Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS (Updated 10-13-20)

 

Scholarship Name

Amount

Criteria

Deadline

Where to find application

 

 

 

 

 

Indiana University Wells Scholarship

Full cost of attendance for 4 years at IU Bloomington

--Student must be nominated by high school

--Student must exemplify exceptional qualities of character and leadership

--Student must have been significantly involved in extracurricular activities

--Student must demonstrate a concern for their community

--Student must have excelled in terms of class rank, grade point average, and performance on standardized tests

November 1, 2020

By 11:59pm

See Mrs. Nunley in the Guidance Office if you are interested in being nominated

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Varies

This scholarship program is open to all students and does not require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your efforts and initiative. You simply have to complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn a scholarship.

Varies

https://opportunity.collegeboard.org

Indiana University Achievements Scholarship

Varies

Awards based on SAT or ACT scores along with GPA and class rank

November 1, 2020

By 11:59pm

www.scholarships.indiana.edu

Elks National Most Valuable Student Scholarship

$1,000-$12,500 per year

Award based on financial need, leadership, and scholastic achievement

November 5, 2020

www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

Elks National Legacy Awards

$4,000

Student must be a child or grandchild of an Elks member who is up to date on dues

February 5, 2020

www.enf.elks.org/leg

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

$1,000 and a trip to Washington DC

Student must have made a difference in volunteering over the past year

November 10, 2020

https://spirit.prudential.com/apply/2021

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

 

Up to $25,000

--Award based on financial need, integrity, perseverance, and overcoming adversity

--Must be involved in extra-curricular and community service activities

--Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

October 26, 2020

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship

$20,000 over 4 years

Applicants are evaluated on the following: leadership, commitment to community, academic achievement, and part-time employment

October 31, 2020 by 5:00pm

www.coca-colascholars.org

Kids Chance Inc of Indiana

Varies

Student’s family must have been financially impacted by workplace injury or death

Varies

www.kidschancein.org

Rove Pest Control Scholarship

$500

--Student must be high achieving

--Financial need MAY BE considered

--Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

January 31, 2021

www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship

Community Foundation

Varies

Varying scholarships with varying requirements

Varies

www.cfgfw.org

JMC Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

--Student must be a member of the FFA

--Student can be entering a trade school or 4 year college

--Essay is required

March 1, 2021

Applications are available in the Guidance Office

APIA Scholarship

$2,500-$20,000

--Asian or Pacific Islander American

--Demonstrate financial need

--First generation college student

--Strong resume of community service and leadership

--GPA of 2.7 or higher

January 14, 2021

www.apiascholars.org

Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship Program

Up to $40,000 per year

--GPA of 3.5 or higher

--Demonstrate financial need

--Plan to apply to a highly competitive 4 year college

October 30, 2020

https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/

Ron Brown Scholarship

$10,000 per year

--African American

--Demonstrate financial need

--Strong Leadership Potential

--Community Service

January 9, 2021

https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application

University of Saint Francis Talent Scholarship Day

Varies

Students will meet one-on-one with a USF Creative Arts faculty member to showcase portfolios or audition.

This event takes place on December 4, 2020 from 9:00am-5:00pm

To schedule an audition or portfolio review, call 260-399-8064 or email creativearts@sf.edu.

University of Evansville Aces Opportunity Grant

Full Tuition

--Family Income of less than $50,000

--GPA of 3.25 or higher

--Complete the FAFSA by April 15, 2021

--Complete the UE Application

January 15, 2021

www.evansville.edu/AcesOpportunityGrant

Next Generation Hoosier Educator Scholarship

$7,500 per year for 4 years

--Student must rank in the top 20% of their class OR have a top 20% ACT or SAT score

--Student must commit to teaching at an Indiana school for 5 years upon graduating from college.

January 31, 2021

www.scholartrak.che.in.gov

Questa Education Foundation Scholars Loan Forgiveness Program

$5,000 per year for 4 years

--This is a loan forgiveness program in which students will be forgiven 50% of the loan by committing to work in Northern Indiana for 5 years upon graduating from college.

--GPA of 2.75 or higher

Application opens November 1, 2020 and closes on March 5, 2021

www.questafoundation.org

Sons of the American Revolution Knights Essay Contest

$1,000

Students will write an essay associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the United States Constitution

December 31, 2020

www.sar.org/george-s-stella-m-knight-essay-contest

 

Contact Jim Hamilton at 260-409-9937 with questions.

 

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