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These scholarships are provided to adult East Chicago residents who have a high school diploma or GED and are planning to attend an accredited post-secondary educational/trade institution in the specified academic year.

These scholarships fall into three categories:

  • Non-Traditional Scholarship -For those individuals who have a high school diploma/GED and have been out of school for at least one year.
  • Trade/Other – For those individuals seeking a certification or apprenticeship in a trade or technical field.
  • Continuing Education -For individuals who already have a degree but are seeking an additional certification, Masters or Doctoral degree.

An applicant MUST meet the following prerequisites at the time of application submission to be eligible for consideration:

  • The resident of the City of East Chicago.
  • Copy of full FAFSA Report
  • Submit a 250-300 word essay: topic explained in the Scholarship Application.
  • Provide two proofs of residency. (i.e. State/government issued ID, a copy of utility bill).


2018 General Recipients

Continuing Education $1,500             

Enrique  Rosas                     Hawaii Pacific University

Raquel   Ordaz                     Indiana University Northwest

Vanessa Martinez                PNW

Cristina  Quiroz                    Northwesten

MatthewSolis                       PNW

Sabrina  Moore                    PNW


Non-Traditional $1,500          

Christopher Boone              PNW

Yoselin   Coronado              Ivy Tech Community College

Gabriel   Nava                      IUN

Deriyana Banks                   Indiana State University

Mark Feliciano                     PNW

Mia Pabey                            Ivy Tech Community College

Teresa Smith                        Ivy Tech Community College

Victor Rodriguez Calumet College

Madalyn Hurt                      Liberty

Giovani  Quiroz                    The Crossing

Erin Lewis                             Ivy Tech Community College

Exton Hurt                            Ivy Tech Community College


Trade $1,500  

Agustina Cuadra                 Ivy Tech Community College

Samuel  Arjona Ruiz          PNW

Omesha Dunn                      Indiana University Northwest                                


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