Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

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Carolyn J. Peterson Scholarship

Carolyn J. Peterson Scholarship Program


  • Be a resident of St. Joseph County, Indiana and be a graduate of South Bend Community School Corporation.
  • Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Intend to pursue a teaching degree through a full-time baccalaureate course of study at Indiana University South Bend.
  • Be a member of a class of students underrepresented in the teaching profession (e.g. African American or Hispanic/Latino).


  • Up to $1,000 per year ($500 per full-time semester) for tuition and required fees. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years.


  • Number of awards is based on funds available each year.


  • March 1 (includes submission of FAFSA)