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January 24, 2023

Smysor Scholarship now open with Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

(MATTOON, Illinois – January 24, 2023) Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the John L., Harry L., and Catherine H. Smysor Scholarship. The scholarship application is available online at and the deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

The John L., Harry L., and Catherine H. Smysor Scholarship is open to current seniors and graduates of Windsor High School and dependents of Windsor High School alumni. Applicants will need a high school or college transcript, ACT or SAT scores (if applicable), and college financial aid information.

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 to complete applications.

For more information, contact Kristen Bertrand, Program Officer, at 217.342.5413 or

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.

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