Scholarships

Indiana Oil and Gas

Indiana Oil and Gas will award a scholarship to any senior who plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree, with preference given for Earth Sciences, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Geology.  Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA.  Apply online by April 1st at  INOGA.ORG.


Gibson County Fairgrounds will award a scholarship to a graduating senior who has been a member of 4-H for at least 5 years.

Applications are due by May 26th and available in the Guidance office.

Indiana Sheriffs’ Association, Inc Scholarship

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association, Inc. offers a scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to enroll full-time at an Indiana college or university and commit to pursue a career in the law enforcement field.  Applicants must be a member of the Sheriff Association or dependent child or grandchild of an ISA member.  If membership requirement is not fulfilled, you may apply to be a member AND apply for the scholarship at the same time.

Applications are in Guidance.

Gibson County Internships

Two internship opportunities for high school students with The Gibson County Chamber of Commerce in areas of Business or Public Relations/Communications will be open to students next fall from August 10 – December 20, 2017.
A resume is required along with an interview. Students should have their own transportation and live in Gibson County.
It is a non-paid internship, but may be able to be included in the student’s schedule as a work-based learning class.
Specific information can be obtained through Kelly Hill in Guidance.

USI Freshman Art & Design Scholarship

Hello.  My name is Alisa (AL) Holen, and I am currently the chair of the Freshman Art & Design Scholarship Committee at the University of Southern Indiana.  Our committee is excited to let you know about our generous Freshman Art & Design Scholarship program here at USI!  We have streamlined our application process this year, which makes it easy and efficient for your senior art students to apply online.  The URL address is included at the end of this email and will give you direct access to the information.

The scholarships are ALL renewable for four years if students stay in good academic standing in the Art & Design Department, so this one application can help them with tuition for their entire college career.  We hope you will take the time to let your seniors know about this terrific opportunity.

We have recently undergone some major upgrades to our art & design department, which will add to our already outstanding art & design program.  We know your students will be pleased with the new opportunities that this provides.  Our faculty members are looking forward to meeting your students, and we hope to see them applying for scholarships at USI.

The URL to the Freshman Art & Design Scholarship Application is https://www.usi.edu/liberal-arts/art/scholarships-and-aid/freshman/application/. Or go to the www.usi.edu website, search for “Art & Design”. Then click “Scholarships and Aid” in the left hand column.

The deadline for applications is the First Friday in February at midnight, so it is FAST approaching!!


Indiana Assoc. of Educational Office Professionals’

Indiana Assoc. of Educational Office Professionals’ student $1,000 scholarship is designed to assist a business education student who wishes to continue a career in an office-related area.    The Indiana winner also could be chosen for a National Assoc. of Educational Office Professionals’ scholarship.  Students must have completed at least 2 business/computer related courses and have at least a 2.8 GPA.
Applications due by February 5.

Get a copy of application in high school office


State Farm Companies Foundation

Do you know high school seniors planning to attend college, technical, or vocational school?

The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship doesn’t require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a 2017 graduating high school senior.
  • High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Plan to enroll full-time for the 2017-18 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/

The deadline is March 1, 2017 or the first 700 submitted applications.

Tell your students to apply today for the State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship program!


TROPICANA

Project 21 Scholarship 201
$2,000
Due April 7, 2017
*Poster, Video or Essay on underage gambling
Essays MUST be published in a school publication
Posters MUST be displayed at the school for at least one week
Videos MUST be no longer than 2 minutes and at least 60 seconds and MUST be played before at least 50 students
Copy off Scholarship Application in Guidance
For questions:  Kim Henning  812-433-4059 or email: khenning@tropevansville.com

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 10th year.
We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline   –  June 12, 2017.
Application Process–Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm


Nursing Scholarship

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an
aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:
A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN
programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017.

Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com [1] and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage. Here
they’ll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

We welcome you to include information about our scholarship competition on your school’s website. Please feel free to spread the word via social
media as well.

Your students may also find our website a helpful starting point for their college search. We provide the Web’s most comprehensive and
analytical resource for selecting a nursing school. I’ve included below a link to our research on your state. Feel free to post this among your
online college counseling resources if it’s helpful:

http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/categories/indiana

Please let me know if you have any questions, and many thanks for your help!

Shawn Harrell
Outreach Manager
Nursing Schools Almanac


Ivy Tech Community College Announces Scholarship Opportunity

The Dr. Z. Olen & Inez G. Pumphrey Scholarship will award $6,000 this year to Ivy Tech students. To be eligible, students must be degree seeking and enrolled in at least one course at the Ivy Tech Princeton Instructional site.  Each year, the Dr. Z. Olen & Inez G. Pumphrey Scholarship benefits multiple students. Since 2012, the Scholarship has collectively awarded $23,200 to 21 Ivy Tech students. This couple – life-long residents of Gibson County – have impacted students in the community with their generosity and commitment to education, said Ayana Blair, executive director of resource development for Ivy Tech. Dr. Olen passed away in 2009.

To be considered for this scholarship and others, students must first enroll for classes. Visit https://www.ivytech.edu/apply-now/ to apply for admission to the College. For more information on scholarships available to Ivy Tech Southwest students visit https://www.ivytech.edu/financial-aid/scholarships.html.


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