1 Scholarship Information Updated Society of Women Engineers Scholarships Green Home Improvement Scholarship 3. American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards Updated St. Anthony s is offering $1,000 scholarship for students enrolling in a healthcare related field. Eligibility requirements and applications are available in the guidance office and are due at St. Anthony s by May 8, SP Scholarship - $10,000-1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2015) Student Eligibility: a) Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015 at the latest. b) Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length. Applications can be found by going to: r01&utm_medium= &utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=5fb64eddd15726d6e537f0f22b267a 5d 3. Odenza Vacations Scholarship - $500-1 Award (Deadline: June 1, 2015) Student Eligibility: a) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2015 b) Submit answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 1st, 2015 deadline. c) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. d) Be a resident of the United States or Canada Applications can be found by going to: ource=newsletter01&utm_medium= &utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=5fb64eddd15726d 6e537f0f22b267a5d 4. Got a Spine Scholarship - $500-1 Award (Deadline: June 2, 2015) Student Eligibility: a) Be attending college or university no later than October of b) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of c) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. d) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of Applications can be found by going to: =newsletter01&utm_medium= &utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=5fb64eddd15726d6e53 7f0f22b267a5d
2 BBG Communications Scholarship - $500-1 Award (Deadline: June 30, 2015) Student Eligibility: a) Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, 2015 b) Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30, 2015 deadline. c) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award d) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applications can be found by going to: p?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium= &utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=5fb64e ddd15726d6e537f0f22b267a5d 6. Dr Brenda Stenftenagel is offering a $ scholarship to a senior high school student that meets the following requirements: a) You are a current or former full treatment patient of Dr. Brenda b) You are a college-bound high school senior c) You are planning to study in the medical or dental field Please write a 500 word essay explaining your goals and accomplishments and fax it to our office at or to by June 1, One winner will be chosen on June 15. Good luck! Call our office with any questions, Seniors pursuing a career in the oil and gas industry should go to and apply for the Indiana Oil & Gas Association Scholarship. Preference will be given to students pursuing a bachelor s degree in the areas of Earth Sciences, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Geology. 8. B.Davis Scholarship - This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors AWARD VALUE: $1,000. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. Submissions must be sent by to by May Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with a scholarship program. They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s). Deadline is June 15. Application Process - Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: 10. Men of A-Chord Choral Scholarship - $1,500 A one-time award available to an incoming male student from Illiana Christian, Timothy Christian, Chicago Christian or Covenant Christian High School who was a participant in its choral program, and who will continue to participate at Trinity Christian College. The recipient must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The scholarship is available for new students entering in Fall Application details appear at: 11. Drive Now, TXT L8R social media contest - 5,000 scholarship. Visit for more information about the contest, including rules, FAQs and a link to the registration page. Students have until April 10 to register for the social media contest. 12. Southland Electrical Supply Scholarship win a $1,000 scholarship. Essays must be submitted by May 30, Design Your Future win a $1,000 scholarship. This is open to high school seniors and college students looking to study interior design, art and design, architecture, or another related major/industry. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words and submitted by May 25, For details, go to 14. Students with STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) majors - $1000 scholarships. Essays must be submitted by May 30, 2015 to For scholarship details, go to 15. Corcentric Accounting Software Scholarship - $1000. All essays are due May 30. For scholarship details, go to 16. Nissenbaum Internet Law Scholarship Two scholarships available at $500 each. Essay is due by May 30, For scholarship details, go to
3 Updated Scholarship Search Sites a. b. c. d. 2. Look in the local newspapers for scholarship opportunities. 3. The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust is accepting applications for a scholarship. This is open to seniors whose parent has battled breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. See Mrs. Van Zyl for information. 4. Majoring in business next year? Apply for the DeMotte Chamber of Commerce scholarship. Application forms are available in the office. 5. America s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders provides rural students with the opportunity to earn a $1,500 scholarship to further their agriculture education. Apply online at Deadline was February 1 6. The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust is accepting applications for a scholarship. This is open to seniors whose parent has battled breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. See Mrs. Van Zyl for information. 7. Jasper Foundation offers local scholarships - deadline for general scholarships is March 27, The Lilly Scholarship deadline was January College Sports Recruiting Scholarship will award a $1,000 scholarship to a student who has participated in high school sports and who represents a leader in sports and life. An essay is required. Deadline is July 1. Check out the details at 10. Buick Achievers Scholarship Program fields of study related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Deadline is Feb. 27. Check out the details at 11. State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship is for students who plan to attend college, technical, or vocational school and can demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have a cumulative gpa of 2.5 to 3.2. Deadline is March 2. For more information, go to 12. Seniors who live in Jasper Co., have a minimum 2.5 GPA and a college acceptance letter are eligible to apply for the $ Little Cousin Jasper Scholarship. Applicants will submit an application that lists all of the volunteer work that they have been involved in for the four years that they have been in high school. The winner will be selected primarily based on volunteer involvement in community, church, etc. Applications can be found in the office or on the website and are due on March 19. Mail applications to Little Cousin Jasper Scholarship, P.O. Box 284, Rensselaer, IN Indiana Sheriffs Association will be awarding scholarships to students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. There will be approximately forty $500 scholarships awarded. To qualify: a. Indiana resident b. Current member of the Indiana Sheriff Association or a dependent child or grandchild of current member c. Plan to attend an Indiana college or university d. Major in law enforcement e. Deadline is April 1 f. Applications can be downloaded from: 14. The Commission for Higher Education sponsors contest and grant opportunities for each of its three annual Learn More Indiana campaigns throughout the year. One student in each grade across the state will be chosen from the entries to win $529 in an Indiana CollegeChoice 529 savings plan and schools can win $1,000 college-readiness grants by sharing their efforts to increase students financial preparation. See deadlines and application details at CashforCollegeIndiana.org.
4 15. The Jasper County Republican Women Scholarship is available to U.S. Citizens who are Jasper County residents and have a GPA of C or better. A $ scholarship will be paid directly to the student's college. Applications are due in the Clerk's Office at the Jasper County Courthouse by March 31, First consideration will be given to those with financial need and those who are registered to vote (if you are 18 years old). Applications are available in the guidance office. Completed applications may be turned in to Mrs. Dorn for mailing, but don t miss the deadline. 16. The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. The BigSun Scholarship is a $ scholarship offered to a high school senior currently involved in a sport. Go to to apply. Below you will find scholarships posted from previous years. Typically scholarships are repeated year after year. We either have not received information from these donors yet or will not be receiving information. You might want to check and see if these donors are offering scholarships again for the year. Added March Scholarship Information Indiana State University is looking for highly motivated high school sophomores and juniors to participate in their Summer Honors program. The program accepts talented high school students who would like to Think outside the books. Visit or check out the poster in the front hall of school. 2. If you would like to be considered for nomination for the Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy you must let Mrs. Dorn know before April 2. For more information go to or 3. Lowe s is offering the Lowe s Educational Scholarship which is available to all high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited 2/4 year college/university within the United States. Selection is based on leadership skills, community service and academic achievement. 375 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 will be awarded. Go to or call for more information. 4. Indiana high school and college students can use their creativity and social media savvy to spread the message about the dangers of texting and driving and possibly win $5,000. Text txtl8r.in.gov to register and for more details. The contest runs from April 1st through April 30th. You can work on this one with another person or even as a team of 3. If your team wins you each earn $5, Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program is offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. This will be awarded to students who are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school. Visit for an application. 6. A Fashion Professional Scholarship Program is offering a $1,000. Scholarship to students interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. The application deadline is June 1, 2014 and are available at 7. Cosmetology School Scholarships are available through Great Clips. Check out for information. Applications are due June 30 and December Aspiring Pharmacy Technician Scholarship Program is offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000. scholarship. The scholarship is available to students pursuing a pharmacology career path at an accredited post-secondary school. Visit for application information. Deadline is June 1, Added February 1. Active Data offers a $1, scholarship available for seniors entering college in the fall of Students will write an essay between 500 and 1,000 words telling them why knowing what s happening on campus is vital to your success as a student. Applications can be found at and are due on April 23, 2014.
5 2. Heart on Your Wrist is offering a $1,000. Scholarship to a senior student who is a talented thinker and writer. To apply, write an essay (500 words maximum) that addresses the question: What innovative ways do you see social media changing the way people buy jewelry? Information can be found at Applications are due by May 15, Nordstrom is offering a $10, scholarship. Go to nordstrom.com/scholarship for details. The application deadline is May 1, The Songwriters Association of Mid-north Indiana (SAMI) is accepting applications for the 2014 Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters. These awards are for songwriters age Applications are due by April 4, Application forms are available at Added January 1. The creators of the Student Award Search Aid website are renewing the B. Davis Scholarship for The application deadline is May 26, 2014 and the scholarship is worth $1, To learn more visit their website at 2. Seniors with an interest in pursuing a career in the field of psychology should consider applying for The Indiana Association of School Psychologists Scholarship. The application postmark deadline is March 1. Download an application at Added December 1. Juniors with a passion for Journalism should check out the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference being held from June 21-16, 2014 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Fifty-one students will be chosen to receive an all-expenses-paid journalism conference. For more information go to Applications are due February 1, Student athletes should consider applying for the Playing with Purpose Scholarship. This award is for outstanding Christian Student Athletes. Students must be a sophomore, junior or senior, maintain a minimum C average, be currently a varsity level athlete in one or more sports and a committed follower of Jesus Christ. The online application can be found at Added November 1. The Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County and the family of Tricia Marie Simpson Russell have established a memorial scholarship to assist individual nursing students to advance their education. A $2,000. scholarship will be awarded at the VNA's Annual Dinner Meeting in February Applications are due to the Visiting Nurse Association by Feb. 1, Applications are available in the Guidance Office. 2. Ronald McDonald House Charities sponsors the U.S. Scholarship Program. Graduating seniors should visit for more information or apply at https://aim.applyists.net/rmhc. They are looking for students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. The application deadline is January 21, Exceptional student leaders are invited to apply for the 2014 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. The program annually rewards up to 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship with $10,000. renewable scholarships (up to $40,000. per recipient). Applications will be accepted online until January 9, Additional information is available online. You may contact the program's administrator at 4. Students interested in a career in insurance and risk management or financial services should consider Indiana State University s Gongaware Scholarship. Students must possess a minimum 3.5 GPA; be in the top 10 percent of their graduating class; score at least 1500 on the SAT or 21 on the ACT and complete a Core 40 or Academic Honors Diploma. Visit to apply online. The deadline is December 1, 2013.
6 5. WyzAnt Tutoring is proud to announce their annual WyzAnt College Scholarships. Students are invited to compete for $15,000 in total scholarships. Winners are based on essay submissions answering the question, "If you could teach everyone in the world one thing, what would it be?" The contest is open to high school sophomores through college juniors. The deadline for submissions is May 1, Any student planning to be enrolled in a four-year college between August 2014 and November 2016 is eligible. Complete rules are available at Added September 1. The 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award recognizes young people for volunteer service in their community. All middle school and high school students who have taken part in community service activities are encouraged to apply. Fill in an application at or and submit it to Mr. Oudman by November 5, 2013 or call (877) The Indiana Assoc. for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance is soliciting applicants for the AHPERD High School Scholarship Awards. Four $ scholarships will be awarded to collegebound high school seniors who plan to attend an Indiana college or university and pursue an education leading to a degree in health education, physical education, recreation, dance education or sports administration. The application deadline is January 15, Copies of the application are available in the guidance office or at 3. The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by offering a $ scholarship to a college bound senior. Students need to answer one of the essay questions available at The scholarship will be awarded based on character as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. The deadline for entry is October 6, More information is available at the website. 4. Comcast NBCUniversal announces the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics and leadership. Recipients will receive a one-time grant of $1, One student may be nominated to apply for this award. Students must have a minimum 2.8 gpa, demonstrate leadership, show a strong commitment to and involvement in community service and plan to attend an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school in the US. Last year more than 950 scholarship were awarded. 5. If integrity, determination and courage describe you then you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. Scholarship recipients are students who possess the character to succeed in life. Scholarships are given to help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. Students must have a minimum 2.0 gpa and require financial assistance. Apply at Further requirements include being a US citizen and demonstrating need ($55,000. Or lower adjusted gross family income). The scholarship deadline is October 25, Global Lift Equipment Scholarship is a $ scholarship awarded to an eligible student who must be planning to attend a post-secondary institution in September of Students must have a minimum 2.5 gpa and will submit a short story. Applications and further information can be found at 7. Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship is a $ award given to an eligible student between the ages of who plans to attend a college, university, trade or technical school by the fall of Students must answer the essay question prior to the Oct. 30 deadline. More information is available at 8. The American Red Cross is offering a High School Leadership Program this year. It is designed to engage more students in lifesaving community services. By donating blood or platelets, helping out at a blood drive and recruiting new donors, students can earn a Red Cross Red Cord to wear at graduation, the chance to win a $5,000 scholarship, and a college recommendation letter from a local Red Cross executive. Check out or contact
7 9. The Odenza Marketing Group Spring Scholarship is available to students who are between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students must submit answers to essay questions which can be found on the application page prior to the March 30, 2014 deadline. Go to to fill in an application. 10. Apply for the Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship at if you will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of Students must answer an essay question on the website online application form. The award is $ and the deadline is April 1, Find A Law Scholarship offers a $ award to a student who will be enrolled in full-time studies at a college, trades, or technical school by September The application deadline is May 15, Applications can be found at Added September Scholarship Information Students in grades who are passionate about Music, Photography, Writing, Theater, Cinematic Arts, Dance, Jazz, Visual Arts, and Voice are encouraged to apply for a Young Arts Award. The Young Arts' Award application deadline is October 19th. For more information go to 2. One of our students has received a Discus Award. The Discus Awards was launched in October 2009 and since has recognized thousands of all-around high school students and awarded more than $5 million in scholarships. For more information go to 3. Wendy's is recognizing outstanding male and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics and leadership. Seniors who have at least a "B" grade average and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport can apply for the Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship online in just a few easy steps at Your information must be submitted by October 2, Added October 1. Youth Activity Fund Student Grants (Award deadline Nov. 1) This fund for high school students and college undergraduates fosters a new generation of explorers dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge of the world. Awards typically range from $500. to $1,500. A few awards may be granted up to a $5,000. award level. Applications can be found at 2. Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship - $5,000. (Award deadline Dec. 15) The Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship is available to high school and college students. To be eligible for this award, you must be a U.S. citizen under 25 years of age and answer both of the following essay questions: 1. In under 1,000 words write "Why is a healthy lifestyle important in school?" and in under 500 words describe your career plans, goals and personal ambitions. Applications can be found at 3. Ronald McDonald House Charities sponsors the U.S. Scholarship Program. Graduating seniors should visit for more information or apply at https://aim.applyists.net/rmhc. They are looking for students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. The application deadline is December 20, 2012.
8 4. Kankakee Valley Women's Club offers three different scholarships each year to those living within the KV School District. A $ Scholarship is awarded to at least one graduating senior attending a four year college. A $ Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior attending a technical/vocational school and a $ Scholarship to a female age 25 years of age or older returning to school. Applications may be picked up from our Guidance Office. Applications must be postmarked by May The Indiana Junior Chamber of Commerce Senate will be offering an opportunity for seniors during the school year to apply for a $1,000. academic scholarship. Two finalists will be selected from the state of Indiana. Contact for an application and/or more information. Deadline for submission is Nov. 30, The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship is available for up to 375 winners nationwide. Scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded. To learn more apply online at Applications must be submitted by February 1, Added November - The American Legion offers assistance to prospective college students at Added December - Five Coupon Audit scholarships for $1, each are being offered to graduating seniors. You have to write a 500 word or more essay about coupons. The submission deadline is January 25th, For more information go to Added January 1. Best Buy is awarding $1.1 million in scholarships to teens. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. Students who demonstrate good grades, commitment to community service and/or work experience are eligible to apply. 1,100 scholarships of $1,000. each will be awarded. The application can be found at and is due February 15, Mediacom is offering $60,000. in scholarships to high school seniors. Applications can be downloaded at and are due February 15, All scholarship applications must include a brief essay on leadership and the student's school transcript. Further inquiries may be sent to 3. Juniors with a passion for Journalism should check out the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference being held from July at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Fifty-one students will be chosen to receive an all-expenses-paid journalism conference. For more information go to 4. Calvin is offering an opportunity for students to participate in the Summer Academy. Students will live in residence halls, participate in service projects, hone academic skills and earn university credit. Students who complete the program will receive a grant of up to $2,000 toward Calvin tuition. For more information check out Added February 1. Kid's Chance of Indiana Scholarship program offers annual educational scholarships to children 16 yrs. and older of Indiana workers who have passed away or been permanently disabled as a result of a work related accident or occupational illness. They award up to $6,000. each year once a few criteria have been met. For more information visit 2. Apply for the Healthy Choices Scholarship if you will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of A student enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer can apply. Applicants must be a US or Canadian resident as well as submit an essay prior to the April 30 deadline. One $ award will be given. Applications can be found at 3. Apply for the Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship by June 1, A $ award will be given to an eligible student enrolled in any level of an undergraduate degree program in the Trades and Technical studies that is at least 4 years in length.
9 4. Applications for the Gilbraitti Scholarship are available at Students who are between the ages of 16-20, will be/are attending a college or university in the fall of 2013 and complete the application form with essay prior to March 1, 2013 are eligible for the $ award. 5. The St. John Chamber of Commerce is offering 3 $1,000. scholarships for seniors living in the town of St. John. Selection will be made on the basis of financial need, scholastic ability, character and leadership. Applications are due on April 2, 2013 and are available in the guidance office or online at 6. Farm Credit Mid-America offers 22 $1,500. scholarships and 22 $1,000. scholarships each year. Scholarships are available to customers of Farm Credit as well as their children and grandchildren. Any career or major is eligible to apply but preference will be given to students pursuing a career in agrelated fields. Applications are due February 28, 2013 and are available online at: Added April 1. Western Indiana Officials Association is offering two $1, scholarships to one male and one female senior athlete. Applicants must have played a minimum of 2 seasons in grades 9 through 12. Scholarship applications can be found online at or in the Guidance Office. The deadline is April 26, Braces for All Ages is offering a $ scholarship to a senior that is a current or former full treatment patient of Braces for all Ages and is planning to study in the medical/dental field. Applications are available in the guidance office. Students must write a 500 word essay explaining accomplishments and goals. Applications are due by June 3, Scholarship Information Added April -- HERO Scholarship - Indiana Organ Procurement Organization (IOPO) Foundation announced the HERO (Hoosier Emergency Responder Opportunity) Scholarship program. Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500. each will be awarded for college or post-secondary technical schooling to an Indiana High School grad whose parent or immediate family member is an emergency first responder in the State of Indiana. Applications, guidelines and instructions are available at Applications are due by April 14, Added March 1. Neff Motivation has been helping educators motivate, celebrate and commemorate scholastic achievement. The Neff Achievers Scholarships are a one-time $1,000. award to be used toward college costs and expenses. This scholarship is open to any high school senior in the US who is considering a post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. Apply online at before April 30, Governor Mitch Daniels is accepting nominations for his 2012 Hoosier High School Math and Science Award. All Indiana high school students are eligible for the $2,000 scholarships, which honor the top math and science talent. Winners are selected based on ACT and SAT test scores and performance in math or science classes. Students can nominate themselves or be nominated by a teacher or principal. Nomination forms are due April 6 and are available online at https://secure.in.gov/apps/mathscienceawards. Added February 1. Jasper County Farm Bureau, Inc. is offering a scholarship opportunity to graduating high school seniors whose parents are Farm Bureau members in Jasper County. There will be two scholarships offered and available to any institution of higher education. A $4,000 scholarship will be awarded to any Jasper
10 County high school graduate entering their freshman year at a four-year agricultural school. A $2,000. scholarship will be awarded for a Vocational/Technical School of Junior College. The application forms are available from county Farm Bureau offices or online at Completed scholarship forms should be ed to Colleen Culp at or you may mail the forms to: Jasper County Farm Bureau, Inc., 2570 N. McKinley Ave., Rensselaer, IN Applications must be received by April 1st. 2. Jeannette Rankin Fund - Since 1978, Jeannette Rankin Fund (JRF) has helped more than 600 lowincome women attend college. In fall 2012, JRF will award scholarships to at least 50 more women across the U.S. We would like to invite students who meet the requirements below to apply for our scholarship program. The application can be printed from our websitewww.rankinfoundation.org/students or students may send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 1 Huntington Road, Suite 701 Athens, GA request an application by mail. The postmark deadline is March 1, I've also attached a flier with more information about our scholarships to this . Please feel free to contact with any questions. Jeannette Rankin Fund scholarship applicant: a. Must be a woman, b. A U.S. citizen or permanent resident c. Age 35 or older, as of March 1, 2012, d. Low-income (financial guidelines are available on our website), e. Enrolled in or accepted to a regionally or ACICS accredited school, f. Pursuing a vocational education, an associate's degree, or a first bachelor's degree. 3. Education Aid (on behalf of NursingHomeAbuse.net) Education Aid, Inc. has partnered with Nursing Home Abuse.net to offer a $5,000 scholarship that will be awarded to a student working towards a degree in one of the following areas for the academic school year: Geriatric Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, or Health Care Administration where they plan on working with the senior citizen population. The application deadline is February 15, Students can get more information and download applications at the official scholarship page: 4. The Alexander Hamilton Friends Association sponsors the 2012 Hamilton Award We help our winners find scholarships, prepare college essays and develop goal setting techniques as well as strategic thinking skills. a. Application due on March 14, 2012 b. To apply please visit: c. The Hamilton Leaders Academy is a No Student Cost Program d. Winners Receive: $500 Cash Scholarship, Leadership Training in Seattle (2013) and in Guatemala (2014), College Application Assistance, Scholarship Search Assistance, And More! What kind of student wins the Hamilton Award? A Hamilton Award Winner... a. Is a Junior in high school. b. Is college bound. c. Has a strong record of community service. d. Shows a strong commitment to their academic studies. e. Is a self starter and has proven this through activities such as: organizing a fundraiser, starting a business, creating a club or organization or working to help support their family. f. Shows passion for and commitment to their interests. This is often manifested in athletic, artistic or academic achievements. g. Has financial and/or personal need. Hamilton Friends serves students from low-income households. When choosing our winners we take the applicant's financial, family and community situation into consideration. h. Is committed to enrolling in the Hamilton Leaders Academy. 5. Hoosier Horsepower Essay Contest 6. Indiana Conservation Officer Scholarships There will be four $500 scholarships available this year for students who are going to major in (or are currently majoring in) Conservation Law Enforcement or Law Enforcement in college. Applications must be postmarked by March 15th and are available at: Questions: Gordon Wood, Conservation Officer,
11 7. Indiana Youth Institute Professional Development Grants 8. CVS Community Grants 9. Youth Service America Grants 10. Starbucks Shared Planet Youth Action grants fund youth programs that encourage social entrepreneurship. Grant range: $10,000 - $25,000. Deadline: rolling. Added January 1. A new $5,000. scholarship is available for US students pursuing a degree that will help combat nursing home abuse (full scholarship details at The scholarship will cover non-tuition related expenses such as rent, childcare, textbooks, utilities and groceries for the academic year. The application window is January 15th through February 15th. For more information contact or Shannon at In fond remembrance of founding member Virginia Stevens, First Trust Credit Union is pleased to announce that a new $1,000. memorial scholarship is available. The scholarship with be awarded to a high school senior who will be pursuing an education at a technical or trade school, pursuing an Associates Degree, or certification in a non-four year program. The award will be made to a member or child of a member of First Trust Credit Union and will take into account the student's scholastic ahievement, an essay, and letter of recommendation from a teacher. 3. An additional $1,000. Del Lonzo Scholarship will be available. Established in honor of Del Lonzo, a Michigan City high school teacher and long term member of the First Trust Credit Union Board of Directors, a $1,000. scholarship will once again be awarded to a member of child of a member of First Trust Credit Union and will be based on their enrollment in an accredited four year college. (Applications for either of these scholarships can be picked up at any First Trust office or on line under scholarship information at The deadline for submission will be March 16, Scholarships will be awarded at the First Trust Annual Meeting on April 21, 2012). Added December -- The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are offering a scholarship for Visit to read about them and to apply for their scholarship. The application deadline is May 28, 2012 and the scholarship amount is $1, Added November 1. U.S. Bank is launching its 16th annual U.S. Bank Scholarship Program. Forty high school seniors/college undergraduates will win a $1,000. U.S. Bank Scholarship. High school seniors who will be attending a U.S. Bank Student Loan eligible four-year college or university are encouraged to apply. Winners are randomly selected. On-line applications are accepted October 2011 through March For more details go to usbank.com/scholarship. 2. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program will be again selecting 1,000 students in the academic year. This is a renewable, need-based scholarship which provides financial support throughout the scholar's undergraduate career and into graduate school for those who study specific disciplines. To be eligible, students must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander America or Hispanic American and a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident of the U.S. Students must have a 3.3 unweighted GPA and have demonstrated leadership abilities, community service and/or extracurricular activities and meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria. For more information go to 3. The General Federation of Women's Clubs - Indiana Federation of Clubs Nurses Scholarship is open to any graduating senior whose plans include attending a college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in an accredited Nursing Program. Applications are due March 15, The 2012 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest is underway for students pursuing scholarship money. For information go to the Profiles in Courage Award Program at The first place award is $10,000., second place is $1,000. and up to five finalists will receive $500. The deadline is January 7, 2012.
12 5. The Susan G. Komen for the Cure is accepting applications for $10,000. scholarships through November 15, These awards aid college students facing significant financial burdens due to the loss of a parent (or guardian) to breast cancer or their own breast cancer diagnosis at age 25 or younger. The scholarship awards $10,000 per year (for up to four years) to a student who attends a state university. Visit for more information. Added October 1. First Freedom Student Competition: This national essay and video contest offers 9th - 12th grade students an opportunity to compete for $2,500 awards as they examine the First Amendment and the history and implementation of religious freedom and freedom of conscience in American democracy and the world today. For the complete topic, essay and video guidelines, registration and other details, visit and click on the red First Freedom Student Compeition button. 2. PHP is offering scholarships to high school seniors planning to pursue a career in a health-related field. Three scholarships totaling $6,000. will be awarded. Students must have a 3.0 min GPA and be a PHP member or attend a high school in the PHP service area. Program requirements and applications are available at 3. The Indiana Jaycee Senate is again offering the opportunity for high school seniors to win a $1,000. scholarship. Students who will be seniors during the school year are eligible to apply. Application deadline is Nov. 30, Contact Kyle Wright at with questions or requests for an application. Added September 1. Coca-Cola invited seniors who demonstrate leadership, commitment to community and academic achievement to apply for the Coca-Cola Scholars award. For eligibility requirements and other information go to 2. The scholarship Online Colleges.org Support A Student Scholarship for Single Parents is a scholarship created to financially assist single parents enrolled in a college degree program with an online learning component. Applications are due December 1, Contact