Samuel K. Buchanon 
Educational Assistance Fund

Applications will now be accepted from January 15, 2024 through  May 1, 2024.

Applications for 2024 Scholarships must be POSTMARKED by May 1, 2024.

Applications are to be mailed to:    Samuel K Buchanon (SKB) Educational Assistance Fund
                                                        6617 Kahns
                                                        St. Louis MO  63121-3234

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Application Procedures & Additional Details

​Applicant must:

    * Be an eligible dependent of an current, retired or deceased employee of St. Louis County        Government. 

    * Have a GPA of 2.5 or above (on a 4.0 system.) Provide "official" sealed cumulative
      GPA transcript with application.

    * Application must be postmarked no later than May 1, 2024

    *Mail application and attachments to:

           Samuel K Buchanon (SKB) Educational Assistance Fund
           6617 Kahns
           St Louis, MO 63121-3234

    * Applications will be evaluated by the Scholarship Committee based on academic merit, essay,          High School /College/Trade school activities, honors, community involvement and/or work       experience.

    * Accurate completion of Application.

    * Scholarships are awarded one time only and are not renewable.

    * Scholarships are awarded for post-secondary education and trade schools only.

    * If your Department already grants scholarships to its employees only, you will not be eligible for       another scholarship from the SKB Fund.

    * Scholarship checks will be made payable to the Institution of choice.

    * Applicants will be notified by email in May 2024 if selected.


                                              GOOD LUCK TO ALL!


2024 Samuel K Buchanon Educational Assistance Fund                        Scholarship Application