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UB Achieve Scholarships

UB Achieve Scholarships

As an Upward Bound student, you may qualify for one of the following scholarships:

Name of Scholarship

Application Due Date



Wendy's High School Heisman October 17, 2018 @ 5pm Minimum of 3.0 GPA, participate in at least one high school sport and demonstrate involvement in the community. Apply here!
Horatio Alger Scholarship October 25, 2018 Minimum of 2.0 GPA, strong desire to complete a Bachelor’s Degree, demonstrate integrity and perseverance Apply here!
Get Up Get Active Scholarship October 31, 2018 Must be in good standing and submit a short essay (3-5 sentences) on overcoming a weakness Apply here!
Coca-Cola Scholarship October 31st, 2018 @ 4pm Minimum of 3.0 GPA and demonstrated a positive impact in the school and community Apply here!
MU Annual Scholarship Application December 15, 2018 Fill out one application for multiple scholarship opportunities. Must be attending the University of Missouri-Columbia Apply here!
AXA Achievement Scholarship December 2018 For seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two or four-year college/university. Must be one of the first 10,000 applications to be considered Apply here!
Dell Scholars Program December 1, 2018 Minimum of 2.4 GPA, plan to attend a four-year institution Apply here!
MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship January 15, 2019 All students are eligible. A 550-word essay describing your career and academic goals are required. Apply here!
Missouri Conservation Agents Association Scholarship February 1, 2019 Must pursue a degree in Biology, Wildlife Management, Forestry, Fisheries, Ecology, Agriculture, Criminal Justice, or a related field. Minimum GPA of 2.5. Apply here!
KC Scholars  March 2019 Minimum of 2.5 GPA. Must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid forecaster Apply here!
The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc. March 2019 Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university in the United States Apply here!
AABE William Grant Pinkard Scholarship March 15, 2019 Minimum of 3.0 GPA, applied to one or more colleges/universities. Majoring in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or math Apply here!
Black Community Scholarship Fund March 2019 Be of African American heritage, seeking educational/career advancement through an accredited degree or certification program at a 2 year or 4 year college or technical school.  Priority givent to fields of healthcare, education, youth development, liberal and performing arts, and STEM. Minimum 2.0 GPA Apply here!
Epps Scholarship Fund April 30, 2019 Graduating high school seniors who intend to continue their education at a 4 year college/university and then at an accredited law school.  Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher Apply here!
Hispanic Development Fund March 1, 2019 Be of Hispanic heritage.  Attend a Greater KC metro area high school for the last three years before graduation, accepted/enrolled in a fully accredited college/university.  Be enrolled as a full time student Apply here!
Walters-Magee Scholarship February 1, 2019 Graduate from a KC Metro area high school, be an active member of a Christian church, have community service experience, have a 2.0 GPA or higher, studying education or psychology Apply here!

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