** Indicates a scholarship that is exclusive to PCHS students
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF KANSAS CITY
DUE: Feb 28, 2019
DETAILS: To be eligible, students must have a 3.0 GPA minimum, an 85% attendance record, demonstrate financial need, plan to attend a post-secondary institution (university, college, or technical institute), and submit an application with all the required documentation. We are a not-for-profit organization that has served the unmet needs of children and adults in the Kansas City area for the past 35 years. Last year, our 368 volunteers gave over 56,000 hours of service to operate and fund ten philanthropic programs. We receive no federal orstate government funds and have no paid staff. Most of our revenue is generated by selling donated items at THE ReSALE SHOP, our upscale thrift store. Click here for more information
DUE: Feb 28, 2019
AMOUNT: (2) $1,000 (2) $500
DETAILS: The MIAAA, in conjunction with the NIAAA, will offer two $1000 scholarships and two $500 runner-up scholarships for Missouri male and female student-athletes. For our student winners to qualify for the NIAAA Section V and National Scholarship, their Athletic Director must be a member of the MIAAA and NIAAA. We will use the NIAAA criteria when selecting the MIAAA winners. The scholarship applications will be available on the NIAAA website (niaaa.org) Please read all the NIAAA requirements and obtain an application at the following link: http://www.niaaa.org/niaaa-awa
rds/niaaa-student-athlete-scho larship/Completed applications with a letter of recommendation from the A.D. should be mailed or e-mailed to:
Jeff Taggart, CAA
Northwest High School
636-274-0555 ext. 18760 – office
573-291-9785 – cell
MOACAC- BRAXTON RETHWISCH SCHOLARSHIP
DUE: March 1, 2019
AMOUNT: $1000 & 500
DETAILS: Open to current High School Seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater, applicants must be a Missouri resident, and must enroll as a full-time student at a MOACAC member post-secondary institution (list of member institutions is posted on the application website. If selected and the recipient does not enroll in a MOACAC post-secondary member institution, the scholarship will be revoked and awarded to another applicant. Click here for more information
TYLER (SAYRE) DAVIS MEMORIAL WRESTLING SCHOLARSHIP
DUE: March 1
DETAILS: This fund was established in memory of Tyler (Sayre) Davis by his family and friends to provide two academic scholarships to high school seniors planning to attend a Division 3 College to wrestle. Click here for more information
THE FARMERS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF CLINTON COUNTYDue: March 1Amount: $1,500Details: Please note this is a two part application - the cover page and page one should be completed and signed by the high school principal or counselor. Pages two and three should be completed by the student. ** Applications must be mailed to 202 W Maple Street Plattsburg, MO 64477 Click here for more information
FARMERS MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE OF PLATTE COUNTYDue: March 1Amount: $1500Details: The Missouri Association of Mutual Insurance Companies has a scholarship for deserving seniors. Please note this is a two part application the cover page and page one should be completed and signed by the high school principle or counselor. Pages two and three should be completed by the student. **Applications must be mailed to PO Box 2480 Platte City, MO 64079 Click here for more information
KC SCHOLARS - College Savings Match Program - 9th Graders Only!
DUE: March 1 Annually - Open Jan 1
AMOUNT: Up to $7000
DETAILS: College Savings Match: up to 500 one-time awards to be given annually to students in 9th grade, who will receive $50 in a 529 College Savings Plan. Of those, 50 will be selected to receive a 4:1 match, not to exceed $5,000, with the potential for an additional $2,000 for students who achieve college-ready milestones during high school.
You must meet all of the following requirements to apply:
- Be a current 9th grader during the application cycle;
- Home-schooled or attend a public, charter, or private high school in the following 6 counties: Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte (MO) or Johnson and Wyandotte (KS);
- Be a U.S. citizen or resident alien with a verified permanent U.S. address and valid Social Security number or other taxpayer identification;
- Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) fall semester of 9th grade;
- Be considered low- or modest- income. Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) calculation on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forecaster must be 12,000 or less. The calculation is based on household income, number of members in the family and number of family members that will be in college at the same time. It is the amount of annual financial support a family can be expected to pay toward the student’s college education.
Applications available online after January 1. www.kcscholars.org
KC SCHOLARS Traditional Scholarships - 11th Graders Only!
DUE: March 1 Annually - Opens Jan 1
AMOUNT: Up to $50,000 (Up to $10,000/yr renewable for 5 years)
DETAILS: The Traditional Scholarship is up to $10,000 per year up to 5 years, and is awarded directly to the college or university of enrollment. Scholars must maintain a cumulative 2.5 high school GPA and enroll full-time in college the semester immediately following high school graduation and remain enrolled full-time in order to remain eligible.
The scholarship may only be used at one of the 17 colleges and universities in the KC Scholars Postsecondary Network.
You must meet all of the following requirements to apply:
- Be a current 11th grader during the application cycle;
- Be home-schooled or attend a public, charter, or private high school in the following 6 counties: Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte (MO) or Johnson and Wyandotte (KS);
- Be lawfully present in the U.S. or DACA eligible and DACA applied/approved;
- Have at least a 2.5 cumulative high school GPA (5 semesters from 9th grade to the fall semester of 11th grade) or at least a 16 on the ACT or at least an 800 on the SAT); and
- Be considered low- or modest-income. Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) calculation on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forecaster must be 12,000 or less. The calculation is based on household income, number of members in the family and number of family members that will be in college at the same time. It is the amount of annual financial support a family can be expected to pay toward the student’s college education.
MISSOURI BANKERS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPDue: March 8, 2019Amount: $1,000Details: The Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship was established to encourage college-level study for young people interested in pursuing banking and banking-related careers. One scholarship will be chosen from each of the seven geographical regions pictured below. Click here for more information
MISSOURI WOMEN'S GOLF EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
DUE: March 9, 2019
DETAILS: Each year since 1997 the Missouri Women’s Golf Education Association (MWGEA) has granted scholarships to graduating high school young women from Missouri and Johnson County, Kansas. Scholarships are given in recognition of overall high school academic record, community service activities, leadership, and golf achievements.Click here for more informaiton
PLATTE VALLEY BANK STAR SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION**Due: March 15 2019 to Counseling Office by 3pmAmount: $1500Details: Platte Valley Bank will award a total of eight scholarships throughout the communities they serve. This scholarship will be awarded in May to the selected graduating senior(s) who plan to commit to an education at a four-year college or university, community college or trade school. The goal is to award the funds to deserving students who have demonstrated an ability to "excel against adversity." Click here for more information
DUE: March 15, 2019
AMOUNT: $500 and $300
DETAILS: Applicant must be a patient (current or former) of Anderson Orthodontics or Dr. Michael Albright Orthodontics, must be a graduating high school senior, preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the following: Evidence of good character, Scholastic achievement, and A career path that emphasizes a health or STEM profession Scholarship Information Click here for more information
NORTH KANSAS CITY HOSPITAL DONOR COUNCIL
DUE: March 31, 2019
AMOUNT: $1000 or 2000
DETAILS: The NKCH Donor Council’s mission is to provide each potential donor family the opportunity to make an informed decision, to ensure that all potential donors are identified, to provide recipients life-saving organs and to provide professional and community education. The following criteria must be met for the application process: Create a poster and display it at your school in the month of April(national organ donation month), submit a picture of the poster to the NKCH Donor Council with dates of when it will be displayed, and write a 500 word essay explaining the theme of your poster and how you, as an individual, can raise awareness about Organ Donation in your community. Click here for more information Click here for entry form
DUE: March 31,2019
DETAILS: The Wheelhouse Scholarship opportunity will reward the winning essay of each topic $1,000. To apply for this scholarship, please submit a 700 to 1,000 word essay on one of the following topics: Topic One What software system will have the biggest impact in 2019? Topic Two What are the biggest business trends on the horizon over the next 2 years?
SHELTER INSURANCE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPDue: March 31, 2018 to the counseling office by 3:00Amount: $2,000Details: Applications are available in the PCHS counseling office Leave class rank information blank as we do not rank here at PCHS.
EXECUTIVE WOMEN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
DUE: March 1, 2019 to counseling office
DETAILS: EWI recognized students who want to attend college and is based on academic performan and financial criteria. EWI was founded in 1938 by Bucille J. Perkins to change the roles of women in buiness and the diverse careers held by our members. EWI has been awarding scholarships for over 25 years and awards over $500,000 in scholarships each year through our chapters and corporate office. Only one application accepted per high school. Click here for more information
PLATTE COUNTY EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS**Due: March 11, 2019Amount: VariesDetails: Online application. The following scholarships are avaliable: Platte County Education Foundation (Academic) $1,000, Platte County Education Foundation (Financial Need) $1,000, Platte County Education Foundation (Community Service) $1,000, Platte County Education Foundation (Entering Education) $1,000, Platte County Education Foundation (Discretionary) $1,000, Kenneth Sloan Community Service $1,000. Click here for more information
SAINT LUKE'S CUSHING HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP
DUE: March 22, 2019
DETAILS: The Saint Luke’s Cushing Hospital Auxiliary offers scholarships for local students who are planning a career in nursing, medicine or healthcare fields. The application must be completed and returned to the Cushing Hospital Gift Shop. The Shop is open on weekdays between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. A copy of your high school transcript and three (3) Letters of Reference must accompany the application. You may attach additional pages if necessary. If you have questions, contact Marti Crow at (913) 682-1544 or Nellie Doyle at 682-6522. Click here for more information
PLATTE COUNTY YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIPDue: April 5Details: This scholarship is being awarded to a former member of the Platte County Youth Football League, you must have played in the league atleast one year. When filling out the application please provide a list of the coach's you played for and the number of years that you played for them. Click here for more information.
MISSOURI COURAGE SCHOLARSHIPS
DUE: March 31, 2019
DETAILS: We acknowledge, affirm, and reward the courage of those graduating seniors who have demonstrated their willingness to work for change in their community for advance the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA) people and other groups who have histrocially faced discrimination. Click here for more information
BOB TIETZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DUE: April 1, 2019
DETAILS: Bob played many years at area courses in tournaments as well as daily play. He loved the game and was a true ambassador to the sport. Bob also served as a substitute teacher for years and held education in high regard. Combining the two things Bob loved was a simple solution to honor his memory, give back to someone who enjoys the game, as well as help provide assistance to continue their education beyond high school. The scholarship is open to both male and female golfers. Click here for more information Must be mailed to: Fairview Golf Course 3302 Pacific St. St. Joseph, MO 64507
AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION OF GREATER KANSAS CITY
DUE: April 1
AMOUNT: $2,000 per year
DETAILS: To be eligible the following criteria must be met: pursuing a degree in the automotive field, have a GPA of 2.75 or above, have participated in community service, must have worked during high school, and provide one letter of reference. Preference will be given to applicants that have demonstrated financial need. Click here for more information
WELLS BANK SCHOLARSHIPDue: April 1, 2019Award: $1500Details: The scholarship is to be used towards enrollment in a four-year university. Applications can be turned in to the Counseling Office between 7:15-3:00, or mailed or hand-delivered to Wells Bank. Click here for more information
NORTHWEST MISSOURI FINANCIAL WOMEN
DUE: April 2, 2019
DETAILS: Each year we offer two $500 non-renewable scholarships to eligible graduating high school senior females. Qualified Missouri applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and reside in Andrew, Nodaway, Buchanan, Holt, DeKalb, Gentry, Atchison, Worth, Clinton, Harrison, Daviess, Platte, Clay, Caldwell, Grundy, or Livingston County. Applicants must also be pursuing a degree in business or finance. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 2 and returned to METCHEL ROSMOLEN, P. O. Box 380 Chillicothe, MO 64601. Click here for more information
RE/MAX SCHOLARSHIP**Due: April 5, 2019 by 3:00pm to the Counseling OfficeAmount: $500.00Details: Patty Farr, Re/MAX Realtor will donate a $500 scholarship to one graduating senior from Platte County High School. The recipient will be chosen based on academics, extracurricular activities, and community service involvement. Students must enroll for full-time undergraduate study in an accredited four year college or university. Click here for more information
DUE: April 5, 2019
DETAILS: The Platte County High School PSTA offers high school senior scholarships to students in recognition of their academic achievements, volunteer service and positive impact on the high school and surrounding community. In order to be eligible, graduating seniors applying for this scholarship must be a member of PCHS PTSA in good standing and have a minimum 2.75 unweighted high school GPA. The recipient will be chosen based on academics, extracurricular activities, and community service involvement. Recipients must plan to attend either an in-state or out-of-state certificate program, trade school, two-year or four-year college/university program immediately following graduation Click here for more information
CHRIS ARNOLD/PCYWC MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP**Due: April 1, 2019 3 pm to counseling officeAmount: $500.00Details: Applicant qualifications: Must be a graduating senior from PCHS, must intend to pursue post high school education at an accredited two-year or four-year institution, must complete applicant essay, and must have been one of the following: a member of the Platte County Youth Wrestling Club, a member of the PCHS Varsity or JV wrestling team, or a manager for the PCHS wrestling team. The scholarship will be paid to the recipient's chosen institution at the beginning of the second semester of his/her freshman year. (Must Maintain a 2.5 GPA).Click here for more information
KENNETH L. SHORT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMDue: April 5, 2019Amount: $1,000Details: Each year in memory of Kenneth L. Short, founder of Opaa! Food Management Inc., we award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior from a school district currently served by Opaa! Eligible students must enroll in an accredited college or university and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the food service/hospitality industry. Selection criteria include academic achievement, work experiences, and participation in student, school, and community activities. Items to submit with application: A typed statement of less than 500 words as to why you are applying for this scholarship; a description of your high school and community activities; work experiences; and your intended career path, a letter(s) of recommendation from a high school teacher, and a copy of your high school transcript. Click here for more information.
PLATTE CITY FRIENDS OF THE ARTS SCHOLARSHIPDue: April 1, 2019Amount: $1000Details: The Platte City Friends of the Arts was chartered in 1999. The main purpose of the organization is to bring quality arts to the community of Platte City and the surrounding area. In 2002 the arts council voted to present an annual scholarship to a graduating senior at the Platte County R-3 High School. Click here for more information
PLATTE COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIPDue: April 15, 2019 to Counseling Office by 3:00 pmAmount: $1000Details: Platte County Farm Bureau will award a scholarship to a graduating senior who will attend an accredited college or university. To be eligible for the scholarship, the students parent(s) or legal guardian must be a member of the Platte County Farm Bureau for at least two years. The recipient will be selected based upon the following: information on the applicant, two teacher evaluations, letter of recomendation (someone other than a school official or relative), and a personal interview. Please include a picture. Click here for application Click here for Teacher rating
JOURDAN KARSTEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP**
DUE: April 12, 2018 3:00 pm to the Counseling Office
DETAILS: The Jourdan Karsten Memorial Scholarship will offer a $1500 college scholarship to an eligible Platte County R-3 High School senior. The scholarship will be paid directly to the college during the second semester of the freshman year of college. Click here for more information
CANTO CHORALEDue: March 31, 2019 to counseling office by 3 pmAmount:$1,000Details: The Canto Chorale is a select adult vocal ensemble from in and around Platte County under the direction of Darrell Wilson. The choir performs sacred works to proclaim the love and salvation of Jesus Christ. We are please to offer this scholarship opportunity on behalf of our non-profit organization, Friends of the Canto Chorale. Click for more information
HILLS FAMILY DENTAL SCHOLARSHIP**Due: April 15, 2019 3:00 pmAmount: $500.00Details: Hills Family Dental wishes to recognize an outstanding Platte County R-3 High School senior going into their first year of post-secondary education in a healthcare field. Please return applications to the counseling office once completed.Click here for more information
AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIPS
The student must be a resident of Missouri. Applicants must be under the age of 21, unmarried and a descendant* of a veteran with at least ninety days active service in the U. S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, who received an Honorable Discharge for such service. A photocopy of the veteran's DD 214, discharge or separation notice must accompany the scholarship application. Please see the counseling office for an application or one can be obtained from www.missourilegion.org
Lillie Lois Ford Scholarship Fund - April 20 Two awards of $1000 each are given each year. One to a boy who has attended a full session of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri or a full session of the Department's Cadet Patrol Academy. The second award is given to a girl who has attended a full session of The American Legion Auxiliary's Girls State program or a full session of the Department's Cadet Patrol Academy.
M.D. "Jack" Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Fund - April 20 Currently one $750 award is given for two successive semesters, and may, by application, be extended for two additional successive semesters. This award is available to a Missouri boy or girl training to be a Registered Nurse, and may be used in their freshman or subsequent college years. The student must have graduated in the top forty percent of their high school class or have a "C" or equivalent standing from their last college or university semester. Scholarships are awarded for one year, payable $375 per semester.
Joseph J. Frank Scholarship – April 20 Five awards of $500.00 are given annually to individuals who are descendants of a veteran. Applicant must have attended a full session of The American Legion Boys State or The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program, be a current resident of the state of Missouri and must use the scholarship as a full time student in an accredited college or university.
Charles L. Bacon Memorial Scholarship - April 20 Two awards of $500 are given annually in memory of the first Missourian to serve as National Commander of The American Legion. Eligible are individuals who are currently members of The American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, or the Sons of The American Legion, or a descendant* of a member of any thereof. Applicants must use the scholarship as a full-time student in an accredited college or university.
Erman W. Taylor Memorial Scholarship - April 20 Two $500 awards are given annually to a student planning on obtaining a degree in education, in honor of this Past National Executive Committeeman from Missouri. To be eligible the student must: be a Missouri resident, use the award as a full-time student at an accredited college or university, and submit an essay of 500 words or less on the subject In your opinion, what was the most significant world event of 2015/2016?
Shane Dean Voyles Memorial Scholarship - April 20** One $500 award will be awarded, annually. Each school in the State of Missouri may nominate one student to be considered for the award. The nominee will be selected on athletic, scholastic and leadership abilities. The nominee should be deeply involved in community and school activities, and must use the award as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. **Inform the PCHS counseling office and turn in application by March 15 if you are interested in this scholarship.
Direct all questions concerning the above scholarships to: Mr. John Buckwalter, Chairman Education and Scholarship Committee (660) 627-4713. Completed applications should be mailed no later than April 20 to: The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc. Attn: Education and Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 179 Jefferson City, MO 65102-0179.
COMMUNITY TEACHER'S ASSOCIATION (EDUCATION LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP)**
DUE: April 21, 2019
DETAILS: The Education Leadership Scholarship shall be awarded to a Platte County R-3 Senior planning to achieve an associate or bachelor's degree. Recipiant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must be going into Education. Application packet should be submitted to Disa Rice at Compass Elementary. Click here for more information
COMMUNITY TEACHER'S ASSOCIATION (CONTINUING LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP) **Due: April 21, 2019Amount: $300Details: The Continuing Leadership Scholarship shall be awarded to a Platte County R-3 Senior planning to achieve an associate or bachelor's degree. Recipiant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Application packet should be submitted to Disa Rice at Compass Elementary. Click here for more information
PIRATES CHEERLEADING CLUB SCHOLARSHIP**
DUE: April 27, 2019
DETAILS: Through the years, Pirates Cheerleading Club (PCC) and the Platte County High School Cheer Squad ahve worked together on several occasions. Many of our PCC cheerleaders to on to try out and make the cheer squad as freshmen and continue to cheer throughout their high school careers. In an effort to continue this relationship, Pirates Cheerleading Club is excited to offer a $500 scholarship award to a senior high school cheerleader. Click here for more information
CAMERON IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP
DUE: May 24, 2019
DETAILS: The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a merit-based undergrad scholarship for incomparable individuals who have the ability to make real, tangible contributions to their families, friends, and greater society. Merit-based four-year, full tuition. Click here for more information
THE GODDARD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP**Due: April 10, 2019 to PCHS Counseling Office by 2:55 pmAmount: $2,000Details: The scholarship criteria is based on proof of enrollment to a two year college, or four year University, GPA, and financial need. The applicant must attach a copy of the college or university's "letter of acceptance" for full time enrollment and the student ID when available. If selected, the student will be required to provide a copy of the class schedule before the scholarship award is sent to the registrar's office. If the selected student does not attend a college or university, the scholarship will not be granted. Click here for more details Click here for more information.
LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY STUDENTS OF THE YEAR CAMPAIGN - Open to All Grades
AMOUNT: $2,500 + Grant for Club/Organization
DETAILS: The LLS Students of the Year Campaign is a seven-week fundraising competition in which nominated high school students - who demonstrate qualitities of leadership, volunteerism, philanthropy, and community engagement - raise funds to beneifit the LLS Mid America Chapter. Click here for more information