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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 (Main Office). 
Also, check the Daily Bulletin for updates on new scholarships. 
Click here Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne scholarships. 

Deadline April 2021

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. 

Deadline April 2021

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.

Due Yearly in the Fall (Second Week of September)

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. 

Have a 3.0 GPA

See Mrs. Geisler for information. 

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

Due Yearly in February

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.

Due Yearly in February

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.

$5,000 annual Questa-HLCNI Forgivable Loan and/or 1,500 HLCNI Scholarship.

Deadline: March 15

Who Qualifies:

  • 1st or 2nd generation Hispanic high school seniors and returning college students from Northeast IN. •Accepted to and attending an IN college or university during the coming school year. •Working toward an associates or bachelors •Proof of positive academic performance. •Live and work in Northeast IN 5years after graduation •Application requires: essay, FAFSA submission or proof of income, and community service. Questions? Call (260)222-7099 or For details about Questa visit: Questions over Questa contact Jana Grothaus: (260)407-6494 or

This scholarship is a 1-time $1,000 award for a student who has his/her family’s life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.). Students applying must submit an essay (5 pp. and 600 words max) to explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win. Deadline: April 30. To apply go to:

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

*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:

DEADLINE: March 2021

This scholarship is focused on helping students whose test scores or GPAs might not be the best, but have the drive to succeed.

Apply at:

Deadline: May 2021

The 2021 scholarships are for high school seniors who plan to attend college, university, community/junior college or career school.

Log on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey. DEADLINE: APRIL 2021.

Student Insights is a market research firm helping colleges and Univ. communicate more effectively with high school seniors.

This scholarship is open to H.S. Seniors who plan to attend a 4-yr. college or univ., and intend to pursue a career in television or a television-related field. The application is online at www.NATASLGL.ORG


*All applicants must be an Indiana resident.

*All applicants must be committed to pursuing an education and career in a law enforcement field at an Indiana college or univ..

*All applicants must be a current member of the association, or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member of the association.

*All applicants must enroll as a full-time student (12 hours).


Deadline: April 2021