Simpson Memorial Scholarship

Taylor Simpost

Click here for the UCHS Taylor Simpson Memorial Scholarship Application (3-page PDF) - Due April 20

The Simpson & Pruitt Family created the Taylor Simpson Memorial Scholarship in 2017 to honor the memory of Taylor Michae Simpson who was full of life, laughter and giving. This award is based on the accomplishments of the individual who exemplify the characteristics of service and academic achievement. Applicants must have a Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.


  • Must be a graduating senior from University City High School in Missouri
  • Accepted into a two-year, four-year college, university or nonprofit technical/trade school

APPLICATION PROCESS: All students who meet all of the eligibility requirements and are interested in competing for this scholarship should submit a completed application packet by April 30. The application packet consists of the following:

  • A completed, signed and dated application
  • A 300-word essay including the following: What do you want your lasting legacy to be?  Where do you see yourself after college? List any extracurricular activities, work or volunteer involvement.
  • High school transcript
  • One letter of recommendation (teacher, coach or community leader)

Once completed, submit the application packet and all supporting documentation to your Guidance Counselor or Bishop Luther Baker no later than April 20.