Fulton County Scholarships

The Fulton County Community Foundation has more than 60 scholarship funds available from which we awarded more than $200,000 in 2018. Scholarship dollars are varied and cover a wide range of criteria. Whether a graduating senior, current college student, or non-traditional student there are scholarships available. FCCF endowment scholarships typically range from $300 to $5,000.

FCCF Summer Scholarship Applications!

The Fulton County Community Foundation summer scholarship packet includes the Back Home Again in Indiana Scholarship for non-traditional scholars, Fulton County Youth Fund Scholarship for those pursuing a career working with youth, Phillips-Braman Scholarship for full-time student at Purdue University, Baxter Family Pharmaceutical Scholarship for students accepted into a pharmaceutical program. Deadline is July 5, 2019.

The Ginger Miller Higher Education Scholarship provides scholarships for those pursuing graduate or professional school degree. Deadline is July 5, 2019.

The Frederick Rakestraw Law Scholarship provides scholarships for college graduates pursuing a degree in law. Deadline for renewals is July 1st. New applications are due July 5th 2019.

Preschool Scholarships

The NICF is in the third year of a partnership with local preschools, schools and other organizations,to offer preschool scholarships for the children of Fulton, Miami and Starke Counties.

The goal of the program is to make one year of preschool education affordable to every child in our counties. Need-based scholarships are available to families of four-year-old children.

“If you have doubts about the future of our community, just sit on the scholarship committee. You discover wonderful youth destined for great things.”

Larry Cunningham – Scholarship Committee

Alison Heyde

Scholarship Coordinator

Phone: 574-224-2227
Email:

alison@nicf.org

Shayleigh Shriver Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Shayleigh Shriver, a Tippecanoe Valley High School graduating senior, has been named the 2019 Fulton County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.

Shayleigh will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college or university of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

Shayleigh is the daughter of Jeff and Janie Shriver and plans to attend Purdue University to study elementary education. Read more.

Creating your own scholarship

Learn more about the NICF

FCCF Offers Preschool Scholarships

The goal of the program is to make one year of preschool education affordable to every child in our counties. Need-based scholarships are available to families of four-year-old children.

Federal Student Aid

Learn how to prepare for college, types of aid, how to qualify, how to apply, and how to manage college loans. Check it out at studentaid.ed.gov

FASFA Deadlines

The new 2018-2019 FAFSA (including the ready-to-use IRS Data Retrieval Tool) is here! FYI: Some states and schools have limited funds, so don’t delay! See the 2017-2018 FASA Deadlines.