Scholarship Newsletter

April 15 - May 3

From the Guidance Office at Hobart High School

This scholarship newsletter contains information compiled by the Guidance Department at Hobart High School. Please contact us with any questions!

NEW! The Kyle Harrop Memorial Scholarship (for students attending Purdue)

The scholarship recipient will:

  • Be a student at an IASP Department of Student Programs member school
  • Have participated in one of the following Dept. of Student Activities programs while in high school: Academic Spell Bowl, Academic Decathlon, and/or Academic Super Bowl
  • Enter and attend Purdue University as an admitted student in the Fall, 2019
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a school employee
  • Submit a short essay, up to 250 words, on the affect music in general, or a specific piece of music, has impacted you throughout your life, or during a specific moment of your life
  • Submit an official school transcript
  • Provide information regarding your participation in extra-curricular activities, community service, and employment
  • Please include a brief paragraph to address how this scholarship will assist you in attending Purdue University
  • Are you a 21st Century Scholar _____Yes _____No
  • List any additional scholarships you are receiving, etc.

To apply for the scholarship ($500 for two successive school years), please see the criteria above, complete the attached application, and submit with the necessary documents as a.pdf file to Diane Abel at no later than April 22, 2019. Financial need will be considered when awarding this scholarship, although it is not the main criteria.

Deadline: April 22, 2019

UNCF Leadership Council Scholarship

Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program provides up to $5,000 need based scholarship awards to selected applicants from Northwest region of Indiana. Students who are permanent residents of Lake, LaPorte and Porter Counties are eligible for this scholarship. Students who have received this scholarship in the past MUST re-apply for consideration.

Candidates for this scholarship are expected to be involved in school and community leadership and have exhibited qualities of high character and integrity.





African American/Black


U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident


High School Senior, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior




Home / Permanent

For award consideration, applicants must submit the following documentation by the application deadline. Details regarding how to submit are located within each subheading of the application.

Completed Student Application that includes the following:

1. Most recent transcript (unofficial is accepted)

2. Personal Statement of educational and career goals

Visit for more details!

Deadline: May 10, 2019

Braces for All Ages Scholarship

Dr. Brenda Stenftenagel and Dr. Milena Bulic would like to offer a $500 scholarship award to a senior high school student that meets the following requirements:

  • Is a current or former full treatment patient
  • college-bound high school senior
  • is planning to study in the medical/dental field

Please write a 500 word essay explaining your accomplishments and goals. Fax to 219-762-3870 or email to

Deadline: June 1, 2019

Delta Kappa Gamma Society Educational Grant

Must be a female senior planning to enroll in a teacher education program in fall 2019. This is a local area scholarship for $500.

Pick up an application in Guidance today!

Deadline: April 18, 2019 to the Guidance Office

Ms. Elle's Dare to be Different Scholarship

This scholarship program is committed to helping provide college financial assistance to deserving high school students. This scholarship is for $500 and is open to 2019 high school graduates. Lake County residents must have a 2.0 GPA or higher and write an essay, along with a complete application and 3 letters of recommendation.

Mail to:

Ms. Elle's especially for you

Dare to be Different Scholarship Committee

2234 45th Street Highland, IN 46322

Deadline: May 31, 2019

Hobart High School Booster Club Scholarship

A $500 scholarship is available to an active Booster Club member.

Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

Deadline: May 6, 2019

Open to Class of 2020 - CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarships!

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

  1. Build Your College List: $500

    Get started by exploring colleges you're interested in.

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  2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000

    Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® to get ready for test day.

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  3. Improve Your Score: $2,000

    Show how practice pays off by improving your SAT score.

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  4. Strengthen Your College List: $500

    Make sure your college list has a mix of academic safety, fit, and reach schools.

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  5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000

    Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid.

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  6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000

    Apply to the schools you want to attend.

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  7. Complete Your Journey: $40,000

    Complete all six scholarship steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship.

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Hobart High School Guidance Office

Mrs. Danielle Adams, Director of Guidance

Mrs. Victoria Hamilton, Seniors A-F

Mrs. Peggy Orchard, Seniors G-M

Ms. Amanda Hensley, Seniors N-Z

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