• Scholarship List

    Please Note: Many of these scholarships need to be postmarked or received by the date listed. Read very carefully. Letters of recommendations need to be requested to teachers 2 weeks prior to when you need them. Also, students will now request transcripts through Parchment.com. Students will need a valid email to create an account. 

    *Scholarships are listed in order of nearest deadline.

     Legacy Foundation Scholarships

    All scholarships can be found online at http://www.legacyfdn.org.  Scholarship amounts and deadlines vary. 

    1.       Robert Rainsberger scholarship

    2.       John V. and George Primich Family Scholarship

    3.       Lilly Endowment Scholarship- Deadline Sept. 7th 2016

    4.       Legacy Foundation Scholarship

    5.       Patrick Lindsey Memorial Scholarship

    6.       Roger Begnoche Scholarship

    7.       Joseph Trent Morrow/Urban League of NW Indiana Scholarship

    8.       Schrage Family Scholarship

    Student Scholarships

    StudentScholarships.org has a large collection of scholarships on the web. Visit www.studentscholarships.org  to view various scholarship opportunities including:

    AIS Scholarships, Happy New Year Scholarship, 2017 Scholarship Points Awards, Shred Paper to Stand Against Bullying, John ans Murlel Landls Scholarships, Spread Positivity In Your Community Scholarship, Conquer Your Resolution Scholarship and Your Deserve It Scholarship.

    Qualifications and deadlines vary.


    The Elks National Foundation

    The Elks National Foundation is offering scholarship opportunities worth up to $50,000 over four years. Apply @ https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/applyMVS.cfm Deadline is November 30, 2016.


    Horizon Bank

    Horizon Bank has extended their scholarship application entry deadline. Apply @ www.urbanleagueofnwi.org and choose the minority scholarship application link. Deadline is November 30th. 


    Indiana State University

    Indiana State University is offering an opportunity for full in-state tuition, four year renewable scholarship for students interested in financial services. View eligibility requirements and apply @ www.indstate.edu/apply . Deadline is December 1st.


    The American Academy of Art
    The American Academy of Art is having their Senior Scholarship Competition in the next couple months. Participate on Sat. Nov. 19th OR Sat. Dec. 3rd. Register @ www.aaart.edu/events/senior-scholarship-competition-november-2016/ 

    The Geneseo Migrant Center

    Visit The Geneseo Migrant Center website to view their many scholarship opportunities for migrant students who want to further their education. More info at http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htm Deadlines vary.


    University of Oklahoma

    The University of Oklahoma's application deadline to be considered for academic, service or leadership scholarships is December 15th. Apply @ admissions@ou.edu 

    AXA Achievment Scholarship

    Apply for the AXA Achievement Scholarship now. The 2017 program will be accepting applications until 10,000 apps. are submitted or until Dec.15th 2016. Apply @ https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html 


    Burger King Scholarship

    The Burger King Scholars Program is accepting applications. Deadline is Dec. 15th 2016. Apply @ https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/burger-king-scholars-program/ 

    The Indiana Commission for Higher Education

    The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is offering a scholarship opportunity worth $7,500/year, to high achieving students that are interested in teaching. For details or to apply visit http://www.learnmoreindiana.org/cost/financial-aid-and-scholarships/next-generation-teacher-scholarship/ Deadline is Dec. 31st 2016.


    The McDermott Scholars Program

    The McDermott Scholars Program at the University of Texas at Dallas is accepting application for their scholars program. Learn more or apply at http://www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott/award-qualifications Deadline is Jan. 4th 2017.


    Valparaiso University

    Valparaiso University is offering a $1000 scholarship opportunity for incoming freshman who will major in Classics, French, German, or Spanish. The scholarship is renewable 3 times for a total of $4000. Apply @ http://www.valpo.edu/foreign-languages-and-literatures/scholarships/first-year-students/  Deadline Jan. 6th 2017.

    Gettysburg College

    Gettysburg College is offering a STEM scholarship program for students interested in STEM fields (Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics).  Regular decision deadline is Jan. 15th.  To learn more or apply visit http://www.gettysburg.edu/  


    C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarship- for athletes 
    C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarship Award applications are due online by January 20, 2017. For scholarship criteria or to apply visit


    Lewis University
    The Lewis University Physics and Chemistry Departments are offering scholarships of up to $10,000/year for four years, to accepted students. The minimum eligibility requirements include at least a 3.0 high school GPA and at least a 24 Math score on the ACT. Students must also pursue a major in a Physical Science Program (Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Physics, and Biochemistry) Deadline is Jan. 20th 2017.


    The Energy Telecommunication and Electrical Association

    The Energy Telecommunications and Electrical Association is offering the Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship Award worth $5000. Apply or print the app. @ http://www.entelec.org/entelec/about/waynevblackscholarship . Deadline is Jan. 20th 2017.


    Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance

    Knights of Pythias are offering a scholarship opportunity worth $1000.  Student must have 3.0 GPA or higher and no hand written applications will be accepted. Applications available @ www.knightsofpythiasofnewcastle.com  Deadline is Jan. 25th 2017.


    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    The NOAA Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer. Apply @ http://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship Deadline is January 31st 2017.
    The Indiana Breast Cancer Awarness Trust 
    The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust, Inc. is now accepting applications for the Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship. Download the application at www.breastcancerplate.org . Application must be complete and postmarked by February 3rd, 2017, to be considered.
    The American Association of Blacks Scholarship 
    The American Association of Blacks in Energy is now accepting scholarship applications. Eligibility requirements and applications are available in the guidance office. For more information visit info@aabe.org . Applications must be postmarked or e-mailed by February 3rd 2017.
    Beta Sigma Psi Educational Foundation
    The Beta Sigma Psi Educational Foundation is offering four scholarship opportunities to male members of a Lutheran congregation who will be starting college in the fall of 2017. Apply online @ http://scholarships.betasigmapsi.org. Deadline is February 17th, 2017.
    Northwood University 
    Northwood University is accepting applications for The Patricia and Robert Naegele Competitive Scholarship. For details or to apply visit www.northwood.edu . Deadline is February 17th, 2017.


    Fund ll Foundation 
    Fund ll Foundation is accepting applications for their UNCF STEM Scholars Program. Program benefits include tiered tuition scholarships, an internship stipend for STEM-related project, K-12 Summer Institute, UNCF Student Tech Empowerment Workshop and career development support. Apply online @ http://UNCF.org/STEMSCHOLARS . Deadline is February 23, 2017.

    Parentinn Scholarship

    Parentinn is offering The Cyber Bullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship, worth $1000. For more information visit www.parentinn.com/scholarship Deadline Feb 28th 2017.


    Prints and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

    Prints and Graphics Scholarship Foundation is offering a scholarship opportunity worth $1,000 -$5,000 per academic year. Students interested in printing or graphics programs should apply @ https://pgsf.org/application-information-instructions/ Deadline is March 1st 2017.
    The Indiana Association of School Psychologists
    The Indiana Association of School Psychologists is now accepting applications for their IASP High School Scholarship. To be considered for this scholarship the candidate must be accepted by a college, be interested in pursuing a career in the field of psychology, and be in good academic standing. For more information or to download the application, visit http://www.iasponline.org/page-1862824 . Applications must be post marked by March 1st, 2017. 


    The Jim and Betty Dye Foundation Scholarship
    The Jim and Betty Dye Foundation is now accepting applications for their scholarship worth $4000-$30,000 over four years. Deadline is March 1st 2017. For details/application visit www.dyescholarships.org 
    Iowa State University 
    The Darryl Jahn Scholarship is offering a scholarship opportunity to incoming Lutheran men who are enrolled to attend Iowa State University. Apply @ http://epsilon.betasigmapsi.org/scholarship/ . Deadline is March 5th, 2017.
    Purdue Northwest
    If you are committed to attend Purdue NW for Summer/Fall 2017, make sure to complete their general scholarship application by March 10th, 2017http://admissions.pnw.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/
    Prom Genie
    Prom Genie is now accepting applications for their scholarship, for details or for a scholarship application stop in the guidance office.  Complete application packets must be post marked by March 10th. 2017. 


    Whiting Lions Club Scholarship
    The Whiting Lions Club is offering a scholarship opportunity worth $500. Pick up an application in the guidance office. Deadline is March 10th.
    First Midwest Bank 
    First Midwest Bank is accepting applications for its Diversity Scholarship worth $1000. For a student that required disability accommodations while in high school.  Download the application @ http://www.urbanleagueofnwi.org. Applications must be postmarked by March 16th, 2017.


    Eloise Gentry Scholarship
    Eloise Gentry Scholarship Program is accepting applications for their scholarship. Details available or download the application @ http://www.urbanleagueofnwi.org. Must be post marked by March 16th, 2017.
    Joseph Trent Morrow Scholarship 
    Urban League of NWI is accepting applications for their Joseph Trent Morrow Scholarship. See details or download the scholarship application @ http://www.urbanleagueofnwi.org. Applications must be post marked by March 16th, 2017.
    The Crown Point Community Scholarship 

    The Crown Point Community Foundation has started accepting online scholarship applications. Qualifications vary per scholarship and all applications are due by March 17th, 2017. Whiting students are eligible for the following scholarships: 

    -American/Italian Benevolent Society Scholarship 

    -Ralph E. Bennett Memorial Scholarship

    -Lisa Schaefer Stover Scholarship

    -Christopher Day Memorial Scholarship

    Apply @ www.thecpcf.org 


    Univision Scholarship

    Becas Univision Scholarship Program will open up their application for the 2017-2018 school year on January 1st, 2017. Apply @ http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/becas-univision-scholarship-program  Deadline is March 30th 2017.


    Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary

    VFW Auxiliary is offering a Young American Patriotic Art Contest Scholarship. State first-place winners compete nationally for awards totaling $21,000. Learn more or apply @ https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/  Deadline is March 31st 2017.
    Construction Advancement Scholarship
    Construction Advancement Foundation Scholarship Program is accepting applications from students pursuing a career in construction or related field. Download the application @ http://www.cafnwin.org/CAF-Scholarship-Information.html . Deadline is March 31st, 2017. 

    The Louie Family Foundation Scholarship

    The Louie Family Foundation Scholarships is offering a $4000 scholarship opportunity. Applicants must have between a 3.5 and 4.0 GPA. Apply @ http://www.louiefamilyfoundation.org/scholarship-applicationDeadline is March 31st, 2017.


    Knights of Pythias

    Knights of Pythias is also sponsoring a Poster/Visual Arts Contest, State first prize is $500 and National first prize $1000. Entries are due April 1st 2017. Contact James Cross @ 765-766-6135 or jamescross1@msn.com for more information.

    Indiana Sheriff's Association

    The Indiana Sheriff’s Association is offering a $500 scholarship opportunity to students pursuing an education and career in criminal justice. Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline is April 1st, 2017.


    The Diane Jennings Memorial Scholarship
    This will be awarded to a senior female graduate who represents the traits of community, pride and school spirit that was demonstrated by Mrs. Diane Jennings. Deadline is April 12th, 2017.


    1. Student must be a senior, maintain a 3.0 GPA, be a resident of Whiting for at least 4 years and attended Whiting High School for 4 years.

    2. Student must attend post-secondary school.

    3. Student will write minimum of 300-word essay answering the following statement. “How has Whiting High School prepared you to be a productive member and leader in your community?”

    4. A member of members of the Jennings family will present the scholarship during the annual graduation ceremony.

    5. In the event the recipient does not attend a post-secondary school, the money shall be forfeited back to the account.

    6. The money will be distributed once a receipt is presented to the school to assure enrollment

    7. The Jennings family reserves the right to change the scholarship criteria at any time.


    Diabetes Scholars Foundation
    DSF provides scholarship information for students who are high school seniors and will be incoming freshmen in the fall and who have Type 1 diabetes. View scholarships @ http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/  Deadline is April 15th 2017.
    St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary 
    St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary is now accepting applications for it's scholarship program. Applicants must plan to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree in a healthcare field. Applications are available in the guidance office and are due by April 14th, 2017. 
    Gloria Barron Scholarship 
    Gloria Barron Prize is offering a a $5000 scholarship opportunity to students working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months. Apply @ http://barronprize.org/apply/Deadline is April 15th, 2017.

    School City of Whiting- Top 10 Academic Scholarship

    The Top 10 Academic Scholarship is offered to the top 10 seniors of the graduating class and is due by April 30th every year.
     Zack Gives Back Scholarship
    The scholarship awards $1,000 to students attending Purdue Northwest University studying math, computer science or computer engineering. Contact Mrs. Woodard @  zachgivesback@comcast.net or  at 219.771.7167 with any questions. 
    Applications available in the guidance office. Deadline is April 30th, 2017. 


    Society of Women Engineers
    The Society of Women Engineers provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs related to engineering. Apply @ http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/swe-scholarships . Deadline is May 5th 2017.
    Dare to Be Different Scholarship
    Ms. Elle's especially for you is now accepting applications for their Dare to Be Different Scholarship. Applications are available in the guidance office. Applications must be post marked by May 24th, 2017. 


    Indiana Latino Institute Scholarship
    The Indiana Latino Institute is now taking applications for their 2016-17 scholarship. HS Senior Latinos with financial need and involved in community service should submit applications. Apply @ http://indianalatinoinstitute.org . Must be postmarked by May 26th. Applications are also available in the guidance office.
    City of Whiting Scholarship
    Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, sign a publicity release form, be the dependent of a Whiting homeowner who occupies that home and attend a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. Completed applications must be submitted to the City of Whiting Clerk-Treasurer’s Office by 4:30 p.m. on May 1, 2017 . Pick up an application in the guidance office.

    Whiting Career and Technical Education Scholarship

    Applicants must demonstrate successful technical education courses while enrolled in high school with a GPA of at least 2.5 in the technical education courses or a 2.8 GPA if the student did not take technical education courses, sign a publicity release form, be the dependent of a Whiting homeowner who occupies that home and attend a regionally accredited technical education institution. Completed applications must be submitted to the City of Whiting Clerk-Treasurer’s Office by 4:30 p.m. on May 1, 2017. Pick up an application in the guidance office. 

    Chopin Scholarship

    Chopin Foundation is offering a scholarship opportunity for qualified pianists. For details or to apply visit http://www.chopin.org/scholarship-requirements.html.Deadline is May 15th, 2017.
    DREAMers Scholarship 
    The law office of Snow Carpio Weekly is offering their SCW DREAMers Schoalrship, worth $2500. Deadline is May 31, 2017. For more information or to apply visit http://workinjuryaz.com/phoenix-workers-compensation-lawyers/#dreamers.
     Dial My Calls 
    Dial My Calls is offering a scholarship opportunity worth up to $1500. Deadline is May 31st, 2017. Apply @ https://www.dialmycalls.com/scholarship.html 


    Fashion Schools
    Fashion schools are offering a $1000 scholarship to students interested in pursuing a fashion degree. Apply @  www.fashion-schools.org Deadline is June 1, 2017.


    Animation Career Review

    Animation Career Review is offering a scholarship worth $1000 to students interested in going to school for animation. Apply @ http://www.animationcareerreview.com Deadline is June 1, 2017


    OMBA Report

    Interested in business? There is a $1000 scholarship for students wanting to pursue a business degree. Apply @  http://www.onlinembareport.com/ Deadline is June 1, 2017


    Groth and Associates

    Groth and Associates is offering a scholarship opportunity to seniors that have a GPA of 3.0+. Apply at http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/  Deadline is June 1st. 2017.
    Lucid Software
    Lucid Software is offering 2 scholarship opportunities. Applicants must apply using Lucid Software programs (Lucidpress or Lucidchart) in their scholarship submission.  Apply @ https://www.lucidpress.com/pages/scholarship. Deadline is June 17th, 2017.
    Aspiring Nurse Scholarship 
    Nursing School Almanac is accepting applications for their Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. For details or to apply, visit http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/. Deadline is June 30th 2017 
    Review it Scholarship
    Review it Scholarship is accepting applications. Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Apply @ http://chiureviewsscholarship.com/reviews.phpDeadline is June 30th, 2017 .


    Hammond College Bound Scholarship
    The Hammond College Bound Scholarship Program is now taking applications from HS Seniors. Please visit www.collegebound.gohammond.com for full details. Deadline:  July, 1, 2017.


    Console/Hollawell Law Firm
    Console/Hollawell Attorneys are accepting applications for their 2017 Legal Scholarship. Applicants must be must be currently pursuing a law related degree or be accepted into a legal program. Apply @ http://www.myinjuryattorney.com/legal-scholarship/. Deadline is July 15th, 2017.
    Women in Law Scholarship
    EGC Women in Law Scholarship is now available to any female high school senior. For more details or to apply visit http://www.egclegal.com/salt-lake-city-utah-car-accidents-lawyer/#scholarship-applicationDeadline is June 30th, 2017.

    Diagnosis Delayed Scholarship

    Richard Console Jr. is accepting scholarship applications for his Diagnosis Delayed Scholarship, for students pursuing a medical or legal degree. See scholarship details or apply @   http://www.diagnosisdelayed.com/scholarship/ . Deadline is August 1st, 2017.
    Christenson and Hymas Law Firm
    Christenson & Hymas Law Firm is offering a scholarship opportunity worth $1000 for qualifying individuals. For details or to apply visit https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/ Deadline is August 1st 2017.


    Hansen Injury Law Firm 

    Hansen Injury Law Firm is offering a $1000 scholarship to students who have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident, or other events leading to personal injury.  To apply go to https://www.hanseninjurylawfirm.com/scholarships/ Deadline is August 1st 2017.
    Furious Grill
    Furious Grill is accepting applications for their “we are what we eat” story/essay scholarship. For more information or to apply visit http://furiousgrill.com/scholarship/ . Deadline is November 15th, 2017.
    Rover Pest Control Scholarship
    The Rover Pest Control in Minnesota is offering a scholarship opportunity to 2018 graduates. Apply @ http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/. Deadline is December 31st, 2017


    Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation

    CKSF has you take a quiz to see what you know and then you win scholarships. It's that easy! At CKSF there are no essays, no applications, and no GPA requirements. Learn more and take a quiz @ http://www.cksf.org/index.cfm?Page=Scholarships