2019-2020 Summary of Local Scholarships

All Scholarships must be returned by Monday, March 16, 2020 by 3:30 p.m. to the guidance office.

Scholarship availability and monies stated are subject to change.

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Jim Blount Memorial Scholarship – $ Varies $ Renewable
Use Common Application Plus Attachment
This scholarship is given to a student who is planning on continuing their education in a vocational trade and technical career area.

Contact information: Sandy Thomas - send email

Everett & Jayne Colvin Vocational Scholarship – $1,000
Use Common Application
Must be attending an accredited vocational, technical, or nursing school. Three scholarships awarded.

Contact information: Doug Gehrke - Douglas.Gehrke@ampf.com

Compton Engineering Scholarship Fund – $500
Use Common Application
Scholarship recipients must major in engineering at an accredited four year public or private institution of higher learning.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159
                                                                                                                                  
James R. Cook PHS Class of 1961 Scholarship Fund – $350
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Awarded to a Plymouth High School graduate who is planning to attend a vocational or trade school in the state of Indiana. Student must be a B/C student.

Staff Sergeant Justin DeCrow Memorial Scholarship – $450
Use Common Application
Must be a senior with a GPA. of 2.5 or higher and must have community service experience. This scholarship is non-renewable and to be used for higher education expenses.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Delta Theta Tau Scholarship – $1,000 - Two scholarships will be awarded.
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Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, school, of nursing, or vocational school in Indiana next year.

Contact information: Hermania Ludwig - send an email to Hermania Ludwig at mhlclassicimage@gmail.com

Todd Edwards Memorial Scholarship  – $800
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Preference is given to students who have taken art and music classes.
Applicants must plan to attend a 4 year college or art school.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Katherine E. Garn Scholarship – $150
Use Common Application
Must be a graduating senior who will study at an accredited college or university in the fall.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Beatrice I. Goss Scholarship Fund –  $ Varies $
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Must be a resident of Marshall County and be attending a college, university, vocational school, or private study program. The award will be based upon academic record, character, financial need, and musical ability (when applicable).    

Contact information: call Mary Sieg-Hoover at - 952-4730

Timothy J. Hochstetler Scholarship – $857 each
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Award must be applied towards expenses in an accredited college or institution of advanced training. Two scholarships will be awarded to either a senior male or female who has shown outstanding performance in athletics; Male applicants must letter in baseball, football, or wrestling. Female applicants must letter in any sport.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Hoosier Old Wheels Scholarship – $1,000
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Open to any student attending post-secondary education program. There is no formal GPA requirement. Student must be focusing on a degree or certificate program in automotive, industrial, or mechanical studies.

Hoosier Old Wheels is an automotive hobbyist club that was formed in 1971, dedicated to preserving classic cars and promoting the future growth of the industry and hobby.

Contact information: Doug Gehrke - Douglas.Gehrke@ampf.com

Hoosier Tire Scholarship - $1,000 - Two scholarships will be awarded.
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Eligible applicants are those pursuing a degree or advanced certification with full-time enrollment at any accredited technical, two-year, or four-year institution within the state of Indiana in one or more of the following programs: Accounting, Automation Robotics, Business Management, Chemical Engineering, Human Relations, Industrial Engineering, IT Logistics Mechanical Engineering or related fields. The applicant must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.80 on a 4 point scale. Awards will be merit and financial need-based and will be given to students who are not receiving multiple scholarships.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Bruce Huff Memorial Scholarship - $200
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Eligible applicants will be interested in pursuing studies in the trades. One letter of recommendation is required, and the award will be based on academic, community and personal merit and/or financial need.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Sanford O. Jacox Memorial Scholarship – $650
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To be applied towards educational expenses. Preference given to students ranking below the top 10% of the class who plan to attend an accredited institution in either the field of industrial tech or vocational education.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Nancy Jaynes Scholarship Fund – $900
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Must plan to further his/her studies in Family and Consumer Science or Culinary Arts at an accredited public or private institution of higher learning. Must possess a positive attitude with a compassion for helping others. Preference will be given to a student who participates in community service related to cancer awareness.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Kiwanis Ancilla College Scholarship – $1,000
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Must be attending Ancilla College.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson at 935-5159

Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship – $1,000
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Must belong to Key Club and has met the Key Club standards.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson at 935-5159

Kiwanis Legacy Scholarship-Kiwanis Club of Plymouth Child or Grandchild – $1,000
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Applicant must have an active member in the Plymouth, Indiana Kiwanis Club

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson at 935-5159

Kiwanis Troy Gambrel Memorial Outstanding Speech Student Scholarship – $1,000
Use Common Application Plus Attachment 1  and Attachment 2
Must be an active member of the Speech Team.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson at 935-5159

Kiwanis Vocational Scholarship – $1,000
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Must be applied towards expenses in an approved vocational training school.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson at 935-5159

Knights of Columbus – $500
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Given to a senior who is a practicing Catholic active in St. Michael's or St. Mary's of the Lake Parish. Must be applied towards an accredited college, university, trade or technical school in the fall.

Contact information: call Brad Serf at 286-3536

Marohn Scholarship – $500
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Three are given. Must be applied towards expenses in an accredited trade or technical school. Show proof of acceptance into a post-secondary school that is goal oriented in the Vocational Trades area. Applicants must be resident of and attend a Marshall County high school.

Contact information: Sandy Thomas - send email

Marshall County Blueberry Festival Scholarship – $500
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Three scholarships will be awarded. Student must have a strong background in community service and extracurricular activities with special attention given to volunteer time during the Blueberry Festival in parking or helping before, during, or after the festival. Recipient must be a Marshall County resident.

Contact information: call Larry Faulstich at 936-8953

Marshall County Running Club - $ Varies $
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The applicant must be a Marshall County resident involved in community service and in running cross country and must have a high school cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. The application may be a member of the Marshall County Running Club.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Mattix Scholarship – $ Varies $
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Preference is given to students who will be attending an accredited vocational school. Students planning to attend a college or university may also apply.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Crystal M. Metsker Scholarship – $1,000
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Two scholarships are given each year. Applicants must attend an accredited university, trade or vocational school in Indiana.

Contact information: Janet Smith - (574) 936-4317 or send email

Fred Morrow Memorial Scholarship – $500
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Must be attending an accredited college, university trade or technical school in the State of Indiana.

Contact information: call Tom Black at 936-5848

Marian and Stephen Wayne Munn Agriculture Scholarship – $400
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Must be majoring in agriculture.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Sergeant Jason L. Nemeth Memorial Scholarship – $600
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Scholarship recipient must be a graduating senior having achieved a high school cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Ounce of Prevention Scholarship – $1,000
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This scholarship is to benefit anyone who has been touched by cancer or has been an active volunteer for the “Ounce Of Prevention Breast Cancer Fund” in Plymouth, IN. Must be enrolled at an accredited college, university, trade or vocational school for the fall. This scholarship is open to all seniors that attend a Marshall County school.

Contact information: call Jennifer Houin at 935-1001

James and Josephine Paiano Memorial Fund - $1,000
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This scholarship is available to Plymouth High School students who are residents of Center or West Township in Marshall County, IN. The applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale planning to enroll full-time to pursue higher education or certification at a technical, two-year, or four-year institution. Preference will be given to a student with financial need.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Palbykin Aviation Scholarship Fund - $750
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This scholarship is available to a student or students enrolled in aviation courses while attending Plymouth High School, Plymouth, Indiana, with interest in learning to fly or pursuing a career associated with aviation.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Payne Stewart/Pretty Lake Golf Club Scholarship – $1,000
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This scholarship has been created in honor of the legendary golfer Payne Stewart and the many great qualities he possessed. Must have completed minimum of two athletic seasons on the high school golf team during high school career and have not committed any violations of IHSAA or School’s Code of Conduct.

Contact information: call Paul Martindale at 532-5109

Robert P. Pickell Memorial Scholarship Fund – $700
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This scholarship has been created in honor of Robert P. Pickell. Must be a Plymouth High School senior residing in Marshall County, Indiana. The applicant must be a graduating senior with a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA), intending to pursue music education as a full-time student from any accredited four year institution. Preference may be given to a student planning to attend Ball State University. The award will be merit based. Two letters of recommendation are required.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Plymouth Community School Corporation Scholarship – $1,800
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Consideration will be given to student's academic, character and reputation, and extracurricular activities.

Contact information: call Robin Davidson at 936-3115

Plymouth Education Association Teaching Scholarship – $ Varies $
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Must be majoring in education at an accredited college.

Contact information: Laura Kruyer - send email

Plymouth Firemen's Memorial Scholarship – $ Varies $
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Must plan to attend an accredited college, university, school of nursing, or vocational school

Contact information: call John Grolich at 936-2156

Plymouth F.O.P. Scholarship – $ Varies $
Given to a graduating student who is pursuing a Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement field of study. Must be a resident of Marshall County.
Please see Mrs. Scheetz for scholarship application.

Contact information: Officer Wayne Bean at (574) 904-2631

Plymouth High School Business Professionals of America – $1,200
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Given to one student who is attending a 2-4 year college and majoring in business. Must have been involved with Business Professionals of America.

Contact information: Gene Skirvin - send email

Plymouth High School Construction Technology Scholarship – $ Varies $
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Must have been in the building trades program or in secondary industrial education and is in pursuit of post-secondary education in the construction field.

Contact information: Craig Schoof - send email

Plymouth Lions Club Scholarship – Minimum of $500
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Must be attending an accredited college, university, school of nursing, or technical  school.

Contact information: call Judy Stone at 935-9601

Plymouth Optimist Club Scholarship – $1,000 Renewable
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Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, university, school of nursing, or vocational school. Applicants must be a Plymouth High School recipient. Must earn a Core 40 or Academic Honors Diploma. Must be in the top 1/3 of the class. Consideration will be given to academic success, character, financial need, and service to PHS and the community.

Contact information: call Dick Featherstone at 936-2468

Ray L. Price Scholarship – $5,000 Renewable
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Must be a graduate of Plymouth High School, a homeschooled or online student who has successfully achieved high school equivalency and resides in Center or West Township, Marshall County, Indiana. The applicant must plan to be a full-time student enrolled at an accredited two or four year college, university or technical school with an interest in pursuing a higher level of certification or degree in education, ministry, or horticulture. The applicant must have maintained a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and shall demonstrate potential for college success by virtue of recommendation.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

William E. Shemberger Music Scholarship – $2,900
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Must be attending an accredited college or institution of advanced training. Applicants must have shown outstanding abilities in the area of instrumental music.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center Plymouth Campus Health Career Scholarship –  $1,000
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Students must attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college, school of nursing or technical school and be majoring in a healthcare profession. Four scholarships will be given.

Contact information: Dawn Miller - send email

Volunteers of St. Joseph Health Systems Scholarship – $1,000
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Must be a resident of Marshall County, attend a college, university, or technical school, and be majoring in a qualifying healthcare profession which could be Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Medical Technology, Pharmacy, Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Pre-Med, or Pre-Dental.

Contact information: call Mary Sieg-Hoover at 952-4730

St. Michael School Athletic Scholarship – $500
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Open to Plymouth High School seniors planning to attend an accredited college/university or trade school. Applicants must have attended St. Michael School and participated in at least 1 Inter-City Catholic League (ICCL) sport. Two scholarships will be given.

Contact information: Amy Weidner at 936-4329

Speech: Christina Gibbs Memorial Mental Attitude Senior Speech Student Scholarship - $ Varies $
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The applicant(s) must be a graduating senior who is a member of the PHS Speech & Debate Team.

Contact information: Charlotte Tyree - send email

Speech: Daniel Tyree Scholar Speaker Scholarship – $4,000 or more
Provide one or more annual scholarships to a Plymouth High School Senior(s). The applicant(s) must be a graduating senior who is a member of the top 20% of their class, and a member of the PHS Speech & Debate Team. If you are applying for the Stephen Jeffirs and/or Christina Gibbs scholarships, and are in the top 20% of your class, you will automatically be eligible for consideration for the Daniel Tyree Scholar Speaker scholarship. If you do not plan to apply for the Jeffirs or Gibbs scholarships, but wish to be considered for the Dan Tyree Scholar Speaker Scholarship, please see Mrs. Tyree for more information.

Contact information: Charlotte Tyree - send email

Speech: Steven P. Jeffirs Memorial Outstanding Senior Speech Student Scholarship - $ Varies $
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The applicant(s) must be a graduating senior who is a member of the PHS Speech & Debate Team.

Contact information: Charlotte Tyree - send email

Theatre Department: Outstanding Senior Stage Crew Student Scholarship – $ Varies $
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Must have a minimum of 5 credits in Stage Crew classes. (Does not include the beginning technical theatre class.) Must have crewed for a minimum of 2 children’s show performances. (Does not include crewing for the beginning technical theatre class.)

Contact information: Jane Faulstich - send email

Theatre Department: PHS Outstanding Senior Acting Student Scholarship –  $ Varies $
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Must have a minimum of 5 credits in the Acting level classes. (Does not include either of the two beginning theatre classes.) Must have acted in a minimum of 2 children’s show performances. (Does not include performing in beginning theatre class.)

Contact information: Charlotte Tyree - send email


NOTE: YOU ONLY HAVE TO FILL OUT ONE TRI KAPPA COMMON APPLICATION AND AN ATTACHMENT. TRI KAPPA WILL CHOOSE THE CORRECT SCHOLARSHIP THAT APPLIES TO YOU.

Tri Kappa Marjorie Giffen Carothers Memorial Scholarship – $1,000 ($500 per semester)
Use Common Application Plus Tri Kappa Application Attachment

Note: When submitting application, attach the documents in this order:

  • attachment as the top page
  • common application

Plans to major in education; an involvement in Art Club or having taken additional art classes, a plus.

Contact information: Jennifer Compton - send email to ballyhoojjc@hotmail.com

Tri Kappa Katherine E. Garn Scholarship – $1,000 ($500 per semester)       
Use Common Application Plus Tri Kappa Application Attachment

Note: When submitting application, attach the documents in this order:

  • attachment as the top page
  • common application

Strong academic standing; active in a service organization/club in HS; prefer participation in Junior State of America, and/or pursuing major in political science, government, or education

Contact information: Jennifer Compton - send email to ballyhoojjc@hotmail.com

Tri Kappa Judy Guild Honorary Scholarship – $1,000 ($500 per semester)
Use Common Application Plus Tri Kappa Application Attachment

Note: When submitting application, attach the documents in this order:

  • attachment as the top page
  • common application             

Involvement in high school activities and community service; held class office or an officer in a school club.

Contact information: Jennifer Compton - send email to ballyhoojjc@hotmail.com

Tri Kappa Karen Metsker Scholarship – $1,000 ($500 per semester)       
Use Common Application Plus Tri Kappa Application Attachment

Note: When submitting application, attach the documents in this order:

  • attachment as the top page
  • common application          

Involvement in community service; Blueberry Festival volunteer for 2 or more years.

Contact information: Jennifer Compton - send email to ballyhoojjc@hotmail.com

Tri Kappa Florence Hoham Scholarship – $1,000 ($500 per semester)       
Use Common Application Plus Tri Kappa Application Attachment

Note: When submitting application, attach the documents in this order:

  • attachment as the top page
  • common application

Female pursuing a career in business, finance or accounting; at least one year involvement in BPA, preferably in a leadership role.

Contact information: Jennifer Compton - send email to ballyhoojjc@hotmail.com

Tri Kappa Margaret Sherwood – $1,000 ($500 per semester)
Use Common Application Plus Tri Kappa Application Attachment

Note: When submitting application, attach the documents in this order:

  • attachment as the top page
  • common application

Applicant must have a Tri Kappa relative; having extensive community service, and participation in Heart Club (Home Economics Activities – Related to Today), a plus

Contact information: Jennifer Compton - send email to ballyhoojjc@hotmail.com


Webster Elementary PTO Scholarship – $250
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This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior whom is a Webster Elementary alumni.

Contact information: call Kim Olivarez at 780-6115

Mary Ellen Winquist Franklin & Joe Franklin – $1,800
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Must be active in student government and student activities. Must be attending an accredited Indiana college or technical college. (may award more than one scholarship)

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159

Craig Woolfington Memorial Scholarship – $1,000
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Must be a permanent resident of Marshall County and in the current graduating class. Applicant must be attending Purdue University (full-time) in the fall. Must be in the top 25% of class and must demonstrate participation in school and extra-curricular activities.

Contact information: call Jayne Gibson from the Marshall County Community Foundation at 935-5159


Additional Scholarships

Marshall County Community Foundation Scholarships

You must go to the Marshall County Community Foundation website at marshallcountycf.org to apply for the additional scholarships. You must use their application and return where indicated. Please DO NOT return these scholarships to Plymouth High School.