First Trust Credit Union

EIGHT $1,000 scholarships will again be awarded this year to graduating seniors, based on the geographic location of their high school.  First Trust branches in Michigan City, La Porte, Valparaiso and Wheatfield will each award two scholarships.

The first $1,000 scholarship will be for a graduating senior pursuing a four year degree.

The second $1,000 scholarship will be for a graduating senior pursuing an Apprenticeship, Associates, or Certification in a select field. 

Scholarship recipients must be a member, or become a member (open a savings with $25) of First Trust Credit Union to be eligible. Membership information and an overview of the many products and services First Trust offers may be found by visiting our website at firsttrustcu.com.

 They may  access the application on our website or the links below.

Scholarship applications are due by 5:00 p.m. cst on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.

Bachelor’s Degree Program Application

Apprenticeship, Certification or Associates Program Application

Indiana Ag Scholarships through Indiana Farm Bureau

Indiana Farm Bureau cares about the future of our farming communities and those who will be – and are already – involved in the agricultural industry. We sponsor or co-sponsor several scholarships for college-bound youth, current college students and individuals seeking to enhance their careers in agriculture. We also give grants to members and county Farm Bureaus seeking to extend their education outreach in their communities.

Many of the county and District scholarships are now included in our online application. These will auto-populate as options to apply for based on location of the applicant. Simply complete the Indiana Farm Bureau Scholarship Program Application listed below to see all the scholarships available to you. Some counties have not yet opted into the online option, but those applications are still available here.

Indiana Farm Bureau Scholarship Program Application

Indiana Farm Bureau and the Farm Bureau Foundation will award 13 district and state college scholarships to high school seniors and college students for the current school year. Scholarships may be applied to tuition, housing, books and other educational expenses. Payment will be made directly to the college or university of your choice. The scholarships are the Marion Stackhouse Scholarship; two Collegiate Farm Bureau scholarships available to members of the Collegiate Farm Bureau at Ancilla College, Huntington University, Purdue University and Vincennes University; and 10 Carolyn Hegel Memorial Scholarships (one per Farm Bureau District). Many county and District scholarship applications have been included in our online process. These opportunities to apply will auto-populate based on the location of the applicant.

INFB Scholarship Program Application

County and District Scholarships

Look into additional Farm Bureau college scholarship opportunities at your county and district level. This year, the majority of these applications are available within the online application under the Indiana Farm Bureau Scholarship Program Application section at the top of this page. This link will just display counties that have not opted into the online application process yet.

County and District Scholarships

Purdue University Harry L. Pearson Outstanding Leader Scholarship

To incoming Purdue University freshmen, as well as current students in the College of Agriculture.

Purdue University Harry L. Pearson Outstanding Leader Scholarship

Gutwein & Risner Scholarship

The Gutwein & Risner Insurance Agency (located in Jasper, Newton, and White counties) will be sponsoring two $250 scholarships for 2022 seniors. Preference will be given to a son, daughter, granddaughter, grandson or legal ward of a Gutwein & Risner Insured. The student must submit 250 or more words on why they chose a business or agriculture related major.  

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Scholarship Application

 

Hugh and Eve Meeter Calvinism Awards

This Award is an essay contest with the theme :Calvin and Natural Disasters. 

Open to seniors with a 1st place award of $3,500 and 2nd place award of $2,000 payable to students enrolling at the following colleges and universities:

Calvin University, Dordt University, The Kings University (Canada), Kuyper College, Redeemer University College (Canada), and Trinity Christian College. 

Deadline: February 1, 2022

More Info Here!

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship and Teaching Stipends

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, January 13, 2022

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

College Board has a unique scholarship opportunity that ALL of you should consider applying to if you’re college bound. It’s called the Opportunity Scholarship. No essay or minimum GPA. Half of the awards are income based. You complete 6 tasks and with each task you’re eligible for more $$.
Complete all 6 and you’ll be eligible for $40,000. In Indiana alone there have been 26 winners.

Learn More

INvested Scholarship

Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans, Inc. (“INvestEd”) is offering participants a chance to win one of five (5) $1,000 cash scholarships in the “$1,000 INvestEd Scholarship Giveaway” (the “Giveaway”). The Giveaway is governed by these Rules and any individual who enters, attempts to enter or in any way participates or attempts to participate in the Giveaway (“Participant”), agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in these Rules, as well as by all interpretations of these Rules by INvestEd and by all other decisions of INvestEd which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Giveaway. See full rules for more details.

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Horatio Alger Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarship (application open for high school seniors in Louisiana, Montana and nationwide for students interested in a select number of colleges/universities)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

Targeted Scholarships (application open for applicants in their freshman year of college at a select number of colleges/universities)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a college freshman at specific colleges/universities
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required and/or demonstrate Pell eligibility)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 (check individual programs for GPA requirements); and
  • Be a United States citizen

Career & Technical Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in an eligible program in Fall 2020
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrate critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

Horatio Alger Scholarship Site

Jasper Newton Foundation Scholarships

It’s time! The local scholarships that provide big financial opportunities for CCHS students are open!

Below are the 2022 Covenant Christian Scholarships through the Jasper Newton Foundation.  New this year is an Alliance Bank Scholarship and the Chris LaCosse Scholarship.  Both of these scholarships have expanded their criteria to reach more schools/applicants.    
The applications ‘go live’ on Monday (Nov. 15th) and the deadline for submission is March 1, 2022 at 11:59 pm.
Crown Point Community Foundation Scholarships

All students can apply on the 2022 General Application and submit applications online at www.cpcf.org .

Click the button below for more information on the 5 available to CCHS students.

  • Trinity Lutheran graduates– $750
  • St. Mary’s Catholic Community School graduates- two $500
  • Youche Country Club Scholarship- child or grandchild of current member with GPA of 3.0- various amounts
  • Ralph E. Bennett Memorial Scholarship- student going into Construction Engineering and Management Technologies program at PNW or Purdue Laf with a 3.0 GPA- amount varies
  • Barney Family Scholarship- Lake, Porter, Jasper, or Newton county grad with a 3.0 attending an Indiana state sponsored school with a family income between $80,000-150,000.- up to $5,000.

Deadline is February 18, 2022.

Scholarship Info

Questions can be directed to the Foundation office at 219-662-7252.

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