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Scholarships Requiring a Separate Application

While you can apply for most PNW scholarships by filling out just one form, there are some donor-funded scholarships that require a separate application.

Review the scholarships below to see if one is right for you!

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Scholarships That Require a Separate Application

Looking for money to help pay for college? Explore PNW donor-funded scholarships that require a separate application below. Find the scholarship that’s right for you and apply today!

Scholarship TitleCollegeDescriptionApplication Deadline
Barbara Bell Blake Nursing Scholarship Nursing

This scholarship was established for undergraduate students who have financial need. Students must be US citizens and LaPorte County, Indiana residents pursuing a degree in nursing and with a GPA of at least 3.5.

February 1, 2023
Barbara Bell Blake Pre-Veterinary Scholarship CES

This scholarship was established in March 2012 by Barbara Bell Blake to support undergraduate students who intend to become veterinarians.

February 1, 2023
Centier Bank Pathway to Purpose Scholarship Endowment COB

This scholarship was established in 2022 to support students enrolled in the College of Business who are majoring in accounting or finance.

February 1, 2023
Chancellor James B. Dworkin Distinguished Scholars Award All

This scholarship is to support one or more annual, non-renewable undergraduate scholarships for students who are incoming freshmen who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5. Strong preference will be given to students who have demonstrated leadership qualities through one or more of the following: a leadership role in a student club or organization, participation in external academic competitions, or a leadership role in the community related t a non-profit activity.

February 1, 2023
Charles A. Norrman Sr. Memorial Scholarship All

This scholarship is for veteran or the child of a veteran. Proof of veteran association must be provided. Preference will be given to an Indiana resident.

February 1, 2023
Charlotte Riley Hospice Scholarship Nursing

This scholarship is for students enrolled in the College of Nursing who have declared interest in hospice nursing.

February 1, 2023
Children of Veterans Scholarship All

This scholarship is for undergraduate students who are the direct descendent and the dependent child or grandchild of a veteran of the United State Armed Forces.

February 1, 2023
Christenson Chevrolet Scholarship All

This scholarship is for undergraduate students. First preference will be given to the dependent children of Christenson Chevrolet employees with a documented financial aid need.

February 1, 2023
Cleveland-Cliffs Scholarship CES, COT, COB

This scholarship was established in 1997 to support scholarships for students at PNW.

February 1, 2023
Diane N. Huntington Memorial Scholarship CHESS

This scholarship was established in memory of Diane Nicole Huntington to support scholarships for juniors or seniors who are enrolled in the Teacher Preparation Program in the School of Education. This scholarship shall be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic merit and a passion and commitment for teaching.

February 1, 2023
Dr. Cox, Chicago Society for Coatings Technology Engineering and Sciences

This scholarship is to support undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry. Whenever possible, scholarship should be sued to support a student pursuing a degree that is related to the coatings field.

February 1, 2023
Dunn Communication & Creative Arts Student Project Funds CHESS

Funds are intended to support students with their expenses related to the following: 1. student centered projects and 2. papers and/or community based projects.

Enbridge Future Leaders Scholarship Engineering and Sciences

Scholarship recipients must be a resident of Lake, Porter, LaPorte Counties in Indiana or Will and Cook Counties in Illinois.

February 1, 2023
Helen and Frank Korpak Memorial Scholarship All

This scholarship is to support need-based scholarships. Priority will be given to students who are graduates of Thomas A. Edison Jr. Sr. High School in Lake Station, Indiana.

February 1, 2023
Hugh G. Daubek Memorial Scholarship Business

This scholarship was established in honor and memory of Hugh G. Daubek to support merit-based scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in marketing within the College of Business.

February 1, 2023
Indiana Center for Nursing Scholarship CON

This scholarship is to support students in the College of Nursing who are a resident of the state of Indiana. Financial Aid will be considered.

February 1, 2023
Jennie Hamilton Memorial Scholarship All

Scholarships are awarded based on merit to sophomores, juniors or seniors pursuing a degree in fitness management in the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences or a degree in nursing in the College of Nursing.

February 1, 2023
Jennie M. Zencka Nursing Scholarship Nursing

This scholarship was established in honor and memory of Jennie M. Zencka to support scholarship for undergraduates enrolled in the College of Nursing. Preference will be given to students who have expressed an interest in critical care nursing.

February 1, 2023
John Friend Scholarship All

This scholarship was established in honor of John Friend to support scholarships for juniors and seniors in the fitness management option within the Hospitality and Tourism Management.

February 1, 2023
LaVerne Noyes Foundation Scholarship All

This scholarship is for students who are descendants from someone who served in the Army, Navy or Marine Corp of the United States during World War I.

February 1, 2023
Louis M & Alex Marcus Scholarship All

This scholarship is for undergraduate students.

February 1, 2023
Margaret A. Buerger Scholarship Nursing

This scholarship is to support a graduating senior or a graduate student in nursing. Recipients must demonstrate clinical expertise, as indicated by a letter from a clinical supervisor. Preference shall be given to students who started college at least five years after high school graduation.

February 1, 2023
NASA Indiana Space Grant Consortium STEM Scholarship at PNW COT, CES

The NASA Indiana Space Grant Consortium STEM Scholarship at PNW is intended to assist students who are pursuing a degree in the STEM field.

November 11, 2022
NIPSCO Scholarship All

This scholarship is to be used for students who are dependent children of NIPSCO employees, or for students who have a visual or physical disability.

February 1, 2023
Office of Concurrent Enrollment Programs Student Scholarship All

The scholarship is available for incoming freshman (first year) students who have completed at least 3 PNW credits upon applying.

March 1, 2023
Paul Danko Scholarship All

This scholarship was established by the Lake County Athletic Officials Association to support scholarships for undergraduate students interested in becoming interscholastic officials. Paul Danko was a highly respected Lake County sports official who passed away while officiating at a basketball game in 1994. His professionalism and true concern for the athletes he worked with prompted friends, family and colleagues to honor his memory by establishing a scholarship in his name. To learn more about the Lake County Athletic Officials Association (LCAOA) please visit: https://www.myihsaa.net/associations/11/192

February 1, 2023
Peoples Bank Endowed Scholarship at Purdue Northwest COB

This scholarship was established in 2022 to support students in the College of Business with a preference given to students who intend to complete the banking concentration curriculum.

February 1, 2023
PNW Dr. Michelle Block Scholarship Nursing

This scholarship was established to support students enrolled in the College of Nursing who have minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to graduate students or students enrolled in the Honors College.

February 1, 2023
PNW Haas Foundation COT Scholarship Technology

This scholarship is for students enrolled in the College of Technology.

February 1, 2023
Presnak Engineering Scholarship Engineering and Sciences

This scholarship is for students enrolled full-time in electrical engineering, computer engineering, civil engineering, or mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering and Sciences.

February 1, 2023
Professional Selling Scholarship Business

This scholarship is for undergraduate students who have a declared Sales Minor with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

February 1, 2023
Purdue Northwest Legacy Scholarship ALL

This scholarships is to support undergraduate and/or graduate scholarships for students enrolled at PNW who have a parent, sibling, or grandparent who is a PNW graduate (Purdue Calumet and/or Purdue North Central).

February 1, 2023
Shirley Staton Memorial Scholarship CHESS

Recipients of this scholarship must have a minimum of 3.00 GPA. Preference will be given to those students pursuing a minor in Women’s Studies, however, students who have demonstrate interest in the field through takin courses will also be considered eligible.

February 1, 2023
Sigma Theta Tau, Mu Omega Chapter Scholarship Nursing

This scholarship was established to support undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Nursing who have a minimum GPA of 3.0and be members of Sigma Theta Tau, but not necessarily members of the Mu Omega Chapter.

February 1, 2023
Strack & Van Til Scholarship All

Scholarship is for employees and dependent children of employees of Strack & Van Til.

February 1, 2023
Thinnes Family Honors College Scholarship Application Honors

This scholarship was established in March 2014 in honor of Robert and Lita Thinnes to support PNW’s Honors College. The preferred purpose of this scholarship is for the support of students admitted to the Honors College who are participating in the Study Abroad Program.

Thomas R. Crowel Scholarship in Construction Management & Engineering Technologies Technology

This scholarship is to support merit-based scholarships for undergraduates in the Department of Construction Management and Engineering Technologies.

February 1, 2023
Thomas Ray Crowel Professional Writing Scholarship CHESS

Scholarship is to support undergraduates majoring in English with a professional writing option who are enrolled full-time. Recipients must have at least a 3.35 GPA and reside in Lake, LaPorte, or Porter counties in Indiana.

February 1, 2023
Thomas Ray Crowel Scholarship in Business Business

This scholarship is for full time undergraduate students in the College of Business who have a 3.5 GPA or better and who reside in Lake, LaPorte, or Porter counties in Indiana.

February 1, 2023
Thomas Ray Crowel Scholarship in Education CHESS

This scholarship is to support merit-based scholarships for undergraduates majoring in Education. Recipients must be full-time students, residents of Lake, Porter, or LaPorte counties in Indiana, and have at least a 3.5 GPA.

February 1, 2023