MS Guidance

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 Ms. Ferguson Ms. Kerry Ferguson
Guidance Counselor


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


  • 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

21st Century Scholars
Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire