Scholarships For Graduating Seniors


Peoples Bank Scholarship Recipient

SCHOLARSHIP FUND ELIGIBILITY HOW TO APPLY AWARD
Anderson Foundation Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake or Porter County; minimum GPA 3.25; SAT 1050 or ACT of 22; focus on community & school involvement; interview for top finalists Click to Apply $10,000 renewable
Barbara Miller Meeker Art Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake County who plan to pursue a career in the visual arts or architecture Click to Apply $500
Bill and Sue Modrak Scholarship Graduating seniors who are current Modrak McDonald’s employees, or who have parents or grandparents who are employees at a Modrak McDonald’s Click to Apply Awards Vary
Dr. John Maniotes Scholarship Graduating seniors whose parent or grandparent is a current employee of Lake County government in Crown Point or related sites Click to Apply Two $2,500
Dr. R. T. White Scholarship Graduating seniors from Munster High School who attended Elliott Elementary School Munster guidance department $1,000
Demetrius Tirrell Williford Scholarship Graduating seniors who live in Gary and are graduating from a school in Gary that plan to study a STEM field; minimum GPA 3.0; preference given engineering students. Click to Apply $1,000
Fred and Louise Latshaw Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake County, IN who are nominated for but do not receive the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation

$1,500 renew

$1,000 renew

George and Harriet Korellis Roofing Scholarship Graduating seniors and college students who are current Korellis Roofing  employees, or who have parents, step parents or grandparents who are employees at Korellis Roofing for a minimum 1 year; minimum GPA 2.5 Click to Apply

Awards Vary

Halfacre Excellence in Music Scholarship Graduating seniors from Munster High or School City of Hammond who plan to major in music OR education with minor in music; min. GPA 2.5 Click to Apply $1,000 renewable
Hanover Central High School Scholarship Graduating seniors of Hanover Central High School who will be attending a vocational, technical, two or four year college Click to Apply Amounts vary, $10,000 total annually
Hammond Common Council Scholarship Awarded to graduating seniors from Hammond high schools Hammond City Council Office Fifteen $1,000
Herbert R. Kocher Memorial Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake County, IN who are nominated for but do not receive the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation Two $1,000
John V. and George Primich Family Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake County that plan to attend Indiana University Northwest or Purdue University Northwest Click to Apply Two $1,000
Joseph Trent Morrow/Urban League of NW Indiana Scholarship Graduating seniors who live in Gary, Hammond, or East Chicago, Indiana and plan to study banking or law at Indiana University Northwest or Bloomington Urban League Office Two $2,500
June Pangburn Memorial Scholarship School who will be studying Nursing or Allied Health field Hobart High School guidance department At least $1,000
Kathy Lynn Hooks Memorial Scholarship Graduating seniors from River Forest High School River Forest guidance department 4 year award varies
Lake County Athletic Officials Association Scholarship

Children of members of the Lake County Athletic Officials Association; EARLY DEADLINE: 1/31/18

Click to Apply Award varies
Lake County Fish and Game Scholarship Graduating seniors and current college students that are members or children or grandchildren of members of Lake County Fish and Game Click to Apply Awards vary
Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Graduating seniors of Lake County, IN.  DEADLINE: 9/13/17; minimum GPA 3.25; 1050 SAT or 22 ACT Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation Full tuition
Nancy J. Pinnick Memorial Scholarship Graduating seniors from River Forest High School who are the school’s Lilly Nominee or Runner Up Scholarship is awarded during the Lilly Endowment selection process at Legacy Foundation 4 year award varies
Norah Salt Scholarship Graduating seniors from Hebron High School studying engineering Click to Apply At least $4,000
O’Shea Patrick McCarthy Scholarship High school seniors or college students enrolled in the Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at Purdue University or those enrolled in a Music/Visual Arts. Students with IEPs encouraged to apply. Click to Apply $1,000
Patrick Lindsey Memorial Scholarship Graduating students of color from Lake County, IN High Schools or current college students of color who major/minor in visual arts, theater, music, or dance; minimum GPA 2.5 Click to Apply $500
Peoples Bank Scholarship Graduating seniors & current college students from Lake or Porter County; minimum GPA 2.5; SAT 900 or ACT of 19; focus on community & school involvement; must meet HUD Guidelines for Low/Moderate income Click to Apply Two $1,000
One $500
Philippine Professionals Association Scholarship Graduating seniors, college students and returning adult students from Northwest Indiana, preference given to individuals of Filipino descent; minimum GPA 3.5 Click to Apply Award varies
Roger Begnoche Scholarship Male graduating seniors and college students from Lake County who have earned a high school diploma or GED and plan to or are currently pursuing a degree in nursing or education; minimum GPA 3.0; 900 SAT Click to Apply Two $5,000 renewable
Robert E. Rainsberger Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake, North Jasper & North Newton county that plan to study business, nursing, or a STEM field; minimum GPA 2.75; preference given to Crown Point,  Lowell, Hebron, Hanover Central, North Jasper & North Newton schools Click to Apply Two $2,500
Robert E. Rainsberger Scholarship–Purdue University Northwest Graduating from Lowell, Crown Point, Hebron, Hanover, North Newton, and North Jasper County High schools. Preference will be given to first generation college students. Scholarships are awarded to students in the following fields of study: College of Business- accounting, information systems, finance, business analytics; College of Engineering, Mathematics, Science; College of Nursing; College of Technology Click to Apply $4,000 annually for four years totaling $16,000
Schrage Family Scholarship Graduating seniors that are children or stepchildren of bank employees; minimum GPA 3.0; 1100 SAT; 24 ACT Centier Bank Two $1,000 renewable
Sengupta Family Scholarship: Academic Achievement Graduating senior from Lake Central High School who is ranked highest academically in the class Lake Central Dollars for Scholars $1,500 renew
Sengupta Family Scholarship: Engineering Graduating senior from Lake Central High School who is ranked highest academically and plans to study engineering Lake Central Dollars for Scholars $1,000
W. James Spicer Scholarship Graduating seniors from Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts Academy Click to Apply $1,500
Webster Cornwell Scholarship Graduating seniors from Lake County; minimum GPA 3.25; SAT 1050 or ACT of 22; focus on community & school involvement; interview for top finalists Click to Apply Up to $12,500

Questions can be directed to legacy@legacyfdn.org or 219.736.1880.