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[April 27, 2007]  The Daniel Logan Memorial Scholarship board of directors will award at least one $500 scholarship this year. The applicant must demonstrate a need for financial assistance, must reside in Logan County and plan on attending a community college or four-year institution within the state of Illinois.

Who should apply

High school seniors or graduates who meet or exceed the following criteria:

  1. A graduating or graduated high school student

  2. Majoring in law enforcement or substance abuse prevention

  3. Holding a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Application due date

All applications must be submitted to the Lincoln Park District, Attn. Daniel Logan Scholarship Fund, 1400 Primm Road, Lincoln IL 62656. Applications received after May 18 will not be considered eligible. Interested parties must resubmit an application to be considered for subsequent school years.

Eligibility requirements

In order to be considered for the Daniel Logan Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be pursuing an associate or bachelor's degree at an Illinois community college or an Illinois university.

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The award will be based on quality of application and academic excellence, in addition to the following minimum criteria established by the scholarship board of directors.

  1. Applicants will be requested to write a short essay (maximum of 250 words) describing their educational and employment goals. The essay should include a brief discussion of the applicant's academic achievements, awards, extracurricular and leadership activities. Also the essay should include a discussion of the applicant's areas of interest and fields of study.

  2. The applicant should include statements to illustrate why he or she would be the best candidate for the scholarship.

  3. Recipients will be asked to attend an award function at which the scholarship will be distributed. The award function shall be established by the current year scholarship board of directors. Notice of location, date, time and other details will be given to the recipient in advance of the award function.

The scholarship application is available and can be printed off from

[Text from file received from the Healthy Communities Partnership]

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