MBA established the Missouri Bankers Foundation in 1985 to provide funding for college scholarships for high school students planning to pursue banking-related college degrees. The foundation solicits and manages investments and distributes funds to support continuing education for Missouri bankers and students preparing for a career in the banking industry.
2018 Scholarship Deadline
The application deadline for the 2018 scholarships is Friday, March 9. MBA will award scholarships in May 2018.
The MBF Willis W. Alexander Scholarship Fund
Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to five graduating high school seniors from MBA Regions 3 – 7 (one scholarship per region). Willis W. Alexander (1919-1985) was a career banker and a past president of both the American Bankers Association and MBA.
Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded to two graduating seniors from MBA Regions 1 and 2 (one scholarship per region). Preference is given to applicants planning to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia. This scholarship was established in 1997 by John and James Rogers, sons of John W. Rogers who was a career banker and past MBA president.
The MBF William W. Quigg Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 1998, this scholarship provides financial assistance to University of Missouri juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing degrees in a banking-related fields. The goal for funding the Quigg Scholarship is $50,000. Bill Quigg served as president of the Missouri Bankers Foundation for 11 years and was a past president of MBA.
This scholarship is jointly funded by the Missouri Bankers Foundation and EverFi Inc., an education technology company, to reinforce lifelong financial education and responsibility. Applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing the EverFi Financial Literacy Program. This one-time $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one Missouri high school student per year for first semester college tuition, books and fees.
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