Arnold and Mildred Erickson Scholarship deadline nears

By on February 1, 2012

Sycamore—The Arnold and Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation, Inc., administered by The National Bank and Trust Company of Sycamore, is now accepting applications for the 2012-13 academic year. The foundation provides scholarships for individuals attending Waubonsee Community College and also for those attending a four-year college or university.

The Arnold and Mildred Erickson Undergraduate Scholarship is available to graduates of Kaneland High School or Burlington Central High School who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a duly accredited four-year college or university.

The foundation was created by Mildred Erickson in order to further her charitable interest in Elburn and the surrounding area. Since the foundation’s inception in 1997, a total of $959,400 in scholarships has been awarded.

Further information regarding scholarship eligibility and application forms are available through the high school guidance office at Kaneland and Central high schools, the Financial Aid Office at Waubonsee Community College. Applications and information are also available at the banks’ website, under Trust/Wealth Management/Scholarship Applications.

All application materials must reach The National Bank and Trust Company of Sycamore no later than March 1 prior to the academic year in which aid is being requested.