Current Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

(Click here for 2018-2019 Scholarship Booklet)

CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE 

SENIORS: You should have received a referral from Mrs. Mundy to apply for the Wendy’s Heisman Award Scholarship. She referred any Senior athlete with a B, or better, average using e-mails that we have in Sycamore. If you didn’t hear from the Heisman Award people, check that we have the correct e-mail for you in our system.  Deadline is October 17th.

SENIORS: Seniors: The Horatio Alger Association application for a scholarship is now available at https://application.horatioalger.org. Applicants must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) is required. Application deadline is October 25th.

SENIORS: If you are interested in the University of Dayton, see Mrs. Mundy as soon as possible. Washington Catholic can nominate students for a $10,000 Leadership in Service scholarship ($2,500/year). They want students who have a desire for personal development and are committed to service within their school, church and community. Selected students are also eligible for a University merit scholarship worth up to $98,000 over four years.

All Students: The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards applications are now open and can be found at https://spirit.prudential.com. Applications must be submitted by November 6th. These awards honor students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. The activity that students use on the application must have been participated in at least in part after September 1, 2017

SENIORS: St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, Terre Haute, IN announces their Catholic Faith Scholarship for students attending a catholic High School or Parish. Students must indicate catholic faith on the application. Applicants must also provide a letter from their parish IF they do not attend a catholic high school. Awards up to $20,000 for students living on campus and up to $16,000 for commuter students.  To learn more about the Catholic Faith Scholarship or any other SMWC awar4d, please visit www.smwc.edu/offices-resources/offices/financial-aid.

SENIORS: The Elks National Foundation announces their 2019 Most Valuable Student Scholarship application is now open. You can find the application at www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm. To be eligible students must be a US citizen, currently a high school Senior and plan to earn a 4-year degree. The Elks will award 500 4-year scholarships ranging from $1,000-$12,500 per year. Application deadline is submission on-line by November 15th. The selection of winners begins at the local Lodge level and continues through district, state and national judging.

SENIORS:  If you are planning on going into Education, the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship is now available for nomination and application. The award is up to $7,500 each year for four academic years. In exchange, students agree to teach of 5 years at an eligible Indiana school or repay the award.  To be nominated a student must be in the top 20% of the class as well as rank in the top 20% as far as test scores on the SAT or ACT test. See Mrs. Mundy as soon as possible if this is you./ Application deadline is November 30th.