Jack and Sherron Schuster Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to be awarded to students who are residents of Elkhart County and plan to reside in Elkhart County after graduation.

Students Must:

  • Be enrolled in a full time undergraduate program at IU South Bend;

  • Be a nursing, education or accounting major;

  • Be a second-semester freshman, sophomore or junior;

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above;

  • Demonstrate financial need by having a family income of $50,000 or less;

  • Currently reside in Elkhart county; and

  • Be a citizen of the United States;

Preference will be given to students who intend to reside in Elkhart County upon completion of their degree, and are enrolled in at least one class at the Elkhart Center each semester that the scholarship is in effect.


This Scholarship will be used to provide five $2,500 annual scholarships for tuition, fees and/or books. The Scholarship will be divided into two payments with each of the five students receiving $1,250 per semester.


An annual scholarship application and FAFSA are required each year to renew the scholarship.


To be considered for this award, students must complete and submit the Online Scholarship Application (OSA) via thier One account no later than March 10th.