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College Scholarships 

Below is a list of available scholarships as well as a PDF of other scholarships. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Vicky Geisler at (260) 483-1102, ext. 230 or at in the Guidance Office. 
Also, check the Daily Bulletin for updates on new scholarships. 
Carl F. Gallmeier Endowed College Scholarship 
DUE by Friday, March 15, 2019

This $1500 scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating CLHS Senior who will attend a Lutheran college or university to prepare for a career in Christian Education or the pastoral ministry. It is renewable for three more years if the conditions of the Scholarship are met. Applications are DUE IN March each year and are available from Mrs. Vicky Geisler, Guidance Assistant, in the CLHS main office. Check with Mrs. Geisler for annual submission deadline. 

The Martin Fischer Memorial Scholarship 
DUE by Friday, March 15, 2019

This scholarship is to be administered by the Martin Fischer Memorial Fund of the Concordia Educational Foundation (CEF) in accordance with the guidelines established. The scholarship is to be awarded annually by CLHS to a worthy and deserving CLHS student to be used during the student’s four undergraduate college years. The scholarship further stipulates that the student must study a Humanities-related field, which includes the fine and performing arts, languages, philosophy, religion, history, education, journalism, many more, etc., branches of learning having primarily a cultural character. The scholarship shall be for $8,000 annually, renewable for three years, for a total of up to $32,000. Check with Mrs. Geisler in the Guidance Department for annual submission deadline. 

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship 
Yearly in September

It is hoped that this Lilly Endowment Scholarship Program will encourage many of the state’s most talented students to attend one of Indiana’s fine higher education institutions and after graduation consider pursing occupations in Indiana. 

This scholarship pays full tuition, required fees, and a stipend of $900 per year for required books and equipment for four consecutive years of undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the North Central 

Association of Colleges and Schools. The scholarship does not include room and board or book fees for more than $900. 

Lilly Scholarship Guidelines

Yearly in the Spring

The student has overcome obstacles that created barriers to academic achievement and has since demonstrated marked improvement. 

The student’s family has demonstrated financial need shown through completion of the FAFSA, eligibility for subsidized school lunches, or other extenuating circumstances, such as multiple children in secondary and post-secondary school or a single-parent family. 

Be a resident of Allen County. 

Be in the top 40% of his or her class. 

See Mrs. Geisler for information. 

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest Description

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students 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. Interested students can enter the contest at

John H. Noll Scholarship
Yearly in March

This scholarship is for graduates of public or parochial high schools in the Fort Wayne, IN metropolitan area. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 to 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale); and they must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or at a vocational technical or a trade school for the entire academic year. 

Pick up the application from Mrs. Geisler in the Main Office.

The E. H. Kilbourne Scholarship
Deadline 5 PM February 15, 2019

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be high school seniors at high schools located within the corporate limits of the City of Fort Wayne, IN, or the schools located outside such corporate limits, but within Allen County, IN
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Applicants must be affiliated with or a member of a church or religious organization.
  • Applications must be residents of Allen County, IN for at least one year prior to March.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • Applicants must demonstrate qualities of leadership and initiative.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Rank in the top 50% of the graduating class.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Apply online at:

Deadline: Applicants must submit the requested information via the website and by mail. All additional items must be RECEIVED no later than 5:00 EST February 15, 2019. If you would like to see more info. in the Main Office there are a Questions and Answers sheet.

Evans-Moss Scholarship
Deadline 5 PM February 15, 2019

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Applicants must be a resident of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Applicants must be high school seniors at a Fort Wayne Community School.
  • Applicants must earn or contribute part of the cost of their education each semester.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Rank in the top 50% of the graduating class.
  • Demonstration of financial need and scholastic ability



Applicants must submit the requested information via the website and by mail. All additional items must be received NO LATER than 5:00 pm EST FEBRUARY 15, 2019. You may pick up a question and answer sheet in the Main Office.