Scholarship Information

  2018 Scholarships Opportunities
for 
Ben Davis and BDU Applicants

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Jeff Morel Memorial Endowed Scholarship ($500-$1,000) – Jeff Morel was a Wayne Township School Bus Driver diagnosed with a liver disease. He was to have received a liver transplant, but the disease claimed his life at age 35. Jeff’s fellow bus drivers worked diligently to raise funds to supplement expenses incurred in the course of his illness. His never-ending courage, bright outlook on life and his encouragement to young people to seek their full potential and continue their education prompted the drivers to utilize the extra funds to establish this scholarship fund.  There are no unique criteria for this scholarship.

Kyle Hohn Memorial Endowed Scholarship ($500-$1,000) – The Kyle Hohn Memorial Scholarship was established in 2003 in honor of Kyle J. Hohn, a 1988 Ben Davis High School Alumnus who passed away January 5, 2002, following a sixteen-month battle with renal cell carcinoma.  Unique Criteria:  Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Special consideration given to:  Applicants who display a strong work ethic; Applicants who display a strong commitment to their school and community; Applicants who are interested in a   career in the building trade industry and who may be studying: architectural engineering, mechanical engineering, architecture, construction management or construction technology; Applicants who have struggled with the learning disability dyslexia.

Richard H. Crosser Memorial Endowed Scholarship ($500-$1,500) – The Richard H. Crosser Memorial Scholarship Fund for the Wayne Township Education Foundation was established in 1999 by Crossmann Communities. Crossmann Communities gave $100 to the scholarship fund for every house sold in our township.  Unique Criteria:  Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and attend an Indiana college or university.  Special consideration will be given to:  Applicants who are interested in a career in the building trade industry and who may be studying: architectural engineering, mechanical engineering, architecture, construction management or construction technology; Applicants who are interested in a career in business, accounting, finance, urban planning, industrial arts education, or real estate sales and management.

The Harold “Hap” Skillman Memorial Endowed Scholarship ($500-$1,000) – The Skillman Corporation established the Skillman Corporation Scholarship Fund for the Wayne Township Education Foundation in 2001.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Special consideration will be given to Applicants who are interested in a career in the building trade industry and who may be studying: architectural engineering, mechanical engineering, architecture, construction management or construction technology.

Superintendent’s Endowed Scholarship (at least $1,000 renewed for four years) – This scholarship will be awarded each year to one or more M.S.D. Wayne Township seniors seeking a post-secondary degree in education.  Applicant must plan to major in education and maintain that major throughout college.  Applicant must plan to complete a four-year program at an accredited college or university in Indiana.  Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Applicant must have an attendance rate of 95% each year of high school (9, 10, 11, 12).  Applicant must have participated in school-sponsored extra-curricular activities and must have involvement in community and/or church activities while in high school.

Download Savannah Bettis Memorial Endowed Scholarship ($500) – The Savannah Bettis Memorial Scholarship was established in 2017 in memory of Ben Davis senior Savannah Bettis, who passed away in 2015, just days before graduation, after being overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning in a vehicle.  Applicants must be a graduating Ben Davis senior, plan to complete a two or four-year program at an accredited college or university and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Special consideration will be given to applicants who participated in a Ben Davis choir.

Download Carrlis “Ed” Camden Memorial Scholarship ($500) – This scholarship honors former Wayne Township administrator Carrlis Edwin Camden, who worked for M.S.D. Wayne from 1963 to 1987, and passed away May 16, 2013.  Applicants must be a graduating Ben Davis or Ben Davis University High School senior, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, plan to complete a four-year program at an accredited college or university.  Special consideration will be given to students who display a strong work ethic and commitment to their school and/or community, students who display an interest in the field of Education or Business.

Wayne Township Education Foundation Scholarship Deadline: March 9, 2018

For Additional Information Contact: Lisa.Baize@wayne.k12.in.us or Call 317-988-7966