Northeast Indiana Scholarship award

Next Door Neighbors Award

Trine’s Next Door Neighbors Award benefits area students

Part of Northeast Indiana since 1884, Trine University offers a private, affordable, quality education for our students featuring personal attention from caring, expert faculty mentors, vibrant campus life and career-focused majors, resulting in more than 99 percent job and graduate school placement for graduates.

The Next Door Neighbors Award is available to incoming first-year students for fall 2021 who are residents of Adams, Allen, Blackford, DeKalb, Grant, Huntington, Jay, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells and Whitley counties.

Students in 13 northeast Indiana counties will receive a $2,500 tuition award each year under a new program offered at Trine University.

Students who want to receive the award must:

The award is not based on need and is renewable up to four years. It adheres to the university policy on stackable awards*.

The Next Door Neighbors Award is part of the generous financial aid offered to students at Trine, which totaled more than $35 million last year. Ninety-five percent of Trine students receive some form of financial aid.

Trine offers career-focused degree programs in engineering, business, health sciences, education, and the arts and sciences, with more than 99 percent of the university’s graduates obtaining jobs or entering graduate school within six months of finishing their degree. Students benefit from small class sizes, with a 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio, and personal attention from faculty members who are experts in their field.

To learn more about the affordable, quality private education offered at Trine, check out the Discover Trine page or schedule a visit at

*Stackable awards (limit of two) are used to meet student need and may be combined with an academic tuition scholarship, not to exceed the cost of tuition.