Scholarships

21st Century Scholars

21st Century Scholars should be logging into their scholar track regularly in order to stay eligible for this scholarship. Seniors need to be aware of the following senior requirements:

  • Seniors: Complete the Scholar Success Program by June 30, 2017
  • File a FAFSA by March 10, 2017
  • Students will be able to start filing for the 17-18 school year FAFSA starting October 1, 2016
  • Correct/update the FAFSA by May 15, 2017
  • Earn a Core 40 diploma
  • Earn a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale at the time of graduation
  • Apply to an Eligible Indiana College during their senior year of high school
  • Enroll as a full-time student in college
  • Maintain Indiana Residency
  • Review state financial aid requirements including the new College Credit Hour Completion Requirements

Visit their site below to make sure you are on track to receive the opportunity to attend college at little to no cost to your family.

Website: http://www.in.gov/21stcenturyscholars/

Scholarship Opportunities

For 9th-11th Grade students, this page is important  for you also. Many scholarships re-occur yearly and you can get a head start by knowing which scholarships you will be interested in 12th grade. You can begin to fulfill the requirements or understand what will be expected in your senior year. Please check back often for updated scholarship opportunities!

Central Indiana Community Foundation

Committed to college success for students through the power of scholarships. There are several scholarship opportunities for students planning to attend college.  Be sure to pay attention to the criteria for each. Check out the guidebook for more details!

https://www.cicf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2017-CICF-Scholarship-Guidebook-1.18.16.pdf

Johnson County Community Foundation

Since 1991 the Johnson County Community Foundation has put income generated from donors’ investments to work in Johnson County. Together, we offer thousands of Johnson County students scholarship opportunities. Pleas visit the website for more details!

http://www.jccf.org/clientuploads/PDFs/JCCF%20Scholarship%20Guide%202017-sm.pdf

Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program

The RMHC U.S. Scholarship Program Seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals.  Application deadline is January 18, 2017.  Visit http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships for more information!

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

Link to our Scholarship page: http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship

Award: $1000

Deadline: Feb 28th, 2017

We run this scholarship annually.

Here is the list of our requirements:

– Applicant must be high school student.

– Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?”

Young Entrepreneur Foundation 

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative.  The scholarships are valued between $2,000 and $15,000.  The program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America.  Application deadline is December 18, 2016.  Additional information is available on http://www.nfib.com/foundations/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards/.

Drive Now TXT L8R Social Media Contest 

Use your creativity and social media savvy to spread the message about the dangers of texting and driving. Winners receive up to $5,000 in scholarships.  The application deadline is April 30, 2017.  More information on http://in.gov/dol/2760.htm

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship- Sponsored by Nurse.org

 Nurse.org is seeking applications for the Healthcare Leaders Scholarship. To be eligible for the $1000 award, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, be pursuing a degree related to healthcare, and submit a 600-1000 word essay by January 29, 2017.

Scholarship is offered once a year and award is paid directly to the student. Visit our website for full scholarship details and online application.

Bane-Welker Service Technician Scholarship Program

This scholarship will provide a student with $500 per semester.  For more information please visit http://www.bane-welker.com/career-opportunities/service-tech-sponsorship/ and print the application.

Groth & Associates Attorneys at Law Scholarship

The Attorney’s at Groth and Associates have spent years in school learning how to help you in different aspects of law ranging from personal injury to business law. They understand the stresses of life and want to lend a hand outside of their normal duties.  Their time in school has helped them all understand the importance of education. It takes hard work and perseverance to earn an education and they would like to reward you for your hard work by offering a scholarship to relieve a bit of the financial stress that education can bring. The scholarship awarded will be for $1,000 to one student to use towards furthering their education.

To apply:

-Must have a G.P.A. of 3.0+
-Fill out the form with your contact information
-Attach school transcript to verify enrollment
-Attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome
–Application Deadline: July 31st, 2017

Frank O’Bannon Grant Program

The Frank O’Bannon Grant includes both the Higher Education Award and the Freedom of Choice Award. The grant is designed to provide access for Hoosier students to attend eligible public, private, and proprietary post secondary institutions. Eligibility for the grant is based on financial need as determined by the FAFSA. The grant may be used toward tuition and regularly assessed fees.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be an Indiana resident by December 31st the year prior to applying for aid (i.e. December 31, 2015 for the 2016-2017 school year)
    • Must remain a resident throughout academic year
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non citizen
  • Must be a high school graduate or hold a GED
  • Must attend, or plan to attend, an eligible post secondary institution 
  • Must be enrolled, or plan to enroll, in a course of study leading to an associates or first bachelors degree, or a certificate at select institutions
  • Must be a full-time student, or plan to enroll as a full-time student
  • Must file the FAFSA by March 10 prior to the academic year of intended enrollment

National FFA- Collegiate Scholarships

In 2016, the National FFA Organization awarded $2.2 million in scholarships designed to fit the diversity of our applicants. Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. Application deadline is February 1, 2017. Visit https://www.ffa.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/scholarship_2017_catalog.pdf for a full list of scholarships. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be less than 23 years of age at time of application (February 1)
  • Be current FFA members unless otherwise stated
  • Be U.S citizen or permanent resident
    • Must have Social Security Number to claim scholarships
  • Plan to attend post-secondary school in the U.S
  • Be a high school senior or currently enrolled in college
  • Be a full-time student
    • Actively attending classes
    • Minimum of 12 credit hours if enrolled in a post-secondary institution

Lucile (Ames) Eudaly & Alvin Ames Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Becky Ames in memory of her late husband and sister-in-law. This scholarship recognizes graduating seniors who have attended Central Nine Career Center. Application deadline is February 24, 2017.  http://www.jccf.org/apply-for-a-scholarship/

REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduating senior from Central Nine Career Center that has completed two years in a career pathway

• Plan to enroll full time at an accredited two or four year private or public college, university, or technical school

• Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

• Grade of at least a B- in Central Nine courses

• Financial need

• Community service

• Career & technical student organization participation

**Scholarship may be renewable Items Required in Addition to the Common Application:

• Provide an essay answering the below question (500 word limit)

o What is your passion, and how has C9 impacted your desired career path?

• Provide two letters of recommendation from non family members

o One from a career center instructor

o One from a sending school representative

• Provide a copy of your FAFSA form

Clarence “Buck” Boyce, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Clarence “Buck” Boyce, Jr. to honor him and his spirit of generosity of both time and money and his great forgiveness of others. This scholarship recognizes a graduating senior from a Johnson County, IN high school, Perry Meridian High School, Franklin Central High School, or a student in the welding trades program at Central Nine Career Center. Application deadline is February 24, 2017. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduating senior from a public Johnson County, IN high school, Perry Meridian High School, Franklin Central High School, or those involved with welding trades at Central Nine Career Center

• Planning to major in materials engineering or mechanical engineering. If there are no candidates for one of those fields the selection committee will consider those pursuing automotive design or nursing

• Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university

**Items Required in Addition to the Common Application:

• Provide an essay answering one of the following three questions:

1. What assets or characteristics do you believe are necessary to be successful in the world today?

2. What motivates you to put forth your best effort?

3. Please describe someone who has served as a role model for you and why

Endress+Hauser Launching Scholars Scholarship

Endress+Hauser, with its USA headquarters in Johnson County today, has a series of initiatives that support students in STEM studies and STEM-related careers. This scholarship is one of those initiatives and is targeted to assist local high school seniors intending to pursue the STEM-related degrees that companies connected to Process Manufacturing are in such need of. Application deadline is February 24, 2017. 

REQUIREMENTS 

Graduating senior from Beech Grove High School, Center Grove High School, Edinburgh Community High School, Franklin Central High School, Franklin Community High School, Greenwood Community High School, Indian Creek High School, Perry Meridian High School, Southport High School, or Whiteland Community High School

o Homeschool and private school students from these areas are eligible

• Plan to enroll full time at an accredited two or four year college or university

• Plan to major in one of the following fields: o Engineering (any discipline),  Engineering Technology (any discipline), Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Industrial Distribution/Supply Chain, Industrial Design,  Advanced Automation and/or Robotics Technology, Advanced Manufacturing,  Electronics and Computer Technology

• Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale

See the Johnson County scholarship book for more details.

Harrison College- High School Student Scholarship

Harrison College is awarding three scholarships to career focused and success driven high school seniors.  Apply online by May 15, 2017.

http://catalog.harrison.edu/content.php?catoid=14&navoid=1953#Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Harrison College will award three scholarships to High School Seniors getting ready to graduate from high school. The three available scholarships include:

  1. Award covering full tuition costs for a Harrison College Associate Degree (dollar amount awarded is determined by the Harrison College tuition schedule of the recipients’ enrolled program)
  2. Award covering half tuition costs for a Harrison College Associate Degree (dollar amount awarded is determined by the Harrison College tuition schedule of the recipients’ enrolled program)
  3. $2500 awards to be contributed to tuition cost

ELIGIBILITY

  • Senior in high school graduating by June 2017
  • Interested in attending Harrison College after high school graduation
  • Show academic progress toward graduation

Collision Repair Education- Student Scholarship and Grant

General Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be currently attending (at the time of application) a school that offers an auto collision/auto body program and taking auto collision/auto body classes.
  • Applicant must have studied collision repair for at least one full semester prior to applying.**
  • Applicant’s school must have completed the Education Foundation’s Collision Repair School Solutions Survey on-line (Schools can contact us at scholarships@ed-foundation.org to see whether or not the survey has been completed.)
  • Applicant must complete a collision business visit before applying. Details on the visit can be found here
  • *Students at Lincoln Tech, UTI, WyoTech, Ohio Tech: As you do not have “traditional semesters”, students that started their collision education prior to October 1, 2016 are eligible for the awards.

    In addition to the above requirements, high school (secondary) students must be seniors graduating in the spring/summer 2017. Post-secondary students can be any year in school.

https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/2017secondaryapplication

Greenwood Rotary Club- Vocational Scholarship

This scholarship is specifically for C9 students from Whiteland and Greenwood. Read through the requirements and the application due date is April 3, 2017

http://www.greenwoodrotary.org/

Indiana Mining & Mineral Education Program Scholarship

The purpose of the Indiana Mining & Mineral Education Program (IMMEP) Scholarship Program is twofold, (1) Strengthen the Indiana aggregates industry by promoting careers in the industry and supporting education of individuals seeking a career in the aggregates industry, and (2) Establish relationship with institutions of higher learning providing education supporting careers in the aggregates industry.

Please visit  https://immep.formstack.com/forms/2017scholarship_application for application requirements.