SCHOLARSHIP CONNECTION

Scroll down to find out more about scholarship opportunities both local and beyond.  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

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SEPTEMBER DEADLINES

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Click here to see if you qualify.  

Deadline: September 4, 2020

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2021 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Earn an entry for 5 of 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. 5 out of 6 activities by February 1, 2021

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 1st!

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2021 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Earn an entry for 5 of 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. 5 out of 6 activities by February 1, 2021

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: October 26, 2020, 11:00 AM CDT

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: October 30, 2020

NOVEMBER
DEADLINES

U of E Aces Opportunity Grant

For freshmen entering in the Fall of 2021 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, 2021

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2021 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Earn an entry for 5 of 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. 5 out of 6 activities by February 1, 2021

Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Recognizes students in middle and high school who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. You could win a $1000 scholarship & trip to Washington, D.C. in May! Click here to find out more!
Deadline: November 10, 2020

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: November 15, 2020, 5:00 PM CST

 

DECEMBER
DEADLINES

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2021 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Earn an entry for 5 of 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. 5 out of 6 activities by February 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 15, 2020

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 18, 2020

Schergens Technical Scholarship

If you plan to attend at least a 2 year college, 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 18, 2020

WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarships

1. For female high school students who are planning to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. $500.  Click here for more information and application.

2. For female high school students who are planning to pursue a degree in nursing. $500. Click here for more information and application.

Deadline: December 31, 2020

JANUARY
DEADLINES

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2021 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Earn an entry for 5 of 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. 5 out of 6 activities by February 1, 2021

 

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: January 8, 2021

 

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: January 8, 2021 by 10:59 pm CST

 

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 app! ('Open With' DocHub or another pdf editor.)
Deadline: To Mrs. Harris by January 19, 2021

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships - Click here to find out more!
Deadline: January 31, 2020

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, 2021

FEBRUARY
DEADLINES

College Board Opportunity Scholarships​

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2021 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Earn an entry for 5 of 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. 5 out of 6 activities by February 1, 2021

 

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, 2020, by mail February 10, 2020, by email

 

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 to download app. (Right click on the underlined 'scholarship' words and 'Open with new tab' to download a Word doc application.)

Deadline: February 5, 2021


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!
***Important - FIRST view video in post on Google Classroom (PC Class of 2021) for procedures and tips so you can submit without errors!***
Deadline: February 12, 2021

MARCH
DEADLINES

IASP Scholarship

Interested in a degree in psychology? Click here for information and app.

Deadline: March 1, 2021

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: March 1, 2021

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 at ista-in.org/scholarships-awards.

Deadline: March 1, 2021

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 specifics! 
Deadline: March 1, 2021

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 online application!

Deadline: March 1, 2021
 

Kiwanas Scholarship

Must be Key Club member or be a dependent of a Kiwanas member.  Click here for app!

Deadline:  March 4, 2021 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 12, 2021 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 12, 2021 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


DCA/RVJ Trade Scholarship Application
For students pursuing a career in the trades or vocations.  Minimum 2.5 GPA. Preferred if typed.  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 12, 2020 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 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Scholarship

For application click here!

Deadline: March 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

 

Evansville Home Economists Scholarship

Apply if you have at least a GPA of 2.8 and plan to pursue a career in retailing, interior design, child development/early childhood education (pre-K thru 2nd grade), dietetics, food science, culinary arts, etc.  Click here for app!

Deadline: March 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

HOSA Scholarship

Interested in the medical field? Click here for requirements and app.

Deadline: March 12, 2021 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 12, 2021 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 12, 2021 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, 2021 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 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

Leo and Frances Lutgring Scholarship

Must be pursing college after high school and be a member of a Catholic Perish in Perry County, IN.  Click here for the app!

Deadline: March 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship

Click here for the app!

Deadline: March 12, 2021 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 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

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: March 12, 2021 to Mrs. Harris

 

Tell City Schweizer Fest Scholarship

Based heavily on volunteer and community involvement.  Click here for app!

Deadline: March 31, 2020 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 12, 2020 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 12, 2021 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 17, 2021


American Society for Quality (ASQ) Scholarship Application
Must be emailed will correct subject line - 2021 Scholarship Application!  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 31, 2021

 

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, 2021

 

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 : TBA


Vincennes University Math Educator Scholarship
Going to VU? Going to be a math teacher? This scholarship is for you!  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 31, 2021

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, 2020 to Mrs. Harris

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, 2021

 

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: April 1, 2021

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, 2021

PC CTA Scholarship

For application click here!

Deadline: April 1, 2020 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, 2021 to Mrs. Harris


Joe and Golda Aders Foundation Scholarship - Eligibility includes 2.8 GPA, completed college placement exam taken.  Should be printed and handwritten.  Be sure to list all work experiences! For application click here!
Deadline: April 1, 2020

LifeSpring Foundation Scholarship

For any graduating senior living in Perry County, IN. Click here for the digital app!

Deadline: April 23, 2021

MAY
DEADLINES

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 18th 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. Click here for details.  And here to apply.

Deadline: May 31, 2021

Perry Central Community Schools

18677 Old State Road 37, Leopold, IN 47551

 

Central Office Phone: 812.843.5576                                            Junior-Senior High Office: 812.843.5121                                                    Elementary Office: 812.843.5122

Central Office Fax: 812.843.4746

Junior-Senior High Fax: 812.843.4198

Elementary Fax: 812.843.5242