•  LPS Community Scholarship Program has now closed. 

    The 2020-2021 Liberty Public Schools Community Scholarship Program is now closed.  Thank you for your participation! If you have been selected to receive a scholarship, you will be notified later this spring. We look forward to recognizing all the recipients - more details to follow. 

  •  SCHOLARSHIP HIGHLIGHT!

     

    Assistance League Of Kansas City Scholarship

    Assitance League of Kansas City is offereing Scholarships to academically promising High School Seniors who have demonstrable financial need to attend a college, univeristy, or technical school/program located in the State of Missouri starting summer or fall 2021. Please note this is a two step process so certain documentation is required before submitting. Please make sure you have all the required documents. Click here to apply!

                                                                                                                                  Due on March 19th, 2021

     

    Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship

     The Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) is pleased to offer the Braxton Rethwisch scholarship to high school seniors who exhibit a commitment to learning and have demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement. Five students will be awarded a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship. Click here to review requirements and application materials.

    DUE ON MARCH 5, 2021!

  • Saint Luke's Logo info below  

    2021 Elizabeth Spelman Health Career Scholarship awards twelve scholarhsips in the amount of $2,000 to applicants that reside in Clay, Platte or Clinton County. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be a high school senior, entering a college or university in the fall of 2021 with a declared major in a health-related curriculum. 

    Elizabeth Spelman Health Career Scholarhip Application

     

     

  • THINGS TO REMEMBER 


    Scholarships are a great way to get extra money to help pay for college expenses.  Keep these things in mind to help you in the process: 

    • Many scholarships go unclaimed due to lack of applicants
    • Take advantage of this by applying for scholarships
    • The schools you are applying to may have automatic scholarships based on your GPA, class rank, and/or GPA
    • Go to college websites to see if you qualify
    • Use independent search sites (located on this site) for additional scholarships 
    • Remember this process will require a bit of work
    • Get busy and start applying!

    Other locations to consider when searching for scholarships

    • Your church
    • Parents' place(s) of business
    • Your job!

  • DECODING FINANCIAL AID AWARD LETTERS

    Decoding FinAid

    To learn more about comparing financial aid letters, please visit www.salliemae.com.


  • 15 TIPS FOR COMPLETING THE FAFSA


    Ever wondered what you need to do to complete the FAFSA?  Click to HERE to see FAQs to aid in the process.


  • Check out this new Paying for College resource from Sallie Mae!

    You'll have access to free info and tools to help you find out:

    • Why to fill out the FAFSA
    • How to compare award letters
    • Finding scholarships
    • What to know about student loans

    …and so much more!

     Plus, check out the must-see video series. Watch by topic or the entire show to tackle questions about paying for college. 



  • SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE 


    Check out this helpful scholarship guide created by our counseling department! Scholarship Guide



  • NEED SCHOLARSHIPS? OF COURSE, YOU DO!  USE NAVIANCE STUDENT!

    SENIORS:

    Use Naviance Student to view an updated list of scholarships.

    1.  Log in using your LPS user name and password.

    2.  Click on the "Colleges" tab.

    3.  Scroll down and click on "Scholarship List."

     

    Check this list often, as it is updated frequently! 


Paying for College


  • Colleges Scholarship Links
    University of Missouri Columbia  Scholarships
    Missouri State University  Scholarships
    Southeast Missouri State University  Scholarships
    Northwest Missouri State University  Scholarships
    Truman State University  Scholarships
    University of Missouri Kansas City  Scholarships
    Missouri Western State University  Scholarships
    William Jewell College  Scholarships

    Don't see a college you are interested in on the list?  Try going to the college website of your choice and search for scholarships or financial aid information.