• Local Scholarships 

     3 CATS SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who is goal driven, hard-working, plans to attend a Missouri 4-year college (27 ACT) or a career technical program (21 ACT).  $500/renewable.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP Criteria: senior who is a resident of Blue Springs or Lee’s Summit, 3.0 GPA.  $750/renewable for a total of 4 years.  Deadline: February 15.

    ANDERSON-BARTOLOTTA FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior planning to major in a construction-related field (construction trades, engineering, technology, design, architecture, et.), 2.75 GPA.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    BECKY KENNEDY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, 3.0 GPA, engage in school and/or community activities.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    BILL AUTREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior softball player for BSS, 3.0 GPA, engaged in school/community activities.  $250.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    BLUE SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: seniors who work 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.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    BLUE SPRINGS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHP – Criteria: senior with need due to difficult circumstances, are ambitious and hard-working, who may be “left out of the loop” and may not otherwise apply for a scholarship.  $1,000/renewable.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    Blue Springs Ford Scholarship – Criteria: senior, financial need, grades & test scores, activities, work experience and/or community service.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    BLUE SPRINGS MINISTERIAL ALLICANCE SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, financial need, grades, test scores, activities, work experience and/or community service.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    BLUE SPRINGS MNEA SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, 3.0 GPA, priority given to children of NEA members.  $200 - $500.  Deadline: March 1.  http://bluesprings.mnea.org/bluespringsnea/mneaaffiliates.aspx

    BLUE SPRINGS MUSIC BOOSTERS SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, member of a high school music performing ensemble, in top 50% of graduating class, family must be a current member of the BS Music Boosters.  $1,000.  Deadline: March 8.  https://bluespringsmusicboosters.org/forms/senior-music-student-scholarships/

    BLUE SPRINGS ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, financial need, activities, work experience, community service. $2,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February. 

    BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH FOOTBALL BOOSTER CLUB COLLEGE AWARD – Criteria: senior who participated in a high school football program for 3 years (at least 2 years at BSS), 3.0 GPA, paid member of the BSSHS Booster Club.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH PTSA BOOK AWARD – Criteria: senior, member of BSSHS PTSA, 2.0 GPA.  $250.  Deadline: last Friday in February. 

    BLUE SPRINGS SPECIAL OLYMPICS BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIPCriteria: senior, 2.5 GPA, has been directly involved in planning, conducting, or actively participating in a Blue Springs Special Olympics related event during high school.  $250.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    BRITTANY HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL PTSA SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who attended BHMS, 3.0 GPA, current member of the BSS PTSA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    BSEF SUPERINTENDENT’S SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, financial need, GPA, test scores.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    BSSD FAMIILY SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who has a parent/guardian who is an employee of the Blue Springs School District.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    CEA ARTISTS’ SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: Senior must present a photo of a piece of original artwork they created.  The winning artwork will be displayed at the Gale T. Bartow Administrative Center and the winner will receive $250.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    CHAPEL LAKES ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOLARSHIPCriteria: senior who attended CLE for at least 3 years, 2.5+ GPA, current member of BSSHS PTSA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    CHARLES & JUDY QUALKINBUSH SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, grades, financial need, activities, leadership, and/or work and community service.  $250 - $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    CORDILL-MASON ELEMENTARY SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who attended CME for at least 3 years, member of the BSS PTSA.  2 awards.  $1,000 - $2,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February

    DELTA WOODS MIDDLE SCHOOL PTSA SCHOLARSHIPCriteria: senior who attended DWMS, grades, activities, work experience, financial need.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    DANIEL YOUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who attended DYE, involvement in activities, GPA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    DAVE SHERIDAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, 3.0 GPA, plan to make a difference in your community.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    DAVID CROMWELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP –  Criteria: senior, plans to attend a four-year public university in Missouri.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February. https://www.thcf.org/Grant-Scholarship-Seekers/Scholarships/High-School-Scholarships

    DEVIN BRANCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who has participated in the ROTC program for at least 2 years, 3.0 GPA.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    Doctors of St. Mary's Scholarship Criteria: senior planning to enter the field of medicine (excludes veterinary medicine); grades, ACT, financial need, activities, community service and/or work experience.  $1,000.  Deadline: February 15.

    EARL COLLINS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, grades, financial need, volunteer experience.  $1,000.  Deadline: January 15.  Paper applications in the Counseling Office.

    FRANKLIN SMITH ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOLARSHIPCriteria: senior who attended FSE, 3.0 GPA, current member of BSSHS PTSA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    GALE T. BARTOW/BLUE SPRINGS PTA COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIPCriteria: senior, current member of the BSSHS PTSA, grades, financial need. $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    GROW YOUR OWN TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – Criteria: seniors planning to enter the education field, 3.0 GPA.  $2,000/semester renewable for up to 4 years, along with an opportunity for a teaching job in the Blue Springs School District after college graduation.  Deadline: February 15.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/21218

    HOME SWEET HOME REALTY SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior.  NO MINIMUM GPA TO APPLY!! Just write a 1-2 page essay on how having a positive attitude has influenced your life.  $250.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    JACKIE HANSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, 3.0 GPA, school involvement in the areas of: Art, Creative Writing, or FACS.  $1,000 - $2,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    JASON STONE CREATIVITY SCHOLARSHIP –  Criteria: senior, pursuing a visual art or creative writing degree, 2.0 GPA.  $1,000 renewable.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.thcf.org/Grant-Scholarship-Seekers/Scholarships/High-School-Scholarships

    JEAN SWANSON ROYCE SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who plans to major in elementary education, 3.0 GPA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    KELLY BEVER MEMORIAL COLLEGE APPLICATION SCHOLARSHIP (FOR JUNIORS)  - Criteria: JUNIOR planning to apply to an elite college (see full list on application), 31+ ACT, 4.0+ GPA.  $300 used to reimburse for application fees to highly selective colleges.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    KONICA MINOLTA SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior with leadership potential, activities, volunteer service/community involvement.  $1,000. Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    LAKEWOOD GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHP – Criteria: senior, Lee’s Summit resident, interested in studying Botany, Horticulture, Ecology, education, or related subjects.  $750.  Deadline: March 29.  Paper applications available in the Counseling Office.

    LEE’S SUMMIT BASEBALL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who participated in at least 3 league seasons of LSBA, 2.75 GPA.  $1,000.  Deadline: March 1.  http://www.lsbaseball.com/Default.aspx?tabid=703921

    Lucy Franklin Elementary Alumni Scholarship – Criteria: senior who attended LFE for at least 2 full years, current member of BSSHS PTSA.  $500.  Deadline: April 1. 

    LUNAR BOWL SCHOLARSHIP - Criteria: senior who is ambitious and hard-working, good grades, financial need.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    McCARTHY AUTO GROUP SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, 2.5 GPA, school and/or community involvement.  $1,000. Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    McCARTHY AUTO GROUP STEM SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior pursuing a future career in the field of science, technology, engineering, or math; 2.5 GPA, school and/or community involvement.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783   

    MEYER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, plans to attend school at a 2 or 4-year college in the state of Missouri, 3.0 GPA, financial need, extra-curricular involvement, leadership, and/or work and community service.  Amount: potentially will pay for any unmet financial need and is potentially renewable for up to 4 total years.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    MICHELLE NURNBERG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who has been affected by cancer personally or through a family member.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    MORELAND RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL PTSA SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who attended MRMS, 3.0 GPA, current member of the BSS PTSA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    NICK McFERREN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior planning to major in Fire Science or EMT, 3.0 GPA.  $600.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    NICK MORTALLARO STATE FARM SCHOLARSHIP- Criteria: senior who has a job, 3.0 GPA, leadership, strong work ethic, financial need.  $250.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    PAM MARQUEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who plans to major in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Psychology, or a related field; 3.0 GPA.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    PAUL KINDER CEA SCHOLARSHIP -  Criteria: senior, GPA, test scores, work experience.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    PAUL KINDER MIDDLE SCHOOL/BEVERLY LEONARD SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who attended Sunny Vale/Paul Kinder Middle School for 3 years, 3.0 GPA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    PAUL KINDER MSTA SCHOLARSHIP -  Criteria: senior, GPA, test scores, work experience.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    PAUL KINDER PTSA LEADERS OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who attended Sunny Vale/Paul Kinder Middle School, 3.0 GPA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    PETE & BETTY SMOOT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, 2.8+ GPA, financial need, involvement in activities.  $1,500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    RACHEL HOUSE HUDSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, 3.0 GPA, involved in school activities, and work and/or community service.  $1,000.  Deadline: February 1.  https://www.thcf.org/Grant-Scholarship-Seekers/Scholarships/High-School-Scholarships

    RAYTOWN-LEE’S SUMMIT COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION – Criteria: senior, activities, work experience, grades, test scores.  $500.  Deadline: March 29th.  Paper applications available in the Counseling Office.

    RETIRED EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, child or grandchild of a Blue Springs School District Employee, plans to major in Education.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    ROBERT LEELAND DANLEY SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, 2.75+ GPA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    RUSTY HODGE/ROLLAND STUDIOS SCHOLARSHIPCriteria: senior, 3.2 GPA, ACT of 23 or higher, combined parent income of no more than $200,000.  Amount of award: $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    RUSTY HODGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR TRACK & XC – Criteria: senior, 3-year participant in high school XC OR track & field, varsity letter winner, 3.0 GPA, 21 ACT.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who attended the School of Economics during elementary school, must be pursuing a career in a business related field (entrepreneurship, accounting, economics, marketing, etc.).  Two awards of $500 each.  Deadline: March 1.  http://www.schoolofecon.org/scholarships.aspx

    STAYTON & PATRICIA PARR SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior, grades, test scores, involvement in extra-curricular activities, leadership, and/or work and community service.  $200 - $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    SUNNY POINTE ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOLARSHIP - Criteria: senior who attended SPE for at least 2 years, current member of BSSHS PTSA.  $350.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    THOMAS C. LOCKE SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior interested in a career in law, involved in school activities, work and/or community service.  $1,000.  Deadline: February 1.  https://www.thcf.org/Grant-Scholarship-Seekers/Scholarships/High-School-Scholarships

    THOMAS ULTICAN ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who attended Thomas Ultican Elementary for at least 2 years, current member of the BSS PTSA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    TEACHER OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior who is planning to pursue a career in education, 3.0+ GPA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

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    VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior with big dreams, NO GPA or test score requirement.  $1,000.  Deadline: last Friday in February.  https://www.bssd.net/Page/15783

    VOY SPEARS ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOLARSHIP Criteria: senior who attended VSE for at least 3 years, 3.0 GPA, current member of BSSHS PTSA.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    WILLIAMS BRYANT ELEMENTARY PTA BOOK AWARDCriteria: senior who attended WBE for at least 1 full year, 3.0 GPA, current member of BSSHS PTSA.  $250.  Deadline: last Friday in February.

    WOMEN’S CIVIC CLUB SCHOLARSHIP – Criteria: senior girl, financial need, grades & ACT scores, activities, work experience, community service.  $500.  Deadline: last Friday in February.