Crown Point Community Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

By: Crown Point Community Foundation Last Updated: January 10, 2020

South Lake County - The Crown Point Community Foundation is accepting online scholarship applications for students who are looking to continue their education in Fall 2020.

“Last year the CPCF awarded 112 scholarships totaling over $360,000 in student scholarship grants,” said Mary Nielsen, Crown Point Community Foundation President. “This is one of our largest initiatives every year. We encourage students to apply for scholarships administered by the Foundation. A complete listing of scholarships can be found on our website, www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html.”

The 2020 scholarship application must be submitted online. The link to the application can be found on the CPCF website, www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html or on the Crown Point Community Foundation’s Facebook page. The deadline for applying is Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:30 p.m. (CST). Questions about the application process should be made to the Foundation office at 219.662.7252. 

The following scholarship was added to the 2020 general scholarship application:

Crown Point Swim Club Alumni Scholarship

Graduating senior from Lake County, IN with minimum 2.5 GPA. Member or alumni of Crown Point Swim Club. Proof of completion of 12 seasons (6 years) on Crown Point Swim Club required. Majoring in the fields of Business, Science or Engineering at any accredited college or university. Must maintain a 2.0 GPA every year in college to receive additional scholarship payments. $5,000 per yr. for 4 yrs.

In addition to student scholarships, the CPCF also offers adult scholarships. Applications for adult scholarships will be available in May.

About the Crown Point Community Foundation: The Crown Point Community Foundation connects people who care to causes that matter. Since 1990, we have served the citizens of Crown Point and South Lake County through a range of charitable and civic activities, while helping individual donors achieve their philanthropic goals. As a public charitable organization, the CPCF is dedicated to building permanently endowed funds. The Crown Point Community Foundation will help to positively shape the future of the community and act as a facilitator of community good.