The Washington County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it is time once again for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Applications are available to traditional seniors and non-traditional students and are available at the all three county high school guidance offices and the Washington County Community Foundation office.
In order to qualify, high school students must be a resident of Washington County and must graduate from a Washington County high school or the Indiana Academy by the end of June 2009. They also must have applied and been accepted to at least one accredited Indiana college or university to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study by the time the application is submitted to the Foundation. Additional criteria being used to evaluate the applicant include GPA, SAT/ACT scores, Family Income and Financial Need, First generation college student, Extra Curricular activities, Community Service, Honors and Awards, Application, and Essay.
Criteria for non-traditional applicants include having graduated from an accredited Indiana high school five or more years ago. They must have applied to and been accepted by at least one accredited Indiana college or university to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study by the time the application is submitted to the Foundation. Additional criteria being used to evaluate the applicant include less than one year of college credits, not currently attending college on a full time basis, demonstrated financial need, ability and motivation to attend college on a full time basis, current resident of Washington County, first generation college student, Community Service, Application, Essay, and recent SAT/ACT scores.
All applications are due to the Washington County Community Foundation office no later than January 9, 2009 at 3:30 pm. High school students should consult with their guidance office to determine the deadline at their school, as this deadline will be prior to the January 9th deadline. For more information please contact Lindsey Wade-Swift or Judy Johnson at 883-7334.
Washington County Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity established in 1993 to serve donors, award grants, and provide leadership to improve Washington County forever