HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

The following scholarships are for high school seniors who want to attend Sullivan University during the year of their graduation. To be awarded one of these scholarships the student must start in the summer or fall quarter of the year of their high school graduation. The student must complete an application form and submit any other required documentation to be considered for these scholarships. These are one time scholarships and unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description, required applications and documentation are due before the student’s registration date.

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarship (Programs other than NCHS)

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department. Submit an official high school transcript AND official record of ACT/SAT scores or have completed a proctored Academic Placement Assessment (APA) at Sullivan University.

Basis for Selection: Must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 at the end of the student’s high school junior year or the end of the first semester of senior year AND a minimum ACT (20), SAT (1060), or APA (20) score (see grid below)

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment or equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment

Eligibility: Must be a first-time student at Sullivan University and must have completed high school within the most recent school year. Student must start classes no later than the fall quarter following the end of the high school year. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment.

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: The amount of the scholarships will be determined based on the following grid:

NCHS Academic Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department. Submit an official high school transcript AND official record of ACT/SAT scores or have completed a proctored Academic Placement Assessment (APA) at Sullivan University.

Basis for Selection: Must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 at the end of the student’s high school junior year or the end of the first semester of senior year AND a minimum ACT (21), SAT (1060), or APA (20) score (see grid below)

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment or equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment

Eligibility: Must be a first-time student at Sullivan University and must have completed high school within the most recent school year. Student must have applied for and be accepted into either the Associate of Science in Culinary Arts or the Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts and must start classes no later than the fall quarter following the end of the high school year. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment.

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: The amount of the scholarships will be determined based on the following grid:

Participation Scholarships

Competition Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: High school students who participate in competitions in high school at the state, regional, or national levels have the opportunity to win one Sullivan competition

scholarship. The competition may be food competition, business related, etc. Sullivan University usually has representation at these events (i.e. FCCLA, ProStart, Skills USA, FBLA, etc.) to present scholarships to the winners.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment or equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment

Eligibility: Only one competition scholarship will be awarded per student regardless of the number of competitions won during high school. Awards are payable toward majors related to the competition from which so earned. Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment.

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: The amount of the scholarships will be determined by the Director of Admissions and may be up to the following amounts:

Regionals:

1st Place: $12,000 2nd Place: $8,000 3rd Place: $4,000 State:

1st Place: $16,000 2nd Place: $10,000 3rd Place: $6,000 National:

1st Place: Full Tuition and Fees 2nd Place: Full Tuition

3rd Place: $20,000

Recognition Award

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: Awarded based on a teacher recommendation of a student, with exemplary kitchen skills, participating in degree-focused curriculum at the high school level. The student must come from a school with a competition team that either didn’t place at a regional, state or national event OR the student wasn’t select for the competition team that did compete. This award cannot be combined with a competition scholarship.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: $3,000

Eagle Scout Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: High school students must have attained recognition of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America; have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA; have a minimum 17 ACT, 1365 SAT, or 15 APA score.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: Full Tuition toward an associate degree

Educator’s Scholarship

Application Procedure: Kentucky High School Guidance Counselors/Teachers who have

participated in the university’s Educator’s Day training may nominate one (1) high school senior from their high school who meets the criteria for admission to Sullivan University. Contact the Lexington Campus Admissions Department.

Basis for Selection: Must be a high school senior who meets the criteria for admission and is selected from their high school. Must possess career aspirations, have a documented personal goal to complete a career degree and be enrolled full-time in an Associate Degree program of study. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Deadline: June 15 of each calendar year

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous full-time enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: Up to $2,000

Career Coach Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: Must be a first-time student to Sullivan University and have completed the six-question Career Coach Assessment.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part-time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment throughout their first academic year (three quarters). Scholarships that continue beyond the first academic year, or are awarded beyond a student’s first academic year, require a minimum of a 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment.

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually.

Amount: $1,000

Gold Award Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: High school students must have attained the recognition of Gold Award from the Girl Scouts of America; have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA; have a minimum 17 ACT, 1365 SAT, or 15 APA score.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: Full Tuition toward an associate degree

Governor’s Scholar Scholarship

The mission of the Governor’s Scholar Program is to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders and to create models of educational excellence for teachers and students.

Application Procedure: Submit documentation of being a Governor’s Scholar Program graduate to the Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: High school student must be a current Kentucky resident; have completed the ACT or SAT; have a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA; have a minimum 21 ACT, 1365 SAT, or 20 APA score; have met all requirements of the Governor’s Scholar program.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Full tuition through a bachelor’s degree for full-time enrollment

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 3.0 quarterly GPA with continuous full-time enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amount: Full tuition through a bachelor’s degree

Homeschool Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: Within one year of completing the minimum high school course of study, student must submit a letter of recommendation from his/her pastor, supervisor or manager of where they work, or other affiliations the student may have, as well as an essay on “The

importance of my major in today’s workforce.” Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amount: $3,000

Imagine America Scholarship – High School Students

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department or go to www.imagine-america.org. Once the student completes the application, a notice is sent to the high school and the counselor will need to either approve or reject the application. If approved, a notice is then sent to the college where it will receive the final approval and then be submitted to the Financial Planning Office.

Basis for Selection: Must be a high school senior, be a US citizen or permanent US resident, be enrolled in the Imagine America Program before submitting an application, and apply at www.imagine-america.org. As determined by the student’s high school counselor, the student must demonstrate likelihood of successful completion of postsecondary education, have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA, and demonstrate financial need and voluntary community service during senior year.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amount: $1,000

Ken Byrd Scholarship

Ken Byrd was a mentor to many at Sullivan University. His kind and compassionate manner made him easy to get along with and a joy to be around. He touched the hearts of so many and positively impacted the lives of those around him.

Application Procedure: Submit an official transcript, test scores and a 300-word (handwritten on lined paper) essay on the topic of: “Who has been a mentor in your life; how has that person positively impacted you in achieving your dream?” to the Admissions Department.

Basis for Selection: High school student must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA, a minimum 17 ACT, 1365 SAT, or 15 APA score, and completed 30 documented hours of voluntary community service. The essay will be graded on content, grammar, style and penmanship.

Deadline: April 13th of each calendar year

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment (Louisville Campus Only)

Number of Students: 1 Awarded annually Amount: $3,000

Culinary Mystery Basket Competition Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact the Lexington Campus Culinary Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: High school seniors, who have submitted an enrollment agreement to either the Associate Degree in Culinary Arts or Personal/Private Chef Diploma program and enter as a first-year student, may create and submit an original recipe. Selected finalists will prepare their recipes for a panel of judges on campus in a competition held in the spring quarter. A complete list of details is available through the Lexington Campus Culinary Admissions Department.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain continuous enrollment (Lexington Campus Only) Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually Amounts: Up to $3,000

National Award of Excellence Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: Must be a high school student residing in university housing; have a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA; have a minimum 21 ACT, 1365 SAT, or 20 APA score.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment. Must continue to live in university housing.

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually Amount: $3,000

Stephanie Thornton Memorial Scholarship

Application Procedure: This scholarship is given to a high school senior and junior that are chosen by RG Drage Technical Center in Ohio and the Thornton family. Applications and

questions regarding selection should be addressed to the RG Drage Technical Center Counseling Office.

Basis for selection: Two high school juniors and one high school senior currently attending RG Drage Technical Center will be selected annually to receive this scholarship.

Deadline: Determined by RG Drage Technical Center and is announced at the school annually.

Term: Scholarship will be applied equally over 6 quarters. This award amount will be in addition to the scholarship amount awarded directly from the Stephanie Thornton Memorial Scholarship fund. The junior and senior scholarship cannot be combined if the same student wins each year. The larger amount will be awarded. Any students who receive the Stephanie Thornton Senior Scholarship automatically forfeit their eligibility for all other Sullivan University scholarships excluding National Award of Excellence and Competition Scholarships.

Eligibility: Student must maintain continuous full-time enrollment.

Number of students: 2 high school juniors and 1 high school senior annually.

Amounts: $10,000 awarded to 1 high school senior. $2,000 awarded to 2 high school juniors.

Teacher Recommendation Scholarship

Application Procedure: Submit a 150-word essay and a letter of recommendation to the Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: Must be a high school student who receives a letter of recommendation on school letterhead from a teacher, counselor or advisor of a club (i.e. FBLA, FCCLA, DECA,

etc.), who can speak highly of the student and student’s desire to be successful in the his/her chosen program; must submit a 150-word essay on “The importance of my major in today’s workforce.”

Deadline: Second Friday in June of each calendar year

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amount: $2,000

Technology Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: Must be a high school senior who has successfully completed any IT certification test prior to the beginning of classes at Sullivan. Must be pursuing a degree in the Information Technology or Computer Information Technology field.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part- time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amount: $3,000

Tuition Pre-Payment Scholarship

Application Procedure: This scholarship is given to high school students who provide documentation from a bank statement showing a savings account for their college education.

Basis for selection: Must be a high school student. Deadline: Not Applicable

Term: Paid in lump sum in first quarter.

Eligibility: Student must maintain continuous full-time enrollment (Louisville Campus Only) Number of students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually.

Amounts: Match 5% of the lump sum payment made to the university on or before registration day. (Maximum scholarship amount not to exceed $2,000)

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