Current Scholarship Information

Paducah Public Schools Updates for March 16 - April 17 Closing
March 30
 Paducah Public Schools to Continue Non-Traditional Instruction and Tornado Takeout Through Spring Break, April 6-10
 
March 26
Students who have paper packets of assignments will turn in their completed assignments and pick up a new packet Friday, March 27. See the news summary below for bus schedules and specific instructions. 
 
March 20
In keeping with Governor Beshear’s recommendation that all Kentucky Schools stop in-person instruction, Paducah Public Schools Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Days will be extended through Friday, April 17, 2020. This closure is a proactive approach to limit exposure to COVID-19 within our community.
 
Here is the schedule for the coming weeks:
March 23 – March 27 NTI Days
March 30 – April 3 NTI Days
April 6 - April 10  NTI Days
April 13 – April 17 NTI Days

As a school district, we are prepared to provide continuity of services for both learning and nutrition. Teachers will be providing instructional services using Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI). Our food service staff will continue preparing meals for delivery according to the schedule that is already in place.

Please see the district web site at www.paducah.kyschools.us  for the latest announcements regarding this developing situation.
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March 18
If you are a student or parent who needs help accessing Microsoft Teams at home, you can find instructions here. Look for "Microsoft Teams How To" at the bottom of the page. 
 
March 17
Paper packets will be delivered to students Wednesday, March 18 at the building where they attend schools. Online students will not receive paper packets. For a complete list of instructions and bus stops, see the link in the news summary below. 
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March 14, 2020
Paducah Public Schools will offer takeout meal delivery beginning Monday, March 16.

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, until further notice – buses will be at all stops from 10:30 - 11:00 AM.

All sites will serve breakfast and lunch. See the news summary below for a link to a list of Tornado Takeout stops.
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March 13, 2020
Information over the coming days/weeks will be sent to you via email and text message to the contact information in Infinite Campus, so having correct email and phone numbers for you is crucial.

If you are not receiving either text messages or e-mails from Paducah Public Schools, please access your Infinite Campus Parent Portal as soon as possible and update your contact information.  Click here to connect to the Campus Parent Portal.

If you don’t have a Parent Portal account, send an e-mail requesting your login information to: [email protected]

If you do not have email, please call 270-444-5600. 
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Current Scholarship Information

As scholarship information is received in the counseling office, it will be posted below.  We do not receive information about every scholarship out there, and so we have provided some links to other scholarship sources. Applications that are in paper form will be downloadable from the scholarship announcement (if possible) and available in the SCHOLARSHIP CRATE in the counseling office.

ONLINE LEARNING DAYS:  WHAT IF I NEED A TRANSCRIPT OR A COUNSELOR TO COMPLETE PART OF AN APPLICATION?
 

 

SENIORS AND SCHOLARSHIPS: Updated Protocol 3/30/2020

First, don't freak out on Ms. Sievers. Second, check your school email regularly for senior information. She will be sending information to you in that manner and through Kinvo. If your cell phone is not listed in Infinite Campus, please update so you get the Kinvo messages. Third, here's the protocol for if you need Ms. Sievers to complete the counselor portion of an application or if you need a transcript.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT VS. UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT

  • Official Transcript: An official transcript is signed by Ms. Sievers with the school sealed embossed over her signature. She can give you an official transcript in a SEALED envelope which students can attach to applications. Students should NOT open the sealed envelope.
  • Unofficial Transcript: An Unofficial transcript is the one students can print from their Infinite Campus account. In other words, their student hands have touched the transcript.

If you need an OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT for an application, email Ms. Sievers with your name, the scholarship name, and scholarship contact person's email address. Please ask for the transcript at least three days in advance of the deadline for the scholarship. She will send your OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT (signed version) to you through email to attach to your transcript.

If you need an UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT, you are able to print those or download them from your Infinite Campus Student Portal. If you don't have the ability to print an unofficial transcript at home, please email Ms. Sievers at least three days in advance of the deadline for the scholarship with your name, the scholarship name, and scholarship contact person's email address. She will email your transcript to you to attach to your digital application.

MS. SIEVERS EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]

TRANSCRIPTS FOR COLLEGES: Seniors should log into their Parchment account and request the transcript. Ms. Neihoff or Ms. Sievers will release the transcript to the college. If students have never logged into their Parchment account, they can go to www.parchment.com to create an account.

COUNSELOR SECTION OF A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:
If you need Ms. Sievers to complete the counselor section of an application, email her with your name, the name of the scholarship, and the deadline at least three days before the deadline. You can scan or take a picture of the page you need completed and attach to an email. She will then complete the form and email back to you. You will need to be able to print the scanned page to put with your application. If you aren't able to send the form to Ms. Sievers, give her the name of the scholarship, the due date, and the contact information for the scholarship. She will complete the form and email back to you.

 

SIGMA PHI EPSILON BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply: Male student planning to attend Murray State University.  You do not have to join Sigma Phi Epsilon to receive the scholarship. Student must excel in the development of a sound mind and sound body aka leading a balanced lifestyle.
 
 
Deadline to apply is June 15, 2020. 
CURE (CITIZENS UNITED FOR RESEARCH IN EPILEPSY) SCHOLARSHIP
 
 This program is a one-time scholarship (up to $5,000) for those living with epilepsy, family members & caregivers. The scholarship is to be used toward coursework to advance personal knowledge in research, health education, advocacy and/or awareness in relation to their experiences with epilepsy. 
 
 
Deadline to apply is April 15, 2020. 
EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF KENTUCKIANA SCHOLARSHIP
 
Two scholarships available:
 
 

Shannon O’Daniel Memorial Scholarship 

Eligibility: Must be a college-bound high school senior who has shown courage in dealing with epilepsy and seizures, is being treated for seizures and is committed to education and perseverance in eliminating the obstacles that epilepsy and seizures may present. This award is $1,000 for one year, $500 each semester.

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Peggy Sherrell Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Must be a degree- or certificate-seeking student who has shown courage in dealing with epilepsy and seizures, is being treated for seizures and is committed to education and perseverance in eliminating the obstacles that epilepsy and seizures may present. This award is $1,000 for one year, $500 each semester. 

 

Apply online at  http://www.efky.org/scholarships.html

Deadline to apply is June 22, 2020. 

GIA SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Are you interested in a career working with gems and jewelry? Check out the Jewelry Design, Jeweler, Comprehensive CAD/CAM (drafting) for Jewelry, and Gemologist programs at GIA (Gemological Institute of America). They have campuses in California and New York. Scholarships are available for all programs and Federal Student Aid for select programs.
 
Application period ends March 31, 2020 for scholarships. Learn more at GIA.edu/scholarships

BRYAN CAMERON IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP--FOR CURRENT JUNIORS

 

Eligibility for the Cameron Impact Scholarship is based on the following criteria:

The applicant must:

  • Prioritize academic excellence (maintaining a minimum cumulative unweighted 3.7 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent in their high school studies);
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America;
  • Be in the high school graduating Class of 2021, planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation;
  • Excel in a broad variety of extracurricular activities. This includes, but is not limited to: athletics, academic clubs, music lessons, performance art, and philanthropic organizations;
  • Be motivated leaders with a strong work ethic and social acumen. Scholars rise to the occasion and are both candid and confident;
  • Demonstrate active participation in community service and in civic-minded arenas, exhibiting an appreciation for the world outside themselves and a belief in their own capacity to effect change on scales both large and small;

 

Early Application Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020 at 12:00PM PT (NOON)

Regular Application Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2020 12:00PM PT (NOON)

 

For more information and to apply, visit  https://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/cameron-impact-scholarship?fbclid=IwAR0al3LJl_8OOXyj0c_W5dM2o7Mtiy6y5barC39iVPwrDXvN2xeAan_Mdg4

 WEST KENTUCKY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CHARLES W. THOMAS SCHOLARSHIP
 
Eligibility:
  • Enrolling in WKCTC in the fall
  • 2.7 GPA or above
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Essay
  • Resume 

 

Microsoft WORD Version of Application  (you can save the file to your computer, reopen, type in document, save, and then email):  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EeH4L7vAeK9Om7S2BxJpUdkBCc6DgHjiTiAF4m2vNlq_ww?e=TmHVhE

 

Downloadable PDF Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EW6Pc240GYZFmoQVtsDj61kB4daf60zzMEs0n_3pO2GNtA?e=r9IuG5

Deadline extended to May 1, 2020.

KENTUCKY MANUFACTURED HOUSING SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Trade and Apprenticeship Scholarship
  • Five scholarships awarded to student who are currently attending or will be attending a technical center, trade school, or enrolling in an apprenticeship program centered around the construction industry

Manufactured Home Resident Scholarship

  • Two scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors or students who are currently enrolled in college, technical school, or trade school.
  • Must live in a modular or manufactured home.

 

Downloadable Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/Eak9_yxtDPBBk1TOPz5sg_wBHGDDzA7SD8UQOK_M6TVsng?e=trD14Y

Deadline extended to April 15, 2020.  (Must be postmarked by this date or emailed to Logan Hanes [email protected]

 LARA'S CELEBRATION SCHOLARSHIP
 
Eligibility:
  • PTHS, McCracken High, Lyon County, or Marshall County senior
  • Applicant must have a grandparent, parent, or sibling impacted by cancer
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Counselor must complete part of the form

 

Downloadable Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EVyCOytEFXVKspo9Z4yZSI4Bs5wPQRMw_fehaa7oTLdhgA?e=o12JqE

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020. 

FRIENDS CLUB OF PADUCAH SCHOLARSHIP
 
Eligibility:
  • High school senior
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and will enrolled in an accredited college or technical school
  • Consider financial need, academic potential and leadership activities

Download Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EegeWJumxU5OtT82Lxzbd0IB1L6Z7Of60lnEaTYuUdfR_A?e=GGgdN9

 

Applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2020.

PADUCAH-MCCRACKEN COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIP
 
Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to qualify and plan to attend college in the fall.  Two scholarships will be awarded. 
 
 
Deadline to apply is April 24, 2020. 
GREYDON SEATON SCHOLARSHIP
 
Eligibility:
  •  History of leadership
  • Strong academics 
  • Record of service to others 
  • Possible interview

 

 Microsoft WORD Version of Application  (you can save the file to your computer, reopen, type in document, save, and then email):  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EXzBhLcHskVImnruQpnzQFMB_Un3FVJHmnshKBUJB3estA?e=7xKdWP

Downloadable  PDF Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EbTr32ygK3RCsbgapMIGUxEBI7IwSwKDgCahfNptKPeOlw?e=SDgAi2

Deadline extended to April 10, 2020. 

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY FIRST DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIP
 
Eligibility:
  • Must be the child, grandchild, sibling, or niece/nephew of a veteran eligible for membership in the American Legion and reside in the First District of KY
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

 Microsoft WORD Version of Application  (you can save the file to your computer, reopen, type in document, save, and then email)https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/ETUtkpBXrklEmLKtRB4HQwYBJPkR-V7VHVfA7svqi037cw?e=EE9fPX

Downloadable PDF Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EV9fwFqFOmZHuP87Gz_MiM8BOuN5N2dV94EqjnxJAEgmOw?e=WsQ0vd

 

Deadline extended to May 1, 2020. 

 

 

MARY B. HOLLAND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:
  • Plan to attend an accredited higher education institution in fall 2020
  • African American student
  • Extra curricular involvement
  • Minimum GPA 2.25
  • Counselor evaluation

Downloadable PDF Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/ESNAxuW322VAsRRqjEGTVW8B2sXr7mEnAfNXRsjT8gvstw?e=5p0GCt

Microsoft Word Application (you can save the file to your computer, reopen, type in document, save, and then email):   https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/Eb25hrduTqxBuhNehyWWrLUBH0zNIMrR_ictTSRMt9jnPQ?e=7yfZwE

Email completed applications to Ms. Sievers by April 8, 2020.  She must complete the counselor evaluation and email the application.

CULLEN GREAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
 

Two $2,000 awards will be given.

Requirements:


Application
3.5 minimum GPA
Transcript
Resume
Financial need statement
Letters of recommendation suggested, but not required
Ms. Sievers' signature

 Microsoft WORD Version of Application  (you can save the file to your computer, reopen, type in document, save, and then email):  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/ET-yFIntp9pKjkFx84keqBcB5iPUFR3yIaIlcotHFquYqg?e=gkK0Lk

Downloadable PDF Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/ERdS7ytytqRBnKvW2QJsdJkBJgpDLdTzQ3fA0XVUWyAzkA?e=34WPZN

Deadline extended to April 10, 2020.
PENNIES FOR THE FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP
 

Several $500 scholarships will be given.

Requirements:
Application
Transcript
Resume
Ms. Sievers' signature

 

 Microsoft WORD Version of Application  (you can save the file to your computer, reopen, type in document, save, and then email):  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/Eb9FR5ykToZDlfOcreXSzvIBknlLvSLR6hkeVtx73jbk3A?e=6OHy7a

 Downloadable PDF Application: https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EVCRxjWYqTVIuPhWxMF9KJ4BlEOQtkiB653FTJ2VfGEnDg?e=uKioxC

 

Deadline extended to April 10, 2020. 


PADUCAH BREAKFAST CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
 

One $1,000 award will be given.

Requirements:
Completed application
3.0 minimum GPA
Resume
Ms. Sievers' signature

 

 Microsoft WORD Version of Application  (you can save the file to your computer, reopen, type in document, save, and then email)https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EXObjb0PbVlOkpD7AvrQzsgBRg57cmPgYiKXN5072plXfw?e=bMwVAq

 Downloadable PDF Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EasgvvtA-mVFhpmCRSPyFzoBI3mnldIJcw3HZU37cg-MsQ?e=13v5Zd

 

Deadline extended to April 10, 2020..


 KENNY L. WADE AGRIBUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Plan to complete a degree in Ag Business, Ag Economics, or another agriculture field

 

Downloadable Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EZlqEcBw3N9Ajdb51KBUbIkB0Gjz-q1-vrmI8FutYByTgg?e=hLUOks 

 

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020. 

LIFE COMMUNITY INC. SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:
 
  • Minimum GPA 2.5 and above
  • Already accepted to college

Downloadable Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EesUu6MbIhZAg2R4RtLHpNsBLFGvQDMm1LajTd2zwLGx1w?e=2hqYtK

 

All materials must be emailed to  Ms. Sievers by April 3, 2020. (deadline extension)

PROPELLER CLUB OF THE UNITED STATES PORT OF PADUCAH SCHOLARSHIP
 

Applicant MUST be a family member of 1) a Propeller Club member OR 2)a family member of someone who works at a participating Propeller Club business.

Must submit application, resume, a one page essay, and an official transcript.

Ms. Sievers will mail the signed official transcript. Please let her know by March 18th if you are applying so that she can process the paperwork.

Download Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EXv6rEAfzu1BkuDn6Dnr9_UBu8BSiUBG8m-RY_gqo3tKMQ?e=Sn0rI8

Deadline extended to April 15, 2020.

 
 
H.C. "LADD" MATHIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:
  • Graduating senior from Paducah Tilghman High School
  • Must participate on an athletic team at PTHS (participation during senior year required)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Student must explain how they have demonstrated a commitment to excellence int eh classroom, on the playing field, and in the community.

Download PDF Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/Ee0Wa3pzeWxEja-detgLGrsBmNVJih0PDz-OOFLTWZlFJg?e=oWnays

Microsoft Word Version:  Save to your computer, reopen, complete application, save, and email to Ms. Sievers.  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/Ea0nX9g1xvNAt4_1SSXlHlcBLnjMrH6Iz3jMZl1oSzleVw?e=tMOhXs

 

Deadline to apply is April 3, 2020.  Completed applications should be EMAILED Ms. Sievers ([email protected]

CONFLUENCE RIVERS BUFFALO SOLDIERS MC SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:
  • Graduating senior who has been accepted to college for fall 2020
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  •  Essays required are about the Buffalo Soldiers

Download Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/EeczzNq8H2xMl3SHnkLwZDkBB05u_fNLNRg5LcOJtzchaw?e=eD8WQL

Deadline to apply is April 3, 2020.   Change in due date!!!!

COURSE HERO SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:
  • Must be a high school senior who has applied or been accepted to a full time program at a two year, four year or technical school.  Institution must be listed on this government website:  https://ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/home
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • US Citizen
  •  If selected, applicant will have to verify their acceptance to college.

 

Apply online at https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/1000116/high-school-super-senior-scholarship/

Deadline to apply is July 3, 2020. 

CONSTANCE D. MERRIWEATHER SCHOLARSHIP

 

To be eligible to apply for the Constance D. Merriweather Scholarship, you must meet the below listed criteria:

  • Show proof of achievement in academics, athletics or the arts.
  • Be a graduate or graduating from Paducah Tilghman High School
  • Earned a minimum 3.0 GPA or above
  • Demonstrate need for financial assistance
  • Demonstrate excellence in society through philanthropy

 

Microsoft Word Version:  Save to your computer, reopen, complete form, email to Ms. Sievers.  [email protected]  

 https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/ETiElpTnjXBAuhohlQEiwzMBQHyLegQB7S-5ambktJkQtg?e=UwwnGa

Deadline to apply is April 4, 2020. Emailed completed applications and essays to Ms. Sievers.  The scholarship program wants all applications sent from a school official.

OppU ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:  High school seniors, college students, graduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a US citizen or resident.
 
Visit this link to apply:  https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/
 
Deadline to apply is March 31, 2020. 
KENTUCKY FEDERATION OF REPUBLICAN WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:
  • Senior girl who has been active with Republican party and is/will be a registered Republican
  • Completed application form
  • One page typed essay about a Republican woman you admire or who has influenced your life and why 
  • An official copy of your high school transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation

Download Application:  https://paducahkyschools-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ashley_sievers_paducah_kyschools_us/Edu8uAU1RZdPjiJFSEFCglgBTylM2KTNnM63-fBGmWd2PA?e=0k6Li4

 

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020. (No foolin'!) 

SCW DREAMers SCHOLARSHIP
 
Criteria to apply:
  • High school senior or undergraduate student who will be attending college in fall 2020
  • Immigrant who entered the US before age 16
  •  Immigrant under age of 25
  • Lived continuously in US for five years
  • Not been convicted of a felony or significant misdemeanor 
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 
  • There is a short video component on the application. 

Apply online at http://workinjuryaz.com/phoenix-workers-compensation-lawyers/#dreamers

Deadline to apply is June 30, 2020. 

 

CITY PROPERTY HOA SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
 
 Criteria to apply:
  • Plan to pursue bachelor's degree starting fall 2020. Preference given to those wanting to work in HOA Management or real estate.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 

Apply online at  https://www.cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link

Deadline to apply is July 31, 2020. 

 
 

HOME BUILDERS OF WEST KENTUCKY JACK MARSHALL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

This scholarship is for a high school senior or recent graduate who plans to continue their education in the building industry or trade.

Applications are available for download at this link or you may pick up a copy in the guidance office: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3Aadfe99e5-1d85-4d5f-877c-99c89988778c&fbclid=IwAR3ghdoJ0Tx0Q9dxNob0tLCGvJ1WqRv9rn-c-7chGfxF6-QeBIKwCdgCKaM 

 

Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020. 

HUGGABLE SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, Huggable awards $1,000 in scholarships to high-achieving high school students who are supported by single mothers or who are single mothers themselves.

You can find more information here: https://huggable.com/pages/scholarships

DREXEL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Drexel University offers applicants a variety of merit and special interest scholarships.

Merit scholarships are granted to incoming students based on superior academic performance. Students are automatically considered for merit scholarships during the admissions process.

There are also special interest scholarships that your students may be eligible for with an additional application. Encourage your students to visit Drexel's Undergraduate Scholarships page to view a full listing of opportunities. Students can apply for most of the scholarships from the Enrichment and Scholarship Applications tab in Discover Drexel after submitting their application for admission.

For more information and to apply, visit  Drexel University Scholarship Website. 

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
 

The UK Alumni Association holds a scholarship in the Office of Academic Scholarships called the UK Alumni Association Scholars. This scholarship has the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students at the University of Kentucky must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Incoming freshmen must have a minimum ACT score of 22 or a SAT score of 1100 (M+EBRW)
  • Some alumni scholarships require applicants to be a student member of the UK Alumni Association.
  • Some alumni scholarships require applicants to have a parent or guardian who is a University of Kentucky graduate and a member of the UK Alumni Association.

 

Eligibility and Application Process

Incoming freshmen with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and minimum 22 ACT or 1100 SAT (M+EBRW) will automatically be considered for Alumni Scholarships. No separate application is required. Information from your Admission application will be automatically considered for the appropriate scholarships.

 

Alumni Club Scholarships – based on the hometown of student.

The Alumni Club scholarships are available to students living in the Club's geographic area. Any student who applies to the university will be automatically considered for the appropriate club scholarship available to students from their home area. If returning students are eligible to receive the club scholarship from their home area, they do not need to apply separately either – each eligible student will be automatically considered.  McCracken County Alumni Association does sponsor a scholarship.  There were six recipients last year.

ACT SCHOLARSHIP GIVEAWAY
 
Eligible students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled in high school during the 2019–2020 school year. Students who register to take the ACT test on a national test date beginning with the October 2019 test will automatically be registered for the scholarship and prizes. There is also an option for eligible students to complete a free entry form.  
 
Throughout the 2019–2020 school year, ACT will award 14 students both a $15,000 scholarship and a $5,000 technology package (in October, December, February, April, June, and July). In addition, a variety of prizes totaling up to $65,000 will be awarded in instant giveaways connected to completing activities aimed to help students prepare for the ACT test through ACT® Academy™.  
 
For more information visit the ACT Scholarship Giveaway Website. 
 
Eligible students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled in high school during the 2019–2020 school year. Students who register to take the ACT test on a national test date beginning with the October 2019 test will automatically be registered for the scholarship and prizes. There is also an option for eligible students to complete a free entry form.  
ALLIANCE RECRUITMENT AGENCY CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
 
 Criteria to apply:
  • The student should be either citizen or permanent resident of USA or Canada.
  • The student should have enrolled or planning to enroll for a course of study in cooking (culinary arts) after high school education.
  • The student must have completed high school education.

Instructions to apply are at this website:   https://www.alliancerecruitmentagency.com/scholarship-program-high-school-seniors/

Deadline to apply is May 15, 2020. 

PADUCAH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
800 Caldwell St. Paducah, KY 42003 | Phone: (270) 444-5600 | Fax: (270) 444-5607
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