How to Write a Letter to Apply for Course Waiver in University

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					    For scholarship applications that are located in the guidance office (AG), circle the one's) you want and leave this form with Mrs. Fitt. She will
                                                    return the applications) to you within a few days.

AG = available in                   Southwest Allen Co Schools does not affiliate nor endorse any of the organizations or institutions listed. It is not
guidance office.                    recommended that you apply for scholarships that require the payment of a fee. Also, do not provide personal
This listing posted on              information such as your social security number to any organization unless you are certain that the information is
4/19/07                             being used for a legitimate purpose.

Scholarship Name         Due Date
                                     General information about Scholarships
                                    For information about scholarships, financial aid, FAFSA, and details on federal and private education loans go
                                    to www.scholarships.com
Meridian Chapter of       4/22/2007 For this scholarship, applicants must be a female and the scholarship must be used for school tuition, books, or
the American                        other school fees. Members of Meridian Chapter ABWA and their families are not eligible for a scholarship from
Business Women's                    Meridian Chapter ABWA. Applications are available in student services. For more information contact Paulette
Association awards                  Ross at 260-486-6149.
Gina                      4/23/2007 To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must be a candidate for graduation form Homestead HS in the
McClatchey/Deer                     class of 2007, a former Deer Ridge Elementary School student for a minimum of one school year, applicant to a
Ridge PTC                           post-high school educational program, and have a minimum of a "C" grade point average. Applications are
Scholarship                         available in student services. Contact Kathy Little at 432-7550 with any questions.
Ayn Rand Essay            4/25/2007 Essay contest is open to 11th and 12th graders only. To submit your essay and for more information go to
Contest on The                      www.aynrand.org/contests
Fountainhead
Robert C. Byrd            4/26/2007 The Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Program is designed to promote and award outstanding academic achievement
Honors Scholarship                  of graduating high school seniors. Applications are available online at www.in.gov.ssaci/programs. Submit
Program                             applications to the State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana. For more information on this scholarship
                                    call Yvonne Heflin at 317-232-2350
Central High School       4/30/2007 The Central High School Alumni Association has formed a Scholarship Fund to award each year a scholarship
Alumni Association                  to a descendent of their Alumni. Applications are available in student services. For more information contact
Scholarship                         Ruth Wiegmann at 260-489-3122.
Allen County               5/1/2007 This is a one year scholarship worth $1,000 to be awarded to a female athlete that has played softball for her
Memorial Softball                   high school softball team. The scholarship application must be completed by the student athlete and be
Scholarship                         accompanied by two letters of reference of which one must be from a softball coach. Applications are available
                                    in student services.
T.I.S. College             5/1/2007 The T.I.S. College Bookstore Scholarship is a $500 cash award for a committed incoming college freshman.
Bookstore                           The scholarship is not awarded on academic merit or financial need, but rather for the student's demonstration
Scholarship                         of social responsibility. For more information and to get the scholarship application go to www.tisbook.com

Towns of Harmony           5/2/2007 A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a young woman graduating in June of 2007 who has been accepted into a
Chorus Music                        baccalaureate degree program in music or music education at an accredited university. For more information
Scholarship                         please call Dr. Carol Cooper (260) 637-7899. Applications are available in student services.


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    For scholarship applications that are located in the guidance office (AG), circle the one's) you want and leave this form with Mrs. Fitt. She will
                                                    return the applications) to you within a few days.

Andrew Jordan "AJ"      5/7/2007 Open to any Homestead senior (class of 2007) who will graduate with an Academic Honors or Core 40 Diploma.
Frey Memorial                    Selection criteria includes, involvement in extra-curricular activities at HHS, demonstrated leadership and
"Focus" Scholarship              community involvement. Application information is available in student services.
Award
Homestead Student      5/11/2007 Scholarship is for Homestead High School seniors. Seniors do not have to be in Student Government in order
Government                       to be eligible for this scholarship. Students who apply and qualify to win a scholarship will receive money,
Scholarship                      ranging from $500 to $1,000 to put toward their tuition or expenses this upcoming fall. Applications must be
                                 turned in to student services with a transcript release form no later than 3:00 PM, Friday, May 11th. Applications
                                 are available in student services.
Apple Scholars         5/15/2007 A college scholarship program that rewards students who use technology to solve problems creatively and learn
Program                          more intuitively. This scholarship provides the student with a MacBook, an iPod, and $2,000. For more
                                 information and to apply online go to www.apple.com/education/students/scholars/
Educational            5/15/2007 To qualify for this scholarship the student must be a legal resident of the U.S. and demonstrate academic ability.
Communications                   Scholarship applications and additional information is available online at www.whoswho-highschool.com or
Scholarship                      www.ecisf.org
Foundation
The Schubmehl-Prein    5/31/2007 Student who are in their junior year of high school in the 2006-2007academic year and in the top one-fifth of
Prize for Best Essay             their class are eligible to enter. Students would need to write an essay and the topic is: What is needed to
on Social Impact of              secure the software that controls our nation's infrastructure? For more information about this prize go to
Computing                        www.cse.nd.edu/EssayContest
Miss Allen County      6/30/2007 The annual Miss Allen County Queen Pageant will be held on July 15,2007. The scholarship pageant will make
Scholarship Pageant              available $1,000.00 to the winner to be used to further her education after high school. Please try to get your
                                 entry form in as soon as possible. For further information and to get entry forms contact Gloria Helfrich at 260-
                                 672-8371 or 260-466-7081.
George Jordan          6/10/2007 Scholarship is for a senior or high school graduate in the upper 25% of their class, who is attending or accepted
Memorial Scholarship             to an accredited college or university for the fall of 2007 as a full-time student, is a member of General Credit
                                 Union and the person(s) responsible for their support must also be a member in good standing of the credit
                                 union. For more information call Christine Helms at 260-471-4734. Applications are available in student
                                 services.
Voice of Democracy     8/31/2007 The Voice of Democracy Audio Essay is open to students in grades 9-12. Students compete by writing and
Audio Essay                      recording a broadcast script on an annual patriotic theme. This year's theme is "My Role in Honoring America's
                                 Veterans". Scholarship applications are available in student services. For more information go to www.vfw.org.



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     For scholarship applications that are located in the guidance office (AG), circle the one's) you want and leave this form with Mrs. Fitt. She will
                                                     return the applications) to you within a few days.

National Commission                "The Best of Co-op: A Guide to the Best Co-op Colleges & Employers" book is available in student services.
for Cooperative                    More information about Co-ops can be found at www.co-op.edu
Education

Minority Teacher                   To be eligible for this scholarship the student must be a minority student (Black or Hispanic) and pursuing a
Scholarship & Special              teaching certification and planning to attend an Indiana college. Following certification the recipient is required
Education Services                 to teach 3 out of 5 years in an accredited Indiana elementary or secondary school. Each college that will be
Scholarship                        participating sets the deadline for this scholarship. Contact the College's financial aid office for specific deadline
                                   information. Applications are available online at www.state.in.us/ssaci/programs/          For more information on
                                   this scholarship call Yvonne Heflin at 317-232-2350

Nursing Scholarship               To be eligible for this scholarship the student must demonstrate a financial need and have at least a minimum
Fund Program                      GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants of this scholarship must agree to work as a nurse in an Indiana health
                                  care setting for at least 2 years following college graduation. Each participating College sets the deadline for
                                  this scholarship. For specific deadline information, please contact the College's financial aid office. Applications
                                  are available online at www.in.gov/ssaci/programs/       For more information on this scholarship call Yvonne
                                  Heflin at 317-232-2350
Ball State University             Scholarship is for incoming freshman who declare their intentions to major in chemistry and who are enrolled
Department of                     under full time status. To be eligible, students must rank in the upper 20% of their high school class. To apply,
Chemistry                         the high school senior should mail an official transcript (which includes class rank) and a letter asking to be
Scholarship                       considered for the scholarship to Dr. Robert J. Morris, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Ball State University,
                                  Muncie, IN 47306. Additional recommended information would include the SAT score report and a brief letter of
                                  reference from a teacher.
Bethel College                    A variety of Scholarships and Awards are available to students wanting to go to Bethel College. For more
Scholarships                      information please contact the admission office at 1-800-422-4101.
Bethel College Music              Dates for music auditions are available at www.BethelCollege.edu. Students can arrange their audition by
Scholarship Auditions             contacting the music department or the admission office. Students should apply for admission prior to
                                  scheduling an audition and are not required to major in music to be considered for an award.
Bowling Green State               Beginning with fall 2007, all new freshmen from out-of-state who have either a high school cumulative grade
University Success                point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a ACT of 21 or SAT Math + Critical Reading of 1000 will earn the BG
Scholarship                       Success Scholarship. This renewable scholarship is valued at $3,654 and represents half off non-resident fees.
                                  For more information go to www.bgsu.edu
Centre College          4/27/2007 Scholarship for juniors who are interested in going to Centre College. Students who are recognized as being a
Centre Fellows                    Centre Fellow will receive a waiver of the $40 application fee when applying to Centre College. If the student is
Scholarship Program               admitted to Centre College they will receive a minimum scholarship of $8,000 per year for four years of college.
                                  Let Ms. Fitt in student services know by April 27th that you would like to be nominated for this scholarship. For
                                  more information e-mail Susan Johnson at johnstns@centre.edu



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    For scholarship applications that are located in the guidance office (AG), circle the one's) you want and leave this form with Mrs. Fitt. She will
                                                    return the applications) to you within a few days.

Denison University                Denison University offers up to 30 major academic scholarships for selected first-year applicants who earn
Academic                          National Merit Finalist status as determined by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. For more
Scholarships and                  information about academic scholarships and awards, please contact Denison Office of Admissions at (740)587-
Awards                            6276
IPFW Scholarships                 A new IPFW scholarship book is available in student services; it includes the criteria students must meet to
                                  qualify for scholarships. This information can also be found on the IPFW website at
                                  www.ipfw.edu/financial/finaid/types/scholarships/
IPFW Chancellor's                 Full and half tuition scholarships for students who are admitted to IPFW. Based on high academic grades in
Distinguished                     high school and your SAT or ACT scores. No scholarship application is required. Contact IPFW Admissions
Scholarship and                   Office at (260)481-6812 or go to www.IPFW.edu for more information
Chancellor's
Scholarship
Indiana State                     For high school sophomores, juniors, or graduating seniors who are planning on attending Indiana State
University's Summer               University in Fall 2007. Indiana State University is having a Summer honors course, "Insuring the Checkered
Honors course                     Flag", which is worth 2 college credit hours and is scheduled for July 15-27, 2007. They are offering
                                  scholarships that will cover the majority of the cost of the summer program. In order to be nominated for this
                                  scholarship contact your school counselor letting them know that you want to be nominated. For more
                                  information and to enroll for the Summer honors course contact Mary Boose at (812) 237-2107.

IPFW Pre-Med                      Renewable scholarships of $2,000-$3,000 per year at IPFW for pre-med students who rank in the top 25 % of
Scholarships                      their class and have a 1870 SAT (28 ACT) or rank in the top 10% and have a 1650 SAT (24 ACT). For an
                                  application contact Vickie Dahl at 260-481-6820 or e-mail at dahlv@ipfw.edu
IU Hudson & Holland               Program to encourage, through advising and scholarships, to increase the number of high-ability students from
Scholars Program                  diverse and underrepresented backgrounds to attend and be successful at IU(www.indiana.edu/~hhsp/)

Ohio Northern                     Ohio Northern University offers a variety of scholarships and awards to first year applicants. For more
University                        information call the Office of Admissions at (888)408-4668 or go to www.onu.edu
Purdue University        5/1/2007 One $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to an Allen County graduating senior who will be attending Purdue
Allen County                      University, West Lafayette, or IPFW as a full time student in the fall of 2007 in the School of Consumer and
Extension                         Family Sciences. The scholarship application is available in student services. For more information call the
Homemakers                        Allen County Extension Office at (260) 481-6826.
Scholarship
Ravenscroft Beauty      8/31/2007 Ravenscroft Beauty College annually awards two $500.00 scholarships for the full Cosmetology and Barbering
College Scholarship               courses to each of the area's high schools, including HHS. Recipients must maintain regular daily attendance
                                  and comply with the rules and regulations of the college. The recipients of this scholarship must enroll at
                                  Ravenscroft Beauty College by November 20, 2007.
Robert Morris College             Robert Morris College has scholarship opportunities ranging from $7,300 to $60,000. To apply to Robert Morris
Scholarships                      College and for more information about their scholarships go to www.robertmorris.edu


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