College Scholarships

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.


Don’t forget to complete what could be the most important step in funding your post-secondary schooling:

FAFSA Filing Events are Coming Soon!

  • College Goal Sunday ~ February 25th @ 2 p.m.
    • Ivy Tech, Lawrenceburg
  • FAFSA Completion Night ~ February 28th ~ Visit anytime between 4 pm and 7 h
    • Hosted by INvestED and the BHS Guidance Office
    • Batesville High School Media Center
    • FAFSA Checklist



  • Dearborn County Hospital Foundation Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 6th
  • Wilke S. and James W. Lemon Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 1st
    • Wilke S. and James W. Lemon Scholarship Application
    • Local scholarship presented by The Friendship State Bank in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a senior who possesses a commitment to community service.
    • Applicants must possess a 2.5 or better GPA and plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Kiwanis Indiana Foundation Scholarship ~ DEADLINE February 22nd – 4 p.m.
  • Indiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 1st
    • Indiana SheriffsAssociation Scholarship Application
    • Applicants must be committed to pursuing an education in a law enforcement field at an Indiana college or university
    • All applicants must be a current member or the Indiana SheriffsAssociation or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member
    • Completed applications should be sent to: Indiana SherifsAssociation, 147 Maryland Street, Indianapolis, EN 46204-3608
  • Franklin County Community Foundation Scholarships ~ DEADLINE March 1st
    • Franklin County Community Foundation Scholarship Information
    • Scholarships for Residents of Franklin County
      • American Legion Auxiliary Clara Back Memorial Mary &Chester Bommer Memorial
        Lance Cox Memorial Daughters of Isabella, St. Catherine Circle #103 Sister Dominica Doyle
        Franklin County Arts Council Franklin County Ext Homemakers Harold & Mary Geis Memorial
        Tim Hinderberger Memorial LeoLeeLamping Memorial Edna LandrethSpringfield Township Alumni
        James P & Mary M Mullin Memorial Ellis-Newman Education Joseph E Stenger Memorial
        David Lee Verbryke Memorial Lewis & Rosalie Wilson Memorial
    • Scholarship for BHS Students Residing in ANY County
      • Art & Carol Hildebrand / Tony & Valerie Windle Scholarship
      • Dominic & Glenda Iacobucci Scholarship
  • Margaret Mary Health Scholarship ~ DEADLINE March 30th
    • Margaret Mary Scholarship Application
    • Applicants should have a 3.0 GPA and interest in becoming a healthcare professional
    • Local scholarship in the amount of an initial award of $3,000 with a potential $1,000 each year for up to 3 years
  • MattressHelp.Org Scholarship ~ DEADLINE September 25, 2018
  • Pureland Supply Scholarship ~ DEADLINE June 1st
    • Link to Scholarship Information
    • This national scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is open to students who have been accepted to an accredited community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade School.
    • Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and how the student expects to play a part in the future of their trade or field.
  • Beta Sigma Phi Theta Nu Sorority Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 16th
  • Burst Scholarship ~ DEADLINE May 1st
    • Burst Scholarship Application
    • Local scholarship open to Batesville High School seniors/graduates.
    • Applicants should have a “B” average GPA. An autobiography of 300 words or less is required.
  • IASP High School Scholarship ~ DEADLINE March 1st
    • IASP Scholarship Link
    • The IASP High School Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating high school senior who has an interest in pursuing a career in the field of psychology.
    • Indiana scholarship in the amount of $500
  • Franklin County Farm Bureau Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 4th
    • Franklin County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application
    • Applicants must be Franklin County residents and accepted at an approved/accredited college, university, trade, or vocational program.
    • Local scholarship in the amount of $500
    • Primary consideration given to a child of a Franklin County Farm Bureau member or a student Farm Bureau member
    • Secondary consideration given to a student pursuing an agricultural or agribusiness degree
  • Women in Medicine Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 13th
    • Women in Medicine Scholarship Application
    • This is a one-time award of $1500 for women interested in pursuing a career in medicine. This scholarship is open to those women entering college or technical school after graduation.
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship ~ DEADLINE March 15th
    • Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship Application
    • Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career in education. The candidate must be of good character, have a “B” or better grade average, and should be active in extracurricular activities.
    • Local scholarship in the amount of $400
  • Batesville Tool & Die Scholarship ~ DEADLINE March 15th
    • Click Here for Scholarship Information
    • Applicants must be seeking to further their education in any of the following fields: Machine Tool Trades Technology, Maintenance Management, Entreprise (All Fields), Design or Engineering in Manufacturing Facility Information Technology, ou Transport
    • Local scholarships up to $10,000 are available and divided among high school graduates of local schools.
  • Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Érudition ~ DEADLINE March 1st
  • Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) Érudition ~ DEADLINE April 6th
  • BCEF Common Scholarships ~ DEADLINE March 1st
    • Click Here for Scholarship Information or visit the BCEF website
    • James E. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship
      • Applicants must be BHS graduating students in the top 15% of their class
      • Local scholarships (3) in the amount of $5,000
    • Mary C. Horstman Scholarship
      • BHS students who have a direct connection to agriculture (family farm, FFA, or future field of study) OR who are continuing their education in a trade after high school will receive special consideration
      • Local scholarships (3) in the amount of $1,000
    • Hillenbrand and Batesville Casket Scholarship
      • Applicants must be BHS graduating students with a 3.5 GPA who plan to major in a STEM field
      • Local scholarship in the amount of $2500
  • Nora E. Wonning Scholarship Fund ~ DEADLINE April 12th
  • Nora E. Wonning Scholarship Renewal~ DEADLINE April 12th
  • Ripley County Farm Bureau Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 1st
  • Judy M. James ScholarshipBar-Cons Federal Credit Union ~ DEADLINE March 31st
    • Click Here for Scholarship Information
    • Local scholarship in the amount of $1,000
    • Applicants must be a member of Bar-Cons FCU for at least one year prior to the scholarship application deadline
  • RushShelby Energy Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 13, 2018
  • Rising Sun Regional Foundation 2018 Scholarship Program ~ DEADLINE March 15, 2018
    • Click Here for More Scholarship Information
    • Local scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each to graduating seniors for the purpose of post-secondary education in any accredited institution of higher learning
    • Eligible applicants attending Batesville High School must be residents of Ripley County and/or the City of Batesville
  • Lighthouse Guild Scholarship ~ DEADLINE March 31, 2018
    • National scholarship with an award of up to $10,000
    • Lighthouse Guild offers scholarship program for college-bound high school students who are legally blind
    • Apply online at
  • SEI Communications – Southeastern Indiana Rural Telephone Co-op Member ~ DEADLINE April 13, 2018
    • Click Here for More Scholarship Information
    • Local scholarship in the amount of $500 à $2,500
    • Available to students who reside with a parent/legal guardian who is a member/customer of Southeastern Indiana Rural Telephone Co-op as of February 2, 2018
  • SEI Communications – SEI Date Internet Customer ~ DEADLINE April 13, 2018
  • Batesville K of C Council #1461 Youth Scholarship ~ DEADLINE March 31, 2018
  • Zimmer Tractor College Scholarship ~ DEADLINE March 10, 2018
  • Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship ~ DEADLINE May 31, 2018
  • Best Mattress Brand Scholarship ~ DEADLINE April 15, 2018
  • Martin Luther Scholarship and Christian Leadership Award ~ DEADLINE February 17, 2018
    • Applicants should be male members of a Lutheran congregation.
    • Martin Luther Scholarship – $2,000 for any 4-year college or university
    • Christian Leadership AwardPurdue University, Université de l'Indiana, and University of Illinois
  • 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 1, 2018*
  • 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
    • Voir 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 Janvier 1, 2018, and closes Mars 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
    • Visitez to learn how to apply.
  • 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).
  • Daughters of the American Revolution DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2018
    • DAR Scholarship Information et
    • 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, musique, 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.
  • Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship ~ DEADLINE June 1st
    • Athnet Scholarship Link
    • Applicants must be future college students who play or have played sports at the high school level
    • National scholarship in the amount of $1,000
  • 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. “BessBartling
    Zachary A Lizinger Memorial

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