due date and will include access to the scholarship application.  It is important that you follow the due date listed on this page and not on the scholarship application. This allows us time to review your applications and contact you if we find any errors or missing documents before you send your application in. If you would like for us to send in your application, we would be happy to do so as long as you have an envelope and stamp included with your application. All scholarship that say "local-submit to Counseling Center" will be mailed by the Counseling Center. If you apply for scholarships through an online application and need a transcript or other documents please see Mrs. Chambers in the Counseling Center. 

 

A month by month list of scholarships typically available through the Counseling Center are listed in the 2017-2018 Scholarships Planning GuidePlease note this is to be used as a guide only!  The scholarships and deadlines listed in the guide were developed from last year's database and are not a complete list of all scholarships available.  This page will provide you with the updated eligibility criteria and scholarship applications.  As scholarships become available during the year we will post them on the website here.

 

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**IMPORTANT-Please read all of the below before working on scholarships!

**Make sure your applications are typed and have the necessary documentation before you turn it into Mrs. Howren to be checked.

**Follow the deadlines on this page to ensure that the counselors have enough time to look it over and return it back to you before the deadline. 

**Newly added scholarships will have "added by" and date next to it in order to help you keep track of recently updated scholarships.

**Scholarships that must be turned into the Counseling Center will say, "local-must be submitted to the Counseling Center". Please submit these to Mrs. Howren and she will mail these scholarships for you. All other scholarships are either online or require you to mail it yourself. Your counselor is happy to look those over before you mail them. 

**If you are filling out a pdf application, you will need to make sure you are using something other than your chromebook because it does not allow you to save a pdf once your have typed on it. 


Scholarships (Listed by due date)

Name: Missouri Society of CPAs (for accounting majors) added 11/28
Amount: $500 (multiple given)
Deadline: February 13, 2018
High school seniors are eligible to receive $500 toward their college education.  Applicants must be:

·         MOCPA high school student members, which is free of charge and can be obtained online here;

·         Recommended by an educator or school administrator;

·         Missouri residents (or child of a MOCPA member);

·         High school seniors during the 2017-2018 school year;

·         Enrolled in a college/university in Missouri (after high school graduation); and

·         Declared as an accounting major.

High school winners are selected based on a point system, rating their GPA, ACT or SAT, educator recommendation, and leadership potential (honors, awards and activities). To apply click here.

Name: Harvey & Ethel Bledsoe Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 10/27
Amount: $300 (multiple given) 
Deadline: February 14, 2018

Qualifications:  To be eligible, applicant must be a graduating senior of Savannah R-III High School with an agriculture background and financial need. Must have been involved in FFA, FCCLA or 4-H involvement. THE HARVEY AND ETHEL BLEDSOE.docx


Name: Earl R. & Frankie M. Kneale Trust (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 11/29
Amount: $1,750
Deadline: February 16, 2017
This scholarship is not restricted as to the type of scholarship awarded, but it is the desire it be used, insofar as possible, to aid students attending vocational training school of some type. If no suitable candidate applies, the funds can be awarded to students enrolling in a two or four-year college. Kneale App.docx


Name: NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 16, 2018
Applicant must be a senior in high school, must have achieved at least two (2) of the following: (a) minimum of B+ average; (b)ranked in the top 25% of class; (c) ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100 (Math and Reading). Applicant must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport and have earned at least one varsity letter in each of two sports. Must complete attached scholar/essay application and a letter of recommendation from the high school athletic administrator/director.  NIAAA Student Athlete.pdf


Name:       MCSC-Monsanto Scholarship (turn into Counseling Center) added 1/8
Amount:  $1,000 (8 given)
Deadline:  February 16, 2018
The Missouri Community Service Commission (MCSC) has established an outstanding state-wide awards program. It provides scholarships for high school student-volunteers who are committed to improving their communities, while inspiring others to serve through their volunteerism. Open to students grades 9-12.

The number of volunteer hours needed to qualify are as follows: · Freshman: - 50 volunteer hours to qualify · Sophomore: - 100 cumulative volunteer hours to qualify · Junior: - 150 cumulative volunteer hours to qualify · Senior: - 200 cumulative volunteer hours. Scholarship must be turned into the Counseling Center as we are only allowed two nominate two per grade. https://www.movolunteers.org/awards.htm



Name: Tortoise Young Entrepreneur Scholarship-added 10/27
Amount: $3,000 (3 given)
Deadline: February 19, 2018

The Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship Program awards three, non-renewable scholarships to permanent residents of Kansas or Missouri who are enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor's degree, or non-residents of either state who are enrolled/planning to enroll in a four-year bachelor's program at a Kansas or Missouri school. Students must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, minimum ACT score of 24 or minimum SAT score of 1680 to apply. For more information or to apply, please visit Tortoise App


Name: Farm Kids for College Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (3 given)
Deadline: February 19, 2018

Given to a student who is planning to major in agriculture field and who is heavily involved in school and community activities as well as honors classes. For more info you can visit http://www.nfo.org/scholarships/. 2018_Farm_Kids_App.pdf


Name: Scholarships on Scholarlink website-Gilbert Kelly, Thomas Paul,  Marvin & Marie Wilson,  & Savannah Sertoma (all local) added 11/13
Amount: varies
Deadline: February 19, 2018

Several of our local scholarships allow students to submit one application for all  by using the Scholarlink application found at www.cfnwmo.org . Please read the below directions below before beginning your Scholarlink application.

 

Scholarships that are on Scholarlink:

Name:     Gilbert B. Kelley Leadership Award (local)

Amount:     $400

Given to students who have made a significant contribution to Savannah High School.

Name:      Gilbert B. Kelley Memorial Award (local)

Amount:     $600

Given to a student who is in the upper 15% of the class and demonstrates financial need.

Name:        Marvin W. and Marie B. Wilson Scholarship (local)

Amount:     varies

Given to a student who does not rank in the top 10% of the class.

Name:        Sertoma Club Scholarship (local)

Amount:     $250

Scholarship given out based on academics, school and community activities, and financial need. Preference given to those planning to major in communicative disorders, and/or health occupations, but other major areas will be considered.

Name:        Thomas Paul Memorial Scholarship (local)

Amount:      $1,500 (multiple given)

Given to students who are planning to be a physician or surgeon. Scholarship is renewable. Students who have immediate family members employed by US Bank are not eligible. Preference is given first to students attending Missouri Western.

Directions for using the Scholarlink Application:

 

Access the scholarship at www.cfnwmo.org. Once on the website, click on Scholar-link in the top right-hand corner of the webpage.  

 

1.       Answer the “Qualifying Questions”.

2.       If you qualify for at least one scholarship, you will create an account and  
    proceed with the application.

3.       Your “User Name” is your email address.

4.       You will complete the application and upload required documents online. 

5.       You will not see the “Submit Application” tab until all sections are complete
    and all required documents are uploaded.

6.       You may re-visit the application as much as you would like.  There is a
   “Save” button at the bottom of each page.

7.       Copying and pasting essays and other required information is allowed.

8.       “Preview PDF” allows you to view, proofread and/or print the information you
   have entered before submitting (in case you want a counselor to read over it).

9.       You can download free “scanner apps” on your smartphone.  This will allow
    you to scan and upload documents such as letters of recommendation and
   transcripts on your own. I use the app called “DocScan” on my IPhone.


Name: Tip Top Tux Scholarship
Amount: $1,000-5,000
Deadline: February 20, 2018
Must be a high school senior and have applied to a college or university for admission in the Fall of 2018.  Must complete the application and submit two (2) letters of recommendation, transcript, and a personal essay not to exceed 500 words describing your educational, career, and life goals, and explaining why you feel this program should help you achieve these goals by investing in your education. Apply online at https://www.tttuxprom.com/scholarships/online-scholarship-application/


Name: Missouri Educators of Family & Consumer Sciences and Human Services High School Scholarship (added 10/25)
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 20, 2018
This scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors with a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and plan to obtain an education degree in Family Consumer Sciences (FACS) at a Missouri college or university.  Applicants must submit three (3) letters of recommendation, resume/activities list, explanation of why the applicant is preparing to become a teacher in the field of Family Consumer Sciences & Human Services, and high school transcript.  
High School FACS.pdf

Name: Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest added 12/19
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: February 21, 2018
Scholarship contest for high school students in which you will create a Christmas card, holiday card, birthday card, or an all-occasion greeting card.  All designs or photographs must be the original work of the applicant.  Applicants can submit a photo, artwork, or computer graphic that is appropriate for business and consumer use.  Application and more information is available online at www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm.


Name: FCS Financial 

Amount: $1,500 (35 given)
Deadline: February 21, 2018 
Applicant must be a child or grandchild of a FCS Financial customer. Applicant must designate which office services the account and plan to attend a two-year or four-year college or university (preference given to those attending college in Missouri). Applicant must meet ONE of the following: rank in upper 20%, attain a 2.5 GPA, or score 26 or higher on the ACT.  Must also show involvement in school and community activities.  The application is online at https://www.myfcsfinancial.com/scholarships/.


Name: University of Missouri-St. Louis Freshman Scholarships
Amount: varies
Deadline: February 21, 2018
The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers several scholarships for which students are considered automatically when they are admitted to UMSL. Other scholarships require students to submit an application. The link to the scholarship application can be found on this page http://www.umsl.edu/services/finaid/scholarships/apply.html. Please be sure to read all information carefully before starting the scholarship application.  

Name: UMKC A+ Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 21, 2018
Students must be accepted to UMKC by January 15th and complete the A+ Recognition Award application by March 1. Funding is limited.  Applicants must, 1. complete the A+ program from a designated A+ high school, 2. have a 3.0 GPA or higher, 3. demonstrate financial need and have a completed FAFSA on file before February 1, 4. enroll full-time at UMKC.  This scholarship is not available for medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, law, or conservatory majors.
More info found online at umkc.edu 


Name:   Andrew County Mutual Insurance Companies Scholarship (Local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 11/29
Amount:$1,000 
Deadline: February 21, 2018
Application must be turned in to the Counseling Center by the above deadline. Criteria includes: Financial need, extra-curricular activities, and work activities. SHS may only select one applicant. Andrew County Mutual Insurance Companies.pdf


Name: Northwest Missouri Association of School Administrators Scholarship (local) added 1/25
Amount: varies
Deadline: February 21, 2018
Senior who is the son or daughter (stepchildren included) of a school superintendent or assistant superintendent.NW Administrator Scholarship.docx


Name: Harry F. Duncan American Dream Foundation Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 11/30
Amount: First year-$5,000, renewable for $2,000 (4 given)
Deadline: February 26, 2018
This scholarship is open to students who plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college, vocational or trade school. Students can not be in the top 10%, service to Savannah schools, attitude towards school, commitment to school rules, desire to achieve to the best of ability, good attendance, willingness to go the “extra mile”, and financial need. Recipients must have attended SHS for the last 3 years of high school. 
DuncanRevised.docx


Name: YWCA Women of Excellence Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs.  Howren) added 1/25
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Savannah is allowed to select one senior girl as a nomination. Interested students need to submit their activities list and answer the following questions.
1) How have you been of service to your school?
2) Because of your work, how has your school/community been changed for the better? 
3) Give an example of how you have assisted other students in achieving their goals or how have you paved the way for other students to aspire to similar goals? 



Name: Missouri Women's Golf Scholarship-added 10/27
Amount: varies
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Must be a female residing in the state of Missouri or Johnson County, KS.  Must also submit two letters of recommendation: 1 from a high school teacher, counselor, or principal AND 1 from your high school golf coach or golf course/club program director/instructor.  Students will also submit a transcript, and several brief statements (see application for more details). Application can be found here 

Name:       Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship-added 12/19
Amount:    varies
Deadline:   March 1, 2018
For students planning to enroll in a full-time course of study leading to a degree in a field related to banking. Based on academic achievement and/or economic need. Apply at https://www.mobankers.com/MBA/About_MBA/Missouri_Bankers_Foundation/S/MBA/AboutMBA/MissouriBankersFoundation/Scholarships.aspx?hkey=991c5840-d511-4eb3-9098-e786b38e5b29


Name: Missouri Farm Bureau-Charles Kruse Agriculture Scholarship (added 1/8)
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Applicants must be a Missouri resident and they, their parents/guardians must hold a Missouri Farm Bureau Membership and pursuing an agricultural field of study. Documents needed include • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or school administrator • Letter of personal reference • Copy of high school transcript • Notification of acceptance into the degree program of a 4-year college or university in Missouri. CharlieKruseScholarship-fillable.pdf

Name: Agriculture Future of America Scholarship (added 1/8)
Amount: varies
Deadline: March 1, 2018
AFA and its partners award scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students enrolled in agriculture-related degree programs across the U.S. young leaders in the agriculture and food industry to enter AFA leader development programming and receive an academic scholarship. National awards vary in amounts, depending on the scholarship partner. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of career vision and goal, leader and community involvement and financial need. Apply online at http://www.agfuture.org/s/1342/rd16/index.aspx?sid=1342&gid=1&pgid=1567&cid=4085&ecid=4085.


Name: MFA Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/19
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 2, 2018

This scholarship will be selected by a local scholarship committee based on the following: 1)
the applicant's interest in pursuing an education in studies relating to agriculture or other fields of study that benefit rural life; 2) participation and leadership in school, church, and community activities; 3) reputation for good citizenship and moral character; 4) financial need; and 5) satisfactory academic progress. MFA1.pdf


Name: Cecile I. Steven Educational Trust (Local-Turn into Mrs. Howren) added 12/19
Amount: $1000
Deadline: March 5, 2018
Students must reside in Buchanan or Andrew County, possess good personality traits, are of good moral character, have been active in school and community activities, and have an ACT score of 18. Students attending a Trade School must have a 2.5 GPA and those attending a college/university must have a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must show EXTREME financial need. It is renewable, but the student must fill out a renewable application each year.
Cecil STEVEN - New Ap.pdf


Name:        Andrew County Farm Bureau (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/18
Amount:     $250
Deadline:    March 5, 2018
Scholarship awarded to a student planning to major in agriculture who parent is a member of the Andrew County Farm Bureau. Farm Bureau.pdf


Name: Society of Engineers (SAE)
Amount: $1,000-10,000
Deadline: March 5, 2018
Students must major in engineering or a related science such as math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer science, etc.; meet G.P.A. and ACT/SAT requirements and submit supporting information.  There are many scholarships that are offered through this organization; therefore, students may have more than one scholarship application to complete based on what they are eligible for.  There is one application for the various scholarships.  More information is available on the website as well as a list of scholarships available.  http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/hsengineering.htm


Name: Shelter Insurance Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/18
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 7, 2018
Student/parents do not have to be a Shelter Insurance customer to apply. All students are welcome to apply. The graduating senior much be attending college at an accredited college or university and course of study must be leading to an academic degree. 
Shelter Scholarship.docx


Name: Hubert Campbell Foundation Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs Howren) added 2/14
Amount: $28,000 over 4 years
Deadline: March 14, 2018
Hubert Campbell Foundation awards one scholarship to a senior planning to major in math education, science education. or engineering. Eligible students must have a 3.0 GPA and 26 ACT composite score with a 25 sub-score in both Math and English. Requires many additional documents so please take time to work on this application as this is worth a lot of money. :) Hubert Campbell 2018.pdf


 Name: Helena's Lions Club (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 12/17
Amount: $600 (varies from year to year)
Deadline: March 15, 2018
 To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have attended Helena School a minimum of 3 years. Scholarships will be awarded based on school activities and community service. The individual must be intending to further their education at a trade school or a 2-4 year college or university. The individual must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours. The individual should maintain a 3.0 GPA. Must be present at Honor's Night to be awarded Scholarship. The recipient will be chosen by the Members of the Helena Lions Club. HELENA LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP 2017.docx

Name:   Ellis & Mary Breit Scholarship
Amount: $500 (2 given-1 female & 1 male)
Deadline: March 15, 2018

Given to 1 female and 1 male. Criteria for this scholarship includes: Senior who has attended at least 3 years at SHS, rank in the top 25%, involved in community/school activities, and plans to major in business or agriculture. 2018 Ellis & Mary Breit.docx


Name:          The Genevieve and Pat Fallis Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 12/7
Amount:        $762
Deadline:      March 16, 2018
Given to a Savannah High School senior pursuing a pharmaceutical or medical education. Criteria includes: academics, athletic interests, moral and personality traits, and financial need. Fallis.docx


Name: Ryan Consolver Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/9
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 16, 2018

This scholarship has been established as a memorial to Ryan D. Consolver, a 1996 graduate of Savannah High School. Ryan completed the building trades program at Hillyard Technical Center, and went on to get a degree in construction. Preference for this award will be given to a student seeking a career in construction OR engineering. The award recipient will be chosen by the Consolver family.  Family income and grade point average is not a consideration for this scholarship.


Name: Masonic Scholarship Fund-added 1/8
Amount: $1,000-12,000 (renewable for 4 years) multiple given
Deadline: March 16, 2018 

Three scholarships are offered through the Masonic Scholarship Fund and students must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale to apply.  Other criteria factors include ACT/SAT scores, involvement in extra-curricular activities, financial need, and enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited college or university in the United States. All documents needed to apply for the scholarship in on the application. Side note: It is important that you fill out the FASFA early as you need the EFC page of your FASFA results for this scholarship.

The three scholarships and their specific criteria are as follows:

1.     Masonic Merit Scholarship - A $1,000/year scholarship available to students in any degree program.

2.     Ruth Lutes Bachmann Scholarship - A $1,000/year scholarship for students seeking a degree in the education or healthcare fields.

3.     Samuel Smith Stewart Masonic Scholarship - An $12,000/year scholarship available to students in any degree program.

One application is used for all three scholarships.  Simply check mark the scholarship(s) you are applying for at the top of the application.  More information is available online at http://momason.org/scholarships/


Name:   Brett Baltezor Memorial Scholarship (local-must submit to Mrs. Howren) added 11/29
Amount: $500 (multiple given)
Deadline : March 20, 2018

Any senior entering college next year with the hopes of a Fine Art degree or who has been and will be participating in Fine Arts endeavors such as Band, Music, Theater, etc. Students with significant financial need are also considered. 
BRETT BALTEZOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.docx


Name:   St. Joseph Firefighter Local 77 Auxillary Scholarship (local-you mail to the address on the application) added 12/19
Amount: $250 (2 given)
Deadline: March 20, 2018
Applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Application requires 2 letters of recommendation, short essay, and a transcript. Eligible students must meet the below criteria.

One of the following must apply:

a.      Child of a firefighter (active or retired)

b.      Child of an Auxiliary member

c.       Step-child of firefighter (Firefighter’s household must provide 50% of support)

d.      Grandchild of firefighter (active or retired)

e.      Grandchild of Auxiliary member

f.        Active Auxiliary member

St Joseph Firefighters Local 77 Auxiliary Scholarship 2017 (1).docx


Name: Savannah Memorial Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 12/7

Amount: varies (multiple given) 
Deadline: March 20, 2018
Applicants should rank in upper 50% of class. Priority given to students who have a deceased parent. SAVANNAH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.docx


Name: Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri
Amount: $2,500 (given to 1 deserving MO student)
Deadline: March 21, 2018

The Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri Scholarship is being offered to Missouri students who are sons or daughters of those who fall within the following categories:
(1) Those who have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responders (police/fire) (2) Those honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service (3) Those veterans or first responders disabled in the line of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized. Patriot Guard Riders App.pdf


Name: University of Missouri-Kansas City Advantage Grant (for Pell Grant Eligible students) 
Amount: Full tuition 
Deadline: March 21, 2018
Students who are MO residents, Pell Grant eligible (based on FASFA) and complete the FASFA by April 1 will have their tuition met through this grant.


Name: Northwest MO Financial Women's Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) (added 10/10)
Amount: $500 (2 given)
Deadline: March 21, 2018

To be eligible for the scholarship, interested applicants must meet the following requirements:

·         Must be a female;

·         Must be a graduating high school senior;

·         Must attend school or live within the Missouri counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Nodaway, Platte, or Worth;

·         Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

·         The application must be free of spelling/grammatical errors;

·         Must plan on attending an accredited school or university;

·         Must plan to obtain a business or finance degree.

 Applicants must complete the application and submit it along with a copy of their transcript and a letter of recommendation from a mentor/professional with a good knowledge of the applicant’s character.  The scholarship funds will be awarded directly to the recipient’s school or university.  Should the recipient fail to attend an accredited school or university, they will forfeit the scholarship money.
 NW Womens.doc

 


Name: Bob Tietz Memorial Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 10/25
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 21, 2018
Applicant must be a 
1)high school senior accepted into an accredited college/university 
2) have a 2.5 GPA 
3)played a minimum two years on a high school golf team 
4)demonstrate good moral character.
Along with the application, applicants must submit two letters of recommendations from teachers, advisors, employers, minister and a 250-word essay about how golf has influenced your life, explain your work ethic, the character traits that best describe you, and your college and career goals. Bob Tietz.docx


Name: Andrew County Retired School Teachers Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 10/27
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 21, 2018
The Andrew County Chapter of Missouri Retired Teachers Association and Public School Personnel (MRTA) created this scholarship in 2014 to encourage young people to become teachers.  The MRTA Scholarship will be presented to one graduating senior from each high school in Andrew County: North Andrew and Savannah. The amount of the scholarship will be determined annually, based upon funds available.  The expected amount is five hundred dollars ($500.00).  The scholarship money will be paid to the college or university specified by the student AFTER he/she successfully completes two semesters of class work at the specified institution. ANDREW COUNTY MRTA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.docx


Name: PEO Scholarship for females attending Cottey College (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 12/19
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 22, 2018
If you plan to attend Cottey College in Nevada, MO, please see Mrs. Howren for application. 


Name: Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
Amount: $4000 for a semester 
Deadline: March 22, 2018
This scholarship is for those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) or for those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer.  The applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program in the fall of 2018 and the student must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.

This scholarship is given out two times a year.  The new deadline and updated application will be available on the website.  See details and application online. Mrs. Howren can help you with uploading required documentation.  http://www.mesothelioma.com/scholarship/



Name: American Postal Workers Union Scholarship-added 1/8
Amount: $2,000 (10 given)
Deadline: March 22, 2018

This scholarship is for a senior in high school who is the child or grandchild, including stepchild or legally adopted child, of an active member, Retirees Department member, or deceased member of the APWU.  Parent or grandparent must be a full dues paying member or retirees member.  More information is available online at http://www.apwu.org/issues/scholarships.



Name: Missouri United Methodist Foundation Scholarship-added 1/9
Amount: up to $2,000 (1 application for 3 scholarships_
Deadline: March 22, 2018
Students must be a full member of the United Methodist Church and need his/her pastor to sign off on page two of the application form indicating the applicant is a full member of a United Methodist Church in Missouri, has been a member for at least one year prior to application, and is of suitable character to be considered for a scholarship.  Applicants must also submit a one-page statement about college/career goals, transcript and a photograph. More information available online at http://mumf.org/individuals/students/undergraduate-students/ 


Name: American Legion Post #287 (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/18
Amount: $250
Deadline: March 23, 2018
Given to a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a veteran. Must be involved in community activities, have average to above average grades, and be a well-rounded individual. American Legion Post #287.docx



Name: Wells Bank Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 2/16
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 23, 2018

Given to seniors from Holt and Andrew Counties. Application, essay, and letter of rec are required. Wells Bank.pdf

Name: Andrew County Youth & Family Recreation Scholarship(local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 10/27
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 26, 2018

The individual must qualify as a low income student planning to attend a vocational school, two year or four year college. Parents’ 2017 Income Tax Return or other proof of income will need to be attached with this application. 
ANDREW COUNTY Youth and Rec Scholarship APPLICATION.doc


Name: Colleen Watson Business Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/9
Amount: $250
Deadline: March 26, 2018
Applicant must be female, with at least a 3.2/4.0 and plan to major in business. Selection will be based on ACT, class rank, & activities. COLEEN WATSON BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP.docx


Name: Murphy Watson Burr Science Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/9
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 27, 2018
Scholarship given to student with a strong science background. Preference will be given to student planning a medical related career. MURPHY WATSON BURR.docx


Name: Marcia Powell Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs Howren) added 1/12
Amount: $500 (multiple given)
Deadline: March 27, 2018
Preference for this scholarship is given to a student seeking a career in education. A short essay and 1 letter of recommendation is required along with the application.
Marcia Scholarship.docx


Name: Jeremy Ingle Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 12/7
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 3, 2018
This scholarship has been established in honor of Jeremy Ingle.  It is to be awarded to a Savannah High School graduate who has attended Savannah High School for at least two years and has earned a grade point average of two point seven (2.7) for the preceding semester or a cumulative GPA of 3.00.  Additional criteria will include activities, leadership roles, responsibilities assumed, and a short essay.
JEREMY INGLE.docx

Name:   Stephen Maag (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/9
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 3, 2018
Given to a senior who is college bound and has been a part of the Savannah HS Cross Country Team for at least two years. Essay is required. Stephen Maag.docx


Name:        The E.J. and K.B. Swanson Business Award (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/12
Amount:      $1,000
Deadline:     April 5, 2018
Awarded to a Savannah High School senior in the upper 50% of the graduating class, attended Savannah at least two years, plan to further their education in business (through trade school, vocational, or college), and have some financial need (low to middle income families should apply).  2018 Swanson.docx



Name: Community Teacher Association Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs.  Howren) added 1/8
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 5, 2018
Given to a senior who has an interest in
pursuing an education degree.
CTA Scholarship App.docx

 

Name: Aiden McVicker Scholarship (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 1/9
Amount: varies
Deadline: April 13, 2018

Aiden McVicker is an 11-year-old boy who lives in Cameron, MO and was born with bilateral anophthalmia. This means that he was born without eyes or any eye structure (optic chiasm, nerve, etc.). As a result, Aiden does not possess vision or light perception. Aiden has an extraordinary spirit and an unmatched love of life that the world needs to know.  This scholarship was developed to create awareness for children with special needs and to help recruit and develop the special needs workforce in our area. Students pursuing a degree in education or medical field would qualify for this scholarship. Also if you have overcome hardships, your own learning disabilities or difficulties, you are encouraged to apply too. Aiden McVicker.doc


Name: Northwest Mo State Automatic Scholarships
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 20, 2018

Admission-based scholarships have admission application deadline of May 1 to guarantee scholarship awards. For students who complete their admission application after May 1, scholarships will be awarded contingent upon available funding.


Name: Imus Scholarship (Given to a Savannah Band student)-turn into Mr. Wheeler
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 27

Given to an active band member.
Imus.pdf


Name: William Toben King (local-turn into Mrs. Howren) added 10/19
Amount: $500-2000 (renewable, many given)
Deadline: May 1, 2018
Every single senior should apply for this as we had 23 students who applied and received this scholarship last year! Student must be a resident of Andrew or Buchanan County and be a high school senior graduating from a high school within the boundaries of these two counties.  A 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and ACT score of 18 or higher is required. The application is lengthy and requires submission of your parent's tax return (this year & last year). Students must include one letter of recommendation from a counselor, coach, teacher or principal written on a provided form.
KING Original Application 2018 - FORM.pdf

Name: MO State A+ Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: May 4, 2018

Students must apply for admission and submit the Missouri State A+ Recognition Scholarship Application by June 1 for full consideration. A final high school transcript verifying A+ certification is also required to confirm eligibility. This scholarship is renewable for 4 years.