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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, newspaper articles, and the financial aid offices of college campuses.

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 recommendations for applications should provide the person writing the letter with the type of information requested.  If the writer is to mail the letter, provide an addressed stamped envelope.  At times a recommender may provide a copy or allow the student to review the letter, but this is the writer's choice.  After a letter is written by the teacher or community person, the student should write a thank you for their assistance.

Applying for scholarships takes work and effort, but it hopefully pays off.
 
Current Scholarships
#20 Haynes Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Criteria:
·         Senior in Howard or Tipton Counties
·         Must become a member of the Credit Union PRIOR to applying
·         Complete an application
·         Brief essay on “what you would like to see in your financial Institution (services and/or products).”
·         Explain why you have chosen the course of study you are planning.
Award:
·         3 - $1,000 scholarship awarded
Deadline: Must be postmarked no later than January 23, 2018.
 
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#27 Grow AG Leaders
Criteria:
·         See website for information regarding this scholarship application process
Award:
·         $1,500
Deadline: Application available online November 15, 2017 *Application due by February 1, 2018
 
Website: growagleaders.com
#30 Peace Scholarship
Criteria:
·         Seniors of Howard County
·         Write an essay on a Peace topic (See attachment with more information and the application)
          *Please make sure you do not put your        name on your essay
  
Award:
·         $500 - $700
 
 
Deadline: January 19, 2018
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#38 COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

There are numerous scholarships available for Northwestern High School through Community Foundation. Please view the attachment to view all the different scholarships and their requirements for eligibility.

 Award:

The number and award amount of scholarships shall be at the discretion of the Community Foundation of Howard County, Inc.

 

All other CF Scholarship - March 2, 2018

 

Website:  www.cfhoward.org

 

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#59 Knights of Pythias

Criteria:

  •          Senior in Indiana high school
  •          Submit ACT or SAT
  •          GPA of B – 3.0 (7.9)  or better
  •          Financial Need -
  •          Registered in accredited college with proof of registration before money is sent
  •          Application postmarked by January 25, 2018
  •          HANDWRITTEN APPLICATIONS NOT ACCEPTED – MUST BE WORD PROCESSED OR TYPED.
  •          Official Transcript must accompany application
  •          Short essay of 600 words or less describing financial need (attach separate sheet)
  •         Short essay of 600 words or less describing your GOALS AFTER GRADUATING COLLEGE (attach seperate sheet)

 

Award: 12 winners will recieve a $1000 for college expenses, such as books, room & board, tutition, etc will be distributed directly to the college or university office by the Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Indiana in the name of the student. 

 

Deadline: Must be post marked on or before January 28, 2018 – NO EXCEPTIONS to:

Dennis Adams, Chairman

P.O. Box 365

New Castle, IN 47362-0365

Email: dennyvoiceofandersonspeedway@msn.com (QUESTIONS ONLY)

Phone: 765-529-7712

All winners will be posted on www.knightsofpythiasofnewcastle.com 

See guidance office for more information or you can get a copy of the application on your high school guidance website.

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#66 Nancy Jaynes Memorial

Purpose: The purpose of the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust, Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship Award is to provide financial assistance for a student(s) who has a parent battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer to attend a post-secondary educational program (technical school or college) through scholarship funds.

 

Eligibility Requirements: In order to be eligible for consideration, scholarship applicants must:

¯  Have a parent battling breast cancer or has lost a parent to breast cancer.

¯  Be a high school senior, reside within and attend high school (or be home-schooled) in Indiana.  (If you do not reside in Indiana, your application will not be considered.)

¯  Plan to pursue a degree, either full-time or part-time, in any accredited post-secondary institution in Indiana.

¯  Have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

¯  Be a U.S. citizen, or documented permanent resident of the U.S.  Race, color, creed or sex will not be factors in choosing the Award winner(s).

¯  Recipients will be asked to provide proof of acceptance to a college or university before receiving payment of the Award.

 

Application Submission Instructions:  In order to be eligible for consideration, scholarship applications must:

¯  Be typed (preferred) or printed in blue or black ink on only one side of the page. Essays must be typewritten.

¯  Be clearly legible and submitted in English. IBCAT is not responsible for mistakes made due to illegible applications.

¯  Be submitted in hard copy.  Applications received by fax or email will NOT be accepted.

¯  Be submitted in the same order as received.  Applications may be paper clipped in their entirety, but please do not separate/group parts of the application by paper clipping or stapling certain sections.

¯  Include current and accurate contact information.  IBCAT will contact you at the phone number, email address, or physical address you provide.

¯  Provide all signatures where indicated on the application.

 
Award:
$1,500
 
Please go to www.breastcancerplate.org and click on the scholarship tab to download the application.
 
**Applications MUST be mailed. Faxed and/or emailed applications will not be accepted.
 
Deadline: February 2, 2018
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#74 Carroll White REMC

Eligibility:

  • Live in Carroll White REMC service territory
  • Must submit application with essay on topic listed on application
  • Have been active in school and community activities while in high school. 
  • Have written a 500 word essay using guidelines provided in the scholarship application. 
  • Submit the completed scholarship application along with a transcripr of their grades and two letters of reference, 

 

Award: 

$1,000

 

DEADLINE: Must be received by the Delphi or Monticello REMC office no later than March 18, 2018

 Carroll White REMC 

P.O Box 599

Monticello, Indiana 47960

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#97 Goodfellows - Jean Kay Deluise Scholarship

Criteria:

  •  The applicant must be a graduating Howard County high school senior.
  • Volunteer ONE night at the Goodfellows shopping dates at Meijer. Dates are December 4, 5, and 7. Volunteers go through the north-east door at Meijer at 5:30.      
  • Financial need.
  • Community involvement
  • School involvement
  • Grade point and class ranking     

Qualifications:

  •          The applicant must be accepted at a two-year or four-year College or University
  •          The applicant must have a minimum of C+ grade point average (6.0 on a 12 scale).
  •          The applicant must show promise for success in post-secondary training.

Other Considerations:

  •          Applications must be made through the Counseling Department of their respective High School. The counselors will select the recipients.
  •          The Scholarships cash award is currently set at $1,000.00 per scholarship awarded.
  •          Two scholarships per each of the listed school corporations. One scholarship titled, Jean Paul Lushin/Goodfellows Scholarship and one titled, Kay Delouise/Goodfellows Scholarship.
  •          The scholarships are  non-renewable

Deadline: Must be received by your guidance office March 16,2018.

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#162 Co-Alliance Scholarship

Our Solutions Scholarship Program is designed to benefit college-bound high school seniors who are the children and grandchildren of our local cooperative members and who intend to study agriculture. We award 20 one-time scholarships of $1,000 each to students who meet our qualifications. Awards are announced in May and June at the schools. Deadline for application is March 1, 2018.

Application Qualifications


•Must be a high school senior planning to graduate in spring 2016
•Must have a parent or grandparent who is a member of one of the local cooperative in the Co-Alliance partnership: Midland, IMPACT, LaPorte County Co-op, Frontier, and Excel Co-op (Member ID # required)
•Must be planning to enter the agriculture field
•Must print and mail this application with other required documentation

Application Instructions


•Use printed application available from school guidance counselor or local Co-Alliance branch or use the form fillable PDF available at www.co-alliance.com
•Print application and mail with other required documentation to address on application by March 1, 2018.

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#184 Martin Luther Scholarship

Martin Luther Scholarship

This is a $2000 award open to young men who will be attending their first year at any accredited 4-year College or University. 

*Applicants should be a male member of a Lutheran congregation who is interested in living up to the ideals of being a Christian Gentleman. 

Apply Online: http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org 

Application is due February 17, 2018

# 185 Christian Leadership Award

Christian Leadership Award

The Christian Leadership Award winner will receive $1,500.00 as a scholarship towards tuition and fees at Purdue University – West Lafayette.  Runner-ups will be eligible for $500.  Scholarship finalists will be invited to interview on campus and will be contacted with more information concerning the interview.  There is no obligation to join Beta Sigma Psi or be related to a member of the fraternity to receive this award.

This application form, an attached essay, and the letter of recommendation should be postmarked by February 17, 2018 for full consideration.   If you have any questions or issues arise, email the scholarship committee at: purduescholarship@betasigmapsi.org.

*Applicants should be a male member of a Lutheran congregation who is interested in living up to the ideals of being a Christian Gentleman. 

Apply Online: http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org 

#194 Dunham House Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Dunham house is offering a $1000 Senatorial and $2500 Presidential scholarship

Criteria:

  •          Must be pursuing a degree in college in which history is an important component.
  •          Student must be in good standing with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  •          Student must complete the free application for federal student aid at http://fafsa.ed.gov . A copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) must be submitted with your DHEF scholarship application.
  •          Must write a one-page essay on the topic of: “What made me interested in history and how I will use this interest in the future.”
  •          Attach your high school transcript with SAT/ACT scores through your guidance department.

 (PDF format)

  •          Attach two teacher letters of reference. (PDF format)
  •          Complete the online common DHEF scholarship form at http://www.thedunhamhouse.org 

Deadline: May 31, 2018

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#195 Parentinn's Scholarship 2016

Parentinn's Scholarship 2016 has achieved a major impact on raising awareness of Cyberbullying to all students, we decided to increase the prize pool up $2500 this year. 

In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the “Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship” for High school students.

Award: $2500 ($1250 for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students - $1250 for High School students).

Deadline: Feb 28th, 18 - We run this scholarship annually.

 Please check the scholarship page for more information.

Link to our Scholarship pagehttp://www.parentinn.com/scholarship

#197 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 tinyurl.com/mentalhealthINart 

 

Deadline: March 1, 2018 4:30pm EST

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#198 National Honor Society Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 National Honor Society Scholarship program.

To be eligible to apply, a student must be a current high school senior and a member in good standing of an active NHS chapter. Eligible members must request application procedures from their NHS adviser.

2017–18 Award Distribution

475 national semifinalists - $2,850 scholarship
24 national finalists - $5,150 scholarship 
1 national winner - $22,650 scholarship

The application for the 2017–18 NHS Scholarship Program is now open.

January 30, 2018—Deadline for student applications

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#200 Hayden Vint Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship will be a one-time annual award of $1,000 to be distributed to the college of choice in $500.00 semester increments. Student must maintain a C or higher for the fall semester to receive the spring distribution and a traffic violation would make the scholarship void. 

Completed application must be postmarked by the stated deadline and submitted to:

Kenny and Heidi Vint

7538 East 300 South

Kokomo, IN 46902

Application Criteria:

1. Applicant must be a graduating senior or attending accrediated college

2. Applicant must have a GPA of a "C" or higher

3. Applicant must show social responsibility and commitment through community service (or service to their community)

4. Applicant must have participated in Agriculture as a hobby or profession( ex. 4-H animal showing, working on a farm)

5. Applicant must be willing to sign a sf and distraction-free driving agreement

 

DEADLINE: May 5th 

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#201 Ceres Solutions Scholarship

Instructions

  • Complete two-page application document and complete 500-word essay. Print and save a copy. 
  • Submit these requirements to scholarships@ceres.coop or have postmarked by US mail before March 1, 2018. 
  • Be advised, recipients are notified in Spring 2018. Checks are issued to the academic institution. Bursaw address will be required. A senior photograph will be requested and the announcement will be shared via social media and press release. 

Requirements

Student must reside in our trade area, and demonstrate leadership through 4-H, FFA or volunteering. This is a one-time award. 

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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.