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2020 Scholarships
Woodridge Special Events Committee Kagann Scholarship
The Woodridge Special Events Committee (WSEC) is once again sponsoring their annual scholarship to honor its founder, Joel Kagann. Two awards will be presented to current eighth grade students living in Woodridge, based on his/her community service involvement. The award will pay up to $500 for the winner’s registration fees for his/her first year in high school.

Joel Kagann, founder of the Woodridge Special Events Committee, was an active member of the Woodridge Community for over 50 years. His entire life was dedicated to serving others in the community. The WSEC continues to honor his service through this scholarship.

Students can be nominated by their school, the service organization(s) with whom they served or through self-nomination. ANY eight grader who has helped out in the community is eligible. Please call 630-963-1975 for an application form and it will be mailed to you or click here. As a convenience, forms are also available in the School Offices of Jefferson Junior High School and St. Scholastica School. Nominations must be received by March 27, 2020 and the winners will be notified by April 30, 2020.


Woodridge VFW Jim Stewart Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Woodridge Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post #1578 with the intention of assisting high school students in their pursuit of continuing education. The applicant must demonstrate the spirit of what Comrade Stewart believed in – namely his patriotic and community based principles. 

Eligibility: The applicant must be a descendant of a VFW-eligible veteran. That is, he or she must be a child or step-child, granddaughter or grandson, great-granddaughter or great-grandson, or brother or sister of a veteran who is/was eligible for membership into the VFW. That veteran need not be a current member. However, proof of eligibility is required (DD Form 214).

The applicant must be graduating from either Downers Grove North or Downers Grove South High School in the current school year with plans to pursue a higher education. This refers to schooling beyond the high school level, whether academic, vocational, or technical, taken at any state accredited institution of learning or training. A maximum of two $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded. The application form is located here. The deadline for student applications is March 27th with the announcement of the winners on April 17, 2020. 

Questions - Address any question to  or leave a message on the Post answering machine at 630-910-1578. 



Woodridge Jr. Woman's Club Scholarship
The Woodridge Jr Woman’s Club will once again offer a $500 scholarship recognizing a Woodridge high school senior for their community service contributions, as well as scholastic achievement. 

Community service includes: volunteer work for community organizations, service-oriented school organizations, individual efforts to help others and improve the local community, and activities connected with service-learning programs in the school district, among others. 

This is a one-time $500.00 scholarship payable to the educational institution after proof of enrollment to a post-secondary educational institution. Applicants must reside in Woodridge and attach two letters or recommendation, along with high school transcript. Scholarship applications are due April 1 and winners will be announced in May 2020.

2020 Jr. Woman's Scholarship Memo

2020 Jr. Woman's Scholarship Application


Woodridge Rotary Club 2020 Service Above Self Scholarship
The Woodridge Rotary Club is pleased to offer two $2,000 Service Above Self scholarships.

Eligibility:
You are a graduating senior and a Village of Woodridge resident. You will attend an accredited community college, trade/tech school, or four-year college or university during the 2020-2021 school year.
You have at least a C average grade point average. You have participated in community service activities and done so over several years' time. The Rotary Club is looking for students who have made a difference within their community by enriching the lives of others, especially those-in-need. The application is available from your school guidance counselor. Applications can be submitted online, scanned and returned by email, or they may be mailed. Applications are also available online.

Applications should be returned to Pam Dubé at e-mail or be printed and returned by mail or in person to Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge IL 60517 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020.


Woodridge Rotary Club 2020 Music Scholarship
The Woodridge Rotary Club is pleased to offer a $1,000 music scholarship.

Eligibility:
You are a graduating senior and a Village of Woodridge resident. You will attend an accredited community college, trade/tech school, or four-year college or university during the 2020-2021 school year. You have participated in academic music class in high school and/or extracurricular music activities. Pursuit of an undergraduate music major or minor is not required. The application is available from your school guidance counselor. Applications can be submitted online, scanned and returned by email, or they may be mailed. Applications are also available online.

Applications should be returned to Pam Dubé at e-mail or be printed and returned by mail or in person to Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge IL 60517 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020.

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EXPIRED OPPORTUNITIES

ProLogis Scholarship
The Village of Woodridge and the ProLogis Foundation have scholarship applications available for Woodridge High School Seniors attending college in the fall. The primary criteria for applicants are: good citizenship, academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, campus or community involvement, and Woodridge residency, 

Applications and the scholarship brochure can be found at the Woodridge Village Hall or at the links below. Completed applications needed to be submitted to the Mayor's Office, Village Hall, 5 Plaza Dr. Woodridge, IL 60517 by Friday, February 28. If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Davies at (630) 719-4706.

2020 Prologis Brochure

2020 Prologis Application


Chamber630 Scholarship 
630 Workforce Education Foundation (started by Chamber630) is proud to offer scholarships to Chamber630 business owners, their employees or their employee’s students who are furthering their education at a two or four-year college, university, technical or trade school. The amount awarded may be from $500 – $2500.

Applicants must be a Chamber630 Member or a child of an owner or employee of a Member business in good standing.

All applications are due by February 21, 2020

Scholarship applicants may complete the packet by visiting this link. Please be sure to read full instructions.