The Washington Times-Herald

February 4, 2014

February Scholarships

The Washington Times-Herald

---- — Richmond Art Museum Phantoscope High School Film Festival: Phantoscope is a film competition for students in grades 9-12. 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. Awards are given for other categories as well including: Best Editing, Screenplay, and Acting. Check out their website for more details. Deadline: Feb. 1

Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust, Inc. Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship: The scholarship of up to $1,500 for college or post-secondary technical schooling is awarded to an Indiana high school senior whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. Visit our website at click on scholarship tab to download information and application. Deadline: Feb. 7

Buick Achievers Scholarship: We want to help those who put forth the effort and find success both in and out of the classroom, yet are unable to attend college without financial assistance. We encourage the following to apply: High school seniors and current undergraduates. Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2014-2015. Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry. One hundred scholarships each up to $25,000/year. Deadline: Feb. 28

Crane Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Eligibility: all high school seniors who are members of CFCU in good standing, applicant must be primary member on the account as of March 1, 2014, a student who is a joint owner on the account is not considered a member, be enrolled full-time, in the fall, following spring graduation, at a technical, two-year or four-year college or university and working toward a degree, minimum GPA of 2.0. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded with the expectation of one winner per branch, though CFCU reserves the right to change the amount of recipients per branch depending upon the amount of qualifying applications. Applications and more information are in the Counseling Office. Deadline: March 1

Daviess County Extension Homemaker Scholarship: Scholarships of $100 each will be given using available funds. Criteria: be a daughter or granddaughter, son or grandson, or stepdaughter/stepson of any Daviess County Extension Homemaker who lives in Daviess County or in the home of a member who lives in another county is eligible, must be a high school senior, have a GPA of 3.0. A daughter or son of the Daviess County Extension Homemaker will be given first priority with a random drawing of remaining qualified grandchildren to select additional finalists. Deadline: March 1

Daviess Community Hospital Foundation Scholarship: High school seniors, college students, and non-traditional students who live in Daviess, Martin, and Pike counties, are eligible for up to $1,500 in scholarship awards as long as they will be attending an accredited educational institution in pursuit of a career in the field of healthcare, with a potential for pursuing a career that fulfills a local community need. Eligible careers include, but are not limited to: audiologist, certified nursing assistant, dietitian, emergency medical technician, laboratory technician, medical assistant, nurse, nurse practitioner, occupational therapist, pharmacist, pharmacy technician, physical therapist, physician and surgeon, physician assistant, radiologic technician, recreational therapist, respiratory therapist, social worker, speech-language pathologist, and surgical technologist. An additional $500 nursing scholarship is also available to a student pursuing a nursing degree. Applications may be downloaded on the foundation page of the hospital’s website at For further information, contact the DCH Foundation Office at 254-8858 or email Deadline: March 1

Daviess County Right to Life Donna Gentry Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is open to high school seniors, in that grade as of Feb. 1, 2014. In the case of advanced students, non-traditional students, or home-schooled students, the student must be able to prove they will be attending college in the fall of 2014. Students must be from Daviess County to enter or attending a high school in Daviess County. Contestants are to research, write, and present an original pro-life essay developed from the theme: “What is happening to America because of abortion.” Applications are available from the counseling office or from the Daviess County Right to Life office. For more information visit our web site, call 257-0222, or email at Amount: $400 Deadline: March 3

American Society for Quality: The purpose of the scholarship is to assist a student who plans to attend an accredited two- or four-year college program. There will be a $500 award to the selected high school senior student. The award will be paid directly to the college to be attended in the 2014-2015 academic year and applied to the recipient’s fee account. Eligibility: Recipient must be a graduate during the application year from a home school, an accredited high school or learning facility within the geographic area served by ASQ Evansville-Owensboro Section 915. To receive the scholarship amount, the recipient must be admitted to or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student to an accredited college/university, with an established student account. In the event the selected recipient becomes ineligible, the scholarship will be awarded to the next runner-up. Applications are available in the counseling office or may be downloaded from website: Deadline: March 31

Indiana Sheriffs’ Association scholarship: The association will be awarding forty $500 scholarships to qualified students who are pursuing an education and career in the criminal justice field. Qualifications: must be an Indiana resident, be committed to pursuing an education and career in a law enforcement field at an Indiana college or university, be a current member of the association, or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member of the association, must enroll as a full-time student (12 hours), must have taken the scholastic aptitude test (SAT or the American College test (ACT). All information must be typed or hand printed neatly. Deadline: March 31

Washington Rotary Club Scholarship: The scholarship will be awarded annually to one eligible applicant from each of the four accredited high schools in Daviess County (Barr-Reeve, North Daviess, Washington Catholic and Washington). The scholarship amount of $50 is a one-time grant and is intended to be applied to college expenses, made payable to the student. Criteria: For a graduating senior who plans to attend any Indiana post-secondary institution, scholarship, citizenship, one faculty letter of recommendation. Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline: April 3