College and Scholarship Newsletter

October 8, 2021

Information in this top section of our newsletter will change frequently.  Scholarships listed here are either new, approaching deadlines, or specific to our school/community.  Check back often!


FEATURED SCHOLARSHIPS are at the top of the list!

Information in this section of our newsletter will change frequently. Scholarships listed here are either new, approaching deadlines, or specific to our school/community. Check back often!
After the featured section, there is a link that will take you to a longer list of available scholarships and other helpful resources.

DUE 10/8 - IU Groups Scholars Program

Attention Seniors interested in attending Indiana University Bloomington:

The IU Groups Scholars Program helps low income students achieve their dream of attending IU Bloomington. Benefits of the program include extensive tutoring, financial aid, and summer "on-campus" experience for six weeks where students earn IU class credits and jump start their degree program. Minimum GPA for acceptance is a 2.8. Student's high school coursework must include two years of World Language and a semester of Pre-Cal or Trigonometry. Please email Ms. Freshour if you think you qualify and want more information about the opportunity. The program application has a Fall 2021 deadline and students must meet with Ms. Freshour before Fall Break to be eligible.

More information:

NEW - Bartholomew Consolidated School Foundation Scholarships

The School Foundation's scholarships are now open and ready to accept applications through March1, 2022.

Visit the BCSF website for current scholarship listings:

NEW - Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow - Applications open October 1-31st

Every year, Indiana Teachers hosts our #20for20 scholarship campaign to award 20 teachers a full program scholarship. We will accept scholarship submissions from October 1-31.

Here is a link to an informational flyer and the link to apply Teacher Licensure Scholarship

NEW - Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship

The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship opens October 1 and provides up to $7,500 per year of college (up to $30,000 total) for top performing Hoosier students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after earning their degrees. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2022.

For questions about state financial aid, students can contact the Indiana Commission for Higher Education by phone at 888-528-4719 or via email at

National Honor Society Scholarship

This is a great opportunity for your National Honor Society seniors to get recognized for their hard work and leadership at your school. Many are awarded over $5,000 towards college tuition.

If you have senior NHS members thinking about college, encourage them to apply to the NHS Scholarship by December 1! And don’t worry--there’s not just one winner; NHS will award 600 students with a scholarship!

NHS is officially accepting applications for this year! Here are some NHS Scholarship Application Guides:

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2021.

Heritage Fund Scholarships

The Heritage Fund of Bartholomew County offers over 85 scholarships to area seniors. Criteria and requested materials for each scholarship vary. Applicants should read criteria and requirements carefully under the Scholarship Listing available at

NEW: Combined Scholarship Application: Looking for a specific scholarship? Most are applied for on the COMBINED!

Indiana university scholarship opportunities

We encourage all admitted students to seek out scholarships to help cover the cost of college, whether you’re a first-year student, a student transferring to IU, a nontraditional student, or even a current Hoosier.

Purdue university scholarship opportunities

#1 Indiana college in terms of graduate's ability to repay student debt.

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Episode 1: College Info For Seniors

The information in this episode is most timely for our seniors, however, we encourage all of our students to listen if they want to learn some information about the college application process.

Topics discussed:

Admissions Information - 1:20

Parchment/Common App/Letters of Recommendation - 4:01

College Terminology - 7:02

Financial Aid - 10:05

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IUPUC Campus Tour - School of Education

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you love to learn new things? Do you want to work in a fun and creative environment?

Join the IUPUC Division of Education for the Teacher Education VIP Day to learn more about teacher education opportunities on our campus. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, November 2 from 9am to 2pm
Meet in the Auditorium in the Learning Center

The day will include:
IUPUC Office of Admission Presentation
IUPUC Office of Scholarships Information Session
A panel of Teacher Education Candidates (Current College Students)
Observation of a college class
Campus Tour

This is considered a College Tour/Visit and will be an excused absence. Please fill out the College Visit form available in the Deans Office.


Sign up:

College Visit Form:

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SAT Prep Course - offered by Sylvan

Are you ready for the SAT?
The college admissions process can be a nail-biting experience. Our SylvanPrep for SAT can help reduce student stress and increase test scores for one of the most important exams of a student's academic life.

Open to high school students, all grade levels. Tuition for this six-week course is $295, includes 24 hours of instruction, two practice tests (available in-person or at-home), two textbooks students keep, and software used in the course.

Classes are held 1-5pm for six Sunday afternoons starting October 17th.
To register, visit or call 317-346-6604.

This course prepares students for the December 4th SAT.

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Online college applications

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Financial Aid Night 2021 - Slide Presentation

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College Goal Sunday - IUPUC - November 7th

On November 7th, 2021 College Goal Sunday will take place at 38 locations (listed below) across Indiana. Please join our financial aid experts from all across the state who will be available between 2 and 4pm Local Time, to help all attendees with filing their FAFSA.

Link to Indiana Locations:

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Virtual College Tours

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Indiana Virtual College Exploration Program

NACAC Virtual College Fairs is great opportunity for your students (and families) to explore institutions near and far.

Virtual Midwest College Showcase

You are invited to attend the Midwest College Showcase Virtual College Fair Series, where you can talk with 27 of the best small colleges in the United States!

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Please be advised that during fall break, transcripts will not be processed. All Parchment requests will be resumed on Monday October 18, 2021.


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Columbus North Counseling Center

Don't miss a thing. Look for important information and announcements of the Columbus North Counseling Center facebook, Instagram or Twitter accounts.

Contact Information

Together with family, school, and community the CNHS Counseling Department commits to help students' academic, social/personal, and career development.

Patrick Pemberton- Director Counseling Center/Director Special Education Grades 9-12

Sandy Freshour- Counselor (A-FO)

MJ Shireman- Counselor (FP-LL)

Seth Ragsdale- Counselor (LM-ROG)

Emily Tucker- Counselor (ROH-Z)

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