Application – Blair Wheat Memorial

 

This scholarship was established in loving memory of Blair Wheat, a 1995 graduate of Pike High School who excelled in academics, soccer, and diving and was a friend to all. He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a degree in English and film studies and furthered his studies by earning a law degree at the John Marshall Law School. He practiced law as a guardian ad litem, providing service to children under care of the courts, and later found his passion in immigration law. He helped countless immigrants pursue the American dream by providing legal services so they could seek opportunity in our country.

Scholarship Amount: $10,000 per year, with annual renewal for four years. Total value: $40,000. Must be applied to tuition, fees, and housing at Indiana University Bloomington. Annual renewal dependent on maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

Just as Blair found his passion in providing opportunity to others, so too does this scholarship seek to provide opportunity to an individual with demonstrated need of financial assistance to attend college.

  1. You must be a senior at Pike High School pursuing a Core 40 diploma or higher with a GPA of 3.5 or greater.
  2. You must pursue your college education at Indiana University Bloomington.
  3. You must demonstrate financial need to attend college.
  4. It is desirable that you be an active participant of the community, demonstrated by your participation in extracurricular activities, athletics, or service activities.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Please make sure you meet all the requirements for this scholarship before filling out this form. All fields are required unless otherwise noted. If you need additional space or to send your transcript and letter of acceptance, you may upload a file (Microsoft Word DOC, Adobe PDF, text, JPEG, GIF, or PNG format) using the file upload near the bottom. You may also email these to: scholarships@pike-ef.org


Student Name:

Parent / Guardian Name(s):

Address:

Zip Code:

Phone:

Alternate Phone (optional):

E-mail:

Grade Point Average (obtain from the Guidance Office):


ESSAY:
The Pike Township Educational Foundation places great emphasis on the applicant’s response to the essay portion of the application. Please prepare an essay of no more than the equivalent of three (3) typed pages in length, answering the following questions.

  1. How have you been an active participant of Pike Township? Describe your participation in extracurricular activities, athletics, or service activities and how they have impacted your community.
  2. Give examples of how you are hard working, honest, and have demonstrated high character. Describe how your life choices have impacted your family in a positive manner.
  3. What are your plans for studies in college? What are your professional and personal aspirations for your future?
  4. How have you made an impact in the world beyond your immediate surroundings?
    Please include programs or other community impact projects.
  5. How will this scholarship impact your ability to attend college?

Awards and Activities:
Please identify (in list form) any school or community awards, clubs, and activities to support your application. These activities include Honors and Awards, Performing Arts, Athletics, PHS Extracurricular Activities, Community Sevice.


Name of the Institution You Plan to Attend:

Proposed Field of Study:

Application Status (select one):


Release Your Transcript:

I hereby certify that the information provided in this application is, to the best of my knowledge, complete and accurate. I grant permission to the Pike Township Educational Foundation to verify this information. I also grant permission to PTEF to use excerpts from my application for marketing purposes.

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Notes (optional):
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Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Your application must include the following information: Personal Data, Awards and Activities, Essay, Transcript (uploaded above or emailed to scholarships@pike-ef.org), Letter of Acceptance from college or university (uploaded or emailed if available)

Scholarship applications are due at 3:00 p.m. on Not scheduled yet.. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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