The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program (LECSP) awards full-tuition scholarships to students from each county in Indiana.


  • Students must be a Greene County residents at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be high school seniors graduating by June 30, 2021
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma from an Indiana high school accredited by the State Board of Education or by a national or regional accreditation agency that is recognized by the State Board of Education.
  • Recipients must pursue undergraduate study in a baccalaureate program on a full-time basis.
  • Recipients may attend any accredited public or private four-year college or university in Indiana


  • One scholarship will be awarded to Greene County residents
  • Pays full tuition and required fees for four years; no re-application process is required
  • $900 book stipend each year
  • Does not pay room, board, or travel expenses


  • Thursday, August 6, 2020: Online Application Portal Opens
  • Thursday, September 10, 2020: Applications Due by 4pm (No exceptions)
  • October 2020: Finalist Interviews (Finalists for the interviews will be notified via phone once evaluations have been completed)
  • Scholarship recipient will be notified by Winter Break

Past Greene County Lilly Scholar Winners

1990s Recipients

1998 — Brad Crites, Eastern Greene

1999 — Clint Kaho, White River Valley and Rachel Steward, White River Valley

2000s Recipients

2000 — Sarah Flinn, Bloomfield and Rod Walker, Linton

2001 — Morgan May and Drew Landry of Shakamak and Emilee Preble of Linton-Stockton

2002 — Tyler Blakley, Bloomfield, Heather Lee Crowe, Eastern Greene and Nadine Kristin Keitel, White River Valley

2003 — Emily Hayes, Shakamak, Justin King, Eastern Greene and Sarah Church, Linton-Stockton

2004 — Brittany Parkes, Bloomfield, Christina Catt, White River Valley and Tiffany Rae Todd, Linton-Stockton

2005 — Brandt Zimmerly, White River Valley and Bessy Lyons, Eastern Greene

2006 — Chantal Fink, Bloomfield, and Lindsey Sipes, White River Valley

2007 — Laura Beth Correll, Linton-Stockton and Kevin Cross, White River Valley; Matthew J. Wall, who attended White River Valley High, but lived in rural Coal City, received a Lilly Scholarship from the Owen County Foundation

2008 — Andrew Brown, Bloomfield and Carly Johnson, White River Valley

2009 — John Alexander Cochrane, Bloomfield and Micajah Green, Shakamak

2010s Recipients

2010 — Derek Corn, Bloomfield and Grace Anne Hayes, White River Valley

2011 — Seth Herndon, Linton-Stockton

2012 — Jacie Anderson, Eastern Greene

2013 — Casey Reynolds, Shakamak

2014 — Alex Bartlow, Bloomfield

2015 — Lilly Southern, Eastern Greene

2016 — Emma Brewer, Linton-Stockton

2017 — Abby Denham, White River Valley

2018 — Jordyn Kieft, Eastern Greene

2019 — Evan Cruse, Shakamak


2020s Recipients

2020 — Carson Brown, Linton-Stockton