Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program is designed to raise the level of educational attainment in Indiana. One scholarship will be awarded to a Huntington County resident. The scholarship provides full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Our online application can be found here.
Applications must be submitted online by September 16th at 11:59pm. In the event the 16th lands on a weekend, the deadline will be extended through the following Monday.
Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria: (1) Demonstration of academic ability to successfully complete his/her chosen degree program (2) Potential to be a first generation college graduate who, without financial assistance, would otherwise not likely be able to attend college (3) Display of achievements in academics, extra-curricular activities, community service, and/or work (4) Exhibition of good character, maturity, and leadership abilities (5) Interest in improving the quality of life in Indiana, with a willingness to return to Indiana after completing degree work and/or to promote the value of a college education by serving as a spokesperson in our community