Gabby Girls Scholarship

$500Award Amount
1Number of Awards
3/13/2023Submission Deadline

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The Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) administers the Gabby Girls Scholarship to empower academically gifted female students pursuing an undergraduate course. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of a Missouri four-year accredited college or university.

Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, demonstrate financial need, and have community service and work experience to be eligible for the $500 scholarship. Applicants must provide their grade transcripts, financial information such as FAFSA and EFC, and a detailed description of their community service and employment experience.

Women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Furthermore, because there is no specific field of study, women from all academic fields are eligible to apply. The application process consists of completing an online application form with many components.

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Gabby Girls Scholarship Timeline

February 2023

Application Opening Date

Applications open on February 1.

March 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on March 13.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: College Junior – College Senior
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 3
  • Geographic Eligibility: Missouri
  • Gender: Women
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Short Answers
  • Essay
  • Financial Information

How to ace the Gabby Girls Scholarship


Demonstrate your academic excellence

Candidates must possess a minimum GPA of 3.0, showing academic excellence. We encourage you to aim for grades that are higher than the minimum requirement because doing so will increase your chances of making an impression on the scholarship committee.


Emphasize experience and community service

You must discuss and provide specifics about your work experience and community service in the application. To impress the scholarship committee with your achievements outside academics, emphasize your professional experience and community engagement by demonstrating the impact you had on your employer or neighborhood.


Stand out from the crowd

In the essay, you will have the chance to talk about who you are, your interests, and your goals. Talk about the ways that your education, work, and volunteerism have shaped you. They will get a sense of who you are through this in addition to what is displayed on your application.


Have your application reviewed

The competition for this scholarship will be fierce, and the application process will include considerable writing in your own words. Having someone proofread your application before submitting it will help ensure that it won't be rejected because of avoidable mistakes such as typos, grammatical problems, or misspelled words.

How the Gabby Girls Scholarship is Judged

Applicants are judged based on their grades, work experience, community service involvement, financial information, essay, and the overall completeness of their application.

Why We Love the Gabby Girls Scholarship


A great opportunity for Missouri women

This scholarship is a fantastic opportunity for the women of Missouri to get financial assistance for their studies.


Inclusive scholarship for all women

This award is offered to women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds.


It supports female nursing students

The program supports female nursing students who demonstrate academic excellence despite financial constraints. This allows higher education access and career development for women in the nursing field.

5 Facts About Gabby Girls Scholarship


CFO manages more than 450 scholarships

CFO administers over 450 private scholarship funds established by individuals, families, and businesses who desire to provide a path to higher education for future generations.


Over $1.75 million awarded in scholarships

Every year, CFO grants more than $1.75 million in scholarships to nearly 1,000 students.


Applicants must demonstrate financial need

Applicants must demonstrate financial need by submitting their FAFSA and EFC information to be eligible for this scholarship.


Applicants must demonstrate extracurricular activities

When submitting their application, candidates must provide a thorough description of their community service involvement and their work experience.


Applicants must meet the minimum GPA

Applicants must meet the minimum GPA of 3.3 to be eligible for this scholarship.

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