2018 Starke County Scholarships

The Starke County Community Foundation has more than 30 scholarship funds available from which we awarded more than $37,000 in 2017. 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. SCCF endowment scholarships typically range from $300 to $1,500.

Application deadline: March 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm CT.

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.

“I am always impressed by the quality of the scholarship applications we review. The next generation is certainly on their way to achieving great things.”

Marilyn Wickert – Scholarship Committee

Alison Heyde

Scholarship Coordinator

Phone: 574-224-2227

Email: alison@nicf.org

Elizabeth McEntee Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Elizabeth McEntee, a Knox Community High School graduating senior, has been named the 2018 Starke County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.

Elizabeth 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.

Elizabeth is the daughter of Alan and Connie McEntee and plans to attend Indiana University Bloomington, where she will major in Neurobiology. Elizabeth is a member of Speech Team, and she was a state qualifier in discussion. She also participates in National Honor Society, Science Club, and varsity softball. She tutors elementary school students and is a Freshman Mentor.  Read More

Creating your own scholarship

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SCCF 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.