(Crawford County, Illinois – January 24, 2023) Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the Captain R. Dean and Mary E. Postlewaite Scholarship. The scholarship application is available online at https://southeasternillinois.org/students and the deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
The Captain R. Dean and Mary E. Postlewaite Scholarship Endowment provide scholarships to graduating seniors residing in Crawford County, Illinois pursuing an agriculture-related degree. Preference is given to students who have been accepted into the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) in Urbana, as well as graduates from Crawford County currently enrolled in ACES. Previous awardees may apply.
Applicants must complete the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Common Scholarship application, a general application that determines the applicant’s eligibility for one or more of the Community Foundation’s scholarships. Once submitted, applicants will provide supplemental information for the Postlewaite Scholarship.
Applicants will need a high school or college transcript, ACT or SAT scores (if applicable), and college financial aid information.
To apply, visit www.southeasternillinois.org/students to begin the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Common Scholarship Application.
For more information, contact Kristen Bertrand, Program Officer, at 217.342.5413 or email@example.com.
Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation was established in 2009 as a result of a merger between Effingham County Community Foundation (est. 1999) and Mattoon Area Community Foundation (est. 1980). Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization managing permanent and non-permanent assets for the long-term benefit of communities in southeastern Illinois.