|Written by Christina Crane|
|Tuesday, 25 January 2011 10:16|
2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Wabash Valley Officials Association Scholarship (WVOA): Must be a graduating student who has participated as an athlete or team manager for a period of two (2) years while attending school; must have a GPA of 2.75 (Bloomfield 7.3); Must plan to further your education in the upcoming fall; Must exhibit good school & community citizenship. Application is located in Scholarship Kiosk. Application must be mailed to WVOA and either received and/or postmarked by March 2, 2015.
The Bloomfield Manufacturing Co., Inc. Scholarships: BMC will be offering scholarships to graduates with the Class of 2015; There is no specific GPA or class rank requirement; The scholarship recipient must intend to pursue a degree at an accredited college, university, or technical/vocational school next year. Accepted schools can be one, two, or four-year degree programs; the number of scholarships to be awarded and the amounts will be determined later; Scholarship recipients must select the school he or she will attend and notify Mrs. Crane in the Bloomfield Guidance Department, prior to the distribution of scholarship award; Your ability to follow written instructions is one of the things the committee will be looking for as they evaluate your application; Neatness and sincerity count; The application may be handwritten or typed; Applications must be completed and returned to Mrs. Crane by 3:00 p.m. on April 17, 2015.
Union Hospital Foundation Scholarships: Scholarship Eligibility-to be eligible for a Union Hospital Foundation Scholarship an applicant must: 1) Be a resident of the Wabash Valley, limited to Clay, GREENE, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo Counties in Indiana; Be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited degree program at a college or university (if apply applying fora a health careers scholarship); Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better; Demonstrate financial need; and most scholarships also require recipient to be a U.S. Citizen. Applications available at http://www.unionhospitalfoundation.org/scholarship.php. Applications due by March 1st.
Bloomfield Lion's Club Scholarship: There will be two (2) $300 scholarships awarded to a graduating Bloomfield High School Senior. Completed applications must be returned to Mrs. Crane by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2015. Applications are available in the Scholarship Kiosk.
Crane Federal Credit Union Scholarship: CFCU is committed to helping our members. From childhood to adulthood, we are here to serve them. The CFCU scholarship Fund is available for graduating high school seniors. This year we are awarding ten $1000 scholarships to our members. Applicants will be judged on the application, academic profile, and essay. All graduating high school seniors who meet the following requirements are eligible to apply: 1) Applicants must be members of Crane Federal Credit Union for a minimum of three months prior to the date of the scholarship award. The applicant must be the primary member on the account. 2)Applicants must be enrolled full-time in the fall, at a technical, two-year or four-year college or university. 3)Applicants must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0. Scholarship applications must be received no later than March 1st, 2015. Please feel free to make copies of the packets or students may pick up additional packets at any of our branches. Thank you for sharing this opportunity with your students. Applications are available in the Scholarship Kiosk.
2015 James C. Lentz Memorial Art Scholarship: $1,000 Scholarship awarded to a high school senior who is pursuing a degree in either fine arts or arts education from a college, university, or school of design, and who will graduate from an Indiana high school before July 1 of the year in which the scholarship will be awarded. Applications available in the guidance office or from Mr. LeGrand. Applications due to the Watercolor Society of Indiana by May 1, 2015.
Veterans' Memorial 2015 Scholarship: The Greene County Veterans' Council is happy to announce the 2015 project to award a $1,000 scholarship to a 2015 senior from one of the Greene County high schools. The student must compose a typed essay (750-1000 words) on: "How Should We Honor All Our Veterans?" The essay will be judged on clarity, attention to subject, spelling/grammar and neatness. The entry deadline is Wednesday, April 1st. Students are to submit their essay with cover sheet (sheet is in the guidance office) to the Greene County Veterans' Affairs Office (located in courthouse annex).
Sportquest Playing with a Purpose Scholarship Program (Scholarship for Christian Student Athletes): Applying student athletes mus meet ALL of the following requirements: 1) Currently a high school sophomore, junior or senior; 2) Maintains a minimum "C" grade average or higher; 3) Currently a varsity level player in one or more sports; and 4) A committed follower of Jesus Christ. Apply now at www.playingwithpurpose.org. Scholarship amount is $2,000. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2015.
Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship Award Application: Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust, Inc. (IBCAT) is currently accepting applications for the above-mentioned scholarship. The scholarship of up to $1,500 for college or post-secondary technical schooling is awarded to an Indiana High School Senior(s) whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. Visit their website at www.breastcancerplate.org. Click on the scholarship tab. Follow the link to download the complete application. Application deadline is February 9, 2015.
Beta Sigma Psi National Lutheran Fraternity Scholarships: There are four (4) different scholarships available via the following website: http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org with deadline to apply February 14, 2014.
Christian Leadership Award Purdue Alumni Chapter: $1,500 towards Tuition and Fees
Christian Leadership Award Illinois Alumni Chapter: $1,500 towards Tuition and Fees
Christian Leadership Award I.U. Alumni Chapter: $1,500 towards Tuition and Fees
Martin Luther Scholarship: $2,000 towards Tuition and Fees
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program:
Bedford Board of Realtors Scholarship: Students must live in Lawrence County or surrounding communities; Student must complete BBOR Scholarship Application and submit to the Scholarship Committee at the Bedford Board of Realtors Office, located at 1835 Steven Avenue, Bedford, IN 47421; applications must be received by March 15, 2015 for consideration, even if the student has not yet been accepted to a college or university; Student must be the child or grandchild or legal guardina of a primary/secondary member of the Bedford Board of Realtors; A copy of transcripts/grades must be attached to application; A 2.0 GPA or above will be considered; & Student must be in good standing with the HS he/she is attending.
Marist College Computer Science & Information Technology & Systems Scholarships: Scholarship recipients will receive a full four-year tuition, room and board scholarship as well as additional benefits. If you are eligible and interested, apply online at www.marist.edu/admission/freshman. Admission applicants should apply as early as possible, but no later than February 1, 2015. Potential scholarship recipients will be identified once an admission decision has been finalized.
Lilly Endowment Scholarship: 2015 Lilly Endowment Scholarship application is now available! Lilly application and guidelines can be found at www.greenecountyfoundation.org. Lilly application deadline is January 13, 2015 by 4 p.m. applications for all other scholarships offered by Greene County Foundation, for high school seniors, will be available after January 6, 2015 on our website. We do more than scholarships.
Southern Illinois University Alumni Association Scholarships:
SIUE AA Legacy Scholarships: 2 full tuition scholarships as well as 2 $500 awards; Open to children, grandchildren, siblings, spouses or partners of SIUE alumni.
Stahlschmidt Family Legacy Scholarship: 2 incoming SIUE students per year are awarded $1,500 scholarships based on financial need, GPA, ACT/SAT scores, community service, after-school activities and answers to essay questions.
SIUE Alumni Assocation Board of Directors Scholarship: 1 SIUE student per year will receive $1,000 not based on need but rather focused on leadership skills and campus and community involvement.
Applications available online at www.siue.edu/alumni/awards. Must be submitted or postmarked by Friday, January 30, 2015.
ISU's Gongaware Scholar Scott College of Business: Full in-state tuition scholarship, laptop computer, and a $3,000 professional development account. Apply online today at www.indstate.edu/gongaware. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2014.
LinkedIn Scholarship: They are giving away $100,000---$10,000 Grand Prize and 10 $5,000 1st prizes. Here's how to win: 1) Get started with your decision board; 2) Add a university or field of study; 3) Share your board with a friend or family member. For more information, check out the official rules at: http://linkedin.promo.eprize.com/scholarship/public/fulfillment/rules.pdf. Just be sure to enter by November 7, 2014.
Elk's Scholarship: The Linton Elk’s Lodge is once again offering a onetime $1000.00 Most Valuable Student Scholarship to a student attending Bloomfield High School. Applications can be downloaded from the Elk’s website at http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/applymvs.cfm.
Once downloaded, the application can be filled out on the computer. Please read the instructions on how to prepare and submit the application before returning to the Elk’s Lodge. All applications must be turned into the Linton Elk’s lodge on Hwy. 54 in Linton by 6:00 pm on December 5, 2014. The winners from each school will also be submitted for consideration at our district level also. If you have any questions please feel free to call me at 812-875-2031 during regular business hours.
Wabash Valley Community Foundation Scholarships (Deadline is November 17, 2014):
Rex Buntain Tribune Star Scholarship: Eligibility requires that: 1) You intend to pursue a career in journalism, preferably print or online journalism; 2) Your high school resume and transcript demonstrae an aptitude for success in journalism; and 3) You are a resident of Clay, Greene, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion, or Vigo c County in Indiana, or Clark, Crawford, or Edgar County in Illinois.
James F. Jackson Scholarship: Eligibility requires that: 1) You are a resident of Vigo, Sullivan, Knox or Greene County, Indiana or of Crawford County, Illinois; 2) Preference given to students demonstrating excellence in the areas of math and science; 3) You are well-read in the area of non-fiction books/publications.
More information can be obtained by calling the Wabash Valley Community Foundation or by visiting their website, www.wvcf.com. You can complete the application at www.wvcf.com. All applications are due no later than November 17, 2014 at 12:00-Noon.
Wabash Valley Mechanical Contractors Association: WVMCA announces schlolarship opportunities for students entering a four-year college with an interest in mechanical construction or engineering. WVMCA will offer three (3) - $1,000 scholarships through the Wabash Valley Community Foundation. Beginning October 1, 2014, the application, which is part of the Community Foundation's unified application may be found online at www.wvcf.com. Application deadline is November 15, 2014.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships: http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rfps/rfp5052-jack-kent-cooke-foundation-invites-applications-for-undergraduate-scholarships
Seniors: Apply for the Wendy's Heisman Award! at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com by October 3, 2014.
The Wendy's High School Heisman Program is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors. To achieve award eligibility for the 2014 Wendy's High School Heisman Program, students must be seniors during the 2014/2015 academic years, graduating with the class of 2015. Applicants must:
Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.
Participate in at least one of 27 eligible school-sponsored sports, including baseball, basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, and/or Volleyball; and
Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.
James Root Scholarship: The Owen County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the application process is open now for the James Root Scholarship. Residents of Greene County are eligible if they will be attending a Christian-based college or seminary to pursue a career in Christian ministry or to gain a Christian perspective for any career of their choosing. Scholarship materials are accessible from their website at www.owencountycf.org Pre-applications are due on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. Applications from graduating high school seniors are due on Wednesday, November 19th by 4:00 p.m.
2014 WestGate@Crane College Fair Scholarship: The WestGate@Crane College Fair is pleased to announce three (3) scholarships, one $1,000, and two $500 scholarships, to be awarded at the 2014 WestGate@Crane College Fair. Senior students from surrounding communities attending the 2014 college fair will be eligible. The scholarship winners will be announced at the college fair and students must be present to collect certificate (scholarship monies to be disbursed at a later date).
Please note the scholarship guidelines:
*Must be a senior attending the WestGate@Crane College Fair.
* Letters of Recommendation required: 1 from an academic mentor and 1 from a non-academic mentor;
* Essay in APA format (2000 word max) on the following topic: Choose a world issue that could be solved or mitigated through the improvement of an area of science, technology, engineering, or math, anddiscuss how this improvement could be accomplished. Cover sheet should include essay title, student name, high school name, and date. Student's name should not appear anywhere on essay other than the cover sheet. The deadline for receipt of essays is September 10, 2014.
For questions regarding scholarship guidelines please call Julie Weber at 812-863-2424, ext. 211. Please send submissions to: Battery Innovation Center (BIC), Inc. C/O Julie Weber, Scholarship Chair, 7970 S Energy Drive, Newberry, IN 47449
A copy of the scholarship guidelines is located in the kiosk outside the high school office.
AES Engineers Scholarship: $500; To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm Deadline for entry is October 6, 2014.
VU Scholarships: Application deadline is January 15, 2015. Application is available online at www.vinu.edu/scholarships . Honors diploma and Technical Honors diploma graduates automatically receive $1,250/year award; however the scholarship application must be submitted by the deadline to receive this award.
ISU Scholarships: http://www.indstate.edu/scholarships/
IU Achievement Scholarships: Form more information about scholarships at IU, visit www.scholarships.indiana.edu.
Ivy Tech Scholarships: Go to the following link for all campuses: http://www.ivytech.edu/financial-aid/scholarships.html .
Nursing Scholarship Fund: Baded on a student's financial need, nursing scholarships up to $5,000 per year are available for full- or part-time enrolled nursing students. To receive the award, an applicant must agree to work as a nurse in Indiana for two years after graduation. Applications are available from the Learn More Indiana Helpline (1-800-992-2076).
Minority Teacher/Special Education Services Scholarship: This scholarship is available to minority students studying to become Indiana teachers or students seeking a special education, occupational therapy or physical therapy certification. An application is required and is available from the Learn More Helpline (1-800-992-2076).
Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grant: A grant that provides up to 100% of certain tuition costs will be provided by the state of Indiana for eligible members of the Indiana Air and Army National Guard who attend Ball State University, Indiana State University, Indiana University, Purdue University, Ivy Tech Community College, University of Southern Indiana or Vincennes University. The student must be certified by the Indiana National Guard and can begin the process at the unit command level, and must also file the FAFSA yearly by the March 10 deadline, and not have used four years of SSACI aid or exceeded the ten year eligibility time frame.
Child of Certain Veterans and Public Safety Officers Supplemental Grant Program: This program provides tuition and fee assistance at public colleges for eligible children of disabled Indiana veterans and eligible children and spouses of certain Indiana public safety officers and Indiana National Guard members killed in the line of duty. As a supplement to other state financial aid, the grant pays 100% of tuition and fees. It does not cover room and board. An application is required and is available from the Learn More Helpline (1-800-992-2076).
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