Centralia Foundation, Charitable Foundation, Foundation Park, Carillon, Centralia Illinois Recreation Complex

 
 
Scholarships

The Centralia Foundation administers scholarship funds provided by individuals. A Scholarship committee oversees that the wishes and guidelines of the benefactor are fulfilled. Selection committees insure that the criteria are met to award scholarships to appropriate recipients.

Currently the Centralia Foundation oversees eight scholarship funds valued at over two million dollars. In recent years over $100,000 has been distributed among 62 recipients annually.

It is the generosity of these benefactors that enable students from this area to achieve their goal of higher learning. With advanced estate planning, you can have a positive impact on the future of our younger generation. The Centralia Foundation welcomes your charitable gift or bequest.

Current Scholarship Funds include:

Rollen & Lecta Rae Robinson Scholarship Fund
Grants are awarded to students from Odin and Sandoval High School for continued higher learning.

Madge E. Riechman Scholarship Fund
Grants are awarded to graduates of Centralia High School for continuing education.

J. Carl Hall Doctors Degree Fund.
Residents of Centralia pursuing a Medical Doctors degree may receive financial assistance.

J. Carl Hall Business Administration Fund
Residents of Centralia pursuing a business degree or business training may receive assistance.

Elizabeth L. Edwards Scholarship Fund
Funds are awarded to graduates of Centralia High School and Kaskaskia College attaining degrees in the medical, business and education fields.

Paul W. and Jean Zimmerman Ran Scholarship
Funds are provided to graduates of Centralia High School who major in business at Kaskaskia College.

Hazel Bledsoe Memorial Scholarship Fund
Centralia High School graduates majoring in Home Economics may receive funds.

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Fund
Funds are provided to graduates of Centralia High School continuing higher education.

Marian Ruth Bude Scholarship Fund

Lillian May Harris Scholarship Fund

Fred L. Wham Jr. and Grace J. Wham Scholarship Fund

Fred L. Wham Jr. and Grace J. Wham Nursing Scholarship Fund


Rev.12/18/2007
Centralia Foundation
115 East Second Street
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 532-7424