Current Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

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CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

SENIORS: The Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation offers more than 200 scholarships a year. There are several available to Indiana students. Check them out at epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants.  There is a $5.00 application fee for each scholarship. Application is done on-line. To find current scholarships available, click on the current list of ESA Foundation Scholarships available by State. Application deadline is February 1st.

 

SENIOR: The Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship application is now available on-line at www.breastcancerplate.org. This is a scholarship of up to $1,500 that will be awarded to an Indiana High School Senior(s) whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. Visit the website named above, click on the Scholarship tab and download the complete application. Application deadline is a February 2 postmark. Faxed and/or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

 

SENIORS: The Daviess Community Hospital Foundation will be awarding Health Career Scholarships to residents of Daviess, Martin and Pike counties OR dependents of DCH employees from any area. Applications are now available on the Foundation’s web page at www.dchsop.org. Click on “Foundation” and choose Health Career Scholarship from the drop down menu. Up to $1,500 may be awarded for each recipient of the Health Careers Scholarship and one $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing nursing from the Helen Arthur Memorial Scholarship. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in health care with the intention of pursuing that career in the Daviess Community Hospital service area. If you have questions whether your path of study qualifies, please call the DCH Foundation office at 812-254-8858 or e-mail asteiner@dchosp.org. E-mailed applications are preferred to be sent to CHarner@dchosp.org.  Applications and attachments may be mailed to DCH Foundation Office, P.O. Box 760, Washington, IN 47501, but it must still meet the deadline.  The application deadline is Sunday, February 11, 2018 at midnight.

 

SENIORS: There are several National DAR Scholarships. One is a “general” scholarship—The Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship will award two $5,000 scholarships . Specific National DAR Scholarships can be applied for by students majoring in Political Science, History, Government & Economics; Nursing Scholarships; Medical Scholarships; Math Science & English Majors; music & voice majors; horticulture majors; son or daughter of a member of the NSDAR. Applications and accompanying material must be e-mailed in one mailing to the designated national vice chair of each specific scholarship by 11:59 PMEST February 15th.

 

SENIORS: The Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) offers a $500 scholarship. This is different from the Vigo County Good Citizen Award. Applicants must be a US citizen and plan on attending a college or university in Indiana.. That includes technical schools Selection will be based on academic excellence, extra-curricular participation, community involvement, commitment to fields of study and financial need. No affiliation with the DAR is required. A letter from the local Vigo County DAR chapter is also needed. That contact information is available in the Main Office. All application materials must be included in one package and arranged in a specific order. Application deadline is a March 1 postmark and mailed to a Milroy, Indiana address.

 

SENIORS: The Daviess County Homemaker’s Scholarship application is now available in the Main Office. A daughter, granddaughter, son, grandson or step-daughter/step-son of any Daviess County Extension Homemaker who lives in Daviess County or in the home of a member who lives in another County is eligible to apply. Applicant must have a B average (3.0) gpa. Awards of $100 each will be given. Applications must be in the Extension Office by March 1st.

 

SENIORS: The Daviess-Martin Rural Telephone Corp (RTC Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) will award thirty $2,000 college scholarships. Applicant’ home phone number must start with 388, 444, 486, 644, or 687 to be considered. The local RTC Communications will make a matching $500 contr4ibution bringing the one-time scholarship award to $2,500. An application from can be found in the Main Office or be downloaded at www.frs.org. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1.

 

SENIORS: The  Crane Credit Union Scholarship application is now available in the Main Office. The applicant must be the primary member on the account as of March 1, 2018—a student who is a joint owner on the account is not considered a primary member. There is time top adjust that if necessary.  Applicants must have the intent to be enrolled full-time, in the Fall following Spring graduation, at a technical, 2-year or 4-year college or university and working toward a degree. Minimum gpa is 2.0. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded with the expectation of one winner per community location of CCU branches. Applicants will be judged on the following: Application-30%; Academic Profile-10%; Essay-60% (with Grammar and Punctuation-10%; Spelling-10%; and Content -35%;  Cover Page-5%). Application deadline is receipt at Crane Credit Union, Attn: Greg Bateman, 1 West GHAte Drive, Odon, IN 47562 by March 1steither through an e-mail (gbateman@cranecu.org) or mail.

 

Seniors: The Pace Community Action Agency, Inc. offers the Judith K. Bobe Scholarship to graduating seniors that were previously Head Start Students. Up to two $500 scholarships will be awarded. Application forms are available in in the Main Office or on-line at www.pacecaa.org/services/scholarshipprogram/.  It will look like an error page, but look toward the bottom of the page and you will see “click here” in red to go to their home page. In the right hand column on the home page you will see “Pace Scholarships for Former Head Start Students” in red. Click on that. Application deadline is RECEIVED at the Pace Community Action, Inc, 525 North 4th Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 by Thursday March 29th—NOT postmarked.

SENIORS: The Daviess County Right to Life are offering a $500 Scholarship in honor of Donna Gentry to a Daviess County High School Senior who presents the best essay on the theme “What is happening to America because of abortion.” The essay must be at least 500 words in length and not more than 550. Application forms are available in the Main Office. For more information you can visit their website www.daviesscountyrtl.com or e-mail louiskavanaughjr@gmail.com or dcrtl76@gmail.com. Applications can be mailed to Daviess County Right to Life, P.O. Box 41, Washington, IN 47501. The deadline is a Friday, March 30 postmark.