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Scholarships

Scholarships Coordinated by the Edgar County Community Foundation:

 

2020 ECCF Scholarship Application and Forms

 

Available Scholarships for Edgar County Seniors 

CVJ Englum Vocational Scholarship

Five $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to a graduating high school seniors of Edgar County high schools planning to further his/her education in the area of agriculture related studies or in a tech/vocational school.  This is a renewable scholarship.

CVJ Englum Vocational Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winners

Kelsie Crampton, Jerad Lawson, Samuel Mays, and Tatum Trego


John Crook Scholarship

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded in memory of John Crook to two graduating high school seniors of Edgar County high schools planning to further their education at any recognized 4-year college or university. This scholarship is a field of interest scholarship in the food education industry, such as culinary arts, dietary training, etc… This scholarship is non-renewable.

John Crook Culinary Arts Scholarship Criteria

Kiwanis Early Riser Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior of Edgar County high schools planning to further his/her education in any recognized 2 or 4-year college or university in Illinois or Indiana.

Kiwanis Early Risers Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Patricia Trammel


Available Scholarships for Paris High School Seniors

1544th Memorial Scholarship (Shawna Morrison) Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Shawna Morrison to a high school senior of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education in any recognized college or university.

1544th Memorial Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Katrina Strow


Aaron Peel Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship

This $250 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Aaron J. Peel to a high school senior of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education at any accredited junior college or 4-year university.  Student is expected to pursue courses in the fine arts.

Aaron Peel Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Christiana Marlowe


The Class of 1988 Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education in any recognized 2-year, 4-year, or vocation college or university.

The Class of 1988 Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Mallory Pine


Coach Wayne Berry Jr. Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education in the area of education, agriculture, natural resources, or conservation.

Coach Wayne Berry Jr. Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Samuel Mays


Elizabeth Akerman Memorial Scholarship

This $500 annual scholarship is for Paris Cooperative High School seniors, ranking in the top 25% of their class, who plan to study at a university. Preference will be given to students interested in history, English, French, art, or biology.

Elizabeth Akerman Memorial Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Mallory Pine


Heather Rigdon Memorial Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Heather Rigdon to a high school senior or a post graduate of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education in any recognized college or university.

Heather Rigdon Memorial Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Caleb Lawson


James D. Keller Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a PCHS graduating senior or PCHS student already in college planning to further his/her education in the area of nursing. This scholarship is non-renewable.

James D. Keller Memorial Nursing Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Marcedez Cassity


Joseph & Dorothy Archer Educational Scholarship

This $4,800 scholarship will be awarded each year to a qualifying student who is a graduating senior of Paris Cooperative High School of Paris, Illinois and meets the established criteria.  The $4,800 will be awarded in increments of $1,200 per year for four years provided the student remains in good standing at the selected institution of higher learning.

Joseph & Dorothy Archer Educational Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Jerad Lawson


Josh D. Andrews Memorial Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Josh D. Andrews to a high school senior or a post graduate of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education in any recognized 4-year college or university.

Josh D. Andrews Memorial Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Mallory Pine


Kale Brinkley Athletic Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a senior Paris Cooperative High School male athlete in football and/or basketball who best exemplifies the personal character, good sportsmanship, and athleticism that Kale Brinkley demonstrated. Must have played team football and/or basketball the full season during his senior year at Paris Cooperative High School.

Kale Brinkley Athletic Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Nathan Zorn


Kevin Allen Craig Memorial Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Kevin Allen Craig to a high school senior of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education in the area of mental health services.

Kevin Allen Craig Memorial Scholarship Criteria

 


Martha Wilkins Fancher Nursing Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Paris Cooperative High School graduating senior planning to further his/her education in the area of nursing at any Illinois or Indiana institution of higher learning.

Martha Wilkins Fancher Nursing Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Patricia Trammel


Pam Cockcroft Memorial Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Pam Cockcroft to a high school or a post-graduate of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education in any recognized 4-year college or university.

Pam Cockcroft Memorial Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Patricia Trammel


Ron Doris Memorial Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Ron Doris to a high school senior or a post graduate of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further his/her education in Teacher Education at any recognized 4-year college or university.

Ron Doris Memorial Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Bailey Aitken


Tanner Laughlin Performing Arts Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior of Paris Cooperative High School who has shown a passion for the arts and is furthering that passion through their choice of higher education.

Tanner Laughlin Performing Arts Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Patricia Trammel


Tom Hebermehl Vocational Scholarship (3 recipients)

Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors or post graduates of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further their education at a vocational school, junior college, or business college, each seeking a 2-year associate degree. The scholarship is renewable for a second year of study.

Tom Hebermehl Vocational School Scholarship Application

2020 Winners

Kelsie Crampton, Annalise Littleton, and Samuel Mays


William and Martha Wilkins Fancher Nursing Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Paris Cooperative High School graduating senior planning to further his/her education in the area of nursing at any recognized Illinois or Indiana institution of higher learning.

William and Martha Wilkins Fancher Nursing Scholarship Criteria

2020 Winner

Patricia Trammel


William D. Ingrum  Memorial Scholarship (2 recipients)

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded in memory of William D. Ingrum to two high school students or post-graduates of Paris Cooperative High School planning to further their education by seeking an associate degree at any recognized junior college.

William D. Ingrum Memorial Scholarship Criteria
2020 Winners

Kelsie Crampton and Nathan Zorn