Lincoln College

Financial Aid

Endowed Scholarships

The following endowments were established with a minimum donation of $10,000 to the Lincoln College Scholarship fund. To determine if you are eligible for one of these General Endowed Scholarships, please call the Financial Aid Office at (217) 735-7231.

Edna Bevan Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Carl Crowder Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Percy R. and Grace M. Council Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Carolyn Eberle Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Debra Mills Ackerman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Preference given to a member of the DeWitt County 4-H with secondary consideration given to a student with an interest in pre-nursing.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Anna Hayes McCarthy Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Maxene Baker Michl Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Maynard & Elizabeth Eberle Small Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Albert & Ruth Kapik Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: From Lincoln and/or Logan County
Eligible Expenses: Tuition

Mary Irish Alvey Scholarship

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Elvira Hoepfner Fleming Scholarship

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Dr. John Shute Scholarship

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

John G. Smerek Scholarship

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Dwight Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

William A. & Katherine A. Komnick & Marjorie Komnick Smith Scholarship

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: Applicant must have financial need. FAFSA completion is required.
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Anna and Bernard Behrends Scholarship

Award: To Be Determined
Available Awards: Multiple
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Must be a graduate of a Logan County high school or high school contiguous to Logan County.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Logan County Voiture #985 of the Forty & Eight Scholarship

Award: To Be Determined
Available Awards: Multiple
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: Applicant must have financial need. FAFSA completion is required.
Additional Criteria: Logan County student pursuing the pre-nursing degree.
Eligible Expenses: Tuition and Education-related expenses, e.g. books, supplies, etc.

Marguarite and Paul Berger Memorial

Award: To Be Determined
Available Awards: Multiple
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Edward R. Madigan Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Upper 25% of high school class or 3.25 GPA in the first year at Lincoln College
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Public Service Course of Study — a personal interview is required.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Arthur and Amanda Bree Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Finchum Broadcasting Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Preference given to a commuter student interested in WLNX Radio.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Mr. & Mrs. Edward Buehler Memorial

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: Applicant must have financial need. FAFSA completion is required.
Additional Criteria: Freshman
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Frances Lane Moriearty Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500
Available Awards: 2 – one male and one female
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: Applicant must have financial need. FAFSA completion is required.
Additional Criteria: Ethnic minority and returning sophomore
Eligible Expenses: Tuition

Robert D. Edwards Family Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Business Major
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Ralph G. Newman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Studying history with interest in LC Heritage Museum
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Warren W. Gallagher Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Rural Background
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Lowell & Juanita Quisenberry Memorial

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Student from Central Illinois
Eligible Expenses: N/A

J. Richard Gehlbach Memorial Scholarship

Award: To Be Determined
Available Awards: Multiple
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: None
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Mr. & Mrs. Walter Spatz Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Freshman female from Logan County
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Hartsburg State Bank Scholarship

Award: $500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: Applicant must have financial need. FAFSA completion is required.
Additional Criteria: Logan County student with preference given to Hartsburg/Emden graduates.
Eligible Expenses: Tuition

Robert E. & Rosemary Graham Steinfort

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: A High School GPA of at least 3.0 and an average Lincoln College GPA of 3.0.
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Preference given to students from Mt. Pulaski area.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

James T. Hickey Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Student should be from Logan County.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Herbert A. Vance Scholarship

Award: $2,500
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Preference given to children of employees of Vance Publishing Co., Inc.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Corrine Houston Memorial Scholarship

Award: To Be Determined
Available Awards: Multiple
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: From Logan County and surrounding area.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Arnold & Ruth Haak AMVET Post#71 Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Preference given to 1) area veteran; 2) out of area veteran; 3) area dependent of a veteran ; 4) out of area dependent of a veteran.

Coach Norm Kaye

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: None
Additional Criteria: Required Freshman basketball team member, first time in college (no transfers) with preference given to a Logan County graduate; secondary preference to a McLean County graduate. Certified good high school citizen and maintains good citizenship at Lincoln College.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Mary Kimbrough

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: Applicant must have financial need.
Additional Criteria: None.
Eligible Expenses: N/A

Marvin & Myrtle Peplow

Award: $1,000
Available Awards: 1
Academic Standing: Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
Financial Need Requirement: Applicant must have financial need.
Additional Criteria: Student from Logan, Peoria, or Tazewell County.
Eligible Expenses: N/A