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Current Scholarship Information

Ingevity STEM Scholarship Now Open - Deadline is March 29

PTHS Seniors planning to major in a STEM subject / pursue a career in the STEM field: the Ingevity Scholarship is now open. Copies are available in the guidance office. Students must scan and email completed applications or mail in individual packets. Click "More" at right for requirements and downloadable application.
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Paducah McCracken County Retired Teachers Scholarship Application Now Open - Due April 19

The Paducah McCracken County Retired Teachers Scholarship is now open. Deadline to Mrs. Hancock is April 15, or you may mail it yourself by April 19.

GPA 3.0 +
Resume
Three letters of recommendation: 2 from teachers / faculty, 1 from community member (employer / minister / etc)
Transcript
200 word personal statement
 
View and download application here (click More at right): 
 
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Cullen Gream Memorial Scholarship - Due March 23

Application may be viewed and downloaded here (click More at right): More +

Pennies for the Future Application - Due April 5

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Breakfast Club Scholarship Application - Due March 23

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Seaton Scholarship Application - Due March 23

The Seaton Scholarship may be viewed and downloaded here (click More at right): More +

Four New Community Foundation Scholarships Available in Guidance Office

PTHS Seniors: There are 4 new scholarship applications available in the guidance office. Deadlines and requirements vary. 

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Paducah Teachers Federal Credit Union Scholarship Now Open - March 25 deadline

PTHS Seniors: Paducah Teachers Federal Credit Union Scholarship is now open. Copies of application are available in the guidance office. 

One $1,000 scholarship will be given to a student:
1. Whose parent, grandparent, or legal guardian is a member of the Paducah Teachers Federal Credit Union
2. Who is a soon to be high school graduate who will be attending college full-time (12 hours credit minimum)
3. Has a 2.5 + GPA
4. Has proof of acceptance / enrollment in a college before the scholarship is awarded
5. Credit Union associates and official family members, supervisory committee associates and family members, and scholarship committee associates and family members are not eligible

Application - must be in pen, not pencil
Short essay: Describe the person or persons who have been most influential in your life
Transcript
2 letters of recommendation - one high school teacher / counselor / coach & one community member

Deadline to Mrs. Hancock is Monday, March 25.

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West Kentucky Alumni Association Scholarship Now Open - Deadline March 1

West Kentucky Alumni Association Scholarship is due Friday, March 1, to Mrs. Hancock in the guidance office.
 
$1,000 per academic year ($500 per semester).
 
Requirements: GPA 2.5+, application, resume, transcript, two letters of recommendation, paragraph describing why you are applying for the scholarship.
 
Application may be viewed and downloaded here (click More at right): 
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Propeller Club of the United States - Port of Paducah 2019 Scholarship Now Open - Deadline March 22

The Propeller Club of the United States - Port of Paducah - is offering two $1,500 scholarships.
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American Legion Auxiliary First District Scholarship Now Open - deadline March 27

American Legion Auxiliary First District Scholarship now open. Applications available in the guidance office.

Requirements: Must be son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, sister, brother, niece, or nephew of a veteran eligible for membership in the American legion.

Must reside in Kentucky’s First District.

3.0+ GPA.

Must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or vocational school. Proof of registration required.

Two letters of recommendation required.

Application and supporting materials due to Mrs. Hancock in guidance by Wednesday, March 27.
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Signet Federal Credit Union 2019 Scholarship Now Open - Deadline March 15

Signet Federal Credit Union Scholarship now open.
 
Applications are available in the guidance office. Due to Signet via email by March 15th or to Mrs. Hancock in guidance by Friday, March 7.
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Downtown Kiwanis Club of Paducah 2019 Scholarship Now Open - Deadline February 15

Downtown Kiwanis Club of Paducah, KY's Scholarship is now open. Copies are available in the guidance office.
 
The Paducah Downtown Kiwanis Club will once again be awarding scholarships to high school seniors in Paducah and McCracken County. The amount of each scholarship typically will be in the $1,000 range, but will be no less than $500.00 and as high as $2,000.00.
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Rotary Club of Paducah 2019 Scholarship Now Open - Deadline March 20

The Rotary Club of Paducah's scholarship is now open. Copies are available in the guidance office or attached to this post (see More at bottom right).

Note: All applications must be submitted to Mrs. Hancock in the guidance office. Applications may not be sent directly to the Rotary Club. Deadline to turn in to Mrs. Hancock is March 20th.
Note: *Applicants must live in Paducah / McCracken County.
*Applicants cannot be sons or daughters of Rotary members.
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Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society (BIACS) 2019 Scholarship Now Open - March 15 deadline

Since 1988, the Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society (BIACS) has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships to college-bound, graduating high school seniors from Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Cash awards ($1000-$1500) are presented to deserving students at the Annual BIACS Awards Banquet conducted in Lexington, KY. Both merit and need-based scholarships are awarded.
Applications must be submitted electronically through the website. Deadline to submit is March 15.
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2019 L.I.F.E. Community and Christ Temple Apostolic Church Scholarships Now Open

Two new scholarships are now available in the guidance office. Applications are also attached to this link (see More at bottom right). These are open to all seniors who meet the following criteria. Deadline to Mrs. Hancock is March 22.

The L.I.F.E. Community, INC. Scholarship 2019, in the amount of $500, is awarded annually to a graduating high school senior in support of the pursuit of higher education.

The Christ Temple Apostolic Church Scholarship 2019, in the amount of $500, is awarded annually to a graduating high school senior in support of the pursuit of higher education.
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MGM Charitable Foundation 2019 Scholarship Open - Deadline April 12

The MGM Charitable Foundation Scholarship is now open. Copies are available in the guidance office or by clicking on link on this post (see More at bottom right). Deadline to submit to Mrs. Hancock is April 12.

The foundation was formed by Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti in memory of his grandmother, Manchikanti Gopamma, to provide scholarship funding for post-secondary education.

Requirements:
Completed application (in guidance office and attached to this post)
Resume
250 word essay - choose one of three questions:
1. Why do I need this scholarship?
2. Why have I chosen my field of study?
3. What are my goals in life?
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West Kentucky Alumni Association Paducah Chapter 2019 Charles W. Thomas Scholarship - Deadline March 22

The West Kentucky Alumni Association Paducah Chapter Charles W. Thomas Scholarship is now open. Copies are available in the guidance office or on this post (click More at bottom). Please have application and supporting documents to Mrs. Hancock by March 22.

This scholarship awards $500 per semester at WKCTC.

Requirements:
Transcript
2.7+ GPA
Two letters of recommendation
Resume
One page typed personal statement
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