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SCHOLARSHIPS

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Scholarships

Throughout the year the MVHS Counseling Center receives notification for local and national scholarships in addition to specific scholarships for colleges/universities. Please visit this page regularly for updated scholarship postings. For specific information or questions, please contact your guidance counselor.  

Student Resource Guide: Scholarships, Internships,Fellowships and other Opportunities.Click here

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - up to $1000 Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page. Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php 

American Legion Scholarships and Financial Aid Information - Varies. College can be affordable. Sometimes it just takes a little bit of help. It will only take a few minutes to understand the American Legion Scholarships available to you. This is a great source for scholarships and a helpful resource for parents and students. Various scholarships available at http://www.legion.org/needalift and https://www.indianalegion.org/.

Army National Guard Minuteman Scholarship - The Minuteman scholarship covers full tuition and fees (uncapped) at any college or university served by an Army ROTC program, or can be used toward room and board, capped at $10,000 per year. Details may be found online at goarmy.com/rotc or contact your local National Guard Recruiter - Nathan Patterson at nathan.s.patterson.mil@mail.mil. http://www.usar.army.mil/MinutemanScholarship/ 

Beta Sigma Psi - Martin Luther Scholarship - $2000. Applicant must be a a male member of a Lutheran congregation who is interested in living up to the ideals of being a Christian Gentleman. http://wp.betasigmapsi.org/scholarships-grants/high-school-scholarships/ 

ISTA - Indiana State Teachers Association Scholarships - Varies. ISTA is proud of their members and the work they do. ISTA and the ISTA Foundation strive to recognize, honor and fund members and future educators to continue high-quality, public education in Indiana. Nominations and applications for scholarships are open to ISTA members and their dependents. There are a variety of scholarships available. Applications may be found online at https://www.ista-in.org/our-profession/scholarships-awards

STEM Scholarship: Women's International Network of Utility Professionals - $500 Available to any high school senior planning to attend college or technical school for a STEM career. Additional requirements found on application. Application available at http://www.winup.org/chapterindiana 

NHS Scholarship program - $2,850 - $22,650 To be eligible to apply, a student must be a current high school senior and a member in good standing of an active NHS chapter. Eligible members must request application procedures from their NHS adviser. https://www.nhs.us/advisers/the-nhs-scholarship/ 

Life Lessons Scholarship Program - up to $15,000 For students who have lost a parent - Recognizing the character and perseverance that so many young people show in the face of such adversity, Life Happens sponsors the annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program for college students and college-bound high school seniors. Qualified entrants who submit essays or videos about how the death of a parent impacted their lives are eligible for scholarship money. http://www.lifehappens.org/life-lessons-scholarship-program/

Indiana State University Sycamore Teacher Leaders Scholarship - full tuition at ISU Apply and be admitted to Indiana State University as an incoming freshman for the fall semester Major in one of the undergraduate teaching programs offered in the Bayh College of Education (Year One). Intend to pursue a career in the teaching profession Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher after seven semesters Achieve an SATV and SATM combined score of 1100 or higher or an ACT Composite score of 24 or higher Have demonstrated leadership success and a history of community engagement and service http://www2.indstate.edu/scholarships/freshman/sycamore-teacher-leader.htm

INDOT Scholarship - up to $3125 per semester. Be currently enrolled or accepted into a School of Engineering at an Indiana ABET accredited college or university. Ideal candidates should have completed at least one year of college level education or will complete one year of college by May 2018. Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Apply online using http://www.INDOTScholarship.IN.gov.


Jason J. Casto Scholarship

Through donations and fundraisers, the Casto Muscle Foundation provides scholarships for students with disabilities, assists with the purchases of necessary medical equipment and contributes towards medical bills to relieve the financial burdens from families. 

For more information, please click here.

For the application, please click here.

Applications are due Wednesday, April 29, 2020


 

Hancock County Extension Homemakers Scholarship

The Hancock County Extension Homemakers Association is offering a $750 scholastic award to a Hancock County resident who will be graduating from High School. 

Please click here for more information and application.

Applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2020.


MV Optimist Club Scholarship

The MV Optimist Club offers scholarships to current year graduates of Mt. Vernon High School.  Any current year graduate, including mid-year graduates of MVHS who seek financial assistance to pursue post-secondary education or training at an appropriately accredited university, college, or other training institution may apply. 

For more information, please click here.

Completed applications (Parts I and II) are due to Mrs. Fleming in the MVHS Counseling Center by 3pm on April 3, 2020.


Kyle L. Harrop Scholarship 

Students who will be attending Purdue University in West Lafayette next year and also participated in one or more academic competitions (such as Spell Bowl, Academic Super Bowl, Academic Decathlon, Quiz Bowl and/or Future Problem Solvers) may apply for this scholarship.  

For more information and the application, please click here.

Due date for students to apply is March 31, 2020.


Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship

Qualifications-

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. If you do not meet the membership requirement, an application for membership is attached below.  Just complete the application and return it with this scholarship application to meet the requirement.

4.  All applicants must enroll as a full-time student (12 hours.)

 

All information must be typed or hand printed neatly, completed in full and returned to:

Indiana Sheriffs' Association

147 East Maryland Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204-3608

Deadline:  April 1, 2020

For more information and the application click here.


Hancock Health Foundation Scholarships

The Hancock Health Foundation offers scholarships for a variety of healthcare professions. Each scholarship has its own criteria for selection and its own deadline.

  • Healthcare and Wellness Scholarship- March 1
  • Jill Carr Memorial Scholarship- March 1
  • Edith Zike Nursing Scholarship-March 1
  • John F. Stickford Nursing Scholarship- March 1
  • School of Radiologic Technology Scholarship- April 10
  • School of Radiologic Technology Scholarship, Mt. Vernon- May 15

Please click here for more information and to begin the application process.


Vincennes University Mathematics Education Scholarships

Vincennes University's Mathematics Education Bachelor's Degree Program has three new scholarships totaling $5000 to award to incoming students Fall 2020.  

Please click here for more information.


MoneyGeek.com

A team at MoneyGeek.com have put together several guides to help minority students find grants and scholarships. Here are some links to their guides which might be of interest to minority students.

- Scholarship Guide for Black Students:

http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-black-students/

- Scholarship Guide for Hispanic Students:

http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-hispanic-students/

- Scholarship Guide for Asian-American Students:

http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-asian-students/

Each guide offers a lists of scholarships specific to those students as well as a "unique circumstances" section for undocumented or first-generation students. The site also has a more extensive scholarship search tool, which you can find at: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/scholarship-search/


NineStar Scholarship

NineStar will be awarding 15 $1,000 scholarships by random draw. Applicants must reside with their parents or legal guardian who is a member of NineStar Connect or a customer of NineStar Communications in good standing as of February 1, 2020.  Please see the links below for other criteria and application. Please follow the directions carefully.  Applications and required items must be received by 3:00pm on March 6, 2020.

Criteria and Information

Application


Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship Award

Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust, Inc. (IBCAT) is currently accepting applications.  The scholarship is awarded to an Indiana High School Senior whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer.  

To apply, visit the website at www.breastcancerplate.org and click on the scholarship tab.  There is a drop down menu for the application. 


Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis Scholarships

Encouraging deserving students who have chosen building as their future vocation. Students who are interested in finding a career within the Indianapolis residential construction should apply.  Applications will be accepted from students who are enrolled in either a construction technology program or a related construction field of study.  

For applications and more information, please click here.


College Board Scholarships
Application Deadline: 
February 29, 2020, at 11:59:59 p.m. EST for the Class of 2020

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, the College Board announced a new scholarship that is open to all students and rewards them for actions they take towards applying to college. The potential rewards range from $500-$2,000 with a potential capstone scholarship of $40,000 for completing all steps. The steps and rewards are below.

For more information visit:  https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/

1. Build Your College List: $500

2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000

3. Improve Your Score: $2,000

4. Strengthen Your College List: $500

5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000

6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000


Riley Charles Settergren Foundation Scholarship 2020

Qualifications:

  • Graduating in the spring as a senior
  • Attending a 4 or 2 year college or trade school. (Must show acceptance prior to scholarship payout.)
  • Must have attended Eastern Hancock High School, Mt. Vernon High School, Knightstown High School, Greenfield Central High School, or New Palestine High School for all 4 years of high school.
  • Successful application submitted as outlined below.

Scholarship Application Process:

  • Due BY April 1, 2020
  • Must provide a scanned copy of your most recent transcripts.
  • Must provide a typed 2 paragraph paper about who you are and what your future plans hold for you.
  • Must provide a maximum 3-minute video about you. Be the REAL YOU! Not who you think people want you to be, not who you think you want to be in the future.  But YOU!

Apply today at Riley Charles Settergren Scholarship

For more information, please click here.

 


Hancock County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

  The Hancock County Retired Teachers Association is offering a $1000 scholarship to a Hancock County graduating senior who has chosen to major in education with the intention of becoming a teacher. 

Applications are due by Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Click here for more information and the application.


Deborah Jean (Bainter) Vaughn Memorial Scholarship
The Deborah Jean (Bainter) Vaughn Memorial Scholarship Fund seeks to encourage and equip young people of character to pursue practical careers, which they will use to lead lives of service to others.  The Scholarship seeks primarily to award candidates who wish to pursue a course of study to obtain an Accreditation, Certification, Registration, Licensure or Associates Degree in a Vocational, Technical or Skilled Trades Program. 
No applications will be accepted after February 15, 2020.  
For detailed information, requirements, and application, please click here.
 

Solutions Scholarship

 
 Co-Alliance will be again offering its Solutions Scholarship this year. Twenty students will be recipients of a one-time $1,000 scholarship based on the following criteria:

 

•             They plan on graduating this spring

•             Their parents or grandparents are members of one of our five member co-ops (Midland, Impact, LaPorte, Frontier, or Excel)

•             They will study agriculture in college

•             The strength of a 500-word minimum essay on the topic what agriculture means to them and why they’ve chosen it as an area of study

•             Below is the link to the required application materials. *please note that students are expected to provide a recent high school transcript in order for their application to be considered complete*

 

The application can also be found on our website at www.co-alliance.com. The deadline for application is February 1, 2020.

Please click here for the application and required materials.


From Classroom to Classroom Scholarship

This year, Education.com is awarding a $5,000 college scholarship to a deserving high school senior interested in pursuing a career in teaching.

Our scholarship is called the From Classroom to Classroom Scholarship, and we are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of aspiring teachers in America. Once a year, we award a graduating high school student with a $5,000 scholarship to further their educational goals. To apply, students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident.

  • Open to students from all states.

  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  • Accepted as a full-time student at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical vocational college or university in the United States for the 2020-2021 academic year. We will require proof of enrollment.

  • Intent to pursue an Education or closely related degree

  • Proof of strong academic performance, leadership, and community service (see scholarship page for details)

You can find more detailed information on our scholarship award here: https://www.education.com/scholarships/


Helena Acre HomeGrown Scholarship

The Helena Acre HomeGrown Scholarship is designed to encourage and support local families who share our goal of improving the agriculture industry. Helena will award approximately 60 high school seniors across the Midwest who will pursue a degree in agriculture or science with a $1,000 Helena Acre HomeGrown Scholarship. 

High School seniors who will pursue a two or four year degree in an agriculture and/or science major should apply online at www.helenahomegrown.com.  Applications are due by January 31, 2020.


INDOT Engineering Scholarship

Do you want to play a pivotal role in building Indiana’s infrastructure? Do you want summer internships that give you real world experience and your manager takes an interest in your career? Would you like to test out several areas of civil engineering before you commit to a full time position? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should apply for the INDOT Engineering Scholarship program. 

Each year INDOT offers a limited number of scholarships to engineering students who can make a lasting impact on Indiana’s infrastructure. Scholarship recipients receive $3,125 per semester and work in paid internships during the summer. After graduation, recipients receive priority hiring within the agency.

Scholarships can be applied toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in Civil Engineering, or a combination of both. The scholarships cannot exceed five years total with a maximum of two years toward a graduate program. Recipients must work one year for each academic year they received the scholarship.

Eligibility

To apply, students must:

  • Be currently enrolled or accepted into a School of Engineering at an Indiana ABET accredited college or university.
  • Have completed at least one year of college level education or will complete one year of college by May 2020.
  • Attend school full time.
  • Possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. 

Use the INDOT Civil Engineering Scholarship Application to apply for this program. Before submitting the application, verify the following:

  • The 2-page application form is complete and legible. Please enter “N/A” if not applicable.
  • Supporting documentation is attached to application, including:
    1. Resume
    2. Letter(s) of Recommendation
    3. Official academic transcript (or electronic distribution arranged)
    4. Additional document for short answers on application, if additional space needed
  • Application is emailed or postmarked by December 31, 2019 or earlier.

Contact and Submission Information

Submit the application and supporting documents to talentmanagement@indot.in.gov or the address below:

Talent Management - Engineering Scholarship
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 North Senate Avenue, Room N751
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Conditions of Scholarship

  • Recipients must agree to work full time for INDOT during summer breaks while in school. After graduation, the recipient must work one year for each academic year for which the recipient has received the scholarship.
  • Scholarship funds must be used for qualified educational expenses including tuition, fees, and books.
  • A recipient could be required to repay all amounts actually received under the scholarship program if they fail to fulfill program requirements.

Questions? Send questions to talentmanagement@indot.in.gov or call 317-234-8551.


Montana State Freshman Non-Resident Achievement Award

Every year MSU awards millions of dollars i scholarships to new students.  

Step 1:  Apply to MSU

Step 2:  Have ACT or SAT scores sent to MSU

Please click here for more information.


Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF’s celebrated “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum”. This four-year program guides JRF Scholars to effectively navigate their college environments, explore career options, develop leadership skills, and embrace a commitment to service. The program also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of the Foundation’s namesake, encouraging Scholars to positively impact the lives of others.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at jackierobinson.org. The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm ET.

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship

Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance

The Knights of Pythias of Indiana, a fraternal Order founded in 1864, has long been active within Indiana High Schools by sponsoring public speaking and highway safety poster contests on a local, regional, statewide and national level.  For the fourteenth consecutive year, we are offering a minimum of 12 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to selected graduating high school seniors who meet the criteria.

 

Applications can be found here.

Applications must be postmarked on or before January 25, 2019.  Applications and the required paperwork MUST be mailed, not emailed.

PLEASE READ the list of rules and requirements here in order for your application to be accepted.


AXA Achievement Scholarship

How to Apply

 
  • The 2020 program year is open from September 1, 2019 until December 15, 2019 or until 10,000 applications are received.
  • For more information and to apply click here

What does it take to become an award winner?

Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. Share these qualities: 

  • Ambition and drive
  • Determination to set and reach goals
  • Respect for self, family and community
  • Ability to thoughtfully convey how they identified a challenge and volunteered to strengthen their community through service
  • Ability to succeed in college

Who is eligible?

Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Be a high school senior applying to college for the fall 2020 semester
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
    • Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness 

Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10.000, or $25,000 scholarship.  In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner's school.


The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholarship

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year. High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Help put promising young leaders in the running to join our 10th class of Scholars.
 
Applications for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 3, 2020. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online.


Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarship

 

The ESA Foundation Board of Directors offers more than 200 scholarships a year for deserving United States and International students who meet the criteria of individual endowments. 

Information about scholarships, requirements and applications are available on our website:  www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants.  The application submission process is done online.  To find scholarships currently available, click on the current list of ESA Foundation Scholarships available by State you reside.  Click on the State to learn which scholarships are available to Indiana residents. 

Completed applications are accepted online beginning October 1, 2019 and ending January 31, 2020 to be considered for he scholarships this academic year. 


Eisenhower Scholarship

Starting with next year's incoming class to Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, students will be able to apply for the Eisenhower Scholarship–designed to recognize outstanding applicants who are positively transforming their communities. The College has a long history of civic engagement with students and alumni making a difference in their communities and around the world.

The Eisenhower Scholarship is Gettysburg College's most selective scholarship–$160,000 for four years of full-time study ($40,000 per year). It is awarded to top-performing applicants within a most challenging curriculum who have demonstrated a high level of civic engagement locally, nationally, and/or internationally. More information about the Eisenhower Scholarship including application requirements and process is on our website.

Additionally, Gettysburg College recognizes students' academic achievement in high school by awarding four categories of academic merit scholarships under Early Decision and Regular Decision.

  • Abraham Lincoln Scholarship–$32,000 per year
  • Presidential Scholarship–$27,000 per year
  • David Wills Scholarship –$24,000 per year
  • 1832 Founders Scholarship–$15,000 per year

Decisions on merit scholarship recipients are made as part of the admissions process. A separate application is not required. All students, including those who apply test optional, are considered.

 Gettysburg College accepts self-reported SAT and ACT scores.


 

2019 Elks National Foundation Scholarships
 

The Elks National Foundation has scholarships that they make available to high school seniors through the local Greenfield Elks Lodge #1720.  All of the applications are online.

 Who is Eligible?

  • Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • College students are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.

 

Scholarship information can be found at elks.org/scholars/ 

There are 3 types of scholarships that students can apply for:  

1.  The 2020 Most Valuable Student (MVS) scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the 2020 contest are available now.   The 2020 MVS application deadline is November 5th, 2019 at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.  Applications are online, hard copies are not needed.

   The website to get this application is here.  

 

2.  ENF Legacy Awards – this is for children/grandchildren/or step-children or step-grandchildren of any living Elk.  The website for this is here.  If anyone is interested in this application and needs assistance, they can contact beth.willoughby@prideip.com . 

These applications must be submitted online by January 31st, 2020.  


3.  Emergency Educational Grant-  One other scholarship available for children or grandchildren of Elk members.  Information about it can be found here.


Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship

Aspiring Indiana teachers can apply for up to $30,000 in financial aid with the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship through the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.

The scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year of college (up to $30,000 total) for top performing Hoosier students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after earning their degrees.

Interested students should apply by Nov. 30, 2019 at ScholarTrack.IN.gov.

“Hoosier students deserve motivated, quality teachers, and this scholarship is designed to attract just that,” said Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers. “We continue to be encouraged by the commitment of these future educators and look forward to the positive impact they’ll have on their students.”

Entering its fourth year, the scholarship is awarded to 200 students across the state in a competitive process based on academic achievement, teacher nomination and an interview process. Last year, a total of 393 students applied, with applications coming from 212 high schools in 82 of Indiana’s 92 counties.

To qualify, students must either graduate in the highest 20 percent of their high school class or earn a score in the top 20th percentile on the SAT or ACT. To continue earning the scholarship in college, students must earn a 3.0 cumulative GPA and complete at least 30 credit hours per year. Current college freshmen and sophomores are eligible for the scholarship, but priority will be given to high school students.

Finalists will be selected by Jan. 10, 2020 to be interviewed in Indianapolis on March 14, 2020. Students selected to receive the scholarship will be notified by April 3, 2020.

 

Visit LearnMoreIndiana.org/NextTeacher for more information and to apply and follow #NextTeacher on social media.


 

 

 

 

Annual Scholarships

 

September

Shout It Out Scholarship- To enter, beginning September 30, 2018, submit a complete scholarship Application online at the Sponsor's Website (www.unigo.com/our-scholarships) no later than September 30, 2019 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. 
QuestBridge National College Match- Match Scholarship Recipients are granted early admission to one of QuestBridge's 40 college partners with a full four-year scholarship, worth over $200,000.

Odenza Marketing Group Spring Scholar- The main goal of the Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award is to encourage students to make a positive contribution to their individual communities, while providing scholarship awards to those who have done so over the previous 12 months.

October

National Young Arts Foundation Scholarship

Complete the YoungArts application on Acceptd, including required documentation and audition or portfolio materials, by October 11, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET (Eastern Time). ​Pay the $35 application fee or get a fee waiver. Learn more about fee waivers in our FAQ.

Burger King Scholars Program- Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation- The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation invests in our future — offering college scholarships to exceptional high school students dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others. We’ve done it for 31 years, changing the paths of more than 6,150 young people ready to change the world.

Horatio Alger Scholarship- Must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred), involvement in co-curricular and community services, minimum GPA

United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) William Randolph Hearst Foundation- The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) is an intensive week-long educational experience and scholarship sponsored by the United States Senate for outstanding high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in public service. If you are a high school junior or senior already serving as an elected official in your student body or other state or community organization, you may already be qualified to apply.

November
Altice Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest- Altice USA was proud to bring the Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest to middle and high school students in the Optimum and Suddenlink service areas. The essay contest asked students to respond to the following topic with an original essay in 500 words or less; "Name a Latino, past or present, with whom you would choose to spend a day, and explain why." Winners in the 6-8th grade and 9-12th grade categories were selected and prize presentations were held at the winners' schools. Altice USA employees, school administrators, classmates and local elected officials participated in the local events to celebrate these students, where they were presented with their prizes and had the opportunity to read their essays aloud.
 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation- An undergraduate scholarship program available to highachieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best fouryear colleges and universities. Scholars receive up to $40,000 a year to cover tuition, living expenses, books and other fees.
 
Ron Brown Scholar Program (Leadership)-  African-America, community service and demonstrate financial need. US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card Two deadlines for applications (students must be current high school seniors at the time of their application): November 1st - application will be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program AND forwarded to a select and limited number of additional scholarship providers. January 9th - final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for only the Ron Brown Scholar Program ONLY. 
 
December
AFSCME Family Scholarship Program

To be eligible, you must:

  • At the time of application, be a graduating high school senior whose parent, legal guardian or financially responsible grandparent is a full dues-paying AFSCME member;
  • At the time the scholarship is awarded, be enrolled in a full-time degree program either at an accredited four-year institution or at a two-year institution that will transfer credits to a four-year institution; and
  • Have taken the SAT or the ACT.
  • Return complete application with all required documentation postmarked by December 31, 2019 deadline.
 

Anne Ford Scholarship- The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships offer financial assistance to two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education.

Footlocker Do Something Scholarship- 12th grader going to 4-year college, involved in HS sports or community based sports, GPA 3.0 

Most Valuable Student Scholarship, ELKS-  

Eligibility:

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

January

Gates Millennium Scholars 

Eligibility requirements offered to African American, American Indian/Alaska native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American, students who are Citizens, legal permanent residents or nationals of the US. Unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better on 4.0 scale. Should have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities, and meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria. Students must have all three required forms submitted by the deadline. 

Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance- 6) Each year, INSHAPE awards up to six (6) $1,000 academic scholarships to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in an Indiana college/university. (Full time is as defined by the college/university)

The scholarship will be allocated for the purpose of tuition and books for the 2020 - 2021 school year.

Applicants must be majoring in health, physical education, recreation, dance, or exercise science.

Award Criteria:

The scholarship award is based upon:

  1. participation in collegiate activities,
  2. professional competencies,
  3. potential as a professional,
  4. grade point average,
  5. financial need, and
  6. recommendations

Complete online application by January 15, 2020

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship- GE-Reagan Foundation Scholars candidates must demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent. Demonstrate financial need and plan to enroll at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.