Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS (Updated 1-21-21)

 

Scholarship Name

Amount

Criteria

Deadline

Where to find application

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Varies

This scholarship program is open to all students and does not require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your efforts and initiative. You simply have to complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn a scholarship.

Varies

https://opportunity.collegeboard.org

Elks National Legacy Awards

$4,000

--Student must be a child or grandchild of an Elks member who is up to date on dues

February 5, 2021

www.enf.elks.org/leg

Kids Chance Inc of Indiana

Varies

--Student’s family must have been financially impacted by workplace injury or death

Varies

www.kidschancein.org

Rove Pest Control Scholarship

$500

--Student must be high achieving

--Financial need MAY BE considered

--Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

January 31, 2021

www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship

Community Foundation

Varies

Varying scholarships with varying requirements

Varies

www.cfgfw.org

 

 

 

 

 

JMC Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

--Student must be a member of the FFA

--Student can be entering a trade school or 4 year college

--Essay is required

March 1, 2021

Applications are available in the Guidance Office

Next Generation Hoosier Educator Scholarship

$7,500 per year for 4 years

--Student must rank in the top 20% of their class OR have a top 20% ACT or SAT score

--Student must commit to teaching at an Indiana school for 5 years upon graduating from college.

January 31, 2021

www.scholartrak.che.in.gov

Lawrence A. Ackerman Scholarship

$2,000

--Student must be pursuing an animal-related career and demonstrate financial need

February 1, 2021

Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at www.kidszoo.org

Questa Education Foundation Scholars Loan Forgiveness Program

$5,000 per year for 4 years

--This is a loan forgiveness program in which students will be forgiven 50% of the loan by committing to work in Northern Indiana for 5 years upon graduating from college.

--GPA of 2.75 or higher

Application opens November 1, 2020 and closes on March 5, 2021

www.questafoundation.org

Beacon Credit Union Scholarship

$1,000

 

--Student must be a member of the Beacon Credit Union at the time of application

--Must complete a 200-300 word essay on a specific topic

 

January 31, 2021

Applications are available in the Guidance Office

Trine University Next Door Neighbors Award

$2,500

--Any student who resides in Allen County is eligible for this award

March 1, 2021

No application, students must simply apply for admissions to Trine and complete the FAFSA by March 1, 2021

Lutheran Foundation Health Professionals and Nursing Scholarship

Starting at $1,000

--Students must be pursuing a career in nursing or other healthcare related field

--GPA of 2.8 or higher

--Attending one of the following colleges or universities: Huntington, Indiana Tech, IU Fort Wayne, Indiana Wesleyan, Ivy Tech, Manchester, Purdue Fort Wayne, Trine or Saint Francis

February 1, 2021

https://thelutheranfoundation.org/investing/scholarships

Fort Wayne International Airport Aviation Scholarship

$1,500

--Student must be pursuing a career in the aviation field

--GPA of 3.0 or higher

--Must be accepted to an accredited 4 year university or Ivy Tech’s Aviation Maintenance Program

February 26, 2021

Applications are available in the Guidance Office

Knights of Pythias Scholarship

$1,000

--GPA of 3.0 or higher

--Must demonstrate financial need

January 25, 2021

Applications are available in the Guidance Office or at www.knightsofpythiasofnewcastle.com

 

PB&J Scholarship

$500-$1,000

--Student must have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but they are still driven to succeed

--No GPA requirement

May 31, 2021

https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship

Student-View Scholarship Program

Up to $5,000

This scholarship program is a student research program. Students complete a 20 minute survey about colleges in the area. Winners are chosen via a random drawing

April 22, 2021

www.student-view.com

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

$10,000 per year

--GPA of 2.5 or higher

--Majoring in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics

--Demonstrate Financial need

--Willing to consider internship opportunities with Lockheed Martin

April 1, 2021

https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship

Kyle L. Harrop Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

--Student must have participated in Academic Super Bowl, Academic Spell Bowl, Quiz Bowl or Academic Decathalon during high school

--Student must attend Purdue West Lafayette

March 17, 2021

Applications are available in the Guidance Office

Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals (IAEOP)

$1,000

--Student must be pursuing a business or office related major

--Must have completed 2 or more business classes

--GPA of 2.8 or higher

February 5, 2021 by mail OR

February 10, 2021 by email

Applications are available in the Guidance Office

Star Bright Scholarship

Varies

--Student must be ranked in the top 50% of class

--Must demonstrate financial need

--Must demonstrate character traits of Perseverance and Diligence

February 18, 2021

www.csascholars.org/starbright

Edgar H. Kilbourne Scholarship

Varies

--Students must be affiliated with or be a member of a church or religious organization

--Must demonstrate financial need

--Must demonstrate qualities of leadership and initiative

--Must be ranked in the top 50% of class

--GPA of 2.0 or higher

February 18, 2021

www.csascholars.org/kilbourne

 

 

 

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