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Chesterton, IN 46304

Phone: 219-983-3730

Scholarships

As of Tuesday, March 21st

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    March Deadlines

 

Porter-Starke Impact Scholarship Award

Requirements:

·         Must have been impacted by mental health or who has made a positive impact on the mental health of others

·         Must be pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degree

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: $2,500

How to Apply: Applications are available online at www.porterstarke.org/scholarships

Deadline: Must be returned to Mrs. Arthur by Friday, March 24, 2017.

 

St Mary Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Plan on pursuing a post-secondary degree in a healthcare program

·         Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

·         Demonstrate community and work involvement

·         Must reside within Chesterton, Crown Point, Hobart, Lake Station, Merrillville, Portage, and Valparaiso

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available online at www.comhs.org/ASA

 

Deadline: Must be returned to the St. Mary Medical Center Gift Shop by 3:00 pm, Thursday, March 30, 2017

 

Valparaiso Woman’s Association Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Open to Seniors enrolled in a Porter County High School

·         Must include an official copy of high school transcript

·         Include a resume of work experience and extra-curricular activities

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: 2 $500 scholarships are available

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Return to Mrs. Arthur March 31, 2017.

 

First Trust Credit Union Scholarship (Bachelor’s Degree)

Requirements:

·         Must be a member of First Trust Credit Union

·         Graduate from an accredited high school and be pursuing a four-year degree at a college or university

·         Scholastic achievement

·         Involvement in school and community activities

·         Essay

·         Letter of recommendation from a teacher

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Mail to by March 31, 2017

    Joyce Yech

    c/o First Trust Credit Union

    950 E US Hwy 20

    Michigan City, IN  43360

 

First Trust Credit Union Scholarship (Apprenticeship, Certification, or Associates Program

Requirements:

·         Must be a member of First Trust Credit Union

·         Graduate from an accredited high school and be pursuing a career in a specialized field that will NOT require a four year degree (i.e., Culinary, Cosmetology, Welding, Medical assistant, or CDL)

·         Involvement in school and community activities

·         Essay

·         Letter of recommendation from a teacher

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Mail to by March 31, 2017

    Joyce Yech

    c/o First Trust Credit Union

    950 E US Hwy 20

    Michigan City, IN  43360

 

Construction Advancement Foundation Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must plan to pursue a career in construction or related field (construction Management, Civil Engineering, Project Management, etc.)

·         High School GPA of 3.0 or above

·         Evaluation of applicants participation in extracurricular activities in school and/or community

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available online at www.cafnwin.org.

 

Deadline: March 31, 2017

 

April Deadlines

 

Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be committed to pursuing an education and career in a law enforcement filed at Indiana college or university

·         All applicants must be a current member of the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member of the association.  If you do not meet the membership requirement, an application for membership is attached to the application.  Just complete the application and return it with the Scholarship Application to meet the requirement

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? Yes, you must attend an Indiana college or university.

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: April 1

Mail applications to:

Indiana Sheriffs’ Associations

147 E Maryland St.

Indianapolis, IN  46204-3608

 

NEW!! Delta Theta Tau Sorority Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be a Duneland resident

·         Must have at least a 2.0 GPA

·         Must have 3 references

·         Must be accepted at a university, community college, or trade school at the time the application is mailed

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: $500

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by April 5.

Mail to:

Delta Theta Tau

410 E. Burdick Rd.

Chesterton, IN  46304 

 

Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club Scholarships

Requirements:

·         Warren H. Canright Vocational/Communication Scholarship-For a student seeking a degree in vocational studies (such as Nursing, Drafting, Industrial Arts) or a degree in Communications, Technology, Journalism, or Economics)

·         William Carmichael Open Scholarship-For a student seeking a degree in any field

·         George Kriviskey Scholarship-For a student pursing a degree in Education, Research or Science related field

·         Alfred P. Nelson Open Scholarship-For a student seeking a degree in any field

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: $1,500

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 5. 

 

NEW!! Tri Kappa Academic and Vocational Scholarships

Requirements:

·         Based on a combination of academic merit, commitment to service and other demonstrated potential.  Financial aid may or may not be a consideration.

·         Must include 2 teacher recommendations or one teacher and one employer recommendation

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 7, 2017.

 

NEW!! Duneland Soccer Club Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Current Senior who lives within the boundaries of the Duneland School Corporation

·         Must have played on a Duneland Soccer Club travel team (U10, U12, U14) for a minimum of 4 separate season (Fall and Spring as separate seasons)

·         Cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale through the first semester of Senior year

·         Planning to enroll as a full time undergraduate in the Fall of 2017 pursing an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree

Scholarship Amount: $250-$750

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center

 

Deadline: Application must be submitted to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center or to the address listed on the application by April 7.

 

Red Ribbon Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be a current senior

·         Active involvement in student related activities to promote a drug free lifestyle, such as PRIDE, SADD, Natural Helpers, etc.

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any college or university. 

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: April 7, 12:00 pm

Mail or deliver applications to:

Porter County Red Ribbon Scholarship

c/o Porter County Substance abuse Council

57 South Michigan

Valparaiso, IN 46383

 

Bailly Elementary PTO Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must have attended Bailly Elementary for at least 3 years

·         Plan to attend an accredited college, university, or technical school the year immediately following graduation

·         Demonstrate good citizenship

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any college or university. 

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 7.

 

Duneland United Churches Resale, Inc. Volunteer Services Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be a current senior

·         Must have volunteered within the Duneland Community

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000 and renewable for up to 3 years

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 7. 

 

Duneland Teachers Association Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be a current senior

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any college or university. 

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 11. 

 

NEW!! Field Station Cooperative Preschool Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Applicants must have attended the Field Station Cooperative Preschool for at least 1 year

·         Must be a current senior accepted into an accredited 40year college or university

·         Must have a minimum GPA 3.50

·         Must have an ACT score of at least 28 or SAT of 1300

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: Minimum of $500

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center

 

Deadline: April 14, 2017

Mail applications to:

Field Station

399 Howe Rd.

Porter, IN  46304

Or email to:

Director@fieldstateionkids.org

 

Jackson Elementary Jacob Johnson Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must have attended Jackson Elementary for at least one full year

·         Must have at least a “C” (2.0) GPA or higher

·         Plan to attend an accredited college, university, or technical school the year following graduation

·         Show good citizenship

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: TBA

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 14. 

 

Christel R. Helmchen Duneland G.A.P.P. Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must have studied a minimum of 2 years of German in Duneland Schools

·         Must be a current senior

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: TBA

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 14. 

 

Yost Elementary PTO Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must have attend Yost for at least 3 years

·         Achieve at least a 2.0 GPA

·         Include 2 recommendations from a former teach, community member, or employer

·         Plan to attend an accredited college, university, or technical school the year following graduation

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 14. 

 

 

Westchester Intermediate PTO Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must have attended Westchester Intermediate School for 5th and 6th grades

·         Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

·         Demonstrate good citizenship

·         Have 2 recommendations from a former employer, teacher, or community member

·         Must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or technical school the year immediately following graduation

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 14. 

 

 

Alberico Scholarship Foundation

Requirements:

·         Must rank in the top 20% of his/her class

·         Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0

·         Must show evidence of participation in extracurricular involvement, community service, or other leadership activities within his/her school

·         Must submit letters of recommendation from 2 teachers

·         Must demonstrate financial need

·         Must complete the online application form and all attachments

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: $2,500

How to Apply: Applications are available online at http://www.albericoscholar.com/scholarship-details/

 

Deadline: April 15, 2017

 

NEW!! Hurst Orthodontics College Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be a college bound senior

·         Must have been treated with full braces at the Chesterton or DeMotte offices of Dr. Hurst

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: $500

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center

 

Deadline: Due to the address on the application by April 21, 2017

 

The Thomas Dubach Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be accepted to a 4 year college or university

·         Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

·         Submit an original creative writing piece of your choosing that is between 1000-1200 words in length

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center

 

Deadline: Return to Mrs. Arthur by April 21. 

 

The Manuzzi Family Trade/Technical/Business Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must plan on seeking a degree at a trade/technical institution or major in business

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College Career Center by April 21, 2017. 

 

The Manuzzi Family Music Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be planning on seeking a teaching degree in Instrumental or Vocal Music

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs. Arthur in the College & Career Center by April 21, 2017. 

 

                                                                                                                        May Deadlines

 

Warren “Skip” Highwood Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be a current senior

·         Must plan on becoming a Fire Fighter, Police Officer, EMT or Paramedic

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Applications must be received by May 1st

Mail applications and required material to:

The Warren Skip Highwood Memorial Foundation

c/o Nancy Highwood

937 North 350 East

Chesterton, IN 46304

Or email to:

wshmemorial@yahoo.com

 

Polish Heritage Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must be a high school senior residing in NW Indiana

·         Need not be of Polish decent to apply

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: $500-$1000

How to Apply: Applications are available in the College & Career Center. 

 

Deadline: May 3, 2017

 

Tim Hecht Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Must have maintained a “C” or better grade average during the past 2 school years

·         Applicant must intend to choose Criminal Justice, Law Enforcements, Pre-Law or other similar course of study as a major or primary area of study

·         Must be a Senior attending a high school in Porter County

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: TBD

How to Apply: Application instructions are available in the College & Career Center.

 

Deadline: Application must be received by May 26.

Mail to:

Porter Country Sheriff’s Office

Attn: Lt. Tim Manteuffel

2755St. Rd. 49

Valparaiso, IN 46383

                                                                                                                        June Deadlines

 

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program

Requirements:

·         Available to current juniors and seniors

·         Must be planning on attending a post-secondary institution

·         Must submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college or university.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

How to Apply: Application instructions are available online at http://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

 

Deadline: June 12, 2017

 

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Senior who plans to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN program

·         A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics

·         A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

Do I have to attend a specific college or university? No, you may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

How to Apply: Applications are available online at http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship

 

Deadline: June 30, 2017


 

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