Scholarships Available

J.B. ZUMWALT FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The J.B. Zumwalt Family Scholarship Fund comes from a fund established by the children of J.B. and Vera Zumwalt to be used for an approximately $500 scholarship by a student graduating from Bolivar High School who is attending any accredited 4-year college or university.  The applicant must have attended Bolivar High for a minimum of two years, be in the top 25% of the graduating class, and must plan to attend a four-year college.

CECIL AND FAYE WOLLARD AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP
An award of approximately $500-$1000 will be awarded to a BHS student who is planning to major in Agriculture in college.  Applicants must be graduates of Bolivar High School and have been in VoAg classes and FFA a minimum of two years. 

BOLIVAR HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 SCHOLARSHIP

The Class of 1966 Scholarship Fund comes from a fund established by the class members of the BHS Class of 1966.  This is to be used for a scholarship by a student graduating from Bolivar High School who is attending any accredited 4-year college or university.  The amount of the scholarship may vary between $200-$750.  This is a one year non-renewable scholarship.  To be eligible, applicant must have attended BHS all four years and  be in the top 25% of your graduating class.

SCHOOLEY AND ROBINSON SCHOLARSHIPS

Bolivar High School seniors who are planning for any type of post-secondary education (technical, vocational, 2-year, or 4-year college) may apply for the Schooley or Robinson scholarship. There is one application to apply for both scholarships. If you are chosen for one, you will not receive the other. The scholarship money for the Schooley and Robinson come from two different trusts, so amounts may vary with each scholarship. Please do not apply if you are unsure as to whether you or not you will attend college. Students who apply need to be certain that they will be attending some type of college in the fall. At this time, the scholarship is awarded in the amount of approximately $500/year, but the amount of the scholarship changes from year to year. Students who receive this scholarship may be able to renew it in future years, depending on funds available. 

 

FRANCIS WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIP

Students planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college may apply for this approximately $100 scholarship.

 

CARL & ANNA CARSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is approximately $300-$600 per year and is renewable. To be eligible, an applicant must be a BHS graduate, be planning to attend a college or university, demonstrate outstanding academic, extra-curricular, and community involvement, and must show evidence of financial need.

 

BUTLER SCHOLARSHIP (OTC SCHOLARSHIP)

The Butler Scholarship, in the amount of approximately $500, will be awarded to one graduating senior from Bolivar High School that will be attending OTC in Springfield for the fall of 2017. This scholarship comes from a fund created by a gift from Ralph Butler, in memory of his deceased wife, Glendena Butler, a former Bolivar reading teacher at the elementary school. 

 

MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP
The Albert P. Mitchell Scholarship is approximately $500 for BHS graduates who plan to attend a college or university in the state of Missouri and show evidence of financial need. 

KYLA ANN QUENNOZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Kyla Ann Quennoz Memorial Scholarship comes from a fund created in memory of Kyla Ann Quennoz, a Bolivar, Missouri, high school student who died as a result of cancer. This scholarship fund is intended for a female student planning to attend an accredited college (including a junior college) or university to assist in the payment of tuition, room and board, and other educational expenses. The recipient must be a graduate of Bolivar High School and have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent during the recipient’s high school years. 

 

SYNDA L. DOUGLAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Synda L. Douglas Memorial Scholarship fund was created by her family and funded by contributions from her family and friends following her death on June 17, 2008 from recurrent breast cancer.  To be eligible as a recipient of the Fund, a person must be have attended BHS at least two years of high school,  have at least a 3.0, and have plans to pursue a  Bachelor of Science or higher degree in Education to include certification pursuant to the laws of the State of Missouri and the Regulations of the Missouri Department of Education to become certified in the teaching of students with learning, physical, emotional or behavioral disorder; a degree and related certification in early childhood education; or a Master’s degree in the counseling of elementary or secondary level students. Preference shall be given to applicants whose primary interest lies in the counseling (as opposed to the vocational guidance) of students.  

MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP
Approximately one $350-500 scholarship is available to a BHS student who plans to pursue a college degree in teaching, training to become a registered nurse, or who plans to obtain a bachelor’s or graduate degree in nursing.  Preference may also be given to students pursuing a special education or elementary education degree.  Academic achievement and financial need may also be taken into consideration.  

JERRY AND NETA GALLIVAN SCHOLARSHIP

The Jerry and Neta Gallivan Scholarship is designed to provide scholarship assistance to a graduate of Bolivar High School who has declared their intent to pursue a Bachelor of Science or higher degree in Protestant ministries of the Christian faith. Ministries shall include degrees associated with general ministries, youth ministries, music ministries, foreign ministries and other vocations of a similar nature that are common within the various Protestant Christian denominations. To be eligible, an applicant must have attended Bolivar High School for at least two years and have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. 

Submit Your Transcripts

Scholarship receipants please send your semester transcripts to BEAF by uploading a copy of your current grade report and emailing it to info@bolivarschoolsfoundation.org.

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