Senior of the Month - Two $100 awards are offered each month during the school year, one from the State Bank of Herscher in conjunction with The Herscher Foundation and the other one from a local business or community member(s). Deadline: the 5th of the month following the month you are applying for (i.e. October 5th is the deadline for September Senior of the Month)
Herscher High School, along with the Community Unit School District #2 Board of Education, has established a partnership with the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley to streamline the local scholarship program at HHS. Utilizing one online application will allow students to be eligible for multiple scholarship awards.
APPLY NOW - (2020-2021 application will open November 15, 2020)
Listed below are scholarships that you may be eligible for by completing the online application through the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley (this list is not all inclusive, as more scholarships may be added.)
SCHOLARSHIPS – SPONSORED BY CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS/BUSINESSES/ETC.
Bonfield Lions Award
Herscher High School Alumni Scholarship
Herscher High School Athletic Boosters Awards
Herscher High School Music Boosters Scholarships
Herscher High School Sports Fan Scholarships
Herscher Lions Award
Kent Weakley Creative Art Scholarship
Medical Field Scholarship
Thelma and Bob Webber Scholarship
Albert A. and Elizabeth Wheeler Mau Memorial Scholarship
Caitlin Poppie Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Lawrence T. Jacobson Memorial Scholarship
Marlow Zehr Memorial Scholarship
Randy Lehnus Vocational Ed Memorial Scholarship
Rich Jensen Memorial Scholarship
Stacy and Chris Skarstad Memorial Scholarship
Tim Orwig Memorial Scholarships
U2CT Memorial Scholarships
Zayla Ann Mitsdarffer Memorial Scholarship
The following scholarships have a separate paper application that can be typed, printed, and turned into the high school guidance office:
Christopher Sims Memorial Scholarship - In memory of Christopher Sims, his family sponsors a four-year renewable school scholarship to a student who will be attending an Illinois Public University. The scholarship will be determined by a selection committee based on the following: Academics, Character, Citizenship, Financial Need, and School Involvement. Deadline: March 13.
Otto A. and Lucile Wagner Fritz Memorial Scholarship - The $1000 scholarship is awarded to a student based on class rank, character, leadership, citizenship, and financial need. This scholarship is renewable for four years. Deadline:April 1.
Wisner Scholarship - Approximately $10,000 a year is awarded to multiple winners from the interest on the $120,000 trust fund set up after Mr. Wisner passed away in 1977. Scholarships are based on class rank, grade point average, and primarily character, as judged by a scholarship committee within the school. Deadline: March 28.