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FAFSA and Scholarships


A student's financial need is determined by the following equation:

Cost of Attendance - Expected Family Contribution (EFC) = Financial Need

To obtain further information on applying for federal student aid, please visit the FAFSA website.  Please click here to view a very interesting FAFSA presentation. 

Working on completing the FAFSA?  Click here for a helpful "cheat sheet".

To learn more about College Financial Aid for minorities, please click here.

Scholarship information is available through the Naviance website.            

To access a college preparation check list, which includes financial aid, choosing classes and career information, please click here.

For free information about scholarships, please click here.

More information regarding the costs of colleges can be found at

QuestBridge matches high-achieving students from families with low incomes with some of the most selective universities in the U.S.  Students accepted into QuestBridge receive a full, four-year scholarship to one of these partner colleges.  In addition to the match program for high school seniors, QuestBridge also offers College Prep Scholarships to help high school juniors prepare their college and scholarship applications.  The College Prep Scholarship program is currently accepting referrals of juniors.  To view additional information and requirements, please click here.

Scholarship Central is a good resource for St. Louis students.  Please visit the website by clicking here.

The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1920 and based upon the firm conviction that an educated citizenry is essential to a healthy democracy.  For information provided by this foundation, please click here. lists many scholarships for Missouri students.  Please visit their website by clicking here.

 The North High PTO is offering five $500 scholarships this year. The PTO would like to invite all seniors to submit a nomination for this scholarship. The application is easy to complete; forms are available in the senior office, Guidance and Dr. Marquart’s office, and are attached here. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 6. At that time, they will be reviewed and finalists will be chosen for interviews by a committee of PNH parents. Scholarship recipient(s) will be announced at Honors Evening on April 30. 


American Eagle Credit Union will offer six $1,500 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted as incoming freshmen at a college or university for the upcoming Fall 2015-16 semester.  To download the application, please click here.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship program for high school seniors interested in attending the nation's best colleges and universities.  Please visit  for further information.

The OCA-STL Youth Leadership Award recognizes and rewards two deserving Asian Pacific American High School students who demonstrate leadership and service within their school and community.  For more information, visit

The Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Clubs has scholarships for multiple-birth students seeking initial enrollment in accredited post high school education or training.  Please visit Guidance for further information.

The 2015 Dr. Darrell "Jack" Holley Music scholarship awards six $2,000 scholarships to student graduating from a Missouri public high school.  Click here for further information.  The deadline to apply is March 13, 2015.

The Missouri Chapter of NAHRO is offering scholarships to students that are receiving housing assistance through either Section 8 or Public Housing.  Please visit Guidance by March 13 to apply.

The William Pablo Feraldo Memorial Foundation has established a scholarship program for male high school students in the St. Louis metropolitan Area who plan to pursue postsecondary education at a four-year college or university.  The deadline for application is March 15.  Please visit Guidance for further information.

The Arthur Kennet, Jr. Educational Fund selects one senior from this year's graduating class for a scholarship opportunity.  If you are interested, please see Mrs. Wills in Guidance to pick up a packet which must be returned by March 18.

The members of the Women Legislators of Missouri will sponsor eight scholarships for $500.00 each.  Please visit Guidance for further information.  The postmark application deadline is Thursday, March 19.

The Parkway National Education Association is offering scholarships to graduating seniors who have a firm commitment to pursue a career in education.  Please visit Guidance for further information.  The deadline for application is March 24.

The Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce is offering scholarships to high school seniors to offset tuition, incidental fees and book costs.  The deadline for application is March 27, 2015.  Please click here to download the application or visit Guidance.

The Jill Berni Memorial Scholarship is for any senior high student who will undertake undergraduate study at a vocational/technical institution, community college, college or university.  The student must pursue an education in culinary arts, dietetics, food service management or hospitality.  Please come to Guidance for application, which is due March 30.

The Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund offers scholarships based on a "need" basis.  The process also involves academics, community service and writing skill.  The deadline for application is March 31.  Please visit Guidance for further information.

The YWCA Metro St. Louis is offering scholarships to the next generation of female leaders in the St. Louis region.  Please visit Guidance for application information.  Applications must be submitted by April 1.

Royal Banks of Missouri presents the Lubin-Green-Cohen, Kiem Scholarship.  Apply online at or come to Guidance to pick up an application.  The deadline for submission is April 14, 2015.

First Financial Federal Credit Union has deigned the Horizon Scholarship to encourage financial literacy and promote higher education.  The applicant must be a member of 1st Financial Federal Credit Union.  Please visit Guidance for an application before April 17.

Thouvenot, Wade and Moerchen, Inc., a civil and structural engineering and land surveying firm, is offering three $1,000 scholarships to each of three high school seniors who will enroll full-time in an accredited university in the next school year, purshing a degree in civil, structural, environmental, rail, electrical, mechanical, or computer engineering or land surveying.  The deadline for application is Friday, April 17.  Please see Guidance for application.

The Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional society for women educators, will again be awarding grants-in-aid to female students who plan to pursue a college degree preparing for a career in educaiton.  Please come to Guidance for further information.  The deadline for application is April 20, 2015.

The College Sports Recruiting Scholarship will be awarded to 1-5 winners each year.  Click here for further information.

Hickey College offers four $1000 scholarships.  Please come to Guidance for an application.

Southwest Missouri State University offers several scholarships.  For further information, please see your counselor.

Anheuser-Busch Employees' Credit Union and the American Eagle Credit Union have announced their annual Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship Program for graduating high school seniors.  Please click here for further information.

The Chamberlain College of Nursing offers the Navigate to Nursing Scholarship Program.  For information, please see

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-performing high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best 4-year colleges and universities.  Learn more about the scholarship programs at

The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship and three runner-up scholarship awards will be granted in the amount of $2,500 each.  Please see your counselor for details.

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find at this site.

There are several other scholarships offered by the American Legion.  For further information, please go to

The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation awards many scholarships to students in Missouri.  Please visit for further information.

If you are interested in Cosmetology, the Regency Beauty Institute offers scholarships for graduating seniors.  For further information, please go to


Please continue to check the website for additional scholarship opportunities.


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