Every bit helps when it comes to covering the cost of college, and the Village of Woodridge is looking to award up to five $1,000 scholarships to current high school seniors.
According to the village's website, the village is teamed up with ProLogis Foundation to award the scholarships to seniors attending college in the fall.
The scholarship brochure lists the following as primary criteria for the scholarships:
- Woodridge residency
- Good citizenship
- Leadership potential
- Community or campus involvement
- Academic excellence
Scholarship applications are judged by a panel of educators selected by Woodridge Mayor William Murphy.
Checks will be issued to the institutions where the winners are enrolled.Scholarship applications are also available at the Woodridge Village Hall or on the village's website. You can also view the application attached as a PDF to this article.
Completed applications must be returned to the high school guidance office by Feb. 22, 2013.