Current Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Information
2017 - 2018

UPDATED:   04-19-18

Some applications you will apply Online at the website listed.

Applications are posted here to complete or print when possible.

Read all criteria and instructions carefully. Complete all requirements.

See Mrs. Kunda with questions.



DEADLINE           SCHOLARSHIP 

Various Deadlines        Specific College Merit-Based Scholarships and Financial-Need Based Scholarships

                                      ***Check College Websites for their Criteria and Updated Deadlines***                                           

                                                                     

Various Deadlines through February 15, 2018      National Co-op Scholarship Program

                                          Award: Multiple Scholarships at eleven Co-op Institutions.

                                         Senior applying to Partner Co-op College.

                                          Info and Online Application:  www.waceinc.org

 

 November 27, 2017  Elks 2017 Most Valuable Student Scholarship

              Award:  up to $50,000 Scholarship.  Senior.  US Citizen.

              Info and Online Application:  www.elks.org/scholars

              Application process may require students to submit some requested materials  to their local lodge: 

             Dunkirk Elks Lodge #1776, PO Box 91, 1026 S. Main Street, Dunkirk, IN  47336

             or to:   Muncie Elks Lodge #245, 909 N County Rd. 500 W, Muncie, IN  47304

 

January 4, 2018 GE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship

              Award: Renewable $10,000 Scholarship.  Senior planning to enroll in 4 year college. 

              Looking for students with demonstrated Leadership, Drive, Integrity, Citizenship

              Info and Online Application:  www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx

            

January 8, 2018            

Ruth Glaser Bryan Scholarship

Through First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors  

Award:  varies.  Renewable. 

Senior planning to major in Art or Art-related field.  Cum GPA 6.5/12 or better.

21st Century Scholars are not eligible.

Delta High School may nominate 3 students to the Scholarship Selection Committee.      Scholarship Info:  https://www.firstmerchants.com/private-wealth-scholarships

Interested Seniors should submit a typed Resume to Mrs. Kunda by Jan. 8 at 3:00 PM.

Nominated Seniors will be notified so they may complete the online Application.


January 8, 2018            

Mary K. Garr Scholarship

Through First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors  

Award: varies.  Senior who lives in Delaware County.

Demonstrated academic aptitude, character, and motivation.
Delta High School may nominate 5 students to the Scholarship Selection Committee.
Scholarship Info:  https://www.firstmerchants.com/private-wealth-scholarships
Interested Seniors should submit a typed Resume to Mrs. Kunda by Jan. 8 at 3:00 PM.

Nominated Seniors will be notified so they may complete the online Application.


January 8, 2018            

Dwight and Virginia Deen Schoeff Scholarship

Through First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors  

Award: varies.  Senior.

First preference given to students planning to major in Music Education.

Education majors and other major areas will also be considered.

Delta High School may nominate 1 student.

Scholarship Info:  https://www.firstmerchants.com/private-wealth-scholarships

Interested Seniors should submit a typed Resume to Mrs. Kunda by Jan. 8 at 3:00 PM

Nominated Seniors will be notified so they may complete the online Application.


January 18, 2018          

Ronald McDonald House Charities Central Indiana (RMHC) Scholarships

Award: up to 20 Scholarships of $5,000.  Senior.  Cum GPA of 7.1 / 12 or better.

Scholarship Info and Online Application: 

https://www.rmhccin.org/what-we-do/scholarships

Frequently asked questions:  FAQ Document

               

                                                      

January 25, 2018          

Knights of Pythias - Grand Domain of Indiana Educational Assistance Program

Award: $1,000 Scholarships.  Senior.  Cum GPA of 8.0 (B) or better.

Entire Application must be typed and mailed.  No online or emailed submission accepted.

Read all Instructions carefully.  Essays and Transcript required.

Scholarship Info and Application:  Knights of Pythias-EAP

Student must mail all required materials to address provided on Application. January 25, 2018

Knights of Pythias - Grand Domain of Indiana Educational Assistance Program

             Award: $1,000 Scholarships.  Senior.  Cum GPA of 8.0 (B) or better.

            Entire Application must be typed and mailed.  No online or emailed submission accepted.

              Read all Instructions carefully.  Essays and Transcript required.

              Scholarship Info and Application:  Knights of Pythias-EAP

             Student must mail all required materials to address provided on Application.


January 29, 2018

Burke/Tharp Legacy Scholarship (through the Brown County Community Foundation)

Award: around $1,000. 

Senior accepted and planning to attend Purdue, Ball State, or Michigan University.

    Be sure all sections of the Application are submitted.

    This Application requires 2 Recommendation Forms.

Application Submission website:  www.browncountygives.org

    Scholarship Info and Application:  Burke/Tharp Legacy Scholarship Application

    Recommendation Form Writable:  Burke/Tharp Recommendation Form 

Community & Volunteer Writable:  Community & Volunteer Activities Form

School Activities Writable:  School Activities Form                                   

    Application and all materials must be submitted online by Jan. 29 at 4:00 PM.

(Some of the forms seem to still have last year’s due date.  ALL materials are due Jan. 29 @ 4:00)

You must plan ahead for this scholarship.

February 1, 2018         

Oliver W. Storer Scholarship

Award: Renewable up to $3,600 Scholarship for Tuition.  Senior.

Students who have evidenced scholarship ability, industry, integrity, courage and ideals.

Scholarship Info and Application:  Oliver W. Storer Scholarship

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.


February 1, 2018          

National FFA Collegiate Scholarships

Multiple Scholarships at this website.

Award: varies.  Senior.  Cum GPA of 6.5/12 or better.

Some scholarships require FFA membership – some do not – check carefully.

Must obtain 2 farmers online Endorsements.  Plan ahead for this.

Scholarship Info and Online Scholarship Application:  www.FFA.org/scholarships

Website states online Application and online Endorsements are due by Feb. 1 at 11:59 PM EST.

Website states Signature page must be postmarked and mailed by Feb. 8.


February 1, 2018     (Has been extended a few days due to issues with their online Application system.  Contact Lauren Lewis for further information at LLewis@firstmerchants.com if you apply for this scholarship.)        Amburn Memorial Scholarship

Through First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors                                    

Award:  Varies.  Renewable.  Senior planning to major in Elementary Education. Info & Online Application: https://www.firstmerchants.com/private-wealth-scholarships

Requires student to upload a Transcript & Teacher Recommendation Letter.

Plan ahead to obtain these before the due date! February 1, 2018     (Has been extended a few days due to issues with their online Application system.  Contact Lauren Lewis for further information at LLewis@firstmerchants.com if you apply for this scholarship.) 

Harold Ellison Scholarship

Through First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors                        

Award:  Up to 8 academic semesters of ungraduated study. 

Senior planning to attend BSU.

Senior must also receive the Presidential Award Scholarship at BSU.

Senior must reside in Delaware County. 

Senior graduating from a Delaware County High School. 

Info & Online Application: https://www.firstmerchants.com/private-wealth-scholarships

Requires student to upload a Transcript, Teacher Recommendation Letter, and

Principal or Counselor Nomination Letter

Plan ahead to obtain these before the due date!


February 1, 2018     (Has been extended a few days due to issues with their online Application system.  Contact Lauren Lewis for further information at LLewis@firstmerchants.com if you apply for this scholarship.)          

Kuhner Scholarship

Through First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors                        

Award:  Varies.  Renewable.  Senior. Preference given to students with a desire to study theology, food chemistry, engineering and other related sciences.

Info & Online Application: https://www.firstmerchants.com/private-wealth-scholarships

Requires student to upload a Transcript & Teacher Recommendation Letter.

Plan ahead to obtain these before the due date! February 2, 2018 

Elks 2017 Legacy Award Scholarships

             Award:  $4,000 Scholarships.  Senior.  Child or Grandchild of dues-paying Elk member. 

             Info and Online Application:  www.elks.org/scholars

             Application process may require students to submit some requested materials to their local lodge: 

              Dunkirk Elks Lodge #1776, PO Box 91, 1026 S. Main Street, Dunkirk, IN  47336

              or to:   Muncie Elks Lodge #245, 909 N County Rd. 500 W, Muncie, IN  47304 February 2, 2018        

    Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship     Award: $1,500.  Senior.  See Application for additional eligibility requirements.     Scholarship Info and Application:  www.breastcancerplate.org      Application and all materials must be postmarked and mailed to address on Application by due date.

February 5, 2018 Association of Educational Office Professionals (AEOP) Scholarship

Award: $1,000.  Senior who has taken at least 4 high school credits in specific        

business courses. 

Planning to study Business toward an office-related career. Info and Online Application:   www.indianaaeop.com Requires 3 Recommendation Letters & Transcript.  Plan ahead!

Application and all materials should be postmarked by and mailed to address on Application by Feb. 5   OR   emailed to address on Application by Feb. 10  OR  uploaded directly on the scholarship site by Feb. 10.

February 17, 2018         

BETA SIGMA PSI, National Lutheran Fraternity

Multiple Scholarships.

Award: varies. Senior. Male. Confirmed member of a Lutheran congregation No obligation to join Beta Sigma Psi. Various Colleges including IU and Purdue. Info and Application online:  http://wp.betasigmapsi.org/scholarships-grants            

February 20, 2018               

    Del-Com Foundation Scholarships

    Award:  Varies.  Delta High School Senior.

    Scholarship Criteria and Application:  Del-Com Foundation Scholarship Application

    Application is provided in Word Format so that you may type directly on it.

    Please adjust the line format as necessary as you type.

    The Applicant Appraisal section should be completed by one of your Teachers.

    This section MUST be completed before submitting to Mrs. Kunda

    The Transcript Information section will be completed by Guidance.

    All completed Application materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.

March 1, 2018           Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc.     Multiple Scholarships.  Delta High School Senior.  Various specific criteria.
    Information and online Application:  www.cfmdin.org

      (Application for Class of 2018 is to open online January 1, 2018)

Follow all directions.  

Some Scholarships require additional material submissions.

Plan ahead!  

This includes the following Scholarships for Delta High School Seniors:

Sarah E. Adams Scholarship

Gary W. Addison Scholarship

Michael Brodhead Scholarship

Adam Cline Scholarship

Dr. William & Thelma McNabney Scholarship

Murray’s Jewelers Scholarship

Arthur & Josephine Robling Scholarship

Ross Family Autism Scholarship

Charles W. & Jane (Klipsch) Thomas Scholarship

Delaware Community Schools Scholarship

Delta Eagles Wrestling Scholarship

Tom Devine Memorial Scholarship March 1, 2018      

Indiana Association of School Psychologists (IASP) High School Scholarship

Award:  $500.  Senior planning to pursue a career in the field of psychology

Must be accepted by a college and in good academic standing

Info and Application:  www.iasponline.org

Requires 3 Recommendation Letters & Transcript.  Plan ahead!

All materials must be submitted to the address on the Application. 

March 3, 2018               

2018 William H. Yohler Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000 Renewable Scholarship.  Senior.  Cum GPA of 8(B)/12 or better.

Applicant, Parents, or Guardian must be a member in good standing of PrimeTrust FCU at least one year prior to application deadline.

Information and Application can be found online:  www.primetrustcu.com

Click on the Quick Link for 2018 Yohler Scholarship

Read all instructions carefully.

Requires 3 Recommendation Letters and Transcript.  Plan ahead!

All requested Application materials must be mailed to the address on the            

application and received by 12 PM. on the due date.

March 15, 2018              

Marie B. Bowen Memorial Scholarship         

Award: $500.  Senior and resident of Delaware County.

Scholarship Criteria and Application:  Marie B. Bowen Memorial Scholarship Application

Requires three letters of reference.  Plan ahead!

Application and all materials should be mailed to address on Application by due date.


March 20, 2018              

An Albany Christmas Community Service Scholarship

Award: $1,000.  Available to all Delta High School Seniors.

Application: An Albany Christmas Community Service Scholarship

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.  

March 30, 2018

     Delta Phi Chapter of Tri Kappa Muncie Scholarship

     Award:  Three  $2,000 Scholarships.  Senior.  Cum GPA 8.7/12 minimum.

   Planning to attend an Indiana College.

    Delaware County high school student.  Delaware County resident.

    Criteria and Application:  Tri Kappa Muncie Scholarship Application

    Applications should be emailed or postmarked to address on Application by due date.   


March 31, 2018

Indiana Mining & Mineral Education Program (IMMEP) Scholarship

Award: $2,500.  Senior.  Indiana Resident.

Planning to major or pursue a curriculum that will support a career in the mining    

and aggregates industry.

Online Application site is to open in January.

Requires up to 3 Recommendation Letters and Transcript.  Plan ahead!

Information and Online Application:  www.immep.org

 

March 31, 2018

Monroe Township Conservation Club - Jack Cronin Scholarship

Award:  varies.  Seniors.  Open to students in East Central Indiana.

Planning to attend a 4 year, 2 year, or Vocational College.

Application:  Monroe Township Conservation Club Scholarship

All materials must be postmarked by due date and mailed to address on Application.


March 31, 2018

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

Award: $500-5,000.  Senior of Hispanic Heritage.  Cum GPA of 8(B)/12 or better.

Plans to attend a 4 year college Fall 2018.

Online Application site is to open in January.

Information and Online Application:  www.hsf.net


April 1, 2018                  

Delaware County Farm Bureau College Scholarship

Award:  five $1,000 Scholarships.  Senior.  Age 18 or older.

Member of a Delaware County Farm Bureau family for at least two years prior to application.

Attendance at a Delaware County Farm Bureau Board meeting is encouraged.

Online Application to print and mail:  http://www.delawarecountyfarmbureau.org/scholarships

Application and all materials should be mailed to address on Application by due date.

April 1, 2018

2018 Delaware County Farm Festival Scholarship Program

Award:  $500  Seniors who have at least one year Farm Festival Service.

At least a Cum GPA of 8.0/12.

First preference to students planning to study in the fields of Agriculture, Finance, or an Agriculture.

Information and Application:  2018 Delaware County Farm Festival Scholarship Application

You will need a transcript.  Plan ahead!

Submit all required materials to Address on Application to be received by Due Date.


April 3, 2018                  

Albany Lions Club Scholarship

Award:  Two $1,000 Scholarships.  Senior.

For students planning to attend  4 year college, 2 year college, or Technical College.

Application:  Albany Lions Club Scholarship

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.


April 3, 2018               

Hamilton Township Lions Club Scholarship

   Award:  Two $500 Scholarships.  Senior.

For students planning to attend  4 year college, 2 year college, or Technical College.

  Criteria: Hamilton Township Lions Club Scholarship Criteria

       Application:  Hamilton Township Lions Club Scholarship Application

      All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM


April 3, 2018               

Albany Tri Kappa Alcyon Gill Scholarship

Award:  $1,000.  Senior.

Criteria:  Albany Tri Kappa Alcyon Gill Scholarship Criteria

Application:  Albany Tri Kappa Alcyon Gill Scholarship Application

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.


April 3, 2018               

Albany Tri Kappa Elementary Education and Foreign Language Scholarship

Award:  $1,000.  Renewable.   Senior.   Cum GPA of at least 8.0 (B)

Planning to major in Elem Education or Foreign Language.                       

Criteria:  Albany Tri Kappa Elem Education and Foreign Lang Scholarship Criteria

Application: Albany Tri Kappa Elem Education and Foreign Lang Scholarship Application

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3 p.m.                                


April 3, 2018               

Albany Tri Kappa Vocational Scholarship

Award:  $500.  Senior.  

Planning to attend a vocational or technical college.

Criteria:  Albany Tri Kappa Vocational Scholarship Criteria

Application:  Albany Tri Kappa Vocational Scholarship Application

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM. 

April 7, 2018 

The Purdue Club of Muncie Scholarship

Award:  $2,500 Renewable.  Senior.  Accepted at Purdue-West Lafayette.

Criteria and Application:  The Purdue Club of Muncie Scholarship Application          

All completed materials should be mailed to the address on the Application.          

Materials must be Postmarked by due date, so plan ahead!



April 10, 2018               

Delta Theta Tau - Albany Chapter Scholarship

Award:  Varies.  Senior.

Criteria:  Delta Theta Tau - Albany Chapter Scholarship Criteria

Application:  Delta Theta Tau - Albany Chapter Scholarship Application

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM



April 15, 2018

Delaware County Master Gardeners Association Scholarship

Award:  $200.  Senior and resident of Delaware County.

Student planning to study Horticulture or a related subject (botany, agriculture, forestry, etc.)

Scholarship Criteria and Application:  Delaware County Master Gardeners Assoc Application

Application and all materials should be mailed to address on Application to be received by

4:00 PM on the due date. (Please note the due date is a Sunday.  Plan ahead!)



April 16, 2018                

William G. & Joan E. Frazier Foundation Scholarship            

Award: Varies.  Senior.

One Award for students planning to study Nursing

One Award for students planning to study Agriculture

Instructions and Application:  Frazier Scholarship Instructions and Application

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.



April 16, 2018  

John & Linda Razmic Memorial Scholarship

Award:  Varies.  Senior.  

Special consideration may be given to students going into athletic or teaching fields.

Criteria & fillable Application:  John & Linda Razmic Memorial Scholarship Application

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.


 

April 17, 2018                 

DeSoto Alumni Scholarship

Award:  Varies.  Senior.

Criteria:  DeSoto Alumni Scholarship Criteria

Application:  DeSoto Alumni Scholarship Application

All required materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.



April 21, 2018              

Delta Kappa Gamma (Beta Mu Chapter)  – The Edith Guthrie Memorial Scholarship Award:  $250.  Renewable.  Female senior planning a career in Education. 7 Semester Cum GPA of 3.5/4.0 which is 9.5/12.  Requires Essay. Criteria and Application:  Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship Application All completed materials must be mailed to address provided on the Application and postmarked by April 21.  Plan ahead!

April 22, 2018                

Student-View Scholarship Program

Award:  Various.  Senior.

Online Application:  www.student-view.com

April 24, 2018                   

Community Collaboration Scholarship

Awards:  One $1,000 and One $500.  Senior in a Delaware County school.

Cum GPA  8.0/12 or 3.0/4.

Accepted to an accredited college or vocational school for Fall 2017.

Information and Application:  Community Collaboration Scholarship

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM


May 1, 2018          

Muncie Exchange Club Bishop Scholarship

Award:  $1,000.  Senior graduating from a Delaware County high school.
Planning to attend Ball State in the fall.

Ranked in upper 25% of Senior Class after 7 semesters. Criteria and Application Process:  Muncie Exchange Club Bishop Scholarship

All completed materials must be mailed to the address provided on the Application

and received by the due date.  Plan ahead!


May 4, 2018                   

Ruthanna Cummins Scholarship

Award:  $1,000.  Senior graduating from Delaware County high school.

Cum GPA 8.0/12.

Planning to enroll as a Freshman at an accredited school of nursing in Fall 2017.

     Criteria and Instructions:  Ruthanna Cummins Scholarship Criteria

     Application:  Ruthanna Cummins Scholarship Application

   All completed materials must be mailed to the address on the Application.

Don't forget to include your College Letter of Acceptance!  

All completed materials must be mailed to the address on the Application

and be received by May 4!  Plan ahead!

May 4, 2018                    

Mary Louise Walburn Educational Trust Fund Scholarship

   Award: Renewable $1,000.  Senior.   Accepted and planning to attend an Indiana college.

       Resident of Delaware County at time of high school graduation.

        Info and Application:  Walburn Scholarship Application

All completed materials must be mailed to the address provided on the Application

and be received by 4:00 PM on May 4.  Plan accordingly!


May 10, 2018

Everett and Helen Waldo Scholarship / Ball State University Foundation

Award:  Varies – usually around $1,500.  Renewable.

Maximum award is tuition, room, board, fees, books, supplies.

Senior.  Planning to attend Ball State University.  Financial Need.

Criteria:  Waldo Scholarship Criteria

Application:  Waldo Scholarship Application

All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.


May 25, 2018

2018 Triple Nickel Parachute Infantry Battalion Scholarship: NAACP Muncie Branch

Award:  $500.  Senior and resident of Delaware County.

Scholarship Criteria and Application:   Triple Nickel Parachute Infantry Battalion Application

Requires an Essay, two letters of reference to be mailed and received by due date, and transcript.  Plan ahead!

Application and all materials should be mailed to address on Application by due date.

June 14, 2018 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

                 Award: $1,000.  Juniors and Seniors.

                 Essay Submission Info:  www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

June 15, 2018                  

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship

Award:  Varies - Multiple Scholarships up to $2,500 each.  Senior.

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

Demonstrate critical financial need (eligible for Federal Pell Grant)

Criteria and Application Info:  Horatio Alger Scholarship

Apply online:  

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical

June 19, 2018 Big Sun Scholarship                 Award: $500. Senior Athlete.                 Essay Submission Info:  www.bigsunathletics.com

July 31, 2018

Ball State Balanced Man Scholarships – Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

Award:  5 Scholarships ranging $750 - $1,500. 

Male senior planning to attend Ball State in the fall. 

Receipt of Scholarship is not contingent on Sigma Phi Epsilon membership.

  Information and Application: BSU Balanced Man Scholarship Application

All required materials should be submitted as per Instructions on the Application.

Materials may be emailed or postal mailed.  Both addresses are on Application.

Materials must be received by due date.