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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 two proofs of residency which can be any 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 Scholarship Application deadline has now passed. The next scholarship application will be available in late Fall 2024.

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.


2023 High School Recipients

High School Scholarship – College/University

Bishop Noll Institute:

Johnny Alford

Juliana Barrera

Maria Carbajal

Marrissa Casares

Amanda Cooper

Gino Delli Colli

Joseph Elkins

Christian Figueroa

Brianna Gonzalez

Marco Gonzalez

Yessenia Hernandez

Matthew Klocek

Kinnedi Lewis

Adriana Puente

Guillermo Regaldo

Marcus Taylor

Curshaun Walker

Jasmin Williams

East Chicago Central High School:

Victor Ayon

Cierra Battle

Dandre Brown

Jasmin Campos

Arit Cervantes Gomez

Kiana Chandler

Gisela Enriquez-Rivera

Jennifer Gomez

Isidro Guadarrama Rae

Luis Hernandez, Jr.

Kelly Hinton

Brooklyn Hunter

Angel Johnson

Mariah Johnson

Daniel Martinez

Lorely Mora

Julius Murillo

Jayden Orange

Lisette Palacios

Marlen Perez

Arely Prieto

Alexis Ridle

Jacqueline Rios

Saul Rueda

Andrew Salazar

Keaya Smith

Gabrielle Williams

Hammond Academy of Science & Technology:

Krissia Uribe

Illiana Christian:

Danielle Rancifer

Marist High School:

Erica Maya

Oliver P. Morton High School:

Fermin Soriano

Steel City Academy:

Keyonna Shamble

Whiting High School:

Andrea Aguilar

Alexander Acosta

Angelina Lancaster

Anissa Perez

Cynthia Cachu-Nunez

Elena Cheek

Francisco Alanis

Isabella  Reyes

Mia Mendoza

Giselle Perez


High School Scholarship – Trade

East Chicago Central High School

Jennifer Gomez

Daniel Martinez




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