2018 Madison County Lilly Scholarship Information

 The 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Application Period NOW open!


Application Cycle Opens:

August 14, 2017

Application Deadline:

September 14, 2017

Awards Announced

December 2017


Madison County's Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship shall be awarded to two students, who will be provided eight semesters of full tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of $900 per year for required books and required equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full time basis, leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship for Madison County is administered by the Madison County Community Foundation in close collaboration with the South Madison Community Foundation. In our selection process, applications will be reviewed by a committee of community members. Reviews are completed anonymously without disclosure of student or parent identity. Full scholarship criteria may be viewed on the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Application.


Madison County’s Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is open to students:

  • Who are residents of Madison County or are a student of a Madison County school for 12 months prior to the date of application (STUDENTS MAY ONLY APPLY IN ONE COUNTY), and;
  • Who will graduate from an accredited Indiana high school in 2018 and receive their diploma no later than June 30, 2018. (a high school is considered accredited for purposes of the program if it is accredited by the State Board of Education or by a national or regional accreditation agency that is recognized by the State Board of Education)
  • Who intend to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study at an accredited public or private Indiana college or university, and;
  • Who have achieved a minimum SAT score of 1300 (use highest math and highest evidence based reading score for your highest composite score) or an ACT composite score of 24 or above, and;
  • Who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or above on a 4.0 scale, and;
  • Who complete the application in full and submit all required attachments by the stated deadline. 

Interested students read the following before beginning your application:

Lilly Scholarship Application Instructions

You must have the following documents to submit your application:

    • Completed Application (below)
    • Official Transcript in PDF form (from school guidance)
    • Photo (head shot preferred)

Eligible students download the following:

2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Application  

Once you have completed your application, please click here to submit online

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships Applications are due ONLINE Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 4 pm!

For questions, please contact:

Kari Sisk, Program Director




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