SCC Foundation Scholarships

Foundation Scholarships

More than $70,000 is awarded each year through the scholarships listed below because hundreds of individuals, businesses and civic organizations believe in the power of education. Check us out online. Or, if you are interested in establishing a named scholarship, call Betsy Schneider in the Foundation office at 636-922-8473.

Questions about scholarships? Contact:

Kristin Thomas, St. Charles Community College Enrollment Services
Administration Building, Room 1113, Phone: 636-922-8267 / Email: kthomas@stchas.edu

Tara Cochran, St. Charles Community College Foundation
Social Science Building, Room 2108, Phone: 636-922-8437 / Email: tcochran@stchas.edu

AMERISTAR CASINO SCHOLARSHIP
Number Recipients: Up to two
Award Amount: Up to $1,000 for tuition, fees and/or books.
Criteria:
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
  • Must be enrolled in or have completed at least 6 college credit hours prior to applying for this scholarship.
Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
Deadline: March 2
ANDREW MICHAEL SCHILLING SCHOLARSHIP
Number Recipients: One
Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
Criteria:
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
Deadline: March 2
ARNIE STANEK GRADUATE GED SCHOLARSHIP
Number Recipients: One
Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
Criteria:
  • Must have completed at least 3 college credit hours at SCC prior to applying for this scholarship.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, or a minimum total score of 2,700 on GED exam or 68 on the HiSET.
  • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
Deadline: March 2
BARKLAGE, BRETT, WIBBENMEYER, & HAMILL PRE-LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Number Recipients: One
Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
Criteria:
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Majoring in pre-law or criminal justice. (Preference is given to pre-law.)
  • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
Deadline: March 2
BARNES-JEWISH ST. PETERS HOSPITAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Number Recipients: One
Award Amount: Up to $1,000 for tuition, fees and/or books.
Criteria:
  • Accepted into the Nursing Program.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
Deadline: March 2
BLATTEL AND ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP
Number Recipients: One
Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
Criteria:
    • Must be a St. Charles County resident.
    • Enrolled in at least 12 hours at St. Charles Community College.
    Renewing Criteria:  Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    CAROL MCCAULEY SWINK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $250 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • General education student, working toward an associate degree (completed 12 hours).
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Enrolled in 12 credit hours (full time status) at SCC.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is renewable for one additional semester (if the student has maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher).
    Deadline: March 2
    COTTLEVILLE FIREFIGHTERS OUTREACH FIRST RESPONDER SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: Two
    Award Amount: Up to $1,000 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be a St. Charles County resident.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Majoring in an Emergency Service
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    COTTLEVILLE/WELDON SPRING CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • Must be a new student.
    • Must have graduated from the Francis Howell or Fort Zumwalt school districts.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    COTTLEVILLE/WELDON SPRING ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Involved in community service.
    • Pursuing a college degree/certificate.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, or minimum total score of 2,700 on GED exam or 68 on the HiSET.
    • Enrolled in and completed at least 9 credit hours at SCC.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    DAN AND JODY BARKLAGE SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be a graduate of St. Charles High School.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    DENNIS HOLLRAH, ARCHITECT: COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Students pursuing architecture, drafting, engineering or other careers for which Computer Aided Drafting would be important.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but students may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    DEWEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $750 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, or minimum total score of 2,700 on GED exam or 68 on the HiSET .
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but preference will be given to students who have previously received this scholarship.
    Deadline: March 2
    EDWARD M. KENNEDY PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: Three
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must live in Missouri.
    • Must plan to pursue a career in public service or must have or plan to have a commitment to a public service activity.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    FIRST STATE BANK SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients:  One
    Award Amount:   Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be a St. Charles County resident.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Enrolled in at least 12 hours at St. Charles Community College.
    Renewing Criteria:  Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline:  March 2
    FORMER MAYOR OF COTTLEVILLE STEPHEN KOCHANSKI SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $250 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • To be determined
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    FLORENCE KILLIAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: Varies
    Award Amount: Up to $250 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have completed 3 credit hours at SCC prior to applying for this scholarship.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    • Must be a "Returning Learner".
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    FRIENDS OF SSM ST. JOSEPH AUXILIARY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: Up to three
    Award Amount: Up to $1,000 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Completed at least 18 credit hours prior to applying for this scholarship.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Accepted into the Nursing Program.
    • Enrolled in at least 12 hours at St. Charles Community College.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    GENERAL MOTORS SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $1,500 for tuition, fees and/or books
    Criteria:
    • Must be a St. Charles County resident.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    GREATER ST. CHARLES COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours or more (full time status) each semester scholarship is awarded.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
    • Must be a St. Charles County, Missouri resident.
    • Must have graduated from St. Charles, Francis Howell, or Orchard Farms School Districts or Duchesne High School
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    HARVESTER KIWANIS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $250 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be a full-time student.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Major in early childhood or elementary education.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (H.I.T.) SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $250 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • Students pursuing a degree in Health Information Technology.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    HELEN AND PAUL SCHNARE SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: Two
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Students who are pursuing a degree in business, communication, English or journalism.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    JAMES F. RONKOSKI MEMORIAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Students planning to pursue a career in criminal justice.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship may be renewable for one additional year upon discretion of donor (if the student meets original scholarship criteria).
    Deadline: March 2
    JERRY E. SCHEIDEGGER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $250 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours (full time status) at SCC.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but students may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    JO ANNE ROCKLAGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • Major in the Humanities (English, Languages).
    • Must have completed at least 18 credit hours at SCC or another college.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    KATHY UNDERWOOD SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $1,400 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria: TBD
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    KEVIN KAST FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Students majoring in a health-related field at SCC (nursing, hospital administration, nursing home administration, physical or occupational therapy, pharmacy tech or pharmacology, medical studies and other health-related fields).
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    LONG TERM CARE EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Majoring in Nursing or Health Related Field.
    • Must demonstrate financial need.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    MICHAEL THOMAS WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 1.5 or higher.
    • Must plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.
    • Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours (full time status) at SCC.
    Renewing Criteria: May be renewed for 3 consecutive semesters (if the student meets original scholarship criteria).
    Deadline: March 2
    O’FALLON ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be a St. Charles County resident.
    • Must be a “Returning Learner”.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
    • Must attend a meeting of the O’Fallon Rotary Club in the semester the scholarship is awarded to introduce himself or herself.
    • Be willing to give permission to the O’Fallon Rotary Club to use photo and/or portion of the essay for publication/promotional purposes.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    PROGRESS WEST HOSPITAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $1,000 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Accepted into the Nursing Program.
    • Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours (full time status) at SCC.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Must be a St. Charles County resident.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    ROTARY CLUB OF ST. CHARLES SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    SCC EMPLOYEE SPONSORED PROGRAM (ESP) SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: Varies
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is renewable for one additional semester (if the student meets original scholarship criteria).
    Deadline: March 2
    SCC FACULTY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $1000 for tuition, fees and/or books. Scholarship can be used at SCC or a four-year college (if you are transferring from SCC).
    Criteria:
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Must have completed 30 credit hours (a minimum of 20 credit hours completed at SCC).
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    SCC FOUNDATION GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: Varies
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    ST. CHARLES NOONDAY KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients:  One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be a "returning learner".
    • Must be a St. Charles County, Missouri resident.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
    • Preference given to those who have served in the Armed Forces.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    ST. PETERS ROTARY NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: Varies
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be a "returning learner".
    • Must be a St. Charles County, Missouri resident.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    THE LORRIE MUNSON SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Student must be a "returning learner."
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    TOM AND GAIL SLATER BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Students majoring in business, communications, or a business-related field at SCC.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Up to 72 credit hours; students who have completed 72 credit hours are not eligible.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2
    ZONTA – MARLENE FRASER IRISH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Number Recipients: One
    Award Amount: Up to $500 for tuition, fees and/or books.
    Criteria:
    • Must be a woman who is returning to school later in life, pursuing a new career or a new direction.
    • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
    Renewing Criteria: Scholarship is not renewable, but student may reapply.
    Deadline: March 2