February 14, 2013 7:22PM
Updated: March 16, 2013 6:08AM
Knollwood/Lake Bluff/Lake Forest
Friends of Lake Forest Library: Offering $1,000 senior scholarships in May of 2013 to students who clearly demonstrate a passion for reading. Graduating high school seniors who are residents of Lake Forest, Lake Bluff or Knollwood are eligible to apply. Lake Forest High School students can apply through the College Resource Center at Lake Forest High School. Eligible students at other high schools may print an application found at www.lakeforestlibrary.org. Applications must be returned to the library or be postmarked by March 1. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Details, (847) 295-0512.
Waukegan AMVETS Post 35: Offering a renewable $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior. All scholarship applicants must be an Illinois resident and a child/grandchild of a veteran. Interested students should contact Glen O’Sullivan at (847) 731-7260 or email any questions or requests for applications to OSOCREW@AOL.COM. The deadline for submission of all scholarship applications is March 1.
Grayslake Greenery Garden Club: Committed to encouraging interest in all phases of home gardening, promoting civic beautification and promoting conservation of natural resources, GGGC is offering its annual scholarship for the 2013 school year. The competition for up to $1,000 in scholarship money is being offered to any full- or part-time student who is a resident of Lake County and majoring in the field related to horticulture. The money from this scholarship will be applied to tuition and/or textbook costs at the institution in which the student is enrolled. For application forms and complete instructions, contact the Grayslake Greenery Garden Club, c/o Kathy Carper, 480 Rock Hall Circle, Grayslake, IL 60030, or call (847) 223-5682. You may also find the application at www.grayslakegreenerygardenclub.org. Application deadline is April 15.
City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce: Offering up to two $1,000 scholarships to high school graduates and residents of Waukegan. It is for a period of one year and is not renewable. Financial need is not a factor in determining the recipient. Applications will be judged by service to the community, interviews and response to essay. The following criteria must be satisfied and submitted with the application: be a high school graduate within the current school year (2012-2013); reside within the city limits of the city of Waukegan; provide an outstanding record of service to others; three recommendations — one from the student’s high school counselor, one from a teacher, one from the service advisor/activity supervisor; present a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, official copy of the high school transcript. Complete an application and submit to City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce, 214 W. Washington St., Waukegan, IL 60085. Postmark deadline is April 5. Details, (8478) 623-6800
The Goddard School: Offering a $10,000 scholarship and interested Waukegan-area applicants are encouraged to apply by March 27. The Goddard School, the leader in franchised educational childcare, is now accepting applications for the 2013 Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship (AAMMS). The $10,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a junior or senior high school student who graduated from The Goddard School’s pre-K or kindergarten program. The AAMMS is named in memory of the founder of The Goddard School franchise system, and is given to an alumnus who has demonstrated Martino’s work ethic, perseverance and commitment to the community. Application deadline is March 27. Details, call (800) 463-3273 or www.goddardschool.com.