Current Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Information
2019 - 2020

UPDATED:   09-04-19

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, Application, and Deadlines                                     


September 1, 2019 – October 13, 2019      Louie’s Tux Shop Model Search

Award:  Photo Shoot.  $1,000. Senior.  Read all requirements carefully.

It is recommended you get parent permission before completing.

Complete online entry:  www.louiestuxshop.com/modelsearch


October 6, 2019           AES Engineering Scholarship
                                        Award: $500 Scholarship. Senior. Engineering courses not required for eligibility.
                                        Essay Submission Info:  scholarships@aesengineers.com

October 25, 2019 The Horatio Alger Scholarships

Award:  Varies. Senior.  Financial Need. US Citizen.

Cum GPA at least 2.0/4 

Online Info and Application:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs







Scholarship Information
2018 - 2019

UPDATED:   04-19-19

These scholarships are from last school year and are maintained here simply for your reference. Using the list below, you may able to plan for some scholarships you can expect to see later in the year.                                         

                                                                     

Various Deadlines through February 15, 2019      National CO-OP Scholarship Program

                                          Award: Multiple Scholarships at nine CO-OP Institutions.

                                         Senior applying to Partner CO-OP College.

                                          Info and Online Application:  www.waceinc.org

   

December 7, 2018 **Deadline extended until January 7, 2019**

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. 7 at 3:00 PM.

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


December 7, 2018 **Deadline extended until January 7, 2019**

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. 7 at 3:00 PM.

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

January 4, 2019             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 17, 2019          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

Online Application due by 11:59 PST January 17, 2019.


               

January 25, 2019 Knights of Pythias - Grand Domain of Indiana Public 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: http://www.knightsofpythiasofnewcastle.com

Click on the “Event Forms” tab.

              All required materials must be Postmarked by deadline to address provided on Application.

Plan ahead!

January 28, 2019 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.

Information and Application Submission website:  www.browncountygives.org

    Application and all materials must be submitted online by Jan. 28 at 4:00 PM.

You must plan ahead for this scholarship.

 

February 1, 2019         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.

**Online Application site is to open in January.  It will have an early February deadline. **

February 1, 2019           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 1, 2019           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.

NOTE: As of 11/2/2018, the Application gives the Due Date of Feb. 1, but the online information   states April 1. Use Feb. 1, 2019 as your Due Date!!



February 1, 2019            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, 2019 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, 2019     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 5, 2019 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 6, 2019           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.

Be sure to click on the FFA Scholarship Catalog on this site.

Do not just look at the Scholarships on the initial page.  There are many more.

                                      Must obtain 2 Farmers’ Online Endorsements.  Plan ahead for this.

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

                                       Website states student online Application is due by Feb. 6, 2019 at 11:59 PM.

                                       Website states online Supplemental Farmer Endorsements & Advisor Validation are due by

Feb. 13, 2019.  Be sure to follow-up with them and verify completion.

This seems to be a new online system this year.  You might need to know the email addresses of the Farmers and Advisor you intend to invite to complete these on your behalf.


February 8, 2019           Del-Com Foundation Student Scholarship

Award:  Multiple scholarships. Various amounts.  Senior.

Application:   Del-Com Foundation Student Scholarship

Application must be printed and all materials should be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by deadline date.

 

February 15, 2019           PHP (Physicians Health Plan) Scholarship

Award:  3 scholarships. Various amounts.  Senior. Cum GPA 8/12 (B)

Pursuing health related degree at college, university, or tech school.

Info and Application:   www.phpni.com

Application must be printed and all materials should be mailed to

address on Application by due date.



February 16, 2019          BETA SIGMA PSI, National Lutheran Fraternity

       Multiple Scholarships with various due dates.  Feb. 16, 2019, is the earliest date posted.

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

Deadline Extended February 20, 2019          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.


March 1, 2019               Proud Scholars Scholarship

 

Award:  Unknown.   Senior who identifies as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents.

Information and Application: http://www.proudscholars.org/for-students.html

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

March 1, 2019       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 1, 2019           Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc.    

Multiple Scholarships.  Delta High School Senior.  Various specific criteria.
    Information & Online Application & Scholarship Guide:  www.cfmdin.org

Follow all directions.  

Some Scholarships require additional material submissions.

Plan ahead!  

**Application for Class of 2019 will be available online January 1, 2019**

This includes the following Scholarships for Delta High School Seniors:

Sarah E. Adams Scholarship

Gary W. Addison Scholarship

Michael Brodhead Scholarship

Ashley Burgauer Scholarship

Adam Cline Scholarship

Tom Devine Memorial Scholarship

eKeeper Systems Unparalleled Excellence Scholarship

Ollie Mae Hammond Memorial Scholarship (Antioch Baptist Church)

Lathrop P. Johnson Scholarship

Dr. William & Thelma McNabney Scholarship

Murray’s Jewelers Scholarship

Arthur & Josephine Robling Scholarship

Ross Family Autism Scholarship

Charles W. & Jane (Klipsch) Thomas Scholarship

Charles L. Whitehair Memorial Scholarship

Delaware Community School Corporation Scholarship

Delta Eagles Wrestling Scholarship

March 2, 2019              2019 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 2019 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 12:00 pm on the due date.

March 11, 2019 James T. (Ted) Scott 4-H Memorial Scholarship

Award:  Two $1,100 Scholarships.  Senior Delaware County High School.  

Cum GPA of 6.5/12 or better.

Minimum 6 year 4-H member.  Essay.

Criteria and Application:  James T. (Ted) Scott 4-H Memorial Scholarship

Application must be printed and all materials should be submitted to

Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.  

March 15, 2019           Del-Com Foundation Tennis Scholarship

Award:  Various amounts.  Senior. Must be tennis player in Delta HS tennis program.

Application:   Del-Com Foundation Tennis Scholarship

Application must be printed and all materials should be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by due date.



March 21, 2019              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 27, 2019 Monroe Township Conservation Club - Jack Cronin Scholarship

Award:  Two $1,250 scholarships.  Seniors.  

Open to students in East Central Indiana.  Two Essays.

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, 2019 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.

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

Information and Online Application:  www.immep.org

**Online Application site is to open in January. **


March 31, 2019 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.

Information and Online Application:  www.hsf.net

**Online Application site is to open in January. **

April 1, 2019 Indiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship

Award:  Forty $750 Scholarships state-wide.  Senior.  Indiana Resident. Pursuing a career in a law enforcement field at an Indiana College.

 

Member of the Association, or dependent child or grandchild of current member.

Application includes Membership Application if needed.

Information and Application :Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship

 

Requires Essay and Teacher’s Letter of Recommendation.  Plan ahead!

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

Materials must be Received by April 1!

April 1, 2019 Delta Phi Chapter of Tri Kappa Muncie Scholarship

Award: Three $2,000 scholarships.  Senior.  Cum GPA of 8.7/12 or better.

Plans to attend an Indiana college. Delaware County high school student. Delaware County resident.

Information and Application: Tri Kappa Muncie Application

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

April 3, 2019                        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
Requires 2 Letters of Recommendation.   Plan ahead.
All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM


April 3, 2019                        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 3, 2019                        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
Requires 2 Letters of Recommendation.  Plan ahead.
All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM

April 3, 2019                        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 8, 2019                        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        
All completed materials must be mailed to the address on the Application. 
A section of the Application requires a Teacher/Clergy/Supervisor Appraisal.  Another section requires a Counselor to complete the Transcript Information.  Plan ahead!!  
All completed materials must be mailed to the address on the Application.        
Materials must be Postmarked by April 8!

April 8, 2019                        Albany Lions Club Scholarship

Award:  Two $1,000 Scholarships.  Senior.
For students planning to attend  4 year college, 2 year college, or technical college.|
A section of the Application requires a Teacher/Clergy/Supervisor Appraisal.  Another section requires a Counselor to complete the Transcript Information. 
Application:  Albany Lions Club Scholarship
All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.

 

April 8, 2019                        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 8, 2019                        John & Linda Razmic Memorial Scholarship

Award:  Varies.  Senior.  
Special consideration may be given to students going into Athletic or Teaching fields.
Fillable Application:  John & Linda Razmic Memorial Scholarship Application
All completed materials must be submitted to Mrs. Kunda by 3:00 PM.

April 8, 2019                        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 20, 2019              

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 20.  Plan ahead!

April 22, 2019                Student-View Scholarship Program

Award:  Varies.  Senior.
Online Application:  www.student-view.com

April 26, 2019

Bob & Janice Ruble Memorial Scholarship

Award:  $1,000.  Delta HS Senior.

Planning a two-year degree at Ivy Tech, a comparable community college, or

a vocational technology institute.

Application:  Bob & Janice Ruble Memorial Scholarship Application

Requires a Teacher Appraisal.  Plan ahead!

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

April 29, 2019

Everett and Helen Waldo Scholarship / Ball State University Foundation

Award:  Varies – last year $2,200.  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.


April 30, 2019                  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 April 30th!  Plan ahead!

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 3, 2019                    

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 3.  Plan accordingly!


May 17, 2019

Indy Pride Scholarship

Award:  up to $2,000.  Senior.

Criteria:  Indy Pride Criteria

Online Application:  https://indypride.org/educational-scholarships

Application is due online by 11:59 PM EST on due date.



 June 14, 2019
   Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

              Award: $1,000.  Juniors and Seniors.

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


June 15, 2019                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)
Apply online by 5:00 PM
https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical

(Application to open online March 15 according to website)


June 19, 2019               Big Sun Scholarship
                                        Award: $500. Senior Athlete.                                         Essay Submission Info:  www.bigsunathletics.com