2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (Porter County)
The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program seeks to increase the number of Indiana residents who hold college degrees. Unity Foundation of Porter County recommends applicants to Independent Colleges of Indiana, which is funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., to award full-tuition scholarships to outstanding Porter County students. This year, we will recommend three (3) recipients.
These scholarships will provide full-tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree at any public or private college or university in Indiana accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Eligible students must be residents of Porter County and be a graduating senior from a high school by June 30th, 2019. The student must intend to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study beginning in the fall of 2019 at any public or private college or university in Indiana that is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and submit a complete online application no later than Friday, September 28, 2018. The student must also carry a GPA of at least 3.75 and/or SAT/ACT of 1600/25.
For scholarship guidelines, click here.
To apply, click here.
Application deadline: September 28th
2019 Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship
This year, Wendy’s High School Heisman is awarding over $60,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished scholar-athletes. Winners will compete for 100 scholarships, ranging from $500 to $5,000, along with recognition at the state and national levels.
Applications are available at wendysheisman.com. Entries received after the October 17th, 5 pm CT deadline will not be accepted.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must possess a 3.0 grade-point average or better and be a member of the graduating class of 2019. Additionally, student-athletes need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community.
For more information, click here.
Application deadline: October 17th
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