Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS (Updated 12-18-19)

 

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarships.com

www.scholarshipsamerica.com

www.collegeinfo.com

www.collegeanswer.com

www.meritaid.com

www.college-scholarships.com

www.gmsp.org

www.capex.com/scholarships

www.studentscholarships.org

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

 

Kids Chance Inc of Indiana

This scholarship is for students whose families have been financially impacted by workplace injury or death.  Information available at www.kidschancein.org.

 

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and be accepted into one of the following universities for the 2017-2018 school year:  Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Clarkson University, State University of New York Oswego, University of Massachusetts Lowell, or Merrimack College.  Students can apply online at www.waceinc.org.  Deadline to apply is February 15, 2019.

 

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.

 

Rove Pest Control Scholarship

$500 scholarship awarded to a student based solely on academic achievement, but financial need may be considered.  Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.  Visit www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship to apply.  Deadline to apply is January 31, 2020.

 

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to honor  JFK’s birth by participating in the 2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest.  The first place winner will be awarded $10,000.  For contest information, registration, and to submit an essay, visit www.JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest.  The deadline to submit an essay is January 17, 2020.

 

APIA Scholarship

The APIA Scholarship is open to Asian and Pacific Islander American students who are first generation college students, demonstrate financial need, have a strong resume of community service and leadership activities, and have a minimum GPA of 2.7.  Scholarships range from a one-time award of $2,500 to a multi-year award of $20,000.  Visit www.apiascholars.org to apply.  The deadline to apply is January 22, 2020.

 

Ron Brown Scholarship

Up to $40,000 per year for an African American top scholar with excellent leadership potential and community service experience.  Student must demonstrate financial need.  Visit www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application to apply.  The early deadline to apply is November 1, 2019 and the regular deadline to apply is January 9, 2020.

 

OppU Achievers Scholarship

$2,500 scholarship awarded to a high school senior who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Students must submit a short essay answering the question “What makes you an achiever?”.  Visit www.opploans.com/scholarship/ to apply.  There are four deadlines to apply; September 30 (Fall), December 31 (Winter), March 31 (Spring), and June 30 (Summer).

 

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, 2020.

 

Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias

The Knights of Pythias of Indiana will offer 12, $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who have a 3.0 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 academic assistance 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, 2020.

 

Allen County Extension Homemakers Scholarship

The Allen County Extension Homemakers offering four $500 scholarships to an Allen County senior who will be attending Purdue West Lafayette or Purdue Fort Wayne 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, 2020.

 

 

Indiana Extension Homemaker Association Vocational or Technical Scholarship

The Indiana Extension Homemaker Association is offering one $500 scholarship to a senior student who is planning to attend a vocational or technical program to earn an industry certification.  Student must demonstrate financial need and have volunteer/community service experience.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

 

Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative

Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative is offering on $1,000 scholarship to a senior student who is the child of a Paulding Putnam Cooperative permanent residential member.  Student must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Applications can be found at www.ppec.coop.  Deadline to apply is February 14, 2020.

 

BF Goodrich Tech Scholars Program

BF Goodrich and Ivy Tech have partnered together for the Tech Scholars Program.  To be eligible for this program, students must be enrolled full time at Ivy Tech in the Industrial Electrical Technology program.  Student must have and maintain a 2.5 GPA and be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week at BF Goodrich.  Students must demonstrate strong math, science, reading and reading comprehension skills and pass a pre-employment test.  For more information about this program contact Ivy Tech at 260-480-4248.  Information about this program and testing for this program will take place at Ivy Tech in the Keith E. Busse Technology Center on March 6, 2020 at 10:00am and 1:00pm.

 

The Lutheran Foundation Health Professions Scholarships

The Lutheran Foundation has multiple scholarships (starting at $1,000) to award to students in northeast Indiana who are pursuing healthcare professions, including nursing, medical and dental degrees, counseling, physical therapy, and much more.  Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic performance, activities, community involvement, and other criteria.  Visit https://thelutheranfoundation.org/impact/health-scholarships/ to review eligibility and apply.  Deadline to apply is February 1, 2020 at noon.

 

CNC Machines Manufacturing Scholarship

CNC is offering a $2,500 scholarship for students pursuing a certification, certificate, associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in a manufacturing related area of study.  Students must submit an essay answering 4 specific questions about why manufacturing is the student’s chosen career.  Applications and details about the scholarship can be found at https://cncmachines.com/scholarship/2019-2020.  Deadline to apply is January 17, 2020.

 

Auer Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship

The Auer Foundation and Purdue University Fort Wayne College of Visual and Performing Arts are offering a full scholarship (full tuition, fees, and housing as well as a stipend for books and other classroom costs) for students interested in pursuing a degree in art, music or theatre.  Students must be receive a Core 40 diploma or higher, have a minimum GPA of 3.5, and an SAT score of 1380 or ACT score of 29.  Applications and additional requirements can be found at www.pfw.edu/departments/cvpa/resources/scholarships.html.  Deadline to apply is January 17, 2020.

 

 

 

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/starbright.  Deadline is 5:00pm on February 18, 2020.  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/kilbourne. Deadline is 5:00pm on February 18, 2020.  Flyers are available in guidance.

 

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 November 15, 2019 and March 15, 2020.  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!!

 

Americas Farmers Grow AG Leaders

Students can earn $1,500 to kick start their agricultural career.  The application will be available online from November 1, 2019 until January 15, 2020 at www.FFA.org/scholarships

 

PHP Scholarship Program

For high school seniors planning to pursue a career in a health-related field. Must have a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be a PHP member or attend high school in the PHP service area. Complete a Scholarship Application form and a typewritten response to an assigned public health question (details outlined in the application).  Applications and additional information can be found at www.phpni.com Deadline to apply is February 21, 2020

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