Record-Breaking Scholarship News!
Another Community Foundation scholarship application cycle has come to a close.  We received  705 applications - the most in Foundation history! 

Thank you to all the students who applied. The Community Foundation and its scholarship donors are proud to support local students with their educational journeys.

Please feel free to contact our Scholarship Team at or
(630) 896-7800 if you have questions.

If you have successfully submitted your application, please stay tuned to the Scholarship Checklist to review the supporting documents we have received from you. Also, please be sure to check your e-mail regularly so you do not miss any important information regarding your scholarship application.

Toward the end of February, the scholarship team will send you a Supplemental Application Information Form that you must complete and submit by Monday, March 14th. FAFSA and SAR documentation is also due by March 14th. 

Beginning in May, the scholarship committee will review the applications. With 705 applicants, this committee has the difficult task of determining how to distribute the scholarships.

Applicants will be notified on June 1, 2016 as to whether or not they have received a Foundation scholarship.