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Scholarships are available in a variety of ways...


OPEN TO QUALIFYING STUDENTS - These scholarships can be applied to the college of your choice. Each scholarship has specific requirements to be met.


CAREER (MAJOR) SPECIFIC - These scholarships apply to a career field or college major. Some of these must be used at a specific college, while others can be used at the college of your choice.


REQUIRE NOMINATION - These scholarships require the high school to nominate candidates. If there is a scholarship in this category for which you feel you should be nominated please see your counselor.


SCHOOL SPECIFIC - In order to receive a scholarship from a particular college or university you must send an application to and be accepted by that college. The scholarship can only be used at that institution.



Check for available scholarship opportunities through student/parent employers and faith-based, military, or community organizations!

Visit our sister page entitled, "Online Scholarship Searches" c/o the HHS Guidance site for REPUTABLE websites that assist with finding additional scholarships via the web.

CAUTIOUSLY use social media to find scholarships.  Follow/Like scholarship providers and colleges online via Twitter and Facebook.  Make sure YOU have a professional online presence/profile FIRST!  Check out our tab "Smart Social Media" for helpful tips!



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Currently Available Scholarships...
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Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where applicants must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.

Deadline: Rolling



The entry shall consist of three illustrations done by the entrant in a color or black-and-white medium created from the artist's imagination. Use of gray scale in illustrations and mixed media, computer generated art, and the use of photography in the illustrations are accepted. Each illustration must represent a subject different from the other two

The Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public. The ultimate eligibility criterion, however, is defined by the word "amateur"-in other words, the artist has not been paid for his


Applicants must complete the on-line application. Please create a new login under the "students and parents" tab. 

Deadline: March 15, 2018



The Crown Point Community Foundation is the financial administrator of over 70 scholarship funds created by community donors. Scholarship criteria is chosen by the donor. The scholarship committee reviews all submitted applications and makes recommendations based on the criteria of each scholarship.

Scholarships are available for residents of Lake, Porter, Jasper and Newton counties. Scholarships are available for applicants who plan on attending a college, university or a trade school/trade program.

Completion of the 2018 CPCF Scholarship Application qualifies applicants for consideration for scholarships.

Deadline: March 16, 2018



Applicants must be an Indiana resident, pursuing an education and career in a law enforcement field at an Indiana college or university and must be a dependent child OR grandchild of a member of the association.
Applicants must complete an application, write a short essay, submit a copy of their transcript and submit a letter of recommendation by a school official.

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Visit: Highland High School Guidance office for a copy of the application.


Established by the family of Martin and Julius Alberico in 2007, the Alberico Scholarship Foundation seeks to improve the path to education for deserving college-bound students through the administration of educational grants to students of talent, merit, and need. The Foundation will award $2,500 scholarships to college-bound high school seniors with financial need who have demonstrated both academic achievement and leadership in their school and community.


In order to be an Alberico Foundation Scholarship recipient, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must rank in the top 20% of his/her class
  • Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0
  • Must show evidence of participation in extracurricular involvement, community service, or other leadership activities within his/her school
  • Must submit letters of recommendation from 2 teachers
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must complete the online application form and all attachments


Deadline: April 15, 2018



Applicants must complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. Upon completion of the survey, applicants will be automatically entered into a drawing for a scholarship award. 

Deadline: April 22, 2018



Applicants must complete an application, have a GPA of a 2.0 or above, submit a copy of their college/university acceptance letter, submit a short essay of 250 to 500 words on "How Do You Dare To Be Different" and submit 3 letters of recommendation.

Deadline: May 25, 2018 by 5 p.m. to Ms. Elle's  Highland, Indiana location or email address.

Visit: Highland High School Guidance office for a copy of the application.


Applicants must be a resident of Lake County Indiana, enroll in a full-time program for training as either a nurse or medical doctor (pre-med and pre-nursing students are also eligible for this award), demonstrate a financial need, complete the application and submit official transcripts.

Deadline: June 15, 2018





  • The contest deadline is January 4, 2018.
  • Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count.
  • Essays must be the original work of the student.
  • John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.
  • Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Topic and Information and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information.
  • Essays about past recipients of the Profile in Courage Award will be disqualified unless they describe an act of political courage other than the act for which the award was given. 
  • Essays about the senators in Profiles in Courage will be disqualified.
  • Essays must have a minimum of five sources.

Source Material

  • Essays with fewer than five listed sources will be disqualified.
  • All participants must cite sources they used to research their topic throughout their essay. Please use parenthetical citations within the text. We can not accept citations in footnote form.
  • Essays must include a bibliography. Accepted formats include APA, MLA, or Turabian. You must use a minimum of five selected sources. Please refer to Guidelines for Citations and Bibliographies.

Essay Submission

  • Students have the choice of either submitting their essay online (preferred) or of mailing their essay. All students must complete and submit a registration form online for student and school information. For instructions on how to submit your essay, see Registration and Submission.
  • Mailed in essays for the 2018 contest must have been postmarked by January 4, 2018