Scholarships

The PHS Scholarship Program

Palatine Historical Society
Marilyn Pedersen Scholarship 2021
The Palatine Historical Society will offer two (2) one-year scholarships of $1,500.00
each to high school seniors who are residents of Palatine Township. The awards are to
be used to pursue post secondary education in an accredited vocational/technical
program, or at a two-year or four-year college/university. The scholarships will be
awarded to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex, or national origin.
Monies for the scholarship will be provided through a variety of fund-raising activities
conducted by the Palatine Historical Society.
APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:
1. The applicant must be a resident of Palatine Township.
2. The applicant must submit a completed application and all required forms
postmarked by April 3, 2021.
3. The applicant must be a high school senior and must provide scholastic
transcripts showing classes and grades through the seventh semester of high
school.
4. The applicant must submit two (2) letters of recommendation. More details
are contained in the Scholarship Application.
5. The applicant must include a typed essay on a specified topic. More details are
contained in the Scholarship Application.
6. Scholarships will be awarded in May 2021. Further details will be given to the
two recipients of the scholarships.
The Scholarship Committee will notify all applicants upon completion of the
evaluation process. Letters will be sent to the address provided on the application.
All guidelines and date requirements must be met. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to obtain and submit all required information and forms by April 3,
2021. Partially completed or late packets will not be scored. Please submit to:
Palatine Historical Society
P.O. Box 134
Palatine, IL 60078-0134
Attention: Scholarship Committee