Local and State Scholarships

BHS Scholarships and Deadlines

The following scholarships were available during the 2018-2019 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. Anderson at janderson@batesville.k12.in.us or (812) 932-4384

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



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 4, 2018

Ripley County Lilly


Ripley Lilly

Mandatory Essay Session

August 22, 2018

8:30 am


Application Due

August 24, 2018

3:00 pm





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

Horatio Alger Trott Scholarship

Sept 25, 2018

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Oct 25, 2018

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. Oct 1, 2018 https://wellsscholarship.indiana.edu
National Merit www.nationalmerit.org Oct 5, 2018 Nominated by NMSQT per PSAT results from Jr year
Prudential Spirit of Community Open to students who are making a difference through volunteer service. November 7, 2018 spirit.prudential.com
Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship Open to students wishing to pursue a degree in education. November 30, 2018


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 November 30, 2018

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.
December 15, 2018


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. January 25, 2019


Knights of Pythias Scholarship

HomeGrown Scholarship Open to graduating high school seniors pursuing 2- or 4-year degrees in agriculture and/or science January 31, 2019 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. January 25, 2019 www.breastcancerplate.org
Zimmer Tractor Open to FFA or 4H members.  Preference is given to students pursuing an Agriculture related career. February 15, 2019

Zimmer Tractor 2019 Scholarship Form


Kiwanis Batesville Applicants must attend a school in Indiana for their post-high school education. February 15, 2019

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. February 16, 2019 http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org
Franklin County Community Foundation Myriad of scholarships available.  Please check website for qualifications. March 1, 2019 by 11:30pm 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. March 1, 2019 www.frs.org/youth-programs
Ripley County Community Foundation Myriad of scholarships available.  Please check website for qualifications. March 1, 2019 by 4 p.m. www.rccfonline.org
BCEF Common Application James E. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship, Mary C Horstman Scholarship, and Sgt. Chad Keith Memorial Scholarship. March 1, 2019 by 4:30 p.m. 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. March 1, 2019 http://www.iasponline.org/page-1862824
Rising Sun Regional Foundation Applicants should have a 2.75 GPA or higher. March 15, 2019

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. March 15, 2019

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. March 16, 2019

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. March 29, 2019 www.etczone.com/scholarships
Nurse Scholarship – Ripley County Voiture Open to students pursuing a nursing degree. Open to students who live in Ripley County. March 15, 2019

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. March 25, 2019

Application Link


K of C Council Youth #1461 For students attending college or trade/technical school. March 30, 2019

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. March 31, 2019

Nursing Scholarship Application


Bar-Cons Credit Union

Judy M. James Scholarship

Applicant’s families must be members of Bar-Cons FCU. March 31, 2019

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. March 31, 2019

Scholarship Application 2019


Margaret Mary Health Open to students pursuing a healthcare career. April 1, 2019



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. April 1, 2019

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. April 1, 2019

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. April 1, 2019

Ripley County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application


Major Samuel Woodfill Applicants must be the children of U.S. Army Soldiers or U.S. Army veterans. April 1, 2019

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. April 1, 2019 by 3pm

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. April 1, 2019

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. April 1 of the current year

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarship App

Wilke S. and James W. Lemon Open to seniors who demonstrate a commitment to community service. April 5, 2019

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. Return applications to the BHS Guidance Department by 3pm April 5, 2019

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.

April 8, 2019


Scholarship Application


Nora Wonning Open to all BHS seniors. April 18, 2019 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. April 11, 2019

Women in Medicine Scholarship Application


Rush Shelby Energy Two $1000 scholarships will be designated for a resident of the Rush Shelby Energy service territory. April 12, 2019

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

2018-19 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. April 12, 2019

SEI Communications Scholarship Application


Beta Sigma Phi

Theta Nu

Open to BHS students planning to attend college. April 16, 2019

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.
April 30, 2019

Ivy Tech Scholarship Information Packet


Steve Cochran Memorial Open to students majoring in education Please submit to Mr. Heppner by 2:50 p.m. on April 26, 2019

Cochran Scholarship Application (2019)


Jaycees Open to seniors who are scholastic four-year award winners. April 26, 2019 by 3:30pm

Scholastic Awards Scholarship Application – 2019


Nancy Hershman Memorial Open to Ripley County residents Please submit to Mrs. Andrerson by 3pm April 30, 2019

Nancy Hershman Memorial Scholarship Application


Burst Applicants should have a “B” average or above and live within the Batesville Community School Corporation boundaries. May 1, 2019

Burst Scholarship Application


Nancy Carey Scholarship Open to candidates in pursuit of a nursing career. May 1, 2019

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. May 1 of the current year

Scholarship Requirements


Making Good Decisions Applicants should have community and/or school involvement relating to the Making Good Decisions message. May 1, 2019

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. May 1, 2019

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. May 17, 2019

Integrity Machine Tool Technology Scholarship Info

2019 Application

Doris Brelage Nursing Open to students majoring in nursing June 1, 2019

Scholarship Application

D Brelage Scholarship Info