Judi Huber Educational Scholarship Award
Submission Deadline: April 20, 2018
Click here for the Online Application Form
Awarded to a Michigan City, graduating senior in a public, private or homeschool setting who accepts his/her obstacles and or challenges while focusing on the positive aspirations of advanced education.
THEME: The applicant will express, through a personal essay, what goals were achieved and
what CHALLENGES and or OBSTACLES were overcome as a student. The applicant should
also explain how he/she was able to serve others in the community.
PRIZE: $ 1000.00
A. The contest is open to any 2017 graduating senior that has overcome CHALLENGES and
or OBSTACLES from Michigan City. The Scholarship will be based on the following
- Human Rights (Community Service Involvement) - 35%
- Academics & or achieved educational goals - 25%
- Essay (Self-written or noted if assisted) - 35%
- Extracurricular Activities - 5%
B. The entry packet MUST include:
- A copy of high school transcripts. Home-schooled students should supply proof of Graduation.
- Three letters of recommendation from teachers, service providers, or community mentors.
- The scholarship application.
- Proof of acceptance at a college, university, trade/vocational, technical or Internet-based institution of higher learning
- The essay based on the theme described above.
- A detailed account of community service hours given over the 2016-2017 school year
C. The essay must not exceed 1,000 words NO EXCEPTIONS. Non-electronic submissions of the essay must be typed double spaced on plain paper in APA Format.
Judges chosen by the Michigan City Human Rights Commission will select the winner. All
entries will be judged anonymously and become property of the Michigan City Human Rights
Applications may be submitted online using our Online Application Form or paper applications can be obtained in the Michigan City Human Rights Department at City Hall located at 100 East Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, Indiana 46360.