To be eligible for the Beta Rho Scholarship, candidates must meet the following requirements: applicants must be a college sophomore level or higher and enrolled full-time at an accredited college pursuing a bachelor or higher level degree; applicants must be a high school graduate of Andrean, Boone Grove, Crown Point, Merrillville or one of the Gary High Schools; applicants must be a US citizen residing in Crown Point, Gary, Merrillville or Winfield Township area; applicants must have a 3.6 GPA; and applicants must demonstrate strong potential within their chosen field of study.
Applications submitted for our local scholarships may be submitted for additional state scholarship awards in the areas of Academics (12), Fine Arts and Music (2) and Key or Vocational (2). Key Scholarships are awarded to individuals with at least a 5 year gap in their education and no other undergraduate degree. Vocational Scholarships are awarded to students who are enrolled in an accredited vocational, technical or trade certification program. Criteria used by the selection committees are academic achievement, strong goals, work experience and volunteer service since high school. The scholarships are not based on need. Dollar amounts will vary.