Scholarships

View a List of 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Legacy Foundation Scholarships Open:
December 15–February 15


20 scholarships available, one common application to complete.
The Legacy Foundation Common Application allows you to apply for up to 20 scholarships that Legacy Foundation administers.

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“At Purdue University, I am majoring in aeronautical/ astronautical engineering. Because of this scholarship I have the opportunity to major in something I love at a university that will well prepare me for a promising future in engineering”


Bridget Cavanaugh,
Hanover Central High School Scholarship Recipient


Three Types of Scholarships

Legacy’s Common Application Scholarships
Legacy actively administers 24 scholarship funds. Our application process is designed to make it easier and less time consuming for students to apply for the scholarships available through the common online application. Eligible students may be awarded a scholarship from one or more different funds. All applications must be completed and submitted through the online scholarship system found on the Foundation website. Please review the Scholarship Information Booklet for detailed information for all scholarships.

Legacy Foundation Scholarship Timeline

December 15

Scholarship applications are available.

December 15-
Mid February

Complete and submit online scholarship application, along with all support materials to Legacy Foundation

February 15

Deadline. Last day applications are accepted.

Late March

Scholarship Committee meets and selects recipients.

Late April

Applicants notified, by mail/email, about Committee’s decisions.

May 1

Books Receipts must be turned in for all 2015/16 Scholarship Recipients

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
This scholarship covers full tuition, required fees, and a book stipend of $900 per year for four years of undergraduate study.

External Scholarships
External scholarships are ones in which Legacy Foundation holds the funds, but the application process is administered by local schools, education foundations, or other organizations. Please see Scholarship Information Booklet for details.

Things to Remember, FAQs and Tips

Scholarship Essay Writing Tips
Scholarship FAQs
Scholarship Information Booklet
Tips for Recommendation Letter Request

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