|Written by Christina Crane|
|Tuesday, 25 January 2011 10:16|
2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Scholarship Opportunities for the 2013-14 School Year
Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest Description:
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:
"TXT L8R" Social Media Contest Offers $5,000 Scholarships: Contest runs April 1-30, 2014; Read contest rules at www.txtl8r.in.gov for rules.
IU Hutton Scholarship: IU will award 2 Hutton scholarships to Bloomfield High School Seniors attending an Indiana University campus with preference given to those attending the Bloomington campus. These scholarships are renewable, if the student meets specified criteria. See Mrs. Crane for details.
Greene County Master Gardeners' Scholarship: Are you interested in pursuing a college degree leading to one of many careers in horticulture or plant-related fields of study? Are you a Greene County Senior? If so, Greene County Master Gardeners will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a Greene County high school senior who is interested in one of these growing fields: landscape design, plant pest expert, teacher in ag/horticulture, urban forester, tree specialist, forest ranger, florist, etc. Applications are located in kiosk outside the office. Apps are due by April 11, 2014.
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit link at http://www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page. The deadline for this application is June 1, 2014.
Aspiring Animation Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondarty school or college. Visit http://www.animalcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on right side of the page.
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.
Beta Sigma Psi National Lutheran Fraternity: $1,500 scholarships available to Lutheran men who will be starting college in Fall 2014 who will be attending University of Illinois, Indiana University, or Purdue University. New $2,000 Martin Luther Scholarship available to Lutheran men who will be attending their first year at any accredited 4-year college or university. Applications are available in the guidance office or an electronic form can be found at http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org/
Elk's Most Valuable Student Scholarship: The Linton Elk's Lodge is once again offering a one-time $1,000 Most Valuable Student Scholarship to a Bloomfield Senior. Applications can be downloaded from the Elk's website: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/applymvs.cfm . Once downloaded, the application 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 p.m. on December 6, 2013. The winners from each school will also be submitted for consideration at the district level also.
ISU Networks Scholar Benefits: 4-year Full Tuition Scholarship valued over $32,000; $3,000 Professional Development Accounty; Network Scholarships are renewable, full-tuition scholarships for students majoring in business, specifically careers in financial services industry. Examples include: financial planning, sales, marketing, product development, financial analysis, insurance and risk management, operations management, accounting, and information systems. Deadline=December 1st. Qualifications: 3.25 cumulative GPA; SAT of 1000 or ACT 21; Core 40; and major in financial services area.
Greene County Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship: Applications must be in the Foundation office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. There will be no exceptions. Applications will require the following information: Leadership in school activities; Volunteer community activities; Employment/work history; Letters of recommendation; Two essays, see page 2 of application form; Academic performance; and an interview, if selected as a finalist. Applications can be found in the kiosk outside the high school office or by visiting the foundation's website.
Greene County Community Foundation's Scholarships: Scholarships will not available online until February 1, 2014. Please visit the following link for more information: http://www.greenecountyfoundation.org/funds-and-grants/scholarships/.
University of St. Francis Talent Scholarship Day: Scholarships awarded in Studio Art, Communication Arts and Graphic Design, Music Technology, Art Education, Pre-Art Therapy, Art History, Communication, Computer Art, Choir, Pep Band, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Drum Line, Theatre, and Dance. Talent Scholarship Day held on December 6th from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information visit www.sf.edu/art .
IUPUI Honors College: Incoming Freshman who apply for admission to IUPUI for fall 2014 by December 1, 2014 and meet the following criteria are offered an IUPUI Chancellor's Scholarship and direct admission to IUPUI Honors College: a cumulative HS GPA of 3.75 (BHS GPA of 10.2); minimum ACT composite of 28 or SAT of 1250 or highter (CR and Math combined).
IUPUI Scholarships: Online application is available beginning October 2, 2013 and ends February 1, 2014. Go to http://www.iupui.edu/~scentral/freshman/appinfo.html to begin the process.
VU Scholarships: Application deadline is January 15, 2014. 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.
Ivy Tech Scholarships: Go to the following link for all campuses: http://www.ivytech.edu/financial-aid/scholarships.html .
ISU's Gongaware Scholar: Full In-State Tuition, Wireless Laptop Computer, $3000 professional development Acount; Eligible students must: Exhibit leadership experience and potention; Earn a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (9.6 on a BSD scale); Achieve a ranking in the top 10% of their high school graduating class; Have a combined SAT score of 1500 out of a 2400 or ACT score of 21. Go to www.indstate.edu/gongaware to apply by December 1, 2013.
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship: Agriculture is more than just farming-it's thousands of careers in a variety of fields. So America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, presented by Monsanto, would to give you the chance to earn a $1,500 scholarship to further your education. Your application must be endorsed by three active farmers to be considered. Learn more at www.GrowAgLeaders.com . Application available online November 15, 2013. Application due by February 1, 2014.
Bedford Board of Realtors Scholarship: Three area seniors will be awarded $500 scholarships. Criteria: 1) Students must reside in Lawrence County or surrounding area; 2) Student must completed application and submit to committee; 3) Application must be received by March 15, 2014 even if student has not yet been accepted to a college or university; 4) Student MUST be a child, grandchild, or legal guardian of a primary/secondary member of the Bedford Board of Realtors; 5) Transcript must be attached that shows a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (5.1 for BSD); 6) Student must be in good standing; 7) On behalf of student, scholarship money will be sent directly to the college or university.
University of Evansville's Baccalaureate to MD Program: Indiana high school seniors may apply for this highly competitive program that offers direct entry into Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville. Students must submit the following by December 2, 2013: 1) The UE application for admission; 2) The B/MD Program application. Apply today at www.evansville.edu/majors/btomd/programapp.cfm or schedule a campus visit.
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program: Applications for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted online until January 9, 2014. Go to http://www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx to apply. Additional informatio, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available at this link.
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 demonstrate an aptitute for success in journalism; 3) you are a resident of Clay, GREENE, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion, or Vigo County, Indiana. Applications can be found by visiting www.wvcf.com, and are due no later than November 15th.
James F. Jackson Scholarship: Eligibility requires that 1) You are a resident of Vigo, Sullivan, Knox or GREENE County, Indiana; 2) preference given to students demonstrating excellence in the ares of math and science; 3) you are well-read in the area of non-fiction books/publications. Applications can be found by visiting www.wvcf.com, and are due no later than November 15th.
James Root Scholarship: Residents of Greene, Lawrence, Monroe, and Owen County, Indiana 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 the Owen County Community Foundation's website at www.owencountycf.org and will close January 15, 2014.
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award: To be eligible for the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award a student must: 1) over the past 2 years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work; 2) over the past 2 years have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or higher; 3) a student must be under the age of 21 on the day of the deadline of November 29, 2013. Applications can be found at http://www.studentscholarships.org/volunteer.php Award amount=$500.
Big Sun Scholarship: Visit www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply. Deadline to apply=June 20, 2014. Amount of award=$500.
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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