Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Announcement of the Diane Siemer Scholarship from the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation


The Diane Siemer Scholarship applications are now open from the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation according to Effingham, IL-(Effingham Radio).

The Diane Siemer Scholarship provides further education possibilities for individuals in Effingham County who have received a General Equivalency Diploma (GED), a High School Diploma through a Pathways programme, or a High School Diploma from the Aspire and Tristar Academy in Effingham, Illinois.

About The Diane Siemer Scholarship

The Diane Siemer Scholarship Fund was created to support students who have attended Aspire and Tristar Academy, have a general equivalency degree (GED), completed a high school education programme through Pathways in Effingham County, or otherwise qualify for higher education scholarships.

Diane’s family founded the scholarship in recognition of her extensive career in teaching. Diane Siemer was employed by Lake Land College as a contract instructor for the GED programme in the beginning of the 1980s.

Diane gave the class her all as a teacher until she retired in 2007. She dealt with about 500 students who were pursuing their GEDs during her 25 years of teaching.

A number of scholarships of up to $2,500 are offered. The Diane Siemer Scholarship is a fund of the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation.

Applicants wanting to attend Lake Land College will be awarded preferential financing. Previous recipients may apply for additional awards.

 Diane Siemer Scholarship Deadline

The deadline for application is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. We’ve also listed other scholarships with their deadlines.

About Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation was founded in 2009 due to a merger between Effingham County Community Foundation (est. 1999) and Mattoon Area Community Foundation (est. 1980). Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization managing permanent and non-permanent assets for the long-term benefit of communities in southeastern Illinois.

In support of their goal, the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is devoted to delivering the full capabilities of an independent community foundation to smaller communities in our region by working with local volunteers and contributors to enhance their hometowns.

Investing in Southeastern Illinois for good and forever. Across America, more than 700 community foundations assist people, families, and organizations in making meaningful charitable commitments in their communities. Each attempts to establish vibrant communities within their specific geographic location. Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is delighted to be in their business.


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