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     *All scholarship applications that are due to the Counseling Office must be turned in by 3pm on its due date. No late applications will be accepted.
      

    FEBRUARY DEADLINES


    PORTER-STARKE SERVICES FOUNDATION
    IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a graduating senior of a high school located in Porter County, Starke County, or Gary, IN
    -Accepted to an accredited college, university or vocational school pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree
    -Life has been impacted by mental health or has made a positive impact on the mental health of others
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Exact scholarship amount will be based on scholarship application and criteria.
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. For more information, visit the Porter Starke Services website.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS Handwritten applications will not be considered.
    DEADLINE  February 23, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be mailed to: 
         Porter-Starke Services Foundation
         Attn: Elliott Miller
         601 Wall Street
         Valparaiso, IN 46383

    CENTER FOR CYBER SAFETY AND EDUCATION
    ISC2 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity, information assurance or similar field in the Fall of 2024 (associates or undergraduate degree)
    -GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university/college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Awards vary between $1,000-$5,000
    HOW TO APPLY  To start the application process, click HERE to create an account. For more information, visit the Center for Cyber Security and Education website.
    DEADLINE  February 29, 2024 before 11:59pm EST

    KIWANIS INDIANA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a high school senior
    -Must attend a school in Indiana for post-high school education
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? Yes, you must attend an accredited public or private university, college or trade school in Indiana.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  February 29, 2024 before 3:00pm
    Applications and supporting documents must be turned in to the CHS Counseling Office.

    MARCH DEADLINES

    CROWN POINT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
    REQUIREMENTS American Italian Benevolent Society Scholarship
    -Must be a Lake or Porter County resident with Italian descent
    -Minimum 3.0 GPA
    -Preference given to students with ties to the American Italian Benevolent Society of NWI
    Barney Family Scholarship
    -Graduating high school senior from Lake, Porter, Jasper or Newton County
    -Minimum 3.0 GPA
    -Must attend an Indiana State-sponsored college, university or technical school
    -Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000 per semester (Renewable for 8 semesters)
    Christopher Day Memorial Scholarship
    -Graduating high school senior pursuing a degree in Culinary Arts
    -Scholarship Amount: $600
    Ralph E. and Dee Bennett Memorial Scholarship
    -Accepted into the Construction Management and Engineering Technology program at Purdue Northwest or Purdue Lafayette as a full-time student
    -Minimum 3.0 GPA
    -Scholarship Amount: $1,000
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? Varies on scholarship student is applying for.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Varies
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply online. For more information, visit the Crown Point Community Foundation website.
    DEADLINE  March 1, 2024 at 11:59pm CT

    JIM AND BETTY DYE SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a US Citizen
    -Must live in Lake, Newton, Porter, or Jasper County, Indiana
    -Must be a current senior at a high school in Lake, Newton, Porter, or Jasper County, Indiana or homeschooled
    -Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5
    -Must have a minimum composite 1200 SAT / 25 ACT or greater
    -Must be admitted unconditionally as a full-time undergraduate degree-seeking student to one of the following universities:
         -Indiana University Bloomington
         -Indiana University Northwest
         -Purdue University West Lafayette
         -Purdue University Northwest
         -Indiana University Indianapolis
         -Purdue University Indianapolis
         -Ball State University
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? Yes, you must attend one of the schools listed above (IU, IUN, PU, PNW, IUI, IUP, or BSU)
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $2,000 per semester ($16,000) awarded to 150 students
    $5,500 per semester ($44,000) awarded to 10 students
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply online. For more information, visit the James W. and Betty Dye Foundation website.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS Do not use a high school affiliated email to create an account, to log-in, or as a contact email. Applications containing a high school affiliated email will be rejected.
    DEADLINE  March 1, 2024 at 11:59pm CT

    INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
    REQUIREMENTS CAREER SCHOLARSHIP
    -Demonstrated academic achievement and leadership in co-curricular activities and community involvement who are dependents of ISTA members
    -Award: $1,000 (option to renew for 3 consecutive years)

    EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP
    -Open to students actively pursuing a degree in education who are dependents of ISTA members
    -Award: $1,000 (option to renew for 3 consecutive years)

    JUSTINE HARRELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    -Open to public high school seniors pursuing a degree in education
    -Need-based scholarship: must meet the income criteria of at or below 200% of the deferral poverty line
    -Must attend college or university in Indiana
    -Award: $1,000 (option to renew for 3 consecutive years)

    DAMON P. MOORE SCHOLARSHIP
    -Open to minority public high school seniors who plan to pursue a teaching certificate
    -Award: $1,000 (option to renew for 3 consecutive years)

    LOUIS B. RUSSELL SCHOLARSHIP
    -Open to minority public high school seniors who plan to pursue industrial arts, vocational education or technical preparation at an accredited post-secondary institution
    -Award: $1,000 (option to renew for 1 consecutive year)
    1DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you can attend any accredited college/university
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000 (option to renew for 1-3 consecutive years)
    HOW TO APPLY  To start the application process, click HERE to create an account.
    For more information, visit the Indiana State Teachers Association website.
    DEADLINE  March 1, 2024

    INDIANA FARM BUREAU
    DISTRICT 1 SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be the child of an Indiana Farm Bureau member or a student member and remain such while the scholarship is in force
    -Must be a high school senior accepted in an approved/accredited college or university
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university/college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Varies
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application.
    DEADLINE  March 1, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents can be emailed to roka@csinet.net or mailed to:
         Kayla Meyers
         6336 S 900 W
         Westville, IN 46391

    NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
    REQUIREMENTS -Must have an active NIAF Membership. Students may use their parent, guardian, or grandparents' membership
    -Be enrolled in a US accredited institution of higher education on a full-time basis for the Fall 2024 semester
    -Be a US Citizen or permanent resident alien
    -Have Italian American ancestry. To be considered Italian American, the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy

    Click HERE for a list of available scholarships.
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university/college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Varies
    HOW TO APPLY  To start the application process, click HERE to create an account.
    For more information, visit the National Italian American Foundation website.
    DEADLINE  March 1, 2024 before 11:59pm EST

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY
    CHILDREN OF WARRIORS NATIONAL PRESIDENTS' SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Be direct descendants of veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Membership in the American Legion is not required for this scholarship.
    -Be in their senior year of high school
    -Applicants must complete 50 hours of volunteer service within the community during their high school years. Hours must be verified in writing by the recipient organization(s).
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $5,000
    HOW TO APPLY  To apply and for more information, click HERE
    DEADLINE   March 1, 2024 before 11:59pm EST

    PROUD SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Open to graduation high school seniors, GED recipients, or college students ages 17-24 who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender or are the child of LGBT parents
    -Plan to attend any post-secondary institution
    -Must have maintained GPA greater than a 2.2 during their final two years in high school, with a final graduating GPA of 2.0 or greater
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  TBD
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    For more information, visit the Proud Scholars website.
    DEADLINE  March 1, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents can be emailed to tamara.arment@proudscholars.org or mailed to:
         Proud Scholars
         Attn: Tamara Arment, Scholarship Administrator

         PO Box 14671
         Cincinnati, OH 45250

    MEMBERS ADVANTAGE CREDIT UNION
    GAIL WALKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must have a GPA between 2.5 and 3.5
    -Must have had active participation at a job(s) in the community within the last 4 years
    -Must have a regular savings account with a $50 minimum balance at Members Advantage Credit Union
    -Must be currently enrolled in a high school, college or trade school
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS All answers must be typed.
    DEADLINE  All applications must be received by March 1, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents mailed or dropped off at:
         Members Advantage Credit Union
         Attn: Scholarship Committee

         3064 Ohio Street
         Michigan City, IN 46360

    MEMBERS ADVANTAGE CREDIT UNION
    LEONA BRUNO SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must have active participation in and service to their attending school and community
    -Must have a regular savings account with a $50 minimum balance at Members Advantage Credit Union
    -Must be currently enrolled in a high school
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS All answers must be typed.
    DEADLINE  All applications must be received by March 1, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents mailed or dropped off at:
         Members Advantage Credit Union
         Attn: Scholarship Committee

         3064 Ohio Street
         Michigan City, IN 46360

    HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a US Citizen or have a Permanent Residency Card (Green Card)
    -Must attend high school located in the United States
    -Must be in the high school graduating class
    -Must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA
    -Must enroll in an eligible four-year not-for-profit College or University the first semester following high school graduation
    -Must maintain a four year or less graduation schedule in college, or complete the equivalent of a four-year degree if in a professional program
    -Recipients must work 240 hours from January 1, 2024 until commencement of the 2024 fall semester in college. Work can be performed at recipient discretion. Employment must be regularly scheduled work performed under supervision for compensation. Work can be full-time during the summer and/or part-time work.
    -Applicant's adjusted gross household income reported for 2022 Federal Income Tax Purposes must not have exceeded $100,000. Household Income is defined as the total income received by all members of a household living under the same roof. 
    -Applicants selected as Finalists must provide a copy of their FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS)
    -Must apply for Federal and State grants if eligible
    -Must not have a felony conviction
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $7,500 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE for the application. For more information, visit the Hagan Scholarship Foundation website.
    DEADLINE   March 1, 2024

    KANKAKEE VALLEY REMC
    OPERATION ROUND UP SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Current senior in high school
    -Plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school
    -Has a parent or legal guardian that is a member-consumer of Kankakee Valley REMC and participating in Operation Round Up as of February 1, 2024
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000-$2,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Click HERE for scholarship guidelines. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    For more information visit the Kankakee Valley REMC website.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS Must provide eight (8) copies of each document submitted. No staples. No pencil.
    DEADLINE  All applications must be received by March 1, 2024 before 3:30pm CST
    Completed applications and supporting documents can be mailed to:
         Kankakee Valley REMC
         PO Box 157
         Wanatah, IN 46390
    OR dropped off in the payment drop box at
         Kankakee Valley REMC
         8642 W US Hwy 30
         Wanatah, IN 46390

    NATIONAL PANHELLENIC CONFERENCE
    CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Be a college bound high school woman graduating in 2024
    -Be involved in women's only or women's focused organization(s) (Girl Scouts, Girls on the Run, etc) or plan to participate in one or more in college
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $2,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply and for more information.
    DEADLINE  March 10, 2024 before 11:59pm EDT

    FEEA SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Be children, step-children, or legal dependents of full- or part-time permanent federal civilian or postal workers employed with the federal government for more than three years
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $5,000
    HOW TO APPLY  To apply and for more information, click HERE
    DEADLINE   Thursday, March 14, 2024

    RICHARD HOLLAND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must have a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    -Plan to enroll or be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire academic year
    -Come from a family with a total income of less than $100,000 annually or with an extenuating circumstance (medical, recent job change, etc)
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply and for more information.
    DEADLINE  March 15, 2024

    NAVY LEAGUE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
    REQUIREMENTS -Be a student enrolled in any curriculum at an accredited institution of higher education in the Fall of 2024
    -Be the child or grandchild of a member of the sea services, which includes the United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, United States Coast Guard, and U.S.-flag Merchant Marine
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $10,000
    HOW TO APPLY  To apply and for more information, click HERE
    DEADLINE   Friday, March 15, 2024

    HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
    REQUIREMENTS STATE OR NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
    -Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States
    -Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US immediately after high school graduation
    -Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or lower adjusted gross family income required)
    -Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
    -Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    -Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0
    -Be a US Citizen
    -Award: $10,000-$25,000

    PATRICIA COLE SCHOLARSHIP
    -Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States
    -Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree in business or STEM at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US immediately after high school graduation
    -Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or lower adjusted gross family income required)
    -Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    -Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
    -Be a US Citizen
    -Award: $25,000


    VANCE CRYER MARINE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP
    -Be the child of a wounded or deceased United States Marine
    -Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States
    -Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US immediately after high school graduation
    -Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or lower adjusted gross family income required)
    -Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    -Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
    -Be a US Citizen
    -Award: $10,000
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Awards Vary
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply. For more information, visit the Horatio Alger Association website.
    DEADLINE  March 15, 2024 before 12:00pm ET

    VALPARAISO FAMILY YMCA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a resident of Porter County and be a US Citizen
    -Must attend high school in Porter County
    -Must be accepted at an accredited public or private college, university or technical school by July 1, 2024.
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $2,500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS Application must be paperclipped. Do not staple. Do not make the application two-sided.
    DEADLINE  The completed application packet must be returned by March 15, 2024 to: 
         Tracey McElree, Senior Director of Advancement
         Valparaiso Family YMCA
         1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive
         Valparaiso, IN 46383

    FIRST TRUST CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP
    BACHELOR'S DEGREE
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a member of First Trust Credit Union (if not a current member, applicant may open a savings account with $25 at any local branch location)
    -Must be a graduating senior from an accredited high school who will be entering the initial year of post-high school education in pursuit of a four-year degree
    -Must be enrolling in an accredited institution for post-high school education or training
    -Involvement in community activities, an essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher are required
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  March 15, 2024 before 5:00pm
    Completed applications and supporting documents can be emailed to scholarships@firsttrustcu.com, hand-delivered to a local First Trust Credit Union (Michigan City, LaPorte, Valparaiso or Wheatfield), or mailed to:
         The Scholarship Committee
         c/o First Trust Credit Union
         950 E US Highway 20
         Michigan City, IN 46360

    FIRST TRUST CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP
    APPRENTICESHIP, CERTIFICATION OR ASSOCIATES PROGRAM
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a member of First Trust Credit Union (if not a current member, applicant may open a savings account with $25 at any local branch location)
    -Must be a graduating senior from an accredited high school 
    -Must be enrolling in an accredited non-four-year program which will result in certification, licensing or associates degree

    *Examples of qualified careers or associates degree programs are, but not limited to: Culinary, Cosmetology, Medical Assistant, Medical Technician, Building & Trades (Carpenter, Plumber, Electrician, Welder, etc), Paralegal, Massage Therapist, Veterinary Technician, Respiratory Therapist, Dental Hygenist, etc.
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  March 15, 2024 before 5:00pm
    Completed applications and supporting documents can be emailed to scholarships@firsttrustcu.com, hand-delivered to a local First Trust Credit Union (Michigan City, LaPorte, Valparaiso or Wheatfield), or mailed to:
         The Scholarship Committee
         c/o First Trust Credit Union
         950 E US Highway 20
         Michigan City, IN 46360

    PORTER COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER SCHOLARSHIPS
    REQUIREMENTS GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    -Must be a US Citizen
    -Accepted beginning in the fall of 2024 at an accredited public or private college, university or technical school by July 1, 2024

    Delta Theta Tau Scholarship
    -Must have a Valparaiso, Indiana address with a zip code of 46383 or 46385
    -Must be pursuing an Associates Degree or Technical Certificate or other vocational or technical program

    Porter County Community Foundation Scholarship
    -Must be a resident of Porter County
    -Must attend high school in Porter County

    Mark & Bonnie Seaman Family Scholarship
    -Must be a resident of Porter County
    -Must attend high school in Porter County
    -Must be pursuing one of the following: An associates/technical certificate/other vocational or technical program; OR a baccalaureate degree in Education

    Harlan A. Siegesmund Liberty Township Alumni Scholarship
    -Must reside in the Duneland School Corporation with a preference for residents of Liberty Township
    -Must be a graduate of Chesterton HS or a past graduate of Liberty or Chesterton HS
    -Must have a C or better grade point average
    -Must be pursuing an Associates Degree or Technical Certificate or other vocational or technical program
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Awards Vary
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. 
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS Paperclip the application. Do not staple. Do not make the application two-sided.
    DEADLINE  Friday, March 15, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents can be returned to:
         Mrs. Audra Petersen
         Porter County Career & Technical Education Center
         1005 N. Franklin
         Valparaiso, IN 46383

    KYLE L. HARROP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Have participated in one of the following Dept. of Student Activities programs while in high school: Academic Spell Bow, Academic Super Bowl, and/or Academic Quiz Bowl
    -Enter and attend Purdue University, West Lafayette, as an admitted student in Fall 2024
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? Yes, you must attend Purdue University, West Lafayette
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  March 15, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be emailed to kharropscholarship@gmail.com

    COLLEGES THAT CHANGE LIVES (CTCL) SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a high school senior
    -Must plan to enroll at a CTCL member institution as a first time undergraduate for the 24-25 academic year
    -Must be able to provide a copy of page one of your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? Yes, you must attend a CTCL member institution. Click here for a list.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,500 (renewable for up to 4 years)
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE for Part 1 of the application. For more information, visit the CTCL website.
    DEADLINE  March 15, 2024 before 11:59 PM ET

    UCB FAMILY EPILEPSY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
    REQUIREMENTS

    -Must be a high school senior
    -Must be a US Citizen
    -Must be diagnosed with epilepsy by a physician or the immediate family member (parent, spouse, child, or sibling) and/or caregiver of a person with epilepsy
    -Must be seeking an associate's undergraduate, or graduate degree or enrolled in a trade school educational program
    -Must be a student who demonstrates academic and personal achievement, possesses a strong record of participation in activities outside of school, and serves as a positive role model for others
    -Must be enrolled in, or awaiting acceptance from, a US-based center for higher learning for the fall 2024 semester
    -Must not be a previous recipient of the UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program
    -Must not be an employee of UCB or an immediate family member of a UCB employee

    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  33 - $5,000-$10,000 one-time scholarships
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to create an account and apply.
    DEADLINE  March 15, 2024

    TRI KAPPA ACADEMIC & VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a Chesterton High School Senior 
    -Scholarships are available for students entering college/university OR trade school/apprenticeship program
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Three $1,000 scholarships are available
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  March 22, 2024
    Applications and supporting documents must be turned in to the CHS Counseling Office.

    NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC. SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a graduating high school senior
    -Proof of acceptance at an accredited college or university for the 2024 Fall semester
    -Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better, documented by a 7 semester high school transcript
    -Involvement in school and community activities
    -Verification of at least 40 hours of community service
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  March 23, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be mailed to:
         National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
         Attn: Scholarship Committee
         PO Box 64956
         Gary, IN 46401
    OR emailed to nhbwnwischolar1@gmail.com

    NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC.
    SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF DWAYNE MOMON FOR ARTS
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a graduating male high school senior
    -Proof of acceptance at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2024 semester
    -Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better, documented by a 7 semester high school transcript
    -Involvement in school and community activities
    -Verification of at least 40 hours of community service
    -Plan on continuing his education in Arts (spoken word, music, theater, graphic design, etc).
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  March 23, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be mailed to:
         National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
         Attn: Scholarship Committee
         PO Box 64956
         Gary, IN 46401
    OR emailed to nhbwnwischolar1@gmail.com

    URBAN LEAGUE OF NORTHWEST INDIANA, INC. SCHOLARSHIPS
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a high school senior
    -Must live in Lake, Porter or LaPorte county
    -Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
    -Must be involved in extracurricular activities, community service or volunteering

    ATTORNEY ROGELIO "ROY" DOMINGUEZ SCHOLARSHIP

    -Plan on majoring in law or criminal justice
    -Award: $2,000

    CARTER GILLIAM SCHOLARSHIP
    -Plan on majoring in education or business administration
    -Award: $500-$1,000

    HENDRICKS BLACK EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
    -Plan on majoring in education 
    -Award: $500

    HENDRICKS BLACK SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of ROTC/Military education or participation in community service
    -Award: $500

    HORIZON BANK SCHOLARSHIP
    -Plan on majoring in banking or business administration
    -Award: $1,000

    MARY MORRIS LEONARD SCHOLARSHIP
    -Plan on majoring in education or journalism
    -Award: $1,000

    MELTON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of political science majors, leadership and civic/civil rights
    -Award: $500

    MICHAEL L. SUGGS STEM SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of STEM majors
    -Award: $1,500

    NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN - BETHUNE EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of education majors, and interest in community outreach/women's services
    -Award: $500

    NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of education majors, and interest in community outreach/women's services
    -Award: $500

    NWI CORVETTE CLUB'S ANTHONY COURTNEY SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of community service, volunteerism and education majors
    -Award: $1,000

    OLD NATIONAL BANK DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of pursuing a trade or post-secondary education program
    -Required documentation of accommodations for high school
    -Award: $500-$1,000

    SHERIFF OSCAR MARTINEZ SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of community involvement and financial need
    -Majors in law, business administration or interest in being a police officer, firefighter or EMT
    -Award: $500

    TIMOTHY LAMAR JOHNSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of majors in social service or business law or participation in a military education program
    -Award: $1,000

    URBAN LEAGUE OF NWI NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
    -Consideration of non-traditional fields of study such as: construction, coding, cosmetology, welding, personal trainer, EMT, CNA and others
    -Awards: $1,000
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500-$2,000
    HOW TO APPLY  To start the application process, click HERE to create an account. 
    For more information, visit the Urban Leage of Northwest Indiana, Inc website.
    DEADLINE   March 25, 2024 before 11:59pm CST

    PORTER COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
    HARRIET BAXTER SCHOLARSHIP
    *FOR INDIANA UNIVERSITY KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDENTS*
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a US Citizen
    -Must reside in Porter County
    -Must be able to provide an acceptance letter into Indiana University's Kelley School of Business
    -Minimum GPA of 3.0
    -Demonstrate financial need
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? Yes, you must attend Indiana University's Kelley School of Business
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  TBD
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS Application must be typed
    DEADLINE  March 31, 2024
    Completed application and supporting documents must be returned to:
         Porter County Community Foundation
         1401 Calumet Avenue
         Valparaiso, IN 46383

    PORTER COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
    PHILIP A. MAXWELL FAMILY AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a US Citizen
    -Must reside in Porter County, IN
    -Must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree in the field of agriculture
    -Accepted beginning the fall of 2024 at an accredited public or private college or university by July 1, 2024
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  TBD
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application.
    DEADLINE  March 31, 2024
    Completed application and supporting documents must be returned to:
         Porter County Community Foundation
         1401 Calumet Avenue
         Valparaiso, IN 46383

    PORTER COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
    MARY E. BARTZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a US Citizen
    -Accepted beginning in the fall of 2024 at an accredited public or private college, university or technical school
    -Must be a Porter County resident or work in an Aperion facility in Porter County
    -Must be enrolled in an associates, bachelors, or graduate degree program in the field of nursing
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  TBD
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application.
    DEADLINE  March 31, 2024
    Completed application and supporting documents must be returned to:
         Porter County Community Foundation
         1401 Calumet Avenue
         Valparaiso, IN 46383

    PORTER COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
    VALPARAISO CHAIN OF LAKES ENVIRONMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a US Citizen
    -Must reside in Porter County, Indiana
    -Must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree in a field of study related to the environment (i.e. environmental science, ecology, aquatic ecosystems, watershed management, conservation, environmental policy, sustainability, etc)
    -Accepted beginning in the fall of 2024 at an accredited public or private college or university by July 1, 2024.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  TBD
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application.
    DEADLINE  March 31, 2024
    Completed application and supporting documents must be returned to:
         Porter County Community Foundation
         1401 Calumet Avenue
         Valparaiso, IN 46383

    CONSTRUCTION ADVANCEMENT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be an Indiana resident of Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Jasper or Starke County
    -Must be pursuing a career in construction or related field (Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Project Management, etc)
    -Must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
    -Must be a US Citizen
    -Must participate in extra-curricular activities in the school or community
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $2,500 annual ($10,000 maximum)
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    For more information, visit the Construction Advancement Foundation website.
    DEADLINE  March 31, 2024
    Completed application and supporting documents must be mailed to:
         Construction Advancement Foundation
         6050 Southport Road
         Suite A
         Portage, IN 46368

    FOLDS OF HONOR FIRST RESPONDER SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a dependent of a first responder who has fallen or been catastrophically injured in a manner which led to an inability to perform the function of their occupational duties
    -Must provide: proof of relation to first responder; proof of first responder's active-duty service; and documentation detailing the circumstances of injury or loss of life
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Up to $2,500 per term
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE for more information and to apply.
    DEADLINE  March 31, 2024


    APRIL DEADLINES


    DUNELAND GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a full-time student and attend high school in Porter County.
    -Must be a graduating senior
    -Must be a resident of Indiana
    -Have a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
    -Plan to pursue post-secondary level work at an accredited institution in one of the following fields:
         Agriculture Education, Agronomy, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape
         Architecture, Botany, Biology (excluding Medical) Conservation, Environmental
         Concerns (Management: Environmental Engineering, Conservation, etc),
         Forestry, Plant Pathology, City (Rural/Urban) Planning, Wildlife Science, Land
         Management, and/or allied subjects
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university/college or trade/technical school.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS Application must be typed.
    DEADLINE  Completed applications and supporting documents must be emailed to thedunelandgardenclub@yahoo.com before April 1, 2024.

    INDIANA SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be an Indiana resident
    -Must be committed to pursuing an education and career in a law enforcement field at an Indiana college or university
    -Must be a current member of the Indiana Sheriffs' Association, OR a dependent child or grandchild of a current member of the association. If you do not meet the membership requirement, an application for membership is attached to the application. 
    -Must enroll as a full-time student (12 hrs)
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? Yes, you must attend a college/university in Indiana
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $750
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 1, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be mailed to:
         Indiana Sheriffs' Association
         7124 E County Road 150 S
         Suite B
         Avon, IN 46123-2001

    PORTER COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
    ARTHUR O. DAVIS 4-H HORSE & PONY SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a United States citizen
    -Accepted beginning in the fall of 2024 at an accredited trade school, technical education institution or college or university by July 1, 2024
    -Must be a high school senior or member in their final year of Porter County 4-H membership that has not received the scholarship before
    -Must be at least a 6-year participant of the Horse & Pony Program
    -Have a minimum GPA in high school of 2.5
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  TBD
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS Paperclip the application. Do NOT staple. Do NOT make the application two-sided.
    DEADLINE  April 1, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be returned to:
         Arthur O. Davis Scholarship Fund
         c/o Porter County Community Foundation
         1403 Calumet Avenue
         Valparaiso, IN 46383

    LOCKHEED MARTIN STEM SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a US citizen
    -Demonstrate financial need
    -Must be a high school senior with a 2.5 or above GPA OR a freshman, sophomore, or a junior undergraduate student with a 2.5 or above GPA
    -Current or planned 4-year degree enrollment in the following majors: Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics
    -Current or planned full-time attendance at an accredited US four-year college or university
    - Interested in a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following their freshman, sophomore, or junior year of college, other circumstances notwithstanding
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $10,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE for more information and to apply.
    DEADLINE  April 1, 2024 before 3:00pm CT

    LOCKHEED MARTIN VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a US citizen
    -Must be a high school senior or a high school graduate (or GED equivalent)
    -Have not earned a bachelor's degree prior to the 24-25 academic year
    -Be currently enrolled or planning to enroll full-time or part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours) by the Fall of 2024 semester at one of the following types of accredited institutions: vocational technical school, trade school, two-year
    -Be pursuing an associate's degree, credit-bearing certificate or an industry-recognized credential, in one of the fields of study below, with an anticipated completion date no later than December 2024 and no later than June 2027 (Computer & Information Sciences, Engineering, Engineering Technologies, Mechanic & Repair Technologies, Advanced Manufacturing
    -Be open to outreach from Lockheed Martin recruitment teams regarding possible internship opportunities. 
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $5,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE for more information and to apply.
    DEADLINE  April 1, 2024 before 3:00pm CT

    INDIANA OIL & GAS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Be a resident of Indiana and attending any accredited college; or be a non-Indiana resident attending an Indiana accredited college
    -Be a graduating high school senior; or a HS Transcript showing completion through home schooling; or currently enrolled in a post-secondary education program
    -Be attending college in the coming fall
    -Plan to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry
    -Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
    -Be pursuing a bachelor's degree, with preference given for Earth Science, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Geology majors
    -Have a financial need determined by the scholarship committee
    -Submit a short essay which describes the applicant's interest in the oil and gas industry and which career path the applicant is planning to pursue
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500-$3,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office. For more information, visit the Indiana Oil & Gas Association website.
    DEADLINE  April 1, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be returned to:
         Indiana Oil and Gas Association
         401 Southwind Plaza
         Mount Vernon, IN 47620

    DELTA THETA TAU
    JOANN GOLDMAN MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a present/former Chesterton High School student
    -Must show proof of acceptance to a college or university
    -Must provide a transcript showing a GPA of at least a 3.5
    -Plan on pursuing an education in nursing or the medical field.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 1, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be mailed to:
         Delta Theta Tau Sorority
         410 E Burdick Road
         Chesterton, IN 46304

    CALUMET ATHLETIC OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a high school senior in Benton, Jasper, LaPorte, Lake, Newton, Porter, or Starke counties
    -Must be a varsity athletic award winner
    -Must be attending an institution of higher education (two or four year) beginning in the fall of 2024
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 1, 2024

    CHS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -After high school, seek an associate's or bachelor's degree at a college/university or seek a credential, certification or diploma in a vocational career, trade or technical education program.
    -Must be a graduating senior of the Class of 2024 at Chesterton High School
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university/college or trade/technical school.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Varies
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 3, 2024 before 3:00pm.
    Applications and supporting documents must be turned in to the CHS Counseling Office.

    BAILLY ELEMENTARY PTO SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must have attended Bailly Elementary for at least three years
    -Plan to attend an accredited college, university or technical school the year immediately following graduation
    -Demonstrate good citizenship
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 5, 2024 before 3:00pm.
    Applications and supporting documents must be turned in to the CHS Counseling Office.

    MITCHELL A. WINEY SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a Chesterton High School graduation senior
    -Plan on continuing their education at a Vocational/Trade Program OR at a 2-year or 4-year College or University
    -Should be of strong character and contribute to the school and community
    -3.0 GPA or higher
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $5,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 5, 2024 before 3:00pm.
    Applications and supporting documents must be turned in to the CHS Counseling Office.

    FBi BUILDINGS
    ED BAHLER SR. INNOVATION & CONSTRUCTION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
    -Must be a 2024 graduating senior or a college student who was awarded a scholarship the prior year from FBi Buildings, Inc
    -This scholarship will only be applied to the Building Construction Management (BCM) and School of Agriculture Engineering, Design (CAD), Sales, Marketing, and Engineering
    -Scholarships may be applied towards tuition or course fees in the states of Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, or Wisconsin
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? Yes, you must attend a school located in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa or Wisconsin.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $5,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply online.
    Click HERE to download a copy of the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    For more information, visit the FBi Buildings website.
    DEADLINE  April 5, 2024
    Completed applications and supporting documents must be submitted online or mailed to:
         FBi Buildings
         Attn: Lilah Perez
         3823 W 1800 S
         Remington, IN 47977

    DUNELAND TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a Chesterton High School graduating Senior.
    -Open to children of Duneland School Corporation employees OR applicants interested in a profession related to education.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  TBD
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply.
    DEADLINE  April 6, 2024 before 11:59pm.

    SCIENCE OLYMPIAD FOUNDERS' SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a 2024 graduating Senior
    -Must have participated on a registered Division C Science Olympiad team during the 2023-2024 season
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Five - $10,000 
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE for application
    DEADLINE  April 7, 2024 before 11:59pm CST

    WESTCHESTER INTERMEDIATE PTO SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must have attended Westchester Intermediate School for 5th and 6th grade
    -Minimum 2.5 GPA
    -Plan to attend an accredited college, university or technical school the year immediately following graduation
    -Demonstrate good citizenship
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 10, 2024 before 3:00pm
    Applications and supporting documents must be turned in to the CHS Counseling Office.

    THE MANUZZI FAMILY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS

    -Must be a senior at Chesterton High School
    -Must plan on pursing a teaching degree or degree in instrumental or vocal music

    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 12, 2024 before 3:00pm
    Applications and supporting documents must be turned in to the CHS Counseling Office.

    THE MANUZZI FAMILY TRADE/TECHNICAL/BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS

    -Must be a senior at Chesterton High School
    -Preferences will be given to a student who is seeking a degree at a Trade School, Technical School, or Business Institution.

    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 12, 2024 before 3:00pm
    Applications and supporting documents must be turned in to the CHS Counseling Office.

    ALBERICO SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0
    -Must submit letters of recommendation from 2 teachers
    -Must demonstrate financial need
    -Must complete the online application form and all attachments
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $2,500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to start the application process.
    DEADLINE  April 15, 2024

    PATRICK F. MCCLORY SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Be enrolled in or plan to enroll in an approved trade program at an accredited two-year college, vocational, or technical school, or other approved technical institute in the United States or a building or construction trade union training program
    -Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in one of the following certificate, license, two-year programs or union training program in: Carpentry, Electrician, Elevators, Heavy Equipment Operation, HVAC, Insulating/Insulator, Iron Workers, Machinery, Millwright, Pipefitting, Plumbing, Steamfitter/Boilermaker, Welding
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $2,500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to start the application process.
    DEADLINE  April 15, 2024

    PEER LEADER SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a Chesterton High School graduating Senior
    -Must have a minimum of one full year of Peer Tutoring/Intern Class
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download application requirements. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office
    DEADLINE  April 15, 2024

    CHESTERTON ART CENTER
    GLORIA RECTOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a Chesterton High School senior
    -Plan to attend college and major in visual art or education
    -Submit a digital portfolio of images of 8-10 artworks that include both 2D and 3D pieces. 
    -Submit an artist statement that describes your artwork and your intention as an artist. 
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university/college or trade/technical school.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  Completed applications and supporting documents must be emailed to hannah@chestertonart.org before April 19, 2024.

    CHRISTEL R. HELMCHEN DUNELAND G.A.P.P. SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a current senior at Chesterton High School who has studied German for at least 2 years in the Duneland School Corporation
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download application requirements. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office
    DEADLINE  April 19, 2024

    STUDENT-VIEW SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a high school senior
    -Complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500-$10,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply.
    DEADLINE  April 23, 2024

    INDIANA AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a high school senior who plans to attend an accredited institution of higher learning during the Fall 2024 Semester
    -Must plan to enroll in a major course of study that encompasses the fields of Engineering, Public Works Administration, Public Relations, Finance or other programs within the public works field
    -Must reside in Indiana
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000 (renewable for a maximum of $4,000 over 4 years)
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application.
    Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  April 26, 2024
    Applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronically to angela.erpelding@cityoffortwayne.org

    PARTNERS FOR CLEAN AIR SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Be a senior at a high school in Lake, Porter or LaPorte counties, Indiana
    -Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
    -Be attending an accredited college, university, or trade school in the Fall of 2024
    -Be pursuing a two-year or four-year college degree or two-year trade school certification or degree. Any applicant will be considered provided that the applicant demonstrates how their planned field of study aligns with clean air and public health.
    DO I HAVE TO ATTEND A SPECIFIC COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY? No, you may attend any accredited public or private university or college
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $2,500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application. Click HERE for more information.
    Paper copies are also available in the Counseling Office.
    DEADLINE  Consideration for this scholarship will be limited to the first 100 applications received by PCA and/or those received by April 30, 2024 at 5:00pm CT, whichever comes first.

    Applications must be submitted electronically to idempartnersforcleanair@idem.in.gov.


    MAY DEADLINES  

    WARREN "SKIP" HIGHWOOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Plan on choosing a career as a Fire Fighter, Police Officer, EMT, or Paramedic
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  TBD
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to download the application.
    For more information, visit the Warren Highwood Memorial Foundation website.
    DEADLINE   May 1, 2024
    Applications and supporting documents can be mailed to the following address:
         The Warren Skip Highwood Memorial Foundation
         c/o Nancy Highwood
         937 North 350 East
         Chesterton, IN 46304
    OR
    Applications and supporting documents can be emailed to wshmemorial@yahoo.com

    FAITH HOPE AND LOVE JESUS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a childhood cancer or blood disorder survivor
    -Plan on pursuing post-secondary education at a college/university within the United States
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $500
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE for more information and submission details.
    DEADLINE  May 1, 2024
    Applications and supporting documents must be emailed to scholarships@faithhopeandlovejesus.org

     UMPS CARE ALL-STAR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must have been adopted or exited foster care to permanent guardianship at or after the age of thirteen (13).
    -Must demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA Application
    -Must be an incoming college freshmen student under the age of twenty (20)
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  Up to $10,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply and for more information.
    DEADLINE  May 1, 2024

    KAUFMAN & STIGGER, PLLC
    JAMES A. WELLS, SR VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP
    REQUIREMENTS -Must be a Kentucky or Indiana resident
    -Must be a US Military active duty, reservist, vetera, spouse or child of someone who served our country
    -Be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled student at a 2 or 4-year college or university
    -Minimum 3.0 GPA
    -Plan to pursue a post-secondary degree after high school graduation
    -If you are selected, a ford DD-214 must be provided
    SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT  $1,000
    HOW TO APPLY  Click HERE to apply and for more information.
    DEADLINE  May 17, 2024


    GOINGMERRY.COM SCHOLARSHIPS
    To see scholarship details or apply, students must create a free Going Merry account.