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Scholarships

The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship

01/21/2020

The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship

The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship is a one-time $1,000 award for any current or soon-to-be student who has had his or her family’s life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.). The Travis W. Watkins Scholarship has a brief and 100% confidential submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the importance of tax compliance as well as the journey of those challenges (including the impact of professional tax representation or lack of representation on the outcome).

Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship. There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Please keep submissions to 5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum. Deadline: April 30, 2020

Indiana Members Credit Union Scholarship

12/16/2019
Each Applicant must:
Be an Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU) member in good standing with his/her IMCU account opening date no less than six months prior to the time of application. Be intending to study full-time (minimum of twelve (12) credit hours) at an accredited college or university in a two or four year undergraduate degree program, for the fall semester. Have a weighted cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Be between the ages of 17 and 24. NOTE:  IMCU employees and IMCU employee’s relatives are not eligible for the REM.

Scholarships Awarded

There will be up to ten (10) $5,000 scholarships paid for a total of $50,000 in scholarships.Dollar amounts available for scholarships may change on an annual basis, based on the financial commitment available from the Indiana Members Foundation.
Applying for the Scholarship:
Applications will be accepted annually from January 1 thru March 31.
Complete scholarship application form, found on the website www.imf4kids.org  starting January 1, 2020.
Submit the requested supporting documents listed below.
Documents can be scanned and emailed to aemery@imcu.com, faxed to (317-554-8121) or mailed to the Indiana Members Foundation, 5103 Madison Av, Indianapolis, IN 46227.

Supporting Documents:
Documents required for submission include:
Official Copy of most recent grades (including cumulative GPA); First year students, must submit a copy of college or university acceptance letter; Printed & Signed Scholarship Release, Permission & Consent Form.  Click Here for Form; After December 31, 2019  Click here for the online application Robert E Martin Collegiate Scholarship Grant
 

Scholarships from Learn More Indiana

11/04/2019

You don’t only have to rely on student loans in order to pay for school. There are many organizations across Indiana and beyond looking to help out students through scholarships and financial aid. Learn More Indiana guides you on how you can find these organizations and programs. Click the link below to see more.

Can I Get Help Paying for College?

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

11/01/2019

The online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at jackierobinson.org. The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm ET.

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship