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As part of our exclusive partnership with the Tolson Center for Community Excellence, INOVA will be awarding two $1,250 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the South-Central Elkhart community.

Dates to Remember: 

o March 1, 2024: Application Available.
o May 1, 2024: Deadline to submit application.
o June 7, 2024: Recipient will be notified.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must meet academic requirements as detailed in the application.
  • Applicant or parent of applicant must be a member of INOVA Federal and must have an account in good standing prior to application deadline.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have proof of pending naturalization.
  • Applicant must be attending an accredited undergraduate institution or Trade school in the US, full time.
    Applicant must meet academic requirements as detailed in the application.
  • Applicant cannot be an INOVA Federal employee or immediate family member of, or anyone living in the same household with INOVA employees or officials except for an INOVA intern.
  • Applicant must be living in the South-Central community in Elkhart Indiana.

Applicants Must:

  • Complete an essay of at least 250 words that reflects ideas about the benefits of INOVA Federal membership, and how it will help in the future.
  • Have a grade point average of 2.75 or above (4.0 scale).
  • Provide official high school transcript.
  • Provide two signed letters of recommendation not from a family member.
  • Provide a list of major extracurricular activities, and the years of participation or community involvement, including work history.
  • Optionally, provide a personal photo for use by INOVA Federal with a signed waiver.
  • Scholarship winners are requested to attend a presentation ceremony or have family representation at the ceremony.
  • Winners are requested to be advocates in the community for INOVA Federal and Tolson Center for Community Excellence.

Click here for scholarship application.