Scholarship Information

SCHOLARSHIPS

*21st Century Scholarship- for more information on 21st century scholar requirements, how to create an account, parent access

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


*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: http://in.gov/che/4680.htm
Deadline: 11/30/17

*College Bound:     If you are a Hammond resident, you might be eligible for a "full ride" to college! 
For more information, go to: http://collegebound.gohammond.com/ 
 
*Big Future Scholarship Search:

Find scholarships, other financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs, totally $6 Billion! you just have to answer a few questions and this search engine will list all of the scholarships available to you!
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search


*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) opens December 15th! 
For a list of scholarships and eligibility requirements, go to:
Scholarship Booklet


*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

*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

*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: http://www.legacyfdn.org/scholarships.php

Deadline: 2/19/18

*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. 
Deadline: 3/1/18 - Application form and speech must be submitted by
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

*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

*Scholarships for left handed students:
https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships-for-lefties/ 



More Scholarships links:

*USA Scholarships: http://usascholarships.com/category/scholarships/

*http://www.learnmoreindiana.org/cost/financial-aid-and-scholarships/other-indiana-scholarship-programs/

*https://www.studentscholarships.org/2017scholarships.php#sthash.Xed8Ld0K.dpbs

*https://www.raise.me/ -list credentials/extra-curriculars and get free scholarship money! Check to see if your college in a participant!

*Scholarship owl: https://scholarshipowl.com/

*http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/the-weirdest-scholarships

*https://lendedu.com/blog/weird-scholarships/

*myscholly.com 

* http://www.college-scholarships.com/free-scholarship-searches/

*www.collegeboard.org 

*www.fastweb.com    -scholarship & college database, career planning

*www.scholarshipexperts.com

*www.scholarships.com

*www.studentaid.ed.gov

*https://getschooled.com/dashboard/tool/2540-nhs-scholar-dollars  -scholarship database

*http://www.finaid.org/    -scholarship database, info on student loans


MISSED SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

*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-  http://www.newharvestmission153.com/educational-scholarships/
*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: https://www.myprojectorlamps.com/scholarships.html 
Deadline: 9/30/17