2023 Scholarship Recipients
Scholarships were awarded by the Burns Harbor Scholarship Board in August 2023. Recipients were Ashley Adler, Trinity Allen, Natalie Arney, James Broviak, Adam Davis, Griffin Doolin, Spencer Doolin, Justine Keiser, Troy McCormick, Sofia Portugal, and Shelly Jensen-Williams.
Past Scholarship Recipients
Adam Davis, Griffin Doolin, Halle Freeze, Autumn Friday, Justine Keiser, Troy McCormick, James Rose, Condoleezza Wright and Jonathan Wright.
Adam Davis, Spencer Doolan, Halle Freeze, Addison Keiser, Justine Keiser, Sky Kelley, Alexia Lambert and Madelynn Lessard.
Mireya Barrientes, Quinlan Doolan, Spenser Doolan, Haven Dutro, Hailee Ellenwood, Meghan Hull, Addison Keiser, Justin Keiser, Sky Kelley, Madelynn Lessard, Isabella Portugal.
Alexis Avey, Victoria Bain, Travis Biancardi, Keeli Day, Michael Dunlap, Hailee Dunlap, Hailee Ellenwood, Blake Ellenwood, Tyler Ellenwood, Danielle Friday, Jacob Hogge, Kathryn Hull, Addison Keiser, Hannah Kish, Madison Kurtz, Andrew Macchiarella, Michael Macchiarella, Isabella Portugal, Jasmine Salgado, Angella Scott, Katelyn Woods, Jonathan Wright.
Victoria Bain, Gabriella Barrientes, Kathryn Hull, Addison Keiser, Hannah Kish, Madison Kurtz, Maxwell Kurtz, Andrew Macchiarella, Isabella Portugal, Blake Ellenwood, and Tyler Ellenwood.
Victoria Bain, Mark Childress, Keeli Day, Quinlan Doolin, Justin Duty, Ashleigh Ellenwood, Bryanna Kerkes,
Hannah Kish, Madison Kurtz, Maxwell Kurtz, Andrew Macchiarella, Michael Macchiarella, Isabella Portugal, Kara Zych
Nicole Arney, Victoria Bain, Jennifer Cavezza, Mark Childress, Keeli Day, Hannah Kish, Madison Kurtz, Maxwell Kurtz, Kara Zych
Toni Biancardi, Rebecca Depew and David Jordan
Brendan Freeze, Danielle Friday, Kora Jansen and Kayla Kerriman
Lauren Weibl, Angela Wood and Brieanna Kerriman
Brendan Freeze, Lauren Weibl and Tristen Comegys
Lindsey Lefleur, Tristen Comegys, Mitchell Lefleur, John Nowicki and MaryAnne Draves
Lindsey Lefleur, Tristen Comegys and Melanie Poparad
Mathew Lefleur, Lindsey Lefleur and Alissa Bishel
Toni Biancardi, Alison Bishel, Angela Woods and Amanda Bishel
Adam Poparad, Richard Hummel and Brittany Richardson
Vance Fyock, Ashley Whalen and Lindsey LaFleur
Christopher Tuter, Melanie Poparad and Mathew LaFleur
Courtney King, Griffin McGee and Matthew LaFleur
Christina Poparad, Martha Christopher and Tiffany McCormick
Martha Christopher, Jason Mayes and Nicholas Loving
The Burns Harbor Scholarship Fund was created in 2000 at the direction of the Burns Harbor Town Council, whose members included: Gordon McCormick, Clifford Keppen, Richard Bolinger, Robert Poparad and Myrtle Zehner. The Town Clerk-Treasurer was Esther Nickell. The Scholarship Fund founding Board of Directors in 2000 were: Richard Friday, Kurt Jordan, Terry Swanson, Keith Saulsgiver and Mike Perrine.
The Scholarship fund is an Indiana not-for-profit corporation administered by a Board of Directors. The Directors are all volunteers and receive no salary. Monies received by the Town of Burns Harbor from a property lease agreement are placed in the Scholarship Fund and used to award educational grants to qualified residents of Burns Harbor. The first scholarships were awarded in 2000.
Board of Directors
Board of Directors are appointed to a four-year term. The Board of Directors controls and manages the affairs of the Corporation.
The purpose of the Board is to promote improvement of education and to develop, organize and operate activities beneficial to the furtherance of education as well as to provide educational financial assistance to eligible and qualified residents of Burns Harbor.
- Phyllis Constantine, President
- Andy Bozak
- Allen Migliorini
- Dawn Ruge
Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis.
The application for the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year is available for download here, or it can be picked up at the Burns Harbor Town Hall. Completed applications and supporting materials must be submitted on or before a postmark deadline of May 31, 2023 to:
Burns Harbor Scholarship Fund
1240 North Boo Road
Burns Harbor, IN 46304
Individuals are eligible for a Town scholarship if they:
- Are a current resident of the Town of Burns Harbor, and are
- Planning to attend, or are currently enrolled at a traditional two- or four-year school, college, university, trade school or training program.
RequirementsApplicants must complete this application form and provide the following materials:
- Short essay detailing career goals
- One letter of recommendation
- Letter of acceptance from, or proof of enrollment at a post-secondary school, college or university, trade school or training program for the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year.
- List of extracurricular activities, community service performed and honors and awards received.