Scholarship Information

  • Scholarships posted on this web site are sent or communicated to RBHS Counseling Office for sharing with students; therefore, this list is not comprehensive. Please check directly with your prospective school(s) and other scholarship resources for more information about available scholarships.

    Scholarships on this page are listed chronologically by application deadline.  Scholarships with the closest deadline are listed at the top. 

    Our Scholarship Calendar (available on both the Scholarship and Post-Secondary Planning pages) provides scholarship information organized by scholarship deadline.  To get more detailed information about each scholarship found in the Scholarship Calendar (such as eligibility requirements & scholarship amount) click on the scholarship name and then click on the information link provided. 

 

RBHS Scholarships Database
 
Scholarship Name:  Central Methodist University Go Away to College Close to Home 50% tuition scholarship.
  
Amount:   50% off tuition
 
Deadline:  Automatically considered for this award upon acceptance if a student submits the required application materials.
 
Description: Central Methodist University Go Away to College Close to Home Program would offer a 50% tuition waiver to all non-curricular accepted Howard, Cooper, Saline and Boone County Students who meet or exceed the 52.5 index score and are A+ eligible. The index is calculated based on high school grade point average and standardized test scores. Students may live on campus or at home with their parent or guardian. This scholarship may not be combined with any other CMU scholarship offer.
 
Eligibility:  • Meet or exceed a 52.5 index score. The index is calculated based on high school grade point average (weighted or unweighted) and standardized test scores. (GPA x ACT=INDEX) • Be Missouri A+ Eligible • Attend high school in Howard, Cooper, Saline or Boone County.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Mary Dierkes Memorial Scholarship
  
Amount:   $1,000
 
Deadline:  Mar. 31, 2020
 
Description: The Mary Dierkes Memorial Scholarship Fund annually provides three to five $1,000 non-renewable college scholarships.
 
Eligibility:  Qualifications for the scholarship include having attended Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School (formerly Columbia Catholic School) for at least one year, or having attended Tolton Catholic High School for at least one year, and declaring a major in science, mathematics, engineering, science education, or math education.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Hawthorn Bank Scholarship
  
Amount:   $1,000
 
Deadline:  Mar. 31, 2020
 
Description: Hawthorn Bank is proud to award $1,000 scholarships to four deserving high school seniors to help them complete their education. Just answer a few questions, write a couple of short essays and you could be one of the winners.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Mel Koonse Memorial Scholarship
  
Amount:   $1,000
 
Deadline:  Apr. 01, 2020
 
Description: This scholarship is given in memory of the late Mel Koonse, a former member of the Old Wheels Car Club, and an avid collector and restorer of antique and classic cars.
 
Eligibility:  This $1,000 scholarship is available to a Boone County High School senior, continuing their education in an automotive related field of study.
 
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Scholarship Name:  PLATO's Closet Scholarship
  
Amount:   $1,000
 
Deadline:  Apr. 01, 2019
 
Description: YOUR STORY… Tell us how you’ve made a difference—at home, at school, or in the community. Did you start a project? Are you part of a team? Maybe you made a difference individually. Send us a one-page summary (because you’ve got better things to do than write some lengthy essay about the things you’ve already done!) Bonus points if you tell us how you’ve helped to “reduce, reuse, or recycle”. Submit Application To: platosclosetcomo@gmail.com.
 
Eligibility:  Scholarship recipient must be enrolled full-time for two subsequent semesters to quality. Recipient will be selected by the owner and a small selection community of Rocket Scientry LLC dba Plato’s Closet. Scholarship amount will be paid in the form of two $500 reimbursements of the purchase of textbooks (hopefully used!) during the subsequent fall and spring semesters. Paid receipts for books must be submitted for reimbursement.
 
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Scholarship Name:  National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) Scholarship - LOCAL Scholarship!
  
Amount:   $500
 
Deadline:  Apr. 01, 2020
 
Description: To offer a graduating high school senior an opportunity to receive a scholarship in the amount of $500 to be used for post-high school education at a college, university, technical or trade school. The money may be used for tuition, books, or other related expenses, and will be paid to the institution for the benefit of the student in the fall of 2020 upon the confirmation of attendance in a class scheduled at a post-secondary institution as described above.
 
Eligibility:  High school students in their senior year who will graduate in the Spring of 2020 from any of the following high schools: Boonville, Centralia, Columbia, Community, Fayette, Fulton, Hallsville, Harrisburg, Howard Co., Mexico, Montgomery Co., New Bloomfield, New Franklin, North Callaway Co., South Callaway Co., Southern Boone Co., Sturgeon, Van-Far, and Wellsville Middletown
 
Contact Information:  NAIFA Mid-Missouri c/o Rick McKernan, Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 10123 Columbia, MO 65205
 
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Downloadable Application:   2020NAIFA.docx
 
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Scholarship Name:  Doug Mooney Heart of a Champion Scholarship
  
Amount:   $1,000-$3,000
 
Deadline:  Apr. 01, 2020
 
Description: The Douglas R. Mooney Heart of a Champion Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 to provide financial assistance to deserving Central Missouri high school graduates who have consistently demonstrated the qualities, traits and characteristics, both in the sports arena and in the classroom, that made the late Doug Mooney not just a great athlete, but also a great person: DEDICATION -- DETERMINATION -- PERSEVERANCE -- INTEGRITY -- HONESTY -- PASSION
 
Eligibility:  1. Must submit a completed scholarship application prior to April 1st of their Senior year 2. Will be a graduate of a Central Missouri High School 3. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 4. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a 2 or 4-year college, university or trade school in the semester immediately following graduation 5. Must have written recommendations from 1 coach or teacher 6. Plans to participate in collegiate athletics is NOT required but will be considered.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Farmers' Mutual Insurance Company of Callaway County is offering an educational scholarship to be presented to a MO high school graduating senior in May 2020.
  
Amount:   $500
 
Deadline:  Apr. 03, 2020
 
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Eligibility:  Applicant's family must be a current policyholder of Farmers' Mutual Insurance Co. Applicant must be beginning their post-secondary education for the first time following high school graduation. Applicant must submit a written essay on a topic chosen by the scholarship selection committee. All applications must be postmarked on or before April 3, 2020.
 
Contact Information:  Farmers' Mutual Insurance Company of Callaway County Attn: Scholarship Committee 201 St. Louis Ave Fulton, MO 65251
 
 
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Scholarship Name:  Insurance Professionals of Mid-Missouri Scholarship - LOCAL Scholarship!
  
Amount:   $750
 
Deadline:  Apr. 03, 2020 by 4:00 PM
 
Description: High school seniors graduating in the 2019-2020 school year, who have been accepted to an accredited college or university following graduation, and currently attend high school in one of the following counties: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau, and Randolph.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Chapter FA P.E.O Scholarship
  
Amount:   $500
 
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Description: P.E.O. International promotes educational opportunities for women through scholarships, grants, and low interest loans to assist women with their education. Chapter FA of P.E.O. has established this local $500 scholarship to provide monetary assistance to an exceptional senior woman in the Columbia Public Schools who will attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the next academic year.
 
Eligibility:  The scholarship will go to a senior woman in the Columbia Public Schools who will start her freshman year in the fall of 2020 at an accredited postsecondary institution. The recipient must excel in academics, leadership, and service to her community. She must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
 
Contact Information:  Chapter FA, P.E.O. Attn: Michelle Steinhauer 5766 Waterfront Drive South Columbia, MO 65202
 
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Downloadable Application:   2020FAPEOScholarship.docx
 
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Scholarship Name:  Student View Scholarship
  
Amount:   One (1) individual prize of a $5,000 scholarship. Two (2) individual prize of a $1,000 scholarship. Ten (10) individual prizes, consisting of $500 scholarships each
 
Deadline:  Apr. 22, 2020
 
Description: he Student-View Scholarship is a unique opportunity for high school seniors. It is open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need. Student Insights were awarded the following prizes:
 
Eligibility:  It is exceptionally easy to apply: * NO minimum SAT or ACT score * NO minimum grade point average * NO lengthy, time-consuming paperwork * NO essays * NO application fees Simply complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Central Missouri CPCU Society Scholarship
  
Amount:   Two $1,000 scholarships awarded
 
Deadline:  Apr. 23, 2020 by 4:00 PM
 
Description: The Central Missouri Chapter of the Charter Property Casualty Underwriter Society is pleased to award two scholarships to high school seniors entering a 4-year college for the 2020-21 school year!
 
Eligibility:  Eligibility: Spring 2020 graduating mid-Missouri high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited college or university following graduation. EMAIL Essays to: centralmocpcuscholarship@gmail.com
 
Contact Information:  Amy Hildebrand Shelter Insurance Companies 1817 West Broadway Columbia, MO 65218
 
 
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Scholarship Name:  Rizio Lipinsky Lawyer Scholarship
  
Amount:   $10,000
 
Deadline:  May 01, 2020
 
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Eligibility:  For the 2020 Rizio Lipinsky $10,000 Law School Scholarship, we want to know why you’re pursuing a career in law. In an essay of 1,000 words or less, please explain why you’re inspired to become an attorney, and how you plan to use your law degree to fight for justice for your fellows. If you have past experience in advocating for yourself or others, we would love to hear how that experience informed your decision to pursue a career in law.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Maison Law Central Valley Community Scholarship
  
Amount:   $2,000
 
Deadline:  May 01, 2020
 
Description: The Maison Law Central Valley Community Scholarship is available to high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall.
 
Eligibility:  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: We ask that all applicants: Be a graduating high school senior Have a minimum 3.0 GPA Submit an essay of approximately 500 words in the form below telling us “How you would make the streets of the Central Valley (or your city) safer”. Your answer could address anything from a dangerous intersection to how to curb texting and driving or even making roads safer for cyclists. It’s up to you.
 
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Scholarship Name:  B. Davis Scholarship
  
Amount:   $1,000
 
Deadline:  May 22, 2020
 
Description: To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Bosterbio Scholarship
  
Amount:   $1,000
 
Deadline:  May 31, 2020
 
Description: Boster is proud to provide an annual scholarship to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 4-year academic program related to Biology Technology. The Bosterbio Scholarships for Young Scientists Of Excellence will provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school or college students to aid their scientific research in college.
 
Eligibility:  1. Applicants must provide proof that they have been accepted into a research position in biology or medical-related lab on a full-time or substantial part-time basis (minimum 9 credit hours worth of research work for the next two semesters). 2. Must obtain and submit a letter of recommendation – either from a teacher/ tutor/ or lecturer who knows the student well or from an employer in a relevant healthcare services niche (must be signed and on letterhead to be accepted). 3. 3.40+ GPA
 
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Scholarship Name:  PB&J Scholarship
  
Amount:   $500-$1,000
 
Deadline:  May 31, 2020
 
Description: The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Big Sun Scholarship
  
Amount:   $500
 
Deadline:  Jun. 19, 2020
 
Description: The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
 
Eligibility:  The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Pro Stock Hockey Scholarship
  
Amount:   $1,000
 
Deadline:  Aug. 01, 2020
 
Description: Through the Pro Stock Hockey Scholarship, we award the winning student $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree.
 
Eligibility:  To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must attend an accredited college or university based in the USA.
 
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Scholarship Name:  AES Scholarship
  
Amount:   $500
 
Deadline:  Oct. 05, 2020
 
Description: The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study.
 
Eligibility:  To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site.
 
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Scholarship Name:  Molded Dimensions, LLC Scholarship - available to current JUNIORS and SENIORS
  
Amount:   $500
 
Deadline:  Nov. 30, 2020
 
Description: Molded Dimensions is proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in STEM. The awarded student will receive $500 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.
 
Eligibility:  U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript.
 
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