The following scholarships are held at the Morton Community Foundation and are administered annually through the Morton High School counseling office in early March. If you feel you may qualify for one of the scholarships, you may pick up information, applications, etc. at MHS, in the counseling office.

 

MHS Scholarships:

Kay Beth Jibben Bane Memorial Scholarship - $750
(Annual scholarship given to an MHS Senior who will study music education in college)

Drew M. Cousins Memorial Scholarship - $2500
(Annual scholarship given to an MHS Senior boy who will be playing football in college)

Ethel Gerber Memorial Scholarship - $1500
(Annual scholarship given to an MHS Senior with special consideration to students planning to pursue a career in education.)

Renee Mahrt Memorial Scholarship - $1500
(Annual scholarship given to an MHS Senior who participated in girls track and/or cross country)

William E. and Betty L. McCormick Memorial Scholarship - $1000
(Annual scholarship given to an MHS Senior who comes from a single parent home)

Morton Soccer Scholarship - $1000
Annual scholarship given to an MHS Senior boy or girl who played soccer)

Wayne L. Sampson Memorial Educators' Scholarship - $2500
(Annual scholarship given to an MHS Senior who will be studying to be a teacher)

Kelli S. Hendryx Memorial Physical Therapy Scholarship - $1750
(Annual scholarship given to an MHS Senior who will be pursuing a career in either Physical Therapy,
Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, or Elementary Education)


Other Scholarships

The following scholarship is held at the Morton Community Foundation in behalf of the Morton Lacrosse Club (MLC).  To learn if you or someone you know qualifies, and to submit an application, please click on the link below.

Morton Lacrosse Club Scholarship - $1000
(Annual college scholarship established to assist deserving students who have participated in various MLC Lacrosse programs with college expenses and to encourage their participation as adults in community youth lacrosse programs.)


The following scholarship is held at the Morton Community Foundation in behalf of the Ilse Droll Memorial Women's Medical Career Scholarship Fund.  To learn if you or someone you know qualifies, and to submit an application, please click on the link below.

Ilse Droell Memorial Women's Medical Career Scholarship - (2 scholarships - $1000 and $500)
(Annual scholarship given to a female pursuing a medical career)


The following scholarship is held at the Morton Community Foundation and is administered through Western Illinois University Scholarship Office.  To submit an application, please contact the WIU Scholarship office.

Garrett W. Mooberry Memorial Scholarship - (2 scholarships - $1500 each)
(Annual college scholarship for a WIU sophomore, junior, or senior student from
Tazewell, Peoria, or Woodford County, pursuing a degree in Agriculture)


The following scholarships are held at the Morton Community Foundation, and are administered by the OSF Saint Francis College of Nursing Scholarship Office. TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION, CLICK HERE, and then click on “College of Nursing Scholarships for Currently Enrolled Students”.

Tari L. Cruse Memorial Scholarship - $1,000


(The Tari L. Cruse Nursing Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Tari Louise Cruse as a tribute to her dedication, hard work and perseverance. She struggled with being a single parent. And she struggled to complete her nursing degree. But she overcame her many struggles and she persevered. She will be remembered as a nurse who made a permanent impact on those for whom she cared. Tari was known by her patients as a devoted, loving caretaker who loved her role as a nurse.

Criteria: Full-time enrollment, single parent.

Susan D Tolly Advised Fund in Memory of Chuck Tolly - $1,250

This fund was started September of 2017 by Susan D Tolly in memory of her late husband, Chuck Tolly.. The primary purpose of the Fund shall be to make an annual scholarship grant from the fund in memory of Chuck to a qualified student who is interested in pursuing a career in critical care nursing from the OSF Saint Francis College of Nursing.