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See Mrs. Byrer in Counseling if you have any questions. 

Bedford Board of Realtors Scholarship  - Deadline March 15, 2019                                     

Amount: $250 each (2 given)

Criteria: Must be a senior who is a child or grandchild of a primary member of the Bedford Board of Realtors. Applicants must have a GPA or 3.0 or higher & be in good standing with the high school he/she is attending. The top two recipients will be chosen from a point system. Points are based on PGA, SAT scores, Extra Curricular Activities, Work Experience, Community Involvement and Honors/Awards. 

Applications are available in Counseling

KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS - GRAND DOMAIN OF INDIANA (Pythians only Educational Assistance Program) Due January 25, 2019

Amount:  $1000 (minimum of 12 scholarships)
REQUIREMENTS: 1) Must be a senior in any high school or home school in Indiana, A Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in any accredited College or University. You MUST be a RESIDENT of Indiana.  2) Must have a grade point average of B (3.0) or above when in high school or in college. (copy of transcripts required and MUST accompany application). Transcript MUST include grade point average and, if available, rank in class. If you are a graduating Senior, the transcript must be from your high school. If you are in college it must be a copy of your current records from your college. If you are a graduate from high school but just starting school after being out of school for a while, your transcript needs to be from your high school. These may be the original transcripts or duplicate copies. If the 4.0 grading scale is NOT used, the applicant MUST enclose a copy of the grading scale being used to establish the GPA. 3) Applicant MUST submit SAT or ACT test results if just starting college.  4) The application must be postmarked on or before January 25, 2019 to be eligible! NONE will be accepted after this date!  5) Applicant must submit the attached application. We suggest the application be computer scanned or computer re-created into a word document to increase size of answer areas. HAND WRITTEN APPLICATIONS WILL NOT be accepted and will be immediately discarded! DO NOT use cursive writing on any of the application!!  6) Applicant MUST include a short typed essay (600 words or less) about your GOALS AFTER GRADUATING from college.  7) Applicant MUST include a short typed essay (600 words or less) regarding your need of financial help. (Attach separate sheet)  8) To be eligible for a Pythian Family Scholarship, the applicant MUST be a resident of Indiana and one of the following: - A member of the Knights of Pythias or Pythian Sisters in Indiana. - A wife or husband of a Pythian - A child of a Pythian - A Grandchild of a Pythian
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Knights of Pythias Poster/Visual Arts Contest - Due April 1, 2019                

Amount: $500(1st), $300 (2nd), $200 (3rd), $100 (4-8th)

Criteria: Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to enter the contest. The poster will be judged on the following: message, originality, effective display, neatness, rule compliance. Informational pamphlets are available in Counseling.


Society of Plastics Engineers - Central Indiana Section (Joseph B. Williams Memorial
Due April 15, 2019

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Central Indiana Section presents a Society of Plastics Engineers Scholarship to help provide funding for college to students demonstrating a high level of career interest in a plastics related career. This scholarship serves to honor a long-time member and friend to the Society of Plastics Engineers; Dr. Joseph B. Williams. As a member of the organization for many decades, Joe served as councilor for Lehigh Valley and Central Indiana as well as several advisory roles. Joe worked tirelessly to promote the society and was awarded the Honored Service Member for his dedication and efforts. It is with this heritage that we offer this scholarship to celebrate and honor his legacy.


1. Students must be a graduating high school senior from an accredited public/private Indiana school.
2. Students must be enrolled at a four-year college / university or a two-year community college degree program.
3. Enrolled in one of the following majors; Plastic Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Polymer Science, Packaging Engineering, Material Engineering, Material Science, Composite Materials and Structures, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design Technology, or Polymer Technology. Other majors may be eligible if the candidate submits a description of how that major relates to the Plastics Industry and the scholarship committee approves.
4. Applicants must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.8/4.0 scale from the prior school year.


To be considered for a SPE Central Indiana Section Scholarship, applicants must submit a complete application package by April 15, 2019 as outlined in the application checklist. Application and all checklist documents must be sent at the same time to the Education Chairperson.


Scholarship award will be $1,000 for the given school year at the discretion of the SPE Central Indiana Section Scholarship Committee. Scholarship is valid for 1 year and recipients must utilize for the 2019/20 school year. All scholarships will be reimbursed once registered transcripts have been received from the university / college showing that all requirements have been fulfilled.


Please submit a complete application package, all checklist documents must be sent at the same time by April 15, 2019

SUBMIT TO: SPE Central Indiana Section Scholarship
Attn: Ray Amos
2596 Hardscrabble Road
Spencer, IN 47460
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Office (812) 339-2235 x10-5300

1. Completed SPE Central Indiana Section Application Form
2. Copy of resume showing work experience, school and community activities and honors
3. Official transcripts for prior school year
4 .A 500 word essay on your career aspirations
5. Two letters of recommendation: one from a teacher or other school official and one from a previous / current employer or non-relative.



2019 New Horizons Scholarship - Ivy Tech Bloomington,  Indiana 
Due May 3, 2019 

Application available in Counseling - See Mrs. Byrer

Ivy Tech Community College - Bloomington is now accepting applications for the 2019 New Horizons Scholarship.  All application items must be submitted in one complete packet.  

Scholarship Value
The New Horizons Scholarship is worth $1,000, and is applied only to tuition costs and fees. Scholarship recipients will be awarded $500 for the fall 2019 semester and $500 for the spring 2020 semester. The scholarship is valid only for the 2019-2020 school year, and does not include summer 2019 or summer 2020. You must enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours) to receive the funds. You must be pursuing an Associate degree or a Technical Certificate.

Minimum GPA through seven semesters must be 2.6 or higher on 4.0 scale.  



The Kiwanis Club of Bedford Scholarship is now available in the Counseling office or on-line at   $1000 Scholarship provided by the Indiana Kiwanis Foundation.  The applicants MUST attend a school in Indiana for their post-high school education to qualify.  A transcript of grades must accompany the application. APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE KIWANIS CLUB OF BEDFORD NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 15, 2019.


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