BCEF Scholarships

Posted on: January 29th, 2019 by draver

The Common Scholarship Application for all BCEF scholarships is now available at the foundation’s website at BCEF-Common-App-2019   Application deadline is March 1 at 4:30 PM. Questions may be directed to BCEF executive director Anne Wilson at awilson@batesville.k12.in.us.  Scholarships include:

James E. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship – Three $5,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2019.

  • Applicants must be BHS graduating students in the top 15% of the class.

Mary C. Horstman Scholarship – Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2019.

  • Applicants must be BHS graduating students.
  • Applicants with a direct connection to agriculture(through a family farm, FFA membership, or future field of study) OR who are continuing their education in a trade after high school graduation will receive special consideration.  However, all BHS graduating students are encouraged to apply even if they do not meet the above criteria.

Sgt. Chad Keith Memorial Scholarship (NEW IN 2019!)-One $500 scholarship will be awarded in 2019

  • Applicants must be either BHS graduating students who will be attending college or a trade school OR any BHS alumni who are currently attending college or a trade school.

Hillenbrand and Batesville Casket Scholarship – One $2500 scholarship will be awarded in 2019.

  • Applicants must be BHS graduating students who plan to major in a STEM field(science, technology, engineering, or math).
  • 3.5 GPA or higher required.