Scholarship opportunities available


GREENFIELD – Several scholarship opportunities are available to Hancock County high school students and adult learners, and deadlines to apply are approaching this month.

Here’s a list of scholarships available.

Students can access applications through their Naviance accounts, their high school guidance offices or through the contact information listed below.

The Hancock County Community Foundation has $425,000 in scholarships to award. Many scholarship applications have a deadline of Feb. 4. Visit for details.

The Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship awards $2,500 to Indiana high school seniors who have lost a parent or have a parent currently undergoing breast cancer treatment. Deadline is Feb. 4.

The Elks Legacy Scholarship awards $4,000 to eligible children or grandchildren of Elks members. Deadline is Feb. 7.

Ninestar Connect is offering customers the NineStar Scholarship by a random drawing. Deadline is Feb. 11.

The Greenfield Central School Foundation is offering four scholarships to graduating seniors. There is one common application to complete and then a separate essay for each of the four scholarships, due Feb. 15. The Jane Marilyn Haines Foster scholarship is $8,000 a year for four years; the Patricia Sue Pope scholarship is given to two students at $2,000 a year for four years; the Shirley Gibbs scholarship is given to two students at $2,000 a year for four years; and the Kathy Dowling Legacy Scholarship is $1,000. Visit for details.

Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program provides up to four years of undergraduate tuition to income-eligible students at participating colleges or universities in Indiana, as well as step-by-step guidance and support to make sure they succeed in college and receive support to finish their degree. Visit for details.

Several scholarships are available for Hancock County residents through Tri Kappa Sorority, Upsilon Chapter, Greenfield. There are four $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors, as well as two scholarships for adults wishing to further their education or training. All six have an application deadline of March 31. Send applications to [email protected] Any questions about the applications can be sent to scholarship chair Sandy Miller at [email protected]

Community groups or clubs with scholarship opportunities not listed here can email information to [email protected]


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