Dubois County Organizations

2010 - 2011

 

The following scholarship programs have agreed to use the common scholarship application. The majority have the postmark deadline of April 1. BE SURE TO USE THE CORRECT AMOUNT OF POSTAGE. When in doubt, check with the post office.

 

 

1.      HOLLAND NATIONAL BANK COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

(Including the RONALD E. BLESCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP)

 

Sponsoring Group

Dubois County Community Foundation

Purpose

To assist with secondary education costs.

Eligibility

Enrolled in post-secondary program at accredited institution

Selection Criteria

Financial need, academic performance, participation in school and community functions.

Amount of Award

$500 per year (Recipient may reapply each year.)

Procedures for Using the Common Application Form

Complete all parts, all items.

Presentation of award - Honors Day

 

Mail to the following address, postmarked April 1:

Dubois County Community Foundation

Marilyn Rumbach Weisheit, Executive Director

P.O. Box 269

Jasper, 47547-0269

 

2. REGISTERED NURSE SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Dubois Co. Voiture 813, 40 & 8

Purpose

To assist students who plan to attend college for the purpose of becoming a registered nurse.

Eligibility

Recipient must be a graduate of a high school in Dubois County and must be admitted to a nursing program.

Selection Criteria

Dependents of members will be given first consideration; others will also be considered; all must show evidence of being admitted to a nursing program.

Amount of Award

At the present time - one, two, or three awards of $400 per year per student.

Awards are renewable for a total of up to, but not to exceed 4 years of continuous education.

Presentation of Award

Honors Day

After enrollment, a letter from the Dean of Nursing is required for each semester.

Recipient will receive $200 each semester.

Procedures for Using the Common Application Form

Complete all parts, all items plus on the ATTACHMENTS page, include proof of acceptance into a program for training registered nurses.

 

Mail to the following address, postmark April 1:

ROBERT BROSMER, CHAIRMAN

NURSES TRAINING, 40 & 8

1642 W. FIFTH AVENUE

JASPER, IN 47546

 

3. BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF DUBOIS COUNTY, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Builders Association of Dubois County, Inc.

Purpose

To assist a dependent of member or dependent of a fulltime employee of a member, or part-time student employee of a member.

Eligibility

Applicant must be a graduating senior. Applicant must be a dependent of a member, or a dependent of a full-time employee of a member, or a part time student employee of a member. If you have any questions on eligibility please call Tonya Scherle at 634-0091 or see the guidance counselor for a complete membership list.

Selection Criteria

Scholastic achievements, class rank, grades, leadership, extracurricular activities

Amount of Award

Two - $1000

Presentation of Award

Scholarship checks will be made out to college or institution of higher learning of student's choice.

Procedures for Using the Common Form

Complete all parts, all items except in Section B - need Student Income only no

Parent Income. If additional space is required on application, please attach

additional sheet of paper. Do not write on back of form. Attachments should

include a copy of a 7th semester transcript. A statement of 200 words or less as to

why you are preparing for chosen vocation and why you are applying for this

scholarship is required. No reference letter is needed.

 

Mail to the following address, postmark May 1

BUILDERS ASSOCIATION OF DUBOIS COUNTY

P.O. BOX 254

JASPER, IN 47547-0254

 

4. DUBOIS COUNTY NAVY CLUB SHIP #90 SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Navy Club of Dubois County

Purpose

To assist dependents of active duty or honorably discharged United States Navy,

Marine Corps, or Coast Guard Personnel residing in Dubois County, Indiana, or

member in good standing to further his/her education.

Eligibility

Graduating high school senior in Dubois County with a grade point average of 2.5 or above.

Selection Criteria

Scholastic achievement, financial need.

Amount of Award

A one-year scholarship in the amount of $250

Presentation of Award

Honors Day, if possible, or notified at a later date.

Procedures for Using the Common Form

Complete all parts of Common Application plus provide a copy of the

DD214 and attach a separate page with the following information:

Name(s) of Service Personnel________________________________

Rank Held__________________Service Number________________

Branch of Service

_____Navy Active Duty____

_____Marine Corps Honorable Discharge____

_____Coast Guard

Length of Service

From____________________To_____________________

Service Connected Disability

Yes______ No______

 

Mail to the following address, postmark April 1:

BERNARD THEWES

NAVY CLUB OF DUBOIS COUNTY

3769 WEST PORTERSIVILLE ROAD EAST

JASPER, IN 47546

 

5. THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Sponsoring Group

Farbest Foods, Inc.

Purpose

In recognition of the important contributions made by agriculture, engineers,

mathematicians, physicists, and chemists to the American manufacturing

community. Farbest Foods Inc. is proud to offer scholarships to individuals in

Dubois County who are interested in the pursuit of careers in these areas.

Eligibility

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

-         Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application.

-         Be a high school senior

- Have at least a 3.5 grade point average (based on 4.0 scale) for the tenth and

eleventh grades. Your GPA will be computed by the transcript submitted with

the application.

To qualify for these scholarships, the applicant need only to enroll in a university of the applicant's choice and pursue a specific program of agriculture,

engineering, mathematics, physics, or chemistry.

Selection Criteria

Judging for these scholarships will be conducted according to procedures established by the donor. The criteria will be solely academic promise.

Amount of Award

The value of each scholarship will be $2000 which is $500 per year for each year the student pursues the specific programs outlined above with a maximum of four

years per student.

Presentation of Award

The award will be presented by a check written jointly to the student and the college. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher to receive continued funding.

Procedures for Using the Common Application Form

Omit Sections B & C

Complete all other parts, all other items

Attach a validation of SAT scores (copy of most recent summary)

 

Mail to the following address, postmark April 1:

FARBEST FOODS, INC.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

C/O DANA MCKINNEY

P.O. BOX 480

HUNTINGBURG, IN 47542-0480

Fax 683-4226

 

6.      DUBOIS COUNTY PURDUE SCHOLARSHIP: VIRGIL "GUS" GRISSOM

MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Dubois County Purdue Club

Purpose

To promote a Purdue education and to provide financial assistance to local students attending Purdue

Eligibility

A Dubois County senior attending the West Lafayette campus in the fall who

has shown academic achievement with at least a 3.0 GPA and has demonstrated

leadership in extra-curricular activities & community involvement.

Selection Criteria

The Education Committee will review academic achievement, leadership, and

involvement in extra-curricular activities, community service, and financial need.

Committee members will try to award a scholarship to each of the county schools,

but it is not mandatory.

Amount of Award

Four scholarships in the amount $1,000 each

Presentation of Awards

Honors Day

Procedures for Using the Common Scholarship Application

Complete all parts.

- Compose a 100-500 word essay on why Purdue University was chosen.

- Obtain three letters of reference (two being non-school related)

- Include a current high school transcript.

- Incorporate a student profile sheet that can be obtained in the Guidance Office.

- Attach a copy of a letter of acceptance from Purdue University if available. If

not available at the time of applying, the student must prove acceptance prior

to receiving the scholarship money.

 

Mail to the following address, postmark April 1:

Dr. Lori Mehringer

1506 Fidel Lane

Jasper, IN 47546

Questions can be addresses at 634-0804 or lmehringer@insightbb.com .

7. DUBOIS COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Dubois County Mental Health Association

Purpose

To assist a graduate of a Dubois County high school to continue education to prepare for a career in the area of mental health.

Eligibility

Applicant must be a graduating senior in a Dubois County high school and must

be planning to enter a career in the area of mental health.

Selection Criteria

Acceptance into a college or university that has programs leading to a career in

the area of mental health.

Amount of Award

2002 - $300

Presentation of Award

$150 will be paid each semester for the first two semesters.

Procedures for Using the Common Form

Complete all parts, all items.

Add the following to the ATTACHMENTS page:

List three references--persons not related to you, please. Preferably list

someone you have known through school, church, work, and/or activity.

Use the format: Name, occupation, phone

 

Mail to the following address, postmark April 1:

DUBOIS COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

P.O. BOX 566

JASPER, IN 47546

 

8. OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Optimist Club of Jasper

Purpose

To recognize a graduating senior for being involved in civic and extracurricular activities by assisting with the cost of a postsecondary education.

Eligibility

Applicants must be graduating seniors at either NORTHEAST DUBOIS HIGH SCHOOL or JASPER HIGH SCHOOL. Recipients are chosen by a committee whose decision is based on the

student's involvement. Some degree of financial need must be demonstrated.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or above; show involvement in school, civic, community activities; demonstrate some degree of financial need. All seniors

who participated in the Junior Optimist Club at middle school level are encouraged to apply. This involvement should be noted on the Student Profile page.

Amount of Award

At least two $500 scholarships to be awarded.

Presentation of Award

Honors Day

Procedures for Using the Common Form

Complete all parts - all items

 

Mail to the following address, postmark April 1:

Optimist Club of Jasper

c/o Stan Jochum

P.O. Box 435

Jasper, IN 47547-0435

 

9. BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS

Purpose

To assist students pursuing a postsecondary education who have been part of the

Big Brother/Big Sister Program.

Eligibility

Enrolled at least one year in BBBS, GPA of at least 2.5, demonstrate over all

solid citizenship at school and community and be accepted at a college, university,

or technical school, in or out of state.

Amount of Award

$500-$1,000

Procedures for using the Common Application Form

Complete all parts, and include all attachments

 

Mail to the following address, postmarked April 1:

Melissa Wagler

Executive Director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters

P.O. Box 86

Jasper, IN 47547-0086

Call 482-2227 for questions.

 

 

10. MILDRED E. SCHWINGHAMMER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Dubois County Community Foundation

Eligibility

Any Dubois County high school graduate enrolling in an Indiana college or university leading to a registered nurse designation may apply.

Amount of Award

$500 per year (Recipient may reapply each year.)

Procedures for using the Common Application form

Complete all parts, and include all attachments

 

Mail to the following address before June 1:

Dubois County Community Foundation

Marilyn Rumbach Weisheit, Executive Director

P.O. Box 269, 323 East Sixth St.

Jasper, IN 47547-0269

 

11. MABEL L. KUEBLER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Dubois County Community Foundation

Eligibility

Any Dubois County resident planning a career as a registered nurse may apply.

Amount of Award

$500 one-time award; may reapply each year

Procedures for Using the Common Application

Complete all parts, and include all attachments

 

Mail to the following address before June 1:

Dubois County Community Foundation

Marilyn Rumbach Weisheit, Executive Director

P.O. Box 269, 323 East Sixth St

Jasper, IN 47547-0269

Contact 482-5295 for any questions.

 

12. DORIS A . ACKERMAN & FAMILY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsoring Group

Dubois County Community Foundation

Eligibility

Any Dubois County resident planning a career as a registered nurse may apply.

Amount of Award

$500 one-time award; may reapply each year

Procedures for Using the Common Application

Complete all parts, and include all attachments

 

Mail to the following address before June 1:

Dubois County Community Foundation

Marilyn Rumbach Weisheit, Executive Director

P.O. Box 269, 323 East Sixth St

Jasper, IN 47547-0269

Contact 482-5295 for any questions.

 

13. THE AMERICAN LEGION POST #147

Purpose

To assist with secondary education costs

Eligibility

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Northeast Dubois or Jasper High

School planning to enroll in college in the fall.

Amount of Award

One $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a NDHS student and two awards

will be given to JHS students

Procedure for Using the Common Application Form

Complete all parts (Part B is optional.) and attach a transcript and letter of

recommendation from a teacher or administrator.

 

Mail to the following address, postmark between Feb. 1 and March 15:

American Legion Post #147

1220 Newton Street

Jasper, IN 47546

ATTN: Daniel Lawson, Post Adjunct

For questions, contact Daniel at 634-1203 or alegion147@insightbb.com

 

14. CLAUDE AND ALMA LINE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Sponsoring Group

Old National Trust Company

Eligibility

Scholarships are available to students planning to study medical careers and for students who are planning to further their education for other careers, including vocational-technical areas.

Amount of award

The amount may vary each year and could be affected by the number of students applying from each local parish.

Procedures for applying

All parts and all attachments of the Dubois County Common Scholarship Application should be completed for the Claude Line Scholarship. Your essay for the third attachment should include why you think you deserve this scholarship. In addition to this, applicants must also include a reference letter from their church stating their affiliation/membership with that church/parish. Also, applicants are required to complete and file FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and submit a copy of their Student Aid Report (SAR) with their application. The SAR is the form received after filing the (FAFSA). It is about a 3-4 page report which assigns you an EFC # (Estimated Family Contribution). Preference will be given to families who do not qualify for state or federal aid.

Submit Application

Students should hand in completed applications to their guidance counselors before April 1. During a selection meeting in early May, merit & character of applicants will be discussed. Scholarship recipients will be announced at Senior Awards Banquets at each of the high schools. Questions can be direct to Chad Hoffman 634-5238.

 

15. GOOD SHEPARD OF THE HILLS

KNIGHT OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL # 13623 SCHOLARSHIP

Purpose

To assist students who wish to further their education

Eligibility

Applicants must be a member or a dependent child/grandchild of a member in good standing with the Knights of Columbus Council # 13623 who reside in Dubois County.

Selection Criteria

A selection committee will review a number of criteria including but not limited to academic achievement, leadership and involvement in extra-curricular activities, community service, and financial need.

Amount of the Award

One $250 per year scholarship (may reapply for each year)

Presentation of Award

Senior Awards Banquet

Application Process

Complete all parts and include all attachments of the Dubois County Common Scholarship Application.

 

Submit application by mailing postmarked by April 1 to:

Scholarship Committee

Good Shepard of the Hills Knight of Columbus Council # 13623

P.O. Box 28

Celestine, IN 47521

 

16. RALPH & ROMA JEAN STEELE ART SCHOLARSHIP

Purpose

To provide financial assistance for students who plan to attend college in order to pursue a career in the arts.

Eligibility

Recipient must be a graduate of a high school in Dubois County and must be admitted into an art program at a college/university.

Procedure for using the Common Scholarship Form

Complete all parts and include all attachments.

 

Mail to the following address, postmark by April 1:

Andrew Krempp

246 3rd Ave.

P.O. Box 1008

Jasper, IN 47546

Questions can be addressed at 482-0778.

 

17. ST. ANN'S SOCIETY

Sponsoring Group

St. Joseph Church, Jasper, Indiana

Purpose

To encourage a senior girl from St. Joseph Parish to continue her

education.

Eligibility

The applicant must meet the following requirements: be a graduating high school senior Catholic girl of St. Joseph Parish, have maintained a B average

during four years of high school, be considered to be of good moral character and show Christian leadership, show good potential as a student, have a

financial need.

Amount of Award

$500

Presentation of Award

Honors Day

 

Mail the Common Scholarship Application to:

Rita Rasche

St. Anns Society

3869 Portersville Road

Jasper, 47546

18. HOLY NAME SOCIETY

Sponsoring Group

St. Joseph Church, Jasper, Indiana

Purpose

To encourage a senior boy from St. Joseph Parish to continue his

education.

Eligibility

The applicant must meet the following requirements: be a graduating high school senior Catholic boy of St. Joseph Parish, be considered to be of good

moral character and show Christian leadership, show good potential as a student, have a financial need.

Amount of Award

Varies

Presentation of Award

Honors Day, sometimes later.

Procedures for Using the Common Form

Complete all parts, all items.

 

Mail to the following address, postmark April 1:

GEORGE LYTHGOE

1429 NEWTON STREET

JASPER, IN 47546

 

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