Scholarship Updates


JIM COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Any student who is planning to major in a science field or science education is eligible to apply for this scholarship. A short essay is required. Applications are available in the guidance office. Deadline for applications is May 15, 2015.

BEREA MASONIC LODGE #617 SCHOLARSHIP: One Rockcastle County High School senior is guaranteed to receive this scholarship! Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and must list any community service and/or work experience completed during high school. Applications are in the guidance office, and the deadline for submission is May 5th.


ROCKCASTLE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP: The Rockcastle County Chamber of Commerce is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one graduating RCHS senior. Applicants must include 2 letters of recommendation (preferably one educational reference and one community reference) and a short (one page) essay. Applications are available in the guidance office. Deadline for applications is April 24, 2015.

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS: Several scholarships in varying amounts will be awarded to RCHS seniors who are planning to go to college or technical school. The scholarships include: THE WAYNE STEWART SCHOLARSHIP, THE ERIC PONDER SCHOLARSHIP, THE GATLIFF CRAIG SCHOLARSHIP, THE COMMUNITY TRUST SCHOLARSHIP, THE CITIZEN’S BANK SCHOLARSHIP, THE ROCKCASTLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL SCHOLARSHIP, THE ROCKCASTLE WELLNESS SCHOLARSHIP, and other community scholarships may be included as well. There is ONE application for these scholarships; the committee will meet to determine awards. A short essay is required (300 words or less). Applications are available in the guidance office. Deadline for applications is May 1, 2015.

ROCKCASTLE KIWANIS/GINNY GILPATRICK SCHOLARSHIP: The Rockcastle Kiwanis Club is offering this scholarship in the amount of $1000 to one graduating senior who has been active in community service. Applicants MUST be active members of the RCHS Key Club. Applications are available in the guidance office, or students can get an application from Ms. Kayla Bryant, sponsor of the Key Club. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2015.

13TH REGION DIRECTORS OF PUPIL PERSONNEL SCHOLARSHIP: A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from the 13th region who has maintained perfect attendance for his or her senior year. Consideration may be given for perfect attendance throughout school years. In addition to perfect attendance for the senior year, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, be accepted to a college or technical school, and must submit a short essay. Deadline to submit applications to counselors is April 30, 2015.


There are folders in the guidance office where you can turn these scholarship forms in!

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