Scholarship FAQs

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The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is announced in December annually, and the scholarships selected by The Madison County Community Foundation (MCCF) are announced during April and May.

If you are unsure if you meet the qualifications for a scholarship, please reach out to your guidance counselor or the program director at MCCF. Students that do not meet the qualifications listed on a scholarship are not forwarded to the scholarship review committee.

MCCF’s scholarship committees review all applications and make recommendations to the Board of Directors. Committees are made up of volunteers of people that work and live in Madison County. The Board of Directors ultimately approve or deny all requests. Staff of The Community Foundation does not approve or deny scholarship applications.

We will only post scholarship applications when they are available. They are typically available January-March of each year. If you are unsure, please contact Kari Sisk, Program Officer to find out the timeline for applications.

Tuition, required fees, room and board, and in some cases, required course-related expenses such as books, supplies, fees and equipment) unless otherwise outlined in the scholarship description.

Yes, you can apply to all the scholarships for which you are eligible and can be selected as a recipient by any or all.

All MCCF administered scholarships are one-time scholarships unless outlined in the scholarship.

High school students are encouraged to first contact their guidance counselor, as they have all of the information on scholarships administered by The Madison County Community Foundation. If your guidance counselor needs additional information they can reach out to us directly. If you are a college student or a high school student outside of Madison County, please call 765-644-0002 or e-mail ksisk@madisonccf.org to speak with the Program Director.