Deadline near for state scholarship

Deadline approaching on 21st Century Scholarship.
Deadline approaching on 21st Century Scholarship.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The deadline to sign up for free college tuition is near.

Families of a certain income level have until June 30 to enroll in the 21st Century Scholarship. Enrollment is available to seventh and eighth-grade students.

The state-funded program helps provide access to college or a post-secondary education

Outreach coordinator Joshua Garrison said this is an opportunity that can’t be missed.

“A lot of these students would have a very difficult time attending post-secondary education without this scholarship. We just encourage as many people as possible to get their students, to get their relatives, their friends, their church members to enroll before the June 30th deadline,” said Garrison.

More than 100,000 students are currently enrolled in the program. Students must maintain certain academic requirements through high school.

For information about the scholarship, click here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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