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Scholarship name
Young Matrons Scholarship
The Young Matrons of Independence, Missouri have established a scholarship to assist a student attending any Metropolitan Community College.

  • Scholarship award is open to male and female students who are residents of Eastern Jackson County, Missouri [east of I-435] and may be used for tuition, books and/or fees

  • Attach either an official transcript with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale Ö. OR a GED certificate with a total score of 2700 or above

  • Must enroll in at least 12 credit hours of college courses per semester. Award may be renewable if student maintains full-time enrollment with satisfactory academic progress and at least a 2.5 GPA

  • Submit three letters of recommendation, at least one of which can speak of the studentís scholastic potential

  • Attach a short essay stating your educational, financial need, and future goals and how this scholarship will assist you in reaching your goals
Number of awards
Application processApplications are available at Applications along with official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and the short essay need to be returned to:
Independence Young Matrons Scholarship
c/o Truman Heartland Foundation, Commerce Bank Building
4200 Little Blue Parkway, Suite 340
Independence, MO 64050
(fax) 816-836-8898

Deadline to submit application is March 1
Application URL
Award amount$750
Minimum age
Gender requirement
Ethnic Origin Requirement
Citizenship requirement
Residency requirementEastern Jackson County, Missouri [east of I-435]
Must be a transfer student
Must be currently enrolled
State in which enrolledMissouri
Must graduate by this date
Demonstrated financial need
Primary financial responsibility
Current grade level
Max. college hours earned
Min. rank in HS or ACT/SAT test               Min. ACT Score:                Min. SAT Score:
Highest education level allowed
Vocation requirement