Graduates of Indian Creek High School who are accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled full-time in a duly accredited four-year college or university, and who major in an undergraduate degree in education, are eligible to apply for a scholarship through The Bernice Kirkus Scholarship Foundation at First Midwest Bank, Sycamore. The scholarships will be available for the 2017-2018 academic year.
More information about the foundation and application forms are available through the Guidance Counselors Department of the Indian Creek High School or at the bank’s website, www.firstmidwest.com/wm_scholarships. The applications are located under the Wealth Management page by selecting Donor Advised Funds & Scholarships at the bottom of the page. Students also can write: The Bernice Kirkus Scholarship Foundation c/o First Midwest Bank, 230 W. State St., Sycamore, IL 60178.
All application materials must be received by First Midwest Bank no later than April 1 prior to the academic year in which aid is being requested. The completed application and supporting documents may be mailed or dropped off at First Midwest DeKalb and Sycamore branch locations.