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Updated: March 22, 2021 8:37 AM

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Thousands of dollars will be awarded to MSHS seniors through the local scholarship program. The scholarships have different criteria and are available to all current MSHS seniors who qualify. Applications can be found below.

The deadline for all local scholarships is 3:30pm on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Questions? Contact Mr. Tim Lybarger at tlybarger@ms.k12.il.us

Mahomet Chamber of Commerce Scholarship - (4) @ $1,000 each
CRITERIA: Minimum GPA of 4.0/5.0. Academics, activities, and financial need considered.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Campion STEM Scholarship - $500
CRITERIA: Enrolled in a STEM field of study
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Charles Daniel Thomas Memorial Scholarship - Multiple @ $1,000 each
CRITERIA: Academics, activities, community service, and financial need considered. Emphasis may vary to provide a diverse group of recipients.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Chris Craig Memorial Scholarship - 2 @ $500 each
CRITERIA: Average student who took Agriculture and/or vocational classes at MSHS. FFA members will be given preference, but all students may apply. Financial need, activities, character, and work ethic considered.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Ida Haack Memorial Scholarship - Amount and number of awards TBD (1-3) $3600
CRITERIA: Essay, transcripts, and recommendations required. Academics, activities, and financial need
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Jacob Hamilton Memorial Scholarship - $1000
CRITERIA: Strong personal character and integrity, academic success, leadership qualities, active in athletics and/or other extracurricular activities.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Karen Welke Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
CRITERIA: Essay on plans and goals required.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Kathy Murphy Scholarship
CRITERIA: Participation in performing arts, intention to continue such participation
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Luke Busch Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
CRITERIA: Character and attendance considered. Looking for a student who "makes a difference."
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Mackenzie Byrd Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
CRITERIA: Preference given to students pursuing a major in the medical field.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Mahomet American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1015 Scholarship - $500
CRITERIA: Related to a veteran, 2 essays required
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Mahomet American Legion Post 1015 Scholarship - (2) $500
CRITERIA: Child/grandchild/sibling of a veteran. C average. Preference given to someone pursuing a vocational degree.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Mahomet Rotary Scholarship - $500
CRITERIA: Pursuing an education at Parkland College in the fall.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Mahomet Town & Country Women's Club Scholarship - (2) $500
CRITERIA: Activities, career goals, and financial need considered.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Mahomet-Seymour FFA Alumni Senior Scholarship - $1000
CRITERIA: Currently active in FFA and other agriculture related experiences.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Masonic Lodge Gift Fund - $500
CRITERIA: MSHS Senior, M-S resident for the 12 months prior to selection of recipient
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

MSEA Scholarships - (2) @ $500 each
CRITERIA: Prefercence given to students majoring in education.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Matthew Prather Scholarship - $1,000
CRITERIA: Strong character, academic achievement, community service
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

MAYC Foundation Lee Jessup Youth Leadership Award - $2,000
CRITERIA: Participated in a MAYC supported program, community service, economic need
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

M-S Athletic Boosters Scholarship - (2) $1000 each
CRITERIA: Two years of participation in varsity level sport, essay and recommendations required.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

M-S Drama Boosters Scholarship - (2) $1000
CRITERIA: Thespian involved in at least 3 MSHS productions and majoring in theatre, performing arts, or education with related major.
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

M-S Music Boosters Scholarship - (2) @ $750 each
CRITERIA: Plans to major in music or participate in a credited music group during college
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Wylma K. Sizer Education Scholarship - $500
CRITERIA: Attending college to pursue a career in secondary education (6-12).
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE


SCHOLARSHIPS

Champaign County Crime Stoppers Scholarship
CRITERIA: Graduating senior planning a career in the field of Criminal Justice
DEADLINE: May 20, 2021
APPLICATION: DOWNLOAD

Champaign County Extension Education Foundation Scholarship
CRITERIA: Continuing education after high school. Letters of recommendation and resume required. Service and financial need considered.
DEADLINE: April 15, 2021
APPLICATION: DOWNLOAD

Paul Brumaghim Memorial Scholarship
CRITERIA: Majoring in Insurance, Finance, Business or some other field related to the Financial Services Industry.
DEADLINE: April 30, 2021
APPLICATION: DOWNLOAD

Deputy Taylor Briggs Memorial Scholarship
CRITERIA: 2.0+ GPA. Plans to pursue post-secondary education.
DEADLINE: April 2, 2021
APPLICATION: DOWNLOAD

Women's Business Council of Champaign County Jumpstart Scholarship
CRITERIA: Graduating female senior. 3.0+ GPA. Enrolling at an accreditted post-secondary education institution
DEADLINE: March 28, 2021
APPLICAION: APPLY ONLINE

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship
CRITERIA: Female students, leadership and extracurriculars considered, 3.0+ GPA
DEADLINE: September 1, 2021
APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE

Parkland Trustees Scholarships -- 50% of tuition and fees for 2 years
CRITERIA: Top 10% of the class determined at the end of the 7th semester
DEADLINE: N/A
APPLICATION: You will receive a letter from Parkland if you make the top 10%


FREE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES - Although there are countless web-based scholarship searches availble for you to find and use online, we have found FastWeb to be the most reliable. Remember, you should never pay anyone to find scholarships for you!

Every college offers unique scholarship opportunities that are available upon request from that particular college or university. More information can typically be obtained by calling the college's financial aid.

PARKLAND SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH - Log onto the Parkland Connection and find out what Parkland scholarships for which you may be eligible.

ROTC - The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program is a college-based, officer commissioning program. It is designed as a college elective that focuses on leadership development, problem solving, planning, and professional ethics.

GIVE SOMETHING BACK - Scholarship opportunities for students with special circumstances such as homelessness, foster care or an incarcerated parent.

My College Scholarship - A free resource to use as you apply for scholarships.
Letters of Recommendation - Helpful hints for scholarships that require a letter of recommendation.
Better Business Bureau - Check on the legitimacy of scholarship companies.

    

 

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