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  • Attica High School


    Andrew "Drew" Swanson Welding Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31643-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a 2-year participant in the Bi-County Cooperative Welding Program. Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and have lived in those school districts for at least 12 months prior to the application date. Applicants must plan on attending a certified welding program that will result in an AWS certification. Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Welding related activities in school and outside of school along with letters of reference are strongly considered in the selection process.

    Attica Community Foundation Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31665-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must have applied and participated in the interview process for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Applicants must have graduated from Attica High School and be accepted at a four-year college education in the state of Indiana. Selection is based on academic performance, school activities and/or work, volunteerism, financial need, letters of reference, essays, and a personal interview.

    Bradley W. Johnson Memorial Scholarship (AHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31676-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica High School or Seeger High School and be a resident of the Attica or Seeger School districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted at any two-year or four-year accredited college or university and have 2.5 cumulative GPA. Priority is given to applicants that exhibit financial need.

    Carter H. & Olive E. Martin Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31704-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica High School and have lived in the Attica High School district for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university. Selection is based on academic performance, school activities and/or work, volunteerism, financial need, letters of reference, and written essays.

    Evan R. Cork Model T Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36970-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a resident of Jackson Township in Fountain county Indiana for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicant must graduate from an area high school (can attend any high school) or be home-schooled in Jackson Township and meet home-schooled graduation requirements. Applicant must plan on attending an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational trade school with preference given to Indiana institutions. Two scholarships will be awarded; one to a four-year student and one to a two-year/vocational student. Four-year students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and two-year/vocational students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable, but only previous recipients can apply for renewal.

    Fountain-Warren Master Gardeners Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36890-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central or Seeger High Schools or home schooled in Fountain or Warren counties. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university. The applicant must be a member of Fountain or Warren County 4-H. This scholarship is for those pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Horticulture. Selection criteria is based on (in this order) academic merit, financial need (EFC from www.IndianaCollegeCosts.org), letters of reference, school/work activities, and community/volunteer service. The scholarship will consider in the pool of applicants current college students as long as they have met the residency and/or high school requirements, and are considered a full-time undergraduate seeking their first degree. Two scholarships are awarded, one for a Fountain county student and one for a Warren county student.

    George Curtis Green Memorial Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31655-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be graduates of Attica High School. The scholarship is for students pursuing a career in the field of education. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student and attending any two or four year accredited college or university.

    Harold & WaStella VanDame Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31656-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica High School and have lived in the Attica High School district for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must have a 2.0 or higher GPA and be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university. Selection is based on community/volunteer service, financial need (must complete the College Cost Estimator), school/work activities, and academic performance.

    IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34677-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship was established in 2016 to help students who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry by obtaining a 4-year college degree. IEA and its subsidiary, White Construction, hope to help develop future leaders within the construction industry by helping students with their college expenses. The application is open to all USA and Canadian dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies - anywhere employees reside. Employment will be verified through the IEA Human Resource Department. The applicant(s) must be a current graduating high school senior or college undergraduate. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a four-year public or private college or university located in the United States or Canada. The selected school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or similar. Special preference is to be given to dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies. Should no employee dependents apply or meet the criteria for selection, the scholarship is to be awarded to a student who meets all other criteria. One scholarship is to be awarded per year. The scholarship is not renewable. Former recipients are not eligible to reapply. Students must be pursuing a college major in the areas of: Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or Construction related degree fields with the applicant having the goal of earning a Construction related degree. High school and college undergraduate applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must complete additional essay questions required by IEA. Financial Need is reviewed. All applicants must complete a College Cost Estimator at www.collegecosts.com/project/IEA2017 to complete the financial need requirements.

    James D. Fenters, Ph.D. Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31667-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica High School and must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be ranked in the top 20% of their class based on GPA and must have an SAT score of at least 1500. Applicants must have participated in at least one school activity such as athletics, band, student government, etc. and must have participated in at least one non-school activity such as work, church activities, community service, etc.

    Jerry G. Boles Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31670-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Scholarship is awarded to those seeking a degree relating to the care and protection of animals. In the event there are no applicants with this degree path, the scholarship will be open to other degree paths as long as all other selection criteria is met. The student must be a graduate of Attica High School, have lived in the AHS school district for at least 12 months prior to the application, be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited two or four-year public or private university, have a 2.0 or higher GPAand show some financial need. Letters of reference are strongly encouraged. Degree and career paths that have priority include the following: animal grooming, veterinary technician, animal science studies, animal science, livestock management, farm animal breeding, dairy science, animal nutrition, animal health sciences, wildlife ecology, animal biology, wildlife, fish and conservation biology, etc. If there are no applicants for the aforementioned degree paths, the scholarship selection committee will consider those applicants that meet all other selection criteria.

    Jessica E. Coats Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31671-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High School and must have lived in one of those school districts for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be pursuing a nursing career and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    Joseph W. Harrison III Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31674-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica High School. The applicants need to display strong academic performance by being in the top 25% of the class, exhibit financial need, and have made a commitment to community/volunteer service. Applicants must be a full-time student attending an accredited 4-year college or university.

    Kirk Gentrup Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34556-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Open to North Vermillion High School seniors and Wabash River Conference senior athletes. Must have participated in athletics in high school. Must be of good moral character. This scholarship is not based on financial need. Further schooling is not limited to a university. Two letters of recommendation. Additional essay answering "What it would mean to you to receive this scholarship?".

    Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/40495-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The scholarship awarded to the Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will provide full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900/year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County public high school (Attica, Covington, or Fountain Central) by June 30, 2018, be a resident of one of the Fountain County school districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date, and planning to be a full-time student at a four-year accredited college or university in the state of Indiana. Applicants must complete the application including submission of evaluations and financial information by August 25, 2017. Applicants must be willing to participate in the interview process which includes scoring based on: Academic Performance (20%), School Activities and/or Work (20%), Volunteerism (20%), Financial Need (10%), Evaluations/Letters of Recommendation (5%), Essays (5%), and Personal Interviews (20%). Applicants must also agree to Recipient's Responsibilities listed in the application.

    Marguerite Smith Norman Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31681-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be graduates of Attica High School. The scholarship is for students pursuing a career in the field of education. Priority is given to students with strong leadership skills, a positive mental attitude, exemplary citizenship characteristics, and excellent scholarship effort. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student and attending any two or four year accredited college or university.

    Martin Jacobs Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31682-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of an area high school. Applicants must be pursuing a two or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be a dependent of a person currently serving active duty or has been honorably discharged from any branch of the United States military (including National Guard).

    MasterGuard Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31683-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High Schools and must live in AHS, CHS, or FCHS school districts. Applicants must be pursuing a degree for Automotive Vocational or Mechanical Engineering.

    Naomi Strader Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31684-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be graduates of Attica High School. Priority for the scholarship is given to students pursuing a career in the field of education. However, in the event there are no education majors, the award may be available to other applicants. Applicants must rank in the top third of their graduating class based on GPA. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student and attending any two or four year accredited college or university.

    Potawatomi Festival Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31690-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica High School, must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA, and must have exhibited a form of leadership skills through school, community, or church activities.

    Ralph and Nancy Tillotson Agriculture Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31693-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica High School and must have resided in the Attica school district for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted as a full or part-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited Indiana public college or university (no private or out-of-state institutions) and seeking an agricultural related degree or career path. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher. Top priority is to be given to applicant(s) who exhibit a financial need for the scholarship. In addition, the applicant(s) commitment to community/volunteer service and school/work are to be taken into consideration when determining the most qualified candidate.

    Raymond & Mildred DeSutter Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31694-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be graduates of Attica High School. Priority is given to students with strong leadership skills, excellent scholarship effort, athletic talent, and exemplary citizenship characteristics. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student and attending any two or four year accredited college or university.

    Reagan and Hazel Mallett Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31695-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is for students who will learn the business and economic principles behind running agricultural related businesses. Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County public high school and must be a resident of the Fountain County school districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to any four-year accredited college or university and must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Applicants must be majoring in agriculture business operations or agriculture economics. Priority is given to those who exhibit financial need.

    Rick Williams Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31697-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and must be a resident of the Fountain or Warren Counties for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to accredited college, university, or vocational school. Priority given to children or grandchildren of employees of Old National Bank located in Fountain or Warren Counties.

    Robert E. & Barbara J. Nehemiah Brown Memorial Scholarship (AHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31699-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be graduates of Attica High School. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student and attending any two or four year accredited college or university.

    Susan Fischer Memorial 4-H Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31702-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County High School and have live in Fountain County for 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university and must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must also be a 10-year member of Fountain County 4-H. All 10-year members are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to those students with strong community volunteer service and if possible, a career path in agriculture or health care.

  • Covington High School


    Andrew "Drew" Swanson Welding Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31643-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a 2-year participant in the Bi-County Cooperative Welding Program. Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and have lived in those school districts for at least 12 months prior to the application date. Applicants must plan on attending a certified welding program that will result in an AWS certification. Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Welding related activities in school and outside of school along with letters of reference are strongly considered in the selection process.

    Brandon Simmons Memorial Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31687-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Covington High School and must have lived in the Covington High School District for at least 12 months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full or part-time (minimum of 6 hrs.) student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university and must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. All Covington High School seniors are encouraged to apply. This scholarship preference is for those pursuing a degree or career in criminal justice, criminology, or law enforcement related degrees. If there are no applicants for the aforementioned degree paths, the scholarship selection committee will consider those applicants that meet all other selection criteria. Selection criteria includes community/volunteer service, financial need, school/work activities, letters of reference, and academic merit. Submission of letters of recommendation is strongly encouraged.

    CentreBank Scholarship (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31705-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Covington High School or Fountain Central High School and must be pursuing a degree in the business and/or finance fields.

    Covington Alumni Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37296-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be graduating from Covington High School and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must have lived in the Covington school district for at least 12 months prior to the the application date. Applicants must plan to be a full-time student at any accredited Indiana college, university, or vocational school. Financial need is considered and the application must have completed an Indiana College Cost estimator in order to include an EFC number on the application.

    Covington Band Boosters Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31706-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all Covington High School seniors, however,priority given to those participating in band all four years of high school and those seeking a degree path related to music (e.g. music theory, composition, theatre, history, production, etc.).If there are no applicants participating in band or seeking a music related degree path, other applicants meeting all other criteria listed and showing financial need will be considered. Applicants must plan on being a full-time student (12 hrs. min) at an accredited two or four-year public or private college or university, must have a 2.5 or higher GPA, and must have attended Covington High School for two consecutive semesters prior to graduation.

    Covington Book Reimbursement Program (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31644-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This program is to assist Covington High School graduates with expenses related to books and required equipment for classes taken at an Indiana accredited four-year college or university or any two-year accredited college or university. Participants in the program must maintain 2.0 GPA or higher. There are three award levels. For those pursuing a two-year degree, the award is $200/semester for three semesters. For those pursing a 4-year degree, the award is $400 per year for three years. For those pursing a 4-year degree and were one of the top 12 Lilly Scholarship finalist from CHS, the award is $600 per year for four years.

    Covington Citizens' Scholarship Foundation Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31645-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be a resident of the Covington school district for at least twelve months prior to the application date. The applicant must be in the top 50% of the senior class based on GPA and must be accepted as a full-time student to any two or four-year accredited college, university, technical, or vocational school.

    Covington Teacher's Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31646-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a Covington High School Graduate and must be pursuing a major in education resulting in a teaching license.

    Covington Volunteer Firefighter's Association Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31647-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The primary purpose of the Covington Volunteer Firefighters Association Scholarship is to assist students that have demonstrated a commitment to the community as well as their desire to continue their education in the public service field. Public service includes those careers most closely associated with the work of fire fighting; including, but not limited to; fire fighting, fire inspection and investigating, emergency medical technicians, and emergency medical paramedics. In the event that the above criteria cannot be met, the scholarship will consider those students who are pursuing a career in Nursing and most closely satisfy the original selection criteria. Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be a resident of the Covington school district for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited two or four-year college or university and must be in the top 50% of the student?s graduating class based on GPA. Priority is given to applicants exhibiting financial need.

    Don and Georgeanna Ford Volleyball Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31648-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Covington High School, must have been a player on or a manager for the CHS girls volleyball team, and received a varsity letter in volleyball during their senior year. However, if the player or manager was unable to earn the letter during her senior year due to injury, health or family related issues they remain eligible for the scholarship if they lettered in the previous year. Applicant must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or vocational school. Priority is given to applicants exhibiting financial need (must complete the College Cost Estimator).

    Dr. Clarence & Martha (Cates) Davan Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37295-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The applicant(s) will be a graduate of Covington High School. The applicant(s) must be a resident within the Covington Community School Corporation for twelve months (two consecutive semesters during their senior year) prior to the application date or attended Covington High School for four consecutive years. The applicant(s) must be or planned to be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at any accredited two-year or four-year college or university or vocational trade school, with preference to an institution located in Indiana. All Covington High School seniors are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The primary purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students that need a “hand up” (financially) and exhibit a strong work ethic and are concerned about the needs of others (compassion). Students who meet this criteria and all other criteria are to be provided preference for the scholarship. The applicant(s) must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0. Several criteria are to be taking into consideration when selecting recipients. The two most important criteria are of near equal importance: a) financial need and to the degree that it is able to be determined b) a student with great possibility but that potential has not yet been realized at the high school level. The following criteria is of lesser importance, but can be taken into consideration when selecting applicants (ranked in order of importance): c) community/volunteer service, d) school/work activities, e) academic merit (GPA/class rank/type of diploma). In addition to the criteria referenced above employees of the City of Covington and the Covington Community School Corporation are eligible to apply for funding to be utilized for “certification” in their respective profession. The certification must be provided by some form of external review, education, assessment, or audit by an organization recognized by the City of Covington or the Covington Community School Corporation. The certification must be a requirement for the applicant’s current job position.

    Dr. Malcolm C. Spencer, MD Scholarship (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31649-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a resident within the Southeast Fountain School Corporation or the Covington School Corporation for 12 months prior to the application date and graduate from either Fountain Central High School or Covington High School. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in medicine (medical doctor) or nursing, have a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average, and exhibit financial need. Award is for one year with the option to reapply.

    Evan R. Cork Model T Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36970-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a resident of Jackson Township in Fountain county Indiana for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicant must graduate from an area high school (can attend any high school) or be home-schooled in Jackson Township and meet home-schooled graduation requirements. Applicant must plan on attending an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational trade school with preference given to Indiana institutions. Two scholarships will be awarded; one to a four-year student and one to a two-year/vocational student. Four-year students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and two-year/vocational students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable, but only previous recipients can apply for renewal.

    Fountain County Instructional Materials and Financial Assistance (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31651-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in higher education and will be issued to qualified students for the purchase of the required instructional materials (books or required equipment) which are recommended for the specific course that the student is taking.Applicants must be a graduate of Covington or Fountain Central High School and must be a resident of the Covington or Fountain Central school districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to any two or four-year accredited college or university and must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

    Fountain Trust Company Scholarships (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31652-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of a Covington High School and must live in Fountain County.

    Fountain-Warren Master Gardeners Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36890-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central or Seeger High Schools or home schooled in Fountain or Warren counties. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university. The applicant must be a member of Fountain or Warren County 4-H. This scholarship is for those pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Horticulture. Selection criteria is based on (in this order) academic merit, financial need (EFC from www.IndianaCollegeCosts.org), letters of reference, school/work activities, and community/volunteer service. The scholarship will consider in the pool of applicants current college students as long as they have met the residency and/or high school requirements, and are considered a full-time undergraduate seeking their first degree. Two scholarships are awarded, one for a Fountain county student and one for a Warren county student.

    Helen VanDorn Shelby Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31657-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be a resident of the Covington school district for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to any four-year accredited college or university and must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

    Herman and Genevieve Simmons Scholarship (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31658-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and/or Fountain Central High School and must be a resident of Fulton or Mill Creek Townships.

    Hoffman-Aesculapian Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31660-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is for those wishing to become a nurse or a medical doctor. This scholarship is not for those pursuing degrees in physical therapy, athletic training, or veterinary medicine. Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be accepted as a full-time student to an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in medicine (medical doctor) or nursing.

    Hoffman-Trojan Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31661-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be accepted as a full-time student to any four-year accredited college or university.

    Ian Claypool Hero Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31663-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School or a home schooled student living in the Covington school district. Applicant must be accepted as a full-time or part-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year public or private college or university. The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA and show financial need. The scholarship is for those pursing a human health career in the areas of nursing, medicine, or medical technology with preference given to those going into fields related to the treatment of cancer.

    IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34677-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship was established in 2016 to help students who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry by obtaining a 4-year college degree. IEA and its subsidiary, White Construction, hope to help develop future leaders within the construction industry by helping students with their college expenses. The application is open to all USA and Canadian dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies - anywhere employees reside. Employment will be verified through the IEA Human Resource Department. The applicant(s) must be a current graduating high school senior or college undergraduate. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a four-year public or private college or university located in the United States or Canada. The selected school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or similar. Special preference is to be given to dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies. Should no employee dependents apply or meet the criteria for selection, the scholarship is to be awarded to a student who meets all other criteria. One scholarship is to be awarded per year. The scholarship is not renewable. Former recipients are not eligible to reapply. Students must be pursuing a college major in the areas of: Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or Construction related degree fields with the applicant having the goal of earning a Construction related degree. High school and college undergraduate applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must complete additional essay questions required by IEA. Financial Need is reviewed. All applicants must complete a College Cost Estimator at www.collegecosts.com/project/IEA2017 to complete the financial need requirements.

    Jack Hunter Memorial Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31664-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High and have live in the Covington school district for 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must have community and/or volunteer service and letters of reference must be submitted with the application. Applicant must have a 2.5 GPA and show financial need. Preference is given to applicants that will be attending Indiana State University. Other accredited colleges will be considered if no applications are submitted from ISU accepted students.

    Jessica E. Coats Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31671-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High School and must have lived in one of those school districts for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be pursuing a nursing career and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    Jim and Martha Wallace Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31672-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must have lived in the Covington High School District for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student or part-time student at Danville Area Community College (minimum of 9 credit hours) and must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Priority is given to students majoring in music performance, music education, music composition, music business and/or music administration, or other music related degrees such as music therapy, musical theater, music theory, music history, music production, conducting, arranging, audio production, church music, jazz performance, film scoring and pedagogy.

    Joshua E. Witsman Memorial Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31675-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is awarded to a student with personal attributes that exhibit; kindness and compassion, willingness to help others, hardworking, someone who is driven to better their life/the lives of others/the community, someone that shows gratitude and thankfulness to those who have helped mold them into the person they are becoming (ie: family, friends, teachers). Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be a resident of the Covington school district for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to an accredited vocational trade school, or a two or four-year college or university and must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. Applicants must be pursuing majors related to a vocational trade career pathway (welding or auto mechanics), conservation officer, veterinary medicine, or a teaching career. Priority is given to applicants who exhibit financial need.

    Judith Woodrow Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31677-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be accepted as a full-time student to any accredited college or university. Applicants must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA and must be pursuing a degree in teacher education.

    Kevin and Marilyn Woodrow Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31678-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be a resident of the Covington school district for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to any four-year accredited college or university and must be in the top 50% of their senior class based on GPA.

    Kirk Gentrup Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34556-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Open to North Vermillion High School seniors and Wabash River Conference senior athletes. Must have participated in athletics in high school. Must be of good moral character. This scholarship is not based on financial need. Further schooling is not limited to a university. Two letters of recommendation. Additional essay answering "What it would mean to you to receive this scholarship?".

    Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/40495-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The scholarship awarded to the Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will provide full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900/year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County public high school (Attica, Covington, or Fountain Central) by June 30, 2018, be a resident of one of the Fountain County school districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date, and planning to be a full-time student at a four-year accredited college or university in the state of Indiana. Applicants must complete the application including submission of evaluations and financial information by August 25, 2017. Applicants must be willing to participate in the interview process which includes scoring based on: Academic Performance (20%), School Activities and/or Work (20%), Volunteerism (20%), Financial Need (10%), Evaluations/Letters of Recommendation (5%), Essays (5%), and Personal Interviews (20%). Applicants must also agree to Recipient's Responsibilities listed in the application.

    Martin Jacobs Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31682-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of an area high school. Applicants must be pursuing a two or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be a dependent of a person currently serving active duty or has been honorably discharged from any branch of the United States military (including National Guard).

    Marvin E. & Dorothy S. Bodine Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37143-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The applicant(s) will be a graduate of Covington High School and a resident of the Covington school district for at least a year (or two consecutive semesters) prior to the application. The applicant(s) must be or plan to be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at any two-year or four-year accredited college or university, with preference to an institution located in Indiana. All Covington High School seniors are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The primary purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students that are pursuing a career in teacher education. However, in the event there are no teaching students who have applied, those who meet all other criteria will be considered for the scholarship. The applicant(s) must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0. Several criteria are to be taking into consideration when selecting recipients. The two most important criteria are of near equal importance: a) letters of reference and b) scholarship application essays.

    MasterGuard Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31683-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High Schools and must live in AHS, CHS, or FCHS school districts. Applicants must be pursuing a degree for Automotive Vocational or Mechanical Engineering.

    Nathan T. Allen Memorial Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31685-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding high school baseball player that lettered for three years, exhibits strong leadership, character and sportsmanship. Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be a resident of the Covington school district for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two or four-year accredited college or university and must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA (based on a 4.0 scale). Applicants must have lettered in CHS baseball for three years.

    Reagan and Hazel Mallett Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31695-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is for students who will learn the business and economic principles behind running agricultural related businesses. Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County public high school and must be a resident of the Fountain County school districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to any four-year accredited college or university and must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Applicants must be majoring in agriculture business operations or agriculture economics. Priority is given to those who exhibit financial need.

    Richard Ashton Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31696-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be a resident of the Covington school district for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to accredited college, university, or vocational school and must be in the top 50% of their senior class based on GPA.

    Rick Williams Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31697-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and must be a resident of the Fountain or Warren Counties for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to accredited college, university, or vocational school. Priority given to children or grandchildren of employees of Old National Bank located in Fountain or Warren Counties.

    Robert L. Buser Service & Leadership Award (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31700-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must have attended Covington High School for four years. Applicants must have served as a student aid in the high school front office and have shown service and leadership to Covington High School.

    Steel Grip Scholarship (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31701-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington or Fountain Central High School and must be accepted as a full-time student to an accredited four-year college or university. Priority is given to children or grandchildren of employees of Steel Grip.

    Susan Fischer Memorial 4-H Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31702-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County High School and have live in Fountain County for 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university and must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must also be a 10-year member of Fountain County 4-H. All 10-year members are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to those students with strong community volunteer service and if possible, a career path in agriculture or health care.

    Tri-Kappa Scholarship - Covington Chapter (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31703-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and must be in the top 50% in their class based on GPA.

    VFW Post 2395 Scholarship (CHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37136-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Selection priority is first to be given to applicant(s) who are the children and/or grandchildren of members of VFW Post 2395 or VFW Post 2395 Auxiliary. If no applicant(s) meet the criteria of #1 then graduates of Covington High School and who are also residents of one of the townships that comprise the Covington Community School District (Troy, Wabash Fulton, Mound) become eligible for the scholarship. Applicant(s) must be a resident of Covington Community School Corporation District for twelve months (two consecutive semesters during their senior year) prior to the application date. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a two-year or four-year accredited college or university or vocational trade school, with preference (not required) to an institution located in Indiana. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Preference given to those showing financial need. (EFC figure is required)

  • Fountain Central High School


    Andrew "Drew" Swanson Welding Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31643-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a 2-year participant in the Bi-County Cooperative Welding Program. Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and have lived in those school districts for at least 12 months prior to the application date. Applicants must plan on attending a certified welding program that will result in an AWS certification. Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Welding related activities in school and outside of school along with letters of reference are strongly considered in the selection process.

    Arista Jean Perry Memorial Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31654-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must exhibit strong leadership, character, and conduct. The applicant must have a 2.0 GPA and or is in the top 50% of their graduating class. The applicant must be accepted as a full-time student at any four-year accredited college or university.

    Bud Smith Memorial Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31698-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must have graduated from Fountain Central High School. Priority is given to a student pursuing a baccalaureate degree in theology at a college that has an established program for religious studies.

    CentreBank Scholarship (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31705-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Covington High School or Fountain Central High School and must be pursuing a degree in the business and/or finance fields.

    Dr. Malcolm C. Spencer, MD Scholarship (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31649-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a resident within the Southeast Fountain School Corporation or the Covington School Corporation for 12 months prior to the application date and graduate from either Fountain Central High School or Covington High School. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in medicine (medical doctor) or nursing, have a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average, and exhibit financial need. Award is for one year with the option to reapply.

    Elouise J. Shade Memorial Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31650-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must have lived in the Fountain Central High School District for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year public or private college or university and must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. Applicants should be majoring in music education, special education, or elementary or secondary education. Priority is given to applicants that exhibit financial need.

    Evan R. Cork Model T Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36970-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a resident of Jackson Township in Fountain county Indiana for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicant must graduate from an area high school (can attend any high school) or be home-schooled in Jackson Township and meet home-schooled graduation requirements. Applicant must plan on attending an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational trade school with preference given to Indiana institutions. Two scholarships will be awarded; one to a four-year student and one to a two-year/vocational student. Four-year students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and two-year/vocational students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable, but only previous recipients can apply for renewal.

    Fountain County Instructional Materials and Financial Assistance (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31651-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in higher education and will be issued to qualified students for the purchase of the required instructional materials (books or required equipment) which are recommended for the specific course that the student is taking.Applicants must be a graduate of Covington or Fountain Central High School and must be a resident of the Covington or Fountain Central school districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to any two or four-year accredited college or university and must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

    Fountain-Warren Master Gardeners Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36890-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central or Seeger High Schools or home schooled in Fountain or Warren counties. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university. The applicant must be a member of Fountain or Warren County 4-H. This scholarship is for those pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Horticulture. Selection criteria is based on (in this order) academic merit, financial need (EFC from www.IndianaCollegeCosts.org), letters of reference, school/work activities, and community/volunteer service. The scholarship will consider in the pool of applicants current college students as long as they have met the residency and/or high school requirements, and are considered a full-time undergraduate seeking their first degree. Two scholarships are awarded, one for a Fountain county student and one for a Warren county student.

    Gene and Nona Martin Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31653-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and be a resident of Mill Creek Township in Fountain County. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited public or private college or university and must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

    H. Wilma Fisher Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31662-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must have lived in the Fountain Central High School District for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted at an accredited college, university, or technical school and must be pursuing a major/career in "Arts" or "Fine Arts. "Arts" or "Fine Arts" are those majors relating to painting/drawing, sculpture, music, poetry, drama/theater, dance, film, and photography. Other majors considered would be those related to fashion design, interior design, graphic design or architecture design. Priority is given to applicants that exhibit financial need.

    Herman and Genevieve Simmons Scholarship (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31658-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington High School and/or Fountain Central High School and must be a resident of Fulton or Mill Creek Townships.

    Herschel and Barbara Clark Athletic Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31659-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must have lived in the Fountain Central High School District for at least 12 months prior to the application date. Applicant must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year public or private college or university and must be rank by GPA in the top third of the graduating class. Applicant must be an outstanding athlete who participates in at least two sports and exhibit strong leadership, character and sportsmanship.

    IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34677-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship was established in 2016 to help students who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry by obtaining a 4-year college degree. IEA and its subsidiary, White Construction, hope to help develop future leaders within the construction industry by helping students with their college expenses. The application is open to all USA and Canadian dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies - anywhere employees reside. Employment will be verified through the IEA Human Resource Department. The applicant(s) must be a current graduating high school senior or college undergraduate. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a four-year public or private college or university located in the United States or Canada. The selected school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or similar. Special preference is to be given to dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies. Should no employee dependents apply or meet the criteria for selection, the scholarship is to be awarded to a student who meets all other criteria. One scholarship is to be awarded per year. The scholarship is not renewable. Former recipients are not eligible to reapply. Students must be pursuing a college major in the areas of: Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or Construction related degree fields with the applicant having the goal of earning a Construction related degree. High school and college undergraduate applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must complete additional essay questions required by IEA. Financial Need is reviewed. All applicants must complete a College Cost Estimator at www.collegecosts.com/project/IEA2017 to complete the financial need requirements.

    Jackson Township Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31666-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must be a resident of Jackson Township. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college or university and must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

    Jamie Lynn Stockdale Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31668-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is for applicant(s) that exhibit the ability to form strong friendships and relationships with others. The characteristics of these friendships and relationships would consistently display many of the following qualities: the tendency to desire what is best for the other; sympathy and empathy; honesty - even in situations where it may be difficult for others to speak the truth; mutual understanding and compassion; trust; positive reciprocity, equal give-and-take between two parties; the ability to be oneself and express one's feelings and make mistakes without fear of judgment. The applicant(s) should have a strong work ethic and display a commitment to community/volunteer service. Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must have lived in the Fountain Central High School District for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two or four-year accredited college, university, or technical school and must have a 2.5 or higher GPA. Applicants must be pursuing a career in health care. Health care careers are those that are related to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, pharmacy, allied health and other care providers. It refers to the work done in providing primary care, secondary care, and tertiary care, as well as in public health. Priority is given to students that exhibit financial need.

    Jessica E. Coats Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31671-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High School and must have lived in one of those school districts for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be pursuing a nursing career and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    John Donovan Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31673-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The scholarship award is to be given to an outstanding student who exhibits strong leadership, character and conduct. Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must have lived in the Fountain Central High School District for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year public or private college or university and must be ranked in the top 25% of the graduating class based on GPA. Priority is given to students that exhibit financial need.

    Kirk Gentrup Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34556-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Open to North Vermillion High School seniors and Wabash River Conference senior athletes. Must have participated in athletics in high school. Must be of good moral character. This scholarship is not based on financial need. Further schooling is not limited to a university. Two letters of recommendation. Additional essay answering "What it would mean to you to receive this scholarship?".

    Layton W. Hathaway Memorial Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31679-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is for students who have participated in a vocational program while attending high school. Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time or part-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or an accredited vocational school. Applications must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

    Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/40495-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The scholarship awarded to the Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will provide full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900/year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County public high school (Attica, Covington, or Fountain Central) by June 30, 2018, be a resident of one of the Fountain County school districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date, and planning to be a full-time student at a four-year accredited college or university in the state of Indiana. Applicants must complete the application including submission of evaluations and financial information by August 25, 2017. Applicants must be willing to participate in the interview process which includes scoring based on: Academic Performance (20%), School Activities and/or Work (20%), Volunteerism (20%), Financial Need (10%), Evaluations/Letters of Recommendation (5%), Essays (5%), and Personal Interviews (20%). Applicants must also agree to Recipient's Responsibilities listed in the application.

    Martin Jacobs Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31682-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of an area high school. Applicants must be pursuing a two or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be a dependent of a person currently serving active duty or has been honorably discharged from any branch of the United States military (including National Guard).

    MasterGuard Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31683-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High Schools and must live in AHS, CHS, or FCHS school districts. Applicants must be pursuing a degree for Automotive Vocational or Mechanical Engineering.

    Neal & Barbara Zick Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31686-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year public or private college or university. The student must have a 3.5 GPA and show financial need. Minimum of two letters of reference are required with the application.

    Paul G. Ingersoll Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31688-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School, must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year public or private college or university, and must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA. Priority is given to students that exhibit financial need. Applicants must submit a minimum of two Evaluations/Recommendations.

    Paul Shirley Philpott Memorial Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31689-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited four-year public or private college or university. The scholarship is for those pursing an Ag related degree or a pre-med degree. If for a medical degree the student must have plans to return to Fountain County and practice medicine for a minimum of five years. Preference is given to those living in Jackson or Mill Creek townships.

    Pearce R. & Alice J. McKinney Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37003-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The applicant(s) must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and a resident of Fountain County for twelve months (two consecutive semesters during their senior year) prior to the application date. The applicant(s) must plan on or be accepted as a full- time student at an accredited two-year or four-year public or private college or university or vocational trade school located in Indiana. The minimum grade point average for high school applicants is 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale. Financial need is considered in the selection process. An EFC figure obtained from the Indiana College Cost website is required on the application.

    Psi Iota Xi - Veedersburg Chapter (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31691-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School and must be pursuing a degree in music or art with preference given to those seeking music or art education degrees.

    Rafferty Memorial Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31692-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School, must be a resident of Cain Township and Hillsboro, IN, and must be accepted as a full-time student at an accredited two or four-year college, university, or technical school.

    Reagan and Hazel Mallett Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31695-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is for students who will learn the business and economic principles behind running agricultural related businesses. Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County public high school and must be a resident of the Fountain County school districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to any four-year accredited college or university and must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Applicants must be majoring in agriculture business operations or agriculture economics. Priority is given to those who exhibit financial need.

    Rick Williams Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31697-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and must be a resident of the Fountain or Warren Counties for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to accredited college, university, or vocational school. Priority given to children or grandchildren of employees of Old National Bank located in Fountain or Warren Counties.

    Southeast Fountain Scholarship (FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37292-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The applicant(s) must be a graduate of Fountain Central High School. The applicant(s) must be a resident within the Southeast Fountain School Corporation District for twelve months prior to the application date. The applicant(s) must be or planned to be accepted as a full-time student at any accredited two-year or four-year college or university or technical/trade school. The applicant(s) must have a 2.75 or higher cumulative grade point average (based on a 4.0 scale). Priority is to be given to applicant(s) who exhibit a financial need for the scholarship (an EFC figure from the Indiana College Costs Estimator must be included on the application).

    Steel Grip Scholarship (CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31701-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Covington or Fountain Central High School and must be accepted as a full-time student to an accredited four-year college or university. Priority is given to children or grandchildren of employees of Steel Grip.

    Susan Fischer Memorial 4-H Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31702-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of a Fountain County High School and have live in Fountain County for 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university and must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must also be a 10-year member of Fountain County 4-H. All 10-year members are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to those students with strong community volunteer service and if possible, a career path in agriculture or health care.

  • North Vermillion High School


    4-H Shooting Sports Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/4-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applications are available through Vermillion County Purdue Extension Office. Application due date 1-15-17. THIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WEBSITE.

    Braeden Hollowell Memorial Scholarship (NVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34596-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors who have a GPA of 2.5 or better. The applicant must have participated in high school athletics. Consideration is given to class rank and positive involvement in the school and the community. He/she must be of good moral character and demonstrate leadership qualities. The scholarship is not based on financial need. Two letters of recommendation are required. The applicant must submit an essay/paragraph stating how you have demonstrated leadership and character in your school and community. Also, add your future goals to improve your leadership skills and positive character traits. Winner is selected by a scholarship committee independent from the Foundation.

    Evan R. Cork Model T Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36970-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a resident of Jackson Township in Fountain county Indiana for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicant must graduate from an area high school (can attend any high school) or be home-schooled in Jackson Township and meet home-schooled graduation requirements. Applicant must plan on attending an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational trade school with preference given to Indiana institutions. Two scholarships will be awarded; one to a four-year student and one to a two-year/vocational student. Four-year students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and two-year/vocational students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable, but only previous recipients can apply for renewal.

    Faculty Award in Memory of Luella Hopkins (NVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34555-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors who have a GPA of 2.5 or better. Preference is given to an applicant going into the teaching profession.

    Hegarty Family Memorial Scholarship (NVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34590-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors who plan to attend a four year college, technical school or junior college. The applicant must live in Vermillion County. A student from Vermillion Township is preferred but not necessary. Active involvement in 4-H and an agricultural background is preferred but not necessary. Consideration is given to the applicant’s S.A.T. scores and class rank.

    IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34677-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship was established in 2016 to help students who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry by obtaining a 4-year college degree. IEA and its subsidiary, White Construction, hope to help develop future leaders within the construction industry by helping students with their college expenses. The application is open to all USA and Canadian dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies - anywhere employees reside. Employment will be verified through the IEA Human Resource Department. The applicant(s) must be a current graduating high school senior or college undergraduate. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a four-year public or private college or university located in the United States or Canada. The selected school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or similar. Special preference is to be given to dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies. Should no employee dependents apply or meet the criteria for selection, the scholarship is to be awarded to a student who meets all other criteria. One scholarship is to be awarded per year. The scholarship is not renewable. Former recipients are not eligible to reapply. Students must be pursuing a college major in the areas of: Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or Construction related degree fields with the applicant having the goal of earning a Construction related degree. High school and college undergraduate applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must complete additional essay questions required by IEA. Financial Need is reviewed. All applicants must complete a College Cost Estimator at www.collegecosts.com/project/IEA2017 to complete the financial need requirements.

    Kirk Gentrup Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34556-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Open to North Vermillion High School seniors and Wabash River Conference senior athletes. Must have participated in athletics in high school. Must be of good moral character. This scholarship is not based on financial need. Further schooling is not limited to a university. Two letters of recommendation. Additional essay answering "What it would mean to you to receive this scholarship?".

    Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/41066-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The scholarship awarded to the Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will provide full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900/year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applicants must be a graduate of a Vermillion County Indiana public high school (North Vermillion or South Vermillion) by June 30, 2018 and planning to be a full-time student at a four-year accredited college or university in the state of Indiana. Applicants must complete the application including submission of letters of recommendation and financial information by August 25, 2017. Applicants must be willing to participate in the interview process which includes scoring based on: Goal Statement/Essay (15%), Academic Performance (35%), Community Activities (20%), Special Circumstances/Financial Need (15%), Letters of Recommendation (5%), and Personal Interviews (10%). Applicants must also agree to Recipient's Responsibilities listed in the application.

    Margaret Penman Memorial Scholarship (From Parke County Community Fdn) (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/2-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    To apply to this scholarship, the applicant must go to the Parke County Community Foundation website at www.parkeccf.org. *** THIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WESTERN INDIANA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WEBSITE. Available to a graduating senior of South Vermillion High School (1st priority), North Vermillion High School (2nd priority), or Parke County High Schools (3rd priority) meeting at least one of the following requirements: Applicant has been accepted into a ROTC program or, Applicant is going into a military occupation field of aviation in the reserves, Applicant is not going into a military occupation field of aviation in the reserves but will be attending college pursuing a degree in aviation, or Applicant is not going into a military occupation field of aviation in the reserves, but will be attending a technical school pursuing education in support of aviation such as mechanic, flight attendant, security, or administration. Note: There is NO GPA requirement for this scholarship.

    Mary Patrick Ralph Scholarship (NVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34566-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors wishing to continue education in a 4-year, 2-year, or vocational program. Preference is given to a student who was actively involved in 4-H. Community service to Vermillion County and outstanding achievements within the community will be considered. Priority is given to those exhibiting financial need (must complete the College Cost Estimator).

    Paul & Amy Insley Pharmacy Scholarship (From Parke County Community Fdn) (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/3-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    To apply to this scholarship, the applicant must go to the Parke County Community Foundation website at www.parkeccf.org. THIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WICF or SmarterSelect WEBSITES. Funding priority will be considered for Parke or Vermillion high school senior that is pursuing a degree in Pharmacy at one of the following Indiana universities/colleges in the following order: Butler University, Purdue University, Indiana University, Manchester College

    Perrysville Legacy Scholarship (NVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34585-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to any North Vermillion High School senior from Highland Township with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The applicant must have attended North Vermillion during the junior and senior years. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who plans to attend a four-year college, technical school or junior college.

    Peter J. Marietta Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34558-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School and South Vermillion High School graduating seniors who plan to enter a Pre-law course of study or obtain a degree in Mathematics. Must be accepted at or plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university.

    Pork Producers Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/1-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    To apply to this scholarship, the applicant must go to the Parke County Community Foundation website at www.parkeccf.org. THIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WICF or SmarterSelect WEBSITES. Established by the Parke/Vermillion Pork Producers in memory of Greg and Theoren Chapman to provides a renewable award to a graduating senior from Parke or Vermillion County. To be eligible the student must be a current year graduate of a Parke or Vermillion County high school, be the child of parents who in the preceding calendar year derived at least 50% of their income from farming or have been a participant in the 4-H Swine Program for at least 5 years. The student must be planning to pursue a post-secondary degree at an accredited college, university, or trade school.

    Shirley Moore Scholarship (NVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34584-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors who are entering the field of education. Applicant must be entering the field of Education, already in the course of an Education Degree, or working on a post-graduate degree in Education. The applicant must exhibit characteristics of initiative, commitment and a positive attitude toward education. Applicant must demonstrate positive-impact involvement in school and community, success in scholarship and or job as determined through letters of recommendation. The applicant must submit an explanation of career goals and background information. Two letters of recommendation from choice of high school teachers, administrators, counselors, employers, or individual with significant knowledge of applicants experience and involvement.

    Susie McLain Scholarship (NVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34567-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors from Eugene Township pursuing a career in education (especially elementary education). The applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or better. A narrative/essay on why the applicant wishes a career in education must be submitted.

    Vermillion County Farm Bureau - James Chambers Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/0-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to any North Vermillion resident and South Vermillion resident who will attend college or trade school. The applicant can be in any year of higher education. One year membership at Farm Bureau (parent's enrollment can be included) is required. This is not an online application or a Foundation sponsored scholarship. Applications may be requested from the Farm Bureau Insurance Office at 765-832-8921 or pick up one at 1794 E. State Road 163, Clinton, IN 47842. (across from Walmart). A written request can be mailed to James Chambers Scholarship, Farm Bureau Insurance, Inc., P.O. Box 250, Clinton, IN 47842. Completed application and supporting documents, must be in the county office by January 31. Selection is made by the Scholarship Committee connected to the Vermillion County Farm Bureau, Inc.

  • Seeger High School


    Andrew "Drew" Swanson Welding Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31643-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a 2-year participant in the Bi-County Cooperative Welding Program. Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and have lived in those school districts for at least 12 months prior to the application date. Applicants must plan on attending a certified welding program that will result in an AWS certification. Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Welding related activities in school and outside of school along with letters of reference are strongly considered in the selection process.

    Bradley W. Johnson Memorial Scholarship (AHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31676-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica High School or Seeger High School and be a resident of the Attica or Seeger School districts for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted at any two-year or four-year accredited college or university and have 2.5 cumulative GPA. Priority is given to applicants that exhibit financial need.

    Fountain-Warren Master Gardeners Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36890-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central or Seeger High Schools or home schooled in Fountain or Warren counties. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university. The applicant must be a member of Fountain or Warren County 4-H. This scholarship is for those pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Horticulture. Selection criteria is based on (in this order) academic merit, financial need (EFC from www.IndianaCollegeCosts.org), letters of reference, school/work activities, and community/volunteer service. The scholarship will consider in the pool of applicants current college students as long as they have met the residency and/or high school requirements, and are considered a full-time undergraduate seeking their first degree. Two scholarships are awarded, one for a Fountain county student and one for a Warren county student.

    IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34677-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship was established in 2016 to help students who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry by obtaining a 4-year college degree. IEA and its subsidiary, White Construction, hope to help develop future leaders within the construction industry by helping students with their college expenses. The application is open to all USA and Canadian dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies - anywhere employees reside. Employment will be verified through the IEA Human Resource Department. The applicant(s) must be a current graduating high school senior or college undergraduate. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a four-year public or private college or university located in the United States or Canada. The selected school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or similar. Special preference is to be given to dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies. Should no employee dependents apply or meet the criteria for selection, the scholarship is to be awarded to a student who meets all other criteria. One scholarship is to be awarded per year. The scholarship is not renewable. Former recipients are not eligible to reapply. Students must be pursuing a college major in the areas of: Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or Construction related degree fields with the applicant having the goal of earning a Construction related degree. High school and college undergraduate applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must complete additional essay questions required by IEA. Financial Need is reviewed. All applicants must complete a College Cost Estimator at www.collegecosts.com/project/IEA2017 to complete the financial need requirements.

    Jessica E. Coats Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31671-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High School and must have lived in one of those school districts for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicants must be pursuing a nursing career and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    Kirk Gentrup Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34556-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Open to North Vermillion High School seniors and Wabash River Conference senior athletes. Must have participated in athletics in high school. Must be of good moral character. This scholarship is not based on financial need. Further schooling is not limited to a university. Two letters of recommendation. Additional essay answering "What it would mean to you to receive this scholarship?".

    Martin Jacobs Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31682-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of an area high school. Applicants must be pursuing a two or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be a dependent of a person currently serving active duty or has been honorably discharged from any branch of the United States military (including National Guard).

    Rick Williams Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/31697-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and must be a resident of the Fountain or Warren Counties for at least twelve months prior to the application date. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student to accredited college, university, or vocational school. Priority given to children or grandchildren of employees of Old National Bank located in Fountain or Warren Counties.

  • South Vermillion High School


    4-H Shooting Sports Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/4-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applications are available through Vermillion County Purdue Extension Office. Application due date 1-15-17. THIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WEBSITE.

    Bill Werremeyer Memorial Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34708-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The applicant(s) must be a graduate of South Vermillion High School and a resident of Vermillion County. Residency includes living in the county for twelve consecutive months or the two consecutive semesters of the students senior year. Selection priority is to be given to applicant(s) who are pursuing a degree or career in business or the building trades. A business degree may include a variety of specialty fields such as: accounting, administration, strategy, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, information systems, logistics, marketing, organizational psychology, organizational behavior, public relations, research methods and real estate among others. A building trades degree may include a variety of specialty fields such as: carpenter, electrician, heavy equipment operator, iron worker, laborer, mason, plasterer, plumber, pipe fitter, sheet metal worker, and welder among others. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a two-year or four-year public or private college or university or vocational trade school located in Indiana. The selected school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The minimum grade point average for high school applicants is 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale. Applicant must show financial need and disclose any scholarships covering 50% or more of the cost of tuition. If no applicant(s) meet this criteria, other applicant(s) who meet all other selection criteria are to be considered for the scholarship. One scholarship is to be awarded each year and is nonrenewable

    Blanford Sportsman Club Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37016-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to South Vermillion High School seniors who have a Parent, Grandparent or Great grandparent who are a member of the Blanford Sportsman Club. Applicants must include the name of the family member who is a club member. An essay on Wildlife/Conservation must be submitted.

    Class of 1933 Boyd-Lahti Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37015-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors pursuing a degree in education. One male and one female will be selected. Priority is given to those exhibiting financial need (must complete the College Cost Estimator).

    Class of 1978 Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37014-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The applicant must be a graduate of South Vermillion High School. The applicant must be accepted to any two or four year program offered by an accredited college. Community involvement and participation in school activities will be considered. A narrative and two letters of recommendation are required.

    Clinton Lions Club Bondi Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34598-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors. Consideration will be given to involvement in extracurricular activities, GPA/SAT/ACT scores, and the applicant's high school courses. The statement of goals essay is required. Priority is given to those exhibiting financial need (must complete the College Cost Estimator).

    Don Bonomo Memorial Optimist Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34597-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors who are pursuing a degree in Business or Education at an Indiana college. The applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or better. The applicant must have demonstrated leadership skills and been involved in community service in Vermillion County with an emphasis on activities involving youth. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted: one from a teacher and one from a community leader. Final selection is made by a scholarship committee independent from the Foundation.

    E.P. Zell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34716-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors who will attend an accredited four year course of study at an Indiana college or university. The applicant must have a good scholastic record and participated in community service and extracurricular activities. Priority is given to those exhibiting financial need (must complete the College Cost Estimator).

    George K Domeika Jr. Memorial Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37013-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to any student who has attended South Vermillion High School for at least three years. An addition, the applicant must plan to pursue a two year technical or four year engineering/technology degree. Educational programs could include: welders, heavy equipment, aggregate programs, construction and machine shop will be considered. Career goals, achievements in school, outside activities and leadership qualities will be considered.

    Herman & Coriene White Family Technology Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37007-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors. It will be awarded to a student pursuing an educational program leading to a career in a trade or technical field. Preference will be given to careers such as welding, building trades, civil engineering technology, agriculture technology, automotive mechanic, and drafting. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the applicant's career goals, achievements in school, achievements in outside activities, and leadership.

    Herman & Coriene White Memorial Business Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37006-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the applicant's career goals, achievements in school, achievements in outside activities, and leadership. Educational programs other than four year programs such as those for computer information systems, office management, marketing, accounting, office assistant/receptionist, entrepreneurship, and office technology skills will be considered. Priority is given to those exhibiting financial need (must complete the College Cost Estimator).

    IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34677-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship was established in 2016 to help students who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry by obtaining a 4-year college degree. IEA and its subsidiary, White Construction, hope to help develop future leaders within the construction industry by helping students with their college expenses. The application is open to all USA and Canadian dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies - anywhere employees reside. Employment will be verified through the IEA Human Resource Department. The applicant(s) must be a current graduating high school senior or college undergraduate. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a four-year public or private college or university located in the United States or Canada. The selected school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or similar. Special preference is to be given to dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies. Should no employee dependents apply or meet the criteria for selection, the scholarship is to be awarded to a student who meets all other criteria. One scholarship is to be awarded per year. The scholarship is not renewable. Former recipients are not eligible to reapply. Students must be pursuing a college major in the areas of: Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or Construction related degree fields with the applicant having the goal of earning a Construction related degree. High school and college undergraduate applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must complete additional essay questions required by IEA. Financial Need is reviewed. All applicants must complete a College Cost Estimator at www.collegecosts.com/project/IEA2017 to complete the financial need requirements.

    ISU Contri Family Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37011-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors who will be attending ISU. The applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA and been involved in community service and extracurricular activities. Active involvement in 4-H and an agricultural background is preferred but not necessary. Three letters of recommendation are required (two from teachers and one from a community member that the applicant has worked with other than a family member). An additional essay stating where the applicant would like to be in five years is required. Top consideration will be given to an applicant with good moral character, compassion, and respect for authority.

    Kirk Gentrup Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34556-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Open to North Vermillion High School seniors and Wabash River Conference senior athletes. Must have participated in athletics in high school. Must be of good moral character. This scholarship is not based on financial need. Further schooling is not limited to a university. Two letters of recommendation. Additional essay answering "What it would mean to you to receive this scholarship?".

    Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/41066-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The scholarship awarded to the Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will provide full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900/year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applicants must be a graduate of a Vermillion County Indiana public high school (North Vermillion or South Vermillion) by June 30, 2018 and planning to be a full-time student at a four-year accredited college or university in the state of Indiana. Applicants must complete the application including submission of letters of recommendation and financial information by August 25, 2017. Applicants must be willing to participate in the interview process which includes scoring based on: Goal Statement/Essay (15%), Academic Performance (35%), Community Activities (20%), Special Circumstances/Financial Need (15%), Letters of Recommendation (5%), and Personal Interviews (10%). Applicants must also agree to Recipient's Responsibilities listed in the application.

    Margaret Bates Memorial Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34614-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Scholarship is for South Vermillion graduating seniors wishing to pursue a career in teaching, preference given to those going into Elementary Education. Applicant must have a grade point average of B (3.0) or better, demonstrated leadership qualities in school and the community and show financial need. Applicant must also plan to attend an Indiana college or university.

    Margaret Penman Memorial Scholarship (From Parke County Community Fdn) (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/2-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    To apply to this scholarship, the applicant must go to the Parke County Community Foundation website at www.parkeccf.org. *** THIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WESTERN INDIANA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WEBSITE. Available to a graduating senior of South Vermillion High School (1st priority), North Vermillion High School (2nd priority), or Parke County High Schools (3rd priority) meeting at least one of the following requirements: Applicant has been accepted into a ROTC program or, Applicant is going into a military occupation field of aviation in the reserves, Applicant is not going into a military occupation field of aviation in the reserves but will be attending college pursuing a degree in aviation, or Applicant is not going into a military occupation field of aviation in the reserves, but will be attending a technical school pursuing education in support of aviation such as mechanic, flight attendant, security, or administration. Note: There is NO GPA requirement for this scholarship.

    Melinda Baratto Memorial Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34611-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduating senior from South Vermillion High school and must be seeking a degree in the health care field with special preference given to those majoring in Exercise Science or Nutrition. Examples would be exercise science, physical therapy, nutritionists or dietitians. If no one applies under this criteria, those entering the health care or medical field will be considered. Examples of degreed persons might be doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, etc.

    Mike Costello Memorial Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34620-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of South Vermillion High School and a resident of Vermillion County (must be a permanent resident of Vermillion County during both semesters of the senior year). Selection priority is to be given to applicant(s) who: a. participated in four years of high school athletics, b. are pursuing a degree or career in the teaching profession, and c. will be attending Indiana State University. If no applicant(s) meet all three criteria (A-C) then applicant(s) who meet B and C are to be considered for the scholarship. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at Indiana State University. The minimum grade point average for high school applicants is 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale.

    Paul & Amy Insley Pharmacy Scholarship (From Parke County Community Fdn) (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/3-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    To apply to this scholarship, the applicant must go to the Parke County Community Foundation website at www.parkeccf.org. THIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WICF or SmarterSelect WEBSITES. Funding priority will be considered for Parke or Vermillion high school senior that is pursuing a degree in Pharmacy at one of the following Indiana universities/colleges in the following order: Butler University, Purdue University, Indiana University, Manchester College

    Peter J. Marietta Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34558-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School and South Vermillion High School graduating seniors who plan to enter a Pre-law course of study or obtain a degree in Mathematics. Must be accepted at or plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university.

    Pork Producers Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/1-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    To apply to this scholarship, the applicant must go to the Parke County Community Foundation website at www.parkeccf.org. THIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WICF or SmarterSelect WEBSITES. Established by the Parke/Vermillion Pork Producers in memory of Greg and Theoren Chapman to provides a renewable award to a graduating senior from Parke or Vermillion County. To be eligible the student must be a current year graduate of a Parke or Vermillion County high school, be the child of parents who in the preceding calendar year derived at least 50% of their income from farming or have been a participant in the 4-H Swine Program for at least 5 years. The student must be planning to pursue a post-secondary degree at an accredited college, university, or trade school.

    Ray S. Shew Memorial Math Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37008-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School graduating seniors who are pursuing a four year degree in the teaching of math or a degree in a math-related field. The applicant must be a graduate in good standing of South Vermillion High School. Priority is given to those exhibiting financial need (must complete the College Cost Estimator).

    Richard H. Newport Memorial Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37010-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors who are a resident of the South Vermillion School District. The applicant must be in the upper 20% of his/her graduating class and will be attending any two to four year program offered by an accredited college. The applicant must have been reasonably active in his/her church and show evidence of work ethic, ambition, compassion and respect for others, integrity, and respect for authority. A narrative and a goal statement are required.

    Vermillion County Farm Bureau - James Chambers Scholarship (NVHS, SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/0-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to any North Vermillion resident and South Vermillion resident who will attend college or trade school. The applicant can be in any year of higher education. One year membership at Farm Bureau (parent's enrollment can be included) is required. This is not an online application or a Foundation sponsored scholarship. Applications may be requested from the Farm Bureau Insurance Office at 765-832-8921 or pick up one at 1794 E. State Road 163, Clinton, IN 47842. (across from Walmart). A written request can be mailed to James Chambers Scholarship, Farm Bureau Insurance, Inc., P.O. Box 250, Clinton, IN 47842. Completed application and supporting documents, must be in the county office by January 31. Selection is made by the Scholarship Committee connected to the Vermillion County Farm Bureau, Inc.

    Wildcat Scholarship (SVHS)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/38771-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The applicant(s) must be a graduate of South Vermillion High School. The applicant(s) must be a student at South Vermillion High School during their entire high school tenure (9th-12th grade). Residency is not a factor in the selection process. Applicants may reside outside of the South Vermillion School Corporation District as long as high school tenure requirement is met. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a two-year or four-year public or private college or university or vocational trade school, with preference to an institution located in Indiana. The school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Two scholarships are to be awarded each year. The minimum grade point average for high school applicants is 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale. Several criteria are to be taking into consideration when selecting recipients. Each of these criteria are to receive equal rating: 1) Financial Need, 2) Academics/GPA/Class Rank, 3) Community/Volunteer Service, and 4) Activities/Employment. Two scholarships will be awarded each year.

  • Other Schools


    Evan R. Cork Model T Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36970-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a resident of Jackson Township in Fountain county Indiana for at least 12 months prior to the application. Applicant must graduate from an area high school (can attend any high school) or be home-schooled in Jackson Township and meet home-schooled graduation requirements. Applicant must plan on attending an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational trade school with preference given to Indiana institutions. Two scholarships will be awarded; one to a four-year student and one to a two-year/vocational student. Four-year students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and two-year/vocational students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. This scholarship is renewable, but only previous recipients can apply for renewal.

    Fountain-Warren Master Gardeners Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, SHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/36890-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicant must be a graduate of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central or Seeger High Schools or home schooled in Fountain or Warren counties. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at any two-year or four-year accredited public or private college or university. The applicant must be a member of Fountain or Warren County 4-H. This scholarship is for those pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Horticulture. Selection criteria is based on (in this order) academic merit, financial need (EFC from www.IndianaCollegeCosts.org), letters of reference, school/work activities, and community/volunteer service. The scholarship will consider in the pool of applicants current college students as long as they have met the residency and/or high school requirements, and are considered a full-time undergraduate seeking their first degree. Two scholarships are awarded, one for a Fountain county student and one for a Warren county student.

    IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34677-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    The IEA Construction & Engineering Scholarship was established in 2016 to help students who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry by obtaining a 4-year college degree. IEA and its subsidiary, White Construction, hope to help develop future leaders within the construction industry by helping students with their college expenses. The application is open to all USA and Canadian dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies - anywhere employees reside. Employment will be verified through the IEA Human Resource Department. The applicant(s) must be a current graduating high school senior or college undergraduate. The applicant(s) must be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at a four-year public or private college or university located in the United States or Canada. The selected school must be accredited by a regionally accredited organization such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or similar. Special preference is to be given to dependents of current employees of IEA and their subsidiary companies. Should no employee dependents apply or meet the criteria for selection, the scholarship is to be awarded to a student who meets all other criteria. One scholarship is to be awarded per year. The scholarship is not renewable. Former recipients are not eligible to reapply. Students must be pursuing a college major in the areas of: Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or Construction related degree fields with the applicant having the goal of earning a Construction related degree. High school and college undergraduate applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must complete additional essay questions required by IEA. Financial Need is reviewed. All applicants must complete a College Cost Estimator at www.collegecosts.com/project/IEA2017 to complete the financial need requirements.

    Kirk Gentrup Memorial Scholarship (AHS, CHS, FCHS, NVHS, SHS, SVHS, Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/34556-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Open to North Vermillion High School seniors and Wabash River Conference senior athletes. Must have participated in athletics in high school. Must be of good moral character. This scholarship is not based on financial need. Further schooling is not limited to a university. Two letters of recommendation. Additional essay answering "What it would mean to you to receive this scholarship?".

    Martin Jacobs Scholarship (Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/26891-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited high school in Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren or Vermillion counties in Indiana and Vermilion county Illinois. Applicants must be pursuing a two or four-year degree at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be a dependent of a person currently serving active duty or has been honorably discharged from any branch of the United States military (including National Guard).

    Paula J. Morrison Memorial Scholarship (Southmont High School Senior) (Other)
    https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/37290-Western-Indiana-Community-Foundation
    This scholarship is open to Southmont High School seniors who are entering the field of education and attending an Indiana college or university. Preference will be given to a hardworking student with financial need and who is not necessarily in the top 20% of the class. Final selection will be made by the Scholarship Committee of Southmont High School.




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