Scholarship Database

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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.

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Currently Available Scholarships...
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Lilly Endowment Community Scholars will receive scholarships for full tuition, required fees, and a special allocation for up to $900 per year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis, leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This scholarship does not cover room and board expenses.

Selection of scholarship recipients will be based on:
-Academic performance minimums: SAT score of 1050, ACT score of 22 and a GPA of 3.25
-Demonstrated leadership skills
-Service to others
-Interviews (interviews will take place with the local high school scholarship committees and the with the Legacy Foundation Scholarship Committee)  
-Demonstrated financial need

Only one applicant per high school in Lake County will be accepted by the Legacy Foundation. The high school administrative staff, with approval of the school principal, will submit the chosen applicant from the applications received. The internal selection mechanism utilized by the high school will reflect the selection criteria listed above, as outlined by the Legacy Foundation. The Legacy Foundation Scholarship Committee will interview submitted nominees from each of the Lake County high schools.

Deadline: September 13, 2017 (by 10:30 P.M. CENTRAL TIME)



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