Scholarships For Graduating Seniors


Legacy Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipients enjoy a RailCats baseball game over the summer

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SCHOLARSHIP FUND ELIGIBILITY HOW TO APPLY AWARD
Barbara Miller Meeker Art Scholarship Graduating seniors from Munster or Highland High Schools who plan to pursue a career in the visual arts or architecture Click to Apply $500
Bi-Centennial Memorial Scholarship Graduating seniors from Hammond high schools; the school will be determined on a rotating basis Hammond Education Foundation $1,000
Bill and Sue Modrak Scholarship Graduating seniors who are current Modrak McDonald’s employees, or who have parents or grandparents who are employees at a Modrak McDonald’s Click to Apply At least $2,000
Broadway Scholarship Graduating seniors from the Gary Community School Corporation and Andrean High School, must qualify for and be nominated by their high school for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation Two $300
Dr. John Maniotes Scholarship Graduating seniors whose parent or grandparent is a current employee of Lake County government in Crown Point or related sites Click to Apply Two $2500
Dr. R. T. White Scholarship Graduating seniors from Munster High School who attended Elliott Elementary School Munster guidance department $1,000
Fred and Louise Latshaw Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake County, IN who are nominated for but do not receive the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation Three $5,000
Hanover Central High School Scholarship Graduating seniors of Hanover Central High School who will be attending a vocational, technical, two or four year college Click to Apply Amounts vary, $10,000 total annually
Hammond Common Council Scholarship Awarded to graduating seniors from Hammond high schools Hammond City Council Office Fifteen $1,000
Herbert R. Kocher Memorial Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake County, IN who are nominated for but do not receive the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation $500
John V. and George Primich Family Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake County that plan to attend Indiana University Northwest or Purdue University Calumet Click to Apply Two $1,000
Joseph Trent Morrow/Urban League of NW Indiana Scholarship Graduating seniors who live in Gary, Hammond, or East Chicago, Indiana and plan to study banking or law at Indiana University Northwest or Bloomington Urban League Office Two $2,500
June Pangburn Memorial Scholarship School who will be studying Nursing or Allied Health field Hobart High School guidance department At least $1,000
Kathy Lynn Hooks Memorial Scholarship Graduating seniors from River Forest High School River Forest guidance department $3,000 for four years totaling $12,000
Lake County Athletic Officials Association Scholarship Children of members of the Lake County Athletic Officials Association Click to Apply Award varies
Lake County Fish and Game Scholarship Graduating seniors and current college students that are members or children or grandchildren of members of Lake County Fish and Game Click to Apply Four $500 scholarships
Legacy Foundation Scholarship Graduating seniors of Lake County, IN who have completed a College Costs Estimator and submitted an application to their high school’s guidance department by due date Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation Five $2,000
Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Graduating seniors of Lake County, IN who have completed a College Costs Estimator and submitted an application to their high school’s guidance department by due date Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation Full tuition and books
Nancy J. Pinnick Memorial Scholarship Graduating seniors from River Forest High School River Forest guidance department $1,000 for four years totaling $4,000
Norah Salt Scholarship Graduating seniors from Hebron High School studying engineering Click to Apply At least $4,000
Patrick Lindsey Memorial Scholarship Graduating minority seniors from Lake County, IN High Schools who plan to study visual arts, theater, music, or dance Click to Apply $500
Philippine Professionals Association Scholarship Graduating seniors from Northwest Indiana, preference given to individuals of Filipino descent Click to Apply Award varies
Robert E. Rainsberger Scholarship–Purdue University Northwest Graduating from Lowell, Crown Point, Hebron, Hanover, North Newton, and North Jasper County High schools. Preference will be given to first generation college students. Scholarships are awarded to students in the following fields of study: College of Business- accounting, information systems, finance, business analytics; College of Engineering, Mathematics, Science; College of Nursing; College of Technology Click to Apply $4,000 annually for four years totaling $16,000
Roger Begnoche Scholarship Male residents of Indiana who plan to pursue a degree in nursing or education Click to Apply $5,000
Schrage Family Scholarship Graduating seniors that are children or grandchildren of bank employees Centier Bank Award varies
Sengupta Family Scholarship: Academic Achievement Graduating senior from Lake Central High School who is ranked highest academically in the class Lake Central Dollars for Scholars $2,000 for four years totaling $8,000
Sengupta Family Scholarship: Engineering Graduating senior from Lake Central High School who is ranked highest academically and plans to study engineering Lake Central Dollars for Scholars $1,000
W. James Spicer Scholarship Graduating seniors from Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts Academy Wirt Emerson guidance department $1,500
Webster Cornwell Scholarship Graduating seniors from Hammond High School Hammond Education Foundation $1,000 for four years totaling $4,000

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