Scholarships Open to Students Pursuing a Certificate or Associate Degree

The St. Louis Community Foundation administers over 80 scholarship programs that benefited 600 students last year with awards totaling $1.7 million. Many of our scholarship programs are currently accepting applications.

Our donors established these programs with the goal of helping students gain a postsecondary credential that enhances their employment opportunities, recognizing that a certificate or associate degree improves career prospects.

The following scholarships are open to students pursuing a certificate or associate degree. Many of these scholarships are also open to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Click here to learn more about each scholarship program.

  • Boniface Scholars
  • Butler’s Pantry Melinda Jackson Scholarship
  • Curt Smith Sporting Goods Scholarship
  • Dennis G. Glore Memorial Scholarship
  • Donald Glen Barr Scholarship
  • Dr. Ciriaco “Jerry” Memmolo Memorial Scholarship
  • EHG Foundation Scholarship for Children of Tarlton Employees
  • Ernst and Florence Oltmann Scholarship
  • Ferguson-Florissant School District Scholarship
  • Fred E. Kiefer and Florence E. Kiefer Scholarship
  • Fred Weber, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
  • Fresh Start Scholarship
  • Friends of Saint Louis Municipal School of Nursing Scholarship
  • Girls, Inc. Betty Sims Wow Award! Scholarship
  • Glenn L. Moller, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
  • Graybar Construction Trades Scholarship
  • JMS Charitable Foundation
  • Larry Carp Memorial Scholarship
  • Magellan Scholarship
  • Marjorie E. Chapman Memorial “Everybody Matters” Essay Scholarship
  • Marjorie E. Chapman Memorial Need-Based Scholarship
  • Mary and Ike Eichenberger Music Scholarship
  • Metal Exchange Corporation Morris Lefton Memorial Scholarship
  • Moving Forward Scholarship
  • Naumovich Scholarship
  • Norwood Hills Scholarship
  • Nurses for Ferguson Scholarship
  • Opaa! Kenneth L. Short Memorial Scholarship
  • Rene Lerer Community Spirit Scholarship
  • Rio Vista Scholarship
  • Ron and Christine Lemonds – Edward Jones Scholarship
  • Sandy Jaffe Memorial Booksource Scholarship
  • Skimiti Scholarship
  • SumnerOne Scholarship
  • The St. Louis Community Foundation Investing for the Future Scholarship
  • Triple A Ranch Scholarship
  • University City High School Performing Arts Scholarship
  • William C. and Bertha Black Rhoda Scholarship
  • William J. Beatty Scholarship
  • Zimmer Family Scholarship

Students who wish to apply for scholarships can access our applications here. Click “sign in” or “sign up” to get started. We also have some tips for new applicants.

Scholarship funds are one of the most rewarding ways to give back to your community and they can be set up to last as long as you’d like, touching as many lives as possible. If you are a donor interested in establishing a scholarship fund, click here.