The PHS Scholarship Program

Palatine Historical Society
Marilyn Pedersen Scholarship 2023
The Palatine Historical Society will offer a one-time scholarship of $1,500.00 to a high school senior who is a resident of Palatine Township. The award is 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 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified applicant 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.


1. The applicant must be a resident of Palatine Township.
2. The applicant must submit a completed application and all required forms by April 3, 2023.
3. The applicant must be a high school senior and must provide scholastic
transcripts showing classes and grades through the seventh semester of high
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. The Scholarship will be awarded on May 17, 2023 at the General Membership Meeting of the Palatine Historical Society which meets at the Palatine Library at 7:00 P.M.
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, 2023. Partially completed packets will not be scored. Please submit to:

Palatine Historical Society
P.O. Box 134
Palatine, IL 60078-0134
Attention: Scholarship Committee