FMCCS High School Scholarships

The Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools manages and administers 36 scholarships and awards to support a variety of educational opportunities for high school students. For information on establishing a scholarship or award, please contact the Foundation at 330-7700 ext 50065

Scholarship Applications will open February 1, 2015.

The following applications must be submitted online to the Foundation. The application deadline is April 1, 2015 @ 11:00 p.m.  Please note you will need to create an account in order to apply.

The Bloomington Watercolor Society Scholarship- $300

https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/21430-The-Foundation-Of-Monroe-County-Community-Schools

The Bloomington Watercolor Society scholarship will be awarded annually to one MCCSC high school senior who plans to pursue a degree in visual fine arts, arts education, architecture or design from an accredited college, university, or school of design. The recipient must graduate from any MCCSC high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA before July 1. Eligible expenses of the scholarship are art supplies related to the student’s course of study. The student will also have the opportunity to have a solo exhibit in a local gallery with the assistance of the Bloomington Watercolor Society.  Enrollment must begin in the same year as high school graduation.

NEW: Harrell-Fish Scholarship – $1,000

https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/21424-The-Foundation-Of-Monroe-County-Community-Schools

The  Harrell-Fish Engineering Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior from Bloomington High School South. The recipient should be an accepted student to Purdue University with plans to pursue a degree from the School of Engineering or School of Technology.  Enrollment at Purdue must begin in the same year as high school graduation.

The Isaiah Stroup Memorial Scholarship -$350

https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/21428-The-Foundation-Of-Monroe-County-Community-Schools

Any MCCSC High School Graduating Senior

This scholarship is awarded annually to a senior graduating from any MCCSC high school program.  Applicants should have satisfied all requirements for graduation, be in good academic standing, and exhibited a commitment to community and to school engagement throughout their high school careers.  Enrollment must begin in the same year as the high school graduation.

The Elena T. Veach Memorial Scholarship – $850

https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/21431-The-Foundation-Of-Monroe-County-Community-Schools

Any MCCSC High School Graduate

This scholarship is awarded annually to a MCCSC high school senior pursuing a post-secondary course of study at Butler University.  Applicants should have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and possess a strong work ethic, the respect of their peers, and a commitment to community and school involvement.  Enrollment at Butler must begin in the same year as high school graduation.

The Gregory L. Mongold Math Scholarship-  $2,000 (2 awards may be given)

https://www.scholarselect.com/scholarships/14637-the-greg-mongold-memorial-math-scholarship-2014

Bloomington HS North & South

This scholarship is awarded annually to graduating MCCSC seniors interested in pursuing a post-secondary course of study in a math related field.  Priority will be given to qualified students who plan to major in math education and teach math after college graduation.  This scholarship was established to honor the passion Greg Mongold had for math and education. The recipient(s) will be chosen based on their academic success and financial need. Two scholarships may be awarded to students graduating from BHSN or BHSS.  Enrollment must begin in the same year as high school graduation.

The Fred Simic Memorial Scholarship – $550

https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/21432-The-Foundation-Of-Monroe-County-Community-Schools

Bloomington High School North

This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating North student interested in pursuing a post-secondary course of study in a health care related field. This award was established by the family of Fred Simic to honor those health care professionals who assisted them during their hard times. Recipients should demonstrate academic success, community involvement and financial need.  Enrollment must begin in the same year as high school graduation.

Please contact your guidance office for more information on the following scholarships:

LeAnna Beth Anderson Memorial Scholarship – $300
Hoosier Hills Career Center

Available annually to a graduating Hoosier Hills student who will be enrolling in an advanced educational or training program next school year. The recipient must have a minimum grade average of C and is chosen on the basis of financial need and academic performance.  Please contact your counselor if interested in this award.

Business and Professional Women’s Club Award -$150/student
Bloomington HS North & South

Presented annually at both North and South to a graduating female based upon scholastic ability and dedication to the business/commercial field. Preference is given to a student planning to enroll in IU/Bloomington or Ivy Tech Bloomington.  Please contact your counselor if interested in this award.

The Laura Childs Grant – $200/student
Bloomington HS North & South

Given each year to one athlete from both North and South who has exhibited exemplary sportsmanship and citizenship and who will attend a college or university in the Fall. The candidate is to be nominated by the head coaches and the principal.

The James R. Eberly Scholarship – $350
Alternates between North & South

This award on alternates between North or South and will be awarded to a North student this year. It is given to a graduating senior who will study Fine Arts at Indiana University.  The Eberly family would be particularly pleased if the recipient is planning to eventually teach art but it is not a requirement for the scholarship award.  Please contact your counselor if interested in this award.

Florence Hamilton Scholarship – $200/student
Bloomington HS North & South

This scholarship is awarded annually to a high school senior who is academically ranked in the upper third of the class and who is worthy of assistance in furthering his or her post-high school education or training. One recipient is chosen from both North and South High Schools.  Please contact your counselor if interested in this award.

The Bertha Elizabeth Rogers Hinkle Memorial Scholarship -$1,500/student
Bloomington HS North & South

Awarded annually to a graduating female interested in a career in retailing, merchandising or business. The candidate should excel in scholarship, leadership, and character. The recipient should have financial need and should be recommended by the school’s scholarship committee. One recipient is chosen from both North & South High Schools.  Please contact your counselor if interested in this award.

James F. & Carolyn Weir Thompson Quill and Scroll Award – $350/student
Bloomington HS North & South

This award is available to a sophomore or junior who has demonstrated an interest in the English language, writing and journalism. The student should have a superior attendance record. The recipient is to be selected by the journalism teachers and the principal and he/she should be attending the same high school next school year.

These recipients are nominated by MCCSC educators every school year.

Julia Beth Brabson Memorial Scholarship – $400
Bloomington High School South

Awarded annually to a band student from South to attend a summer band camp. Recipients are chosen by the band director.

The Sam Burgess Memorial Scholarship – $350
Bloomington High School South

Given annually to a promising underclassman soccer player from South to help defray a portion of the expense to attend a summer soccer camp or program. The recipient is selected by the soccer coaches and the athletic director.

The Donald Childs Medal – Medal Only
Bloomington HS North & South

Awarded at both North and South to a senior, male student participating in athletics. The recipient should have the highest cumulative rating in academic scholarship, in athletic ability, in sportsmanship, and in school citizenship. The candidate is nominated by the director of athletics and the school’s scholarship committee.

 

IU Credit Union and FMCCS Student Leadership Awards – $100/each
All High School Programs

These awards are to be given to graduating seniors excelling in character, leadership, and service among their peers or in the community. Particular attention is given to those students who possess leadership qualities but who do not necessarily participate in highly visible activities. The awards are co-sponsored by the Foundation of MCCS and the IU Credit Union.  Ten awards are presented annually to three students from North, three from South, two from Hoosier Hills, one from the Graduation School, and one from Bloomington New Technology High School.

The L. Jon Wertheim Journalism Award – $500.00
Bloomington High School North

This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating journalism student at Bloomington High School North. The award was established to honor Sports Illustrated writer and Bloomington North graduate, L. John Wertheim.  The award is meant to encourage a young journalist to pursue a career in writing.

The Phoebe Crookes Whaley Memorial Award –  $200
Bloomington HS North & South

This scholarship is awarded annually to support an exceptional high school musician who would benefit from advanced study in a prestigious summer music program.  The award is rotated between band, orchestra, and voice programs.  In 2015 the recipient will be selected in the voice program.  One recipient will be selected collaboratively by the Music Directors at each respective high school.

 

Cummings Family Kindness Award – $100
6th Students at Binford Elementary School

There will be two (2) awards presented each year, one male and one female from the six grade class at Binford Elementary School. These awards will be chosen by their peers for exhibiting kindness during their years at Binford Elementary School. Both winners will receive a check for $100.00 and their names on a plaque that will hang in the front hall of Binford Elementary School.

 

Recipients of the 2013/2014 scholarships and awards:

Laura Childs Grant

Hallie Pedersen- BHSS,  Isabel Roberts-Hamilton- BHSN

Business and Professional Women’s Club Award

Lainey Derheimer- BHSS, Victoria Milhoan- BHSN

Bertha Elizabeth Rogers Hinkle Memorial Scholarship

Lauren Bennett – BHSS,  Maria Halloran – BHSN

Phoebe Crookes Whaley Memorial Scholarship

Maris Pilgrim – BHSS

Florence Hamilton Scholarship

Rachel Dorsett – BHSS, Korbin Clark – BHSN

The Donald Childs Medal

Alex Olson- BHSS, Keenan May  – BHSN

James R. Eberly Scholarship

Katie Young – BHSS

James F. Thompson & Carolyn Weir Thompson Quill & Scroll Award

Maureen Langley- BHSN, Gizzelle Sandoval-BHSS

Sam Burgess Memorial Scholarship

Saul Cuautle – BHSS

L. Jon Wertheim Journalism Award

Maureen Langley-BHSN

Elena T. Veach Memorial Scholarship

Emma Frasier – BHSN

Isaiah Stroup Memorial Scholarship

Olivia Warnick – BHSS

Harrell-Fish Scholarship

Tae Won Kang – BHSN

Fred Simic Memorial Scholarship

Emma Frasier – BHSN

Greg Mongold Memorial Math Scholarship

Faith Nichole Mysak – BHSS, No Award Presented- BHSN

Leanna Beth Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Levi Robinson – HHCC

IU Credit Union and FMCCS Student Leadership Awards

Johnna Hamilton –  The Bloomington Graduation School, Eli Farmer – BHSN, Rachel Ringquist – BHSN, Christina Dragnea- BHSN, Madyson Keller – BHSS, Katie Moore – BHSS, Adalie Scherschel – BHSS, Kelley Wellman – HHCC, Clayton Davis  – HHCC, Gabriel Jones – ASE

Cummings Family Kindness Awards

Ethan Upchurch, Margaret Fiedler

Rotary Outstanding Reader Awards: Forrest Brudette – Tri-North, Jessica Jennings – Batchelor, Abby Kehoe – Jackson Creek