The Centralia Junior Woman’s Club has established a
scholarship for Allied Health students at Kaskaskia College. Cindy Rogers of the club brought a donation
to the scholarship fund recently.
The Centralia Junior Woman’s Club was started in 1940, the
same year that Kaskaskia College was established. The Club is a member of the General
Federation of Women’s Clubs-Illinois, and is a national and international
organization. The organization focuses
on enriching the lives of others through volunteer service.
The health related scholarship is one of numerous projects
the club sponsors in order to make a difference in someone’s life. It has been given for many years to deserving
students at Kaskaskia College who are trying to achieve their educational
The following criteria have been established for the
Preference is given to a female student residing in
Centralia; applicants must be enrolled in an Allied Health field of study;
Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher,
employer, etc, not from a friend or relative; applicant must submit an essay
describing their field of study, career goals, number of credit hours they plan
to take, and their financial situation.
For more information on this and other Kaskaskia College
Foundation Scholarships, please visit https://www.kaskaskia.edu/scholarships/FoundationScholarships.aspx
or contact Suzanne Christ at 618-545-3069 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.