Named Scholarships

Scholarships

 

STARS Scholarship Application process is open from December 1st until March 1st each academic year, allowing students to apply for scholarships to be awarded the following academic year.  All completed scholarship applications must be submitted by March 1st. Visit https://sandburg.starsscholarshipsonline.com to complete scholarship applications.

 

The Ackerman & Fagan Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students from West Central High School with preference given to students from Biggsville, Illinois.

 

The Dan Adair Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is majoring in music, agriculture or education. Financial need is not a factor, but applicants must have a 2.0 GPA.

 

The AKVO Energy America Endowment will be awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Financial need is not a factor. Preference will be given to veterans who have been honorably discharged from military service.

 

The American Legion (Galesburg)/Ralph M. Noble Post #285 Endowment provides scholarship funds to a child of a veteran.

 

The Ann Rhykerd Asplund Nursing Endowment is available to full-time second-year nursing students from Knox County. (Preference will be given to Galesburg High School graduates.) Applicants must have a 3.0 grade point average and have an average- to lower-median family income.

 

The Frances Dianne Bailey Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating Knox County high school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The recipient must demonstrate a Christian commitment to their world.

 

The Myrle Bates Scholarship , established in 2008 in honor of the Chapter AN PEO, will be awarded annually to a deserving female student. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

 

The Maxine C. Benjamin Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in the Associate Degree Nursing program. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students who are graduates of Williamsfield High School or a Knox County high school.

 

The Rolland Blair Memorial Nursing Fund can be used towards the purchase of student text books, including eBooks and other learning resources such as nursing applicaitons used for classroom and clinicals.  The recipient must be a full-time LPN or RN student with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to a student who is employed at Seminary Manor and/or is a member of any Knox/Warren County Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

 

The Blick Art Materials Scholarship will be awarded to a current Blick Associate. Applicant can be full or part-time student with demonstrated financial need. Scholarship applications are available in the human resources office at Dick Blick.

 

The Marie & Lloyd H. Bodinus Endowment was established in 2000 to provide scholarships for nursing students. Applicants may be full-or part-time students, but must have maintained a 3.0 GPA. Financial need will be considered only if the candidates are equally qualified.

 

The Joe Brechbiel Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student from Warren County. (If no one from Warren County applies, then the award will be open to any CSC student.) Applicant must be a full-time student in the Industrial or Business programs.

 

The William M. Bullman FFA Scholarship will be awarded to a student involved in high school FFA. Preference will be given to a Galesburg High School graduate who is enrolled in college level agriculture or ag-related courses. If applicants do not meet this criteria, then others will be considered.

 

The Martha & Wilbur Capps Memorial Endowment provides scholarships for students from Hancock County.

 

The Catherine Club Endowment , established by the Catherine Club Board, provides scholarships for females residing in Knox County.

 

The Centel Endowment , established in 1982, provides an academic scholarship for a graduating area high school senior, in the upper third of his/her class, wishing to attend CSC.

 

The Beulah & J.W. Clevenger Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a non-traditional nursing student with a 2.0 - 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to an employee of the Marigold Health Care Center and/or member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Altona.

 

The Carl Sandburg College Faculty Scholarship is offered to a student who will be a full-time sophomore with financial need and a 3.5 GPA or higher.

 

The Crist Endowment , established in 2001 by Carl Sandburg College, honors the College´s fourth president, Dr. Don Crist, and his wife, Mary Fran, for their commitment to education. The endowment will provide scholarships for education majors.

 

The CSC Annuitants Association Scholarship is available to students that are from within the CSC school district, minimum 2.0 GPA, no specific area of study required, and open to full-time and part-time students.

 

The CSC SIFE Scholarship established in 2007, in memory of James W. Peelle, is available to CSC SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) members with a 3.0 grade point average.

 

The Sara Merkel Deal Scholarship was established by Pete and Judy Boynton in memory of Judy's grandmother. This scholarship will be awarded to a CSC student with demonstrated financial need.

 

The Dell Incorporated Endowment will provide scholarships for Computer Information Systems students.

 

The Laxmibai Deoras Memorial Endowment will be awarded to a Knox County resident with family responsibilities and financial need. The funds can be used for tuition, fees, books, child care, and transportation expenses.

 

The DerbyTech Endowment will be awarded to a full- or part-time CSC student.

 

The D.I.G.I.T. Scholarship, established in 2002 by the board of Disabled Individuals Getting in Touch (D.I.G.I.T.), will be awarded to a second-year nursing student with a 3.0 GPA.

 

The Ethel M. Donaldson Trust will be awarded to a student in the nursing program.

 

The Verne Dowers/Sunrise Rotary Scholarship is available to a Knox County student, with a GPA of 2.5 or above, who is enrolled in an industrial program at the Center for Manufacturing Excellence.

 

The Elks Lodge of Galesburg/Clem Root Memorial Endowment Scholarship will be awarded to a student from the northern portion of the CSC district, preferably a relative of an Elk member.

 

The Exchange Club of Galesburg Scholarship will provide financial assistance to a Knox County graduating senior who has maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must demonstrate involvement in community service activities.

 

The F&M Bank Scholarship will be awarded to a Knox County high school senior, with at least a 3.5 GPA, entering the math, education, or teaching field.

 

The Robert Finch Memorial Endowment Scholarship will be awarded to a student, with financial need, who is participating in a CSC athletic program and has at least a 3.0 GPA.

 

The First Bank Endowment provides an academic scholarship for a graduating senior, from the CSC district, in the upper 15 percent of his/her class.

 

The First State Bank of Illinois—Hamilton High School Scholarship will be awarded to a Hamilton High School graduating senior who has maintained a 3.0 GPA and will attend CSC as a full-time student. This award is open to any course of study and financial need is not a factor.

 

The First State Bank of Illinois—Illini West High School Scholarship will be awarded to a Illini West High School graduating senior who has maintained a 3.0 GPA and will attend CSC as a full-time student. This award is open to any course of study and financial need is not a factor.

 

The First State Bank of Illinois—Monmouth-Roseville High School Scholarship will be awarded to a Monmouth-Roseville High School graduating senior who has maintained a 3.0 grade point average and will attend CSC as a full-time student. This award is open to any course of study and financial need is not a factor.

 

The First State Bank of Illinois—Warsaw High School Scholarship will be awarded to a Warsaw High School graduating senior who has maintained a 3.0 grade point average and will attend CSC as a full-time student. This award is open to any course of study and financial need is not a factor.

 

The First State Bank of Illinois—West Prairie High School Scholarship will be awarded to a West Prairie High School graduating senior who has maintained a 3.0 grade point average and will attend CSC as a full-time student. This award is open to any course of study and financial need is not a factor.

 

The Merlyn D. Freeze Memorial Endowment Scholarship was established in 1999 to provide assistance to students taking classes directly related to the field of tool and die maker. Applicants may be part-time students, but must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

 

The Friends of Education Endowment will be awarded to a full-time student from the CSC district.

 

The Galesburg Business Network (GBN) Scholarship, established in 1996, will provide funds to assist a female student, over the age of 25, who will be enrolling in a program within CSC's Business Division.

 

The Galesburg HyVee Food Stores Scholarship is available to a student residing in Knox County.

 

The Galesburg Police Benevolent & Protective Association Unit 19/Bill Herrin Memorial Criminal Justice Scholarship, established in 2002, is available to a full-time Criminal Justice student with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

 

The Galesburg Women's Club will award two scholarships to students enrolled at CSC. One scholarship will be given to a single parent, non-traditional student; the other scholarship will be given to a graduating high school senior.

 

The Lou & Wilma Gamage Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a Practical Nursing student with demonstrated financial need.

 

The Donald H. Gibb Educational Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student who is an education major. A 3.0 GPA is required.

 

The Donald H. Gibb Memorial Scholarship is available to a full-time, 2nd year Mortuary Science student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate community service and leadership abilities.

 

The Glass Favorites Corvette Club Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time Automotive Technology or Nursing student who has maintained a 2.5 GPA. Student must reside in Knox or Warren County.

 

The Dr. Paul Good Dental Hygiene Scholarship, established in 2004, will be awarded to a full-time, first year Dental Hygiene student with financial need. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.2 or above and preference will be given to Henderson or Mercer County students. (The general CSC scholarship application form is due by July 15 to the CSC Foundation.)

 

The Gladys Grossman Memorial Endowment will provide a scholarship to the accounting student with the highest GPA in his/her accounting courses. Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in their fourth semester of the Accounting program.

 

The Hayden Creek Ranch Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Preference will be given to 2nd year students with demonstrated financial need, who plan to transfer to a 4-year institution.

 

The Ruth E. Huseman Endowment was established in 1999. Funds from the Huseman estate will provide scholarships for CSC nursing students.

 

The Huston-Reeves Scholarship will be awarded to a full- or part-time CSC student.

 

The Jagannathan Charitable Trust Endowment was established in memory of Subbia Goundar Jagannathan, Sr. Funds from this endowment will provide scholarships for students enrolled in a diagnostic imaging program. Applicants must be full-time students and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

 

The Albert & Anna Mae Johnson Endowment was established by the Johnsons, their friends, and businesses in the Carthage area. The interest from this endowment provides a scholarship for a student from Hancock County.

 

The Jacqueline B. McClain Johnson Nursing Scholarship, established in 2008 by Susan Seiboldt and Mary Beth Lewis in honor of their mother, who was also a nurse, will be awarded to a full-time sophomore nursing student. The recipient must be a resident of Knox County and have maintained at least a 3.25 GPA.

 

The M. Brad Johnson Memorial Scholarship recipient must be a resident of Fulton, Henderson, Knox, or Warren County; must maintain a 2.5 GPA; and must be enrolled in an Associate in Applied Science program.

 

The Alvin Kalin Scholarship was established from his estate to provide assistance to a student from Mercer, Knox, or Henry County, enrolled in a vocational program. (Preference is given to an individual who is a member of the Lutheran Church.)

 

The Verna M. Kellogg Memorial Endowment was established in 1996. This scholarship will be granted to a Hancock County resident, with demonstrated financial need, who is enrolled in the Practical Nursing program at The Branch Campus in Carthage.

 

The Kesavan Family Endowment will be awarded to a full-time student in an Allied Health program.  Student must have a 2.5 GPA with demonstrated financial need.

 

The Knox County D.A.R.E. Scholarship is available to graduates of the Knox County D.A.R.E. program. Applicants must be enrolled at CSC as a full-time student and have a GPA of 2.5 or above. Financial need is a factor and preference will be given to drug- and alcohol-free students.

 

The Knox County Voitures / Forty & Eight Nursing Scholarship, established by the Knox County Voitures, will provide financial assistance to second-year nursing students.

 

The Behrens Family Scholarship, is available to a full-time, second-year student enrolled in the Education field with a 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a factor, and the recipient must reside in Knox or Warren County. Preference is given to a student expressing an interest in working with special needs children.

 

The John W. (Jack) & Doris Kraus Endowment will provide a scholarship to a ROWVA high school graduate with financial need who has maintained a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to a first-generation college student who has demonstrated good attendance in high school.

 

The Dr. James Kutkat Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a Williamsfield High School graduating senior.

 

The Lakshmi and Subramaniam Scholarship will be awarded to a non-traditional student enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing program.  The recipient must be a full-time student residing in Knox County with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Financial need is also a factor.

 

The Irene B. Donaldson Landis Nursing Scholarship, established in 2004, will provide scholarships to full-time, first-year or second-year Associate Degree nursing students. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and financial need will be considered if candidates are equally qualified. This scholarship has been established in memory of Lola A. Bowman and George E. Bowman.

 

The Cecelia Landon Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student in the nursing or allied health programs. Preference will be given to non-traditional students who reside in Abingdon, Avon or St. Augustine

 

The Brian Lauerman Memorial Endowment provides scholarship aid to students from Knox and Warren Counties who are enrolled in one or more music classes.

 

The Sally A. Lauerman Memorial Endowment provides scholarship aid to a female student from Knox County who is enrolled in one or more business courses. Financial need is not a factor.

 

The John M. Lewis Memorial Endowment will be used to provide scholarships to Carl Sandburg College students who have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or above and are enrolled in CSC's Business Division.

 

The Lions Club (Noon) of Galesburg Endowment was established in 2000 in honor of Lion Judge William K. Richardson. The interest from this endowment will provide scholarships for Knox County students with vision or hearing impairments. (Preference will be given to Galesburg residents. If no vision or hearing impaired students are eligible, students with other disabilities will be considered.)

 

The A. Lewis Long Academic Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1990 to provide assistance for tuition and fee expenses. Interest from this endowment provides scholarships to the two United High School graduating seniors with the highest GPA who will be attending Carl Sandburg College.

 

The Mackey Family Endowment was established to assist a female Knox County high school senior, with at least a 3.0 GPA, entering the math, education, or teaching field.

 

The Marine Bank & Trust (Carthage) Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior from Hancock County. Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or above.

 

The Lucille McBride Endowment will be awarded to a CSC student who is enrolled full-time. Student must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

 

The Linda S. McGrew Scholarship, sponsored by Bushnell PEO will be awarded annually to a full-time CSC student enrolled in the Nursing or Allied Health field; preference given to a female residing in the Bushnell Prairie City School district with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

 

The Goldie McKelvey Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established in 2011 by the Galesburg Cottage Hospital Alumni Association in memory of one of their members Goldie McKelvey. This scholarship will be awarded to a second year nursing student who lives in either Knox or Warren County and has a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

The Robert E. McLaughlin Honorary Endowment is sponsored by the Simpson & Hennenfent law firm. Financial assistance is awarded to students of the Knox County area, based on need and academic accomplishment.

 

The Berniece Edwards McMillan Memorial Scholarship, established in 2003, will be awarded to a second semester LPN student. The student must be at least 30 years-of-age and have demonstrated dedication to his/her education. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and financial need.

 

The Minich & Fagan Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students from Hancock County, with preference given to students graduating from Nauvoo-Colusa-Dallas City High School.

 

The Muriel & Harry Neave Memorial Music Endowment will provide scholarships for CSC music majors. Applicants must complete an on-campus audition and are required to participate in a CSC musical ensemble.

 

The Office Specialist Scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Computer Information Systems and/ or Computer Networking programs. The recipient must live in Knox or Warren County and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

 

The Office Specialist Accounting/Business Scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in 2 or more Accounting/Business courses. The recipient must live in Knox or Warren County and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

 

The Optimist Club of Galesburg has established an endowment to provide financial assistance to a deserving Knox County student attending CSC. The recipient must be a recent Knox County high school or GED graduate.

 

The OSF St. Mary Medical Center provides a full one-year scholarship (tuition and fees) to a full-time, second year ADN student who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients will receive a full-time position upon graduation and sign an agreement to work at OSF St. Mary Medical Center for two years.

 

The George E. & Pearl Palling Trust Scholarship, funded by income from the Palling Estate, provides a scholarship to a needy and worthy CSC student from Galesburg.

 

The Rebecca Parke Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Endowment will be awarded to a full-time student in the education field. Preference will be given to a student planning to transfer to a 4-year institution. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and should be a resident of Knox County.

 

The Rebecca Parke Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship #1 will be awarded to a female Knox County resident, over 25 years of age, returning to school full-time. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and they must be a graduate of a Knox County high school.

 

The Rebecca Parke Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship #2 will be awarded to a veteran who has served and has been Honorably Discharged or is presently serving in the military, including Illinois National Guard. Recipient must be a Knox County resident and a graduate of a Knox County high school. First consideration will be given to veterans and/or those presently serving, then to his or her direct descendants. Consideration will also be given to children of deceased veterans (mother or father). Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

 

The Sarah B. Peasley Fund assists a nursing student (preferably from Henderson County) to defray the costs of housing, tuition, fees, and book expenses.

 

The Mateo & Delores Perez Scholarship will be awarded to a full or part-time student with a minimum 2.0 GPA.  Student must be a Galesburg resident.  Preference will be given to a student who has had at least 1 semester of high school Spanish or college level Spanish, or consideration will be given to a student who is/was a member of a foreign language club or a student that participated in a study abroad trip. Recipient must have demonstrated participation in a vast variety of diverse activities.

 

The Doris Plumb Endowment Scholarship Fund was established in 1982 from estate funds. This scholarship provides Hancock County residents with funds to be used to attend CSC.

 

The Prairieland Hospice Foundation in honor of Dr. John W. McClean Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student in an Allied health field, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated community service.

 

The PSADewberry Endowment will be awarded to a full- or part-time CSC student.

 

The Raritan State Bank Scholarship is available to seniors in the upper one-third of their graduating class. Applicants or the applicant´s family must be a customer of the Raritan State Bank or Abingdon Banking Center.

 

The Donald G. & Roberta J. Reeder Endowment will be awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a factor. This award is open to any course of study and scholarship funds can be used for tuition, fees, and books. (A special application form is required and must be submitted to the CSC Foundation by March 1.)

 

The Dorothea E. Richardson Endowment, established in 2003, provides scholarships to students majoring in education.

 

The Mary A. Robson Teacher Scholarship will be awarded to a second year student in the field of teacher education. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate involvement in community service activities and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies, as well as other related education expenses.

 

The Rotary Club (Noon) of Galesburg Scholarship is available to full-time sophomores who are residents of Knox County and who have maintained at least a 2.5 GPA.

 

The Rotary Club (Sunrise) of Galesburg awards a scholarship to a Knox or Warren County student, over 25 years of age, returning to school full-time. Applicants must have completed at least 12 semester hours, maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and be pursuing an educational goal.

 

The Ann Rowe Nursing Endowment Scholarship will be awarded to a second-year nursing student who has family responsibilities and who has proven financial need.

 

The ROWVA General Endowment Scholarship, established in 1982 by ROWVA area friends and businesses, provides funds to assist a ROWVA High School student with financial need to attend CSC.

 

The Security Savings Bank Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student from Henderson or Warren County who has maintained a 2.5 grade point average.

 

The Seminary Street Merchants' Association Endowment will provide a scholarship to a Galesburg resident attending Carl Sandburg College.

 

The Mary E. Sheriff Endowment will be awarded to a full-time nursing student with a 2.5 GPA.  Preference given to Know and Warren County residents.  Financial need is also a factor.

 

The Lyle Snyder Memorial Scholarship, funded by the Galesburg Noon Kiwanis Club, will be awarded to a full-time CSC student who must be a Knox County resident and a graduate of a Knox County high school. The recipient must have a 2.0 GPA or higher, be active in community service and have financial need.

 

The Orlo E. and Lillian Greenquist Stevens Memorial Scholarship, in memory of Orlo E. and Lillian Greenquest Stevens, will be awarded to a full-time student who is a Galesburg resident majoring in education. Financial need will be considered. Preference will be given to graduating high school seniors.

 

The Mary Mills Sutor Upward Bound Scholarship, established in 2002 by Dr. & Mrs. (Darlene) Green in memory of Mary Mills Sutor, Mrs. Green´s younger sister. This award is available to graduates of the CSC Upward Bound program who have a 2.0 GPA or higher. Financial need is not a factor.

 

The Teacher Education Scholarship will be awarded to a second-year student with a 3.0 GPA. Student must demonstrate a commitment to teacher education program and plan to transfer to a four-year institution.

 

The Thompson Family Child Development Endowment will be awarded to a part-time or full-time student enrolled in the Child Development Program or in the educational field. Student must have maintained a 2.0 GPA. Financial need is a factor.

 

The Grace & Ray Thompson Nursing Scholarship, established in 2003, is available to nursing students who have maintained a 2.5 GPA. Financial need is a factor.

 

The John & Louella Thurman Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student from Knox County.  The recipent can be full or part-time and must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

 

The Twomey Company Endowment Scholarship, established in 1993, will be awarded to students from Warren or Henderson County majoring in an agriculture-related field.

 

The Marguerite A. Vitale Memorial Endowment was established by Guy Vitale of G & M Distributors in honor of his mother, one of the founders of G & M Distributors, Inc. of Galesburg. The interest from the endowment will be awarded to a female student with a 2.0 GPA or better.

 

The Alta M. Weir Memorial Endowment was established in 1983. The interest from this endowment is used to assist a student enrolled at CSC.

 

The Wells Fargo Bank Endowment established in 1979, provides an academic scholarship for a student in the CSC district.

 

The Jim & Joe Wiegand Memorial Endowment was established in 1992. Interest from this endowment is used to assist a married individual, with financial need, who is enrolled in marketing/business courses.

 

The Dean Wolbers Scholarship, established in 2004 by the Warren County/Monmouth Auxiliary Police Corps, will be awarded to a full-time Criminal Justice student from Warren County who has maintained a 2.5 G.P.A. Financial need is a factor.

 

The Ethel Yetter Memorial Endowment Scholarship was established in 1988. The interest from this endowment is used to provide scholarships for Hancock County residents.