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 kjohnson@clhscadets.com 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: https://www.mometrix.com/blog/scholarships-for-college/
 

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: Feb. 18, 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: www.casascholars.org

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: Feb. 18, 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

APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.CSASCHOLARS.ORG

DEADLINE:

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: www.lwmlindiana.org

DEADLINE: March 2021

*Be graduates of public or parochial high school in the Ft. Wayne< IN area.

*Have a Cumulative grade pt. average of 2.0 to 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

*Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited 2 or 4 yr. college of univ., a vocational tech. or a trade school for the entire 2020-21 academic year.

For applicants: http://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/pnc

DEADLINE: March 2021

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 administrator@thegatesscholarship.org

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 (https://inbf.org/Educational-Programs/United-States-Senate-Youth-Program).

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 (joconnor@inbf.org; 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 https://studentscholarships.org/2021scholarships.php. 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.

ELIGIBILITY
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

CATEGORIES

Business & Entrepreneurship
Community Service
Education
Engineering
Healthcare & Science
Media & Entertainment
Public Service & Social Justice
Sports & Fitness
Sustainability
Technology

Deadline: Nov 14 2021