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Scholarship Information

Please check this page often, especially as each January approaches.  Scholarships may be added on a weekly basis.  Pay special attention to application requirements, criteria, and deadlines.  School-specific scholarships can be found by visiting a particular college's website.  Apply, apply, apply!  The following scholarship applications are also available from Mr. Bliss:  Baxter Memorial Engineering Schol., Burnside Masonics, Byron & Bernice West Schol., Carthage Lions, Clipper Fire Dept., Dallas City Lions, Carthage Eagles and Auxiliary, Hancock County Democratic Women, Hancock County Farm Bureau, Hancock County Republican Women, Hancock County Teen Court, IW Sports Boosters, John Alan Wilde, Jr. Schol., Jacob Burling Schol., Kiwanis/Key Club Schol., Lawton Memorial Fund, Lyle and Clarice Scott Schol., Memorial Hospital HIA and medical staff schol., Mary Frances Sheets Scholarship, Myra Green Schol., Rise Above Schol., Riverview Sportsmen, Sherman Tweedt Schol., Sunbeam Corner Schol., Terry White Memorial Schol., Virginia Allison Schol., and the Wanita Partick Scholarship.


Elks Schoarships

For general students and for family of Elks members.  Please find application at:  https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

Amount:  $1,000-12,500 per year        Deadline:  November 5th

Vietnam Veterans Local 947 Scholarship

Awarding scholarships for descendants of Vietnam Veterans attending college or trade school fall of 2020.  These can be grandchildren, nieces, or nephews.  A 3 paragraph paper is required along with the application.  Applications can be picked up from Mr. Bliss. 

Amount:  $750                                Deadline:  March 6, 2020

Horatio Alger Scholarship

2020 high school graduates are encouraged to apply.  Students must have a demonstrated financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), minimum GPA of 2.0, and U.S. citizenship.  Applications can be accessed at the following web address:  scholars.horatioalger.org

Amount:  $10,000 to $25,000            Deadline:  October 25, 2019

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Are you a students who has made a difference?  Apply now for the 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards by accessing the online application:  spirit.prudential.com

Amount:  $1,000                               Deadline:  November 5, 2019


Greenhouse Scholars

Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Household annual income of $70,000 or less and pursuing a degree at a four-year college or university.

Amount: varies                                  Deadline:  November 22, 2019







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