Outside Scholarships

Scholarship 
B. Davis Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Centralia Foundation: American Legion Auxiliary  
Preference: Given to an honorably discharged veteran or descendant of such a veteran of the Armed Forces of the USA.

Requirements: Applicant must be a citizen of the United States of America, graduating high school senior or HEC recipient and a resident of Marion, Clinton, Jefferson or Washington County.
Centralia Foundation: Hazel Bledsoe Memorial Fund
Requirements: Graduate of Centralia High School pursuing a Teaching degree in Family & Consumer Sciences. Must also maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.
Centralia Foundation: Marian Ruth Bude Scholarship Fund
Requirements: Graduate of Trinity Lutheran School in Centralia as well as Centralia High School OR any Lutheran high school. Award shall be given to a student who has shown an aptitude for achievement in post-secondary education. This is a non – renewable grant for the amount of $750.00
Centralia Foundation: Elizabeth Edwards Fund - Business Award
Requirements: Graduate of Centralia High School who is pursuing a degree in Business and is a graduating sophomore at Kaskaskia College whom is enrolled in at least 12 semester hours.
Centralia Foundation: Elizabeth Edwards Fund - Education Award
Requirements: Graduating Senior at Centralia High School who is pursuing a degree in Education. Award is for a student enrolled in at least 12 semester hours at Kaskaskia College
Centralia Foundation: Elizabeth Edwards Fund - Medical Award  
Requirements: Graduate of Centralia High School who is pursuing a degree in the Medical Profession and is a graduating sophomore at Kaskaskia College enrolled in at least 12 semester hours.
Centralia Foundation: Robert D. and Donna M. Quick Scholarship  
Requirements: Graduate of Centralia High School, Salem High School, Odin High School or students and graduates of Kaskaskia College. Must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need to renew grant.
Centralia Foundation: Paul W. Rau & Jean Zimmerman Rau Fund  
Requirements: Graduate of Centralia High School pursuing a degree in Business at Kaskaskia College. Must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need to renew grant.
Centralia Foundation: Madge E. Riechman / Lillian May Harris / Fred L. Wham, Jr. & Grace J. Wham Fund 
Requirements: Graduate of Centralia High School. Must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need to renew grant.
Centralia Foundation: Rollen & Lecta Rae Robinson Scholarship Fund  
Requirements: Students from Odin High School or Sandoval High School. Must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need to renew grant.
Centralia Foundation: Fred L. Wham & Grace J. Wham Fund Nursing Scholarship  
Requirements: Graduate of Centralia High School pursuing a degree in Nursing at Kaskaskia College. Must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need to renew grant.
Crossroads Community Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship
 
Illinois Community College Faculty Association  
 
Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation, INC.  
Description: The scholarship will be awarded to one full-time student each academic year to each IRTA Foundation area. The student shall receive a grant of $750 each for fall and spring semesters, totaling $1500 for the year, to be used for educational expense. The IRTA Foundation Board has the right to revoke the scholarship if the recipient doesn’t conform to any or all policies. Recipients will be notified by April 21, 2014.
Illinois Sheriffs' Association  
 
Madison-Bond Workforce Investment Board  
Description: The Great River Workforce Development Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation crated for charitable and education purposes by the Madison-Bond Workforce Development Board is offering scholarships to 2014 high school graduates. Four to six $1,000 scholarships are being offered to Madison or Bond County residents who will be attending Kaskaskia College, Lewis and Clark Community College or Southwestern Illinois College in the 2014-15 school year. Members of the Madison-Bond Workforce Investment Board will review applications and award winners will be notified by late July or early August.

Requirements: A 2014 graduating senior from Kaskaskia College, Lewis & Clark CC, or Southwestern Illinois College; and a resident of Marion or Bond County.
Scholarship application requires a 250-word essay and a reference letter.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni Association Legacy Scholarships  
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship  
Requirements: To be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), and be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the Fall 2014 semester. Students must also be legal United States residents.
Tungsten Rings & Co. Scholarship Program  
Description: TungstenRingsCo.com is the leading retailer of high quality tungsten rings and wedding rings in cobalt chrome, ceramic and titanium.
Requirements:
Tungsten Rings & Co. is proud to offer scholarships to students, age 16 and older, attending high school or enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs in the US. Our needs based scholarship rewards students who are aspiring to achieve higher education and pursue their dreams. At Tungsten Rings & Co., we understand the financial difficulties students are facing today and we would like to help.
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