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.


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!

Mitch Daniels Early Graduation Scholarship

The Mitch Daniels Early Graduation Scholarship is a one-time $4,000 scholarship for students who graduate from a publicly supported high school at least one year early. The scholarship may be used toward tuition and fees and any remaining funds shall be remitted to the student. This scholarship may not be used for remedial course work.


  • Must be an Indiana resident and a U.S. Citizen or eligible noncitizen
  • Must have attended a publicly supported high school on a full-time equivalency basis for at least the last two semesters before the student graduated
  • Must have been awarded a minimum of a Core 40 high school diploma by the end of grade 11, including any summer course work completed by July 1 of the year of graduation
  • Must not have been enrolled in a publicly supported high school for any part of a fourth year (grade 12)
  • Must enroll as a full-time student at an eligible institution not later than the fall semester (or its equivalent, as determined by the Commission) in the academic year immediately following the year in which the student graduates from high school
  • Must meet any other minimum criteria established by the Commission

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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!

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!

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.


  • 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


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.


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


  • 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 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.

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 for application requirements.