Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS(Updated 1-17-18)

 

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES

www.schoolsoup.com

www.zinch.com

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarships.com

www.scholarshipsamerica.com

www.anycollege.com  – win $1,000

www.collegeinfo.com

www.collegeanswer.com

www.meritaid.com

www.college-scholarships.com

www.gmsp.org

www.capex.com/scholarships

www.studentscholarships.org

www.zinch.com

www.ChristianConnector.com – Christian College Information and Scholarship Resource

www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

www.mycollegedollars.com

www.scholarshipexperts.com

www.tuitionfundingsources.com

 

Available  Scholarships

 

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne offers MANY scholarships to Allen County seniors.  Visit the website at www.cfgfw.org for more information on all of the scholarships or pick up a brochure in guidance.  Application deadlines vary per scholarship.

 

University of Southern Indiana David L. Rice Merit Scholarship

The Rice Merit Scholarship is available to students attending the University of Southern Indiana and have a 3.0 GPA, 1020 SAT or 20 ACT.  Visit www.usi.edu/admissions/scholarships to apply.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2018.

 

Beacon Credit Union

 This $1,000 scholarship is open to Beacon Credit Union members.  Must have been a member of the credit union on or before January 31, 2017.  Requires an essay, application, and transcript.  Applications available in the guidance office or at www.beaconcu.org.   Deadline is January 31, 2018.

 

Allen County Extension Homemakers Scholarship

The Allen County Extension Homemakers offer one $500 scholarship to an Allen County senior who will be attending Purdue West Lafayette or IPFW in the College and Health and Human Services.  Scholarship criteria will be based upon scholastic achievement, leadership and citizenship in school and in the community, career plans, and recommendations.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2018.

Indiana Tech Northeast Indiana Regional Scholarship

$3,000 per year for any student who resides in or attends a high school within the zip codes that begin with 467 or 468.  Any student who applies to Indiana Tech and gets accepted and meets the above requirements automatically qualifies for the scholarship.  Apply to Indiana Tech at www.indianatech.edu/applynow.

 

Aspriring Fashion Professional

$1,000 to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree.  Go to www.fashion-schools.org to apply.  Deadline is June 1, 2018.

 

Aspiring Animation Professional

$1,000 to students that are interested in pursuing an animations career path.  Go to www.animationcareerreview.com.  Deadline is June 1, 2018.

 

Aspiring Business Professional

$1,000 to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree.  Go to www.onlinembareport.com to apply.  Deadline is June 1, 2018.

 

Jim Kelley Memorial Scholarship

2 scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each will be awarded to students pursuing a career in the field of aviation.  One scholarship will be awarded to an individual who is accepted to an accredited four year college or university and one scholarship will be awarded to a student accepted to Ivy Tech Community College’s Air Frame-Power Plant Program.  Students must have a GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Scholarship applications can be picked up in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is February 28, 2018.

 

Robert C. Batchelder, D.D.S Scholarship

$1,500 scholarship for students majoring in the dental field and attending IPFW or Indiana University-Bloomington.  Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   Apply at www.cfgfw.org.  Deadline to apply is April 28, 2018.  More information is available in the guidance office.

 

Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias

The Knights of Pythias of Indiana will offer 30, $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who have an 8.0 GPA or higher.  Applications and requirements can be picked up in Guidance or online at www.knightsofpythiasofnewcastle.com (click on “event forms” then on “public form/rules).  Applications must be typed, no handwritten applications will be accepted.  Applications can not be completed online or emailed, they must be mailed and postmarked by the deadline date of January 25, 2018.

 

Americas Farmers Grow AG Leaders

Students can earn $1,500 to kick start their agricultural career.  The application will be available online from November 15, 2017 until February 1, 2018 at www.FFA.org/scholarships

 

Questa Scholars Program

The Questa Scholars Program is a forgivable low interest loan available for moderate to middle income individuals and families to assist with filling in the financial gap for education.  Applications are available at www.questafoundation.org and must be submitted between December1,2018 and May 1, 2017.  Information about this program is available in the Guidance Office.  Questions can be emailed to questafoundation.org.  It is beneficial to apply to this program early as spots fill up quickly!!

Hispanic Student Scholarship Fund

$500-$5,000 scholarship awarded to a student of Hispanic heritage.  Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and plan to attend a 4 year college.  Applicants must be a US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA).  Apply at www.hsf.net/scholarship.  Scholarship opens on January 1, 2018 and the deadline to apply is March 31, 2018.

 

United Energy Workers Healthcare Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded to students pursuing a career in healthcare, special consideration will be given to those pursuing a career in Home Healthcare.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of a 3.0.  Apply at www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application.  Deadline to apply is July 31, 2018.

 

Hispanic Leadership Coalition of Northeast Indiana Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded to a 1st or 2nd generation Hispanic student from Northeast Indiana including DACA or undocumented students.  Must be accepted to an Indiana college or university and working toward an associate or bachelor degree.  Must live in Northeast Indiana after graduation.  Apply at https://questa.communityforce.com.  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2018.

 

Hispanic Leadership Coalition of Northeast Indiana Forgivable Loan Program

$5,000 annual forgivable loan for 1st or 2nd generation Hispanic student from Northeast Indiana including DACA or undocumented students.  Must be accepted to an Indiana college or university and working toward an associate or bachelor degree.  Must live in Northeast Indiana after graduation.  Apply at https://questa.communityforce.com.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2018.

 

Best Mattress Reviews Sleep Scholarship

$1,000 non-renewable scholarship awarded to a high school senior with a GPA of a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Applicants must be US Citizens.  Applicants will need to create a video and upload it to YouTube as well as write an essay.  Application and details about the scholarship can be found at www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/.  Deadline to apply is May 19, 2018.

 

Health Professions Scholarship Program

Varying amount scholarship for students pursuing a career in the healthcare field.  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.  Must attend an eligible college or university (list can be found on website).  Apply at https://thelutheranfoundation.org/impact/health-scholarships.  Deadline to apply is 12:00pm (noon) on February 1, 2018.

 

Sterling Sentinel Journalism Award

$3,000 scholarship for an outstanding senior who exemplifies journalistic excellence.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline to apply is February 23, 2018.

 

Starbright Foundation Scholarship Fund

Must be ranked in the top half of your graduating class, a US citizen, have lived in the EACS district and attended Woodlan, New Haven, or Leo High School for at least one year, demonstrate financial need and display character traits of perseverance and diligence.  Applications must be completed online at www.csascholars.org and click on “Starbright”.  Deadline is 5:00pm March 8, 2018.  Flyers are available in guidance.

 

Edgar H. Kilbourne Scholarship Fund

Must be ranked in the top half of your graduating class, have a minimum GPA of a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, a US citizen, a resident of Allen County for at least one year, be affiliated with or a member of a church or religious group, and demonstrate financial need, traits of good moral character, and leadership.  Applications must be completed online at www.csascholars.org and click on “Kilbourne”.  Deadline is 5:00pm March 1, 2018.  Flyers available in guidance.

 

Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who has taken business classes in high school and plans to pursue and education in an office-related career.  Applicants must have completed 2 or more business educational courses while in high school, pursuing a business related career, and have a GPA of 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline to apply is February 5, 2018.

 

Game Changers 2018 Scholarship and ESPY Initiative

$2,500 scholarship awarded to seniors with a 3.0 minimum GPA, 50 hours of community service, and have high marks in the other areas of their academic and social portfolio.  Applications can be found at www.wearegc.org/scholarship

 

Fort Wayne Central High School Alumni Scholarship

$500 non-renewable scholarship.  Must be a descendent of a Fort Wayne Central High School graduate.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 26, 2018.

 

Mitch Daniels Early Graduation Scholarship

$4,000 one time scholarship awarded to any student who graduate from high school a year early.  Application can be found at www.in.gov/che/4508.htm.  Deadline to apply is September 1, 2018.

 

Nursing Schools Almanac Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship for a senior student pursing a degree in nursing (including LPN, LVN, ADN, and BSN).  Students must have an excellent academic record, particularly in science and mathematics.  Applications and requirements are available online at www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com.  Deadline is August 31, 2018. 

 

Fort Wayne Zoological Society

Apply for the Lawrence A. Ackerman Scholarship which bestows a one-time

$2000 award to a college-bound high school senior pursuing an animal-related career. Scholarship is based on character, commitment to the stewardship of animals, financial need, and scholastic achievement.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or can be downloaded at www.kidszoo.org.  Deadline to apply is February 1, 2018.

 

Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship

Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust is offering a $1,500 scholarship to any student whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer.  Visit www.breastcancerplate.org and click on the scholarship tab to download and complete the application.  Deadline is February 2, 2018.

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