Instead of a million emails, here is the page where you will find ALL the stuff Mrs. Fogle wants you to know about! Scholarships galore, financial aid stuff, and paperwork beyond your wildest dreams. Click the links and download away!
Remember to apply online to all interested schools. Request transcripts through Parchment.com and I will send them electronically to those institutions.
I just received another scholarship opportunity…
Whitaker Bank KHSAA Scholarship
Deadline: Feb. 25
For the fourth year Whitaker Bank, as part of its continuing title sponsorship of the Boys’ Sweet 16®, and the KHSAA will be presenting four one-time $1,500 scholarships. The scholarships are open to high school seniors that participate in KHSAA sanctioned sports and sport-activities. Winners will be recognized during the 2017 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ State Basketball Tournament, March 15-19 in Lexington.
Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Sweet 16® Scholarship Application Forms are only available online and may be completed using this link.
Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute Scholarships
Deadline: April 1
Do you life in a modular, manufactured, or mobile home? Several $1,000 scholarships are being awarded to qualifying students. Applications are in the guidance office.
Shane Akers Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 15th
This scholarship will be given to a student pursuing a degree in technology attending a 2-year or 4-year college/university. The amount is $250. It was made in memory of Akers since her loved technology, gaming, and programming. Applications are available in guidance.
Deadline: April 1st
This scholarship is available to any OHS student who wants to further their education in the science field. Pick up an application in guidance today! The amount is $500.
To be eligible you must:
-Be an OHS senior
-Have an A or B average in all of your science classes
-Further your education in the science field
-Not be receiving any other scholarship funds to date
Planning on Majoring in Accounting?
Deadline Feb. 20
Kentucky Certified Public Accountants are giving scholarships to Accountant Majors. Go here for more info.
OCTC Freshmen scholarship
Deadline April 1st
OCTC are giving to freshman starting school in August on their campus. Please go here to submit the scholarship application.
American Society for Quality
Deadline March 31st
ASQ is a $500 scholarship. Applications can be picked up in guidance. Everyone qualifies for this scholarship if you live in Daviess County, will graduate in May, and attend a two or four-year college in August.
Jack Hicks OHS Alumni Scholarship
Deadline April 1st
Jack Hicks was a wonderful man dedicated to OHS and especially OHS baseball. The scholarship is typically around $500 and applications are available in guidance.
To be eligible to apply you must:
-Be an OHS senior
-Have a 3.2 GPA minimum
-Plan to attend a four-year college/university
-Be involved in 1 or more extracurricular activities
Old National Bank
Deadline March 3rd
Old National Bank is giving out a $1,000 scholarship. The requirements are as follows:
-Be a graduating senior with a Kid$ Start Savings account or ONB Student Checking Account
-Demonstrate Community Service and show proof of this work.
-A Letter of Rec
Early College Start @ WKU
For students wanting to study at WKU in the Fall after graduation. Perks of going to this program are Tuition for six credit hours, 10 meal/week, residence housing, social activities/outings.
Here is a PDF about the program.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC)
Deadline Feb. 1st
KYTC is offering scholarships again for those who plan to major in Civil Engineering or Engineering Tech School programs at either UK, WKU, or UofL Speed School. The only set requirement I can find is a minimum ACT of 24 because of the difficulty in itself to get into one of these programs. Please apply at this website.
Carter Tate Divine Memorial Scholarship
Due March 1st
To qualify you must be a senior of OHS, have a 3.0 unweighted GPA, and have two (2) letters of recommendation to submit.
James McNary & Joshua Logan Memorial Scholarship
Deadline March 31st
Factors which are considered in the holistic evaluation of the James McNary & Joshua Logan Memorial Scholarship applications include grades, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, awards and recognition, community service, and an essay.
One Owensboro High School senior will be awarded a $500 scholarship to be applied towards the costs of pursuing a post-secondary education.
To apply, students must complete the James McNary & Joshua Logan Memorial Scholarship application. The scholarship application is available here. A candidate will be chosen by April 15th, 2017 and will be presented the James McNary & Joshua Logan Memorial Scholarship at the Owensboro High School 2016-2017 Honors Program.
For background about the scholarship and to apply go to the above link.
Ted Hitch Scholarship
Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union will be continuing the Ted Hitch Scholarship Program. Scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each will be awarded to 10 students in the Spring of 2017. To qualify:
-The applicant or applicant’s parents/guardians must have been members of ETFCU for a least one year by March 3
-Have a minimum 3.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale
-You may not be an immediate relative of ETFCU officials and employees
Get information in the guidance office.
Horn Foundation Scholarship
Deadline March 1st at 8:30
– Have a minimum 3.5 GPA (unweighted) OR 19 ACT score
-Finish high school within the year they apply
-Be an active member in a school, community or church organization
-Show financial need (this could be because of expense of the school you are going to and not just Free/Reduced status)
Friday, Jan. 13th
Deadline for Feb. 11th ACT without a late fee
Up Homes Scholarship
Deadline Jan. 31st
KY Farm Bureau
Deadline Feb. 28th
KY Farm Bureau has several scholarships. One completed application is all you need to be considered for all of their scholarships. Copies of the application will be on the hanging rack in guidance with the other scholarship applications.
The Community Foundation of Louisville
Deadline March 15th
The Community Foundation of Louisville offers scholarships from $500-$10,000 to residents of Kentucky. Please make sure to see which ones you qualify for and then apply!!! For a complete list of available scholarship opportunities and to create an account and begin an application, click here for more information. For more information, contact Ebony O’Rea at 502.855.6971 or her email.
Jack Barnard Scholarship
Deadline March 15th
The Jack Barnard scholarship is available for Juniors or Seniors who may be interested. This scholarship is renewable up to $1500 per semester. To qualify you must be a current member of the Boys and Girls club. Stop by the club to pick up an application. Deadline is March 15th.
Kimberly Merritt Scholarship
Deadline Feb. 17th
The Kentucky Association for College Admission Counseling is sponsoring our 2017 Kimberly Merritt “Achieve Your Dreams” Scholarship for interested Seniors. Four $500 non-renewable scholarships will be given (one per region in Kentucky) to winning students. The deadline is February 17th.
Please see www.kyacac.org for the link to the scholarship.
Flora Hornbeck Scholarship
Deadline Feb. 17th
The Flora Hornbeck Scholarship awards scholarships to seniors who attend Apollo, Daviess County, and Owensboro. Scholarships can be applied to tuition, housing, books, etc. to permit recipients to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. OHS can award up to 15 $1,000 scholarships!!! To be eligible, applicants must:
- Have a minimum 2.75 GPA
- Finish high school within the year they apply for the scholarship
- Show financial need
Completed applications must be submitted to Mrs. Fogle no later than February 17th. Please see Mrs. Fogle if you have any questions.
Also, spend some time on the following websites to look for scholarships that you qualify for:
Once you have done that make sure to APPLY for those scholarships. It takes a little bit of time but pays off big time down the road. Also, several of you have been asking about local scholarships and most of those will become available in the spring. Just make sure to read my e-mails.
Please come see me with any questions you may have.
ON THE FOLLOWING dates Northern Kentucky University will be hosting Open Houses. Go to visit.nku.edu to register and details.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8th
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26th
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12th
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17th
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9th
ON TUES. SEPTEMBER 27, A Bellarmine Rep will be in the library at 10:15. Sign ups outside of Fogle’s door.
ON MON. SEPTEMBER 26, Cassi Clark, FAFSA representative, will be here visiting in the auditorium. She’ll see:
-At 10:15 – Lanham’s R3, Ripley’s R3 & B3 and any senior without an on-campus English class
-At 10:50 – Bufkin’s R2, B2, & B3 and Mason’s R3.
-At 1:15 – Hargrove’s R2, R3, B1, and Kasey’s B2.
YOU MUST HAVE A FSA ID TO FILE FAFSA!!!!
On Sunday Sept. 25, the Owensboro Convention Center will be hosting the Career and College Expo. It is recommended to take your parents along with you. All grades are accepted.
The event is from 1-4 on Sunday Sept. 25.
The admissions representative from University of Evansville will be in the library Friday Sept. 22nd at 2 pm. Sign up outside Mrs. Fogle’s office.
Two $2,500 scholarships will be given to eligible Kentucky high school seniors to attend any two- or four-year accredited college or university, in state or out. OPS will be able to send one male and one female on for further consideration.
To apply you must:
1. Be the first member of your immediate family (parents, guardians, siblings) to complete degree requirements from an institution of higher education
2. Have a minimum ACT reading score of 20
Write a 500 word or less essay of why this scholarship would be helpful to you. This must be submitted to Mrs. Fogle by September 23rd to be considered to move forward.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.
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Don’t wait. To get your high-achieving seniors involved, refer a student today. Or simply share this email with a class of ’17 grad who would make a great candidate and encourage them to apply. Help Wendy’s Heisman find the next class of outstanding high school scholar-athletes who deserve to be recognized and rewarded. Just like your alumni.
Receive up to $25,000 for college with the Horatio Alger Scholarship!
This scholarship rewards students who possess the character to succeed in life. They help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college. To learn more and apply, visit scholars.horatioalger.org.
The eligibility criteria to be considered for Horatio Alger National and State Scholarships are as follows:
· Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States with plans to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation
· Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States
· Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
· Be involved in co-curricular and community services activities
· Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
· Hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
· Be a United States citizen
Application Deadline: October 25