Impact Report – Spring 2017 (13)
Below is a list of scholarships which are NOT administered by the CFBC. It is certainly not an exhaustive list of all scholarships available in Boone County and we encourage you to seek out other opportunities. We are happy to list these for the information of potential applicants, but cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the information. Continue to check this page as more information may become available throughout the scholarship season. Please contact the organization directly for more information regarding these scholarships.
Tri Kappa High School Scholarship: Current high school seniors who live within the Lebanon or Western Boone School districts may apply for this scholarship. Students must submit an application, photo, essays, transcript, and letters of references. Click here to download the application. Application must be postmarked by March 15, 2017 .
Tri Kappa Women’s Continuing Education Scholarship: This scholarship is offered to women living in Boone County who are going back to school. Applicants must have been out of school for a minimum of 5 years. Click here to download the application. Application must be postmarked by March 15, 2017.
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing: The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Awardees are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. For more information and to apply visit www.aspirations.org/participate/high-school. Application deadline is November 7, 2016.
Are you passionate about creating a tobacco-free world? Tobacco-Free Life awards $2,000 in scholarships each quarter to students who are committed to preventing the suffering and death caused by smoking. If you share our vision, we want to support you in your academic study.
Tobacco-Free Life is offering scholarship awards to the students who best demonstrate their skills in encouraging smokers to break free of their addiction by creating a well-researched and evidence-based paper offering advice to tobacco users.
For more information and to apply visitwww.tobaccofreelife.org/scholarship/. Application deadline is September 30, 2016.
SOY Scholarship: The 2014-2015 Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to an eligible High School Senior who is going to pursue Agriculture as a degree area of study at any accredited College or University. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be the child or grandchild of a current American Soybean Association member. For more information and to apply visit soygrowers.com/award-programs/soy-scholarship/. Application deadline is November 21, 2016.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: If you’ve made a difference by volunteering in your community over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington D.C.! The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards was created to recognize students in middle and high school grades who have demonstrated exemplary community service. Awards are presented on the local, state, and national levels. To apply, visit spirit.prudential.com. Select the application link and follow the instructions. Applications must be completed online, printed, and given to your principal to complete. Application deadline is November 8, 2016.
ThankYourSkin.com dedicates to provide its readers with easy-to-do skin care advices and tips that will help them get rid of their skin care issues. We believe in natural beauty as much as we value bringing confidence to our readers. Aspiring to spread awareness, we are opening our annual ThankYourSkin scholarship program to creative minds who share the same passion with us. If you think you have what it takes to get the program, we highly encourage you to give it a try. Who knows? It might be for you, after all. To apply, visit www.thankyourskin.com/scholarship. We will pick a winner by December 15, 2016. If you’re the lucky one, a $1,000 check will be sent directly to your college by December 20, 2016. Application deadline is November 30, 2016.
Richard G. Lugar Minority Scholarship: The Fund for Hoosier Excellence and the Richard G. Lugar Scholarship program are awarding two $20,000 and eight $4,000 schoslarships to minority seniors. Two seniors (one male and one female) from LHS will be nominated for this scholarship. To be eligible, students must be a minority high school senior (African American, Hispanic, or Native American), intend to enroll in an Indiana college or university, have a minimum combined critical reading and math SAT score of 1000 or ACT composite score of 22, and have a “B” average (2.7) or higher. If you meet these qualifications and would like to be considered for nomination, see your counselor for an application. Click here for more information.
Carson Scholars Fund: LHS can nominate one student in grades 9-11 to apply for a $1,000 scholarship. Students must exemplify academic excellence and humanitarian qualities. Nominees must have a 3.75 or higher GPA for this school year and have extensive community service. If you are interested in being a nominee, submit a list of community service activities/resume to your counselor by the deadline. Application deadline is January 6, 2017.
2014 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award: The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. The scholarships are valued between $1,000 and $10,000. The NFIB Young Entrepreneur program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America. An applicant for the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards need to be a graduating high school senior who is entering his or her freshman year at an accredited two-or four-year university, college, or vocational institute in the fall of 2014 and who owns/operates an established business. For more information and to apply visit www.nfib.com/foundations/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards/. Application Application deadline is December 18, 2016.
Boone County Solid Waste Management District Scholarship: The Boone County Solid Waste Management District (“District”) is responsible for implementing programs to educate and promote proper integrated solid waste management within Boone County. Elements of the various programs include: Waste Reduction, Recycling, Composting, Resource Recovery, Prevention of Illegal Dumping & Burning, Proper Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste, Expired or Unwanted Medications and Non- Recyclable Solid Waste. The District is pleased to offer a $500 scholarship to each school with Boone County residents. The scholarship program is intended to provide support and reward a student that has been involved in his or her community while being environmentally conscience along the way. Scholarship applicants must be a Boone County Resident, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have implemented and/or facilitated an environmental program within the community that falls within the District’s goals (i.e. Recycling Programs, Educational Programs for Composting, Utilizing Reclaimed Materials for Resale or Project Work, etc.) OR plan to major in Environmental Studies in an Accredited 2 or 4 Year Program in the Fall of 2015. Click Here to Apply. Application deadline forthcoming .
QuitDay.org Scholarship: The QuitDay scholarship is awarded to students each year who share their vision for a smoke-free world. Help make higher education smoke-free! Scholarship award: $3,000 total, awarded to three students. Click here to apply. Application deadline forthcoming.
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship: The Peter Pasula Mortgage Solutions “Study Habits” scholarship provides one $500 scholarship to a student who best answers the essay question “If you were asked to help an incoming freshman (grade 9) with his/her study habits, what are the 10 best study habit tips you would provide them, and why do you believe each is important?” Visit www.mortgagebrokersburnaby.com/apply.php to apply. Application deadline forthcoming.
BigSun Scholarship: The BigSun Organization will award $500 scholarships to high school senior athletes. Students must submit an essay in order to apply. Visit www.bigsunathletics.com/ for more details. Application deadline is June 19, 2017.
Ottinger-Sprong Foundation Scholarships
Education Scholarship – The Ottinger-Sprong Foundation proudly offers a $1000 non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior at Zionsville Community High School. This scholarship is to recognize and reward the achievement and ambition of one who desires to pursue a degree in education. Check back for application.
Leadership/Community Service Scholarship – The Ottinger-Sprong Foundation proudly offers a $1000 non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior at Zionsville Community High School. This scholarship is to recognize and reward one who demonstrates leadership skills and a commitment to community service. Check back for application.
Vocational Scholarship – The Ottinger-Sprong Foundation proudly offers a $1000 non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior at Zionsville Community High School. This scholarship is to recognize and reward one who demonstrates skills and ambition in pursuing vocational interests. Check back for application.
State Bank of Lizton Scholarships
State Bank of Lizton offers scholarships to seniors in these Boone County high schools: Lebanon, Western Boone, Zionsville. Applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four year college or university in Indiana and plan to major in Business.
The one time scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded, one per high school, if a qualified applicant is identified. Applicants are chosen on the basis of academics, extracurricular activities, community service involvement, and recommendations of counselors and teachers. Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate a need of $1,000 or greater. Contact your high school guidance department for application details.
ZHS Booster Club Scholarship: Click Here to Apply
Zionsville Lion’s Club Scholarship: The scholarship winner will be awarded a $3,000.00 scholarship ($750.00 per year) over the period of 4 years. The winner must be a graduating senior from Zionsville Community High School. The student must attend an accredited college or university and participate in a four-year program to graduation. The Lions Club Scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria. Community service to school and/or local community, School activities/leadership, Essay/autobiography, Scholarship achievement, Financial need (no other significant funds available) and Recommendations. Click Here for more information and to apply.
Rotary Club of Zionsville: The student must be a resident living within the boundaries of the Zionsville Community Schools or a child of a member in good standing of the Rotary Club of Zionsville and a current year high school graduate. If a child of a member in good standing, the Rotarian must have been a member for at least two years prior to the date of the scholarship application. Check back for application.