The Larry Carp Memorial Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors in St. Louis who are immigrants or the children of immigrants. Applicants must plan to major in a STEM field and must show evidence of community involvement and service.
• High School senior from the St. Louis region
• Immigrant or child of immigrants to the United States
• Strong record and potential in a field of science, technology, engineering, or math
• Financial need
• Preference may be given to students who have also participated in music programs
Selection and determination of financial need are the responsibility of the St. Louis Community Foundation and may include evaluators from STEM fields.
• student’s extracurricular involvement, including evidence of scientific interests
• essay on the role of science to improve the human condition
• two letters of reference—science or math teacher, one other
• transcript and standardized test results that demonstrate past success and potential for future success in the sciences
Financial need will be evaluated based on information provided by the student, family, and college:
• FAFSA Student Aid Report
• Financial Aid award letter from the college the student will attend.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”
Renewal based on satisfactory progress toward a degree in a STEM field and continued demonstration of financial need.
How much is the reward
$1,000 annually, renewable for up to three additional years of study. To remain eligible, students must maintain satisfactory academic standing in a STEM major or field of study. The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.
Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, April 15, 2021