Taylor Community Schools

Scholarship Bulletin #8
May 4, 2022

This bulletin is available in the Counseling Office and from Mister Bennett & Richey, the Taylor web page, & senior email. Updates can be found on the “Daily Announcements.” Pick up applications in the CO. Entries marked with an * need to be returned to the CO.

There are three carryovers from the April Bulletin; applications are in the CO:
Deputy Koontz $1,000 + to a Taylor senior May 6
Kiwanis Foundation $1,000 to a Taylor senior May 6
Plummer Nursing $500+ renewable May 15

Solidarity Credit Union is offering 13 $1,000 scholarships to its members, who are seniors and college students. (Membership is free and open to anyone.) Grades are not the main criteria. Two brief essays are required. Deadline is May 30.

Manning is the best legal scholarship around. Two or three new scholarships are awarded annually worth $5,500/year. Renewable is for up to seven years. It can be started with the freshman year all through law school! It can also be used for paralegal. Though need and grades are considered, the applicant’s personal qualities and commitment to a law degree are most important. Deadline is June 1.

Izaak Walton is offering its $500 renewable for students interested in a career in wildlife, conservation, veterinary, firearms, or agriculture. Applicants must submit an essay on their goals and the 2nd Amendment. Previous winners were Daryl & Jason Maple and Sarah & Ashleigh Hafley. Call the clubhouse. Deadline is open.

The Disabled American Vets is now offering its new $500 grant to a senior who has a veteran connection. Student needs a recommendation from the principal or counselor and plans to help a veteran or veteran organization. Deadline is June 1.

Kokomo Musicale—Hillis is offering $1,000 to an outstanding music student. Applicant must submit a recording & three letters of recommendation by May 12.

Bowen Nursing offers VERY generous help in return for a difficult application. “Nursing” includes LPN, RN, and RN-Bachelors. Renewals are possible. Some years, everyone who “survives” the application automatically gets a grant. (There is also help for Medical students.) Deadline is tentatively set for June 15, which may be extended if there are no applicants.

Financial Center Credit Union, 1935 So. Dixon Rd., is offering four scholarships—three are general, and one is limited to students interested in the Arts or Education. Membership in this new CU will be required, but it is free to join. You will need computer skills for this one! Complete the application at fcfcu.com/scholarship by May 31. (Info. is in the Scholarship Box in the GO.)

The Senior Surveys I sent you are due Friday, May 6 in the GO. Copies are also available there. We want to recognize all your scholarships at the Senior Awards program; this is the only way we can find out about some of them, especially the colleges.

Feel free to invite your EXTENDED family to Senior Awards Sunday on May 15. It will be in the Cafetorium from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. We’ll have plenty of refreshments! It will be a highlight of your senior year! Please be seated by 1:45pm in the first two rows, so that you can get to the stage easily.

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