IMPORTANT UPDATE - 2018 Application Deadline has changed. See below for more information.
For more than 110 years, The Lutheran Foundation and area Lutheran congregations have worked together to provide our region with highly trained, compassionate healthcare professionals. The Lutheran Foundation honors this legacy by offering scholarships for students pursuing a career in healthcare.
The Lutheran Foundation manages 19 restricted scholarship funds. These funds are for nursing and other healthcare professions. All are welcome to apply, applicants are not restricted to the Lutheran faith.
Since 2008, The Lutheran Foundation has awarded more than $583,275 in scholarships.
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
Huntington University, Huntington
Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne
Indiana University School of Medicine, Fort Wayne
Indiana University – Purdue University, Fort Wayne
Indiana Wesleyan University, Fort Wayne
Ivy Tech Community College, Fort Wayne
Manchester University, North Manchester
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.
Scholarship Application Information
Scholarship Application Link (currently being revised, will be available mid-December)
We utilize our Grant Portal system for scholarship applications as well. If you have submitted and application prior to 2017, select New Online Applicant? to register because this is a new version of the Grant Portal. Please use the same email and password.
Scholarship Application including additional required documentation is submitted by the deadline date.
Scholarship Applications are reviewed and scholarships are awarded.