Information for local scholarships, other opportunities:

Local scholarship applications need to be turned in to Counselor Renee McDermott. For more information, please contact her at 270-665-8400, ext. 2503, or email
A description of local scholarships may be downloaded at right. Most local scholarships require a specific application form, which also may be found at right.

Links to other scholarships also may be found at right.

ACT : All testing is done in the BMHS cafeteria. Students should be here no later than 7:45 a.m. and plan to stay until 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Dates are as follows: 

September 12, 2015
October 24, 2015
December 12, 2015
February 6, 2016
April 9, 2016
June 11, 2016
For ACT, Compass, WorkKeys, and ASVAB information and practice, please visit the College and Career Readiness link found to the left.
BMHS schedules available on July 25
Schedules for 2016-17 students at Ballard Memorial High School may be viewed on the district's Infinite Campus portal, beginning July 25. Students also may pick up copies of schedules at Bomber Bash on Aug. 6. 
College Assistance Programs

Federal Student Aid Resources Sampling
Resources for Parents and Students
Federal Student Aid: Information You Need Online
Links to various college preparedness tools.
Statewide Opportunities
Transcript Request
Please follow the link below to create an account to request a transcript to be sent to the school of your choice. Please follow up with Mrs. McDermott to confirm that she has received the Parchment request.
Order Credentials from Parchment
Information for Parents

Centerstone Family Services
Mental/Emotional Health Counseling Guardianship Services Community Inclusion Programs for Individuals with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Services
A list of services and referral form can be found at
Kids Recovery - A treatment program offered to Kentucky kids struggling with substance abuse disorders.  Contact information:
Necco Office
Phone:  270-898-1293
Local Scholarships

BMHS Local Scholarships descriptions
This is a list of local scholarships and their requirements. (Updated 2/29/16.)
BMHS Local Scholarship Application (PDF)
Please use this application for all local scholarships unless otherwise specified.
Other Scholarship Opportunities

West Kentucky College Academy Student Scholarship
$1,000 scholarship for business, construction, engineering, or architecture students. Deadline is Dec. 15.
WKU Admissions & Scholarship Information
Check link for deadlines.
Tuition Waver Application
For students of Veterans
Women in Service to Our Communities Scholarship
Deadline is July 15. For undergraduate or graduate student.
Kentucky Federation of Republican Women Scholarship
For high school senior girl that has been politically active within the Republican Party. Deadline April 1st.
River Valley AgCredit Scholarship
Parent/Guardian must be a member of River Valley AgCredit. Due Date April 15.
Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute Scholarship
Eligible participants must live in modular or manufactured homes. Deadline April 1.
Men of Principle Scholarship
Open to incoming male freshman students at the University of Kentucky.
Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Sweet 16 Scholarship
Open to seniors that participate in KHSAA sanctioned sports and sport-activities.
United States Department of Agriculture
Langston University Full Scholarship
Other Guidance Links
Quick-Edit Login