The 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