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2017 Calendar

July 18, 2016
Open: Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Application

August 11, 2016
Seminar:
How to Apply for Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
Mooresville Public Library
Time 4:00 -5:00 p.m.

August 11, 2016
Seminar: How to Apply for Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Martinsville, CFMC Main Office
Time 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

September 1, 2016
Deadline: Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Application

October 4, 2016
Interviews: Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Finalists

November 3, 2016
Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Celebration &
Philanthropy Awards Banquet

November 17*, 2016
Morgan County Scholarship Fair
Mooresville High School
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
*tentative date and time

November 17, 2016
OPEN: CFMC and Kendrick Foundation Applications

December 21, 2016
Winners Notified: Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

TBA, 2016
Seminar: How to Apply for Scholarships
Monrovia, MCPL
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

TBA, 2016
Seminar: How to Apply for Scholarships
Martinsville, CFMC Main Office

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

TBA, 2016
Seminar: How to Apply for Scholarships*
Mooresville Public Library

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

February 17, 2017
DEADLINE: CFMC and Kendrick Foundation Scholarship Application

If you have any questions please contact Hannah Sitz.

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New, Earlier Deadline:
Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

 

Apply Now! New Earlier Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Application Deadline

The 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars Program (LECSP) awards full-tuition scholarships to students from each county in Indiana.
Apply: https://goo.gl/Gzt0UK
Deadline: 4pm on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016
Download: PDF Program Guide

Eligibility:

  • Students must be Morgan County residents at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be high school seniors graduating by June 30, 2017.
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma from an Indiana high school accredited by the State Board of Education or by a national or regional accreditation agency that is recognized by the State Board of Education.
  • Recipients must pursue undergraduate study in a baccalaureate program on a full-time basis.
  • Recipients may attend any accredited public or private four-year college or university in Indiana

Benefits:

  • Two scholarships will be awarded for Morgan County residents
  • Pays full tuition and required fees for four years; no re-application process is required
  • $900 book stipend each year
  • Does not pay room, board, or travel expenses

Application Criteria:

  • 30% Academic Performance: Factors such as GPA, class rank, SAT/ACT/AP scores (if available), rigor of courses, and academic honors will be used.
  • 20% Extracurricular Involvement: Evaluators will assess the quality and quantity of extracurricular, community, or work activities.
  • 20% Essays: A strong essay will clearly explain personal and professional goals, include specific examples of involvement, and will use proper spelling/grammar/punctuation.
  • 15% Financial Need: Students must complete the online College Costs Estimator report and release form.
  • 15% Reference/Interview: One reference form and one “reverse reference” will be required. Select students will be invited to interview as Finalists.

Deadlines for all other donor-established scholarships administered through the Community Foundation of Morgan County will remain unchanged; those applications will be open November 17, 2016 and will close on February 17, 2017.

For more information on the Morgan County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship contact Hannah Sitz, Program Officer.

   

2016 Scholarship Acceptance Form

To submit your Scholarship Acceptance Form before the 4pm deadline on September 1, 2016 please click this link.

Information on all CFMC Scholarships is available via SmarterSelect during the Scholarship Season. You may also visit our Fund Pages for more information on each individual scholarship fund. For further information please contact Hannah Sitz, Program Officer.

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