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 Sikeston Senior High School Scholarship List


Scholarship information will be uploaded to this website and updated frequently to reflect accurate deadlines and information. Please remember that this is not an all-inclusive list of scholarships. Local, state, and school specific scholarships are often the ones featured. Students can search for national scholarships through websites including (but notlimited to),, and


Upcoming Scholarships

OCTOBER Scholarships
1. Deadline: October 6, 2019 . AES Scholarship . Visit the website . Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. How to Apply--Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What  elationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? Amount of award: $500.00. Submit essay to: Submit essay to
2. Deadline: October 18, 2019. LendEDU Scholarship . Criteria are 2.5 GPA, current senior or college student, and essay is required. Apply online at:
3. Deadline: October 25, 2019. The Horatio Alger Scholarship. Must be planning to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (you may start at a 2 year institution and transfer to a 4 year institution). Must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity and a 2.0 GPA. Apply online at .
4. Deadline: October 31, 2019. Coca Cola Scholars Program. For high school seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or
higher. This award recognizes students’ ability to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a
significant impact on their schools and communities. Apply online at
www .

NOVEMBER Scholarships
1. Deadline: November 1, 2019. 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. The Ron Brown Scholar Program has two deadlines for applications: November 1 - application will be considered for the Ron Brown Scholars Program AND forwarded to a select and limited number of additional scholarship providers. January 9 - final postmarked deadline in order to be considered ONLY for the Ron Brown Scholars Program. For more information go to
2. Deadline: November 5, 2019. 2019 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 .
3. Deadline: November 15, 2019. 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 5, 2019 . The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship . The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four –year scholarship to the highest-rated applicants in the 2017 competition. Applications will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. For details and to complete an application, visit .
5. Deadline: November 30, 2019 . 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). Recipients must also be available to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL, from February 14-17, 2019. Apply online at:
6. Deadline: November 30, 2019. Sixt Scholarship Program. Criteria: Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale, Graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2019/2020, Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university, Financial need will be considered. Apply online at:

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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