October 3, 2022

$195,000 Awarded in Scholarships to Students Across DeKalb County

This year, 132 students received over $195,000 in scholarships from Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Scholarship awards ranged from $250 to $10,000 for DeKalb County […]
September 13, 2022

Nunez Receives 2022 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Erika Nunez, recipient of the 2022 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Erika as she completes an associate degree from Kishwaukee College […]
September 13, 2022

Kapper Scholarship Awarded to Leea Perry of Genoa

Congratulations to Leea Perry, this year’s recipient of the Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship award. The award is made possible through the Ed & […]
July 13, 2022

Grych Receives 2022 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Ben Grych of DeKalb High School, recipient of the 2022 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. The award is made possible each year through a […]
July 6, 2022

Local Students Receive Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarships

The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently awarded Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarships to four recipients. Logan Bend, Ava Splear, Samantha Moore, and Natalie Pasillas were selected […]
June 7, 2022

Scholarship for Students Entering U.S. Service Academies Honors Former Naval Lieutenant

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce that the Jeffrey A. Trail Memorial Scholarship is currently accepting applications. The scholarship provides support to pay […]
April 2, 2022

Ed & Kim Kapper, Renaissance, and Spinoso Masters Scholarships Available at the Community Foundation

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting online applications for the Ed and Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship, Renaissance Scholarship, and the Spinoso Masters Scholarship. The […]
March 17, 2022

Evans Memorial Scholarship to Aid Sycamore High School Senior

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Evans Memorial Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is named in honor of Lowell Evans. It will be awarded annually to […]
March 7, 2022

Virginia Larsen Nursing Scholarship Open for Applications

Full-time students who are residents of DeKalb County seeking a college-level nursing degree are encouraged to apply for the Virginia Larsen Nursing Scholarship. Interested applicants can […]