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La Plaza Scholarship – Central Indiana Community Foundation Scholarship Guide


La Plaza  is a community-based organization that works to help Latinos reach their full educational potential by building on their strengths and fostering self-sufficiency. Each year La Plaza awards up to six, $2,000 four-year college scholarships to deserving Latino students from across Indiana. Students are selected based on their academic record, community involvement, and financial need.

If you would ever like to talk to an Education Specialist at La Plaza, call 317-890-3292 and ask for Shivani or Miriam.

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Central Indiana Community Foundation Guide

Application to the above scholarships are made through the Central Indiana Community Foundation.   Their 2023 scholarship guidebook offers helpful information about available scholarships for Indiana students.

View CICF Guidebook

Scholarships with an emphasis on African-American students


Affordable Colleges Online was kind enough to share a resource with us. They recently compiled a list of  “College scholarships for black students”. Check the link for opportunities!

You can also take the time to check out the other resources Affordable Colleges Online has available for students. Remember to pay attention to the accreditation of the school first. US News had a helpful article with suggestions on how to navigate this process.

The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship


The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship provides 200 high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education the opportunity to earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years. In exchange, students agree to teach for five years at an eligible Indiana school or repay the corresponding, prorated amount of the scholarship. Deadline: November 30, 2019 (more…)

Early Childhood Education Scholarships


Nearly half of U.S. states offer T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood programs, an initiative that provides assistance and support services to individuals in the ECE workforce who are completing coursework leading to credentials, degrees, and teacher licensure. One of these resources is a scholarship for early childhood education. For more information, visit