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6116 East State Road 61 Vincennes, Indiana 47591 Phone: (812) 726-4440 Fax: (812) 743-2110

 
 

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South Knox Student
Scholarship Guide

Current scholarship opportunities will always be posted in the following locations:

There are many sources for scholarships. Some examples are

  • All universities that the students is considering attending.
  • Community foundations, organizations, or clubs.
  • Associations related to field or study.

Scholarships generally have a variety of criteria that have to be met by the recipient. Criteria are what the donor determines are important points regarding the student they want to assist. Common university and organization scholarship criteria may include any or a combination of:

  • Resident are (state, city, county region, or school corporation).
  • Grade point average and class rank.
  • Student enrollment status and major of study.
  • Family affiliation with or membership in an organization.
  • Leadership qualities and community/school involvement.
  • Financial need.

It is a good idea for students to develop a resume of their achievements and activities, including employment and extracurricular involvement, when applying for scholarships.

The first step is to apply to colleges and universities. Determine if a separate application is required for each scholarship. Follow these guidelines when applying for scholarships:

  • Apply for any/all scholarships to every university you are considering.
  • Complete each application fully and legibly.
  • Keep a copy of all applications.
  • Pay attention to deadlines!
  • File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by April 15. File it every year. 

 South Knox Scholarship Opportunities
Class of 2019


ELKS VOCATONAL GRANT
Deadline: February 2, 2019
This grant is for students obtaining a two year or less vocational, technical program, culminating in an Associate Degree, Diploma, or Certificate. Applications and information are available in Mrs. Shepard's office.

ASQ SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: March 31, 2019
This $500 scholarship is for a graduating senior in the ASQ Evansville-Owensboro Section 0915 area. The application and guidelines can be found at    www.asq0915.com

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Knox County Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2019
This $500 scholarship opportunity is for any graduating senior with plans to pursue postsecondary education. Preference is given to members of the First United Methodist Church, but anyone can apply. Applications are available online at
www.vincennesfumc.org         or in Spartan Space outside of the School Counseling Office.

MONROE CITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Deadline: March 15, 2019
This application is for any senior with a direct relative who graduated from Monroe City High School: parent, grandparent, great grandparent, etc. Applications are available in Spartan Space just outside of the School Counseling Office.

NANCY JAYNES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: January 25, 2019
This scholarship is through the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust and is for students whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. Applications are available at:    www.breastcancerplate.org

GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
Deadline: March 8, 2019
The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation offers several scholsarship opportunities for graduating seniors. Applicants must have 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher and pursue a field of study in the area of healthcare where a need has been identified by GSH Administration. Additionl information and requirements along with the scholarship applications are available in the School Counseling Office.

CLASS OF 1968 SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: March 31, 2019
This is a financial need based scholarship application for all members of the Class of 2019. Seniors who are a descendant of a graduate of the Class of 1968 will be given preference. Applications are available in Spartan Space outside of the School Counseling Office.

VINCENNES KIWANIS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Applicants must be an active key Club member with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applications are availabel in Spartan Space just outside of the School Counseling Office

WIN ENERGY REMC SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: February 15, 2019
This is for students whose parents/legal guardians are members of WIN Energy REMC. Applicants must have a cumulative 2.0 GPA (C average) or higher. Applications are available in the school counseling office or can be downloaded from
www.winenergyremc.com
and completed electronically.

ETFCU TED HITCH SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: March 1, 2019
The Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union offers a $5000.00 Ted Hitch Scholarship. Applicants or applicant's parents/guardians must be a member of ETFCU for at least 18 months. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher and the use of at least three ETFCU services is required. Applications are available in the School Counseling Office.

INDIANA DAR SCHOLARSHIP and NATIONAL SOCIETY DAR OPPORTUNITIES
Deadline: March 1, 2019
This is a minimum $500 award. Applications for the Indiana DAR Scholarship and additional information on the NSDAR opportunities can be found in Spartan Space


 

KNOX COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline: January 23, 2109

Heather Bird Memorial Scholarship
For active Vincennes Fire Department dependents or memebers with a GPA of 2.0 or better

Jay Lampton Memorial Scholarship
Students who plan to attend the Nashville Auto Diesel College and have maintained a 2.0 GPA or better

Kathleen W. Rinsch Memorial Educational Scholarship
Students who plan to pursue a degree in Education

McKinley Ave. Presbyterian Church
Any student can apply. Recipient based on financial need

Persis McClure Hurst Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must demonstrate an interest in English or history

Roger Montgomery, MD Memorial Scholarship
Any student may apply. Based on financial need and good scholastic standing.

Schott North American Scholarship
This is for dependents of Schott employees

Velman and Herbert Pepmeier Scholarship
Selection based on applicant overcoming difficult circumstances, strong work ethic, and financial need.

Zack Arnold Memorial Scholarship
This is for gold team members (two years or more). Applicants must have a cumulative GOA of 3.25 or higher.


 

Grabbe-Utley Scholarship, VU Foundation
Deadline: January 31, 2019
The Grabbe-Utley Scholarhsip is for a senior with a 3.0 cumulative GPA attending Vincennes University in the fall. Each recipient may receive an amount equal to the total need for tuitionk fees, and books. This grant is for four years. Applications are available in the School Counseling Office.

Dorothy M. Walters Scholarship, VU Foundation
Deadline: January 31, 2019
This scholarship is for students majoring in Education at Vincennes University. Sutdents must have an SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 23 or higher, a cumulative GPA of 3.3, and meet other eligibility criteria to apply. Applications are available in the School Counseling Office.

Polk-Decker Scholarship, VU Foundation
Deadline: January 31, 2019
The Polk-Decker Scholarship is for students attending Vincennes University in the fall who have maintained a 2.0 cumulative GOA while in high school. applications are available in the School Counseling Office.

INDIANA AEOP SCHOLARHIP
Deadline: February 10, 2019
The Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals offers a $1000.00 scholarship to seniors planning on studying business education or an off-related career. Applications and criteria are available in Spartan Space.

CERES SOLUTIONS SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: March 1, 2019
This scholarship is for students who have spent four years in 4-H or two years in the FFA.
www.ceres.coop

SOUTH KNOX EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline: March 29, 2019   Several Scholarships are available through the SKEF. Applications are available in the school counseling office.

PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD
Deadline: November 6, 2018   https://spirit.prudential.com

ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARHIP
Deadline: November 15, 2018   Applications available at www.enf.elks.org/mvs

HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP NEED-BASED MERIT SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: November 15, 2018   www.hsfmo.org

NEXT GENERATION HOOSIER EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: November 30, 2018    Students pursuing a career in education. Renewable $7500.00 scholarship for four academic years.   Visit:  www.in.gov/che/4680.htm

INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY RURAL HEALTH PROGRAM
Deadline: December 15, 2018   www.indstate.edu/cas/pre-professionalprograms/mbd-rural-health-program/overview

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline: December 31, 2018  Students pursuing Civil Engineering.   www.INDOTScholarship.IN.gov

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: January 18, 2019   The VU Foundation offers over $970,000 in scholarhip money to students entering Vincennes University. Applications are available in the school counseling office.

TROPICANA EVANSVILLE PROJECT 21 SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: January 25, 2019   This poster/video/essay contest awards $2000.00 scholarship to three students Applications are available in school counseling office

"WE THE STUDENTS" Essay Contest
Deadline: February 14, 2019   https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/

ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The Elks National Foundation awards $2.4 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors, nationwide, through its Most Valuable Student contest. Applications are available at     www.enf.elks.org/mvs    and are due by November 15, 2018.

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SCHOLARSHIPS
INDOT offers scholarships to civil engineering students who are accepted or enrolled full-time in one of Indiana's certified civil engineering schools. Information and the application is found at     www.INDOTScholarship.IN.gov    and due by December 31, 2018.

INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY RURAL HEALTH PROGRAM
Indiana State University, partnered with IU School of Medicine, offers a unique scholarship opportunity designed specifically for applicants who have a strong interest in providing care to family and friends in rural Indiana, specifically as a primary care physician. Please visit    https://www.indstate.edu/cas/pre-professional-programs/bmd-rural-health-...     for more information. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2018.

MARY J. SZEZEPANSKI "Never give up" ms SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
This opportunity is for seniors with a passion to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis research, which results in a $1,000 scholarship opportunity for students. Visit    http://www.msscholarship.org/dnn/    for participation information. The deadline for complete participation is April 1, 2019.

NEXT GENERATION HOOSIER EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP
The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship provides 200 high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education the opportunity to earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years. The application for this scholarship opened September 1. Students must apply through   ScholarTrack, so they will need to create a FULL student account before they can access the application. More information is available at   https://www.in.gov/che/4680.htm   Applications are due on November 30, 2018.

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
The VU Foundation awarded over $970,000 in scholarship dollars for the 2017-18 school yeat to VU students. This application is available online at   https://alumni.vinu.edu/s/1390/index.aspx?sid=1390&gid=1&pgid=1090&cid=2484   or in the School Counseling office. Completed applications for full scholarship consideration are due by January 18, 2019

 

EDNA TAGUE COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
Knox County RSVP Advisory Council provides a scholarship to students attending Vincennes University. Applications are available in the Guidance Office and due by:
April 25, 2018.


LINDSEY FLECK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This application is in memory of Lindsey Anne Fleck. Applicants must be accepted into an Occupational Therapy Program. Applications are available in the Guidance Office and due by May 14, 2018.


 

SOUTH KNOX CLASSROOM TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is for a senior whose parent is a member and in good standing with the Sjouth Knox Classroom Teachers Association. Applications are available in the guidance Office and due to Mr. Greg Laake at SKMHS by May 1, 2018.


 OAR SCHWALLIE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The Schwallie Family Scholarship through the Organization for Autism Research supports the post-secondayr, undergraduate education of students with an autism spectrum diagnosis. Applications are available online due by May 7, 2018 at:
https://researchautism.org/how-we-help/scholarships/?utm_source=OARacle+...


ELKS LEGACY AWARDS

Eligibility: High school seniors going on to college who are the children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks are welcome to apply. Applicants compete separately against other children and grandchildren from the state of their sponsoring Elks Lodge. They are judged on the core values of the Elks National Foundation: Knowledge, Charity, Community Service, Integrity
Application:            www.elks.org/enf/scholars
Deadline: Applications must be submitted online on or before 



 ELKS EMERGENCY EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

Eligibility: Emergency Educational Grants provide college financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks in the form of renewable, one-year grants ranging up to $4,000. Students must demonstrate financial need to qualify for an EEG. This grant is for educational assistance only and is not intended to cover the entire cost of a college education.
Application: Contact the ENF Scholarship Office at 773-755-4732 or scholarship@elks.org   For more information visit         www.elks.org/enf/scholars


 VINCENNES UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships application for 2018-2019 academic year are no on-line at WWW.VINU.EDU/SCHOLARSHIP  
Be sure and click on the 2018-2019 academic year. For all consideration of all scholarships, this application must be submitted by . After that deadline scholarships are awarded based on availablility. For a complete scholarship listing, please to to    www.vinu.edu/scholarships    All scholarship applications submitted will be considered for an awared by a committee that will review each applicant's qualifications. Each committee's goal is to distribute more that $1,000,000 to those who are most qualified and/or most in need. A student may receive mulitple awards, but only one academic scholarship. Scholarship awarding is contigent on a student's successful admission to VU for the specific term(s) requested. For first and full consideration (including all Academic Scholarships), scholarship applications must be received by. Scholarship applications submitted after the deadline are not eligible for Academic Scholarships (Val/Sal, Presidential, Blue & Gold, Academic Honors Diploma). Filing of the FAFSA is required for all academic scholarships and most Foundation scholarships. FAFSA deadline 


  
NCAA ELIGIBILITY CENTER
Registrants may access the site at www.eligibilitycenter.org