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Scholarships

Scholarship Information

Please check this page often, especially as each January approaches.  Scholarships may be added on a weekly basis.  Pay special attention to application requirements, criteria, and deadlines.  School-specific scholarships can be found by visiting a particular college's website.  Apply, apply, apply!

 

Nightingale/Faber Family Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for seniors who excel in math and science and are pursuing a career in those fields.  Students must also be involved in community service and volunteer activities.  Interested students can download the application, complete, and return to Mr. Bliss.

Amount:  $3,000                Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Festival on Wheels Scholarship

Awarded to high school senior who is interested in the automotive-related career.  This scholarship is looking for someone who has shown a genuine interest in cars, automotive sports, restoration, and repairs.  Applications can be picked up from Mr. Bliss.

Amount:  $1,500                  Deadline: mailed in to donor by April 10, 2017

RISE ABOVE - The Brittany Wear Scholarship

Available to any Hancock County Senior who is planning on pursuing a 4 year degree.  Minimum GPA requirement is 2.75.  Applications can be picked up from Mr. Bliss.

Amount:  $2,000                   Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Abbot & Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbot & Fenner scholarships are available to current juniors and seniors and students already enrolled in a post-secondary institution.  Application details can be found at the following link: Abbot & Fenner

Amount:  $1000                       Deadline:  June 12, 2017

Dr. B.I. & Flora Mueller Scholarship

Selection is based primarily on academic performance and leadership ability.  Financial need is a secondary consideration.  Please download the application, complete, and return to Mr. Bliss.  Please, no staples!

Amount:  varies                       Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Fred & Helen Gibb Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to be awarded to the student who has a clear vocational/educational goal and possesses the skills and abilities to achieve that goal.  Please download the application, complete, and return to Mr. Bliss.  Please, no staples!

Amount:  varies                       Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Ted Irish Memorial Scholarship

Selection will be based upon academic performance, participation in agricultural activities/organizations, and financial need.  Applicants must be going into an agricultural-related career.  Please download the application, complete, and return to Mr. Bliss.  Please, no staples!

Amount:  varies                       Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Kyle Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Criteria for selection:  leadership, friendship, citizenship, service, and character.  Finalists will be invited for a personal interview with the scholarship committee.  Please download the application, complete, and return to Mr. Bliss.  Please, no staples!

Amount:  varies                       Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Edith Blender Memorial Scholarship

Financial need is a determining factor and applicants must be a resident of Durham Township.  Please download the application, complete, and return to Mr. Bliss.  Please, no staples!

Amount:  varies                       Deadline:  April 1, 2017

C. Dannen Latherow Memorial Scholarship

Criteria for selection:  positive personality; academic average of B or better; involvement in school activities; involved in community and church activities; good moral character (willingness to include younger individuals in activities, considerate of others); volunteer/service activities.  Finalists will be invited to an interview with the scholarship committee.  Please download the application, complete, and return to Mr. Bliss.  Please, no staples!

Amount: varies                        Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Lois Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship

Any student who is furthering their education of either a collegiate or technical nature.  Applicant must be from one of the following townships:  LaHarpe, Durham, Fountain Green.  Please download the application, complete, and return to Mr. Bliss.  Please, no staples!

Amount:  varies                       Deadline:  April 1, 2017

 

Big Sun Scholarship

The successfull applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.  Application details can be found at:  http://www.bigsunathletics.com/

Amount:  $500                       Deadline:  June 19, 2017

 

LaVerne & Nola McEntire Lineworker's Scholarship

Will help pay for costs to attend the lineworker's school conducted by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperative in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, IL.  One scholarship a year is awarded to an individual who is related to a rural cooperative employee or director in the state of Illinois; or is the son or daughter of an electric cooperative member in Illinois; or is enrolled in the Lincoln Land lineworker's school.  Applications can be picked up from Mr. Bliss.

Amount:  $2,000                       Deadline:  April 30, 2017

 

 

 

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