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:
The Community Foundation for McHenry County
630 N. Route 31, Suite 101
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Mariana Szczesny Scholarship
Graduating high school seniors from any McHenry County school who demonstrate academic excellence and need for financial help.
Scholarships ranging from $500 – $2,000
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.
Multiple scholarships ranging from $500 – $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.
Scholarship up to $1,000