Student Scholarships

Generous donors to the Lexington Community Foundation have established more than $850,000 in scholarship funds that benefit students in Lexington, Dawson County. For 2019, there were over 74 individual awards, amounting to a total of $74,000.

See a list of 2019 scholarship awardees here.


 

The scholarship application period for 2020 is now open. 

We have transitioned to an online application process through Blackbaud Award Management. Students must create an account on Blackbaud Award Management (no paper applications will be accepted).

To start the application process go to Blackbaud Award Management by clicking HERE

 

  1. Create an account using your permanent email. Using your educational email is not recommended.
  2. Complete all information pertaining to your current student status.
  3. You must have an answer with those items with an asterisks (*).
  4. You are required to upload your most recent academic transcript.
  5. Three letters of recommendation are required. Enter information for two references who are teachers and enter information for a reference from outside the school who is not a relative of the family. Please read the scholarship description as specifics to this requirement can be found there.
  6. There is no upload for a resume. Instead list up to six highlights in the areas marked:  

              - Activity/organization/membership

              - Volunteerism/community service

              - Awards

 

Once the application is completed the system will automatically match you to the scholarship opportunities for which you are eligible.

The application deadline for most opportunities is April 1, 2020.

 Apply for Scholarships 

For questions about Lexington Community Foundation's scholarships, please contact our Scholarship Committee by email or call us at the Foundation office 308-324-6704.