HCCF Adult Scholarships
Applicants must have completed approximately 50% of the required credits necessary in obtaining a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, have residency in Harrison County* and be at least 25 years old, as of the date of application to be eligible. A maximum of $5,000 per recipient, per calendar year may be awarded.
*Applicants will need to demonstrate legal residency for the past 24 months. Documentation such as tax forms, housing receipts, or utility bills can be used to verify residency.
Deadlines to apply: Spring: October 31st Summer: March 31st Fall: June 30th
Juan J. and Rudee Rodriguez Teacher Travel Fellowship Fund
This fund was established to assist educators with costs associated with professional enhancement travel.
Eligible applicants must be certified educators teaching full time in Harrison County, Indiana public schools. The educators must be members of a teacher’s union or other representative association of classroom educators and have at least three years of teaching experience.
Funds may be used to cover transportation, lodging and meals. Funds may also be used to purchase artifacts and teaching materials which the educator will use in the classroom.
Application must be submitted by October 31st at 4 p.m to be considered.
Miles’ Fund Scholarship
The Miles’ Fund was established to provide scholarship support for students in a trade or vocational program. Students must be legal residents of Harrison County and be between the ages of 18-21 years old to be eligible. Scholarship funding may be used for tuition, books, course related fees, required tools, uniforms or supplies*. (*Tools, uniforms and supplies must be verified by the student’s course syllabus and class schedule.)
Applications are due October 31st and March 31st each year. Preference will be given to students who have not received funding in previous application cycle.
Eligible applicants: Any Harrison County resident who has been graduated from high school for a minimum of ONE year; and studying in a healthcare related field.
Scholarship awards can be utilized towards a Healthcare related certification, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree. Funds can only be used to pay for tuition, course related fees and books.
*This scholarship will be awarded annually with a maximum award amount of $5,000 per recipient.
Applications available starting in April. Deadline to apply is June 15th.
This funds exclusive purpose is to provide scholarship support to students in educational studies who have successfully completed at least twenty-four hours of college credit with an accumulated GPA of at 2.5 or higher.
Applicants must be residents of Harrison County at the time of high school graduation and preference will be given to students focusing in Math, Science or Elementary Education who are currently teaching in Harrison County Schools. Scholarships can be applied towards Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree studies.
Applications are available starting in April. Deadline to apply is June 15th.
This scholarship is for students seeking an advanced medical and/or dental degree (MD, DMD, DDS). Applicants must have been residents of Harrison County at the time of their high school graduation and who have maintained a minimum of a B+ average while in high school. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and a desire to return to Harrison County to practice their profession. This scholarship is renewable for up to 6 years of study.
The Herbert and Marilyn Gettelfinger Agricultural Scholarship provides scholarships to students in agricultural studies who have successfully completed at least 24 hours of college credit with an accumulated GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students must be residents of Harrison County on the date of their high school graduation. Preference will be given to students enrolled in either the Vincennes University Agriculture program or the Purdue University College of Agriculture. Any level of degree program may be eligible including associates, bachelors, masters, or doctorate.
Applications are available each April. Deadline to apply is June 15th.
Harrison County Farm Bureau, Inc. Agricultural Career Scholarship
The Harrison County Farm Bureau, Inc. Agricultural Career Scholarship provides scholarships for students in the agricultural sciences. This scholarship will support careers/majors such as agricultural systems management, teaching, sales and service, marketing, or management of food, fiber and natural resources.
Applicants must have successfully completed at least twenty-four hours of college credit, with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8. Applicants must be residents of Harrison County at the time of high school graduation and preference will be given to students focusing in the agricultural sciences.
Applications are available each starting in May. Deadline to apply is June 15th.
Contact: WorkOne of Southern Indiana, 2125 State Street, New Albany, IN 47150 at www.workoneregion10.com, or (812)948-6102 for more information.
For more information about any of the scholarship applications, please contact Heather Stafford, Director of Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-738-6668.