City Announces New College Scholarship

The City of Whiting announces a new scholarship for graduating high school seniors. This scholarship, which totals $8,000 over the course of 4 years, is open to the dependents of Whiting homeowners. Up to three individual scholarships may be awarded each school year. This competitive award, which is funded through donations from the BP Foundation, the CIF (Community Improvement Fund) and the City of Whiting’s Gaming Revenue Fund, is designed to encourage local students to pursue academic excellence, demonstrated leadership and civic engagement. It also provides an incentive to homeownership within the City of Whiting. For more information and a downloadable application, click here.