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Kokomo, Indiana
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NHS Guidance receives and posts a number of scholarship opportunities.  All possible scholarships are not sent to high schools.  check with parent and student employers, organizations in which parents or students have membership, churches, and newspaper articles.  The majority of scholarships are focused during the senior year, but some are open to younger students.  Money opportunities open to freshmen, sophomores,and juniors are posted as "Contests."

When scholarship information is received by Northwestern, the materials are available as an attachment to students below the scholarship description.  If scholarships can not be downloaded, they may be requested by number in the guidance department.  Scholarship materials are also summarized and posted on the senior scholarship bulletin board in the hallway outside of the Guidance Department.

If scholarship applications need official transcripts, they need to be mailed through the high school.  The completed materials, appropriate envelope, and stamps should be given to the student's counselor two days before the due date.  This allows the optimum processing of the materials to ensure deadlines are met.

Students needing letters of recommendation for applications should provide the person writing the letter with direction on what kind of information is being requested.  If the writer is to mail the letter, provide an addressed stamped envelope.
Knights of Pythias Visual Arts Contest

The Knights of Pythias/ Visual Arts Contest entitled "Stay Alive, Don't Text and Drive", is open to any student enrolled as a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in Public High School. 

Rules and Regualtions

1. Poster may be on any color cardboard, 14 inches X 22 inches uniformly. DO NOT DEVIATE

2. Any two-dimensional medium may be used. (computer graphics, photography, stenciling, drawing, painting, etc.)

3. All art must be ORIGINAL. No copyrighted material may be used in the development of, or in the actual entry. 

4. On the front of the Poster near the botton, in letters not over 1/4 inch high must appear the following

           "SPONSORED BY THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF THE KNIGHTS                                                 OF PYTHIAS"

5. NEW: New this year will be two contests in one. There will be equal prizes given for computer generated posters and for hand painted or drawn posters. This change should create a lot of new interest in 2016 contest!

6. The local Lodge will be in charge of the local contest in the jurusdiction. The local Lodge must recieve all entries by April 1st, and will then determine the local winner. 

7. All poster entered in any and all contests become the property of the Knights of Pythias. 

State Level Prizes

First Place $1000

Second Place $500

Third Place $250

4th thru 8th $100 each

Creative Project “Your Mental Health Matters”

Creative Project “Your Mental Health Matters”: 

Provide and support youth in completing a creative art project that continues the conversation about youth mental health and bullying. Youth will have a chance to win one of manycash prizes with a Grand Prize of $1,000 CASH, and have artwork displayed at the Indiana Statehouse during the entire month of May 2018. All submissions need to be submitted online at 


Deadline: March 1, 2018 4:30pm EST

Notes for the Future Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a high school sophomore, junior or senior
  • Plan to study music (to any extent, e.g., composition, performance, music minor) in college
  • Submit an audio or video recording of you singing and/or performing the instrument(s) with which you possess the most skill

Dealine: April 27, 2018

Link to Application: 

2018 Congressional Art Competition

Entries should be in one of the following mediums:

  • Painting-oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
  • Drawing
  • Collages-must be two dimensional
  • Prints-lithographs, silkscreen, block prints
  • Computer-generated art
  • Photographs
  • Mixed Media- use of two or more of the above mediums. 

All entries must also meet the following criteria:

  • Be an orginal concept, design, and execution and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws
  • May not depict subjects of contemporary political controversy, be sensationalistic or of gruesome nature
  • Entered in the orginal medium (a scanned reproduction of a painting or drawing will not be accepted)
  • Be two-dimensional
  • Be framed if designated as a winner
  • Be no larger that 26 inches by 26 inches by 4 inches, including frame
  • Not weigh more than 15 pounds when framed

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Hubbard at the Danville District office by calling 317-718-0404 or sending an email to 

Entries should be submitted to the Danville District office on May 4, 2018. 


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Created: Nov 17, 2010
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Mission Statement

Through the quality of its staff, curriculum, instruction, and extra-curricular offerings, Northwestern High School provides a positive and supportive environment that challenges each student to strive for excellence in developing skills in life-long learning, communication, problem solving, critical thinking, individual and social responsibility, and respect for others and self.