This scholarship is given to a graduating senior:
- Applicants must have a declared major in sign language, speech, therapy, art, drama/theatre, or music.
- Applicants must rank in the upper ½ of the graduating class
- Applicants must be accepted by a college or university that he/she chooses
- Applicants must possess good character, initiative, and desire
The selection for these scholarships is based on the following criteria:
- Student Essay
- Extra-curricular Activities
- Teacher Evaluations
- Work Experience
- Community Service
- Phone-a-Thon Participation
The Founders’ Scholarship is being presented as a reflection of why the NorthWood Chapter of DFS was initially created in 1988. The focus is to select a hard-working student who will become a stable wage earner, a responsible citizen and a lifelong learner in adult life. This scholarship will be awarded to a NorthWood graduate who best meets the following criteria:
- The recipient plans to enroll in a course of study that will lead to an Associate’s degree or the completion of a one year Certified Program
- The recipient is in the top 50% of his/her graduating class
- The recipient participated in extra-curricular programs while at NorthWood
- (Academics, agriculture, athletics, fine arts, etc.)
- The recipient has significant after school or summer work experience
- The recipient has been recognized by the high school staff as a person who is compassionate and is committed to improving the lives of others
These scholarships are given to selected seniors and are based on need, scholastic standing and all around ability. Any student who is going to continue his/her education may apply.
- Applicants must rank in the upper 2/3 of their class and have a 3.5 GPA
- Has displayed leadership qualities in and out of school
- Is involved in community service (church, civic clubs, etc.)
- Additional criteria will include: need, teacher evaluation and attendance
These scholarships will be awarded to qualifying seniors who plan on furthering their education at a four-year college or university.
- Recipient needs to obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0
- Demonstrates strong character and have received positive teacher evaluations
- Preferably students are involved in activities and/or organizations outside the academic school day; whether participating in sports, performing arts, community service, or employment
The recipients of these scholarships must meet the following criteria:
- NorthWood High School graduate
- Recipient will be chosen from the Nappanee area
- Be active in their community groups, church and organizations
- Plan to study business at a 4-year college, junior college or technical school
- Priority will be given to students with a 2.0 – 3.0 average GPA
This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating student planning to pursue a 4-year degree in Healthcare. The student plans to major in Medicine, Physical Occupational or Speech Therapy. The recipient of this scholarship must have at least a 3.5 GPA and be involved in Community Service.
This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduating yearbook staff member planning to attend college or a technical school. The member must be in good standing with the staff and advisor to be eligible.
This scholarship is based on scholastic achievements by a graduate enrolling in an Indiana college or university and pursuing a degree in education or business.
This scholarship is based on the scholastic achievements of a graduating senior enrolling in an Indiana college, university, or tech school and pursuing a business, engineering or technology degree.