Scholarship for Kaneland and Central grads

SYCAMORE – The Arnold and Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation, Inc., administered by The National Bank and Trust Company of Sycamore, is accepting applications for the 2013-14 academic year. The foundation provides scholarships to individuals attending Waubonsee Community College and also for those attending a four-year college or university.

The Arnold and Mildred Erickson Waubonsee Scholarship is available to residents of Kaneland School District 302 and Burlington Central School District 301 who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time students at Waubonsee Community College and majoring in the cultural or manual arts.

The Arnold and Mildred Erickson Undergraduate Scholarship is available to graduates of Kaneland High School or Burlington Central High School who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time students at a duly-accredited four-year college or university.

The foundation was created by Mildred Erickson to further her charitable interests in Elburn and the surrounding area. Since 1997, a total of $1,012,100 in scholarships has been awarded.

Further information and application forms are available through the high school guidance offices and the financial aid office at Waubonsee Community College.  Applications and information are also available at www.banknbt.com under Trust/Wealth Management/Scholarship Applications. All application materials must reach The National Bank & Trust Company of Sycamore no later than March 1.