Local Scholarships Available to PHS College-Bound Seniors
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Monday, February 12, 2018

Local Scholarships Available to PHS College-Bound Seniors

 

Barbara Arnold/Steen/Aussprung Memorial Student-Athlete Scholarship is being offered to one male and one female student-athlete who has received at least one Varsity Letter in a PHS Athletic Sport or who is participating in a spring sport and is due to receive their Varsity Letter during that sport.  The senior must be continuing their education in the fall and currently have a 2.0 cumulative gpa to apply. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

The First Bank of Manhattan Agricultural Scholarship will provide a $500.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from PHS who will be studying in an agricultural field at an accredited two or four year college. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

Friends of Music is delighted to offer Friends of Music Senior Scholarship.  This is a $1,000.00 scholarship for 1 graduating senior who is majoring or minoring in Music or Theater at a 2 or 4 year institution. Qualifications are the following:3 years of participation in:  Choir, Band or Theater in any combination; a member of good standing in Tri-M, Thespians or NHS; and acceptance at the school of your choice for Music/Theater and a 3.0 gpa. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

Friends of Music is also delighted to offer the Friends of Music Senior Award.  This award is a $500.00 award for qualifying graduating senior who has been involved in the Peotone Fine Arts program during their tenure in the school district.  Deadline to apply is also March 23, 2018.

 

The Joseph B. Koomar Scholarship is offered to a well-rounded student who is in the top half of the Class of 2018, excels in at least one extracurricular activity and exhibits desire for more knowledge by attending college.  Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

The Gary Love Memorial Scholarship is offered to a well- rounded PHS senior who has shown a positive attitude.  Selection will be based on the quality of the required essay.

Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

The James J. March Memorial Scholarship is for a PHS student who has an interest in continuing their education towards a career in healthcare especially, but not limited to, students attending the University of Illinois. The $1,000.00 is given by his family, and the March Family Dental Care in his memory. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

The Peotone Education Foundation is offering a $500.00 scholarship to a PHS senior attending a not-for-profit accredited university, college, community college or trade school starting in the summer or fall of 2018.  Students must have a 2.0 cumulative gpa to apply. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

Peotone Post Prom is providing three one year scholarships to graduating seniors of PHS.  These scholarships are available to students attending any accredited college, university or trade school in the fall of 2018. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018. Winners will be announced at the 2018 Post Prom event.

 

The Peotone Teacher’s Council is offering two $500.00 Scholarships to high school seniors. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Peotone High School senior who has attended PHS all four years. (Early graduates are eligible to apply) and one scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who is a child or legal dependent of a Union member in good standing. Awards based on academic achievement, commitment to community services and school-related activities, demonstration of leadership, recommendations and an essay.  Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

The VanIten Family Scholarship is being offered to a Peotone High School senior who will be attending a college, university or trade school starting this summer or fall.  This onetime $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a student of commendable character, in good standing in the school and community, has shown a continuous high work ethic and whose post high school education is dependent upon scholarships and grants. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

The Beulah Voigt Memorial Scholarship is for students planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university.  Given in memory of Beulah Voigt, her family is looking for a well rounded student that is in the top half of the class and exhibits high moral character & strong work ethic. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

Lee and Nola Werner would like to provide a scholarship to be awarded to a current year graduating senior from PHS or homeschooled graduate from the 207U District.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student who plans to pursue a Bible-based career at a Bible based college.  The recipient must exhibit high moral character and a desire for a better understanding of the Bible. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

The Wilton Center PTO is offering the Wilton Center Elementary Scholarship to a former Wilton Center grade school student planning on attending an accredited college, university or community college.  The student should exhibit high moral character and a strong work ethic.  The award will be payable to the college the student chooses.  Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

The Calvin C. Younker Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a PHS student who a well rounded student having attained both academic and extracurricular recognition during their high school career.  Given in memory of Calvin, by his family, the scholarship is available to a senior who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college after high school. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2018.

 

 

  

ADDITIONAL LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Note different deadlines

 

 

Peotone Community Scholarship Association scholarships are for students who plan to attend any accredited college, university or trade school.  The numerous Peotone Community scholarships are funded by the contributions of community members and businesses, which include memorial scholarships. Winners of these scholarships will be announced at graduation.  Apply by completing the profile on the Dollars For Scholars website.  More information for Dollars For Scholars on the PHS website; Guidance Department, Scholarship Opportunities. Deadline for to apply for this scholarship is April 10, 2018.

 

All applications are available in the PHS guidance office or online at the PHS website; go to the Guidance Office page and click on scholarships to view and print the applications.

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