Scholarship Information

Scholarships Requiring Counselor Nomination

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

Due Date




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


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


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




Open Oct 1

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Dec 1

Network Scholars-

Indiana State University- full-tuition, four-year renewable scholarship for admitted students pursuing a degree in financial planning


  • 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




Nov 1

Congressman Marlin Stutzman Service Academy Nomination                      


  • 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



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


Ø Scholarship
Financial need

Dec 31


Trupointe Scholars


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

No handwritten applications


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


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

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


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




Sept. 20 through Nov. 20, 2014.


Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) scholarship


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



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


Ø Graduating senior

Ø Must run your own small business

Sept 1-Feb 1

Sportsquest Playing with Purpose



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


$300 - $1000

550 word essay