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 fundraiser in October, in which all proceeds directly benefit the fund.

Scholarship Deadline for the 2021-2022 school year is March 31, 2021. Applications must be postmarked or received by this date in order to qualify. Applications for all three scholarships open in October.

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

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

High School Seniors
DOWNLOAD HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR 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.
  • The applicant must be a member of the 2021 graduating class.
  • The applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA through the Fall 2020 semester.
  • The applicant must submit a transcript for all course work through the Fall 2020 semester WITH APPLICATION.
  • The recipient must provide a final transcript indicating graduation and evidence of enrollment for at least 12 semester hours of credit for the Fall 2021 semester before scholarship funds are dispersed to the recipient’s college or university.

Undergraduate
DOWNLOAD UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of college course work or the equivalent.
  • The applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA through the Fall 2020 semester.
  • The applicant must submit a transcript for all course work through the Fall 2020 semester WITH APPLICATION.
  • The recipient must provide a final transcript indicating graduation and evidence of enrollment for at least 12 semester hours of credit for the Fall 2021 semester before scholarship funds are dispersed to the recipient’s college or university.

Age 25 and over
DOWNLOAD AGE 25 OR OLDER APPLICATION

  • The applicant must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • The 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, the applicant must have a 3.0 GPA through coursework completed in the Fall 2020 semester.
  • The applicant must submit a high school transcript if no course work has been completed OR a transcript of all college course work through the Fall 2020 semester WITH APPLICATION.
  • The applicant must be 25 years of age or over on or before March 31, 2021.
  • The recipient must provide a transcript of all college course work through the Spring 2021 semester and evidence of the required enrollment and/or employment before scholarship funds are dispersed to the recipient’s college or university.
  • The 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 2021 semester.