Scholarships Available for 2014-2015

Scholarships for 2014-2015 are listed below.  Please contact our office if you have any questions.

*NOTE: The following list of scholarships have specific requirements and are not all available for every student. Please review each to see if the requirements are a match. To apply, please download the application which has complete guidelines that must be followed.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, PLACE A MARK ON THE SCHOLARSHIP(S) YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AND COMPLETE THE REQUIRED INFORMATION. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO READ EACH SCHOLARSHIP CAREFULLY TO MAKE SURE YOU QUALIFY/AND ARE CONSIDERED ELIGIBLE.

Scroll down to find the list of scholarships for residents/adults and college students.

AUER – Arthur A. and Hazel S. Auer Scholarship: For two (2) East Noble seniors preparing to enter a 4-year bachelor’s program at an accredited college or university. Student must have a GPA of no higher than 3.7. This scholarship pays around $500 per semester in each of the first two years, for a total of $2,000. Interview required. (DA-3) Read carefully as the GPA requirement has changed.

BOTTOMLEY – Peter R. Bottomley Scholarship: One scholarship for an East Noble High School senior who has participated in 4 years of East Noble High School Band and is pursuing a 4 year degree in instrumental music education or performance with a minimum GPA of 3.0. For undergraduate study only. Of the three required written recommendations, one must be from Band Director. A recommendation form can be found at the end of the scholarship application. Extra essay required on page 22. “Why are you pursuing a music degree and how music will help change people’s lives.” Awards $700 one-time. (NCCF).

BUSINESS AND TRADES Scholarship in honor of “Brenton” and Roberta Elser: A $500 one-time payment for a Central Noble High School senior with a GPA of 2.0 or above pursuing an apprenticeship, certification programs thru Freedom Academy or other certified institutions or schooling with preference given in this order HVAC, industrial maintenance, and carpentry, auto or marine mechanics, CNC or welding. Payment to be made after proof of enrollment or acceptance into program. (NCCF).

CAMPBELL – Kris Campbell “Any Dream Will Do” Scholarship: A $500 one-time payment for a Prairie Heights High School senior who meets one or both of the following criteria: 1) has been active in his or her high school drama club for at least two years and is preparing to pursue any sort of post-secondary education, 2) has excelled in high school English and will pursue an English or teaching major in college. Payment to be made after proof of enrollment. (DA-4).

CUNNINGHAM – Fred and Rose Cunningham Memorial Scholarship: A one-time award of $500 for a West Noble High School senior who will pursue post-high school education in the field of art or agriculture. (NCCF).

DELTA – Delta Theta Tau Sorority IOTA IOTA Chapter Scholarship in memory of Tammi Riecke: For an East Noble High School senior who has worked to promote the advancement of philanthropy and charity for the community. Award amount to be determined but is paid fall semester and spring semester during the first year. (DA-1). Extra essay required on page 23.. “In your own words, what is humanitarian? Please list anything you have done you feel is humanitarian related.”

DEMOTTE – Richard and Mary DeMotte Scholarship: An eligible student who is a senior at West Noble High School who intends to pursue a teaching profession. One-time payment of $350. (NCCF).

DUESLER – Charles and Bernard Duesler Scholarship: For Central Noble High School seniors or graduates who will be or are attending Purdue University in the Fall of 2015, with preference to those entering the agriculture, consumer and health services, veterinary, nursing, or pharmacy fields. It is a one-time payment of $1,500. (NCCF)

EARLEY – Benjamin B. and Kathleen June Earley Memorial Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior planning to attend Ball State University. It is a one-time payment of $750. (NCCF)

EDGELL – Edgell Scholarship: For a West Noble High School senior entering a vocational program full-time. Must have a high school grade point average of 2.0 or above. It is a one-time payment of $500. (DA-3)

ELLENBECKER – Oliver and Eleanor Ellenbecker Bachelor’s Program Scholarship: For three Noble County High School seniors (one awarded to a Central Noble High School senior, one awarded to an East Noble High School senior, one awarded to a West Noble High School senior) who will be attending a four-year college or university as a full-time student. Applicants must have a 3.0 to 3.5 GPA in high school. Awards $2,500 one-time. (NCCF)

ELLENBECKER – Oliver and Eleanor Ellenbecker Education Scholarship: $2,500 per year for four years to a Noble County resident who will begin a four-year bachelor’s program at an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2015, majoring in education to become a teacher. Applicants must have lived in Noble County at least one year. (NCCF)

ELLENBECKER – Oliver and Eleanor Ellenbecker Higher Education Scholarship: For three Noble County High School seniors (one awarded to a Central Noble High School senior, one awarded to an East Noble High School senior, one awarded to a West Noble High School senior) who will be going on to college or technical/trade/vocational school, a two-year college/university or a four-year college/university on a full-time basis and entering as a freshman. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 to 3.5 in high school to apply, with preference going to the student closest to a 3.0 GPA. Awards up to $3,000 per year of schooling for a maximum of 4 years (total benefit could be $12,000). Applicants must maintain a 3.0 or better GPA and complete ongoing GPA requirements to maintain scholarship. (NCCF)

ELLENBECKER – Oliver and Eleanor Ellenbecker Medical Profession Scholarship: For three Noble County High School seniors (one awarded to a Central Noble High School senior, one awarded to an East Noble High School senior, one awarded to a West Noble High School senior). Awards $2,000 per year for four years to applicant who will continue their education at an accredited college or university, for a degree in nursing or other medical studies. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 or better GPA and complete ongoing GPA requirements to maintain scholarship. (NCCF)

EAST NOBLE – East Noble Class of 1969 Scholarship: A one-time payment of $750 for an East Noble High School senior entering college for a two or four year degree at an Indiana college or university with a career path in music and or the arts. Preference will be given to students with a GPA of 2.5 – 3.5 and ranked in the middle of class. (NCCF)

FERRARI – Doris Gene Alber Ferrari Scholarship: For a West Noble High School senior attending a four year college program as a full time student with the intention of going into the education field. Applicant must have a high school GPA of 2.5 and above to apply. Pays $3,000 one-time. (NCCF).

FORDECK KEMERLY – Fordeck Kemerly Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Scholarship: For an East Noble High school senior or a prior recipient of the scholarship applying to or accepted at a 4-year college or university to study electrical or mechanical engineering. Applicants must have between a 2.5 – 3.5 GPA with preference going to the higher GPA and maintain a 2.5-3.5 GPA if you are a previous winner reapplying for the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of college. Awards $500 one time. (NCCF)

FREHSE – William Wesley “Wes” and Amelia Frehse Memorial Scholarship: Anyone with a high school diploma, who has been a resident of Noble County, and will be attending Indiana University to study music or history. Pays $300 one-time. (NCCF)

FRYMIER – Jack R. and Maxine C. Frymier Scholars Award: A one-time payment of $1,000 for a Central Noble High School senior having at least a 3.2 grade point average and evidence of community involvement, and pursuing a career in the field of education. (NCCF)

GARDNER – Prudence E. Gardner Memorial Scholarship Fund: For a West Noble High School senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who can demonstrate a hard work ethic by holding a part time job or by participating in extracurricular activities, with preference given to students that have participated in a tutoring or mentoring program (as either a tutor/mentor or recipient of such program, formal or informal) during high school or have completed a remedial reading course during high school or middle school and pursuing a two-year or four- year degree. A one-time payment of $500. Preference is given to individuals that complete an additional essay. Extra essay required on page 24. “Please explain how your participation as a tutor/mentor or recipient of such program or completing a remedial reading course during high school or middle school has benefited you?” (NCCF)
GLASS – Paul Glass Memorial Scholarship: A one-time payment of $750 for a high school senior or undergraduate college student from Noble County who is pursuing a career in agriculture related field. Students can reapply. (NCCF)

GUTSTEIN – Dr. Richard R. (MD) and Theresa M. Gutstein Memorial Scholarship: A one-time scholarship payment in the amount of $1,000 for an East Noble High School senior or graduate entering the nursing field or LPN program for a two- or- four year degree and attending an Indiana college or university. Preference will be given to students with a GPA of 2.0 or above and ranked in the middle of class rank. Can reapply. (NCCF)

HALFERTY – Caitlyn Marie Halferty Memorial Scholarship: For a well-rounded West Noble High School senior with a GPA of 2.5 to 3.15. Awards $250 one time. Extra essay required on page 25 . “What advice would you give middle school students about achieving success in high school?”(NCCF)

HAYES – Gerald and Catheleen Hayes Scholarship: For a West Noble High School senior who is pursuing a degree from a two or four year college or university, with a grade point average between 2.5 to 3.0, with preference going to the student closest to the 3.0 GPA. Awards approximately $400 one time. (NCCF)

HORNETT – Lolita J. Hornett Memorial Nursing Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior or graduate entering a program leading to a nursing degree as a freshman. Must have maintained a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in high school. Pays $500 one-time at completion of first semester. Requires letter written on first year of college experience due to the NCCF by June 1. FOR TUITION ONLY. (NCCF)

HOWARD – Art and Jeanne Howard 4-H Scholarship: For any high school senior residing in Noble County who has excelled in 4-H and excelled academically and who will pursue any sort of post-secondary education, full-time or part-time. A one-time payment of $1,000. FOR TUITION ONLY. Students also need to complete the 4-H record of achievement found on page 30, use extra page if necessary. (DA-2). Extra essay required on page 30. “What has participation in 4-H meant to you and how has it affected decisions and goals for your future?”

HUTSELL – Alan Hutsell Scholarship: For a West Noble High School senior pursuing advanced education in emergency services involving fire, police and/or EMS. One-time payment of about $350. (DA-1)

KICHLER – Tony and Gertrude Kichler Scholarship: For a high school senior or college student who resides in Green or Noble TOWNSHIPS (not county) in Noble County who are pursuing a college education in music, medicine or religion. One-time payment of $2,000. (NCCF)

KNOPP – Cathy S. Knopp Theatrical Scholarship: A one-time award of $500 for a Central Noble High School senior who will be a member of the Central Noble Honors Theatre by the end of the first semester of their senior year pursuing a two- or four-year post high school education. (NCCF) Extra essay required on page 27. “How has theatre affected your life in high school and how will it benefit you after high school?”

KRETLER – Matthias “Matt” and Rosemarie “Rosie” Kretler Scholarship for Tool & Die/Mechanical Engineering: A payment of up to $1,000 for up to 4 years, for an East Noble or Central Noble High School senior pursuing a full time college degree in the Tool and Die field (Machinist/Toolmaker) (2 year degree) or Mechanical Engineering (4 year degree). Applicants must live in Noble County and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. College students who are awarded the scholarship may reapply each year, up to 3 consecutive years, if they maintain a 3.0 college GPA. (If they remain qualified.) (DA-3)
LEAMAN – Pauline (McClish) Leaman: For a West Noble High school senior entering a four-year college program to pursue a career in education, with an interest in math or a related area. Must have a high school grade point average of 2.0 or above. Pays $500 one-time. (DA-3)

LIGONIER ELKS – Ligonier Elks Scholarship: Any child or grandchild, (or stepchild, step grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Ligonier Elk. The Elk must also be a paid up member. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. The applicant must be a West Noble High School senior. Two scholarships will be awarded: one $500 for a senior male and $500 for a senior female. Contact your Ligonier Elk secretary, Mr. Larry Baker for additional document needed. (NCCF)

LILLY – Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship: Four years of full tuition and required fees awarded to one well-rounded high school senior who resides in Noble County, that will receive a diploma from an accredited Indiana high school by the end of June 2015, and will pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study at an accredited public or private college or university in Indiana. Requires community service and at least a 3.5 high school grade point average. (NCCF). *NOTE: Top Honor Finalists for interviews for this scholarship will be posted on our website www.NobleCountyCF.org on Friday, February 13, 2015 and your interview, if selected, will be Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6 pm at the Noble County Community Foundation, Inc. located at 1599 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, IN 46767.

MARTIN – Timothy J. Martin Memorial Scholarship: For a West Noble High school senior who will pursue a post-secondary degree in education. Awards $800 one time. (NCCF)

MURRAY – Benjamin H. Murray Memorial Scholarship: Awards two $1,000 scholarships for East Noble High School seniors who will be pursuing a post-secondary degree in education to become a teacher. Applicant must have attended Rome City School and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to 3.0 and has had involvement with East Noble High School basketball or football (manager, trainer or player). Pays $1,000 one time. Extra essay required on page 28. “Did you participate in an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) or 504 Plan (yes or no) and please explain during your school career any educational challenges.” (NCCF) Note: you do not have to be a recipient of IEP/504 Plan to qualify for this scholarship.

NOBLE COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION – Noble County Retired Teachers’ Association Scholarship in Memory of Deceased Teachers: For a resident of the Central Noble School District who will have a high school diploma or equivalent by the end of June 2015, has need for financial assistance and is or will be enrolled in a certified 1-, 2-, 3-, or 4-year Indiana post-high school program (the award is given in alphabetical rotational distribution among the three school corporations of Noble County.) Pays $500 one-time. See page 18 for financial aid information. (NCCF)

PELIKAN – Paul Pelikan Memorial Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior or graduate who has demonstrated great effort to achieve and overcome adversity with preference given to educationally challenged students. Award of $3,000 is spread evenly over two semesters and is applicable toward any post-secondary education. Extra essay required on page 29. “Please describe what educational challenges you have faced and how you have overcome them.” (NCCF)

P.U.L.S.E. – P.U.L.S.E. Endowment in memory of Dave Knopp Scholarship: For three Noble County High School seniors (one awarded to a Central Noble High School senior, one awarded to an East Noble High School senior, one awarded to a West Noble High school senior) currently enrolled who has shown strong community involvement, has been active in various volunteer committees, and has participated in any school-sponsored sports all four years of high school. Awards $1,500 one time. (NCCF)

PRICKETT – Hal Prickett Memorial Scholarship: For West Noble High School seniors and graduates and Ligonier High School graduates who will be enrolled in full-time study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or technical school for the 2015-16 school year, and who have demonstrated a commitment of service to their community. Awards $1,000 one time. (DA-7) Extra essays required on page 30. 1. What are your greatest strengths and accomplishments? 2. Identify a cultural or political figure of the 20th century who has influenced you. Discuss how and why.

REHWINKEL – Hilda H. Rehwinkel Scholarship: An award of $250 for a female East Noble High School senior to pursue a career in nursing or a related health education field. (NCCF)

REPLOGLE – Brandon A. Replogle “Celebrate the Arts” Memorial Scholarship: For a West Noble High School senior attending a two- or four- year post-secondary institution who has been an active member and participant of West Noble High School’s Theater 33 for a minimum of two years or active art student for 2 years AND the equivalent of 6 months of work experience during high school. It is preferred applicants have a cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.65 at the time they submit their application. Preference will be given to the applicant closest to the 3.65 GPA. One-time payment of $2,000. FOR TUITION ONLY. Extra essay required on page 31. “Share job experiences you have had during your high school years. Include part-time jobs you have held, the average number of hours you have worked, and a description of your duties and responsibilities. In addition, state what working during your high school years has meant to you.” (NCCF)

ROBINSON – John E. and Joan E. Robinson Scholarship in memory of their son, Bill Robinson: Several $500 one time scholarships for residents of Noble County who are high school seniors pursuing any sort of post high school education. (DA 5-6)

SCHERMERHORN – John and Mary Schermerhorn Memorial Scholarship: For a Noble County high school senior pursuing a career in an agriculture-related field. One-time payment of $500. (NCCF)

SEYMOURE – Fred and Mildred Seymoure (Young) Memorial Scholarship: One $500 scholarship for a Central Noble High School senior or graduate or a person living in the Albion area pursuing a BS or MS education degree (teaching elementary or high school). (NCCF)

SMITH – Cecil C. and Bettie I. Smith Scholarship: Awards two, 4 year renewable scholarships for an East Noble High School senior who is in the top 25% of their class. Students must be pursuing a Teaching Degree. Award amount will be $2,950 each year for four years. Students must continue to pursue an education major (and not change) and maintain a 3.0 GPA while in college and submit required paperwork to the NCCF. Interview required. (NCCF/3 DASC-Interview)

SMITH – Russell Smith Music Scholarship: $2,500 for a West Noble High School senior pursuing advanced musical education. (NCCF)

SMITH – Talia Joy Smith “Performing Arts” Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior (or previous ENHS graduate) who is pursuing a four-year performing arts degree majoring in either vocal performance or musical theatre. The student must have participated in show choir and/or theatre for at least 2 years during high school at East Noble. Student must have a cumulative GPA in high school (or college) of at least 3.0. Preference will be given to persons graduating in 2015 from East Noble. Current college students who have applied will only be considered if no 2015 East Noble High School graduate meets the criteria. A $2,000 ongoing scholarship of: $1,000 the first year and $1,000 the second year based on documentation from university or college of degree being pursued and maintain a 3.0 GPA requirement to the NCCF. (If the student awarded the scholarship is going into their final year of college, the whole $2,000 will go for that year). Extra essay required on page 32. Write an essay explaining “how and why you will be able to deal with and persevere through the inevitable challenges faced in a career in the performing arts.” (NCCF)

SNEARY – Max Sneary, M.D. Memorial Scholarship: Awards $2,500 one-time for a high school senior from Noble County to pursue a career in the medical field, with preference given to East Noble applicants. (NCCF)

STONE – Susan Marie Stone Scholarship: For a West Noble High School senior who is ranked in the top 10 of the senior class rank, with GPA, and SAT/ACT scores and extra-curricular activities being considered. Student applicants must be pursuing a four year degree. Awards $2,000 per year for 4 years, towards educational expenses. Ongoing scholarship recipients should maintain a B average and be in good standing with college or university and exhibit good character. (NCCF)

TIEMAN – Carol Ann Tieman Scholarship: $1,000 for a Central Noble High School senior who will attend a four-year college or university in Indiana to study elementary education and teach at the elementary school level. (NCCF/DA-2)

THOMPSON – Jennie Thompson Foundation Scholarship: Awards $3,500 per year for up to four years to a West Noble High School senior who is pursuing a 2-4 year degree at a college or university or a certification program such as a trade school. Students must have between a 2.5 – 3.5 GPA, with preference going to the student closest to a 3.0 GPA. Students must continue to maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in each year of college or trade school. (NCCF)

TREESH – Captain James M. Treesh Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior or graduate who is pursuing any degree or certificate from any post high school college, university, trade or technical school. Applicant should have at least a 2.5 to 3.5 GPA, with preference to the student closest to a 3.0 GPA. Consideration given for previous military service or planned attendance at a military academy. Applicant may reapply during his/her college career. Pays $500 one time. (NCCF)

TRUELOVE – Hazel Brown Truelove Scholarship: For a Central Noble High School senior who will pursue a two- or four- years of undergraduate study on a full time basis, and who anticipates either a major or minor in music or will be involved in a music program in their freshman year of college. Eligible seniors must have participated in a musical program at Central Noble for at least two years. Pays $1,000 one-time. (NCCF) Extra essay required on page 33. “How has involvement in music affected your decisions and goals for your future?”

VANMETER – Dr. David and Alvena VanMeter Scholarship: For one (1) Central Noble High School senior entering a two- year or four- year college or vocational program as a full time student. Must have a high school GPA average of at least 3.0 or higher. Scholarship is given to a student who is pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, agriculture or the medical field, prioritized in that order. Award will pay $1,000 one-time. (DA-3)

WHITE – Devan Christopher White Memorial Scholarship: For a West Noble High School senior who is planning to attend a technical school or a 2-4 year college or university and pursuing a certificate of degree in Applied Science for Technology such as software engineering, programming, systems analyst, web development, network administrator or a degree in information technology or Computer Graphics Technology such as computer animation, virtual product integration, or construction graphics. Applicants must have a GPA between 2.5 – 3.5. A one-time $1,000 scholarship for the fall of 2015. (NCCF)

WOOLF – Clarence and Marie Woolf Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor’s program to pursue a career in the medical field. Must have a high school grade point average of 3.0 or better. Amount is for educational expenses only and varies with interest rates, but will be about $4,500 annually for four years. Interview required. (DASC-3 Interview)

ZUEHSOW – Trent Zuehsow Memorial Scholarship: One scholarship of at least $500 for an East Noble High School senior who has two or more years of show choir and theater participation at East Noble High School, and who will pursue a two- year or four- year college or university degree. (DA-2). Extra essay required on page 34. “How has your involvement in show choir and theater affected your life?”

RESIDENTS/ADULTS AND COLLEGE STUDENTS, PLACE A MARK ON THE SCHOLARSHIP(S) YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR (on pages 8-9) AND COMPLETE THE REQUIRED INFORMATION. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO READ EACH SCHOLARSHIP CAREFULLY TO MAKE SURE YOU QUALIFY/AND ARE CONSIDERED ELIGIBLE.

DUESLER – Charles and Bernard Duesler Scholarship: For Central Noble High School seniors or graduates who will be or are attending Purdue University in the Fall of 2015, with preference to those entering the agriculture, consumer and health services, veterinary, nursing, or pharmacy fields. It is a one-time payment of $1,500. (NCCF)

ELLENBECKER – Oliver and Eleanor Ellenbecker Education Scholarship: $2,500 per year for four years to a Noble County resident who will begin a four-year bachelor’s program at an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2015, majoring in education to become a teacher. Applicants must have lived in Noble County at least one year. (NCCF)

ELLENBECKER – Oliver and Eleanor Ellenbecker Previous Award Winner Scholarship: Given to three students who previously received a one-year or two-year scholarship administered by the Noble County Community Foundation. The $3,000 scholarship can be used toward any type of full-time post-secondary education, and can be applied for until post-secondary graduation. Applicant must have a current grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. (NCCF)

FORDECK KEMERLY – Fordeck Kemerly Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Scholarship: For an East Noble High school senior or a prior recipient of the scholarship applying to or accepted at a 4-year college or university to study electrical or mechanical engineering. Applicants must have between a 2.5 – 3.5 GPA with preference going to the higher GPA and maintain a 2.5-3.5 GPA if you are a previous winner reapplying for the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of college. Awards $500 one time. (NCCF)

FREHSE – William Wesley “Wes” and Amelia Frehse Memorial Scholarship: Anyone with a high school diploma, who has been a resident of Noble County, and will be attending Indiana University to study music or history. Pays $300 one-time. (NCCF)

GLASS – Paul Glass Memorial Scholarship: A one-time payment of $750 for a high school senior or undergraduate college student from Noble County who is pursuing a career in agriculture related field. Students can reapply. (NCCF)

GUTSTEIN – Dr. Richard R. (MD) and Theresa M. Gutstein Memorial Scholarship: A one-time scholarship payment in the amount of $1,000 for an East Noble High School senior or graduate entering the nursing field or LPN program for a two- or four- year degree and attending an Indiana college or university. Preference will be given to students with a GPA of 2.0 or above and ranked in the middle of class rank. Can reapply. (NCCF)

HORNETT – Lolita J. Hornett Memorial Nursing Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior or graduate entering a program leading to a nursing degree as a freshman. Must have maintained a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in high school. Pays $500 one-time at completion of first semester. Requires letter written on first year of college experience due to the NCCF by June 1. FOR TUITION ONLY. (NCCF)

KICHLER – Tony and Gertrude Kichler Scholarship: For high school seniors or college students who reside in Green or Noble TOWNSHIPS (not county) in Noble County who are pursuing a college education in music, medicine or religion. One-time payment of $2,000. (NCCF)

KRETLER – Matthias “Matt” and Rosemarie “Rosie” Kretler Scholarship for Tool & Die/Mechanical Engineering: A payment of up to $1,000 for up to 4 years, for an East Noble or Central Noble High School senior pursuing a full time college degree in the Tool and Die field (Machinist/Toolmaker) (2 year degree) or Mechanical Engineering (4 year degree). Applicants must live in Noble County and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. College students who are awarded the scholarship may reapply each year, up to 3 consecutive years, if they maintain a 3.0 college GPA. (If they remain qualified.) (DA-3)
NOBLE COUNTY MEMORIAL – Noble County Memorial Scholarship in Memory of: Kenneth Forker, Chester E. Dekko, Howard G. Heckner, John E. Hogan, Dorothy Mossman, Dave Knopp, Loretta and Christine Noe, Sandra K. Shepherd, Sylvan Springs: For two Noble County residents who have been residents for at least 1 year and who are not a graduating high school senior and have been out of college for two or more years and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree or technical certificate on a full or part time basis. Pays $2,000 one-time. (NCCF)

NOBLE COUNTY RETIRED TEACHER’S ASSOCIATION – Noble County Retired Teachers’ Association Scholarship in Memory of Deceased Teachers: For a resident of the Central Noble School District who will have a high school diploma or equivalent by the end of June 2015, has need for financial assistance and is or will be enrolled in a certified 1-, 2-, 3-, or 4-year Indiana post-high school program (the award is given in alphabetical rotational distribution among the three school corporations of Noble County.) Pays $500 one-time. See page 18 for financial aid information. (NCCF)

PELIKAN – Paul Pelikan Memorial Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior or graduate who has demonstrated great effort to achieve and overcome adversity with preference given to educationally challenged students. Award of $3,000 is spread evenly over two semesters and is applicable toward any post-secondary education. Extra essay required on page 29. “Please describe what educational challenges you have faced and how you have overcome them.” (NCCF)

PRICKETT – Hal Prickett Memorial Scholarship: For West Noble High School seniors and graduates and Ligonier High School graduates who will be enrolled in full-time study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or technical school for the 2015-16 school year, and who have demonstrated a commitment of service to their community. Awards $1,000 one time. (DA-7) Extra essays required on page 30. “1. What are your greatest strengths and accomplishments? 2. Identify a cultural or political figure of the 20th century who has influenced you. Discuss how and why.”

ROESLER – Max and Elizabeth Roesler Memorial Scholarship: One $1,500 scholarship for a Noble County resident who has not been enrolled in high school for at least one year and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree or technical certificate on a part-time basis. (NCCF)

SEYMOURE – Fred and Mildred Seymoure (Young) Memorial Scholarship: One $500 scholarship for a Central Noble High School senior or graduate or a person living in the Albion area pursuing a BS or MS education degree (teaching elementary or high school). (NCCF)

SHUMAKER – Nathan Shumaker Memorial Scholarship: For a student from Noble County in the second or subsequent year of college (post high-school) education who received some or all of K-12 schooling through home school or a Christian School. One-time payment of about $200. Financial need will be a consideration. See page 18 for financial aid information. (NCCF)

SMITH – Talia Joy Smith “Performing Arts” Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior (or previous ENHS graduate) who is pursuing a four-year performing arts degree majoring in either vocal performance or musical theatre. The student must have participated in show choir and/or theatre for at least 2 years during high school at East Noble. Student must have a cumulative GPA in high school (or college) of at least 3.0. Preference will be given to persons graduating in 2015 from East Noble. Current college students who have applied will only be considered if no 2015 East Noble High School graduate meets the criteria. A $2,000 ongoing scholarship of: $1,000 the first year and $1,000 the second year based on documentation from university or college of degree being pursued and maintain a 3.0 GPA requirement to the NCCF. (If the student awarded the scholarship is going into their final year of college, the whole $2,000 will go for that year). Extra essay required on page 32 Write an essay explaining “how and why you will be able to deal with and persevere through the inevitable challenges faced in a career in the performing arts.” (NCCF)

TREESH – Captain James M. Treesh Scholarship: For an East Noble High School senior or graduate who is pursuing any degree or certificate from any post high school college, university, trade or technical school. Applicant should have at least a 2.5 to 3.5 GPA, with preference to the student closest to a 3.0 GPA. Consideration given for previous military service or planned attendance at a military academy. Applicant may reapply during his/her college career. Pays $500 one time. (NCCF)


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Contact the Foundation

Noble County Community Foundation
1599 Lincolnway South
Ligonier, IN 46767


Phone: 260.894.3335
Fax: 260.894.9020