Guidance and Counseling Center
Mrs. Rhonda Booth
(660)872-6813 ext. 242

Please ask Mrs. Booth for help if you need assistance completing scholarship applications!


Free Application for Federal Student Aid


The 2023-2024 FAFSA will be available October 1, 2022, at

Priority Deadline - February 1, 2023

Some schools and states have limited funds.  Do not delay!  Apply today!

The Elks National Foundation awards 500 four-year scholarships to high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student Scholarship contest.

Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

The Show-Me Chapter offers a $2000 scholarship for a high school senior, or undergraduate, planning to major in conservation or a natural resources-related field.  This is an essay contest.

The Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Scholarship covers tuition and fees for high school students taking dual credit or dual enrollment coursework from an approved provider. 

This application is the standard application for all Mizzou scholarships.

Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.

As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.

The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr.  Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.​

Each year, the Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council will award seven deserving college juniors and high school seniors $1000 scholarships. Applications for the 2019 program will be posted no later than Dec. 15, 2020.

The Soy Scholarship is a $7,000 one-time scholarship award presented to a current, eligible high school senior planning to pursue a degree in agriculture at an accredited college or university. The student must be a child or grandchild of a current ASA member, maintain successful academic progress and be in good standing with the college or university to receive the full amount of the scholarship. High school seniors may apply online Oct. 17-Dec. 31, 2022.

Need-based and merit-based scholarships; Must have an ACT score of 23 and GPA of 3.5 or higher to apply. Must fill out the 2022-2023 FAFSA using 2020 tax documents before submitting an application. 

Students should be graduating seniors with a 3.0 on 4.0 scale or equivalent grade point average. Students must be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education.  Students must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting sports. A copy of the current hunting license is required.

Deliver applications to:

Chapter name: Grand River Gobblers

Contact name: Quentin Willis

Ag-Power/John Deere located at 607 South 30th Street, Bethany, MO 64424

The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; US students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program; and US citizens attending schools overseas.

Applicants must be Missouri residents from any county or city in the state who are or plan to be enrolled as an undergraduate at a Missouri college or university in the chosen discipline of study.  Preference will be given to individuals with a demonstrated financial need. 


To be considered for a variety of scholarships awarded by individual campus departments, students are encouraged to complete the Standard Scholarship application each year. These scholarships are funded by our Northwest Foundation, departments, and private donors. The Standard Scholarship Application is available September 1 through February 1, award decisions are made during the month of February, and awarded scholarships are distributed the following academic year. Students can complete the application by logging into to CatPAWS, click the Student tab, and then select the Standard Scholarship Application box.


The Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Scholarship covers tuition and fees for high school students taking dual credit or dual enrollment coursework from an approved provider. 

Graduate and undergraduate students who complete the General Scholarship Application requirements by the deadline will be considered for over 250 scholarships offered by the Missouri Western State University Foundation.  Students must be accepted to MWSU to be able to apply for the competitive scholarship.

Freshman Scholarships and Foundational scholarships. You must be admitted to MSU in order to access and complete this scholarship application. This one application will apply you toward nearly 1,000 different scholarships.

The applicant must be pursuing a degree in Biology, Wildlife Management, Forestry, Fisheries, Ecology, Agriculture, Criminal Justice or a field of study closely related to the preceding subjects.

  • NCMC Dual Credit Scholarship- Due by February 4, 2022

Submit completed scholarship application form to: NCMC Foundation Office by mail: 1301 Main Street Trenton, MO 64683 OR by fax: (660)359-2899. Each scholarship recipient will be given a one-time scholarship of $324 to use toward their tuition. All submissions are reviewed and selection is made by the scholarship committee. If selected to receive a scholarship take the time to send a thank you to the scholarship representative. Thank-you letters provide the necessary acknowledgement of a donor, but also encourage future awards to students at North Central Missouri College.

Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members.

Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, be a United State citizen, be sponsored by a current NTCA- The Rural Broadband Association member, be accepted by an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school, have at least a C grade point average, and express interest to return to a rural community following graduation.

Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, be accepted by an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, trade school or other post-secondary institution, Have at least a C grade point average, and have a parent or legal guardian who is an active GRM Networks member in good standing at the application deadline.

The scholarship may be used to pursue any course of study that leads toward an academic degree such as Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or Associate’s Degree at an accredited college or university. The scholarship will be paid directly to the school and applied toward tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment. Recipients must be enrolled in school full time by Sept. 1 or the funds will be allocated to the runner-up.­

The Sallie Mae Fund will award (25) $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a two- or four-year degree professional certificate, or vocational training program. Seniors who excel inside and outside of the classroom and demonstrate financial need.