This scholarship was established by the World War II Illinois Veterans Committee with remaining funds from the World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial located in Springfield, Illinois. The veterans’ desire is for a statewide scholarship to honor and keep alive the memory of veterans from Illinois who served in World War II.
1 - Graduating high school student from any public or private school in Illinois.
2 - Applicant must be a direct descendant of a World War II Illinois veteran (e.g. granddaughter, greatgrandson, etc. – NOT great niece or nephew).
3 - Have a GPA of 4.0 on a non-weighted 4.0 scale (OR is projected to be a valedictorian or salutatorian of his/her high school graduating class).
4 - Attend school as a full-time student in the coming fall at an accredited community college or four year college/university.
Number of Awards2
Total Amount Awarded$2,000
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