|Written by Christina Crane|
|Tuesday, 25 January 2011 10:16|
2012-2013 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Scholarship Opportunities for the 2012-13 School Year
Indiana State University Scholarships: http://www.indstate.edu/scholarships/freshman/
Vincennes University Scholarships: Deadline to apply=January 15, 2013; Application online at www.vinu.edu/scholarships.
Indiana University Foundation Scholarships: Either login to your onestart accounts or go to http://iufoundation.iu.edu/students/scholarships.html. Deadline: March 10, 2013.
Indiana State Teacher's Association Foundation for the Improvement of Education (IFIE) Scholarship: The district council will award an $800 scholarship to a child, stepchild, grandchild, or step grandchild of an ISTA member; candidate must have at least a "C" average in high school; candidate must have graduated in either December 2012 or will graduate in May 2013; candidate will attend an accredited training program or a two- or four-year college or university. Applications are located on the ISTA website. Applications are due to council office by April 1, 2013.
Indiana School Counselor Association Scholarship (ISCA): ISCA will awarded the following scholarships-- $500 scholarship for use during the 2013-14 academic year to a current college student; $500 scholarship for use during the 2013-14 academic year to a current high school senior; $500 Indiana College Choice 529 savings plan contribution for a stuent in grades 9-11; and $500 Indiana College Choice savings plan contribution for a student in grades 6-8. Applicants must complete an essay not to exceed 500 words addressing how a school counselor and/or school counseling program has impacted your life. Students must be a resident of Indiana and attend or be a graduate of a public or private school in Indiana. Deadline=April 15, 2013. Application forms are located in the kiosk outside the high school office.
Bloomfield Alumni Association Scholarship: Applicants must furnish the followoing information by April 3, 2013: 1) Completed application; 2) 1-2 page essay; 3) one teacher or sponsor reference; and 4) transcript. The application which includes the essay prompt is located in the kiosk outside the high school office.
Bloomfield Rotary Club Scholarships: This ONE application covers multiple scholarship opportunies: Orval Hunter Scholarship, Bryan Martin Scholarship, Bloomfield Rotary Club, Jim Todd Memorial, Harvey Hannah Scholarship, Margarat Harrah Memorial, Amber Haake Memorial, and Barkley Family Memorial. Applications must be returned to Mrs. Crane by Friday, April 19, 2013. Applications can be found in the kiosk outside the high school office. Recipients must also notify Mr. Scott Robinson of the Bloomfield State Bank (812-384-4431) of college or university prior to the distribution of the scholarship award.
Greene County Farm Bureau Scholarship: Greene County Farm Bureau Inc. offers three (3) $500 scholarships to students whose parent(s) have been an Indiana County Farm Bureau Inc. member for two years prior to the completion of this application. The application form can be found by going to www.infarmbureau.org, clicking on the Programs tab, and then scrolling down to Greene County's information. The completed form can be e-mailed to the address at the bottom of the application. Applications are due by April 15, 2013.
Matthew A. Kimmell Memorial Scholarship Fund: The Matthew A. Kimmell Memorial Scholarship fund was established to honor Paxton's very own "hometown hero". 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 commitment on an annual basis. Applications can be found in the kiosk outside the high school office. Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2013 to Matthew A. Kimmell Scholarship Fund, c/o Jeannie Kimmell, 1304 E. Woolley Avenue, Paxton, IN 47838.
Bloomfield Manufacturing Co., Inc./Harrah Family Scholarship: BMC and the Harrah family wish to participate in scholarship opportunities for well deserving students seeking extended education after high school. In the past, the selection committee has picked applicants that are not the "ordinary" scholarship recipient. Scholarship Criteria: 1) Applicant must graduate from Bloomfield High School with the Class of 2013; 2) There is no specfic GPA or class rank; 3) 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 programs; 4) The number of scholarships to be awarded and the amounts will be decided later; 5) Scholarship recipients must select the school he or she will attend and notify Mrs. Crane in the Bloomfield High School Guidance Department, prior to distribution of scholarship award; 6) 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. This application may be handwritten or typed; 7) Applications must be completed and returned by April 19, 2013 to Mrs. Crane.
IU Foundation Hutton Scholarship: If you have been accepted to Indiana Univeristy, you may apply for the Hutton Scholarship. This scholarship is separate from the E.L. Hutton Scholarship. The applications are located in the kiosk outside the HS Office. Due back to Mrs. Crane by Thursday, February 28, 2013!
There is a scholarship search engine on http://www.collegeboard.org Simply log into your "My Organizer", and either search for "scholarship" or go to the "College" page. On this page is a link to "Pay for College". You will find the Scholarship Search engine on this page.
Indiana Oil & Gas Association Scholarships: Scholarship funds available to students entering college next fall. The amount and number of scholarships depends on the applicants and available funds. Applicants must be a graduating senior with a 3.0 GPA, have a financial need, be attending college in the fall, show an interest in the gas and oil industry, be a resident of Indiana, be pursuing a bacherlor's degree with preference given for Earth Sciences, Petroleum or Chemical Engineering and Geology majors. Application forms are available on the Assocation website: www.inoga.org Scholarship applications with essays must be submitted by April 1, 2013 to: Indiana Oil and Gas Association, c/o MAP Oil Company, Inc., 139 IL RT 1, Grayville, IL 62844.
E.L. Hutton Scholarship: The E.L. Hutton foundation generously provides an annual endowment of $14,000 to Bloomfield Jr/Sr High School each year for scholarships to graduating seniors. Applications are available in the kiosk outside the HS office. Applications must be submitted to the guidance office no later than the end of 7th period on Thursday, February 28, 2013. Applicants must also submit their univeristy information to Mrs. Barker by Friday, May 17, 2013 and additional information to Mrs. Crane by Friday, May 17, 2013 or their scholarship will be forfeited.
Tri Kappa-Alpha Theta Chapter Scholarships: The Bertha Crane Scholarship in the amount of $1000 and the Associates Degree Gift in the amount of $500 will be awarded at the discretion of the scholarship committee. The applicant must be currently enrolled as a senior at Bloomfield High School. Applications must be received in the guidance office no later than March 1, 2013. Applications with instructions can be located in the kiosk outside the HS office.
Wabash Valley Officials Association Scholarship: The association will be giving away four (4) $500 scholarships. Qualifications: Must be a student who has participated as an athlete or team manager for a period of two years while attending school; Must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher; 3) must plan to further your education in the upcoming fall; 4) must exhibit good school and community citizenship. Applications are due March 1, 2013 to WVOA, P.O. box 10517, Terre Haute, IN 47801. Applications are located in kiosk outside the HS office.
Bloomfield Lions Club Scholarships: Applicants must be a graduating senior from Bloomfield High School; Applicant must be attending a two-year or four-year technical school, college, or university; scholarship amounts to be determined; applications must be returned to the guidance counselor by the end of 7th period on April 1st; Interviews will be held on April 4th in the HS Conference Room beginning at 5:30 p.m. Applications are located in the kiosk outside the HS office.
Indiana Sheriff's Association, Inc. Scholarship: Applicants must be an Indiana resident; Applicants must be committed to pursuing an education and career in law enforcement field at an Indiana college or university; All applicants must be a current member of the association OR a dependent child OR grandchild of a current member of the association (Applications for membership can still be submitted); All applicants must enroll as a full-time student; All applicants must have taken the SAT or ACT. Applciations are due by April 1, 2013. Applications are in Mrs. Crane's office.
Crane Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Applicants must be members for three (3) months prior to award of scholarship; Applicant must be primary holder of account; Applicants must be enrolled full-time in fall in two or four year technical, vocational, or college; Applicants must have a min. GPA of 2.0; Applications can be found in the kiosk outside the high school office or any Crane Federal Credit Union. Completed applications must be submitted to the Credit Union by March 1st.
Wabash Valley Herb Society, Inc. Scholarship: Scholarships awarded in the amount of $750. Scholarships available to high school seniors, college students, and adults who wish to pursue a course of study in an herb-related field such as medicine, journalism, culinary arts, restaurant management, ag, nutrition, pharmacy, etc. Deadline=March 12, 2013. Applications can be found in kiosk outside the high school office.
Veterans' Memorial Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a Greene County high school senior. Student must choose from three posted topices...minimum of 400 words each topic. Details and application are located in kiosk outside the high school office. Essay is due to the Greene County Veterans' Office by April 1st.
Psi Iota Xi Scholarship: Applications can be found in the kiosk outside the high school office. Due to the guidance counselor by February 27, 2013. There will be a $500 academic and a $300 vocational scholarship awarded. Applications consist of a completed application, transcript, optional picture, 300-500 essay, and a minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation. Interviews will be conducted.
Nancy Janyes Memorial Scholarship Award: Currently accepting appolications for a high school senior whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. Amoun=$1,500. Applications must be postmarked by February 8, 2013. Visit their website at www.breastcancerplate.org and click on the scholarship tab for more information.
4-H Scholarships: If you are a senior in high school and have completed at least 5 years of 4-H, there are scholarships available through 4-H. If you are a sophomore in high school or older, there are opportunities for you as well with Accomplishment Scholarships! Applications are due in the Greene County Extension Office by January 15, 2013. For more information check out http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/ind_4h/scholarships.cfm#
The American Legion: Scholarship and financial aid information at your fingertips! Get money for college..the kind you don't pay back! For more information visit: www.legion.org/needalift.
Bedford Board of Realtors: Student must be a child/grandchild of a primary/secondary member of the Bedford Board of Realtors; Applications are located in the guidance office; Completed applications must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee by February 28, 2013.
Stephen J. Brady Scholarship: Open to all high school students; Applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the US within the last 12 months; Volunteer services must be helping non-family members; applications can be found by going to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarships: History Buff? Enjoy Politics? Government or Military Service in Your Future? There are national scholarships available for seniors in the amounts of $1,000-5,000. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2013. Please visits their website at www.gwcf.org or call 215-949-8841.
ISU Networks Scholar (Scott College of Business): Students must apply and be accepted to Indiana State University; Complete the Networks Scholarship Application; Send an official high school transcript; Submit a one-page essay entitled, "My Career in Financial Services"; Submit two (2) sealed letters of recommendation; and submit an up-to-date resume highlighting your qualifications by the preferred deadline of December 1, 2012. Applications will be considered up and until December 28, 2012. For additional information and application go to www.isunetworks.org.
VU Mining Technology Program Scholarship: Applications are due by January 15, 2013. Applications are availabled at www.vinu.edu/scholarships.
Secure Optimal Yield Scholarship: This a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to a high school senior who plans to pursue Agriculture as a degree area of study next year at an acredited college or university. An essay submission is required. Deadline to apply is November 15, 2012. Final selection will be made the first week of December, 2012. For more information and to apply go to www.soygrowers.com/soy/scholarship.htm.
Linton Elk's Lodge: The Linton Elk's Lodge is once again offering a one time $1,000 Most Valuable Student scholarship to a Bloomfield High School student. Applications can be downloaded from the Elk's website at www.elks.org/enf/scholars. Once downloaded, the application can be filled out on the computer. All applications must be turned into the Linton Elk's Lodge in Linton by 6:00 p.m. on December 7, 2012. The winners from each school will also be submitted for consideration at our district level as well. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Tim Wright, Scholarship Chairman, at 812-875-2031 during regular business hours.
AXA Achievement Scholarship: Are you active in your community? Have you led a project that benefits others? Have you overcome personal challenges? A winner in every state! Scholarships of $10,000 and $25,000. Apply by December 1, 2012. Only the first 10,000 appplications will be accepted, so apply early. Learn more and apply online at www.axa-achievement.com.
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship: Are you active in your community? Have you led a project that benefits others? Have you overcome personal challenges? Up to 375 winners nationwide. Scholarships of $2,000. Apply by February 1, 2013. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted, so apply early. Learn more and apply online at www.axa-achievement.com.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program: RENEWED DEADLINE: June 14, 2013; AWARD VALUE: $1,000
* What have you done outside the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by the post secondary institution that you are hoping to attend? Also, which of these qualities means the most to you?
Ronald Mcdonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program: Graduating high school seniors, visit www.rmhc.org for more information or apply today at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC. Application deadline is December 10, 2012.
What Makes Your School Rock Scholarship?: If you are a teenager, 14-19, they want to hear why our school ROCKS! Here is your chance to help influence other schools and students across the nation. You have the power to make real positive change, just enter this contest and help make a difference. There will be three (3) $800 awards. Deadline is October 22, 2012. Applications can be found at http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
Youth Activity Fund Student Grants: Youth Activity Fund for high school students and college undergraduates, fosters a new generation of explorers dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge of the world. The awards typically range from $500-2,500 in each fund. A few awards may be up to $5,000. Applications can be found by going to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
Free Speech Essay Contest: High school juniors and seniors for the 2012-13 school year are eligible to participate in FIRE's essay contest. To enter, students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words on the provided topic. One $10,000 prize, one $5,000 second prize, and three $1,000 runner-up prizes will be awarded for the best essays. four $500 winners will be chosen from the remaining entrants in a drawing. Applications can be found by going to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship Application: To be eligible for the Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship a student must be 1) be between the ages of 16-22; 2) answer the essay question on the sponsor's website prior to December 15, 2012; 3) have a parent/guardian submit the recommendation letter prior to the December 15, 2012 deadline; and 4) be enrolled in a college, university, trade, or technical school by and/or no later than the Fall of 2013. Applications can be found at http://www.studentscholarship.org/scholarships.php
RMHC U.S. Scholarships: To apply for an RMHC scholarship, a student must 1) be a high school senior and younger than 21 years of age; 2) be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full course of study; 3) be a legal U.S. resident; 4) submit a completed application and all required documenation by the deadline on the application; 5) meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program; and 6) verification of enrollment each year at the student's accredited post-secondary institution. Applications can be found by going to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest: Win Scholarship money-First Place winner receives $10,000; 2nd place winner receives $1,000; and up to five finalists receive $500 each; For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at www.jfklibrary.org. Deadline for submission is January 5, 2013.
Become a Gongaware Scholar at Indiana State University!: Full in-state tuition, personal laptop computer, and a $3,000 professional development account. Apply online today at www.indstate.edu/gongaware. Deadline for applications is December 1, 2012. Eligible students must exhibit leadership experience and potential; earn a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale; acieve a top 10% ranking in their class; and have a combined SAT score of 1500 out of 2400.
James Root Scholarship: Open to residents of Greene County 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. Go to www.owenvalleycf.org on the Scholarships page for information. Pre-applications are due by November 28, 2012 by 4:00 p.m.; Aplications from high school students are due on December 12, 2012, by 4:00 p.m.
Wabash Valley Community Foundation: James F. Jackson Scholarship eligibility: Resident of Vigo, Sullivan, Knox or Greene County; Preference given to students demonstrating excellence in the areas of math and science; and you are well-read in the area of non-fiction books/publications. Applications are available from their website http://wvcf.com/pdf/2012-wvcf-scholarship-app.pdf Applications must be printed and submitted to the Wabash Valley Community Foundation or postmarked by November 15, 2012.
First Freedom Student Competition: This national essay and video contest offers 9th-12th grade students an opportunity to compete for $2,500 in award money. For complete details and to register by the deadline of November 12, 2012, visit www.firstfreedom.org.
Horatio Alger Assocation: The eligibility criteria to be considered includes: 1) enrolled full time as a high school student in the US and taking courses in the spring semester, progressing normally toward graduation in Spring/Summer 2013 with plans to enter college no later than the fall following graduation, 2) a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree in the US (see description on website), 3) critical financial need ($50,000 AGI), 4) involvement in co-curricular and community activities, 4) minimum GPA of 2.0, and 5) be a US citizen. Apply by October 25, 2012 at https://www.horatioalger.org/
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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