P.O. Box 502, Centralia, IL 62801 centraliabpw26@gmail.com

Scholarships

Centralia BPW has been offering scholarships for over 25 years to students in our area communities. We host an annual scholarship salad luncheon in October, in which all proceeds directly benefit the fund.

Scholarship Deadline for the 2019-2020 school year is March 31, 2019. Applications must be postmarked or received by this date in order to qualify.

All scholarships for this year will be in the amount of $1000 each. 

MAIL APPLICATION AND TRANSCRIPT TO:
Tischa Daugherty, Scholarship Committee Chair
1300 N. Elm St.
Centralia, IL 62801

We offer three categories of scholarships in which any male or female student may apply to:

High School Seniors (Download PDF Application)

  • Applicants must be a student at Centralia High School, Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School, or the child/grandchild of an active Centralia BPW member in good standing.
  • Applicant must be a member of the 2019 graduating class.
  • Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA through the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Application must submit a transcript for all course work through the Fall 2018 semester WITH APPLICATION.
  • Recipient must provide a final transcript indicating graduation and evidence of enrollment for at least 12 semester hours of credit for the Fall 2019 semester before scholarship funds are dispersed to the recipient’s college or university.

Upperclassmen (Download PDF Application)

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of college course work or the equivalent.
  • Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA through the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Application must submit a transcript for all course work through the Fall 2018 semester WITH APPLICATION.
  • Recipient must provide a final transcript indicating graduation and evidence of enrollment for at least 12 semester hours of credit for the Fall 2019 semester before scholarship funds are dispersed to the recipient’s college or university.

Age 25 and over (Download PDF Application)

  • Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Applicant must have had at least a 3.0 GPA during the last semester completed of high school OR if college credit has been earned, application must have a 3.0 GPA through coursework completed in the Fall 2018 semester.
  •  Application must submit a high school transcript if no course work has been completed OR a transcript of all college course work through the Fall 2018 semester WITH  APPLICATION.
  •  Application must be 25 years of age or over on or before March 31, 2019.
  • Recipient must provide a transcript of all college course work through the Spring 2018 semester and evidence of the required enrollment and/or employment before scholarship funds are dispersed to the recipient’s college or university.
  •  Recipient must be employed at least part-time and enrolled in six (6) or more semester hours of college course work OR enrolled at least 12 semester hours of college course work during the Fall 2018 semester.