2017 CFMC Scholarship Deadline is February 17, 2017.

Eminence High School
2016-2017 Scholarship Season

The CFMC Scholarship Deadline was February 17, 2017. Please check back this summer for information on the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application.

The Community Foundation of Morgan County helps to distribute scholarships from 34 scholarships managed by the CFMC Scholarship Program, as well as the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, and the Kendrick Foundation Scholarship. These scholarships are available to high school seniors, as well as higher education students of all ages.

Please contact Hannah Sitz at (855) 280-3095 or visit with any scholarship questions.


Scholarship Program Guide


Scholarship Programs


Scholarships for High School Seniors Graduating from Eminence

  • Gordon Leigh Speer Memorial Scholarship (1 @ $1,000)
    For a senior graduating from any high school in Morgan County or Indian Creek High School who intends to study at The Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. Preference given to students studying engineering. The goal is to assist students of high academic achievement and potential.

  • Maggie Grounds Scholarship (1 @ $1,500)
    For a female high school senior entering the field of architecture, contracting/building engineering, traditional drafting, architectural computer-aided design or another very closely-related field of study.

  • SSG. Wm. Ryan Fritsche Memorial Scholarship (1 @ $2,000)
    For a student with at least a 2.5 GPA who exhibits good character and citizenship and is interested in public service work, such as: law enforcement, medical work, social work, child services, etc. Additional references and essay required.

  • Benjamin Elo Memorial Scholarship (1 @ $5,000)
    For a varsity athlete with a 3.0 minimum GPA who intends to pursue a 4-year degree. Applicants must exhibit good citizenship, be involved in their church, and be involved in community service. Applicants must have participated in the Ben Elo Memorial Soccer Camp or be Morgan County residents. Students attending the University of Notre Dame will receive special consideration in the selection process. Two additional references and an additional essay required.

  • Eminence Alumni Association Scholarship (1 @ $1,500)
    Academic Scholarship: For students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Vocational Scholarship: For students with at least a 2.3 GPA. For students with demonstrated financial need.

  • Kendrick Foundation Scholarship (Multiple @ $15,000)
    For students pursuing an eligible degree who intend to return to Morgan County to pursue a healthcare career:
    • Surgical Technology: AAS
    • Speech Language Pathology: MS, MA, Doctorate
    • Respiratory Therapy: AAS (Associate of Applied Science), Respiratory Care BS, Health Sciences
    • Respiratory Care MS
    • Radiological Technology: Radiological Science BS
    • Psychology/Counseling: MA, MS, PhD, PsyD
    • Pharmacy: Pharm.D
    • Physical Therapy: DPT
    • Occupational Therapy: MOT, MS, MA, Doctorate
    • Nursing: ADN, BSN, MSN
    • Medicine: MD, DO
    • Dietetics: Nutrition BS, Dietetics BS, Nutrition/Dietetics MS
    • Dental Hygiene: AAS, BS

  • Meaghan Buis Memorial Scholarship (1 @ $3,000)
    For a student with a minimum 3.2 GPA who has participated in the Eminence High School girls or boys basketball program.

  • Stierwalt Scholarship (1 @ $2,270)
    For a student with proven moral character and a high class rank who intends to further their education at a college or university in Indiana.