Available Scholarship Opportunities

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knox Community Scholarships

  • Heather Bird Memorial Scholarship (To be announced.)

    Active members of the Vincennes Township Fire Department with at least one year of service and their spouses who have a high school diploma or GED certificate or children of active members who are graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have a letter grade average of C or above upon high school graduation or completion of the GED program and be planning to attend a two- or four-year degree-granting institution. Please note that active member status will be determined by the Vincennes Township Fire Department.

    Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2017
  • Jay Lampton Memorial Scholarship ($500)

    Graduating seniors of any high school served by the Community Foundation Alliance (which includes high schools located in the Indiana counties of Daviess, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick) with a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) and who have been enrolled in technology courses during his or her high school education. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be planning to pursue post-secondary education at the Lincoln College of Technology (formerly Nashville Auto Diesel College) or another institution of higher education seeking a degree in auto mechanics.

    Deadline to Apply: February 24, 2017
  • Kathleen W. Rinsch Memorial Educational Scholarship ($600)

    Graduating seniors of any Knox County high school or Knox County residents who are considered non-traditional students who plan to pursue a degree in education at any accredited college or university.  Non-traditional students must have lived in Knox County, Indiana, as a legal resident for at least four years at the time of application.  (A non-traditional student is defined as an individual who delayed his or her enrollment in postsecondary education for at least one year after graduating or withdrawing from high school.)

    Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2017
  • Lester M. Baughman Scholarship ($3,000. Multiple scholarships may be awarded from this amount.)

    Current employees of Aperion Care, Bridgeport, IL, who have completed at least one year of employment with the healthcare center. Applicants must be planning to enroll in a course of study at an accredited educational institution for the attainment of their GED, certification/licensure as a CMA, CNA, LPN, or RN, or specialty training for nursing staff that enhances their knowledge and skills in the care of long-term care patients.

  • McKinley Avenue Presbyterian Church Student Scholarship ($350)

    Graduating seniors of any Knox County high school pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. Applicants must demonstrate great financial need.

    Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2017
  • Persis McClure Hurst Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

    Graduating seniors of any Knox County high school planning to attend an Indiana college or university. Applicants must demonstrate interest in English or history or plan to pursue a major in English or history.

    Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2017
  • Robert W. Nordhorn Memorial Scholarship ($500)

    Graduating seniors of Vincennes Lincoln High School enrolled in related arts/technical theater, chorus or band who have participated in high school theatrical/musical productions; however, preference will be given to related arts/technical theater students. Applicants must be planning to attend a two- or four-year college, university, or vocational school.

    Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2017
  • Schott North America Scholarship ($1,000. Multiple scholarships may be awarded from this amount.)

    High school graduates or graduating high school seniors who are the natural, adopted or step-children of employees of Schott North America, Inc. or Gemtron Corporation facilities located in Knox County, Indiana.  Applicants must be enrolled or have applied for enrollment at any accredited college, university or technical/vocational school and planning to pursue a degree in business, engineering, environment, finance, general studies, law/legal studies, medicine/healthcare, sales/marketing, or science.  Graduating high school seniors or high school graduates who have not previously attended an institution of higher education must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) from his or her high school coursework.  High school graduates who are currently enrolled in or have previously attended an institution of higher education must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) from his or her college coursework.

    Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2017
  • Velma and Herbert Pepmeier Scholarship ($3,000)

    Graduating high school senior who is affiliated with St. John's United Church of Christ in Vincennes or Bethel Church in Freelandville.

    Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2017
  • Zack Arnold Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

    Graduating seniors of any Knox County high school who have been a member of the high school golf team for at least two years. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 (4.0 scale) and plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.

    Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2017

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship for knox County

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (full tuition and required fees)

Be a resident of Knox County, Indiana; be a graduate of an accredited Knox County or Indiana high school or academy by June 2018; have a minimum SAT score of 1200 or a minimum ACT score of 25; be available for an interview with the scholarship committee if selected as a finalist; apply for the scholarship in only one county.

Deadline to Apply: August 31, 2017

You must thoroughly review the application instructions located on the How to Apply page before clicking the Apply button. Click the Apply button below when you are ready to apply for one or more Community Scholarships and/or the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.

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