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2022-2023 Scholarship Applications Online
*For use only by Lafayette High School students. Forms may change during the school year. If the form changes after the students have turned in their scholarship project to the College 101 instructors, the instructors will contact the students who have turned in scholarships to them and help them change the information over to the new form. If this site is used outside of College 101 -- please check back on the website before submitting your scholarship to see if the form has changed.

Scholarship Due Date Description Link
Aces for Aiden April 23rd A scholarship in honor of Aiden McVicker. This is for a student interested in either teaching or in the medical field. Requires an essay.
Open Application
Mason Adams     Open Application


Parent must be an employee.

Parent must pick up application at Altec.

American Legion -
Jack Murphy (Nursing)

April 20th

Awarded to a student in
training for a degree in nursing, and a dependent of a veteran of the US military branch. Must graduate in top 40% of class and have a 2.0 average in college courses.

Open Application
American Legion - Frank April 20th Family member that is a veteran. Open Application

American Legion -
Lillie Lois

April 20th

Two award given each year
to a boy or girl who has attended a full session of Boys/Girls State or Cadet Patrol Academy. Must be a dependent of a veteran of US military branch.

Open Application

American Legion -
Erman Taylor

April 20th

Major in education, financial need, descendant of a veteran.

Open Application

American Legion -
Shane Voyles

April 20th

Based on the indivdual's financial need, participation in athletics, participation in school activities/clubs, volunteer work, exceptional leadership qualities, high moral standards and extreme patriotism; descendant of veteran

Open Application

American Legion -
Charles Bacon

April 20th

Descendant of a veteran or a member of the American Legion family.

Open Application

American Postal Worker's Union  June 30
Applicants must be a child, grandchild, stepchild, or legally adopted child, of a current, retired, or deceased APW Worker; two scholarships available but can only apply for one or the other. Apply Online
Ava's Grace Foundation

 Jan 15-

April 15

Must have a parent who is or has been incarcerated; EFC under $15,000; minimum GPA of 2.0 Apply Online

AXA Achievement

Dec. 14th

Now called Equitable Excellence Scholarship. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities

Apply online

Brett Baltezor Memorial Scholarship

March 1st

A memorial scholarship in the name of Brett Baltezor. For any student who is seeking a fine art endeavor in college. Does not require a major in music or drama, just participation in the fine arts during their college years.

Open Application

Blakley, Jim Memorial Scholarship

April 1st

Going into the field of education, 3.0 GPA or higher, lettered in either football, volleyball, basketball or track & served on student council.

Open Application


Burger King Scholarship

Oct. 15
Dec. 15

High school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education.

Apply online


Campbell, Hubert Charitable Trust

March 1st

Scholarship available to graduating high school senior interested in pursuing a career in engineering, medicine, mathematics education or science education. Must have a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), have a minimum composite score of 26 on the ACT with a sub score of 25 or better in math and 25 or better in English. Open application

Coca Cola

Oct. 31st

Must be a high school student anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post secondary institution; carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. Apply Online

Cotillion 2022-2023

Oct 17

The Cotillion for Achievement is a Scholastic Benefit Organization formed for the purpose of recognizing outstanding high school seniors attending school in Andrew and Buchanan Counties. These scholarships are based on the student's achievements as well as extracurricular activities and community participation while exhibiting high moral and ethical standards. Sixteen final candidates will be chosen from among the applicants with an equal number of males and females. From this group of finalists, one young man and one young woman will each receive a $1,800 scholarship. Each remaining finalist will receive a $800 scholarship. Please see Ms. Guthery before filling out application.
Open Application
DAR Missouri  Jan. 1st Applicants must be a United States citizen, a Missouri resident and attend a Missouri university/college EXCEPT the Roberta Casteel Capps Scholarship whose recipients may attend the university/college of their choice.  All scholarships are paid directly to the university/college after their enrollment is verified.  PLEASE NOTE SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS/CHECKLIST ON WEBSITE. Apply Online
DAR National Nov. 1st - Jan. 31st Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships, awards are placed on deposit with the recipient's college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR, applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from the DAR.  PLEASE NOTE SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS/CHECKLIST ON WEBSITE. Apply Online
DECA Scholarships Jan. 20th

15 different scholarships:
Don DeBolt, Finish Line, Applegate, KMart, Marrriott, Men's Warehouse, NAPA, NTHS, Otis Spunkmeyer, Publix, Safeway, Sears, TJ Maxx, Walgreens, Western Region

Online Applications
Delta Kappa Gamma March 1st

For a senior girl who is planning a major in education, graduating in the top 25% of class, has financial need and been involved in school and community activities

Open Application
Dena Bachman Scholarship  March 1st
 Must have attended Lafayette junior and senior year; must have a GPA of 2.75; must have been admitted to an accredited school in Missouri.
Open Application
Kiwanis/Earl Collins  Jan 20 '23
Top 25% of class, GPA of 3.25 or better OR 23 ACT, Volunteerism, Honors, Educational objective, Letters of rec, and Financial need Open Application
Elks Nov. 15th

Most Valuable Student - Community service, leadership, employment, financial need, US citizen.

Apply Online
ESA Foundation Feb. 1st Several scholarships with various qualifications.  Please refer to the website. Apply Online
Bob Tietz Memorial Fairview Golf Scholarship
April 1st
  • Eligibility:
  • Applicant must be a high school senior accepted into an accredited college/university
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA
  • Applicant must have played a minimum two years on a high school golf team
  • Applicant must demonstrate good moral character
  • Applicant must have 2 letters of recommendations from teachers, advisors, employers, minister
  • Applicant must submit 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.
Open Application
Heisman Oct. 31st If you’ve maintained at least a B average, if you participate in at least one sport, if you are a leader in your community and role model at your school, and have met our student eligibility requirements, then you’ve got what it takes to be a Wendy’s High School Heisman. Apply online
Helen Joyce Scholarship March 31st

Female Students
GPS 2.5/4.0
Currently attending high school in Andrew/Buchanan counties
Will be attending 4 year/2 year college or trade school

Open Application

Hillyard Technical
All Scholarships

All Hillyard Tech scholarships are administered and monitored by Counselor there. See Hillyard Counselor

Hillyard Inc.

April 1st Must have hours of community service. Lafayette students only. Open Application


Hirsch, Florence Financial Sheet Only; Application is on Scholarlink

March 1st This scholarship application is on Scholar-link but this financial form must be filled out, printed, and scanned onto your computer. Open Application
Holly MUSIC 
Feb. 19th
 No ACT or GPA requirements, required one letter of rec, must be typed.
Open Application

Horatio Alger

Oct. 25th Demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Fill out only if instructed to do so. Apply Online

Huff, Christopher Memorial

March 1st Involved in school activities, at least a 2.75 GPA. Lafayette Students only. Open Application

King, William Tobin

June 1st For senior who are planning to attend college and are still in need of finances. Application is detailed and will require a copy of the last two years of parents and student's tax statements. Requires at least 18 ACT. Open Application

Alyssa Faith Koch Memorial Nursing Scholarship

March 1st ACT of 20 and a 3.0 GPA,
pursuing nursing. Lafayette students only.
Open Application
MAMIC Scholarship Flyer   March 4  Missouri senior admitted to and attending college, university, community college, or vocational school in Missouri   View Flyer
MASC/MSAE - Leadership  March 31st
 Student Council Leadership  Open Application
Mattress Nerd April 1st

No GPA or ACT requirements


Apply Online

Midland Empire Equality Coalition


March 1


 This award is open to anyone that identifies as LGBTQ+, or the child of a person that identifies as such, and is from the Midland Empire area.    Award is $250.00.

Open Application

Military Children Program

Feb. 22nd Scholarships for Military Children Program was created to recognize the contributions by military families to the readiness of the fighting force and celebrate the role of the commissary in the military community. Apply Online
Missouri Access Extra Scholarship


March 1st



Will enroll full time at a 4-year or 2-year Access Missouri school: meet the Access Missouri requirement of EFC of $12,000 or less; scored 27 or higher on ACT Apply Online
Missouri Association Mutual Insurance Company

March 1st

 High school graduate planning to attend an accredited college/university or technical school in Missouri.

Apply Online

Missouri Conservation Feb. 1st

The applicant must have a current and a cumulative minimum grade point average of 2.5 to be eligible for the scholarship. The applicant must submit a transcript along with the application. The applicant must submit a 50 word essay telling why they would like the scholarship.

Online Application
Missouri Hometown Mutual     Open Application
Missouri PTA  Feb 15  For students going into education; based on character, academic record, volunteerism and financial need; must attend college in Missouri. Open Application
MSTA March 1st   Online Application

MU Alumni

Dec. 1st

Rank in upper 25% of class

Online Application

North American Savings Bank

April 1st

We are offering a scholarship to High School seniors who meets the following guidelines: This student should be a promising student who otherwise would not be able to afford a college education, but has the desire and potential to better himself/herself. Requires at least 18 ACT

Open Application
NEA: National Education Association  March 1
 The students eligible shall be a graduating senior at a St. Joseph School District high school (Benton, Central, or Lafayette).
The student must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.
Consideration will be given to community and school activities.
Preference will be given to students who have a 90% or higher cumulative attendance.
Open Application
Northwest Financial Women March 1st

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.

Open Application


Portman, Pat - Memorial March 1st

Lafayette students only. Participated in at least one high school sponsored sport per academic year and who has demonstrated good citizenship during his/her high school career. Requires at least 18 ACT.

Open Application
PTSA March 1st

For students who are members of PTSA, who show financial need and have been active in Lafayette activities. $250 award. Must have been a member for two years. Lafayette students only.

Open Application
Rotary #32 April 1st

One student from each high school chosen to receive a $1000 scholarship to be used at a Missouri college/university. Students should demonstrate financial need and academic performance. Requires at least 18 ACT.

Open Application
SAE Engineering Jan. 15th

Through generous contributions from various individuals, corporations and universities, SAE International is proud to award scholarship money to both undergraduate and graduate engineering students. SAE scholarships assist in developing the future engineering workforce by helping students achieve their dreams of becoming an engineer.

Online Application
Saint Joseph Soccer June 15th

Been a member of the youth soccer program for a minimum of 5 years and be participating in the soccer program through playing, coaching, refereeing, etc.

Open Application
Savannah Domann Memorial Volleyball Scholarship  March 31    Open Application 
St. Joseph Firefighters Local 77 Auxiliary Scholarship  April 1

 Must be child, step-child or grandchild of a firefighter or auxiliary member; 2.5 GPA; 2 written references; high school transcript

Open Scholarship
Shelter Insurance


March 31

$1,500 will be paid directly to college, university, or trade school. Based on scholastic achievement,  participation and leadership in school and community activities, citizenship, moral character, educational goals, and financial need. Children of Shelter agents are not eligible.

Information Flyer

Open Application

Stark, Doris March 1st

Degree in music, 2.75 GPA minimum. Lafayette students only.

Open Application
Steven, Cecile Scholarship March 15th

A trust fund set up to assist students who have financial need.
Any senior can apply and the scholarship is renewable for 4 years of college.
(Exact same application as KING/Cotillion.) Requires 18 ACT.

Open Application

Dr George Richmand Memorial / Sunrise Optimist March 31st

Open to all graduating seniors in Andrew and Buchanan counties. To be used at MWSU. Three Letters of recommendation are most important.
The grant is for a total of $1,000.00, split into two payments of $500.00. A copy of final grades for the first semester must be submitted before the second semester amount is given.

Open Application
Thompson-Clizer, Natalie
April 1st

To assist ANDREW COUNTY residents in financial need.

Open Application
US Bank Scholarship Oct. 30th High school seniors planning to enroll or a current college freshman, sophomore or junior at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program. 2.5 GPA Apply Online
Varner, Calla Feb. 15th St Joseph student with GPA of 2.5 and ACT of 20. Student must show financial need. An essay explaining need for this scholarship must accompany completed application. Open Application

Walmart Associate

March 1st

Administered by the Walmart
Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation Scholarship is a $13,000 scholarship paid out over four years. Applications must be dependents of Walmart and
Sam's Club associates, have at least a 22 ACT score and prove financial need.

Online Application
Westlake Scholarship
Feb. 1st
 GPA of at least 2.5, planning to attend a 4-year college, demonstrate financial need.
Online Application
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