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Jan 1       Fire Freedom in Academia Essay Contest - Juniors/Seniors - must write an 800-1000 word essay on provided topic.                   


Jan 1       National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship


Jan 5       Sasone and Lauber Scholarship- complete an essay on the consequences of texting and driving. 


Jan 7       GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program


Jan 15     JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship


Jan 15     Law and Essay Contest:          Letter          Poster          Rules & Info          Cover Sheet


Jan 15     SAE Engineering Scholarship - major in engineering or technology, strong ACT score, various availability.


Jan 15     Missouri State University Board of Governors Scholarship


Jan 15     Missouri State University Provost Scholarship


Jan 15     Missouri State University Deans Scholarship


Jan 17     MSBA: John T. Belcher Scholarship (final submission/deadline)   FAQ's    APP INFO 


Jan 15     National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship - self or parent has diagnosis.


Jan 31     Missouri Sheriff’s Association Scholarship


Jan 31    Charles P. Bell Graduate Application - CFMCT


Jan 31    Minority Natural Resources Scholarship - CFMCT


Jan 31    Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship (CFMO)


Jan 31    Ed Stegner Natural Resources Scholarship - must study within one of the five areas of natural resource management (fisheries, forestry, wildlife, parks/recreation, or soil and water conservation) at a Missouri College or University.


Jan 31    I Have A Dream Scholarship: Unigo





Feb 1      NWMSU Standard Scholarship - must have been accepted to NWMSU.  Fill out one application to be eligible for several opportunities.


Feb 1      MU Alumni Scholarship


Feb 1      MU Robert J. Trulaske Scholarship - pursue a degree in the college of business.


Feb 1      MU Ponder Minority Scholarship - minority students pursuing a accounting or business degree.


Feb 1      MU Sam M. Walton Scholarship - major in econ, finance, international business, mngt., and/or marketing.


Feb 1      FFA National Scholarships - numerous opportunities available


Feb 1      James and Nellie Westlake Scholarship - 2.5 gpa, 4 yr college or university, $50,000 or less family adjusted gross income.


Feb 1      Americas Farmers - Grow Ag Leaders


Feb 1      Business Women of Missouri Foundation


Feb 1      SportsQuest Playing With A Purpose Scholarship


Feb 1      Missouri Conservation Agents Scholarship


Feb 1      Missouri State Fair Foundation: Youth in Agriculture


Feb 1      The National Federation of the Blind Missouri Scholarship


Feb 1      Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship


Feb 2      Epsilon Sigma Alpha Scholarship - or contact: Sara Yates (Sally) - Missouri State Counselor, 9524 Carnival Drive, St. Louis, MO 63126  (314).843.5580


Feb 3      Elk's Legacy Scholarship - parent or grandparent must be an Elk's Lodge member.


Feb 3      NW Region Missouri State Teachers Association (MSTA) - KENT KING must seek a degree in education.  Application is submitted online.


Feb 5      The Nebraska City Apple Corps Music Scholarships - student participates in either instrumental or vocal music during each of their four years of high school.


Feb 6      Lydia L. Stickerod NWMSU Scholarship


Feb 7      We The Students Essay Contest: Bill of Rights Institute


Feb 10    Missouri Corn Scholarship - 2 or 4 yr Missouri college, agronomy field of study or related


Feb 10    Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship Program  


Feb 12    GRM Networks/FRS Scholarship


Feb 12    We The Student Essay Contest


Feb 15    Jackie Robinson Foundation


Feb 15     James G. and Mavis Green Scholarship (Peru State College)


Feb 15    Tarkio College Alumni Association: Charles 'Chuck' McAdams Memorial Scholarship


Feb 17    Moody's Mega Math Challenge 2017 - form a team, choose a work day, free participation, internet based.  Challenge weekend is Feb 24-Feb 27, 2017


Feb 20    The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship Application 


Feb 20    Stewards Scholar Program: University of Central Missouri


Feb 21    Dr. Darrell "Jack" Holley/MUSIC Scholarship


Feb 27    LEAP Accounting Scholarships


Feb 27    RMEL Foundation - Electrical Energy Field


Feb 28    Wear Action Scholarship 


Feb 28    Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship


Feb 28    Atchison County Development Corporation (ACDC) Scholarship  INFO   APPLICATION


Feb 29    Buicks Achievers Scholarship Program




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Mar 1      Missouri Courage Scholarship


Mar 1      FCS Financial Scholarship


Mar 1      Project 21 Scholarship  


Mar 1      Nucor Foundation Community Scholarship


Mar 1      Cargill Global Scholars Program


Mar 1      United Electric Cooperative and United Fiber Scholarships


Mar 1      Missouri 4-H Scholarships


Mar 1      Forty and Eight Scholarship


Mar 1      Eagle Scout of the Year Application


Mar 1      United Methodist Higher Education Fund Foundation


Mar 1      Ulman Cancer Fund Foundation Scholarship


Mar 1.     Nolan Moore Foundation Printing and Imaging Foundation


Mar 2      Missouri Association Mutual Insurance Companies (MAMIC)


Mar 2     Create A Greeting Card Contest


Mar 2      Farm Kids for College Scholarship


Mar 5      Higher Education & Ministry Scholarships: United Methodist and various fellowship endowments


Mar 6      Missouri Association of Rural Education: MARE HS Senior Scholarship Info & App  - these scholarships are available for juniors and seniors attending Missouri Colleges and Universities who have declared a major in Education.     


Mar 6      Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship 


Mar 6      Missouri Bankers Foundation Scholarship Application       


Mar 8      Frame My Future Scholarship


Mar 10    Higher Education and Ministry Scholarship


Mar 12    District 6040 4-Way Test Speech Contest and Scholarship Opportunity - app due this date, deadline for receipt of entry form is April 3, and date of contest is April 25


Mar 13    Howard A. McIntosh (NWMSU)


Mar 13    National Farmers Union: Hubert K. & JoAnn Seymore Scholarship


Mar 14    Missouri Women's Golf Association Scholarship - must be a female who has been active in golf activities


Mar 15    Adolph & Hulda Kemper Family Memorial Scholarship (NWMSU)  - this is awarded to graduating seniors from Tarkio High School, with preference given to children of multi-generational families from the Tarkio community, who have been in the Tarkio school district from kindergarten and are planning to attend North West Missouri State University. The scholarship award amount is $2000 (either two $1,000 one-time scholarships or one $2,000 two-year scholarship).  Provided by the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole.


Mar 15    Louis Kemper Jurich Memorial (NWMSU) - This is awarded to graduating seniors from Tarkio High School, with preference given to children of multi-generational families from the Tarkio community, who have been in the Tarkio school district from kindergarten and are planning to attend North West Missouri State University. The scholarship award amount is $2000 (either two $1,000 one-time scholarships or one $2,000 two-year scholarship).  Provided by the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole.


Mar 15   Missouri Asphalt Pavement Organization


Mar 15   Bob Phelps Sr. Scholarship


Mar 15   Louis Bell - Grant in Aid


Mar 15   Missouri Farm Bureau: Charles E. Kruse Agriculture Scholarship 


Mar 15   MFA Foundation Scholarship


Mar 15   Microsoft disAbility Scholarship


Mar 15   The Grand Lodge of Missouri Masonic Scholarship Funds





Mar 16   Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship MOACAC


Mar 16   Michael A Hunter Memorial Scholarship: Leukemia, Lymphoma patients or survivors.


Mar 16   Blended Online Learning Scholarship


Mar 30   Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship


Mar 31   Avatar Challenge Scholarship


Mar 31   Real World Design Challenge (RWDC)


Mar 31   SP $10,000 Scholarship


Mar 31   Northwest Missouri Sportsman's Club Academic Scholarship


Mar 31   Richard E. Miller (Automotive Mechanics) Scholarship


Mar 31   Janice M. Scott Memorial - application, criteria sheet and check list


Mar 31   Missouri Insurance Education Foundation (MIEF)


Mar 31   Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture: Vocational Scholarship 


Mar 31   Beyond The Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program


Mar 31   The Four Chaplains Memorial Scholarship


Mar 31   Celebrity Scholarship


Mar 31   Kent King Educator Scholarship (MSTA)


Mar 31   HomeAdvisor's Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship


Mar 31   Maryville Knights of Columbus


Mar 31   Missouri Association of Rural Education: MARE College Scholarship Information & Application - these scholarships are available for juniors and seniors attending Missouri Colleges and Universities who have declared a major in Education. 


Mar 31    Avalon Tech Joint Scholarship 


April 1     Luretta Ruth Turnbull Memorial Scholarship


April 1     Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri


April 1     NAIFA Mid Missouri Memorial Scholarship


April 1     Maryville Knights of Columbus


April 1     United Producers, Inc (UPI)


April 1     George V. Smith Memorial / Tarkio Volunteer Fire Department


April 1     CHS Foundation Scholarship


April 1     Peter Pasula Study Habits 


April 1     District 6040 4-Way Test Speech Contest


April 1     SEMA Memorial Scholarship


April 1     Missouri United Methodist Foundation Scholarship


April 1     Northwest Missouri Financial Women's Scholarship


April 1     Eagle Scout of the Year Application


April 1     The Ike Foundation Scholarship


April 1     National Farmers Union: Stanley Moore Scholarship


April 1     Digiteum Internet of Things Scholarship


April 3     Kenneth L Short Memorial Scholarship


April 3     Nursing Fellowship


April 15   Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship


April 15   GraybaR Powering Trades Scholarship


April 15    Ava's Grace Scholarship


April 30    MSPE - Missouri Society of Professional Engineers


April 30    Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributers (KCAED) Scholarship - diesel mechanics or heavy equipment repair


April 30    Fountainhead Essay Contest 


April 30   Docs.ZoneScholarship




May 1        First Baptist Church Tarkio Memorial Scholarship Application


May 1         Charles "Chuck" McAdams Memorial Scholarship


May 1        Circle of Concern Student Scholarship RENEWAL Application


May 2         Dutch Crafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship


May 15       Get Girls Golfing Scholarship


May 15       Mission Creek Orthodontists Scholarship


May 15       Scholarship Points Award


May 15       Insuring Rural Communities Scholarship


May 22       B. Davis Scholarship


May 22       Cameron Impact Scholarship


May 31       Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship


May 31       Leavitt Machinery Scholarship


May 31       Inheritance of Hope Scholarships for Cancer and More



GIBBS SCHOLARSHIP: Citizen Bank & Trust

If you are a Tarkio Alumni (graduate from THS) and attending college you may be eligible for this scholarship.



June  1       MDHE: Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program


June  1       Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program - has a drive and passion for an animation and/or design related field (film, game, media).


June  1       Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship Program - to promote fashion and encourage aspiring fashion professionals in retail, mrkt., & mngt.


June 1       Odenza Vacations Scholarship


June 2       Got a Spine Scholarship


June 10     Lowell-C. Kruse: Healthy Choices. Healthy Lives. Scholarship (MOSAIC)


June 12     Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the website.


June 15     Ocean Awareness Scholarship


June 15     10 Words or Less Scholarship


June 15     Helping Future Lawyers Scholarship


June 15     Global Lift Equipment Scholarship


June 18     SolidEssay Contest


June 29     You Deserve It Scholarship


June 30     Lift Parts Express Scholarship


June 30     Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship


June 30     Aspiring Nurse Scholarship


June 30    CHF-Development Council & Auxilliary Scholarship


June 30    CHF-Foundation Student Loan Application


June 30    CHF-Genie Perry Scholarship


June 30    St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary Nursing & Related Medical Studies Scholarship


June 30    DealHack Community Volunteer Scholarship


June 30    Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) Midwestern Regional Chapter 


June 30    Andrew Vidal Memorial Scholarship Fund




July 1     Heartland Foundation (unless otherwise noted) - various scholarships


July 1     Chaplain Samuel Grover Powell Scholarship 


July 15   Robert J. Stoll and Lorena A Stoll Scholarship  


July 20   MU - Ag Sig Fraternity


July 30   Money Solver Summer Scholarship


July 31   UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship





Aug 1     Khan Law Firm


Aug 1     Christensen & Hymas General Scholarship


Aug 14   Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship






Sept. 15     Cameron Impact Scholarship


Sept. 24     P.E.O. STAR Scholarship


Sept. 30     Missouri Cattlemen Foundation Scholarship - student or parent must be a member of the MO Cattlemen's Association or the Missouri Junior Cattlemen's Association.  Preference given to a degree within the agricultural field, but not required.


Sept. 30     Shout It Out Scholarship








Oct. 2       Wendy's High School Heisman - Minimum 3.0 gpa, participate in at least one high school sport, demonstrate involvement in the community.


Oct. 6       AES Engineering Service Scholarship - any and all students are eligible to apply...Do not have to take engineering classes or course of study!


Oct. 6       Create Real Impact Contest


Oct. 13      Feels Like Home Scholarship


Oct. 14     Toptal STEM Scholarship for Women:                How To Apply                  Official Rules


Oct. 15     Tribe of Mic-O-Say Patrick L. Newman Scholarship


Oct. 15     Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship


Oct. 25     Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program


Oct. 30     Scholarship Points Award


Oct. 31     Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition


Oct. 31     Coca-Cola Scholars


Oct. 31     Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship: Unigo


Nov. 1     Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program


Nov. 1     Missouri S&T Chancellor's Scholarship - Must be accepted to MO S&T, minimum 31 ACT, top 10% of your class (or 3.75 gpa)


Nov. 1     Hurst Review NCLEX Scholarship


Nov. 2     Intel Science Talent Search


Nov. 2     NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing - must be a female and have computing/technology related achievements and interests.  If you win the award, then you are eligible for additional scholarships from participating colleges (see website for details).


Nov. 4     NASSP: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards


Nov. 4     MSBA: John T. Belcher Scholarship (submit materials to school counselor)     FAQ's          APP INFO


Nov. 6     Megan Meier Foundation


Nov. 10   MVP - KCPL


Nov. 10   Dairy Scholars Scholarship Program - MASBDA


Nov. 13   The Anne Ford Scholarship


Nov. 13   Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship


Nov. 15   PBA/NCA Sally Beauty Scholarship


Nov. 15   The Hagan Scholarship Foundation - must have a 3.50 gpa or higher, must score 23 or higher on the ACT, show financial need (FAFSA EFC

 must be less than $7500), attend a four year college, and no convictions or felonies.  


Nov. 15   GEICO Pathway to Completion Master's Degree Scholarship


Nov. 15   W.M. and Ann Grace Foundation


Nov. 27   Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship


Nov. 27   Show-Me Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS)  - provides financial assistance to students wishing to pursue studies with a natural resource conservation orientation at properly accredited colleges or universities.


Nov. 30   Good360 Sustainability Scholarship


Nov. 30   National High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest


Nov. 30     Elks National Foundation Scholarships - various (including MVS below)


Nov. 30     Most Valuable Student (MVS) Award


Dec. 1     Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship - for students planning to study abroad


Dec. 1     STAATS Manufacturing & MAFF Past Presidents Scholarship Application


Dec. 1     Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship: PTK Honor Society Fall Application


Dec. 1     The Geico Scholarship Program


Dec. 5     Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships  (opens Oct 5, closes Dec 5)


Dec. 15   Nodaway County Cattlemen's Association Scholarship Guidelines and Application


Dec. 15   AXA Achievement Scholarship


Dec. 15   Burger King Scholars Program


Dec. 15   MU Annual Scholarship - recommend applying for admission by Dec. 1 in order to make your Dec. 15 deadline!!!  Must be accepted to the University of MO-Columbia in order to apply.  You fill out one scholarship to be eligible for several opportunities.


Dec. 15   MSBA: John T. Belcher Scholarship (board review and nominee selected)


Dec. 18   NFIB Youth Entrepreneur Foundation


Dec. 31   Ed Stegner Natural Resources Scholarship - must study within one of the five areas of natural resource management (fisheries, forestry, wildlife, parks/recreation, or soil and water conservation) at a Missouri College or University.


Dec. 31   Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship (CFMO)





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Tarkio, MO 64491

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