Chamber Foundation

Chamber Foundation of Effingham County – 2018 Community Scholarship Program

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.  Since 1996, this program has awarded $186,000 to 149 area residents.

Scholarships of $1000 will be presented 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 application.  Download adult application. We strongly encourage members to make copies of the applications and inform their employees about this opportunity.

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. Sponsorships are still being accepted. If you would like to donate to the Scholarship Program, please download the form and enclose with your payment. For further assistance, please contact the Chamber office 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 our annual recognition luncheon.

Thank you to the 2018 Exclusive Scholarship Sponsors:


Scholarship recipients and sponsors will be recognized at the June 1 First Friday Luncheon.

Scholarship Directory