The scholarships below are available and ready for students to apply.  
All scholarships are categorized by due dates.

NOTE: On any application that is a Google DOC, you must make a copy before you can make changes to the document.

John T. Belcher Scholarship October 16, 2023
Any student is eligible to apply. Students must complete ONE of the essay prompts at the bottom of the application. Please turn your completed application in to Mrs. Splain or Mrs. Smith in the Counseling Center.  For this scholarship, our school board members pick one student to apply for the regional award of $1,000. The regional winner is automatically eligible to compete for the statewide competition which provides an additional $1,500.

Leroy Vogel Family Endowed Business  December 1, 2023
Graduate of BGHS pursuing a degree in business from MU'S Trulaske College of Business. Students must create an account through Scholarship Universe to get to the application.
Use this link to help answer any questions about ScholarshipUniverse -

Hagan Scholarship Foundation  December 1, 2023
Must be a U.S. Citizen, must attend an eligible public high school, must have achieved a 3.50 Cumulative Grade Point Average,
must enroll at an Eligible Four-Year College or University the first semester following high school graduation,
must work 240 hours from January 1, 2024, until the commencement of the 2024 fall semester in college. Preferred employment is regularly scheduled non-family employment performed under supervision for compensation. However, if you work on a family farm or for a family business this may be acceptable for first-year recipients. Applicant's Adjusted Gross Household Income reported for 2022 Federal Income Taxes Purposes must not have exceeded $85,000.

Pike Co. Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers  December 15, 2023
Applicants need to be a Pike County, Missouri high school senior involved in agriculture who plans to continue his or her involvement in agriculture, and likely to return to Pike County upon graduation from college. The application must be typed if possible and is due to the Bowling Green Farm Bureau office or emailed to by 3:00 pm. All contact will be through email. Please make sure you check your spam or junk for an email from

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program January 4, 2024
Student must: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Students must also demonstrate strong academic performance (at least a 3.0), be citizens of the United States of America, be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States, and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

Legacy Award ELKS Scholarship  February 5, 2024
Merit-based scholarship for any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2021, or a charter member of a Lodge that instituted on or after April 1, 2021, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2024. Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges, or universities. (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines may apply for Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges, or universities in their respective homes.) If you are selected as a 2024 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform three instances of service with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship.

MFA Scholarship February 15, 2024
The scholarship winner is selected by a local committee, which considers the applicant's: interest in furthering his/her education in agriculture or other fields that benefit rural life, participation and leadership in school, church, and community activities, reputation for good citizenship, and moral character, financial need, income and willingness to work, and satisfactory academic progress. Click the link to be directed to the webpage for the online application. You must create an account first.

Farm Kids for College Information February 20, 2024
Must be a high school senior pursuing an agriculture-related degree at an accredited college/university. Scholarship amount: $1,000.

John Wood Community College Foundation Scholarship March 1, 2024
Applicants must plan to attend John Wood Community College. Scholarship values range from one class to full tuition. Awards are for the 2022-23 academic year. Online application.

FCS Financial Scholarship March 1, 2024
You must be a child or grandchild of an FCS Financial customer to be eligible for this scholarship. Additionally, students who are a relative of a director or an employee or who are receiving a full-ride scholarship are not eligible to receive the FCS Financial scholarship  Each year up to 35 scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each are provided to eligible Missouri high school seniors.

Peoples Bank & Trust Co. Scholarship  March 1, 2024
Any high school senior who is a US citizen who attends a school in Lincoln County (Silex R-1, Elsberry R-2, Troy R-3, and Winfield R-4), Warren County R-III, St. Dominic, Christian High School, Fort Zumwalt (North, South, East and West), Francis Howell Central, Clopton High School, Bowling Green R-I, Louisiana R-2 schools and any Home School students that reside in these districts are eligible to apply. Minimum cumulative 2.75 grade point average. This is an online application that would like a copy of your transcript. You will need to fill out a transcript request form requesting your transcript be sent to your personal email by Tina. Please allow 2-3 school days.

Bowling Green Lions Club Scholarship March 15, 2024 
Based on financial need, high school activities, community activities, and you must write a statement about yourself. Due in the Counseling Center.

Michael Doughty Memorial Scholarship March 15, 2024
Applicants must have an interest in being a chef, coach, or going into law enforcement. Applicants must also complete the essay prompt about their goals and aspirations and how this scholarship will help them.

Sara Straube Anders Memorial Elementary Education Scholarship  March 21, 2024 
Any Senior majoring in Early Childhood or Elementary (K-6) education.  Applications are available for student teachers. Due in Counseling Center.

Ceara Flowers Perkins Memorial Scholarship  March 22, 2024
Must be a BGHS senior who is pursuing a degree in the medical field. A preference will be given to someone pursuing a degree in nursing. Scholarship applications will be scored based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, community service involvement, work, honors/awards/ recognitions, and an essay.  

PEO CLEO Bankhead Scholarship March 25, 2024  
Must have a 3.5 GPA, will also consider student activities. Due in the Counseling Center.

Opaa! Kenneth L. Short Memorial March 27, 2024
Applicants must be graduating from an eligible high school served by Opaa! Food Management Inc. , plans to pursue an associate degree, Bachelor’s degree, or certificate, has unmet financial needs at the school they plan to attend, and plans to enroll full-time in a nonprofit, accredited program, college, or university. Preference will be given to students interested in pursuing a career in the food service/hospitality industry. This is an online application. You must create an account for My Scholarship Central.

American Legion Auxiliary March 28, 2024
Must be a senior girl. A copy of your acceptance letter must accompany this application.

Pike County Mutual Insurance  March 28, 2024 
Senior attending a college or university in the state of Missouri.  Payment is made at the beginning of the second semester and paid directly to the student.  The student will need to bring in proof of completion of the first semester and proof of enrollment in the second semester to receive their check. Due in the Counseling Center.

FBLA Scholarship  March 28, 2024 
Must be an FBLA member who is pursuing a college degree within the business field. Applications are to be turned in to Mrs. Robinson or the Counseling Center.

Heir Study Scholarship  March 28, 2024
The only requirement for this scholarship is that you're a senior from BGHS. This application specifies that the scholarship is payable upon presentation of second-semester proof of enrollment OR paid receipt from the college or technical school you will be attending as a full-time student. Due in the Counseling Center.

Edwin M. Porter Scholarship March 28, 2024
Applicants must be a senior from Bowling Green High School or a college student currently enrolled who graduated from Bowling Green High School. Applicants must be enrolled in or already enrolled in a four-year college for the fall of 2024. Applications may be picked up at the Central Office or printed from the link. The scholarship needs to be notarized.  Tina in the office can do this for you.

Paschal-Lawson Scholarship March 28, 2024  
Bowling Green High School graduate who is attending Culver-Stockton College with a good academic record; who shows promise in their chosen field; who has been active in their school; and who shows need for the scholarship. Due in Counseling Center.

BGHS Alumni Scholarship  March 28, 2024 
Must have attended BGHS for 2 years, must have post-secondary plans for four-year college or university, two-year college, vocational school, nursing school, etc. (Several $1,000 scholarships based on availability of funds). Due in Counseling Center.

Bobcat Boosters Leslie J. Calvert Scholarship April 5, 2024
This scholarship is awarded to one boy and one girl. Applicant must have participated and been a member of an athletic team for at least 3 years. $250 each. Due in Counseling Center.

CTA Future Teacher Scholarship  April 5, 2024
Must be a senior graduating or a graduate of BGHS, the student must plan to attend college to pursue a degree in education (early childhood to secondary teaching). Due in Counseling Center.

Bramblett Memorial Scholarship  April 12, 2024  
Applicants must be area residents who are graduating in May from Bowling Green High School or have graduated in the past from Bowling Green High School. Due in Counseling Center.

Bowling Green Rotary Club Scholarship  April 25, 2024
Based on extracurricular activities and community activities. Due in Counseling Center.

Jr. Ellis Memorial Scholarship  April 26, 2024
Must have participated in sports, which includes cheerleading, at BGHS.  The application includes a 200-word essay and requires two letters of recommendation.  Due in the Counseling Center.

Abbot & Fenner Scholarship June 7, 2024
Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution


American Legion - Lillie Lois Ford April 20, 2024
Two awards of $1,000 each are given each year.  One award is given to a boy who has attended The American Legion Boys State of Missouri or a full session of the Department's Cadet Patrol Academy. The second award is given to a girl who has attended The American Legion Auxiliary's Girls State program or a full session of the Department's Cadet Patrol Academy.

American Legion - Charles L. Bacon April 20, 2024  
Two awards of $750.00 are given annually in memory of the first Missourian to serve as National Commander of The American Legion.  Eligible are individuals who are currently members of The American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, or the Sons of The American Legion, or a descendant* of a member of any thereof.  Applicants must be unmarried, a resident of Missouri, under the age of 21, and must use the scholarship as a full-time student in an accredited college or university.

American Legion - M.D. Jack Murphy Memorial Nurses Training  April 20, 2024 
Currently, one $1,000 award is given each year, and may, by application, be extended for a second year.  This award is available to a Missouri boy or girl training to be a Registered Nurse and may be used in their freshman or subsequent college years. The student must have graduated in the top forty percent of their high school class or have a "C" or equivalent standing from their last college or university semester. 

American Legion - Erman W. Taylor April 20, 2024
Two $750.00 awards are given annually to a student planning on obtaining a degree in education, in honor of this Past National Executive Committeeman from Missouri.  To be eligible, individuals must:  (1) be a descendant (2) be a Missouri resident; (3) use the award as a full-time student at an accredited college or university; (4) provide a copy of the discharge certificate for the veteran on whose service the application is made; and (5) submit an essay of 500 words or less on the subject    In your opinion, what was the most significant world event of this past year?

American Legion - Joseph J. Frank April 20, 2024 
One boy who has attended a full session of Missouri Boys State or Missouri Cadet Patrol and one girl has attended a full session of Missouri Girls State or Missouri Cadet Patrol. Must be the descendent* of a veteran having served 90 days on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Space Force, or Coast Guard of the United States, and having an honorable discharge. A copy of the veteran's discharge or separation notice must be submitted with the application. The copy must show the date the veteran entered service and the date the veteran left service. Be a resident of the state of Missouri. An unmarried dependent under the age of 21. Must be attending an accredited college/university as a full-time student. Consideration for scholarships will be determined annually for high school graduates in NEED of financial aid to attend a college/university. Scholarship must be used the first fall semester of a college/university following graduation from high school.

Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship  Stegner Application Form January 31, 2023
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.  Applications must be submitted by January 31st.

Lincoln/Pike County Cattlemen Scholarship February 6, 2023
Applicant must be a high school senior or college student and have a GPA of 2.5 or better. Applicant must be a Lincoln or Pike County resident. Emphasis will be given to students seeking an Ag-Related Degree. Must email application, three letters of recommendation, and transcript to by 1:00 p.m.

Louisiana Elks Lodge #791 Scholarship  February 25, 2023 
This scholarship takes the place of the George Trimble, George Keith, and Bob Battern Memorial Scholarships. You must be a graduating senior attending a 4 or 2-year college/university, technical school, or vocational school. Due in the Counseling Center.

4-H Foundation Scholarships March 1, 2023
Numerous local and state scholarships are available. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 unless otherwise defined by the donor and must plan to enroll in a post-secondary school.

The Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship March 5, 2023
Applicants must be Missouri residents, must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater, and must enroll as full-time students in a MOACAC member
post-secondary institution. Complete the application on Scholarship Central.

Charles E. Kruse Agriculture Scholarship March 15, 2023
Applicants must be Missouri residents, parent(s) or guardians must hold a current Farm Bureau membership in Missouri, and a high school senior enrolling in a 4-year Missouri college or university with a declared major in an agricultural field. Online application. 

MAMIC March 15, 2023
The following are eligibility guidelines to be considered for the MAMIC HIGH SCHOOL Scholarship: The candidate must be a graduating high school senior living in Missouri, the candidate must have successful admission to a college, university, community college, or vocational school in Missouri, candidate must submit the MAMIC High School Scholarship application with a copy of high school transcript and photo by the official deadline.

Moberly Area Community College Scholarship March 17, 2023
The link will take you to MACC's website for multiple scholarship opportunities.

Pike County Retired School Personnel March 24, 2023 
Pike County Retired School Personnel group endorses and encourages the profession of Teaching and will award a scholarship in the amount of $250 to someone pursuing a career in education. Due in Counseling Center.

Champ Clark Memorial Auxiliary VFW Post 5553   March 29, 2023
One scholarship will be awarded to a son, daughter, or grandchild of a veteran of Bowling Green Post 5553 or Post 5553 VFW Auxiliary member.  $500 for each award. The scholarship will be awarded in the second semester of the student's first year.  Due in the Counseling Center.

Champ Clark Memorial VFW Post 5553   March 29, 2023 
One scholarship will be awarded to a son, daughter, or grandchild of a veteran of Bowling Green Post 5553 or Post 5553 VFW Auxiliary member.  $500 for each award. The scholarship will be awarded the second semester of the student's first year. Due in the Counseling Center.

D.A.R.E. Role Model Scholarship March 30, 2023
Student must submit an essay about their role model. Due in the Counseling Center.

Vocational Scholarship Program March 31, 2023
Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture awards four $500 scholarships annually to students pursuing a degree or appropriate certification in fields related to and supportive of agriculture. This includes but is not limited to 1) Heavy Equipment Operations; 2) Electronics; 3) Welding; and 4) Diesel and Farm Machinery Repair.

Pike County Sheriff's Office Scholarship March 31, 2023 
Senior who wishes to pursue a career in criminal justice & must have completed the first semester with a 2.0 or better GPA. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, school activities,  community involvement, and work ethic. $500 Due in Counseling Center.

Consolidated Cares Scholarship April 1, 2023
It is required that all applicants: primary residence must be served by Consolidated Electric Cooperative, plans to further their education by attending a trade, technical, community college or university, provide a copy of their high school transcript, complete a one-page essay, consolidated Electric Cooperative employee and director children, grandchildren or family members are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Pike County Farm Bureau April 1, 2023
Applicant must be a senior with an average to above academic record and must attend an accredited college (two or four year), vo-tech institute, or trade school in the fall of 2023 for a minimum of one semester and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA. Parent(s) must be current members of Pike County Farm Bureau and must have been members prior to August 31, 2022. Due in the Counseling Center.

Kaleo Dade Memorial Scholarship   April 1, 2023 
Applicants must be a BGHS student-athlete with a GPA between 2.0-3.25, plan to attend a post-secondary education or training program, and must complete the 500 word essay.

Ralls County Mutual Insurance Scholarship April 1, 2023
This is for three $1,000 scholarships that will be awarded by Ralls County Mutual Insurance Company. Two will be awarded to two Missouri High School seniors attending an accredited college or university in Missouri. One will be awarded to one Missouri High School senior attending an accredited trade school in Missouri. Return application to Ralls County Mutual Insurance PO Box 20 Center, MO 63436.

Pike County Fairboard Vocational Scholarship April 3, 2023
Applicant must be a Pike County Missouri resident, enrolled as a full-time student, enrolled for the fall  semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded, and must be pursuing an associate of applied science degree or certification in a trade/vocational related area including but not limited to: Heavy Equipment Operations, Electronics, Welding, Diesel and Farm Machinery Repair, or LPN/CNA. Due in the Counseling Center.

Pike County Fair Association Scholarship April 3, 2023 
Senior student that has attended their current graduating school as a junior and a senior. Must be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary institution. Applications must be completed and turned in to the Counseling Center before the deadline on the application. Due in the Counseling Center.

Scherder Bros. Ag Scholarship April 5, 2023  
Must be a Pike County resident, graduating from a Pike County School with at least a 3.0 GPA and must be entering his/her freshman year as a full-time student at a two or four-year accredited college, technical school or university.  Must be pursuing a degree related to Agriculture
(Agricultural Business, Crop Science, Animal Management, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural  Education, etc.) and cannot be a first or second-generation offspring of the Charitable Fund Board or Selection committee members. The scholarship requires, 2 sealed reference forms, a sealed official high school transcript, and a wallet-size picture.

Karma Lynn Niemeyer Memorial Medical Scholarship April 6, 2023
One scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in the medical field. Due in the Counseling Center.

Peoples Savings Bank April 7, 2023
Seeking graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities
and participation in extracurricular school activities. Applicants must plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school. Student must email the application in. DO NOT print on both sides.

William Mallory Scholarship April 7, 2023
Must be pursuing a degree in an agricultural field. Must be a member in good standing with the Bowling Green FFA Chapter. Based on honors, awards, and offices, activities, work experiences, statement of goals, scholarship and citizenship, and financial need.  Due in the Counseling Center

Kathy Tinsley Education Scholarship April 13, 2023 
A current or previous graduate of BGHS majoring in Early Childhood or Elementary Education. Notice, in your own handwriting you must describe why you would like to become a teacher. DO NOT type your response in the space. HIGH SCHOOL Students please turn into the Counseling Office.  FORMER GRADUATES  OF BGHS mail to Jean (Tinsley) Ledford address on the application.

Ean T. West Memorial Scholarship April 13, 2023 
Must be a senior with a strong moral character who participated at least two years on the BGHS cross-country team and planning to attend a trade school or a two/four-year college. Criteria for selection will include community service and activities. $500. Please note, that this scholarship requires three letters of recommendation. Due in Counseling Center.

Home Care & Hospice Foundation Nursing Scholarship April 14, 2023 
Applicant must be a resident of Pike County. The recipient is encouraged to work as a nurse in Pike County for at least one year after graduation (if possible). The applicant may only be awarded the scholarship once per nursing degree pursued. Note: This application requires two reference sheets to be completed.

Edward T. Woods Memorial April 14, 2023
Students must be studying meat processing or pursuing a degree in an Ag-related field

Cuivre River Electric Cooperative April 14, 2023
Applicant must reside in Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles, or Warren counties in Missouri. Applicants are required to provide a transcript, two letters of recommendation, a complete copy of their Student Aid Report, write a narrative to highlight their academic achievements and community service, state their career goals, and demonstrate a financial need. Funds are for on-campus expenses only — such as tuition, books, and campus housing. Scholarships will be awarded in an amount not to exceed $1,000 per academic year. Scholarships are not renewable. Applicants who choose to reapply must submit a new completed application. Previous applications are not kept on file. Scholarships are available for Undergraduate and Adult Education/Vocational Training students attending accredited schools. Scholarships are not available for tuition to private grade schools or high schools, or for graduate studies. This is an online application.

Richard Baker Memorial Scholarship, Sponsored by Poage Ford, BG.  April 14, 2023 
Must be a graduating Senior from Bowling Green High School, open to any post-secondary education. (Includes trade school)

Champ Clark/ Schewe Scholarship  April 26, 2023 
BGHS Class of 22 Senior. Accepted into college for Fall 22. Planning to major in Law, Political Science or Education. Scholarship, Activity Participation and Good Citizenship are a factor for consideration but no set requirements. Due in Counseling Center.

Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Scholarship  April 28, 2023   
Must be a graduating senior with a grade point average of 4.0 or LESS. Planning to attend any vocational school, vocational nursing school, a 2-year business college, or a 4-year college.  DO NOT SUBMIT APPLICATION TO COUNSELOR.  Instructions for mailing are on the application.

Tud Rowe Agricultural Memorial Scholarship  May 5, 2023 
Must be a BGHS senior who is pursuing a degree/career in the agricultural field. Scholarship applications will be scored based upon academic performance, extracurricular activities and involvement in 4-H & FFA, farming/agricultural background, community service involvement, work, honors/awards/recognition and an essay.
Must include hand-written application, 2 letters of recommendation, 1000 words or less TYPED, and unofficial transcript. Due in Counseling Center.

EMO Conference Scholarship June 1, 2023 
Must be a senior who has participated in EMO conference events and been recognized at least twice by the conference. Each conference principal will select one boy and one girl to represent their school in final selection process. This includes EMO Band & Choir. 95% attendance, GPA of 2.5 and above. Due in Counseling Center.

Raintree Arts Council,  McIlroy Art Supply and Miller Art/Drama Scholarship. April 22, 2022
 The same application is used for both scholarships.
1. Jamie McIlroy Memorial Art Supply Scholarship - to an area student from Pike or Lincoln County to cover art supplies in the first year of college for a student who plans to major or minor in art. ($500)
2. For Arts Sake - for those with a passion for art as well as music, theater, and drama  (amount depends on the number of applicants)