Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Scholarship Report for February 28, 2017


SELECTIVE SERVICE: All young men are required by law to register with selective service within 30 days of their 18th birthday. Young men can submit their registration information when they turn 17 years and 3 months and it takes only a few minutes on the internet at www.ssa.gov or you can pick up a registration card at your local post office. When they turn 18, their registration will be processed automatically. An acknowledgment card will be mailed to them with their Selective Service number.

ACT Test Dates:

October 22 – Registration Deadline September 16

December 10 –Registration Deadline November 4

February 11- Registration Deadline January 13

April 8 – Registration Deadline March 3

June 10 – Registration Deadline May 5

**This does not include LATE registration deadlines**                                       

B. Davis Scholarship:

Amount: $1,000

Please visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about this scholarship and to apply.



Deadline: May 22, 2017

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award:

Are you a young entrepreneur? Graduating high school seniors who operate their own business are eligible to receive a 2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award.

Visit www.NFIB.com/YEA for more information and to apply online.

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship:

Amount: $1000


Applicant must be high school student

Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic "Why is it to stop cyberbullying?"

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Civil Engineering Scholarship Program:

This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree in civil engineering at Western Kentucky, University of Louisville, or University of Kentucky.

Candidates must have an ACT composite score of 24 and maintain a GPA of 2.5 while in college.

Students are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.

This scholarship could be worth over $51,000

Civil Engineering Technology Program:

This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing an associate's degree in civil engineering technology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg and Blue Grass Community and Technical College in Lexington.

These students are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.

For more details and applications for both of the engineering scholarships please go to http://transportation.ky.gov/Education/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Kentucky Federation of Republic Women:

Amount: $1,000.00

The qualified high school senior girl has to be politically active within the Republican Party.

Deadline: April 1, 2017 (must be postmarked by this day)

Please see guidance for more information.

Parentinn: Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens:

Award: $1,000

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Requirements: Applicant must be high school student.

Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic "Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?"

For more information on this scholarship please see: http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship:

Amount: $1,000

Requirements: A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics

A passion for the nursing profession and the overall fields of healthcare.

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN, LVN, AND, and BSN programs.

Deadline: June 30, 2017

If interested please visit the following website: www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com click the banner on the right hand side of the websites homepage.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarship:

Eligibility: The students must have either a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or a minimum 23 ACT score

Be the child of a Kentucky Farm Bureau member and remain such while the scholarship is in force

Finish high school within the year they apply for the scholarship

For the Leadership in Agriculture Scholarship, applicant's parents must be actively engaged in production ag.

Not Eligible:

Kentucky Farm Bureau Claims Personnel

Kentucky Farm Bureau Stat Board Members

Kentucky Farm Bureau State & District Employees

Kentucky Farm Bureau State Women's Advisory Committee Members

**For more Rules please see guidance**

Deadline for application: have to be postmarked by February 28, 2017

Kimberly Merritt "Achieve Your Dreams Scholarship"

Amount: $500.00

For more information please see www.kyacac.org

Deadline: February 17, 2017

Cumberland Valley Electric:

One outstanding senior will be awarded a $1,000.00 scholarship to the college or university of their choice.  The winner will receive $500 for the fall semester and $500 for the spring semester.


Parent or guardian must be a member of Cumberland Valley Electric

Applicant must reside in Cumberland Valley Electric's service area

Applicant must be a graduating senior in good standing of one of the high schools in our service area.

Scholarship is NOT renewable

Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a bonafide college or university.

Applicant will demonstrate high academic achievement and financial need for the award.

Winners should be selected by April 14, 2017

**Scholarship will be paid directly to the college or university for tuition only. **

**Deadline: April 3, 2016

**Please see guidance for application**

Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship:

Amount: $3,000.00


You must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and have a minimum ACT score of 19

A completed application form, cover letter and resume submitted no later than March 1st.

Each applicant must provide a minimum of three references with at least one from a High School staff member.

** Please see guidance for more information**

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship:

Amount: $2,500.00


Must be a high school senior who will graduate at the end of the 2016-17 school year.

Plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocation/technical school for the entire 2017-18 academic year.

Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 to 3.20 on a 4.00 scale.

Be a US citizen.

Demonstrate financial need.


Your application must be submitted electronically no later than 11:59 P.M.  on March 2, 2017

** Please see guidance for more information**

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity "The Balanced Man Scholarship":


There will be over $3,000.00 worth of scholarships given out this year.

Sigma Phi Epsilon makes a commitment to finding and developing young men who are dedicated to academics, moral fortitude, and community service through our cardinal principles of Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love.        

**All MALE students that are interested in attending the University of Louisville may apply.**

FYI: The applicant DOES NOT have to plan on joining a fraternity and any and all winners will not be required to join or attend formal rush.

Deadline: July 31, 2017


Emma Lou Cissell Memorial Scholarship:

Any high school senior who is a Laurel County resident and will be entering a college or university of his/her choice for the fall semester following graduation and is planning to major in Agriculture, Family & Consumer Sciences or a related field.

Amount: $1,000.00

Due: April 14, 2017

**They must be received by April 14, 2017 NO LATER**

**For more information please see guidance**   

Future Educator Award:  


Completed application postmarked or received by March 15

Minimum GPA 3.5

Minimum ACT of 23

Copy of Current high school transcript

2 letters of recommendation from high school teacher/administrator

Essay (minimum 300 words) Entitled: why I want to be a Teacher

**Please see guidance for more information**                                  

 Furious Grill Eat Healthy Scholarship:

Amount: 1,000.00


Should be in high school, college or university

Write a 500-1000 words essay on the topic of "We Are What We Eat"


Democratic Woman's Club of Kentucky Scholarship:


Be registered as a member of the Kentucky Democrat Party or submit a notarized statement that applicant will do so upon reaching voting age.

Both parents/guardians or the custodial parent/guardian in a single family household must be registered as a member of the Kentucky Democratic Party.

Plan to attend an accredited Kentucky Institution of Higher Learning.

Have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Submit an official academic transcript.

Submit official ACT Score.

Submit a list of activities he/she has participated in on behalf of the Democratic Party.

Submit a list of activities he/she is involved with in their school and community.

Submit a list of Special Recognitions/honors received.

Obtain two character reference letters from person not related to applicant (one from school and one from the community).

**Please see guidance for more information**

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program:

Amount: $1,000.00


**Please see guidance for more information**

Whitaker Bank Scholarship (KHSAA):

Amount: $1,500.00

This scholarship is open to high school seniors that participate in the KHSAA sanctioned sports and sport-activities.

Winners will be recognized during the 2017 Boys' State Basketball Tournament, March 15-19 in Lexington.

Deadline: February 25, 2017

Application is only online: http://khsaa.org/020217-2017-whitaker-bankkhsaa-sweet-16-scholarship-applications-now-open/

Kentucky Manufactured Housing Scholarship:

Amount: $1,000.00

Students must live in modular, manufactured, or mobile homes.  This award is available for university, college, technical, or vocational programs.

Deadline: All entries must be postmarked by April 1, 2017

For more information please see guidance.

I Am UNITE Scholarship:

Amount: $1,500

Eligibility Requirements:

Completed and signed application form, including the essay (typed)

Member of the UNITE club, or a former camper and/or Team Leader of Camp UNITE

Attends school in on of the 32 counties served by Operation UNITE

GPA of 2.75 unweighted or 3.75 weighted

Two letters of recommendation: one from school employee and one from community member (no family members)

Copy of Unofficial High School Transcript.

 Deadline: No later than March 17, 2017


Please see the website for different March Scholarships.


Kenton Frederick Scholarship:

Due: March 30, 2017

Application in Guidance

Sharon K. Maguet Scholarship:

Due: April 14, 2017

Application in Guidance

Rotary Club Scholarship:

Due: March 30, 2017

Application in Guidance

Lions Club Scholarship:

Due: March 30, 2017

Application in Guidance

Dirk Shelton Scholarship

Due: April 15, 2017

Application in Guidance

Kiwanis Club

Due: March 30, 2017

Application in Guidance

Ashley Hart

Guidance Secretary

Corbin High School


Corbin Independent Schools