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Bluegrass Cellular will award 18 scholarships valued at $1,500 each to graduating seniors who attend high school in Bluegrass’s 40-county home-service area. Deadline is April 1. The application and complete list of guidelines is available at bluegrasscellular.com/answer_zone/community.
J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship
Central Kentucky Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship. The scholarship is open to graduating seniors or former graduates of LaRue County High School who are pursuing a career in teaching or education. Qualified students must have a 2.5 GPA in a college bound curriculum. This $2,000 award is renewable.
The J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship application, as well as numerous other local scholarships, is available online through Scholarship Central at http://scholarships.ckcf4people.org/Applications.aspx.
Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation will award six $1,000 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors and one $1,000 scholarship to an adult who is continuing their education at a vocational school or college. Applicants must be from the Nolin RECC service area and their parents or legal guardians must be a Nolin RECC member whose primary residence is in the Nolin RECC service territory. Adults applying for the continuing education scholarship must be members of Nolin RECC living in the cooperative service area.
Scholarship forms may be obtained from high school guidance counselors, the Nolin RECC office in Elizabethtown and Radcliff, or through the cooperative’s web site at www.nolinrecc.com. For more information, call Patsy Whitehead at 270-765-6153. Deadline for entry is April 1.
The Fort Knox Area Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America is sponsoring scholarships for graduating seniors attending a high school or home school program in the Fort Knox area – including LaRue County.
Applicants must be a family member of an active duty, Guard or Reserve military service member; or a family member of a retired or deceased active duty, Guard or Reserve service member; or the grandson/granddaughter of a retired (living or deceased) active duty, Guard or Reserve service member. The rank or branch of service of the service member is not a factor.
The organization is planning to offer three $1,000 scholarship and nine $750 scholarships this year. Applications, with submission details, are available from the above mentioned high school guidance counselors. Applications must be received by April 14.
The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior attending school in LaRue County or an adult residing in LaRue County who plans to enroll or is enrolled in college or technical school for the fall semester. Application will be considered on the basis of grade point average, financial need, community and school involvement and completion of a short essay describing career goals and need.
The scholarship will be awarded during Senior Awards Night or the May meeting of the Woman’s Club. Applications are available at the LCHS guidance counselor’s office, The Lincoln Museum or by contacting Faye Puyear, Woman’s Club scholarship chairperson, at 270-358-4749.
Applications should be postmarked no later than April 25 and mailed to Faye Puyear, 108 Fairway Dr., Hodgenville, KY 42748.
LaRue County Farm Bureau
LaRue County Farm Bureau will offer four $500 college scholarships open to both high school seniors who will enter college this fall, to undergraduate college students, and to adults interested in entering college or continuing their college education. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing careers in agriculture or related fields.
LaRue County Farm Bureau will also offer a $1,000 scholarship in memory of Ben H. Crawford Jr. Applicants for this scholarship must be a college sophomore or higher, including graduate students, pursuing a degree in agriculture or an agriculture-related field.
Scholarships are open to LaRue County Farm Bureau members and their children and judged based on financial need, scholastic aptitude, personal development and community service.
Applications may be picked up from the LaRue County High School Guidance Counselor, the LaRue County Farm Bureau, 606 North Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, or http://larue.kyfb.com. Applications must be returned to LaRue County Farm Bureau by close of business on April 30.
Edward E. and Thelma S. Ford Lincoln Museum Scholarship
Applications for the 2014 Edward E. and Thelma S. Ford Lincoln Museum Scholarship are now available through the LaRue County High School guidance counselor’s office or at The Lincoln Museum. This $500 award is made to a LaRue County graduating senior or to an individual continuing their education. Applications are due by April 30. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 270-358-3163.
Beef Cattle Association
The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will offer two $1,000 college scholarships. Applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance counselor’s office and the LaRue County Extension office. Scholarship applications must be returned to the LaRue County Extension office no later than the close of business on April 30. The winners will be notified before the end of the school year. Applications will be judged based on financial need, scholarship, and community service.
Women in Rural Electrification is taking applications for $1,000 scholarships to a student whose family is served by a Kentucky electric cooperative and has at least 60 hours of credits at a Kentucky college. Deadline for application is May 9. Visit www.kaec.org and click on the link at the bottom of the New Info box.