Gutwein & Risner Scholarship

The Gutwein & Risner Insurance Agency (located in Jasper, Newton, and White counties) will be sponsoring two $250 scholarships for 2022 seniors. Preference will be given to a son, daughter, granddaughter, grandson or legal ward of a Gutwein & Risner Insured. The student must submit 250 or more words on why they chose a business or agriculture related major.  

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Scholarship Application

 

Lilly Endowment Scholarship

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is open and the deadline is September 15!

Key Elements
1. The program will provide scholarships for otherwise unreimbursed full tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and required equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis, leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private nonprofit college or university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

2. Scholarship recipients are to be known as Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.

3. The program is open to all Indiana residents:
• who graduate from an accredited Indiana high school by 2022 and receive their
diploma no later than June 30, 2022 (a high school is considered accredited for purposes of the program if it is accredited by the State Board of Education or by a national or regional accreditation agency that is recognized by the State Board of Education); and
• who intend to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study at an accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana.

4. Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) will receive and invest grant funds, approve nomination criteria and procedures, make final scholarship selections, make the appropriate scholarship payments to the selected colleges and universities, distribute administrative grants to community foundations and book and equipment allocations to scholars, and provide administrative services for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program.

Jasper Newton Foundation requirements in addition to the ICI/Lilly Endowment requirements:
*Student residing in Jasper and/or Newton County or attending a Jasper and/or Newton County high school.
*Student academic achievements meet or exceed the top 25% in their graduating class.
*Nomination requirements include academic performance, demonstrated leadership skills, community service, and character.

Website with application Copy of Application

Scholarship Timeline Scholarship Info

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

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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INvested Scholarship

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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Horatio Alger Scholarships

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

Horatio Alger Scholarship Site

Heisman High School Scholarship

The Heisman High School Scholarship program honors hundreds of the nation’s most accomplished, community-minded high school senior athletes each year. This year, the college scholarship amounts have been doubled, increasing support for each student-athlete’s education. The program will recognize a winner from each high school that has student participation. The top male and female applicants from each state will be awarded $1,000. State winners will move on for the chance to become a national finalist and win at least $2,000. Of the national finalists, a male and a female will be selected as the winner of the $10,000 National Heisman High School Scholarship.]

Deadline: October 21, 2021

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