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SENIORS--DEADLINES APPROACHING Have you applied to any college or university yet? If you miss the initial deadline date, you will not be considered for many of these scholarships. Be sure that you apply soon and give your counselor plenty of time to complete her portion of the application prior to the deadlines below. All parts of the application must be submitted by the established deadline. If you have questions or are having difficulties, please contact your counselor. IUPUI—Bepko, Plater and Herbert Scholarships—Nov. 15 Purdue University – Nov. 15 Franklin College—Dec. 1 Indiana State University—Dec. 1 (including the Gongaware Business Scholarship) Marian University—San Damiano Scholarship—Dec. 1 Wabash College—Dec. 1 Xavier University—Dec. 1 University of Dayton—Dec. 15 Marian University—all other scholarships—Dec. 30 University of Indianapolis—Jan. 1 University of Kentucky competitive scholarship—Jan. 13 DePauw University—Feb. 1 University of Southern Indiana—Feb. 1 University of Kentucky non competitive scholarships—March 1 GENERAL INFORMATION 1. (new) Graduation Announcements: Seniors recently received packets of information from both HerffJones and Jostens regarding the ordering of graduation memorabilia. Please know that the caps, gowns, and tassels have already been ordered for all seniors. Students will be able to keep the cap and tassel but must return the gown after graduation. DO NOT order a cap and gown. If seniors would like a second tassel, they certainly can order it through either of the companies. If you have additional questions about the packets, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Mary Hall, graduation coordinator, or either of the company representatives. 2. (new) Seniors who have not applied to a college or university are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. If you need assistance, please contact your counselor. 3. Seton Hall University in New Jersey offers extreme tuition discounts ($10,104) to students who have a minimum of 27 ACT composite or combined 1200 SAT with not less than 550 on both the critical reading and math sections. Interested students must apply by Dec. 15. The application for admission is free. www.shu.edu/applying Open house is Nov. 6 www.shu.edu/go/openhouse 4. Indiana State University’s offers undergraduate degrees in music education, music business, performance and composition. They will host two music career days on Nov. 7 and Feb. 10th. Additionally, they will host auditions for admission and scholarship consideration on Nov. 7, Jan. 23, Feb. 10, Feb. 11 and Feb. 20th. For more information contact the School of Music at 812-237-2771 NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
1. The University of Kentucky recently announced that effective immediately, the minimum requirements to be eligible for our top-tier competitive scholarships (including the Otis A. Singletary, Presidential, Commonwealth, and National Excellence Scholarships) are a 31 ACT and/or a 1360 SAT (M+CR) and a 3.5 unweighted GPA. In previous years, we have required a 3.75 unweighted GPA. The Competitive Scholarship Application can be downloaded online at http://www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarships/files/AcadSchApp.pdf. Please note that the deadline for seniors to apply for competitive scholarships is Friday, January 13, 2012. 2. The U. S. Bank Scholarship requires no essay. It is a $1,000 award based on a random drawing. The program runs October through March 2102. If interested, you can apply online at usbank.com/scholarship Forty scholarships will be awarded nationally. 3. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences offers a scholarship to students who plan to attend a four-year college in pursue a career in television or television related fields. The on-line application is available at: nataslgl.org. Once you have entered the website, mouse over the ―Students‖ tab at the top right of the page, and then select ―Scholarships‖ from the drop down menu to complete the application. All applications must be submitted by Feb. 15, 2012. If you have questions, please contact the chapter office at 440-526-EMMY (3669) or Dr. Phil Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org 4. Winthrop University (located about 50 miles south of Charlotte, NC) in South Carolina offers the following scholarships: a. Trustee’s Scholarship--$14,000 with 4.0 gpa and 1500 SAT or 34 ACT b. President’s Scholarship--$10,000 with 3.5 gpa and 1400-1490 SAT or 32-33 ACT c. Joynes Scholarship--$7,500 with 3.5 gpa and 1300-1390 SAT or 29-31 ACT d. Tillman Scholarship--$5,000 with 3.5 gpa and 1250-1290 SAT or 28 ACT e. Founder’s Scholarship--$2,500 with 3.5 gpa and 1100-1240 SAT and 24-27 ACT For more information go to www.winthrop.edu/finaid. f. Talent Awards in dance, design, fine arts, music and theatre through the College of Visual and Performing Arts. www.winthrop.edu/finaid/talentscholarships 5. Robert Morris University in Illinois offers the Academic Distinction Award to students with an ACT composite of 24 or higher or SAT of 1090 and a gpa of 2.5. www.robertmorris.edu 6. The deadline for submitting an application and being considered for a scholarship at the University of Cincinnati (OH) is Dec. 1, 2011. Official test scores must come directly from the testing agency by the deadline. You will be automatically considered for the Cincinnatus Scholarship with your application.www.admissions.uc.edu 7. Rose Hulman Institute of Technology is offering several full-tuition four-year scholarships to ethnic students interested in math, the sciences, and/or engineering. Interested students should see Mrs. Hall for additional information about this opportunity. PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED SCHOLARSHIPS 1. The Central Indiana Chapter of the Indiana University Alumni Association is awarding four (4), $1,000.00 scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year. The eligibility requirements are that the student be a resident of Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks or Marion county, and will be attending any campus of Indiana University in the Fall of 2012. Applications may also be downloaded from our Chapter’s website at: http://alumni.indiana.edu/chapters/central-indiana/supporting-community/scholarships.html Please note that the application deadline is January 27, 2012. 2. The University of St. Francis will host a Talent Day on December 3, 2011 with scholarships in the following areas being awarded: Studio art, Communication Arts and Graphic Design, Music Technology, Art Education, Art History, Communication, Computer Art, Choir, Pep Band, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Drum Line. Interested students school call 260-399-7700 x 8001 to register. Students must also submit a portfolio or audition for the talent scholarships. For more information on what students should have prepared, please see the handout in the scholarship carousel outside the guidance area.
The University of Southern Indiana Greater Indianapolis Alumni Association Scholarship is available to seniors who have attained a cumulative 3.25 grade point average or better. The scholarship recipient will receive a $2,000 scholarship awarded in $500 allotments each fall semester for a maximum of four years of eligibility. The award will be applied by the USI Financial Assistance Office toward the recipient’s tuition, fees, and books at USI beginning with the 2012-13 academic year. The application can be accessed in the guidance carousel. The deadline is March 9, 2012. Lilly Scholarships—Each county has their own requirements and deadlines for the Lilly Scholarship, but most award tuition, fees, and usually (but not always) a book stipend. Information on these awards will be available on the following dates: a. Marion County residents—paper applications (only) will be available Nov. 11 at RHS new date b. Johnson County residents—more information will be available around Thanksgiving break c. Morgan County residents—on-line applications available Nov. 14 at www.cfmconline.org (but please see Mrs. Hall as well as there is a handout that will be very important to your completion of the application.) d. Shelby County residents—on-line applications available Nov. 15: www.blueriverfoundation.org e. Other counties—please see Mrs. Hall for additional links Community Foundations in all counties have scholarships in addition to the Lilly Scholarship. Please check out the links below for your county: a. Marion County—Central Indiana Community Foundation: www.cicf.org (available Nov. 11) new date b. Johnson County—www.jccf.org (available Dec. 1) c. Morgan County—www.cfmconline.org (available Nov. 14) d. Shelby Country—www.blueriverfoundation.org (available Nov. 15) Ball State University theatre and dance auditions will be held on campus on the following dates: a. Audition: Feb. 11 with application deadline of Jan. 30 b. Audition: Feb. 25 with application deadline of Feb. 13 Boston University offers the following scholarships with a deadline of December l, 20111. a. Trustee Scholarship - Boston University's most prestigious full-tuition scholarship recognizes outstanding academic performance and leadership ability. b. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship - a full-tuition scholarship that recognizes students who have embraced the ideals of Dr. King and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to social justice and community involvement. Students must also present very strong academic records. c. Alexander Graham Bell Scholarship - a full-tuition scholarship that recognizes students with strong math and science abilities who have the potential to thrive at BU's College of Engineering. d. Presidential Scholarship, a $20,000 renewable scholarship for students with exceptional academic records. No additional essays or nominations are required. However, priority consideration will be given to students who submit an application for admission by December 1. e. The School of Education Scholarship - a full-tuition scholarship that recognizes academically gifted students who will be the teachers of tomorrow. Application deadline: January 1, 2012 Belmont University (TN) will automatically consider students for their scholarships with a completed application submitted in total by Dec. 1st. All scholarships range from $3,000 to $10,000 annually. More scholarship information can be found online at: www.belmont.edu/sfs/undergrad/merit.html The Indiana Latino Institute offers scholarships to current high school students who have a 2.5 gpa, demonstrate financial need, and who have been involved in service. Applications are available in the guidance carousel. Preference is given to Latino students. Baker College (MI) offers scholarship in a variety of programs in the following areas: business; engineering/technology (including automotive, electronic, interior design, computer); health services;
education and human services; and office administration. For more information: www.baker.edu Applications must be submitted by May 1st.
Indiana Wesleyan University announces their Servant Leader Scholarship competition. Eight students will be selected to receive scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 a year. Students must apply to IWU and then to the John Wesley Scholars Program (Honors College). Finalists will be invited on campus for an interview in February or March. Applications are due Feb. 1. For more information jwhc.indwes.edu Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania offers several academic and talent scholarships. To access information on these awards, visit: http://www.susqu.edu/admissions/4397.asp Merit and talent scholarships from Loras College (IA) are available at: http://www.loras.edu/admissions/meritbased.asp Most awards are based on a Dec. 15 application deadline. Butler University STEM Scholars Program is available to students who plan to major in a STEM field: biology, biomedical engineering, chemistry, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, physics, or software engineering. Submit an application for admission by Feb. l, 2012 and submit the FAFSA by March 1st. Finalist will need to submit a letter of recommendation from a science or math teacher, provide a written lab report or research paper, and participate in an on-campus discovery session. Ball State University offers the Miller Scholars Program for students planning to pursue a business major. Ten scholarships are awarded annually and can be renewed for three years. Requirements: 3.82 core gpa, SAT average 1850+ (all three tests) or ACT 28, and honors or AP courses. The program seeks students who are curious about the ―how‖ and ―why‖ of particular topics and are eager to pursue knowledge. All application materials must be received by Jan. 31, 2012. More information: www.bsu.edu/business/millerscholars. Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio offers $10,000 awards for non-majors in dance, music, theater, and studio art. Audition and portfolio submissions required. Additionally for majors in dance, music, and theater there are full-tuition awards. For more information: admission.case.edu Fall open house is November 11, 2011. The following universities offer a co-op scholarship: Drexel University (PA), Johnson & Wales University, Kettering (MI), Rochester Institute of Technology (NY), University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo, and Wentworth Institute of Technology. Deadline is Feb. 15, 2012 and students must have a 3.5/4.0 gpa and complete all admissions requirements. For more information and to submit an application: www.co-op.edu Transcripts and recommendations are not required. The number of monetary awards will vary by institution but there are at least 15 awards at each school. Please know that many institutions offer co-op opportunities. AXA offers two different scholarships. The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship in association with U. S. News & World Report is due by Dec. 1 and is based on ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community, and ability to succeed in college. The deadline is Feb. 1, 2012. More information is available at www.axa-achievement.com The second scholarship is due by Dec. 1, 2011 and seeks individuals who have demonstrated: ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community; and the ability to succeed in college. For more information:
Spalding University in Louisville offers scholarships in the amount of $1500 to $14,500 for a specific gpa and test score. The scores and gpa range from a 2.3 and 16 ACT for a $1,500 award to a 3.9 gpa and 30+ ACT for an award of up to $14,500. These are automatic scholarships with an application. Additionally, students can apply for 80 different Spalding Endowed Scholarship via one application which becomes available in February. The Endowed Scholarships are renewable annually and range from $1,500 to $2,000. www.spalding.edu
College of Mount St. Joseph offers several scholarships including: a. Elizabeth Seton Scholarship: 30-36 ACT or 1330+ SAT with 3.0 gpa earns $13,000 award b. Elizabeth Seton Scholarship: 30-36 ACT or 1330+ SAT with 3.5 gpa earns $14,000 award c. Presidential Scholarship: 26-29+ ACT or 1170+ SAT with 3.0 gpa earns $11,500 award d. Presidential Scholarship: 26-29+ ACT or 1170+ SAT with 3.5 gpa earns $12,500 award e. Trustee Scholarship: 24-25+ ACT or 1090+ SAT with 3.0 gpa earns $10,500 award f. Trustee Scholarship: 24-25+ ACT or 1090+ SAT with 3.5 gpa earns $11,500 award g. Dean’s Scholarship: 22-23+ ACT or 1020+ SAT with 3.0 gpa earns $9,500 award h. Dean’s Scholarship: 22-23+ ACT or 1020+ SAT with 3.5 gpa earns $10,500 award i. Merit Award: 20-21+ ACT or 940+ SAT with 3.0 gpa earns $8,500 award j. Merit Award: 20-21+ ACT or 940+ SAT with 3.5 gpa earns $9,500 award k. MSJ Opportunity Award: 3.25 gpa earns $8,000 award l. MSJ Opportunity Award: 2.75 gpa earns $6,000 award m. Schmidlapp Scholarship—female student based on academic talent majoring in biology, chemistry or math--$5,000 award n. Saint Mary Lea Scholarship—academic talent and apply by Jan. 31--$2,000 award o. Moore-Eckel Scholarship—academic talent and major in education, business or art. $1,500 p. Sisters of Charity Scholarship—academic talent with application by Jan. 31--$1,000 q. Band Award—participation in band--$500 to $1,000 21. IUPUI Scholarships. IUPUI offers several excellent scholarships including the Bepko, Plater and Herbert Presidential. The deadline for these scholarships is Nov. 15, 2011 and there is a separate application for each of the awards. Awards range from $8,000 a year for four years to full tuition for undergraduate and graduate work.
Bepko—http://honorscollege.iupui.edu/scholarships/bepko Plater—http://honorscollege.iupui.edu/scholarships//plater/ Herbert—http://honorscollege.iupui.edu/scholarships/herbert Additional IUPUI scholarships can be found at http://www.iupui.edu/~scentral/
University of Indianapolis scholarships: www.uindy.edu a. Presidential—up to full tuition; A gpa, SAT 1300+ or ACT 29+, apply before Jan. lst b. Distinguished Dean’s Scholarship: $10,500-$15,500; B+ average, 1200+ SAT or 27+ ACT c. U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar Academic Recognition Awards: $6,000-$9,000, strong grades and challenging college prep curriculum d. Community Service Leadership Award: $10,000, B or above, challenging curriculum, SAT 1100+ or 24+ ACT and demonstrate leadership thru community service at school, church or in community. A separate application is required. e. Alumni Scholarship: $10,000 with a B gpa, challenging college prep curriculum, SAT 1100+ or 24+ ACT, leadership potential and nomination form completed by alum. Feb. lst deadline and separate application required.
f. Departmental scholarships (stackable with above merit aid) range from $1,000 to half tuition and include: art, chemistry, speech team, nursing, music, business, social sciences (psychology), theology, theatre, and Methodist grants. 23. DePaul University (IL) scholarships: www.depaul.edu/scholarships a. Presidential Scholarship: $15,500 renewable and most selective scholarship b. Schmitt Scholarship—need and merit c. Deans’ Scholarship--$12,000-$12,500—exceptional level of achievement based on gpa and test scores d. DePaul Scholars’ Award--$10,000-$11,500—strong academic credentials e. St. Vincent de Paul Scholarship--$3,000-$7,000—strong academic credentials f. School of Accountancy Scholarship—major in accounting; renewable; must file FAFSA g. Community Service and Leadership Scholarships--$8,500—demonstrated community involvement and/or leadership h. Talent Scholarships: $2,000-$15,000—art, music performance, theatre performance, theatre design, and theatre studies. 21. Marquette University (WI): Marquette.edu/scholarships a. Ignatius Scholarship: Freshman scholars are selected based on academics, scores, leadership and community service; up to $14,000 with Dec. 1 deadline b. Departmental Competition Scholarships-http://www.marquette.edu/explore/scholarships_competitions.shtml c. Burke Scholarship: http://www.marquette.edu/explore/scholarships_burke.shtml Exceptional commitment to community and service to others; full tuition 22. Truman State University (MO) offers automatic freshman scholarships as well as a Bulldog Legacy Scholarship, Midwest Student Exchange Program, and the Pershing Scholarships. Apply by Dec. lst. For more information http://financialaid.truman.edu 23. Indiana Wesleyan University; Add points from high school gpa (weighted) to points earned for ACT/SAT. A minimum value in each category must be met in order to receive a scholarship. Additionally, every freshman who files the FAFSA by March 10 of their senior year will receive between $2,000-$9,000 in financial aid. Talent awards (music, art, theatre and athletics) are also available. GPA 3.40 3.50 3.60 3.70 3.80 3.90 7.0 Points 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 SAT/ACT 1100/24 1130/25 1170/26 1210/27 1240/28 1280/29 1360/31 Total 2-3 points 4-5 points 6-7 points 8-9 points 10-11 points 12-14 points Amount $3,000/year $3,500/year $4,000/year $5,000/year $7,000/year $8,000/year
24. Benedictine University (IL) offers an automatic $1500 scholarship to graduates of Catholic high schools. For more information: www.ben.edu/springfield 25. Lewis University—Talent (music, art and theatre), athletic and academic scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $11,000 are available. www.lewisu.edu/scholarships 26. Butler University offers Freshman Academic Scholarships (deadline Nov. 15) that range from $6000$15,000 and the Morton Finney Leadership Program (deadline Nov.15) with awards ranging from $1,000 to $12,000 annually. For more information www.butler.edu 27. Southeastern University (FL) offers scholarships from $500 to $7,000: SAT Score ACT Score 4.0 GPA 3.8 GPA 3.5 GPA 1490-1710 21-24 $3-5,000 $3-5,000 $3-5,000 1720-1940 25-28 $5-7,000 $5-7,000 $5-7,000 1950-2400 29-36 $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
GPA $3,000 $3-5,000 $5-7,000 GPA $3,000 $3-5,000 $5-7,000 Additional Southeaster University Scholarships a. Honors Program--$2500 added to other scholarship/s b. Chancellor’s Scholars: $7,500 c. President’s Scholars: $5,500 d. Regent’s Scholars: $3,500 e. Quest Scholars: $4,500 f. Journey Scholars: $4,500 g. Venture Scholars: $1,500 h. National Merit (any): Varies i. Performance Awards: music, theatre/drama, music tour team, athletic 28. Ball State University offers an art scholarship based on a portfolio review at their annual Open House on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. To register for the portfolio review: www.bsu.edu/art/openhouse Additional information on portfolio expectations is available from Mrs. Hall in the guidance area or Mr. Stratton, art teacher. 29. Indiana State University offers the Gongaware Scholars Program. It is available to students who have demonstrated leadership, have earned a 1500/2400 on the SAT and have earned a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Students who are interested in financial services or insurance should consider applying for this Scholarship. Students will receive a $30,000 scholarship, personal laptop computer, and a $3,000 professional development account. Additionally, you will have a professional mentor and excellent opportunities for outstanding internships, jobs, and networking opportunities. 30. Trine University announces their scholarships: a. President’s Scholarship: 3.9 gpa with ACT 27+ or SAT 1220+ awards $14,000/year b. Distinguished Scholarship: 3.7 gpa with 25+ ACT or 1130+ SAT awards $12,500/year c. Dean’s Scholarship: 3.5 gpa with 23+ ACT or 1055+ SAT awards $11,000/year d. University Scholarship: gpa of 3.2 with 21+ ACT or 980+ SAT awards $9,5000/year e. Discovery Award: 2.7 gpa with 19+ ACT or 920+ SAT awards $5,500/year f. Legacy Award: $2,000/year g. Activity Award (music, choir, cheerleading): $1,000/year h. Boys & Girls State Tuition Award: $2,000/year i. Invitation only scholarships include: 1) Bateman Kolb Scholarship: 4.0 gpa with 27+ ACT or 1230+ SAT awards full tuition 2) Allen School of Engineering & Technology, Franks School of Education, Ketner School of Business and Jannen School of Arts & Science: 4.0 with 27+ ACT or 1230+ SAT awards $19,500/year 3) Trustee Scholarship: 4.0 with 28+ ACT or 1230 SAT awards $15,500/year 31. Essay contests are listed in the Document library of College and Career Connections. 32. University of Louisville’s National Scholars Award is a $10,000 scholarship for out-of-state students who have a gpa of 3.35/4.0, 26+ ACT or 1170+ SAT. No separate application is required. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15. 33. Miami University (OH) offers the following scholarships based on tests and gpa: a. 30+ ACT or 1330+ SAT and 3.7+ gpa earns $40,000 ($10,000/year) b. 28-29 ACT or 1250-1320 SAT and 3.7+ gpa earns $28,000 ($7,000/year) c. 26 or 27 ACT or 1170-1240 SAT and 3.7+ gpa earns $18,000 ($4,500/year) Please note that Miami will only accept official scores from the testing agencies. They consider the highest ACT composite but they will ―super-score‖ the SAT results. 34. Millikin University (IL) offers the following scholarships: (more information in guidance carousel) a. Presidential Scholarship—27+ ACT/1200+ SAT and 4.0 gpa—full tuition
b. Millikin Merit Scholarship—Student’s profile demonstrates potential for contributing to campus life-$5,000-$13,000 c. Long-Vanderburg-Cat Scholarship—Honors students who have demonstrated an interest in bringing diversity to the community. This is a $2,000 award. d. Leighty Science Scholarship--$2,000 award to student majoring in biology, chemistry, physics or pre-engineering. e. Service Learning Scholarship—Demonstrated commitment to community service—separate application and up to $2,000 anually. f. Fine Arts Talent Awards—Art, music, theatre or dance scholarship based on talent demonstrated at time of audition. $500 to $4,000 annually. 35. Audition dates for the Illinois Wesleyan University’s School of Music are: Jan. 14, Feb. 4, Feb. 18 and March 3rd. Music majors can qualify for renewable scholarships ranging from $8,000-$19,000 per year. There are a limited number of Director’s Scholarships at $30,000+ per year. Non-Music majors may qualify for the renewable Jennings Scholarship which is worth $500 per year plus free lessons. To schedule a visit and/or audition, contact Laura Dolan, Music Admissions Coordinator at 309-556-3063 or email@example.com 36. Otterbein University (OH) offers the following scholarships: a. Dunlap, Coldiron, and Thompson Full Tuition Award—superior scholarship and leadership b. President’s Scholar Award—4.0 gpa, 28+ ACT or 1260+ SAT worth $14,000 c. Trustee Scholar Award—3.75, 25+ ACT, 1150+ SAT worth $12,500 d. Deans’ Scholar Award—3.4 gpa, 22+ ACT, 1050+ SAT worth $11,000 e. Alumni Scholar Award—3.0 gpa, 20+ ACT or 1000+ SAT worth $5,000 f. Cardinal Science Scholars Award--$6,000—pursuing chemistry, biochemistry, physic or engineering. There is a separate application for this award. g. Ammons-Thomas Award ranges from $500 to $5,000 to qualified students of color h. Talent Awards range from $500 to $4,000 for students majoring in music, communication, theatre, art and based on demonstrated talent. i. Community Service Awards of $1,5000 to students who have demonstrated commitment to service and scholarship. 37. Saint Michael’s College in VT offers a $20,000 (over four years) scholarship Edmundite Scholarship to students who graduate from a Catholic high school. Applications and nomination forms must be received by Feb. 1, 2012. There is additional information in the guidance carousel or from your counselor. 38. Eastern Illinois University is offering the University Honors Program $2000 Scholarship to Roncalli students. With an ACT of 26+ and a 3.5 gpa (and an application for admission), students qualify for this award. EIU also offers the Presidential Scholars Award based on ACT of 28+ and a separate application. For more information http://www.eiu.edu/honors 39. Elks Scholarships are now available in the guidance carousel or on-line: www.elks.org/enf/scholars. a. The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. The deadline is Dec. 2, 2011 and all supporting material must be submitted in its entirety to the local Elks Lodge chair: Randy Rolls, Scholarship Chairman, Indianapolis Elks Lodge #13 10398 Glenn Abbey Lane, Fishers, IN 46037 b. The Elks Legacy Award is available to a child or grandchild of a living Elk who joined the Order on or before April 1, 2009 or a charter member of a Lodge instituted on or after April 1, 2009. The Elk must be a paid-up member through March 13, 2012. Great grandchildren are not eligible. c. Elks Emergency Education Fund Grants are available to provide financial assistance of deceased or totally disabled Elks. Grant amounts may be up to $4,000 based on information submitted in the application. d. Elks Vocational Scholarship is available at www.indianaelks.org 40. Catholic University of America’s scholarships include:
a. Archdiocesan Scholarship—full tuition for four years—candidates must have a minimum 3.8/4.0 gpa, SAT 1450+ or ACT of 32+, and a strong personal profile shown through leadership experience and extracurricular activities b. University Academic Scholarships based on gpa and test scores c. Parish Scholarship—up to $3,000 d. Family Grant—$2,000--for two or more dependent children of the same family concurrently registered as full time students. 41. Are you considering a major in health, physical education, recreation or dance? You may want to apply for the Indiana Association for HPERD Scholarship. Deadline is December 1st. Applications are on-line at www.inahperd.org. 42. University of Evansville scholarships include: a. Scouting Scholarship--$14,000-$15,000 annually. Apply and be admitted to UE with GPA of 3.5+, ACT 23+ or SAT 1530+. Visit campus by April and complete the FAFSA by March 10th. b. Academic Scholarship--$9,500-$16,500 per year based on gpa and ACT or SAT c. National Merit Finalists—full tuition d. National Merit Semifinalists--$20,000 e. Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship--$9,500-$16,500—audition or portfolio required f. Alumni Scholarship--$500-$2,000—Alumni Association award with essay and interview g. Legacy Scholarship--$500—for children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of graduates h. Music Ensemble Participation Grant--$500—based on audition with music department i. Dean and Trustee Scholarships--$16,000-$20,000—based on gpa, test scores and invitation to campus interview 43. Earlham College offers the Presidential Honors Scholarship to students earning the Academic Honors Diploma and a 21 ACT or 1000 SAT. This is $10,500 per year. 44. Lewis University (IL) offers talent (music, art and theatre), athletic and academic scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $11,000. www.lewisu.edu/scholarships 45. IUPUI has an amazing list of scholarships at www.iupui.edu/~scentral Varying deadlines. 46. Gannon University in Pennsylvania offers the following: http://gannon.edu/financialaid/scholarships.asp a. Catholic High School Grant—graduate from US Catholic high school--$1,000 b. Presidential Scholarship—full tuition—apply and be accepted by Dec. 15 and then invited to compete in a scholarship competition c. Founders Scholarship—up to $15,000 (as Presidential) d. Academic Excellence Award--$13,000-$13,500—based on grades and test scores (as Presidential) e. University Scholars Award--$11,000—academic merit and ACT/SAT results f. Provost Achievement Award--$8,000-$10,000—academic merit and test results g. Maroon & Gold Award--$3,000-$5,000—academic merit and test results h. Academic Competition held at Fall Open House range from $500 to $3,000 in the areas of Chemistry, Education, Biology, Business, Engineering, Communication and Language Arts, and Social Science. i. Schuster Memorial Music Award--$1,000-separate application based on musical talent demonstrated by instrumental performance audition at Spring Open House j. Schuster Patron of the Arts Scholarship--$1,000—separate application and awarded to students involved in the arts. Feb. 15 deadline. 47. Valparaiso University Scholarships: a. Founders Scholarship: Full tuition, competitive, Dec. 1 deadline b. Board of Directors Scholarship: Commitment to leadership and service; $16,000-$20,500/year c. Presidential Scholarship: automatically considered with application; $10,000-$14,000 d. Honors Award: GPA, Test scores and 7th semester transcript by Feb. 15; $9,000-$12,000 e. Alumni Heritage Award: Parent attended VU and automatically considered with application 48. Vincennes University offers an Honors Program with a specialized honors curriculum, housing grants, and a $500 scholarship. Interested students should have a minimum SAT writing of 530 or verbal ACT
score of 25. A separate application and more information is available on the website: www.vinu.edu. Look under Future students, click on Honors Program and download the application. 49. Purdue University Scholarships a. Trustees Scholarship--$10,000; Up to 100 scholarships available to students with exceptional academic achievement, leadership, 3.0+ gpa and must apply by Nov. 15th. Renewable with a 3.0 Purdue gpa. b. Presidential Scholarship--$4,000-$8,000; number awarded annually varies; high academic achievement, leadership, service, school involvement, 3.0+ gpa and must apply by Nov. 15th. Renewable with a 3.0 Purdue gpa. c. Marquis Scholarship--$2,000/year and considers financial need as measured by the FAFSA. This is a renewable award with a 2.65 Purdue gpa. Again, must apply by Nov. 15th. d. The School of Agriculture has many scholarships, please consult: http://www.ag.purdue.edu/oap/Lists/Scholarships/coa.aspx 50. St. Louis University’s Honors Program candidate should have an ACT of 30+ or SAT of 1330+ with a gpa of 3.8. A separate application is required with a priority deadline of Dec. 1st. Additionally, two letters of recommendation and a writing sample are required. 51. Vincennes University offers multiple scholarships in many disciplines. For a complete listing, please consult www.vinu.edu/scholarships where electronic applications are available. Paper applications are also available in the guidance area. 52. University of Dayton scholarships are automatic and include: a. Trustee’s Scholarship—A average with 31-36 ACT or 1410-1600 SAT for $55,000 over 4 years b. President’s Scholarship—B+ average with 29-36 ACT or 1280-1600 SAT worth $45,000 to $65,000 over four years c. Dean’s Scholarship—B average with 24-28 ACT or 1090-1270 SAT for $36,000 to $55,000 over four years d. Father Chaminade—B average with 21-23 ACT or 1000-1080 SAT worth $25,000 to $40,000 over four years 53. Hope College in Michigan offers substantial merit-based scholarships. Applications for admission serve as the application for scholarships. The deadline is Feb. 15th. www.hope.edu/admissions/scholarship/academic.html Hope also offers awards in visual arts, dance, music, creative writing and theatre. Auditions or submission of appropriate materials is required. For more information: www.hope.edu/admissions/scholarship/daa.html 54. Saint Louis University offers several special and selective programs including those below. For more information apply to SLU by Dec. and visit admission.slu.edu for more information. a. Honors Program—ACT of 30+ OR SAT 1330 with 3.8 unweighted GPA. Apply by Dec. 1st with two letter of recommendation and the honors application. Honors application at slu.edu/departments/honors b. Medical Scholars Program—ACT of 30+ or 1330+ SAT and A grades in math and science courses. There is a separate Medical Scholars application at admission.slu.edu. Deadline is Dec. lst. c. Pre-Law Scholars Program—ACT of 28+ or SAT 1250+ and A grades in history, social studies and English. Apply by Feb. 1 and complete the Pre-Law Scholars application at admission.slu.edu d. Accounting Scholars Program—ACT of 30+ OR SAT of 1330 with GPA of 3.6 (weighted or unweighted) Dec. 1 deadline and Accounting Scholars Program application at admission.slu.edu e. Cook Business Scholars Program—ACT of 30+ OR SAT of 1330 with high school gpa of 3.75. 55. Indiana State University’s merit scholarship information at www.indstate.edu/scholarships There is a priority deadline of being admitted (not applying) by Dec. 1, 2011. Free application during the month of September. 56. Indiana University offers the Jesse H & Beulah Chanley Cox Research Scholars Program to high school students who have demonstrated exemplary achievement and who are interested in working under the direction of a faculty mentor on research and scholarly activities. This scholarship has a total value of more than $60,000 over four years and provides funds for tuition, fees, books, room and board, and includes a research stipend. Visit scholarships.indiana.edu for more information
57. St. Mary-of-the-Woods College offers the following automatic scholarship: a. Trustee Scholarship of up to $11,000/year with a 3.8 gpa and an 1160 SAT or 25 ACT OR with a 3.2 gpa an SAT of 1400 *CR + M) or 31 ACT. b. Presidential Scholarship of up to $9,000/year with a 3.5 gpa and 1040 SAT or 22 ACT OR with a 3.0 gpa and a 1240 SAT or 28 ACT. c. Dean’s Scholarship of up to $7,000/year with a 3.3 gpa and an 880 SAT or 18 ACT OR with a 2.8 gpa and a 1080 SAT or 23 ACT. d. Woods Scholarship of up to $5,000/year with a 2.9 gpa and an 880 SAT or 16 ACT OR with a 2.6 gpa and a 920 SAT or 19 ACT. e. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Scholarship (by separate application) is also available for up to $20,000/year. Interested students must apply for admission and the scholarship by January 1, 2012. For more information on this scholarships, please visit: www.smwc.edu 58. Vincennes University scholarship link: http://www.vinu.edu/cms/opencms/student_services/financial_aid/scholarships.html 59. Indiana University offers selective scholarships in many disciplines. The link for these awards is: http://scholarships.indiana.edu/scholarships/selective/index.php 60. Ball State University offers multiple scholarships at this link: https://sitecorecms.bsu.edu/AdmissionsLanding/ScholarshipsandFinancialAid/TypesofAid/Scholarships/ BallStateScholarships.aspx 61. Johnson County residents are eligible to apply for the Johnson County REMC Scholarship if they are members of the co-op. In addition to the application, there is an essay. Applications are available at: http://jcremc.com/community-outreach/scholarship/scholarship-information January deadline. 62. The Indiana Jaycee Senate Scholarship: This award is available to high school seniors to win a $1,000 scholarship. Students who will be seniors during the 2011-2012 school year are eligible to fill out the application. Deadline for application is Nov 30, 2011.Please contact Kyle Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or 219-866-86586 with questions or a request for the application. 63. The Imagine America Scholarship is a $1,000 award open to students who will be applying to career schools. Applying for this educational scholarship is easy! Submit an application online at: http://www.imagine-america.org/highschoolscholarships. Candidates should have a minimum gpa of 2.5, demonstrate voluntary community service during the senior year, and have financial need. 64. Link to college scholarship sites: a. IUPUI: http://www.iupui.edu/~scentral/freshman/inmajorspecific.html b. Saint Joseph’s College: www.saintjoe.edu c. Ohio State University’s National Buckeye Scholarship: http://www.sfa.osu.edu/scholarships/index.asp?tab=b d. Miami of Ohio: http://www.units.muohio.edu/sfa/scholar/Miami.htm e. Ball State University: http://cms.bsu.edu/AdmissionsLanding/ScholarshipsandFinancialAid/TypesofAid/Scholarships.aspx f. Butler University: http://www.butler.edu/financial-aid/prospective-freshmen/merit-talent-awards g. Franklin College: http://www.franklincollege.edu/financial-aid/scholarships h. Indiana University: http://scholarships.indiana.edu/scholarships/index.php i. Indiana Wesleyan University: http://www.indwes.edu/Financial-Aid/Undergraduate/Scholarships/ j. Purdue University: http://www.purdue.edu/dfa/sandg/purdue.php k. University of Indianapolis: http://www.uindy.edu/financial-aid-for-new-students/grants-and-scholarships l. Ohio State University: http://www.sfa.osu.edu/scholarships/index.asp?tab=b m. Miami University (Ohio) Harrison Scholarship: http://www.cas.muohio.edu/honors/honors/harrison.html
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