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information about funds, investments, events, and volunteering
Community Development Officer
Education Program Officer
Ducky Day in Tipton Park, and youth philanthropy
meeting room reservations, donor receipts and
payments to vendors
Board of Directors
1020 W. Jefferson St.
send all mail to PO Box 412.)
Scholarship & Financial Aid Information
This page is updated often. Check for the latest news.
advice any time about scholarships and other financial aid for higher education
is available at your high school Guidance Office and from the institutions to
which you apply.
TCFís promotion of higher education is funded in part by the Independent
Colleges of Indiana through the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program.
We would like to thank ICI and the Endowment along with our other donors,
volunteers, and the local high school Guidance Offices, who all provide opportunities for Tipton County students to continue
their education on a collegiate level.
TCF is committed to helping
more students graduate from college with less debt. Rising costs are
closing doors to higher education for many individuals in our community. Through
the Tipton County Foundation, local Dollars for Scholars chapters at Tipton and
Tri-Central high schools, and other organizations, we make a strong, collective
statement about the importance of education beyond high school. We help provide
both encouragement and financial support for local students.
The selection process is objective
and nondiscriminatory. By completing a common application form, students become
eligible for several local awards. Applications are scored anonymously by
trained volunteers serving on a selection committee. Evaluation includes a
variety of qualities, including work experience, school and community service
activities, and academic record. In this way, scholarships are made available to
a wide range of deserving students planning to attend an accredited
The only way to ensure you
will not receive a scholarship is if you fail to apply!
Scholarship Information Nights for the Class of
Attendance is by reservation, made after the
invitations have been sent. The content of all three sessions will be the same,
so Seniors and thier parents may attend the most convenient session... if a
reservation has been made in reply to the invitation.
Tuesday, November 17, 6
pm, Tri-Central Auditorium
Thursday, November 19, 6 pm
& 7:30 pm, Tipton County Foundation Auditorium
SAT + ACT
Scores from BOTH the SAT and the ACT will be
REQUIRED in order for an applicant to be considered for the Lilly Endowment
Community Scholarship. Please contact the Tipton County Foundation (675-1943 or
firstname.lastname@example.org) if this
presents any hardships.
Please see the following websites for more
Tipton County Foundation's "Blue Book"
Scholarship Information Updated each November for the Senior Class.
(The Web Edition is NOT BLUE.)
Contact TCF for a
hard copy. 675-1943
Community Scholars Program
George R. Myerly & Sons Scholarships
2016 Applications will be available in November 2015 and must be received at TCF by January
The LECSP provides scholarships for
full tuition, required fees, plus an allocation of $900 for required books and
equipment for four years of full-time undergraduate study leading to a
bachelorís degree at any NCACS-accredited public or private college or
university in Indiana.
Although the Lilly Endowment Community
Scholarship (LECS) has a prestigious and demanding nomination process, do not
assume that your grades are too low, your activities too few, or your leadership
too lame to qualify.
are being Home Schooled
will now be using the Foundation's new online application.
from the federal government, your college or university, and some other
donors depends on you completing the "FAFSA" (Free
Application for Federal
Student Aid) between
January 1 and March 10. Visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
The Foundation's online scholarship applications include
some confidential financial information. If you wish to be considered for any scholarships that
consider financial need, you must
answer these questions. This includes the score from your FAFSA: the
Estimated Family Contribution.
If need is a factor in a
particular scholarship, and you do not complete the financial
information, you must
be excluded from consideration for those scholarships.
Some scholarships, initially awarded to high school seniors,
can be renewed for up to four years, under certain conditions.
AFTER MAR 1 2016! Click Here if you already have
received the Bower Memorial or the Wooldridge Memorial Scholarships in a
Wednesday, September 23, 2015