Scholarships - April 1, 2015

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 Leadership LaRue

Leadership LaRue County will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from LaRue public or private schools, or an adult wishing to begin an educational program. Essay, high school transcript and letters of recommendation required. Application available at LCHS guidance counselor’s office or The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. Deadline is April 1.


Bluegrass Cellular

Bluegrass Cellular will award 15 scholarships valued at $1,500 each to select graduating seniors who attend high school in Bluegrass’s 36-county home-service area. April 1 is the deadline to apply. The application and guidelines are available at bluegrasscellular.com/other/bluegrass_scholarship.


Nolin RECC

Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation will award six $1,500 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors and one $1,500 scholarship to an adult who is continuing their education at a vocational school or college. Nolin will also present a $5,000 scholarship in memory of former director Bob Wade Sr.

Applicants must be from the Nolin RECC 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 ext. 3310. Deadline is April 1.


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. Applications must be returned to the Extension office no later than the close of business on April 24. The winners will be notified before the end of the school year.


The Lincoln Museum

Applications for the Edward E. and Thelma S. Ford Lincoln Museum Scholarship are available at the LCHS guidance counselor's office or at The Lincoln Museum. This $500 scholarship is made available to a graduating high school senior or to an individual continuing their education. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. April 30. For more information, call 270-358-3163.


Woman’s Club

The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior attending in LaRue County, or an adult residing in LaRue who plans to enroll or is enrolled in college or technical school for the fall semester. Application considered based on GPA, financial need, community and school involvement and an essay. Applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance counselor’s office or the Lincoln Museum. Deadline to return application is April 30 .


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. A $1,000 scholarship in memory of Ben H. Crawford Jr. also is available. 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.

Applications can be picked up from the LaRue County High School Guidance Counselor, the LaRue County Farm Bureau Office at 606 North Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville, or http://larue.kyfb.com. Applications must be returned to the LaRue County Farm Bureau Office by the close of business on April 30.


Central Kentucky Community Action

Central Kentucky Community Action will offer an educational award for graduating seniors or GED recipients. Applicants must meet the federal low income guidelines and preference will be given to those studying social services, business, agriculture or education. Scholarship packets are available at LaRue County High School and Community Action. For more information, call 270-358-3937.


Mary Jo Young

Kentucky high school juniors and seniors have until May 15 to apply for a scholarship to help pay for dual credit classes taken at a Kentucky college or university.

The Mary Jo Young Scholarship, named for a former member of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, provides assistance with tuition and textbook expenses for up to two classes each semester. Applicants must be in grades 11 or 12. Priority is given to students eligible for free and reduced-price lunch. Students must apply through their www.kheaa.com account.


LaRue County Young Farmers Scholarship

LaRue County Young Farmers will offer a $500 college scholarship to a LaRue County High School senior who will enter college this fall. Applications will be judged based on financial need, scholastic aptitude, personal development, community service, and Young Farmer Association involvement. No membership is required to apply. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing careers in agriculture and related fields. You must be enrolled in a college or university to receive the scholarship.

Applications may be picked up from the LCHS guidance counselor, LCHS agriculture teachers, or Young Farmer adviser Daniel Carpenter. Or, visit www.laruecountyag.com/scholarship. Applications are due May 30.