Scholarship Information


*21st Century Scholarship- (click on title to open page)
For more information on 21st century scholar requirements, how to create an account, parent access

*NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing: $500 award to 391 students.Must be a female over 13 years old. 
For more information, go to: NCWIT 
Deadline: 11/12/18

*Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship(click on title for flyer): 800- $2,500 awards. Must demonstrate commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership. Also reside in a community by Comcast, plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study to an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university in the US for the entire 2019-2020 academic year, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrates financial need. 
For more information/apply: Comcast Scholarship
Deadline: 12/7/18

*Urban League of NWI Horizon Bank Minority Scholarship
(click on title for flyer): 5-$1,000 non-renewable awards. Must provide a letter of acceptance for the school years from an accredited college/university; have a GPA of 2.5 or higher; participated in extra-curricular activity, community and/or volunteer activities; prove financial need.
For more information: Financial Need Form
Application: Horizon Bank Application
Deadline: 12/14/18

*North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship: 
5 awards for $1,000.
Must be enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the US for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field. 
For more information: Van Lines Logistics
Application: Van Lines Application
Deadline: 12/15/18

*Dolman Law Group Scholarship:
1-$1,100 award. 
Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college/university during the 2019-2020 academic year and be in good academic standing with your current educational institution. 
For more information: Dolman Law group
Application: Dolman Law Group application
Deadline: 12/29/18

*SBO Essay Scholarship Contest:
10 awards for $1,000.
Must be a legal resident and planning on attending a college/university during the 2019-2020 academic year.
For more information: SBO Essay 
Application: SBO Essay Application
Deadline: 12/31/18

*Flavorful Futures Scholarship(click on title for flyer):
 5- $5,000 awards. Based on academic achievement and the creativity of student application. The scholarship is intended to showcase what makes the recipient who they are and how they plan to contribute their gifts through further education. 
              **Find the posters throughout Morton HS!***
For more information: Flavorful Futures
Deadline: photos must be received by 1/7/19

*10 Words or Less Scholarship:
1-$500 award. 
Any student who plans on attending school in the fall of 2019.
For more information: 10 words or less
Application: 10 Words or Less application
Deadline: 1/31/19

*The Common Application-Legacy Foundation: 
24 scholarship funds available through the common online application. 
Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
Scholarship Information Booklet: The Common APP Scholarships
For more information/apply:  Apply online
Deadline: 2/1/19

*2019 Spirit of Caring Scholarship: $1,000 award.
Must be a high school student pursing a college education at any 2/4 year institution in Indiana. Must create a short video OR submit an essay addressing "What does community mean to you?" AND "Cohen & Malad, LLP takes value in helping others, how have you given back and helped your community become a better place?". 

For more information: Spirit of Caring 
Deadline: May 31, 2019

*Valparaiso University-Students that are Pell Eligible & 21st Century Scholars, receive FULL TUITION!!!
For more information, go to: Valpo University 

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*Louis Tux Shop Contest
(click on title for flyer):
2 scholarships will be awarded in conjunction with a statewide model search. In October, 2 students will be named "Top Model" and will receive  a $1,000 college scholarship.20 students will be participating  and all will be featured in the next prom magazine-published in the spring. 
For more information, go to: Louis Tux Contest  / Video
Deadline:  10/14/18


*Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship: $500. Must have 3.0 GPA or higher and complete an essay on the follow topic: Describe at least 3 ways physical therapy can make a difference in an individual's ability to live an active, healthy lifestyle. 
For more information, go to: Arctic Physical Therapy
Deadline: 8/31/17
*Latino Scholarships: for a complete list of Latino-based scholarships, go to:  
2016 Indiana Latino Education Summit Scholarship List 
*New Harvest Mission 153:From $300 to $25,000 scholarship award opportunities-
*We the Future Contest: $2,000. Must submit one of the following: speech, short film, essay,song, greeting card, or poem.
For more information, go to: We the Future

Deadline: 9/17/17
*MyPrjectorLamps Scholarship:   $500. Applicant must be a HS senior. Must have 3.0 GPA or higher, provide a transcript, a 1 page essay, and "liking" MyProjectorLamps Facebook page are required.
For more information, go to: 
Deadline: 9/30/17
*Horatio Alger Scholarship (click on title for flyer): 
Awards from $6,000 to $25,000 to students that have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Student must be a high school graduate, demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted family income) and a US citizen. 
For more information: Horatio Alger Scholarship details
Deadline: 10/25/17
*Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship: 200-$7,500 renewable scholarships. Must rank in the top 20% of graduating class, plan to attend an Indiana institution as a full time student. For more information and addition eligibility requirements, please go to:
Deadline: 11/30/17
*2017 Essay Scholarship Contest:(click on title for flyer) $4,000 award. Must being a high school senior (class of 2018) and write an essay on "Why is the right to trial by jury (the Seventh Amendment) critical to ensuring justice and democracy? ". 
Deadline: 12/17/17
*Ziprecruiter Scholarship: 1-$3,000 Scholarship. The scholarship is offered every quarter (3 months: Dec. 31st, March 31st, June 30th and so on). They are looking for the most creative 1-page submission about job/internship opportunities in your hometown.  
For More information, go to:
Deadline: 12/31/17
* UNCF STEM Scholars (click on title for flyer): Offers a Tiered tuition scholarship. 
General Eligibility: Must be African american, GPA of 3.0 or higher, HS senior entering a US accredited college/university in fall of 2018, US citizen/legal perm. resident.  
For more information, go to: UNCF 
STEM Application: STEM(Science,math,technology,math)
Deadline: 1/15/18
*Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance: 30- $1,000 scholarships. Must have a 3.0 GPA, submit an ACT/SAT results register to an accredited college/university & provide proof of admission,  complete short essay.
For more information, go to: Knights of Pythias
For the application, go to: Knights of Pythias application
Deadline: 1/25/18
*Hammond Reads 17th Annual Essay Contest: (click on title for flyer)
1 page essay (up to 250 words) on "Name a book that makes you happy, and tell us why"-include title of book and author.
Deadline: 1/26/18
*Calumet Athletic Official Association Scholarship: 1- $500 scholarship. Must be a senior graduating this academic year, have or will be a varsity athletic award winner during the current academic year and will be attending a 2 or 4 year college in the fall immediately following High School graduation. 
For more information, go to: CAOA 
Deadline: 2/1/18
*Jackie Robinson Foundation: Up to $30,000 over 4 years. Must be a graduating minority High School senior, plan to attend an accredited & approved 4 year institution within the US, show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, present evidence of financial need, be a US citizen, & have a minimum SAT score of 1000 (combines math & critical reading) or composite ACT score of 21. 
For more information, go to: Jackie Robinson
To apply:  
Deadline: 2/1/18
*Nancy James Memorial Scholarship: (click on title for flyer) Up to $1,500 scholarship for college/post-secondary technical schooling.  Awarded to an Indiana HS senior whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer.For more information, go to:
For a link to the application:  Breast Cancer Scholarship Application
Deadline: 2/2/18
*Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship:$1,000 award. Must have completed 2 or more business educational courses (4 semesters) within 4 years of HS among the following: computer programming, accounting, finance, business (management,law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these course; must be enrolled or planning to attend a 2/4 year college/university; and have GPA of 2.8 of higher. 
For more information/application: IAEOP

Deadline: 2/10/18
*Optimist Oratorical Contest: Win up to $22,500 . The official topic of this year’s contest “Where Are My Roots of Optimism?” Contestants must speak on the subject between four and five minutes.
For more information, go to: Contest Info
Application: Optimist contest
Deadline: 2/14/18
*National Co-Op Scholarship Program:    
If you plan to apply to Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimackl College, RIT, State University of New York Oswego, The university of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell or Wentworth Institute of Technology; you may be eligible for the WACE scholarship. 
For more information, go to: WACE
Application: WACE Application 
Deadline: 2/15/18
*Beta Sigma Psi Scholarship Opportunities: (click on title for flyer) Several scholarships where seniors can earn up to $2,000. to apply online for : The Martin Luther Scholarship, Christian Leadership Award-Purdue, Christian Leadership Award-Indiana and/or the Christian Leadership Award-Illinois; go to:
Deadline: 2/17/18
*Legacy Foundation Common Application (click on title for flyer):  
1 Application, 20+ scholarships available! The window to apply to the Legacy Foundation Common Application (for multiple scholarship opportunities)
Scholarships for graduation Seniors: Legacy Foundation 
For a list of scholarships and eligibility requirements, go to: 
Scholarship Booklet
Deadline: 2/19/17
*Peoples Bank Scholarship (click on title for flyer): 2- $1,000 and 1-$500 scholarship. Must of GPA of 2.5 or higher, minimum SAT score of 900 or ACT score of 19. 
**Part of Legacy Foundation Common App
To Apply, go to:

Deadline: 2/19/18
*Hammond Hispanic Minority Scholarship:  2-$2,500 awards for attendance at a college/university, 2- $1,000 awards for attendance at a technical or trade school, 1- $1,000 award towards obtaining Certified Nursing Associate accreditation. Awarded to minority students of Hispanic or latino heritage who will graduate from HS. 
For more information, go to:  
Requirements: HHMS
Application: Hammond Hispanic Scholarship
Deadline: 2/23/18
*Lake County Right to Life Oratory Contest:   $200 for 1st place, $150 for 2nd place: Speech contest on one of the following topics: Abortion, Infanticide, Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Sex-selective Abortions, or Euthanasia. 
When: 3/24/18 11 AM- 3 PM
Where: Griffith-Calumet Public Library (1215 E. 45th Ave Griffith IN)
For more information/application, go to: Right to Life
Deadline: 3/1/18 -
 Application form and speech must be submitted by
*Blacks at Microsoft scholarship: Renewable $5,000 scholarship for outstanding black high school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. Must be a high school senior of African descent, have a GPA of 3.3 or higher, apply for FAFSA, plan to attend a 4 year college/university in the fall of year following HS graduation, pursue a bachelors degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs, and show a passion for technology and leadership at school or in the community. 
For more information, go to: Microsoft scholarship
Deadline: 3/1/18
*The Generation Google Scholarship: $10,000 to High School seniors who are from an underrepresented group and intend to study computer science. Must plan to be enrolled full-time at a university in the US/Canada, be pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, exhibit high academic achievement. 
For more information, go to: Google Scholarship
Deadline: 3/2/18
*2018 Prom Genie Scholarship:  Must fill out the application completely, have 3 letters of recommendation (2 from school & 1 from the community), must complete the 1 page essay & have a parent/guardian signature if you are younger than 18. 
For more information & application: Prom Genie
Deadline: 3/9/18
* IU Bloomington 2018 Lakeshore Region Scholarships:
3- $1,500 and 4-$1,000 scholarships to IU students living in their area. 
Interested applications should apply at:  by entering the keyword "scholarships" in the search bar, then clicking on the "scholarships" icon (a dollar sign with a graduation cap). Each profile is matched with qualifying scholarship openings, so you will only need to complete 1 form to apply for any IU-sponsored scholarships. 
Deadline: 3/10/18
*Next Generation Scholarship: (click on title for flyer) 
$500 scholarship. Must be a senior who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college/university in the Fall of 2018, completes the application and submit a 250 word essay on "Why is saving money important?"
Essay Rubric: Essay Breakdown   /  FAQ  
Application: Next Gen Application 
Deadline: 3/14/18
*Crown Point Community Foundation: Offers many different scholarship opportunities to high school seniors!!
For a list of scholarships, go to: CPCF List
For more information/to apply,  go to:
Deadline: 3/16/18
*Tri Kappa Scholarship: $4,500 award. Must be a resident of Hammond IN, be a High School senior graduating from an area HS, be admitted as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, vocational school, or junior college for the Fall 2018 semester. 
For more information & application: Tri Kappa 
**Please submit completed application to Ms. Barberich in the guidance office.
Deadline: 3/16/18 
*Urban League of Northwest Indiana: Check out multiple scholarship opportunities. 
For a list of scholarships, go to: Urban League of NWI
For more information, go to:
Scholarship Tips: Urban League Tips
Deadline: 3/26/18
*CVS Pharmacy Inc.-Business  Scholarship: Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate financial need and pursuing undergraduate degree in business. 
For more information, go to: CVS Pharmacy Scholarship
Deadline: 3/30/18
*Construction Advancement Foundation:(click on title for flyer) 
$2,500 annual scholarship/$10,000 Max per applicant.must be a US citizen,  For students pursuing a career in construction or related fields such as engineering. Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, pass a drug test. 
For more information, go to:
For an application: CAF application
Deadline: 3/30/18
*Hammond Tri Kappa Scholarship: Must be a US citizen, Senior in high School and admitted as a full time student to an accredited college, university, vocational school, or junior college for the fall term following HS graduation. 
For more information: Tri Kappa
Deadline: 3/30/18
*Get a Boost Black Note Scholarship: $2,000 award per student. Must write a 750 word (3 page) essay on how you can help produce a smoke-free world. 
For More information, go to:
Deadline: 3/30/18
*Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund:Up to 4 scholarship available for $2,500 each. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be a US citizen, will attend a 4 year college/university within the 50 states or District of Columbia,  have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community service or other extra curricular activities, and the combined adjusted income  of the parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000.
For more information,go to: JMSMSF Criteria
Application: JMSMSF application
Deadline: 3/31/18
*Hispanic Scholarship fund: May be awarded anything from $500 to $5,000. Must be a high senior that will be graduating this academic year, be of Hispanic heritage, GPA of 3.0 or higher, plan to enroll to a 4 year university in the fall following HS graduation, be a US citizen and complete FAFSA. 
For more information, go to: HSF Scholarship
*Applications open 1/1/18!!!!
Deadline: 3/31/18
* Indiana Sheriff's Association (I.S.A. )Scholarship Program: 
Must reside in Indiana, enroll as a full-time student and be a current member of the association OR a dependent child OR grandchild of a current member of the association. 
For more information/Application go to: I.S.A
Deadline: 4/1/18
*Hammond Common Council Scholarship:
15- $1,000  scholarships.  Seniors-fill out your name, address and what college you plan on attending on the application and drop it off at the guidance office.
Application: Hammond Common Council 
Deadline: 4/13/18
*St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Program:(click on title for flyerTo  qualified applicants who are pursuing a higher education in a healthcare field. The program is designed to encourage and help students from the communities they serve to pursue or continue to pursue completion of a post-secondary degree in the healthcare field. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and have at least 1 year of employment by SCH or CFNI.
For more information, go to: St. Catherine Healthcare Scholarship
To sign up as a volunteer:
Deadline: 4/17/18 4 PM
*Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher Recruitment Grant:
$500 educational grant to a graduating senior girl who plans to enroll in a teacher preparatory program beginning in the fall of 2018. 
For more information, go to: Delta Kappa Gamma
Application: Teacher Recruitment Grant 
Deadline: 4/20/18
*The Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC)  Scholars program: A renewable scholarship of up to $10,00 per year for Hispanic students pursuing a STEM-related degree. Must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community; have GPA of 3.0 or higher; demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership & campus/community activities; be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree; be enrolled in an accredited undergrad program for the preceding fall semester at an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university in the US.
For more information, go to: HENAAC
Deadline: 4/30/18
*Northwest Indian Corvette Club Anthony Courtney's Scholarship:
$1,500 scholarship award. Must be a high school senior with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, provide SAT/ACT scores and provide last years tax return form. For more information/complete list of requirements and application, go to:NWI Corvette Club Scholarship   
Deadline: 4/30/18
*The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship: A variety of 1-time & renewable scholarships offered to incoming freshmen women pursuing a degree in engineering. Female student must be a US citizen, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher(unweighted), complete FAFSA, be a full-time student.
For more information, go to: SWE scholarship
Deadline: 5/1/18
*Kappa Alpha PSI Fraternity Scholarship:
Applicants must be a male senior graduating from HS, have a GPA of 2.5 of higher and attend a HS is the 219 area code. 
For more information, go to: Requirements
Application: Kappa Alpha PSI profile   /   Personal Statement
Deadline: 5/1/18
*The Polish Heritage Association of Michigan City:1st place-$1,000, 2nd place-$500, 3rd place-$100. This years topic is "Ignacy Jan Paderewski and the Re-Birth of Polish Independence in 1918". Open to any HS senior. 
For more information: Polish Heritage Scholarship
Application: Essay form
Deadline: 5/3/18
*Lauretta Factory/Mary Ann Jimerson Scholarship: 2- $1,000 scholarships. Must be a female of African American descent & college bound, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, submit 1-page typed essay on "Wings beneath my wings (a candid conversation with my hero or secret role model )".
For more information/application, go to: Alpha Kappa Alpha
Deadline: 5/5/18
*Volunteer Leadership Scholarship: 2- $1,000 scholarships. Must be a male of African American descent & college bound, completed community service, have a GPA of 2.0 or higher, submit 1-page typed essay on "Wings beneath my wings (a candid conversation with my hero or secret role model )".
For more information/application, go to: Eta Kappa Omega
Deadline: 5/5/18
*Historically Black College/University Scholarship (HBCU): 1- $500 scholarships. Must be a senior of African American descent, accepted to a HBCU, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, submit 1-page typed essay on "Wings beneath my wings (a candid conversation with my hero or secret role model )".
For more information/application, go to: HBCU
Deadline: 5/5/18

*Woodmar Kiwanis Scholarship: 3-$500 awards. Must be in the top 25% of your graduating class & complete the application. 
Application: Kiwanis 
Deadline: 5/11/18 3PM
*Hammond Education Foundation Dollars for Education Scholarship:
Assist graduating seniors from the School City of Hammond with some of the costs associated with the first year of post-secondary education. 
Must be in the upper 1/3 of the graduating class. 
For more information/to apply, go to: HEF Scholarship 
**students must be logged into their school city email account to apply. 
Deadline: 5/15/18
*NAGE Scholarship: 100-$500 awards (awarded in lottery system). 
Must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, trade or technical school. 
Scholarships are available to members of NAGE, IBPO, IBCO, IAEP and NAGE EMS and the member's spouse, child, grandchild, niece, nephew or significant other. 
For more information, go to:
Application: NAGE Scholarship
Deadline: 5/18/18
*Parrish/Fultz Scholarship Fund:(click on title for flyer)  4-$2,500 one-time scholarship. Student must be a senior, provide a college acceptance letter, a 300 word essay on "How will my education with the Lord's guidance, enable me to help mankind?" 
Application:  Parrish/Fultz scholarship
For more information:  Letter    / Flyer #2
Deadline: 5/18/18
*Brower Youth Award Scholarship: 6-$3,000 cash prizes. Must be an environmental change leader between the ages of 13 to 22 living in North America. 
For more information, go to:
Application: Browder Youth 
Deadline: 5/20/18
*Darryl Denham Legacy Scholarship: $500-$2,000 award. Students must be attending a 2/4 year college/university in the fall of 2018. Must complete application and submit 2 letters of recommendation, trasncript, SAT/ACT scores. 
Application: Darryl Denham
Deadline: 5/21/18
*Ms. Elle's Dare to be Different Scholarship:(click on title for flyer)
$500 award to deserving 2018 HS graduates. Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher, provide a copy of acceptance letter, short essay of 250-500 words on "How do you Dare to be Different" and 3 letters of recommendation. 
For more information, go to: Ms. Elle's Scholarship   /   Application
Deadline: 5/25/18
*WaterLogic Scholarship: $1,500 award. Must be a student enrolled in college or with an expected college enrollment date up to 12 months in the future who submits the best answer. 
For more information, go to: WaterLogic
Deadline: 5/31/18
*American Indian College Fund Scholarship: $1,000 award. Must be a US citizen, eligible to attend college in the US, be enrolled in a certificate, associates, bachelors, or graduate program by the Fall of 2018. 
For more information, go to: American Indian College Fund
Deadline: 5/31/18
*2018 NBC Universal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship: 8-  $5,626 and can be used for educational expenses for students attending college in the fall of 2018.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is offering scholarships for undergraduate/graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing passions in the media, entertainment, or communication fields. 
For more information/application, go to: AAPD scholarship
Deadline: 6/6/18 5 PM
*Distinguished Young Women Scholarship: $30,000-50 awards. must be a female high school student in 11 or 12 grade who has participated in s state level competition. 
For more information, go to: Distinguished Young Women
Deadline: 6/30/18
*OppU Achievers Scholarship:$2,500 award. Must be a US citizen with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must complete 500 word essay on: "why you're an achiever" . 
For more information, go to: OppU Achiever
Deadline: 6/30/18
*College Bound:     If you are a Hammond resident, you might be eligible for a up to 4 years of your college tuition paid for! 
Application: College Bound
For more information, go to: 
Deadline: 7/6/18
*Ball State University Balanced Man Scholarship: $1,500, $1,250, $1,000, and 2 $750 scholarships. Must be a male planning on attending Ball State University in the fall of 2018. 
Letter:  Balanced Man Scholarship    Application: SigEp Balanced Man
*UNCF Scholarships: Multiple scholarships available through UNCF member institutions. Must have 2.5 GPA or higher, completed FAFSA, verification of unmet financial need. 
For more information, go to: UNCF