The Shireman Family Vocational Scholarship
Criteria for Application
1. Student must be a Prosser student and/or graduate.
2. Student must be accepted at an accredited, post-secondary school. Priority will be given
to those students pursuing a degree at Ivy Tech State College or Indiana University
1. Student must complete the scholarship application form.
2. Attachments to the scholarship form must include:
a. High school transcript listing GPA, Class rank, and SAT/ACT test scores (if taken).
b. Two letters of recommendation.
1. One must be from his/her Prosser instructor.
2. Second letter may be written by a teacher from student’s high school,
student’s employer, or a school administrator.
c. Letter of acceptance to post-secondary school.
d. Resume of high school activities and/or community service activities.
e. One page essay describing student’s career plans and goals.
3. The Selection Committee will consist of the Scholarship Committee at Prosser School of
Technology and at least one member of the Shireman family.
The scholarship will be awarded annually in the amount of at least $500 to a graduating senior at
the following high schools: Corydon Central, Lanesville, North Harrison, and South Central.
SHIREMAN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Prosser School of Technology
Class of 2011 Application
(Please use black or blue in and use block print)
TELEPHONE NUMBER ____________________ CELL ___________________________
(Address if different from student address)________________________________________________________
STUDENT’S HOME SCHOOL _______________________ SSN ____________________
CLASS RANK _____/_____ GPA _______ (based on a 4.0 non-weighted scale)
MAJOR FIELD OF STUDY AT PROSSER _____________________________________
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR ____________________________________________________
COLLEGE(S) WHERE I HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED ______________________________
COLLEGE MAJOR/CAREER OF STUDY ______________________________________
ACT/SAT SCORES (if applicable): ACT Composite ______________________________
SAT (best scores) CR _____________ MATH _____________ WRITING ____________
Gross adjusted parental income (2010 tax returns)—Check one below.
_____$0 to $25,000 _____$50,000 to $75,000
_____$26,000 to $49,000 _____Above $76,000
21st Century Scholar? Y_____ N_____ Completed and mailed FAFSA? Y_____ N_____
SHIREMAN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Class of 2011 APPLICATION
Please list any scholarships and their amounts awarded to you at this time___________________
ESSAY: On a separate attached page, explain to the Scholarship Committee your career plans
and goals and why you believe that you would be the best recipient of this scholarship. (200
words or less)
RESUME´ OF ACTIVITIES: Attach a list of your high school and communities activities as
well as any work experience. List leadership positions you have held; list any honors/awards
you have received. Include all volunteer hours as well.
TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION ARE REQUIRED**
1. One letter from your Prosser instructor.
2. One letter from an administrator, counselor, or teacher at your present high school –
OR—a letter from your current employer.
**It is strongly suggested that letters be submitted on letterhead stationery.
OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT IS TO BE ATTACHED TO THIS
I hereby certify that the information submitted is correct to the best of my knowledge.
Signature of Parent/Guardian _________________________________ Date _____________
Signature of Student ________________________________________ Date _____________
NOTE: The School Counselor must receive your completed application and attachments
by March 1, 2011.
Student Resume´ of Activities
School, Community, Volunteer and Extra-Curricular Activities
Name of Activity 9 10 11 12 Honors, Awards, Leadership