The following is a partial list of local scholarships that are offered through the Blue Springs South Counseling Office.  Not all local scholarships are listed below.  Check the Guidance Newsletter for additional scholarships.  Most applications below are fillable PDF documents.  You must type into the fillable application and print it out.  Handwritten applications are strongly discouraged.  All scholarship applications and supplemental materials (resumes, letters of recommendation, etc.) must be printed and delivered in hard copy form to the BSSHS Counseling Office.  E-mailed applications will NOT be accepted. 

   

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS  

 
Below is a list of local scholarships.  Click to open the individual application. 
 
3 CATS SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:  Senior who is goal driven and motivated in their college and career endeavors, 27 ACT if planning on going to a 4-year college, 21 ACT if planning on a career technical training program.  Amount is $500 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here!  
 
ANDERSON-BARTOLOTTA FAMILY
Senior intending to continue their education in a construction-related field (construction trades, engineering,  technology, design, architecture, etc.), 2.75 GPA, solid school attendance, financial need, activities and/or community service.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here!  
 
BECKY KENNEDY MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior, 3.0 GPA, involvement in school and/or community activities.  Amount is $1,000 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here! 
 
BILL AUTREY MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior softball player, 3.0 GPA, engaged in school/community activities.  Amount unknown and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here!  
 
BLUE SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Criteria:  Senior who works for a business that is a member of the BS Chamber of Commerce OR have a parent/guardian that works for a business that is a member of the BS Chamber of Commerce.  Amount is $500 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!   
 
BLUE SPRINGS EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Criteria:  Senior who are financially in need due to difficult circumstances, ambitious and hard-working, may be "left out of the loop" who may not otherwise apply for a scholarship.  Amount is $1,000 and renewable for 3 additional years and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
BLUE SPRINGS ELKETTES - Criteria:  Senior, grades, ACT scores, work experience, achievements, financial need.  Amount is $3,000 and the deadline is April 1, 2017 Application Here!  
 
BLUE SPRINGS FORD
Criteria:  Senior, financial need, grades, ACT, activities, community service.  Amount is $1,000  Deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here! 
 
BLUE SPRINGS JAYCEES 
Criteria:  Senior, financial need, grades, ACT, activities, community service.  Amount is $500  Deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017 Application Here!  
 
BLUE SPRINGS MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE
Criteria:  Senior, GPA, ACT scores, financial need, activities, work experience, community service and/or church involvement.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
BLUE SPRINGS MUSIC BOOSTERS
Criteria:  Senior, member of a high school music performing ensemble, top 50% of your graduating class, paid current member of the BS Music Boosters.  Amount is $500 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here!  
 
BLUE SPRINGS NEA SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:  Senior, 3.0 GPA.  Priority given to children of NEA members.  Deadline is March 10th, 2017.  Application Here!
 
BLUE SPRINGS ROTARY CLUB
Criteria:  Senior, 3.0, financial need, leadership, activities, work experience, community service.  Amount is $2,000 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here!  
 
BLUE SPRINGS ROTARY CLUB - PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:  Senior, 3.0 GPA, financial need, leadership, activities, work experience, community service.  Amount is $2,000/Renewable and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
BLUE SPRINGS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Criteria:  Senior pursuing a career in a business-related field, attended the BS School of Economics some time during his/her years as a K-6 student, 2.75 GPA.  Amount is $500 and is due by March 3rd.  Application Here!
 
BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH FOOTBALL BOOSTER CLUB
Criteria:  Senior football player who has participated for 3 years (at least 2 years at South), 3.0 GPA, paid member of BSSHS Booster Club.  There are 2 awards at $500/each and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!
 
BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH PTSA BOOK AWARD 
Criteria:  Senior, member of the BSSHS PTSA, attended BSSHS for at least 1 year, 2.0+ GPA.  There are 4 awards for $250 each.  Deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here! 
 
BLUE SPRINGS SPECIAL OLYMPICS BOOSTER CLUB
Criteria:  Senior, 2.5 GPA, been directly involved with the planning, conducting, or participation in supporting a BS Special Olympics related event during high school.  Amount is $250 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here! 
 
BLUE SPRINGS YOUTH VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE
Criteria:  Senior who played in the BS Youth Volleyball League for at least 1 season.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.   Application Here!
 
BRIAN BORGSTADT MEMORIAL 
Criteria:  Senior planning to attend the University of Missouri - Columbia, high academic achievement, leadership, and good moral character.  Amount is up to $500 and the deadline is March 1, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
BRITTANY HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL PTSA
Criteria:  Senior who attended BHMS, 3.0 GPA, current member of the BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!
 
BSEF SUPERINTENDENT'S
Criteria:  Senior, financial need, GPA, ACT, career goals.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
BSSD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:  Senior who has a parent or guardian who is an employee of the Blue Springs School District.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
CEA ARTISTS
Criteria:  Senior art student.  Amount is $250 and the winner's piece of art work will be displayed at the Gale T. Bartow Administrative Services Center.  The deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.   Application Here!
 
CEA SCHOLARSHIP 
Criteria:  Senior, parent must have been a CEA member for 4 years prior to applying.  Amount is $1,000 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!
 
CHAPEL LAKES ELEMENTARY PTA
Criteria:  Senior who attended Chapel Lakes for at least 3 years, 2.5 GPA, member of the BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $500  Deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here! 
 
CHARLES & JUDY QUALKINBUSH
Criteria:  Senior, grades, financial need, activities, leadership, and/or work and community service.  Amount is $200 - $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
CORDILL-MASON ELEMENTARY/FLOYD DUNAWAY
Criteria:  Senior who attended CME for at least 3 years, current member of BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017 Application Here! 
 
CORDILL-MASON ELEMENTARY/ALAN MICHELSON
Criteria:  Senior who attended CME for at least 3 years, current member of the BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here! 
 
DANIEL YOUNG/LINDA JOHNSON
Criteria:  Senior who attended DYE, activities, GPA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here!  
 
DAVID CROMWELL MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior planning to attend a 4-year public university in the state of Missouri.  Amount is up to $1,000  Deadline is March 1, 2017  Application Here!  
 
DELTA WOODS MIDDLE SCHOOL PTSA 
Criteria:  Senior who attended DWMS, member of the BSSHS PTSA, grades, ACT, work experience, activities, financial need.  Amount is $350 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
DEVIN C. BRANCH ROTC
Criteria:  Senior who has participated in the ROTC program for at least 2 years; 3.0 GPA, solid school attendance, activities, leadership, and/or work and community service.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
DOCTORS OF ST. MARY'S
Criteria:  Senior planning to pursue a career in the healthcare field, grades, ACT scores, financial need, activities, work experience, community service.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!
 
DOLORES PRIDDY
Criteria:  Senior who attended Chapel Lake Elementary for at least 2 years, 3.0 GPA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017 Application Here! 
 
DR. PAUL KINDER CEA
Criteria:  Senior, grades, ACT scores, work experience, post high school plans and goals.  Amount is $500 and deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here! 
 
DR. PAUL KINDER MSTA
Criteria:  Senior, grades, ACT scores, work experience, post high school plans and goals.  Amount is $500 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
FRANKLIN SMITH ELEMENTARY PTA
Criteria:  Senior who attended Franklin Smith, 3.0 GPA, member of the BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $500 and the due date is the last Friday in February, 2017.   Application Here!
 
GALE T. BARTOW/BLUE SPRINGS PTA COUNCIL
Criteria:  Senior, member of BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here! 
 
HOME SWEET HOME REALTY
Criteria:  Senior, NO GPA REQUIREMENT, short essay on the power of a positive attitude.  Amount is $250 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!
 
JACKIE HANSEN MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior GIRL, 3.0 GPA, school involvement in the areas of Art, Creative Writing or Family & Consumer Sciences.  Amount is $1,000 - $2,000 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.   Application Here!
 
JASON STONE CREATIVITY
Criteria:  Senior pursuing a visual art or creative writing degree, 2.0 GPA  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is March 1, 2017  Application Here!  
 
JEAN SWANSON ROYSE
Criteria:  Senior planning to major in elementary education with an emphasis in reading, 3.0 GPA, solid school attendance, activities, leadership, and/or work and community service experience.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!
 
JOHN E. O'BRYANT MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior, participated in at least 3 league seasons of the LSBS (Lee's Summit Baseball Association), 2.75 GPA.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is March 1, 2017  Application Here!  
 
KELLY BEVER MEMORIAL COLLEGE APPLICATION SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:  Junior planning to apply to elite colleges next year, 31+ ACT, 4.0 GPA.  Amount is $300 and will reimburse applications fees to highly selective colleges (Brown, Cal Tech, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, U Penn) and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here!
 
KONICA MINOLTA FUTURE LEADER
Criteria:  Senior, 3.0 GPA, activities, volunteer service, community involvement.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
LAKEWOOD GARDEN CLUB
Criteria:  Senior who resides in Lee's Summit, interested in the study of Botany, Horticulture, Ecology, or similar subjects.  Amount is $750 and the deadline is March 31, 2017.  Pick up a paper application in the Counseling Office. 
 
LUNAR BOWL
Criteria:  Senior, ambitious, hard-working, grades, financial need, school and/or community involvement.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
MCCARTHY AUTO GROUP - Criteria:  Senior, 2.5+ GPA, involvement in community and/or school activities.  Amount is $1,000 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
MCCARTHY AUTO GROUP STEM - Criteria:  Senior pursuing a career in the field of science, technology, engineering, or math, 2.5+ GPA, involvement in community or school.  Amount is $1,000 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
MICHELLE NURNBERG MEMORIAL 
Criteria:  Senior affected by cancer personally or through a family member.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.   Application Here! 
 
MORELAND RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL PTSA
Criteria:  Senior who attended MRMS, 3.0 GPA, member of the BSSHS PSA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
NICK MCFERREN MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior planning to major in Fire Science or EMT, 3.0 GPA.  Amount is $600 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
PAM MARQUEZ MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior who plans to major in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Psychology, or a related field, 3.0 GPA.  Amount is $1,000 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
PAUL KINDER MIDDLE SCHOOL/BEVERLY LEONARD
Criteria:  Senior who attended PKMS (formerly Sunny Vale Middle School) for 3 years, 3.0 GPA, attendance.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here! 
 
PAUL KINDER MIDDLE SCHOOL/LEADERS OF TOMORROW
Criteria:  Senior who attended PKMS (formerly Sunny Vale Middle School), 3.0 GPA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here!  
 
PETE & BETTY SMOOT MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior, 2.8+ GPA, financial need.  Amount is $1,500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
RETIRED EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION
Criteria:  Senior who is the child or grandchild of a BSSD employee, plans to major in education.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
ROD'S SPORTS & APPAREL "SPIRIT"
Criteria:  Senior, 2.5 GPA, involved in at least 2 BSSHS activities, clean discipline record.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here! 
 
RUSTY HODGE MEMORIAL FOR TRACK AND XC
Criteria:  Senior, 3 year participant in high school XC or track and field, varsity letter winner, 3.0 GPA, 21 ACT.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here!  
 
RUSTY HODGE/ROLLAND STUDIO
Criteria:  Senior, 3.2 GPA, 23 ACT, combined parent income of no more than $200,000.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
STAYTON & PATRICIA PARR MEMORIAL
Criteria:  Senior, grades, financial need, activities, leadership and/or work and community service.  Amount is $200-$500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!  
 
SUNNY POINTE ELEMENTARY PTA
Criteria:  Senior who attended SPE for at least 2 years, current member of the BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $350 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Criteria:  Senior planning to pursue a career in education, 3.0 GPA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here! 
 
THOMAS C. LOCKE
Criteria:  Senior interested in becoming a lawyer, involvement in activities, work or community service.  Amount is $1,000 and the deadline is March 1, 2017  Application here!  
 
THOMAS ULTICAN ELEMENTARY PTA
Criteria:  Senior who attend TUE for at least 2 years, member of the BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here!  
 
VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP - Criteria:  Senior who can articulate their ultimate dream.  Amount is $1,000 and is due the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here!  
 
VOY SPEARS ELEMENTARY PTA
Criteria:   Senior, attended Voy Spears for at least 3 years, 3.0 GPA, member of the BSSHS PTSA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!
 
WALT TOLSON
Criteria:  Senior who played high school sports for 2 years, 1.9+ GPA.  Amount is $500 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017.  Application Here!
 
WILLIAM BRYANT PTA
Criteria:  Senior who attended WBE for at least 1 year, 3.0 GPA, member of the BSSHS PTSA.  Amount $250 and the deadline is the last Friday in February, 2017. Application Here!
 
WOMEN'S CIVIC CLUB
Criteria:  Senior GIRL, financial need, GPA, ACT, work experience, activities, and/or community service or church involvement.  There are 2 awards @ $500/each and is due the last Friday in February, 2017  Application Here!
 

   
 
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