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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: Please read scholarship announcements carefully and feel free to stop by the Guidance Office (frequently) to pick up scholarship applications you are interested in! January through March is the time period when most local scholarship opportunities become available through the Guidance Department. Scholarship applications not handed in by the due date will not be accepted. If you have any questions about a scholarship don't hesitate to talk with you guidance counselor.
     

    Seniors: The Stapleton Strong Scholarship has been created in memory of a beloved Hamilton Heights School Corporation employee. Bob Stapleton loved supporting the schools by serving the youth as a coach, bus driver, and was a huge fan of Hamilton Heights Schools! The family of Bob Stapleton will award $500-$1,000 to a graduating HHHS senior to assist in furthering their education. Please feel free to stop by the Guidance Office and pick up a scholarship application. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 18, 2020.
     
    The Atlanta New Earth Festival Committee is pleased to present a $1,000 non-renewing scholarship to a 2020 graduate of HHHS. The intent of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a student who may not otherwise receive scholarship aid and has financial need. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 13, 2020.
     
    The Indiana Members Credit Union and Indiana Members Foundation are excited to offer the Robert E. Martin Collegiate Scholarship Program. If you are a member in good standing of the Indiana Credit Union for at least 6 months, and have a 2,5 Cumulative GPA of higher, this scholarship opportunity might be of interest to you. Students must apply online at: http://www.imf4kids.org. Send all supporting documents, which can be found at http://www.imf4kids.org via email to aemery@imcu.com. The application deadline is March 31, 2020.
     
    Seniors: The Hamilton County Master Gardener Association  is currently accepting applications for the 2020-21 Barney Hobbs Memorial Horticulture Scholarship. In commemoration of a founding member of HCMGA , up to six $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and college students who are residents of Hamilton County or the child/grandchild of a HCMGA member and intend to major in horticulture or a related subject such as agriculture, botany, or landscape architecture/design. Applications can be downloaded at https://hcmga.org/ or feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. Applications are due, to the Hamilton County Extension Office, by March 15, 2020.
     
    Phi Beta Psi is a national organization that was begun in 1904. The Delta Chapter has been a part of Phi Beta Psi for 96 years. The Kathryn Sumner ($400) Scholarship will be presented annually to a HHHS senior at the Honors Night Program. Selections are based on the following criteria: Financial Need, Community Involvement, Scholarship, Leadership, and Citizenship. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 2, 2020.
     
    Are you a senior who plans on entering one of the following fields:
    Medical Technology, Medical Lab Technology, Radiology Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Cytotechnology or Diagnostic Medical Sonography? The Phi Beta Psi ($1,000) Indiana State Scholarship may be of interest to you. Please feel free to pick up an application in the Guidance Office. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by March 13, 2020. 
     
    Cicero Kiwanis William Conder Two Year Scholarship: Cicero Kiwanis will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating Hamilton Heights School District Senior. The scholarship is for $1,000 during the first year of college and $1,000 for the second year of college, provided that the student is still enrolled and is achieving the required academic standards. Student's must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and have been active in school and community activities. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by February 21, 2020.
     
    Cicero Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship: Cicero Kiwanis will award a $1,000 college scholarship to a graduating Hamilton Heights School District Senior. Student's must be a current, active member of the HHHS Key Club. Other scholarship considerations: active in school and community activities and active in community service and community functions. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by February 21, 2020.
     
    Seniors: Indiana Breast Awareness Trust, Inc. is currently accepting applications for the Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship of up to $2,500 for college or post-secondary technical schooling is awarded to an Indiana High School Senior(s) whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. To get an online application go to: www.breastcancerplate.org and click on the scholarship tab. Follow the link to download the complete application. The application deadline is January 31, 2020. 
     
    Phil Kaiser Memorial Cicero American Legion Post 341 Scholarship: The James Evans Cicero American Legion Post 341 will award a minimum of $2,000 in scholarships in 2020. Scholarships are awarded 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. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman in the Guidance office by February 28, 2020.
     
    The American Legion Auxiliary Post 341 will award a minimum of 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, dietician, chiropractor, or other medical related fields. Scholarship considerations include: GPA, school and community involvement, and financial need. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by February 28, 2020.
     
    The Ryan White Scholarship will be given to a senior at HHHS pursuing a four-year bachelor's degree (or higher) in one of the following fields: Health, Medicine, of Education. A minimum of two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to recipients. Scholarship considerations include: 
    anticipated field of study, academic scholarship, essay quality, financial need, and citizenship. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. Applications must be handed into Mr. Trachtman by February 28, 2020.
     
    Seniors: Are you interested in Majoring in Business in College? Indiana State University's Gongaware Scholarship might be of interest to you. Qualified students must possess two of the following three criteria: A cumulative gpa above 3.5; an 1140 SAT or 23 ACT score; a ranking in the top 15 percent of your class. This scholarship is worth $40,000 (full in state tuition) over four years. Apply today at: www.indstate.edu/gongaware. The application deadline is December 15, 2019. 
     
    Seniors: Indiana State University's Networks Scholarship, created through a grant from the Lilly Endowment, is for students studying for a career in business and financial services. The scholarship is worth $40,000 (full in state tuition) over four years. The Networks Scholarship has the same eligibility requirements as the Gongaware Scholarship. Additional Information about the scholarship can be found at: www.indstate.edu/apply. Please Note: Students must have applied and been accepted to ISU by December 1st to access the application.
     
    Are you a senior interested in becoming a teacher? The University of Toledo is now accepting applications specifically for high school seniors who want to become teachers. The application deadline is December 1, 2019. Additional information is available at: toledo.edu/education/scholarships.
     
    Seniors: Are you a senior who has been involved in four years a 4-H or two years in FFA? Ceres Solutions is a farmer owned cooperative serving customers in Indiana and Michigan.  The Ceres Solutions Scholarship might be of interest to you. Scholarship application and eligibility requirements can be downloaded at: www.ceres.coop. The application deadline is March 1, 2020.
     
    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 grade point average. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is March 1, 2020.
     
     
    Seniors: Have you demonstrated a deep commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership? Do you have Financial Need?  The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program might be of interest to you. Please go to: comcastleadersandachieversscholarship.com to learn more about this opportunity. The scholarship application deadline is December 6, 2019. 
     
     
    Seniors: The Central Indiana Community Foundation Guidebooks are now available in the Guidance Office. All CICF General Applications are open to apply for from Nov. 12, 2019 until February 5, 2020. Scholarships of specific interest to HHHS seniors: The Joe Booker Endowed Scholarship and the Viola Pfaff Bowman Scholarship. Please feel free to stop down to the Guidance Office and pick up a copy of the CICF Guidebook.
     
    Seniors: Do you have a cumulative grade point average above 3.0 and are in need of financial assistance to help pay for college?  The Knights of Pythias Scholarship might be of interest to you. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office. The application deadline is January 25, 2020.
     
     
    Seniors: Are you attending college in the 2020-21 academic year? The Hunter and Elder Law "Rockstar" Scholarship might be of interest to you. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student from Hamilton County. There is no minimum GPA requirement to apply. Please feel free to pick up a scholarship application in the Guidance Office.The application deadline is March 20, 2020.
     
    Seniors: There are numerous scholarships available on www.StudentScholarships.org. Please feel free to check out this scholarship site.
     
    Seniors: Are you going to major in Agriculture in college? Do you have a parent or grandparent who is a member of one of the local cooperatives in the Co-Alliance partnership: Midland, IMPACT, LaPorte County Co-op, Frontier, and Excel Co-op. The Co-Alliance Solutions Scholarship Program might be of interest to you. Co-Alliance will award twenty $1,000 scholarships to deserving seniors! Go to www.co-alliance.com or feel free to stop by the Guidance Office to pick up a scholarship application. The scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2020.
     
    The Stratford, a retirement community located in Carmel, is proud to offer the Silver Pen Writing Competition again this school year. Silver Pen is a unique opportunity to bridge the communication gap between older and younger generations. Scholarships will vary with 1st place receiving a $2,500 scholarship, 2nd place will receive a $750 scholarship, and 3rd place will receive a $500 scholarship. Please feel free to pick up information about this scholarship opportunity in the Guidance Office. Applications must be submitted at : silverpen-slc.com. The application deadline is February 14, 2020.
     
      
     
     
     
     
    GUIDANCE ANNOUNCEMENTS
      
    On Wednesday, October 30th Sophomores and Juniors will be taking the PSAT (Practice Scholastic Aptitude Test) at Hamilton Heights High School. Testing will take place from 7:30am until 11:15am. Students will have access to their test results in December. 
     
     At a National College Fair, students learn about programs and find their best college fit. To learn more about National College Fairs go online to: nacacfairs.org/go
     
     

    COLLEGE VISITS 2019-2020

    Most College Admission Counselors will be visiting Hamilton Heights during SRT (10:04am) this fall.  This is a convenient opportunity for Juniors and Seniors to learn more about the admission requirements of local colleges and universities. Please report directly to the Guidance Office after being released from class.