Scholarship Opportunities

During the school year, this page is updated frequently as information is made public. Please click on the links below to find out information regarding scholarship opportunities:

---Cadet Thomas Surdyke Scholarships (2 $1,000, & 1 $2,500)
Here are the links (also located in the St. Pius X Financial Aid Handbook) for the Cadet Thomas Surdyke online scholarships (two - $1,000 for high school and one- $2,500 for college) applications which are now active on the more, and apply

---St. Louis Notre Dame Club Scholarship
Seniors:  I do not know of any of you interested but if you are this is for you 

Juniors and Sophomores:  This could make Notre Dame financially doable if you have the Financial Need requirement and can get accepted at Notre Dame.  Realistically, this means a mid to upper 30s on the ACT.  
These scholarships range from $3,000 to $12,000 for 4 years. 
See maz for more specifics. 

---William Pablo Feraldo Memorial Foundation Scholarship 
Senior guys only scholarship attending a four year university or college next year. This is not for those going the community college route. The annual William Pablo Feraldo Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program allow St. Pius to nominate three senior guys for this scholarship.  You must have a demonstrated financial need and they will make you prove this in the application. The awards range from $2,000 - $5,000 and are renewable! 

Deadline: 3/25/19 - Do not send it in as I have to do something on it too.

---Niche $2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship
The $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche's e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners page. One entry per person, but you can come back each month to try again. More information & apply here
Deadline: 3/31/19 apply monthly

---Skin Care Ox. We're awarding $4,000/year in college scholarships to support the health of college women
Our scholarship is called The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women and each quarter we award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education more & apply
Quarterly Deadlines: 3/31/19, 6/30/19, & 9/30/19

---Young American Creative Patriotic Art Award
VFW Sponsored - 
NOBODY applied for this last year. See maz for application.
Deadline: 3/31/19

Jefferson College Senior Scholarships
Jefferson College bound seniors scholarship  - be considered for over 100 scholarships with a single application. More information & apply
Deadline: 4/1/19

---Mid-East Missouri Contractors Association Scholarship ($1,500)
The Mid-East Missouri Contractors Association offers a $1,500 scholarship for students entering construction oriented degrees such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering or study in some phase of the construction industry. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  See maz for the application and criteria. 

Deadline: 4/1/19

---Hillsboro Civic Club Scholarship - For Seniors only.  5 - $1,000 scholarships
Three of these go to Hillsboro high school grads and two go to any HS grad in Jefferson County. 
Maz has a paper application. This is an extensive application requiring personal family financial information, a recommendation form from a teacher, coach, etc.  To be fair to all,  maz cannot do this recommendation.  It also requires writing on your part, but hey, it's for $1,000!
Deadline: 4/1/19

Jefferson College Scholarship Application
Very important Jefferson College Scholarship information.  One site for over 100 scholarships! More information here
Deadline: 4/1/19

---Homer Boyer Scholarship 
The Homer Boyer Scholarship is from the Sons of the American Legion Post 253 and is for $500. You must be related to a current member of the military or deceased veteran (parent, grandparent).  Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to attend a post secondary institution of higher learning. Pick up the the application which has the required essay topic on it, from maz.  It also requires two letters of recommendation and my signature.

Deadline: 4/1/19 

---Scholarship Foundation Loans
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis provides INTEREST FREE loans to help financially needy students. A student can borrow up to $5,500 per semester or $11,000 per year.  The next application process begins on January 1 This application is very extensive. Apply at AND get the Q and A  brochure from maz.  Many Pius students in the past have done this. 
Deadline: 4/15/18

---Missouri S and T - Building Balanced Men Scholarship (Males)
The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity offers annually the Building Balanced Men Scholarship.  The goal is "to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and Sound Body.  See maz for the letter and application.

Deadline: 5/1/19

---BBB Student of Ethics Scholarship ($2,500)
The Better Business Bureau is offering a $2,500 college scholarship for someone in the class of 2020 who exemplifies leadership, community service, personal integrity, and academic history.  The deadline is this May, the link for the application is below, you need to fill it out and get a letter of reference from a faculty member.
Deadline: 5/31/19 More information & apply

---B. Davis Scholarship ($1,000)
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
There is no age restriction, Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next, & This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.
Deadline: 5/24/19 More information & apply

---2019 Abbreviation Finder Scholarship ($7,500)
The Abbreviation Finder Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship of USD $7,500 awarded to a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. The student may apply and use the money for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. The scholarship is sponsored by Abbreviation Finder.
Deadline: 7/1/19 More information & apply

---2019 Shelving, Inc. Business Process Management Scholarship
We’re excited to let you know that Shelving, Inc. has renewed their Business Process Management Scholarship for the 2019-20 school year! This scholarship offers three students (either currently attending school or set to begin attending in the fall) the opportunity to win three prizes ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 to be used towards their education.
---All students have to do to enter is submit an answer to the included essay questions alongside a copy of their current transcript. Further information and details can be found here:
Deadline 7/21/19

---2018 STEM Scholarship Opportunity ($1,000 winner, 2 $250 runner ups)
Payment processing is already driven and enabled by technology. Successful execution in the future of payments requires educated minds that focus on both business goals and cutting-edge innovation. As an industry leader, BluePay is continuing our support of students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.
Deadline: 8/16/19 More information & apply

---OppU Achievers Scholarship ($2,500 Award)
Deadlines: Applications accepted year-round with cycle deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, June 30, Eligibility: GPA above 3.0
How to Apply: Students submit a short essay through the portal on our scholarship page
Deadline 9/30/19 More information & apply

---$2,000 Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Did binge-re-watching "The Walking Dead" get you thinking about what you’d do if the streets were filled with flesh-eating zombies? Maybe you've envisioned your own post-apocalyptic world overrun with the living dead, forcing you to come up with a zombie survival plan — and quick!...guidelines and more information here
Deadline: 10/31/19

---Kidguard - $1500 Annual Scholarship Resource for Students
KidGuard Education is offering multiple $500-$1,000 scholarships for students at St. Pius X High School. Within the last two years, KidGuard Education has provided $8000 in scholarship to support students of all professions.  This scholarship will now be an annual opportunity. The application deadline is every year on Oct. 31. More information here   
Deadline: 10/31/19

---Scholarship program by Toptal company
Scholarship program to award 12 scholarships over the next 12 months to help young women pursue their technical career aspirations. It is open to more than just young aspiring developers; the award applies to anyone with a passion for tech and we welcome applicants from high school who have a growing interest in STEM. Each scholarship winner will receive a stipend, and in addition, a year of mentorship and guidance from the senior developers within our network. Here are the scholarship guidelines.

---Imagine America Scholarship
The Imagine America High School Scholarship is an award-winning scholarship program offered by the Imagine America Foundation. The scholarship is for high school seniors or recent graduates planning to attend a career school participating in the Imagine America High School Scholarship Program. (Participating career schools are listed at here
More information & apply