Improving our community’s level of education is the best way we know to decrease unemployment, improve personal health, and strengthen our families. A large number of post-secondary scholarship programs are available to residents of our community each year for all types of programs, from short-term certificates to bachelors’ degrees.
ADULT STUDENTS------NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL APRIL 21, 2021
Adult Students click the "APPLY NOW" to complete the Benton Community Foundation Scholarship Application.
Preference will be given to students who:
Have not yet completed a post-secondary program;
Have not been awarded previous scholarships through the Foundation
This funding does not support graduate studies
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The Benton Community Foundation Lilly/Ellis/Baldwin Scholarship Application offering the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, the Elizabeth Davies-Ellis Scholarship, and the Baldwin-Stembel Scholarship will be available online August 1, each year. These scholarships are selected with an emphasis on academics (min GPA 3.5) and school/community involvement.
Students, planning to graduate by June of the current year, and who attend Benton Central High School and/or live in Benton County are invited to apply for our senior scholarship programs. All parts of the online application process must be submitted by the close of each scholarship deadline.
The Benton Community Foundation Community Scholarship Application, which contains over 35 Community Scholarship Programs, will be available online December 10th. Applications are due January 20, 2021 at 11:59pm .