620 Dakota Street
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012

Tel: 815.338.4483


SONY DSCThe Foundation offers scholarships to students seeking to advance their education. Each Scholarship Fund was created by members of the McHenry County community designated for a certain cause, school, or region.

Detailed scholarship information can be found within the application documents for each scholarship. Deadlines are in April for the following Fall semester.

Applications can be printed, completed, and submitted to:

McHenry County Community Foundation
620 Dakota Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Erling K Nor Education Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Alden-Hebron High School, who share similar qualities of hard work and community involvement with the late E.K. Nor.

Two 4-year scholarships of $5,000 per year (totaling $20,000 over 4 years)

Mariana Szczesny Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors from any McHenry County school who demonstrate academic excellence and need for financial help.

Up to $3,000

TC Industries, Inc. Scholarship

Children of TC Industries, Inc. employees who exhibit exceptional academic performance and dedication

Two 4-year scholarships of $1,000 per year

VAC Veterans Memorial Scholarship

High school graduate or graduating high school senior who is the child of active duty personnel, honorably discharged veterans of the United States military, National Guard and military reservists.

Up to $2,000

Joe Carnes Scholarship

Students graduating from Crystal Lake South High School who demonstrate community involvement and academic interests related to those of Mr. Carnes.

Up to $1,000


Woodstock Lions Club Scholarship

Students living in the District 200 region and exhibiting leadership qualities in both school and community.

Up to $3,000