Scholarships

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Since 2001, Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation has awarded more than $140,000 in scholarships and awards.

This spring, we awarded scholarships to 20 local public school students.  Congratulations to our 2018 scholarship recipients.


Jack McDonald – Central High School, Keegan Bannon Scholarship
Adrianna Coleman – Central High School, Michael Hartter Scholarship
Kaylee Bowers and Matthew Caughey – Central High School, Ben Watts Memorial Scholarship
Madeline Sanders – Urbana High School, Judge Fred Green Memorial Scholarship
Saskia Bakker – Urbana High School, Greg Chew Theatre Scholarship
Jaida Barbee – Urbana High School, North End Scholarship
Waymond Jackson – Central High School, North End Scholarship
Trisha Mallare – Centennial High School, Orange Krush-CUScholars Award
Jasmine Chahal – Central High School, Orange Krush-CUScholars Award
Elaishe Stone – Urbana High School, Orange Krush-CUScholars Award
Taylor Campbell, Kendall Woods, Waymond Jackson – Central High School, Champaign Central Alumni Scholarship
Urbana Community Music Education Scholarship – for Urbana High School students to take private music lessons ($1,000).
Perrino Scholarships – for Urbana Middle School and Urbana High School band or orchestra students to attend summer music camps ($1900).

Scholarships:

Champaign Central High School alumni Scholarship – for a graduating Central High School senior whose parent/s or grandparent/s are alumni of Central High School ($1000)

Greg Chew Scholarship—awarded to a graduating Urbana High School senior who intends to pursue a fine arts major in college ($1,000)

Judge Fred Green Memorial Scholarship—awarded to a graduating Urbana High School senior who demonstrates leadership qualities in both their academic and athletic endeavors ($1,000)

Keegan Bannon Memorial Scholarship—awarded to a graduating Central High School Senior who through determination, positive attitude and hard work has exceeded expectations in academics and extra-curricular activities such as music, sports, student government, and other areas. ($4,800)

Michael Hartter Scholarship—awarded to a graduating Central High School Senior who participated in extracurricular activities two to three years and demonstrates a good temperament. ($1,000)

The North End Scholarship—awarded to one graduating minority senior from Urbana and one graduating minority senior from Champaign public schools who demonstrate financial need and academic promise. ($500 each)

Orange Krush CUScholars Award—monetary award for one graduating senior from each of the three high schools who fulfilled the CUScholars requirements. 2018 is the final year for the CUScholars program and award. Recipients ($250 each)

Perrino Scholarships—for Urbana Middle School and Urbana High School band or orchestra students to attend summer music camps. ($1,900)

Urbana Community Music Education Scholarship—for Urbana High School students to take private music lessons ($1,000)

Awards

Amberg Award—Recognition award for a District 116 teacher. (3-yr. award of approximately $1,500 annually)

Jeffrey Kaufman-grant to maintain the Jeffrey Kaufman Baseball Fields at Yankee Ridge Elementary. ($475)

For information on these scholarships, please contact the appropriate school guidance office.

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