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8/4/17 INvestED Do you live in Indiana? Are you thinking of going to college in the near future? Are you at least 16 years old? If so, this is a chance for a $1,000 scholarship, no essay required.https://www.investedindiana.org/literacy/1000-invested-scholarship-giveaway/
   
11/9/17 UPS Earn & Learn Program Earn & Learn Program
Approved post-secondary institutions:
  • Up to $5,250 annually for tuition/books
  • Reimbursed to the student upon completion of classes
Program requirements
  • Must be actively employed by the UPS Air or Ground Operation in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Student may start at UPS anytime during the school term and must be on payroll at the end of the student agreement period/time of reimbursement:  
  • Student must submit required                           documents
  • Reimbursement amount based  on percent of eligible days worked during term at approved institutions
Degrees/certificates awarded from specific institute of study
  • May study any degree program offered at approved institutions
Graduate Debt Free! Apply at UPSJOBS.COM

1. Go to UPSJOBS.COM
2. Enter location LOUISVILLE,KY and click SEARCH
3. Click PACKAGE HANDLER PART-TIME LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
4. Click APPLY NOW
5. Scroll to bottom NEW TO UPSJOBS.COM? Click CREATE A PROFILE NOW complete profile information then click SAVE PROFILE
6. Answer qualification questions and shift availability then click CONTINUE
7. Complete ONLINE APPLICATION
8. Schedule your INTERVIEW ONLINE
9. Questions, call the JOBLINE 502-359-1877
Must be actively employed by the UPS Air or Ground Operation in Louisville, Kentucky Ongoing
9/10/2018 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award Access the applications at
spirit.prudential.com or naasp.org/spirit

Complete the application and the student/parent agreement; then, on the "certification" page, email or print and deliver instructions to your certifier.

Certifiers review applications online and select Locoal Honoree(s) for state-level judging.

Your application can be certified by your school principal or head or a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or Affiliate of Points of Light's HandsOn Network.

You could wil $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. in May!

For more information, please visit the Guidance Office.
High School Student Who's Making a Difference Through Volunteering 11/6/2018
9/13/2018 NCWIT Award  Any U.S. woman in grades 9 through 12 is eligible to apply and will be considered for both the National and Affiliate Award, if she also meets all of the following criteria:

  • She is 13 years of age or older at time of account creation.
  • She is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who attends school in the U.S. or is a U.S. citizen attending school in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
  • She has a U.S. Tax Identification or Social Security Number.
  • She is not an NCWIT employee and has no immediate family relationship with employees, extended staff, contractors or board members of NCWIT (including spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren, and persons residing in the same household).

Restrictions

  • Applicants may reapply each year; however, National Award winners are not eligible to win again.
  • Regional Affiliate Award programs allow repeat recipients at their own discretion.
You can apply at
https://www.aspirations.org/participate/high-school
 
11/5/2018
9/14/2018 Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship You may know that the scholarship offers 200 students interested in teaching a scholarship of $7,500 (renewable up to four years) in exchange for agreeing to teach in Indiana for 5 consecutive years after graduation. Students interested in applying must be in the top 20% of their class or have a top 20% ACT/SAT score to qualify, and submit a complete nomination form via the online application. Applications will be accepted in ScholarTrack until November 30, 2018. We appreciate your help in notifying your students about this opportunity.

In order to select the final 200 recipients, the Commission will interview ~300 finalists at regional locations in March 2019. All scholarship finalists must participate in regional interviews.

https://www.in.gov/che/4680.htm
https://scholartrack.che.in.gov/Login?ReturnUrl=%2f
  11/30/2018
9/17/2018 Horatio Alger Scholarship To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria*:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen
2018-19 High School Senior 10/25/2018
9/18/2018 National Co-Op Scholarship Program Qualifications:
*Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
*Apply for admission for the 2019-2020 academic year at institution(s) you select on the scholarship application
*Meet other merit scholarship criteria as established by the institution(s) selected on the application

To complete you application online, please visit:
www.waceinc.org
High School Senior 2/15/2019
9/20/2018 Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant The Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant provides free job training for Hoosiers in high-demand sectors from Ivy Tech Community College or Vincennes University. Sectors include: Advanced Manufacturing, Building & Construction, Health & Life Science, IT & Business Services and Transportation & Logistics.

The Indiana General Assembly created Next Level Jobs for working-age Hoosiers in 2017, and expanded the program in 2018 to include all high school graduates. This is a great opportunity for all students, especially those who may not qualify for other forms of financial aid.

Next Level Jobs provides free job training for Hoosiers who:

1) Are an Indiana resident AND a U.S. citizen
2) Have a high school diploma (or equivalent) but less than a college degree
3) Enroll in a qualifying certificate program in a high-demand job sector

For more information, please visit:
https://www.nextleveljobs.org/Job-Seeker/Available-Job-Training
All high school graduates  
10/16/2018 Bedford Board of Realtors, Inc. ***Student must be the child, stepchild, grandchild or legal ward of a primary or secondary member of the Bedford Board of Realtors.

Two ($250) scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis. The top two recipients will be chosen from a point system. Points are based on GPA, SAT scores, Extra Curricular Activities, Work Experience, Community Involvement and Honors/Awards.

Please stop by the Guidance Office for a copy of the scholarship application.
High School Seniors 3/15/2019
10/16/2018 Hagan Scholarship Foundation 1. Must be a citizen of the United States.
2. Must attend an eligible public high school.
3. Must be a student in the high school graduating class.
4. Must have achieved a 3.5 CGPA or higher.
5. Must score 23 or higher on the ACT (comp score); or 1150 or higher on the SAT (total score).
6. Must enroll at an eligible four year college or university the fall semester following high school graduation.
7. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each academic year of college.
8. MUST COMPLETE THE FAFSA IN 2018. EFC MUST BE LESS THAN $6,500.
9. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
10. Must not have been convicted of a felony.

Please visit www.hsfmo.org for more information on applying.
Graduate of 2019 11/15/2018
10/22/2018 ACT Student Champion Award Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. 

ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition. 

Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply: 
  • High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions 
  • At a minimum students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate®

Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019
High School Senior 10/31/2018
10/23/2018 2019 Coolidge Scholarship The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2020 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).

Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.

The Coolidge Foundation invites the top 100 applicants to participate in its Coolidge Senators Program, which includes an all-expenses-paid Summit Weekend in Washington, D.C and a one-time $1,000 scholarship. Applicants who make it to the finalist level, but do not ultimately win the full scholarship, receive a one- time finalist scholarship of $5,000.

The scholarship application, along with additional information, can be accessed on our scholarship site: www.coolidgescholars.org.
Graduates of 2020 1/23/2019
11/1/2018 Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities Applicants to the Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities must:
  • Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
  • Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or who is already enrolled in full-time or half-time (at least 6 credits per term) undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
To apply please visit:
scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship
2019 Graduate 12/6/2018
11/5/2018 Knights of Pythias Scholarship 1. Senior
2. GPA of 3.0 or higher
3. Must submit SAT or ACT results.
4. Must be registered in accredited college or university prior to disbursement of funds.

Please pick up a copy in the Guidance Office.
2019 Senior 1/25/2019
11/6/2018 Scholarships Available for Civil Engineering Students The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is offering scholarships as well as paid employment during summer breaks and upon graduation to civil engineering students.

INDOT’s scholarship program offers students $3,125 per semester or $2,083 per trimester for up to five years of post-secondary civil engineering education. Students can use scholarship funds for education expenses, fees and textbooks. In return, scholarship recipients work for INDOT in full-time, paid positions during their summer breaks and upon graduation.

Qualified students must be accepted to or enrolled full time in one of Indiana’s certified civil engineering schools. Eligible schools include Purdue University Fort Wayne, Purdue University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Trine University, University of Evansville, University of Notre Dame, University of Southern Indiana and Valparaiso University.

Applications for the 2019-2020 academic school year must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2018, and can be completed at
www.INDOTScholarship.IN.gov.
2019 Graduates 12/31/2019

*Stop in the Guidance Office for more info


Dollars for Scholars:  
All must read:  Click the link below to complete the Dollars for Scholars profile/application.  Profiles can be completed during grades 9-12 and post-secondary.  Information must be up-to-date during your graduating year/year of submission to be considered/eligible for scholarships. College students must update profile to reflect college level, grades, and activities (high school grades and activities will not be evaluated).  If eligibility requirements are met, you will have the opportunity to submit your profile to the East Washington Dollars for Scholars.  High School GPA:  3.0 (non-weighted).  College GPA:  2.75.  The application will become available February 1.  Due date is April 12.  Your profile must be complete before you can submit the Dollars for Scholars application.  Submitting the application is separate from the profile.  The financial section is not necessary for East Washington Dollars for Scholars.  However, multiple national/matching scholarship opportunities are also available, including FastWeb, that may require you to complete the financial section.  Due dates vary for national scholarships.  HS students must read:  HS students will have a transcript uploaded from Guidance once the request is submitted. HS students will also have a recommendation uploaded from a HS faculty member once the request is submitted. Guidance will not complete recommendation forms.  College students must read:  College students must upload an updated college transcript. Recommendation forms must be from a university professor/counselor and requested through the profile.  Letters of Recommendation will not be accepted.
East Washington Type

21st Century ScholarTrack:  
The Scholar Success Program includes activities that will help you stay on track for college and career success. Each grade level has three activities to complete. Scholars can complete the specific steps for their grade level and track their progress using ScholarTrack.  Here, you can see all 12 requirements Scholars must complete during high school to receive their 21st Century Scholarship.
Create/sign into account at: https://secure.in.gov/apps/che/scholartrack/


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Vision Statement:  Our vision for Eastern High School is to achieve excellence in education.

Mission Statement:  The mission of Eastern High School is to graduate students with the life skills to become contributing members of a changing society.


 
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