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2015 Monee Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

2015 Monee Chamber of Commerce Scholarship


  • 2015 Monee Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Scholarship Amount‐
    The Monee Chamber of Commerce is awarding one (1) scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 in 2015.

  • Application Packets may be obtained at the guidance office of Crete‐Monee or Marian Catholic High Schools.

  •  Applications should be mailed to:  Monee Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 177, Monee, IL 60449 and be post marked no later than April 24, 2015.

  • Eligibility Requirements‐
    1. Students must be a resident of the Village of Monee and/or unincorporated Monee Township.
    2. Students must have graduated from high school at the end of the fall 2014 semester or will graduate at the end of the 2015 school year.
    3. Community Service‐student must show where they have volunteered and demonstrated civic responsibility and community service.
    4. Student must be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 and must provide a school copy showing that GPA with their packet paper work.
    5. Student must provide a Letter of Acceptance from a university/college for the academic year beginning in the fall of 2015 or a letter from a guidance counselor indicating the same.
    6. Student must include 2 Letters of Recommendation with one that is school affiliated (i.e. teacher‐counselor‐principal‐dean) and one from outside of school, and this should not be from a family member (i.e. employer‐church‐community leader).
    7. Essay – at least 200 words about your future education and career goals.  This document needs to be typed and will be checked for grammar and spelling.

  • Application Procedures‐  Applications need to be mailed to the above listed P.O. Box and post marked no later than the above listed date.  The application needs to be complete with everything that has been asked for in this application.  If anything requested has been left out, the application will not be considered.

  • Selection Procedures‐  All applications and supporting documents will be reviewed to ensure that candidates have achieved minimum eligibility requirements.

  • Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee of the Monee Chamber of Commerce.

  • The successful applicant will be notified as to how funds will be distributed.  Students will not receive the funds; the check will be sent directly to the college.

  • The successful applicant will be notified as to how funds will be distributed.


http://www.moneechamber.org/scholarship_app_2015.pdf