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 Sikeston Senior High School Scholarship List


NOVEMBER Scholarships

1. Deadline: November 10, 2020. 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. For students in grades 5-12 who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Applications are available at and

2. Deadline November 15, 2020. 2021 Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship. The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four year scholarships to the highest rated applicants in the 2021 competition. Ranging from $1000 to $12,500 per year. Here is the link to apply:

3. Deadline: November 15, 2020. The Hagan Scholarship. For high school students in need of financial assistance in order to attend college. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and 23 or higher on the ACT. There are several other requirements listed, please go to their website: to find the application and for more information. Each Hagan Scholarship will pay the unmet financial need of the recipient, up to $5,000 per semester.

4. Deadline: November 30, 2020. Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Apply online at: ​

5. Deadline: November 30, 2020 Soil and Water Conservation Society Scholarship. For students wishing to pursue studies with a natural resource conservation orientation at properly accredited college or universities. One $2000 scholarship will be awarded, with the possibility of a second smaller scholarship. Applicants must be a member of the SWCS. Applications can be found online at or outside the counselor’s office.  



  1. Deadline: December 2, 2020. National Space Club Scholarship. The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.The applicant can only use the $10,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year. Apply online at: 

  2. Deadline: December 15, 2020. Burger King Scholarship. Application opened Oct 15.  For high school seniors who have a GPA of 2.5 and plan to enroll full-time for the 2016-17 academic year at an accredited 2-4 year school. Apply online at:

  3. Deadline: December 15, 2020. North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship. For students who are enrolled or enrolling as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the U.S. for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field. 3- $1000 awards. Application can be found at:

  4. Deadline: December 20, 2020. Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship. For high school and college age students interested in sales & marketing. For more information, click on this link:

  5. Deadline: December 20, 2020. SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship. For high school and college age students interested in SEO and Marketing. For more information, click on this link:

  6. Deadline: December 31, 2020. SBO Essay Scholarship Contest. Answer in 250 words (or less): How has playing an instrument changed for you during the pandemic? Application can be found online at:

  7. Deadline: December 31, 2020. $2500 College Raptor Scholarship. To enter this contest, each student conducts a college search on that is designed to present college options that match the student’s individual academic cultural, and financial circumstances in addition to exploring the true cost of their education. One scholarship will be awarded based on the student’s academic achievements and essay.    Click on this link to apply.

  8. Deadline: December 31, 2020, March 31, 2021 and June 30, 2021 . OppU Achievers Scholarship.  Application can be found online at:


January Scholarships

1. Deadline: January 5, 2021. GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. For high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Apply online at

2. Deadline: January 6, 2021. Driver Education Initiative Scholarship. For current high school students or college students, must be enrolled full time. For more information:

3. Deadline: January 8, 2021. SEMO Electric Foundation Scholarship. The one-time scholarship is open to any high school senior whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) are a SEMO Electric Cooperative member. You must have a 2.5 GPA and attend an accredited college, university or vocational school. Applications are available outside the counselor’s office.

4. Deadline: January 9, 2021. Ron Brown Scholar Program. For academically talented, highly motivated African American students who are seniors in high school who plan to pursue undergraduate degrees full-time. Award is $10,000 annually. For more information go to 

5. Deadline: January 14, 2021. FFA Scholarships. Apply at More than $500,000 in scholarships will be awarded with winners announced in April/May. 

6. Deadline: January 15, 2021. Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship. Competition open to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year. Download the application at:


1. Deadline: February 5, 2021. Elks Legacy Awards. For the child or grandchild of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2018. To apply click on this link:

College Specific Scholarships

**These schoarships are subject to change per college discretion. Please visit the college’s scholarship website for the most up to date information.**


Southeast Missouri State University       ****

Name of Award                                          GPA                    ACT                                         Amount

Copper Dome Scholarship                          2.75                 Superscore                  $1000 up to $5000 (value increases annually)

President’s Scholarship                               3.75                       31                                $10,000 (value increases annually)                               

Residence Life Leadership Award               3.0                        18                                $1,000


Missouri State University  ****

Name of Award                                              GPA                 ACT                            Amount

Presidential Scholarship                                                             31                             $12,500 per year

Board of Governors Scholarship                     3.0                   28-36                           $5,000 per year

Provost Scholarship                                         3.0                   26 or higher                $3,000 per year

Deans’ Scholarship                                          3.0                   24 or higher                $2,000 per year

Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leaders Scholarship                     20  or higher               $2,500 per year


Murray State University  ****

Name of Award                      GPA                 ACT                                       Amount

Trustee Scholarship                   3.7                   33-36                              100% tuition + $1500 annually

Regents Scholarship                  3.6                   30 & above                     80% tuition+ $1,500 annually

Provost Scholarship                   3.5                   28 & above                     60% tuition+ $1,000 annually

Carr Scholarship                        3.5                   26-27                              45% tuition

University Scholarship              3.0                  24 & above                     20% tuition

Deans                                         3.0                   21-23                            $1500 annually

National Merit Finalist                                                                            100% tuition


University of Missouri-Columbia ****

Name of Award                                              ACT                                      Amount

Chancellor’s Award                                         31-36                                    $6500

Curators Scholars Award                                28-30                                    $4500

Excellence Award                                            25-27                                    $3000

Missouri Land Grant                           for pell eligible students, 100% of unmet need for tuition and fees

Missouri Land Grant Honors              for pell eligible students, 100% of unmet need for tuition, fees, and average cost of housing & dining

National Merit Finalist                                                                                100% tuition and fees + add’l $

National Merit Semifinalist                                                                         100% tuition and fees + add’l $

Stamps Scholars Award                                  32-36                                  COA + $16,000

Mizzou Scholars Award                                   33-36                                  $10,000


Mississippi State University ****

Name of Award                                             GPA             ACT                            Amount

Presidential Scholarship                                                    30 or higher    $75,000 for four years + add’l $

Provost Scholarships                                       3.75           30 or higher                $8,500 +add’l $

Freshman Academic Excellence                     3.0             22 or higher                $8,000-$20,000 annually

Colvard Future Leader Scholarship                3.5             26 or higher                $1,000 to $2,500

Alumni Non-Resident Tuition                        3.0              32 and below              $4,000


Arkansas State University ****

Name of Award                     GPA                ACT                                        Amount

ASTATE Scholar                     3.5                   32 or higher                            $15,000

ASTATE Excellence                3.5                   30-31 Superscore                    $9,220

AState Leadership                    3.5                   28 Superscore                         $8,220

                                                  3.5                   29                                            $8,720

ASTATE Pride                          3.25                 25 Superscore                         $6,720            

                                                  3.25                 26 Superscore                         $6,970

                                                  3.25                 27 Superscore                         $7,220

ASTATE Spirit                          3.25                 24 Superscore                         $3,000

Arkansas Promise                     3.00                 23 Superscore                         $3,000

Out of State                               3.00                 24 Superscore                         Equals out of state tuition

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