2018- 2019 Scholarships

VFW Voice of Democracy Rules and Eligibility

Essay contest open to students in grades 9 - 12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school. "Why My Vote Matters" Patriotic Audio Essay Competition. Deadline October 31. For more information see Mrs. Sutton, Mr. Schmidt, Mrs. Hammell, or Mrs. MacDonald.

Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum

Students who are pursuing a career in a field related to aviation should apply. In addition, students accepted into Ivy Tech Community College's Air Frame-Power plant program. Applications are available in guidance. Application deadline is February 28, 2019.

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Excellent scholarship opportunity. A nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt free. The foundation is looking for scholars who are self-motivated have at least a 3.5 GPA, an 1150 or 23 on the SAT or ACT and must have work 240 (20 hours a month/5 hours a week) in the 12 months prior to the start of each academic year of college. More information is available in guidance or www.hsfmo.org. Deadline is November 15, 2018.

The Steuben County Vocational Education Fund

This scholarship gives students an opportunity to apply for assistance and focuses on educational opportunities that are not typically a four-year bachelor's degree. For students that are considering vocational or trade school, a certificate program, apprenticeship, skill-building courses for work including computer instruction, a secondary language, ect. - this is the perfect opportunity. Applications are available in guidance. Rolling deadline.

Prudential Spirit of Community

Students in grades 5 - 12 are invited to apply for the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award if they have made meaningful contribution tho their communities through volunteer service within the last 12 months. The application is available at http://spirit.prudential.com and www.nassp.org/spirit

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship is now open!!

This scholarship is a $7,500 renewable up to four years, for students that will commit to teaching in Indiana for 5 consecutive years. Must be in the top 20% of your class, have top 20% ACT/SAT scores and submit a complete nomination form via the online application at ScholarTrack.com until November 30.

ACT College and Career readiness champion

Open to any high school senior that has overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions. At a minimum the student must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® Applications can be found www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019.

The following websites are great resources for families of students who are college-bound to research different scholarship opportunities.