Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS(Updated 12-4-18)

 

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES

www.schoolsoup.com

www.zinch.com

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarships.com

www.scholarshipsamerica.com

www.anycollege.com  – win $1,000

www.collegeinfo.com

www.collegeanswer.com

www.meritaid.com

www.college-scholarships.com

www.gmsp.org

www.capex.com/scholarships

www.studentscholarships.org

www.zinch.com

www.ChristianConnector.com – Christian College Information and Scholarship Resource

www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

www.mycollegedollars.com

www.scholarshipexperts.com

www.tuitionfundingsources.com

 

Available  Scholarships

 

Kids Chance Inc of Indiana

This scholarship is for students whose families have been financially impacted by workplace injury or death.  Information available at www.kidschancein.org.

 

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and be accepted into one of the following universities for the 2017-2018 school year:  Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Clarkson University, State University of New York Oswego, University of Massachusetts Lowell, or Merrimack College.  Students can apply online at www.waceinc.org.  Deadline to apply is February 15, 2019.

 

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne offers MANY scholarships to Allen County seniors.  Visit the website at www.cfgfw.org for more information on all of the scholarships or pick up a brochure in guidance.  Application deadlines vary per scholarship.

 

Rove Pest Control Scholarship

$500 scholarship awarded to a student based solely on academic achievement, but financial need may be considered.  Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.  Visit www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship to apply.  Deadline to apply is December 31, 2018.

 

University of Southern Indiana David L. Rice Merit Scholarship

The Rice Merit Scholarship is available to students attending the University of Southern Indiana and have a 3.0 GPA, 1020 SAT or 20 ACT.  Visit www.usi.edu/admissions/scholarships to apply.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019

 

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to honor  JFK’s birth by participating in the 2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest.  The first place winner will be awarded $10,000.  For contest information, registration, and to submit an essay, visit www.JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest.  The deadline to submit an essay is January 18, 2019.

 

We the Students Essay Contest

$20,000 scholarship funds which includes a $5,000 award and a scholarship to the 2019 Constitutional Academy.  Students must write an essay addressing the prompt “What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”  For more information about the essay contest visit www.billofrightsinstitute.org.  Click on “Engage Students” in the top left corner and then click on “We the Students Essay Contest”.  Deadline to submit an essay is February 14, 2019.

 

Jim Kelley Memorial Scholarship

2 scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each will be awarded to students pursuing a career in the field of aviation.  One scholarship will be awarded to an individual who is accepted to an accredited four year college or university and one scholarship will be awarded to a student accepted to Ivy Tech Community College’s Air Frame-Power Plant Program.  Students must have a GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Scholarship applications can be picked up in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is February 28, 2019.

 

Robert C. Batchelder, D.D.S Scholarship

$1,500 scholarship for students majoring in the dental field and attending IPFW or Indiana University-Bloomington.  Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   Apply at www.cfgfw.org.  Deadline to apply is April 26, 2019.  More information is available in the guidance office.

 

Allen County Extension Homemakers Scholarship

The Allen County Extension Homemakers offer one $500 scholarship to an Allen County senior who will be attending Purdue West Lafayette or Purdue Fort Wayne in the College and Health and Human Services.  Scholarship criteria will be based upon scholastic achievement, leadership and citizenship in school and in the community, career plans, and recommendations.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2019.

 

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Are you active in your community?  Have you led a project that benefits others?  Have you overcome personal challenges?  If so check out this scholarship opportunity.  Learn more and apply online at www.us.axa.com.  Deadlines is Dec. 14, 2018.

 

The United States Jaycee Senate Foundation

This is a one-time $1000 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior.  Application can be found at www.usjcisenate.org under the Scholarship Program tab.  The application deadline is January 11, 2019.  Applications need to be emailed to Kyle Wright at k-w-4@hotmail.com.  Contact Kyle via email or phone at (219) 863-4217 if you have questions.  Copies of the application are available in Guidance.

Asian and Pacific Islander American General Scholarship

One time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards granted to qualified Asian and Pacific Islander American students with financial need.  Visit www.apiasf.org and click on the scholarship tab for more information.  Deadline to apply is January 10, 2019.

 

American Academy of Art

Several scholarships available for students pursuing graphic design, photography, and digital illustration.  Scholarship amounts vary.  Visit www.aaart.edu for more information.  Artwork must be submitted by January 25, 2019.

 

Innovation One Challenge (i1 Challenge)

Innovation One Challenge is an opportunity for students to earn cash prizes for a new idea or improved concept for business or technology.  First place receives $3,000 and second place receives $1,000.  Applications are being accepted through January 11, 2019.  All details can be found at www.innovation1.org

 

Questa Scholars Program

The Questa Scholars Program is a forgivable low interest loan available for moderate to middle income individuals and families to assist with filling in the financial gap for education.  Applications are available at www.questafoundation.org and must be submitted between November 15, 2018 and April 1, 2019.  Information about this program is available in the Guidance Office.  Questions can be emailed to questafoundation.org.  It is beneficial to apply to this program early as spots fill up quickly!!

 

Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who has taken business classes in high school and plans to pursue an education in an office-related career.  Applicants must have completed 2 or more business educational courses while in high school, pursuing a business related career, and have a GPA of 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline to apply is February 10, 2019.

 

Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias

The Knights of Pythias of Indiana will offer 12, $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or higher.  Applications and requirements can be picked up in Guidance or online at www.knightsofpythiasofnewcastle.com (click on “event forms” then on “public academic assistance form/rules).  Applications must be typed, no handwritten applications will be accepted.  Applications can not be completed online or emailed, they must be mailed and postmarked by the deadline date of January 25, 2019.

 

Americas Farmers Grow AG Leaders

Students can earn $1,500 to kick start their agricultural career.  The application will be available online from November 15, 2018 until February 6, 2019 at www.FFA.org/scholarships

 

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