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Potential Recipients


3/17/17 Mitch Daniels Early Graduation Scholarship Students must have attended a publicly supported high school on a full-time equivalency basis for at least the last two semesters before the student graduated. Students must enroll as a full-time student at an eligible institution not later than the fall semester in the academic year immediately following the year in which the student graduates from high school.

Please visit http://www.in.gov/che/4508.htm for more information.
Students who graduate from a publicly supported high school at least one year early. 9/1/2017
8/4/17 INvestED Do you live in Indiana? Are you thinking of going to college in the near future? Are you at least 16 years old? If so, this is a chance for a $1,000 scholarship, no essay required.https://www.investedindiana.org/literacy/1000-invested-scholarship-giveaway/
 8/23/17 Horatio Alger Scholarship To be considered eligible for Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship Programs, applicants must:
-Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
-Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at a n accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
-Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower gross family income is required)
-Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
-Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
-Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
-Be a United States citizen  
Please visit scholars.horatioalger.org for more information

 Students who graduate in spring/summer, demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), and United States citizenship.  10/25/17
 8/24/17  Prudential Spirit of Community Awards All students who have participated in community service activities over the past year need to fill out an online application at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit
 Students who have participated in a volunteer service activity in the past year can apply for a 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award  11/7/17
9/6/17 Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship The program offers 200 renewable scholarships of $7,500 each year (up to $30,000) to students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five consecutive years upon graduation. Students interested in applying need to be nominated by a teacher and submit a nomination form with their application. Students are encouraged to complete the nomination form before starting their application. Students may apply at ScholarTrack.IN.gov Students who either graduate in the highest 20 percent of their class or earn a score in the top 20th percentile on the SAT or ACT  11/30/17
9/12/17 Danforth Scholars Program This program is open to prospective undergraduate and graduate students applying to Washington University. The selection process differs: Undergraduates must be nominated to receive consideration, while all students admitted to graduate study are automatically considered for a graduate Danforth Scholarship. See a Counselor if interested in being nominated. Students interested in attending Washington University  11/15/17

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Dollars for Scholars:  
All must read:  Click the link below to complete the Dollars for Scholars profile/application.  Profiles can be completed during grades 9-12 and post-secondary.  Information must be up-to-date during your graduating year/year of submission to be considered/eligible for scholarships. College students must update profile to reflect college level, grades, and activities (high school grades and activities will not be evaluated).  If eligibility requirements are met, you will have the opportunity to submit your profile to the East Washington Dollars for Scholars.  High School GPA:  3.0 (non-weighted).  College GPA:  2.75.  The application will become available February 1.  Due date is April 1.  Your profile must be complete before you can submit the Dollars for Scholars application.  Submitting the application is separate from the profile.  The financial section is not necessary for East Washington Dollars for Scholars.  However, multiple national/matching scholarship opportunities are also available, including FastWeb, that may require you to complete the financial section.  Due dates vary for national scholarships.  HS students must read:  HS students will have a transcript uploaded from Guidance once the request is submitted. HS students will also have a recommendation uploaded from a HS faculty member once the request is submitted. Guidance will not complete recommendation forms.  College students must read:  College students must upload an updated college transcript. Recommendation forms must be from a university professor/counselor and requested through the profile.  Letters of Recommendation will not be accepted.
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21st Century ScholarTrack:  
The Scholar Success Program includes activities that will help you stay on track for college and career success. Each grade level has three activities to complete. Scholars can complete the specific steps for their grade level and track their progress using ScholarTrack.  Here, you can see all 12 requirements Scholars must complete during high school to receive their 21st Century Scholarship.
Create/sign into account at: https://secure.in.gov/apps/che/scholartrack/

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Mission Statement:  The mission of Eastern High School is to graduate students with the life skills to become contributing members of a changing society.

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