Welcome to Blue Springs High Schools Foundation and Local Scholarship page. This year our scholarships are fillable for students. Please type and print them and turn them in/mail to the proper recipient. Please note that some scholarships may not have a criteria but they are decided upon by a need base. Good Luck! Please note scholarships are activated in blue so check back daily for new updates.
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Truman Heartland Foundation Scholarships - Please click the scholarship links below to apply.
Association for Industrial Development Scholarship
- Must be a current resident of Eastern
Jackson County, Missouri, must be a graduating high school senior from
Independence, Blue Springs, Ft. Osage, Lee’s Summit, Grain Valley or Raytown
schools or an employee of a business located in either of the Truman Road industrial
parks in Independence, must be pursuing a two or four-year undergraduate degree
at any Metropolitan Community College campus or accredited college or
university, must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstrated leadership
capabilities, financial need may be considered.
Josh Borgmeyer Memorial Scholarship
- Awarded as part of the Blue Springs High School Drama Booster Scholarship
Program. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of attendance and
participation in the Blue Springs High School Drama Club.
Centerpoint Medical Center Medical Staff Scholarship
- Must be an employee or dependent of
an employee of Centerpoint Medical Center; must be pursuing a degree related to
human healthcare (nursing, pharmacy, radiology, etc.); must have a minimum
cumulative GPA of 2.5 during the last four semesters of study;must have
demonstrated participation in community service and/or employment activities; must
have excellent communication skills (applicants may be asked to complete a
phone or personal interview to demonstrate communication skills).
David A. Cromwell Memorial Scholarship
be a graduating senior from Blue Springs or Blue Springs South High School in
Blue Springs, Missouri; must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a four year
public university in the state of Missouri.
Sara Garrett Memorial Scholarship
be a graduating senior female varsity basketball player from Blue Springs High
School in Blue Springs, Missouri; must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at
an accredited junior college, college, or university; must have a cumulative
minimum GPA of 3.0;must have demonstrated participation in activities in school
and the community; must have personal qualities of being a caring,
compassionate person who supports and helps others; a leader with a commitment
to excellence; and someone who expresses determination and perseverance.
Rachel House Hudson Memorial Scholarship
- Must be a graduating senior from a
public or private high school in Blue Springs, Fort Osage, Grain Valley,
Independence, Lee’s Summit, Oak Grove or Raytown school districts; must have
demonstrated faithfulness to God and a desire to grow in that relationship; must
have demonstrated high moral standards; must have demonstrated trustworthiness
in their relationships with others, treating them with kindness and respect; must
have demonstrated determination and perseverance; must have demonstrated
participation in school activities such as sports as well as out-of-school
activities such as work and community service. Must have a minimum cumulative
GPA of 3.0.
Thomas C. Locke Scholarship
- Must be a graduating seniors from
any public high school in Eastern Jackson County, Missouri, including
Independence, Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit, Raytown, Fort Osage, Grain Valley,
and Oak Grove; must be pursuing a undergraduate degree at any accredited junior
college, college or university; must have demonstrated participation in
school activities such as sports, music or debate; must have
demonstrated participation in out-of-school activities such as work or
community service;must have career and personal goals related to those of
Edwin L. and Helen L. Newlin Scholarship
be a graduating senior from a public high school in one of the following school
districts: Blue Springs, Fort Osage, Grain Valley, Independence, Lee’s Summit,
Oak Grove or Raytown; must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at any
accredited four year college or university.
Georgia B. Northway Memorial Scholarship
- The Midwest Hemophilia Association
offers this scholarship for graduating high school seniors and college students
who have been diagnosed or have a family member diagnosed with a bleeding
disorder. To be eligible, the applicant or a family member over the age of 21
must be a member in good standing of the Midwest Hemophilia Association.
Rolfe Bridge Scholarship
- Must be a graduating high school
senior; must be a graduate of a bridge course taught by Kathy Rolfe or a by a
student of a Kathy Rolfe bridge course; must be a member of the American
Contract Bridge League; must have a demonstrated interest in contract bridge
and have earned a minimum of one masterpoint; must have a minimum cumulative
GPA of 3.0.
Brianna Leigh Shelton Scholarship
- Must be a graduating senior from
Blue Springs High School in Blue Springs, Missouri; must be pursuing an
undergraduate degree at an accredited junior college, college, or university; must
have demonstrated involvement in music, forensics or theatre; must have a
minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Sixth Bomb Group Memorial Scholarship
be relative of a member of the Sixth Bomb Group; must be pursuing
an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university (vocational
and trade schools subject to review); must have a minimum cumulative GPA of
2.5; must have demonstrated participation in extracurricular activities,
community service and work; Financial need may be considered.
Tile Contractors' Association of America, Inc. Family Scholarship
- Truman Heartland Community Foundation
manages the Tile Contractors’ Association of America’s scholarships. Eligible
applicants for the TCAA Family Scholarship must be qualified employees or
family members of qualified employees of TCAA contractor companies.
Bess Wallace Truman Scholarship
be a current resident of Independence, Missouri; must be a female graduating
high school senior attending public, private or home school; must be pursuing
an undergraduate degree at any accredited college or university; must have
demonstrated academic merit with minimum GPA of 2.5, community service
experience, school involvement and financial need;must NOT be a daughter,
granddaughter or stepdaughter of a Junior Service League member.
Amy Katherine Gulley Scholarship
- Amy Gulley was a student at BSHS prior to her death. She was actively involved in the music program. Her parents provide this scholarship in her memory. Applicants must be members of the Golden Regiment Marching Band.
Blue Springs High School PTSA Scholarship
must have attended BSHS for at least 3yrs, applicant must be classified as a
senior in good standing enrolled at BSHS, applicant must submit a one page
typed, double spaced, essay on what it has meant to them to be a Wildcat ,applicant
must have applied for admission to an accredited junior college, college, or
university, applicant must enroll with a minimum of 12 credit hours or its
equivalent, applicant must be a member of the BSHS PTSA – attach a copy to
application. The scholarship
will be paid directly to the college/university once the student has given the BSHS
Scholarship chairperson proof of enrollment.
Blue Springs Music Boosters - 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
Blue Springs NEA Scholarship
- This scholarship requires a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 scale and is for high school seniors only. Priority will be given to children of NEA members. Members need to be in good standing with their local/state/national dues to be eligible. Due March 10, 2017
Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship
- $1000 Deadline
: Feb 28th, 17 - We run this scholarship
annually. Here is the list of our requirements:- Applicant must be high school student.- Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the
topic “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?"
Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors
Len Dawson Scholarship - This is not a sports scholarship. 1 student from Blue Springs High School only can be nominated. Due April 4th in Counseling office.
"My Parent Belongs to GKCR/MSTA" due April 1
- graduating in May 2017; plans to enter a First Responder career in the US no later than the fall of graduation; financial need; involved in co-curricular and community service;min gpa 2.0; US citizen. Due March 31, 2017.
Robert Tindall Art Scholarship The
scholarship is awarded annually by the Independence Art Association to an
outstanding Senior art student who attends public or private school in Eastern
Jackson County. The scholarship is $500 and the student must be enrolled
in a post secondary art degree program to be eligible for the award. Deadline is April 15th.