Helpful Links for Scholarships

Estimated Family Contribution Calculator

Your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) is a required part of the Lilly Endowment Scholarship Application. However, we encourage all students to use this free service when exploring their options for college and financial assistance. This tool calculates your EFC, a measure of your family’s financial strength. Colleges and states use this number to help determine your financial aid award.
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Scholarship Fact Sheet

Everything you need to know about applying for a scholarship.
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2016-17 Book Expense Report Form

Your scholarship may pay for the purchase of required books and equipment. If so, you will need to submit the Book Expense Report Form along with original receipts to Legacy Foundation’s Scholarship Administrator.
Download the 2016-17 Book Expense Report Form


The Coalition for College Cost Savings

The Coalition for College Cost Savings (CCCS) is comprised of non-profit higher education member organizations dedicated specifically to helping private institutions of higher education improve processes, and reduce and contain costs through collaboration.
www.thecoalition.us


Independent Colleges of Indiana

Independent Colleges of Indiana is pleased to introduce 31 Answers to Your Questions About College, a new web-portal where students can find relevant information about college, as well as qualify for a $5,000 college scholarship. The 31 Answers portal is aimed at helping students navigate the college preparation and selection process with a special emphasis on the affordability of private colleges in Indiana.
www.indianacolleges31.org


Drive of Your Life

Drive of Your Life is a fun online career exploration game that helps middle-school and high school students learn more about themselves, higher education and careers. This free educational tool lets kids answer a series of questions about themselves to learn what careers could interest them and then go on a virtual drive to learn more about each of those careers – all in their own customized car.
www.driveofyourlife.org


Know How to Go Indiana
4 Steps to College:
  1. Be a pain! (In a good way) - Let everyone know that you want to attend college.
  2. Push yourself – Colleges require certain classes. Find out what they are and take them.
  3. Find the right fit - Explore various colleges.
  4. Put your hands on some cash - Apply for scholarships.
www.knowhow2goindiana.org


Learn More Indiana

In Indiana, a majority of high school students plan on earning a college degree but many don't know the steps necessary to make that dream a reality. Learn More Indiana is here to guide Hoosiers on how to get to college so that students of all ages can achieve the dream of a degree. If you're willing to take the journey, we can provide you with the map.
www.learnmoreindiana.org


The National Center for College Costs

The National Center for College Costs provides innovative programs and products that help students and their parents prepare for higher education. Whether it's pursuing a degree at the community college level or a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution, we educate families of all backgrounds that college is an option they can afford.
www.indianacollegecosts.com


Online Colleges

Students can now earn a fully online degree in nearly every field of study. In an increasingly technological world, it is important for students to learn the skills necessary for not only succeeding in school, but for thriving in the digital workforce. Our company strives to be your main resource in online education, whether you’re an experienced online learner, a current student, or are considering attending college online.
www.onlinecolleges.net


Trip to College

At every age, there are key steps for students and parents to take to prepare for college. See what you can be doing during a specific year of schooling for each of your children. You will find action steps that can help make college possible and affordable including a grade-appropriate Savings Growth Calculator at Trip to College.
www.triptocollege.org


Twenty-first Century Scholars

The Twenty-first Century Scholars Program began in 1990 as Indiana's way of raising the educational aspirations of low and moderate-income families. The program aims to ensure that all Indiana families can afford a college education for their children.
www.in.gov/ssaci/2345.htm


Things to Remember, FAQs and Tips

Scholarship Essay Writing Tips
Scholarship FAQs
Scholarship Information Booklet
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