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


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 3, 2020 by 4 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: January 8, 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

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.
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

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!
***Save the date: January 9th during WIN - meeting on procedures and tips!
Deadline: February 28, 2020

MARCH
DEADLINES

Louis Russell Scholarship
For minority students pursuing trade school after high school.  Apply at ista-in.org/scholarships-awards.
Deadline: March 1, 2020

 

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


Ohio Valley Tractor Association Scholarship
Write a letter with the following information:  Future area of study, plans for the future, and plans for future education.  Submit to Mrs. Harris.
Deadline: March 1, 2020 to Mrs. Harris

ISTA Scholarships
Several scholarships to explore, especially if a dependent or grandchild of an ISTA member.  Apply at ista-in.org/scholarships-awards.
Deadline: March 1, 2020

MasterBrand Cabinets Dependent Scholarship Program

This program is designed to help finance the higher education of children of company associates. 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 FAQs and Info for specifics! 
Deadline: March 2, 2020

 

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, 2020 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

 

Isaak Edward Kemp Memorial Scholarship

For any PC student furthering education after high school.  Click here for app!

Deadline: March 12, 2020 to Mrs. Harris

Kiwanas Scholarship

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

Deadline:  March 12, 2020 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

 

Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship

Click here for the app!

Deadline: March 12, 2020 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 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


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: March 27, 2020

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

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 31, 2020

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, 2020

 

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

 

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, 2020 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

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)

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