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ALTRUSA Scholarship

The ALTRUSA Scholarships are GPA based scholarships sponsored by Indiana University Northwest.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $500
Application Deadline: in early May
Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, or Starke counties, Indiana, and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Preference is given to women. Selection is based upon academic achievement and potential for college success.
Eligibility: College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Indiana University Northwest
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408
Email Address:
Phone Number: 219 980 6777
Fax Number: 219 981 4219

You can find out more by contacting:

Kathryn Lantz
Acting Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Email Address:
Phone Number: 219 980 6991

A good place to start is to spend time looking into any material provided for the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal comes from finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. At the outset identify the driving force for the Indiana University Northwest and what they hope to achieve with the ALTRUSA Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, verify that you have a reasonable chance of actually getting the scholarship. Once you believe that you have the possibility of going on to be a recipient of the ALTRUSA Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

One critical detail of applying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be long and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application properly and completely. Avoid mistakes that might make you get passed over as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, you should note when the ALTRUSA Scholarship chooses a winner and actually dispenses the money so that you can know if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions on what bills you can pay with the ALTRUSA Scholarship. You might find it challenging to handle the increasing costs of education, and getting the ALTRUSA Scholarship to help with your financial aid is often invaluable. If you are not fortunate to receive the ALTRUSA Scholarship, try not to be upset, you might find new scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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