Scholarship Information

Scholarships Requiring Counselor Nomination

Attention seniors and parents: The following scholarships require a nomination; please see Mrs. Hunter.

Due Date

Scholarship

Amount

Requirements/Description

Dec  1

Lily Scholarship – Heritage may nominate one candidate to submit to the Allen County pool(approx. 90 candidates) from which 6 winners are chosen

Full tuition

Ø Resident of Allen county

Ø Core 40 diploma

Ø Cannot be a 21st Century Scholar

Ø Attend college full time in Indiana

Ø Must overcome a significant barrier to obtain your education goal

Dec 1

Richard G Lugar Minority Scholarship

$4000-$20,000

Ø Must be African American, Hispanic or Native American

Ø Intend to enroll in an Indiana College

Ø MINIMUM combined critical reading and math SAT scores of 1000 or composite ACT score of 22

Ø 3.0 or higher GPA on 4.0

Dec 15

Carson Scholars Fund

One student may be nominated

$1000

Ø Grade 4-11

Ø 3.75/4.0 GPA

Ø Strong humanitarian qualities.

Jan 31

University of Dayton

Leadership in Service

$2,500/yr. for 4 yrs.

Ø Innate desire for personal development and is committed to service within his/her school

 College Exclusive Scholarships

Due Date

Scholarship

Amount

Requirements/Description

Open Oct 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® is a service that helps you manage the financial aid process more efficiently and cost effectively. PROFILE provides the information you need to make sensitive financial aid decisions. With PROFILE, you receive an accurate representation of the financial strength of a student’s family —right when you need it.

 

Over 350 institutions and organizations use PROFILE to award their aid funds equitably to the right students at the right time. Check the website for Colleges requiring the profile. http://student.collegeboard.org/css-financial-aid-profile,

 

 

Dec 1

Network Scholars-

Indiana State University- full-tuition, four-year renewable scholarship for admitted students pursuing a degree in financial planning www.indstate.edu/apply

 

  • Must be admitted to ISU to access scholarship
  • Two of the following three criteria:3.5/4.0 gpa,1070 SAT (combined critical reading and math) or 23 ACT, rank top 15% of class

Local Scholarships

Due Date

Scholarship

Amount

Requirements/Description

Nov 1

Congressman Marlin Stutzman Service Academy Nomination                      

$330,000

  • Must attend a service academy.  US Air Force Academy, Merchant Marines, West Point, US Naval Academy or Coast Guard

  • 3 letters of recommendation

  • Photo, transcript, test scores

  • See Guidance for application

Dec 1

Ivy Tech Take a Course on US

Application

http://www.ivytech.edu/northeast/takeacourseonus

$378.45

Ø High School senior

Ø Take one free 3 credit hour class at Ivy Tech during Spring 2015

Dec   5

Fort Wayne Elks National Most Valuable Student Scholarship www.elks.org.enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

$1000-$12,500

Ø Scholarship
Ø
Leadership
Ø
Financial need

Dec 31

 

Trupointe Scholars

https://www.trupointe.com/about-us/giving.html

$2500

Ø Sons/daughters of coop members

Ø Active membership status with Trupointe

Ø Pursuing degree in field of study related to Trupointe

Jan 25

Knights of Pythias
www.knightsofpythiasofnewcastle.com

No handwritten applications

$1000

Ø High school senior

Ø 3.0/4.0 GPA

Feb 1

Fort Wayne Southside Optimist Club

International Oratorical Contest

Up to $2500

Ø Any student up to age 19

Ø See Guidance for Speech requirements/application

Feb 14

Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum

3 different scholarship opportunities under one application

$1500

Ø Senior

Ø GPA 3.0/4.0

Ø Accepted to a post- secondary institution

Ø Pursuing a career in aviation

Ø resume

Feb 20

PHP Scholarship Program

www.phpni.com

click on scholarship article on front page

Up to $3000

Ø high school senior planning to pursue a career in a health-related field

Ø min 3.0/4.0

Ø PHP member or attend high school on PHP service area

March 1

Fort Wayne Southside Optimist Club

International Essay Contest

Up to $2500

Ø Any student up to age 19

Ø See Guidance for Essay requirements/application

May 1

Allen County Extension Homemakers

$500

Ø Senior must be attending Purdue, West Lafayette or IPFW as a full time student in the College of Health & Human Sciences

National Scholarships

Due Date

Scholarship

Amount

Requirements/Description

Sept. 20 through Nov. 20, 2014.

 

Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) scholarship

www.soygrowers.com/award-program/soy-scholarship

$5,000

Ø HS GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale

Ø Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a current ASA member.

Ø Applicant must plan to declare Agriculture as major

Ø Essay of 500 words or less, entitled,“What is the future of agriculture and what role will I play in that future?”

Ø Two letters of recommendation

Ø Applicant must show demonstrated extra-curricular activities/leadership skills in agriculture activities.

Dec 15

Burger King Scholarship

www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/

 

 

Up to $50,000

Ø High school seniors

Ø GPA 2.5/4.0

Ø Enroll full time at an accredited 2 or 4 year school

Dec 31

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

www.NFIB.com/YEA

$1000-$15000

Ø Graduating senior

Ø Must run your own small business

Sept 1-Feb 1

Sportsquest Playing with Purpose

www.playingwithpurpose.org

 

$14,000

Ø Currently a sophomore, junior, or senior

Ø Maintains a min “C” average

Ø Varsity athlete in one or more sports

Ø A committed follower of Jesus Christ

Jan 15

American Mensa Education

www.mensafoundation.org/scholarhsips

 

$300 - $1000

550 word essay