Impact Scholarship

Every year, the Porter-Starke Services Foundation awards Impact Scholarships to graduating high school seniors.

The Scholarship

Every year, the Porter-Starke Services Foundation awards Impact Scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Porter, Starke, and Lake (Gary) County whose lives have been impacted by mental health or who have made a positive impact on the mental health of others. Applicants must have been accepted to an accredited college, university, or vocational school and pursuing a two-year or four-year degree.

2023 Impact Scholarship Application

How to apply:

  • Download the 2023 Impact Scholarship Application.
  • Fill in all application fields, including the Impact Essay. Please note, changes will NOT auto save onto the application. Print the application and sign (or have parent/guardian sign if under the age of 18) the Release for Scholarship Committee on page five. Applications must be signed to be considered.
  • Request a letter of recommendation from a non-family member to include with your application. Please provide them plenty of time to complete and return the letter to you.
  • Request a copy of your official transcript and include it with your application.
  • Submit the completed application, letter of recommendation and official transcript to the Porter-Starke Services Foundation ATTN: Elliott Miller, 601 Wall Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383. (Postmarked by Friday, March 3, 2023)


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