Go Back To Scholarship Listings

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program


Scholarship Value: $20,000
Awards Available: 143

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program is designed to help raise the level of educational attainment in Indiana, increase awareness of the beneficial roles Indiana community foundations can play in their communities and encourage efforts of Lilly Endowment Community Scholars to engage with each other and with state leaders to improve quality of life in Indiana.

The Endowment believes that education at all levels is important to the personal, civic and economic well-being of Indiana's residents and communities. This program aims to encourage many of Indiana's most talented students to attend one of the state's higher education institutions and, ultimately, pursue careers in Indiana.

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program is administered by the Independent Colleges of Indiana and includes significant participation by the community foundations serving each of Indiana's 92 counties.

Key Elements of the Program:

A) Full-tuition, required fees and book stipend for four years. (Does not pay room, board or travel expenses.)

B) Recipients may attend any public or private, Indiana four-year college or university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

C) Applicants must have a high school diploma from an Indiana high school accredited by the State Board of Education or by a national or regional accreditation agency that is recognized by the State Board of Education.

D) Applicants must be residents of the state of Indiana.

E) Selection criteria, selection procedures and application due dates vary by county.

F) Recipients must pursue undergraduate study in a baccalaureate program on a full-time basis.

G) 143 scholarships are awarded annually.


Go to Scholarship Application:
Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
View Details
Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
View Details
$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
View Details
Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
View Details
$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
View Details