We are now accepting applications for our 2022 scholarship cycle! Professional Women of McLean County is entrusted with the selection process for the Virginia Mosbacher Endowed Scholarship at the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation.

This scholarship is awarded to a female applicant pursuing a 2-year educational program at Heartland Community College or Lincoln College – Normal. The amount of scholarship monies awarded varies year-to-year based on the availability of funds through the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation endowment fund. 

In order to qualify for scholarship funds, you must:

  • Live or work in McLean County
  • Actively pursuing a 2-year educational program within the Bloomington/Normal community or surrounding area
  • Demonstrate active involvement within the McLean County area
  • Submit the following application, in full as well as a professional letter of recommendation.
  • To be considered for scholarship funds, both your application and letter of recommendation must be submitted by April 15, 2022.
  • Applicant may be a member of Professional Women of McLean County. Membership in the organization does not have an impact on the decision of scholarship awards.
  • Applicant may not be a currently serving member of the Professional Women of McLean County (PWMC) Board of Directors.

Please use the form below to apply and submit letters of recommendation to us via email at pwmccommunications@gmail.com by no later than April 15, 2022. 

If chosen as a scholarship recipient, you will be notified by email and postal mail. You are required to provide proof of enrollment, student ID number and the address to which the scholarship funds will be sent. We will send scholarship funds, on your behalf, to your educational or training institution directly. We will also kindly ask that you attend our annual fundraising event, held on Thursday, July 28, 2022 (our compliments) to celebrate you as one of our scholarship recipients. 

Questions should be directed to our board president, Melissa Larson by emailing pwmccommunications@gmail.com. We wish you well on your educational and professional pursuits and look forward to reviewing your scholarship application!Sincerely,2022 Board of Directors