Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program

The Lilly scholar will receive funding for full tuition, required fees, and an allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and required equipment for four years of undergraduate study in any Indiana public or private college or university. Lilly finalists who do not receive the scholarship will be granted a one-time award from the community foundation for $1,000.

Applications are due Thursday, September 12, 2024, at 4 pm. (Application opens online August 5th)

*Students must use the recommendation submission provided on the online application, and recommenders may submit letters of recommendation through the form. 3 completed recommendations are required.

To apply for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, you must be:

  • Resident of Henry County, Indiana
  • 2025 graduate of one of the following seven high schools: Blue River Valley Jr-Sr High School, Hagerstown Jr-Sr High School, Knightstown High School, New Castle High School, Shenandoah High School, Tri Jr-Sr High School, Union Jr-Sr High School

The student who receives this scholarship must: 

  • Be accepted to a full-time baccalaureate course of study beginning in the fall of 2025 at an accredited public or private college or university in Indiana
  • Remain in good standing at the college or university s/he attends
  • Agree to report annually to the Henry County Community Foundation, Inc. on his/her progress in college
  • Submit an official academic transcript to the Foundation by May 31st each year
  • Agree to report annually to the Foundation for a period of ten years following graduation on his/her employment and/or additional education
*Applicants should include their spring 2024 semester transcripts and contact their recommenders prior to submission.

Please contact our office at 765-529-2235 with any questions.