General Scholarships

For many high school students who plan on attending a two or four-year college or 

university, finances may be an issue. However, there are many ways to reduce the 

cost of tuition, fees, books, and housing at those prospective institutions. 

The Prairie Heights School Counselors receive many scholarships throughout the 

year- please stop by the office to take a look at available scholarships! 

This section of the Guidance Department website is a useful tool for both 

parents, guardians, and students to access scholarship information. 

We would like to provide the following websites which are great resources for 

families of students who are college-bound to research different scholarship 


2017-2018 Scholarships

Scholarship deadlines for 2017-2018 have already passed. Dates and scholarships will be updated as they come available in fall of 2018.

Delta Theta Tau Sorority

All seniors who plan to attend college in the fall are eligible to apply. Emphasis will be placed on volunteer/community involvement, extra-curricular activities, and work experiences. Applications are available in guidance.

Deadline: May 6, 2018

Mongo Lions Club

Any Springfield Township resident who will be attending a 4-year college or trade school in the fall is eligible to apply. Emphasis will be placed on leadership and involvement in the community and school. Applications are available in guidance.

Deadline: April 9, 2018

Northeastern Indiana Chapter of Whitetails unlimited

Current seniors planning on attending college and enjoy hunting as a hobby. Complete the essay: Preservation of the hunting tradition and include a photo of you from a past hunting or fishing experience. Applications are available in guidance.

Deadline: April 30, 2018

DeKalb Farm Mutual Insurance

Applicant must be a natural, adopted or stepchild of a DeKalb Mutual Insurance Company member with a least 2 years membership or an employee with at least 2 years employment. Applicant must have applied or be enrolled at a college, university, or vocational school. 

Applications are available in the guidance office.

Deadline: March 14, 2018

LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC is offering three, $1,000 scholarships in a program designed to enhance the education and resulting careers of local students. The applicant’s parent or legal guardian must reside (primary residence) in REMC’s service area and be a member in good standing. The applicant must be planning to enroll in an accredited educational or training institution. The applicant may not be a member of the immediate family or an employee or director of LaGrange County REMC.  Applicants are required to submit a brief autobiography that includes an explanation of why they should be chosen to receive a scholarship. Applicants will be judged on their GPA, extracurricular activities, references, and autobiography. Applications available in guidance or online at REMC website at

Deadline: March 29, 2018


Students wishing to pursue an education and career in the criminal justice field are eligible to apply. Applicants will need to enroll as a member of the Indiana Sheriff’s Association. Come to guidance for applications for more information. 

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Cameron Memorial Community Hospital

Cameron Hospital will offer 2 scholarships this year. 2 -$1,000 scholarships to students in Nursing. 2- $1,000 to students in any other medical field (Allied Health Professional).

Come to guidance office for applications.

Deadline: April 6, 2018

Kiwanis Club of 101 Lakes Angola

The 101 lakes Angola Kiwanis Club will be offering one (1) four-year scholarship to a student attending Trine University. This is open to any member in the class of 2018 in Steuben County schools that will be attending Trine Universiy starting in the fall of 2018. Applicants are available in guidance.

Deadline: April 6, 2018

Steuben Woman’s Club Scholarship

Any student planning on attending college (university or vocational school) who have been a student at a Steuben County High school for at least one year are eligible to apply. Applicants must submit an essay stating future goals, immediate plans, and a short autobiography, a copy of the applicant’s letter of acceptance, a high school transcript, and 2 letters of recommendation need to be included in the application.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

Deadline: April 6, 2018

Land Of Lakes Lions Club

This grant is for $1,000 a one-time award for Prairie Heights Senior. Students must use this grant for post-high school education.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

 Deadline: April 13, 2018

Glen Oaks Community College

If you are planning on attending Glen Oaks Community College Scholarships are available.

Presidential Scholarship 3.5 GPA

Dean’s Scholarship 3.0 GPA

More details are available in the guidance office.

Deadline: April 16, 2018

Prairie Heights Future Leaders Scholarship Program

Graduating high school seniors of Prairie Heights High school who is planning to enroll in full-time college, university, or trade school. Applications are available in guidance.

Deadline: April 13, 2018 

Helping Others Before Ourselves

Any graduating senior from PHHS accepted by a college or vocational school and is enrolled as a full time student is eligible for this one year non-renewable scholarship. Applications are available in guidance.

Deadline April 13, 2018

LaGrange County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

The applicant for this scholarship must be planning a teaching career and ranked in the upper 1/3 of the graduating class. Applications are available in guidance.

Deadline: April 14, 2018


Applicant must be a graduating senior from Prairie Heights High School, be accepted and show proof of acceptance to college or university, plan on majoring in a science field, have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Applications are available in guidance.

Deadline: April 20, 2018 

Big Turkey Lake Improvement Association

The applicant’s family must be in good standing (dues paid member) with the BTLIA or a related family member that is also in good standing in order to be considered for this award.  Although academic excellence is highly considered, the BTLIA organization places great emphasis on citizenship, community involvement, extracurricular participation, and work experience. Proof of college acceptance is required. Applications are available in guidance.

Deadline: last Friday in April to PHHS guidance

LaGrange County Farm Bureau

The scholarship is open to all Farm Bureau members and their families (voting & associate) that are attending a college or university of their choice in the fall.

Scholarships available in guidance

Deadline: April 30, 2018 

Kappa Kappa Kappa

Applicant must be a college-bound senior. Scholarship criteria are as follows: Community service participation, excellence of scholarship, financial need, and potential for career success. Applications are available in guidance

Deadline April 13, 2018 

Gordon Grabil Memorial Athletic Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior at Prairie Heights who is in the top 10% of the class and have a letter in 2 varsity sports. Applications available in guidance.

Deadline: April 30, 2018 

Prairie Heights Educational Association

Applicant must be a senior graduating from PHHS and planning on attending a four-year post-secondary university or college. Applicant must already be accepted to a post-secondary institution. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have taken the ACT or SAT. Appliance must submit the attached completed application form. Preference may be given to an individual entering the field of education. Applicants are available in guidance.

Deadline: May 1, 2018