KOSCIUSKO CO., IN – The Kosciusko County Community Foundation’s Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application will open August 1, 2022. A link to the online application will be available on the Community Foundation’s website at www.KCFoundation.org/Scholarships. Guidance counselors will also have a link to the application to share with eligible students. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2022 at 4:30 pm.
The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition scholarship that allows the recipients to attend an Indiana college or university of their choice, and is a result of a statewide Lilly Endowment initiative to help Hoosier students reach higher levels of education.
Application eligibility includes:
- Must be a Kosciusko County resident who is a current high school senior and who will receive their high school diploma from an accredited Indiana high school by June 30, 2023,
- Must intend to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study at an accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana,
- Must be pursuing an academic and/or technical honors diploma at the end of their Junior year, and
- Must maintain a GPA of 3.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale or a 10.3 or higher on a 12.0 scale at the end of their Junior year.
In Kosciusko County, the Kosciusko County Community Foundation recommends two recipients of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship to Independent Colleges of Indiana for final selection. The local process is “blind” in that committee members do not have access to student names when reviewing applications. Consideration for the scholarship includes academic record, community service, extracurricular involvement, work experience, references, and essay responses. Applicants are encouraged to have taken the SAT or ACT exam prior to submitting their application; however, test scores are not required to apply.
The application for all other traditional Community Foundation scholarships will open mid-December. Additional information about those opportunities can be found at www.KCFoundation.org/Scholarships.
Since 1968, Kosciusko County Community Foundation, Inc. has helped donors achieve their charitable dreams. The Community Foundation is a public charity that grants about $3 million annually in the areas of education, health, arts and culture, recreation, civic projects, environment and human services. Gifts made to the Community Foundation are tax-deductible. For more information, visit www.KCFoundation.org, call 574-267-1901 or visit 102 E. Market Street, Warsaw.