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Legacy Foundation: (ReadME!!!)

Legacy Foundation’s Common Scholarship Application is NOW OPEN! Although we are the Community Foundation for Lake County, several of our scholarships are available to students from Porter County.

-The John W. Anderson Foundation Scholarship -  $40,000 ($10,000 a year)
-The Philippine Professionals Association Scholarship – for students of Filipino descent with -3.75 GPA (minimum award of $1000)
-Peoples Bank Scholarship – One (1) $1000 award, Two (2) $500 awards
-Plus other employer and association scholarships


NLMK America

  • Five (5) $1,000 awards to a Portage High School senior
  • No specific requirements
  • Must use application provided in the guidance office
  • Deadline is March 15, 2019-submit applications to Mrs. Johnson in the East Guidance Office

Portage YMCA Youth of the Year Scholarship

  • One (1) $1,000 award to a Portage High School senior
  • Must be an active member, volunteer or program participant at the Portage Township YMCA
  • Must display the 5 core YMCA values:  honesty, caring, respect, responsibility and faith
  • Must use application provided in the guidance office
  • Applications must be submitted to the Portage YMCA NO LATER THAN APRIL 15, 2019.

Mail or drop off applications to:
Portage Township YMCA
3100  Willowcreek Road
Portage, In. 46368

Purdue Northwest Undergraduate Scholarship:

PNW is offering five (5) $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors planning to attend PNW as an undergrad student , who has already applied to PNW, has at least a 3.5 gpa and and at least 3 PNW credits upon submitting the application.  

The Office of Concurrent Enrollment is asking that all applications be submitted by March 15. The scholarship application can be found online 2 ways:

Go to www.pnw.edu and Type in ‘Concurrent Enrollment’ in the search bar Click on ‘Concurrent Enrollment-Academic Affairs’Click on ‘Student Scholarship’ on right side of page OR the student can go directly to the application at: