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.



  • AES Scholarship ~ DEADLINE October 6, 2018
    • The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing $500 scholarships to deserving students.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study.
    • To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at
  • Phi Beta Psi Sorority Indiana State Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 1st*
  • Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship Award ~ DEADLINE February 2, 2018
    • This scholarship awards up to $1500 towards college or post-secondary technical schooling
    • Eligibility requirements:  High school seniors who has a parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer
    • More information:  Click on the scholarship tab.
  • IUPUC Counselor Recognition Scholarship ~ DEADLINE July 15, 2018
    • $8,000 scholarship
    • Eligibility requirements:  Cumulative GPA of 3.2 & an SAT score of 1110 or ACT score or 22
    • See Mrs. Anderson in the Guidance Office if you are interested in being nominated for this scholarship
    • **Although some students my qualify for multiple admission-based scholarships at IUPUC, they can only award the largest scholarship for which each student is eligible**
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund ~ DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2018
    • The application opens January 1, 2018, and closes March 31, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be selected in June 2018. For more information visit
  • Knights of Pythias Scholarship ~ DEADLINE JANUARY 25, 2018
    • Scholarship is available to Indiana high school seniors.  Students must have a grade point average of B or above.
    • Applicants must include two short essays:  1) Goals after graduation and 2) Explanation of need for financial assistance.
    • More information:  Knights of Pythias Scholarship
  • Big Sun Scholarship ~ DEADLINE JUNE 19, 2019
    • The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  All student athletes are eligible for this award. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
    • $500 scholarship award available
    • Visit to learn how to apply.
  • The Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University Scholarship
    • Scholarships to incoming students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for thinking about ethics and the critical issues of our time.
    • Contact The Prindle Institute director today if you want to learn more about this opportunity. 
  • Indiana Youth Services Association – Make Good Decisions  Initiative Scholarship ~ DEADLINE MAY 1, 2018
  • Mensa Foundation – Cash for College Scholarship ~ DEADLINE JANUARY 15, 2018
    • Students who will be enrolled in accredited colleges for the following academic year may apply.
    • Applicants must submit an application essay explaining career, academic, and/or vocational goals.
    • Awards range from 4300 to $2,500.
  • B. Davis Scholarship ~ DEADLINE MAY 22, 2018
  • Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship ~ DEADLINE JUNE 1, 2018
  • The United States Jaycee Senate Foundation Scholarship ~DEADLINE JANUARY 5, 2018
  • 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
  • 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).
  • 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 and
    • 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  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.
  • Ripley County Community Foundation Scholarships ~ ~ 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
    Zachary A Lizinger Memorial
  • Franklin County Community Foundation Scholarships ~ WILL BE AVAILABLE THE FIRST OF FEBRUARY 2018

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