Scholarships

Scholarship Resources

Federal Student Aid Information

 Specific Scholarship Opportunities

  • 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship: Up to $1,000 for costs beyond tuition, such as fees, books, exam registration, conferences, and other opportunities. Includes letters of recommendation and essay explaining need. Deadline April 30, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • AABE Scholars: Aim of this scholarship is to help increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans in energy-related fields. Indiana AABE chapter will award three $1,000 scholarships. Top winner will compete for $3,000 regional award, and winners advance to compete for a $5,000 national award. Click here for application packet. Deadline: March 15, 2019. 
  • ABC Humane Wildlife Academic Scholarship - Women in STEM: $1,000 award for women who plan to study the fields of science (excluding social sciences i.e. economics), engineering, mathematics, or technology. To be used for tuition or other education-related expenses. Deadline: July 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Abbot & Fenner Scholarship: $1,000 available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. Click here for more information. Deadline: June 14, 2019. 
  • ACT Student Champion Award: $500 non-renewable award to one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and a plan in place. Student must also have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date or a Gold ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate. Deadline: Oct. 31, 2018. Click here for online application. For more information about the ACT College & Career Readiness Champions programs, click here
  • AES Scholarship: $500 available future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. Click here for more information. Deadline: Oct. 6, 2019.
  • AIGA Worldstudio Scholarship: Up to $5,000 or minority and economically disadvantaged students studying art and art design disciplines. Criteria include talent, financial need, commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work, minimum 2.0 GPA. Deadline April 24, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Alan D. Engelsman and Penny Lu Engelsman Scholarship: $500 for an inducted member of the International Thespian Society who plans to major in heater education, technical theater, playwriting, or English. Deadline: April 1, 2019. Click here for more information
  • American Meteorological Society Freshman Scholarship: To encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. $5,000 over two years. Deadline: Feb. 8, 2019. Click here for more information and to apply.
  • American Meteorological Society Minority Scholarship: For minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and black / African-American students who plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. $6,000 over two years. Deadline: Feb. 8, 2019. Click here for more information and to apply.
  • Army ROTC Scholarship: Tuition and stipend. Criteria includes merit and academics. Includes commitment to military service. Click here for more information, or talk with the MHS JROTC instructors.
  • Army Women's Foundation Scholarship: Awards for community college, certificate programs, and college/university/graduate studies. For women soldiers, past and present, and their descendants. Deadline Jan. 9, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Austin Yeatman Technical Theater Scholarship: $450 for an inducted member of the International Thespian Society pursuing a technical theater major or minor. Deadine April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship: Criteria include minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need. Deadline is June 30 annually. Click here for more information.
  • AXA Achievement Scholarship: Awards up to $25,000; for ambitious students who display outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities; special consideration given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness. Click here for more information
  • Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Teachers: Students planning to pursue a career as a physics teacher invited to apply. administered by the American Association of Physics Teachers. Scholarship of up to $2,000 per year. Applications accepted year-round, but deadline for current year consideration is Dec. 1. Click here for more information.
  • Beacon Credit Union Scholarship: Eight $1,000 scholarships are available to credit union members and their children. Click here for more information. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019.
  • Big Sun Athletic Organization Scholarship: $500 awarded to student-athlete. Click here for more information. Deadline June 19, 2019. 
  • Blumberg Center Scholarship: Financial assistance and learning opportunities for students pursuing careers in special education or communication disorders at Indiana State University. $1,500 a year awarded to one incoming freshman; renewable for four years. Deadline: March 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Bob and Marti Fowler Future Theater Educator Scholarship: $2,000 for an inducted member of the International Thespian Society pursuing a theater education major. Deadline April 1, 2019. Click here for more information
  • BroadcastHER Academy Challenge: $1,000 grant for young women interested in pursuing careers in e-sports and gaming. Deadline March 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Bryan Cameron Education Foundation: Full tuition award. For motivated leaders with a lifelong dedication to the greater good; 3.7 GPA minimum, other criteria include leadership, extracurricular and community involvement. Applications for Class of 2020 now being accepted. Early deadline May 24, 2019; regular deadline Sept. 13, 2019; limited to 3,000 applications. Click here for more information.
  • BHW Scholarship for Women in STEM: $3,000 award for women pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. Deadline: April 15. Click here for more information.
  • Central Michigan University's Leadership Advancement Scholarship: $2,000 per academic year for outstanding students who have distinguished themselves through a record of leadership and service. Click here for more information. Priority deadline is Nov. 15. 
  • Christopher L. Hunt Scholarship: $1,000 for an inducted member of the International Thespian Society who plans to use their skills learned through theater in a career focused on business or marketing. Deadline: April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Clutch Prep STEM Scholarship: $1,500 scholarship to a student who shows passion and extraordinary commitment to the STEM field. Deadline: Sept. 30, 2018. Click here for more information.  
  • Cobell Scholarship: Merit-based and need-based scholarship for any member of a federally recognized native tribe enrolled in full-time post-secondary study, provided by Indigenous Education Inc. Deadline: March 31, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship: 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Deadline: Oct. 31, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • Damon P. Moore Scholarship: $1,000 renewable scholarship for minority students who are dependents of current members of the Indiana State Teachers Association and plan to pursue a teaching certificate. Criteria include academics, leadership in co-curricular activities and community involvement; includes essay. Deadline: March 1. Click here to apply.
  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund: Need-based scholarship for students who are active in the progressive movement and planning to attend college, university, trade, or technical program. Maximum grant of $10,000 per year. Deadline: April 1. Click here for more information
  • Dell Schollars: $20,000 per year, laptop, textbook credits, and other supports; requires participation in approved college readiness program in your junior and senior year of high school. Application period runs Oct. 1 through Dec. 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Distinguished Young Women of Grant County Scholarship Program: Scholarship will go to a senior girl based on academics, fitness, talent, interview skills, and self-expression. Winner advances to the state level. Click here for more info.  
  • Doehrman Buba Give Back Scholarship: $3,000 total, $500 of which is given to a nonprofit where scholarship recipient has volunteered; 3.0 or higher GPA required. Includes essay. Deadline: May 31, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • DREAM.US Scholarship: Covers tuition and fees up to $14,500 for associate's degree or $29,000 for bachelor's degree study; for highly motived DREAMers with significant unmet financial need. GPA and test scores considered, but emphasis is on demonstrated ability to overcome barriers and challenges DREAMers face every day. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Foot Locker Scholar Athletes: $20,000 to select student athletes who are exceptional leaders in the locker room, the classroom, and the community. Click here for more information. Deadline: Jan. 2, 2019.
  • Educational Theater Association Presidents' Leadership Scholarship: $1,000 for inducted International Thespian Society members who demonstrate leadership abilities. Deadline: April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship competition: Membership in Elks not required. Criteria include scholarship, leadership, financial need. Top 20 finalists participate in all-expenses-paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago, during which they'll interview with national judges. All 20 finalists get scholarships: two first-place awards of $50,000, two second-place awards of $40,000, two third-place awards of $30,000, and the remaining 14 receive awards of $20,000. In addition, 480 runners-up will receive $4,000 scholarships. Deadline: Nov. 15, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • Fieldboom scholarship: One $1,500 scholarship available to the next generation of marketers, software developers, and entrepreneurs. Deadline: Dec. 31, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship: $10,000 renewable scholarships for promising young leaders who demonstrate drive, integrity, and citizenship. Click here for more information. Deadline: Jan. 4, 2019. 
  • Golden Door Scholars: Provides scholarships for DACA students and undocumented students. Click here for more information
  • Great Minds in Stem HENAAC Scholarship: Merit-based award up to $10,000 for students persuing STEM degree. Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community. Deadline April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Hesburgh-Yusco Scholars Program: Merit-based scholarship and leadership development program at the University of Notre Dame; $25,000 per year, along with other enrichment opportunities. Candidates selected by Admissions from entire poole of Restrictive Early Action admitted students; exceptional Regular Decision candidates will also be considered if they submit a complete application by Jan. 1. Click here for more information
  • Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards: Not a scholarship, but a leadership program for Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community; main pipeline to HHF's system of talent that prepares and positions Latino youth through the award-winning Latinos On Fast Track program. Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018. Click here for more information
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Merit-based scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. Criteria includes Hispanic heritage, minimum 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale, plan to enroll full-time in accredited 4-year university; emphasis on STEM majors; open to citizens and eligible non-citizens. Deadline Feb. 15, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Hoosier Scholars, the Fund for Hoosier Excellence: Each Indiana high school can nominate two students (one male, one female). Eligibility includes minority status, intention to attend Indiana college or university, SAT score of at least 1,000 or ACT composite score of at least 22, and at least B grade average. Criteria include leadership and scholarship. Application packets are due in December. 20 nominees named as finalists; two will be awarded $20,000 scholarships, and eight others will be awarded $4,000 scholarships. If you are interested in applying, please contact the MHS Guidance Department immediately (by September). Click here for more information.
  • Horatio Alger Association Scholarships: Various scholarships available, up to $25,000. Deadlines vary. Click here for more information.
  • Hudson & Holland Scholars Program at Indiana University: Scholarship and support program for high achieving underrepresented minorities. Criteria include minimum GPA of 3.2 on 4.0 scale; minimum combined SAT 1150 or ACT 24, record of leadership or active participation in extracurricular or community service activities and commitment to social justice. Must first apply to IU by Nov. 1 priority deadline, and then invited to complete Selected Scholarship Application for eligibility for this and other IU scholarships. After priority deadline, students must complete separate HHSP application. Click here for more information
  • Indiana Farm Bureau Scholarships: 13 district and state awards given to high school seniors and college students who are children of IFB members or student members, and who are pursuing a career in agriculture or agribusiness. Deadline: March 1, 2019. Click here for more information / application
  • Indiana Latino Institute Scholarship Program: $1,000 scholarships; criteria include academic achievement, financial need, community service involvement; preference given to Latino students residing in Indiana who are first-generation college students. Deadline, May 31, 2019. Click here for more information / application.
  • Indiana Latino Institute James Waters Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 scholarships; criteria include academic achievement, financial need, community service involvement, plan to study law enforcement, public safet, social services or a related field; preference given to Latino students residing in Indiana who are first-generation college students. Deadline, May 31, 2019. Click here for more information / application.
  • Indiana Oil and Gas Association Scholarship: For Indiana high school and college students planning to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry. Award based on both academic merit and financial need. Click here for more information / application. Deadline: April 1 of each year.
  • Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship: Renewable scholarship for active affiliate or associate members of the Indiana Sheriff's Association and their dependent children or grandchildren; must be an Indiana resident, attend or plan to attend an Indiana college, and plan to pursue a degree / career in law enforcement. Deadline: April 1, 2019. Click here for more information / application.
  • Indiana Tech Regional Scholarship: For students who attend a high school within certain areas of Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan (including the Marion area); $3,000 a year in addition to any academic scholarship; the regional scholarship is non-competitive, meaning any student who is accepted to Indiana Tech and qualifies geographically for this scholarship earns it automatically (though any student attending Indiana Tech on an athletic scholarship is not eligible for the regional scholarship). Click here to apply for admission to Indiana Tech
  • Indiana University Alumni Scholarship: Available to children of IU Alumni Association members, staff, and chapter leaders. Student leaders are also eligible to apply. Scholarships can be awarded to students at any IU campus. Criteria include academics and financial need. Deadline: March 10, 2019. Click here for more information and application.
  • Indiana University - Wells Scholarship: Up to two members of the Class of 2019 can be nominated for this prestigious and selective award. The Wells Scholarship, awarded on the basis of merit, pays the full cost of attendance for four years of undergraduate study at IU - Bloomington, and also provides special educational opportunities and eligibility for a grant to pursue a summer internship, research or service project, creative activity, or other enriching experience. Please see Guidance Department for more information.  
  • Indiana Wesleyan University Grant County Leadership Scholarship: $2,000 scholarships; only Grant County high school graduates with 3.5 or above GPA eligible. Other criteria include community and school involvement. Click here for more information.  
  • Indiana Wesleyan University - Luther Lee Scholars program: Leadership based full-tuition scholarship cohort for Indiana high-achieving students who come from historically underrepresented demographic groups (racial / ethnic minority, low-income or first-generation college student); click here for more information. Preferred deadline: Jan. 10 (scholarship application, IWU application, and FAFSA filed by Jan. 10). Application materials received later may be considered for second round of reviews. 
  • Indiana Wesleyan University Multicultural Endowed Scholarship: Seeks to develop students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups at IWU. Criteria include academic achievement; financial need; leadership and participation in community service, extracurricular activities and/or church activities. Deadline: March 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Indy Pride Inc. Scholarship: For students at an accredited Indiana college, university, or trade-school who are making significant contributions to the LGBTQ+ community through their academic pursuits. Awarded twice a year. Fall scholarship application deadline is May 17, 2019. Click here for more information and to apply.
  • Institute of Management Accountants scholarship: $2,000 scholarship for women working toward a bachelor's degree in accounting. Award also includes one-year student membership to IMA, CMA exam entrance fee and registration fee. Deadline is April 30. Click here for more information.
  • ISTA Career Scholarship: $1,000 renewable scholarship for dependents of current members of the Indiana State Teachers Association. Criteria includes academics, leadership in co-curricular activities and community involvement; includes essay. Deadline: March 1. Click here to apply.
  • ISTA Educator Scholarship: $1,000 renewable scholarship for dependents of current Indiana State Teachers Association who are pursuing a degree / career in education. Criteria include academics, leadership in co-curricular activities and community involvement; essay included. Deadline: March 1. Click here to apply.
  • ISTA Foundation District Scholarship: $700 scholarship for children or grandchildren of current members of the Indiana State Teachers Association; applicants must have at least a C average and plan to participate in a formal accredited training program or attend a two- to four-year accredited college. Nominations accepted from February to April 1. Click here to apply.
  • IUPUI - Thomasson Scholarship: Two merit-based undergraduate scholarships for students entering the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI; provides cost of tuition and fees, room and board and books, as well as support for a semester of study abroad. Applications must be received by May 1, 2019. Click here for more information and application.
  • Ivy Tech Community College scholarships: Various awards in varying amounts available. Click for more information and to apply online.
  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship: Up to $40,000 per year, as well as opportunities for internships, study abroad, and grad school funding. Based on achievement and financial need. Click here for more information. Deadline: Nov. 20, 2018.
  • James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists Scholarship: Five $2,500 scholarships to college students and five digital cameras to high school students awarded. Click here for more information. Deadline: Nov. 15, 2018. 
  • Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship: Criteria include GPA requirement of at least 3.0; total parental income not to exceed $50,000; and demonstrated leadership abilities in community srevice, extra curricular activities, etc. Click here for more information / application. Annual deadline: March 31. 
  • Jhon Marshall / International Thespian Officers' Outstanding Student Achievement Scholarship: $1,000 to recognize students who exemplify the ideals of the International Thespian Society. Deadline April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest: Prizes range from $10,000 for first place to $100 for semifinalists. Essay must describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917. Submission deadline: Jan. 18, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • John M. Cook Memorial Scholarship: Open to students from any Grant County high school. Minimum 2.0 GPA and must be committed to pursuing education/career in law enforcement/criminal justice field. For more information, click here
  • Justine M. Harrell Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 renewable scholarship for dependents of current members of the Indiana State Teachers Association who are planning to pursue a degree / career in teaching. Criteria includes financial need (must be at or below 200 percent of federal poverty line); academic achievement; leadership in co-curricular activities and community involvement. Includes essay. Deadline: March 1. Click here to apply online.
  • Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority / Alpha Delta Chapter Vocational / Associate Scholarship: $1,000 one-year scholarship, for any Grant County graduating senior or adult Ivy Tech student pursuing a less-than-four-year degree; based on financial need. Deadline: April 5, 2019. See Guidance Department for more information.
  • Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship: Open to JAG seniors planning to attend a public or private two-year community college, technical college, college/university, apprenticeship or trade school. Deadline is Feb. 25, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Knights of Pythias - Pythian Family Educational Assistance: $1,000 scholarships available to Indiana high school students with GPA of 3.0 or higher who is a member or the spouse, child, or grandchild of a member in good standing of the Knights of Pythias in Indiana; financial need also taken into consideration. Includes essay. Deadline: postmarked by Jan. 25, 2019. Click here for more information
  • Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship: Full scholarship for tuition and fees at an Indiana college. Nominees are selected by the Community Foundation of Grant County. Application is now available. Deadline: Sept. 16, 2018. See Guidance Department for more information, or click here to review information online and begin your application.
  • Louie's Tux Shop Scholarship Model Search: A 100% local cast will participate in a photo shoot in October, and two students named "Top Models" will receive $1,000.00 college scholarships. A total of 20 students will be participating and will be featured in the spring prom magazine. Ten students chosen by their peers during the online voting period in September and October will receive automatic entries to the photo shoot. Another 10 students will receive special invitations from Louie's Tux Shop and Act ll Modeling Agency to round out the cast with all students having an equal chance at winning the scholarships. (Adam Evans and Richard Hamilton of the MHS Class of 2018 were two of the 20 models chosen last year!) Entry deadline: Oct. 14, 2018. Click here for more information
  • Louis B. Russell Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship for minority students who are dependents of current members of the Indiana State Teachers Association and who are planning to pursue a degree / career in industrial arts, vocational education, or technical preparation at an accredited post-secondary institution. Criteria includes academic achievement; leadership in co-curricular activities and community involvement. Includes essay. Deadline: March 1. Click here to apply online.
  • Lyric Club Music Scholarship Competition: Up to $1,000 to be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Criteria include musicianship, scholarship, character, and serious intent to continue musical training beyond high school. Application deadline: April 15, 2019. Auditions will be held April 28, 2109, at First United Methodist Church in Gas City. See Guidance Department for more information.
  • Maude Kelley Scholarship: For students pursuing degree in healthcare; 12 scholarships available this year; distributed by the Community Howard Regional Health Foundation. Deadline: 4 p.m. April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • McDonald's HACER National Scholarship Program: Open to students with at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. Criteria include minimum 2.7 GPA, financial need, community involvement. Click here for more information.
  • Michael J. Peitz Leadership Scholarship: $1,500 for an inducted member of the International Thespian Society who demonstrates leadership abilities. Deadline: April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Midwest Student Exchange Program: NOT a scholarship, but available tuition discounts for out-of-state colleges. Click here for more information. This program gives students a wider range of education options. Nearly 100 colleges and universities in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin have opened their doors to each others’ citizens by offering reduced tuition rates. All enrollment decisions are made at the discretion of the receiving campus, and the campus may exercise its right to limit participation or set specific admission requirements for MSEP.
  • Mississinewa Audobon Club Scholarship: $250 award for students who plan to pursue a career that would involve wildlife, natural resources and/or environmental management or conservation. Deadline: March 30, 2019. Click here for an application
  • Moss Adams Foundation scholarship: $1,000 scholarship for minority women who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in accounting. Deadline is April 30. Click here for more information.
  • Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship - Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust: Up to $1,500 for to Indiana high school senior(s) whose parent is currently battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. Click here for more information. Deadline is in early February every year. 
  • National Merit Scholarship: Click here for more information about how you can be considered (by taking the PSAT). This scholarship can be worth tens of thousands of dollars!
  • National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholars: Students intending to pursue a career in STEM fields are eligible to apply, with a preference for those with space-related interests. Other criteria include academics and excellence in public speaking. Winner is the keynote speaker at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, and also receives a $10,000 scholarship. Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship: Incoming and current Indiana college students studying education and pledging to teach in an Indiana school for five years after graduation can apply for a $7,500-per-year scholarship; 200 will be awarded each year. Nomination by teacher required. Complete application deadline is Nov. 30, 2018. Click here for more information
  • OppU Achievers Scholarship: $2,500 award to a student who transform opportunity into results and create opportunity for both themselves and others. Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher. Application is short essay only, responding to prompt online. Winners are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on Sept. 30, Dec. 31, March 31, and June 30. Click here for more information / to write your essay.
  • The Our Story Scholarship: $10,000 award available to high school and undergraduate students; applicants submit essay after reading Charles Wright's book "Up From Where We've Come". Deadline: Feb. 28, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship - a Program of the National AIDS Memorial Grove: Supports academic efforts of emerging young leaders who share Pedro's passionate commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Click here for more information
  • Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest: Presented by The Lincoln Forum. Topic announced yearly. Prizes range from $500 to $1,500. Deadline July 31, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • Point Foundation Scholarship: LGBTQ students planning to attend accredited U.S. college or university are eligible; criteria include proven track record of leadership and community involvement, strong academic achievement, working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community, and financial need. Deadline: Jan. 29. Click here for more information.
  • Proud Scholars scholarship: For students who identify as LGBTQIA+, or students who have parents who identify thusly. For full time undergraduate study or professional certification programs. Criteria include financial need, leadership and community service, academics. Application materials include essay or video essay and three letters of recommendation (one from a relative, one from a teacher, and one from another community member who does not fall into those categories). Finalists will be scheduled for an interview. Application submission window runs from Nov. 1 through March 1 each school year. Click here for more information / application.   
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: Honors students for outstanding service to others. State honorees receive $1,000 award and trip to national recognition events in Washington, D.C.; national honorees receive $5,000 award and a $5,000 grant for charity of their choice. Deadline Nov. 6, 2018. Click here for more information
  • Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship: Open to undocumented students. Criteria include need and other challenges, extra-curricular and community involvement, and academic potential. Click here for more information.
  • Quest Bridge National College Match: The QuestBridge National College Match helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to some of the nation's most selective colleges. Deadline: Sept. 27, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • R. Dale and Lee Culley Memorial Scholarship: Merit-based scholarship to one Grant County resident each year entering barber school, a men's hair styling school, or a technical school. Apply through the Grant County Community Foundation common scholarship application. 
  • The Recovery Villiage Health Care Scholarship: $1,000 award to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Do you have a compelling recovery story? Have you witnessed the challenges that addiction can present, or helped someone overcome substance use disorder? Share your experience and describe why you are eager to enter the health care field for a chance to be awarded this scholarship. Deadline: June 30, 2019. Click here for more information or to apply
  • Ron Brown Scholar Program: African-American youths of outstanding promise are offered academic scholarships, service opportunities, and leadership experience. Click here for more information. Deadline: Early applicant deadline Nov. 1 each year (other scholarship opportunities included); final deadline: Jan. 9 each year. 
  • Science Ambassador Scholarship: A full-tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math. Funded by Cards Against Humanity. Applications open in the fall. Click here for more information.
  • Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship: Up to $1,000, non-renewable, for students currently or formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant, or whose parents are or were thus employed. Criteria include community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, LGBTQ, and/or other progressive causes; minimum 3.0 GPA; financial need. Deadline April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarships: Scholarship awarded through the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at select chapters at specific colleges, including several in Indiana, and across the country. Links available on individual chapter websites. Click here to explore. Scholarship is available at IU: Up to $500 awarded to five outstanding students. Criteria include scholarship, philanthropic, athletic, and extra-curricular achievements. Deadline: May 1. Click here for the IU application
  • Sixt Scholarships: Five $5,000 scholarships available. Click here for more information. Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018. (First 500 applicants considered.) 
  • Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica's Joseph Adams Senior Scholarship: Each year the SHH awards 12 $2,000 and 48 $1,000 scholarships to graduating senior members of SHH. Only one application per chapter will be accepted. See Senora Luney to discuss. Click here for more information.
  • Society of Women Engineers Scholarship: Awards range from $1,000 to $15,000. For women planning to attend a school with ABET-accredited programs and pursue a degree in engineering, technology, or computing. Deadline May 1, 2019. Click here for more information.
  • Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship: Up to $1,000 for a student pursuing a field related to sustainability. Click here for more information.
  • Tobacco-Free Life scholarship: Awarded to students who best demonstrate their skills in encouraging smokers to break free of their addiction by creating a well-researched and evidenced-based essay offering advice to tobacco users. Each quarter, two students are selected to receive $1,000 in scholarship funds. Click here for more information.
  • Tri Kappa / Gamma Rho Chapter scholarship: Up to $1,000 for Grant County high school seniors; based on academic achievement, potential, and financial need. For more information email MarionGammaRho@trikappa.org
  • U.S. Senate Youth Program: For students interested in pursuing career in public service. $10,000 award plus all-expenses paid weeklong program in Washington, D.C., experiencing our national government in action. Click here for more information
  • Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest: Monthly essay contest for $1,000 scholarship. Click here for more information
  • Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship: Up to $10,000 for seniors who have shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian/vegan diet and lifestyle. Deadline: Feb. 20, 2019. Click here for more information
  • Verto Global Scholars Program: Partners with colleges (including DePaw in Indiana) to help students spent a semester or year traveling abroad before starting college — but still earn credit! Deadline for scholarship consideration is Nov. 15, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • VIA Credit Union scholarships: Six $1,000 awards available to senior students who have been a member of the credit union for at least one year by application date, and have 3.0 GPA. Deadline: March 15, 2019. Click here for more information
  • Vincennes University scholarships: Awards, qualifications, and deadlines vary. Priority consideration deadline Jan. 15. After that, scholarships are awarded based on availability. Click here for more information
  • Walmart Associate and Dependents Scholarship Proram: Open to part-time and full-time employees, or their dependents. Click here for more information.
  • Wendy's High School Heisman: 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for scholar-athletes. Application deadline is Oct. 17, 2018. Click here to learn more
  • ZipRecruiter Scholarship: $3,000; short essay competition. Click here for more information. Deadline for summer/fall 2018 round: December 31, 2018.

Please check back for more information about specific scholarship opportunities!
 


Most of the scholarships listed below will likely be available again in the 2018-19 school year. The links below were for previous years, but you will likely find eligibility information and more for this year. We will update as we hear more about specific scholarship opportunities!
  • 1,000 Dreams Fund / HARMAN New Face of Tech Scholarship Program: Program aims to help fund and fuel the dreams of talented young women in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Click here for more information.
  • AASA Redefining Ready Scholarship: 16 scholarships awarded across the country; awards up to $5,000. Tell the world how you are college, career, and life-ready beyond a single test score. Examples include completion of an internship, AP or dual credit classes while in high school; near-perfect attendance; or participation in clubs, sports and school activities. The story must be told via a 30-second video posted online.  Deadline: April 2, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • Altrusa International Scholarship: For Grant County high school students continuing their education at an accredited post-secondary institution. Click here for more information / application. Deadline is April 15, 2018. Application / transcript should be mailed to Daphne McMullen c/o Altrusa International of Marion, IN, 2472 N. 400 E., Marion, IN 46952. 
  • Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship awarded to students interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Click here for more information. Deadline: June 1, 2018.
  • Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship awarded to students interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Click here for more information. Deadline: June 1, 2018.
  • Black Dragons Motorcycle Club Annual Book Stipend Competition: Open only to Marion High School seniors who plan to attend an accredited college, trade school, or enter the military. Criteria include community service. Click here for more information and an application, or see the Guidance Department for more information.
  • BMI Student Composer Awards: For students currently studying music, either in an educational institution or privately. Awards totaling $20,000 given annually for vocal, instrumenta, and/or electronic compsitions submitted by students of classical music. Click here for more information.
  • Cobell Scholarship Vocational OpportunityFor any student who has not yet earned a college degree, is enrolled or will be enrolling in a vocational credential, vocational certificate or occupational license program. Open to enrolled members of US Federally-Recognized Tribes. Deadline: May 31, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway: More than $1 million available to help student reach their biggest goals. (Up to $100,000 awarded per scholarship.) Dr Pepper selects finalists to compete during throw-offs at NCAA conference championship games. Click here for more information. Deadline for video submission Oct. 17, 2018.
  • Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS) Sagamore Foundation Scholarship: Two $1,000 scholarships to be awarded; open to Indiana public high school seniors related to an active member of IAPSS who will be attending a four- or two-year college or vocational school. One scholarship will be reserved for seniors planning to enter the teaching profession. Click here for application. Deadline: March 31, 2018.
  • Indiana CPA Society Scholars Program: INCPAS Scholars are high potential (2.5 GPA or higher) minority high school students with an interest in accounting / business; requires attendance in active participation in program in Indianapolis or South Bend. Successful INCPAS Scholars will receive business clothing, meals, limo rides to firms and businesses employing CPAS, academic gift of $500, a CPA mentor, a college accounting student buddy, and a college or scholarship letter of recommendation. Deadline June 1, 2018. Click here for more information.
  • Indiana Mining and Mineral Education Program Scholarship: Six $2,500 scholarships available to graduating Indiana seniors pursuing a career in the aggregates industry (majors such as civil engineering, environmental science, certified welder, diesel mechanic, safety management, and more). Criteria include academics and other school and community involvement. Application includes essay. Deadline: March 31, 2017. Click here for more information.
  • Knights of Pythias - poster competition: Open to all Indiana high school students. Grant County students may submit artwork in Region 4. Winners will be chosen in hand-drawn and digital art. State level prizes range from $100 to $500; state winner will compete at national level for prizes ranging from $100 to $1,000. Entries due by April 1, 2017. Click here to view brochure with more information.
  • Marion Teachers Association Scholarship: MTA will award two $500 scholarships to members of the Marion High School Class of 2018 who plan to study education at the post-secondary level. Criteria include academic achievement and leadership, as expressed through co-curricular activities and community involvement. The application materials also require recommendations and an essay. Click here to download the application. Deadline: May 4, 2018.
  • Maryknoll Magazine Student Essay Contest: $1,000 award. This year's topic: Love in Action. Click here for more information. Deadline: Nov. 16, 2018.
  • PFLAG National Scholarship: For students who self identify as LGBTQ or as an ally, who have demonstrated an interest in service to the LGBTQ community. Click here for more information.
  • Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund: Various scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 open to women who meet listed criteria. Click here for more information.
  • UNCF / Koch Scholarship Program: For African American scholars pursuing degrees or careers in accounting, business, economics, engineering, history, philosophy, or political science at participating institutions. Program is designed to teach students how to develop and apply an entrepreneurial mindset by exploring how the study of entrepreneurship, innovation, and econom