Scholarship Central - Connecting STL Students to Financial Resources

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:27

Blog Admin

The following scholarship and interest-free loan programs are now accepting applications through Scholarship Central. Limited information about them is listed below. Please review detailed eligibility requirements online before applying.

Deadline January 15th

The Bobby Orf #17 Scholarship is open to students who are dedicated hockey players. Award amount: $5,000.

Deadline January 17th

Wyman - MSU Scholarship provides a comprehensive full-ride scholarship to eligible students who are participating in Wyman programming and attend or plan to attend Missouri State University. An interview is required as part of the applicaiton. 

Deadline March 1st

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis provides funds through two programs, the Leslie Scholarship and the UMB William Robinson Memorial Scholarship. Award amounts are up to $2,000 per year.

Deadline March 6th

AIGA St. Louis Design Scholarship supports a student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in design, art, or digital media. Award amount $500.

Deadline March 10th

St. Louis Public School Scholarships are for seniors graduating from a St. Louis Public Schools high school. The district offers multiple scholarships awarded through this application. Award amounts vary from $500 to $11,500. 

Deadline March 31st

The Zimmer Family Scholarship is for graduating seniors who reside in Monroe County, Illinois and attend Columbia High School, Gibault Catholic High School, Valmeyer High School, or Waterloo High School. Eight awards of up to $6,000 per year. Renewable.

Deadline April 1st

The George A. Decker Memorial Scholarship is open to students graduating from Festus High School in Jefferson County or Hancock Place High School in St. Louis County. Two awards of $1,000 each. Renewable.

The Michael Lindquist Memorial College Scholarship is open to Fort Zumwalt West High School seniors who are varsity athletes and achieved academic excellence. Award is a $1,000 one-time grant.

Deadline April 11th

The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship program is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in the 63026 zip code. Multiple awards of $1,000.

Deadline April 14th

The Jewish Community Foundation of St. Louis provides scholarships to area Jewish students through five named funds. The Benjamin Pessin Education Assistance Fund supports students who are studying business administration. The Ruth Greenberg Memorial Fund supports rabbinical training. The Sam A. Kessler Memorial Scholarship supports law students. The Richard L. Levis, Jr. Memorial Fund supports students attending a Missouri college or university. The Blanche and Irving Miller Scholarship Fund supports students studying professional fields such as law, medicine, hospital administration and journalism. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. 

Deadline April 15th

Deaconess Foundation Nursing Scholarship provides renewable grants to 10-15 students each year. 
Awards are based on financial need, strength of character, and academic potential. Award amounts average $6,000.

The Dennis G. Glore Memorial Scholarship of the the Greater St. Louis Foodservice Industry Council provides scholarships to students studying hospitality services or culinary arts. Award amount at least $500.

The Dr. Ciriaco “Jerry” Memmolo Memorial Scholarship provides awards to employees and children of employees of St. Anthony’s Medical Center who are in healthcare fields of study. Award is $1,500 and renewable.

The Fred Weber, Sr. Memorial Scholarship is open to children of full-time employees of Fred Weber, Inc. or a subsidiary company or children of a person who was a full-time employee of Fred Weber, Inc. or a subsidiary company at the time of his or her death. Two awards of $2,500 available per year. Renewable.

Friends of Saint Louis Municipal School of Nursing Scholarship is open to students with demonstrated financial need pursuing a nursing degree at an accredited St. Louis City institution. Award amounts of $500 to $2,000. 

The Glenn L. Moller, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is for students demonstrating financial need who have overcome adversity. Preference given to applicants who have been touched and affected by the program of the Board for Inner City Missions of the United Church of Christ of Metropolitan St. Louis as carried out through its Neighborhood Houses. Award amount ranges from $1,000 to $4,000 and is renewable.

The Helen E. Nash, M.D. Educational Trust Fund is awarded to high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need and academic excellence and plan to attend a four-year college or university in Missouri. Award amount is up to $7,000 per year. Renewable.

The Horizon Housing Foundation Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who reside in one of approximately 20 Horizon housing developments. Award amount is up to $3,000 per year. Renewable.

The Joe Pollack Scholarship is funded by the St. Louis Media History Foundation and is awarded to a student attending or planning to attend an accedited nonprofit college or university in Missouri. Award amount is $1,000. Renewable.

The Larry Carp Memorial Scholarship  is awarded to a graduating senior who is either an immigrant or the child of an immigrant to the USA who will pursue a degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) field of study. Award is $1,000. Renewable.

The Mildred E. and Francis R. Lynch Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a nursing degree. Preference will be given to students who are members of the Chapel of the Cross Lutheran Church in north St. Louis County. Award amount of up to $4,000.

Neil Molloy Scholarship is awarded to an applicant who resides in public or subsidized housing in St. Louis County or is a client of St. Louis County Housing Authority. Award amount of up to $3,000. Renewable. 

The Norwood Hills Scholarship is open to academically qualified full-time employees of Norwood Hills Country Club, their children, and their grandchildren. Award amount of up to $2,500. Renewable.

Rio Vista Scholarships are made to high school seniors who reside in the City of St. Louis and graduate from St. Louis Public Schools or a charter school within the City and plan to attend an eligible higher education institution. Award amounts range from $2,000 to $8,000. Renewable.

Ron and Christine Lemonds—Edward Jones Scholarship will be made annually to a student who is the dependent child of a home-office employee of Edward D. Jones & Co., LP. Recipients will demonstrate academic strength and financial need at a nationally accredited two year or four year college or university. Award amount of $1,000. 

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis Interest-Free Loan Program awards more than $3 million in interest-free loans annually to help students with financial need. Student loans are renewable, interest-free and fee-free. Students who receive an interest-free loan will have a 12-month grace period following graduation and a five-year repayment schedule after the grace period ends. Award amounts of up to $9,000 per academic year.

The Security Traders Association of St. Louis provides award opportunities for the employees, spouses and dependent children of employees of St. Louis area Security Trader Association member firms. Award amounts vary.

The St. Anthony’s Medical Center Foundation Academic Excellence Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are dependent children of the Medical Center’s full-time and regular part-time staff (who have been employed at least one year). Students must have achieved academic excellence and be enrolled in an eligible institution. Award amount is $10,000. Renewable.

The St. Anthony’s Medical Center Norbert Siegfried Scholarship for Sons and Daughters of Employees is open to dependent children of the Medical Center’s full-time and regular part-time staff (who have been employed at least one year) who demonstrate financial need as full-time undergraduate students at an eligible institution. Award amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000. Renewable.

The Triple A Ranch Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are first generation college students and who demonstrate financial need as full time students at a regionally accredited two or four year college or university. Award amounts range from $2,000 to $5,000 and are renewable.

William C. and Bertha Black Rhoda Scholarship Fund is for African-American students who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to graduates of Vashon High School. Award amounts of $500 to $2,000. Renewable.

William J. Beatty Scholarship is for African-American high school seniors graduating from Sumner High School. Award amount of $500 to $1,000.

Deadline May 1st

The Andrew Vidal Memorial Scholarship provides scholarships to: 1) pledges and initiated members of the Sigma Pi Fraternity at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and 2) any candidate attending or planning to attend an accredited college or junior college. Award amounts are up to $3,000.

Deadline June 1st

The AIA St. Louis Scholarship Fund provides several scholarship opportunities for students studying architecture. 

Scholarship funding is available only for students enrolled in an NAAB accredited School of Architecture. The Ranft Scholarship is for students in their fifth year or a graduate program at a specified university. The Kassabaum Scholarship is for graduates of Washington University. The Wischmeyer Scholarship is for fourth or fifth year students at an eligible institution. The St. Louis Chapter Award is offered to third, fourth and fifth year undergraduate or graduate students. The Masonry Institute, Bricklayers Local No. 1 of MO & the Mason Contractors Association Scholarship is for to third, fourth and fifth year undergraduate or graduate students who reside in eligible counties. Some scholarships require an in-person interview. Award amounts vary up to $12,000 per year.