Scholarships

 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.

Click the October Counselor's Corner link below for more information on FAFSA
October Counselor's Corner

Hagan Scholarship Foundation  December 1, 2021
Must be a U.S. Citizen, must attend an Eligible Public High School, must have achieved a 3.75 Cumulative Grade Point Average,
must enroll at an Eligible Four-Year College or University the first semester following high school graduation, must not have a felony conviction,
must work 240 hours prior to fall semester college enrollment. Applicants have from August 2021 to August 2022 to fulfill this requirement. 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.

Pike Co. Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers  December 15, 2021
Applicants need to be a Pike County, Missouri high school senior involved in agriculture who plans to continue his or her involvement and is available to do a 15 minute personal interview. Please keep in mind that the student applying for this scholarship does not necessarily have to be going for an Ag major, however, they do need to have an involvement in agriculture. Application must be typed if possible and are due to Bowling Green Farm Bureau office or emailed to pcfbyfscholarship@gmail.com. Multiple $2,000 awards. All contact will be through email. Please make sure you check your spam or junk for an email from pcfbyscholarship@gmail.com.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program January 6, 2022 
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.

Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship  Stegner Application Form January 31, 2022
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.

Legacy Award ELKS Scholarship  February 7, 2022
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, 2013. $1000 for 4 years (250 given). Online application.

MFA Scholarship  February 15, 2022
Must be pursuing an academic degree at an accredited college or university. The scholarship winner is selected by a local selection committee. In making its decision, the committee considers 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, and satisfactory academic progress. Click the link to be directed to the webpage for the online application. You must create an account first.

Lincoln/Pike County Cattlemen Scholarship February 21, 2022
Applicant must be a high school senior or college student and have a GPA of 2.5 or better. Application must be a Lincoln or Pike County resident. Emphasis will be given to student seeking Ag-Related Degree. Must email application, three letters of recommendation, and transcript to Taylor@BraungardtAg.com by 1:00 pm.

Farm Kids for College Information February 24, 2022
Must be a high school senior pursuing a major at an accredited college/university in an agricultural field. Scholarship amount: $1,000.

John Wood Community College Foundation Scholarship March 1, 2022
Applicants must plan to attend John Wood Community College. Scholarship values range from one class to full-tuition. Awards are for the 2021-22 academic year. Online application.

4-H Foundation Scholarships March 1, 2022
Numerous local and state scholarships 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.

AGC of Missouri Education Foundation Scholarship Program March 1, 2022
Applicants must desire a career in the construction industry upon graduation. Applicants must complete the correct application for their program furnished by AGC of Missouri Education Foundation, provide official high school, college, or program transcripts, provide two letters of recommendation, complete an essay on their desire to work in the construction industry and be willing to submit to a personal interview.

Project 21 Scholarship March 1, 2022
Must be a Missouri high school senior. An article, poster, or video must be posted between December 1 and February 15. Scholarship application must be received by the Missouri Gambling Association by March 1, 2022.

FCS Financial Scholarship March 1, 2022
Must be a child of grandchild of an FCS Financial member, must meet one of these three requirements: attain a 2.5 or higher GPA, and ACT score of 26 OR rank in the top 20 percent of their senior class.

The Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship March 4, 2022
Applicants must be a Missouri resident, must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater, must enroll as a full-time student to a MOACAC member post-secondary institution. Complete the application  on Scholarship Central.

Agriculture and Vocational Agriculture Scholarship March 15, 2022
Farm Bureau provides a number of scholarship opportunities for students pursuing careers within  the scope of agriculture. On their website there is a listing of scholarships and links to more information.

Charles E. Kruse Agriculture Scholarship March 15, 2022
Applicants must be Missouri residents, parent(s) or guardians must hold a current Farm Bureau  membership in Missouri, a high school senior enrolling in a 4-year Missouri college or university with a declared major in an agricultural field. Online application. 

Bowling Green Lions Club Scholarship March 17, 2022 
Based on financial need, high school activities, community activities, and you must write a statement about yourself. Due in the Counseling Center.

Ceara Flowers Perkins Memorial Scholarship  March 25, 2022 
This scholarship is for a senior going into the medical field.  Preference will be given to someone  going into nursing.  Application has specific requirements.  Be sure to read last page of application.  (HAND WRITTEN application,  3 letters of recommendation, essay, and transcript). Due in the Counseling Center.

CLEO Bankhead Scholarship March 25, 2022  
Must have a 3.5 GPA, will be based on student activities. Due in the Counseling Center.

American Legion Auxiliary March 28, 2022
Must be a senior girl. A copy of your acceptance letter must accompany this application.

Champ Clark Memorial Auxiliary VFW Post 5553   March 29, 2022
One scholarships 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. Scholarship will be awarded second semester of student's first year.  Due in the Counseling Center.

Champ Clark Memorial VFW Post 5553   March 29, 2022 
One scholarships 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. Scholarship will be awarded second semester of student's first year. Due in the Counseling Center.

Pike County Farm Bureau March 30, 2022
Parent must have a current membership with Farm Bureau. Due in Counseling Center.

Pike County Sheriff's Office Scholarship March 30, 2022 
Senior who wishes to pursue a career in criminal justice & must have completed first semester with a 2.0 or better GPA. Selection based upon scholastic achievement, school activities,  community involvement, and work ethic. $500 Due in Counseling Center.

D.A.R.E. Role Model Scholarship March 30, 2022
Student must submit an essay about their role model. Due in the Counseling Center.

Edwin M. Porter Scholarship March 31 , 2022
Funds are available this year from the Edwin M. Porter Scholarship Fund. Senior graduating in May, 2022 from Bowling Green High School and college students currently enrolled and who graduated from Bowling Green High School are eligible. Applicants must be enrolling in or already enrolled in a four-year college for the fall of 2022. Applications may be picked up at Central Office or printed from the link.
Scholarship needs to be notarized.  Tina in the office can do this for you.

Karma Lynn Niemeyer Memorial Medical Scholarship April 6, 2022
One scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a career in the medical field. Due in the Counseling Center.

Bobcat Boosters Leslie J. Calvert Scholarship April 7, 2022
For one boy and one girl; must have participated at least 3 years as a member of an athletic team; also based on GPA. $250 each. Due in Counseling Center.

William Mallory Scholarship April 8, 2022
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.

The Talbot Memorial Scholarship April 13, 2022
Bowling Green High School Senior with admission to degree-granting program, 3.0 GPA, ACT score of 18 or higher, and two letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes. Due in Counseling Center.

Ean T. West Memorial Scholarship April 13, 2022 
Must be a senior with strong moral character who participated at least two years on the BGHS cross 
county 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, this scholarship requires three letters of recommendation. Due in Counseling Center.

Kathy Tinsley Education Scholarship April 13, 2022 
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 application.

CTA Future Teacher Scholarship  April 13, 2022
Must be senior graduating or a graduate of BGHS, student must plan to attend college to purse a degree in education (early childhood to secondary teaching). Due in Counseling Center.

American Legion - Charles L. Bacon April 20, 2022  
Must be a member of The American Legion Family, i.e., Legion Member, Auxiliary Member, S.A.L. Member, or a descendant* of any member thereof. Must be mailed to The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc.

American Legion - Erman W. Taylor April 20, 2022 
Must be the descendant of a veteran and send copy of discharge papers with application. Consideration for scholarship will be determined annually for high school graduates in NEED of financial aid. Must be planning a major in education (2) $500. Must be mailed to The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc.

American Legion - M.D. Jack Murphy Memorial Nurses Training April 20, 2022 
Must be the descendant of a veteran and send copy of discharge papers with application. Consideration for scholarship will be determined annually for high school graduates in NEED of financial aid. Must be planning a career as a registered nurse. Top 40% of class. (1) $750. Must be mailed to The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc.

American Legion - Joseph J. Frank April 20, 2022 
Applicant attended a full session of Missouri Boys / Girls State. Must be the descendant of a veteran and send copy of discharge papers with application. Consideration for scholarship will be determined annually for high school graduates in NEED of financial aid. (5) $500. Must be mailed to The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc.

American Legion - Lillie Lois Ford April 20, 2022  
Applicant attended a full session of Missouri Boys / Girls State or the Cadet Patrol Academy. Must be the descendant of a veteran and send copy of discharge papers with application. Consideration for scholarship will be determined annually for high school graduates in NEED of financial aid. (2) $1,000 one boy, one girl. Must be mailed to The American Legion Department of Missouri, Inc.

FBLA Scholarship  April 22, 2022 
This is a $250 award. Must have been an FBLA member for at least two years, 3.0 GPA, must have taken at least three business courses, attended District Conference at least two years, worked and participated in FBLA events/Projects, and must be furthering education. Applications to be turned in Mrs. Luebrecht.

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)

Bowling Green Rotary Club Scholarship  April 25, 2022
Based on extra curricular activities and community activities. Due in Counseling Center.

Richard Baker Memorial Scholarship, Sponsored by Poage Ford, BG.  April 27, 2022 
Must be a graduating Senior from Bowling Green High School, open to any post secondary education.(Includes trade school)

Jr. Ellis Memorial Scholarship  April 28, 2022
Must have participated in sports, which includes cheerleading, at BGHS.  Application includes a 200 word essay and requires two letters of recommendation.  Due in the Counseling Center.


EMO Conference Scholarship June 1, 2022 
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.

Abbot & Fenner Scholarship June 12, 2022
Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution

SCHOLARSHIPS PENDING NEW APPLICATIONS - DO NOT COMPLETE UNTIL AN UPDATED APPLICATION IS UPLOADED

Heir Study Scholarship March 31, 2022 
A graduating Bowling Green High School Senior who will be enrolling as a full-time student at college or technical school.  Based on leadership, school and community activities, honors and academics.   $300 Scholarship. Payable upon proof of 2nd semester enrollment as a full-time college student. Due in the Counseling Center.

Bucky Ward Scholarship /Republicans of Pike County Scholarship  March 15, 2020
Must be a senior in a Pike County high school. 750-1000 word essay plus two letters of recommendation, and possible interview with county committee. $500 

MARE - Rural Missouri High School Senior Scholarship Fund March 27, 2020 (Due in Counseling Center)
Must be a senior who is going into the field of education at a Missouri college or university and  would be willing to teach in a rural Missouri school district. Students must write a brief essay.

Pike County Nurses' Education Board April 30, 2020  
Pursue a degree in the healthcare field as RN, LPN, NP, EMS, or Dr., obligated to return to a Pike County  nursing facility (hospital, nursing home, or any medical establishment) to work for at least one year at a 
current salary rate, or you will be expected to repay the entire amount

Leroy Vogel Family Endowed Business  January 1, 2021  Online application only. Application  address:  Missouri.scholarshipuniverse.com
Graduate of BGHS pursuing a degree in business from MU'S Trulaske College of Business.

MAMIC Scholarship  PIKE COUNTY February 23, 2021 THIS PIKE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP WILL REMAIN A PAPER APPLICATION AT THIS TIME.(Due in Counseling Center)  Application requires a transcript and picture to be sent with application.
Must be a Missouri resident, planning to attend a Missouri college, university, community college, or vocational school, and be accepted by said post-secondary education facility
You can fill out 2 Scholarship applications (1) for Pike County Mutual & (1) for Ralls County.

Peoples Bank & Trust Co. Scholarship Feb 26th, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)
Based on ACT, honors/awards, leadership, and financial need, and minimum GPA of 2.75. $2,000
-Renewable up to 8 semesters at $1,000 per semester. You will need an OFFICIAL Transcript, parent financial analysis report, Essay.  When completed you may take it to HNB here in BG or we can take it for you.  Be sure you have ALL the information requested.

MAMIC Scholarship RALLS COUNTY March 1, 2021.  
Must be a Missouri resident, planning to attend a Missouri college, university, community college, 
or vocational school, and be accepted by said post-secondary education facility.  Students must click on the Graduating High School Senior Application.

You can fill out 2 Scholarship applications (1) for Pike County Mutual & (1) for Ralls County.

Pike County Mutual Insurance March 26, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)
Must attend a high school in Pike County and plan to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college with 3.0 GPA, extracurricular activities and awards. $500. 

Sara Straube Anders Memorial Elementary Education Scholarship March 26, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)
Any Senior majoring in Early Childhood or Elementary (K-6) education. Also applications are available for student teachers. $500 up to $1000

Pike County Retired School Personnel March 26, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)  
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.

Scherder Bros. Ag Scholarship March 26, 2021  (Due in Counseling Office) 
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. $1000
The scholarship application, 2 sealed reference forms, and sealed official high school transcript an wallet size picture.
MUST mailed and received to Scherder Brothers Agriculture Scholarship by MARCH 26, 2021

Louisiana Elks Lodge #791 Scholarship  March 29, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center) 
This scholarship takes 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 and vocational school.

BGHS Alumni Scholarship  March 29, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)
Must have attended BGHS for 2 years, must have post-secondary plans for four year college or university, two year business college, vocational school, nursing school, etc. (Several $1,000 scholarships based on availability of funds)

Pike County Fair Association Scholarship March 29, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center) 
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.

Kaleo Dade Scholarship   March 29, 2021 ( Due in Counseling Center)
This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Bowling Green High School Senior involved in sports who will be pursuing a post-secondary education. See scholarship for Program Guidelines  and Priorities

Ralls County Mutual Insurance Scholarship March 29, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)
High School Senior in the Ralls County Mutual Insurance district, attending an accredited school  in Missouri. (2) $500

Pike County Fairboard Vocational Scholarship March 31, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)
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.
 

Paschal-Lawson Scholarship April 12, 2021  (Due in Counseling Center)
Bowling Green High School graduate who is attending Culver-Stockton College with good academic record; who show promise in their chosen field; who have been active in their school; and who showneed for the scholarship. $400

Bramblett Memorial Scholarship  April 12, 2021  (Due in Counseling Center)
Applications must be area residents who are graduating in May or June from Bowling Green High School or have graduated in the past from Bowling Green High School.

Requirements include an essay and three non-family letters of recommendation (one must be from a teacher).  

Home Care & Hospice Foundation Nursing Scholarship April 16, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)
Recipient is encouraged to work as a nurse in Pike County for at least one year after graduation (if possible) but is no longer a requirement. $2,000


Champ Clark/ Schewe Scholarship  April 27, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center)
BGHS Class of 21 Senior. Accepted into college for Fall 21. Planning to major in Law, Political Science or Education. Scholarship, Activity Participation and Good Citizenship are a factor for consideration but no set requirements. 

Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Scholarship  April 30, 2021  DO NOT SUBMIT APPLICATION TO COUNSELOR!!  Instructions for mailing are on the application. 
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.  $500

Tud Rowe Agricultural Memorial Scholarship  April 30, 2021 (Due in Counseling Center) 
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 word or less TYPED and unofficial transcript.