Health Professions Scholarships

The Lutheran Foundation manages 19 restricted scholarship funds and acknowledges the importance of highly trained, compassionate healthcare professionals in our region. The Health Professions Scholarship Program allows the Foundation to invest in individuals pursuing a degree in nursing and other healthcare professions.

Since 2008, The Lutheran Foundation has awarded 389 scholarships totaling $642,325.


In order to be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must:

  • Pursue a career in nursing or other healthcare-related field
  • Reside in one of the following counties: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, or Whitley
  • Attend an eligible college or university
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale

Eligible Schools List

  • Huntington University, Huntington
  • Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne
  • Indiana University, Fort Wayne
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Fort Wayne
  • Indiana Wesleyan University, Fort Wayne
  • Ivy Tech Community College, Fort Wayne
  • Manchester University, Fort Wayne
  • Manchester University, North Manchester
  • Purdue University, Fort Wayne
  • Trine University, Angola
  • Trine University, Fort Wayne
  • University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne

To apply for a Health Professions Scholarship, please use our online application process. The Application Instructions will guide you through the application steps and requirements.

  1. This Scholarship Application MUST be submitted by the February 1 (noon) deadline date.
  2. Application including additional required documentation must be submitted by the deadline.
  3. Applications are reviewed and scholarships are awarded.
Application Deadline Decision Date
February 1 (noon) March 31


Email or call 260.458.2112