Scholarship and Senior Information

Scholarship/Senior Information

This page will be the only page used for information regarding scholarships.  There will not be printed Senior Bulletins-only this digital page which you may print if you wish!

Scholarships and Senior Information will be added to this page as it becomes available.  KHEAA's website is a great resource on colleges, financial aid, FAFSA, and KEES money.  Click here-KHEAA.  There are other senior resources on the front page of the Boyle County Counseling Office and under Links and Resources.  Past scholarship newsletters can be found here under What's Happening. which may give you an indication of what is to come this year and last year's deadlines/requirements.  The 2021 Getting In that you were given can be found here!  

The following site will have college webinars on the following topics:

* How To Graduate From College Debt Free
* College Applications 101
* Why It’s Hard to Get Into a Top College.
* Ten Biggest Mistakes Parents Make Planning for College
* Seven Biggest Mistakes Made On The FAFSA
* ACT vs SAT –How Important are they REALLY?
* How to Analyze Financial Aid Award Letters
* Picking Schools That Fit your Child and Wallet
* The Ideal College Planning Timeline
www.CollegePlanningWebinars.com

Welcome to your senior year, Class of 2021!  Congratulations on all of your achievements thus far.  Remember, colleges, scholarships, and future employers will look closely at your academic performance, attendance, discipline, and extra-curricular involvement during your senior year. So, keep working hard!  Your senior year can be a juggling act.  There are decisions to be made about college and your future, applications to complete, and tests to take as you prepare to leave high school.  It is the goal of the Counseling Department to help you through this process. You should have completed a Senior Contract during scheduling last spring. This will ensure that you know what courses you need in order to graduate and that you are enrolled in those courses this year. Feel free to make an appointment with your counselor anytime if you have a question regarding your senior contract or need assistance with college/career planning. 

Senior Parent Night Slideshow

Senior Parent Night!! 10/20 at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.  Please plan to social distance and wear a mask!

Sign up for FAFSA help here

Need help with organizing college applications?  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AQ1QK4zrGYw2QQ8SSBSpB1w-KGHWSBdokjc06W4xe4I/edit?usp=sharing

Best wishes for a successful and fun senior year!

College Planning

PARCHMENT!  To send transcripts from Boyle County High School, you will need to create a parchment.com account. Information was given to all Seniors regarding parchment-check your school email.  If you need the code, please see your counselor!  Parchment is the only way that transcripts can be sent.  More information can be found here! Remember, if you have earned dual credit from a college, you will need to request a transcript from that college to go to your selected school.

September      

  • Sign up for the SAT/ACT again
  • Double check that your courses met graduation requirements
  • Request recommendations from teachers, employers and counselors. Give each person your resume; a stamped, addressed envelope; and any required forms.  This Senior Brag Sheet may be helpful when requesting recommendations!
  • Check out the catalog from each school you’re interested in. Most catalogs are online, or you can ask the school to send you one.
  • If you didn’t make college visits over the summer, make plans to visit during a long weekend or fall break 
  • Request your personalized Getting the Facts – Your Personalized College Guide online through your MyKHEAA account
  • Begin to look at NCAA/NAIA athletic requirements and applications.
  • Create an FSAID now here for the FAFSA!
  • Create a college access calendar to track:  Test dates, fees and deadlines, College application due dates, Financial aid applications and deadlines, Deadlines for requesting recommendation letters, transcripts and other necessary material. Ask people at least two weeks before you need them.

October  

Students will be able to file a 2021–22 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2020. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling students to complete and submit a FAFSA as early as October 1 every year. (Make sure you are completing the correct year!)  You can find information for the FAFSA here

  • Begin to gather information needed to complete applications.
  • Contact colleges regarding scholarships and financial aid opportunities
  • Follow up on your teacher recommendations.
  • If you are applying for Early Decision, send in your applications now. Keep copies of everything you send
  • (Also, prepare applications for back-up schools)
  • Start sending in your applications
  • Sign up for December/January Tests (ACT/SAT)

November      

  • Continue filing applications with colleges.  Don’t forget to have test scores sent to your college directly from ACT if required.
  • Complete any college essays you have to submit. Have a teacher or parent proofread for mistakes.

December

  • Consult your counselor again to review your final list of colleges.  Be sure you have all your bases covered. 
  • Get your recommendation letters from your references and send them thank-you notes.
  • Finish and submit your college applications. Keep copies of everything you send.
  • Have your high school send transcripts to the colleges you selected using parchment.com

Helpful Websites

  • https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/?exmpid=VT-00060 Plan for college, prepare for testing, search and apply for college…this website offers many options to assist you in preparing for your college career.

  • https://www.cappex.com/ Compare colleges, find tuition and admission information and discover your admission chances from more than 3,000 schools. Conduct a scholarship search to find the ones that match your strengths and skills best. Our scholarship directory has more than $11 billion.

  •  http://www.fastweb.com/  Scholarship search

 

  • http://www.collegexpress.com/ Scholarship search
  • https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/  College Counseling Website!  Lots of helpful info on essay writing, apps, etc!
  • https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/  With more than 4,000 institutions available for students and families to search, the College Scorecard provides answers to critical questions about each institution, like how likely students are to complete their degrees, how much debt students take out, and how much the students typically earn after attending. The interactive website provides users with the ability to search by program, degree type, location, or by name of institution. Click here for how to guide!

There are many other sites that allow you to search for colleges, to take virtual tours, and to research loans and scholarships.  Be aware, however, that some sites may be scams.  Never pay for anything related to college planning, scholarships or financial aid.  Talk to your Counselor if you have a question about a site or need assistance with college planning.

Scholarships

All scholarships ever offered cannot be listed here!  Check your colleges of interest for scholarships specific to freshman and specific to area usually on their financial aid page.  The scholarship search websites listed above can also help you to find more scholarships!

  • QuestBridge National College Match

          Deadline: September 29. 2020

The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students. Visit https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/how-to-apply

  • Washington University in St. Louis

    Danforth Scholars Program

    Deadline: January 2, 2021

    For students who would like to attend Washington University in St. Louis and who have demonstrated leadership, personal integrity and dedication to academic excellence.  See your counselor to be nominated

    https://admissions.wustl.edu/Financial_Aid_Scholarships/First_Year_Academic_Scholarships/Pages/Danforth-Scholars-Program.aspx

  • Horatio Alger Kentucky Scholarship Program

    Deadline: October 25 2020

    Eligible students should have critical financial need (50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family), academic achievement, and involvement in extracurricular or community activities.

    Applications are online at: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

  • Coca-Cola Scholarship

    Deadline: October 31 2020 5:00pm

    Applicants should be high school seniors who are well-rounded individuals with highly developed interests in their community.  Applicants are evaluated on the following:

  • Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA
  • Demonstrated leadership in school
  • Commitment to community

Applications are available at http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/the-process

  • The University of Kentucky Academic Scholarships

    Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020   http://www.uky.edu/financialaid/scholarship-incoming-freshmen

  • SAE Engineering Scholarships

    Deadline: Various but March 15th for many

    Applicants must be high school seniors intending to earn a degree in engineering or related science and must meet minimum GPA and ACT or SAT requirements outlined in the specific scholarship.  Multiple scholarships are available through SAE, please see your counselor for more details. 

    Applications are online at: http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/hsseniors.htm
  • UPS Metropolitan College Program

    UPS offers opportunities to have up to 100% of your tuition paid if you attend University of Louisville or Jefferson Community College through this program.  Students must be employed by the UPS overnight air operation in Louisville KY and must be on the UPS payroll by specified date and remain employed by UPS until the end of the student agreement period.  For more information, see your counselor or visit: http://metro-college.com/

  • KSBA Scholarship-please contact your counselor asap

Boyle County may nominate two Seniors who would be the first members of their immediate families to complete college degree for a KSBA scholarship.  Student must have obtained an ACT reading score of at least 20 as a junior or senior. If you meet these requirements, please email your counselor by end of day 9/4.  Selections will be made based upon ACT/GPA. Applications are forwarded to our school board for selection.  One male and one female will be nominated for a chance at $2500 each via a random drawing!

  • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

If you have participated in community service, you can complete an application at http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc. The top youth will be selected from BCHS to be nominated for state-level honors.  The school honoree will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award and will become eligible to win $1000 and more including a trip to Washington D.C. Deadline is November 10th, 2020.

  • Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship

Please see the attached information regarding a $1000 scholarship that will be given to one Kentucky student!  It might as well be you! Kentucky Society DAR Scholarship-see materials and requirements available here

Deadline 11/20/2020 to the Guidance Office-all materials required including essay, resume, application, transcript

Other DAR scholarships can be found here!  

  • Hagan Scholarship
  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  2. Must attend an Eligible Public High School.
  3. Must be a student in the 2020 high school graduating class.
  4. Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.75 or higher.
  5. Must have scored 24 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score) or 1,150 on the SAT.
  6. Must enroll at an eligible four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
  7. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college; from August 2019 to August 2020.
  8. Must complete the FAFSA in 2019 using 2018 tax return information; the EFC must not exceed $6,500.
  9. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  10. Must not have been convicted of a felony.
  11. The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving self-motivated student in need of financial assistance in order to attend college.
  12. Deadline  11/15/2020

http://haganscholarships.org/application/

  • USDA National Scholars Program

           To be eligible for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program scholarship a student must:

           Be a U.S. citizen

           Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)

           Be interested in attending one of the nineteen 1890 Land-Grant Universities

           Intend to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines

           Demonstrate leadership and community service

           Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official’s signature

           Submit a signed application (original signature only)  

https://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/

  • Kentucky Federation of Republican Women

The Kentucky Federation of Republican Women grants a $1500 scholarship each year to a college-bound high school senior girl who has been politically active within the Republican Party.  The completed application must be mailed with a postmark no later than April 1, 2021.  Requirements and application here.

  • National Beta Scholarship Program

Scholarships are available for Beta Club Members.  Application opens November 1 and deadline is January 2, 2021.  Information and application available here:http://www.betaclub.org/scholarship/scholarship-info

  • The Army Reserve 4-Year Minuteman Scholarship

This scholarship covers full tuition and fees at any college or university served by an Army ROTC program.  Students must be in the Army Reserve or eligible for enlistment.  For more information, go here

  • KASBO Scholarship-missed deadline this year-no information received

KASBO awards three $2,500 scholarships each year. In order to be eligible, the student must be a high school senior. Applications must be received by KASBO by 12/16/19.  Please send the completed application, counselor verification form, and two letters of reference to:

Judy Spalding, KASBO Scholarship Chair

               Washington County Board of Education

               120 Mackville Hill  

               Springfield, KY  40069-1013

This is for seniors who plan to major in business or education!  Application and information here and here for Counselor Verification.

  Follow all instructions or you may be disqualified!

  • KYACAC "Achieve Your Dreams" Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2021
One $500 Award will be given for each of four regions of Kentucky (Northern, Central, Eastern, Western).

NOTE: Preference will be given to students from KYACAC member high schools.

Application https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScCdYX634tq0qjeKbr3g4kW-LuNL-a-36sntzjl_71P7YKe2A/viewform

  • KY Farm Bureau Education Foundation Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY
The Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation will award county and state college scholarships to high school seniors for the current school year.  Scholarships may be applied to tuition, housing, books and other educational expenses.  Payments will be made directly to the college, university, or trade school of your choice.

To be eligible, applicant must:

  • Be the child of a Kentucky Farm Bureau member and remain such while the scholarship is in force
  • Finish high school within the year they apply for the scholarship
  • For the Leadership in Agriculture Scholarship, applicant's parents must be actively engaged in production ag

Those not eligible are the children of:

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Claims Personnel
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau State Board Directors
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau State & District Employees
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau State Women's Advisory Committee Members

Please note: Children of Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Agency Managers, Agents, Agency Secretaries and CSRs are only eligible for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Agents Association Scholarship and should utilize this application to apply for the scholarship.


RULES

  • Recipient may enter any accredited college or trade school
  • Recipient must enter college as a beginning freshman no later than the fall semester following high school graduation, unless a circumstance beyond the student's control, such as serious illness or injury, prevents enrollment at that time.  In such a case, recipient must enter college by the spring semester of the following year.
  • Dropping out of school, except for serious illness or injury, shall cause the recipient to lose the scholarship.  The remaining award will then go to the first alternate.
  • Winner must be a full-time student each semester unless an exception is requested in writing and approved.
  • Winner is required to annually furnish a transcript before additional monies are sent to the college.
  • Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 after each semester or forfeit the award.  (Only beginning freshmen will be given a second chance to improve their overall GPA.)
  • All application materials must be submitted by NOON ON FEBRUARY 28, 2021
  • The scholarship committee will make the final determination on all cases concerning the interpretation of these rules.  All applications become the property of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation and will not be returned.

 

Application available https://www.kyfb.com/federation/youth-development/scholarships/

 

  • Boyle County Farm Bureau David C. Sparrow Memorial Scholarship-now part of Farm Bureau Scholarship above-not updated

Preference for this scholarship will be given to 4-H, FCCLA and/or FFA members.One $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior.  Student must be pursuing a degree at a Kentucky school unless program is not offered in this state.To be eligible, applicant must have 3.0 GPA or a 21ACT AND be child of a BC Farm Bureau member family.Deadline is 2/28/19.  See scholarship application above.  Please note interest of 4-H, FCCLA, and/or FFA on application.

  • KY Transportation Scholarship Programs

Kentucky Transportation Scholarship Program's deadline is February 1.

Application packets must be at the address listed on the application by February 1.  Links to the applications are below.  

Do you know a graduating senior who is interested in Engineering?  Math?  CAD?  Building structures or roadways?  If so, we have an exceptional scholarship opportunity available!  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet offers two scholarship programs geared toward civil engineering.  These scholarships provide money for college, paid summer employment while in school, and full-time employment after college graduation.  This opportunity can’t be beat!!  The application deadline is February 1.  Below you will find a brief description.  More details and the applications can be found on our website at https://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/Civil-Engineering-Scholarship.aspx

  • Inter-County Energy Scholarship Program

Announcing the Inter-County Energy Scholarship Program is offering 6 $1000 scholarships.  Deadline to apply is March 10th.  Applicant will be judged on basis of GPA, need, extracurricular activities, and teacher/counselor written recommendation.  Applicant will be required to submit a brief biography. Send application by deadline to address on application.   See the attached requirements and application here

  • Cumberland Family Medical Center Scholarship

$1000 scholarship opportunity for seniors planning to attend college and major in health-related field.  Return application to Guidance Office by end of day 4/2/2021.  No late applications will be accepted.  Application here: /userfiles/242/my files/boyle scholarship 2021 (1).docx?id=6981

  • HOPE 53 Scholarship

What is HOPE 53?  HOPE 53 Ministries is a non-profit organization, based in Stanford, KY.  The primary purpose of HOPE 53 is to provide financial and spiritual support for an orphanage in Port au Prince, Haiti.  This orphanage is home to approximately 20 children.  Funds generated by HOPE 53 Ministries are sent to help provide food, shelter, and education for these orphans.  More info can be obtained by going to the HOPE 53 Ministries Facebook page.

Why a Scholarship?  HOPE 53 also has an interest in serving its local community.  To this end, we would like to provide scholarship funds for a graduating senior who plans to attend a Christian college/university and plans to pursue a career of Christian ministry/service.

Amount:  $530 (to be used towards college expenses).  Up to three scholarships will be awarded, to the top applicants from seniors attending any schools located in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln, and Rockcastle Counties.  Each scholarship will be $530.

Deadline:  Application and Letter of Recommendation must be postmarked by March 27, 2021, and should be mailed to:  HOPE 53 Ministries, P.O. Box 326, Stanford, KY 40484

Criteria:  First and foremost, we are looking for a graduating senior who is planning to attend a Christian college/university and pursue a career in Christian ministry/service.  Other criteria may include GPA, school/church/community activities, and recommendation by a church/community leader. 

Letter of Recommendation:  In addition to the completed application, you must submit one letter of recommendation by a church or community leader.  In this letter, they should describe your previous involvement in church/community activities and the potential you have for future ministry/service.  Letters may be attached to the application or mailed separately to HOPE 53, but must be postmarked by March 27, 2021. 

 Application here

  • Boyle County Homemakers Association

Boyle County Homemakers Association is offering a scholarship to a High School senior that will be pursuing a college degree in Family & Consumer Science or related field. $1000 scholarship for students pursuing a college degree in Family & Consumer Science or related degree.  Deadline March 31st.  Mail to extension office.  Application here

  • Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society Scholarship

Application Deadline is 4/30/2021.  Visit  https://www.biacs.org/scholarship.html Info is on that page.

Scholarship Details-please see page as there are some different requirements this year!

 

  • Ephraim McDowell Scholarships

EMH Health Care Scholarship

This scholarship is available to high school seniors and college students from Boyle, Casey, Garrard, Lincoln, Mercer and Washington counties. Candidates must be in the top 25% of their class, have a minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 1000, and be accepted at a regionally accredited college or university. College students must have completed undergraduate educational requirements and be accepted into a professional health career program recognized by Ephraim McDowell Health.

$1,000 is paid directly to the college or university for high school students, renewable for the second semester if the recipient earns a 2.5 or higher GPA during the initial semester; $2,000 is paid directly to the college or university for college students, renewable for the second semester if the recipient earns a 3.0 or higher GPA during the initial semester.

Additional Scholarships

Additional scholarships are available through the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary and Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital Auxiliary, and Ephraim  Mcdowell James B. Haggin Auxiliary

  • Sherry Colleen Durbin Memorial Scholarship – available to a high school senior in Boyle County who has been accepted to an in-state college or university to study any of the health care career programs recognized by Ephraim McDowell Health. The award is a minimum of $500 for one semester.
  • Keith & Vicki A. Darnell Scholarship – available to a high school senior from Boyle, Casey, Garrard, Lincoln, Mercer and Washington counties who has been accepted to an in-state college or university to study any of the health care career programs recognized by Ephraim McDowell Health, with preference given to students pursuing a BSN degree.  The award is $500 for one semester.
  • Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Health Care Scholarship – available to a high school senior in Boyle County who has been accepted to an in-state college or university to study any of the health care career programs recognized by Ephraim McDowell Health. The award is $1,000 for the first semester, renewable for the second semester if the recipient earns a 2.5 or higher GPA.
  • Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital Auxiliary Health Care Scholarship – available to a high school senior in Lincoln County who has been accepted to an in-state college or university to study any of the health care career programs recognized by Ephraim McDowell Health. The award is $1,000 for the first semester, renewable for the second semester if the recipient earns a 2.5 or higher GPA.
  • Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Teen Scholarship – available to a high school senior who participates or has participated in the Teen Volunteer Program at EMRMC.  Student must be accepted to an in-state college or university to study any of the health care career programs recognized by Ephraim McDowell Health. The award is $500 for one semester.
  • Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital Auxiliary Teen Scholarship – available to a high school senior who participates or has participated in the Teen Volunteer Program at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital.  Student must be accepted to an in-state college or university to study any of the health care career programs recognized by Ephraim McDowell Health. The award is $500 for one semester.

Applications must be submitted by March 15.  There will be no late applications accepted.  Please mail to address on application.  Pay close attention to requirements Application here

  • KY Manufactured Housing Institute Scholarship

The Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute proud to announce its KMHI Scholarship Awards. Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to individuals (graduating seniors and older) who are currently attending or will be attending a technical center, trade school, or enrolling in an apprenticeship program, each of which should be centered around the construction industry and should not be free programs. In addition to the five trade scholarships, two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2020 to graduating high school seniors, GED recipients, or students who are currently enrolled in college or tech schools that live in modular, manufactured, or mobile homes. These awards are available for university, college, technical, or vocational programs.

Deadline is 4/2/2021 

Information here: https://www.kmhi.org/scholarship-opportunities/

  • Women Leading KY Scholarship-process opens 1/1/2021

          Each year the Women Leading Kentucky Board of Directors offers multiple scholarships.  Click the Senior link.

  • Must demonstrate leadership abilities on campus and community
  • High School Senior who will be enrolling in the fall of 2019 in a Kentucky college/university
  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • DEADLINE March 4, 2020

Application here:https://womenleadingky.com/about-scholarships-program/

  • Agriculture Athlete of the Year Scholarship-deadline is past

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture in partnership with the Kentucky High School Athletic Association will award six (6) $1000 scholarships to three (3) male and three (3) female student athletes who are 2017-2018 seniors and involved in agriculture.
The six recipients will be named “2018 Kentucky Ag Athletes of the Year” and awards will be presented at the 2018 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen in March at Rupp Arena. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS is February 26, 2018.

* This is a one time award and a nonrenewable scholarship payable to an institution of higher learning and not endowed for expansion.

CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:
High school graduating senior
Minimum GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale, if weighted, GPA must be converted to 4.0 scale by counselor)
Accepted to a higher education 2 year, 4 year or trade school institution (Though an Agriculture major is not required and preference will be given to Kentucky colleges, out of state schools will be considered if seeking specialized degree in the Agriculture field)
Submission of all fields requested on this application

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS SELECTED AS FINALISTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
Two letters of recommendation (1 touching on your impact in Agriculture and 1 touching on your impact in athletics)

SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING AS A CONDITION TO RECEIVING THE AWARD:
3 pictures illustrating 1) involvement in sports, 2) involvement in agriculture and 3) a head and shoulders picture (i.e. school picture)
A copy of acceptance letter of the institution you will be attending and/or class schedule for 1st semester.

  • Tab Farthing Memorial Scholarship-not yet updated

A $1000 scholarship to a BCHS or DHS Senior interested in pursuing a degree in the Environmental Field of study-awarded based upon academic achievement, community service, school activities and awards, and essay.  Deadline is April 30, 2020

Application here

  • Bluegrass Community Foundation Scholarships-DUE APRIL 2nd!!!

The Hudson-Ellis Scholarship is a need-based scholarship.  See the attached application that must be returned to the Counseling Office  to Ms. Clark by the end of the day on 4/2/2021.  No late or incomplete applications will be accepted.  Qualifications are listed on application.  (Please note:  A Baird Scholarship is now part of Hudson Ellis)

Application here

 

  • AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Department of KY Scholarship-not yet available

Applicants must be a senior accepted into an accredited college or university in pursuit of a service-oriented profession.Deadline is received by 5/1/20.  Application 

  • Danville/Boyle County Scholarship Foundation

Deadline is March 29th-last Monday in March.  No late applications will be accepted.  Completed applications should be mailed.  Application http://www.dbcscholarship.org/application

  • ADK Future Teacher Scholarship

$1000 Scholarship for Senior who plans to major in Education.  Deadline is March 1st.

 Application https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/adkfutureeducatorscholarship

  • Jess Tamme Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship for female and male Senior athlete. Deadline to have to Guidance Office is April 23, 2020.  Application here

  • John Hooper Masonic Memorial Scholarship-not yet available

The Fund awards a $1000 scholarship to graduating senior.  See attached criteria.  Deadline is May 3rd and all applications should be mailed to address on application.  Application .

  • Northwestern Mutual Scholarship

Scholarship for survivor or sibling to cancer.  Information is here:  http://foundation.northwesternmutual.com/scholarships/

  • Bluegrass Community Action Scholarship

See attached for information and application.  Deadline is 4/12/21  Application

  • Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship

All information here

Student must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a Kentucky resident
  • Be a high school or GED graduate
  • Have not earned an associate's or higher degree
  • Be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, at an eligible postsecondary institution in an approved program of study that leads to an industry recognized certificate or diploma in a high-demand workforce sector.
    • Qualifying areas for the 2017-2018 year are health care, advanced manufacturing, transportation/logistics, business services/IT, and construction
  • Not be in default on any obligation to KHEAA

 

  • Enos Burkhart Scholarship

A $1000 scholarship for a student majoring in engineering. Essay should be emailed to Dana Stigall by the end of the day on April 16th. Information here.

  • AXA Achievement Scholarship

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.

The 2020 program will be accepting applications from September 1, 2019 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, 2019, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!  Link to apply-https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/

  • Abound Credit Union Scholarship-Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship

To be considered, please submit to address provided by 3/31/2021.

Application and requirements can be found here: https://www.aboundcu.com/Learn/Who-We-Are/About-Abound/Roush-Scholarship

  • UK ROTC Scholarships

See information here

  • Wilderness Trace Community Foundation

Jack Freeman Scholarship Fund Description: The Jack Freeman Scholarship Fund was established by bequest from Dr. Freeman to help deserving graduating seniors from any high school located in Boyle County, Kentucky. Eligibility: Resident of Boyle County, Kentucky; Graduating senior from Boyle County High School, Danville High School, Danville Christian Academy, or Kentucky School for the Deaf; Pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college, university or community college; Cumulative 3.0 GPA and in good academic standing; Demonstrate financial need 

Rowland Family Scholarship Fund Description: The Rowland Family Scholarship Fund was established by Mr. C. B. Rowland of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, to support post-secondary education for students from Mercer, Boyle, Garrard, Anderson and Lincoln Counties in Kentucky. Scholarship assistance will be grants to qualified students to attend any university, college, community college, proprietary school, vocational school, or any course of study that will advance the student's educational or skill attainment beyond the secondary school level. Eligibility: Resident of Mercer, Boyle, Garrard, Anderson, or Lincoln Counties in Kentucky; Cumulative 2.5 GPA; Enrolled as a full-time student at any university, college, community college, proprietary school, vocational school, or any course of study that will advance the student's educational or skill attainment beyond the secondary school level; Demonstrate financial need; Preference given to students who are either former employees of Harrods Cleaners, Inc. or RV Cablevision, or their children 

Deadline 3/15  Application here:  https://www.cflouisville.org/apply-today/apply-online/  Application opens Dec 2020.

 

  • Forkland Community Scholarship-not yet available but site is same and they said use the old application

Every year the Forkland Community Center has a scholarship program that started in 2017.  It celebrates the continuing tradition of academic excellence within the Forkland community. The scholarship award is $750, and that amount will be divided among up to three graduating high school seniors who have a connection to the Forkland Community Center through their community service.  Application here (click at bottom of their page).  Deadline 4/15

  • Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship-not yet updated

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

The CTE application is now open and will close June 15.  Apply here

  • First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Danville Scholarship-due 4/15

Scholarship for student who has a need, considering application to community college or tech school, 2.75 GPA, and deserving of support.  Deadline 4/15.  Turn in application to Guidance Office.  Application 

  • KAGS Scholarship

KAGC $500 scholarship to one Ky sr who plans to study communications/journalism at any college.Apply  http://www.kagc.net/scholarship/ 

  • Imagine America Scholarships

Various scholarships for high school students can be found here

  • Conservation District Scholarships

The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxillary sponsors three $1,000 scholarships each year. The George Crafton Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, the Natural Resource Scholarship is for college students and the Betty Barrick Non-Traditional Scholarship is for college students who are at least 25 years old.

Those applying for the scholarship will need to be qualified young men and women that are interested in agriculture and natural resources fields.

The KACD Auxillary has helped to send numerous young people to the school of their choice with the three scholarships to students interested in careers in agriculture. Educating our youth for tomorrow will be beneficial to all those concerned with the wise use and managment of our natural resources.

Deadline 3/1/21  Apply https://eec.ky.gov/Natural-Resources/Conservation/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

  • House Method Commitment to Our Homes Scholarship

House Method will award a $1000 scholarship to a student committed to improving the way we live in our homes.  Deadline is 10/15/19.  Applicant must have a 3.5 GPA or higher.  Application and information here

  • Gladys Reed Gwinn Scholarship Foundation

Applicants must meet at least one of the criteria:

Deadline is 4/9.  Info and application here

1. Ss. Peter and Paul church member attending a Catholic Women's College

2. Ss. Petter and Paul church member attending college

3. Boyle County resident attending college or postsecondary school

  • NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship

If you have played two sports for at least two years per sport, you may be eligible for this scholarship.  Find requirements and application https://members.niaaa.org/page/StudentScholarship  Deadline is 2/28/21.

  • AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest

AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors. Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder. The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up.

Submission deadline is Feb.15, 2021.

https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/

  • Louis Stout Scholarship

When former Commissioner Louis Stout passed away in 2012, his widow Anna directed that donations on his behalf go to the Louis Stout Memorial Fund for Students. She felt this was a chance for the KHSAA to honor student-athletes who excel in athletics, academics, school service and community service. The award process for 2020-2021 is now underway.

Applications are being accepted for students to apply for those awards through Sunday, February 28, 2021. The award winners will be announced in conjunction with the boys’ state basketball tournament in March. Two grants, each in the amount of a one-time scholarship of $2,000 payable to an institution of higher learning, will be awarded. The scholarship is not renewable and is not endowed for expansion. Minimum criteria is a 3.5 (converted to 4.0 scale) grade point average; involvement in varsity sports or sport-activities; involvement in other school activities, a record of community service/involvement and a member of the 2020-2021 senior class.

The application for the scholarships is located at http://khsaa.org/ge65-application-for-louis-stout-memorial-scholarship/ on the KHSAA web site.

  • KHSAD Association Awards for Athletes

See the attached link for information: https://www.khsada.org/page/show/5750405-awards

  • Commonwealth Credit Union

What is the Commonwealth Credit Union Scholarship? The Commonwealth Credit Union Scholarship is an one-time $1,000 scholarship that is awarded to four high school seniors for use in post-secondary education. It utilizes a video submission where applicants tell their personal story on bettering lives, both now and in the future. They also share their insights into banking experiences for young adults. Students may access the scholarship application through our website at: College Scholarships | KY Credit Union | Commonwealth CU (ccuky.org).

When is the deadline? All submissions must be fully completed and uploaded by 5:00 pm ET on March 15, 2021 to: Scholarship Application › Commonwealth Credit Union (ccuky.org). Only digital submissions to this link allowed.

How do students apply? With creativity and passion, students will need to record an unlisted/private video of themselves to YouTube that does not exceed 5 minutes. Once completed, students are asked to fill out a short submission form on our website where they will upload the URL to the recording. They are asked to address the following in their video:

  1. How are you currently Bettering Lives in your community?
  2. How can CCU Better the Lives of college-aged students?
  3. How will your education empower you to Better Lives in the future?
  4. What are you looking for from your banking experience?

Who is eligible? Basically, to be eligible for this scholarship, the student must be a graduating high school senior attending a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2021. They must also be the primary account holder on a Commonwealth Credit Union membership on or before March 15, 2021. For information on membership, students may go to: Why Commonwealth Credit Union › Commonwealth Credit Union (ccuky.org). Specific details about scholarship eligibility are found on the scholarship application page.

How are the winners selected?A panel of three judges comprised of professionals from the Louisville Metro Area and Central Kentucky will view and score each video submissions. To ensure a fair adjudication process, no CCU employees serve on this panel. Video submissions are scored using a rubric based on the application criteria. The four highest-ranking videos will be the scholarship winners. Traditionally judging takes place in April and applicants are notified of decisions in May.

I have questions about the scholarship. Who should I contact?

Our Marketing Supervisor, Lindsay Orange, serves as our Scholarship Coordinator:

Lindsay Orange

Marketing Supervisor

Commonwealth Credit Union

lorange@cwcu.org

(502)564-4775, ext. 5299

  • Local ADK Scholarship

Deadline is 4/20.  This scholarship is for students interested in the teaching profession.

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