Scholarship Connection

Scroll down to find out more about scholarship opportunities both local and beyond.  Scholarship names listed in BOLD are updated for the current school year.  Be sure to check the requirements and deadlines when applying!​

​Merit scholarship (money awarded based on academic success from colleges) information is typically mailed to the student once they apply for the colleges of their choice.  Visit college websites for more scholarship information. 

All students should check to see if the college they have enrolled in uses the RAISEME scholarship website.  To check, go to 
www.raise.me.

Students can also visit the following websites to search for state and national scholarships: 
www.scholarships.comwww.fastweb.com, or www.finaid.org.
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New scholarships added daily are available at 
www.studentScholarships.org and ​www.scholarshipguidance.com. Log on to see if you qualify.

AUGUST DEADLINES

None

SEPTEMBER DEADLINES

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
Click here to see if you qualify.  ​
Deadline: September 3, 2021

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2022 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Complete all 6 activities to be eligible for the $40,000 scholarship.  For more information click here (scroll down to the list & "Learn More" for additional details on how to enter).
Deadline: Monthly entry deadlines. All 6 activities by February 1, 2022.

OCTOBER DEADLINES

Indiana University Wells Scholars Program
The Wells Scholarship pays the full cost of attendance for four years of undergraduate study on IU’s Bloomington campus.  
Deadline: Contact Mrs. Harris if you are planning to attend IU by October 15th!

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2022 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Complete all 6 activities to be eligible for the $40,000 scholarship.  For more information click here (scroll down to the list & "Learn More" for additional details on how to enter).
Deadline: Monthly entry deadlines. All 6 activities by February 1, 2022.

NOVEMBER DEADLINES

U of E Aces Opportunity Grant
For freshmen entering in the Fall of 2022 who meet the criteria will not pay any tuition out of pocket.  No special application is needed to be awarded the Aces Opportunity Grant.  It will automatically be offered to qualified Indiana students. Click here to see if you qualify!
Deadline: Early Application Deadline November 1st and FAFSA completed by April 15th, 2022

College Board Opportunity Scholarships
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2022 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Complete all 6 activities to be eligible for the $40,000 scholarship.  For more information click here (scroll down to the list & "Learn More" for additional details on how to enter).
Deadline: Monthly entry deadlines. All 6 activities by February 1, 2022.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program
To be eligible, seniors must have a 3.5 and demonstrate financial need.  Click here to find out more!
Deadline: November 18, 2021

DECEMBER DEADLINES

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2022 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Complete all 6 activities to be eligible for the $40,000 scholarship.  For more information click here (scroll down to the list & "Learn More" for additional details on how to enter).
Deadline: Monthly entry deadlines. All 6 activities by February 1, 2022.

Hagan Scholarship
A nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help recipients in rural areas graduate college debt free. Perry Central is considered rural! Click here for qualifications and application.
Deadline: December 1, 2021, 5:00 PM CST

BMD scholarship at USI
Interested in pre-medicine? Applying to USI? This scholarship waives full tuition fees for up to 8 semesters at USI and provisional acceptance into the Indiana University School of Medicine. Click here for further details and eligibility requirements.
Deadline: December 1, 2021

Equitable Excellence Scholarship
For students that demonstrate courage, strength, and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service.  Click here for additional requirements and application.
Deadline: December 17, 2021 or until 10,000 apps are received

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship
Are you a high school athlete with at least a 3.0 GPA, going to a 4-yr program after high school? If so, checkout other eligibility requirements and apply here!
Deadline: December 17, 2021 by 10:59 pm CST

Schergens Academic Scholarship
To qualify, you must plan to attend a 4-year college, need a GPA of 3.4 or higher, and either a 25 on the ACT or a 1200 on the SAT.  Apply here.  (Save the file 1st! Edit and fill in after saving! Can also 'Open With' DocHub or another pdf editor.)
Deadline: To Mrs. Harris by December 21, 2021

Schergens Technical Scholarship
If you plan to attend a 2 year college or less, have a 2.5 or higher GPA, and plan to pursue a career in a STEM field (nursing, manufacturing,  electrical, or many others), you should apply here.  (Save the file 1st! Edit and fill in after saving! Can also 'Open With' DocHub or another pdf editor.)
Deadline: To Mrs. Harris by December 21, 2021

JANUARY DEADLINES

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2022 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Complete all 6 activities to be eligible for the $40,000 scholarship.  For more information click here (scroll down to the list & "Learn More" for additional details on how to enter).
Deadline: Monthly entry deadlines. All 6 activities by February 1, 2022.

Ohio Valley Longbeards National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship
You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, a current hunting license and be a member of the NWTF  to apply (you can join to apply).  Click here for the full requirements and here for the online application!
Deadline: January 1, 2022 - important to note that this is for the local chapter!

INSHAPE Scholarship
Majoring in health, physical education, kinesiology, recreation, dance, or exercise science? Click here for more requirements and app.
Deadline: January 15, 2021

Knights of Pythias Scholarship
At least 12 scholarships of $1000 will be awarded to selected graduating high school seniors.  Eligibility: live in Indiana and have a GPA of at least 3.0.  Click here for instructions and here for the PDF version of the app (open with DocHub or another pdf editor) or click here for the Google Doc version of the app ("Make a copy" to edit).
Deadline: To Mrs. Harris by January 17, 2022

4-H Scholarships
For senior 4-Hers enrolled in 4-H for 2022. Click here for the scholarship applications and explanations.   The completed form is uploaded in your 4-Honline account. FYI: your extension area is 3.  Contact Cathy Boerste (boerste@purdue.edu or 812-547-7084) with any questions PRIOR to the deadline.
Deadline: January 25, 2022

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship
Aspiring Indiana teachers can apply for up to $30,000 in financial aid through the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. The scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year of college (up to $30,000 total) for top performing Hoosier students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after earning their degrees. Click here for requirements and details. Apply at ScholarTrack.IN.gov.
Deadline: January 31, 2022

FEBRUARY DEADLINES

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2022 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Complete all 6 activities to be eligible for the $40,000 scholarship.  For more information click here! (And scroll down to the list & 'Learn More' for additional details on how to enter.)
Deadline: Monthly entry deadlines. All 6 activities by February 1, 2022.

Community Foundation Scholarships
In Perry County, the Community Foundation endows scholarship opportunities through the Foundation that houses scholarships for those that have honored their loved ones, communities, high schools, colleges, or professions. There are different requirements depending on the scholarship.  Click here for a list of the opportunities and the directions to apply!
Deadline: February 1, 2022
***Important - January 6th, Mrs. Emily Alvey will present during 1st WIN about the procedures and tips so you can submit without errors!***

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships
There are several that you qualify for by just being an Indiana resident!  Click here to find out more!  Apply here!
Deadline: February 1, 2022

Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship Award
Applicants must be a HS senior whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer.  2.8 GPA min.  Click here for more information and to download application.
Deadline: February 4, 2022

IAEOP Scholarship
Pursuing business after high school? Completed 2 yr-long courses of business in high school? You are eligible!  Click 
here for app!
Deadline: February 5, 2022 by mail February 10, 2022 by email

Kiwanis Scholarship
Must be Key Club member or be a dependent of a Kiwanis member.  Click
here for app!
Deadline: February 22, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Tri-Kappa State Vocational Scholarship
High school senior attending a vocational/trade school? Click
here for directions.  Click here for the app!
Deadline: February 22, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Indiana ADA & Title VI Association Scholarship
Applicants need at least a 3.0 GPA and to complete an essay about how you career choice can help those with disabilities.  Click
here for the link to the app.  DocHub is suggested for completion, as well as emailing a downloaded PDF of the completed app to the email provided in the application.  
Deadline: February 25, 2022

MARCH DEADLINES

IASP Scholarship
Interested in a degree in psychology? Click here for information and app.
Deadline: March 1, 2022

ISTA Scholarships
Several scholarships to explore if you are interested in a degree in education, such as the Justine M. Harrell Memorial, Educator Scholarship (if a dependent or grandchild of an ISTA member), or Louis Russell Scholarship (for minority students pursuing a degree in vocational education).  Apply here.
Deadline: March 1, 2022

MasterBrand Cabinets, INC. Dependent Scholarship Program
This program is designed for graduating high school seniors whose parent works for MBCI. Scholarship winners will be chosen on the basis of their academic performance and personal achievements. The amount of the annual scholarships will be $1,000 and will be renewable for three year after the initial award. Click on Info and App Tips for app and specifics! 
Deadline: March 1, 2022

Aiden Alvey Memorial Scholarship
Student must be enrolled in a Technical School or University in the following fields:  Welding, Mechanics, Veterinarian or Veterinarian Assistant (Tech), or Manufacturing.  Click here for app!  Print and neatly handwrite or complete in DocHub.  I can add GPA with the transcript.
Deadline:  March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

ATTC Scholarship
For any PC student. Click here for app! I suggest to 'Open with' Google Docs and complete all tables first. Download as a pdf and 'Open with' DocHub to complete everything else.
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Cash Waggner & Associates Scholarship
Must be pursuing surveying or civil engineering to apply. Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

Clay A. Atkins Memorial Scholarship
Student must be a member of the Varsity Football Team with a minimum 2.75 GPA.  Click here for app!
Deadline: March 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

Dan Peter Memorial Building Trades Scholarship
Currently or have taken a building trades class and pursuing a vocational school after high school.  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Delta Waterfowl Scholarship
Have a connection to hunting and fishing? Or a future career in the outdoors?  Find further details here.
Deadline:  March 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

Dennis Sprinkle Memorial Scholarship
Are you a senior involved in the boys basketball program (players, managers, etc.)?  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Eddie Cronin Memorial Scholarship
Must be pursuing a 4-yr degree program and be a Varsity Football Team member.  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Eighth District American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship
Are you a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a member of the American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary (see app for more details on eligibility)? For application click here!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Scholarship
For application click here!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Holly Clark Memorial Scholarship
For any PC Senior Student to be enrolled in a Technical School, College, or University.  Click here for app!  Print and neatly handwrite or complete in DocHub. 
Deadline:  March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Hoosier Hills Credit Union
Students must be a member themselves, or have a parent or guardian that is a member of Hoosier Hills Credit Union to apply.  Click here for the app! Go to 'File' and 'Make a Copy' to edit in Google Docs.
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

HOSA Scholarship
Interested in the medical field? Click here for requirements and app.
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Isaak Edward Kemp Memorial Scholarship
For any PC student furthering education after high school.  Click here for app!
Deadline: March 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree Scholarship
Requirements include membership or have membership of immediate family.  Click here for instructions. Click here for app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Knights of Columbus Council 1172
Requirements include membership or have membership of immediate family.  Click here for instructions.  Click here for app!
Deadline: March 12, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Knights of Columbus-Father Timothy Sweeney Council
Student must be a member or immediate family member of the Saint Isidore the Farmer Parish in Bristow, IN. Click here for app.
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Kyle L. Harrop Memorial Scholarship
Must plan to attend Purdue University, West Lafayette and have participated in a Dept. of Student Activities program - see app.  Click here for app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022

Leo and Frances Lutgring Scholarship
Must be pursing college after high school and be a member of a Catholic Parish in Perry County, IN.  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship
Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Ralph E. Parr Post 133 Alton Scholarship
Write two essays.  One about your future plans.  Another about what patriotism is or what it means to you.
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris


Travis Cronin Memorial Scholarship
Must be pursuing vocational schooling and be a Varsity Football Team member.  Click here for app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Waupaca Foundry, INC. Scholarship
4 different scholarships! One set if you are a dependent of an employee and one set for any Perry County graduating high school senior.  Each set has a winner for a scholastic and technical scholarship.  Only apply to one. 
If a dependent of an employee, click here for app! 
If not a dependent, click here for app!
Deadline: March 11, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholarships
Do you plan to pursue a degree in healthcare and/or nursing? Look for the opportunities for Perry County residents.  Plan ahead - you will need to upload documents, such as a transcript.  Click here to learn more and apply!
Deadline: March 15, 2022

Horatio Scholarship
Eligibility: high school grad in spring, demonstrated financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), and US citizen. For students pursuing a bachelor's degree or technical degree. Click here to find out more!
Deadline: March 25, 2022, 11:00 AM CDT

Rob Henning Memorial Softball Scholarship
Are you a softball player? You should apply!  Click here for the PDF version (it is highly suggested to use this one and edit in DocHub).  Click here for the Word version (do not open as a Google Doc).
Deadline:  March 22, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

American Society for Quality (ASQ) Scholarship Application
Must be emailed will correct subject line - Scholarship Email Contact!  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 31, 2022

IN Next Scholarship
Any junior or senior can apply.  Click here.  Click on the "Enter to Win a $1500 College Scholarship" and then scroll down to "Click to enter."
Deadline: March 31, 2022

APRIL DEADLINES

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 123
Must have a parent or grandparent who is a member of the American Legion Post 213.   Click
here for the app!
Deadline: April 1, 2022

Builders Association of Dubois County Scholarship
To be eligible, you must be a dependent of a member or dependent of a full-time employee of a member.  Or a part-time student employee of a member.  Membership list is in the app.  For the application click here!
Deadline: April 1, 2022

Indiana Oil and Gas Association Scholarship
Interested in the oil and gas industry, such as chemical engineering?  Click here for more info.  Scroll down to view the application.
Deadline: April 1, 2022

Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship Program
For students pursuing a career in Law Enforcement in a post-secondary school.  Must be a current member or dependent or grandchild of member.  (See app on how to join if not!)  Click here for the app!
Deadline: April 1, 2022

PC CTA Scholarship
For application click here!
Deadline: April 1, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Perry County Farm Bureau Scholarship
To be eligible, you must be a member of the FFA or be a dependent of a member.  Click here for the app!
Deadline: April 1, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Producers Inc. Scholarship
Must be a member of child/grandchild of a United Producers, Inc. member.  Additional requirements can be found here.  Click here for the app!
Deadline: April 1, 2022

Joe and Golda Aders Foundation Scholarship
Are you a hard worker, innovative, or driven?  You should apply!  Eligibility includes 2.8 GPA, completed college placement exam taken.  Should be printed and then handwritten - including essays!  Be sure to list all work experiences. For application click here!
Deadline: April 1, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Tri-State Desk and Derrick Club Scholarship
Attending a Technical or Trade School?  You should apply! Click here for the app! Click here for more details.
Deadline: April 1, 2022

Tell City Regional Arts Association Scholarship
The scholarship is intended to help a student further his/her education in the visual arts, including but not limited to graphic design, photography, sculpture, painting, drawing, art education, set design or film making. Click here for the app! Complete by opening in DocHub - click and enter information!
Deadline: April 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

Perry County Memorial Hospital Scholarship
For anyone going into one of the following fields: nursing, laboratory technician, radiology technician, respiratory therapy technician, physical/occupational/speech therapy, medical records, pre-med, or pharmacy.  Complete by opening in DocHub. Click here for the instructions and app!
Deadline: April 18, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

Zach Wardrip Memorial Vocational Scholarships
Applicants need to be a high school senior, graduate or GED recipient from Southern Indiana, who are enrolled in a vocational school.  Click here for more information and app!
Deadline: April 18, 2022

LifeSpring Foundation Scholarship
For any graduating senior living in Perry County, IN. Click here for the digital app!
Deadline: April 22, 2022

Tell City Schweizer Fest Scholarship
Based heavily on volunteer and community involvement.  Click here for app!
Deadline: April 22, 2022 to Mrs. Harris

MAY DEADLINES

The Be More Like Nick Scholarship
Do you love to give back?  Must have performed 3 acts of volunteer service with notable experiences and have a min GPA of 3.0.  Click here for additional requirements and app.
Deadline: May 1, 2021

Education Pays Loan Program
Interest FREE loan program for students attending college or trade school. You must reapply each year you are in school.  Payments are deferred until the student graduates or ceases to attend college/trade school.  This is a great deal!  Click here for the app!
Deadline: May 13th to Mrs. Harris (June 1st on your own)

PB & J Scholarship
The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.  And here to apply.
Deadline: May 31, 2022