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These scholarships are provided to college-bound high school students who are residents of East Chicago and have a minimum 2.0 cumulative G.P.A (trade) or a 2.5 cumulative G.P.A (college).  Students must also be involved in school and community leadership activities and exhibit qualities of high character and integrity.

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

  • A resident of the City of East Chicago
    • Provide proof of residency which can be one of the following:
      • A state or government issued photo ID with name and address.
      • Mail from a college or university with name and address.
      • High School transcript with address listed
  • High School student (junior graduating early or senior) on track to graduate with high school diploma at the end of the current academic year.
  • Minimum 2.0 G.P.A (2 year applicants) and 2.5 cumulative G.P.A. (4 year applicants)
    • Must submit a copy of your latest high school transcript that shows the overall G.P.A.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from individuals (no relatives or friends) that can demonstrate evidence of the student’s character, leadership, and integrity. Where appropriate, letterhead must be used, dated and signed.
  • Submit an essay (topic explained in the Scholarship Application)
  • Be available for a formal interview with the Scholarship Committee if needed.


An applicant may be disqualified if information submitted is found to be incorrect or incomplete.

The Foundations of East Chicago does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, marital status or parental status, sexual orientation or disability. Applicants may be asked to provide information about their gender and age. This information is used only for statistical purposes. The Foundations of East Chicago does not share or release any data or information with any other organization.

The application is available from : October 1, 2021-December 3, 2021


2021 High School Recipients

High School Scholarship – College/University

Bishop Noll Institute:

Alejandra Castellanos

Isaac DaSilva

Alondra Guzman

Nina Qureshi

Aclynn Rodgers

Alejandro Rodriguez

Jazmine Rodriguez

Leilani Sanchez

Ariyah Taylor

Cecilia Tinoco

Angel Trejo

East Chicago Central High School:

Ester Arce

Destin Bardney-Streeter

Jasleane Busch

Daisy Castaneda

Andriana Cobb

Esmeralda Desantiago

Yareli Esquivel

Alexandria Gunter

Delilah Gutierrez

Jer’Rae Holden

Joselin Jimenez

Karen Jimenez

Isaak Kidd

Deshanti LaSalle

Cristobal Leon

Angelina Lomeli

Leslie Lopez

Stephanie Lozano

Julissa Lugo

Ashley Martinez-Vazquez

Aaliyah McGuire

Stephanie Ontiveros

Lizbeth Ortiz-Espana

Andrea Perez

Taymon Ray

Linda Samuels

Janet Sanchez-Lopez

Christian Vargas

Cecilia Venegas

Hammond High School:
Shardai Holmes

Morton High School:

Jesus Montes


Richard Ballentine

Aaron Perez

Whiting High School:

Adrianna Alvarez

David Cheek

Angelica Murillo

Angelica Rodriguez


High School Scholarship – Trade

Bishop Noll Institute 

Francis Ramirez 

Tahmia Rollins

East Chicago Central High School

Navion Davis 

Jayla Hardaway

Hammond Academy of Science & Technology

Jesenia Cosme 




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