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Boys' and Girls' State Awards

The Boys' and Girls' State Awards is a Scholarship sponsored by Columbia College.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $1000, Maximum: $3000
Application Deadline: None
Requirements: Applicant must be an elected delegate to Boys' or Girls' State Convention ($1,000), governor or lt. governor ($2,000), or president or vice president of Boys' or Girls' nation ($3,000).
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Columbia College
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216
Phone Number: 800 231 2391
Fax Number: 573 875 7209

You can find out more by contacting:

Sharon Abernathy
Financial Aid Office

Email Address:
Phone Number: 800 231 2391 x7361
Fax Number: 573 875 7262

One may find it helpful to carefully examine any material provided for the scholarship. Your best chance of success is a result of first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. A good first step is to seek to understand the potential motivations of the Columbia College and their reason for offering the Boys' and Girls' State Awards. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that you have the possibility to obtain the scholarship. Once you believe that there is a good chance of actually being a recipient of the Boys' and Girls' State Awards, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

An important detail of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Occasionally the process can be time consuming, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application precisely and without omission. Avoid mistakes that might make you lose out because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Boys' and Girls' State Awards chooses a winner and makes payment of the money in order to stay informed about if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for your financial needs and its personal usefulness, as there may be restrictions on how you can use the Boys' and Girls' State Awards. You might find it challenging to be able to manage the expenses associated with school, and obtaining the Boys' and Girls' State Awards to help with your financial aid can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the Boys' and Girls' State Awards, don't give up, there will be alternative scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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