Scholarship Application: Michael K. Guest 2019


The Michael K. Guest Memorial Scholarship is established in honor of Michael Guest, a 1967 graduate of Pike High School. He is an alumnus of Indiana University and Indiana University School of Law. He dedicated his career to law and returned to Pike Township to live. Michael was driven for excellence, while his moral compass guided his choices in life. Nothing was more important to Michael than his family. He expected his family to be hardworking, honest, and demonstrate high character, just as he strived to do. Applicants for this scholarship should be prepared to express how they represent these characteristics.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000 award; must be used for payment of tuition/fees or on-campus housing at the university student attends.

Criteria: This award is presented to at least one senior student who best meets the following criteria:

  1. You must be senior at Pike High School pursuing a Core 40 distinction or higher.
  2. You must have been a Pike High School student for grades 9-12.
  3. You must have a GPA of 3.5 or greater.
  4. You must plan to further your education at a college, university, or technical school, and you must meet the necessary entrance requirements of that institution.
  5. You must be an active participant of the community, demonstrated by your involvement in extracurricular activities, athletics, or service activities.
  6. You must complete all sections of the application and include the separate documents referenced in the application.

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


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 documents, 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:

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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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The Pike Township Educational Foundation places great emphasis on the applicant's response to the essay portion of the application. Please complete an essay to answer the following questions.

1. How have you been an active participant of Pike Township? Describe your participation in extracurricular activities, athletic, or service activities, and how they have impacted your community. 2. Give examples of how you are hardworking, honest, and demonstrate 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?

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 Service, Employment/Work Experience.


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Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Your application must include the following information: Personal Data, Resume, Essay, Transcript, and Letter of Acceptance from college or university. These documents may be uploaded above or emailed to:

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