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A $500 Scholarship will be awarded to one successful candidate from Kankakee Valley High School, Rensselaer Central High School, and one from all other high schools in Jasper County REMC’s service territory. Additionally, any student who is home-schooled or does not attend one of the schools listed above and is a son, daughter or legal ward of a Jasper County REMC member may apply for the drawing. The Scholarship candidate must be a son, daughter or legal ward of a Jasper County REMC member.

The candidate must show history of maintaining a cumulative grade point average of a C or above and must be a graduating senior when the application is filled out.

Proof of college acceptance is required and must be presented to Jasper County REMC before scholarship funds are dispersed. Student ID number and name and address of college bursar or registrar must be provided as funds are sent to the institution to be used for the student.

Deadline: April 7

Application 

First Trust Credit Union’s Board of Directors is excited to announce that the 2023 scholarship applications are now available. EIGHT $1,000 scholarships will be offered in 2023, to graduating high school seniors based on the geographic location of their high school. First Trust branches in Michigan City, La Porte, Valparaiso, and Wheatfield will each award two scholarships.

The first $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior pursuing a four year degree. The second $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior pursuing an Apprenticeship, Associates, or Certification in a selected field.

Scholarship recipients must be a member of First Trust Credit Union to be eligible. If you are not already a member, becoming a member is quick and easy. Membership information and an overview of the many products and services First Trust offers may be reviewed on our MEMBERSHIP and SERVICES pages. Scholarships are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17th, 2023. (Please see scholarship applications below for additional information.)

Bachelor's Application

Apprenticeship, Certification or Associates Program Application

Calling all KVHS and Covenant Christian HS graduating seniors!

The DeMotte Chamber will be presenting a $1000 scholarship to a business-bound college student.

Deadline is May 1, 2023

Apply HERE.

Any senior from the participating Indiana high schools in Lake, Newton, Porter, and Jasper Counties who satisfies the following criteria is eligible to apply for a Jim and Betty Dye Scholarship.

Applicants that do not meet the minimum eligibility will not be considered.

Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must live in Lake, Newton, Porter, or Jasper County, Indiana.
Must be a current senior at a participating high school in Lake, Newton, Porter, or Jasper County, Indiana.
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0).
Although test scores are optional, additional consideration will be given to applicants submitting a minimum composite 1200 SAT / 25 ACT or greater.
Must be admitted unconditionally as a full-time undergraduate degree-seeking student to one of the following universities:
Indiana University Bloomington (IU)
Indiana University Northwest (IUN)
Purdue University West Lafayette (PU)
Purdue University Northwest (PNW)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Ball State University Muncie (BSU)
Additional questions can be directed to info@dyescholarships.org or 219-836-1100.

Application & more info HERE.

Indiana Farm Bureau and the Farm Bureau Foundation will award 13 district and state college scholarships to high school seniors and college students for the current school year. Scholarships may be applied to tuition, housing, books and other educational expenses. 

Payment will be made directly to the college or university of your choice. 

The scholarships are the Marion Stackhouse Scholarship; two Collegiate Farm Bureau scholarships available to members of the Collegiate Farm Bureau at Ancilla College, Huntington University, Purdue University and Vincennes University; and 10 Carolyn Hegel Memorial Scholarships (one per Farm Bureau District). 

Many county and District scholarship applications have been included in our online process. These opportunities to apply will auto-populate based on the location of the applicant.

Application and more scholarship opportunities located HERE.

This is a $500 scholarship for HS Jasper county seniors. 

This scholarship is based off a minimum 2.5 GPA, letter of college acceptance, and a separate sheet of paper with your community service listed on it. 

Deadline: March 31

https://www.demottechristianschools.org/editoruploads/files/Little%20Cousin%20Jasper%20App%202023.pdf

 

JNF opened scholarships in November. Deadline is March 1, 2023

(FYI the Earl H Passwaters Agricultural Scholarship is only available to CURRENT college students). 

Here is the document with the listed options for DMCHS students. https://www.demottechristianschools.org/editoruploads/files/JNF%20Scholarships%20for%20DMCHS.pdf

Apply on the JNF website HERE

Applications open on January 6, 2023 for these scholarships. 

Graduating students can apply on the 2023 General Scholarship Application which can be found at cpcfscholars.communityforce.com

Jasper County students can apply to:

Barney Family Scholarship

Christopher Day Memorial Scholarship

Ralph E and Dee Bennett Memorial Scholarship

The full list of scholarships can be located at thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

Deadline is Friday February 17, 2023. 

 

The Songwriters’ Association of Mid-north Indiana (SAMI) is accepting applications for the 2023 Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters, which includes the Mike Lane Horizon Award. The scholarship and awards are for songwriters aged 14 to 19, who live in any of these Indiana counties: Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren or White and are permanent residents of Indiana.

Applications for the scholarship are accepted between now and April 7, 2023. The Scholarship winner receives the following:

  •  $400 cash award to be applied towards the winner’s education, musical instrument, or other songwriting endeavor. (Additional awards for runners-up and the Mike Lane Horizon Award to be awarded based on merit.)
  • Opportunity to play at the annual Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters awards ceremony and other events throughout the year.
  • Local publicity

For additional information about SAMI and/or to download the scholarship application, go online to www.samisong.com. If you have any questions, please contact the SAMI Secretary, Cheryl Fletcher at secretary@samisong.com .


The Student Teaching Scholarship for High-Need Fields is available to students who plan to teach special education (any grade) or middle or high school-level math or science. The maximum amount a student may receive is up to $4,000.

For questions about state financial aid, students can contact the Indiana Commission for Higher Education by phone at 888-528-4719 or via email at awards@che.in.gov.

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is encouraging students to act quickly, as there is limited funding available. All three financial aid opportunities can be applied for at ScholarTrack.IN.gov.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship provides 200 high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education the opportunity to earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years. In exchange, students agree to teach for five years at an eligible Indiana school or repay the corresponding, prorated amount of the scholarship.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Must be an Indiana resident;
Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen;
Must be a current high school senior or college student in Indiana;
Must have graduated or will graduate from an Indiana accredited high school or non-accredited nonpublic high school;
Must be able to utilize the scholarship for at least two full academic years;
Must meet one of the three Academic Requirements:
Rank in the top 20% of high school graduating class; or
Have a top 20% ACT or SAT score; or
Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale;
Must currently attend or plan to attend an eligible Indiana institution as a full-time student;
In some cases, degree-seeking students may use the scholarship during the summer while enrolled part-time. Refer to the specific guidelines for using the scholarship during summer terms.
Must pursue or intend to pursue a course of study that would enable the student to teach at an eligible Indiana school after college graduation;
Must obtain a license to teach in Indiana and serve as a teacher in an eligible Indiana school for five years after college graduation;
Must maintain a 3.0/4.0 GPA, complete 30 credit hours per year or their equivalent and meet all other requirements established by their program to renew the scholarship;
Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year;
Must not be in overpayment or default on a federal student loan or grant; and
Must complete the service requirement or have all funds provided converted to a loan that must be repaid.
**Priority will be given to students graduating high school, although current college freshmen and sophomore students are eligible to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

The 2023-2024 application is available in ScholarTrack beginning October 15, 2022 until January 31, 2023.

Review the 2023-2024 Application Procedures and Academic Requirements prior to applying.
Submit a complete application in ScholarTrack.
Submit a complete and clean FAFSA.


WHAT HAPPENS AFTER YOU APPLY

After the January 31, 2023 deadline passes, the Commission will review all applications and notify all applicants of their scholarship status via email by March 24, 2023.
Recipients and waitlisted finalists will be provided further instructions via email.

MORE INFORMATION HERE

QUESTIONS?

Please direct any questions or inquiries to NextTeacher@che.in.gov.

Three scholarships will be awarded totaling $6,000. 

  • A one time scholarship of $3k to first place. 
  • One time scholarship of $2k to second place. 
  • One time scholarship of $1k to third place. 

Based on the following:

  • Quality of application, including involvement in health-related activities/volunteerism. 
  • GPA
  • Essay response to an assigned current public health concern. 

Requirements:

  • Pursuit of a health related degree
  • Be  PHP participating member or attend high school in the PHP service area
  • Complete the application and typewritten response to the essay. 
  • Meet the deadline of February 17, 2023.

MORE INFO HERE 

The Institute for Quality Education is giving a $1,000 scholarship to the top three schools in Indiana with the best school choice success story. As part of the National School Choice Week celebrations in January, IQE will be running its Voices for Choices campaign to feature stories from people across the state that show the impact school choice has had in Indiana.

Any student, parent, or faculty member can enter and personally receive $1,000 as well as an additional $1,000 scholarship for their school. The rules of the competition and submission information are listed on the flyer. Videos are due December 16!

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Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

See program details and last year's Coke Scholars.

Thinking of applying to college, seniors?
September 26-30 is FREE APPLICATION WEEK!
Check out this link for the updated list of who is waiving their application and when.

The Hugh and Eve Meeter Calvinism Award is now open. Check out this essay contest that's payable to Calvin, Dordt, Kings (Canada), Kyper, Redeemer (Canada) and Trinity Christian colleges. Deadline: February 1, 2023.

More info available on the poster in the Guidance Classroom and postcards on the gray table outside room 102 as well as their website HERE. 

Build a profile. Get matched to scholarships. It's that easy. 

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College Board has a unique scholarship opportunity that ALL of you should consider applying to if you’re college-bound. It’s called the Opportunity Scholarship. No essay or minimum GPA. Half of the awards are income based. You complete 6 tasks, and with each task, you’re eligible for more $$.
Complete all 6, and you’ll be eligible for $40,000. In Indiana alone, there have been 26 winners.

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Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans, Inc. (“INvestEd”) is offering participants a chance to win one of five (5) $1,000 cash scholarships in the “$1,000 INvestEd Scholarship Giveaway” (the “Giveaway”). The Giveaway is governed by these Rules and any individual who enters, attempts to enter or in any way participates or attempts to participate in the Giveaway (“Participant”), agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in these Rules, as well as by all interpretations of these Rules by INvestEd and by all other decisions of INvestEd which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Giveaway. See full rules for more details.

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Undergraduate Scholarship (application open for high school seniors in Louisiana, Montana and nationwide for students interested in a select number of colleges/universities)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

 

Targeted Scholarships (application open for applicants in their freshman year of college at a select number of colleges/universities)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a college freshman at specific colleges/universities
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required and/or demonstrate Pell eligibility)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 (check individual programs for GPA requirements); and
  • Be a United States citizen
     

Career & Technical Scholarship

​Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in an eligible program in Fall 2020
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrate critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

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