DCF Scholarships Are Investments
In Our Community’s Future
Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc., (DCF) administers several scholarships. Through the generosity of donors, the Foundation awards thousands of dollars annually in scholarships for current graduating high school seniors and students already in college.
DCF has a growing number of scholarship funds established by donors to help students in our community pursue educational opportunities after high school. Each scholarship has varied eligibility criteria and application procedures.
IT’S IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIPS IS NOW COMPLETED ONLINE. PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED AFTER CLICKING ON THE APPLICATION LINK!
How To Apply
Scholarships for High School Seniors
Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship – DEADLINE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 11:59PM
The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is open to all high school seniors who are residents of Dearborn County attending an Indiana high school.
Other Scholarships for High School Seniors – DEADLINE Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
By selecting your high school from the list below you will arrive at a page describing the various scholarships for which students at that school may apply. On that page are links to a descriptive page for each of those scholarships.
Please click on the Policies link to learn about DCF’s disqualified persons and anti-discrimination policies.
Please begin your application process by selecting your current high school from the list below.
IMPORTANT: Once you complete your first online application (regardless of which one it is), your common application information will be saved and automatically placed in the other scholarship applications you complete. Please fill out each scholarship application completely as some scholarships will require that you submit additional information specific to that particular scholarship.
Scholarships for Current College Students
To apply for any of the following four scholarships, please click on the link below for the program description and follow the Application and Guidelines links on that page. Then complete the online application as instructed.
- Clifford & Gladys Ellerbrook Ender Nursing Scholarship
- Dr. Leslie M. Baker Memorial Scholarship
- Ivy Tech Community College Scholarship
- Lehner Women Empowering Women Scholarship
Paul E. “Truck” Tremain Memorial Scholarship Program (Lawrenceburg High School seniors/graduates only)
Please first check the “Guidelines and Eligibility Criteria” link below to make sure the student qualifies for this scholarship. To apply for the Tremain Scholarship, please click on the “Tremain Scholarship Program” link below for the program description, applications, Service Learning Handbook and Service Learning Report Form. Then complete the appropriate application and/or forms and return to DCF according to the listed deadlines.
Contact the DCF office with questions relating to available scholarship opportunities:
Dearborn Community Foundation
322 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
(812) 539-4115 phone