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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!

    Are you a senior who has overcome personal adversity and exhibited integrity and perseverance throughout the process?  The Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program might be of interest to you. To be eligible you must: Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in the fall of 2018, attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution, and you must be Pell Grant eligible. To apply online, please visit: application.horatioalger.org. The application deadline is June 15, 2018
     
     
    Seniors: If you have received a university scholarship and would like to have your scholarship announced at Honors Night, please hand into Mr. Trachtman an official copy of your scholarship award by May 7th. You must be attending the university for which the scholarship is being awarded for it be announced at Honors Night.
     
    Seniors: If you have received a scholarship that did not go through the HHHS Guidance Office and would like to have that scholarship announced at Honors Night, please hand into Mr. Trachtman official documentation of the scholarship you won by May 7th.
     
    Seniors: The Hamilton County Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs sponsors the Hamilton County Youth Services Awards. Each Hamilton County high school nominates one (1) deserving senior. One senior will then be selected from the seven candidates as the winner of the $1,000 council award. The Hamilton County Youth Services  Awards recognize seniors who have remained alcohol and drug free, while at the same time making significant contributions to their school and community. Please feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. All applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by Friday, April 20th
     
    Are you a senior (male) who plans on attending Ball State University this fall? The Sig Ep Balanced Man Scholarship might be of interest to you. Please stop by the Guidance Office before April 20th and talk with Mr. Trachtman/Mrs. Curnutt if you would like  more information.

    Seniors: The Jacob Stoops Memorial Scholarship is for any student who has attended HHHS for four years and plans to attend college or trade school following his or her senior year. The applicant should be interested in pursuing education in one or more of Jacob’s interests which included: mechanical engineering, figuring out how things can work, cars, computers, politics, nature, food and the food industry, government, animals, chemistry, machines, four-wheelers, and snowmobiles. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by May 1, 2018.

      

    Seniors: Have you participated in a Hamilton Heights Drama/Theater Performance or Class within the last 2 years? The Drama Boosters Scholarship might be of interest to you. Please feel free to stop by the Guidance Office and pick up an application. Completed applications must be submitted to the high school drama instructor (Mrs. Myers – Room 107) by May 1, 2018.

     

    The Hamilton County Theatre Guild has established the Belfry Memorial Scholarship Fund to present a scholarship award to a graduating senior from a Hamilton County High School who plans to attend college in the fall of 2018 and who plans to major in theatre, drama and/or the performing arts. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. All scholarship applications need to be handed into Mr. Trachtman by April 13, 2018.

     

    Are you a senior interested in Pastry Arts Education in the field of Culinary Arts?  The “For the Love of Chocolate” Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to students in full-time programs at non-profit organizations promoting commitment to pastry arts education. Please feel free to see Mr. Trachtman if you want more information.

     

    Williams Comfort Air created ExtraordinAIRy Treasures in 2009 to honor individuals who showcase extraordinary qualities on a daily basis giving comfort, hope, inspiration, respect, service, and love to those around them. In 2017 Williams Comfort Air presented 15 EtraordinAIRy ($1,000) scholarships to deserving seniors. There is not a career path or GPA requirement. Students  can attend a 4 -year college, 2-year college, vocational college, or a trade school. The student plays no part in applying for these scholarships! Students are nominated with an essay written by a parent, teacher, counselor, neighbor, employer, etc. To nominate a senior go to: www.MyIndianaTreasure.org and complete a nomination form. Williams Comfort Air will accept nominations through May 31, 2018.

       

    Seniors: NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Their website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates: A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, and has a passion for the nursing profession and overall field of healthcare. Interested students may visit https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage. Here they will find detailed information and the official application form. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.

      

    The Dunham House, located in Kempton, Indiana has a long Indiana history of family involvement and ties to community life, including direct descendancy to President Barack Obama. The Dunham House Educational Foundation is offering a $1000 Senatorial and $2,500 Presidential scholarship to a student planning on pursuing a degree in college in which history is an important component. Areas of study include but are not limited to: history, history education, ethnic studies, library science, archaeology, African-American studies, anthropology, architecture; art, economic, diplomatic, social, cultural and historical preservation. The application is completed online at: www.thedunhamhouse.org.  Applicants must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The application deadline is May 31, 2018.

     

    Seniors: www.studentscholarships.org is the largest collection of scholarships on the Web! Feel free to go online and learn more about scholarships from non-profit and private companies!

     

     Seniors: The Hamilton County Choral Club (Silvernotes) is offering a $500 scholarship to one Hamilton County graduating senior who meets the following requirements: 1) is pursuing further education with either a Major or Minor in music; and 2) has maintained a “C” average or better. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is May 1, 2018.

     

    GUIDANCE UPDATES

     

    Summer Employment: Beck's is hiring. Beck's is looking for responsible young adults to work in their Research Nursery pollinating corn. Students must be 14 years old by July 1, 2018. Starting pay is $9. If you worked at Beck's last year and return, you will receive a pay increase. Please complete the 2018 Summer Employment application online at: beckshybrids.com. If you have any questions please call Leslie Dunn at 317-984-1012.

    Seniors: The Plumbers, Steamfitters and HVAC Service Technicians Local 440 J.A.T.C. is now accepting applications for their apprenticeship program. Feel free to stop by the Guidance Office if you would like more information.

     

    Seniors: The Wabash College Promise is based on the institutions historic commitment to provide superior liberal arts education to qualified men regardless of their financial circumstances. Please feel free to stop by Guidance Office if you want to learn more about scholarship opportunities available at Wabash College.