SENIORS: Over the next two months numerous scholarships will become available through the Guidance Office. Most of these scholarships, given through local organizations, will be awarded to students at Honors Night in May. Please read through the criteria for each scholarship carefully! Scholarship applications must be submitted by their appropriate deadlines. No late scholarship applications will be accepted. Please feel free to stop down to the Guidance Office on a regular basis to pick up new scholarships! If you have any questions about a given scholarship don’t hesitate to talk with your guidance counselor!


    Seniors: Are you interested in History? The Dunham House History Scholarship is now online and ready for Indiana student applications. There are Presidential ($2,500) and Senatorial ($1,000) scholarships available. For more information and to apply online go to: http://bit.ly/2CUoLZw. The application deadline is May 25, 2019. For more information about the Dunham House Educational Foundation go to: http://thedunhamhouse.org.
    Seniors: Please feel free to stop by the Guidance office and pick up a CICF (Central Indiana Community Foundation) Guidebook. General Application Scholarships are open from November 12 until February 5, 2019. Several Scholarships are open to Hamilton Heights seniors! The Gerry and Sherry Fortner Scholarship, Joe Booker Endowed Scholarship for Limited Government and Judeo Christian Values, Viola Pfaff Bowman Memorial Scholarship, Kiley Marscand 4-H Scholarship, and many more! Please read through the CICF Guide closely!  
    The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program provides schools an opportunity to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism throughout the student body and to recognize students who have distinguished themselves through community service. If you are a student who has volunteered over the past year feel free to fill out an application at: spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit. Applications must be submitted by November 6, 2018. HHHS will then select a top student volunteer for for state-level honors by certifying his/her application by November 16, 2018.
    Seniors: Are you interested in attending the University of Dayton next fall? Please feel free to stop by the Guidance Office before October 26th to learn about scholarship opportunities offered by the the University of Dayton!
    Are you a senior interested in entering the automotive industry? The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Program may be of interest to you. Online applications will be accepted at: www.sema.org/scholarships from November 1, 2018 through March 1, 2019. 
    The Stratford, a retirement community located in Carmel Indiana, is proud to offer the Silver Pen Writing Competition again for the 2018-19 school year. The Silver Pen Writing Competition is open to all seniors who live or attend school within 25 miles of The Stratford. There is no GPA requirement for this writing competition. The 2018-19 Essay Topic is: What is the best advise you have ever recieved. Who gave it to you and how has it affected your life. For more information or to apply online visit: silverpen-slc.com. Scholarship winners will receive monetary awards between $500 and $1,500! The application deadline is December 14th, 2018. 
    Seniors: The Imagine America High School Scholarship is an award winning scholarship program offered by the Imagine America Foundation. The scholarship is for high school seniors who plan to attend a career school participating in the Imagine America Scholarship Program. Lincoln College of Technology in Indianapolis is the one local career college that participates in this program. If you are interested in attending Lincoln Tech please go to www.imagine-america.org/ourschools to learn more about scholarships. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and enroll in a participating career school.
    Seniors: The "American Dream" Scholarship, offered by Hunter Estate and Elder Law, is open to high school seniors from Hamilton and Parke County who plan on attending college in the fall of 2019. . One scholarship of $500 will be awarded to a deserving senior from each county! Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is March 22, 2019.
    Are you a senior with a 3.0 (or above) cumulative grade point average? The Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship might be of interest to you. Twelve $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to seniors from throughout Indiana. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application at: www.knightsofpythiasofnewcastle.com or pick up a scholarship application in the guidance office. The scholarship deadline is January 25, 2019.
    Seniors: The 2019 Carmel American Legion, Post #155 Scholarships are awarded to qualifying seniors graduating from Hamilton County high schools. Post #155 focuses on awarding progenies of Legion Post #155 members, JROTC participants, and handicapped students. If no applicants meet these criteria, scholarship awards will still be presented to deserving seniors. Students must have above a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is March 15, 2019.
    Are you a senior student that identifies as LGBT ? Proud Scholars has scholarship opportunities that might be of interest to you. Go online to: www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html for more information. The scholarship deadline is March 1, 2019.
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    Are you a senior who is pursuing a health-related degree program and been personally affected by addiction?  Google "The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship" and scroll down to the site. You will need to submit a 500 word essay. The application deadline for this $1,000 scholarship is June 30, 2019.
    Seniors: Have you been involved in 4H for at least four years or at least two years of FFA?As a farmer owned cooperative serving customers in regions of Indiana and Michigan, Ceres Solutions is proud to support our future leaders. This year, Ceres Solutions will offer ten $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors to help further their education. The scholarship application and eligibility requirements can be downloaded at: www.ceres.coop. The application deadline is March 1, 2019. 
    Seniors: The Richard Lugar Minority Scholarship  is awarded to deserving African American, Hispanic, or Native American students. If you have above a 3.0 Cumulative GPA,  and at least a 22 ACT Composite score and a 1000 on the SAT Math and Critical Reading, please feel free to stop by the Guidance Office to
    learn more about this scholarship opportunity. The application deadline is December 21, 2018. 
    Seniors: The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All senior student athletes are eligible for our annual $500 scholarship. Please go online to: http://bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply. The application deadline is June 19, 2019.
    Seniors: Are you pursuing a health-related degree in college? The PHP Scholarship program might be of interest to you. The application and additional information can be found at: phpni.com or feel free to contact PHP at 260-432-6690 ext. 328 to have an application sent to you.  You must have at least a 3.0 cumulative gpa to apply for the PHP scholarships. The application deadline is February 15, 2019.


    Seniors: Are you planning on attending Ivy Tech Community College (Hamilton County) next year in Software Development, Informatics, Building Construction Technology, or Business Administration? The Hamilton County Innovation Network Scholarship might be of interest to you. Scholarships are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis so follow these steps: Apply at Ivy Tech Community College for free at: ivytech.edu/applynow. After applying go to: bit.ly/HCscholarship and fill out a quick form. Complete your enrollment steps listed at: ivytech.edu/newstudents.
    Seniors: The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is pleased to announce that the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship application for the 2019-20 academic year is now open in Scholar Track. This scholarship offers 200 students interested in teaching a scholarship of $7,500 (renewable up to four years) in  exchange for agreeing to teach in Indiana for 5 consecutive years after graduation. Students interested in applying must be in the top 20 percent of their class or have a top 20 percent ACT/SAT score. Applications will be accepted on Scholar Track until November 30, 2018. Please feel free to stop by the Guidance Office if you would like more information.
    Learn more about Indiana University Kokomo during Visit in Person Days! ! VIP Days will be held on: October 19, November 16, and December 8. RSVP at: iuk.edu/VIP. Attend this event and IUK will waive the $35 application fee for seniors who plan on applying! 
    Sophomores: The Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) has provided  leadership development training to positively impact the lives of thousands of high school students. Are you a 10th grade student who wants to learn how to become an impactful leader? This opportunity might be of interest to you. HHHS is allowed to nominate one (1) sophomore to attend the HOBY Youth Leadership Conference. Please stop by the Guidance Office before November 2nd if you would like to learn about the HOBY experience.
    For students 9th -12th: In Profiles in Courage. John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight US Senators who put the nation's interests above their own. Here's your chance to write the next profile in courage. For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at: jfklibrary.org/essaycontest.  Deadline for submission is January 18, 2019.
    For students 9th-12th: Are you a student who is interested in film making? The 12th annual Phantoscope High School Film Festival might be of interest to you. Each year, student filmmakers submit original short films to this juried competition, where one will be selected to win a grand prize of $1,000. Deadline for submission is February 1, 2019. Please feel free to stop by the Guidance Office if you would like to learn more about this competition.