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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.
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Hancock County Master Gardener Scholarship
The Hancock County Master Gardener Association is offering one $1,000 scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year to a resident of Hancock County, Indiana, or Henry County, Indiana, who is majoring in college in an agriculture or horticulture related field.
The deadline for applying is June 15, 2021.
To apply, please click here.
MAX Scholarship for Leadership
Williams Comfort Air and Mr. Plummer Indy are offering five $1,000 scholarships for students attending high school in Central Indiana. They value integrity, kindness and commitment. These leadership attributes are pillars of performance that drive innovation, growth, and success. The MAX Scholarships for Leadership are a way to celebrate and reward these qualities.
Please click here for more information and to apply.
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
This award is sponsored by Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The process begins at the school level. Students fill out applications online and submit them to their principals. Then, schools select their top youth volunteers, present them with certificates, and recognize them as role models. A state-level judging panel selects the top high school candidate in each state and the District of Columbia. State Honorees earn $1,000 scholarships, silver medallions and an invitation to the program's national recognition events.
For more information, please click here.
LawnStarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship
The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship will grant $1000 to a student they believe has the potential to change the world through entrepreneurship. If you are interested in starting your own business, please check out this scholarship.
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:
- Scholarship Guide for Hispanic Students:
- Scholarship Guide for Asian-American 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/
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.
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 email@example.com. 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
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/
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.
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.