Welcome to The Community Foundation of Macon County’s 2019 Scholarship Program!  Congratulations on all of your academic accomplishments to date.  The Community Foundation of Macon County is proud to support local students with their continued education.

The 2019 Community Foundation of Macon County Scholarship Program offers financial educational support through the gifts of our donors.  All eligible students must be a High School graduate or equivalent and must be accepted into an accredited institution of higher learning within the United States of America.  Eligible students may be a 2019 graduate, or an existing college/university student continuing their post-secondary education.

The financial educational support of this program is available through open scholarship accounts and designated fund accounts provided to The Community Foundation of Macon County by generous donors who are committed to improving educational outcomes in our community.

To begin the application process, you must first complete the eligibility profile.  The following link will lead you to the eligibility questionnaire.  After the completion of the eligibility questionnaire the system will provide you a list of scholarships for which you are eligible to apply, and prompt you to complete the application process.  The deadline for the Golden K Kiwanis Scholarship is Friday, March 1, 2019.  Applications for all other scholarships are due Sunday, March 31, 2019.

Please click here to begin.

Each year our scholarship program awards over $75,000 and benefits approximately fifty enrolled students pursuing their higher education goals.  Financial awards vary in size from $250 to $6,000.


Questions? Ask Kathy!

Have a question about the application process or a specific scholarship?  Contact Kathy Carter, Scholarship Coordinator.

Phone: 217.220.1363 or 217.429.3000