Allen and Sandee Hazelbaker Family Habitat Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide support for children of Habitat for Humanity families to further their education and the opportunity that education will provide for them.

REQUIREMENTS: Child of a Brown County Habitat for Humanity Family from 2006 forward and current resident of Brown County.  A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School with a High School diploma or a G.E.D. diploma.  Application must indicate intent to attend a qualified Indiana educational institution.

 

Betty Ann Moebs Memorial Scholarship Fund

PURPOSE: To provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in Education, to become a teacher.  Must attend on a full-time basis any accredited Indiana college, university or vocational school.

REQUIREMENTS: Current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School; any resident of Brown County, including homeschooled students who have received a high school diploma or G.E.D.; or students from Brown County currently attending an Indiana accredited college, university or vocational school.

Written essay required to apply for scholarship. Essay based on “Why I Want to Pursue a Career in Teaching.”

 

Bill &  Judy Zimmerman Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a two or four-year degree in Arts or Music on a full or part-time basis at any accredited college, university, or vocational school.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School or a resident of Brown County who has received a high school diploma or G.E.D.; or students from Brown County currently attending an accredited college, university or vocational school.

 

Bill Monroe Memorial Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School to pursue, on a full-time basis, a baccalaureate degree in music or related field of study.

REQUIREMENTS: A current- or previous-year graduate to pursue a degree in Music or music related field of study at a 2 or 4 year institute of higher learning designated by the student.  And the applicant must be a Brown County High School Graduate, Or be a High School student currently residing in Brown County, Indiana, Or provide verification that applicant participated in a Bluegrass music mentoring program.  One example of this would be a participant in the Blue Grass Boot Camp at Bill Monroe Music Park in Bean Blossom, Indiana

 

Bob and Wilma Hale Family Nursing Scholarship

PURPOSE: The purpose of the fund shall be to provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a two or four year degree in Nursing on a full or part time basis at any accredited Indiana college, university or vocational school.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School; residents of Brown County who have received a high school diploma or G.E.D.; or students from Brown County currently attending an accredited Indiana college, university or vocational school.

Written essay required to apply for scholarship. Essay based on “Why I Want to Pursue a Career in Nursing.”

 

Brown County Citizens’ Scholarship
PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to current or previous graduate of Brown County High School or current resident of Brown County.
REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must be a current or previous graduate of Brown County High School or current resident of Brown County. Applicants must submit a free application for federal student aid (FASFA) and include a copy of the results as an additional attachment with application.  Preference will be given to (1) high school graduates that were in the upper third of their graduating senior class and who have been accepted at an accredited academic or technical institution within the borders of the State of Indiana and (2) single parents and other “Second Chance” students, also known as “Returning Students” who have academically and socially demonstrated a desire to continue their education and who have been accepted at an accredited academic or technical institution within the borders of the State of Indiana.

 

Brown County Farm Bureau, Inc. Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide one-year tuition assistance to two Brown County residents pursuing either a four-year college academic degree or a multi-year vocational degree at a trade school or community college.

REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must be a current or previous-year graduate of an accredited high school, a home school, or a G.E.D. program.  The graduate must be a student member of Brown County Farm Bureau, Inc., or whose parent(s) or guardian(s) are either voting or associate members of Brown County Farm Bureau, Inc.  The information provided in the College/University information and the Personal Statement of Goals sections must support the requirement of pursuing either a four-year academic or a multi-year vocation program at a school accredited for that purpose.  Two letters of recommendation are required from a teacher, pastor, or employer.  A personal interview may be required.  Scholarship winners are chosen by the BCFB using this application form.  BCFB considers service to the community, church, school, GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale, character, personal circumstances and financial need.  Applicants may state their personal circumstances and financial need in the section titled Statement of Special Circumstances.  Recipients of a scholarship grant will be chosen by the Brown County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee.

AMOUNT:  This is a one-year scholarship; the money is paid directly to the college or vocational school; the amount is set each year by the BCFB Board.

 

Brown County Indiana University Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School to subsidize their attendance at all Indiana University Campuses.

REQUIREMENTS: A current year graduate of Brown County High School and resides in Brown County. The information provided in the College/University Information and the Personal Statement of Goals sections must support the requirement of pursuing a four year degree at Indiana University.

 

Brown County Lions Club Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide one-year tuition assistance to five Brown County residents pursuing either a four-year college academic degree or a multi-year vocational degree at a trade school or community college.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of an accredited high school or G.E.D. program who is a resident of Brown County. The information provided in the College/University Information and the Personal Statement of Goals sections must support the requirement of pursuing either a four-year academic or a multi-year vocational program at a school accredited for that purpose.

Scholarship winners are chosen by the Brown County Lions Club using this application form. The selection committee considers service to the community/school, academic or vocational achievement, character, personal circumstances and financial need. Applicants may state their personal circumstances and financial needs in the section titled Statement of Special Circumstances. Additional information can be found on the Lions website at www.browncountylions.org.

AMOUNT: This is a one-year scholarship payable at the beginning of each semester with proof of enrollment and grade transcripts when available. The scholarship amount is set each spring by the Lions Club.

 

Bruce Gregory Temple Memorial Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School or a resident of Brown County who has received a high school diploma or G.E.D, with a minimum GPA of 2.5, who has been accepted to a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university. Preferential consideration is given to candidates showing special skills, accomplishments and enthusiasm in Journalism, English, or Music.

Burke/Tharp Legacy Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide tuition assistance to students who are accepted into and attend Purdue, Ball State, or Michigan University.

REQUIREMENTS: A graduate of Brown County High School, Leo High School, Delta High School, or Blackford County High School.  The information provided in the College/University Information and the Personal Statement of Goals sections must support the requirement of pursuing a four year degree at Purdue, Ball State, or Michigan University.  Primary consideration will be given to graduating seniors who are female, a member of a minority, or who have a financial hardship. Applicants may provide an essay describing their financial needs (see instructions on page 13 in the section titled Statement of Special Circumstances).

 

Clarence and Karen Zody Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to residents of Brown County to subsidize their attendance for any type of Education, Vocational Education, College or University Education, or Trade School Education.

REQUIREMENTS: A resident of Brown County who will attend an accredited college, university or trade school.

 

Claude L. Graham Family Scholarship

PURPOSE: The purpose of the fund shall be to provide scholarship grants to nontraditional students who are graduates of Brown County High School or current Brown County residents pursuing any college, vocational or two year trade school.

REQUIREMENTS: A previous year graduate of Brown County High School; any resident of Brown County that has received a high school diploma or G.E.D. and is currently attending college.

Dr. Brester Scholarship Fund

PURPOSE: For students with the intent to become a certified Veterinary Technician (working to pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam) or to become a Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine.

Dorothy Stewart Memorial Scholarship (Sponsored by League of Women Voters Brown County)

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School or Brown County resident who has earned a G.E.D. and exhibited an exceptional level of citizenship, community involvement and stewardship.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School or a resident of Brown County who has received a high school diploma or G.E.D to any college or university accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges. A statement of having demonstrated an interest in public or environmental affairs must be included in the Personal Statement of Goals section.  Applicants will be required to sign the following statement:  “If I receive this scholarship, it is my intent to pursue four years of undergraduate study on a full time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree”.

James A. Voland Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School.

REQUIREMENTS: A current year graduate of Brown County High School who will attend an accredited college or university.

 

John A. and Cheryl J. Eyed Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a two or four year degree on a full or part-time basis at any Ivy Tech State College location.

REQUIREMENTS: Current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School; any resident of Brown County that has received a high school diploma or G.E.D.; students from Brown County currently attending college including past recipients of the Eyed Scholarship. The information provided in the College/University Information and the Personal Statement of Goals sections must support the requirement of pursuing a two or four year degree at Ivy Tech State College. Primary consideration will be given to students who have a financial hardship. Applicants may provide an essay describing their financial needs (see instructions on page 13 in the section titled Statement of Special Circumstances).

 

Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc

PURPOSE:  To provide a one-year scholarship grant to eligible Brown County graduating seniors pursuing a four year college/university degree or a multi-year vocational degree at a trade school or community college.

REQUIREMENTS: A Brown County resident receiving a high school diploma, G.E.D., or student of the Career Resource Center seeking a four year college/university or vocational degree.  The applicant must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Recipients of a scholarship grant will be chosen by the Tri Kappa Scholarship Committee.

 

Larry C. Banks Bronze Star Memorial Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarships for education focused on a vocation that generally requires less than a four-year degree.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School or a student that has completed four semesters at Brown County High School and has achieved a G.E.D. The information provided in the College/University Information and the Personal Statement of Goals sections must support a vocational focus.

 

Milloy Family Scholarship

PURPOSE: The purpose of the fund shall be to provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a two or four year degree on a full or part time basis at any vocational school or community college.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School; residents of Brown County who have received a high school diploma or G.E.D.; or students from Brown County currently attending a vocational school or community college. Primary consideration will be given to students who have a financial hardship. Applicants may provide an essay describing their financial needs (see instructions on page 13 in the section titled Statement of Special Circumstances).

 

P.E.O Chapter CU Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide a scholarship to a female Brown County resident who is graduating from high school or completing a G.E.D. and will be attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the U.S. or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation.

REQUIREMENTS: Female, Brown County citizen or legal permanent resident, graduating senior or G.E.D. senior, 20 years of age or under by application deadline, minimum GPA of 3.0 or proof of GED, excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success. Awards winners are chosen by P.E.O using this application process.

 

Peaceful Valley Memorial Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to deserving graduates of Brown County High School to pursue either a four-year college academic degree or a multi-year vocational degree.

REQUIREMENTS: Current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School; any resident of Brown County that has received a high school diploma or G.E.D. with a minimum 2.5 GPA who is pursuing either a four-year college academic degree or a multi-year vocational degree at a trade school or community college.  Additional consideration is given to students with financial needs. Applicants may provide an essay describing their financial needs (see instructions on page 13 in the section titled Statement of Special Circumstances). The selection process may include a personal interview.

 

Psi Iota Xi Award

PURPOSE:  To provide education awards to graduating seniors of public or private schools in Brown County pursuing either a four year college degree or a multi-year vocational degree at a trade school or community college.

REQUIREMENTS: A Brown County resident and current year graduate of either a public or private Brown County school pursuing either four year college degree or a multi-year vocational degree at a trade school or community college.

Awards winners are chosen by Psi Iota Xi using this application process.

 

Richard A. Bowden Golfers’ Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School who has love and passion for the game of golf. Applicant must have a ‘C’ average or above at time of graduation and normally reside in Brown County or its environs or has stated intention to reside and work there upon graduation.  Written essay required to apply for scholarship.  Essay based on “What Golf Means to Me.”

 

Sam and Harriet Johnson-Purdue Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School to subsidize their attendance at Purdue University.

REQUIREMENTS: A current year graduate of Brown County High School who will attend Purdue University. The information provided in the College/University Information and the Personal Statement of Goals sections must support the requirement of pursuing a degree or professional certification at Purdue University.

 

Simon Family Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of the Brown County High School to subsidize their attendance at the college or university of their choice, majoring in mathematics or other science.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School who normally resides in the county and will attend an accredited college or university, majoring in mathematics or other science. Additional consideration is given to students from single parent families and who have held part time jobs during high school.  Additional consideration is given to students with financial needs. Applicants must provide an essay describing their financial needs (see instructions on page 13 in the section titled Statement of Special Circumstances).The selection process may include a personal interview.

 

Steven and Cathy Junken Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School to pursue a baccalaureate degree at a four-year college or university.

REQUIREMENTS: A current or previous year graduate of Brown County High School who normally resides in the county, or has stated his or her intention to reside and work there upon completion of his or her education must be included in the Personal Statement of Goals section. Additional consideration will be given to students with financial need. Applicants must provide an essay describing their financial needs (see instructions on page 13 in the section titled Statement of Special Circumstances). Selection process may include a personal interview.

 

Wilma Brown Nursing Scholarship

PURPOSE: The primary purpose of the fund shall be to provide a scholarship to a nursing student who has at minimum completed a Licensed Practical Nursing Degree.  To receive this scholarship, this student must be enrolled as a student at Ball State University (or its successor) in Muncie, Indiana and studying for a Bachelor’s degree in nursing.