|Written by Christina Crane|
|Tuesday, 25 January 2011 10:16|
2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Navy Reserve Officer Training Corp (NROTC) Scholarships: Are you a current Junior or Senior interested in a highly competitive full tuition scholarship at one of over 150 leading colleges/universities, and 100% employment after graduation? Basic eligibility requirements: Be at least 17 years old and not older than 23 by June 30th of the year you start college; complete high school/equivalent certificate; applicants must meet the following minimum SAT/ACT score criteria: SAT Math 520; SAT Verbal 530; ACT Math 21; ACT English 22. There are 2 scholarship types: 4 year college or Nurse Corps. Application can be found online at http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/scholarships.aspx.
Bloomfield Rotary Club Scholarship: Bloomfield Rotary Club will be awarding seven (7) separate scholarships this year's seniors. Applicants must include a personal resume, statement, transcript, and two (2) letters of endorsement. Character, citizenship, goals, aspirations, and other attributes are considered in awarding Rotary scholarships. Student does not have to be in the top of his or her classs or a straight "A" student to be awarded a scholarship. Applications can be found in the Scholarship Kiosk. Applications are due to Mrs. Crane no later than 3 p.m. on April 21, 2014.
Indiana Mining & Technical Society Scholarship: Five $1,000 scholarships to help graduating seniors further their education at an accredited two or four-year College, university or vocational school. The scholarship will be for one year. The applicant must be from a coal producing county, have an interest in pursuing a career in a mining related field, be from a mining family or be from an IMTS member's family. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have contributed some kind of service to the school or community. the applicant must have specific career plans and demonstrate good moral and ethical character. All applications must be submitted to the committee by April 25, 2014. Appplications are available in the Scholarship Kiosk.
B. Davis Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship; Must apply by May 26, 2014 at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm.
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.
American Legion Post #196 Scholarship: $500 Vocational/Associate's Degree Scholarship open to the middle 50% of this year's graduating class at Bloomfield; must be a non-ROTC student; Applications are available in the kiosk outside the high school office; Applications are due to Mrs. Crane by 3:00 p.m. on April 18, 2014.
Wabash Valley Officials Association Scholarship: $500 Scholarship for a graduation senior who has participated as an athlete or team manager for a period of two (2) years; must have maintained a GPA of 2.75 (7.3 on BSD scale) or higher; must plan to further your education in the upcoming fall, and must exhibit good school and community citizenship. Application available in the Scholarship Kiosk. Applications due to WVOA by March 31, 2014.
Indiana Oil & Gas Association Scholarship: Plan to pursue a career in the gas and oil industry; have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; have a financial need determined by scholarship committee; be a graduating senior or currently enrolled in a post secondary program; be a resident of Indiana; be pursuing a bachelor's degree with a preference for Earth Sciences, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Geology Majors. Submit a short essay. Submit applications by April 1st. Applications available in the guidance office.
Judith K. Bobe Scholarship: Two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduates of the Class of 2014. Students must have been enrolled in the Head Start Program in the Indiana Counties of Daviess, Greene, Knox, or Sullivan Counties. Applications must be RECEIVED by April 14, 2014. Applications can be found in the Guidance Office.
E.L. Hutton Scholarship: The Edward L. Hutton foundation has once again honored the Seniors at Bloomfield witha $14,000 scholarship to be distributed to seniors who meet the following criteria: 1) Applicants must graduate from Bloomfield High School with the Class of 2014; 2) Applicants must attend college in the fall full-time; Applicants must complete and submit an application to the Guidance Department by 3:00 p.m. on March 14, 2014; Applicants must include 2 letters of endorsement; Additional instructions are included in the application packet located in the Scholarship Kiosk outside the high school office.
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.
Tri Kappa Scholarships: $500 Associates Degree Gift Scholarship. Applicants must be currently enrolled as a Senior at Bloomfield High School. Applications can be found in the Scholarship Kiosk outside the high school office. Complete application packets are due back to the guidance office by 3:00 p.m. on March 21, 2014.
Willis Griffith Memorial Scholarship: Two (2) $250 scholarships are available to seniors who plan on attending a business college. Consideration will be given to students who plan on majoring in business or a related field at a two or four-year college or university. Applications are located in the Scholarship Kiosk outside the high school office. Applications are due to Mrs. Crane by 3:00 p.m. on April 18th.
Aspiring Pharmacy Technician Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors interested in pursuing a pharmacology career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students visit http://www.pharmacytechnicianreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application link form that is found on the right side of the page. The deadline for the application is June 1, 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.
Matthew A. Kimmell Memorial Scholarship Fund: The Matthew A. Kimmell Memorial Scholarship was established to honor Paxton's very own "hometown hero". On October 11, 2005, Matt gave his life while serving in Iraq with the United States Army Special Forces. This scholarship will be available to any person of any age from Sullivan County, Greene County and the surrounding areas who wish to continue their education past high school. The scholarship recipient(s) and stipend(s) amount will be determined by the scholarship committee on an annual basis. Our hopes are that this scholarship will continue annually to provide assistance to others just as Matt worked in life to help others. Applications are due by March 31, 2014 and need to be mailed to: Matthew A. Kimmell Scholarship Fund, C/O Jeannie Kimmell, 1304 E Woolley Avenue, Paxton, IN 47838. Scholarships applications are located in the kiosk outside the high school office.
Veterans' Memorial 2014 Scholarship: The Greene County Veterans' Council is happy to announce the 2014 project to award a $1,000 scholarship to a 2014 senior from one of the Greene County high schools. The student must compose a typed essay (750-1000 words) on: "What Does Freedom Mean to Me as a Young American?" The essay will be judged on clarity, atention to the subject, spelling/grammar and neatness. the entry deadline if Friday, April 4, 2014, and will be awarded on Senior Awards Day. Students are to submit their essay to the Greene county Veterans' Affairs Office (located in the courthouse annex) at 217 E. Spring Street, Bloomfield, IN 47424. If you have any questions, call Norman Sullivan at the office at 384-2031. NOTE: The cover sheet which must be submitted with the essay can be found in the Guidance Office.
Bloomfield Lions Club Scholarship: Applicant must be a graduating senior from Bloomfield High School. Applicant must be attending a two-year or four-year accredited technical school, college, or university. Scholarship award will be pased primarily on Academic Ability and Financial Need. Each scholarship awarded will be in the amount "to be determined". Applications must be turned in to the guidance counselor by the close of the school day (3:00 p.m.) on March 31, 2014. The winners of the scholarships are to attend the May 8th Lions Club Meeting. You will be notified of the time and place. Your ability to follow written instructions is one of the things the committee will be looking for as they evaluate your application. The application may be handwritten or typed. Neatness and sincerity count, elegance does not. Do not incude the cover sheet with your application. Applications can be found in the kiosk outside the high school office.
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/
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 .
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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