The James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund


To provide financial support to students enrolled at an accredited college pursuing an undergraduate degree

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university or technical school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Pursuing an undergraduate¬†degree in the arts and sciences, human services, music or ministry
  • Commitment to community service through school, community or religious organizations
  • Preference will be given to applicants from Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee
  • Adults returning to school in order to increase employability are eligible
  • Previous recipients are renewed if they continue to meet the scholarship's criteria and submit the current year's renewal application


Award Amount

$2,000 anuually for up to four years

Scholarships Available

12-15 awards annually


The deadline for scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year has passed. Applications for the following academic year will be posted on our site after December 15, 2015.


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