Scholarship Applications

 

Scholarships are awarded to Pike seniors who excel in academic talents in the classroom or good citizenship in the community, and who plan to further their education.

Note: PTEF scholarships undergo periodic review and revision. We make every effort to keep this web site up to date with the latest scholarship information. For additional information about each PTEF scholarship including the number of each scholarship offered, amounts of each scholarship, deadlines, and criteria, please check with your counselor or view/print the scholarship applications for the current year.

Scholarship recipients will be announced at the PHS Honors Night in May.

» View past scholarship recipients.

Scholarships Offered


Clarence C. Wood Scholarship – $1000 award

The Clarence C. Wood Scholarship is established in honor of Clarence C. Wood, a 1943 graduate of Pike High School. Clarence graduated from Indiana University in 1950 after serving three years in the U.S. Navy. He spent most of his career in banking, being the first African-American banking center manager for American Fletcher National Bank (AFNB, now Chase Bank).
Clarence was dedicated to his family and to Pike Township, living and serving in Pike for more than 80 years. He served in many capacities including MSD Pike Township School Board, treasurer and president; Pike Alumni Association; Pike Historical Society; Pike Lions Club, treasurer and president. His Christian life was one of high character and moral values and of community service. Applicants for this scholarship should be prepared to express how they value community service, volunteering, and giving back to the Pike community.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here

Click here to download a PDF of the scholarship application.


The Shukla Family Scholarship – $2,500 award renewable for 4 years (for maximum of $10,000 total).

This scholarship was created by the Shukla family to support a deserving Pike senior in their pursuit of a college degree. Instead of being only a one-year scholarship, they wanted to support the student for four years to make a bigger impact in their life. Dr. and Mrs. Shukla, along with their three children, who are Pike graduates, know that Pike students have incredible potential but that college can be unattainable for some due to monetary constraints, and they want to help a deserving student who might not get help through other means.

To apply online, click here

Click here to download a PDF of the scholarship application


Maggie Harry Memorial Scholarship – $1000 award

This scholarship honors a PHS student who lost her life to bi-polar disease. Students applying for his scholarship should have made concentrate efforts to improve themselves and incorporate creativity into their lives. Applicants must be pursuing a Core 40 diploma or higher. The application includes a short essay response on a designated topic. A teacher reference is required. Finalists may be interviewed by the scholarship committee.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here

click here to download a pdf of the scholarship application


Plan to Succeed Scholarship – $1000 Award

This scholarship was created by a PHS Alumni and local business owner. Applicants must be a first-generation college student (the first member of your immediate family to attend college). They must be pursuing Core 40 diploma or higher and have a GPA of between 2.7 and 3.5. This application includes several questions that require an extended response. Applicants must also provide details of your community/school/work activities.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here

click here to download a PDF of the scholarship application.


Michael K. Guest Memorial Scholarship – $1000 Award


This scholarship was established in honor of an alumnus of Pike High School (1967)> Michael dedicated his career to law and raised his children in Pike Township. He pursued excellence, valued his family above all, and expected them to be hardworking, honest, and demonstrate high character, just as he strived to do. Applicants must be pursuing a Core 40 diploma or higher and have at least a 3.5 GPA. They must also provide details of community/school activities and prepare a short essay expressing how they represent the qualities Michael valued.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here

Click here to download a PDF of the scholarship application.


Hallmark of Excellence Scholarship – $1500 Award

This scholarship is for students who rank in the upper 10% of their graduating class and are pursuing a Core 40 diploma or higher. A short essay about a designated topic is required, along with details of your community/school involvement.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here

click here to download a pdf of the scholarship application.


Reaching for Success Scholarship 2017 – $2000 Award

This scholarship is for students who pursue excellence but are not in the top 10% of their class. Applicants must be pursuing a Core 40 diploma or higher and have at least a 3.0 GPA. A short essay answering specific questions is required, along with details of your community/school involvement.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here

Click here to download a PDF of the scholarship application.


Nathaniel Jones Scholarship – $1,000


This scholarship was created to honor the leadership legacy of nathaniel Jone who served as Superintendent of MSD Pike Township for 13 years before retiring in December 2016. Because Mr. Jones had a passion for education, applicants for this scholarship should be planning to pursue a degree in education. Applicants must be pursuing a Core 40 diploma or higher and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. They must also provide details of community/school activities and prepare a short essay about how your Pike education has fostered the desire to be an educator and about a specific educator who impacted your life.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here
Click here to download a pdf of this scholarship application.


Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship – $2000 Award

This scholarship is awarded to a student who was overcome a major obstacle or hardship while pursuing their education and maintaining at least a 2.5 GPA. A short essay describing how you overcame an obstacle is required, along with details of your community/school involvement.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here

click here to download a PDF of this scholarship application.


Richard H. Crosser Memorial Scholarship – $1,000

This scholarship is for a student who plans to pursue a two-year or four-year degree in structural engineering, architecture, building trades, drafting, business, finance, accounting, or another field related to building trades. Applicants must attend a college or university in Indiana. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. A short essay answering specific questions is required, along with details of your community/school involvement.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for this award

To apply online, click here

Click here to download a pdf of this scholarship application.


Pike High School Alumni Association Scholarships

The Pike Township Educational Foundation also administers several scholarships under the auspices of the Pike High School Alumni Association. These scholarship recipients are selected by a committee of Pike High School alumni.
Go here for more information and applications.


PHS Academy Scholarships

The Pike Township Educational Foundation awards scholarships to at least one senior student in each of the 8 PHS academies. Scholarship winners are selected by a committee composed of PHS staff. Applicants must be pursuing a Core 40 diploma or higher. GPA and other requirements vary by academy.

Many academy scholarship require documentation of community service hours. Click here to download the Community Service Log. This form can either be handed to your academy leader for inclusion with your application, scanned and emailed to scholarships@pike-ef.org, or scanned and attached to your online application.

To see the criteria for each academy scholarship, to apply online, or to download a PDF of the scholarship applications, click here


Pike Prep Academy Scholarships

Scholarship Amount: Determined by Pike Prep Academy counselor
This scholarship is awarded to one or more students. Recipient(s) are selected by the PPA staff. See the school guidance office for more information and an application.

 


Walter S. Moll Memorial Scholarship – $500 Award

This scholarship was established by the Moll family and Esco Communications in 1998 as a part of the Lilly Initiative Endowment Building campaign. Walter Moll was an innovative technician while working for Esco Communications.

This scholarship is for a student who plans to pursue a career in a technical area. Must have a GPA of 2.75 or greater. Contact the CCRC to schedule an interview. Recipient of this award is selected by PHS CCRC staff.

 

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

March 16, 2018 @ 3:00pm
Pike High School

Application materials for PTEF student scholarships must be received in the PHS College and Career Resource Center, by your academy leader, or submitted online no later than 3:00 p.m. on March 16, 2018.

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