(Shelbyville, Illinois – January 23, 2024) Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the following scholarships. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. The application link may be found on our website. https://southeasternillinois.org/students/
Bruce V. Penwell, Jr. Nursing Scholarship
The Bruce V. Penwell, Jr. Nursing Scholarship provides scholarships to residents pursuing a nursing degree in three Illinois Counties: Effingham, Shelby, and Christian. Bruce V. Penwell, Jr. was born in Pana, IL, and graduated from Beecher City High School. He attended Un. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and worked in sales and marketing in the animal health industry. Bruce had a lifelong interest in the people and the surrounding area of rural east central Illinois.
Elizabeth Ann Weidner Scholarship
This scholarship is for high school seniors pursuing secondary education, preferably in health, agriculture, or the arts. Established by the friends and family of Elizabeth Ann Weidner.
George Wilson Bauer Scholarship
This scholarship provides an award for a Shelby County student studying medicine or nursing.
Hazel York Scholarship
The Hazel York Scholarship provides an award for a Shelby County student studying medicine or nursing.
Henry L, John L, and Catherine H. Smysor Scholarship
The Smysor Scholarship specifically is open to current seniors and graduates of Windsor High School and dependents of Windsor High School alumni.
Kenneth Diehl Scholarship
This scholarship provides an award for a Shelby County student studying agriculture.
To apply, visit 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.