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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. 
Carl F. Gallmeier Endowed College Scholarship 
Yearly in April

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 
Yearly in April

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. The 2017 submission deadline has passed.

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

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. 

****You may pick up your application in the Main Office from Mrs. Geisler. **When taking an application, please sign the sign up sheet. 

****Mrs. Geisler will need to have your Lilly Scholarship applications returned to her by September 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm.

****Then our school committee will pick a nominee and will send their application on to the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. 

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 2017-2018 academic year. The deadline for 2017 is MARCH 15, 2017

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

The E. H. Kilbourne Scholarship
Deadline in March

The purpose of the E. H. Kilbourne Scholarship Fund is to provide financial assistance to students who wish to continue their education at the college level. When determining a student’s eligibility the following factors should be considered: financial assistance available from family or other scholarship sources, academic record, must be in the top 50% of the class. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, leadership quality, and moral character. In regard to the latter, it is required that the student be a member of or affiliated with a church or religious organization in keeping with the terms of Mr. Kilbourne’s request. Per Mr. Kilbourne’s – “There shall be no restrictions or discrimination in the selection of such high school graduates for scholarships as to religious belief, creed, or color, their only qualifications being that each be an American citizen of good moral character, affiliated with or a member of a church and a legal resident of Allen County, Indiana, for at least one year continuously before his or her selection by the COMMITTEE.


Applicants must submit the requested information via website and by mail.

Evans-Moss Scholarship
Deadline in March

The purpose of the Evans-Moss Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students who wish to continue their education at an accredited college, university, or technical school that offers a 2 – year program of study and awards a degree or diploma.

The student’s financial status should be limited and who would not be able to attend a school because of such financial limitations.

The student should also be in the top 50% of their graduating class.


Applicants must submit the requested information via the website and by mail.