Scholarship Applications

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ANNOUNCING:  2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
The Lilly Endowment Scholarhip application is currently open to students.  
Deadline:  August 24, 2018 at Noon (application and College Cost Estimator)

Eligibility Criteria:
-Applicant must reside in Jefferson County, Indiana.
-Applicant must rank in the top 20th percentile of the graduating class.
-Applicant must complete a College Costs Estimator via the link provided on the CFMJC website.

Evaluation Criteria:
-Academic Performance, including rank, coursework and standardized test scores.
-Good character, the capacity to make a meaningful contribution to society through work/activity involvement, and the ability to represent well the Jefferson County community and the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County, Inc.
-Letters of Recommendation are required - 1) from a teacher; 2) from a source outside of the applicant's school system (such as an employer, church leader, leader of a volunteer organization, etc.).
-Finalists will participate in an interview, write an essay, and have their Total Expected Family Contribution (EFC) financial data reviewed for scoring.

Important Dates:
Student Deadline – 8/24/18 @ Noon
Counselor Deadline – 8/31/18 @ Noon
Finalist Notification Email Sent – 9/25/18
Finalist Essay Sessions – 9/29/18 (Saturday) @ 8am & 10am. Finalists will select one session to attend.
Finalist Interviews – 10/8/18 with first interviews beginning at 5:30pm. Interview times will be assigned to students.

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