Missouri Residents

Bright Flight
This scholarship encourages top-ranking high school seniors to attend college in Missouri.  To be eligible, you must:

  • Have a composite score on the American College Testing Program (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in the top 3 percent of all Missouri students taking those tests,
  • Be a graduating high school senior who enrolls as a first-time, full-time student in an approved Missouri post secondary school,
  • Be a Missouri resident and a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen,
  • Not be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity,
  • Qualifying ACT or SAT composite score must be achieved by June test dates,
  • www.dhe.mo.gov/brightflight.shtml.

Missouri Garden Club
Deadline: March 1
Application is available online. Requirements:

  • Must be attending school full-time as defined by NGC,
  • Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 graded hours of classes,
  • Graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 graded hours of classes,
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale),
  • Must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture,
  • Must be majoring in one of the following fields of study:

Landscape Design
Wildlife Science
Plant Pathology/Science
City (Rural & Urban) Planning
Habitat or Forest/Systems
Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior)
Environmental Conservation (inc. Engineering, etc.)
Land Management and/or other related or allied subjects


Marguerite Ross Barnett
This scholarship was established for students who are employed while attending school part time.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Be a Missouri resident and a United States citizen or an eligible non citizen,
  • Be enrolled at least half time but less than full time at a participating Missouri post secondary school,
  • Be employed and compensated for at least 20 hours per week,
  • Be 18 years or older,
  • Demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA,
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress,
  • Not be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity,
  • Be pursuing your first bachelor's degree,
  • Cannot have completed more than 150 credit hours,
  • www.dhe.mo.gov/rossbarnett.shtml,
  • Complete and submit an Employment Verification Form to the financial aid office at the Missouri school you attend or plan to attend.  Funds cannot be disbursed until your school has this form on file.

 Travel Council Scholarship


Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program Scholarship

Deadline: June 1

Applications are available online at www.dhe.mo.gov/ppc/grants/muelp_0310_final.php..


  • Pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in one of the following areas of study: civil, chemical, mechanical, agricultural engineering, environmental engineering, geology, biology, wildlife management, planning, some aspect of natural resource management or a closely related field, environmental chemistry, environmental law enforcement,
  • Be a current Missouri resident,
  • Graduate of an accredited high school,
  • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or if enrolled in college, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale,
  • Enrolled as a full-time student (at least 12 hours per semester) in a Missouri post-secondary institution.
  • African Americans, Hispanic or Latino Americans, Native Americans and Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.

Dr. Mary King Long Scholarship
Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to an individual pursuing a career in a medically oriented field. Depending on the availability of funds, scholarship is $500 per student/semester (renewable) with multiple recipients.


  • Full-time student enrolled in a medically oriented program associated with an accredited college,
  • Resident of Taney or Stone County,
  • Demonstration of financial need as determined by FAFSA EFC Report,
  • Past recipients of the scholarship may re-apply for additional awards. To maintain eligibility, grades must be reported each grading period and an updated FAFSA EFC submitted annually,
  • Due dates: July 1st and December 1st. For renewal, grades must be provided at the end of each grading period.

Application can be found online at: www.cfozarks.org/scholarships/scholarships/view/178.

Jack J. Isgur Foundation

Online application found at: http://isgur.org

Southwest Missouri Public Relations Society of America’s
Dr. Joe McAdoo Memorial Scholarship 

The Southwest Missouri Public Relations Society of America (SWMO PRSA) is an organization that provides a friendly and active forum for sharing ideas and experiences among public relations professionals in the southwest Missouri area. 

For more information about SWMO PRSA, visit http://swmoprsa.org/members/scholarships .



C. Lawrence Leggett Scholarship and Missouri Insurance Education Foundation Scholarship
These scholarships are for a junior or senior student majoring in insurance or related field of study at a Missouri college or university.
Download an application form from mief.org,


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