College Scholarships

College Scholarships 

Below is a list of available scholarships as well as a PDF of other scholarships. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Karen Johnson at (260) 483-1102 or [email protected] in the School Counseling (Guidance) Office (Main Office). 

Scholarship Available during the 2021-22 School Year

Also, check the Daily Bulletin for updates on new scholarships. 
Click here Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne scholarships. 
Here is a link to the Top 175 College Scholarships:

Deadline April 1, 2022

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. 

Deadline April 1, 2022

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 Ms. Karen Johnson, Guidance Assistant, in the CLHS main office. 

Due Yearly in the Fall (Second Week of September)

We have made a few minor changes to the application:

  • Removed SAT scores from the application & scoring materials
  • Removed gender references from the application

Applicants must meet the following criteria to apply:

  • be a resident of Allen County, Indiana
  • have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • graduate during the 2021-22 school year with a diploma from an accredited high school in Allen County
  • Intend to apply to an accredited public or private college or university in Indiana to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study by the start of the fall 2021 semester
  • The applicant has overcome obstacles that created barriers to academic achievement.
  • The applicant’s family has demonstrated financial need shown through the completion of the FAFSA, eligibility for subsidized school lunches, or other extenuating circumstances, such as multiple children in secondary and postsecondary school or a single-parent household.

Pick up your application in the MAIN OFFICE.

DEADLINE: Monday, Sept. 7.

If you live in another county, they may have their own Lilly Endowment requirements and deadlines.  Be sure to check that out.

Deadline: March 10, 2022

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. If you would like to see more info. in the Main Office there are a Questions and Answers sheet.

Deadline: March 10, 2022

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.  You may pick up a question and answer sheet in the Main Office.

This scholarship is available to students preparing to be servants of the church on a full-time basis (ministry, teaching, DCE, parish work, etc…) and are enrolled in an LCMS synodical university or seminary for next year.

Applications are online:

DEADLINE: March 2021

Applications are now being accepted for the John H. Noll Scholarship. Applicants must:  Be graduates of public or parochial high schools in the Fort Wayne, IN· metropolitan area, have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 to 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year· college or university, a vocational technical or a trade school for the entire 2022-2023 academic year. March 16, 2022 is the application deadline to apply for the 2022-2023 academic year. Questions? Call 507-931-1682 and ask for the Noll Scholarship Program. Visit for the complete program guidelines and your application!

Eligibility requirements:

  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell eligible
  • A U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)

Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university. Gate Scholarship.

For more information, contact [email protected]

Students apply for the United States Senate Youth Program, sponsored by the Hearst Foundation. Two Indiana juniors or seniors students will be selected to earn a $10,000 college scholarship and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. on March 5-12, 2022.

Information about the application process and its rules and requirements can be found on the Indiana Bar Foundation website (

Applications, essay, and letter of recommendation are due to the Indiana Bar Foundation by October 1, 2021. Finalists will be informed of their selection to an in-person interview October 22, with the interviews taking place on October 30. Questions can be directed to Joseph O’Connor ([email protected]; 317-608-6504).

Eligible students are high school juniors and seniors who are currently serving in leadership roles in student government in the 2021-2022 school year:

  • Student body president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer
  • Class president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer
  • Student council representative
  • National Honor Society officer (including discipline-based Honor Society such as the National English and Social Studies Honor Societies that include service components)
  • Student representative elected or appointed to a district, regional, or state level civic or educational organization.

The Lowell L Bryan Scholarship recognizes Scholar-athletes who are strong leaders and performers in the classroom and Impact players at the NCAA Division I level on one of their 18 eligible teams. Two scholarships covering tuition and fees for 4 years are awarded to one male and one female athlete in each incoming class. If interested, see your counselor. Counselor nominations are due by September 28.

The John M Belk Scholarship recognizes powerful students with demonstrated academic excellence, integrity, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take risks, and potential to be change agents in both local and global communities. Winners are awarded a 4 year scholarship covering tuition, fees, room and board and 2 special study stipends. If interested, see your counselor. Counselor nominations are due by December 1.

Go to and peruse the scholarships listed. Below are three of many scholarships you can apply for.

Be Bold Scholarship

 - $25,102
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. . To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:
A) Earnest
B) Determined
C) Moving
The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.
Furthermore, the scholarship will be unique in that it will favor students who apply earlier-who are bold and seize the day without procrastinating.
Deadline: Sep 30 2021

Coca-Cola Scholars Program - $20,000
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 33rd class in 2021, the Foundation has provided over 6,450 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $75 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship....
Deadline: Oct 31 2021

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards - $3,500
The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 23rd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom.  and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Engineering, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Public Service & Social Justice, Sports & Fitness, Sustainability and Technology.

Gold, Silver and Bronze recipients are selected in each category and receive a one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue.

Once selected, recipients will be celebrated in 10 virtual ceremonies and will become part of our broader HHF network of 200,000 professionals and fulfill our unique cycle of leadership where we meet America's priorities in the classroom and workforce.

The Youth Awards program is the main pipeline to Hispanic Heritage Foundation's (HHF) system of talent that prepares and positions Latino youth through the award-winning Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program as they transition from high school, to college, to graduate school, and into their careers.

A) Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2022
B) Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
C) Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2022-2023
D) Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
E) If selected, attendance to virtual regional awards ceremony is mandatory
F) Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA


Business & Entrepreneurship
Community Service
Healthcare & Science
Media & Entertainment
Public Service & Social Justice
Sports & Fitness

Deadline: Nov 14 2021

PB&J Scholarship offers up to $1,000 to High School seniors that have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but still have the drive to succeed. There is NO GPA requirement. Go to Deadline is May 31, 2022.

Seed Scholars Program offers $500 to High School Junior females of color with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Go to Deadline is January 31, 2022.

Scholarships for Lutheran High School Seniors – The Beta Sigma Psi National Educational Foundation offers scholarships and grant opportunities for members of the Lutheran community. Scholarships are available at any accredited 4-year College or University in the United States. Check these out at

Seeking to major in communications? Check out the LA Jolla Mom Communications Scholarship at

BLAST Scholarship (Black Lutheran Alumni Scholarship Team) 

This scholarship will be awarded to a member of the class of 2022 who is in good standing and has a GPA of at least 2.5. For more information and application please visit

The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship provides 200 high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education the opportunity to earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year during up to four academic years. In exchange, students agree to teach for five years at an eligible Indiana school or repay the corresponding, prorated amount of the scholarship. For instructions on how to apply, and for a full list of eligibility requirements, visit The Commission will review all applications and notify applicants of their scholarship status via email by March 18, 2022.

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, in collaboration with the Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum, is seeking applicants for the 2022 Fort Wayne International Airport Aviation Scholarship. 

The scholarship criteria are as follows;

  • Students must be in their senior year of high school.
  • Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Students must be accepted at an accredited 4-year university, or Ivy Tech’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program.
  • Students must be pursuing a program in the aviation field.

Students must complete the attached application that may be copied as needed, along with the additional required information listed on the application. Applications must be mailed/postmarked, or sent electronically, by Monday, February 28, 2022 to the attention of Katie Robinson, Marketing Specialist. Questions can be directed to Katie Robinson directly at 260-446-3422 or [email protected]

The scholarship application, along with additional requirements can be found here

The Indiana District LWML has a number of $500 scholarships available to students who are pursuing a church worker degree. If you (or someone you know) is studying to a teacher, pastor, deaconess or DCE in the Fall of 2022, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Download the scholarship application with more information here.

All applications are due by March 20, 2022.

If you have questions, contact Darlene Moog, chairman of the Scholarship Committee, at [email protected].