The Marshall County Community Foundation announces the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications for 2017 are available. The scholarship is a four-year full tuition to an accredited Indiana university or college. High School seniors who are Marshall County residents should contact their guidance office, the Marshall County Community Foundation office at 574- 935-5159 or go online to www.marshallcountycf.org for an application.
Since the inception of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program in 1998, thirty-five Marshall County residents have benefited from this program.
Scholarship applications are due by September 6, 2016. For further information, contact Linda Yoder, Executive Director, Marshall County Community Foundation, at 574-935-5159.
Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) administers the scholarship program. ICI is a nonprofit corporation that represents thirty-one regionally accredited degree granting, nonprofit, private colleges and universities in the state.
The scholarships are the result of a statewide Lilly Endowment initiative to help Hoosier students reach higher levels of education. Indiana ranks among the lowest states in the percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a bachelor’s degree. There were 142 scholarships awarded statewide.
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. MCCF offices are located at 2701 N Michigan Street in Plymouth, Indiana.