Monday, April 10, 2017

Scholarship Report: April 10, 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 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 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 for more information and to apply online.

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

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: click the banner on the right hand side of the websites homepage.

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

**Deadline: April 3, 2016

**Please see guidance for application**

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**   


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program:

Amount: $1,000.00


**Please see guidance for more information**


Please see the website for different March Scholarships.

Sharon K. Maguet Scholarship:

Due: April 14, 2017

**Application in Guidance**

Dirk Shelton Scholarship

Due: April 15, 2017

**Application in Guidance**

Sandi Curd Leadership Scholarship:

Amount: $1,000.00


Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited school in Whitley County.

Earn a high school diploma.

Be involved in leadership activities.

Show promise of academic achievement.

Attach 3 letters of recommendation.

Recipient must have a GPA of at least 3.5 upon graduation from high school.

Deadline: April 10, 2017

**Please see guidance for application**

SEKC Scholarship:


GPA >3.000

Member of a team which competes for SEKC awards.

Not receiving a lot of other scholarships or financial aid

Quality of short essay written by students

Deadline: April 14, 2017

**Application in guidance. **

Hugh Harris Masonic Lodge No. 938 Scholarship:

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Mail to: Hugh Harris Lodge No. 938

PO Box 152

Corbin, Ky 40701

**Application is in guidance. **

Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program:


Have completed high school in 2017

Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution.

Demonstrate critical financial need

Demonstrate perseverance in overcoming adversity

Be involved in community service activities

Be 30 years old or younger

Be a United States citizen

Please apply online at the following website:

Whitley County Cattlemen's Association:


The applicant must have 2.5 GPA

Must finish high school in the year in which they apply for the scholarship.

The college major MUST be agriculture related and for four years.

Applicant must have a letter of acceptance from their intended college.

Deadline: April 14, 2017

**All application must be postmarked by April 14, 2017.**

Scholarship in guidance

Bell-Knox-Whitley KY-ASAP Scholarship:

Amount: $500.00

This will go to the most deserving senior in each county, having shown the greatest effort toward drug prevention initiatives in her/his school and community.

Deadline: April 30, 2017

**Application in guidance. **

Kenneth Christensen and Russell Hymas:

Amount: $1,000.00


You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States.

Must provide letter of acceptance to the college of your choice.

You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.

Deadline: August 1, 2017

EGC women in Law Scholarship:

Amount: 1,500.00

For any female high school senior nationwide.

Deadline: June 30, 2017

For other general scholarships please visit:




Ashley Hart

Guidance Secretary

Corbin High School


Corbin Independent Schools