Scholarship Opportunities


Scholarship Opportunities for Eminence Seniors

Please be aware of all deadlines. Any questions, please see Mrs. Hanes.

*Note* The most up-to-date information can be found on the Scholarship page on Haiku. 

 

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

State/National Scholarships

Eminence Generic Application

 

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Due March 30th
LT Joseph Laymon Durbin Scholarship  
Eligibility: Eminence high school senior that is accepted to an accredited institute of higher learning. 
Award: $500 non-renewable 
Requirements: 1-2 page essay  
Deadline: March 30 
Application
 
Harold L. Memorial Adams Scholarship
Eligibility: Must have a 3.0 GPA, be an Eminence High School or Henry County High School graduating senior and attend the University of Louisville, extra-curricular activities, teacher recommendation, community service and recommendation.
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: March 30
 
Due April 15th
2. Eminence Education Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be an Eminence student
Award: Varies
Number: Varies
Deadline:  April 15
Application online
 

3. Schroyer Scholarship
Eligibility: Eminence senior in good standing
Requirements: student who either has diabetes, has been impacted by diabetes, or is considering entering the medical field and submit 2 letters of
recommendation. You must write a 500 word essay describing how diabetes has effected your life. 
Award: $500
Deadline: April 15
Application online

4. Daughters of the American Revolution (Bland Ballard Chapter):

Mona Hill Memorial Scholarship  
EligibilityMust attend an accredited college, university, nursing school, business school or technical school; have at least a “B” average in the most recent year of school; exhibit good character; be a resident of Henry County or be attending a Henry County school at the time of application; and have a real need for financial assistance. 
Award: $1,200; award is for 1 year only                                                                           
Number: 1  
Deadline: April 15
Contact: Robin Barmore
Application 

5. Baird Family Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be an Eminence student
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: April 15
Application is on Eminence High School website

10. Rob Gault Memorial Scholarship 
Eligibility: Must be a graduating high school senior in good standing.
Award: $1,000 per year for up to 4 years
Number: 1
Deadline: See counselor
 
11. McCoy Tarry Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be an Eminence student.
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: April 15
 
13. Henry County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Eligibility: Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate active involvement in 4-H and/or vocational ag in high school, and plan to major in an agricultural related field.
Award: $1,000 per year maximum; $500 maximum per semester; renewable for up to 8 semesters if at least a 2.5 GPA is maintained
Number: Varies
Deadline: April 15
Contact: Mary L Bryant, Agency Manager, Henry Co Farm Bureau, PO Box 127, New Castle, KY 40050. 502-845-2800 or email Mary.Bryant@kyfb.com 
 
15. Coach Douglas Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be an Eminence student.
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: April 15
Application in front office
 

Due April 30th- 

34. Craig Meadows Service and Leadership Award (Eminence Education Foundation)
Application 

14. Odd Fellows Lodge Scholarship
Eligibility: Must reside in Henry County and demonstrate financial need.
Award: $250
Number: 1
Deadline: April 30
Contact:  J. T. Stinson, phone 502.845.7036
Use Generic Application

6. Tom and Mary Bush Scholarship

Eligibility: Must reside in Henry County and demonstrate financial need
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: April 30
Contact: J.T. Stinson, phone 502.845.7036
Use Eminence General Application

9. Farmers Deposit Bank Scholarship
Eligibility: Must reside in Henry County and have a 3.0 GPA. No bank or school employee is eligible.
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: April 30
Contact: Farmers Deposit Bank, 5230 South Main, P.O. Box 126, Eminence, KY 40019, phone 502.845.5639

27. Henry County Retired Teachers' Scholarship
Use Generic Application

Tom and Mary Bush Scholarship

Eligibility: Must reside in Henry County and demonstrate financial need
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: April 30
Contact: J.T. Stinson, phone 502.845.7036
Use Eminence General Application

8. Eminence Rotary Club:
O.L. McElroy Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a graduate of a high school in Henry County, maintain at least a 3.0 GPA and submit an application available from high school counselors.
Award: $750
Number: 1 to Eminence Independent School and 1 to Henry County High School
Deadline: April 30
Contact: Mary L. Bryant, P.O. Box 127, New Castle, KY 40050, phone 502.845.2800
Application 

9. Farmers Deposit Bank Scholarship
Eligibility: Must reside in Henry County and have a 3.0 GPA. No bank or school employee is eligible.
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: April 30
Contact: Farmers Deposit Bank, 5230 South Main, P.O. Box 126, Eminence, KY 40019, phone 502.845.5639
 

26. Citizens Deposit Bank Scholarship
Use Generic Application

27. Henry County Retired Teachers' Scholarship
Use Generic Application

29. Ben & Sam Hill Scholarship for EKU
Use Generic Application

32. Martha Tarry Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be Eminence student
Award: $500
Number: 1

Deadline: April 15
Application (Use same application as the McCoy Tarry Scholarship)

33. J.C. Thomas Memorial Scholarship
Application
Deadline:  May 16

34. Craig Meadows Service and Leadership Award (Eminence Education Foundation)
Application 

 

 

 
Regional Scholarships

KYACAC Scholarship 2015

Eligibility: High School Senior
Deadline: Feb 26, 2015
Requirements: Visit:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1QVkd5-oisBXt1HYXKPFzgLlmDVhOn6RI4Vq18K-TY3M/viewform to fill out the form AND SUBMIT 1 PAGE RESUME TO EMAILS LISTED IN THE FORM.
Amount: $500
Number: 1 per region.

Carroll County Training Consortium:
Technology Scholarship
Eligibility:  Must major in chemical technology, engineering technology or information technology at Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Carrollton Campus; be a graduating high school senior in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen or Trimble County; and be enrolled full-time. Based on academic performance, financial need, citizenship, demonstrated commitment to career goals and county of residence.
Award: Tuition for associate degree
Deadline: March 31
Contact: Sheree Richter, Carroll County High School, 1706 Highland Avenue, Carrollton, KY 41008, phone 502.732.7075, email sheree.richter@carroll.kyschools.us or Jill Ralston, Carroll County Training Consortium, 1704 Highland Avenue, Carrollton, KY 41008

The Community Foundation of Louisville:
Louis B. Payne Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a graduating high school senior; be a resident of Henry, Oldham or Shelby County; have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA; plan to attend an accredited college or university; be a full-time student as defined by the school of choice; and demonstrate financial need, academic achievement and leadership qualities. Preference given to a student majoring in agricultural studies.
Award: $400
Deadline: March 15
Contact: Meredith Spann, Community Leadership Officer, The Community Foundation of Louisville, phone 502.585.4649, ext. 1025, email merediths@cflouisville.org

18. Shelby Energy Cooperative Scholarships
Line Technician - $1,000 scholarship
-a senior planning to enroll in an approved line technician training program as a full –time student
-parent or legal guardian must be a member in good standing with Shelby Energy Cooperative
-the committee will look at school involvement, community and personal achievements, essay, GPA, ACT/SAT scores, and legitimate financial need

$1,000 Scholarship
-a senior planning to enroll in a full-time college or vocational school
-parent or legal guardian must be a member in good standing with Shelby Energy Cooperative
-the committee will look at school involvement, community and personal achievements, essay, GPA, ACT/SAT scores, and legitimate financial need
Deadline: Applications are available in the guidance office and the deadline is Friday, March 14th

21. Denny Crum Scholarship 
Eligibility: Individuals who have demonstrated leadership, community service, and academic achievement. Students must be high school seniors or graduates from the Greater Louisville area (Counties of: Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Bullitt, or Spencer)
Award: The award is based on the applicant's demonstrated commitment to leadership and community service, academic achievement, volunteer involvement, and unique family or personal circumstances and an applicant appraisal. 
Requirements:

  • Application form
  • High school transcript
  • 3.0 cummulative GPA
  • Community service resume listing detailed volunteer involvement and leadership experience
  • Planning to enroll in a post-secondary accredited degree or certificate program in the Greater Louisville Area

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Contact:  Guidance office for application. For additional questions, please contact Amanda James in the Office of Admissions at 502-852-8808 or amanda.james@louisville.edu

 

22. Louisville Agricultural Club (3 scholarships listed below)
Eligibility:  Must be an outstanding high school senior; plan to major in agriculture at an agricultural college in Kentucky or Indiana; and reside in Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, or Trimble County, Kentucky or Clark, Floyd or Harrison County, Indiana. Based on academic achievement, leadership qualities, character, citizenship and participation in activities other than school work.
Deadline: April 20, 2014
Contact: Howard A. Kamin, Fund Manager, Louisville Agricultural Club, c/o Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, 810 Barret Avenue, Louisville, KY 40204-1782, phone 502.569.2344
Application online 

**Corley Brown Memorial Scholarship
Award: $2,400 over three years
Number: 1

**Howard Kamin Scholarship
Award:  $3,800 over three years
Number: 1

**Charles Keen Memorial Scholarship
Award: $2,400 over three years
Number: 1

23. Shelby County Conservation District Scholarship

If you are planning to major in an agricultural or environmental related field (such as vocational agricultural education, agricultural economics or engineering, agronomy, biology forestry, horticulture, or soils), please consider applying for this scholarship. 
 
You must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and demonstrate ability, knowledge, and need in the application.  You must have been accepted to the school of your choice.  The deadline for this scholarship is April 18th.  Applications are available in the guidance office. 

24. Jonathan Carroll Adams Memorial Academic Scholarship 
Eligibility:  resident of Henry County  or member of Eminence Christian Church, must have 3.0 GPA or higher to qualify
Award: $500 paid directly to the institute of higher learning or recipient based on proof of enrollment
Deadline: April 15, 2014
Application available in Guidance Office

25. Stratton/Tipton Scholarship
The Stratton/Tipton Scholarship is given by the Kentucky Association of Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel  to provide assistance for a selected Kentucky High School Senior to enter into a postsecondary career and technical education program in the state of Kentucky.  The criteria for awarding the scholarship is based on academic achievement, letters of reference, and career potential.  
Award: $500. 
In addition to the criteria listed above, you must also meet one of the criteria for special populations (see the options listed below).
Individuals with disabilities
Individuals with educationally and economically disadvantaged (includes foster children)
Individuals preparing for nontraditional employment
Individuals who are single parents or single pregnant womenIndividuals who are displaced homemakers
Individual with limited English language proficiency
Individuals in a correctional institution
Individuals with other educational barriers
Deadline:  April 30th   

30. American Red Cross Scholarship
Application not available yet


31. "Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana" will be accepting applications for the 2014 Shannon O’Daniel Memorial Scholarship Award and 2014 Peggy Sherrell Memorial Scholarship Award. These one-year $1,000 awards are given to deserving students who meet the criteria outlined in the respective attached applications.  Please use the attached application forms and make copies as needed. Additional copies can be downloaded at www.efky.org. Your help is appreciated in giving eligible students the opportunity to apply for this scholarship.

35. NAACP Scholarship (Shelby County Branch)

The Shelbyville Area NAACP Branch is giving two $500 scholarships this year.  All the details are within the application.  You must have a 3.0 GPA to apply to the scholarship and must be planning to attend a two year or a four year school.  Please open the attachment for more information and for the application.
Application

36. WKU Bonner Leader
If you are planning to attend WKU, please read the attachment regarding a new program for the incoming class of 2014.  There is more information also listed below in #6 under state scholarships.
Application and details

37. University of Louisville Fraternity
Hello my name is Dakota Waldecker. I am a sophomore bioengineering major at the University of Louisville. In addition, I am the recruitment chair for the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at the University of Louisville. Every fall our chapter gives one outstanding male a $500 scholarship. The requirements for the scholarship include the following: be an incoming freshmen male to the University of Louisville, have a 3.5 GPA, have community service experience, and have leadership experience. If you could pass this information on to any students in your school whom you believe would be interested in this scholarship I would greatly appreciate it. Membership in our chapter is not a requirement for eligibility for the scholarship. Students may apply directly at our website uoflpikes.org . The link to the scholarship application is given here:http://www.uoflpikes.org/index.php/rush/scholarship

 

State/National Scholarships

1. Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund or Fund was established in October 2001 by family members of the late Janice Marie Scott to honor her legacy as an advocate for youth and a supporter of community services within the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington, DC.  Mrs. Scott was among the 125 individuals who perished in Pentagon on September 11, 2001 when terrorists crashed American Airlines Flight 77 into that building.  As we prepare to observe the 12th year of this tragic event, I take great pleasure to announce that the Fund has awarded $260,950 in scholarships to 101 recipients since its inception.

Requirements: high school senior, 3.0 GPA, proven leadership in community service and extra-curricular, financial need, completed application, official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, copy of SAR from FAFSA, essay, and high school senior picture.
Award: $2,500
Deadline: March 31, 2014
See Counselor for application

2.  Susan M. Hunter Scholarship
Requirements: The applicant must be the child of a current, retired or deceased employee who is or was a full-time employee of a corrections agency that is a member of ASCA, high school senior entering college, 3.3 GPA, completed application, essay, 2 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: March 31, 2014
For the Application online and additional information, please visit the ASCA website.

4. The Army Scholarship Foundation awards one-year financial scholarships (not grants or loans) on an annual basis to qualified and deserving students. The amount of award ranges from $500 to $2000 for undergraduate studies at accredited educational/technical institutions. Scholarship recipients may apply to renew their scholarships annually for a total of four years of higher education. Renewal is not automatic, but depends on academic performance and continued academic eligibility. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic record and participation in school and community activities. Go to the Army Scholarship Foundation website for the application, list of scholarships available, and the requirements.

 
5. Immediate Use Scholarship from FoldsofHonor.org
Eligibility: Must be dependent of veteran disabled or deceased with a service-connected disability from the VA. Must be accepted and enrolled in a college/technical school in 2014-15. 
Award: up to $5,000 based on your financial need(no more than $2,500 per semester). Award is used to subsidize the costs of tuition, books, fees, on or off-campus housing, special tools or equipment required for coursework, school-approved tutoring, and any other educational expenses not met. Award is paid directly to the school. Renewable each of school.
Deadline: April 30, 2014, notified in June
 
 
6. Bonner Leader Program at WKU
Western Kentucky University's ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships is accepting applications for its fall 2014 class.
Eligibility: Bonner students who have experience serving in communities, with their college education. WKU Bonner students dedicate ten hours a week (300 hours per academic year) of community service and training and enrichment
Award: Partial tuition scholarship and/or federal work study from WKU. Bonner students are also eligible for an additional AmeriCorps education award to pay back school loans or save for future education costs.
Deadline: April 15, 2014
More information: There will be two opportunities this spring for students to learn more about the Bonner Leader program before applying. Meetings will take place on March 6 and April 3rd.  Please also visit the Bonner Leader program page and view how to register students for the informational workshops and meetings by visiting http://www.wku.edu/alive/bonner/.
 
7. Kentucky Federation of Republican Women
Eligibility College-bound senior girl who has been politically active within the Republican Party during her high school career.  You must be a registered Republican and plan to enroll at an accredited college or university in Kentucky. 
Award: $1,000 
DeadlineApril 1, 2014
Contact: Guidance office for application

8. Kentucky State University
Service County General Scholarship           
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Anderson, Franklin, Henry, Owen, Scott, Shelby or Woodford County and be a full-time student.
Award: 15 credit hours of in-state tuition
Number: Varies
Deadline: February 15
Contact:  Kathy Peal, Admissions Office

9. Northern Kentucky University
Loren Arthur Walling Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Henry county, be a freshman and be enrolled for at least 12 semester hours.
Award: Varies
Number: Varies
Deadline: March 15

10. University of Kentucky
Shelbyville Farm Credit Services Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a first-year undergraduate agriculture major from Anderson, Franklin, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, or Trimble County.
Award: $1,000
Number: Varies

Henry Burton Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a Henry County resident and demonstrate financial need.
Award: $2,500
Number: 3

Mildred Somers Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Must have financial need and be a resident of Carroll, Franklin, Henry, Oldham, Owen, Shelby, or Trimble County.
Award: $$2,500
Number: 6

11. Blue Grass Energy Academic Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior, be a customer of Blue Grass Energy, have at least a 3.0 GPA, be active in school and community activities, demonstrate financial need, complete an application form and submit an essay and resume.  Applications available at eligible schools or at www.bgenergy.com
Award: $1,000
Number: 10
Deadline: April 1
Contact: Cathryn Gibson, Blue Grass Energy, P.O. Box 990, Nicholasville, KY 40340-0990, phone 859.885.2107, email cathryng@bgenergy.com, website www.bgenergy.com

12. Exemption from Tuition Fees for Dependents of Kentucky Veterans
Deadline: Varies
Offered by: Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs

            Attn: Tuition Waiver Coordinator

            321 W. Main Street

            Suite 390

            Louisville, KY 40202

Eligibility: Applicants must be children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses or unremarried widows or widowers of qualifying Kentucky veterans. The veteran must have died on active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability, be 100 percent disabled from service, be totally disabled with wartime service or be deceased and have served during wartime.  Children of veterans must be 26 years of age or younger.
Award: Full tuition
Contact: Applications are available online.  An application form, birth or marriage certificate, veteran’s discharge certificate, death certificate or disability award letter and evidence of Kentucky residency are required.

13. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is now accepting applications for its Civil Engineering (4 year program) and Civil Engineering Technology (2 year program) Scholarship Programs.  Deadline to apply is March 1.

 
The Civil Engineering Scholarship Program is for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Western KY University, University of Louisville, or University of Kentucky.  Students can also take classes at other Kentucky state colleges/universities, with approved programs, before transferring to WKU, UofL, or UK.  Candidates must have an ACT composite score of 24 and maintain a GPA of 2.5 while in college.  College Freshmen and Sophomores currently receive $5750 a semester to apply towards tuition, books, etc.  Juniors and Seniors receive $6150 a semester.  This is a $450/semester increase from previous years!  Students are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend. 
 
The Civil Engineering Technology Program is for students interested in pursuing an associate’s degree in civil engineering technology at Big Sandy Community & Technical College in Prestonsburg and Blue Grass Community & Technical College in Lexington.  (We are currently working on developments to expand this program to western Kentucky.)  Candidates must meet the entrance qualifications for the college and maintain a GPA of 2.5.  Students receive $2750 a semester (this is a $250/semester increase), and are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.
 You may contact Cherie Mertz at (502) 564-4610 or email Cherie.Mertz@ky.gov for more information.
 More details about both programs and applications to apply can be found athttp://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/default.aspx.
 Deadline to apply for both programs is March 1.
 

14. The Swiss Descendants Club of Laurel County Kentucky is offering a $5,000.00 Tuition Grant available to Kentucky students who are related (however distantly) to past or present Laurel County Kentucky Swiss descendants.

Grant funds will be distributed as follows: $1,000 for each of first three years and $1,000 for each semester of senior year payable directly to the college or technical school of student’s choice. (A copy of college or technical school transcript indicating a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale will be required by June 30 each year to initiate subsequent payments.)

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant must be a high school graduate with a minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 point grading system.
Applicant must submit:

  • A completed application; 
  • One copy of high school transcript; and
  • Four copies of an essay about applicant’s Swiss heritage.*

Essay should clearly explain the relationship of the applicant to a Laurel County Kentucky Swiss descendant. It should be no less than 750 words, be typed using 12 point font, and be double spaced with normal margins.

Members of the Laurel County Kentucky Swiss Descendants Club will read and score all essays with the following point values:

               Content – 60 points

               Spelling – 25 points

               Grammar and Punctuation – 15 points

Each essay will be read and scored by two readers. Scores will be averaged to determine final score. Should there be disparity of more than 20 points in readers’ scoring, a third reader will read and score. The two most similar scores will then be averaged to determine the applicant’s final score.

Should there be a tie at the end of all essay scoring. Those essays will be reread and rescored by a fourth reader who has not previously read any essays. Should there still be a tie, grade point average will then help determine winner.

Application, transcript, and essays must be postmarked by June 25, 2014 and received no later than June 30, 2014 to be considered for fall semester 2014.

Contact David Wesley @ 606-862-7806 or Diana Schott Lincks @ 606.843.7473 for application and/or more information.

Winner of grant will be notified by August 1, 2014.

 

15. KHSAA Scholarship

Award: As part of its title sponsorship of the Boys’ State Basketball Tournament, Whitaker Bank and the KHSAA will award four (4) one-time $1,500 scholarships. 

Eligibility: The scholarship award is open to any senior student-athlete that participates in any KHSAA sanctioned sport/sport activity. Requirements: Scholarships will be based on excellence in three areas -- Academic Achievement, Leadership and Community Service. To apply, complete the form, include a school photo and letters of reference and mail it to the KHSAA, Attn: Butch Cope, 2280 Executive Drive, Lexington, KY 40505. 

Deadline: Applications must be received by the KHSAA by Feb. 25, 2014. If you do not include all requested information, your application will not be considered. Winners will be notified by mail in early March and will be recognized during the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ State Basketball Tournament.

For the application, visit KHSAA website.

 

16.  Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society (BIACS) 2014 Scholarships Application 

 
BIACS will be awarding at least 15 1-time scholarships of $1,000 each.  This year at least three scholarships are totally merit based and the remaining are merit with need based.
 
Students complete the online application by visiting www.biacs.org. However, they can use the attachedcopy and mail it.  Instructions on the website.  Applications are due no later than April 1

For further information, please e-mail scholarship@biacs.org for assistance.
 
17. Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute Scholarship (KMHS)
KMHS is awarding (3) $1,000 scholarships to seniors who are planning to further their education and they currently live in a manufactured or mobile home.  The deadline for this scholarship is April 15th and winners will be announced in May.  If you are interested, please pick up an application in the guidance office. 
 
 
18.  MCO
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: May 15, 2014
Eligibility:
A) Be attending college or university no later than December of 2014.
B) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by December of 2014.
C) Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15, 2014.
D) Be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university.
 
19. Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship
Award: $500 ­
Number: 1
Deadline: Aug 31, 2014)
Student Eligibility:
1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2016.
2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis
by January of 2016.
3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year.
20. Your Favorite Car Scholarship 
Award: $500
Number: 1
Deadline: April 30, 2015
Student Eligibility:
1) Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015 at the latest. 
2) Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length. 
Application online
 
21.  United States Golf Association and Chevron STEM Scholarship Program
Eligibility
Applicants must:
  • Be high school seniors with a demonstrated interest in golf, which may include: school team participation, family or other golf-related extra-curricular activities, golf tournament participation, participation in First Tee Chapters, etc.
  • Plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university as a full-time student with a focus in a STEM-related course of study and be enrolled no later than the next fall or spring semester of the award year.
The application can be found at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/usga-chevron/ . 
 

22.  Migrant Network Coalition’s Achieving Dreams Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all students regardless of immigration status including undocumented and DACA-mented students. Since 1994, the Migrant Network Coalition has been in existence as a broad based coalition of public and private organizations and individuals networking to meet the needs of our diverse immigrant and migrant communities in the state of Kentucky. The Migrant Network Coalition strives to improve services for immigrants and refugees by providing community education, raising awareness about barriers to equal community partnerships and sharing information with service providers and with the community at-large. One important focus of the MNC is our youth. The Achieving Dreams Scholarship Program was created to help immigrant and refugee youth access and succeed in higher education. Since 2007, over $20,000 has been awarded to immigrant and refugee youth attending college in Kentucky.  The scholarships are funded through MNC fundraising initiatives, membership dues and private donations.  It is our honor and pleasure to offer our students this opportunity.

 
For those individuals who wish to apply please be aware that it will be a requirement for any awarded scholarship recipient to be present at the Migrant Network Coalition’s Scholarship Celebration Event in Lexington on April 17, 2014. If you end up receiving a scholarship award and encounter problems with being able to attend the Scholarship Celebration Event you must communicate any attendance dilemma to a Migrant Network Coalition representative. MNC board members will work with you to try to find a solution.
 
Scholarship Criteria / Eligibility
  • 3.0 GPA / GED 460 or higher
  • Senior in or Graduate of Kentucky High School / GED recipient
  • Must be accepted or enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college
  • All immigrants or minority students encouraged to apply
  • Financial Need
 
Please return completed applications to:
 
“Achieving Dreams” Scholarship
c/o Migrant Network Coalition
P.O. Box  910484
Lexington, KY 40591-0484
 
All applications must be postmarked on or before March 21, 2014 to be considered for review.   Your application must be typed.  They will not accept hand-written responses. 
 Applications available from counselor.
 
Questions?  Contact the MNC: migrantnetworkcoalition@gmail.com

Non-discrimination Notice

The Eminence Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator, Brandi Boothby, or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator, Buddy Berry, at 291 West Broadway, Eminence, KY 40019; (502) 845-5427.