Scholarships & Internships

This page gets updated when we receive new scholarship opportunities. Check back periodically for updates. The newest opportunities are listed at the top. Research each opportunity posted to confirm you qualify and you should never pay to apply to a scholarship. Only pursue free opportunities. 

Upward Bound: Check out tutoring and summer programs on their Facebook page


goingmerry: from college admission checklists to scholarships, check out:


Attending STLCC or JeffCo?  All interested students and families who are considering taking advantage of starting at the community college (JeffCo and STLCC) and planning to transfer to SEMO, check out: Access the collaborative PowerPoint, titled “Transferring : Community College to University—Everything YOU Need to Know”. 

COLLEGE APPLICATION ASSISTANCE: Wrapping Up Your School Year With Common App + Q&A
Wednesday May 6, 2020 at 1:00pm EST (10:00am PST)
What should you be focused on in May? Join our panelists Meredith Lombardi, Associate Director at Common App, and Cynthia Crum, Director of Counseling at Episcopal Academy, as we discuss Common App updates, college perspectives, end-of-year resources, and checklists. This session will also include a Common App Q&A. Click here to register:

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:  - To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students should submit an online application and enroll full time at any of these universities for the fall 2020 term. Final deadlines vary by school, but the early application deadline for most scholarships is June 1, 2020. Applicants have no obligation to affiliate with or join SigEp to be eligible. Click on link in title for more information and application.
Gateway Army ROTC:

The Army ROTC Scholarship pays full tuition and fees, monthly stipends, and offers several other incentives.

If you have any questions feel free to ask myself, or our Recruiting Operations Officer, Mr. Lee Rodriguez at:

The $5,000 Isaac Bruce Foundation Scholarship application deadline is approaching. The scholarship is presented by Ameren Corporation. Applications must be postmarked by next Wednesday, April 1. We are now just requiring one letter of recommendation due to Covid-19. This application is available at and on Scholarship Central.


The Isaac Bruce Foundation Flight 300 Program: Students that have been accepted to a college out of state that are having a hard time figuring out a way to get there, we would love help them with transportation through our Flight 300 Program. It provides one-way airfare as well as Ubers from home to airport and from the airport to campus. We also provide a gift card for essentials like towels, bedding, and personal hygiene items that are often not able to travel with limited luggage. We do not turn away anyone for this program and would love to help as many STL students as possible!  Click here for copy of the 2020 application.The deadline for applications is June 15. For those without print capabilities, send your Flight 300 documents via email to:

OppU Achievers Scholarship: Award Amount: $2,500, Eligibility: High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident, Deadline: March 31, June 30, and September 30, December 31, To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

Outreach Coordinator for the Ron Brown Scholars: Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program. An initiative of the Ron Brown Scholars Program initiative of the Ron Brown Scholar Program, GPS, engages students and parents through an online college access community that offers unlimited application advising services and mentorship from Ron Brown Scholars and Captains.  We also partner with The College Board and 17 universities enabling us to offer students SAT and college application fee waivers. Given that our college access community is online, we are able to accept applications and serve students throughout the calendar year.  The Guided Pathway Support Program website and online application can be found by going to:

PB&J Scholarship Fund: This scholarship is focused on helping students whose test scores or GPAs might not be the best, but have the drive to succeed. Students can apply using this link: Scholarships range from $500 to $1000 and can be applied to any 2-year or 4-year college or university. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2020. 
Horatio Alger Association- This scholarship program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. The scholarships range in award value from $10,000 to $25,000. This scholarship is available to seniors who have demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), are a United States citizen, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the U. S. (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year), be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, and maintain at least at 2.0 GPA.  To apply, visit the scholarship's website
Charles W. Frees, Jr. Educational Fund Scholarship: This scholarship is open to male high school seniors of schools in St. Louis County, Missouri. The purpose of the scholarship is to make our country's educational resources more widely available to promising young men who, without financial assistance, would find it difficult or impossible to obtain higher educational training. Primary consideration will be given to those whose need is great, academic performance is high, and who have demonstrated qualities of industry, leadership, vocational promise, and good community citizenship. Scholarships will be in the amount of $1,500 each. For additional information or to pick up an application, stop by guidance. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020. 
Student-View Scholarship Program: Student Insights is sponsoring a scholarship contest for high school seniors who plan to attend a community/junior college, career technical school, or 4 year university. (Basically anyone pursuing higher education) There are NO minimum test or GPA requirements, no essay, no long application form. Interested candidates will simply log on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in their area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winners will be announced in May, 2020. Scholarship deadline is April 22, 2020. Student Insights is a market research firm helping colleges and universities communicate more effectively with high school seniors. For more information about the company, log on to For questions, call 724-903-0439 or email

Missouri Association of School Personnel Administrators Scholarship: Applications for the MOASPA scholarship are now open. The scholarship is available to graduating seniors who are pursuing a bachelors degree in educaiton. Applications are available online at www.moaspa-stl.orgThe deadline for submission is Saturday, February 29, 2020.  


ARMY ROTC Scholarship: For information on the many scholarship opportunities offered by the Army ROTC, please see the Gateway Battalion High School Book ver3.pdfStudents between their junior and senior year can begin the application on or about June 12 every year. 

Missouri Patriot Guard Riders Scholarship: The Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri are offering four (4) scholarships to Missouri students who are sons or daughters of those who fall within the following categories: 

1. Those who have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responders.

2. Those honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service. 

3. Those veterans or first responders disabled in the line of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized. 

These scholarships are non-renewable and consist of one award in the amount of $2,000 and three awards in the amount of $1,000 each. Applications can be picked up int he guidance office. All documents must be submitted by April 1, 2020. 


Free Speech Essay Contest: FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) is offering nine (9) scholarships to winners of their essay contest. First place will receive $10,000 and second place will receive $5,000. There will also be three (3) third place prizes awarded in the amount of $1,000 and four (4) fourth place prizes awarded in the amount of $500. Interested applicants should visit for rules, essay prompt, and official submission. All entries are due by 11:59 pm EST on December 31, 2019. 


Kappa Sigma Fraternity Scholarships: The Kappa Sigma Fraternity at the University of Missouri Science & Technology is offering three scholarships to students enter the school. Visit this website to learn more. 


Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Scholarship: The SigEp Fraternity of offering the Balanced Man Scholarship to outstanding young men entering Missouri University of Science & Technology. To qualify, you must be entering Missouri S&T as a freshman for the 1920-1921 school year, complete the application, and exemplify the qualities of a "Sound Mind and a Sound Body." Applicants are not obligated to be affiliated with Sigma Phi Epsilon in order to be qualified for this scholarship. Pick up applications in the guidance office. Application deadline is May 1, 2020. 

BJC Scholarship: Over the past three years, 42 students have been awarded $10,000 renewable scholarships through the BJC Scholars Fund. We are thrilled to share that we will again begin accepting applications on January 1, 2020 for the fourth class of BJC Scholars! This $10,000 renewable scholarship is awarded to 14 graduating high school seniors in the class of 2020 from communities served by BJC HealthCare, including four students who are residents of St. Louis and St. Charles counties. Eligible candidates must plan to attend a public 2- or 4-year college in Missouri and meet The Scholarship Foundation’s eligibility criteria. We invite you to read more about the BJC Scholars Class of 2019 here:
St. Louis Area Mensa's Healthy Minds Scholarship: Applicants for this scholarship must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be planning to major in a metal health related field. Applications are due March 14, 2020 and include an application and essay. To download a copy of the scholarship (and to see additional Mensa scholarships) visit their website. Copies of the application are also available in the guidance office. 
Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club Scholarship: This scholarship is available for multiple-birth students and requires an essay, letters of recommendation, and other personal documents (birth certificate to prove student is a multiple birth child). Additional information and the application can be found on their website. The scholarship is due by February 21, 2020
National Defense Transportation Association Scholastic Award: The NDTA Scott/St. Louis Chapter scholarship program will award scholarships to winning applicants who are enrolled in an accredited bachelors program in 2020. Scholarships will also be awarded to students enrolled in a two-year associate degree or trade certification program. Scholarships are open to all high school students who meet eligibility criteria. Visit the website for additional information. 
Scholarship Central: You can find additional scholarships by using Scholarship Central. Create and account and fill out the general application. You will then be able to sort through a list of scholarships you may be interested in applying for. Visit the website for more information. 
St. Louis Community College Foundation
Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis  
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis  

Flipstik entrepreneurship: two locations of Kiosks (St. Louis Galleria Mall and Office Depot on Lindell in the Central West End) that serve customers primarily on the weekends. 

To apply:

The BESt Pharmacy Program - Summer Institute for those who have an interest in healthcare, with a focus on pharmacy. Information and application: