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Outside Scholarships

Scholarships for Undergraduate Students from Community and National Organizations.  The scholarships listed here are awarded by committees or organizations outside of IPFW.   IPFW also offers many university scholarship opportunities.


American Society Of Engineers (AES) Society Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

How to Apply
Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to the following question:

What are your dreams for your future? When you look back on your life in thirty years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?

Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 5, 2012

Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com

There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.
Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

For more information, visit the AES Engineering website


AARP Foundation Women's Scholarship

Application available after February 1st and deadline is March 31.

The AARP Foundation’s Women’s Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to women 40+ seeking new job skills, training, and educational opportunities to support themselves and their families, and improve their communities. The AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program is available to eligible individuals with moderate and lower incomes and limited financial resources. The scholarship program is made possible by a generous donation from AARP to the AARP Foundation, the organization’s affiliated charity.  Scholarship Program Administrators (SPA) in Nashville, Tennessee will oversee the selection process.

Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must:

  • Be a female age 40 or over (as of March 31st)
  • Be able to demonstrate financial need;
  • Submit a proposal for enrollment in a not-for-profit, post-secondary school or training program (within 6 months of the scholarship award date).
    Important: All applicants must have a valid e-mail address to complete application and use the access code of AFWSP.

Additional information and applications are available online at http://www.aarpfoundationwlc.org/.


Charter One Bank TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship

Good Citizens Deserve Help With College!

What makes you a good citizen? Charter One Bank will be offering its annual TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship, awarding a total of $50,000 in college scholarships to 40 students across the country. Beginning April 1st, tell us how you demonstrate good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership in a short essay or video, complete the application form and submit two references directly connected to your community involvement for your chance to win. Be sure to apply early as participation is limited to the first 3,000 applicants! For information on how to enter, visit www.charterone.com/scholarship

 

Delta Sigma Kappa Sorority, Iota Chapter Scholarship

Delta Sigma Kappa Sorority, Iota Chapter will be awarding a $400 scholarship to a young woman who has completed at least one year of college and demonstrated ambition and self-drive in their previous college year(s).

Student must have determination to set and reach goals, must have respect for self, family and community and the ability to succeed in college.

Ideal recipient will be a high achiever in academics who demonstrates leadership in her school and community, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have financial need.

Applications available at the Financial Aid Office in February, 2012.


Jeannette Rankin Foundation Scholarship

Applications available after November 1.

The Jeannette Rankin Foundation (JRF) is accepting scholarship applications. Applicants for a JRF scholarship must be:

  • A woman, age 35 or older
  • A U.S. citizen
  • Enrolled in, or accepted to, an accredited school
  • Pursuing a technical/vocational education, an associate’s degree, or first bachelor’s degree
  • Low-income according to the Income guidelines outlined on the web site

The scholarships are $2000.
For more information or to apply, visit:
http://www.rankinfoundation.org

Applicable Majors: All areas of study

Contact:
Jeannette Rankin Foundation
P.O. Box 6653
Athens, Ga 30604
706-208-1211 


 Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarships

Criteria
The foundation expects to award 80 scholarships and 50 honorable mentions on the basis of merit to sophomore and junior level college students. Scholarships are offered in any of three categories:

  • To students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; or
  • To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or
  • To Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.

The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. The Foundation also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government, and public policy affecting Native American communities, including land and resource management, economic development, and education.

For more information, vist http://www.udall.gov


Sallie Mae Scholarships

The Sallie Mae Fund Unmet Need Scholarship Program

This program helps the Financial Aid office meet the needs of full-time, undergraduate students whose financial aid packages fall short by $1,000 or more. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,800.

The Sallie Mae Fund First in My Family Scholarship Program

Developed in 2001 with the Hispanic College fund, this program provides scholarships to full-time, undergraduate Hispanic-Americans who are first in their families to attend college. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000.

The Sallie Mae Fund American Dream Scholarship Program

Developed in partnership with the United Negro College Fund, this program awards scholarships to African-American students with demonstrated financial need. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000.

The Sallie Mae 9/11 Education Fund

Created in response to the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 1, 2001, this program offers scholarships to children of those who were killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks. Scholarship awards are available up to $2,500 per applicant per school year.

For further information, applications and deadlines, please visit:
The Sallie Mae Fund.


Sociedad Amigos De Colombia (SADCO) Scholarship

Fifteen (18) $2,000 scholarships will be awarded based on need and  (4) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded based on achivevement.

All Scholarships will be awarded based on demonstrated need and the following criteria:

  • GPA must be 3.0 or above based on a "4" point scale
  • Actual demonstrated need based on applicant and parents' federal income tax form
  • Community service and/or outreach
    • Examples (but not limited to):
      • Raising funds for charitable causes
      • Tutoring students in Math, English or other subjects
      • Translating for students not fluent in English
      • Assisting or teaching religious education classes in your church
      • Serving meals in soup kitchens
      • Volunteering to work in hospitals, clinics, The Salvation Army, Goodwill and others
      • Participating in education fairs to encourage other Latino students to continue their education
      • Verifiable, unique, or unusual circumstances regarding the need

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be Hispanic of 1st, 2nd, or 3rd generation
  • Must be a resident of Indiana, both parent and student
  • Must be a High School Senior or a Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in college
  • Must be accepted by an accredited college/university
  • Must pursue an Associate or Bachelor degree
  • Must complete application process

Application Process:

  • A signed letter of application stating why you should receive a scholarship must be received and addressed to:
    • SADCO Scholarship Selection Committee
      c/o Hector Perez
      7036 Hampstead Lane
      Indianapolis, IN 46256
    • SADCO Scholarship Selection Committee
      c/o David Llewellyn
      7211 Aldgate Lane
      Indianapolis, IN 46250
  • The application letter, written in English, must be accompanied by at least one (1) recommendation from an instructor or academic counselor of the applicant and an official high school or college transcript.
  • The letter must include applicant's/parent's Hispanic Country of Origin.
  • Applicant may submit one (1) additional supporting letter.
  • All letters must be signed
  • Applicant of "Need" award must submit his/her Federal Income Tax forms as well as their parents.

Other Considerations:

  • Scholarship money will be payable to the student and disbursed in Two (2) installments. One half of the award will be paid at the beginning of the semester; the other half will be paid upon completion of the semester in good standing with a minimum 2.5 GPA. For questions, please call Hector Perez at 317-362-8559

Special Instructions:

Please read the specific instructions on the back of the application form: More information and application .  Future information will be available at http://www.sadco.org


Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

Pursuing a career in Technology has its built-in challenges. What needn't be a challenge is finding the financial wherewithal that will help you in achieving your goals. To that end, Xerox established the Technical Minority Scholarship Program.

In demonstration of our commitment to the academic success of minority students and to the cultivation and recruitment of qualified minority employees in technical fields, scholarships are available in the amount $1,000 - $10,000 (depending on tuition balance, academic excellence and classification)

Applications and Information sheets about this scholarship are availble online at www.xerox.com/careers.


All About Education Scholarship

To compete for the $5,000 scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2014) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
  • Complete an online scholarship search profile at ScholarshipExperts.com
  • Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
    How will a $5,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?

Information and Application


Grahame and Thelma Somerville Scholarship

The Grahame and Thelma Somerville Scholarship was established to fulfill the need for continued education for people classified as non-traditional students. A non-traditional student is defined as one who did not begin their college career immediately upon the completion of their high school career, but is one who graduated from high school or received their GED and delayed the entrance into college.

Qualified recipients include adult students who wish to re-enter the job market, advance in their current field, or enter the job market for the first time after hardship circumstances, such as divorce, health complications involving family members, loss of employment, or other obstacles (barriers). The scholarship may be renewed once a year.

Deadline is March 1st

More information and application available online at http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/pnc/index.html


 Dr. John W. Hohe & Marjorie H. Hohe Scholarship Fund

Deadline is March 26.

Eligibility:
Applicant must; (a) be a resident of Huntington County, (b) be a full time student, (c) have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

For more information, contact the Huntington County Community Foundation at 260-356-8878.

Stop into the Financial Aid office in Kettler Hall, room 102 to pick one up.


John and Carol Myers Scholarship Fund

Deadline is December 15.

The Wabash Valley Community Foundation has a scholarship opportunity for post-secondary students (must have completed no less than one year). The John and Carol Myers Scholarship Fund was designed for the benefit of residents of the 7th Congressional District. 

Eligibility Requirements

1) Student must reside in one of the following counties

  • Benton
  • Boone
  • Brown
  • Clay
  • Clinton
  • Davies
  • Fountain
  • Greene
  • Hendricks
  • Martin
  • Monroe
  • Montgomery
  • Morgan
  • Owen
  • Parke
  • Putnam
  • Sullivan
  • Tippecanoe
  • Vermillion
  • Vigo
  • Warren

2) The student has completed no less than one year of post secondary education and is considered at least a second year student by the student’s chosen institution of higher education.

3) The student has a minimum GPA of 3.0

4) The student will attend an accredited Indiana institution of higher education.

5) The student has volunteered during the political campaign of a Republican candidate, worked for the Republican Party, or worked for an affiliated organization.

More information or to apply


Kosciusko REMC Scholarship

Kosciusko REMC awards $1000 scholarships each academic year to six locals students whose families are members of the electric cooperative.

Details:

  • A total of six $1000 scholarships will be awarded
  • The scholarship is available only to Kosciusko REMC members and their dependents.
  • The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, current college students, as well as adults returning to college or pursuing graduate/post-graduate work.
  • Scholarship monies may be applied only to an accredited two- or four-year college or university.

Applications available by visiting the Kosciusko REMC website.


LIFE Lessons Scholarship

The Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education (LIFE) announces the LIFE Lessons scholarship program to benefit students who have suffered the death of a parent or guardian.

Who's Eligible

  • College and college-bound students
  • Students between the ages of 17 - 24

How to Enter

Students must submit an essay (500 words max) or video (3 minutes max) describing how losing a parent or guardian affected them emotionally and financially. Essays should describe the impact that life insurance (or the lack thereof) had on family finances and on the ability of students to fund college costs.

Prizes (Written Essays)

  • Grand Prize (1): $5,000
  • First Runners-up (4): $1,000
  • Second Runners-up (14): $500

Prizes (Video Entries)

  • First Runners-up (5): $1,000
  • Bonus Scholarship (1): $4,000

Apply now


M3C Fellowship Program

IPFW is one of a few select campuses administrating the Midwest Campus Compact Citizen-Scholar (M3C) Fellows Program. The M3C Program is a ten-state initiative, led by the Wisconsin Campus Compact that is committed to integrating education with civic engagment among campuses across the Midwest.

The M3C Fellows Program is an Americorps Education Award Program. Fellows must complete 300 hours of community service (some of which can be training), recruit 5 volunteers and complete an online seminar within one calendar year.

Community service may include mentoring youth, assisting in after school programs, qualifying work study assignments, designing and planting wildlife gardens, working at a recycling center, spending time with senior citizens, helping at food banks or a rescue mission, being a Big Brother/Big Sister.

What You Can Gain:

  • Earn $1,000 educational award for community service
  • Explore career passions with individualized placement
  • Receive training in leadership and service learning
  • Real world job experience
  • Networking

Who should apply?

IPFW students (sophomore preferred) who are first generation college students or have financial need (Pell grant or work study eligible) and have a deep commitment to volunteer service. Students may apply as long as they have not previously completed two years in any Americorps program.

For more information, contact:

OACS Director - Deb Barrick
Neff Hall 337
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
Phone: 260-481-5471


Steuben Community Foundation

In 1992, a group of concerned citizens created the Steuben County Community Foundation- a formalized and organized way to make charitable gifts that will work to address the emerging issues and concerns of Steuben County forever. To this day, its purpose is to promote and preserve the lifestyle and assets of our community for current and future generations. By partnering with our donors, we have helped strengthen education, support the arts, promote civic life, protect our environment, and ensure strong health and social services.

More information and application


Superpower Scholarship

The Superpower Scholarship is awarded by ScholarshipExperts.com. The award is $1,000 annually and is non-renewable.

Eligibility

  • This award is for U.S. students.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must be 13 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2014) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education.

All students, regardless of academic merit or financial need, are encouraged to apply.

Information and application


USA Funds Education Scholarships

For the each academic year, USA Funds will award $1500 scholarships to students with economic need.

Eligible students may be:

  • Full-time Undergraduates
  • Part-time Undergraduates
  • Full-time Graduate and Professional Students

Additionally, up to 50% of the scholarships will be targeted to students who, in addition to demonstrating financial need, are members of an ethnic minority group or are physically disabled.

Deadline is February 15.

More information and application


US Bank Internet Scholarship Program

Deadline is March 31.

Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for the U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program, a student must be:

  • A high school senior planning to enroll or a current college freshmen, sophomore or junior at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program;
  • Enrolled by September;
  • A United States citizen or permanent resident alien.

More information and application


Central Indiana Community Foundation

Central Indiana Community Foundation and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Legacy Fund, are committed to help students in our community pursue and complete higher education degrees. Their strategy is to grow and create endowment funds that provide renewable scholarships significant enough to help students achieve degree attainment.

Their scholarship program includes over 100 scholarship funds and over 400 students who are currently pursuing higher education.

Information and Application


Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne College Scholarship Guide

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is proud to help hundreds of area students - from elementary through graduate level - fund their educational dreams.

Information and application


 Indiana Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

The Indiana Retired Teachers Associate (IRTA) Foundation is again offering scholarships for university-level students majoring in education.  IRTA offers this annual award in order to assist future teachers and encourage the continuance of quality education in Indiana.

A total of eight (8) scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded.  The scholarship is available for sophomores or juniors who are majoring in education at an Indiana college or university.

Applicant must be an Indiana resident and a son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, legal dependent or spouse of an active, retired, or deceased member of the Indiana State Teacher's Retirement Fund (TRF).

Membership in IRTA is not a prerequisite for consideration.  The applicant must have achieved at least a "C" grade point average for three (3) semesters in a college or university to be eligible to apply.

All financial awards shall be paid directly to the Financial Aid Administrative Office of the individual Indiana college or university in which the respective scholarship award recipient is enrolled.

For complete applicant requirements and/or an application, visit:  http://www.retiredreachers.org

More Information and Application


Martin Luther King Jr. Club, INC. Glyn Gleason Memorial Scholarship

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Club, Inc. (MLK Club) is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason.  It was organized to promote education, literacy, ethnic and cultural diversity.  The Glyn R. Gleason Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Gleason.  High school seniors and first year college students striving for academic excellence and planning to pursue a college education may apply.  Two $500.00 scholarships will be awarded and are non-renewable.  Winners will be selected by the MLK Club Scholarship Committee.  Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

 CRITERIA

  • Must be pursuing an education at a technical school, 2 year or 4 year college/university
  • Must demonstrate scholastic potential (does not necessarily need to be in the top 10% of the class) and provide an official high school or college transcript
  • Must have been involved in at least one of the following:  community service, sports, extra-curricular activities at school, etc.
  • Must provide two letters of recommendation (letter may be from a teacher, school official, business person, church, work, etc.)
  • Provide an essay on all of the following questions:  What does Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream mean to me?  What will I do to keep the dream alive?  What will I do to give back to the community?   (Essay is to be typed, double spaced and limited to 2 pages).
  • Agree to attend and read your essay at the MLK Unity Day Program on Monday, January 16 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center
  • Must agree to an interview with the MLK Club, Inc., if requested
  • Must complete and submit the Glyn R. Gleason Memorial Scholarship Application, typed essay, and official transcript postmarked by December 23 to:

 MLK Club, Inc. Attn:  Scholarship Committee
P. O. Box 15694
Fort Wayne, IN 46885-5694

;If you have questions, send an e-mail to Sheryl at saecsm707@frontier.com or call (260) 493-1534.

Download the Application


Textbooks for a Year Scholarship

Education-Portal.com is offering a Textbook for a Year Scholarship is a chance for students to win $1000 to pay for textbooks. 

Education-Portal.com is committed to increasing access to education for every student. They know that many students struggle to cover the growing price of pursuing a higher education and want to help students manage costs by providing regular scholarship opportunities and high quality information about how to manage and save money while in college.  Students have until December 9  to enter to win Free Textbooks for a Year.  Apply Online or learn more about the scholarship


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their scholarship program for the 5th year.  They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.  The scholarship deadline is June 15.

Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website.  Visit their website for application information.


Indiana Industry Liaison Group (IILG)

The Indiana Industry Liaison Group (IILG) is proud to announce a
scholarship opportunity for students in the state of Indiana who are (1)
individuals studying programs or classes related to the
diversity/Affirmative Action (AA)/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); or
(2) individuals with work or volunteer experience for diversity/AA/EEO
organizations.  The scholarship recipient will receive $1,000. 

Eligibility Requirements:

*   All required documents must be submitted on or before
January 31.  Incomplete submissions will not be given
consideration.

*   Diversity may be defined by an individual's cultural and personal
differences and similarities, as well as life and professional
experiences. Within an organization, diversity is created through the
distinct personalities and capabilities of each individual within the
group.

*   Applicant must be a student enrolled in an Indiana accredited
college/university degree program.

*   Applicant cannot be a family member of the IILG Board or IILG
scholarship committee member.

*   Applicants must submit a 400 to 500 word essay in response to one
of the following topics describing:
     -   Your personal commitment to Diversity/Affirmative Action/Equal
Employment Opportunity within your community, school or business.
     -   Describe a time/situation where you were able to establish
and/or sustain a commitment to diversity.
     -   Describe a time when you have taken a position in favor of
affirmative action and/or diversity?
     -   Describe activities that you have participated in within your
community that demonstrate your personal commitment to moving the
communities' diversity  agenda forward.
     -   Describe a course that you designed, scholarly work or research
that you’ve completed on the topic or dimension of diversity/affirmative
action/equal opportunity

*   Applicant must submit an official college or high school transcript
with their application.  Electronic is preferred.

*   Scholarship finalist must participate in a phone interview to be
conducted in February.

*   Scholarship award winner will be notified on or before April 1.  It is preferred that the recipient will attend the ILG meeting in
Indianapolis when the award  is to be presented.

*   Scholarship is for the Summer 2012 or academic year 2012 - 2013 for
use at an Indiana college or university program.

Individuals with disabilities needing an accommodation to complete the
application may contact:
Tony Pickell - Indiana Industry Liaison Group Co-Chair - tony.pickell@precisionplanningaap.com


Buick Achievers Scholarship

Eligibility

Applicants to the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at a U.S. based accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2012-13 academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible.
  • Plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors.
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study.
  • Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States

Excluded from consideration are employees and relatives of employees of Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America and their affiliates and subcontractors, and GM Foundation Directors, Officers, and staff and their relatives. Although GM employees are not eligible, relatives of General Motors employees are eligible.

Award Criteria

Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience and interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industry
  • Please note special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first-generation college, female, minority, military veteran or a dependent of military personnel.

The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in Engineering/Techology Fields.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship Management Services. All scholarship recipients may be subject to a criminal background check. Recipients of a Buick Achievers Scholarship shall not commit any act that indicates dishonesty or moral turpitude or that otherwise could materially injure the General Motors Foundation, Buick or General Motors Company's reputation. If such an act is committed by a Buick Achievers Scholarship Program recipient, the Buick Achievers Scholarship award shall immediately be revoked. In no instance will any Director or Officer of the General Motors Foundation or any employee of General Motors play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Award Amounts

Recipients will be awarded one scholarship at either of the two award levels:

  • 100 Buick Achievers National Scholarships of up to $25,000 per year, available for four years, and one additional year for those entering a five-year engineering program. The scholarships can be used toward the total cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, required equipment, room and board and other allowable expenses, less other gift aid known at the time of application (scholarships, grants and other awards that do not have to be paid back).
  • 1,000 Buick Achievers Scholarships of $2,000. These awards are not renewable; however, recipients may reapply to the program each year eligibility requirements are met.

The awards for National Achievers are renewable for the given years noted above or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), full-time enrollment and continuing to major in an eligible field of study.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Application Procedure

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All correspondence throughout the application process is via email. If you do not have an email address you wish to share, you may register an address with a free service such as Yahoo! Mail or Hotmail for the purposes of this application.

Be sure to add buickachievers@scholarshipamerica.org to your Contacts or Address Book! Students failing to use a valid email address will not be able to access an application account. Students who do not regularly check their email for correspondence will not receive consideration.

Interested students can begin the electronic application process by clicking on the Register as an Applicant link in the Scholarship Links menu in the left margin. You must supply a unique and valid email address and create a password. When in the application process, you may leave the site prior to submission by clicking on the Logout link located at the top of the left margin. To return to the application, you must enter your email and password as provided when registering for the application process.

You may wish to gather the following information that will be necessary for the application:

  • A list of your community and school activities, and work experience
  • Your transcript of grades (Online transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken.)
  • Your parents/guardians' financial information from their most recently filed tax return or your own financial information if an independent student.

Carefully review your application before submission. You may print your responses from the Review Application page before submitting. All pages must be completed and entered in the format described in order to submit the application. Proper punctuation and standard capitalization (Jill Smith, 10 Main Street, New York, NY) must be used when entering data. Answer all questions as completely as possible. Applications are evaluated only on the information supplied on your online application. Once the application is submitted, no further additions or changes can be made. Do NOT mail a printed copy or any other materials to Scholarship Management Services.

The application must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. CT, February 29, 2012.

You, the applicant, are solely responsible for submitting all information necessary during the entire application process. Scholarship Management Services will email acknowledgment of receipt of all submitted applications. Applications found to be incomplete as of the application deadlines will not be processed. All information submitted is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship Management Services. The General Motors Foundation or General Motors may be using recipient names, photos and other information for promotional purposes.


Frugal Dad Undergraduate Scholarship

Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on academic history, extracurricular involvement, and ingenuity of essay entries.

Award Amount:

The award for this scholarship is $5,000 USD, payable directly to the college or university of enrollment.

Requirements:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Frugaldad.com, if required to upon notification of winning the award.
  • Answer 5 essay questions (500 words or less)

Instructions:

Please complete the following application and send it to scholarships.  Deadline is April 30th.


Fort Wayne ASIST Scholarship

The Fort Wayne ASIST Fund, established in 1994 by the Fort Wayne Chapter of Executive
Women International, is designed to provide scholarship assistance to students attending a
two- or four-year college or university.Assistance will be awarded to students at atransitional point in their lives.

The 2012 EWI of Fort Wayne scholarships will be presented at our Executive Night dinner on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Multiple scholarships valued at a minimum of$1,000 will be awarded at this event.

Students at the midway point toward the completion of a two-year or four-year degree
program and enrolled as a full-time student or students who have completed two semesters,
have been accepted into a degree program, and are enrolled as a full-time student are
eligible.

Assistance will be given to students who have returned to school to earn a degree, clearly
defined their career goals and objectives, aattained an academic average of at least 3.0 on
a 4.0 scale, and demonstrated financial need.

Complete and submit both of the applications  below.  Deadline is March 30, 2012

Download application part 1 (pdf) and Download applications part 2 (pdf)


Varsity Tutors Scholarship

Varsity Tutors' is offering a monthly $1,000 college scholarship to students who plan on or are currently attending a 4-year university. Prizes are awarded monthly and will be paid directly to the winner's college or university at their time of enrollment.

Our scholarship contest is open to any current U.S. high school or undergraduate student. Students submit an essay based on the month's prompt, and monthly winners are picked by our judges. Our scholarship program webpage (with more information) can be found here, www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship


Accenture American Indian Scholarship

The Accenture American Indian Scholarship is comprised of American Indian and Alaska Native incoming college freshmen who exhibit leadership, community spirit, academic achievement and collegiate promise in the areas of engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing and other business oriented fields of study. Applicants must be members of a US federally recognized tribe or verify ¼ or more descent. Applicants must possess a 3.25 GPA at the end of the 7th semester of high school and be enrolling as a full-time degree seeking freshman in the fall of 2012.

Accenture Scholars will receive $10,000 ($2,500/year) 4 year scholarship, enjoy photo recognition in Indian Country Today, The American Indian Graduate magazine, local newspapers of choice, and be posted on the AIGC website as well as have opportunities for summer internships with Accenture Corporation.

>The AIGC Online Application System is available via www.aigcs.org by clicking on Apply Now anywhere on the website. Within the AIGC Online Application System, complete the General Application then visit the Opportunities tab to complete specific questions for the Accenture Scholarship and to upload supporting documents. Full directions and other AIGC opportunity information may be downloaded here.


Great Lakes Scholarship

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) programs. Up to 750 awards will be granted to qualified students from across the country.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates or be current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students.
  • Be United States citizens or permanent residents.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) undergraduate or graduate field of study at an accredited non-profit public or private two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2012-2013 academic year.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Demonstrate financial need.

How do I apply?

Applications can be completed online at the ScholarshipAmerica.org website

The application must be one of the first 20,000 submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. Central Time, May 11, 2012. Once 20,000 applications are submitted, the application period will be over. Note this may happen before the May 11 close date so apply early!

 

 

Triton High School Scholarship

 

Criterion: Triton High School Seniors and must submit one letter of recommendation with application and Student Aid Report (SAR) from a completed FAFSA.

 

Application is available in the Finacial Aid Office, Kettler 102. Application must be received by Triton High School Guidance Department no later than April 15, 2013

 

 

Kosciusko County Community Foundation

 

Deadline is July 15, 2013. Paper applications will not be accepted. To apply, click here.

 

 

HLCNI Scholarship

 

Criterion: Hispanic/Latino High school seniors and college students. To apply, click here.

Scholarships for Graduate Students from Community and National Organizations

The scholarships listed here are awarded by committees or organizations outside of IPFW.   IPFW also offers many university scholarship opportunities.


Central Indiana Community Foundation

Central Indiana Community Foundation and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Legacy Fund, are committed to help students in our community pursue and complete higher education degrees. Their strategy is to grow and create endowment funds that provide renewable scholarships significant enough to help students achieve degree attainment.

Their scholarship program includes over 100 scholarship funds and over 400 students who are currently pursuing higher education.

For more information or to apply, please visit:
Central Indiana Community Foundation


Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne College Scholarship Guide

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is proud to help hundreds of area students - from elementary through graduate level - fund their educational dreams.

For more information or to apply online, visit:
http://www.cfgfw.org/scholar-college.html


DegreeDirectory.Org Master's Degree Scholarships

Information Systems & Technology Management
Psychology & Counseling
Education & Teaching

Information Systems & Technology Management

To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing master level degrees related to Information Systems, Informatics, Computer Information Technology, Computer Systems Security, and Technology Management.

  • Award Type: $500 Annual Scholarship
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Number of Awards: 1 each year.
  • Deadline: April 1st of each year.

Qualifications

This scholarship program is open to students pursuing Information Systems and Technology Management master’s degrees. Undergraduate students do not qualify. A wide range of degree programs will be considered including but not limited to:

Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history. Financial need is not considered.

For more information and an application, visit the DegreeDirectory.org website.

Psychology & Counseling

To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing master level degrees related to Community Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Guidance Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, and Clinical Psychology.

  • Award Type: $500 Annual Scholarship
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Number of Awards: 1 each year.
  • Deadline: April 1st of each year.

Qualifications

This scholarship program is open to students pursuing Psychology and Counseling master’s degrees. Undergraduate students do not qualify. A wide range of degree programs will be considered including but not limited to:

Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history. Financial need is not considered.

For more information and an application, visit the DegreeDirectory.org website.

Education & Teaching

To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing master level degrees related to Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Education Administration, Educational Leadership, Early Childhood Education, and Educational Technology.

  • Award Type: $500 Annual Scholarship
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Number of Awards: 1 each year.
  • Deadline: April 1st of each year.

Qualifications

This scholarship program is open to students pursuing Education and Teaching master’s degrees. Undergraduate students do not qualify. A wide range of degree programs will be considered including but not limited to:

Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history. Financial need is not considered.

For more information and an application, visit the DegreeDirectory.org website.


Dr. John W. Hohe & Marjorie H. Hohe Scholarship Fund

Deadline is March 26.

Eligibility:
Applicant must; (a) be a resident of Huntington County, (b) be a full time student, (c) have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

For more information, contact the Huntington County Community Foundation at 260-356-8878.

Click here to print the application or stop into the Financial Aid office in Kettler Hall, room 102 to pick one up.


Indiana Sheriff's Association Scholarship Fund

Applications also available outside the Financial Aid Office. Deadline is April 1.

The Indiana Sheriff's Association Scholarship Fund was established for the purpose of receiving, investing and dispensing of funds to provide college scholarships to qualified students who are committed to pursuing an education and career in the law enforcement field.

Eligibility:

  • 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 university
  • All applicants must be a current member of the Association or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member of the Association. (If you do not meet the membership requirement, an application for membership is included with the scholarship application. Just complete the application and return it with the scholarship application to meet the requirement).
  • All applicants must enroll as a full time student (12 credit hours).
  • All applicants must have taken the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the Academic College Test (ACT).

Applications are available online at:
http://www.indianasheriffs.org/isa/scholarship.asp


Indiana Women's Education Foundation

The Indiana Women's Education Foundation is a non profit organization established   under the auspices of the Indiana Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.

The Mission of the corporation is to provide assistance or scholarships to women and/or youth of the State of Indiana and to improve their employment and/or economic self-sufficiency.

The programs to be funded include, but are not limited to:

  • Young women starting or preparing for the business or professional world;
  • Women desiring to obtain better training or advancement in their careers;
  • Training or re-training of women in a business or professional field - entering initially or re-entering;
  • Any woman desiring to complete her GED, graduate, post graduate studies, master's or doctoral degrees or advanced studies of any kind;
  • Any woman desiring to do research in an area relating to the advancement of women, especially the field of, but not limited to, the legal status of women and;
  • Programs introducing youth to career opportunities, life awareness, and recognizing youth for personal achievements.


The Foundation raises funds through partnerships with Indiana businesses, industries, organizations, and philanthropic individuals.  The Foundation depends upon gifts, donations, tributes, memorials, and bequests as sources for its funding.

Deadline is February 15th.   Download applications at the Indiana Women's Education Foundation website.


Kosciusko REMC Scholarship

Each year, Kosciusko REMC awards $1000 scholarships each academic year to six locals students whose families are members of the electric cooperative.

Details:

  • A total of six $1000 scholarships will be awarded
  • The scholarship is available only to Kosciusko REMC members and their dependents.
  • The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, current college students, as well as adults returning to college or pursuing graduate/post-graduate work.
  • Scholarship monies may be applied only to an accredited two- or four-year college or university.

Applications available by visiting the Kosciusko REMC website.


Newhouse Graduate Newspaper Fellowship and Apprenticeship

Criteria

To qualify for this program you must be: a minority US Citizen, have an undergraduate degree in a field other than journalism, have a B or better average.

Upon acceptance to this program you would receive: free tuition for graduate work in newspaper journalism, an internship and the Post-Standard, $1100 monthly stipend, health insurance coverage, and moving expenses to Syracuse up to $1500, travel expenses up to $800, academic expenses up to $1000, and a one year full paid internship upon graduation.

Contact Information

Graduate Records Office
102A Newhouse 1
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-2100

Phone: 315-443-1124
Fax: 315-443-3946
E-mail: pcgrad@syr.edu


USA Funds Education Scholarships

For the each academic year, USA Funds will award $1500 scholarships to students with economic need.

Eligible students may be:

  • Full-time Undergraduates
  • Part-time Undergraduates
  • Full-time Graduate and Professional Students

Additionally, up to 50% of the scholarships will be targeted to students who, in addition to demonstrating financial need, are members of an ethnic minority group or are physically disabled.

Deadline is February 15.

More information and application


Great Lakes Scholarship

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) programs. Up to 750 awards will be granted to qualified students from across the country.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates or be current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students.
  • Be United States citizens or permanent residents.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) undergraduate or graduate field of study at an accredited non-profit public or private two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2012-2013 academic year.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Demonstrate financial need.

How do I apply?

Applications can be completed online at the ScholarshipAmerica.org website

The application must be one of the first 20,000 submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. Central Time, May 11, 2012. Once 20,000 applications are submitted, the application period will be over. Note this may happen before the May 11 close date so apply early!

Academic Scholarships from Community and National Organizations

The scholarships listed here are awarded by committees or organizations outside of IPFW.   IPFW also offers many university scholarship opportunities. 

College of Arts & Sciences majors

Business Majors

Education majors

Engineering majors

Health and Human Services Majors

Public Policy Majors

Visual & Fine Arts Majors