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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.
Scholarship & Financial Aid Information
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.
TCF’s 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, high school Guidance Offices, and the local Dollars for Scholars®
chapters 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
Scholarship Information Nights for the Class of
Tipton County High School Seniors and
Parents May Attend Any One of the THREE Sessions, hosted by the Tipton County Foundation
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Session A – 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Session B – 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm
At the Foundation’s Miller
Memorial Auditorium, 1020 W. Jefferson St., Tipton (adjoining the Pioneer
Hi-Bred International Campus)
ALSO Thursday, November 20, 2014
Session C – 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
In the Auditorium at Tri-Central High School, 2115 W 500 N
The only way to ensure you
will not receive a scholarship is if you fail to apply!
Besides thousands of dollars given by colleges,
Dollars for Scholars, and the two local high schools, the Foundation paid
$120,000 in scholarships during 2014 to Tipton County students. At Info Night,
Scholarship and Financial Aid representatives will give brief presentations
about all local scholarships offered through the schools, the Dollars for
Scholars program, and the Tipton County Foundation. Information will also be
provided about Ivy Tech Kokomo and the E.W. Kelley Scholarship at Indiana
In order to attend a session of Scholarship Information
Night, please complete and submit the
reserve a space. Seniors may bring one or more parents and will receive an email
confirmation of their reservation. Session availability is on a first come,
first serve basis and there is limited seating.
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
email@example.com) if this
presents any hardships.
Please see the following websites for more
|SAT Test Dates
*dates in bold
should provide results in time for the LECS application process
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
2015 Applications must be received by January 16.
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
bachelor’s 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
AFTER JAN 1, 2015
Download Your Scholarship Application
over 50 years, Dollars for Scholars has been helping students in communities across
America pursue postsecondary education. Tipton County has one chapter for each
school district and over $100,000 in local scholarships is given to Tipton
County high school seniors every year.
Scholarships funded by TCF are distributed through local Dollars for Scholars
chapters in order to maximize the benefit to each recipient.
At each school, there is a collaborative application that covers most local
scholarships. Those not included in the applications are available separately in
the high school guidance offices.
The online applications include
some confidential financial information. If you wish to be considered for any scholarships that
consider financial need, you must
answer these questions.
Your family's responses will NOT be seen by
anyone other than the person who completes it and the person who reviews
it at National Dollars for Scholars. In other words, no one on the local Dollars for Scholars
committee, the school staff, or the Tipton County Foundation will see
your confidential financial information. 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.
The Dollars for Scholars applications are used only for
Tipton County Dollars for Scholars and related decisions. Financial Aid
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
Some scholarships, initially awarded to high school seniors,
can be renewed for up to four years, under certain conditions.
AFTER MAR 1 2015! Click Here if you already have
received the Bower Memorial or the Wooldridge Memorial Scholarships in a
Wednesday, November 05, 2014