Health Professions and Nursing Scholarships

Our region needs highly trained, compassionate healthcare professionals. The Lutheran Foundation has 19 restricted scholarship funds that allow us to invest in individuals pursuing a degree in nursing or other healthcare professions. 


In order to be eligible for a health professions or nursing scholarship, applicants must:

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

        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

        *Fort Wayne locations only; other campus locations not eligible

How to Apply

To apply for a Health Professions Scholarship, follow the instructions below.

  1. Complete Scholarship Application
  2. Application including additional required documentation must be submitted by the deadline.
  3. Applications are reviewed and scholarships are awarded by the Board of Directors.

For questions about the scholarship program, email Terri Kortokrax or call (260) 458-2112.


Application Deadline - February 1 (noon)
Decision Date - March 31