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January 24, 2023

The Eagle Country Water Works Jasper CEO Scholarship is open to Juniors and Seniors of the Jasper CEO class

(NEWTON, Illinois – January 24, 2023) Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the Eagle Country Water Works Jasper CEO Scholarship. The scholarship application is available online at and the deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

The Eagle Country Water Works Jasper CEO Scholarship was established with Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation in 2015 to permanently support Jasper County CEO students. Each year, a male and female recipient are selected for the scholarship. This scholarship is open to juniors and seniors enrolled in the Jasper County CEO class who plan to major in a business-related field of study such as finance, economics, general business, or marketing. Recipients are selected by the Jasper County Community Endowment advisory board based on performance in the Jasper CEO class.

Applicants will need a high school or college transcript, ACT or SAT scores (if applicable), and college financial aid information.

To apply, visit to begin the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Common Scholarship Application.  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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