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: If integrity, determination, and courage describe you-you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. The Horatio Alger scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life. If you have critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) and have overcome adversity while displaying integrity and perseverance, this scholarship might be of interest to you. You must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Go to: scholars.horatioalger.org to learn more. The application deadline is October 25, 2019.Seniors: Are you interested in the field of Engineering? The AES Engineering scholarship might be of interest to you. Please feel free to visit their website at: http://www.aesengineers.com/
scholarships.htm to learn more about this opportunity. The scholarship deadline is October 6, 2019.Are you a senior interested in pursuing a degree in mortuary science? The Newcomer Funeral Service Group awards $25,000 in scholarships to mortuary science students who demonstrate the core values of Excellence, Trust, Care, and Growth. The scholarship deadline is October 25, 2109. For more details and to complete an online application please visit: www.NFSGI.com/scholarshipSeniors: The Horseshoe Prairie Chapter of the Daughters of the Amarican Revolution (DAR) is pleased to sponsor the DAR Good Citizens Scholarship Program. Each area high school is allowed to nominate one senior to enter into this contest. Students must have the qualities of: dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. Please feel free to stop by the Guidance Office by October 1, 2019 if you are interested in this opportunity.Seniors: The Wendy's Heisman High School Scholarship Program awards scholarships to the nation's most accomplished and community-minded scholar-athletes. If you have made an impact on your local community and have made the world around you a better place to live this opportunity might be of interest to you. Go to heismanscholarship.com to learn more. The application period closes on October 29, 2019 at 6pm.GUIDANCE ANNOUNCEMENTSAt 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.
OCTOBER 1 PURDUE UNIVERSITY
OCTOBER 4 VINCENNES UNIVERSITY
OCTOBER 7 BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
OCTOBER 8 MARIAN UNIVERSITY
OCTOBER 21 MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY
OCTOBER 22 ANDERSON UNIVERSITY
INDIANA WESLYAN UNIVERSITY
OCTOBER 25 UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE
*IU COULD NOT COME DURING OUR REGULAR SRT TIME. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO PICK UP A PASS FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE SO YOU CAN BE RELEASED FROM CLASS TO VISIT THE IU REPRESENTATIVE.The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards recognizes outstanding young people who have led by example through volunteer service. If you have volunteered over the past year please feel free to go to: spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit to apply. Prudential and the National Association of Secondary Principals are honored to celebrate youth volunteerism through this awards program. The application deadline is November 5, 2019. Each school may select one top youth volunteer for state-level honors.Seniors: Interested in attending Indiana State University? Apply online for free until October 1, 2019. Go to: indstate.edu/apply. To find out more about Indiana State University please feel free to attend a Sycamore Preview Day on October 18, 2019 and February 17, 2020 or attend an Experience State Day on November 16, 2019. To find out more go to: indstate.edu/visit.Sophomores: The HOBY (Hugh O'Brien) Leadership Conference has provided transformative leadership and development training to positively impact the lives of thousands of high school sophomores. Each Indiana high school may send one student to the HOBY conference that place in Indianapolis next summer. If you are interested in this opportunity, please stop by the Guidance Office before October 11.