(EFFINGHAM, Illinois – January 24, 2023) Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is now partnering with the Effingham Chamber of Commerce to host the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship and the Jack Graham Scholarship. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. The application link may be found on the website. https://southeasternillinois.org/students.
EFFINGHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Established for Effingham County high school seniors and adults starting or continuing their education.
JACK GRAHAM SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 2021 in honor of the late Jack Graham, a local entrepreneur. This is for Effingham County graduates seeking a degree in health care, early childhood care or education, or vocational studies.
These scholarships are for any resident of Effingham County or Effingham Chamber of Commerce members, their employees and family. Preference will be given to those attending Illinois colleges.
Applicants must complete the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Common Scholarship application, a universal 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 additional applications.
Applicants will need a high school or college transcript, ACT or SAT scores (if applicable), and college financial aid information.
To apply, visit https://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.