Attention Class of 2021!
We anticipate more details regarding the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship to be available in July 2020.
Below is information regarding the 2020 opportunity.
The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now open! The Noble County scholarship recipient will receive four years of full-tuition and required-fees, along with an annual $900 book stipend. The deadline to apply is 11 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019.
The Community Foundation of Noble County administers many different scholarships to help students achieve their educational dreams. Other scholarships are also available to apply for, though the list typically changes from year to year, other scholarships are generally offered mid-November through January, with a few exceptions. The scholarships awarded are to be used for tax-exempt college expenses, excluding housing or transportation unless otherwise stated. A student awarded or declining the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is not eligible for any other scholarships offered through the Community Foundation of Noble County.
To apply, students must be a high school senior residing in Noble County who will receive a high school diploma by June 2020. These students must also plan to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study at an accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana. Applicants will be required to complete three essays and submit two references, and must have a high school grade point average of at least a 3.80 on a 4.00 scale at time of application. Applicants may not round up their GPA. Additionally, applicants must show evidence of community service, volunteerism, extracurricular activities and leadership roles.
Top Honor Semi-Finalists will be posted on our website, www.cfnoble.org , and invited to interview with the scholarship committee on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at the Community Foundation of Noble County located at 1599 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, IN 46767. Those selected to interview should arrive at the community foundation between 5:30 pm and 5:45 pm. One finalist will be nominated for the award. Final selection of the recipient will be announced by mid-December.
Click here to apply for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
Other scholarships offered through the community foundation for 2019-2020 will be available to apply online through the community foundation’s website around mid November 2019 to mid January 2020.
Scholarship questions may be directed Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm to:
Director of Communications and Scholarships