2018-2019 SSD Scholarships & Opportunities Sheet
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KEY:TITLES IN PINK ARE COMING DUE SOON!!!
SCHOLARSHIPS & OPPORTUNITIES WITH
YELLOW BACKGROUNDS
HAVE BEEN RECENTLY ADDED
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DUE DATES: SCHOLARSHIP TITLEAMOUNT/Other InfoLINK
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ASAP80 in 80 Ferguson Roofing Scholarship
For trade students in Automotive, Construction,
Electrical, IT, Mechanical or other trades.
Ferguson Roofing is offering scholarships to
deserving youth in our local community. For
more info, see link next cell.
https://fergusonroofing.com/80in80/scholarship-application/
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Varies, many are
due March 1, 2019
Scholarships for Students on the Autism Spectrum
25 Different awards for students on the Autism spectrum
ranging from $500-$7500.
https://www.top10onlinecolleges.org/scholarships-for/autism-spectrum/
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VariesSTLCC Scholarship Foundation
Various Scholarships and awards from $150-$4000 for
students studying at St. Louis Community Colleges
(see next link for more info)
https://stlcc.academicworks.com/?page=1
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Varies
Financial Aid and Scholarships for Minority Students
Multiple scholarsip opportunities for students with
minority backgrounds.
https://tinyurl.com/y9u3u87k
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Varies
Financial Aid Guide for Hispanic Students
Multiple scholarsip opportunities for students with
Hispanic heritage
https://tinyurl.com/yc2l2fxn
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10/17/2018Wendy's High School Heisman
Eight National Finalists each receiving $5,000 and the
two National Winners receiving $10,000.
Students must be athletes with a minimum 3.0 GPA
at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the
International Olympic Committee (see link for full list).
Be a leader in school and in the community and serve
as a role model for underclassman.
https://tinyurl.com/y9mz6nxt
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10/30/2018Central Methodist University (CMU)
For students planning to attend CMU (near Columbia).
FULL TUITION scholarship at CMU's Eagle Select
Scholarship Competition on Tuesday, October 30.
The Eagle Select scholarship competition is a bi-annual
event for students in their senior year of high school
who meet the invitation requirements: a minimum of a
26 ACT score and have a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
Upon acceptance to CMU, students may compete for
scholarship awards up to full tuition (requires that
students live on campus until graduation). The event
is open to parents and families. Students will compete
in a math component, essay and interview.
Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the 4th floor
of the Inman Student and Community Center.
http://go.centralmethodist.edu/eagleselect/inquiryform
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10/31/2018Coca-Cola Scholarship
$20,000 to 150 high school seniors each year.
Achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating
high school seniors. Students are recognized for their
capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment
to making a significant impact on their schools and
communities.
https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/
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10/31/18Progress 64 West Louis S. Sachs Scholarship
Scholarships totaling $7,500 to two area high school
seniors along Hwy 50/I-64 corridor High School Senior
in Parkway, Rockwood, Francis Howell, Fort Zumalt or
Wentzville school districts. Submit a proposed Executive
Summary of a Business Plan (details on application)
Applicants must be able to attend luncheon on
Nov. 21, 2018 Apply online at link on next cell.
www.progress64west.org
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11/1 and 1/10
Asian & Pacific Islander Fund Number of Scholarships
200+ Scholarships, Amount: $2,500http://www.apiasf.org/scholarships.html
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11/1/18Ron Brown Scholarship (African-American)
15+ Scholarships, Award: $10,000/yr (total $40,000).
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent
residents, Black/African American and current high school
seniors at the time of their application. Applicants should
demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership
ability, participate in community service activities and have
demonstrated financial need.
https://tinyurl.com/y7m6mtj2
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11/5/2018NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC)
​Must be female and have computing/technology-related
achievements and interests. If you win the award, then
you are eligible for additional scholarships (see website
for details)
https://www.aspirations.org/participate/high-school
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11/12/2018
Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships (Learning Disabilities)
$2,500 for seniors with documented learning disabilities
and/or ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education.
http://apply.ncld.org/res/p/EligibilityInfo/
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11/12/2018Anne Ford Scholarship (Learning Disabilities)
$10,000 ($2,500/four years)
Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a
four-year bachelor’s degree program in the fall
Have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
Submit current financial information
Provide most current documentation of an identified learning
disability and/or ADHD (e.g., IEP or 504 plan) and has
utilized services, supports, and/or accommodations.
Please note: LD and ADHD can co-occur with other issues
such as speech/language, hearing and vision, and autism
spectrum disorders; to be eligible candidates must provide
documentation of a specific LD and/or ADHD.
https://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards/
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11/15/2018Elk's 2019 Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year,
scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year
degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester
hours), in a U.S. college or university. Applicants need
NOT be related to a member of the Elks.
Open to high school seniors graduating in 2019 only.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the
date their applications are signed.
https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
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11/17/2018KMOX Southeast MO Student of
Achievement
Thirty (30) awards of $3000 each
to attend Southeast Missouri
State University for 2019 enrollees.
Renewable for students who
maintain a 3.5 GPA and complete
30 credit hours at Southeast.
Cannot be combined with other
acedemic scholarships.
https://goo.gl/zhBMHT
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11/26/2018Show-Me Chapter Scholarship
$2,000 Scholarship for students interested in ecology,
animal studies, and conservation.
http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship-and-awards/show-chapter-scholarship/
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11/30/2018Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
$1000 for seniors with acceptance to
an accredited school or an undergraduate
student at an accredited institution.
https://goo.gl/a6XytK
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12/1/2018
Missouri Baptist University's Shine On
First Generation Scholarship
$12,000 minimum for one first generation college
student (in combination with all other financial aid) who
holds a 3.0 cumulative GPA AND 20 or higher composite
on the ACT. Student must come from a family in which
neither parent has earned a college degree.
Cannot be stacked with other merit or talent based aid.
Renewable annually for students who maintain 2.5 or
greater GPAs. Student must apply for MO Baptist U.
For an application, contact Mrs. Saunders at:

KMSaunders@ssdmo.org

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12/14/18
or until 10,000
applications are
received.
AXA Achievement
$2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarships. For every
student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount
of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.
https://tinyurl.com/j4yhhr6
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01/11/2018Various SSD Scholarships
​If you know any high school seniors who receive SSD
services or attend one of SSD's technical high schools,
encourage them to apply for student scholarships offered
through SSD and the Special Education Foundation.
https://www.ssdmo.org/student_scholarships.htm
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01/25/2018Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship
$1,500. The local chapter will also be awarding at least one
educational grant of $500. Financial need is a consideration,
but that should not deter anyone from applying.
Recipients receive the check directly upon proof of
enrollment.
https://tinyurl.com/ybqo96q5
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After SkillsUSA
contests
SkillsUSA/Ranken Technical College
Rankin Scholarships for SkillsUSA winners who
place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in qualifying contests.
$500 - $7,500 for full-time enrollment at Rankin (12-hrs)
NOTE: To qualify, students MUST enroll the year
following their graduation from high school.
For more info, contact
Ms. MissyBorchardt
Dean of Enrollment Mgmt.
314-286-4809
email: maborchadt@ranken.edu
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ASAP, but not
less than 10-
weeks prior to
start of class
Ryan Hummert Memorial Scholarship
The Scholarship provides for tuition, textbooks and
other fee expenses paid by the Ryan Hummert Memorial
Scholarship (for paramedics and fire-fighters)
https://goo.gl/hMYwdJ
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Contest opens
1/1/2018
andcloses on
12/31/18
CareerSafe National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship
Four awards of $500 each for students who have
received their OSHA 10-Hour card. Requires an essay
about the impact in the way the writer recognizes hazards
and how that recognition will benefit the writer's future.
https://goo.gl/n7xisX
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Graduates of the
SSD Fire
Tech program
may apply after
completing their
coursework and
received EMT-P
license from the
State of MO.
Greater St. Louis County Fire Academy Scholarship
$500 to $4,000 per applicant to be
used towards their tuition at the
St. Louis County Fire Academy.
https://goo.gl/vm7sWP
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Not currently open
for 2018. Check
back after 1/1/19
AG Bell Scholarship for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Competitive scholarship for students with
hearing impairments diagnosed prior to
the age of 4. Must have 3.25 GPA
https://goo.gl/E526CK
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Opens around12/15
Closes 4/1
American Foundation for the Blind$500 - $2,500https://goo.gl/riFiPI
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VariesSt. Louis Graduates Scholarship
Database
Database of 140+ scholarships
specifically for St. Louis area
students
www.stlouisgraduates.org
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Varies. See link.
Missouri Higher Education Scholarship
(Bright Flight)
Up to $3,000 scholarship
designed for students in the
top 3-5 percentile on ACT-
SAT scores (see link for
more info)
https://goo.gl/FFzgNS
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Year roundSTLCC STEM Scholarship - Florissant Valley
$6283/academic year for students in STEM disciplines.
For students with 3.5+ GPAs Biotechnology, Computer
Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Science,
Engineering Science and Engineering Technology.
Students mave have earned a “B” or better in
Intermediate Algebra or higher and demonstrate
financial eligibility as determined by the STLCC Financial
Aid Office.
https://goo.gl/JeqC3V
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ASAPStarkloff's Dream Big Summer Career Camp
Provides exclusive, behind-the-scenes
opportunities to college and career-bound high
school students wtih disabilities and IEPs.
Participating businesses include: Monsanto, Boeing,
Centene, Express Scripts, Nestle Purina PetCare,
Fleishman Hillard, Riot Games, Bi State Development,
Cortex Innovation Center, Launchcode, and St. Louis
Community College Culinary Arts. Students will meet
business leaders, learn about a wide variety of
professions, and see what it takes to achieve in those
roles. For more info or to apply, visit next cell's link
or call 314-588-7090. Some scholarships are
available.
https://goo.gl/evD8NV
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DATES VARYBDPA Scholarships for IT Students
Various Scholarships for various amounts. Check often!
http://www.bdpa.org/?scholarships
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Contact STLCC
Scholarship
Foundation just
prior to high
school graduation
Gateway to Innovation Scholarship (Computer and IT)
Students must complete a scholarship application;
must be a recent high school graduate or current STLCC
student, and enrolled full-time at STLCC pursuing an
AAS degree in Information Systems or Computer Science;
must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be in
good standing; must file FAFSA as financial need will be
considered; must submit a letter of recommendation
and a written essay outlining their career aspirations
and how this scholarship will benefit the student.
Renewable for up to 70 hours of college credit at STLCC
if student maintains a 2.5 GPA and continues to pursue
a degree in IT/CS.
https://stlcc.academicworks.com/opportunities/1310
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A+ (Four-Year Colleges)
The A+ Scholarship is funded by the State of Missouri
and primarily intended for community colleges and
trade schools; however, some 4-year colleges accept
funding. See link, next cell for more information
https://tinyurl.com/y7gsdnd7
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NOTE: ANY STUDENT MAY APPLY FOR ANY SCHOLARSHIP.
CATEGORIES BELOW ARE ONLY SUGGESTIONS FOR FASTER
ACCESS TO POSSIBLE AREAS OF STUDENT INTEREST, ONLY.
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For more, see: https://www.scholarships.com/news/fall-in-love-with-2018-autumn-scholarships
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