Available Scholarships

  • 2020 Community Foundation DeKalb County (Multiple Scholarships) - The Community Foundation DeKalb County administers and awards several different scholarships. Each scholarship is awarded based on criteria suggested by the donor or the community organization that sponsors the award. Completing and submitting the application forms automatically enter your application for ALL of the scholarships. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 31, 2020.
  • 2020 DeKalb County Master Gardener Scholarship - About the Donor This scholarship is awarded by the DeKalb County Master Gardeners. Eligibility Criteria This scholarship is a one-time award to a graduating senior from any DeKalb County high school (DeKalb County, Indiana), graduating home schooled senior, or a current college student that is studying plant sciences, landscape design, horticulture, or agriculture-related field at […]
  • 2020 Dr. James P. Spink Memorial Scholarship - About Dr. Spink Dr. James Spink was born in Ethan, South Dakota in 1933. He was educated at St. Thomas Seminary in Kenmore, Washington and ordained a Roman Catholic Priest in 1959. In 1966 he began doctoral studies at the University of Notre Dame. In 1970 he founded the Northeastern Community Mental Health Center which […]
  • 2020 Jessica Otterstedt Memorial Scholarship - About Jessica Otterstedt Jessica Otterstedt was born and raised in DeKalb County. Jessica was a girl scout in her early years, and show choir member as a high school junior. She also enjoyed time with friends and her Golden retrievers. Jessica planned on attending Ball State to become a mathematics teacher at the time of […]
  • 2020 Mary Lois Murphy Grimm Scholarship - About the Donor Mary Lois Murphy Grimm was dedicated to the teaching profession and was a former educator in eastern DeKalb County. Her pure heart, spirit and noble soul inspired many. Mary’s husband, Howard Grimm Sr., established this scholarship in her memory. Eligibility Criteria This scholarship is a one-time award to a graduating senior OR […]
  • 2020 Northeast Indiana Business & Professional Women Scholarship - About the Northeast Indiana Business & Professional Women The Auburn club was organized in 1928, with the following objectives: To elevate the standards for women in business and professions To promote the interest of business and professional women To bring about the spirit of cooperation among business and professional women in the United States To […]
  • 2020 Roger Grogg Athletic Scholarship - Roger Grogg Athletic Scholarship This scholarship is a one-time award of $500 and is available to college-bound high school seniors who have participated in sports while in high school. Eligibility Criteria The recipient must be a regular church attendee at the Auburn Presbyterian Church The deadline to apply is Friday, January 31, 2020.
  • 2020 Ruegsegger Scholarship For Christian Leadership - About Donald Ruegsegger Mr. Ruegsegger was a Waterloo businessman and community supporter who exemplified Christian values in his everyday contact with people. His son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Joy Ruegsegger, created a scholarship in his memory to recognize his appreciation for, and generous support of, Youth for Christ. Eligibility Criteria This scholarship is a one-time […]
  • 2020 Steve Post Athletic Scholarship - Steve Post Athletic Scholarship This scholarship is a one-time award of $500 and is available to college-bound high school seniors who have participated in sports while in high school. Eligibility Criteria The recipient must be a regular church attendee at the Auburn First United Methodist Church The deadline to apply is Friday, January 31, 2020.
  • 2020 Walters Family Scholarship - About the Donor This scholarship is in honor of the three children of Dave and Ruth Walters; Susie (Walters) Bishop, Annette (Walters) Bowman and Ed Walters, all of whom have passed away. The scholarship was initiated by friends of the family. Dave and Ruth continue to be devoted to the future of agriculture in DeKalb […]