The deadline has passed on the below opportunities. Please check back in early 2022 for updates.

 

Rotary Club of La Porte Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

Deadline Friday, February 19, 2021

The Rotary Club of La Porte is encouraging new graduates from La Porte, South Central, New Prairie and Tri-Township high schools to apply for a Rotary Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship. Awards will be heavily focused on recognizing and supporting young women and men who demonstrate leadership ability, more so than academic standing alone. The Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship is available to TWO candidates who are continuing their education or training for the coming academic year and have a proven track record of contributing to the community, have clear career aspirations, and have demonstrable and/or developing leadership qualities. For more information on the Rotary Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program, or to learn more about Rotary Club of La Porte, please visit https://www.rotaryoflaporte.org/.

Anita F. Boorda Scholarship for the Performing Arts Application

Deadline Monday, March 1, 2021

The Anita F. Boorda Scholarship for the Performing Arts aims to support high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in Performing Arts, Music, Theatre, Dance or Production. Students must be a resident of St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall, Kosciusko, Fulton, Pulaski, Starke or La Porte Counties in Indiana or Berrien or Cass Counties in Michigan; graduate with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 (4.0 scale) from an accredited high school by June 30 of the year of application; and plan to attend an accredited tax-exempt college or university to pursue a degree in Performing Arts, Music Theatre, Dance or Production through a full-time course of study. Preference will be given to students engaged in the performing arts during their high school career.

Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Scholarships

The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) takes great pride in offering scholarship awards to students in our community. In addition to multiple scholarships available through the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, HFL is pleased to present additional scholarship opportunities funded by the La Porte Hospital Auxiliary.

The Michigan City Chapter of the Drifters Scholarship Application

 Deadline April 2, 2021

The Greater Michigan City Chapter of the Drifters, Inc. is offering this scholarship to local area students in effort to financially assist a distinguished African-American and/or other minority undergraduate student of Michigan City High School pursuing higher education.

New Day Foundation’s Connie Yagelski-Marhanka Music Scholarship Application

Deadline April 10, 2021

These scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors of La Porte County who are including music in their studies towards a degree or career. Applicants must download the scholarship application and mail printed application, essay, and transcript to: New Day Foundation, Scholarship Committee, 31 Karwick Glen, Michigan City, IN 46360.

Rotary Club of Michigan City Foundation Scholarship

Deadline April 24, 2021

The Rotary Club of Michigan City Foundation Scholarship is in honor of J.M. Ruby, Robert Schwartz, and A. K. Smith. Two (2) graduating high school seniors will be awarded $2,000 each, payable directly to their post-secondary college account. Awards will be announced on May 7, 2021. Applicants must live in the geographic area served by the Michigan City Area Schools. Dependents of a member of Rotary Club of Michigan City are not eligible for this scholarship.

BCC Edward L. Burke Law School Scholarship

Deadline Friday, April 30, 2021

The BCC Edward L. Burke Law School Scholarship is awarded to a 2nd or 3rd year law student from Lake, Jasper, Porter, La Porte or Newton counties in Indiana. The application must be accompanied by: an official copy of the student’s law transcript, minimum GPA of 3.0, a copy of their FAFSA or law school financial aid application, and a personal statement about why student will practice law in Northwest Indiana. This scholarship only applies to tuition, books and required fees. Students may reapply for the scholarship the following year.

Service League of Michigan City, Indiana Endowment Fund Scholarship

Deadline May 1, 2021

The Service League of Michigan City established a $1,000.00 scholarship to be awarded to a student who is currently enrolled in a nursing program or in a post-secondary program in the area of physical or occupational therapy. To request an application email Service League at slofmc@att.net or stop by the Service League building located on 301 E. Garfield Street in Michigan City on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Fridays between the hours of 9 AM-12 noon and 1 PM-4PM.
Other questions regarding the scholarship can be answered by calling 219-872-1144.

The Donald A. Zalac, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund II

Deadline May 31, 2021

The Donald A. Zalac, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund II is a fund held, administered and distributed for the benefit of students attending or admitted to Butler University.

Michigan City First United Methodist Church Scholarship Application

Deadline June 3, 2021

Each spring, First United Methodist Church of Michigan City offers a number of endowed scholarships to students entering an accredited college or trade school, as well as those who are continuing or resuming their education, regardless of age.  Five of these awards are now open to the community.  All scholarships are listed on a single application form, each having its own set of eligibility requirements.  For more information, contact Higher Education Committee chair Sue Cassler at susan.cassler@comcast.net or (219) 362-1421.

For La Porte High School Speech and Debate students

Ida M. Reffett Debate Scholarship

Current graduating seniors of La Porte High School intending to pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited, tax-exempt college or university. Applicants must have completed a minimum of four semesters of participation in the competitive speech and/or debate program and concurrent enrollment in the contest speech class. Applicants must also be a member of the National Speech and Debate Association and  provide a portfolio of accomplishments in the forensics program. Recipient selection will be based upon: application, attitude, competition record, cooperation, ethical behavior, participation, professionalism, reliability, responsibility, and team contributions.
This application has a deadline for submission of portfolio: February 19, 2021 at 11:59 PM (CST)

Loyal Perlich Outstanding Speaker Award

Current students of La Porte High School having completed a minimum of four semesters of participation in the competitive speech and/or debate program. Applicants must be a member of the National Speech and Debate Association and provide a portfolio of accomplishments in the forensics program. Recipient selection will be based upon: application, attitude, competition record, cooperation, ethical behavior, participation, professionalism, reliability, responsibility, and team contributions.
This application has a deadline for submission of portfolio: February 19, 2021 at 11:59 PM (CST)