First Midwest Bank is offering college scholarships to graduates of area high schools.
Applications for the following scholarships are available through guidance offices at the high schools listed or online at www.firstmidwest.com/wm_scholarships/. Applications also are available by writing First Midwest Bank, 230 W. State St., Sycamore, IL 60178, and naming the scholarship in which you are interested.
Boulos scholarship for Kishwaukee College
Graduates of Sycamore and DeKalb high schools who will attend Kishwaukee College are eligible to apply for a scholarship through the Chris and Katherine Boulos Foundation.
The scholarships will be available for the 2018-2019 academic year for students enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time students at Kishwaukee College. All application materials must be received by First Midwest Bank, no later than April 1.
Roberts scholarship for Sycamore graduates
Graduates of Sycamore High School are eligible to apply for undergraduate scholarships from the Mary K. Roberts Scholarship Foundation through First Midwest Bank.
Scholarships are available for the 2018-2019 school year. These renewable scholarships are available for a one-year term to those students enrolled or accepted for enrollment full time at a duly accredited four-year college or university. Primary consideration will be given to students majoring in social work, sociology, nursing or special education. Secondary consideration will be given to students majoring in human development, family studies, kinesiology, speech and hearing sciences, applied health professions, community health, pre-physical therapy, health sciences, family and child studies, or similar baccalaureate degree programs. Only four recipients at any one time may attend Northern Illinois University.
Applications must be received by First Midwest Bank no later than April 15.
Scholarships for G-K graduates
Graduates of Genoa-Kingston High School are eligible to apply for a scholarship through two scholarship foundations, both of which First Midwest Bank is the trustee.
Lorene Brown scholarships are available for G-K High School students enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time students at Northern Illinois University or the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in either undergraduate or graduate programs.
Scholarships from The Hoover Hoehn Scholarship Foundation are available for G-K High School students enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, as full-time students in a duly accredited four-year college or university located in the state of Illinois, or such other four-year college or university as the trustee approves.
All application materials for the Hoover Hoehn Scholarship Foundation must be received by First Midwest Bank no later than March 15. Applications for the Lorene Brown Scholarship Foundation must be received by May 15.
Kirkus scholarships for Indian Creek graduates
Graduates of Indian Creek High School who are accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled full-time in a duly accredited four-year college or university and who major in an undergraduate degree in education, are eligible to apply for a scholarship through The Bernice Kirkus Scholarship Foundation at First Midwest Bank.
Scholarships are available for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications must be received by First Midwest Bank no later than April 1.
Nesbitt Medical Student Foundation scholarship
The Nesbitt Foundation, administered by First Midwest Bank, is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. The foundation was established through the Trust of Esther Mae Nesbitt.
To be eligible for a scholarship grant, one must be a US Citizen, a resident of Illinois, and either accepted for enrollment or a regular full-time student in good standing already attending an approved college of medicine. Under the terms of the trust, preference shall be given to women and persons who are or who have been residents of DeKalb County.
All completed application materials must be received by the bank no later than June 1.