Scholarship Opportunities

The Foundation offers scholarships for high school graduates, adult students, full-time, part-time, traditional and non-traditional students. Scholarships can only be used for tuition and fees.

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship – 2025

  • This scholarship provides full tuition, required fees and up to $900 for required books and equipment for up to eight semesters or 12 quarters of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at an accredited private or public college or university in Indiana.
  • Applicants must live in Blackford County, be on track to graduate from Blackford Jr. Sr. High School by June 30, 2025, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Applications are due Thursday, August 22, 2024 by 4:30 PM
  • Click here to download an application

High School Scholarships

  • 65+ different scholarships
  • Available to graduating high school seniors living in Blackford County
  • 1 universal application for all scholarships
  • Application opens: Thursday, January 4, 2024
  • Application closes: Thursday, February 1, 2024
  • Please note that you will need to complete the CollegeBoard EFC calculator prior to submitting your application. Make sure you give yourself enough time! More details and instructions are provided within the application.
  • Click here to download the activities worksheet, which you will upload as part of your application.
  • Click here to access and submit your application

Current College Student Scholarships

  • Available to college students or adults pursuing a post-secondary education living in Blackford County
  • 1 universal application for all scholarships
  • Applications open: Thursday, May 2, 2024
  • Application closes: Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • Click here to access and submit your application