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$1,000 INvestED Scholarship Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a $1,000 Scholarship! The only requirements are that you are over 16 and an Indiana Resident. Enter at investedindiana.org/1000

Hunsucker Scholarship

The Hunsucker Scholarship is open with a due date of February 1, 2021. This is a significant scholarship that previously awarded $24,000 to a Winchester Community High School student last school year.

In order to apply, you will need to complete a screener on the Central Indiana Community Foundation website, then complete the application that follows. This is a time-consuming process, but can definitely be worth your time.

The Hunsucker scholarship is awarded to students with academic promise, good character, and community service backgrounds.

This scholarship is only for Winchester Community High School students, so one of you will win this money. In years past, we have had very few applicants, which means that if you take the time to fill out the application, you will have a great shot!

See the instructions here.

2021 William H. Yohler Memorial Scholarship

The Yohler Scholarship is a $1,000 annual, renewable scholarship (up to $4,000 total) towards higher education awarded each year to a high school senior. For more information and the application packet visit: https://www.primetrustcu.com/news/yohler.shtml

Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship Award

Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust, Inc. (IBCAT) is currently accepting applications for the Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship of up to $2,500 for college or post-secondary technical schooling is awarded to an Indiana High School Senior(s) whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer.

For more information and the application visit: https://breastcancerplate.org/how-we-help/scholarships/ 


Scholarship Opportunities: 2020-2021 

Seniors need to be checking their emails daily for all information, including scholarships. Also, Senior Bulletins include new scholarships each month. The Student Resources page has national scholarship opportunities that are available year-round. This page can be found at http://wchs.rc.k12.in.us/guidance/student-resources


Indiana Next: A Guide to Life After High School Scholarship

You can win! Just complete this form and you could win a $1,500 Indiana College Scholarship from IBJ Media. Drawing will be in April 2021. One entry per student. You automatically enter to win when you complete and submit this questionnaire. Choose the organizations that you want to know more about. You will receive more information from these companies, schools, or organizations in 4-6 weeks.

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship

As you may remember, in 2016 the General Assembly created the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. This initiative encourages high-achieving students to pursue a career in education. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education provides 200 new scholarships of $7,500 each year (renewable up to four years) in exchange for agreeing to teach in Indiana for five consecutive years at an eligible school. Students interested in applying must:

  • be in the top 20% of their class, or have a top 20% ACT/SAT score to qualify
  • submit a clean and complete FAFSA

Students may apply at www.ScholarTrack.IN.gov and applications are due by 11:59pm EST on January 31, 2021. Please contact NextTeacher@che.IN.gov with any questions.
There have been a few updates to the application process this year. They will no longer be requiring a nomination form or proceeding with interviews.

More Information


Summit Salon Academy "Get Inspired" Scholarship

For more information see the Application Packet.


The Gongaware Scholarship

If you are interested in attending Indiana State University next fall, this is the scholarship for you. Winners receive full in-state tuition plus $3,000 professional development account. You must be accepted to ISU by December 1st to be eligible. Apply online at indstate.edu/gongaware

Deadline: December 15, 2019


The American Legion

Scholarship and financial aid information provided at their website: www.legion.org/needalift.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program annually awards roughly 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarship – up to $40,000 total per recipient. For more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application, visit www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships.

DEADLINE: January 5th, 2021


IUPUI Honors College

Incoming freshmen who apply for admission to IUPUI for Fall 2021 by November 15th, 2020 and meet the following criteria are offered an IUPUI Chancellor’s Scholarship AND direct admission to the IUPUI Honors College: a cumulative high school GPA of 3.75 and a minimum ACT composite score of 28 or SAT score of 1250 or higher (SAT critical reading and math scores combined). https://honors.iupui.edu/

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders

Agriculture is more than just farming – it’s thousands of careers in a variety of fields. So America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, presented by Monsanto, would like to give the opportunity to earn a $1,500 scholarship to further your education. Your application must be endorsed by three active farmers to be considered. Applications available online at https://www.ffa.org/scholarships.

DEADLINE: January 14th, 2021


CBC/Vectren Lead the Way Creative Scholarship

Lead The Way is a $5,000 creative scholarship program to support and encourage young adults who will be our blood resource leaders of tomorrow. Applications and samples of award-winning campaigns available at http://www.givingblood.org/giving-back/reward.aspx

DEADLINE: March 20, 2020


The IUPUI George W. Carver Teaching Initiative (CTI)

The IUPUI George W. Carver Teaching Initiative (CTI) is a scholarship and career development program dedicated to the recruitment, retention, and support of high-achieving, underrepresented minority youth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) teaching careers.

Among the many benefits, CTI Scholars receive up to $33,000 in scholarship support; paid summer internships, professional networking and career-building opportunities, and support with job placement.

Interested students can learn more by visiting www.CarverTeach.org. An informational brochure and a link to the online application can be found here.

The Networks Scholarship from Indiana State University

The Networks Scholarship, created through a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc., is for students studying for a career in business and financial services - all majors in the Scott College of Business are eligible.

  • 4-year, $9,000 Scholarship valued at $36,000
  • $3,000 Professional Development Account to be used over four years
  • Paid Internships and Career Preparation
  • International Travel and Professional Conferences
  • Professional and personal growth through hands-on learning, industry relationships, and coaching.

To be eligible to apply, students must be admitted as an incoming freshman to Indiana State. Qualified students should possess two of the following three criteria:

  1. A cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale
  2. An 1140 SAT (Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing and Math) or 23 ACT
  3. Ranking in the top 15% of the senior class.

For more information see the brochure or visit www.indstate.edu/scholarships/freshman/networks

Students must have applied and been accepted to Indiana State by December 1st to access the application. Completed Networks applications, including all required materials, are due by December 15th


University of Saint Francis Talent Scholarship Day

The University of Saint Francis welcomes students to showcase their talent with portfolios or auditions on Talent Scholarship Day and find a home to grow as artists. Read more from their flyer here.

Michigan State University Scholarships

Michigan State University offers a variety of Merit Scholarships. If you are interested visit https://admissions.msu.edu/cost-aid/merit-based-ai...

Indiana University Bloomington Bicentennial Scholarship

Indiana University Bloomington is giving students from Randolph County $2,500 per year without an application. All students in eligible counties (Randolph is one of them) automatically get $2,500 per year for four years. Find more information here.