The HCCF Adult Scholarship Program was developed to increase the number of adults, within the county, who have a higher education degree.
Annually there are three rounds of Adult Scholarships awarded; Spring, Summer and Fall. Applicants must have completed at least 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. *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.
Available in September: Fall 2017 Adult Scholarship Application
Deadlines to apply: Spring: October 31st Summer: March 31st Fall: June 30th
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 are available April 1st. Deadline to apply is June 15th.
Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) holds the Robert H. Weber Memorial Scholarship Fund. The family of Bob Web created this fund with the exclusive purpose of providing 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.
Application will be available In April. Deadline to apply is June 15th.
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.
Available in September: October 2017 application
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.
Application will be available April 10th. Deadline to apply is June 15th.
Harrison County Farm Bureau, Inc. Agricultural Career Scholarship
The Harrison County Farm Bureau, Inc. Agricultural Career Scholarship was established to provide 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.
2017 application will be available May 1st. Deadline to apply is June 15th.
*Hands Up Scholarships typically can be used for tuition, fees or textbooks not provided by Pell Grants or WIA programs. Funds may also be used for special clothing or equipment required for training, GED testing, and childcare. *Approved items are subject to change.
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.