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

John T. Belcher Scholarship November 14, 2022
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 into Mrs. Splain or Mrs. Holland 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 winner that provides an additional $1,500.

Hagan Scholarship Foundation  December 1, 2022
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.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program January 5, 2023 
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, 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.

Legacy Award ELKS Scholarship  February 6, 2023
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, 2020, or a charter member of a Lodge that instituted on or after April 1, 2020, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2023. Online application.

Farm Kids for College Information February 21, 2023
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, 2023
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.

4-H Foundation Scholarships March 1, 2023
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.

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, a high school senior enrolling in a 4-year Missouri college or university with a declared major in an agricultural field. Online application. 

MFA Scholarship  March 15, 2023
Applicants must be high school seniors who live in an area where a sponsoring MFA agency is located. They must have plans to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university. Selection is based on character, extracurricular activities, and financial need. Click the link to be directed to the webpage for the online application. You must create an account first.

Bowling Green Lions Club Scholarship March 17, 2023 
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 24, 2023 
Must be a BGHS senior who is pursuing a degree in the medical field. A preference will be given to someone pursing a degree in nursing. Scholarship applications will be scored based upon academic performance, extracurricular activities, community service involvement, work, honors/awards/recognitions, and an essay. Note: The scholarship application must be hand filled out with a typed essay.

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.

The Talbot Memorial Scholarship April 2, 2023
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.

FBLA Scholarship  April 3, 2023 
Must have been an FBLA member with high participation. 2.5 GPA, and be a business student with intent to pursue a business major. Applications to be turned in Mrs. Robinson or the Counseling Center.

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

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

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.

Leroy Vogel Family Endowed Business  January 1, 2022 
Application  address:  Missouri.scholarshipuniverse.com
Graduate of BGHS pursuing a degree in business from MU'S Trulaske College of Business. If a student has been accepted to Mizzou

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.

Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors February 28, 2022
Must be a high school senior, plan to be a full time student during the 2022-23 academic year at an accredited post-secondary institution or continuous education program, cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher, be pell-grant eligible, and be a diverse candidate. See website for information on diverse qualifications.

NAWIC (The National Association of Women in Construction) February 28, 2022
Applicant must desire a career in the construction field, must be enrolled full-time, must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, must be currently enrolled in a construction-related training program which is approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training, community college, technical school, or equivalent.


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.

Peoples Bank & Trust Co. Scholarship  March 1, 2022 
Based on ACT, honors/awards, leadership, and financial need, and minimum GPA of 2.75.
-Renewable up to 8 semesters at $1,000 per semester. You will need an OFFICIAL Transcript, parent financial analysis report, and essay.  (Student can drop off at PBT or can turn in to the Counseling Center.)

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.

MAMIC Scholarship  March 4, 2022
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. Application requires an official transcript and picture to be sent with application.

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.


Robert J. Stuckey Essay Contest March 18, 2022
Missouri High School students (9th-12th grades) are eligible to compete in this essay contest. BGHS will only submit one essay. Use the link to see additional information. Due in 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.

Pike County Retired School Personnel March 25, 2022 
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.

Sara Straube Anders Memorial Elementary Education Scholarship March 25, 2022 
Any Senior majoring in Early Childhood or Elementary (K-6) education. Also applications are available for student teachers. Due in Counseling Center.

Ralls County Mutual Insurance Scholarship March 25, 2022 
High school senior attending an accredited school  in Missouri. Return application to Ralls County Mutual Insurance PO Box 20 Center, MO 63436.

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 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.

Pike County Fairboard Vocational Scholarship March 31, 2022
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.

Louisiana Elks Lodge #791 Scholarship  March 31, 2022 
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, or vocational school. Due in the Counseling Center.

Pike County Fair Association Scholarship March 31, 2022 
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.

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.

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.

Kaleo Dade Memorial Scholarship   April 1, 2022 
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.

Pike County Mutual Insurance April 1, 2022 
Must attend a high school in Pike County and plan to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college with 3.0 GPA. Due in the Counseling Center.

BGHS Alumni Scholarship  April 1, 2022 
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). Due in Counseling Center.

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.

Peoples Savings Bank Scholarship April 8, 2022
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school. Preference given to those with a record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities. Student must email application in. DO NOT print on both sides.

Paschal-Lawson Scholarship April 12, 2022  
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 show need for the scholarship. 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.

Scherder Bros. Ag Scholarship April 18, 2022  
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 application, 2 sealed reference forms, a sealed official high school transcript, and a wallet size picture.

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.

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.

East Central Administrators' Association Scholarship April 25, 2022
Must be a BGHS senior and attach two letters of recommendation: one from a school staff member and one from a non-school employee.

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)

Champ Clark/ Schewe Scholarship  April 27, 2022 
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.

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.

Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Scholarship  April 29, 2022   
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  April 29, 2022 
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. Due in Counseling Center.

Bramblett Memorial Scholarship  May 3, 2022  
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. Due in 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

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