School Counselor Information

school counselors

 Ms. Ferguson Ms. Kerry Ferguson
School Counselor
[email protected]
765-597-270


 

21st CENTURY SCHOLARS


Parke Heritage Middle School students can enroll as a 21st Century Scholar from the time they enter seventh grade to June 30 of their eighth grade year.  If students keep their grades up and meet a few eligibility requirements, they will get money to pay for college.


To become a 21st Century Scholar, first students have to apply. To apply for the 21st Century Scholars Program, students must meet the following requirements. Once you’re ready to apply, visit the enroll page with your parent or guardian for more information. The enroll page is https://learnmoreindiana.org/scholars/enroll/


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a resident of Indiana, both when applying and when receiving the scholarship (determined by the residency of the parent or legal guardian).
  • Be enrolled in the seventh or eighth grade at an Indiana public or private school accredited by the Indiana Department of Education.
    * Children in foster care may apply after the eighth grade.

    * Homeschooled students are not eligible for the 21st Century Scholars program.

  • Be a member of a family that meets the income eligibility guidelines. See chart below for current income guidelines.

    * A student in foster care does not need to meet this requirement

  • Enrolling in the 21st Century Scholar program: Information on “How to Use ScholarTrack” videos for both students and parents/guardians are posted on the Learn More Indiana YouTube website. Here are the links to help you: How To for Students and How To for Parents/Guardians

  • These short videos cover: How to register for a new ScholarTrack account, the Scholarship Pledge, our contact information, and basics of using ScholarTrack. The parent video includes 21st Century Scholarship enrollment information, too. Student video is less than seven minutes and the parent/guardian video is less than 10 minutes.