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.comwww.finaid.org,  www.axa-achievement.com.
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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

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
Click here to see if you qualify.  
​Deadline: August 30, 2019

SEPTEMBER 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 September 20th!

Vandy Fan for a Day
If you are interested in attending Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, this may be for you! You must be nominated by your high school guidance counselor. Click here  to learn more!  
Deadline: Contact Mrs. Harris by September 9th!

OCTOBER
DEADLINES

Horatio Scholarship
Eligibility: high school grad in spring, demonstrated financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), and US citizen. Click here to find out more!
Deadline: October 25, 2019

NOVEMBER
DEADLINES

College Board Opportunity Scholarships-Practice & Strengthen Sections   The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2020 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Students in the class of 2021 will be eligible beginning in late 2019. For more information click here!
Deadline: November 1, 2019

​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 5, 2019

Hagan Scholarship
A nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help recipients in rural areas graduate college debt free. Click here for qualifications. Apply at www.hsfmo.org.
Deadline: November 15, 2019

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship - Aspiring Indiana teachers can apply for up to $30,000 in financial aid with the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship 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. Interested students should apply  at ScholarTrack.IN.gov.
Deadline: November 30, 2019

DECEMBER
DEADLINES

B/MD Scholarship
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 to find out more!
Deadline: December 1, 2019

JANUARY
DEADLINES

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship - You must have a current hunting license and be a member of the NWTF  to apply.  Click here to find out more! (Open with 'DocHub' to fill out digitally.) Scroll to bottom of document for eligibility. 
Deadline: January 1, 2020

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
 
Schergens Academic Scholarship
To qualify, you 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: January 10, 2020

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: January 25, 2020

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

FEBRUARY
DEADLINES

College Board Opportunity Scholarships-Improve Section 
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2020 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Students in the class of 2021 will be eligible beginning in late 2019. For more information click here!
Deadline: February 1, 2020

 

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

College Board Opportunity Scholarships-Complete, Apply, Complete Your Journey Sections - The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are open to all class of 2020 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Students in the class of 2021 will be eligible beginning in late 2019. For more information click here!

Deadline: March 1, 2020

Damon Moore Scholarship
For minority students pursuing a teaching certificate after high school.  Apply at ista-in.org/scholarships-awards.
Deadline: March 1, 2020

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

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

 

Schergens Technical Scholarship
If you plan to attend at least a 2 year college, have a 2.75 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!)
Deadline: March 2, 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

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

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 13, 2020 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 27, 2020 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 - 2020 Scholarship Application!  Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 31, 2020

Kiwanas Scholarship
Must be Key Club member or be a dependent of a Kiwanas member.  Click here for app!
Deadline:  March 31, 2020 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 31, 2020

Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship
Click here for the app!
Deadline: March 31, 2020 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

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

Cash Waggner & Associates Scholarship
Must be pursuing land surveying, engineering, CAD, or construction technology to apply. Click here for the app!
Deadline: TBA

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, 2020


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 24, 2020

 

Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree Scholarship
Requirements include membership or have membership of immediate family.  Click here for app!
Deadline: April 21, 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: April 30, 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: April 30, 2020 to Mrs. Harris

Isaak Edward Kemp Memorial Scholarship
For any PC student furthering education after high school.  Click here for app!
Deadline: April 30, 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: April 30, 2020 to Mrs. Harris

Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Scholarship
For application click here!
Deadline: TBA

MAY
DEADLINES

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: May 1, 2020 to Mrs. Harris

PC CTA Scholarship
For application click here!
Deadline: May 1, 2020 to Mrs. Harris

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