As the end of the school year fast approaches, we are happy to announce three open scholarship opportunities. Over 68 scholarship funds exist at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The majority are administered by local high schools, but the following scholarships are available through the Community Foundation.
– Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship
The Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship supports DeKalb County high school graduates pursuing a career in music or music education. Applications are due by 5:00 pm April 1, 2017. The Palmer Family Scholarship Fund exists in memory of Dee Palmer, director of the DeKalb Municipal Band since 1948, and his family for their musical contributions to DeKalb County.
– Harold P. Wells Scholarship
The Harold P. Wells Scholarship provides support for educational expenses including college tuition, fire courses, educational short courses, conferences and summer camps. Eligible applicants are DeKalb Fire Department employees, family members of employees, and graduates of the Kishwaukee Education Consortium’s Fire Science Program. Applications are due by 5:00 pm April 1, 2017. The Harold P. Wells Scholarship exists as a way to give back to those who serve our community in the fire services division.
– CHS Elburn Scholarship
The CHS Elburn Scholarship is available for high school graduates and current undergraduate students at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be a family member of an eligible CHS Elburn customer or a family member of a CHS Elburn employee. Applications are due by 5:00 pm April 1, 2017. The CHS Elburn Scholarship exists to continue the lasting memory of the Elburn Cooperative legacy and to support the communities that strengthen the cooperative.