Senior Scholarships


Please Note:  We encourage students to look for scholarships outside of this website.  Most colleges and universities will have their own scholarship pages with freshman-specific scholarships.  Check on scholarships early!  Many college and university scholarships have December deadlines.

 

Scholarships:

  • The United States Jaycee Senate Foundation Scholarship ~DEADLINE JANUARY 5
  • ACT State Champion Award ~ DEADLINE DECEMBER 31
    • Looking for a student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
    • Students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 GPA or greater.
    • $500 award
  • 2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest ~ DEADLINE:  JANUARY 4, 2018
    • Contest Topic:   Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK’s birth
    • Special Awards:  $100-$10,000 and/or an expense-paid trip to Boston and receive recognition at the John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    • For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest
  • University of Dayton Service Scholarship ~ DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2017
    • Have a passion for personal development and a commitment to service?  Interested in attending the University of Dayton? See Mrs. Anderson in Guidance to find out more about this scholarship.
  • SeniorAdvisor.com Future of Assisted Living Scholarship ~ DEADLINE DECEMBER 31
    • Open to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university.  Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question:  How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?  Three $2,000 scholarships will be announced January 31, 2018.
  • National Co-op Scholarship Program ~ DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15
    • Scholarships are offered to students who plan to participate in a college co-op program.
    • To apply, students must apply to one of the WACE Partner Institutions. (University of Cincinnati is a partner).
  • Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship – DEADLINE NOVEMBER 30
    • The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is pleased to announce the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship application is now open for students to apply. As you may remember, the 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. Students interested in applying must have a teacher complete a nomination form and upload the nomination form in their online application through ScholarTrack.
  • Celebrate the Spirit of Service: 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award – DEADLINE NOVEMBER 7, 2017
  • Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity – DEADLINE JANUARY 1, 2018
    • Four-year full-tuition scholarship to Wesleyan University
    • Eligibility:  All incoming first-year students are eligible to apply for the prize, which will be awarded to the student whose work of creative expression is judged to best reflect the originality, artistry, and dynamism embodied in Broadway’s Hamilton.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution – DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2018
    • DAR Scholarship Information
    • The Ross Chapter of DAR is pleased to announce that the DAR will award over $150,000 through more than 25 scholarships to young individuals for their outstanding academic achievements.  DAR Scholarships are offered for a wide range of disciplines including: history, law, medical, nursing, music, education and many more.  Applications can be found at www.dar.org.  High school seniors are eligible for the following scholarships:  The Aura Lee A. Pittenger and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship, the Nursing Scholarships, the Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship, the Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship, Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship, the Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship, the Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship, and the Swadley Horticulture Scholarship.
  • Horatio Alger Association Scholarship – DEADLINE OCTOBER 25
    • “If integrity, determination, and courage describe you – you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar.  (These) scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life.  (They) help students overcome the financial barriers of pursing higher education.  To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college”.
    • Students may apply online August 1 – October 25
    • For more information:  Scholars.horatioalger.org
  • Ripley County Community Foundation Scholarships ~ www.rccfonline.org ~ DEADLINE MARCH 1
    Corinne’s Believers Memorial Daryl Lea Van Hook Memorial George & Patricia Brinkmoeller Memorial
    George M. Hillenbrand Memorial Greg & Candy Wehr Memorial J. Michael Hansen M.D. Memorial
    Joe Shotwell Memorial John Moorman Memorial Matt and Cleo Warner
    Matt Gutzwiller Memorial Melody G. Arney Memorial Nixie B Koelling Memorial STEM
    Rural Alliance for the Arts &
    Elsa and Peter Soderberg
    Sylvester J. “Bess” Bartling
    Memorial
    Zachary A Lizinger Memorial
  • Franklin County Community Foundation Scholarships ~ WILL BE AVAILABLE THE FIRST OF FEBRUARY 2018
    • www.franklincountyindiana.com

Scholarship Websites

www.fastweb.com, www.scholarships.com, MyCollegeDollars


Scholarship Help Sessions in the Guidance Office

3rd Segment of SRT

No Appointment Necessary for Students Who have Questions About Scholarship Applications!

Upcoming SRT Help Sessions TBA soon!