Chamber Community Scholarship 2016

The Chamber Foundation of Effingham County Community Scholarship Program is one of the most beneficial programs offered exclusively for our members, their employees, and their families. Now in its 21st year, the Chamber Community Scholarship Program has awarded 130 scholarships totaling $167,000.

$1,000 scholarships will be presented this year to both high school seniors and adults seeking a college education. The scholarship will be used to finance tuition, books, and fees for the recipients.

The qualifying criteria and requirements are listed on the scholarship applications. Download high school senior student application. Download adult education application. Application deadline is Tuesday, March 31st.

The Chamber Foundation of Effingham County Community Scholarship Program would not be possible without the support of our Chamber members who contribute through the Scholarship Sponsor Program. Contributions for the scholarship program are now tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Funds raised from the EffingHAM JAM are included in the scholarship program. Sponsorships are still being accepted. Please contact the Chamber office for more information at 217-342-4147.

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunity!

Any member who donates $1,000 to the scholarship program will have a scholarship awarded in the member's name and presented by the sponsoring business at the annual recognition luncheon.

Scholarship recipients and sponsors will be recognized at the June 3rd First Friday Luncheon.