Thanks to the generous support of donors and community partners, the Community Foundation is proud to administer a number of educational scholarship funds for students in Monroe County.
Each spring, we open applications for a number of these scholarships. Help us get the word out to students and families you know. The following scholarships have upcoming application deadlines!
Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club Betty Burnett Welke Scholarship
Deadline to apply: March 1, 2022
In 1932, Elizabeth (Betty) Burnett was initiated into the Indiana Beta Chapter of Pi Beta Phi and served her chapter as the social chairman, rush chairman, and panhellenic representative during her years as an active member. This memorial scholarship honors Betty Burnett’s years of service and commitment to the Pi Beta Phi chapter at Indiana University. View more information about the Pi Beta Phi Scholarship.
Stinesville High School Alumni Scholarship
Deadline to apply: March 21, 2022
Amount: Two awards of $4,000 each expected
This scholarship is awarded to an Edgewood High School senior who has a Bean Blossom Township School affiliation. Consideration is given for academic as well as other achievements, leadership activities, extra-curricular skills, financial need, and the student’s work record. View more information about Stinesville High School Alumni Scholarship.
Monroe County Ag Day Scholarship
Deadline to apply: March 21, 2022
Amount: varies, up to $1,500 maximum award expected
This scholarship is awarded to a current senior in high school who meets at least one of the following criteria: raised on a farm, member/former member of the Monroe County 4-H program, current member of an FFA chapter in Monroe County. Scholarship(s) may be used for college tuition, fees, books, and/or equipment necessary for coursework. Applicants may major in any area of study; however, preference will be given to those individuals majoring in Agriculture, Home Economics or Natural Resources. View more information about Monroe County Ag Day Scholarship.
Carl Deal, Jr., Memorial Scholarship
Deadline to apply: March 29, 2022
Amount: varies, up to $3,000 maximum award expected
This scholarship was created in honor of Carl Deal Jr. Mr. Deal felt a strong passion for The Boys & Girls Club and their strong commitment and success in our community, the lives of his family and friends and he appreciated the commitment and impact that BGCB had on his life. Carl was a long-time Boys & Girls Club member and wanted to give back to the young people of this community. Upon his death, his friends, co-workers and family coordinated a fundraiser known as “King’s Blues, BBQ & Funkfest”, in order to raise funds to create a scholarship to be presented annually to a current, or former Boys & Girls Club member, for post-secondary education or training. View more information about the Carl Deal, Jr., Memorial Scholarship.
Thomas Moeller Memorial Scholarship
Deadline to apply: May 9, 2022
Amount: varies, up to $1,600 maximum award expected
This scholarship was created in honor of Tom Moeller, who was best known for his musical talents and the doors he helped to open for others. This scholarship provides music scholarships/grants to high school students – grades 10 to 12 who reside in Monroe County and wish to pursue music endeavors. Examples of expenses eligible for this scholarship award include, but are not limited to, rental or purchase of a musical instrument, music lessons, fees for musical competition, recording projects, vocal lessons, and tuition for music camps. View more information about the Thomas Moeller Memorial Scholarship.
Camisha R. Sims Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Deadline to apply: May 10, 2022
Amount: varies, up to $2,000 award expected
This scholarship honors the legacy of Camisha R. Sims, a dedicated nurse who cared selflessly for others and pursued excellence in her field with passion. This scholarship award is designed to support students who need financial assistance to pursue their goals of becoming a nurse like Camisha. Ideal candidates are Monroe County students of color pursuing any level of nursing or similar healthcare-related field. Priority will be given to students already enrolled in a nursing program, though incoming nursing students may be considered as well. View more about the Camish R. Sims Memorial Nursing Scholarship.
For a complete list of Community Foundation scholarships, visit the Apply For A Scholarship page.
For specific questions on these or other scholarship opportunities, please contact Program Director Marcus Whited at email@example.com or 812-333-9016.