Who Can Apply: Up to ten Rio Vista Scholarships will be made annually to students graduating high schools in the St. Louis Public School District or charter schools, Jennings High School or Riverview Gardens High School who have overcome adversity to prepare for future success. Recipients will demonstrate financial need at an eligible two year or four year public college, university, or technical college, and may apply for renewal of the award for three additional undergraduate years.
Submission: Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of
• student’s extracurricular involvement, including work, that demonstrates responsibility and/or leadership
• essays that demonstrate strength of character and an attitude that will lead to success
• two letters of reference—one from a teacher, one from a supervisor or another teacher
• transcript and standardized test results that demonstrate past success and potential for future success
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Learn More: Rio Vista Scholarship