Application: The Shukla Family Scholarship


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.

Scholarship Amount: $2,500 award renewable for 4 years (for maximum of $10,000 total), provided the student maintains a 2.8 cumulative GPA while pursuing their degree. Student will be required to submit their transcript annually. To be used for payment of tuition/fees or on-campus housing at the university the student attends.

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

  1. You must be a senior at Pike High School who has between a 2.5 and 3.5 un-weighted GPA (attach transcript).
  2. You cannot be part of the 21st Century Scholars Program.
  3. You must be pursuing Core 40 distinction or higher.
  4. You must plan to further your education at a public college, university, or technical school in the state of Indiana* and must meet the necessary entrance requirements of that institution. *also eligible if attending an out-of-state college or university with reciprocal tuition agreement; please provide documentation
  5. 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:

Student Name:

Parent / Guardian Name(s):


Zip Code:


Alternate Phone (optional):


Grade Point Average (obtain from the Guidance Office):

Name of the Institution You Plan to Attend:

Proposed Field of Study:

Application Status (select one):

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. If I am selected as the recipient, I consent to having this award announced publicly.

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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 would being awarded this four-year scholarship affect your ability to attend the college of your choice? 2. What is your planned field of study? Why did you choose this? If you're undecided, what are your plans to determine what you'd like to study?

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.

Notes (optional):
Use this space to supply any additional information.

Upload Additional Files - your transcript and letter of acceptance:


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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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