(Casey, Illinois – January 24, 2023) Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the newly-established Randy Lee, MD Health Profession Scholarship. The scholarship application is available online at www.southeasternillinois.org/students and the deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
The Randy Lee, MD Health Profession Scholarship supports students graduating from the Casey-Westfield school district who are pursuing a healthcare profession. Applicants must have a goal of completing a certification program, a two-year associate degree, a four-year college degree, or a professional degree in a healthcare field.
“This new scholarship has been created to encourage young people from the Casey-Westfield area to pursue a career in medicine and service to others,” said Foundation CEO Alex Pleasant. “Dr. Lee is a longtime medical doctor whose selfless devotion to his work and community is a great example of the way that medical professionals are keystones of their communities.”
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. ###