Frequently Asked Questions
Click the sections below to learn more about our answers to frequently asked questions about scholarships. If you have a question that isn’t answered here, you can give us a call at (260) 665-6656 or contact our program officer, Jacqui Gentile, at email@example.com.
The scholarship season begins in November and ends in January. Notifications will be sent in May to scholarship award winners after board approval. Scholarships are awarded directly to the College or University the student plans to attend.
Yes! In fact, we encourage students to apply for more than one scholarship. You can download the full list of scholarships on our website here.
Donors have established scholarships at SCCF that support students from many backgrounds pursuing a wide variety of careers. As you begin your application process, you will be asked a series of questions to match you with the scholarships for which you qualify based on the donors’ intentions. If you believe you have been paired incorrectly, contact Jacqui Gentile.
Some SCCF scholarships have donor restrictions that only allow high school graduating seniors to be eligible. However, many scholarships are also open to non-traditional students. This includes students who have earned the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma (GED), students who are currently attending college, or adults who have been out of school for a while (with or without college credit) and wish to return. Read the eligibility details in the full list of SCCF scholarships on our website to see which ones match your situation.
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