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    Based on your school status, you may be eligible for scholarships listed below. Each scholarship has its own distinct selection criteria, such as financial need, special interest/intended study or GPA requirement.

   After reviewing the scholarship possibilities, you may visit our online scholarship platform to view and apply for scholarships.

   Printed applications will not be available or accepted this year as the CFMC implements its online application system. Applicants can save applications as they compile needed information.

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program  

  The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program offers two full-tuition scholarships for Morgan County who will have graduated by the end of June, 2014 with a diploma from a regionally accredited Indiana high school and who will be first time college students.

   Since the Lilly Endowment Scholarship Program was first offered in 1998, Lilly remains steadfast in its belief that education at all levels is indispensable to the personal, civic, and economic well being of our community. These scholarships must be used to pursue baccalaureate degrees at any accredited public or private Indiana college or university beginning in the fall of 2014. The Endowment hopes that this program will encourage many of Indiana’s most talented students to attend one of Indiana’s fine higher education institutions and after graduation, consider pursuing occupations in Indiana.

   Morgan County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship weighted selection criteria is as follows: academic performance, 30%; financial need, 20%; school/community activities and/or work experience, 20%; essay, 15%; interview, 10%; personal characteristics, 5%.

Community Foundation of Morgan County Scholarship Program  

Dorothy Asher Scholarship: Provides scholarships for Morgan County residents of any age attending an accredited two- or four-year public or private institution of higher education and are studying elementary education. Recipients must agree to attempt to obtain employment, if available, in Morgan County, Indiana for at least one year upon completion of their education. Scholarships may be awarded annually to the same recipient if the foundation deems this appropriate for the progress the student may make.

Devin Wade Deaton Memorial Scholarship:  Providing a scholarship based on financial need for a graduate of Mooresville High School who wishes to continue his/her education at a college or vocational school.  Funds may be provided for a student with financial need who is enrolled in the Ben Davis High School Building Trades Program.  An award may also be made to the winner of the State VICA award. 

Benjamin Elo Memorial Scholarship: Providing a scholarship to a graduating senior from Mooresville High School who has a 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4-point scale and will be attending a four-year accredited public or private educational institution, with preference given to a student/athlete attending the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. Applicants must be a varsity athlete, exhibit good citizenship in their sports activity within school, be involved in their church and be involved in community service organizations and activities. Applicants must provide three letters of reference: one from a coach, one from a pastor, and one from either a leader of a community organization or someone on the staff or faculty at school. Applicants must also write an additional essay of 500 words or less on: How your faith affects how you live and the choices you make.

Charles F. and Olive B. Flater Memorial Scholarship:  Providing an annual reimbursement scholarship for a student graduating from Mooresville High School who demonstrates overall academic preparedness; the ability to communicate future educational plans and the reasoning behind those plans; the ability to adjust to new learning and living environments; and exemplary ethical and moral conduct as it relates to school, fellow students, and faculty. 

SSG Wm. Ryan Fritsche Memorial Scholarship:  Provide scholarships to one or more graduating seniors from any Morgan County High School who are accepted into an accredited 2 or 4 year public or private institution.  Applicants should have a 2.5 GPA or higher.(on a 4.0 scale)  Applicants must supply three letters of reference: Two from school personnel and one from an outside source, (i.e., an employer or pastor).  Students should be applying for, or in a course of study leading to public service work, such as: law enforcement, medical work, social work, or child services.  In addition to the CFMC essay questions on the standard application, applicants must complete a 500-750 word essay with the following quote from J.F. Kennedy as the main theme of the piece: “And so my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.”(J.F. Kennedy, Inaugural Speech, January 20, 1961)  As funds are available, the scholarship may be open to applicants who live in Morgan County and are in their first or second year of college.

Maggie Grounds Scholarship:   Providing scholarships to a female high school senior entering the field of architecture, contracting/building engineering, traditional drafting, architectural computer-aided design, or another very closely-related study, in an accredited institution of higher education. 

Alexander A. Hathaway Scholarship:  Provide an annual scholarship award to a student who graduated from Mooresville High School and who is accepted to, and planning to attend, an accredited nursing school. 

Justin and Bonita Conduitt Marley Scholarship:  Providing reimbursement scholarships for books and/or tuition to students graduating from Mooresville High School or Monrovia High School.  These scholarships shall be divided equally between the two high schools and shall be for students entering vocational training, the field of education, or the field of library science. 

Velma Hackleman-Mendenhall Memorial Scholarship:   Providing a scholarship each spring for a student graduating from Mooresville High School who wishes to pursue either a 2- or 4-year degree in post-secondary education.  The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. 

Mooresville High School Alumni Association: The Mooresville High School Alumni Association established this scholarship fund to help graduates of Mooresville High School to advance their education and careers by building upon their education at Mooresville High School with further education and to help leave a legacy for students who may not otherwise benefit from a helping hand despite their ability to obtain further training and education.

Mt. Olive Manufacturing Scholarship: Mt. Olive Manufacturing, makers of heat-sealing flexible plastic films and coated fabrics used for medical devices, aerospace, military, and retail consumer products, has established this scholarship to help students of Martinsville and Mooresville high schools pursue further education in a technical field such as engineering, technology and advanced manufacturing. There will be four total scholarships awarded: two for Martinsville High School students (one female, one male) and two Mooresville High School students (one female, one male). Each award will be for $2,500.00.

Newburn-Asher Scholarship: Provides scholarships for Morgan County residents of any age attending an accredited two- or four-year public or private institution of higher education and are studying in the health care field. Recipients must agree to attempt to obtain employment, if available, in Morgan County, Indiana for at least one year upon completion of their education. Scholarships may be awarded annually to the same recipient if the foundation deems this appropriate for the progress the student may make.

Owen L. Prescott & Dorothea I. Prescott Scholarship: Providing a scholarship for a student graduating from Mooresville High School who is accepted into an accredited 2 or 4 year public or private institution of higher learning.  This scholarship will be based upon the character, need, and high school record of the applicant.

Jeff Quyle Leadership Scholarship: The Quyle Entrepreneurial Scholarship is intended to award two $500 scholarships to two Morgan County students who have a heartfelt desire to return to Morgan County after their post-secondary education and start a new business enterprise that will not only support their own family, but will bring value to our community through investment, employment, and or services offered, as well as demonstrate the achievements that are possible for those who dream and preserve with values and scruples.

Gordon Leigh Speer Memorial Scholarship: Providing a scholarship to two different graduating seniors from any high school in Morgan County or from Indian Creek High School (with no restriction as to county of residence) who will study engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana.  The scholarship may be used for any college expenses.  This scholarship honors Gordon Leigh Speer, who raised eight children, shared a strong work ethic with his family, and honored the cause and benefits of education.  A recommendation by a Scholarship Selection Committee will be made to the Scholarship Committee of the Community Foundation of Morgan County.

Sergeant Dan Starnes Memorial Scholarship:  Providing scholarships for Morgan County residents to study law enforcement. 

Steven Lee Robert Terrell Memorial Scholarship: Providing a scholarship for a senior graduating from Mooresville High School who has participated in athletics and is seeking to continue his or her education.

Jennifer Tipmore Memorial Scholarship:  Provide an annual scholarship to a student graduating from Mooresville High School.  Requirements:  GPA of at least 3.0, demonstrate good character and financial need and shall enroll in and attend a 2-to 4 year program at a vocational/technical school or at an accredited ollege or university. 

TOA-USA Scholarship:  Providing a scholarship to a graduate of Mooresville High School for the purpose of reimbursing tuition and/or expenses related to enrollment in a post-secondary educational institution. Criteria will be based on the degree of need and the work ethic demonstrated by the graduate while in high school.

Kendrick Foundation, Inc. Scholarships  

   The Kendrick Foundation, Inc. Scholarships will provide support for Morgan County residents who are pursuing a career in the health care field. The scholarships are for tuition only, up to a maximum of $15,000 per person per year after deducting other financial aid which also pays tuition. The program is open to all Morgan County, Indiana residents:

    • Who have graduated by the end of June 2014, with a diploma from an Indiana high school or an equivalent education
    • Who have been accepted into a program at an accredited college, university, or other educational institution to complete a course of study in a health care field (including medicine, dentistry, allied health, and nursing) beginning in the fall of 2014. Note: If your desired degree program has a late acceptance date, go ahead and apply for the Kendrick Scholarship and note "acceptance pending."

      Note: Acceptance into a pre-program such as pre-med or pre-pharmacy does not qualify for this scholarship program.

   The scholarship recipients are completely free to choose which educational institution they would like to attend, with preference being given to candidates who will attend Indiana schools.

   This scholarship requires a separate application not on this Web site. For more information and an application for the Kendrick Foundation, Inc. Scholarships, please visit their Web site at www.kendrickfoundation.org.

Other Scholarship Opportunities  

Mooresville High School Guidance Department - Leave the CFMC site and visit the Mooresville High School Guidance Department's Web site for more scholarship opportunities.

Online Applications

Please note, our scholarship applications are only available online through Smarter Select during a designated time period prior to each application's deadline.

We will not be distributing or accepting paper applications this year.

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For more information or questions regarding the scholarships list at the left contact Corey Howard, Program Officer, at the Community Foundation of Morgan County, Inc.