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The Donald Howard Scholarship Fund

The Donald Howard Scholarship Fund is in honor of men and women recovering from alcohol and other drug addictions.

The Donald Howard Scholarship Fund provides financial assistant for educational or vocational training to men and women who are in recovery from alcohol and/or other drug addictions.

The scholarship fund recognizes that recovery is a life-long process that benefits from growth in all the areas of a person’s life: physical, mental, psychological and spiritual.


  • Missouri resident
  • A minimum of 1 year sobriety at the time of application
  • New or continuing student
  • 3 letters of reference including 1 from a sponsor
  • An essay of 300 words, typewritten, telling why you should be awarded the scholarship
  • Verification of acceptance to an accredited college, vocational/technical or trade school

Individuals who meet the application criteria and are approved will be awarded financial assistance up to $1,000 per year. Awards are made directly to the educational institution. Recipients are required to sign an award agreement outlining the conditions of the award.

Scholarships are awarded two times per year: May and November.

To request an application or for more information contact Nancy Howard at 573-447-3898 or DHScholFund@aol.com

Download a copy of The Donald Howard Scholarship Fund Brochure

The Donald Howard Scholarship Fund Application for Scholarship Award

Contributions to the fund may be sent to:

The Donald Howard Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 935
Columbia, MO 65205-0935

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