2023 Student Excellence Scholarships (DRAFT FOR REVIEW)

The Foundation

The Student Excellence Foundation has been serving District 200 for close to 30 years, working with the community to enrich educational opportunities for students. To further that mission, the Foundation established this scholarship program to encourage students to further their education to reach their greatest potential.

Scholarship Objective

The Student Excellence Foundation awards scholarships to graduating District 200 high school seniors who will continue their education at an accredited one-to-four-year college, university, or technical school. The Foundation’s scholarship program recognizes a student’s school and community involvement, academic achievement, and financial need. 

Scholarship Selection Criteria

Student applications will be evaluated on their school and community involvement, academic achievement, and financial need. In addition, applications will be evaluated on the clear articulation of future educational goals, personal goals, and high school experiences.


Scholarship applications are open from December 1, 2021 through February 15, 2022. An incomplete application may result in disqualification. Winners will be notified in mid April.

Please note that the final question in the application is a 500 word personal statement. To avoid losing your content, we recommend composing in a word processor and copying/pasting into the appropriate field.