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                SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    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!  
      
     
    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. 
     
     
    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.
     
     
    Seniors: Are you planning on studying Agriculture in college? Do you have a parent or grandparent who is a member of a Co-Alliance Solutions Co-op? The 2019 Co-Alliance Solutions Scholarship might be of interest to you. The application can be found online at: www.co-alliance.com or feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is March 1, 2019.
     
    Seniors: Are you an active member of Key Club? The Kiwanis Indiana District  Scholarship might be of interest to you. Please feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. The scholarship application deadline is February 15, 2019.
     
    Seniors: The Hamilton County Choral Club (Silvernotes) is offering a $500 scholarship to one Hamilton County graduating senior who meets the following criteria: 1) is pursuing further education with either a major or minor in music and 2) has maintained a C grade point average. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance office. The application deadline is March 1, 2019.
     
     
    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 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: Over the next few months there will be numerous local scholarships that will become available through the Guidance Office. Please make sure you follow directions when filling out scholarship applications. All scholarship applications must be handed into the Guidance Office by the due date. Late scholarship applications will not be accepted. Please feel free to stop down to the Guidance Office and check out local scholarships as they become available. 
     
    Seniors: The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust is currently accepting applications for the Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship of up to $2,500 is awarded to an Indiana High School Senior(s) whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. Applications can be downloaded at: www.breastcancerplate.org. Click on the scholarship tab and follow the link to download the complete application. The application deadline is January 25, 2019.
     
    Seniors: The Carmel Runners Club is proud to sponsor three one-time scholarships to Hamilton County graduating seniors. Applicant must have been a member of their high school cross country and/or track team for at least 2 years or have participated in at least 4 verifiable races of 5K or longer within a two-year period. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is March 15, 2019.
     
    Seniors: The Stapleton Strong Scholarship has been created in memory of a beloved Hamilton Heights School Corporation employee who worked at the schools for 28 years as a custodian and bus driver. Bob Stapleton loved supporting the schools by serving youth as a coach and bus driver. Bob was a huge fan of the HHSC schools. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a HHHS senior pursuing a technical/vocational career. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachhtman in the Guidance Office by March 18, 2019.
     
    Seniors: The Hamilton County Master Gardener Association is currently accepting applications for the 2019-20 Barney Hobbs Memorial Horticulture Scholarship. Up to six $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors or college students who are residents of Hamilton County and intend on majoring in Horticulture or a related subject such as agriculture, botany, or landscape architecture/design. Applications can be downloaded at: https://hcmga.org/ or please feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is March 15, 2019.
     
     
    Seniors: The Old Town Design Group of Carmel believes by investing in the success of today's students they are investing in the success of tomorrow's home building industry. Are you a senior who plans on enrolling in a housing-related program such as construction management, residential building, construction technology, architecture or any construction trades specialties? The Orchard Scholarship Project will award a $2,500 scholarship to a deserving senior from Hamilton County. The application deadline is March 27, 2019. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. 
     
    Seniors: The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation offers more than 200 scholarships a year to deserving United States and International students who meet the criteria of individual endowments. The information about scholarships, requirements and applications are available online at: www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants. Applications are accepted through February 1, 2019.
     
     
    Phil Kaiser Memorial Cicero American Legion Post 341 Scholarship: The Cicero American Legion James Evans Post 341 will be awarding scholarships in 2019. Individual amounts will vary from $250 to $1,000. The scholarship is in memory of Phil Kaiser, a dedicated member to the veterans organization and his community. Scholarship considerations include: dedicated classroom student, school and community involvement, financial need, applicant's interest in chosen field, and veterans relationship. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 1, 2019.
     
    The American Legion Auxiliary Post 341 awards two (2) $500 scholarships to seniors entering a medical related field. Future professions which may be considered include but are not limited to: doctor, nurse, dentist, radiologist, therapist, veterinarian, pharmacist, psychologist, x-ray technician, dietitian, chiropractor, or other related medical fields. Scholarship considerations include: GPA, school and community involvement, and financial need. Please feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. Applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 1, 2019.
     
    The Iris Rubber Company Scholarship for the Arts: This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Senior interested in pursuing a career in the arts, graphic arts, computer graphics, or any other area of design. Please feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. All applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 8, 2019.
     
    Cicero Kiwanis William Conder Two-Year Scholarship: Cicero Kiwanis will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating Hamilton Heights District senior. The scholarship is for $1,000 during the first year of college and $1,000 during the second year of college, provided that the student is still enrolled and is achieving the required academic standards. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and has been active in school and community activities. Feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by February 22, 2019. 
     
    Cicero Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship: Cicero Kiwanis will award a $1,000 college scholarship to a graduating Hamilton High School District senior. Student must be a current, active member of the HHHS Key Club. Other considerations include: active in school and community activities and in community service. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by February 22, 2019.
     
    Cicero Kiwanis Technical/Vocational Scholarship: Cicero Kiwanis will award a $1,000 technical/vocational school scholarship to a graduating Hamilton Heights District senior. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and be pursuing additional education at a technical or vocational school. Logistics, mechanical pursuits, culinary, welding, cosmetology, electrical/electronics, dental hygienist, plumber, automotive repair, and law enforcement occupations, are just some of the 2 year vocational/technical careers that fit this scholarship opportunity. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by February 22, 2019.
     
    Are you a senior who plans to enter the field of education? The HHHS $500 Faculty Scholarship might be of interest to you. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. Applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 8, 2019.
     
    The Lion's Club $500 Academic Scholarship is now available in the Guidance Office. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application. Completed applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 8, 2018.
     
    Are you a senior committed to pursuing an educational and career path in a Law Enforcement field? Are you attending an Indiana college or university? The Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship might be of interest to you. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is April 1, 2019.
     
    Each year the Indiana State Organization of Phi Beta Psi Sorority offers scholarships to high school seniors who wish to go into Medical Technology, Medical Lab Technology, Radiology Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, or Cytotechnology. Scholarship winners will receive $300 upon acceptance into a program and $700 after first semester grades have been recorded. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All scholarships need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 15, 2019.
     
    Seniors: Do you have an Atlanta Exchange phone number? The Cedric Ray Memorial Scholarship might be of interest to you. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All scholarship applications need to be mailed directly to Endeavor Communications. The scholarship application deadline is March 8, 2019.
     
     
     
    The Watercolor Society/James C. Lentz scholarship will be awarded to a senior (from an Indiana high school) who is pursuing a degree in either fine arts or art education from a college, university, or a school of design. Please feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is March 1, 2019.
     
    The Hamilton County Extension Homemaker's Association offers four (4) $500 scholarships to Hamilton County Students majoring in Health and Human Science or a related field. Two additional ($500) scholarships will awarded to students who plan on majoring in Elementary Education. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office or go online at: www.extension.purdue.edu/hamilton to get a scholarship application.  The application deadline is March 1, 2019.
     
     
    Seniors: The Walnut Grove Schools historically served White River Township with surrounding townships sending their students to Walnut Grove too. The Alumni of Walnut Grove School have created three Walnut Grove Legacy Scholarships: The Rupe ($500) Family Scholarship, Scholarship in Memory of Don Gentry ($450) - Class of 1964, and the Scholarship in Memory of Nola Gentry ($500).  These scholarship were created to: Honor the Legacy of Walnut Grove High School and to provide scholarships to graduates of HHHS who are related to alumni of Walnut Grover High School or live in White River Township. These scholarships will assist students in furthering their education at accredited educational or vocational institutions: Certificate, Associate Degrees and Bachelor Degree programs. Please feel free to pick up scholarship applications in the Guidance Office. All applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 20, 2019.
     
     
     
    The Riverview Foundation will be awarding a $1,000 (Dr. and Mrs. Malcolm Bray Medical) Scholarship to one graduating senior from each of the seven Hamilton County public schools. A scholarship committee, selected by each school system, will be responsible for preliminary student selections. The applicant must plan to pursue a career in the health care field (Associate of Bachelor's Degree in a medical field, such as nursing, physical therapy, lab technology, etc.) Dentistry is not applicable. The applicant must have a "B" cumulative grade point average and has demonstrated community service. Financial need may be a consideration. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 18, 2019
     

     

    Seniors: The Women's International Network of Utility Professionals is offering a $500 scholarship to any high school senior planning on attending college or technical school for a STEM career. Scholarship applications are available at: www.winup.org/chapterindiana. The scholarship application deadline is April 5, 2019.
     
     
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    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. 
     
     
     
    HHHS Students: Are you interested in the field of Aviation? Republic Airlines has opened a Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy. On January 10, 2019 (6pm - 9pm) the LIFT Academy will be hosting an "Open Hangar Night." Students and families should feel free to drop by and check out Republic Airlines brand new hangar, aircraft and simulators and learn about becoming a commercial airline pilot. RSVP at: EXPLORE@FLYWITHLIFT.COM. The event takes place on the Indianapolis International Airport property at 2753 Cargo Drive, Indianapolis.