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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 will Re-Open in 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.


2022 High School Recipients

High School Scholarship – College/University

Bishop Noll Institute:

Giancarlo Angel

Eric Copeland

Kyle Elkins

Genesis Hernandez

Priscilla Martinez

Bianca Perez

Ceasar Perez

Ceaira Robinson

Ali’Yanna Rodgers

Yosmaliz Rivera

Jacob Rosa

Roxana Salazar

East Chicago Central High School:

Grecia Alcantar

Camila Alvarez

Jovares Alvarez

Ymari Banuelos

Arleecia Brenston

Alynn Buenavides

Aniyah Butler

Ivonne Cabrera

Lamaria Covington

Brian Esquivel

Valeria Fernandez

Jaliyah Frierson

Kanysha Green

Ramiro Guerra

Dulce Guerrero

Julian Guerrero

Alpheus Johnson

Tacora Jordan

Alondra Lima

Rosalia Madrigal

Melissa Pena

Destiny Peterson

Myteonna Phillips

Christian Rojas

Arturo Silva

Dante Silva

Jaylene Smith

Adeana Vargas

Michael Vaughn

Hammond Academy of Science & Technology:

Jacob Magana

Paul Solis

Johanna Zendejas


Mya Bailey

Whiting High School:

Phillip Brooks

Paulette Fernandez

Maya Franciski

Michelle Guadarrama

Jesus Ortiz-Bejar

DeJuan Player

Grace Thomas

Heidi Villanueva


High School Scholarship – Trade

East Chicago Central High School

Deshawn Johnson

Citali Garcia Padron




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