College Scholarships

Don't forget that your school of choice will have scholarship opportunities. Please check their websites!
Indiana College Dollars

Date Posted Organization Requirements Potential Recipients Deadline
8/4/17 INvestED Do you live in Indiana? Are you thinking of going to college in the near future? Are you at least 16 years old? If so, this is a chance for a $1,000 scholarship, no essay required.https://www.investedindiana.org/literacy/1000-invested-scholarship-giveaway/


11/9/17 UPS Earn & Learn Program Earn & Learn Program
Approved post-secondary institutions:
  • Up to $5,250 annually for tuition/books
  • Reimbursed to the student upon completion of classes
Program requirements
  • Must be actively employed by the UPS Air or Ground Operation in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Student may start at UPS anytime during the school term and must be on payroll at the end of the student agreement period/time of reimbursement:
  • Student must submit required documents
  • Reimbursement amount based on percent of eligible days worked during term at approved institutions
Degrees/certificates awarded from specific institute of study
  • May study any degree program offered at approved institutions
Graduate Debt Free! Apply at UPSJOBS.COM

1. Go to UPSJOBS.COM
2. Enter location LOUISVILLE,KY and click SEARCH
3. Click PACKAGE HANDLER PART-TIME LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
4. Click APPLY NOW
5. Scroll to bottom NEW TO UPSJOBS.COM? Click CREATE A PROFILE NOW complete profile information then click SAVE PROFILE
6. Answer qualification questions and shift availability then click CONTINUE
7. Complete ONLINE APPLICATION
8. Schedule your INTERVIEW ONLINE
9. Questions, call the JOBLINE 502-359-1877
Must be actively employed by the UPS Air or Ground Operation in Louisville, Kentucky Ongoing
9/20/2018 Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant The Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant provides free job training for Hoosiers in high-demand sectors from Ivy Tech Community College or Vincennes University. Sectors include: Advanced Manufacturing, Building & Construction, Health & Life Science, IT & Business Services and Transportation & Logistics.

The Indiana General Assembly created Next Level Jobs for working-age Hoosiers in 2017, and expanded the program in 2018 to include all high school graduates. This is a great opportunity for all students, especially those who may not qualify for other forms of financial aid.

Next Level Jobs provides free job training for Hoosiers who:

1) Are an Indiana resident AND a U.S. citizen
2) Have a high school diploma (or equivalent) but less than a college degree
3) Enroll in a qualifying certificateprogram in a high-demand job sector

For more information, please visit:
https://www.nextleveljobs.org/Job-Seeker/Available-Job-Training
All high school graduates
 9/4/2019 Cox Scholars Six different scholarships currently bear the Cox name. If youre an incoming or currently enrolled IU student who maintains solid academic performance while working a part-time job, you might be eligible for a Cox Scholarship!

https://coxscholars.indiana.edu/
Incoming or currently enrolled IU student. Please see individual scholarship.
 12/16/2019 Cobell Scholarship Program The highly competitive, nonrenewable, need- and merit-based Cobell Scholarship Program, administered by Indigenous Education, Inc., provides scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled members of U.S. federally recognized tribes, pursuing vocational, undergraduate, and graduate degrees at nonprofit institutions.

Applications are accepted December 15 through March 31 annually for the upcoming academic year through the Online Application and Student Information System (OASIS). Applicants begin by creating a general application profile in OASIS, after which they're matched to the available scholarship opportunities for which they're qualified.
American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled members of U.S. federally recognized tribes  3/31/2020
 12/18/19 Marine Corp
Scholarship 
Foundation

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

We’re committed to supporting Marine children in pursuit of their educational goals and there’s no more versatile educational path than through Career and Technical Education (CTE). From health sciences to finance, IT to manufacturing, CTE professionals are on the cutting edge of today’s most hands-on careers.

This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school listed on College Navigator.



ongoing
 1/16/2020 United Producers, Inc. Scholarship *Applicants must be a member or a child/grandchild of a UPI member. Members market at least one head of livestock at UPI per year. Membership will be based on UPI's 2019 records.
*Applicants must be a 2020 graduating high school senior enrolled in a college or technical school, studying an agriculture-related field.
*Applicants must submit a completed application and personal essay summarizing their college and career goals.

Applications can be picked up in the Guidance Office.
United Producers.pdf
Seniors 4/1/2020
 1/21/2020 Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship 1. All applicants must be an Indiana resident.
2. All applicants must be committed to pursuing an education and career in a law enforcement field at an Indiana college or university.
3. All applicants must be a current member of the association, OR a dependent child OR grandchild of a current member of the association.
4. All applicants must enroll as a full-time student.

Please pick up an application in the Guidance Office. 
Indiana Sheriff's.pdf
Seniors  4/1/2020
 1/21/2020 The Kyle L. Harrop Memorial Scholarship  The scholarship recipient will:
*Be a student at an IASP Department of Student Programs member school.
*Have participated in one of the following Dept. of Student Activities programs while in high school: Academic Spell Bowl, Academic Super Bowl, Quiz Bowl, Academic Decathlon, and/or Future Problem Solvers.
*Enter and attend Purdue University, West Lafayette, as an admitted student in Fall, 2020.
*Submit a letter of recommendation from a school employee.
*Submit a short essay, up to 250 words, on the affect music in general, or a specific piece of music, has impacted you throughout your life, or during a specific moment of your life.
*Submit an official school transcript.
*Provide information regarding your participation in extra-curricular activities, community service, and employment.
*Please include a brief paragraph to address how this scholarship will assist you in attending Purdue University, West Lafayette.
*List any additional scholarships you are receiving, etc.

Please pick up an application in the Guidance Office.
Kyle Harrop.pdf
 Seniors 3/31/2020
 1/30/2020 New Hope UMM Scholarship  The New Hope United Methodist Men’s group is offering a scholarship for one student from each of the three schools in the amount of $500.
Students who are interested in applying for the scholarship should submit their name, grade point average, school and college choice along with their anticipated field of study.
Students should also include a one-page essay about the impact they’d like to have on our community in their chosen field.
Information and essays can be submitted by e-mail to
Pastor George Browning at george.browning@inumc.org or via mail to New Hope UMC, 4957 W. State Road 60, Salem, Indiana.
For more information, call 812-620-3949.
Seniors 3/31/2020
 2/3/2020 Tri Kappa Scholarship Please pick up paper application in the Guidance Office. Applications also need to be returned to the Guidance Office by the deadline.
Tri Kappa.pdf
Scholarships must be postmarked by April 10th.
Please mail to:
109 Spring Meadow Circle
Salem, IN 47167
Seniors 4/10/2020
 2/12/2020 LifeSpring Foundation  To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must be in LifeSpring Health System's service area of Clark, Crawford, Dubois, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Orange, Perry, Scott, Spencer, and Washington Counties in Indiana. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to one high school senior per county.

Please pick up an application from the guidance office or visit: https://www.lifespringhealthsystems.org/lifespring-foundation-of-indiana-scholarship/ 
 Seniors 4/17/2020 
 2/12/2020 Nicholson & Becht Orthdontics To qualify, an applicant must be a previous or current patient in our practice.

Please submit a completed entry form and a one-page, single-spaced, typed essay describing how orthodontic treatment has had a positive impact on your life.

Please return the entry form and essay to one of our office locations conveniently located in Clarksville, Scottsburg and Madison. All entries must be received by April 16 th, 2020 and the winner will be selected by May 4th, 2020.

We look forward to reading your entries. Good Luck! 

Please pick up an application from the guidance office.
Nicholson and Becht.pdf
Seniors  4/16/2020 
2/12/2020  UMPS CARE Charities All-Star College Scholarship 

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

-Applicants must have been adopted at or after the age of thirteen (13).

-​Demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA Application.

-Applicants must be incoming college freshmen under the age of twenty (20)

Application Requirements:

-A completed application that includes four short answer/essays written by the student.

-Three letters of recommendation. Letters should reflect the writer’s knowledge of the student’s achievements, improvements, and personal needs.

  • Teacher/ Administrator: One letter should represent a teacher or administrator who is familiar with the student’s work and accomplishments.
  • Personal Reference: The second letter should come from a significant person in the child’s life (i.e. social worker, coach, mentor, etc.).
  • Parent: The parent letter should highlight the growth the student has shown since adoption. ​

-The student’s most recent high school transcript and a copy of first semester’s grades. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

-A copy of your Student Aid Report (FAFSA). Visit the web for complete FAFSA details including deadlines at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

​Requirements to Maintain Scholarship:

If you are selected as the scholarship recipient, you may be awarded a $5,000 grant every semester (for a 4 year institution) if you meet the maintenance standards. Our standards align with Federal Grant standards.

-Minimum 2.5 GPA during school – if your GPA falls below 2.5 your scholarship will be considered ‘under review’ by the scholarship committee and additional actions will be required

-At the end of every semester you will submit your grades and proof of registration for the next semester

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You will maintain an ethical code of conduct personally, academically and professionally

-You will maintain communication with UMPS CARE staff and/or your mentor throughout each semester​

Please visit: https://www.umpscare.com/scholarship/all-star-college-scholarship/ to apply.

Seniors  5/15/2020 
 2/19/2020 Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program Criteria:
* High school or equivalent completion by spring 2020
* Commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certficate/degree
* Pell eligibility
* US citizenship
* Student is under the age of 30

Please apply online at application.horatioalger.org.
2020 Graduate  4/15/2020 
 2/21/2020 Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals
STEM scholarship
Our STEM scholarship committee is offering a $500 scholarship to students planning to attend school after high school in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics curriculum.

The application can be found at 
https://www.winup.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=537788&module_id=371848.  Selecting the blue $500 STEM Scholarship button will open the scholarship pdf that can then be downloaded.  Instructions for completion are included in the scholarship pdf.

Seniors 4/3/2020
2/27/2020  MAC Construction Scholarship  Who is eligible?
*Senior students who are scheduled to graduate at the end of the current school year with a cumulative grade point average of B or above who will be attending an accredited college or university on a full-time basis.

Amount
*The scholarship will be awarded up to five students in the amount of $1,000 per student per year for a maximum of 4 years and a maximum of $4,000 per student. The scholarship is renewable each year subject to fulfillment of scholarship requirements.
*Scholarship will be paid at $500 per semester directly to the college or university.

Eligible College or Universities
*A college of university in Indiana or Kentucky that offers an Engineering or Technology program.

Majors
*Applicant must be majoring in one of the following:
-Civil Engineering
-Construction Management
-Mechanical Engineering
-Mechanical Engineering Technology
-Construction Engineering & Management

Requirement for Scholarship Recipient
*Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA as a full-time student at an accredited college or university.
*Continue majoring in one of the four areas of construction listed above.

Scholarship Selection
*Scholarship selection will be based on such criteria as leadership, moral character, community service, and evidence of academic achievement. Scholarship is merit based, not based on financial circumstances of the applicant.

How do you apply?
*Complete and return an application to the office of your high school counselor. Applications will be available in February of the school year. 
MAC.pdf
Seniors  4/8/2020 
3/9/2020  East Washington Teacher's Association Scholarship  EWCTA Scholarship Criteria:
1. First consideration is given to a student planning a career in education.
2. Children of current EWCTA members will be considered next.
3. Student's activities and citizenship will be considered.
4. Grades, SAT, Class Rank will be considered.
5. Need will be considered.
6. Essay will be read and evaluated.

Please stop by the guidance office for an application. 
EWCTA.pdf
Seniors  5/1/2020 
3/16/2020  Governor's STEM Team 

Indiana high school students are invited to apply for the 2020 Governor’s STEM Team. This team highlights four of Indiana’s elite high school students for their work in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).Winning students receive a $1,000 college scholarship from Indiana’s College Choice 529 Direct Savings Plan and a letterman jacket to showcase their accomplishment. Applications and nominations may be submitted online.

 
High School Students 3/27/2020

*Stop in the Guidance Office for more info

Dollars for Scholars:
All must read: Click the link below to complete the Dollars for Scholars profile/application. Profiles can be completed during grades 9-12 and post-secondary. Information must be up-to-date during your graduating year/year of submission to be considered/eligible for scholarships. If eligibility requirements are met, you will have the opportunity to submit your profile to the East Washington Dollars for Scholars. High School GPA: 3.0 (non-weighted). College GPA: 2.75. The application will become available February 3. Due date is April 1. Your profile must be complete before you can submit the Dollars for Scholars application. Submitting the application is separate from the profile. Multiple national/matching scholarship opportunities are also available, including FastWeb, that may require you to complete the financial section. Due dates vary for national scholarships. HS students must read: HS students will have a transcript uploaded from Guidance once the request is submitted. HS students will also have a recommendation uploaded from a HS faculty member once the request is submitted. Guidance will not be able to complete recommendation forms. College students must read: College students must update profile to reflect college level, grades, and activities (high school grades and activities will not be evaluated).College students must upload an updated college transcript. Recommendation forms must be from a university professor/counselor and requested through the profile. Letters of Recommendation will not be accepted.

 

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21st Century ScholarTrack:
The Scholar Success Program includes activities that will help you stay on track for college and career success. Each grade level has three activities to complete. Scholars can complete the specific steps for their grade level and track their progress using ScholarTrack. Here, you can see all 12 requirements Scholars must complete during high school to receive their 21st Century Scholarship.
Create/sign into account at: https://secure.in.gov/apps/che/scholartrack/