Preparations for the second annual Foundations of East Chicago (FEC) College, Scholarship, and Career Resource Fair are underway! Last year, over 1,200 Northwest Indiana high school students gathered at East Chicago Central High School to talk with representatives about their options upon graduation.

This year’s fair will be held on January 19, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the EC Central gymnasium. Places for vendors representing colleges, scholarship resources, and local businesses are already filling up! Check out the list below to see which organizations have signed up so far.

  • American Academy of Art
  • Ameristar Casino Hotel
  • Ancilla College
  • ArcelorMittal USA
  • Army ROTC
  • BMO
  • Calumet College of St. Joseph
  • Centier Bank
  • Central Michigan University
  • Communities in Schools
  • Concerned Calumet Citizens Committee, Inc.
  • Dare to Be Different “Fashion with a Purpose”
  • Dominican University
  • Educational Talent Search
  • Franklin College
  • Gary Educational Development Foundation, Inc.
  • Hammond Education Foundation
  • Higher Education Matters
  • Horizon Bank
  • I Too Sing America Organization of NWI, Inc.
  • In/KY/OH Regional Council of Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund
  • Indiana Plan for Equal Employment
  • Indiana Tech
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Indiana University Northwest
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Legacy Foundations
  • L.I.L.A.C.S. Foundation
  • Multicultural Wellness Network MOTTEP
  • NorthShore Health Centers
  • Peoples Bank
  • PNC Bank
  • Primerica
  • Purdue Polytechnic
  • Purdue University Northwest
  • Purdue University Northwest – College of Technology
  • Roofers Local 26 JATC
  • South Suburban College
  • St. Catherine Hospital
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Indianapolis
  • Valparaiso University
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Prospective vendors: Be sure to contact FEC to sign up soon or Click Here to register!

Students and Parents: Mark your calendars! This is a can’t-miss event for those beginning to plan for college or a career!

Learn more at

FEC Scholarship, Career, & Resource Fair