Applying for a Scholarship


The Foundation offers scholarships for graduating high school seniors in the spring of each year and scholarships for current college or vocational school students.

Be sure to download the appropriate application.



Seniors graduating from high school and living in Blackford County are eligible for

•   the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (see details)

         2022 application was due in September

         Watch for the award announcement in December 2021.


•   and over 60 other local Foundation scholarships (see details)

       2022 application will be posted in December and due in February 2022


Students completing a year or more of college or vocational training are eligible for

•     postsecondary scholarships (see details)

          2022 applications will be posted in March and due in June 2022
*Please note that the postsecondary application requires submission of spring 2021 transcripts with the application.