Rushville Republican


December 6, 2013

RCCF scholarship applications now available

The Rush County Community Foundation is proud to announce that scholarship applications for the 2014-15 school year are now available. Applications, instructions and cover pages are available at the Guidance Department at Rushville Consolidated High School and Knightstown High School for Ripley Township students. They are also available at the Foundation office, or online at

“Last year we awarded over $101,000 in local scholarships to 81 Rush County students,” Terry VanNatta, Foundation Assistant Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, said. “Thanks to the generous support of the Rush County community we have now awarded over $1,000,000 in local scholarships to Rush County students since our first scholarships were awarded in 1995.”

Applications, instructions and the cover page for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship the Foundation will be awarding is now available. There will be one of these scholarships awarded this year. The scholarship is available to graduating seniors or nontraditional students who are Rush County residents and entering postsecondary education for the first time. The completed application package may be submitted to the Guidance Department of Rushville Consolidated High School, Knightstown High School or to the Rush County Community Foundation office. Deadline for application for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is 4 p.m., Feb. 4, 2014.

Applications, instructions and cover pages for all local scholarship funds held at the Foundation are also available at this time. The cover page provides an explanation and any restrictions that are placed on the scholarship and the instructions are a guide that must be followed while completing the application. A completed application package for each scholarship to which the student applies, may be submitted the Guidance Department of Rushville Consolidated High School, Knightstown High School or to the Rush County Community Foundation office. Deadline for application for all local scholarship funds held at the Foundation is 4 p.m., March 7, 2014.

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