Local and State Scholarships

BHS Scholarships and Deadlines

The following scholarships were available during the 2019-2020 school year.

If a specific deadline date is not listed, the BHS Guidance Office has not received this year’s scholarship information yet. 

An abbreviated form of requirements is listed. Please read the detailed requirements when they are available.

Updated scholarships will be added to the BHS Guidance Scholarship website throughout the school year.

Questions?  Contact Mrs. Jen Steinkamp at jsteinkamp@batesville.k12.in.us or (812) 932-4384

FAFSA Questions?
Contact INvested at 317-715-9005 or Outreach@INvestEdIndiana.org
Website:  InvestEdIndiana.org



Prudential Spirit of CommunityOpen to students who are making a difference through volunteer service.TBAspirit.prudential.com

Local or State

Scholarship Name

Requirements Scholarship Deadline Website Information if Available



Franklin County Lilly



Lilly scholarships are designed to increase the level of educational attainment in Indiana and increase the awareness of the potential of Indiana Community Foundations to improve the quality of life of Indiana’s residents.  Each scholarship provides full tuition to an accredited college or university.

Franklin Lilly

September 3, 2019

Ripley County Lilly


Ripley Lilly

Mandatory Essay Session

August 14, 2019

at BHS





Horatio Alger Open to students who exhibit financial need (55,000 and below AGFI) and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. October 25


Horatio Alger Flyer

DAR NSDAR awards a variety of scholarships through the DAR scholarship committee.  Please visit website for more information.

February 15

March 1st


DAR General Scholarship Information

DAR Scholarships

Indiana DAR Scholarship Application

Wells Academically strong students who intend to attend IU should notify a BHS counselor in August. October 1 https://wellsscholarship.indiana.edu
National Merit www.nationalmerit.org October 9 Nominated by NMSQT per PSAT results from Jr year
VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest Prizes and scholarships can be awarded at the Post, District, state and national level. Department (State) winners receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.  The top national winner receives a $30,000 scholarship. October 31 Voice of Democracy Entry Form 19-20
Prudential Spirit of Community Open to students who are making a difference through volunteer service. TBA spirit.prudential.com
Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship Open to students wishing to pursue a degree in education. TBA


General Scholarship Information

Application Procedures and Requirements

Indiana Space Grant Scholarship Requirements: Recipient must plan to pursue a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) major in college and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA average TBA

Indiana Space Grant Consortium

Scholarship Guidelines and Application

Hoosier Excellence Richard Lugar Minority Scholarship program open to minority high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and SAT score of 1000 or ACT score of 22. December FundForHoosierExcellence.org
Gongaware Scholarship at Indiana State University Approximately $40,000 over 4 years and a $3,000 Professional Development Account
Scholars selected based on leadership potential, academic achievement, and interest in a career in insurance and financial services.
Applicant requirements: Cumulative GPA of 3.5, 1140 SAT or 23 ACT, and rank in the top 15% of the graduating class.


Gongaware Scholar Flyer

Gongaware Scholarship

Knights of Pythias Applicant must have a B or above GPA and be able to submit SAT or ACT scores. TBA


Knights of Pythias Scholarship

HomeGrown Scholarship Open to graduating high school seniors pursuing 2- or 4-year degrees in agriculture and/or science TBA Apply online at www.helenahomegrown.com

Indiana Breast Cancer

Nancy Jaynes Memorial

This scholarship is awarded to an Indiana High School Senior whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. TBA www.breastcancerplate.org
Zimmer Tractor Open to FFA or 4H members.  Preference is given to students pursuing an Agriculture related career. TBA

Zimmer Tractor 2019 Scholarship Form


Kiwanis Batesville Applicants must attend a school in Indiana for their post-high school education. TBA

Kiwanis Scholarship Application 2019

Forms should be turned into Mrs. Anderson in Guidance.


Beta Sigma Psi Beta Sigma Psi Educational Foundation offers Scholarship and Grant opportunities for Beta Sigs and for other members of the Lutheran community. TBA http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org
Franklin County Community Foundation Myriad of scholarships available.  Please check website for qualifications. TBA www.franklincountyindiana.com
Foundation for Rural Service General $2500 FRS scholarship are awarded to one student within each of the NTCA’s sic geographic membership regions. TBA www.frs.org/youth-programs
Ripley County Community Foundation Myriad of scholarships available.  Please check website for qualifications. TBA www.rccfonline.org
BCEF Common Application James E. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship, Mary C Horstman Scholarship, and Sgt. Chad Keith Memorial Scholarship. TBA BCEF Common Scholarship Application
IASP High School Applicants should be in good academic standing and interested in pursuing a career in the field of psychology. TBA http://www.iasponline.org/page-1862824
Rising Sun Regional Foundation Applicants should have a 2.75 GPA or higher. TBA

2019 RSRF Scholarship Application


Delta Kappa Gamma Mu Student (male or female) must have a B or above GPA and be interested in pursuing a career in education. TBA

Delta Kappa Gamma Mu Scholarship Application


Phi Beta Psi Sorority Applicants must wish to pursue careers in Medical Technology, Radiology Technology, Cytotechnology, Nuclear Medical Technology, or Diagnostic Medical Sonography. TBA

Phi Beta Psi Scholarship Application


ETC Awards of up to $5000 are available to graduating seniors from each of the following counties in ETC’s fiber and/or wireless markets:  Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland, and Union. TBA www.etczone.com/scholarships
Nurse Scholarship – Ripley County Voiture Open to students pursuing a nursing degree. Open to students who live in Ripley County. TBA

Ripley Nursing Scholarship Application


Indiana Hands and Voices Scholarship Scholarship open to all Indiana residents who are deaf and/or hard of hearing who are currently enrolled in or plan to attend an college or university. TBA

Application Link


K of C Council Youth #1461 For students attending college or trade/technical school. TBA

K of C Scholarship Application


Nurse Scholarship – Voiture 612 Open to students pursuing a nursing degree. Open to students who live in Dearborn, Ohio, Franklin or Switzerland Counties. TBA

Nursing Scholarship Application


Bar-Cons Credit Union

Judy M. James Scholarship

Applicant’s families must be members of Bar-Cons FCU. TBA

Bar-Cons Scholarship Application


Central Indiana American Society of Safety Professionals Scholarship (CIASSP) CIASSP annually offers three $1,000 scholarships to Indiana high school seniors seeking a career in Occupational Health and Safety. Minimum 2.8 GPA requirement. TBA

Scholarship Application 2019


Margaret Mary Health Open to students pursuing a healthcare career. TBA



STEM Scholarship Students must plan to pursue higher education in a STEM field. RCCF and Hillenbrand will award a total of $3,000 in scholarships. TBA

STEM Scholarship Application


Indiana Sheriff’s Association Open to seniors who are pursuing an education and career in a law enforcement field at an Indiana College or University. Applicants must be current members of the association, or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member of the association. TBA

Indiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Application


Ripley County Farm Bureau Applicant’s family must be members of the Ripley County Farm Bureau and Ripley County residents. TBA

Ripley County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application


Major Samuel Woodfill Applicants must be the children of U.S. Army Soldiers or U.S. Army veterans. TBA

Major Samuel Woodfill Scholarship Application


Students Making an Environmental Difference Applicants must be involved in recycling efforts.  Please contact a BHS Guidance Counselor if interested in applying for this scholarship. TBA

2019 SEIRD Scholarship Application

Scholarship Flyer 19


Franklin County Farm Bureau Applicants should be Franklin County residents.  Primary consideration will be given to the child of a Farm Bureau member.  Secondary consideration will be given to a student pursuing a degree in agriculture. TBA

Franklin County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application


Ripley County

Sheriff’s Office

Applicants must be Ripley County residents and plan a degree in law enforcement / criminal justice. TBA

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarship App

Wilke S. and James W. Lemon Open to seniors who demonstrate a commitment to community service. TBA

Lemon Scholarship Application


S&O Farmers Mutual Scholarship 5 scholarships will be awarded.  Must be a graduating senior from Ripley, Jefferson, Ohio, Dearborn, or Switzerland County.  Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, university, trade/technical, or vocational school. TBA

S&O Farmers Scholarship Application


The Brookville Foundation

Richard & Helen Maley Scholarship

Please review information on the Brookville Foundation website for information.

Applicants must reside in Franklin County and pursue a nursing degree.



Scholarship Application


Nora Wonning Open to all BHS seniors. TBA Wonning -Initial Application 2019
Wonning – Renewal Cover letter 2019
Wonning – Renewal Application 2019
Women in Medicine Open to females interested in pursuing a career in medicine. TBA

Women in Medicine Scholarship Application


Rush Shelby Energy Two $1000 scholarships will be designated for a resident of the Rush Shelby Energy service territory. TBA

Rush Shelby Energy Scholarship Application


HCAC Hispanic Community Advisory Committee of Batesville:  Applicants must be of Hispanic or Latino descent OR majoring in a world language.  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. April

2019-20 Scholarship Information Will Be Updated Soon


SEI Communications SEI Communications offers multiple scholarships for students who reside with a member of the Southeastern Indiana Rural Telephone Cooperative and also for students who reside with customers of SEI Data. TBA

SEI Communications Scholarship Application


Beta Sigma Phi

Theta Nu

Open to BHS students planning to attend college. TBA

Beta Sigma Phi Theta Nu Sorority Scholarship


Ivy Tech Scholarship 3.0 GPA Requirement
Applicants should be accepted to a degree seeking program at Ivy Tech’s Batesville or Lawrenceburg campus.

Ivy Tech Scholarship Information Packet


Steve Cochran Memorial Open to students majoring in education TBA

Cochran Scholarship Application (2019)


Jaycees Open to seniors who are scholastic four-year award winners. TBA

Scholastic Awards Scholarship Application – 2019


Nancy Hershman Memorial Open to Ripley County residents TBA

Nancy Hershman Memorial Scholarship Application


Burst Applicants should have a “B” average or above and live within the Batesville Community School Corporation boundaries. TBA

Burst Scholarship Application


Nancy Carey Scholarship Open to candidates in pursuit of a nursing career. TBA

Nancy Carey Memorial Scholarship Application 2018-2019


Dr. Daftary Memorial Open to students in the top 15% of their class who plan to pursue a career in the medical field. TBA

Scholarship Requirements


Making Good Decisions Applicants should have community and/or school involvement relating to the Making Good Decisions message. TBA

Making Good Decisions Letter 2019

Make Good Decisions Scholarship Application Form 2018-2019

Additional Scholarship Information

Anthony Munoz Foundation Attend a high school in our Tri-State Area of Impact.Planning to attend or entering an eligibleTri-State college or universityDisplay a desire to overcome adversity and demonstrate a financial need.  All requirements can be found on  our Eligibility Requirements page. TBA

Munoz Foundation Scholarship


United Way of Franklin County Students must be Franklin County residents.  This scholarship is designed to recognize individuals that have demonstrated a commitment to serving Franklin County by making a positive impact. May 10 of the current year

Live United Scholarship Application


Integrity Machine Tool Technology Scholarship Applicants must be attending or plan to attend Ivy Tech Community College and be enrolled in the Machine Tool Technology Program. TBA

Integrity Machine Tool Technology Scholarship Info

2019 Application

Doris Brelage Nursing Open to students majoring in nursing TBA

Scholarship Application

D Brelage Scholarship Info