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Senior Scholarships 2018 – 2019

These scholarships are arranged by application deadlines. Please pay close attention to the scholarship requirements, materials, and where to submit application. Please see your house counselor if you have any questions. 


 
January 31, 2019

Rise Scholarship Program

The aim of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students with learning disabilities. The value of each award is $2,500.

Eligibility:
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:
-Be a high school senior who is planning on going to a college or university next year (the scholarship website asks students to have submitted their college applications prior to applying).
-As this scholarship aims to help students with learning disabilities, students must have a documented LD ( a diagnosis of ADD or ADHD does not quality a student).  
-To be eligible, students must also have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
-Additionally, students must submit a letter of recommendation (from a teacher, guidance counselor, or principal), a recent photo with the student’s name on the back, and a high school transcript.
-Share a piece of advice you would give to your younger self regarding having a diagnosis of a learning difference.
-You may write an essay, a poem, create a piece of art or even a song or video as an answer to the essay question

The entire scholarship application can be found online and includes a few short essays.

For more information and application click HERE.


 

February 1, 2019

 

First Region Athletic Directors Association

Joey Fosko Memorial Scholarship

 
Eligibility Criteria:  
-Be a U.S.citizen or in the process of obtaining citizenship and a Kentucky resident.
-Be a senior student in good standing at a Kentucky Region 1 high school that is a member of the Kentucky High     School Athletic Association.
-Be a participant on a varsity athletic team in his/her high school.
-Plan to attend a post-secondary institution in the upcoming year as a full time student.
-Be Drug Free
-Submit an accurate and complete application by the designated deadline

 

Application Process:  
All applicants must:
-Carefully complete all parts of the scholarship application.  Please type or fill out in ink.
Submit:
-Complete application and copy of an up-to-date high school transcript
-A short essay (less than 300 words) about yourself and how sports have impacted your life.
-Two letters of recommendation.

 

For application click HERE

 

February 1, 2019

Civil Engineering Scholarship from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

KYTC awards 10-20 scholarships to new students each year who are either attending or planning to attend the University of Kentucky (UK), Western Kentucky University (WKU), or University of Louisville J. B. Speed School of Engineering (UofL) to obtain a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE). Students may also attend pre-engineering courses at Kentucky State University (KSU), Kentucky Community and Technical College System, or other Kentucky state colleges or universities, and then finish their Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering at UK, WKU, or UofL. 

Qualifications:
-All scholarship recipients must be graduates of an accredited Kentucky high school, or high school graduates who are residents of Kentucky, and must meet the admission requirements of the university and its respective  engineering department. 

-It is anticipated that successful applicants for scholarships will have qualifications considerably higher than the minimum required for acceptance into the Department of Engineering.

Some of the benefits during and after completion of the Scholarship Program are:
-4-year scholarship
-$6,200/semester for freshmen and sophomores
-$6,600/semester for juniors and seniors
-Job placement after graduation
-A potentially rewarding and lucrative career

For more information and the application click HERE.
 

 

February 1, 2019

Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet started the Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship Program in 2009.  Each year, 5-10 new scholarships are awarded for students to attend Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington, Kentucky, and Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.  The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) has worked with the Cabinet to develop a program that will prepare students for work with the Cabinet upon graduation.  

The scholarship deadline is February 1. Each scholarship student will receive $3,000 per semester to complete an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from either of the KCTCS campuses.  

Qualifications
All scholarship recipients must be graduates of an accredited Kentucky high school, or high school graduates who are residents of Kentucky holding a high school diploma or GED, and must meet the admission requirements of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

For more information and the application click HERE.

 

February 11th, 2019

Independence Bank Scholarship

Applicants must be a high school senior that lives or attends school in one of the following counties: Calloway, Daviess, Franklin, Graves, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Jefferson, McCracken, McLean, Warren, Webster. Applicants will be judged based on a submitted essay, high school grades, ACT scores, financial need, extracurricular activities, community involvement and personal interviews.

To apply, fill out the application below. Applications are due by February 11, 2019. Winners will be notified by April 1st and the Scholarship Reception will be held on April 17th.

In addition to answering the questions contained in the application, please have the following items available to submit:
-Typed Essay not to exceed one page (see questions below)
-High School Transcript, (can include ACT/SAT score)
-ACT/SAT Score (if not included on transcript)
-Financial Need Statement: This statement may be written by the student, family member, teacher, counselor, etc. explaining why the scholarship would benefit the student. (No FASFA Forms)

Choose one essay from the following topics and attach a 1 page typed essay:

1. If you had the opportunity to have a 30 minute conversation with one person (either living or deceased), who would it be? Why? What topics would you discuss with that person?

2. Choose an invention from your lifetime that you think has had the most positive OR most negative impact on our world and explain why you chose that invention.

3. So much information about a person can be found online. Google your name and view the search results. Knowing how easy this information is for a person to get, how will this influence your level of engagement on social media platforms? How will what you do now affect your future career development, relationships, safety and well-being? Please explain.

If applying for the AG scholarship please include a 1 page typed essay on the following topic:

1. What are the responsibilities of the farm community to protect the environment?

2. How can livestock farmers balance the need to keep animal health while reducing the use of antibiotics in their animals

If you have any questions you may contact:
Lauren Patton
Charitable Foundation Manager
Independence Bank
270-686-1776
270-903-6708
scholarships@1776bank.com

****To complete the application please click HERE.

 

February 14,  2019

Bill of Rights Institute
2018-2019 We the Students Essay Contest.

Winners of this year’s contest will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship funds including a $5,000 award and a scholarship to 2019 Constitutional Academy to the grand prize winner.

This year we are asking students to personalize their essays while encouraging them to expand their understanding of citizenship beyond an abstract concept, envisioning it as knowledge and actions inspired by America’s founding principles.

The specific essay prompt this year is: “What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”

For more information about rules, regulations, tools, and essay prompts click
HERE

 

February 15, 2019

Vaughn Williamson Scholarship Program

The Kentucky Association Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) offers three annual scholarships in Kentucky, including the Vaughn Williamson Scholarship. Active members who are pursuing degrees in family and consumer sciences at accredited four-year Kentucky colleges with scholastic standing above a 3.0 GPA can apply. Selection is based upon candidates’ community leadership, FCCLA contributions, personal character, academic merit, and career dedication.

For more information and application click HERE.

 

February 15, 2019
Kiwanis Scholarship

The Paducah Downtown Kiwanis Club will once again be awarding scholarships this year 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.  

The scholarships will be based on the following criteria:

-Academic Achievement
-Essay Content and Writing Ability
-Extracurricular and Community Involvement

Completed forms need to be turned into your House Counselor by February 15th, 2019.

****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.
 

 

February 21, 2019

Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship - Restaurant Employee Program

The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We want to help Taco Bell restaurant employees - whether teen or young adult - pursue their unique educational dreams. In 2018, the Taco Bell Foundation awarded scholarships to deserving recipients, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 each. Submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film - we just want you to show us your passion and explain why you should be considered for a Live Más Scholarship. 

For more information or to apply, click HERE

 

February 28, 2019 at 4:30 pm.

Paducah Power System Scholarship

Each year, Paducah Power System awards three individual awards of $2,000 each. Two of those awards are given to students enrolling at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. One award is given to a student enrolling full time at any accredited PUBLIC college or university within the commonwealth of Kentucky. Private college applicants do not qualify. Each recipient will receive $1,000 in year one. If the recipient maintains a GPA of at least 2.5 and he/she or his/her parent or legal guardian maintains a residence within the Paducah Power System service area, he/she will receive $1,000 in year two of higher education. The awards will be paid directly to the college or university.

ELIGIBILITY
-Applicants must have had an account with PPS or lived with a parent or legal guardian for at least one full calendar year in a household that is served by Paducah Power System. 
-Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher for at least a three-and-a-half-year period. 
-Applicants must have completed high school or received a GED by July 1, 2019 and enroll in higher education in 2019. 
-Dependents of Paducah Power System employees and board members are not eligible to apply.

***COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKETS MUST BE RETURNED TO: 

Paducah Power System Scholarship Program
1500 Broadway, PO Box 180 Paducah, KY. 42002

BEFORE 4:30 pm FEBRUARY 28, 2019

For application and additional information click HERE.

 

March 1, 2019 by 4 pm.

Jackson Purchase Energy Scholarship

Each year, JPEC offers six $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors whose parents or guardians are served by JPEC.
The requirements are:

-A student must be a high school senior who plans to enroll in a full-time course of study (12 hours per semester) at an accredited Kentucky university or community college no later than the fall semester.
-The student's primary residence at the time of application must be served by JPEC, and the JPEC account must be in the name of the student's parent or guardian.
-The student must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 and an ACT score of 18 or better.
-The student must submit a brief, typed narrative stating his/her reason for applying for the scholarship.
-All scholarship winners must attend JPEC's annual meeting. Each recipient will be recognized at that time.

**The application must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019:  
**A completed, typed application.  
**A brief, typed narrative stating your reason for applying for the scholarship. The narrative should include any special needs (financial or otherwise) and your plans for the future.  
**An official signed school transcript of courses and grades to date. 

Send application and all additional parts to: 
JPEC College Scholarship Program
PO Box 4030 Paducah KY 42002-4030

****Late applications will not be accepted. All submitted application materials become the property of JPEC and will not be returned.

For more application and instructions click HERE.
 

 

March 1, 2019

Walmart Associate Scholarship Program

Working for Walmart, a Fortune Global 500 discount retailer with 11,695 stores, could qualify you for the Lifelong Learning Program Associate Scholarship. Employees can receive up to $2,000 for associate, $3,000 bachelor’s, or $2,000 for graduate programs each year. Eligibility criteria requires being U.S. citizens or lawful residents, working full- or part-time at Walmart for 6+ months, holding a high school diploma or GED, and entering a regionally accredited higher learning institution.

*Current Application period is February 1st - March 1st

Eligibility: Associates must meet all of the following criteria:

-Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
-Must be employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the application due date for the award period in which the associate is applying.
-Must have graduated high school/home school, have obtained a GED or be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll in a college or university upon graduation.
-If applying as a graduating high school senior, must wait to apply until you are within 6 months of starting your college courses.
-Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with the required documents. (Note: Associates with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees and on-campus room and board are not eligible.)

For more information and application click HERE

 

March 9, 2019

America’s 911 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

The purpose of the foundation is to never forget September 11, 2001. We fund a College Scholarship program for children of Active First Responders (EMS, FIRE, POLICE) who each day place their lives on the line for all of US. The foundation assists Emergency Organizations with funds, materials, equipment and/or Volunteers when needed.

Criteria:
-Any student whose parent is an Active Duty First Responder, either Paid or Volunteer (EMS, Fire, or Police)
-List parent's name, department, job title and their supervisor's name
-Admissions to an accredited College or University
-Two letters of reference from current school faculty and/or Community leader, non-related
-Financial need can be a component of this scholarship
-Write an essay (250-500 words) (Prompt on website)

Award: $2,000

For application and additional information click HERE. 

 

March 15, 2019
McCracken County Career Endowment

This Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena.

Eligibility Requirements (Current Paxton Scholars participants are not eligible to apply)
To be eligible, students must be:
- A citizen of the United States and of African American decent residing or have parent/guardian residing in Paducah/McCracken Co., KY
-Enrolling or planning to enroll as a full, part-time, or career seeking student at an accredited trade school, college, university, or community college during 2018 (prior to receiving assistance).
- Working on their first undergraduate degree – graduate students or 2nd degree students are not eligible

****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

****Return a completed form to your House Counselor or Mrs. Bolin by March 15, 2019.

 

March 15, 2019
Signet Federal Credit Union

Signet Federal Credit Union will provide a $500 scholarship to one graduating senior from each of the high schools in our field of membership.

Student Eligibility Requirements:
* Must be a high school senior attending one of the following counties high school: Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall and McCracken.
* Plan to attend a two-or four-year accredited U.S. College, university or trade school in the fall of 2019.
* Must hold a GPA of at least a 3.00 unweighted (must provide copy of their transcript)
* Not an employee, child or grandchild of an employee/board member of Signet Federal Credit Union.
* MUST HAVE A SIGNET ACCOUNT! Students who live in our 11-county service region and are not yet members may join the credit union by opening a savings account and apply for our scholarship concurrently.

Submission Process
1. Complete the scholarship application and send copy of transcript.
2. Submit application by March 15, 2018.
3. Mailed applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2018.
4. Email: signet@signetfcu.com
5. By Mail:
Signet Federal Credit Union,
Attention: Scholarship Committee
1600 Clark St, Paducah, KY 42001

****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

 

March 15, 2019

The Propeller Club of the United States - Port of Paducah is offering two $1,500.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors for the 2019 fall enrollment at any accredited university or community college within the state of Kentucky. The scholarship can be applied to any course of study within the applicants pursued curriculum.

To Qualify:
* Applicants must have affiliation with the Propeller Club of the United States – Port of Paducah, which can be achieved by:
* Being a family member of a Club member (or)
* Being a family member of an employee that is currently employed by a company that has members in the Club.
* Applicants must provide GPA and signed official transcript provided by guidance counselor.
* Applicants must provide a one-page narrative stating reason for applying for scholarship.
* Applicants should include any extracurricular activities, honors and/or awards.
* Active Propeller Club member list will be attached to your scholarship application.

****Please get an application from your house counselor. 
****Return a completed form to your House Counselor or Mrs. Bolin by March 15, 2019.

 

March 15, 2019

Community Foundation of Louisville

-Description: The 15,000 Degrees Scholarship Fund was established to actively engage and mobilize Louisville's African-American community in support of 55,000 Degrees - Greater Louisville's Education Commitment. 15,000 Degrees seeks to add 15,000 additional post-secondary degrees to Louisville's African-American community by 2020.

-Eligibility: Student must be attending a postsecondary institution (two-year and four-year colleges, universities, and trade/vocational schools) for the upcoming academic year. Other eligibility requirements vary depending on the scholarship requirements.

-How to Apply: The General Scholarship Application, which includes the 15,000 Degrees Scholarship, will open December 14, 2018 and close March 15, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST. The application will be available via the Community Foundation of Louisville’s web site. 

-ONCE YOU COMPLETE THE GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION, THEY WILL MATCH YOU TO QUALIFYING SCHOLARSHIPS. 

For additional information and application click HERE.

Below are some examples of eligible scholarships on the website:

  • Alden Scholarship Fund
    Description: The Alden Scholarship Fund was established by William O. Alden, Jr. to support outstanding Kentucky residents attending undergraduate or graduate school in the state of Kentucky.
  • Clair L. Hicks Food Science Fund
    Description: The Clair L. Hicks Food Science Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarship assistance to help defray college or university expenses of students studying Food Science or food related programs. Food programs are defined as Food Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Microbiology, Food Industry, or Food Business.
  • William "Sam" & Lera Miller Western Kentucky Scholarship Fund
    Description: The William “Sam” & Lera Miller Western Kentucky Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarship assistance to help defray college or university expenses to non-traditional students attending Western Kentucky University. 

 

March 22, 2019

Rotary Club Scholarship

This scholarship is a $1000 gift, meant for someone who is a high achiever, but has not been over-funded and needs the financial help. It will be paid to the college of their choice.
This scholarship opportunity is not open to the sons or daughters of Rotarians or students whose residence is not in Paducah/McCracken County.

The chosen students will be sent a letter of congratulations and an invitation to a special recognition luncheon with the Rotary Club where he or she will be recognized and will share their Rotary essay. A check for $1,000 will be sent to the college that they will attend in the fall semester of 2019.

****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

****Return a completed form to your House Counselor or Mrs. Bolin by March 22, 2019.

 

March 29, 2019

The West Kentucky Alumni Association Paducah Chapter
Charles W. Thomas Scholarship

The academic scholarship is awarded to a deserving high school senior who plans to continue their post secondary education. The West Kentucky Alumni Association will assist in defraying the cost of tuition, fees, books, and supplies at West kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah, KY.

Please note the following criteria, and make sure to include ALL documents with the completed application:
-Official High School Transcript
-2.7 GPA
- Two High school teacher recommendations/references.
-List of extracurricular activities, awards, or significant accomplishments.
- One Paged typed personal essay.

All applications must be received by March 29, 2019.

****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

 

March 29th, 2019

McCracken County Education Association

MCEA Scholarships:

MCEA offers two different scholarships for graduating seniors, who's parents are members of MCEA, no matter what high school the student attends. The first scholarship is for a graduating senior who will be majoring in education. The second scholarship is offered to students who choose to pursue other degrees besides education. A scholarship committee is set up to review the documents submitted using a scholarship rubric to score the applicant.

For both MCEA scholarships the required documents are:
Application (see attachment)
Introductory letter to the Scholarship committee
Three letters of recommendation
Applicant's Resume
Applicant's Official Transcript

All documents are due to President Chad Davidson no later than March 29, 2019.

Send to:
Chad Davidson, MCEA President
Lone Oak Elementary
301 Cumberland Ave.
Paducah, KY 42001

****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.
 

 

March 31, 2019

Shelter Insurance Scholarship

Shelter Insurance will be giving away three $2,000 scholarships.

This scholarship is offered only to graduating seniors at high schools where a Shelter Insurance Agent is actively participating in the Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship Program for the current school year. This scholarship application will be accepted only if the applicant is attending a high school that is currently sponsored by a local Shelter Insurance Agent.

******Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

 

April 1, 2019

Anonymous Hope Scholarship

Anonymous Hope will be awarding up to $15,000 in scholarships to students. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Application is online and can be found HERE.

 

April 1, 2019

The Kentucky Federation of Republican Women

The Kentucky Federation of Republican Women (KFRW) will seek to grant one scholarship in 2019 the amount of $1,500.00 to a college-bound high school senior girl who has been politically active within the Republican Party during her high school career. The qualified applicant will graduate from a Kentucky high school in 2018, is a registered Republican and plans to enroll at an accredited college or university in Kentucky.

The complete application will include the following:
-Completed application form
-A 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 – which may be mailed separately
-Two letters of recommendation

For more information and application click HERE.

 

April 1, 2019

Cracker Barrel Employee Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500

The Cracker Barrel Foundation Scholarship Program accepts applications annually and is committed to awarding 33 $2,500 scholarships each year to qualified employees or children of employees of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.
Eligible recipients must be high school seniors, college freshman, sophomores, and juniors who are either:

1. The dependent children of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store employees who have completed at least one year of employment as of January 1st of the year in which the scholarship will be awarded, and have worked an average of 20 hours a week during that year.
2. Employees of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store who have completed at least one year of employment as of January 1st of the year in which the scholarship will be awarded, and have worked an average of 20 hours a week during that year.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS SCHOLARSHIP PLEASE CONTACT YOUR CRACKER BARREL RESTAURANT MANAGER.

 

April 5, 2019

American Legion Auxiliary


-The applicant must be the son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, sister, brother, niece, or nephew of a veteran eligible for membership in the American Legion and reside in the First District of Kentucky to receive the scholarship. 
-The applicant must be a graduate with a 3.0 GPA from a high school, private school, home school, or a GED graduate and submit record of grades. 
-The applicant must attend either a two-year or four-year degree granting institution or vocational school with proof of registration to qualified institution. 
-Two letters from reputable and representative people (principal, teachers, persons well acquainted with the applicant and family) must accompany each application.
-All applications must be sent to the local American Legion Auxiliary where each unit will select one application to submit to the Scholarship Committee at the District meeting in May.
-A check will be made payable to the recipient and the institution.

*If you have any questions, please contact Karen Mayer at mayerk@brtc.net or 270-488-3886

*Please send completed form and all attachments to:

Karen Mayer
American Legion Auxiliary - Unit 31
P.O Box 211
Paducah, KY 42022-0211

*****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

April 12, 2019

Ballard Rural Telephone Company Scholarship

The BRTC will offer one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating MCHS senior with one or both of the recipient’s parents/legal guardians who have service with BRTC and are also members. Applicants must have a 3.0 or greater GPA and plan to attend college (vocational, technical, or a university) upon high school graduation.
More details are listed on the application. Applications are available in your house counselor’s office.

Completed applications are to be turned in to your house counselor on or before April 12, 2019.

*****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

 

 

April 12, 2019

River Valley Ag Credit Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: 
To be eligible for either scholarship, the applicant must be an immediate family member (son or daughter) of a current member of River Valley AgCredit. Applicants cannot be an immediate family member of an employee or director.  Each award will be a one-time scholarship. The scholarship is to be used to pay education-related expenses and will be issued in the form of a check payable to the individual. Students may apply every year they are eligible.


Send your application to the following address:
ATTENTION: Jessica Johnson
River Valley AgCredit
408 E. Broadway
P.O. Box 309
Mayfield, KY 42066

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications must be received at the River Valley AgCredit Administrative Office on or before April 12, 2019.

You can get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin, or you can click HERE.
 

 

April 12, 2019

Ballard Rural Telephone Company Scholarship

The BRTC will offer one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating MCHS senior with one or both of the recipient’s parents/legal guardians who have service with BRTC and are also members. Applicants must have a 3.0 or greater GPA and plan to attend college (vocational, technical, or a university) upon high school graduation.

More details are listed on the application.

Applications are available in your house counselor’s office.

Completed applications are to be turned in to your house counselor on or before April 12, 2019.

 

April 19, 2019

Pain Management Center MGM Charitable Foundation Scholarship

The MGM Charitable Foundation is once again seeking to award scholarships to area high school seniors. We will award need based scholarships for students with academic achievement.
Applications for the 2019-2020 academic school year are due to the address listed at the top of the application no later than April 19, 2019. The foundation’s board of managers will consider the applicant's and announce the scholarship recipient no later than May 3, 2019. Payments of the scholarships for any recipients who are selected shall be made directly to the college, university, or trade school upon recipient’s registration.

*****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

 

 

April 19, 2019

Paducah McCracken County Retired Teachers Scholarship

This year the Paducah McCracken County Retired Teachers plan to award a scholarship. Applications must be mailed by April 19, 2019.

*****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.
 

 

April 22, 2019

Heath Elementary PTSO Scholarship

Any student who attended & graduated from Heath Elementary School and is a member of the 2019 McCracken County High School Graduating Class. Students must have a definite plan to further their education at a recognized post-secondary or certificate-granting school in the 2019-2020 academic year or enlistment in The United States of America Military. We recognize all HES students, past and present, have the potential for greatness in their academic and personal lives.

Requirements: (1) Completed Application {4 total pages}; (2) A 500-word essay detailing your favorite memories of Heath Elementary School and how it affected and shaped you as a student and a person; (3) High School Guidance Counselor verification form; (4) Two letters of recommendation.

One $500.00 scholarship will be awarded each year.

*****Please get an application from your house counselor or Mrs. Bolin.

 

 

April 28, 2019

Honors GradU- Design a Better Future


High school students can participate in a design-thinking community building project:

Design & work on a community improvement project, using our checklist as a guide.

Optional: Share work for some checkpoint feedback before the final deadline by March 23, 2019.

Submit final design thinking project application by April 28, 2019.

There will be up to 5 awardees, each receiving a $10,000 scholarship to the college, university, or trade school of their choice. We will also fund the top project up to $5,000.

Click the link below for further information and instructions:

http://honorsgradu.com/scholarship/

 

Additional Scholarships:

Kentucky Farm Bureau: click HERE

 

McCracken County Schools
District Office
5347 Benton Rd. Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
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Students, their families, employees, and potential employees of McCracken County Schools are hereby notified that the McCracken County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment, vocational programs, or activities set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations. Any persons having inquiries concerning McCracken County Schools™ compliance with Title II, Title VI, Title IX and/or Section 504 may contact: Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel and/or Director of Pupil Personnel, 5347 Benton Road, Paducah, KY 42003, (270) 538-4000. The McCracken County School System offers the following career and technical programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12: Agriculture, Business and Office Technology, Technology and Pre-Engineering. Persons seeking further information concerning the career and technical education offerings and specific pre-requisite criteria should contact: Mr. Michael Ceglinski, Principal of McCracken County High School, 6530 New Highway 60 West, Paducah, KY 42001, 270-538-4300, Michael.ceglinski@mccracken.kyschools.us. To obtain this information in a language other than English, call 270-538-4000.
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Paducah, KY 42003
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McCracken County Schools
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
phone:  270-538-4000
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