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NCHC Chamber Scholarship

This fund was set up by the New Castle Henry County Chamber of Commerce to assist Henry County residents in their pursuit of higher education. The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant to who is a Henry County resident with a 2.5 GPA or higher to pursue study that will lead to certification or a degree at a vocational, 2- or 4-year, Masters, or PhD program.

Qualifications: Applicants must 1) be a Henry County resident, including graduating seniors and current college students; 2) have a 2.5 GPA; and 3) pursue certification, vocational, 2- or 4-year, Masters or PhD program.

Required Supporting Materials: 1) most recent school transcript; 2) college acceptance letter; and 3) two letters of recommendation submitted through the online application.

Scholarship Amount: To be determined annually

To make a donation to the scholarship fund go to and enter Chamber into the fund name.

Chamber scholarship applications are accepted thru the Community Foundation.
Henry County Community Foundation, 700 S. Memorial Dr., New Castle, IN 47362


To raise funds for the scholarship fund the Chamber Scholarship Committee holds and annual Designer Purse Bingo. This year's event will be on November 2, 2023. Watch for more details!

2023 Scholarship Recipients

Keelan Walters

Keelan Walters

Knightstown High School

Plans to attend Franklin College

Parents: John and Nikki Walters

Mason Abrams

Mason Michael Abrams

Tri High School

Plans to attend IUPUI

Parents: Michael and Tina Abrams

Ella Jean Garvin

Ella Jean Garvin

New Castle High School

Plans to attend DePauw University

Parents: John and Lisa Gavin

Lydia Elizabeth Lipps

Lydia Elizabeth Lipps

Shenandoah High School

Plans to attend Indiana University

Parent: Krystina Ellison

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