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The Blackford County Community Foundation, Inc. is now taking applications to nominate one student to receive a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship in 2021. This award provides full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and 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.

To apply for this scholarship, a student must be a Blackford County resident who will graduate by the end of June 2021 with a diploma from a regionally accredited Indiana high school and who has a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).

Applications are available at the Blackford County Community Foundation office, 121 N High Street, Hartford City and online at

Submission deadline is September 11, 2020.