Marshall County Community Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Applications
Interested Students Must Apply by Monday, September 10
The Marshall County Community Foundation is excited to announce the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications for 2019 are now available. The scholarship is a four-year full tuition scholarship to an accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana. Interested high school seniors who are Marshall County residents should contact their guidance office, the Marshall County Community Foundation at 574- 935-5159 or go online to www.marshallcountycf.org for an application.
Scholarship applications are due by Monday, September 10, 2018. Since the inception of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program in 1998, thirty-seven Marshall County resident students have benefited from this program.
Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) administers the scholarship program statewide. ICI is a nonprofit corporation that represents thirty regionally accredited degree granting, nonprofit, private colleges and universities in the state. There were 143 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships awarded statewide last year.
The primary purposes of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program are 1) to help raise the level of educational attainment in Indiana; 2) to increase awareness of the beneficial roles Indiana community foundations can play in their communities; and 3) to encourage and support the efforts of current and past Lilly Endowment Community Scholars to engage with each other and with Indiana business, governmental, educational, nonprofit and civic leaders to improve the quality of life in Indiana generally and in local communities throughout the state.
The mission of the Marshall County Community Foundation is to serve all of Marshall County, its people and its future through the growth and administration of endowment funding and philanthropy. For further information, contact Linda Yoder, Executive Director, MCCF, at 574-935-5159. The MCCF offices are located at 2701 N Michigan Street in Plymouth, Indiana.