Scholarships

Investing in your future

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Together with local philanthropists, the Community Foundation offers numerous scholarships for students in Elkhart County. The scholarships go toward tuition for higher education.

Let us help you secure funding for your education or provide you the resources you need to succeed!

Many of the scholarships are available via one Universal Application.

Scholarship School Standing Description Application Window
Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship High school
Through the Community Foundation of Elkhart County, Lilly Endowment Inc. awards four-year, full-tuition (room and board not included) scholarships to three 2022 Elkhart County seniors. The Community Foundation awards nominees not selected as LECS recipients with the Guy David Gundlach Memorial Scholarship of $20,000 ($5,000 for four years) toward tuition.
August 1 to September 27
Universal Application for High School High school The Universal Application unlocks consideration for 30 different scholarships for high school students. To save you time and energy, the Community Foundation has a single online application that matches you directly with the scholarship for which you are eligible. January 1 to March 1
Universal Application for Adults After high school graduation The Universal Application unlocks consideration for five different scholarships for adult students. To save you time and energy, the Community Foundation has a single online application that matches you directly with the scholarship for which you are eligible. January 1 to March 1
  John G. Blakesley Mathematical Excellence Scholarship for 8th Grade Eighth grade The Community Foundation awards a scholarship to an Elkhart County eighth-grade student, to be applied towards four years of higher education following the student’s high school graduation. February 1 to March 7
Additional Scholarships Varies Families and organizations in Elkhart County generously offer other scholarships. Application dates vary

Scholarship Team

Let us help you pick the right foundation that fits your needs.

Amanda Jamison

Senior Program Officer

[email protected]
(574) 295-8761

Samantha Lambert

Associate Program Officer

[email protected]
(574) 295-8761