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2019 June B. Kelley Scholarship

P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women, educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, and loans, and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. Michigan City Chapter BR has a specific scholarship to offer under the auspices of P.E.O. It is the June B. Kelley Scholarship which is aimed at young women who attend a college or university in the state of Indiana. A check for $2,000 will be awarded annually to the young lady who has the best qualifications.

To be eligible for recommendation, a woman must: exhibit excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, community service, and potential for future success; is in her senior year of secondary education or presently attending a college in Indiana; has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale; plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in Indiana in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation, or plans to continue at the Indiana college she is attending.

To fill out the application, click here.

Application deadline: March 22nd

2019 Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

Recovery Village, an organization with locations across the country, is dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse into recovery. They are offering a one-time scholarship of $1,000 to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to: counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field). Applicants must submit an essay of no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience.

To be eligible, students must be a United States citizen or permanent U.S. resident; enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment; consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and quote for display on Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) websites if notified as the winner.

To fill out the application, click here

Application deadline: June 30, 2019


2019 Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship

The Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship Fund was established for the purpose of receiving, investing, and dispensing of funds to provide college scholarships to qualified students who are committed to pursuing an education and career in the law enforcement field.

This year, the Indiana Sheriffs' Association will be awarding forty (40) $750 scholarships to qualified students who meet the following criteria: be an active affiliate or associate member of the Indiana Sheriffs' Association or a dependent child or grandchild of an active affiliate or associate member of the association, be an Indiana resident, attend an Indiana college or university, major in a law enforcement field and enroll as a full-time student (12 hours).

For more information and to fill out an application form, click here.

Application deadline: April 1, 2019


2019 Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte and LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary Scholarships

The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte (HFL) takes great pride in offering scholarship awards to students in our community. In addition to multiple scholarships available through the Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte, they are pleased to present additional scholarship opportunities funded by the LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary.

A total of $70,000 will be awarded in 2019.

For all scholarships, students must be pursuing careers in health and wellness fields, and be enrolled at an accredited university, college, or similar higher learning institution.

To see the complete list of scholarships and to fill out applications, click here.

Application deadline: March 15, 2019


2019 Jerry Karstens Athletic Scholarship

Jerry Karstens commanded respect on the field, the court, and with everything in his life. He was a respected teacher, coach, referee, umpire, and friend to many in Michigan City and the state of Indiana, and will always be remembered for being fair. "Mr. K" also dedicated himself to the Parks & Recreation Department for nearly 50 years. Jerry's dedication to his family, the Lord, and his passion for sports and recreation, have earned him unparalleled respect. Jerry will be missed, but never forgotten, and his spirit will live on forever at Karstens Field at Patriot Park. 

The $1,500 Jerry Karstens Athletic Scholarship was created in his memory. Through this scholarship, Jerry continues to assist others. Our hope is that applicants will aspire to better themselves and their athletic abilities through education and better their community through their athletic involvement.

Applicants must be a graduating senior in a LaPorte County area school, be enrolled in a college, and must have participated in at least one sport during their senior year. In addition to completing the application form, students must also submit a clear photocopy of their high school transcript, including SAT/ACT scores. Two written references and a short typed essay are also required.

To fill out the application, click here.

Application deadline: April 5, 2019

Did you know? 

Marquette's Class of 2018 was offered over $9.2 million in aggregate scholarship dollars.


Did you know?

For eight consecutive years, every member of Marquette's graduating class has been accepted to at least one college or university.

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