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.
• Resident of St. Louis City or County
• Graduating senior from a St. Louis Public School, a charter school within the City of St. Louis, Jennings High School, or Riverview Gardens High School
• College preparatory academic record and potential for success
• Demonstrated financial need at an eligible college or university
• Full time enrollment at a Missouri nonprofit two-year or four-year college, university or technical college.
Submission: Write a brief essay about a difficult situation you have faced in your life and how you met the challenge.
Deadline: April 15, 2018