College and Scholarship Newsletter

November 23, 2021

NEW - FAFSA Completion Night at CNHS

FAFSA completion night on December 6th from 4-7 in room 1004A. There will be people from InvestED to assist parents and students with their FAFSA. This is a free event.
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.

NEW - Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority Scholarship

Theta Chapter of Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority will be awarding a $1,000.00 scholarship to a 2022 graduating senior, who is pursuing post-graduate work in a technical school, trade school, two-year or four-year college program. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need, character and personal development.

Students must complete the paper application and return it to their counselor to finalize. Applications are available in the Counseling Center, see Sarah Dismore for a copy.

All applications must be submitted no later than Friday April 29, 2022 to be considered.
For more information click this link

NEW - Jackie Robinson Scholarship

The online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is available at Through the JRF application, more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the foundation's namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a JRF Scholarship is January 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. ET.

About JRF:
The JRF Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, JRF Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF's celebrated "42 Strategies for Success Curriculum." This four-year program guides JRF Scholars to effectively navigate their college environments, explore career options, develop leadership skills, and embrace a commitment to service. The program also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of Jackie Robinson, encouraging JRF Scholars to positively impact the lives of others.
To learn more about JRF, please visit their website at

Bartholomew Consolidated School Foundation Scholarships

The School Foundation's scholarships are open and ready to accept applications through March 1, 2022.

Visit the BCSF website for current scholarship listings:

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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Important information for Seniors, class of 2022!

Cap and Gown order forms

FAFSA meeting dates

+ other important information for seniors!

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Financial Aid Night 2021 - Slide Presentation

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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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Online college applications

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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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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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Be sure to sign up for the Counseling Center Newsletter for more valuable information and resources! Click the link below: