Steuben County Community Foundation Lilly Scholar Finalists Named
By: Sheila McCrea -
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
ANGOLA — The six 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar finalists have been selected by the Steuben County Community Foundation.
After reviewing 22 highly competitive applications from the schools serving Steuben County, the committee named six finalists to continue with the four-step selection process.
Autumn Chilenski Fremont), Harper Henney (Angola), Marcus Miller (Angola), Jaden Soller (Prairie Heights), Olivia Stoy (Angola), and Kaylee Wise (Angola) met on Tuesday to move on to phase two of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application process, which included an interview success workshop and an impromptu essay.
The 2022 Steuben County Lilly Scholar will receive a full tuition scholarship and $900 annual book stipend to attend an Indiana College.
The final step the finalist will include an interview with the selection committee and a presentation of their personal portfolio.
The Steuben County Lilly Scholar recipient will be selected by Independent Colleges of Indiana, the state-side administrator of the program. The winner will be announced in mid-December.
The Community Foundation awards a $1,000 Circle of Friends scholarship to the other five finalists.
There are 143 scholarships awarded statewide. The number awarded in each county is based on population. Steuben County receives one award.
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