These scholarships of $2,000 are provided to adult East Chicago residents who have a high school diploma or GED and are planning to attend an accredited post-secondary educational/trade institution in the specified academic year.
These scholarships fall into three categories:
- Non-Traditional Scholarship – For those individuals who have a high school diploma/GED and have been out of school for at least one year.
- Trade/Other – For those individuals seeking a certification or apprenticeship in a trade or technical field.
- Continuing Education – For individuals who already have a degree but are seeking an additional certification, Masters or Doctoral degree.
An applicant must be a resident of the City of East Chicago at the time of application.